If you are thinking about trying out the life of a blonde you will want to consider the many shades available and learn a few tricks to getting the best color for you. Blonde hair colors vary from light to dark, with tones of honey or ash, the choices are very wide. As well as knowing the color you want before seeing your stylist,you will also want to discuss some of the common mistakes that even professionals make when trying to dye hair blonde. The key to getting your color right is to communicate with your stylist, and bring pictures if necessary.
While deciding which color you want it is important to consider your natural color first, or whether you are trying to dye over another color. If you are starting out as a natural or color treated black or dark brown it would be best to go for a darker blonde as to avoid too much damage to your locks. To obtain a lighter shade you will need to completely strip your hair of color which requires bleach, and hair loss and damage is inevitable. A dark shade of blonde can look natural and beautiful. For hair that is starting with a lighter base you can feel free to go a lot darker on the color spectrum.
Do you prefer a caramel color blonde or an ashier, flatter color? This decision is completely personal. Some celebrities that have chosen a honey tone are Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez, who both rock the color! If you prefer a more ashy tone you can get this by asking your stylist to add a toner treatment to eliminate the orange color. Cameron Diaz is known for keeping her locks in this tone. This is a common mistake that stylists who do not specialize in color sometimes make.