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Alicia Keys Cleansing Swizz Beatz's Face Is A New Level Of Intimacy We Need From Bae

Alicia Keys Cleansing Swizz Beatz's Face Is A New Level Of Intimacy We Need From Bae

It's how she was looking at him for me!

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With the month winding down and Valentine's Day coming and going, there's still quite a bit of love lingering in the air. After all, everyone's love story is different, and since we're huge lovers of love around here, we can never get enough of the ways that people express their appreciation for their partners.

Well, one of our favorite couples, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, are showing off their love with a new level of intimacy that we stan; one that has nothing to do with sex. It was all about how she was looking at him for me!

Alicia Keys officially entered the beauty business when she partnered with drugstore favorite E.l.f Beauty to create a lifestyle beauty brand called Keys Soulcare. The brand focuses on wellness and self-care with products that include a face cream, face roller, and candle, all cruelty-free. Keys decided to test her products on her boo, which brings us to a video titled, 'Making Love To Your Face.' And listen, the two mega-stars get busy without ever even taking their clothes off.

The video opens up with the two discussing what Valentine's Day means in their relationship, as Keys lights her Sage + Oak Milk Candle:

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"OK, we're going to light the candle, and I like to light the candle to set an intention," she says, which Swizz agrees.

"You know, what do we want out of this moment? What I want out of this moment, is I just want a deeper connection and like some fun."

Swizz adds:

"I want out of this moment...cleansing."

Swizz then reads the mantra on the candle which states the powerful, "I shine at full wattage." #comethru

Up next, Alicia uses the first product on Swizz, the Golden Cleanser:

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"I love how light it is. It has turmeric in it, it has chamomile. And it has Manuka honey."

According to the website, the Golden Cleanser is peak cleaning goals as its primary skincare benefit is each ingredient (Manuka honey from New Zealand, turmeric and chamomile) soothes and calms as they cleanse. The activated charcoal helps purify and balance the look of skin. The scent of sandalwood soothes and encourages stillness, purifying both the skin and your spirit, giving you the clarity and power to turn everything in your life into gold.

The affirmation instructed for you to cite when using is: "I am devoted to this moment."

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As Alicia washes his face, she says:

"See I'm trying to give you like a sweet experience because we don't have to always go ballistic, although, we love having a great time, but there's so many different ways to have a great time. This is a good one. I recommend this as a good love moment. Good love moment tip."

She then sprays him up with some Reviving Aura Mist. Meanwhile, Swizz is loving it!

Next, they begin to exfoliate his skin, using Be Luminous Exfoliator:

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The Be Luminous Exfoliator has antioxidant-rich Hojicha powder, which provides non-stripping exfoliation for a softer, smoother-looking texture. Lactic acid for skin is a hardworking multitasker that gently exfoliates for a brighter appearance. The exfoliator also polishes the skin and your spirit to leave you shining from the inside out. The affirmation instructed for you to cite when using is: "I am layered, complex and divine."

Alicia applies the product and as she wipes his face, Swizz explains:

"Guys always wait until they break out or something happens and then they want to try to figure it out, when it should be the opposite."

He then exclaims:

"It feels so good, feels like a baby's ass, you feel that!?"

That man really loves him some Alicia!

Watch the super cute video in its entirety below:

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Featured image by Alicia Keys/Instagram

Five Things To Know Before Becoming A Dog Mom

This post is in partnership with Blue Buffalo.

So you’re thinking about becoming a dog mom? We love that for you! Having a happy, furry friend to greet you at the door each day, cuddle up on the couch with, and keep you in touch with the great outdoors is one of life’s greatest joys. And that’s before we get into all the cute puppy outfits there are to buy! But there are some key and non-negotiable things to know and consider before saying yes to bringing home a fur baby.

If having a pet is new to you, then naturally you might have tons of questions not only about how this new responsibility will transform your lifestyle, but also about how best to nurture your four-legged friend. Few things compare to the joy and companionship that a dog’s loyalty and love bring, but learning how to nurture and train them is a learning curve that requires equal parts preparation and patience. Once you find your rhythm, you and your furry new boo will form a bond that will add the brightest spark to your life.

