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. Instead of looking super drastic like Kim's Lucius-Malfoy-esuqe transformation , it had a born-with-it feel we couldn't help but gawk at considering she had ultra-dark hair to begin with. For brunettes everywhere, it felt like an official endorsement to do the same. But then again, not all brunettes look good with blonde hair, so how do you know if you will? 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.
Lighten up! How to dye your hair from brunette to blonde
5 tips for going from brunette to blonde - Fashion Quarterly
My early twenties have been defined by hundreds of mistakes. Making a rent payment with a credit card , despite knowing how interest works; taking one tequila shot too many to keep up with my "fun" friends; you get the idea. Of all the times I've messed up, though, bleaching my hair was probably the worst. I expected going blond would be a transformative experience. With shiny, bleached hair, I'd have Elle Woods confidence with an edgy, fashion-person energy—and I'd achieve this new persona quicker than I would by actually working on myself in a meaningful way. From my limited understanding of hair chemistry, I didn't think I had far to go on the color wheel to reach the ashy, platinum blond Id hoped for. As you may guess, I didn't think much at all before this decision.
Don’t Skip This Crucial Step When Going From Blonde To Brunette
Should I go brunette or stay blonde? It's the oldest beauty debate in the book, but how does one decide whether or not they should jump ship and change their hair colour from blonde to brown, or vice versa? It's a BIG decision - and one that definitely cannot be taken lightly. Much thought and potential photoshopping should be undertaken, so that you can gauge if you'll suit the shade. If you've been stuck between a rock an a hard place aka swaying back and forth between being blonde or brown, know that there are a load of celebs who have braved it, lived to tell the tale, and looked pretty great, too.
Below, the authority shares her advice on the five things budding blondes should consider before, during and after a big colour change 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.