SO WHAT DO YOU DO, OLIVIA WILDE? The actress’s self-care tips
THE ACTRESS-TURNED-DIRECTOR ISN’T SHY ABOUT
taking a stand. She has marched for women’s rights, spoken out about gun violence, and been a vocal supporter of the Time’s Up movement. Now she is advocating for stricter rules and bans on potentially harmful ingredients in the personal-care industry. Until then, she says, “it’s up to us to regulate the ingredients we’re putting on our skin.” As chief brand activist for True Botanicals, a line of plant-infused skin elixirs, Wilde is spreading the word that clean products are not just pleasant but also effective. “When I was pregnant, everyone was telling me to be careful about what I put in, on, and around my body,” she says. “It made me think, ‘ Why aren’t we always this good to ourselves?’” These wellness habits helped her go green and get a little more zen.
“When heirloom tomatoes are in season, I drizzle olive oil on top and add salt for a snack.”
BREATHE IN “I find myself turning to aromatherapy when I need a reset,” says Wilde, who rolls on this frankincense-based blend to quiet her mind. “It allows me to center myself, regardless of the surrounding chaos.” True Botanicals Stress Relief, $36; truebotanicals.com. WORK OUT THE KINKS “I get stiff muscles when I’m stressed out. Cbd-infused body lotions are great for easing the pain. And the massages at Golden Door spa [in San Marcos, Calif.] are heaven.” Lord Jones High CBD Pain & Wellness Formula Body Lotion, $50; lordjones.com.KEEP IT LIGHTTo help bring out the blond tones in her hair, Wilde makes her own salt spray with water and lemon juice. “I spritz it on my kids’ hair too, even though they already have natural highlights I would kill for!”
SHOP SMALL “I have such love for Brooklyn-based artisans, and the Brooklyn Flea [market] is a wonderful place to connect,” says Wilde, who shops there for locally made candles and food.
Wilde does strength training at the Tracy Anderson studio in Los Angeles.
“For years I’ve searched for something that would clear up my skin but also leave it moisturized. This oil does. I apply it every morning after cleansing. It absorbs so quickly, you can put makeup on right after.” True Botanicals Clear Pure Radiance Oil ($110) and Hydrating Cleanser ($48); truebotanicals.com. BE GENTLE