Beyonce Spends 31st Birthday on Yacht in France With Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Goes Without Makeup

Beyonce, Jay-z and Blue Ivy on a yacht in the South of France on September 4th, 2012. XPOSUREPHOTOS.COM

Beyonce got plenty of wishes from loved ones — not to mention fans worldwide — on her 31st birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 4. But the Grammy-winning superstar celebrated the occasion with just her immediate fam: hubby Jay-Z and baby daughter Blue Ivy, 9 months.

New photos reveal that the "I Was Here" singer spent her birthday aboard a private yacht cruising through the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.

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Beyonce, Jay-z and Blue Ivy on a yacht in the South of France on September 4th, 2012. FameFlynet

Going makeup-free and wearing a nautical-style blue-and-white outfit, Beyonce sipped white wine alongside her husband of four years Jay-Z (real name: Shawn Carter), 42. Looking cuter and more grown-up than ever, little girl Blue showed off a full head of curly hair and she played with her mom and dad during their luxurious sail.

Beyonce's pals took over her website on Tuesday — festooning the site with handwritten birthday wishes from the likes of BFF Gwyneth Paltrow, her mom Tina Knowles, sister Solange, former bandmate Michelle Williams and many others.

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Beyonce, Jay-z and Blue Ivy on a yacht in the South of France on September 4th, 2012. XPOSUREPHOTOS.COM

"For Dear Sweet BB on the occasion of her 31st birthday,"  Oscar-winning actress Paltrow, 39, wrote in a note she signed along with husband Chris Martin plus their kids Apple and Moses. "We love you so very much."

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