Jennifer Aniston is in no rush to mess with her face -- especially not for Hollywood’s sake.
Blame it on other actresses who, yielding to pressure, have gone the plastic-surgery route with less-than-successful results.
“I see them and my heart breaks,” Aniston told Yahoo Beauty in a chat with makeup star Bobbi Brown that was published Friday. “I think, ‘Oh God if you only know how much older you look.’ They are trying to stop the clock and all you can see is an insecure person who won’t let themselves just age.”
Plus there’s the fact that fiance Justin Theroux would “put a gun” to the 45-year-old’s head if she touched her face “in any way."
Can’t have that. Looks bad on a resume for all involved.
“There is ... this pressure in Hollywood to be ageless. I think what I have been witness to, is seeing women trying to stay ageless with what they are doing to themselves,” Aniston said. “I am grateful to learn from their mistakes, because I am not injecting [anything] into my face.”
She pointed to Gloria Steinem, Diane Keaton and Annette Bening as “fabulous flawless women” who have embraced aging instead of scrambling to keep it artificially at bay.
Aniston isn’t exactly neglecting her face, however. Citing good genes and good hydration as keys to her look, she noted that muscle-tightening lasers, facial massage and “good creams” can work wonders. Also part of her routine: a balanced diet, exercise and a good night’s sleep.
All that said, she’s still human.
“These days, if I was being super picky,” Aniston said, “I would love to drop five pounds.”
Wouldn’t we all.