Will it be a wig or not? Many have asked this question by observing the Kim Kardashian’s platinum blonde hairescorted to the New York soirée del Met Gala 2022 by toyboy Pete Davidson. Well, the answer is no. The influencer, model and entrepreneur of the Kardashian clan has undergone the challenge bleaching process of her naturally dark hair. All to best interpret the role of Marilyn Monroe. Kim Kardashian, in fact, wore one of the most iconic dresses of the Hollywood diva. Which, it must be said, in turn bleached her hair, being naturally brown. When we say the charm of blond.
Bleaching your hair when you are black is a demanding task
As Kim Kardashian herself told the magazine Vogue before parading on the red carpet of the Met Gala, “I spent the whole day bleaching my hair, with a process that lasted 14 consecutive hours”. Unsurprisingly, after so much patient waiting, Kim wants to keep her platinum blonde as long as possible. As it reminds us Silvia Caparrotta, hairstylist and colorist of the salon Mastromauro Hair & Beauty in Milan«Platinum blonde is obtained with a long series of steps and, above all, with long shutter speeds, especially when starting from a dark shade of hair (as in the case of Kim Kardashian). The first step is the discoloration, or bleaching: proceeding step by step, the hair is lightened a little at a time to monitor the color rendering and see how the hair reacts. It is forbidden to rush the times: if the oxidation process of the hair pigments is not completed, the final result could be a color that turns to red or straw yellow. Effectively often the colourist spreads out appointments over a month, to perfect the final result “. So he had done, for example, Billie Eilish going from black to platinum and like her too Selena Gomez in her blond period. «The use of at home is fundamental professional products enriched with purple pigments and antioxidant ingredientsable to preserve the brilliance of platinum blonde and prevent the appearance of any unwanted reflections ».
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