Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It's about taking care of your skin.— Halle Berry
The most romantic Halle Berry quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
I chose a sunflower because when darkness descends they close up to regenerate.
But I really wish I'd never had the tattoo in the first place. Clean, clear skin is always better.
I'm not sad at all about turning 40.
Blackness is a state of mind and I identify with the black community.
Mainly, because I realized, early on, when I walk into a room, people see a black woman, they don't see a white women. So out of that reason alone, I identify more with the black community.
Sexiness is a state of mind - a comfortable state of being.
It's about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments.
I never even think about the physicality of roles, until honestly I get the gig and I think, 'OK, now what do I have to do in this one?' Like, I approach it thinking more about the character - do I respond to it? Is it something I think I can play? Does it seem like it'll be fun?
I won't have a traditional marriage; I don't find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic and I really want love and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself.
I get offered varied parts, often super sexy roles.
But I still think it's an issue to find the good scripts. It's a myth that you win an Oscar and you get more opportunities, and this doesn't just go for me.
Beauty is not just physical. It's about what you stand for, how you live your life.
My pregnancy was amazing. I was happy that whole time, I felt good, I had energy, I was like Superwoman. I wish I could feel like that for the rest of my life, that's how fantastic it was.
I can't imagine my life without animals.
I have two dogs and three cats. Coming home and finding them all lined up at the door waiting for me has got to be one of the sweetest joys of my life.
When you have short hair, there's just a feeling of here I am.
What you see is what you get. And there's a confidence that comes with wearing short hair and I like the way that makes me feel.
When you grow up in that (multi-ethnic) environment, you see the world differently. Being a mixed-race child, I didn't always see colour in people, I really didn't. It was other people that made me see the colour all the time.
I find when I have short hair, I feel like I have nothing to hide behind anymore.
I no longer scramble blindly through hardship.
I no longer emerge from a bad time feeling relieved just to have survived. Instead of despairing, I try to find the lesson within the experience.
I meditate and pray all the time. The faith and respect that I have in the power of God in my life is what I've used to keep myself grounded, and it has allowed me to move away from the storms that were in my life.
Any time you risk big you often risk losing big.
You can win big but you can also lose big, but you have to be willing to take those risks.
I like Doritos. I'm usually watching 'The Biggest Loser' eating Doritos.
I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
To make lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off, and then apply clear gloss.
There's a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.
I'm always fighting to overcome the obstacle. I can really understand what's that about.
I've always thought that when anyone receives an award for acting they should always thank their fellow actors, because the only way you're going to deliver your best performance is when you have other good actors on the set supporting you and being very present for you even when the camera is not on them.
This moment is so much bigger than me.
It's for every nameless, faceless woman of colour that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened.
I love a character that gives me a chance to grow and do something different.
2007 began on a high for me because I had the honour of having my name added the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
During really difficult times in my life when I start questioning why I am struggling with something, I often turn to books to understand myself better.
I don't see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think.
Being a black woman, I've often felt I've been judged by my sex and my race, and I have always known that it shouldn't hamper me.
It gave me strength and toughness because I had to face reality, no matter how uncomfortable or painful it was.
I think I am at my best when my hair is short.
It's easier to take care of and more of who I am. Women are conditioned to think we need long hair.
We've become obsessed with beauty and the fountain of youth and, frankly, I'm really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that.
I've always liked to go down a different path.
Being a woman of color, I never followed a cookie cutter way.
By the time I left school, I had a lot of tenacity.
And you also have to do movies that are about commerce because that's what is required of the industry today.
As beautiful as Halle is on the outside, she's 10 times more beautiful on the inside.
I guess you could say I have bad taste in men. But I no longer feel the need to be someone's wife.
I'm learning to accept the lack of privacy as the real downer in my profession.
I never put myself in that box of you're an Oscar winner so you can only do this or that. That's one award, one night, and it does not define my career or it does not define me as an artist. I never wanted to get put in that Oscar box because that's a lonely place to be.
I am my best self when I have super short hair.
That’s when I feel most like me and most confidant.
Although some people will say it's a cliché, I think not having had a father when I was growing up affect me negatively because I didn't have a good role model to follow.
I also have been called that terrible "N" word straight to my face and not known what to do about it because it was just in like 1993 that someone called me that.
Growing older is not such a big deal for me, despite the fears that older actresses have in Hollywood. When I hit 40, for example, I didn't feel 40 - or whatever that is supposed to feel like.
My partner is a Frenchman, so I have got to smell right.
When I got to be about 16,17 I got into a beauty pageant and I was allowed to start playing around with makeup.
When I was younger, living in an all-black neighborhood the other kids thought I was better than them because of my light skin and straight hair. Then we moved to an all-white neighborhood and that was a culture shock ... I'd been used to being around all black kids.
A person's self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.
Nature has got it all wrong: When you are younger, it should be harder to get pregnant, and as you get older it should be easier.
I want to do roles that are fun and challenging and I want to try different things. I don't want to keep doing Monster's Ball over and over and over again. I want to keep doing my career the way that I was doing it before I won the Oscar.
I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head. On her beauty pageant days
I've always thought what was I before I was this and then what will I be when I leave here. I really had a hard time always accepting that at some point I'm just going to turn to dust and ashes and never be again and that the journey would stop. I believe that we are souls, kind of like a version of what our movie presents, and we come here again and again until we arrive at our highest evolution, and what happens after that I don't know.