Pearls of wisdom. Jennifer Garner has learned many life lessons in the spotlight during her career, and now she shares her best beauty tricks.
“My advice is to look less in the mirror and be careful when it comes to injecting anything in your face,” Garner, 50, told me. Harper’s Bazaar in an interview published on Wednesday, July 27. “Be very, very unbelievably judicious and wait as long as possible to add anything.”
She continued: “Don’t think you’re 37 and you have to shoot in the face. You don’t have to wear that much makeup or have such a constant blowout.”
The 13 on the way to the 30 star — who is dating John Miller on and off since October 2018 – the outlet went on to say that her beauty advice is “always the same” when asked.
“’Look less in the mirror, obsess less, and look at the rest of the world to see what you could use your time for instead,’” she noted. “We’re all looking at our faces more than we used to, and that’s no use. You are obsessed with changes or how to fix something on your face.
Garner has long been a believer in embracing natural beauty — and taught that lesson to her three children. (She shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, and son Samuel, 10, with ex-husband ben Affleck.)
“Almost all of us can carry less [makeup] than we think, because for me I don’t want my kids or people to see just the actor version of me that’s been perfectly concocted by brilliant artists and think that’s what I look like,” the West Virginia resident said earlier. Shop TODAY in Dec 2021.
She continued: “I want to look normal and I want to look normal. I have always felt that very strongly. And then when I’m dressed up, I like my kids to say, ‘Woo, look at my mom!’”
The Alias Alum told the outlet at the time that she even tries to avoid looking at potentially unflattering pictures of herself because she knows she “looks better in real life.” She added: “If you start to become super critical of yourself, turn around, turn in that spot and do something nice for someone else. Or go exercise, or just take that and make it active instead of just letting it fester in you.”