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Marisa Miller photos and interview

Model of the Week: Marisa Miller

Welcome back to Model of the Week, where every Wednesday we learn the beauty secrets of top models. This week's featured model is Marisa Miller, who was discovered by famed photographer Mario Testino in 2001 while she was surfing in Manhattan Beach, California.

It's fitting, then, that Miller's major claim-to-fame is appearing in six Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. Originally from Santa Cruz, California, the surfer babe was born on August 6, 1978, and grew up with two sisters. In high school, she was a star volleyball player and a big fan of all beach sports.

In addition to her SI shoots, Miller has modeled for Victoria's Secret and has appeared on the covers of Vogue, Fitness, and Shape. She has been featured in campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, J.Crew, Nordstrom, and Andrew Marc, and in August, she will star in her first television commercial alongside Heidi Klum for Victoria's Secret.

She chatted with Fab about her fashion passions, and you can read her beauty secrets and see a gallery of her work if you read more.

What is your secret to beautiful skin and hair?
Getting enough sleep, drinking a lot of water, a healthy diet, good moisturizers and conditioners. When I'm taking care of myself and being healthy, everything looks better!

What is the one product that you can't live without?
That's hard because it totally depends. After a long flight, eye drops and eye cream. Makeup-wise, it's Shiseido's Eyelash Curler.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Ice cream and croissants.

What are your favorite drugstore products?
Maybelline Lash Discovery Waterproof Mascara and Almay Eye Makeup Remover Pads.

Happiness is...
Hanging out at the beach with friends and surfing. That is the best remedy for jet lag!












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