I haven't posted in here in decades. Or something like that. It can be a little .
But, after having my hair its natural color for years, I have bleached it. I actually bleached it so I could dye it this pink color I used to have in high school, but I've decided to wait for a month or so one that. This is my first time every having blonde hair. I like it more than I thought I would but I'm curious about what other people think. Please take a look at my portfolio to compare and let me know. Do you have any ideas for next hair color direction? Do you think I made a mistake? Do you like it? Etc.
Jan 31 13 02:08 am Link
Atlanta, Georgia, US
I like the blonde hair a lot, but I think it ages you a little? Your natural haircolor brings a brightness to your face the platinum blonde does not. You'd probably rock the pink hair something fierce, though.
Jan 31 13 03:51 am Link
Lima, Ohio, US
I agree that your darker locks match your skin tone a little better. However, the blonde color may look more appealing if you have a pro put some subtle low-lights in (if you decide to keep the blonde a little longer). I’d love to see how the pink turns out though.
Jan 31 13 07:17 am Link
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
You should have stayed a brunette.
Jan 31 13 07:24 am Link
Detroit, Michigan, US
I agree with the others, the dark hair looked much more natural........the blonde adds several years to your appearance. Going pink might make you look younger though, since that's something we usually associate with teenagers.
Jan 31 13 08:08 am Link
Thanks everyone. .
Maybe I like it because it makes me look more my age. I'm tired of looking like a teenager. But it's good to see that the responses are all pretty similar.
Jan 31 13 12:54 pm Link
Jamaica, New York, US
In some photos it looks like your blond could benefit from using a toner to remove some of the yellowing.
Don't redye it brown yet.
Jan 31 13 12:57 pm Link
Los Angeles, California, US
If you used some toner to get a more platinum or ashy shade of blonde, you'd look better. The cool tones match your face well.
I had pink hair for a year and it was fabulous. I say go for it!
Jan 31 13 12:59 pm Link
I actually was going for white, but this is as light as I could get it. Toner has never worked in my hair. . Do you know of any brands other than special effects or manic panic?
I think next I'll try the Platinum Blonde they have at beauty supply stores. But not for three weeks or so do I want to bleach again.
Jan 31 13 01:01 pm Link
Salisbury, Maryland, US
I think the dark hair fits your style more not less you're going in a different direction.
Jan 31 13 01:11 pm Link
Austin, Texas, US
Agreeing with everyone about the toner. Personally, I can't really get a good grasp on what your hair looks like from the images since a lot of them have had the color changed fairly substantially. From what I can see though, it looks a little fried to me. Deep condition the crap out of it and then style it. I think right now I just like the brown more because it looks healthier than the blonde. I have the same problem with mine, so I feel your pain!
And yes, it does age you a bit, but like you said that's not necessarily a bad thing (feminist fist pump/hand heart/etc).
 I also think it lends itself to more glamour-y photography, but maybe that's just me making a sexist stereotypical association with blondes?
Jan 31 13 01:23 pm Link
I have had the same sort of style since I was 15. I think it's hard for people to tell what my style is, as I model for different things. My avatar is how I look every day, and it's pretty much the same as how I've always looked. Except the hair.
Jan 31 13 10:44 pm Link
T A Y L O R wrote:
Definitely fried. I kinda love damaged hair. But my hair was becoming curly for the first time ever before I bleached it. . I do plan on deep conditioning. I don't really do any kind of styling though.. Which I guess helps to keep the damage down?
Jan 31 13 10:47 pm Link
Sun City, California, US
In general - I like it - brighter and more cheerful potential - The dark hair and the tattoos were sort of linked in my mind and projected a more ominous and serious tone.
This I like as a counterpoint.
Jan 31 13 11:17 pm Link
Jamaica, New York, US
Wynd Mulysa wrote:
get a bottle of this. it's absurdly cheap and works better than any fancy deep conditioner you'll find.
Feb 01 13 02:05 am Link
Thanks! Yeah, I have to admit that I am now having more fun.
Thanks for the advice. .