A Minute With: Lily Aldridge

American supermodel Lily Aldridge (she’s been a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2010 and landed the cover of Sports Illustrated’s 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue last year) is one of the most sought-after models in the world, with millions of fans and followers—nearly two million on Instagram alone. 

Known to have a love for beauty products (she’s also an ambassador for skin-care brand Proactiv+), 29-year-old Aldridge is smart and striking—she just has a way about her that draws you in and makes you want to know more. Here, she shares a few of her best-kept secrets with us.

NewBeauty: What anti-aging skin-care practice do you follow?
Lily Aldridge: I put a vitamin-based eye cream around my eyes every night.

NB: Which Proactiv product is the one every woman should own?
LA: Using all three steps of Proactiv+ is key for me to get clear glowing skin, but if I had to pick one, it would be the Skin Smoothing Exfoliator. Well, and the Pore Targeting Treatment…OK and the Complexion Perfecting Hydrator! Sorry, I can't pick just one!

NB: Which exercise method do you use to keep your body in perfect shape?
LA: Ballet Beautiful.

NB: What is the most critical step of your beauty regimen?
LA: I make sure to take off all of my makeup before bed, and then I use the 3-Step Proactiv+ System.

NB: What do you reach for when you’re in snack mode?  
LA: Larabars! I love the cherry chocolate chip flavor. 

NB: What beauty product are you never without?
LA: Lip balm.

NB: What’s the best thing about being a supermodel? And the most difficult?
LA: Best? Getting to travel the world! Difficult? The airports.

NB: What is your guilty pleasure?
LA: Justin's Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.