After revealing that she only showers “briefly” every third day‚ Western Cape Premier Helen Zille‚ says she is pleased British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood shares her bathing habits.
“So‚ I am not alone in my bathing habits. Thanks @rinmor for pointing out I am emulating a fashion icon‚” Zille said on Twitter on Monday night.
— Helen Zille (@helenzille) October 2, 2017
The Independent http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/vivienne-westwood-bath-once-a-week-designer-washes-clean-young-secret-andreas-kronthaler-a7978431.html reported that Westwood said washing just once a week was the secret to staying young.
She was quoted as saying “people shouldn’t wash too much”.
The publication also reported that the designer’s husband washes once a month.
TimesLIVE recently reported that Zille regarded “oily hair in a drought to be as much of a status symbol as a dusty car”.
Zille’s insights into her personal hygiene were offered in a lengthy online column in which she attacked TimesLIVE and one of its journalists for a news report about the installation of a purifier to treat spring water at her official residence‚ Leeuwenhof.
“As for my husband and I‚ we try to use so little water‚ that I sometimes get worried about the hygienic and aesthetic consequences‚” Zille wrote.
“I shower briefly‚ once every three days‚ and for the rest wash in the hand basin. I used to wash my hair every day‚ but now only when I shower‚ with visibly negative consequences. However‚ I regard oily hair in a drought to be as much of a status symbol as a dusty car.”
By: Nomahlubi Jordaan -TimesLIVE
Source: TMG Digital.