Bye, Bye Brunette! Kate Beckinsale Goes Blonde

01/18/2011 at 03:30 PM ET

Kate Beckinsale Dyes Her Hair Blonde

Kate Beckinsale has turned to the bottle–the bottle of hair dye, that is. The actress debuted a new honey-blonde hair color while stopping off at LAX airport on Friday, en route to Mexico with her husband. The look is quite a change from the actress’s signature chocolate-colored tresses. And although she usually sticks to brunette, this isn’t the first time that Kate has experimented with her locks; she took to the shears this past summer to try out a shorter, shoulder-length cutTell us: Do you like Kate Beckinsale’s bottle-blonde hair color or do you hope that she goes back to brunette?–Kim Peiffer


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Shannon on

Love It!! I think she looks fabulous. My husband thinks she’s so sexy, with the hair it’s just adds a little more. You go chica!!!

Devara on

She looks like Jennifer Aniston. And not in a good way.

AA on

horrible!!!! she is such a stunning brunette!

Jen R. on

No….She is such a gorgeous brunette!

anon on

Mellow out ppl – it’s probably for a movie roll. Either way, she is always beautiful.

gail on

Of course she is beautiful, but I prefer the brunette.

Cyn on

She could be bald and still be gorgeous.. Personally though, I prefer brunette.

tink1217 on

like the dark hair better. she looks a little like Sienna Miller here and a little Jen Aniston. I think the brunette suits her better.

Sara on

It doesn’t look good on her. She should stick to being a brunette.

Kim on

She’s gorgeous no matter what she does, but the brunette hair brings out her features. She’s gonna have to stay tanned and make-up’d or risk looking washed out.

Amy on

She is one of the most gorgeous women out there. I want to see a straight on shot without the sun glasses, but she would look great no matter what her hair color is.

Raj on

She now looks like Kate Gosselin. EW!

Tiff on

Nooo…go back to brunette…I think this makes her hair look dried out and she looks old…

Lindsey on

sorry but it looks like a wig. stick with dark locks hunny!

Lauren on

Horrible! Horrid!

BritGirl on

Kate Beckinsale is really Beautiful, but she does not suit in Blonde, Brunette is so her colour. When Superman Returns was in production, I really wanted her as Lois Lane, she is so perfect as Lois Lane, but then Kate Bosworth was cast, what a disaster, definately the wrong Kate, in my opinion. Brandon Routh was a perfect Clar Kent/ Superman and Kate Beckinsale is the perfect Lois lane, too bad it didnt happen.

Karen on

Nah . . . .she is a beautiful brunette – she’ll go back.

T Meyer on

She looks like Jennifer Aniston, HOT!

Anechkaa on

Love the new look! She looks absolutely stunning and even though brunette is great on her, blonde just makes such a difference! She is so young and radiant with this new look :)

sdmomma on

She looks like Sienna Miller. I like her as a brunette!

RJ on

Boring. She looks like everybody else now. All blondes look the same.

Stella on

No! She was one of THE hottest brunettes ever. Now she looks like Sienna Miller with roots. :( Generic. Hopefully after whatever movie she did it for, she goes back to her brunette locks. It looked so thick and shiny before. Now it looks tired and unhealthy. Come back to us! lol

Debbie on

Love it!

Kirk on

I need a tissue.

Jae on


Matty on

She’s gorgeous no matter what color her hair is. She’s definitely channeling a Jennifer Aniston thing here and me thinks me likey. I wouldn’t kick either one of them outta bed for eating crackers :)

LG on

Is it just me or does she look like Kim Z. from the Real Housewives of Atlanta here? Not a good choice…

karen on

love it

Jon on

No, I prefer Kate Beckinsale as a Brunette, not a Blonde, sorry, Kate! I’m glad Khloe Kardashian marrying Lamar Odom changed him!

Jessica on

She looks like Kim from the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

ae on

Oh Gawd!!!! Not a good look. I think she could suit any cut, but def. not colour. This is horrible.

Tasha on

I like her hair brunette much better, although blonde looks fine I still prefer the brown. :)

Howard on

I think she looks GREAT! On most it’s too dramatic of a change but this looks very nice on her!!

mrsb on

I miss the brunette but she still looks great too…….a little Sienna Miller-ish though? yes/no?

dave on

honestly i think Kate Beckinsale looks great as a blonde or anything else

angela on

It’s impossible for this woman to look bad. But, I think she looks better as a brunette. And, I’m sure she really gives a sh*t what I think!

jaya on

i love this look!! i’m totally jealous. i’m a (pretend) blond, too, and my hair doesn’t look nearly this good.

Alex C on


Jana T. on

Please tell me that her colorist isn’t done yet-parts look so overprocessed and it has oxidation spots from what I can see in the picture. As a colorist I can tell you her hair feels like MUSH. I liked her with the brunette hair best.

R on

NONONONONONONONOOOO!!!!! she used to be really really pretty!!! why change it???????????!!!

Kim on

Love it. She has a pretty face – no doubt about it – but her brunette hair certainly didn’t set her apart, by any stretch. Most women with pretty faces and fair to medium complexions look better as blondes. Fact.

Catherine on

Are you sure this isn’t Kim Zolciak ?

Lynn on

I think she looks good as a blond. But she needs a better colorist. The color is uneven and splotchy. I’ve gone blond myself, so I know how hard it is to get the color right. That’s partly why I went back to brunette. The maintenance for coloring your hair blond is a b—-.

Kristen on

She’s a beautiful person regardless. However, not every woman could or should go blonde.

Andrew on

I really don’t get what is so appealing about her at all. I don’t find her attractive at all.

Karyn on

She is beautiful & unique as a brunette–the typical hollywood blonde gets a little tiresome after a while (eg J Anniston)


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noo on

she looks like sienna miller!!!! but i kinda like it, can’t wait to see how it translates to the red carpet

Shaina on

I rather her hair brunette. But she still looks great!

Dee on

What a shame! She was so beautiful as a brunette, she simply looks plain as a blonde!

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Neil sutherill on

Please Kate don’t stay blond . You look so much better before xxx

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