Model Adwoa Aboah's secret to a peaceful night sleep – and a must-have balm for under £10

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Model Adwoa Aboah's secret to a peaceful night sleep – and a must-have balm for under £10 - Adwoa Aboah for Rimmel London Kind & Free
Model Adwoa Aboah's secret to a peaceful night sleep – and a must-have balm for under £10 - Adwoa Aboah for Rimmel London Kind & Free

Supermodel, podcast host and mental health activist, Adwoa Aboah, is one of the most photographed women in the world, and has graced the cover of a host of influential titles such as Vogue and Time magazine. She founded the charity Gurls Talk in 2015. Here, she reveals her secret to applying mascara flawlessly, plus her six all-time favourite beauty products.

The lash lengthener

Kind & Free Clean, Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara, £9.99, Rimmel London
Kind & Free Clean, Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara, £9.99, Rimmel London

Kind & Free Clean, Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara, £9.99, Rimmel London. This is a must-have – it conditions and lengthens. I keep my routine simple and this is my go-to.

An all-purpose balm

Original Clear Balm, £6.95, Dr Paw Paw.
Original Clear Balm, £6.95, Dr Paw Paw.

Original Clear Balm, £6.95, Dr Paw Paw. I like to use this as a lip balm but it’s also a really good moisturising and soothing product for other areas of the body.

A great smelling body cream

Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, £44, Sol de Janeiro.
Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, £44, Sol de Janeiro.

Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, £44, Sol de Janeiro. With a hydrating blend of ingredients, including coconut oil and açai oil, this body cream is really conditioning and replenishing.

Kind to hair

Manketti Oil Pomade, £52, Charlotte Mensah.
Manketti Oil Pomade, £52, Charlotte Mensah.

Manketti Oil Pomade, £52, Charlotte Mensah. This is packed with nourishing ingredients and is kind to your hair. It absorbs well, too, so doesn’t leave it feeling oily.

CBD supplement

Sleep Drops 10% CBD, £69, Oto.
Sleep Drops 10% CBD, £69, Oto.

Sleep Drops 10% CBD, £69, Oto. A more recent discovery for me, and I love it. It really enhances a relaxed and peaceful night’s sleep.

For a relaxing bath

English Pear & Freesia Bath Oil, £20, Jo Malone London
English Pear & Freesia Bath Oil, £20, Jo Malone London

English Pear & Freesia Bath Oil, £20, Jo Malone London. I like to have a bath at the end of the day, it’s a relaxing ritual for me. This oil softens my skin and gives it a smooth texture with a subtle scent.

Adwoa’s top tip

When applying mascara, if you have your mirror low down, it reduces the mess you make on top of your eyelid. This way you don’t ruin your eyeshadow!

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