Eva Mendes Debuts Fiery Red Hair in Must-See Transformation Photo

Eva Mendes kissed her signature brunette hair goodbye and opted for something a lot more daring: vibrant red hair. See her epic makeover below.

By Alyssa Morin Dec 29, 2022 7:53 PMTags
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Eva Mendes is turning up the heat this winter with her fiery makeover.

Ahead of kicking off 2023, the Hitch actress decided to start the new year, new me trend by swapping out her signature brunette hairstyle for a vibrant red color.

Eva, who has rarely changed her famous brown locks, shared a close-up of her transformation in a Dec. 27 Instagram.

Looking away from the camera, the star's hair looked effortlessly undone with its textured layers and was swooped over in a deep side part. And Eva made sure her 'do was the mane attraction as she wore little-to-no makeup.

"Mira esto!" the mom of two with Ryan Gosling captioned her photo. "I went red."

Eva credited hairstylist Richi Grisillo for her dramatic makeover, which appeared to have happened sometime during the holidays. On Christmas Eve, she posted a short Instagram video of herself running her fingers through her freshly colored tresses, pairing the look with a simple white T-shirt, layers of chunky necklaces, a dab of pink lipstick and smudged eyeliner. 

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At the time, Eva didn't call too much attention to her transformation. Instead, she shared a heartfelt message about how the holiday season can be complicated.

"Whatever you celebrate or don't celebrate, if you're with friends and family or flying solo, I'm sending you loads of love during this time," she wrote. "I know how hard it can be for some.

She added, "Don't let Instagram trick you—we're all dealing with our own s--t."

Getting a little more personal, Eva admitted that she's not one to hide her emotions.

"I don't care much for acting 'merry' or 'happy,'" she explained. "As long as I stay grateful, I'll let myself feel all the feels that come up. I won't torture others with them but I won't hide them either."

Closing out her post, she then revealed that she went red like it was NBD. See her new look below!


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