Jessica Alba seems to have it all figured out. From fashion and beauty to food and travel, she knows what she likes—and when she really likes something, she goes all in. Just take a quick scroll through recent photos of Alba, out and about in Los Angeles. You’ll notice that she’s rarely spotted without a colorful Chanel cross-body purse or her beloved Vince platform sneakers. The actress, mom-of-three, and Honest Beauty founder always manages to look cool and collected—and when she tells us that something is good, we believe her.
So we asked our July cover star to spill her style staples and beauty must-haves—plus her go-to family night activity (it’s adorbs). Scroll down for 18 things that honestly rank at the top of her list. And for more stories like this, pick up the July issue of InStyle, available on newsstands, on Amazon, and for digital download June 8.