Blonde is better: 7 Celebs who took the plunge

Amra | 19 May 2016

The ultimate proof from the finest A-listers that going blonde is the winning choice.

There’s a new wave of blonde ambition around, heralded by A-list celebrities who aren’t born fair-haired, but still making this coveted shade their trademark – and we totally understand why. This striking hue has some of the prettiest and eye-catching shades in the hair colour game, making it more attainable than ever. With more and more celebrities and models taking the lighter route, it’s no wonder everyone’s craving for the Midas touch. Want to know what all the fuss is about? We don’t blame you!

Whether you’re thinking of hitting the bleach or just want to sit back and admire this bold shade from the sidelines, here’s some inspiration from 8 fabulous stars who’ve taken the plunge, and seemingly shown us why blondes have more fun.

7 Celebrities who’ve gone blonde

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Ciara works a subtle blonde balayage to stunning effect. Credit: Getty Images


After a long run as a stunning dark brunette, Ciara’s signature colour has taken a turn for the better. Staying true to her pre-Fashion Week ritual, Ciara decided to spice up her long locks this year by getting this enviable honey blonde ombré. We love how the shade perfectly complements her skin tone and helps to brighten up her complexion instantly.

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Caroline Flack elevates her blunt bob with a striking blonde shade. Credit: Getty Images

Caroline Flack

TV host and natural brunette Caroline Flack unveiled her striking, high-shine, platinum shade last year. And as her roots have started to darken, her blonde look has taken a more directional turn. We also adore how this colour works to elevate her blunt cut lob to cool new heights. Anyone else getting It girl vibes from her ‘do? We know we are.

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Adele’s bouncy blonde bob perfectly epitomises Hollywood glamour. Credit: Getty Images


Pioneer of the modern cat eye and queen of the Brigitte Bardot-inspired bouffant hairstyle, Adele doesn’t disappoint when it comes to her hair. Her golden honey locks emulate the classic Hollywood siren’s mane perfectly: a sultry shade that is equal parts sexy and elegant.

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Olivia Palermo swapped her rich chocolate tresses with brighter blonde tones. Credit: Getty Images

Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo is one of fashion’s most beautiful brunettes, but recently the style maven’s taken the blonde plunge by swapping her rich chocolate tresses for something a little brighter and more luminous. And just in time for sunshine season, too! Time for us to follow suit, don’t you think?

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Fleur East has made curly, golden blonde locks part of her signature look. Credit: Getty Images

Fleur East

The former X Factor star never fails to prove her loyalty to blonde hair. Despite rocking fiery red locks at the Brit Awards, the singer quickly changed it back to the coveted caramel shade she loves so much. Fleur East’s golden-coloured, wild curly tresses can’t help but remind us of Beyoncé’s.

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Elizabeth Olsen’s opted for the oh-so-fashionable bronde shade this year. Credit: Getty Images

Elizabeth Olsen

Not only is the Olsen twins’ younger sister, Elizabeth, quickly carving out her own successful career in Hollywood, she’s also been dazzling us on the red carpet lately with her perfectly on-trend, buttery brown-blonde (AKA bronde) locks. Perfect for those transitioning from dark to light, this sultry yet sophisticated shade also works well on all skin tones.

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Rita Ora never fails to make a statement with her bleach blonde locks. Credit: Getty Images

Rita Ora

With her tanned skin and striking features, often topped off with her signature red pout, Rita Ora never fails to stand out from the crowd with her bleach blonde hair.

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