Helen Mirren earns brownie points with fans for ‘fierce’ lockdown look

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Dame Helen Mirren thrilled fans by wearing PPE correctly amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Helen, 74, donned a cap, mask and goggles as she boarded a flight over the weekend.

The actress is no doubt keen to encourage others to wear protective personal protective equipment to minimise the spread of the deadly virus.

And by branding it a “look” she’s certainly helping normalise PPE and spread a positive message to her 868K Instagram followers.

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Helen’s fans flocked to praise her, saying, “Oh thank God, someone besides me wearing goggles and wearing them correctly over the mask, also worn correctly. Full marks.”

Another said, “Serving PPE fierceness.” While a third commented, “A great look! Everyone should be copying it.”

It’s not the first time Helen has used her platform to raise awareness of covid-19 and the important work of doctors and nurses on the frontline during the pandemic.

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Back in May, The legendary British actress took to her Instagram account to pay tribute to nurses across the world in honour of International Nurses Day.

“Today is International Nurses Day,” she said in the video that she uploaded to mark the day.

“Now, I work for L’Oreal and maybe some of you may know they have the famous phrase, ‘Because you’re worth it’.

“Well, today of all days, we can say with our hands on our hearts, truthfully, and sincerely, to the nurses, you are worth it,” she sweetly said.

More recently Helen has been supporting a campaign to help save UK theatres from the verge of collapse amid the coronavirus crisis.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Oscar-winner Helen said, “What is at stake ... is the loss of a cultural history and an identity of our nation that is embedded in what it means to be British.”

“It's one of the reasons that many tourists come to Britain ... It is a multibillion-dollar industry, but to me it's so much more than that...

"It's like what Venice is to Italy - that incredible beauty, history."

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