Alum “Alias” which is known to offer gems of wisdom about everything from From Halloween costumes to sunscreen tipsshared some important truths about life and beauty in Harper’s Bazaar interview posted on Wednesday.
When asked what advice she would “pass on” to her daughters, Garner stressed that there are things to worry about more than looks in the first place.
“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 told the publication. “We all look at our faces more than people are used to and it doesn’t do you any good. You’re obsessed with change or fixing something on your face.”
The Golden Globe winner has two daughters, Violet, 17, and Serafina, 13, with ex-husband Ben Affleck, and son Samuel, 10.
She further warned to be “very, very incredibly sensible” when it comes to “injecting something in your face.”
“Wait as long as possible to add something,” she added. “Do not think that you are 37 years old and you need to prick your face. You don’t have to wear so much makeup or lose your temper all the time.”
Garner has previously spoken out about her regrets when it comes to Botox, admitting she’s had the procedure “several times”.
“I don’t like it – I don’t want a frozen face,” she said. said back in 2020.
Garner appears to be teaching her children the lessons she learned from her upbringing in Charleston, West Virginia, during which she was not allowed to wear makeup, pierce her ears, or paint her nails.
“My mom did something that I appreciated so much, which was that she didn’t put beauty at the top of her priority list,” she said in the past. interview with southern life. “It was a shock when I got into college when I heard people say I was beautiful.”
Since then, Garner has continued to embrace the natural beauty aesthetic as an attempt to “normalize the normal look” in an industry with unrealistic beauty standards.
“Almost all of us can wear less than we think, because I don’t want my children or people to see only my acting version, which is perfectly made up by brilliant artists, and think that I look like that,” Garner. said the store today last year about her “low-key” beauty routine. “I have always been very worried about this. And then when I’m dressed, I love that my kids are like, “Wow, look at my mom!”