In recent interviews, some of Hollywood's biggest names have shared their personal hygiene habits, surprising many with their seemingly infrequent bathing routines. From actress Charlize Theron to actors Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell, these celebrities have offered a glimpse into their lifestyles and routines that prioritize practicality and simplicity over conventional norms.
Charlize Theron's Infrequent Showers
Hollywood actress Charlize Theron recently shocked fans when she revealed that she takes a bath only once a week. Despite being known for her self-care rituals, Theron stated that she is comfortable with not showering too frequently.
During an interview with David Letterman, she explained, "I'm a tough girl and I can not shower for a week – I'm fine with that." She also shared that she indulges in camping and travel to countries without luxuries as a way to get "down and dirty." Theron is also known to never leave the house without applying sunscreen, as it is crucial in reducing wrinkles and preventing premature skin aging caused by the sun's harmful rays.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's Parenting Philosophy
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, the parents of two children, have a unique approach to bathing their kids. Kutcher stated, "If you can see the dirt on them, clean them. Otherwise, there's no point." Kunis, who grew up without access to hot water, added, "When I had children, I also didn't wash them every day.
I wasn't that parent that bathed my newborns—ever."
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell's Drought-Conscious Showers
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell are conscious of the drought in California and try to conserve water. Bell stated, "I'm a big fan of waiting for the stink.
Once you catch a whiff, that's biology’s way of letting you know you need to clean it up." The couple showers together with their children to conserve water, with Bell saying, "We don't have a ton of water, so when I shower I’ll grab the girls and push them in there with me so we all use the same shower water."
Brad Pitt's Baby Wipes
Actor Brad Pitt, the father of six children, has a busy lifestyle that doesn't allow for frequent showers.
According to PEOPLE, Pitt shared that he uses baby wipes to clean himself when he's sweating and doesn't have time to shower. Pitt stated, "Man, I'm getting [peed] on all day. I don't have time to take a shower."