What's Jada Pinkett Smith Got On Under Her Dress?

01/29/2007 at 05:00 PM ET

Jada Pinkett Smith invariably looks so great on the red carpet, that we had to ask what her secret was. As husband Will Smith was being honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Saturday, Jad revealed to PEOPLE that she has two secret weapons: “I wear one of those elastic waist cinchers sometimes. You would not believe how small these dresses are! That and La Perla [lingerie]. Well, the La Perla’s not for the awards show, it’s for after. But that always helps to feel pretty underneath too. The other thing you have to make sure is that your skin is in good condition. There’s a lot of touching and kissing and hugging, so you have to be soft and smell good. I use Carol’s Daughter products. They are the best. They make your skin so soft, it’s like velvet and they smell great too, which is just as important.” If only getting arms like hers was as easy!

For all the award show gossip, check in with our Red Carpet Confidential blog.

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ML on

Will Smith just has a trophy wife.

ML on

Will Smith just has a trophy wife.

kph on

whatever, you’re just jealous!
they’re adorable together and she’s willing to put her career aside for his!

Kristen on

How, when she’s made money of her own, she’s been in movies, and has her own rock band! She even does some modeling, so please don’t hate on miss Jada. Know what your talking about, before you say it! Ignore the haters Jada!

La La on

Wow ML, i think i detect a note of jelousy. Yes, Jada’s got it goin on. She is a beatiful, respectable black woman, a mother of 3 and wife of Will Smith. She obviously knows what it takes to be charming and classy while in public, but sexy for her hubby behind closed doors. She could have her own career if she wanted to. She knows how “set it off” on the big screen ;o). But as for now she loves her family and is taking the time to raise her kids right and provide a good home for her fam. Do your thang Jada!

KT fr Cda on

She is so tiny that I didn’t think that she’d need spanx. She looks so pretty. Her and Will make a cute couple. She hasn’t put her career on hold. She was in 2 Matrix’s a few years ago and b/c you haven’t seen them doing anything lately may mean that they are working on something.

Frab on

KPH- that doesn’t mean ML is jealous just by the comment. I’m so sick of hearing that argument.
Anyway though, obviously Will and Jada are very much in love and it’s nice to see that in Hollywood.

j on

i love the color she had on at the sags. love this dress too. would’ve looked great w/a red clutch…

michele. on

what is wrong with being a respectable trophy wife?

Jackson on

She is adorable. I think she and Will are one of the cutest couples. Go Girl!

Elda on

If I had a looking husband i would be trying to look good too!

KC on

What does Will and Jada’s marriage have to do with how cute she looks? Last time I checked, Will and Jada have 2 kids together ( 3 kids total) and they will be celebrating there 10th year of marriage this year, Trophy I think not. Like many African American Hollywood couples, they have a “real” marriage and not any of this hollywood crap.

But getting back to what the topic was orginally about….Props to Jada, she looks great as always. I wonder if she has any Carol’s Daughter products slathered under that dress as well.

JESSICA on

I HAVE ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT SHE LOOKS KIND OF LIKE A MAN. BUT I WILL AGREE THAT SHE IS A GREAT WOMAN ROLE MODEL.

Mrs. West on

I think all of the negativity is unneccesary…This woman is a proven multi-talented individual, mother, actress, product-line manager, rock star, as well as, a devoted hollywood wife, who thru all the negativity, and name calling still smiles sweetly for your criticism!!! Have a good day ladies…

LMD on

I totally agree with Mrs. West. Well said.

KT fr Cda on

Mrs. West, I never dished her. I think she is awesome.

Neets on

i think she looks fab. But if we want to talk about her work history, she started on A Different World one of the Cosby’s Shows, which aired for years. She also played the voice of the hippo in Madaqascar (sp). She played a role but not major in Colateral with Cruise and Foxx. Jada just has enough since to know how to balance family and career, how to be supportive and be philantropic. So if Will has a trophy wife them damn he picked a great one because she can handle herself on her own with out him.

B-More on

Jada is the epitomy of how women of all backgrounds and races just have in going on! We can juggle being wife, mother, daughter, and a SUCCESSFUL career woman. Jada does it all. And as a native of Baltimore just like Jada, I have only good things to say about what she’s accomplished in her life. She has worked hard and loved hard, and she can definitely afford to CHILL whenever she wants. Not to mention that she has a husband that will hold her down at ALL times. So please don’t hate!

T on

i like her style and talent as good as perfect. i like about her fashion how she dress as much as i look her. she is a good mother, actess and rock star. and one thing Mrs. West saide most of it I agree. she is a woundful woman and successful career she has. And her husband to his a successful career he has and he is a good looking he is.

sam on

I admire Jada and Will they are a great couple but I am one of the few that thinks Jada looks manly. She was really cute when she was younger but she has HARD look. By no means am I saying she is not attractive but she looks much older in the face than her years. Great body though

Toya on

I love Will and Jada as a couple. They make a really good looking couple and they have the cutest kids. They seem to have a great relationship and I love that.

Latiesha Brown on

JADA girl i love your dress. And i like your style .I’mbig fan of you .

sara on

Jada is so pretty, she carries herself so well, Will is lucky to have her. God Bless them both

APRIL on

Jada, you got it going on girl!

Tina Mack on

Jada Pinket holds her own. She’s strong, confident, and beautiful, and she’s an excellent loving mom. She portrays a women who is in total control of herself and who definitely has her Will rapped around her finger. Now that doesn’t appear to be a trophy wife. You do the math.

kp on

All I can say is, “Way to go Jada and Will.” They are the prime example of a true loved “Hollywood” couple. I know some of you female HATERS will like to read another sad love deal gone wrong, let me say try sticking with the news of Trashy Brittany Spears or Junkies Whitney and Bobby, or better yet,d*ck sucking, white trailor trash Anna Nichole Smith. Have a nice day.:)

Dixie Marie on

Wow! you guys are tough on people! I think she is great. Just the fact that her and Will are still married is amazing. That is hard to find in Hollywood. I say YOU GO GIRL!!!

Kimberly Smith on

I love this couple, this is the most strongest, sharpest, most intelligent, couple I have ever seen before in my life.yall know celebrity marriages never last,they have been hangin in their and more power to them. I believe they are soul mates. They are a real good example for us young black people. Stay strong. Will stay sexy I don’t care what nobody say we are cousins man. Love ya Jada

Jada on

Jada este o persoana minunata.Este o mama buna si o sotie care il face ffffffffffffffffoooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrtttttttttttttttttttttteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee fericit pe Will.Familia Smith este o familie adorabila.Iubesc aceasta familie!!!!!!!!!

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