There are so many ways to go blonde. You can throw in some highlights , or spend all day at the salon to copy Marilyn Monroe's iconic platinum style. Depending on how willing you are to maintain your color , there's a shade that's perfect for you. Get your inspiration right here, as we present the wide range of blonde shades that exists. Super-white hair is a modern interpretation of retro platinum blonde shades; Lady Gaga's version, with a hint of pale yellow, is truer to the platinum of the past and perfectly complements her retro 'do.
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Remember when Selena Gomez arrived at the American Music Awards with a brand new platinum blonde bob? In a matter of hours, the superstar had traded in her signature, deep brunette color for a shade of rooty, icy white that was eventually dubbed "Nirvana blonde. Turns out, going that blonde isn't as simple as it seems. Still, we get the misconception.
Before embarking on any kind of home bleaching, you need to make sure your hair is in top shape. The most important thing to ensure is that your hair has not been bleached or chemically altered in the last six months. If there is any existing color in your hair then adding bleach to this can alter or even ruin the final outcome.
By most sound estimates, only about two percent of the world's population is naturally blonde. And while statistics are inconclusive as to how many of us are blonde by other means — "unnatural" blonde is so harsh, no? Think of your favorite celebrity. After all, the global appeal of blonde makes good sense.