08/08/2013 08:40 BST | Updated 08/08/2013 08:44 BST

TOWIE's Lucy Mecklenburgh Debuts New Afro Hairdo (PICTURES)

Beyonce wasn't the only star debuting a drastic new hairdo on Wednesday, as TOWIE's Lucy Mecklenburgh has also swapped her sleek tresses for an... afro!

Lucy - who is currently dating The Wanted's Max George - went from Essex girl to disco queen as she was transformed for a new 70s-inspired photoshoot.

Lucy Mecklenburgh

Showing off her wild new bouffant on Twitter, Lucy wrote: "Sneak peek from today's shoot at @selectmodelmgmt.

"Just putting it out there ... I love my new fro," she added.

Lucy's new look (left) and as she normally appears (right)

You may love it now Luce, but that's going to take a LOT of anti-frizz serum to tame that mane. Just sayin'.

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