Blonde hair: what is the right shade for me?

Girl with blonde hair

Girl with blonde hair (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Head to the state of California and along with it’s sunny weather will be a flux of blonde’s heads in every array. All seeking to mimic the reflective rays of sun with bleached blonde hair color.

Tragically tho you will also spot many blondes gone awry. I see it all the time and I know you do, the mortuary pale, crayola yellow blondes and bleached fried hair in the mall, grocery store or local coffee shops.

The choice of blonde hair color is a decision that every person can make, but choosing the correct tone of blonde hair color can be very tricky even for most colorist.

Surprisingly there are limitless amounts of blonde shades that can be worn on every skin type!

So how does one choose the correct blonde shade?

1st things 1st, if the the hair is not healthy don’t even consider it, no matter what the shade of hair! Overly processed, distressed or weak hair has never been sexy in any shade of hair color., sexy is shiny healthy hair! (and I love exclamation marks when it comes to this)

2nd thing, when choosing stripes of blondes hair color remember to ensure the direction and color of the stripes are accentuating your hair cut. Stripes have their function in the fashion world, usually in clothing trends horizontal stripes accentuates boyish figures as they ad curves and thickness, and vertical stripes tend to make you look thinner as they make the shape look longer. Apply the same thought process when choosing stripes.

Try to keep stripes off the hairline as the new growth will be noticeable after a week or so. There are a wide range of highlighting techniques and hair coloring methods on the market where you can achieve dimensional blonde hair color seamlessly.

Blondes today should look as if they were just born that way.

3rd and finally, choose the correct tone for your skin. Cool to Warm, Pale to Gold, blonde hair color shades come in an array of tones. . How do you choose the correct tone? It can be as simple as looking at your eye color and skin tone to decide what tone of blond might be flattering.

Use a similar concept as in choosing your makeup. When choosing makeup you want to slightly contrast the color of your eyes, so as to make your eyes and face the focal point, do the same with your blonde hair color.

Brown and black eyes should should look for more natural shades of blonde with a range of light brown to caramel low lights to lay close against the skin. Blue eyes can definitely look to a range of sandy blondes to strawberry blondes to accentuate the coolness. Green eyes, try some buttery blonde shades to compliment your look.

There are limitless palette to blonde hair color, so break out the box and explore. If you are already blonde and want to really make a statement that is fashion forward, don’t always look to do it with brown, explore some of the cool shades of pastel blondes and steel blondes that are hot in fashion today.

So when trying to mimic that California sun with the brightness of blonde hair color, remember no 2 blondes should ever look alike, its a personal thing, so leave it to the experts to give you that beautiful, healthy, and natural blonde hair color you deserve!


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