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Old 03-18-2015, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by patches403 View Post
Natural blonde hair is rare and makes up approximately 2% of the world's population, mostly concentrated in Northern Europe and places where Northern Europeans immigrated to, like Canada, the US, and Australia.
Source, please?
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by apexgds View Post
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Black is the most common hair color in the world, and is due to a large amount of eumelanin. Brown is also common, and is due to eumelanin mixed with a bit of pheomelanin. Blond is only found in about 2% of the world's population. It is due to very small amounts of melanin. Slight amounts of black, brown, and red make for all the variations we see in blonds - such as ash, flaxen, and strawberry blond. And red hair is the rarest of all, about 1% of the world. It is due to high levels of pheomelanin plus low levels of eumelanin.
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:37 PM
Location: Central IL
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Originally Posted by Tia 914 View Post
If a brunette or redhead "becomes" blonde, she'll still have dark eyelashes. If she uses a light mascara, it won't lighten them enough to make a difference.
All the beauty advice tells women to wear black or at least black/brown mascara, even if they are blonde....real blondes will almost all use black or otherwise dark mascara, not light brown. You can only rarely find anything light brown or red so this is not a good test.
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Sundaydrive00 View Post
Thanks. Though I have no idea who Dr. C. George Boeree is, or how valid his info is.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:08 PM
Location: Columbia SC
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Originally Posted by Adi from the Brunswicks View Post
So, how do you find out if someone is naturally blonde or dyeing their hair blonde. Any signs to lookout for ?
Snatch to match.......
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:16 PM
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Most natural blondes are lighter complected and have lighter colored eyes like blue or green. I've been told that most blondes have lighter eyebrow color than hair color. That is true for me. I pencil in my eyebrows with a darker color and wear brown black mascara. I used to have really light colored hair, but it turned dishwater blonde in my 30's.

Also you can look at the roots of the hair. They will be darker if the hair has been lightened.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:17 PM
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If you have seen enough natural blondes (and there aren't many natural blondes), it's easy to tell the difference. A natural blonde will have natural color variances/streaks of different colors, whereas a bleached blonde is more one color. Plus a natural blonde's hair is in better condition. You can tell a bleached blonde's hair because it's often overprocessed/coarse/stiff/dull looking. Plus, even if she bleaches it regularly, you will start to see dark roots in between bleachings.

Sometimes you can tell by the eyebrows, but not always.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Location: The World
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Eyebrows. Most people have darker eyebrows than their hair, but most natural blondes still have lighter brown eyebrows. Brunettes usually have dark eyebrows that are almost black, for example.

Most natural blondes also have lighter arm hair.

You can also often tell by how their hair matches their skin tone. Like, if you look at the pictures of Kim Kardashian with her new blonde hair, you can clearly tell that her hair color does not match her skin tone.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:27 PM
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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Most adult blondes were blondes as children or teenagers. In northern Europeans, hair is usually light brown at birth, with gray blue eyes.

Most Northern European children are blonde at least until age 12.

Blue eyes have nothing to do with blonde or red hair. Red hair is more "fair" than blond/ Frw red heads have blue eyes.

Blondes frequently have green, hazel, light brown and gray eyes. Sometimes blue also.

People who are born blond often highlight their hair as it darkens.

We usually look best in the hair color in which we were born.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:31 PM
Location: tampa bay
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Was born platinum blonde in late 20's hair started getting darker/drab. Was told by my hairdresser I had a great base and just had to highlight...when I hit late 40's had to start lightening my base too...I still have very light lashes ,brows and arm hair...my eyes are still blue(thank goodness)
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