Swimsuit by Lisa Marie Fernandez
“You should cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin every morning and night, regardless of how tired you are, and exfoliate every second day. I use KORA’s gentle exfoliating cream.”
moments to dispel the bad. “I feel happiest when I’m with my son at the beach or the park, and we get to enjoy ourselves without paparazzi. Privacy is the most important thing, especially being a mother; when I have an off-duty day, it’s challenging if there are photographers around. It becomes a circus and I don’t want that for Flynn. If I’m on my way to work and they get a photo, it’s fine. But if somebody wants to have a day off… Can you imagine being a builder and having to build on your day off? I get my photo taken for a living, and when I have a day off, they’re still taking photos. I have perspective about it, but it’s just nice to have little moments when they don’t intrude.”
Kerr collected a few such moments on a recent trip to Australia with Flynn, where she rented a house with her parents and grandparents. With trips home less and less frequent, Kerr enjoyed the opportunity to see her son bond with his great-grandparents, whom she spent
“I look for the BEST in every situation. Even if it’s something that’s SAD, I think, ‘There’s a REASON for this’”
a lot of time with as a child; her mother gave birth aged 18 and spent much of the model’s childhood working. The two are in a good place now, says Kerr, who nonetheless describes herself as a daddy’s girl. “My dad said to me when I was young, ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff’. All of it – the good stuff, the bad stuff, the positive stuff, the negative stuff – makes you who you are and it’s good to embrace all of it. Don’t feel resistant to any of it, because it’s all part of a journey. And the journey is the fun part.”
As we drive along the LA freeway, chasing the sun to the horizon, it’s time to start enjoying the ride.
Hair: Maranda at The Wall Group. Makeup: Lisa Storey at The Wall Group. Nails: Millie at Lea Journo Salon. Production: Rosco Production. Fashion assistant: Jessica Meister