Seems like the world has been trying to figure out the secret to Jennifer Aniston’s seemingly ageless skin/hair/bod for decades now. Yes, we know she does yoga and drinks a ton of Smartwater, but how does she look so damn glowy?!
What “self-care” means to her: “I think it’s important. I think you have to have a nice amount of “me” time—whatever it is. Even back [at the start of my career], I’d come home from work and—as corny as it sounds–I would always sit and watch the sunsets because they’re so beautiful and it would just be a nice little time to chill out. Now, the morning is my self-care time because it gears me up for the day ahead. For me, that’s meditation, which I do first thing when I wake up before I have my coffee, because if I get out of the room I won’t sit back down. So I’ll start with that to just kind of calm myself before I head out to exercise.”
Her one can’t-miss wellness ritual: “I have an infrared sauna that I fell in love with. My friend Courteney Cox—you may know her—had a portable infrared sauna that you go into. It kind of looks like a little igloo. It’s such a game changer in terms of your skin detoxification and cell rejuvenation. So that I do a couple times a week right after I do the gym. I’ve noticed a real change in my energy, and my sleep, and my skin.”
Her weekly self-care beauty routine: “Sunday is my spa day. I usually do a little mini facial time where I just give myself a good scrub, use a mask, and then the new Aveeno hydrating facial. I leave it on overnight and when I wake up I have that dewy, glowing, twinkling skin.”
Her injury recovery secret: “I just tried cryotherapy recently when I was having some injuries and I was amazed. First of all, that three minutes feels like four years, but it did really help I have to say! I’ve had every injury you can imagine. When you beat your body as much as I have with all the running and down dogging, eventually it tells you to bug off!”
Her go-to energizing breakfast (and forcing herself to become a breakfast person): “I make a quick shake with protein powder, spinach, maca powder, berries, and vitamin C powder I put in there that’s pretty good. I’m not a big breakfast person, but I made myself become a breakfast person. I was always one of those people that just didn’t eat in the morning but, of course, you’re always hearing it’s the most important meal of the day so I find that the shake is really good. Sometimes I do a fasted workout and just have a cup of coffee and then go and work out. You actually have more energy than you expect and [burn more calories] because you’re dipping into the reserves as opposed to using the food you’ve just processed and ingested.”