Modern Luxury Features Charlize Theron on September 2014 Cover

Posted Tuesday September 2, 2014 9:45 AM GMT

She’s experienced plenty of ups and downs both personally and professionally over the years, and through it all Charlize Theron has become a beautiful woman inside and out.

In her cover story for Modern Luxury September 2014, the “Italian Job” star confesses that while she’s confident about her appearance, she’s under no delusions that she’s flawless.

Theron notes, "I do not have a perfect body! I'm always finding things I can work on, but I definitely have reached a point where I feel comfortable and happy with the way my body looks."

"I definitely am not one of those people that is constantly counting calories and doesn't allow myself to enjoy food—I love food. But I just try to be mindful of what I eat and be good to myself."

As for physical activity, Charlize shares, "My mom and I really enjoy hiking in the morning. There is a great trail around the corner from my house, so I go with [my 2-year-old son] Jackson and the dogs."

And Theron puts a high premium on self-esteem- "I like to think I am a woman who is comfortable [with] and celebratory of my strengths…and indulges in the qualities that make me feel beautiful.”

Photo Credit: Modern Luxury Magazine

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