You may remember that back in January, D'Andra Simmons went lighter with her hair color. Well, there was a reason for that. The Real Housewives of Dallas beauty revealed to The Lookbook that she had a facelift in early January, and the hair was meant to be a decoy.
"I'm all about telling people what I do, OK. I had a facelift," D'Andra told The Lookbook. "I wanted to have my hair blonde because I didn't want people to notice my face because it takes a while to, you know, look like yourself again. So I thought, well, if they notice the hair, they're not going to notice the face. So that's really why I did it."
She continued, "I had always been planning it because of course my mother has had a few, and you need to do it before you need to do it, basically, so it's not so noticeable. So she had her first facelift, I think she was 47. So, 50, I'm in the right age group and age time. My neck was bothering me. I sell skincare for a living and what I'll tell people is that no matter what skincare you use or laser or tightening, there's nothing that's going to fix gravity. That's just the way it is. So, if you want to have that youthful fresh look, you're going to have to get a facelift. You're going to have to have surgery."
But that doesn't mean that skincare doesn't serve an important purpose. "The surgeon that I went to, when he saw my skin, he's like, 'I've never seen skin like this.' He goes, 'This is going to be amazing because your skin is in such great health.' And I've used my products, Hard Night Good Morning, aloe vera-based skincare products for 20 years... And so that's the difference. My skin was in really great condition so I had good results. I mean, I feel like I had good results. I don't look pulled, I don't look that different, but people kind of have to figure out if it's the hair or the face."
So there you have it: D'Andra's been flaunting her fresh new face in front of our noses for half a year, and we barely noticed because we were distracted by her blonde locks. See below for photos of D'Andra's new face from last night's OK Magazine party in NYC. Can you notice a difference?
Reporting by Laura Rosenfeld
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