16 Celebrities With Gorgeous Platinum Hair


Kate Moss platinum hair

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Platinum hair has been popular for decades, but not everyone looks good in super blonde hair, and very few people can boast this shade naturally past childhood. Platinum is the one shade it's always best to get done in a salon, because doing it at home can cause even more damage to hair than you would receive normally. 

Use this slide show of famous platinum blondes to determine if the look will flatter you, or if you should stick with a different shade.

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Elisa Nalin

Elisa Nalin
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Italian-born, Paris-based stylist Elisa Nalin is a platinum blonde with pale skin and light blue eyes. If you have have similar features, this look will likely suit you well.

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Brea Grant

Brea Grant
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Actress Brea Grant has dark eyes and skin that's not super pale. She's proof that you don't have to be nearly translucent to rock a platinum hairdo.

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Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige at the Met Gala 2018
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 Mary J. Blige has rocked platinum hair innumerable times, her appearance at 2018's Met Gala being just one of them.

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Kate Lanphear

Kate Lanphear
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Kate Lanphear rocks a short platinum style that complements her pale, pink skin. Notice that many of the women on this list have short, rather than long, platinum hair. This is because platinum hair is hard to grow out—you have to work hard to keep it healthy.

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Singer Pink
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Pink's skin borders on olive-toned, but her darker complexion looks fantastic with her bleached locks. 

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Elisha Cuthbert

Elisha Cuthbert
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Actress Elisha Cuthbert looks great with her bleached locks, which aren't as light as the other platinum shades on this list. If you want to go light but not super light, try Cuthbert's color.

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Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani long platinum blonde hair
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Singer Gwen Stefani is known for her platinum locks. The Italian-American beauty doesn't have super pale skin but has managed to make the bleached look work for her. 

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Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor at Versace FW/19
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 Teyana Taylor stunned with blonde locs at Versace's Fall/Winter 2019 show.

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Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams
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 Michelle Williams looks sophisticated with her platinum blonde pixie cut.

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Karreuche Tran

Karreuche Tran at the 2017 BET awards
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 It's hard to imagine just a few short years ago Karreuche Tran was blonde, but here she is at the 2017 BET awards killing it.

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Rachelle Carson

Rachelle Carson
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Rachelle Carson's hairstyle is nicely cut, and isn't bleached so light the color will look unnatural on her.

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Shakira at the El Dorado release
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 Shakira wore platinum hair for a long time, even as recently as at the release for her 2017 album El Dorado. Her slightly grown-out roots give her hair dimension it wouldn't have had otherwise.

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Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan
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Actress Carey Mulligan's hair has been colored a variety of shades, some for roles. Here, with platinum hair around the time she filmed The Great Gatsby, she looks delightfully severe.

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Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding
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 This style really suits Sarah Harding.

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Portia Freeman

Portia Freeman
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Portia Freeman's skin is so pale, she looks natural with platinum hair. However, the red lipstick saves her from looking washed out.

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Swedish singer Robyn's hair is almost white in this photo, but she pulls off the color effortlessly.

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