Wednesday, January 19, 2022

LisaRaye Defends Celebrities Turning to Glam Squads While in Quarantine

LisaRaye McCoy

*LisaRaye McCoy sees no problem with celebrities defying social distancing guidelines by having their hair and make-up teams make house calls during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“I do not think it’s an unfair advantage for celebrities to get their hair [and] nails done at home, because I feel like we are all at different levels,” the actress told Page Six Style. “So what — if you can’t drink champagne, I can’t drink champagne? If I can afford it, I can do anything I want.”

LisaRaye added,  “The grocery stores are more dangerous to go to than somebody’s home, so to each their own.”

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LisaRaye McCoy
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 23: LisaRaye McCoy attends American Black Film Festival Honors Awards Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 23, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

That said, McCoy has been doing her own hair and nails while sheltering-in-place, and she’s also showing her feet some love with a simple and affordable at-home treatment. 

“I put Vaseline and lotion on my feet, [then] Saran Wrap … and I walk around with that all day and overnight so my heels won’t get hard and crusty,” she explained.

The Chicago native also uses cucumber slices on her eyes,  aloe vera for her complexion and when it comes to her hair? 

“I have not used a lace front wig yet,” McCoy said. “I’m letting my edges show ’cause I got them and I want to keep them. That glue and the hairspray scares me. I don’t know how to do it.”

You can catch LisaRaye McCoy in Season 2 of UMC’s “A House Divided,” now streaming on UMC.tv.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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