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Monday 23rd September 2019

Love Island's Amber Davies shows off 'new look' after swapping her brunette locks for blonde waves

Blondes do have more fun!

After winning Love Island 2017 with then-boyfriend Kym Cetinay, Amber Davies has clearly decided that blondes have more fun.

Back in the summer of 2017, brunette Amber was a relatively unknown TV hopeful looking for love on the ITV dating show.

Fast-forward 24 months and the single star is now a smash hit on the stage, starring alongside Louise Redknapp in 9 To 5: The Musical.

She's also been gradually changing her long, flowing brunette locks and is now sporting gorgeous blonde beach waves.

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I wasn’t made to fall in line.. 💙

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She unveiled her new look this week, posting a selfie of herself to Instagram where she was seen cheekily posing with her tongue out.

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She told followers: "I wasn't made to fall in line."

Don't judge a book by its cover, wait until you see it.

Fans were quick to comment on the picture, with some saying Amber was "unrecognisable" from her Love Island days.

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I don’t need a middle finger hunny my eyes are enough. 🚩

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"Love the blonde," said one follower.

Another added: "What a babe!"

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A third commented: "Blondie! Absolutely beautiful!"

Since winning Love Island, Welsh-born Amber has gone on quite the journey.

Speaking about her move from reality TV to London's West End, she recently revealed that it was hard to be taken seriously.

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Confidence will be your greatest friend 🦋🦋🦋🦋

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Before entering the Love Island villa, Amber graduated with a diploma in musical theatre and had just landed a role in the UK tour of Hairspray.

She told Fabulous: "I don't want to be just a reality star – that's what I'm trying to avoid."

After landing her 9 To 5 role, for which she has received rave reviews, Amber said she received criticism on social media but urged her critics: "Don't judge a book by its cover, wait until you see it."

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Who’s idea was the Patrón then Lou? 🌪

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Earlier this year Amber was caught up in a Love Island love triangle with 2018 couple Wes Nelson and Megan Barton-Hanson, after Megan accused her former beau of "sexting" Amber.

Megan said: "He's so calculating. He's been crying about me on telly, and the next minute sexting Amber."

Amber was also reported to have briefly dated Liam Payne after he split from singer Cheryl.

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