Before you get lost in the varieties of blonde shades, let’s answer one popular question— what is platinum blonde hair color? Platinum blonde is the lightest shade on the blonde hair color chart. It is a cool-toned whitish color that suits pale and light complexions. Platinum blonde is fabulous with any eye color, but it is magical on brown and blue-eyed ladies. This color has always been around and we’ve seen some famous people rock it perfectly.
Celebrity Hair Stylist, Samantha Cusick, says "Anyone can suit being a platinum blonde. I tailor the colour to suit every client by putting a toner on it, whether it's milky, creamy, silver, grey… Being a blonde is a right of passage you have to do it at some point in your life, its just about picking the right tone for you."
Platinum Ice Color
This is a trending hair color in recent times because many international celebrities have been seen sporting it at gala events. Icy blonde hair is a bold choice to opt for, but it can look great for women who have a pale to light-medium complexion.
Platinum Blonde with Black Roots
Dark roots may seem to be a problem when you want to get platinum highlights done. It does involve its fair share of stripping away the dark color, but the result is worth it. Black roots look great with a light blonde balayage, like the model in the picture.
The transition of the hair color from the dark roots to the blonde on the top of the head almost gives the appearance of platinum blonde hair with lowlights.
Platinum Blonde Sombre Hair
It is easy to say that no matter the effort – platinum blonde hair is worth it. But the fact remains that not all the ladies are ready for such dramatic changes. Therefore, those of you who are not ready to fully commit can easily try out another available and not less trendy option such as sombre with the involvement of platinum shades. Take your pick!
Platinum Blonde Highlights for Brown Hair
If you have dark blonde hair, you can add some light blonde or platinum highlights to give your hair some added body and dimension. We can guarantee that you’ll make him weak in the knees with your sexy platinum-blonde locks!
Long Layered Platinum Blonde Cut
Platinum blonde with lowlights like the one in the picture is easily achievable by using the right combination of hair color to achieve this effect. This is indeed a great hairstyle for women with long and thick hair.
Wavy Long Bob
Platinum blonde medium hair can look great in a wavy, long bob haircut. The hair length just kisses the shoulders and the brilliance of the hair color shines through in this hairstyle, for sure.
Styling Tip: Use some texturizing spray to get the right look and hold for your waves.
Black Hair with Blonde Balayage Highlights
If need a change in your dark hair, ask your stylist to add some platinum highlights to your dark hair. This will be the hair makeover you have been yearning for. The hair color transitions so smoothly from the dark brown roots to the platinum color at the tips.
Sleek Blunt Blonde Bob
For a short hairstyle with platinum silver hair color, a sleek blunt cut like this picture is a wonderful option. If you have straight hair with medium thickness, go in for this bob haircut with a blunt cut. Keep the roots natural and ask your stylist to apply the platinum blonde dye in a way that will flatter your haircut and hair texture at the same time.
Face Framing Blonde Balayage
A blonde balayage on brown hair can easily help your facial features stand out. This hair coloring technique is subtle and flattering and can easily be done using platinum blonde color. The lighter and more prominent hair color can be made to start around the eye level so that the hair strands with this platinum color frame your hair.
Brown to Platinum Blonde Ombre
For a softer version of platinum blonde highlights, you can opt for a brown-to-blonde ombre hairstyle. Naturally brown hair can be made to transition to a lighter brown and then proceed onto the platinum blonde hair color.
The shift in the hair color in this balayage blonde bob is seamless and suits both straight hair and wavy hair textures.
Wavy Platinum Blonde Highlights
Wavy hair is so Disney-like and reminds us of playful princesses. A platinum balayage is a hairstyle that you should try if you are considering this popular hair color for your long, wavy hair. A balayage with blonde highlights on your wavy hair will give your entire look a bohemian touch. A messy, half-up-do is all you need to add the final touches to the look!
This icy platinum blonde hair shade is very striking and youthful. The soft shade will work for any complexion and eye color, but you need to be ready to commit. And the best part about this color is that it looks natural, so everyone will think it’s your natural shade!
Icy Blonde with Dark Roots
If you want a look that’s low maintenance, this icy blonde color on darker roots is sexy and practical. It doesn't require as much upkeep with the darker roots. This style will flatter those with cooler eyes and fair, neutral, or beige complexions.
Editors Advice: To maintain this trendy look, you should use a hair mask once a week to help preserve the color and keep your hair shiny and healthy.
Icy Platinum Blonde with Shadow Roots
For those who want a multi-tonal blonde look, this style is stunning. The platinum blonde starts at the tips and then fades slowly to honey blonde at the roots. This is another low-key look that doesn't require a lot of upkeep. This color combo looks best on those with pale or ashy skin tones.
