Rachel Roy/Becky explains how she gets her glossed, dye-free ‘good hair’


When I saw this Rachel Roy story on Jezebel, I couldn’t believe that Roy would be so clueless or ridiculous to actually talk about her hair, given everything that’s gone down in the past few months. But as it turns out, Rachel Roy just did a very basic “these are my makeup/skincare/haircare secrets” interview to In The Gloss, and sites are just running the hair part, because she’s Becky With The Good Hair. At least according to Beyonce, and according to Rachel too. Even though Rachel tried to deny being Jay-Z’s Becky With the Good Hair, the fact that Rachel zipped out the CFDAs as soon as Beyonce arrived speaks volumes. So here are some highlights from Becky/Rachel’s In the Gloss interview.

What is glamour: “Glamour has always been something that’s instinctual to me. I was always attracted to it in some way. I started working pretty early—at 14, I got a job at Contempo Casuals, which was this store where I thought all the pretty girls worked. They sold really flashy clothes, and for someone like me that loved glamour but lived in an area that wasn’t so glamorous, it was a joy getting on the bus and going to work. By the time I was 16, I was the assistant manager.”

Makeup: “I have a face that can take a lot of makeup—I have so much fun with it. But if I’m not doing a photoshoot or if I’m not in front of someone, my makeup look will just be mascara. I love Estée Lauder Turbolash. There’s a little motor in it that makes it vibrate to make the lashes look quite long. And I fill in my eyebrows with a Charlotte Tilbury Brow Lift. Super easy. She actually personally taught me how to brush them out so it kind of looks more natural. The goal is to have the Brooke Shields eyebrows, so that product is important to me. Charlotte also makes a good nude lipstick for me called Penelope Pink. For contour, I cut my face in half for sure. I use the Charlotte Tilbury Bronze and Glow Powder. It’s actually a pretty universal shade.

She used to sleep in her makeup: “For a long time, I was someone who would sleep with my makeup on. It’s what happens when you’re just exhausted, working so late. But I recently started cleansing at night with wipes—it feels really good and it’s easy. I just pick up a pack from the drugstore. And always something gentle… Ones that promise too much tend to sting and I don’t like any of that. My skin is really sensitive.

Becky with the good haircare: “I only colored my hair once, and I regretted it. You really have to make a commitment to maintain it. At that point, I just wanted to know what I would look like as a light brunette, but it wasn’t a good look for me. Now I go to Tracey Cunningham for a gloss, to brighten it, and then someone at her salon Mèche cuts it. On occasion, I do get oil treatments where they put oil on your scalp row by row and then massage you for 30 minutes. It’s amazing because my scalp gets dry. That’s why I only wash my hair about once a week. I’m a dry shampoo girl because of that. I can get a blowout to last me a whole week. If I get it styled, I like braids or a ponytail. I like it done really high and tight because it gives your face a little lift.

[From Into the Gloss]

Rachel is half-Indian like me, and I get how someone with my coloring wouldn’t be into doing drastic things with hair color. Like, I would never look good as a blonde, a redhead, or anything else other than just sticking close to my naturally dark brown/black hair. But I dye my hair all the time to cover the grey, and I don’t get how Rachel is claiming that her hair is un-dyed and just glossed? Look at Becky’s hair… is this just regular glossing? Or is she dyeing it too? And how does anyone make a blowout last a week? What about workouts and regular sweat issues in the summer? What about sleep? Also: CB pointed out that Becky might have hair extensions, which could be why she can go without washing her hair for so long.


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  1. OrigialTessa says:

    I never understand the “I only wash my hair once a week” people. Don’t you exercise? Don’t you perspire? You leave the gym and just towel off the sweat and go about your day? Tell me how.

    My bf is half Indian too. His hair is black and shiny. He’s 31. No grays yet. I guess it’s possible, but I’m skeptical.

    • Kitten says:

      I don’t get it either.

      I’m not styling/drying my hair during the week but I still have to wash it at least twice and co-wash one-two times just because it’s humid and I work out and get really sweaty.

