"I tend to sleep in the nude. I'm an innately tactile person and a very sensual-leaning woman. You have to use the word ''leaning'' or it sounds like I'm boasting! When I'm in my own private space, I do spend time with very little on," she told Allure.
When asked how did she prepare for the shoot, the beauty said: "I exercised a little bit extra, but I actually think I look better when I have a little bit of weight on my breasts are fuller, and I'm curvier than when I'm at my thinnest." She added: "I like the way I look. I think I look better now than I did in my 20s, because I'm more confident about my body and I don't want to look like anyone but myself."
Lakshmi along with E! talk show host Chelsea Handler, Dollhouse star Eliza Dushku and Lynn Collins stripped down to their skin for the May issue of Allure. The magazine's Naked Truth feature is available on newsstands April 21.