Ready for Rio? Brush Up on Your Brazilian Beauty Secrets First

Today's the day! After months of anticipation, the Rio 2016 Olympics are upon us at last—and you better believe that we'll be cheering along during every event as Team USA goes head to head with the best athletes in the world. But we wouldn't be true beauty fans if we didn't show some love to the host country, too. After all, the constant flow of hair, makeup, and wellness secrets that emerge from Brazil never ceases to amaze us. And well, anything that might put us on Gisele's level, right? (Or Adriana. Or Alessandra. Or Lais…)

So mix up a caipirinha and grab your jar of coconut oil, because we're counting down some of the best Brazilian beauty tips we've ever learned, straight from native models, fitness pros, and more. From Adriana Lima's go-to skin remedy to a Byrdie editor's trial run with a deodorant alternative, keep reading for the secrets you need to add to your repertoire.



Victoria's Secret

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