ROD Stewart created his famous spiked rooster barnet with mayonnaise — and experts believe it could be why it is still going strong.
The Maggie May singer, now 76, applied the protein-packed emulsion before giving it a frenzied towel rub.
Maggie May star Rod Stewart created his famous barnet with mayonnaise[/caption]
The singer, now 76, would rub a towel after applying it[/caption]
Tour manager Elliot Saltzman said it was copied by Small Faces frontman Steve Marriott, who was once pulled off a plane by cops for being boozed with a fan.
He recalled: “I get rid of the girl, take the yellow jacket off Steve, push down the spiked-up rooster hair, a style which he told us — and he said he got this from Rod Stewart – was created by putting mayonnaise on his hair and rubbing a towel on his head really fast.”
Rod spends up to £6,000 a year on his “brilliant” hair.
But last year the dad of eight said lockdown stopped his trims and bleaches, adding: “It’s the longest it’s been since the Seventies.
Rod spends up to £6,000 a year on his ‘brilliant’ locks[/caption]
Farah Dhukai said mayo is great as ‘it contains proteins that will make hair strong and prevent it from breaking’[/caption]
As lockdown kicked in last year, the dad of eight said of his hair ‘It’s the longest it’s been since the Seventies’[/caption]
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“Three months without a cut. What do you think of the long locks?”
Experts said mayo can be used in a hair mask.
Farah Dhukai said: “It contains proteins that will make hair strong and prevent it from breaking.”