Honest Company vs. Goop? Jessica Alba Calls Gwyneth Paltrow Comparisons 'Unfair' – and a Little Bit Sexist

Like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba has been able to parlay her success as an actress into success in the business world, but Alba says that doesn’t mean they should be placed in some kind of special category together.

The Honest Company co-founder says male stars branch out into other ventures all the time – and escape the constant comparisons.

Jessica Alba: Motherhood Made Me Fearless

Playing a sexy avenger suits Jessica Alba just fine.

In Sin City; A Dame to Kill For – opening Friday – Alba reprises her role of Nancy Callahan, a former damsel in distress who’s seeking retribution over her dead protector, John Hartigan (Bruce Willis).

Jessica Alba: Daughter Honor Is 'My Mini Me'

Jessica Alba says 5-year-old daughter Honor is just like her – sort of.

“For sure I see a mini me,” she tells PEOPLE with a laugh at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon in Beverly Hills Friday, before adding: “I was a tomboy when I was a kid. Honor is like me grown up. It’s so bizarre.”

Jessica Alba & Her Daughters Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

Fall fun!

Jessica Alba took daughters Honor and Haven to Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood on Sunday.

Dressed in purple jeans and a white T-shirt, Alba made sure both her children had a great time.

“Honor had her face painted and played in the hay maze and on the inflatable Jumpin’ Pumpkin,” an onlooker tells PEOPLE. “Meanwhile, Alba pushed Haven in her stroller.”

Jessica Alba to Release Her First Book

Jessica Alba: actress, wife, mother, and now, author!

Alba, 30, will release The Honest Life, a how-to handbook based on her mission of creating a natural, non-toxic life for her family.

“It’s totally crazy but amazing,” Alba tells PEOPLE of her book news, adding of her lifestyle, “I’m not extreme. This book is for people who are in the middle but want to create a healthier life, like me.”

Jessica Alba's Fish Sticks Mishap Causes Near Fire

All she wanted to do was make some fish sticks for her daughter. Instead, Jessica Alba caused a smoky situation and set off the fire alarm at her New York hotel.

Jessica Alba's Stress Cure: Her Daughter

When it comes to blowing off steam, some celebrities practice yoga, some get massages, and others hit the beach. For Jessica Alba, relief comes in the form of her daughter.