      • V4Real says:

        I think it all depends on the hair texture. A lot of Black women do not wash their hair more than once a week, esp, if it was just recently permed, they have braids or weaves. Some go a couple of weeks without washing it.

      • Eden75 says:

        I posted below about that but I don’t have to either, just a rinse if I was really sweating. I am half the other kind of Indian so my hair is also really thick. It’s doesn’t get greasy quickly either.

      • QQ says:

        I have very curly naturally chemically f*cked up the ying yang hair and growing up my mom taught us to wrap our hair and protect the hair at night to keep whatever sh had done for a week, then here in the state my black gfs taught me about how is optimal to wait more even and about oiling, at first I was very apprehensive but its been true for me, like once i so to speak, trained my scalp so to speak, to a certain amount of oil it just becomes a non issue, in fact when i Laze around coconut and assorted oils I see the suffering, same if I wash too much, I can go two weeks, also when I am working out more ( self shade) as long as I dont touch it or fuss with it UNTIL It’s dry and then wrap things up, It’s good, but off of that too I don’t work out ( when I do, self shade again!) in the am’s unless hair is Ponytail lenght.. in which case same thing, you do not remove that pony til its dry

      • Almondjoy says:

        Yes it all depends on your hair type. I wash my hair once a week and then keep it in a protective style, whether it be cornrows, twistouts a flexirod set or just pulled up into a puff. If I washed it every day it would dry out severely and break off.

        I do use the LOC method every morning though which means I apply a bit of liquid, oil and then cream. This is how I keep my hair at its healthiest. Even when I had a relaxer I still washed it no more than once a week.

      • Eden75 says:

        What type of oil do you use? I am always on the hunt for ones to try. I have weird reactions to things, I can go months using something, then react to it, then not use it for a month or two and can go back to it, so I keep a list of what’s out there for when it happens.

      • Almondjoy says:

        Eden, not completely sure if you’re asking me lol but I’ll go for it anyway! I’m very big on extra virgin olive oil as well as jojoba oil. I’m allergic to coconut so these two work best for me. I have exzema and use them on my cuticles and skin as well and the results have been amazing. I also add tea tree oil to my shampoo whenever I run out of African Black Soap shampoo and it helps with dryness as well as itchiness.

      • Eden75 says:

        Almondjoy – Sorry, I should have put your handle in there. Thank you 🙂 Coconut oil is one of the few that I can use on my hands and feet but my hair freaks out. I am thinking about trying out the olive oil. I can eat it, so I figure it shouldn’t cause a reaction.

      • Almondjoy says:

        Yes, try it!! It’s my miracle oil. The only thing I consistently carry back and forth between my bathroom and the kitchen lol. I really hope t works for you!

      • Colleen says:

        @QQ My husband has trained his scalp too, to produce less oil. He went ‘no poo’ a couple of years ago while it was not pretty the first couple months, everything finally settled down and he has glorious hair that he merely runs Luke warm water through and cleans his scalp with just his fingertips and water. It always smells pleasant too. He’s tried to get me to try it, but I’m just stuck in that cycle of shampoo and conditioner every 2 days.

    • Sisi says:

      not sure about her, but I have a couple of ‘no poo’ friends, and they shower every day, but only use hairproduct once a week, which means they say they only wash once a week.

      Don’t know how that works with a blowout lasting a week though.

    • Scal says:

      I only ‘wash’ my hair once a week. And by that I mean I only use shampoo once a week. I still take showers every day and post gym with soap I just won’t use suds in my hair. I’ll rewet it though and scrub with my finger at the scalp. If it’s humid out I’ll rinse with conditioner 2X a week if it feels gross, but ‘washing’ my hair every day would make it a dry broken frizzy mess.

    • Timbuktu says:

      And dry shampoo? I use it too on days when I am too exhausted to wash my hair and wait for it to dry before bed, but I can’t do it for more than 1 day: it deposits powder on your scalp and hair (even if you brush it out, as you should, some remains), and that stuff begins to itch after 1 day! I can’t imagine going 3-4 days with dry shampoo!

