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Sofia Vergara’s Secret to Success? Changing her Hair Color
Sofia Vergara is best known for playing a buxom brunette on TV’s “Modern Family,” but few know the Colombian-born actress is actually a natural blonde. READ: Charo's Gross Remark About Sofia Vergara The 41-year-old, whose gorgeousness graces the latest cover of Glam Belleza Latina, tells the beauty magazine that becoming the highest-paid female actress on television meant hiding her natural roots early on in her career. “When I first got to Hollywood, I wasn’t getting roles because I didn’t look, according to many casting directors and producers, ‘Latina enough,’” explains Vergara. “The reality is Latinos come in all colors, heights, and flavors, but who was I to preach this stuff when I needed a job? My team and I decided to darken my hair to make it more in tune with my accent, and it worked.” READ: Sofia Vergara: Better as a Blonde? This isn’t the first time Vergara has spoken about faking it to make it. Back in 2010, she also told Self Magazine that she faced obstacles forging her career as a natural blonde. “When I started acting, I would go to auditions and they didn’t know where to put me because I was voluptuous and had the accent -- but I had blonde hair,” said Vergara. “It was ignorance: They thought every Latin person looks like Salma Hayek. The moment I dyed my hair dark, it was, ‘Oh, she’s the hot Latin girl.’ I loved it.” Vergara didn’t stay on the dark side. Earlier this year, she tweeted an Instagram photo of her lighter locks, which some stylists describe as “ecaille,” a golden hair color that’s currently having a major moment in Hollywood. READ: Ecaille: The Hottest Hair Color to Try Now See some of Vergara’s hair transformations from over the years below:
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Sofia Vergara’s Secret to Success? Changing her Hair Color

Sofia Vergara is best known for playing a buxom brunette on TV’s “Modern Family,” but few know the Colombian-born actress is actually a natural blonde. READ: Charo's Gross Remark About Sofia Vergara The 41-year-old, whose gorgeousness graces the latest cover of Glam Belleza Latina, tells the beauty magazine that becoming the highest-paid female actress on television meant hiding her natural roots early on in her career. “When I first got to Hollywood, I wasn’t getting roles because I didn’t look, according to many casting directors and producers, ‘Latina enough,’” explains Vergara. “The reality is Latinos come in all colors, heights, and flavors, but who was I to preach this stuff when I needed a job? My team and I decided to darken my hair to make it more in tune with my accent, and it worked.” READ: Sofia Vergara: Better as a Blonde? This isn’t the first time Vergara has spoken about faking it to make it. Back in 2010, she also told Self Magazine that she faced obstacles forging her career as a natural blonde. “When I started acting, I would go to auditions and they didn’t know where to put me because I was voluptuous and had the accent -- but I had blonde hair,” said Vergara. “It was ignorance: They thought every Latin person looks like Salma Hayek. The moment I dyed my hair dark, it was, ‘Oh, she’s the hot Latin girl.’ I loved it.” Vergara didn’t stay on the dark side. Earlier this year, she tweeted an Instagram photo of her lighter locks, which some stylists describe as “ecaille,” a golden hair color that’s currently having a major moment in Hollywood. READ: Ecaille: The Hottest Hair Color to Try Now See some of Vergara’s hair transformations from over the years below:

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