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Strictly pro Nancy Xu unveils drastic hair transformation - and it's for a good cause

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Sharnaz Shahid
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Strictly Come Dancing professional Nancy Xu has undergone a major transformation - and it's for a really good cause! The 30-year-old star took to Instagram to reveal she has chopped off most of her long raven coloured hair in order to donate to charity.

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Sharing snapshots of herself with her cut-off hair in her hands, Nancy remarked: "How much a changing of hairstyle make the difference! Long hair has always been my image, because short hair has been always my fear to try, not knowing how I could have looked like. But this time the reason was stronger than my fear. I DID IT [sic]."

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The professional dancer - who made her Strictly debut with Rhys Stephenson in the latest series - revealed that her tresses will go to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that donates real hair wigs to young people with cancer and other conditions.

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"Because I knew that my hair will bring the smile on someone's face," she explained. "Someone who needs a smile and care.

"This makes me the happiest girl. And after all, I love my new haircut! love to everyone! @officiallittleprincesstrust. Thank you @lucajoneshair @kitchhair for helping me and make this happen."

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Nancy has donated her hair to charity

Fellow Strictly stars and fans alike were quick to applaud Nancy, with Motsi Mabuse writing: "Lovveee it [heart emojis] you look great." John Whaite said: "You are soooooo fabulous Nancy." Michelle Visage added: "Nothing to fear! You look amazing."

One follower stated: "Aaaah, well done Nancy! My little girl donated her hair too last year. Such an amazing cause and you look fabulous!" Another said: "You look stunning and really suit short hair Nancy!! Such an amazing thing you did donating all that gorgeous hair too."

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