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Hairstylist's Tips For Going Blond on Dark or Red Hair

Here's What You Should Know Before Going Blond, No Matter Your Natural Hair Color

Hairstylist's Tips For Going Blond on Dark or Red Hair

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Before you lighten your hair, it's important to know that not every shade of blond is going to look the same on everyone, so make sure to ask your colorist what will work best with your individual undertones.

"Not every skin tone will look great with Kim Kardashian's ice-blond hair," Tang said. "This blond works for [Kardashian] because she has a lot of warm tones within her skin and eye color. Someone who has more fair skin, such as redhead, would look better with a warmer blond tone. Brunettes can sway either way."

Eye color is also a factor. "If you have blue eyes with a cooler skin tone, I would recommend more of a white-blond end result, but if you have blue eyes with a warmer skin tone, go with a warmer brunette tone so it doesn't wash you out," Tang said. "The overall process to achieve this blond look is similar, but it all depends on how dark your starting tone and level is to see how long the process will take to achieve the perfect even blond tone."

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