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? — we’re willing to bet good money that blonde is the most-requested shade in the hair salon, and the most-purchased out-of-the-box shade at the drugstore. Don’t believe us? Think of your favorite celebrity. Chances are, they’ve been blonde at some point in their career. Not to mention yourself: If you’ve clicked on this article, you’ve probably been or considered blonde, too. And you’re in good company. After all, the global appeal of blonde makes good sense.
Blonde Hair Color Ideas in 2021
For starters, blonde has about one billion permutations, from the coolest, iciest silvery shade, to the richest and earthiest mushroomy hue. And there’s also all shades of gold, honey, butter, sunshine, and Scandinavian snow. Don’t even get us started on highlights. Some blondes flirt dangerously close to dynamic brunette; others are a mere whisper from auburn. And it’s that versatility that makes blonde hair so universally flattering. Take our word for it: There is a blonde for you. Ahead is a selection of our favorite blondes, along with all the know-how you need to make it work.