Soft-Edged Bob for Dark Blonde Hair
Bob haircuts are always in style and this icy blonde angled bob is no exception! The icy blonde tones will add a ton of depth to your tresses. We think this color will best suit those with fair skin and light eyes.
Pearl Blonde Ombre Hair
This pearly platinum blonde hair shade will glisten in the sunlight for a sexy, shimmery effect! It works best on those with lighter skin tones. However, even those with darker complexions can pull it off with a little confidence.
Messy Locks for Thick Hair
If you want to lighten up your thicker tresses, this sassy Scandinavian blonde color and cut will work wonders! The carefree, tousled waves are super flirty and feminine, and the multi-tonal shades of blonde give it added depth and movement. We recommend this shade if you have a warm complexion.
Bombshell for Lob Cut
If you want to go all out and embrace your inner blonde bombshell, this look is for you! The buttery blonde tones with the darker base are very chic and sophisticated for a seductive look. This color will nicely compliment those with an olive or pinkish complexion.
Babylights For Long-Layered Blonde Hair
If you want to keep your longer locks, this sexy platinum blonde balayage is perfect! The slightly darker shadows at the root with the platinum blonde babylights add depth and dimension to your long tresses. With the darker shade framing the face as well as the roots, this combo will work for any eye color and skin tone.
If you want to drive your man wild, this sexy platinum blonde balayage with soft beach waves is truly breathtaking! The color and bouncy waves add movement to your tresses. The best thing about this look is that it will suit any complexion!
Icy Blonde Balayage with Warm Tones
Icy blonde hair is so in right now and this look is right on par with today’s hottest trends! The combination of ash and ice-blonde tones is striking! The carefree, messy waves add a ton of sex appeal to this sultry style! If you are confident, you can pull off this look no matter what your skin tone is!
Balayage with Ombre
This combo of shimmery blondes is very sexy and chic! The soft balayage effect that slowly fades to platinum blonde tips is the perfect subtle ombre look for those who want both sass and class!
Blonde Bob for Straight Hair
Another classic bob style with a sexy blonde twist is this shoulder-length lob. If you want to remove some length but still have a slightly longer look, this bob cut is just right! The smooth icy blonde tones will shine like diamonds in the sunlight!
Platinum Blonde on Long Hair with Side Layers
Side bangs are super sexy and flirty. This sultry shade of platinum blonde is just stunning with its racy waves that scream passion and lust! Smokey eyes and red lips will enhance this sensual style!
Cold to Warm Blonde Ombre for Platinum Hair
Can’t decide between hot and cold? Why not use both? This pretty combo of both warm and cooler blondes will add depth to your locks as well as spring to your step. Show ‘em you haven’t lost touch with this fun and playful updo that embodies youth and confidence!
Perfect Platinum Blonde Short Hair
A platinum blonde hair shade looks super cool. This vibrant and cool hair color that has a silver hue is the lightest among blonde hair shades. Stylists agree that this shade is classic, therefore, it will never go out of fashion. Many celebrities prefer getting their hair dyed in ash blonde, for example, Lady Gaga. Her ash blonde is flattering for her cool complexion.
Blonde to Strawberry Ombre
While blonde hair is a statement in itself, if you are looking to add a touch of zing to the look, why not go in for a blonde ombre? Pick an eye-catching color like strawberry blonde for your ombre hair and get the ends colored in a naturally fading style.
Stylish Long Haircut
A platinum silver hair color is a great variation for women who prefer a super light hair color. With dark roots fading into a silver ombre, this blonde hairstyle exudes confidence and style. The darker roots are also sometimes referred to as shadow roots and a smooth transition to the silver blonde is key to this look.
Pastel Tresses for Long-Wavy Hair
If you have naturally blonde, wavy hair, adding a couple of streaks of pastel blue or pastel green can complement your hair.
Layered Bob with Bang
For people with a wider forehead, a medium-layered bob can help to cover it up and enhance the other features of your face simultaneously. Get the haircut so that you have medium platinum hair with understated but still choppy layers. Let the bangs end just above the eyebrows.
Styling Tip: Use a flat iron to keep the bangs falling smoothly on your face and use some texturizing spray to get a beach waves look for your platinum blonde medium hair.
Platinum Blonde Highlights
Add some darker brown lowlights to give the hair a 3D appearance. You can enjoy the coolness of the platinum color and the warmth of your natural hair color at the same time with this hair.
Platinum Stacked Bob Haircut
Have ‘Elsa’ beautiful hair without the effort of maintaining the length with this stacked bob. With a slight angle to the front layers and a short, bouncy back, this platinum blonde hair looks effortlessly chic. Opt for darker roots to give the colors in this bob haircut a soft gradient appearance.
