Going blonde the right way can be a little bit more difficult than choosing the right shade for your hair if is naturally lite.

Check out different types of blonde hair colors and decide which one is the best for your depending on how light you want to go.

Platinum Blonde Hair

The palest shade of blonde, with no hints of other colors, platinum blonde hair is one of the more hard to achieve types of blonde hair color. Since it involves a lot of bleaching, it can be very damaging to your hair in the long run.

Light Blonde Hair

Also called flaxen, most light blonde hair shades avoid the white tint of the platinum blonde, but they're still very light. Just like platinum, it works best on natural blondes with fair a complexion.

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Golden Blonde Hair

Easier to achieve than the lighter shades of blonde, golden blonde is also a more natural look for women who dye their hair from darker shades. It's also used for highlights on darker hair with great effects.

Strawberry Blonde Hair

With a touch of red tint, strawberry blonde hair is perfect for skin tones that are on the pink side and it's a good look for a lot of women looking for different types of blonde hair color.

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Dirty Blonde Hair

Mixing light blonde with ash blonde, the dirty blonde hair color is more natural and can sometimes look like it's been enhances with highlights, especially in the summer.

Ash Blonde Hair

With a grey or brown tint, ash or sandy blonde hair can look the most natural on darker skin tones and it's fairly easy to get with limited bleaching.

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Getting the Right Blonde Hair for You

Light skin tones are complemented best by light, golden or strawberry blonde hair colors, while platinum and ash don't always look flattering.

Medium skin tones can work with all blonde hair colors depending on the warm or cool undertones of your skin, but ashy blondes aren't always the right choice.

Darker skin tones need to stick to the darker shades of blonde or simply try caramel or golden highlights, for a natural sun-kissed blonde hair color.

Different Types of Blonde Hair Colors

If you're over the basics and want a color that's gorgeous but still looks natural, you can try the ombre highlights or balayage highlights, that blend different shades into your natural look.

Using highlights and lowlights, ombre and balayage can get you a hot look sported by celebrities like Jessica Biel, Sarah Jessica Parker and Drew Barrymore.

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