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38 year old singer Alicia Keys swore off wearing makeup 5 years ago - and she's kept to her word.

The platinum selling singer first decided to give up wearing makeup during a photo shoot in 2016. Alicia Keys was shooting for her new album, and opted for a makeup-free look. 

After seeing the results of the photoshoot, Alicia decided to swear off makeup forever.

And she's still on the movement - and looking great. Here's Alicia last night at a fashion event in New York City - looking gorgeous.


Alicia has received numerous accolades in her career, including 15 competitive Grammy Awards, 17 NAACP Image Awards, 12 ASCAP Awards, and an award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and National Music Publishers Association. 

She has sold over 65 million records worldwide. Considered a musical icon, Keys was named by Billboard the top R&B artist of the 2000s decade and placed number 10 on their list of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years. VH1 also included her on their 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and 100 Greatest Women in Music lists, while Time has named her in their 100 list of most influential people in 2005 and 2017. 

Keys is also acclaimed for her humanitarian work, philanthropy and activism. She co-founded and is the Global Ambassador of the nonprofit HIV/AIDS-fighting organization Keep a Child Alive.