The Hollywood actor and founder of Honest Beauty reveals his secrets in a golden glow, and none of it requires the LA sunshine. Learn Alba’s foolproof contour, her key to under-eye hydration, and the shimmering tip her mom also uses.
If there’s anyone who knows Californian glowing skin, it’s Jessica Alba. So, from her home in Los Angeles, the actor and Hollywood beauty expert (Alba founded her brand Honest Beauty in 2015) breaks it down for us, step by step.
Actor, entrepreneur and mother of three, it’s understandable why Alba is such a big fan of multitasking, as she details the high-impact shortcuts she’s managed to incorporate into her makeup routine.
For example, the The best of LA star opts for an under-eye mask while applying eye shadow. “I kind of get a little facial while I do my makeup, ”she explains. Another hack that saves you time? Use an eyebrow spoolie to exfoliate her lips. “It’s pretty silly,” she shamelessly shrugs while demonstrating her technique. And take notes, because Alba has a wealth of proven beauty tricks at her fingertips.
As for Alba’s favorite makeup tones, her palette is full of flattering earthy undertones, which she uses as a base for her eyeshadow blend. The actor then adds golden highlights to the top of the base, but too much shine is a no-no. “Where you don’t want to shine you shouldn’t,” she said, while adding a little powder to finish, one of the many tips from the glamorous team that she took straight from her work on the tray.
The main takeaway? Replacing the contour for tanning. Hit play to watch Alba detail her beauty tips for glowing skin in LA.