How To Make Blonde Hair Work For You No Matter Your Skin Tone

Because as they say, blondes have more fun!

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Everyone says blondes have more fun, and to be honest it's kind of true.

Blonde is probably one of the most popular, and the most daunting, hair colours to pull off. It can go wrong so easily: yellow hair, dry ends, bleach disasters, not to mention the possibility that it won't suit you after all that work.

But we're going to let you in on a little secret – blonde can work for everybody.

Yes, everybody!

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The trick is finding the right shade of blonde for you.

Blonde comes in many different categories: platinum, ash, golden, the list goes on. So how do you know which one will work for you?

Firstly, look at your skin tone.

You want a shade that's going to complement your skin tone, rather than work against it. Then you can work from there.

Platinum

Platinum is a hard one to pull off, but when you do get it right it can look amazing.

This type of blonde works particularly well on a wide range of skin tones. The cool, icy and almost white tones tend to complement, rather than overpower or dull down your skin.

If you have a darker complexion, tan or deeper, you shouldn't rule out going platinum either.

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Team it with a cute TWA (teeny weeny afro) or pixie cut; just make sure you get rid of any unwanted brassiness.

Have a purple toner on hand such as the Pro:Voke Touch of Silver Shampoo, £3.19, to eliminate any unwanted orange tones.

Ash

In comparison to platinum, ash blonde suits loads of different skin tones as it sits somewhere between blonde and flat brown.

If the idea of going blonde stops you in your tracks, ease your way in with an ash blonde shade.

This shade tends to work well with most skin tones, however, if you've got a deeper complexion make sure you have darker roots for a more natural look.

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Lose the roots and ash blonde could wash out your complexion.

Alternatively, if you're going for more of an accent blonde, try adding ash highlights to brown hair for multi-dimensional colour.

Golden/Honey

Golden or honey blonde is perhaps the most versatile and popular blonde out there for all skin tones.

Because this shade of blonde allows for some warmth, it means there's less risk of your skin looking sallow or, to be honest, a little dead.

You can go as warm as you want with golden blonde but avoid going overboard with the warm tones - you don't want to stray into brassy territory.

Never gone blonde before? Going golden is the easiest way to transition from a darker shade to your debut blonde.

Try it as an ombre or balayage on brown hair to ease your way into being a full-on blonde.

So next time you second guess going blonde, don't.

Try it out for yourself, I promise, you'll love it!

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