Some children start life as platinum blonds — often called "towheads" — but experience a darkening of hair color before they reach puberty. Just what causes this change in hue? To begin: Your hair color is determined by the amount of natural pigment, called melaninyou have in your hair.
About one in 20 Americans are. But that doesn't mean it's not popular. One in three women dyes her locks light enough to be considered blonde.
Most adult women with blonde hair are actually not naturally blonde. As we age, our hair tends to darken to at least a dishwater — or dirty — blonde. The main exception, of course, are some Scandinavian blondes, who start out super blonde as kids and stay some true version of blond until old age.
We know, we know We tried; we really did. We had a team of scientists working around the clock on this project.
I myself am naturally blonde haired. When I was younger I always wanted to have dark hair because I guess everyone always likes the opposite. Just recently I found out how many people in the world have blonde hair.
Legally Blonde was one of my favorite movies when I was in middle school and high school. I loved it so much that, for a while, I was convinced that I should become a lawyer like Elle. While my career goals eventually changed, my love for the movie has remained steadfast.
Thanks to the beauty-obsessed users of Reddit, we've discovered unusual makeup tips and some try-at-your-own-risk skin-care hacks. But when we came across a thread discussing one user's experience with their hair color changing from dark brown to blonde naturally, we were somewhat perplexed. Sure, hair gets a tad lighter when exposed to the sun, but this is completely different.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Where have they all gone? Especially here in US, they are seemingly so hard to find.
Blond or fair hair is a hair color characterized by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin. The resultant visible hue depends on various factors, but always has some yellowish color. The color can be from the very pale blond caused by a patchy, scarce distribution of pigment to reddish "strawberry" blond or golden-brownish "sandy" blond colors the latter with more eumelanin.