Fresh off of putting the body-shaming media in its place as she damn well should, life's a beach for Jennifer Aniston—and she's got a new fragrance to prove it. Her latest scent, beachscape, has arrived to transport you to your seaside destination of choice one mist at a time.
In advance of its launch, we spent five minutes with Aniston getting the scoop on her how she crafted her latest beachy bouquet, choice cheat meal (hint: there are carbs aplenty), and the badass women that have inspired her approach to aging.
Marie Claire: What are your favorite notes in beachscape and why?
Jennifer Aniston: I put in a great deal of care into making sure my fragrance is something I love and that other women will love. My favorite notes are the passion fruit and ginger lily as they capture that floral freshness.
MC: Did you have a specific beach in mind when you created it?
JA: Not so much a specific beach as the feeling you get when you wake up at the beach. I wanted to take that calmness and serenity of starting a new day by the ocean and bottle it up in a scent.
MC: Are you more of a one-scent-at-a-time kind of gal or do you love having a fragrance wardrobe?
JA: I think having more than one fragrance gives you a chance to mix things up a little. I love how beachscape fits into my fragrances. Sometimes I even mix oils and lotions to create scents in a very organic way.
MC: Where on your body to you like to apply fragrance?
JA: I'm a mist-and-walk-through gal. Then you're wearing it for you—it's light and not too overwhelming.
MC: What are some of the skincare lessons that have been passed down by the women in your family?
JA: Always remove your makeup. Clean and moisturize your skin before going to bed!
MC: How do you protect your skin from the sun daily?
JA: When I was younger I didn't quite get the importance of sunscreen but now I'm fully on board. I apply Aveeno SPF on my face and body.
MC: What are some of your newer go-to beauty rituals?
JA: I don't have a lot of *new* rituals but I am a sucker for a massage.
It's really empowering to own where you are in life and to not get caught up in the fear of aging.
MC: You're a notoriously healthy eater, so we have to ask: What do your cheat days or meals look like?
JA: Pasta Carbonara! My husband makes the best Carbonara and we eat it once a week. I can't get enough of it.
MC: Your outlook on aging is so refreshing. What women have inspired you to be that way?
JA: So many…Gloria Steinem, Marlo Thomas, Meryl Streep, and many more. I think it's really empowering to own where you are in life and to not get caught up in the fear of aging.
Jennifer Aniston Beachscape, $39; kohls.com.