Summer is here with full force--ask anyone living in the heat wave zone and they'll tell you-and there's no better way to change up your hair than lightening your hair color. Lighter hair is the go-to for many women, especially in the warmer months, but it can be a delicate art for dark--haired Latinas. If you have dark hair and are worried about going light translation: blonde then fret not! There is a way dark haired gals can sport light, blonde hair without looking unnatural or just, simply put, off. Know that if you plan to make a drastic change, it is best to undergo a gradual change to ensure that your hair remains healthy and does not get too damaged. Christo told Latin Times that the key for successful styling is healthy hair, especially when it comes to changing your hair color, and a good haircut that is flattering for your face shape and hair texture. What's more, when it comes to colored hair, there is more to hair health than simply shampooing regularly and conditioning. You could also opt to use the color enhancing Colorective Shampoo and Cream conditioner to help boost your hair's vibrancy and maintain your hair's health.
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Guess who dyed her hair again--Demi Lovato, of course! The year-old recently showed off newly blonde, shoulder length tresses while receiving an award earlier this week for her work in supporting children that struggle with mental illness. This chick definitely loves to switch it up. My stylist suggested I go lighter and that's when I decided to finally dye my tresses dirty blond. In other words, my hair now matched my skin tone. It was then that I decided blonde hair just doesn't work for Latinas. At least not for a brown-skinned one like me. Or so I erroneously thought! But over the years I've started to notice more and more Latina celebs of all skin colors taking the blonde plunge.
It doesn't just mean the color of your hair, not even your pigment. It has a much greater underlying meaning, an intangible connotation. In Mexico, men shout it to girls in the street -- sometimes they are blond, but sometimes they aren't. I don't really know at what point a girl becomes a guera , but I know many girls highlight their hair until they are blond. Are they merely trying to change the color of their hair, or are they also trying to change their identity? My problem with being blond is that I am not anything else besides being blond. And what is the stereotypical blonde? A gringa.
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