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MUST SEE time-lapse: Watch a SI Swimsuit model get oiled up on set

Sometimes a lot of words just aren't necessary, and this, for sure, is one of those cases.

When our trusty editor traveled around the world to capture this mystery blonde beauty against a picturesque, tropical backdrop, we knew the final photos we'll reveal to our faithful following next month would be flawless. But if we're being truthful, this simple, yet sexy, behind-the-scenes video takes the cake. 

Ronda Rousey will appear in body paint in SI Swimsuit 2016!

Who knew the final touches of body makeup and little oil could be so tempting?

Feel like you can't possibly wait another moment from SI Swimsuit 2016 to be here? Good news: The wait is ALMOST over! In just three short weeks, our new issue will be in your hands and we promise it will have been well WORTH THE WAIT. Until then, we encourage you to rewatch the time lapse above and our final teaser on repeat! 

BONUS: See BTS photos from the making of SI Swimsuit 2016!