Whereas the remainder of us had been vegging out throughout numerous COVID quarantines, Alicia Keys — the 15-time Grammy winner who’s up for Song of the Year again on April 3 — home-schooled sons Egypt, 11, and Genesis, 7 (with husband Swizz Beatz); launched her eighth album, “Keys,” and her best-selling memoir, “Extra Myself”; and launched a skin-care line, Keys Soulcare.
She stored up the tempo this month, publishing the young-adult graphic novel “Lady on Hearth” and debuting her Athleta x Alicia Keys capsule assortment of exercise put on. However she additionally journals, meditates and takes lengthy baths to remain centered.
“I really like the concept of prioritizing connecting with your self and understanding who you’re and what you are feeling, and realizing that there isn’t any ceiling that may cease you,” says Keys, 41. Listed below are a couple of of the issues that soothe the singer’s thoughts, physique and soul.
“It provides a wonderful glow to my pores and skin — whether or not I’m sporting it utterly by itself, or placing it beneath my blush.”
“I really like Valentino baggage and particularly love this attractive purple one — my favourite shade.”
“I’m a sneaker fanatic! I’m obsessive about the Nike classics and Air Pressure 1s. I’m into all of the spins on the classics — the Off-White x Air Pressure 1s are loopy.”
“Mom denims simply match my curves. They’ve extra boyish types and extra female types, and they’re all nice.”
“I simply utterly love these gold sun shades.”
“Mama Medication [aka Deborah Hanekamp] creates these lovely tub rituals that embody flowers, salts, incense, stones and crystals. They’re actually highly effective and therapeutic.”
“That is my go-to, an absolute favourite. I put a tiny bit within the crease of my higher lid and it nonetheless appears tremendous pure.”
“I lastly realized tips on how to maintain them alive, which is thrilling. What’s so lovely about having a plant is you could proceed to nurture and nourish it. One thing about that simply feels good, ya know?”
“My favourite merchandise in my house is my Steinway child grand piano. It’s the primary piano I ever had, and it’s actually particular to me.”
“This jumpsuit is so contemporary. It is sort of a windbreaker materials, and it has this lovely again on it that’s actually particular.”
“I pair the bra tops with tights and a improbable duster, so it actually turns into a glance and an outfit, not simply exercise put on. There are such a lot of vivid colours to select from — it’s a extremely vibrant shade remedy.”
“I prefer to go fairly dramatic with mascara, and I really like this one. It’s actually, actually good.”