Marilyn Monroe proved the gentlemen prefer blondes (some of the time), but thankfully for us, hair color technology has come a long way since the screen legend's platinum washes. This spring and summer, the best bevy of golden hues incorporates a range of trendy touches, from subtle highlights to brassy roots.
Rihanna's dark roots add downtown appeal to her sandy mane, while her single-processed locks give her curls uniform (and red-carpet) elegance.
Madonna adds dimension to her silky layers with youthful, buttery highlights.
Sporting ringlets to play a young Carrie Bradshaw, AnnaSophia Robb, uses hints of champagne to make her mane look more voluminous.
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