Alicia Keys‘ husband Swizz Beatz can add another skill to his résumé: expert manicurist!

Since Keys, 39, hasn’t been able to visit her go-to nail technician since she’s been social distancing for over a month during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the singer’s husband Beatz, 41, gave her a helping hand. The hip-hop artist posted a sweet video on Instagram as he soaked his wife’s manicure off and filed the polish down so she could have clean, bare nails.

“Quarantine Day 33 😳 I think everyone will come out of this more handy and crafty 100% 😂😂😂 #Deans FYI I was joking 🥵,” Beatz captioned the video. 

View this post on Instagram Quarantine Day 33 😳 I think everyone will come out of this more handy and crafty 100% 😂😂😂 #Deans FYI I was joking 🥵

A post shared by Swizz Beatz (@therealswizzz) on Apr 14, 2020 at 1:19pm PDT


As Beatz filed the polish, he asked, “I’m trying to get it off?” Keys explained that he wasn’t supposed to remove her entire nail, but only the nail color. “Mhm, but it’s not the whole thing. It’s on top of my nail,” she said.

Then, the singer’s husband thought it might be a good idea to try a different tool to remove the manicure more efficiently. “So you can use an X-Acto knife?” Beatz asked. But Keys wasn’t quite on board. She replied, “I don’t know if that’s a good idea.”

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Her husband jokingly quipped, “An X-Acto knife would cut this s— off!”

Keys isn’t the only star to take nail care into her own hands while hanging out at home with her family amid the coronavirus outbreak. Chrissy Teigen recently shared a photo on Instagram as she practiced giving her mom a gel manicure.

She captioned the photo, “Learning how to give gel manicures! I’d do a close up of her nails but IT AINT PRETTY.”

The model and cookbook author also gave a shoutout to a couple of celebrity nail artists. She said, “thank u @tammytaylornails and @kimmiekyees, don’t worry I am def not ever reaching your level.”

Ariana Grande also dabbled in press-on nails — which looked just as good as professional nail art. The “7 rings” pop star posted a video on her Instagram Story of a box of whimsical, sparkly baby blue press-on nails that she said she applied without the help of her usual nail pro.

“u are a gift @bettyinacherry thank u,” the star captioned the video where she appeared to thank her freelance nail artist friend for sending over the pack of press-on nails.

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