Helen Mirren debuts stunning pink hair as she steals the show at Cannes

The 73-year-old looked incredible on the red carpet at Cannes. Source: Getty.

Dame Helen Mirren rarely puts a foot wrong on the red carpet and her latest appearance at Cannes Film Festival was no different as she debuted a striking new look, showing off her freshly dyed pink hair.

The 73-year-old star sported a much shorter cropped do than usual at the prestigious event on Saturday and swapped her usual blonde tones for a new soft pink hair colour.

Mirren looked spectacular as she posed on the red carpet at the premiere of French movie Les Plus Belles Annees D’Une Vie (The Best Years of a Life), wearing a couture Elie Saab gown which complimented her new hair perfectly with its blush and gold tones.

The stunning evening gown was covered in intricate sequins and featured a long train and asymmetrical neckline, and The Queen actress accessorised the beautiful outfit with a simple pair of diamond drop earrings and matched her make-up to her bubblegum pink hair, with blush-coloured eyeshadow and a soft pink lip.

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The iconic actress danced her way down the red carpet, pulling a series of theatrical poses, as she posed for photographs in the South of France.

Mirren’s appearance at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival delighted fans, with many taking to social media to praise her bold new look. One wrote: “She has always known how to work it!”

Another said: “I swear Helen Mirren is an angel still love her so much.” While a third wrote: “Such a goddess!”

This isn’t the first time that Helen has experimented with colourful hair though, as she previously tried out the blush colour back in 2013, admitting at the time that she was inspired to do so after watching US TV show America’s Next Top Model.

According to The Mirror, at the time she said: “I’d been watching America’s Top Model which I’m obsessed by.

“This girl had her pink hair and I noticed because it came out really quickly so there she is with really pink hair and then five days later it’s all gone so I thought that would be cool, I might have a go at that.”

What do you think of Helen Mirren’s new look? Would you be brave enough to try this hair colour?

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