Cameron Diaz, 40, Wears Minimal Makeup in New York City

Cameron Diaz on December 11, 2012 and on December 12, 2012, both in New York City.  Jim Spellman/WireImage, Zelig Shaul/ACE/

Cameron Diaz doesn't look like most 40-year-old women.

On Dec. 12 in New York City, Diaz was photographed hailing a taxi cab looking more youthful than ever. Wearing minimal makeup and a cozy Autumn Cashmere sweater, the Holiday actress embraced her natural beauty as she texted a pal on her iPhone.

Diaz recently opened up about being over the hill in Esquire UK. "For the first time in my life, I'm content," the single star said. "I'm so excited. Getting older is the best part of life. Like, I know more than I've ever known. I have gratitude. I know myself better. I feel more capable than ever. And as far as the physicality of it — I feel better at 40 than I did at 25."

The actress — whose famous exes include Jared Leto, Alex Rodriguez and Justin Timberlake — next appears in the movie Gambit, a remake of the 1968 film starring Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine. The comedy, costarring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, is slated for a 2013 release.

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