But she added: ‘I am not ashamed to say the things that I do do.’ She admitted she also has £185 two-hour ‘red carpet facials’ and regularly spends another £490 on a cryoderm treatment to keep her skin looking flawless.For these she visits the Knightsbridge salon of beautician Rani Mirza who has also treated Madonna, Kate Moss and, more recently, Dannii Minogue.Anna Friel The former 'Pushing Daisies' actress - who has an 11-year-old daughter, Gracie, with ex-boyfriend David Thewlis - has admitted her professional life has suffered because of her decision to stay in England to be near her child's father rather than relocate back to America, where acting opportunities are more lucrative. My agents would love me to go back there [to America] but you choose a career in America or you take your child away from their father. It gets harder because I can't just accept jobs that are in England." Anna revealed that David, who starred as Remus Lupin in the 'Harry Potter' movies, lives close to her and Gracie - but pays only for school fees and a nanny and she is happy with the arrangement. I've always been independent and financially supported myself since I was 16.
The 'Land of the Lost' star - who has also previously dated Welsh actor Rhys Ifans - said: "I think it's important for real women to know that there are personal trainers involved and [looking like that] probably means no carbs, or just a few in the morning, and going to bed at eight or nine.
Anna Friel has revealed how ‘vampire facelifts’ help to keep her looking young.
The 36-year-old actress said she regularly has the £600 treatment which involves taking blood from her arm and reinjecting it into areas affected by wrinkles.
‘The red carpet facial is basically a cleansing and exfoliating treatment which also includes oxygen therapy.
‘It reduces fine lines and wrinkles.’ As well as her expensive treatments, Miss Friel – who has a seven-year-old daughter by actor David Thewlis and is currently dating Rhys Ifans – also relies on simple home remedies. You put these big cold spoons on your eyes and it gets rid of puffiness.