Why did Elliana Walmsley cut her hair? Dancer reveals new style on TikTok

Amber Peake June 8, 2021
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Why did Elliana Walmsley cut her hair? Many fans have noticed dancer Elliana Walmsley sporting a shorter do on social media. Some have since wondered why the dancer has cut her hair.

Who is Elliana Walmsley?

Elliana Walmsley is a dancer best known for appearing on the reality dance TV series Dance Moms from 2016 to 2019.

Walmsley featured in the later seasons of the show as part of the Abby Lee Dance Company mini-team.

The former Dance Moms star is also an actress and currently plays Claire in the Brat TV show Chicken Girls.

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Why did Elliana Walmsley cut her hair?

Elliana Walmsley is known for her long blonde locks as she features her hair in many different styles with her followers on social media.

Over the last few weeks, Walmsley has been seen sporting a shorter look, which has left many fans wondering why she has cut her long locks.

In a video to her YouTube Channel, Walmsley revealed she chose to make the chop after her hair was damaged by the ocean while she was vacationing in Hawaii.

She explained: “While we were in Hawaii, you know the ocean water and the saltwater and stuff it really really ruined my hair.”

The dancer also spoke of how her natural hair was shorter after dying her hair blonde and how she now wears extensions.

Walmsley added: “In a nutshell, I used to have beautiful long hair dyed it blonde, ruined it and now it’s up to here got extensions, and now it looks real.”

The video went on to show Walmsley’s hair transformation as her extensions were taken out and she had her hair dyed a peach colour.

Although in her most recent posts on both TikTok and Instagram, Walmsley is seen to have gone back to her signature hair colour, blonde.

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Elliana Walmsley age and TikTok explored

The dancer turned actress is 13 years old and is set to celebrate her 14th birthday later this month on 23 June.

Having become known for her role on Dance Moms, Walmsley has since amassed a large following on social media.

Walmsley has over 3.2 million followers on TikTok, with a further 1.9 million on Instagram.

Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having previously ran the Instagram for Reality Titbit, Amber now writes for both HITC and The Focus as a freelance writer.