- Miss Universe R’Bonnie Gabriel didn’t wash her hair for 2 weeks throughout the competitors.
- Gabrielle advised Insider that she averted every day showers so she may keep her tan.
- She additionally let the hairspray construct up in her hair as a result of it made her curls look “clear and crisp.”
Now that she’s the brand new Miss Universe, R’Bonney Gabriel is able to share a few of her pageant secrets and techniques.
The 28-year-old clothier advised Insider on Monday that she did not wash her hair for 2 weeks whereas taking part within the competitors, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“Individuals assume it is humorous as a result of we get on stage and we glance so lovely and recent,” Gabriel stated with amusing. “However I truly felt so soiled after I was within the remaining.”
“I have not washed my hair in all this time since I went to the pageant on January 1,” she added. “And I nonetheless have not!”
Gabriela additionally advised Insider that she did not bathe day-after-day throughout the competitors as a result of she needed to keep up her tan.
“I do self-tanning as a result of I am light-skinned, and while you’re on stage, the lights wash you out,” she stated. “You need these muscular tissues to pop.”
Understanding she needed to skip showers to keep up her tan, Gabrielle stated she did not use hairspray “until I completely needed to.”
“At first of the competitors I am going to do lots of hairdos and as I’m going on I am going to begin carrying my hair down and placing hairspray in it and letting it construct up,” she stated.
However skipping the bathe truly helped Gabrielle’s hair in the long term.
“I’ve base of hairspray for the finale and the curls will actually keep,” she stated. “The dirtier the hair, the extra the curls will keep good, clear and crisp.”
Gabriel now plans to make use of his platform to point out how “vogue is a pressure for good.” And the brand new Miss Universe is worked up to get pleasure from what she calls “the sweetest victory” after her Miss USA reign was overshadowed by allegations that the pageant was rigged in her favor.
“I hope it simply proves to everyone, not as revenge, however simply to point out those that I deserve it,” Gabriel advised Insider.
“It is a highly effective message that I wish to share with the world,” she stated. “Whether or not folks attempt to put you down or have misconceptions about you, you possibly can’t let it get to you. Simply hold going and you will get what you deserve, which is why I am so completely happy to be Miss Universe.”.