This Is Exactly What It Takes For Gisele Bündchen To Look Like Gisele Bündchen

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Ever since the fateful 1999 Vogue feature that credited her with “The Return of the Sexy Model,” Gisele Bündchen has been a Very Big Deal. Nearly twenty years later, the Brazilian superstar has walked hundreds of runways, worn millions of dollars worth of incredible clothes, made a ton of money, and inspired countless women everywhere to beg their hairstylists for "beachy waves, just like Gisele's."
Today, on her 37th birthday, which she's currently celebrating by riding on a very lucky horse, we celebrate Gisele. To be more specific, we celebrate all the beauty products she uses and the talented team of experts she employs, as well as the offhanded comments she makes once in a while that make you realize, Wow, she really did just wake up looking like that.
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Ahead, a tribute to the unique approach one very beautiful person takes to becoming even more beautiful. Don't get too excited: This is not something you can just print out and take to your hairdresser.
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First things first: Gisele’s not-so-secret weapon is her longtime hairstylist and BFF Harry Josh. Josh launched a collection of hot tools a few years back, graciously making his expertise more accessible for anyone who is not Gisele (or any of his other famous clientele, which includes Miranda Kerr and Rose Byrne). The blowdryer from the line is the stuff of legend, but as Gisele’s Instagram will attest, the professional-grade curling wand is what’ll really give you those beachy waves.

Harry Josh Pro Tools 2-in-1 Ceramic Marcel Curling Iron, $185, available at Dermstore.
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The other secret to Gisele’s hair, she claims, is lots of Pantene Pro-V products, which is not at all surprising when you consider that she’s been an ambassador for the brand since 2013. “If I’m at home, I wait until it’s almost dry, twist it up into a topknot, spritz it with Pantene hairspray, and when I pull it out I’m left with nice, loose waves,” she told Telegraph. Unfortunately for anyone holding out for her big bombshell hair secret, the real (more like real disappointing) answer is probably just genetics — but considering how affordable Pantene is, it can’t hurt to try.

Pantene Pro-V Airspray Hairspray, $4.99, available at Target.
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Surprise! The face of Pantene is also the face of Chanel’s Les Beiges line, which focuses on the kind of minimalist, no-makeup makeup beloved by people who are already very beautiful. In a video tutorial she filmed to promote the collection, Gisele names this creamy blush stick as her favorite product for “bringing back the color” to her face. Solid advice.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Stick, $45, available at Chanel.
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“My complexion is delicate, so I have to use things that won’t irritate it,” the supermodel told Elle in a 2007 interview. “I switch moisturizers often, but I’m faithful to the way I take off my makeup: Lancôme's pink foaming cleanser.” While Lancôme has since taken the cleanser out of the pink bottle and placed it into this tube, the formula remains the same — a rich, luxurious cream that dissolves makeup and leaves skin feeling soft and fresh.

Lancôme Crème Mousse Confort, $26, available at Lancôme.
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None of us are immune to having our favorite beauty products discontinued, including Gisele, whose blemish-fighting product of choice, Nelson’s Acne Gel, is no longer sold in the United States. “I had a really horrible pimple on my nose, and a makeup artist gave me Nelson’s Acne Gel,” she told Elle of the product. “I kept putting it on, and my pimple went away. I was like, This is great. It doesn't burn your skin.” This gentle clarifying formula is another product that will make your pimple go away without burning your skin — plus, the clean, organic ingredients are exactly the sort of thing one would imagine Gisele putting on her face.

Tata Harper Clarifying Spot Solution, $32, available at Tata Harper.
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“I love organic products. This cream is so natural, you can eat it!” Gisele once told InStyle of this eye treatment — which, while it is formulated with certified organic ingredients consisting mainly of aloe vera and essential oils, you cannot and should not eat.

Dr. Alkaitis Organic Eye Crème, $65, available at Dr. Alkaitis.
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You may or may not recall that, all the way back in the year 2010, Gisele launched her own natural skin-care brand, Sejaa, which was inspired by the model’s love of using mud as a skin-care treatment. “When I was a teenager, I had pimples — oh, God, every time someone looked at my face I thought they were looking at my pimples,” she told Vogue at the time. “I put mud on my face to dry them out, and it worked.” The line was short-lived, but this bestselling mask is the next best thing. (Or better, actually. This mask is really good.)

Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, $58, available at Sephora.
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