Since retiring from modeling, Miranda Kerr has found a second calling as a holistic lifestyle guru. The organic beauty mogul has spoken out about her rather interesting skin care (leech facials, anyone?) and self-care routines before, and in a recent interview with The Cut, she revealed her secret to self-love.
Surprise! It’s crystals. Kerr, 34, said that not only are all of the beauty products in her line Kora Organics filtered through rose quartz, but she also keeps a small heart-shaped cut in her bra (!) — specifically on the left side so it’s closest to her heart. According to the mom of Flynn with ex Orlando Bloom, “It’s known to encourage love (like self-love) in your life and open the heart chakra. It’s supposed to have healing and protecting powers.”
Kerr, who also keeps a stone in her purse, admits the practice is out of the ordinary. “I know it sounds crazy. But I feel as human beings, that we either come from love or fear,” Kerr, who married Evan Spiegel in May, said. “If we have something like that little reminder, like rose quartz, to always come from love and not from fear, it’s a much more expansive place to come from.”
Kerr first got into crystals watching her grandfather give them to her grandmother. “He ended up bringing her so many that in the back of their house, they had this weeping willow tree and at the base was a collection of crystals that he had gotten for her,” she said. “I used to climb that tree every day when I was a child and thought, they’re magic. It was without even knowing that different crystals had different energies. I was just drawn to them.”
If you’re a crystal skeptic, that’s okay; they’re not for everyone, and as Kerr says, “You just have to find what works for you.”
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