Editors Advice: Such hair looks great on fair skin tones with both pink and beige undertones.
Platinum Hair with Honey Blonde Highlights
If you want a look for platinum blonde hair that is full of depth and dimension, try these light honey-blonde highlights. Platinum hair is stunning on its own, but some soft honey hues will give it that extra bit of shine.
Ash Brown and Platinum Blonde Ombre
Those who prefer a look for platinum blonde that does not require a lot of maintenance or touch-ups will love this pretty ash brown to platinum blonde ombre. The light brown roots are very natural looking, and they slowly fade to light ash blonde and finally to a light platinum blonde at the ends.
Styling Tip: Blow dry your hair with a round brush. Use your flat iron or large curling iron to curl ½ to 1-inch sections of your hair to make loose waves that are very Boho chic and feminine.
Ashy Blonde Balayage
Blending warm and cool tones is a great way to get a multidimensional look that is full of depth and dimension. If you prefer a platinum blonde balayage over an ombre fade, this platinum ash blonde is so pretty with its blend of light and dark ash blonde shades mixed in with some soft platinum blonde highlights.
Platinum Blonde Bob with Pearly Hues
If you love mother-of-pearl, you will flip for this gorgeous iridescent platinum blonde. The buttery blonde blend of pearly platinum blonde hues with light golden blonde tones form a sultry, silky shade of blonde that will make you feel like a movie star.
Icy Blonde with Dark Blonde Roots
Icy blonde hair is so stunning that you can’t go wrong with this dark blonde and icy platinum blonde blend. Platinum blonde with dark roots is an ideal look for those who don’t have time for touch-ups. Platinum blonde hair requires a lot of upkeep, but if you don’t want to be bothered with frequent trips to the salon or at-home touch-ups, dark roots are the answer.
Styling Tip: Blow dry your hair with a paddle brush for some more fullness and make big waves to add some bounce to your silky blonde locks.
Golden Blonde with Platinum Blonde Lowlights
Those who prefer dark platinum hues will love this golden platinum blonde shade. Indeed, it's hard to resist its shimmering in the sun. Ask for a deep golden platinum blonde with lowlights to add multi-tonal hues that are the perfect blend of warm and cool tones.
Platinum Buttery Blonde Highlights
This look for long platinum-blonde hair is just breathtaking. Keep your roots and base a dark shade of ash blonde and go heavy on chunky pale platinum blonde highlights throughout. This look calls for natural makeup and pale pink matte lips for a sexy vibe with a hint of innocence.
Icy Silver and Dark Ash Platinum Streaks
Platinum highlights on blonde hair is the perfect solution if you don’t want to dye your whole head platinum blonde. Moreover, it adds so much texture and depth that you’ll wonder why you haven’t done it sooner!
Platinum with Golden Honey Highlights & Dark Roots
Another great look for those who don’t mind keeping their dark roots is this captivating buttery platinum blonde with honey highlights that look like golden ribbons. Platinum blonde hair with dark roots is easy to maintain as you can just let your roots grow out and wait a bit longer between touch-ups.
Silk and Shiny Blonde Hair Shades
All shades of blonde, including so popular platinum, champagne, and even dark blonde hair require the application of harsh chemicals. Therefore, when opting for blonde hair, it is better to go to a salon rather than risk at home. A professional stylist can easily achieve any shade of blonde and, if desired, add some colors for blonde ombre hair.
Platinum Blonde for Light Brown Hair
If you start with a brown base, it’s better to take a thorough, caring approach to platinum blonde hair colors. First off, for such a light and cool color, no matter what shade it is, you will need to lighten your hair. And bleach, as you know, may lead to damage. Therefore, modern colorists suggest women with brown hair go for blonde shades. Also, they recommend cool-toned yet still close to neutral or beige colors.
Platinum Blonde Natural Hair Ombre
These are platinum blonde natural variations. Platinum blonde in its essence is far from being natural unless we are talking about albinism. However, these hair hues are closest to what we can call natural. This effect is achieved with darker as if outgrown, roots.
Platinum Blonde Highlights
Adding highlights always provides movement to the hair. And there is no exception when it comes to platinum, that is, to adding platinum blonde highlights. You will get an effect of twinkling stars and also hide the fineness of your hair.
Grey highlights will look great whether you wear your hair loose or up in a bun. Your hairstyle will also gain more body and look as if it had bleached in the sun. Moreover, this color solution will appear even more winning against tanned skin.
Winter White Platinum Blonde Hair
If you already flaunt with winter white hair color, do not forget that it requires additional care. Use a shampoo and conditioner for a cold shade of blonde in order to keep your noble royal shade longer!
