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Helen Skelton looks merry as she’s snapped heading home from the boozy Strictly Final after party

Helen Skelton looked merry as she arrived back at her hotel from the boozy Strictly Final after party – still wearing her fake tan and slicked-back hair do after losing out to Hamza Yassin.

The Countryfile presenter, 39, was in good spirits as she jumped out of her cab on Saturday night, wearing a tweed winter coat and strappy platform heels.

Just like her co-stars, Helen enjoyed the celebratory party following the series 20 finale where the celebs, professionals and judges got together to say farewell for another successful year of the show.

Good spirits: Helen Skelton looked merry as she arrived back at her hotel from the boozy Strictly Final after party – still wearing her fake tan and slicked-back hair do after losing out to Hamza Yassin

Aftermath: The Countryfile presenter, 39, was in good spirits as she jumped out of her cab on Saturday night, wearing a tweed winter coat

Aftermath: The Countryfile presenter, 39, was in good spirits as she jumped out of her cab on Saturday night, wearing a tweed winter coat

Wearing a black top underneath, Helen covered up with the warm dark khaki coloured tweed jacket with black lapels.

She wore a pair of cropped black denim jeans – which revealed her orange fake tan on her ankles.

TV presenter Helen slipped her feet into a pair of stand-out gold metallic platform strappy heeled sandals which added plenty of height to her slender frame.

Accessorising with a few gold bangles on each wrist, Helen also wore a pair of black glittery ball earrings.

Excited: Just like her co-stars, Helen enjoyed the celebratory party following the series 20 finale where the celebs, professionals and judges got together to say farewell for another successful year of the show

Excited: Just like her co-stars, Helen enjoyed the celebratory party following the series 20 finale where the celebs, professionals and judges got together to say farewell for another successful year of the show

Heading home: Wearing a black top underneath, Helen covered up with the warm dark khaki coloured tweed jacket with black lapels

Heading home: Wearing a black top underneath, Helen covered up with the warm dark khaki coloured tweed jacket with black lapels

Her blonde tresses were slicked back into a tight low bun which was adorned by a shimmering black hair piece.

Wearing a full face of makeup kept on since the show earlier in the night, Helen had a smoky eyeshadow palette and a touch of pink to her lips.  

Helen was beaming as she headed back to her hotel after the incredible final episode which saw Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystal crowned the champions.

During the show, Helen credited Gorka Marquez for helping her to ‘remember who I am’ as they reached the final of the competition.

Beaming: TV presenter Helen slipped her feet into a pair of stand-out gold metallic platform strappy heeled sandals which added plenty of height to her slender frame

Beaming: TV presenter Helen slipped her feet into a pair of stand-out gold metallic platform strappy heeled sandals which added plenty of height to her slender frame

Home time: Helen was beaming as she headed back to her hotel after the incredible final episode which saw Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystal crowned the champions

Home time: Helen was beaming as she headed back to her hotel after the incredible final episode which saw Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystal crowned the champions

In an emotional VT, the presenter, 39, breaks down in tears as she praises the professional dancer, 32, for boosting her confidence, telling him: ‘You put faith in me that I didn’t have.’

Helen’s words come amid her split from husband Richie Myler, 32, in April after eight years of marriage, just four months after she gave birth to their third child – with Richie quickly moving on with new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill, 33. 

 The mother-of-three has previously spoken about her struggles with her confidence amid her break-up, praising the BBC show for helping her ‘to be happy in my own skin’.

Pleased: Her blonde tresses were slicked back into a tight low bun which was adorned by a shimmering black hair piece

Pleased: Her blonde tresses were slicked back into a tight low bun which was adorned by a shimmering black hair piece

Great night: She wore a pair of cropped black denim jeans - which revealed her orange fake tan on her ankles

Great night: She wore a pair of cropped black denim jeans – which revealed her orange fake tan on her ankles

And in a clip showed ahead of their Showdance on Saturday, Helen went on to thank her dance partner for the huge impact he’s had on her.

During a a break from rehearsals, Gorka told her: ‘I am very proud of you as I think you’ve grown a lot, and you’re gonna leave this show being a happier person.’

To which a tearful Helen told him: ‘You can outwardly see how different I am and you have made me remember who I am and that is the biggest and kindest and best thing anyone can ever do for somebody.’

Thanks: In an emotional VT, the presenter, 39, breaks down in tears as she praises the professional dancer, 32, for boosting her confidence, telling him: 'You put faith in me that I didn¿t have'

Thanks: In an emotional VT, the presenter, 39, breaks down in tears as she praises the professional dancer, 32, for boosting her confidence, telling him: ‘You put faith in me that I didn’t have’

As she struggled to told back the tears, she sobbed: ‘You put faith in me that I didn’t have.’

The two then shared an emotional hug as they reflected on the amazing journey they’d been on together.

Despite giving it their all on the dancefloor, the show was eventually won by Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystal. 

'I have found confidence': It comes after Helen credited Strictly Come Dancing for lifting the gloom of her marriage split – and says she's rediscovered her confidence by performing on the show (pictured during the final on Saturday night)

‘I have found confidence’: It comes after Helen credited Strictly Come Dancing for lifting the gloom of her marriage split – and says she’s rediscovered her confidence by performing on the show (pictured during the final on Saturday night)

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