Real Black Love!: Saweetie Catches Quavo Smoothing Down His Edges With A Toothbrush

Saweetie And Quavo

Real Black Love!: Saweetie Catches Quavo Smoothing Down His Edges With A Toothbrush

Plus, see how other rappers are acing the grooming game.

Published 2 weeks ago

Written by BET Staff

Move over, sis, the guys joining the beauty conversation, especially when it comes to breaking down the stigma of discussing good grooming habits. 

Below, we compiled a list featuring everyone from P. Diddy to Jaden Smith to see what these handsome men use on the daily.

  1. Quavo

    Quavo might be busy trapping out the "Bando" but that doesn't mean he misses the opportunity to lay his edges using his GF Saweetie's edge control. We love that the couple can share each others beauty hacks. Peep the toothbrush! 

    Buy It: Edge Fixer Glued ($7)

  2. P. Diddy

    Stay focused!! Laser Focused!! #HustleHarder

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    It's no surprise that this inspirational rap mogul is dropping his skin-care tips, paired with some inspirational speeches, all over the 'gram. Sean Combs, a.k.a. P. Diddy, a.k.a. Puff Daddy, is all about that self-care life. From eye masks to massages, Diddy has cracked the code to keeping his youthful appearance on lock. 

    In 2015, Diddy gave us a look into his Pre-Oscars routine and proved that there's nothing better than getting a professional facial. If you can't hit up the spa before the turn up, check out the "special lasers" that his aesthetician used to have his skin looking right! 

    The NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Kit uses microcurrent therapy to stimulate and tighten your skin. Using this can reduce wrinkles, improve facial contours and brighten your skin, leaving it looking smoother and softer. No wonder Diddy looks so damn good!

    Buy It: NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Kit  ($325)

  3. Pharrell
    Executive producer Pharrell Williams attends the Netflix Original Series "True and The Rainbow Kingdom" Sneak Peek on August 10, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON        (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
    (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Pharrell is best known for his musical chops and effortless style. But let's not forget that this man never ages. We've all been waiting to know the secret to his wrinkle-free skin—and he has four simple steps: exfoliate, cleanse, moisturize and see a dermatologist!

    In Pharrell's interview with In The Gloss, he revealed that Naomi Campbell is actually the one that told him to see a dermatologist for all his skin-care needs instead of using drugstore products like Cetaphil. He put down the Cetaphil and switched over to Glytone Self-Foaming Cleanser, Clearing Toner and Moisturizer, all prescribed by his dermatologist Dr. Elena Jones.

    You can use these products listed, but as Pharrell said, it's always best to visit a dermatologist and find out exactly what products work best for your skin. We can't all be poreless like Pharrell and Naomi!

    Buy It: Glytone Self-Foaming Cleanser ($40); Glytone Acne Clearing Toner ($24); Glytone Gentle Rejevunating Lotion ($56)

  4. A$AP Rocky

    A$AP Rocky's skin is literally baby smooth. Even though he has some opinions about some women's makeup routines, he gave the Coveteur the down low on his skin-care secret: witch hazel!

    "Honestly, I haven’t been told my skin is flawless. What I use is something called witch hazel to cleanse and exfoliate every day. You’ve got to exfoliate, you know?" he shared. 

    For those who don't know, witch hazel is a natural astringent considered one of the best remedies for fighting acne and removing excess oil off your skin.

    Buy It: Dickinson's Witch Hazel ($5)

  5. Drake

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    Drake isn't playing any games when it comes to his dental hygiene! After Drake posted this smiling pic of himself, an Instagram user tried to come for Drizzy stating that his teeth were dirty.

    Drake responded saying "I brush with activated charcoal before any club night where I will see baddies know datttttttttt." We feel you, Drake!

    Toothbrush with black charcoal toothpaste
    (Photo: Getty Images)

    Activated charcoal is a black powder that can be made from the likes of coconut shells when exposed to high temperatures. Plus, it can be used as a natural teeth-whitener as well as a detox ingredient and skin-care product to fight acne. 

    According to Dr. Gary Glassman, the chief dental officer of DentalCorp, the actual perks of using activated charcoal aren't definite. Dr. Glassman says that those thinking of making the switch should use it sparingly because activated charcoal lacks flouride, which is the ingredient in toothpaste that fights bacteria. 

    Buy It: Hello Activated Charcoal Fluoride Free Whitening Toothpaste ($6)

  6. Future
    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Rapper Future is seen leaving the Philipp Plein fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Hammerstein Ballroom on September 9, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)

    Future's dreads always look luxurious (and moisturized) whether they are tucked under a hat or free-flowing as he turns up during a performance.

    His longtime stylist, Shekinah Anderson, gave Refinery29 the down low on what she uses to have his dreads looking full of life, even with the blonde tips!

    Shekinah, who first twisted Future's hair at 16 years old, washes and conditions his hair with Pureology's Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner. After drying and detangling with her Shekinah Jo Moisture Infusion Leave-In Conditioner, she retwists his dreads with Sulfur8's Loc Twist & Braid Gel and Ampro Pro Styl Protein Styling Gel.

