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Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

Lily Aldridge is a very busy lady. Not only is she modeling for Victoria’s Secret and supporting charitable organization World of Children, but she’s also the face of Carolina Herrera’s ‘CH Woman’ fragrance. Taking time out of her hectic schedule, the birthday girl – who turns 32 today – spoke to Savoir Flair about all things beauty.

We discovered her secrets to staying in shape, what products she always has in her bag, and the fact that she has a weakness for Indian curries and peanut-butter cups. Scroll through to read our exclusive interview with the brunette beauty and see her stun in the behind-the-scenes ‘CH Woman’ campaign images that were shot by legendary photographer Mario Testino.

Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

What goes into your morning smoothie?
Protein powder, almond milk, frozen blueberries, and a probiotic.

What is your daily beauty routine?
Clean, healthy skin and a beautiful fragrance.

What is your favorite beauty look?
A liquid cat-eye with full lashes, keeping everything else very natural.

Who is your beauty icon?
Audrey Hepburn.

Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

What is your first memory of scent?
My grandmother’s lavender garden.

What is your signature scent?
It changes seasonally. I love fragrances, and I like to mix and match with my moods.

What type of fragrances do you tend to wear?
I love anything floral.

Where do you apply your fragrance?
On my neck and wrists.

Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

What is your guilty pleasure?
Milk chocolate peanut-butter cups!

What is your favorite way to work out?
‘Ballet Beautiful’ by Mary Helen Bowers.

If you could invent one beauty product, what would it be?
I wish I knew, so that I could make it! Haha.

What is your ultimate cheat meal?
An Indian curry.

Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

What is one beauty secret you can share with us?
Drinking aloe water makes my skin glow. I love it!

What three products can you not live without?
Lip balm, sunscreen, and perfume.

When do you feel your most beautiful?
When I’m on the beach with my family.

Complete this sentence: To me, beauty is…
Being my daughter’s mother.

Lily Aldridge Beauty Secrets
Photo: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

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