Even though we watched her color gradually evolve before our eyes, the day she revealed a full-on platinum blonde dye job we were stunned. For brunettes everywhere, it felt like an official endorsement. Goodbye, scary warnings about bleach and damage! Hellooo, my new summer look! But then again, not all brunettes look good with blonde hair The truest test is looking at childhood photos to see if you had any natural blonde in your hair when you were young but if you didn't, that doesn't mean you can't try it now.
The Best Celeb Hair Transformations: Brunette to Blonde Edition
5 things to consider before going blonde
Below, the authority shares her advice on the five things budding blondes should consider before, during and after a big colour change A post shared by Nicola Clarke nicolaclarkecolour. If you have a fringe or want to cut one in, this is particularly important to note when changing hair colours. Consider your budget and be aware that really big colour changes require much more upkeep than a subtle one. Changing your colour dramatically is always going to be high maintenance. In terms of other lifestyle changes, it could also be a case of new colour, new clothes , Clarke points out below.
Can Your Hair Color Lighten From Brunette to Blonde Naturally — and Spontaneously?
Most adult women with blonde hair are actually not naturally blonde. As we age, our hair tends to darken to at least a dishwater — or dirty — blonde. The main exception, of course, are some Scandinavian blondes, who start out super blonde as kids and stay some true version of blond until old age. Yet blonde hair remains the most popular hair color in America.
Going from brunette to blonde is tricky—brassiness is always an issue, especially for dark brown or black hair. Light brown hair is less likely to take on an orange-y tone. Choose an ash blonde hair dye to complement and cover any natural orange undertones. Deep condition hair for one hour at least one week before dyeing to repair any cuticle damage and create a more even base for the dye. Apply the hair dye evenly from root to tip and let it rest for the minimum amount of time listed in the instructions.