With their trademark brunette hair infused with golden highlights, glowing skin and naturally honed bodies its no wonder Brazilian women consistently grace the catwalks and covers of magazines.
Looking past their perfect harmony of genetics, what else do Victoria's Secret Angels Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio do to maintain the epitome of Brazilian beauty?
Click through our gallery to see what native ingredients and products play a big part in Brazilian beauty regimes and which other supermodel icons we look to for beauty inspirationMore
Best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel, Alesandra's go-to brand for her hair is Kérastase, using masks and treatments to ensure it is always healthy and shiny.
Kérastase, Nutritive Masquintense, £20.62 at FeelUnique.com
Derived from a palm tree in Brazil, Acai is the ultimate super food. Containing a variety of vitamins and essential fatty acids, from Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, C, E and Omega 3, 6 and 9, it comes as a big surprise when people liken the taste to chocolate and blueberries. You can include Acai Berry Powder in your smoothies by adding a spoonful to the mixture everyday. Dr Perricone MD Super Berry with Acai, £53 at John Lewis