Ramona Singer could also be on her 12th 12 months of “RHONY,” however seemed as youthful as ever for the present’s Season 12 reunion.
Singer, 63, teamed up with her hairstylist Julius Michael to create what he calls a “contemporary and new” type for the first in-person “Housewives” reunion since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
“I wished Ramona to look younger. Leah joined the forged and he or she’s youthful, and Ramona goes to be 64 in October,” Michael lately instructed Web page Six Type.
The pair additionally settled on smooth locks out of necessity. “Usually we keep on set for the full 12 hours or nevertheless lengthy it takes,” the stylist defined. “We may go on set and contact them up. This time they weren’t permitting anybody. Then they determined to let every [star] decide one particular person to remain on set. So that they had both a hair or make-up [artist].”
Singer selected to have her make-up artist stay on set, pondering that her hair could be decrease upkeep. However after all, the course of to get her look wasn’t as clean as she had hoped.
“The primary time I noticed Ramona was the week prior [to filming],” Michael mentioned. “Ramona was quarantined in Florida for most of the time, so I despatched her her hair colour components. She had somebody on the market coloring and doing hair. So when she bought again to my chair, I type of wished to vary up the hair a little bit bit. So I went additional blond. I made her very gentle. And when she was sitting in my chair, I mentioned, ‘You realize what? I’m not going to be on set with you. I gained’t be there to the touch up. I believe I wish to offer you lengthy, smooth hair.’”
However when it got here to including an “additional eight inches” to Singer’s locks, Michael needed to get resourceful.
“The extensions I used on her, I had made for Jenny McCarthy,” he revealed. “As a result of I made her a a lot lighter blonde, I gave Ramona a set of hair extensions to convey with her to the Hamptons after which convey on set, and he or she forgot them. So the evening earlier than, she referred to as me and I needed to seize the hair extensions I made for Jenny. So I solely had a number of tracks — I didn’t have rather a lot. I used to be nervous, worrying that her quick hair would come out.”
Michael created Singer’s look on the day of the shoot through the use of Oribe Mystify Restyling Spray ($44) on her damp roots and including Oribe Gentle Lacquer Warmth Styling Spray ($36) to maintain her hair trying clean and glossy as soon as it was dry.
Half one in all “The Actual Housewives of New York” reunion airs Thursday at 9 p.m. ET.