Going from dark brown to Strawberry Blonde

2017 is the year of the big change and one of my biggest change is my hair. I’m going from dark brown to strawberry blonde.

Like I said in yesterday post, I’m changing my hair colour. No more boring dull lifeless brown with a bit of faded blonde in. Hello to vibrant bright strawberry blonde. When I was talking to my husband about going strawberry blonde, his response was ”so you’re going ginger!” My response was ”what wrong with ginger?” ”Nothing” he replied ‘‘In all the year I known you, you never wanted to be anywhere near blonde, it always red hair colour for you.” True I’ve always been completely crazy for red hair but I like to think of myself as a little older and a little wiser.Β  Keeping red hair on a brown hair girl is not an easy task as the colour fade very quickly.

That was why I made the decision to go strawberry blonde, the colour should keep longer and if it does fade. It doesn’t really matter as I can always put on a new colour on top. Who inspired me with going strawberry blonde? There was a number of people such as Isla Fisher, Emma Stone and Christina Hendricks. I love their hair.

Before changing my hair colour, a few people said going from dark brown to strawberry blonde would suit me as I have quite the pale complexion. In face if anything I agree with them. Going dark would make me look like a vamp, so the only option is to go light.

Now I’ve coloured my hair I know I made the right decision. The colour worked well with my pale complexion, I think it give me a boost and doesn’t give me a washed out look.

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If you’re planning on hanging your hair colour this year – Go and do it now! You won’t regret it!

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59 Comments
  • Tori
    January 3, 2017

    I love this hair colour – itsnstunningnon you!

  • Cristina
    January 3, 2017

    I don’t know if I’m not really good at hair colours, but I see it more as a natural redheaded colour. In my vision strawberry blonde must have some pink shades as well.

  • Rebecca
    January 3, 2017

    Love the new hair colour! It really suits you! I am so tempted to do rainbow hair this year but I can’t quite bring myself to do it.

  • candy
    January 3, 2017

    I think you look great with your new hair color. New Year new you. Be bold you wear it well.

  • Mel
    January 3, 2017

    What lovely colour very soft and pretty, it really suits you very hard for hairdressers to get exactly the colour you are asking for believe me I have had a fair few mistakes in my lifetime! luckily now my daughter is a hair colourist and is amazing at it, she always has a new colour herself as they specialise in colour at her salon and they do wild stuff like rainbow hair etc, a useful hint for you is that Bleach the company she woks for sell colours that you can put on at home to keep up the colour they put on in the salon you can actually get it in boots so its very handy if it fades at all
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  • Leah
    January 3, 2017

    You look beautiful! Good for you for taking a chance and changing your hair. I remember when I went from very blonde to dark brown! It was such an amazing time for me and I felt like “a new me!” I hope you feel the same.

  • Theresa
    January 3, 2017

    This hair color is very flattering on you! It’s just the right shade for your skin tone.

  • Melissa Vera
    January 3, 2017

    Wow you change looks amazing. I have always be tempted to go darker with my hair but just haven’t had to courage to do it.

  • Katya
    January 3, 2017

    That’s such a cool hair color! I would call it “mermaid pink”!

  • Belle
    January 3, 2017

    I love that hair color on you! You look fabulous!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  • Shopgirl Anonymous
    January 3, 2017

    I’m thinking of changing my hair color too. I want something fun like purple, green, or dark brown with a burst of color on my bangs. My husband wants copper red or blonde (I hate to remind him I did all those when we were young, it’s not my fault I wasn’t good enough for him then.) πŸ˜‰ hehe.

  • Brigette Collins
    January 3, 2017

    I think it suits you as well!

  • Catherine
    January 3, 2017

    Wow, that color looks great on you! I thought it was your natural color. It defiantly suits your skin and eye color. I’ve been a “redhead” for half my life already! I do switch it up from darker to lighter red though.

  • Mary Burris
    January 3, 2017

    I used to lighten up my hair in the spring/summer and darken it during fall/winter. Now I’m just old and gray. LOL

  • julie porter
    January 3, 2017

    I think it is a very flattering color for you, I really like it! I’ve been thinking about a new color myself for the new year, I just need to decide which way to go and then go ahead and do it!

  • Marcella's Mind
    January 3, 2017

    Color look nice =)

  • Hannah Usher
    January 3, 2017

    What a beautiful shade! It really suits you. I went pink yesterday! It’s always nice to change up hair colours.

  • Hannah Usher
    January 3, 2017

    What a beautiful shade! It really suits you. I went pink yesterday! It’s always nice to change up hair colours.

  • Sarah - let them be small
    January 3, 2017

    the colour really suits you. my hair is naturally very blonde and I’ve never been brave enough to colour it x

  • Terri Steffes
    January 3, 2017

    Oooo! It is pretty! I have a niece with strawberry blonde hair, but she has brown eyes and freckles. It’s a cute combination but she hates it (of course). She thinks she looks like a ten year old!

  • Cecilia Cannon
    January 3, 2017

    wow!! good for you! I love a good hair change but I have never done color change. I think it looks great! truly!! it fits you so well.

  • Megan mccoig
    January 3, 2017

    This looks so gorgeous on you! A great change. I love strawberry blonde hair and would love to be able to pull it off myself.

  • A .Antovska
    January 3, 2017

    I am in life period when I change my hair colour every month. I like this color. Maybe I will try it. πŸ™‚

  • hey sharonoox
    January 3, 2017

    The hair color suits you very well. Looks so good on you. I’ve been thinking of changing my hair color for awhile but never thought of strawberry blonde. I’m hoping I’ll be able to get them done this year.

