Exclusive: 5 Questions With Katie Holmes

Actress, designer, Alterna brand ambassador, mum to the adorable Suri—whatever superpower Katie Holmes possesses that allows her to do all of these things while still looking as amazing as she does, we’d like a dose of too, please. Though she’s known for her polished fashion sense (her line Holmes & Yang is full of sleek, structured classics), she’s quite the beauty aficionado too (and not just because she’s been on People’s 100 Most Beautiful List…twice).

We sat down with Holmes and asked her all our pressing hair and makeup questions—including the products you’ll always find in her bag, how she keeps her hair looking so sleek (even in the New York heat!), and the best makeup tip she’s ever learned.

Flip through the slideshow for five questions with Katie Holmes!