    When rocking dreads, the most important thing to remember is moisturize, moisturize and, of course, moisturize. Future's stylist (and friend) has definitely got that on loc! Get it? LOL.

    Buy It: Pureology's Hydrate Shampoo ($66); Pureology's Hydrate Conditioner ($68); Shekinah Jo's Moisture Infusion Leave-In Conditioner ($11); Sulfur8's Loc Twist & Braid Gel ($11); Ampro Pro Stly Protein Styling Gel ($4)

  7. The Weeknd
    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  The Weeknd attends the 2017 Harper ICONS Party at The Plaza Hotel on September 8, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
    (Photo: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

    This Starboy has star quality skin that never seems to age. (Seriously, how old are you, Abel?)

    This is all courtesy to his groomer, Christine Nelli. Whenever The Weeknd needs to look his best on stage, Nelli told Billboard.com she uses ReVive skin-care products to prep his skin to be spotlight ready.

    Nelli says that after cleansing, she applies the ReVive Eye Renewal Serum under his eyes to reduce the look of fine lines or wrinkles. Then, she mixes the ReVive Rescue Elixir Anti-Aging Oil and ReVive Defensif Renewal Serum as a moisturizer. For subtle coverage, she'll finish his look off with ReVive Le Tint Moisturizing Veil and ReVive Intensite Moisturizing Lip Balm Luxe Conditioner to keep his lips hydrated.

    Created by plastic surgeon Dr. Gregory Bays Brown, Revive was developed in order to combat lackluster complexions and leave skin looking ageless. He uses his patented and Nobel-prize winning Renewal Epidermal Science (RES) Technology to help regenerate skin cells. 

    Buy It: ReVive Eye Renewal Serum ($150); ReVive Resuce Elixir Anti-Aging Oil ($285); ReVive Defensif Renewal Serum ($235); ReVive Le Tint Moisturizing Veil ($105); ReVive Intensite Moisturizing Lip Balm Luxe Conditioner ($60)

  8. Jaden Smith
    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 02:  Actor Jaden Smith is seen on August 2, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by VMAL/Star Max/GC Images)
    (Photo: VMAL/Star Max/GC Images)

    If you spot Jaden Smith at any event, you will most likely see him with his favorite accessory: water. He seems to be one of the most hydrated celebs out there with not one blemish gracing his glowing, radiant skin. He even tweeted about his love for distilled water. 

    Jaden and Will Smith took this love for water one step further by starting their own water company. So, Jaden's traded his usual jug of distilled water for these cute, colorful JUST waters. According to their website, JUST water is 100 percent ethically sourced and packaged water from Glens Falls, New York.

    Does drinking more water really make your skin glow?

    Board certified dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, M.D. told Women's Health, “I’ve found that water makes a big difference in skin health. Without adequate water intake, skin appears duller, and wrinkles and pores more prominent.”

    We might just have to cop some of the Smith's water. It doesn't hurt that it's good for your skin AND the environment. 

    Buy It: JUST Water 24-pack ($40)  

  9. Frank Ocean
    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29:  Katonya Breaux Riley and Frank Ocean attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME's 100 most influential people in the world at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIME)
    (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIME)

    Frank Ocean is known for his smooth vocals but he also has crazy, smooth looking skin. You can thank Mama Ocean for that.

    Katonya Breaux was adamant on making sure her sons had sunscreen on when they were growing up. Frank's mother even created her own skin-care line of SPF products called Unsun after the frustration of not being able to find sunscreen for brown skin. Katonya says that her son definitely incorporates sunscreen into his daily routine.

    Cover up on your winter escape 🌞#UNSUNcosmetics

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    Sunscreen should be used every day whether its a beach day, Netflix and chill day and even a snow day! It helps keep your complexion looking smooth and ageless while protecting it from damaging UV rays.

    There's also a huge misconception that people with darker skin don't need to use sunscreen. Katonya Breaux aims to show that's just not true with her line of natural, mineral based SPF products that blend perfectly into all skin tones and are free of those nasty chemicals that can irritate your skin.

    Buy It: Unsun SPF30 Tinted Mineral Sunscreen ($29)

  10. DJ Khaled
    LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18:  DJ Khaled arrives at Variety's 1st Annual Hitmakers Luncheon at Sunset Tower on November 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
    (Photo: Amanda Edwards/WireImage)

    DJ Khaled has been known to drop his major keys to success all over social media. What's his major key for softer looking skin? Cocoa butter! He says he doesn't even wear cologne because cocoa butter leaves him smelling that good.

    After dropping this knowledge all over Snapchat, Palmer's actually partnered up with DJ Khaled and launched his own line of cocoa butter products called "We The Best Glow," "Live Life Smooth" and "They Block."

    Cocoa butter works great on sensitive skin because it moisturizes and hydrates, while also repairing and healing damaged skin. Cocoa butter is also known to fade stretch marks. Major key!

    Buy It: DJ Khaled's Special Edition Cocoa Butter Formula Collection ($5.50)

(Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

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