By Nadia Mendoza

Transformed: Janet Devlin looked chuffed with her new colour as she poses outside Fountain Studios ahead of rehearsals for the first live show

It's like watching the makeover episode of Britain's Next Top Model.

X Factor star Janet Devlin has undergone a further transformation to dye her cascading locks red.

The 16-year-old showcased a slight tinge of bronze on her mousy brown tresses last week, but now she's gone the full mile.

Becoming a star: Teenager has come a long way since her first audition

But it doesn't appear the stylists had to coerce her into anything she didn't already want to do.

The hopeful, who has already amassed over 60,000 followers on Twitter, said she was elated with the change even if a particular fan wasn't.

After someone quipped, 'cant believe @JanetJealousy died her hair!!', she replied: 'Sorry :( But I've always wanted copper hair .... :P'

Stylists have worked their magic: Contestant Johnny has also had an image overhaul

Her image overhaul appears to have extended beyond the barnet and seeped into Janet's clothes too.

The young student from Omagh was seen arriving at Fountain Studios for rehearsals ahead of the first live show on Saturday in shiny black lycra.

Dressed down for a change: Kitty Brucknell kicked back in a tracksuit as she chatted to rivals 2 Shoes

Freebies? Sophie Habibis clutched an armful of M&S bags, while Craig Colton sported a confident, groomed new look

She also donned a Jimi Hendrix T-shirt showcasing his San Francisco show from 1968 - nearly three decades before she was born.

Rival Johnny Robinson, from the Over 25s category, had also spruced up his appearance, wearing some flashy trainers more akin to Jedward.

His multi-coloured shoes were teamed with trendy jeans that once upon a time he would not have been able to afford from his Harrow bedsit.

Say cheese: The Risk head to the dentist where they all got their teeth whitened ahead of the live shows

Smile for the cameras: Frankie Cocozza exits the dentist, but fails to flash his new pearly whites

New nashers: Johnny and Andrew from The Risk showed off their new makeover

Before their venture to the studios, the finalists were treated to some A-list grooming as they were taken to have their teeth whitened.

Simon Cowell is notoriously a fan of dental cosmetics, flashing his luminous veneers at any given opportunity.

Shoeless: Sami Brookes appeared to have forgotten her footwear as she left the surgery

Sami Brookes, who was given a lifeline after Goldie Cheung quit, appeared to have forgotten her shoes as she left the surgery without her footwear.

While 'diva' Kitty Brucknell averted attention for a change by dressing down in a tracksuit as she nattered to Charley and Lucy from 2 Shoes.

Hoping to win: Tulisa arrived for rehearsals, ready to whip her groups into shape with a fighting chance of winning

Thumbs up: New judge Gary Barlow reality TV veteran Dermot O'Leary arrive for rehearsals of the eighth series of X Factor

Tulisa Contostavlos, who is mentoring the groups, was seen arriving at rehearsals as she prepares to triumph with one of her groups.

Meanwhile, fellow panelist Kelly Rowland looked typically stylish in a red duffel coat and leopard print heels as she landed at Heathrow today following a break in Miami, Florida.

Back in Blighty: Kelly landed at Heathrow in a cute duffel coat after a sunny break in Florida

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