• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

How To Go Blonde


Answers To Your Beauty Questions

Photo Credit: Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D

Special Offer

Q: I'm dark-haired with a serious case of blonde ambition. If I go for it, how can I make sure it looks natural? — Kari Muench, Summerfield, NC

A: Start by thinking of your hair-hue change as an evolution-not a revolution. "It's really a journey to your blonde destination-with several colors as stops along the way," says Brad Johns, Clairol Global Color Director. Every four to six weeks, use permanent haircolor to lighten by one shade until you've reached your desired blonde. Try Herbal Essences Bold 'n Brilliant Color.

Connect with Marie Claire:
daily giveaway
Go to the Beach

Go to the Beach

enter now
You Know You Want More
More From Beauty Tips and How Tos
Makeup How-To: Bronze Smoky Eye

Bronzes, coppers, and light browns make for a sultry date-night look and work on any eye color.

Makeup How-to: 5 Steps to Dewy Skin

Matte skin is hard to maintain when the temperature soars. Here's how to create dewy skin that looks fresh and not sweaty.

9 Beauty Tips from a Chanel Makeup Artist

9 Beauty Hacks from a Chanel Makeup Artist

post a comment

Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.