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Cameron Diaz Says She Ignores One ‘Basic Rule of Human Hygiene’

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Cameron Diaz has recently opened up about her thoughts on the pressures of societal beauty standards.

She even revealed one basic hygiene rule she’s not done in a while.

It’s bound to shock you…

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Cameron Diaz is one of the world’s most recognizable faces.

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From starring in such classics as There’s Something About Mary, The Mask, The Holiday, and a plethora of other huge roles.

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But recently she’s put acting to one side.

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And now all of her attention goes towards her daughter, Raddix, who was born back in 2019.

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Diaz became a mother at the age of 47, sparking a conversation and debate across the world about older parents.

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Diaz however is loving parenthood at her age, saying that spending time with her daughter is a real form of heaven.

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Diaz opened up about becoming a mother at 47.

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Speaking about balance in life, Diaz said: “[Others] get married [and] have a family in their youth. I’m kind of doing it in the second half of my life.”

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“I have to be, like, 107. So, no pressure!”

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Diaz also commented: “Having a family when you’re young, it’s like anything when you’re young, you do it. When you’re my age and you decide to do it, it’s a real choice. You really have to work hard for it.”

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As well as choosing to be a mother at 47, Diaz has also shared that she has ditched many pressures women face in society since leaving Hollywood.

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Talking about embracing her new life away from the spotlight, Diaz told Michelle Visage on her podcast: “The last eight years, girl – I’m like wild. I’m like a wild animal, like a beast!”

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Along with her departure from the big screen, she also stopped feeding into the constant scrutiny of her looks…

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Cameron said it was “hard not to look at yourself and judge yourself against other markers of beauty.”

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She has taken a stand against this kind of self-hatred, and actively fights against it…

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Which has resulted in some big changes to her beauty regime.

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Although what she said has left some a little grossed out…

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And it’s no wonder why…

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“I literally do nothing. I like never wash my face,” she shared.

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“Twice a month if I’m lucky, I’ll be like, ‘Oh, I better put this on. One time works, right?’ Like is that all I have to do? I’m just not in that place right now like where I put any energy.”

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That’s right, she barely washes her face, and there is a pretty important reason behind it…

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“You just start to pick yourself apart,” Cameron explained about having to apply beauty products and makeup every day. “And you’re like, ‘Why I am sitting here like being so mean to myself?’ My body’s strong, my body’s capable. Why am I going to talk down to it? Why am I going to be mean to it when it’s like carried me this far?”

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She admitted she’s done with that toxic beauty standard now.  

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“I don’t care. Literally, the last thing I think about on a daily basis – like maybe not at all during the day – is what I look like,” she said.

We love her new outlook on life!

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