Drew Barrymore isn’t going to let the internet trolls get to her.
The actress and Flower Beauty founder, 42, opened up about a recent experience that left her “hurt” on Instagram Wednesday, one day after she posted a video of herself wearing orange sunglasses by the beach.
Barrymore spent the day treating herself with a haircut, new makeup and getting back to her usual happy self.
“Haters gonna hate. Yesterday I saw comments on my Instagram feed about my post that were mean, cruel, and ugly. It hurt me,” she wrote in the caption.
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“And you know what women do when they get hurt???? They pick themselves up!” she continued. “Go get a haircut. Put on some lipstick and chant “if you don’t have something nice to say… don’t say anything at all” thank you @markishkreli @yumi_mori for picking a girl up and dusting her off. And more than anything, helping me feel pretty. Pretty is on the inside. But a little love on the outside never hurts. #thisfeedisforlovers.”
On Tuesday, the Never Been Kissed star shared a video of herself promoting a new setting spray from her Flower Beauty brand. In the video, she wore a white shift dress along with orange sunglasses while the ocean waves rolled in behind her.
The actress-turned-beauty mogul hasn’t let the “haters” get to her. In October, Barrymore launched a fashion line, her first clothing collection, called Dear Drew.
Available on Amazon Fashion, and featuring a variety of apparel, jewelry and accessories, the mother of two has expanded her brand “to provide positive inspiration and a grounding voice to all women,” according to a statement.
So, what’s another secret to picking yourself up in the face of negative comments? Barrymore swears by surrounding herself with good friends, as she shared on Instagram in July when she posted a photo of herself and her best friend, Cameron Diaz.
“#beautyjunkieweek #sisters. getting out of your house with your girlfriend,” Barrymore wrote in the caption. “And being a whole person, with your sister.”
“Remember to spend a moment with the ones you love in your busy life,” she continued. “She has made me feel beyond beautiful. Always has. Always will. #thankgodforyourfriends. They rejuvenate and confirm everything.”