Icy California Platinum Hair
If the usual white blonde is not enough for you, Icy California - this is what you need! Ask your stylist to make a blue or purple accent at the root with a further stretch to the length. Also, be sure that you are the owner of the most unusual hair color among all your acquaintances!
Platinum Silver Hair Color
Here you can observe amazing examples of a platinum silver hair color. Its beauty is cool and alluring at once, and many women consider these to be reasons for getting the full bleach job. Besides, silver is quite futuristic, and all futuristic is trendy right now.
Platinum Blonde Guidelines
- Try out blonde wigs: The truth is that some ladies do not look marvelous with blonde hair. To find out if you are not one of those ladies, try out a blonde wig first. It is painless and totally worthy since once you see yourself in blonde, you will know whether you should go down that road or you shouldn’t.
- Consider your skin tone: The fact is that ladies with cool skin tones are always better-looking with platinum blonde hair than the ones who have warm skin tones.
- What about the tan? Do you tan easily? The thing is that dark tanned skin does not always look that great with icy platinum blonde hair.
- Your natural hair color: If you have dark hair and wish to go to the blonde side, you should be aware of the maintenance blonde hair requires. The roots of your hair will constantly show your natural hair color. There is no doubt about that, so think twice whether you are ready for such hard work and commitment.
- The condition of your hair: Last but not least, you should consider the condition of your hair. If your hair is thin and fragile, there is no way it will withstand all the chemical processes of bleaching, and that is why you should better strengthen your hair before trying to go platinum.
How To Prepare Your Hair Before Getting Platinum Hair:
It is highly important that your platinum blonde hair color is even. Consequently, you should forget about any kind of dying for at least six months.
A fortnight before the bleaching procedure, you should treat your hair with a conditioning treatment. The truth is that no matter how innovative the bleaching formulas are, they will dry and might damage your hair. And the best you can do is nourish it properly at least two weeks before the procedure.
Two days before the bleaching procedure, you should in no case wash your hair. The thing is that all the natural oils that are produced will secure your scalp from drying and that is crucial as well.
Lastly, you should prepare mentally for both the dramatic change of color and some change of length. Both are inevitable, after all.
How to Get Hair Platinum Blonde
Here are a few steps to follow:
Step 1 - Prepare all the products and tools you need: To achieve a platinum blonde look, you will need these:
- Volume crème developer
- Coconut oil
- Prism light lightener
- Lightest ash-blonde
- Dry brush and mixing bowl
Step 2 - Apply coconut oil: You need to coat your hair with coconut oil to soften the impact of the platinum blonde hair dye.
Step 3 - Part your hair: Part your hair into up to 4 equal sections to apply the products evenly.
Step 4 - Mix the developer and the lightener: It’s important to note that the developer acts as a peroxide for the lightener. That is, it helps to activate the lightener. Make sure you read the instruction on the bottle to know how much you need to add.
Step 5 - Apply mixed product on your hair: If you decide to dye your entire length, you should start from the roots. If not, apply the dye just where you desire.
Step 6 - Wait following the instructions: Leave the mix on your hair for as long as it’s specified on the bottle.
Step 7 - Make the platinum blonde shine: To finalize the tone and give it a shiny look, mix the toner and the developer. Check the instructions as you mix. Usually, you need to mix until they turn into a puddle.
Step 8 - Apply the mixed product gently to your hair: Distribute the mixture from the roots to the tips. Leave it for 15-20 minutes before washing off.
Step 9 - Wash with shampoo and conditioner: Wash off your hair with shampoo and conditioner, and there you have it - a new platinum blonde look! You can follow these steps to get the platinum highlights on blond hair.
How To Take Care Of Your New Blonde Color With Platinum Shades
- First of all, you will have to forget about all the sulfate-containing shampoos and conditioners – only sulfate-free ones are to be used if you wish to preserve your amazing shade!
- Purple shampoo is to be used at least once a week to maintain the color as well.
- Since your hair has been undoubtedly damaged that is why you should use protein masks every two weeks.
- Last but not least, every four weeks you need to refresh your color since your roots will grow out.
Is Platinum Blonde a Natural Hair Color?
Yes, platinum blonde is a natural hair color, but it is a very rare color. Natural platinum hair mostly was seen on albinos who are oculocutaneous in nature. This is a condition that affects the color of the hair, eyes, and skin. So, yes, platinum blonde is a natural hair color.
Does Platinum Blonde Hair Make You Look Older?
Unlike what many people think, platinum blonde doesn’t make you look older. In fact, it gives you this unique look and makes you quite obvious among the crowd.
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