“Congrats on being featured in @people’s #BeautifulIssue 2019, @jennifer.garner,” he continued. “No beauty shines greater than a good heart.”
Garner reposted Osmond’s Instagram Story to her own, writing: “1st Grade Jennifer is freaking out right now.”
“I still love purple socks,” she added, referring to Osmond’s trademark fashion choice.
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In late April, Garner was named as the cover of PEOPLE’s 2019 Beautiful Issue, and the actress opened up about the beauty she finds in being a mom to her three kids, Violet, 13, Seraphina, 10, and Samuel, 7, with ex-husband Ben Affleck.
“I’m starting to get to the point where I realize this job is not going to be forever,” the star told PEOPLE. “Not in the all-encompassing every meal, every moment, every day way that I have loved for the last thirteen years. It’s going to shift. But there’s beauty in how it works in episodes.”
Growing up in West Virginia, Garner said her own style could initially be described as “band geek-chic.”
“I was so not one of the pretty girls that I just bypassed insecurity and didn’t see myself as attractive at all. It was not part of my life,” she said.
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Yet the actress was grateful to her family for keeping her so grounded. “I felt good about myself back then! That is the lucky trick,” she added. “Looks weren’t a big deal in my family. I don’t think my parents ever said ‘You’re pretty’ and so we just didn’t think about it.”
Garner also shared that her kids prefer her natural look.
Arriving home after a glam photo shoot, “I’ll feel like the best possible version of myself,” she said. “They’ll look at me and say, ‘Can you wash your face? Can you put your hair in a ponytail and put your glasses and sweats on?’” she said. “And I see the compliment in that. They just want me to look like Mom.”