Jessica Alba: ‘My Daughter Thinks I Invented Hand Sanitizer’

Jessica Alba’s line of lifestyle products, The Honest Company, is a pretty big deal to her four-year-old daughter.

“Haven thinks I invented hand sanitizer,” she tells ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli with a laugh. “I’m like, ‘No, I didn’t,’ but you know, she’s four!”

The line, which Alba co-founded, is now available in over 700 stores across Canada and the actress-turned-entrepreneur is thrilled to be expanding her business internationally. “I’ve lived [in Canada] on and off for five years,” she says. “It is a second home to me, so it’s so wonderful.”

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Of course, Alba is also one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, and she’ll be back on the big screen opposite Jason Statham this summer in the action thriller “Mechanic: Resurrection”.

“I’m a fan of Jason’s so I was stoked to be in a movie with him,” she gushes. “I got to do a little butt-kicking. I’m not just the damsel in distress.”

Indeed she’s not, as Alba works hard to set a good example for her two young daughters.

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“It’s cool that [Haven and eight-year-old Honor] can see their mom wear many different hats,” she explains. “They just don’t like it if I miss too many of their school events, which I understand, so I try not to. I missed one Halloween parade and Honor still talks about it.”

For more on how Alba tries to be a role model to her daughters, check out the video below.

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