Blonde-O-Sphere: From Avant-Blonde to Bronde, The Fairest Hair Color, Defined

Love 'em or hate 'em, the fair-headed among us have an undeniable allure--the hair color, after all, had the power to turn a no-name Norma Jean into Marilyn Monroe. We've noticed a slew of celebs, models, and fash-pack types going blonde and blonder recently, but with so many shades and types we've gotten confused. If Kim Kardashian's hair counts as blonde (gah!), is Raquel Zimmerman's considered radioactive white? Kate Lanphear is clearly not of the same flaxen-haired clique as Taylor Momsen or LiLo. Valley girl blonde is not stage-diving blonde, and our heads were about to explode with the advent of the Bronde, so we created the Blonde-O-Sphere to help sort things out. Though the peroxide dumb blonde stereotype may linger, being blonde has never been so white-hot!

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