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Understanding Hair Type: Blonde vs Brunette

Updated: Mar 31

two girls with long wavy hair, a blonde and a brunette, smiling at camera

Who's Really Having More Fun?

Hey there, fabulous friends of Fringe Hair Studio! It's your resident hair guru and brunette enthusiast, ready to dive into the age-old debate: blondes or brunettes? Both shades have their own unique charm and flair, and In this article we're going to unravel the mysteries of these delightful hues, as well as tips on styling and care. So grab your coffee, sit back, and let's explore the world of blonde and brunette hair!

The Magic of Blonde Mystique

two blonde girls smiling at each other

Ah, blondes – the timeless icons that bring a touch of sunshine to our salon chairs! Whether you're rocking a classic golden hue or channeling the inner bombshell with a platinum twist, there's no denying the allure of those luscious locks that catch the light just right.

And let's not forget the power of those blonde highlights! Camouflaging those pesky grays has never been more stylish. It's like a blast from the past that keeps on giving, and we can't help but admire the way you embrace those vintage vibes.

The Allure of Brunette Brilliance

two brunette girls laughing at the camera

Now, my fellow lovers of the deep and rich, let's talk about the captivating charm of brunette hair. From espresso dreams to chestnut wonders, brunettes bring a sense of sophistication and timeless beauty that never goes out of style. It's like a nod to the good old days, wrapped in a modern twist.

And guess what, brunettes? You've got the upper hand when it comes to color retention. Those darker shades tend to hold their ground, requiring fewer touch-ups and leaving you with more time to conquer the world – just like we used to back in the day!

Unleash the Hair Care Secrets

Alright, let's get down to business and talk about how to keep those locks looking and feeling their best, no matter your shade.

For Blondes:

amika; bust your brass conditioner

Hydration is key, my friends! Those stunning blonde strands deserve some extra pampering, so don't skimp on the conditioner and treat yourself to regular moisture-infusing sessions. A great haircare line for blondes is "bust your brass" by amika:. This conditioner is great for keeping that blonde color cool.

And oh, those UV rays – they can be a bit of a buzzkill for your blonde vibes. Keep those locks shielded to maintain that vibrant hue we all adore.

For Brunettes:

amika; leave in spray conditioner

While you may have color retention on your side, let's not get complacent. Opt for sulfate-free goodies like amika:'s "hydro rush leave in conditioner" or "supernova moisture and shine hair cream" to maintain that color richness, and if you're feeling fancy, maybe a gloss treatment for that killer shine. And yes, brunettes, the sun's out to mess with your color too, so slap on that UV shield and show those rays who's boss.

Some tips for Blondes and Brunettes

For Blondes:

  • Use a Purple Shampoo to combat brassiness 

  • Protect from Sun with UV-protective hair products

  • Hydrate and Condition with a deep conditioner since blonde hair may be a bit more porous

  • Avoid Excessive Heat Styling

For Brunettes:

  • Use Shampoos and Conditioners that are designed to maintain richness in color

  • Protect from Sun, just like blondes, brunettes should protect their hair from UV rays to prevent color fading.

  • Deep Conditioning Treatments to combat dryness and keep lock shiny

  • Be Gentle When Detangling, since brunettes are usually prone to knots

You can read here some tips about protecting your hair from the sun (whatever color you rock).

In Conclusion: Embrace Your Hair Journey

Blondes and brunettes, you're the rock stars of the hair world, each with your own unique melody to play. At Fringe Hair Studio, we celebrate every shade, every era, and every twist and turn of your hair journey. So whether you're vibing with blonde vibes or rocking that brunette chic, remember that your hair tells a story – your story – and we're here to help you shine like the true legends you are. If you ever have any questions about your hair, you can always book a consultation with your favorite stylist, or message us on Facebook or Instagram. BOOK A CONSULT

Until next time, lovely ladies (and gents), keep slaying those hair goals and embracing the beauty that is uniquely you. And remember, no matter your shade, Fringe Hair Studio is here to make sure you're turning heads and feeling fabulous every step of the way!

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