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Cameron Diaz Doesn't Wash Face Rule Breakers Interview
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Nearly a decade ago, Cameron Diaz stepped out of the spotlight and away from all the social standards that came along with it. And in a recent interview, the star, who turns 50 in August, is getting candid about her minimal beauty routine that came as a result of no longer caring about what she looks like.

"I just go back to the trap of it all, especially in our society, like what we value, what we think is important," she told Michelle Visage of RuPaul's Drag Race on her podcast, Rule Breakers. "Look, if it's important to you, that's fine. I am absolutely a victim to all of the societal objectifications and exploitations that women are subjected to. I have bought into all of them myself at certain times."

But while Diaz understands the pressures of fame and comparing yourself to others, these days, she describes herself as "a beast" when it comes to her beauty routine. "I don't care," she said. "Literally the last thing I think about on a daily basis ... like maybe not at all during the day, is what I look like. I literally do nothing. I, like, never wash my face."

"The last eight years, girl, I'm like a wild animal," she added jokingly. "I'm a beast. 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."

The actress settled down in 2015 when she married Benji Madden and the two welcomed their daughter, Raddix, in 2020. Nowadays, she's using her extra time from giving up glam to do everyday, common-folk things, like cooking. "The first four months [of quarantine] I cooked every single meal," she previously said on The Rachael Ray Show. "For the most part, I am cooking all our meals ... you know I love to cook, it's my love language. I love to cook for my husband, I love to cook for my child now; being able to make the food for her has been incredible."