Chrishell Stause is blonde no more!
Stause stunned on the red carpet with her dazzling dark hair and red Genny gown, which she paired with matching strappy heels.
The reality star also shared her new hair on Instagram alongside the caption, "Needed a change! 💃🏻."
Stause teased the change on her Instagram Story prior to Tuesday's award ceremony, beginning with a mixing bowl of product for her then-mystery color mixed by hairstylist Bradley Leake.
In the next slide, the reality star made a silly face while Leake applied the color to her hair.
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After her Instagram reveal, Leake lauded Stause's new look: "Who is she 😍🔥❤️💃🏻."
Explaining the process, Leake tells PEOPLE: "We based the hair color change around Chrishell's sleek red dress, and so we decided to change it up and go for something a little sultry /sexy and darker but still soft." Leake notes that Stause's hair was lightened "days prior" to the People's Choice Awards.
"We always base the glam around the outfit for the night and unanimously agreed going darker without being harsh," he added.
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Leake tells PEOPLE that he used the Infrared Blow Dryer from Boujee Beauty brand to give Stause a sleek blowout. Her hair was prepped with Color WOW Dream Coat Anti-Humidity Hair Treatment "to smooth and seal the cuticle."
The stylist also used a 1.75 XL Boujee Beauty curling iron "to add soft waves through the ends" before finishing it off with the extra-long Hidden Crown Hair Curl Bar "to define the perimeter" and the dark brown L'Oreal professional root touchup spray.
Additionally, Leake leaned on Color WOW Extra Mist-ical Shine Spray "for a shiny expensive finish" and a root concealer powder "to refine the hairline."
Courtesy Bradley Leake Chrishell Stause
Courtesy Bradley Leake
Several celebrities gushed over Stause's new look on Instagram, including fellow Selling Sunset star Emma Hernan.
"YAS!!!! MY SEXY TRUFFLE 😍😍😍," wrote Hernan, who also attended the award ceremony, in the comment section.
"OH. WOW. YES," wrote Kramer, 38. McCain, 37, added, "I love it!!!
Chiu, 38, reacted to Stause's brunette locks with a "Wowwwwww 🔥🔥🔥🔥," while Bristowe, 36, went with a simple "OH 😍."