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Old 08-28-2013, 11:10 AM
 
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To me, a blonde is someone who has naturally blonde hair. Yet I hear women being described as a 'blonde' when in fact they clearly have dyed blonde hair.
Why does a woman with blonde hair have to be called anything?

Tell me, would you call the person wearing a red shirt or blouse or would you refer to them as the fair skinned person because they have a tan?

You are what you are at the moment.

Just what are others supposed to do, describe the woman and the dyed blonde women?
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:26 AM
 
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I think he understands perfectly! He doesn't want drapes and "hardwood."
I think neither of you know the term...

Both linoleum and hardwood are smooth, but hardwood requires waxing!
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:10 PM
 
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America's newest blonde!

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Old 08-29-2013, 02:30 AM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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To me, a blonde is someone who has naturally blonde hair. Yet I hear women being described as a 'blonde' when in fact they clearly have dyed blonde hair.
May as well refer to them as blondes. If someone wants to describe someone with lightened hair then it would sound more than a little weird to say, "The brunette with the bleached hair."

There are a lot of fake redheads out there, too, and we still refer to them as such.
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:59 AM
 
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If I will have to describe her to police I would say women with fake blonde hair.
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:34 AM
 
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This is the weirdest thing to get hung up on. Would you describe a woman with clearly dyed dark hair as a faux brunette? Your hair color is the color currently residing on your head, not the color that you perhaps haven't even seen for over a decade.

My grandmother had naturally dark hair, but started dying it blonde sometime in the 1950s -- she kept it that way until shortly before her 80th birthday. You can't tell me that after 50 years of being blonde, you'd still refer to her as a "fake" blonde -- I think most people who met her didn't realize she was naturally a brunette.
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:39 AM
 
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I would refer to her as CURRENTLY blonde!
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Old 08-29-2013, 03:39 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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I think he understands perfectly! He doesn't want drapes and "hardwood."

Mayhap it should have been hard wood. That better?
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:07 PM
 
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To me, a blonde is someone who has naturally blonde hair. Yet I hear women being described as a 'blonde' when in fact they clearly have dyed blonde hair.
Is to describe a color, of course If we go about natural blondes then about 80% of those women shouldnt be called blondes (at least in the states).

madonna, britney spears, lady gaga, hanna montana, jessica simpson, avril lavigne, shakira, heck nearly every one of the famous blondes is/was a fake blonde, marylin monroe included.
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:29 AM
 
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Ehh.. You can usually tell who is naturally blonde and who is not.

I am naturally dirty blonde and get lighter highlights twice a year. But my eyebrows match my hair color, and my arm hair is blonde and only noticeable when my skin gets a bit tan because then it looks white. Am I naturally blonde because technically I dye a few strands of my hair a little "more blonde"?
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