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Adriana Lima reveals she wears mascara to bed

The model counts sleeping in mascara as one way to nail a classic smoky eye look

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Adriana Lima doesn't wash off her mascara before she goes to bed. The Brazilian supermodel is one of the most sought after faces in the fashion industry, having fronted campaigns for the likes of Victoria's Secret, Calzedonia and cosmetics brand Maybelline.

When it comes to her own beauty routine, Adriana has a few favourite tricks, and counts sleeping in mascara as one way she nails a classic smoky eye look.

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"(I) keep my mascara on for a few days at a time," she told Marie Claire magazine. "I'll sleep in it, then layer more on top each morning to create a slightly smoky look that also gives the illusion of eyeliner, even though you're not wearing any."

Adriana's secret for glowing skin is pretty easy too - she simply mixes a little highlighter into a BB cream or moisturiser. And when it comes to lip colour, she isn't afraid to experiment with bold hues.

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"Red lips go with everything, even a bikini on the beach. I'll opt for a popping red, such as Maybelline's Color Sensational Vivid Hot in Classic. Then, if I want to make my lips look bigger, I'll use a liner, too. My mum is obsessed with lipsticks and loves strong colours, like brown or burgundy, so I always associate lipstick with her," the 36-year-old shared.

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The brunette beauty is also the face of Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence fragrance. Adriana counts the perfume as one of her go-to scents, and keeps a small bottle tucked away in her handbag as well as larger flacons stored in her home.

"If I go away with work, I spritz a piece of clothing with perfume, so my daughters can sleep with it to remind them of me. Fragrance is so powerful like that," she said.

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