    • littlemissnaughty says:

      The thought is a little gross to me too. Granted, I have to wash mine every day because it gets greasy but yeah, what about working out? Also, I regularly smell people’s unwashed hair in the elevator at work. It can be dirty without looking it. Unless you have scalp problems, please wash your hair more than once a week. For all of us who use elevators and public transport.

      • Matomedah says:

        +1 yes. It grosses me out. I exercise daily but even if I didn’t- hair stinks when not washed. I don’t understand people that can mow the grass or whatever and then just change and go about their day. Don’t you FEEL gross? I had a roommate years ago who took a shower, then had a day, then slept and woke up, went tanning, exercised, and went to her boyfriends for s3xy time. NO SHOWER. I’m still traumatized.

      • Lbliss says:

        Litlemissnaughty – I agree. It’s a repulsive smell. It is worse than body odour to me. It smells like mouldy hair clogged in the drain. Or a wet old musty rug.

    • InVain says:

      I think a lot of this depends on your skin type and your environment. I only wash my hair about once a week…and that includes wetting it. My skin and scalp are very dry…I have beautiful, long, healthy hair. On days when I wash I give myself a pretty darn good blowout and that lasts for about 3 days…then my hair will start to go up toward the end of the week. There is no need for me to wash my hair daily, or more frequently than I do now unless it gets dirty or desperately needs a wash sooner. I do work out frequently as well – and yes, I do sweat. While some people may find this disgusting – my hair doesn’t smell unclean and rarely feels dirty to me (or my husband). @littlemissnauty – I know exactly the smell you’re referring to. However, I do use product to absorb the sweat and freshen up my scalp/roots (products that have tea tree and rosemary in them)…. I don’t know – to each their own, but I’ve found that my current hair routine works really well for me and I get compliments on the state of my hair often.

      • Timbuktu says:

        My daughter’s hair is like this (she’s a kid, though, so will probably change with puberty): it does not look any different, doesn’t get greasy and dirty, etc. If you can get away with washing it once a week – power to you. BUT if you have to use the dry shampoo, IMO, it means you need to wash it more often, and in that case, I can’t imagine going a week with greasy hair just by applying more and more dry shampoo.

      • HeidiM says:

        This is pretty much what I do as well. Its so dry where I live that my scalp cant take shampooing more than once a week. I’ll only wash it more than that if I’ve been somewhere where there’s been smokers. I find that an impossible smell to mask and really absorbs into my hair.

      • InVain says:

        My hair doesn’t get greasy, I use dry shampoo to absorb sweat or to push a blowout and add volume for an extra day. Dry shampoo can be used for more than just substituting a shampoo. For the most part, I use a spray scalp tonic that contains some great natural ingredients and only reach for my dry shampoo once a week.

    • LAR says:

      My hair is super dry and shampooing a ton wrecks it. I rinse it out with hot water, which is more than enough to get out any sweat and condition. My hair does not stink. 🙂

    • Shambles says:

      Everyone has different hair, and thus different hair routines are going to work for everyone. I don’t think we can generalize and say, “well, you NEED to do this,” or, “your hair is gross if you do this,” because it’s not going to be the same for everyone. I have thick, coarse, curly curly hair, and I can go about 4 days without washing it, workouts included. Because of my hair texture, it takes a LOT for my hair to get greasy and nasty. But I know that’s not going to be true for everyone. And the downside is that it tangles so easily that I end up brushing out dreadlocks when I do wash it. We all have our hair pros and cons.

      • Eva says:

        THIS. All the people going on and on about how gross it is to not use shampoo everyday bugs me. Many many women with curly hair only wash with shampoo one day a week and that’s encouraged in that hair community, but aren’t dirty or gross because of course they still take showers. People are clearly thinking of different things when they think of the word wash. Different things work with different hair. Co-washing gets your hair and scalp just as clean as a shampoo but alot of people don’t think of that as really washing your hair.

