Going Red: Molly Sims Wanted a "Big Bold" Hair Statement -- And Got One
With a little help from one of the industry's biggest names, the usually blonde model mom has tried ginger on for size
The model, 40, was itching for a big hair change, "something fun and energetic," and polled hairdressers for 6-months about what to do.
Ultimately, when it came to pulling the trigger with either a drastic cut or color overhaul, the naturally dirty-blonde asked for her husband's two cents. "He said color, so I went with color," the dutiful wife recalls.
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After trying on "six or seven different wigs" in a variety of reds, celebrity colorist Aura Friedman from Sally Hershberger's eponymous salon, did the honors and made over the blonde into a "gold-y, red-y, coppery toned" redhead.
"I was so nervous when she was doing it," Sims, a brand ambassador for Nexxus says. "I saw the bowl of like orange, carrot and my heart like sank. But then once she finished it, I was so happy."
"I like it. It's almost like wearing a new pair of heels," Sims says of changing up your hair color. "You can wear different makeup, different clothes. It definitely changes things up. I feel like Julianne Moore!"
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