Jessica Alba’s ‘holistic’ wellness routine includes exercise, meditation and drinking plenty of water

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Although she’s the founder of a company known for her beauty products, Jessica Alba takes a balanced approach to looking and feeling your best. You won’t find it following a complicated skin care regimen or applying a lot of makeup on a typical morning. Instead, she focuses on exercise, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water and practicing meditation, she explained in a recent interview with Today. (Related: Jessica Alba revealed her trick for dramatic lashes in an ASMR beauty tutorial)

“Obviously having great beauty products and sleeping really helps, but I think you have to practice those holistic things that make you healthy, otherwise it doesn’t matter what kind of cream or makeup you have on,” she said.

The actress and entrepreneur starts her day with a quick skincare routine using products from her line, Honest Beauty, of course. As for those other healthy activities (besides do TikTok dances with Zac Efron), Alba cites yoga, spinning classes and interval training as her favorite workouts. “I just feel connected to my body, and that makes me strong,” she said. Today.

Alba also credits meditation with impacting her well-being. “[It] helps me connect with my heart and cut out a lot of the chatter in my head and ground myself,” she explained in the recent interview with ICYDK: Meditation has a ton of benefits. Not only can practice help you become a better athlete, but it can also help reduce stress levels, increase self-awareness, and reduce loneliness. “And then I drink a lot of water,” Alba added.

The mother of three is also very consistent; it’s something she urges her kids to prioritize, especially when it comes to skincare. “I would say my #1 beauty tip for my kids is just to be consistent because their skin is going to change with the hormones,” she said.

However, even Alba can’t resist trying a new TikTok beauty trend. She is a fan ofpuppy eyelinerhack, which her 13-year-old daughter, Honor, taught her, she explained in the Today interview. ICYMI, the trend is to apply eyeliner with a wing that goes down rather than up, like you would a standard cat eye. It’s supposed to make the eyes look bigger.

Alba’s takeaway ideas? Focus on a balanced and consistent wellness routine, but don’t be afraid to try a fun new beauty trend once in a while. (Next : TikTokers say this pore-minimizing toner turns your skin into a ‘real-life filter’)

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