• Cameron Diaz described herself as "a beast" when it comes to her beauty routine
  • The "Charlie's Angels" star said she rarely uses beauty products these days and "never" washes her face anymore
  • Diaz called the allure of Hollywood "a trap" that she escaped following her marriage to Benji Madden

Cameron Diaz is getting candid about how her perspective on beauty changed after leaving Hollywood.

Diaz, 49, stepped away from the spotlight at the height of her acting career and chose to have a quiet life after marrying her husband, Benji Madden.

According to the "Charlie's Angels" star, she has turned her back on societal beauty standards and rarely thinks about her appearance now that she is out of the limelight.

"I don't care," Diaz told Michelle Visage of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on her podcast, "Rule Breakers," when asked about her beauty routine. "Literally, the last thing I think about on a daily basis ... like maybe not at all during the day, is what I look like."

The actress admitted that despite having "a billion products" basically collecting dust on the shelves, "I literally do nothing. I like never wash my face."

"The last eight years, girl, I'm like a wild animal. I'm a beast," Diaz joked. "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 "Bad Teacher" actress confessed to having been a "victim" of all the "societal objectifications and exploitations that women are subjected to" when she was still in Hollywood, which she described as "such a trap."

"I have bought into all of them myself at certain times," she admitted.

Rather than focusing on her appearance, Diaz said her priority now, as she prepares to turn 50, is to "stay strong."

Diaz and Madden, 42, tied the knot in 2015 and welcomed their daughter, Raddix, in 2020. At present, the "Other Woman" star spends her extra time working on her wine label Avaline and doing everyday things such as cooking.

In a previous interview on "The Rachael Ray Show," Diaz said she cooked "every single meal" at home in the first four months of quarantine, finding joy in serving her family with her cooked meals.

"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," Diaz said.

Diaz was last seen on the big screen in her 2014 movie "Annie." Since then, she has been living a low-key life. In an interview with Us Weekly in 2019, she said that she has been "very happy being away from acting" and feels "very fulfilled in her life."

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