How to Lighten Your Hair For Summer: A Guide for Every Shade
Lightening your hair color always results in one of two emotions—exultation or extreme remorse. To help you avoid feeling the latter, we’ve put together the ultimate lightening guide for every shade. So whether your locks are raven-hued or naturally sun-kissed, you can rest assured that your new, lighter ‘do is the most flattering one for you. Plus, we got input from Denis de Souza, Joico’s celeb colorist and It-girl favorite (he’s responsible for Kate Mara’s platinum color transformation), so you know you (and your locks) are in good hands.
Click through the slideshow above and see what new, lighter color you should consider rocking for summer!
We’ve been tracking Kate Mara’s hair evolution very carefully, and we have to say that this sleek, rose gold ombré is one of our favorite looks on this natural redhead. “Kate had never colored her hair before going blonde,” de Souza reveals. “It gives her a certain edge!”
There’s not much lighter you can go if you’re naturally light blonde. If going all-out platinum isn’t your thing, give your color an update with a sheer gloss instead!
Thinking of dyeing your own locks at home? Read this first!