Penny Smith"s new lease of life after flaming new hairdo

1:48 AM on 3rd October 2011

Red hot: Penny shows off her newly dyed hair, something that she says has given her a new lease of life - and more male attention

Red hot: Penny shows off her newly dyed hair, something that she says has given her a new lease of life – and more male attention

Old look: Penny as a blonde earlier this year. She says she changed because she didn

Old look: Penny as a blonde earlier this year. She says she changed because she didn”t want to sit in the salon for hours having her highlights done

Improved IQ: Penny says her new colour has helped her secure work hosting a meeting of high-powered women, give an after-dinner speech and host an event for a cancer charity

Improved IQ: Penny says her new colour has helped her secure work hosting a meeting of high-powered women, give an after-dinner speech and host an event for a cancer charity