Source: Baby Steps to Blond: How to Go Light Without the Fright
Summer is an optimal time to lighten your hair color, but first things first: Can anybody be a blonde? "I joke that there are always some blond pieces or some highlights that can be put in everybody," says celebrity colorist Kim Vo (who has worked with stars such as Katherine Heigl, Britney Spears, and Kate Hudson). But he readily admits that while blond doesn't necessarily work for all people, everyone can embrace their inner blonde when need be. Luckily, we've come a long way from the brassy, unhealthy-looking blondes of yesteryear, allowing even the darkest of brunettes to achieve perfectly flaxen strands. Thinking about lightening up this season but feeling a little gun shy?
- How to choose the ultimate blond: The best hair color coordinates with the person, so that's why Vo looks to the flecks within the eyes - the actual color of the eyes - and the skin tone when choosing what formulation he will use. "If you have a