“[The most essential quality for a good sex life is] to be uninhibited,” she told Cosmo for Latinas. “I’m not talking about bringing in a third person or watching porn all night: That’s what leads people to believe they are amazing in bed when they’re the worst ever. Pornography is not sex education—it’s the opposite! Don’t allow insecurities to close you off. Be creative.”
Though they’ve since split, Jordan Bratman and Christina Aguilera (parents to Max) kept things spicy every weekend. “We have something called naked Sundays,” she told Ellen Degeneres. “On Sundays we just do everything in the house, and we’re just cozy and laid back. We do everything naked. We cook naked. ”
While writing a parenting column for iVillage, the actress explained that sometimes making the time is the hardest part of getting intimate—so you need to stick to a schedule. “During one of these chats, my girlfriend Kelly shared one life-changing word with me: ‘Schedule!’ She had transitioned her babies to a consistent 7 p.m. bedtime, so she knew that she could have some grown-up time each night.” Noted.
The secret to Hayek’s marriage with her husband Francois-Henri Pinault? Sexting. She told More magazine that sending racy texts helped keep their relationship going outside of the bedroom. “Of course, I can show you a text that would surprise you,” Hayek told More‘s interviewer during their chat. “I can show you a thousand things. But I’m not going to.”
The star—who has been married to hottie Mark Consuelos for 19 years and has three young children—revealed that making the effort of having sex is important for a marriage. “Lots of sex,” she said, when answering how they keep their marriage going. “I fundamentally believe that the more you do it, the more you do it, the less you do it, the less you do it.”