The February issue of InStyle hits newsstands this Friday, January 11.
On how she knew Cash Warren was “the one”:
“I just knew when I met him that I was going to know him forever. It was weird; he instantly felt like family. It was so easy. I’d never felt like that with anyone. I was usually pretty self-conscious, minding my p’s and q’s, very aware of every time my fork hit the plate when I was having dinner on a date. With him, there was none of that. We got each other. We’re kindred spirits.”
On her non-existent workout routine:
“I’m not dedicated. Ever. I will go years without doing anything. Then I’ll work out for a week and won’t again for months. It’s good to be in a routine and take care of yourself, and I feel good when I do it, but it hasn’t been my priority, unless I have to get into shape for a role.”
On what she’s learned from motherhood:
“Before I had kids, I was very responsible and serious. I used to be all about controlling my environment; everything had to be just so. Now my idea of perfection is different. You can label bins and have a place for stuff, but when the kids go into the playroom, you’re not going to say, ‘We can’t paint, because how are we going to clean it up?’”
On why she created her organic baby goods company, Honest Company:
“We’re looking to redefine the family brand, to offer essentials that everyone needs. And I know, as a mom, what needs to be done.” More: “Creating this company was something I had to do. We’re completely transparent. All the goods we make are high-performance—and safe—but they’re also beautifully designed, so people will be drawn to them, too.”
On her style + the trend she’ll never wear:
“My style is more adventurous since I became a mom. In the past, I was into my uniform of leggings and a sweater. Now I’m willing to try bold prints, bright colors, and different cuts.” Later: “Never say never, but I probably won’t ever wear booty shorts. I feel pretty confident about that.”
(Cover Fashion Credits: Dior top, skirt, and collar knot scarf, Alba’s own earrings, Verdura ring.)
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