Jessica Alba also opened up about life in quarantine with her three kids, her selfcare routine and the exercise routine she’s taken up at home.
Jessica Alba, 39, is looking flawless! The Honest Company CEO looked sensational in a white crop-style bikini top and matching bottom as she posed on the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of Women’s Health magazine, which is on newsstands Dec. 29. In the interview, the Fantastic Four star revealed her diet secrets — including the one thing she’s completely eliminated. “Four days a week, I try to eat plant-based, and I don’t drink alcohol,” she confessed.
The actress, who is mom to daughters Honor, 12, Haven, 9, and son Hayes, 2, doesn’t completely deprive herself, though. “Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, all bets are off. That feels like moderation to me,” she explained. Jessica’s toned abs were on full display in the photos, which she also credits to pilates. “I feel every muscle in my core. I never even knew I had those things,” Jessica noted, confessing her attitudes have changed towards exercise over the years.
“I always thought, I need to sweat out my weight in water, I need to have muscle failure, I need to feel like I just ran a marathon—that’s how hard I needed to work out. I’ve learned to mix it up and not feel like a failure if I’m not, you know, killing myself,” she said to the magazine. On the cover, the brunette rocked her highlighted hair blown out and center parted, accessorizing with a pair of Jenny Bird‘s 80s inspired Toni Knocker earrings ($95). She kept her makeup light and neutral, with an earthy toned shadow, lipstick and nude manicure.
In addition to being in fantastic shape, the 39-year-old is also known for her flawless complexion. After launching the Honest Company as a baby-based business in 2011, she transitioned to beauty and skincare in 2015. “In the mornings, I put on a face mask and a thick swipe of lip balm so I can be under this layer of hydration while I’m getting my coffee,” she said. “My son [Hayes] is always like, ‘Mommy, what’s that?’ Every time he looks over at me when I’ve got the mask on, it’s like he’s seeing me for the first time. But it reminds me that I’m allowed to take care of myself as well. It’s a little bit of tender loving care to start the day,” she added.
Jessica has been active on social media throughout the pandemic, sharing some sweet moments with her kids on TikTok and Instagram! 12-year-old Honor is already taller than her mom, towering over the Dark Angel alum in recent videos. The mom-of-three and entrepreneur added that she’s taken this year to focus more on her family life, including husband Cash Warren, 41. “The pandemic has forced me to be comfortable with things not being completely buttoned up, with allowing myself to not always have the answer, for mistakes to kind of stay as is,” she said.
“It’s also reinforced that real joy comes from the moments when, you know, we’re playing a game with the kids at dinner, or when [son] Hayes wants to show us his latest trick on the scooter, or from our family walks. That’s the stuff that truly matters,” Jessica concluded.