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Leighton Meester has a complete hair transformation as she goes platinum blonde

The actress surprised fans with a stunning new look

Sophie Hamilton

Wow wow wow, Leighton Meester’s new platinum hair colour has seriously brightened up our day. The Gossip Girl star took to her Instagram page to share the exciting beauty news with fans and she got a huge reaction. Leighton looked like a completely different person with her new bleach blonde look – a world away from her normal brunette style. The actress wrote: “@Having a blonde moment Thank you to my hair saviors: @auracoloristand Keraphix protein treatment @NexxusNYSalon #MyNexxusPHIX#NexxusPartner.”

We adore Leighton’s edgy platinum colour and her killer makeup; that bold black eyeliner, bright red lips and bushy brows is an awesome spring look. Anyone else getting Jenny Humphrey vibes? What would Blair say?

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Photo credit: Instagram / Leighton Meester

Leighton’s followers couldn’t get enough of her sassy new hair, with one commenting: @That hair colour looks great on you!!” Another told her: “U should have more blonde moments – looks great!!” One fan said: “Thought it was Gwen Stefani at first haha.” Another simply wrote: “Love it.”

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The actress chose the Nexxus salon in New York for her new look. Colourist to the stars Aura Friedman, who has worked with everyone from Jennifer Lawrence to Lady Gaga, is the lady responsible for the gorgeous shade. Shortly after going platinum, Leighton told PeopleStyle about her hair transformation. She said: “I don’t even feel comfortable saying that I just went blonde. It is a totally different color of hair! But I love it!” The star told the publication that she wanted a change from her long, natural hair and fancied a new fun colour. She also revealed that the inspiration for the look came from Hollywood legend Jayne Mansfield.

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We think Leighton’s new hair colour totally rocks. Get ready for copycat styles popping up on social media…

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