Gwen Stefani Reveals Her Torturous Ab Workout in September Issue of Harper's Bazaar (PHOTOS)
No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani covers the September issue of Harper's Bazaar looking pretty in pink, sans her signature bright red lip look.
The 42-year-old pop rocker discussed her unique fashion sense and how she stays in shape while balancing full-time motherhood and career -- which apparently isn't as easy as she makes it appear.
"There is no secret: you just have to eat healthy, work out, and torture yourself!"
Gwen has a few other tricks up her sleeve ...
The mother of two -- Kingston Rossdale and Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale -- tells Bazaar that she gets a great cardio workout while jumping around onstage during concert performances in front of her countless screaming fans.
Although Stefani claims to "hate talking" about her body all the time, she told Harper's magazine that it's important for her to try to find time to go to the gym.
"I like to wear clothes too much, so I try to keep focused," says Stefani, "But it's more for my brain than it is for my body."
Makeup is another "accessory" that the No Doubt star won't skimp on -- pretty much admitting that it's essential to have full face on at all times -- even while lounging around the house with hubby and singer, Gavin Rossdale.
"I like to make my husband like me more ... and he likes it when I'm wearing makeup."
Stefani doesn't let the little things in life bother her. In regards to Hollywood's nasty gossip and rumors, the platinum mom says: "That someone would say something untrue or bad about me doesn’t bother me. It’s like water off a duck’s back.”
To learn more about the singer and see the full spread of photos taken by celebrity photographer Terry Richardson, the September issue -- largest in Bazaar history -- releases to newsstands on August 21.
Click through our gallery to see more of Stefani's doll-like poses.