It's back! Lindsay Lohan ditches the platinum blonde to go back to her signature ravishing red locks
02:15 GMT, 9 March 2012
She just appeared on Saturday Night Live and despite being panned by critics gained the number one slot in ratings last weekend.
And it appears that Lindsay Lohan has taken yet another step in her effort to win back her career by dying her hair back to her natural colour.
The 25-year-old actress, who has been sporting platinum blonde tresses for the last few months, stepped out today with ravishing red hair.
It's back! Lindsay Lohan stepped out in Los Angeles today with her hair dyed back to it's signature ravishing red shade
The hue is almost identical to her natural hair colour and the shade she became famous for and seen with, in classics such as Mean Girls and The Parent Trap.
Lindsay blunt fringe had also been blow out to the sides and lengthened with the aid of hair extensions.
To accentuate her signature hue today, Lindsay wore a bright red leather jacket paired with boot-leg cut jeans and an olive green top.
She boosted her height with some brown leather platforms and carried a pink wallet and some cigarettes.
Out with the old: Lindsay changed her hue after sporting platinum blonde tresses for the last few months
The return of her natural colour comes as Lindsay continues on her mission to try and win back her flailing career after a string of arrests and legal woes.
Her professional life has taken a battering due to her constant legal problems which have spanned over several years.
The actress is currently close to settling her most recent scandal in a matter of weeks.
No fringe benefits: Lindsay blunt fringe had also been blow out to the sides and lengthened with the aid of hair extensions
She is set to finish her community service assignment, which she was handed after pleading guilty in May last year to stealing a necklace from jewelry store in Venice, California.
She also served five weeks of home confinement last summer for misdemeanor theft and violation of another probation.
She has predicted she will finish her community service at Los Angeles County morgue and her counseling requirements well ahead of her March 29 deadline.
Red all around: To accentuate her signature hue today,
Lindsay wore a bright red leather jacket paired with boot-leg cut jeans
and an olive green top
During her career, Lindsay has often changed her hair colour, and has tried out a myriad of hues in the blonde, brunette and red colour spectrum.
For the last few months she has however been blonde, going even more platinum before her nude spread in Playboy magazine in December, for which she was paid nearly $1 million.
The actress has just returned to Los Angeles following her highly criticized appearance on SNL.
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Blonde ambition: Lindsay has been playing with blonde for the last few months
As soon as the show started, Lindsay's rambling performance became one of the hottest topics across the web.
'Worst host of the year' Entertainment Weekly asked in a headline.
While Hitfix.com critic Ryan McGee wrote: 'She looks scared to death out there.'
Meanwhile, The Los Angeles Times said the performance gave the impression that Lindsay's 'comeback train is stuck at the station.'
The many shades of Lindsay: Lindsay as a red-head in 2006, as a brunette in 2007, and red again in 2009
However, Lindsay can also have the last laugh, with her appearance lifting SNL to the number one slot in the ratings on Saturday night.
Additionally, Lindsay‘s episode is now counted as the second most watched SNL of the season, with NBA legend Charles Barkley taking the top spot for the show’s 37th season ratings win.
Despite all the criticism, Lindsay is said to think she did a 'great job,' hosting , with sources close to the actress telling TMZ she 'she feels proud' of the episode.