Those Car Wash Videos Are Actually Better For People Than You Think

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When I’ve had a long day, there are one of two things I’ll watch to relax before bed. I’ll either watch crochet videos, or I’ll watch people wash cars. Turns out, the latter of those two options actually plays an important role in relaxing children with autism.

This great story comes from Jil McIntosh over at, who chatted to Clint Baker of Reviews by Vince, a YouTube channel that has amassed millions of views on its videos of automatic car washes. Baker started the channel for his son. Here’s a little snippet from the story:

“My son’s autistic, and ever since he was really little, he’s just had a real thing for car washes,” Baker said. “He started watching them on YouTube all the time. I typically go through a lot of car washes anyway, so I decided I would start recording.

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A Woman on TikTok Is Going Viral for Rinsing Her Bright Red Hair Dye Out at the Car Wash

This weekend, in trending TikTok news: A woman has gone viral for going to the car wash to rinse out her bright red boxed hair dye. The user goes by @theonlykeef and her post — captioned “The salon experience. Watch the end!” — amassed more than five million views in a little over a day.

“I wanted to look like Midnight Ruby,” @theonlykeef says at the start of the video while laughing and holding up a box of Splat’s No-Bleach Midnight Hair Color in the shade Ruby; her hands and forehead both drenched in red dye. The person taking the video then says, “So where are we going?” to which she responds, “the car wash.”

Lo and behold, they’re at a car wash in the next clip, with @theonlykeef holding up her hands to show how stained they are. “We’re waiting for my son to show up to

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Woman rinses out hair dye at car wash in viral TikTok video

A woman allegedly prized her bathtub and sink so much that she decided to rinse her hair dye off at a car wash.

The instance was documented on TikTok on Saturday, and the video of her unconventional process has gone viral with more than one million likes and thousands of comments.


Using a red semi-permanent hair dye from Splat, the video shows the woman has stained her hands, hairline and shirt with the bold pigment.

“I wanted to look like Midnight Ruby,” she explains to her son, who is recording. She also made sure to hold the boxed dye package up to the camera to show the look she was going for.

When asked where they are going, she replies simply, “To the car wash.”


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