By Sarah Packer For Mailonline
Published: 14:07 GMT, 1 November 2019 | Updated: 14:07 GMT, 1 November 2019
Megan McKenna feels 'liberated' after breaking free from her lip fillers, big Essex hair and the pressures of being on a reality TV show.
The former TOWIE star, 27, says she's 'finally comfortable' in herself after dramatically overhauling her image in a bid to be taken seriously as a singer.
After swapping boozing and late nights for vitamins and herbal teas, Megan told MailOnline in an exclusive interview: 'I've done all the partying. I want more!'
New me: Megan McKenna feels 'liberated' after breaking free from her lip fillers, big Essex hair and the pressures of being on a reality TV show (pictured in October)
The X Factor: Celebrity contender, said: 'I feel liberated, 100 per cent. I finally feel comfortable in myself. I'm so over that life! It's boring.
'This girl that everyone is seeing has always been me. I've just never had the chance to break free and show that side of me because I've been on TV shows that are a lot of pressure and drama.
'I have stripped back with loads of things, my hair, my make-up, my lips, right down to my clothes. I feel less is more.
'I know I dress up for stage but that's a different story, if you see me in my day to day clothes, I am on a much different vibe to what I used to be.
Essex look: The former TOWIE star, 27, has spoken about having the filler in her lips dissolved, as well as stripping back her hair, make-up and tan (pictured before losing the lip filler)