        And generally most stylists say if your hair gets greasy after less than 1 day, it’s because you are washing TO often and your scalp is overproducing oil to make up for it.

      • Almondjoy says:


        You really can only speak on what works best for your own hair and scalp. Afro textured hair does not need to be washed daily and it would actually strip it of our natural oils. But I do get that some people have to do because of their hair type. It’s not gross, just different.

        And Eva, I love a good co-wash!

    • Bridget says:

      I have fine, curly hair that is prone to dryness and breakage, so when feasible I don’t wash my hair often, maybe just once or twice a week. Which means that I still shower and condition and use dry shampoo. BUT when I’m in training mode and running & working out 6 days a week that’s not much of an option, so I try to save my washes for days I do a heavier workout and sweat way more (there’s a big difference between a 5 mile shakeout day and a 20 mile day).

    • Maude says:

      I exercise 7 days a week and only wash my hair 1-2 days max.

      I have naturally dry, curly hair that is made worse by dye.

      Dry shampoo works wonders (you can get them with scents infused), and I’ll wet the front part and underneath a bit if I keep it straight, and if I keep it natural and curly, I’ll wet it all over and scrunch a bit. I also use a revitalizing spray, and argan oil to combat scent. I am really sensitive to bad smells, and my hair doesn’t stink.

      My hair really hits its stride on days 2-4, but goes downhill from there. I usually style it differently those days – ponytail, half up, bun, braids, etc. to get through until the next wash day.

    • Bread and Circuses says:

      You can wash your hair with conditioner, and it will come out squeaky clean.

      I wash with shampoo once a week because that’s the point where the waxes in my (cheap) conditioner are starting to weigh my hair down. If they didn’t, I might wash with conditioner all the time. (My hair is so much more frizzy and fly-away after the shampoo-wash.)

    • TwistBarbie says:

      I have short curly/wavy blonde hair and I wash it every day. If I don’t it feels gross, but I also have scalp psoriasis, so that doesn’t help. Dry shampoo is for emergencies only, the feeling of a layer of powder soaked in grease is awful. I think because I’m blonde the greasiness shows up more too. On the plus side because my hair is so short I never worry about damaging it, so I can travel without a bunch of special products, and I can go without conditioner. I swim daily, and I don’t need to worry about the chlorine either.

    • Wren says:

      I only wash my hair once or twice a week, and it isn’t nasty. I’m a white girl with white girl hair. Your scalp gets used to infrequent washing and my hair doesn’t really get oily until the third or fourth day. I wear it up nearly all the time you you don’t notice the oil at all. If it’s bad, there are hats. I don’t wash it a lot because I’m lazy and if I wash it more often it will just get oily really quick and need washing again and that cuts into my lazy time.

      If I get sweaty or gross I just pile my hair on top of my head and wash the rest of me. I only wash my hair once a week but I wash myself more frequently than that. Quick, easy, and I don’t have to wait for my hair to dry or expend effort to dry it, which again cuts into my lazy time.

      • Steph S says:

        OMG, you just described me to a T. I value my lazy time WAY too much to sacrifice it to hair styling.

        My hair is wavy (with a weird wave pattern) and I can wear it wavy for the first day; beyond that, it looks ridiculous and no way am I going to waste my lazy time washing/styling it every single day (that’s what buns are for, in my opinion). I do straighten it sometimes, too, and blowouts can last up to 5 days and still look good. Beyond that, the aforementioned buns/ponytails are the greatest thing ever, especially when you live in a hot climate where you sweat the second you walk out the door.

      • qwerty says:

        I’d rather die than walk around with greasy hair for half a week.

    • Alicat1822 says:

      This is why I love these commenting threads. This is smart and fun group and you guys share info. I ++1 on the olive oil and coconut oil bandwagon. I’m a fair Scotch/Swiss-mix with fine, half wavy reddish brown hair. I work out and like to sweat if I’m putting in the effort, but the ability to make that work with having three kids and needing to show up at meetings looking semi-current and groomed was something that I did not believe was possible…especially in Virginia. Where is hot as hell and super-humid in the summers. Last summer I decided to try a new approach- and one year later, in the summer, certain things worked. Really, really well.

