Helen Mirren Debuts Vivid Blue Hair

Helen Mirren is aware of the right way to make a magnificence assertion.

The actress, 77, debuted brand-new blue and purple hair on the Cannes Movie Pageant crimson carpet. It isn’t clear whether or not or not the hair dye is short-term for the night, or if Mirren shall be rocking blue locks within the upcoming days and weeks.

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A more in-depth have a look at Mirren’s coiffure.

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Her blue hair coordinated along with her customized Del Core taffeta blue robe. “She is aware of the right way to make an entrance,” her stylist Lee Harris wrote on his Instagram. She completed her look with silver Sole Bliss platforms. Mirren was attending Cannes opening night time in her capability as an L’Oreal Ambassador, which is why she was posing on the crimson carpet with a fan that learn #WorthIt.

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Mirren holds a L’Oreal-branded fan.

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The actress has embraced her grey hair in recent times. She instructed Vogue in 2021 that “the method of me shedding the colour of my hair was very straightforward—it simply seemed increasingly as if I had been within the solar, however year-round. I put low lights in it previously—and I’d love to do it once more quickly. I’ve all the time finished it myself, I by no means went to have my hair coloured; I couldn’t be bothered, it’s so boring and costly. I feel it may be harder [to go gray] in case you have a lot darker hair, however the ladies of my age who’ve made the leap lately look so spectacular.”

She added, “Going grey is to be inspired—that’s to not say you’ll be able to’t have enjoyable along with your hair, as a result of it’s a vital a part of how you are feeling about your self. Folks ought to do no matter makes them really feel snug.”

Mirren is unquestionably having enjoyable along with her hair today. This isn’t her first time exhibiting as much as Cannes with a brand new hair coloration. In 2019, she dyed her hair pink, although it was a a lot much less dramatic look:

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Mirren at Cannes in 2019.

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“I used to be watching an episode of America’s Subsequent Prime Mannequin and there was this little English woman on it. She had brilliant pink hair and she or he seemed so nice. Usually, she had type of whitey-blonde [hair], like me,” Mirren instructed Folks on the time. “She went pink one week after which the subsequent week she wasn’t pink and the subsequent week she was pink once more. So I noticed it was one thing you might come and go along with actually simply. So I believed, ‘Nicely, I will do pink for the night time.'”

She added, “And naturally, you’ve got received these nice dyes now. You possibly can wash them in, wash them out. So the beauty of this coloration is it is an incredible base for going pink or inexperienced or blue.” Tonight at Cannes marks her first time with blue hair.