Here's how Jennifer Aniston starts her day off right

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The actress and Aveeno spokesperson approaches her mornings like a true California girl—she likes to keep things laid-back and relaxed. Aniston usually wakes up by 8 A.M. and cuddles with her three dogs. "Clyde, the little one, always sleeps at my feet," she says. After she's taken them for a walk, she whips up a healthy breakfast—toast topped with coconut oil ("You can spread it on like butter and it's so yummy!") and eggs that are definitely locally sourced: Aniston and her husband, Justin Theroux, raise chickens in their backyard. ("One always gives us eggs with double yolks," she says.) Next, she tries to carve out time for a 90-minute workout. "I Spin, do elliptical and lately I've been doing barre; I've been sore for three weeks," she says, laughing. Then she hops in her infrared sauna ("It helps your skin look great from the inside out") before showering and doing a quick skin-care routine. "I put on my moisturizer, sunscreen and boom, I'm done," she says. Her closet is equally streamlined. "I stand there and go straight to nice jeans, a T-shirt and boots," Aniston says. "I like to be comfortable!"

Would you describe yourself as a morning person?
"I'm a night owl. I'm a putter-er once the night comes. But most days I have to get up early—my alarm clock and me are not the best of friends, but it's a necessary evil."

You mentioned that you do barre workouts. What are the body benefits?
"It sculpts you—it works the teeny little muscle groups that are the connective, and then elongates them. It takes a couple weeks for your muscles [to adapt], because you're working so many muscles that have been sound asleep!"

Which athletes inspire you to workout?
"Ballet dancers, their bodies are quite extraordinary. Or even gymnasts. Their bodies are gorgeous."

How would you describe your personal style?
"California casual, I would say."

What's your go-to look?
"I like to be comfortable, whether it's skinny jeans or boyfriend jeans and sandals or wedges. I've always liked that uniform. I'm pretty much a creature of habit."

Favorite brand for t-shirts?
"I am a big James Perse fan—everything about James Perse is perfect. I wish I were James Perse!"

Most recent shoe purchase?
"Proenza Schouler—black heels with straps."

Those would look sexy with jeans, I'm sure!
"Or a cute little Stella McCartney pajama pant that's tight at the ankles."

What's in your purse when you leave for the day?
"I have a wallet, my Aveeno sunscreen ($15), always. I also keep a little thing of tissues, eye drops and a makeup bag with the Boomstick Color ($27): it's an all-in-one stain for eyes, cheeks and lips that's so much fun."

Is Justin the last person you say goodbye to before heading out for the day?
"Usually we're together. But [when he's] shooting, he's usually the first text in the morning and then usually the last text at night."

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Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Sexy Sienna, $32; CharlotteTilbury.com. Pants, $100, and sports bra, $50; Nike.com. Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30, $15

Her Must-Have Lipcolor: "I love nudes that look like your natural lip shade."
Her Best Breakfast: "A poached egg on toast. The trick to a perfect egg is to put a little vinegar in the water, spin it, then drop in your cracked egg."
Her Fitness Uniform: "Nike tanks and leggings for workouts like barre, which creates a longer, leaner body."
Her Beauty Essential: "I put this on damp skin so it absorbs really well. I had a suntanning intervention a few years ago, so I'm all about sunscreen now."
Her Favorite Jeans: "AG, Current/Elliott and Saint Laurent make great pairs, from skinny to boyfriend jeans."

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FERRIS BUELLER -- Pictured: Jennifer Aniston as Jeannie Bueller -- Photo by: Alice S. Hall/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
1990 file photo of Jennifer Aniston at a NBC pool party in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
FRIENDS -- Pictured: Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green -- (Photo by Reisig & Taylor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FRIENDS -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (back l-r) Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing (front l-r) Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green -- (Photo by Reisig & Taylor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FRIENDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay in 'Friends', circa 1995. (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
255721 02: Jennifer Aniston poses January 4, 1996 in Aspen, CO. Along with her role as Rachel on the television show 'Friends,' actress Aniston starred in the films 'Picture Perfect' and 'She's The One.' (Photo by Russell Turiak/Liaison)
1997 Jennifer Aniston Stars In The Movie 'Til There Was You'. (Photo By Getty Images)
FRIENDS -- Season 4 -- Pictured: (l-r) Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay (Photo by Gerald Weinman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 03: Jennifer Aniston arrives for premiere of movie 'Meet Joe Black' at the Ziegfeld Theater. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
372882 01: Jennifer Aniston stars in 'Friends,' 1999-2000 season. Photo by: Warner Bros. NBC
Co-hosts Courteney Cox Arquette, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston at 'The 10th Annual Fire & Ice Ball', a gala event, hosted by Lilly Tartikoff and Ronald O. Perelman, to raise funds for Revlon/UCLA women's cancer research program. 12/11/00 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Ca. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
PASADENA, : Actress Jennifer Aniston of the television show 'Friends' accepts her People's Choice Award for 'Favorite Female Television Performer' during the 27th Annual People's Choice Awards 07 January 2001 in Pasadena CA. AFP Photo Lucy NICHOLSON/ (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Jennifer Aniston on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Ca. 9/5/01. Los Angeles. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.
Jennifer Aniston during The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Press Room at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt during 'Along Came Polly' Los Angeles Premiere at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Jennifer Aniston during 9th Annual Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala Ceremony - Show at Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09: Actress Jennifer Aniston arrives at the premiere screening of the FX Network's 'Dirt' at the Paramount Theater on December 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17: Jennifer Aniston visits the ''Late Show with David Letterman'' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on December 17, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO - NOVEMBER 26: Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the Gala evening to celebrate the re-opening of Hotel La Mamounia on November 26, 2009 in Marrakech, Morocco. (Photo by Fizcairn/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MARCH 16: Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of 'The Bounty Hunter' at Ziegfeld Theatre on March 16, 2010 in New York, New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 876 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jennifer Aniston with host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on August 1, 2013 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Jennifer Aniston attends 'El Hormiguero' Tv showon February 22, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Aniston arrives at the 'Horrible Bosses' Los Angeles premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 30, 2011 in Hollywood, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 17: Jennifer Aniston arrives as ELLE Honors Hollywood+s Most Esteemed Women in the 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute; at The Four Seasons Beverly Hills on October 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston attend the American Cinematheque 26th annual award presentation at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 14: Actress/producer Jennifer Aniston arrives at the 'Life Of Crime' Premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 14, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Isaiah Trickey/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 21: Actress Jennifer Aniston speaks onstage during a Q&A following the screening of 'Cake' during the 2014 Variety Screening Series at ArcLight Hollywood on November 21, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19: Jennifer Aniston arrives at the Premiere Of Lionsgate Premiere's 'She's Funny That Way' at Harmony Gold on August 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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