Tyra Banks took off the weaves, braids, extensions and wigs that have come to be associated with her beautiful cranium and showed off her real hair during the season premiere of her self-titled talk show on Tuesday.

"It's just me coming straight out of the shower with wet hair, " said Banks, who is on a crusade of late to help women with self-esteem and body image issues. Watch the clip (via ETOnline.com):