Much has been written about women with blonde hair colour. Whether it’s a DIY hair colour or all natural, there are stereotypes around having golden locks. Here are four interesting facts about blonde haired people:
- Princess Diana spent $6,284.80 a year to have her hair bleached.
- Blondes have a higher strand count than people with other hair colours. They have an average of between 120 000 to 146 000 strands per head.
- Plenty of children with blonde hair go dark by the time they are ten, as a result of a natural pigment.
Why is blonde hair colour so popular if only 2% of the women in the world are born with it? Is it because Barbie, the most popular doll in the world, is a blonde? Is it because the likes of Marilyn Monroe who was known for her signature blonde hair and pretty looks, is the ultimate symbol of beauty? Whatever the reason may be, no one can resist the charm of a lady who flips her golden locks. Blonde hair colour is here to stay.
According to Vogue, there are fifty different shades of blonde! That may make it difficult to choose the right colours to match. Whether you are a natural blonde or aspiring to be blonde haired, we are here to offer some guidance.
Knowing which colour to rock in makeup, clothes and accessories enables you to show off your timeless look.
When it comes to showcasing your blonde hair, the aim is not to overpower its delicate tone, while accentuating its striking appearance. As in any other hair colours, there are a variety of blondes, but there are distinct colours that are suitable for all shades.
Red lipstick is a winner with this hair colour! The sharp contrast between the two colours will make you stand out in any crowd. With most blondes, eyelashes and eyebrows tend to be pale. Eyebrows are important in framing and shaping your face. When choosing the ideal eyebrow pencil, make sure you choose one that is darker than your hair colour. To accentuate your look, find a mascara that lengthens and adds volume to your lashes. Experimenting with colour is a good idea when using eye shadow. Natural blondes tend to have pale skin. A bright green or pink ensures that that there is a distinct difference between skin and hair.
When filling up your closet, clothes in these colours and styles will accent your blonde hair well:
- Soft blue
You should avoid these colours:
- Black (rather choose navy)
Pair a white t-shirt, with a mustard skirt and a deep red lipstick and you are ready to hit the town. This look will bring out your sunny and glowing head of hair. Alternatively, you could incorporate grey with cream and floral prints if you are aiming for a more formal look.
Denim and white are an awesome combination. Cute denim shorts with a white tank top are a good choice if you’re looking for a casual look.
In this department, anything goes as long as it complements the outfit. Soft pinks, silver and baby blues look amazing across all the blonde shades. Necklaces, earrings and bangles in pastel colours are great for making your outfit pop.
Whether you are a natural blonde, or you religiously colour after every six to eight weeks, there are simple principles to bring out your lovely hair colour. Renew has four options to choose from: Light blonde, Light Golden blonde, Almond, and Champagne. Which shade of blonde within the Renew range are you planning to try out?