      1. Go to twistmepretty.com. Seriously, this girl is good. With a tiny bit of practice, you can actually style your hair on your off-days. If you plan it correctly, you can do a perfect messy bun, followed by a braided style, then use dry shampoo and work the waves on the third day in a half-up look. I’m an idiot with hair, but I’ve always coveted the “I did this myself messy and it just happens to look really cute hairstyle.”

      2. The conditioning concoction every other week. I swear by this. I use coconut oil because I love it, but I’m going to try olive oil this week because I love that too and I think the same principle will work. This is what I do: mix 1 part RAW ORGANIC honey with 1 part coconut oil on the stove over low heat. Let them get warm and stir together. They will never fully emulsify together, but that’s okay. Just give it a good whisking. APPLY the mix to UNWASHED DRY hair when it has cooled down enough so you are not in danger of burning or overheating your scalp. Allow it to set into your hair… You can wrap it and leave it in overnight, or just wait 20 minutes. Your hair will show the results of doing this treatment immediately, and it is soooo good, but it gets even better if you build into your routine. You then want to RINSE your hair under warm water for a good two minutes. Then just SHAMPOO and use your normal conditioner and styling products.

      Sorry for the super long post😁, but this really works👍🏻👍🏻 and can save you so much hassle because you now have a way to approach every situation your hair or climate might throw at you. And having control is half the battle, right?

    • claire says:

      I’m one of those once a week people. My hair gets wet. I rinse it when I shower daily. But no shampoo everyday. My hair is curly and tends towards dry. Over washing strips it of its natural conditioners and it doesn’t get oily like others’, so there’s just no need to overdo it.

  2. Kitten says:

    I wonder about the extensions too, Kaiser. As you of course know, Indian women tend to have amazingly thick hair (in fact, a lot of the extensions that women wear come from India) so I don’t see why she would need extensions.
    Then again, Mindy Kaling got them so…..eh.

    • Timbuktu says:

      Mindy seem to be a possible exception to the great Indian hair rule? Either that or her hair is super-damaged?

      • Kitten says:

        Yeah she did cut it really short at one point I think so I understood why she got the extensions. But then her hair grew in and she still kept them. Not sure why.. but maybe you’re right that it’s just damaged from over-styling.

    • Nina says:

      Posted in wrong place

    • me says:

      I’m Indian and I can tell you not all Indians have “good hair”. It also depends on what kind of ancestry you have as an Indian. We are not a homogenous group. I tend to notice those from South India tend to have much thicker hair. I believe the temples in South India are where most of the hair for weaves comes from.

      • Nina says:

        Thanks “me”. The comments about “Indian hair” can be so generalized and ridiculous. India is MULTI-ETHNIC, there is no one type of hair, height, skin tone, facial features, body type, etc. But I will say that North Indians can also have incredibly thick hair (I speak from experience).

    • Bros says:

      I know someone who went to college with her and she said Mindy had a lot of hair loss issues, I think related to hormones, acne etc. Kind of the PCOS profile. So her extensions were probably to fill in some very thin hair. it wasn’t from overstyling.

      • Alicat1822 says:

        You are so right about hormones! Hair is very much like your skin and some people have very strong reactions to hormonal change. I had my first baby and was thrilled with the lush, thick locks of pregnancy. Until it all fell out 6 weeks after I gave birth. Two years later, I had twins. My hair was even better during that pregnancy, but I looked and felt like I swallowed two bowling balls, so I didn’t get to enjoy that look. Then it ALL (alopacia-style) started falling out one month after giving birth. The twins will be six this summer, but my hair took this long to get back to a stable point. Women crawl through the muck.. face down with the reproduction and hormone stuff. Glad to crawl through the trenches any day because the end game is worth it and you know that others have been in the trench-warfare hair battle too!

  3. AG-UK says:

    I have curly hair and I condition it everyday but wash it once a week. I wish I could get up and just go out of the house but I can’t.