If you ask any member of the canine crew you know, they’ll tell you they don't play about their babies! They’ll also probably give you a laundry list of things they wish they knew before bringing their new dog home for the first time. If you’re thinking about opening your doors to a new pup, there are a few things to prepare and assess. With the help of Blue Buffalo, a natural pet food brand trusted by millions of pet parents, we’ve rounded up five key things to know before joining the dog mom club.

1. Staying Active Is Key: Let’s keep it real — we all have days where we want nothing more than a 24-hour Netflix binge fest from the comfort of our couch. That’s especially true on a day where the weather is trash. We feel you on that. However, dog moms should make it a point to keep their pups active each day. Influencer Dynasti Hunt considers her Goldendoodle Aiden part of the family, and she loves to find creative ways to keep him moving rain or shine. “Aiden and I have realized the importance of staying active at home, even when the weather is bad outside,” says Dynasti, who loves spontaneous yoga and dance sessions with her adorable doggie.

2. Keep An Eye On Their Diets: Just like humans, our pals have to maintain a healthy, balanced diet in order to live long and quality lives. You might find it easy to tell what’s healthy to eat for yourself, but it can be a bit trickier to know the difference when it comes to pet food. Just because you see a product label with the words vegetarian, grain-free, or certified organic doesn’t automatically mean it’s the healthiest for your buddy at this particular stage in their life. Finding a trusted pet food brand like Blue Buffalo is key. They offer recipes for specific breed sizes, life stages, needs and preferences — this definitely comes in handy for picky eaters or dietary restrictions. For example, Aiden Da Doodle is allergic to chicken-based products, and thankfully BLUE allows Dynasti to choose from a variety of products that are formulated without chicken.

3: Use Treats Creatively: Are doggie treats the golden ticket to getting your pooch to act right? Yes, but they’re also good for so much more. Treats are great tools for positive reinforcement, whether you’re trying to potty train a young puppy or get them to learn tricks. Influencer Sauve Xavier, an Instagram comedian, who has gained over a million Instagram followers for his hilarious videos with his Dobermans Knox and Bear, says he plans clever scavenger hunts around his house as an incentive to keep his dogs active and challenged. Using BLUE Treats made with healthy ingredients, he’s able to dish out rewards without feeling guilty. Take it from the guy who can actually get his dog to help with chores.

4. Know That Planning Ahead Is Everything: If you are a first-time dog mom or thinking about becoming one, keeping your buddy on a schedule is going to be key. For example, potty-training puppies need to be walked every few hours so that you can keep the habit of going outside in and the possibility of them peeing on your precious rugs out. Most pets also need to be fed twice a day (morning and night.) What does this spell? Sacrifice. You’ll need to be present and arrive home in time to keep your dog’s routine going. So know that you won’t be able to indulge in spontaneous plans the way you might have before. This is most certainly a lifestyle change if you’re used to coming and going as you please, but the reward of raising a well-behaved pup is well worth it. You might also want to think about how you can recruit your partner, roommate, friends, or family to share in the responsibilities for those days when life happens and you’re ever in need of a little dog sitting help. You can also search the web for hired help if you’re in a pinch. Remember — it takes a village to raise a child (even a barking one)! Pro tip: Download the Buddies by Blue Buffalo app to get advice and tricks and plan for your pet parenthood adventures ahead.

5. Research Dog-Friendly Activities in Your Area: As you move about through life, you’ll find yourself looking for more and more dog-friendly places to go and things to do beyond just the local dog parks. Round up a list of bars, breweries, brunch spots, and shopping centers that welcome pups into their establishments. This will allow you to make the most of your days while being able to bring your pup along for the ride. It’ll also create opportunities for you to meet up with other dog moms and dads and arrange future play dates (or real dates with a fellow dog parent? Who knows)!

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