  • Linda Hobden
    January 3, 2017

    I think “strawberry blonde” suits you and looks very natural. I’m dark blonde/ light brown naturally (mousey) but have had highlights in my hair since always! I had a Saturday job in a hair salon at 14/15 & I used the “lightener” wella setting lotion to get my hair fairer! Around my mid 20s I left it natural but by 30 I went back to highlights and 20 years later I am still fair

  • Dawn McAlexander
    January 4, 2017

    While I don’t want to change my hair color, per se, I do want some highlights added this year. I intend to do it as soon as I have the money.

  • Debra
    January 4, 2017

    Love the color – Did you do it your self or did you go somewhere, can’t even see and dark roots! Good job!

  • Marsha
    January 4, 2017

    I think the color looks very natural on you! Did you have it done professionally or yourself?

  • Isaly Holland
    January 4, 2017

    I love how the color makes you pop! Great color choice (:

    Isaly Holland | http://www.memoriesbyisaly.com

  • Silvia
    January 4, 2017

    This color looks amazing on you! I’m glad you are starting off your year with big changes! You look great!

  • Liz
    January 4, 2017

    It’s a good color on you. I might try a little different lighting on the hair just so we can see more of it. πŸ™‚

  • Reesa Lewandowski
    January 4, 2017

    I love that color!!! It looks really nice on you, so natural! Good for you for going for the color!

  • Laura
    January 4, 2017

    I love the strawberry blonde on you! Great change for a fresh year!

  • Kara Guppy
    January 4, 2017

    I love your hair colour, it really suits you – I need to sort my hair out, I haven’t had it cut for months

  • Hanani
    January 4, 2017

    Love the colour. I can’t carry it though, not with my skin tone. It looks gorgeous on you πŸ™‚

  • Ana De- Jesus
    January 4, 2017

    I much prefer the strawberry blonde colour on you, you look stunning! I wish I could dye my hair this colour but it would not suit my complexion lol.

  • Rachel
    January 4, 2017

    The strawberry blonde color looks so natural on you! It’s rich luxurious and very complimentary to your skin tone and eyes! Good choice, girl!

  • Brittany Fryman
    January 4, 2017

    Good for you! It’s so liberating to make a big change like that. I recently cut 13 inches off and went from dark brown to very blonde. It’s so fun to switch it up every now and then and you look great!

  • This color really suites your skin tone! Beautiful choice. I love that it also looks natural as opposed to colored.

  • Irina
    January 4, 2017

    I love your hair color. I haven’t dyed my hair for quite some time. I like blonde or black on me. Extrem colors right?

  • Veronica
    January 4, 2017

    I love this tone and I never knew before how to name it correctly! I can imagine you wearing a red lipstick, that would look so bright and hot!
    Happy New Year!

  • Vaishnavi
    January 4, 2017

    Wow. New look for the new year. Strawberry blonde looks awesome on you. Good choice, indeed!

  • Rachel Lavern
    January 4, 2017

    The beginning of a new year is a great time to change our hair color. Hair color changes can be dramatic (even traumatic).

  • Kristin
    January 4, 2017

    I’ve always loved strawberry blond hair! It’s such a beautiful color. It definitely works with your skin tone. Great choice!

  • Robin Rue
    January 4, 2017

    This hair color has always been a favorite of mine. It looks great on you!

  • Amanda Love
    January 5, 2017

    I think it’s lovely that you colored you hair! You’re right, the color does work for you and I love the outcome! It’s really beautiful.

  • Carolyn
    January 5, 2017

    Very pretty and great for your complexion! I love Emma Stone too.

  • Brittany
    January 5, 2017

    Wow girl the new hair looks amazing on you! I’ve seen so many celebrities with strawberry blonde hair and I’ve always wanted to try something as daring!!

  • Katie Wednesday
    January 5, 2017

    It looks absolutely gorgeous on you! I’m also a pale girl with naturally very dark brown hair, and I’m so close to taking the plunge and dying it lighter, you may have just convinced me! Love the post ❀️

  • Donna
    January 5, 2017

    This color looks really good on you! I love ringing in the new year with a new look as well.

  • loudy
    January 5, 2017

    I definitely love your new hair color you look stunning

  • CourtneyLynne
    January 6, 2017

    Omg loving your hair color!!!! I’m a blonde so I obviously love this look on you!!!!!

  • Breyona Sharpnack
    January 7, 2017

    I have always died my hair but last year my resolution was to not dye my hair anymore. My color (auburn) has significantly grown out and now I am almost back to my natural hair color of black but I want to dye it again! I miss it.

  • Pam
    January 8, 2017

    I love this color on you! It fits you perfectly!!

  • Jessica
    January 8, 2017

    The hair definitely suits you and I agree dark hair on pale complexions tend to look too harsh. I think you made a great colour choice.

  • Sandy KS
    February 9, 2017

    I love your hair color. I went from black to a red.

  • Alex
    April 24, 2018

    I like the color. You may want to try and darken your brows though. Sometimes really pale skin combined with such a light complexion seems to make them disappear. The celebrities you listed all have varying shades of darker eyebrows but I think trying any of their eyebrow shades would look really great on you.

  • Anna Nuttall
    April 24, 2018

    I tend to pretty much ignore my eyesbrow as they are very very lights and fine and I don’t want to mess around with them. I have in the past tried darker eyesbrows and it didn’t look right for me.
    Thank you for your suggestion. xx

  • The Happy Trip
    April 1, 2020

    Oh, I don’t what the color of your hair now, because I guess this is an old pot, but this hair color looks good on you. Keep on sharing πŸ™‚

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