  4. Pinky says:

    Maybe she does a henna gloss with indigo to cover the greys–in that case she’d be technically right. Still a lying SOS, but right.

    And I spy with my little eye, telltale signs of extensions on her head. (Look at the ends of the longer pieces.)


    • Rachael says:

      I know zero about extensions but now I’m curious as hell; what am i looking for? The ends look normal to me but I’m blind to this stuff

    • Flowerchild says:

      Maybe she has no gray hair, my grandma didn’t get gray hair until she was in her 60’s while my grandpa was completely white in his late 30’s it happens.

      • Eden75 says:

        My dad is almost 70 and has 3 or 4, that’s it. Me? I was going grey at 16. Sadly, no gloss covers it anymore.

      • Flowerchild says:

        My grandma only has a small patch in the front and that’s it and she now 79.

      • Eden75 says:

        I wish.

        Oh well, I am growing out my dye, which will take forever since I refuse to cut it all off, in hopes that I will have a wonderful white wall of hair one of these days.

    • TwistBarbie says:

      Yes, I’m definitely seeing two different textures there.

    • Ever says:

      Agreed! She at least has a topper on, that part is too perfect and doesn’t quite match up with her front hairline.

  5. Dana m says:

    I don’t know what a “gloss” service is. What is that?

    • InVain says:

      A gloss is usually a demi glaze of color or clear, super deep conditioning treatment done at the salon. They can get pricey depending…I’ve had them done at the salon and at home. If you take good care of your hair they aren’t really that necessary.

      • claire says:

        I have a few highlights in my dark hair that can start to lend toward brassy after awhile. Especially if out in the sun a lot. I get a gloss all over occasionally just to refresh the color and tamper down the brassy-ness.

  6. Skyblue says:

    I feel excessive…I have to wash my hair every day during the week, it looks and feels wonky if I don’t. I don’t worry about it on the weekends.

    • Brittney B. says:

      Don’t worry; I do the same thing. I live in Tampa and my hair is very long and thick. Sweat and oil are immediate when I step outside, and even indoors it takes less than 24 hours to start getting itchy and greasy.

  7. Elleno says:

    She is so pretty, and I love her style. I do wonder if she had her nose done at some point?

  8. Sam says:

    Personally, I can sweat and just air dry my hair and it won’t need a wash. But that it because my hair is baby fine and thin, and my scalp can air dry in a few minutes. That’s the only reason why. If your hair is thick and holds in sweat, I can’t imagine it staying okay.

  9. gwen says:

    *into the gloss is what the website is called 🙂

    second note, they put out some alright interviews, why would they interview her?

    whatever sells I suppose.

    • MellyMel says:

      Because she’s a fashion designer and they interview designers all the time. Plus she’s gorgeous and ppl are curious as to what products she uses.

  10. EEV says:

    I used to wash my hair every day, and thought it was gross that people would wash less than that – until I started having it professionally colored and saw my money wash down the drain. I now wash (with shampoo) only once or twice a week, but rinse at least every day. Made me realize that my hair actually looks and styles much better this way.

  11. Julie says:

    Is she an actress? Or a singer? Or just someone who may or may not have slept with Jay Z?

  12. rahrahrooey says:

    My hair is really thick and I sweat a lot so i wash my hair every day. I know it’s not good to wash hair every day but if I didn’t I would have no friends because I would stink. The End.

    • Brittney B. says:

      Haha, this comment made me laugh. You’re adorable. I’m in the exact same boat… hair gets greasy and gross immediately.

    • Erinn says:

      Yeah – I have fine, wavy-curly (depending on the humidity) hair, but I have a lot of it. I can push it to every other day- but I still need to use some dry shampoo, and almost ALWAYS end up tossing it in a ponytail on the day I didn’t wash. I just can’t. I’ve tried skipping it more, and for a decent trial period, but it just didn’t work out.

