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Stacey Dooley Looks Unrecognisable After Unveiling New Perm

Stacey Dooley Looks Unrecognisable After Unveiling New Perm

The documentary maker swapped her straight and sleek locks for a curly mop.

The chill in the air confirms it; it’s definitely Autumn time, and for some, the change is season means a change in style.

Whether you fancy a whole new wardrobe, or a new hairdo, now is the time to do it – with Stacey Dooley leading the charge.

The documentary maker, 34, has swapped her usual sleek and straight fiery red locks for a tightly curled perm – and we are loving her new look.

In a short clip, Stacey, who recently fronted BBC One game show This Is My House, showed off her new ‘do on Instagram, and it’s safe to say she’s loving the change.

Stacey is usually known for her straight red locks (

She captioned the snap with a bullseye emoji, and added: “Straight hair is obvs now dead to me.”

Stacey’s 990k followers lapped up the snap, with her celebrity friends gushing about her bold new look.

“Come through with the curls, sis!” said former Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts, while her former Glow Up co-star Val Garland commented: “Curly wurly!” before adding a series of emojis with lovehearts for eyes.

Stacey Dooley looks incredible with curly hair (
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Boyfriend Kevin is a big fan (
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Elsewhere, loyal boyfriend Kevin Clifton was keen to show he was a big fan of Stacey’s new curly haired look, writing: “So cool, I love it!”

Adding a series of fire emojis, he said: “I really fancy you,” to which Stacey replied with a number of aubergine emojis.

Get a room, you two!

Others loved Stacey’s 80s-inspired hair, with many comparing her to Flashdance star Jennifer Beals.

Stacey usually keeps her hair straight (
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“Jennifer wants her wig back!” joked one follower, while another wrote: “You’re giving me Flashdance vibes and I’m so here for it.”

And Stacey is such an influencer with her ringlet curls that she’s inspired others to ditch the straighteners.

“When the curls are down they're gonna give big Strictly Salsa/Gloria Estefan vibes from this do! Love it!” gasped one fan, while a second said: “Wow amazing reminds me of my old days pre straighteners!!! Maybe we should all go back to how we were!”

Stacey Dooley: a whole vibe rn.

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Topics: Celebrity, Stacey Dooley, Hair