Alex Morgan: On Real Beauty, Confidence + More!
If you’re looking for a role model for a girl in your life, you may wanna add Alex Morgan to your shortlist – and not just because of her athletic prowl as a professional soccer player and gold medalist.
Recently, the soccer superstar teamed up with Tampax Pearl Active and ProCamps to give active girls the confidence to get off the sidelines and into the game.
Through Tampax-sponsored soccer camps, a sweepstakes, and exclusive online videos, Alex is showing young girls the importance of training and teamwork, and the power of confidence.
“I’ve always been active and involved in sports so I learned early on how important it is to let nothing stand in my way,” said Alex. “I’m excited to partner with Tampax Pearl Active to help empower girls to run, play and give it their all, no matter what!”
We sat down with Alex Morgan to talk real beauty (and to take a peek in her purse)!
Alex Morgan: On Real Beauty
What do you think makes someone beautiful?
I think what makes someone beautiful is when they carry themselves in a confident manner, and when they smile, a lot. I find that beauty is so much more about who the person is than their physical features.
When do you feel most beautiful?
I really feel the most beautiful when I feel confident – confident and comfortable in what I am wearing. I want girls to know that confidence, protection, and comfort contribute to feeling your best and giving your all any day of the month.
For all of us struggling with body confidence, what tips do you have?
Confidence is something a lot of girls struggle with and I want to let them know that they aren’t alone. First off, you can’t let anything hold you back. By getting into the game and into life, you can improve your confidence by always giving your all. By teaming up with Tampax Pearl Active, I want to spread this message and encourage girls to be active and dive into the activities they love.
If you could have any super power, what would it be?
I travel way too much for my own good, so I wish I could teleport anywhere in the world!
What does being a role model mean to you?
Being a role model means making decisions that aren’t only positive in my life, but decisions where I know girls can follow in my footsteps. I want to set a good example for young female soccer players, and take on that responsibility of leading the way for the next generation.
What’s the weirdest thing we’d find in your purse?
Probably an eye mask because I always try to catch some sleep whenever I can.
What else is in there?
Tampax Pearl Active, chapstick, sunscreen and perfume
What are your workout essentials (AKA what do we need to add to our shopping list?!)?
My Nike sports bra and Pegasus running shoes, Beats wireless earbuds and my pink Mueller pre-wrap for my hair.