  13. Eden75 says:

    Super thick, curly, just past the butt length hair that I wash once or twice a week. I work out 5 days a week and ride a dirt bike so I rinse it in cold water and will dry shampoo if required the day before wash day. I don’t blow dry, rarely straighten or use a curling iron on my hair so it’s pretty healthy considering what it goes through. I sleep in a french braid and have never had a blow out, although I am thinking about trying one.

    Not everyone’s hair gets smelly from not being washed. If you take proper care of it and your scalp, it’s not an issue. The only time my hair gets washed more than my usual is when I get back from camping. I love campfires, I don’t love the smell of one in my hair. (Best thing about camping though is lake washing the hair. So easy and it’s so soft after. Enviro friendly shampoos are more expensive but totally worth it if you want to lake/river wash it.)

  14. JenniferJustice says:

    I’m an everyday hair washer. I have to or it feels greasy and won’t cooperate….ugghhh. I would love to go to once a week shampooing, but can’t imagine. I don’t judge once a week shampooers at all, in fact I’m super jealous.

  15. Bros says:

    can’t stop laughing at matomeda’s upthread comment. the smell after you tan is the WORST. When i used to tan, I would go after a workout too, just to get all the dirty done at the same time so that I could go home and SHOWER all that grossness off.

  16. celine says:

    Whether she’s Becky or not, that woman has gorgeous glossy hair. That gloss can be achieved without coloring, using silicone type products. I know because I have naturally thick hair and use silicone coated hair products.

  17. Shelly says:

    I’m black and washing hair each day is not an option, if I want hair. However I do clean scalp when I have braids. First few posters, black hair is not the same a Caucasian.

    • Eden75 says:

      My aunt is black and she was the one that helped me with my hair routine. I had no idea until I was talking to her how different her hair is. I am the only one with hair like mine in the family and she was the one who pointed out that it’s going to be way different. She has absolutely amazing hair, mid-back, light brown, extremely curly and very thick. She washes hers once a week, maybe, and when it’s in the braids she does the same as you. I use a bit of her routine and some trial and error on my own.

      I love when she brushes it out (rarely) because, wow, is it huge. Love it.

  18. Robin says:

    What is up with those awful trousers?

  19. Mandy says:

    I have medium brown hair and go for a gloss and cut every eight weeks. It definitely hides the few grays I have at 35. But my hair is a lot lighter. I guess it’s possible that it covers her grays, just not totally buying it though.

  20. Beckysuz says:

    I work out 5-6 days a week and only wash my hair maybe twice a week. Often only once. But I have an incredibly dry scalp and I put a lot of heat on my naturally curly hair when I blow it out. It is so much healthier since I started washing it less. I wear a moisture wicking headband while working out, use dry shampoo and wear a lot of top knots. Two of my sisters have to wash their hair every single day though. Their hair will look WET it gets so greasy after one day. So it really is different for every woman. Frankly I’m glad that my hair is dry enough that I can be a dirty beast because I might work out less if I had to constantly blow out my hair

    • Eden75 says:


      I would hate to have to wash and dry this mop everyday, no one has time for that. Blow drying it, on the rare (once or twice a year) occasion that I do is a 45 – 60 minute ordeal. No thanks. I’d rather sit on the couch and eat bonbons than do that every day, ugh.

  21. Erica_V says:

    I don’t get the comment that “gloss” isn’t a dye. It’s totally a dye, semi permanent but it’s still dyeing your hair.

  22. iheartgossip says:

    And why would be take advise from someone who is able to afford the best of the best, while having a hairdresser do their hair daily. So, Becky – what’evs

  23. Ever says:

    A gloss is just a fancy salon name for a Demi permanent color or a toner. The developer used can be anywhere from 6-15% and its acid based- which means they keep the ph level of the hair the same as would naturally be occurring and they do not lift the hair. A Demi permanent colour or “gloss” will mask grey hair- it won’t completely cover it, but some her hair is so dark; looking like a level 1-3 blue base- it’ll cover the grey because there is so much pigment in the darkest level of hair colour (like hers). Hers will also last longer if she’s not washing it every frew days and using heat styling products everyday.