This Is the Surprising Reason Kim K. Keeps Dyeing Her Hair Blonde
Do you keep up with the Kardashians? Here at Byrdie HQ, we keep up with Kim Kardashian West's hair. And it has been quite the journey. The middle Kardashian sister has changed her hair colour, length, and style more times in the last decade than we probably will in our lifetimes. She's pretty fearless too. It seems no hairstyle is off the agenda, except, it would seem, anything too short. With so many hairstyles to choose from, we're taking you through Kim's hair evolution via our favourites. Let's start at the beginning, shall we?
Before Keeping Up With the Kardashians aired, Kim was rocking some seriously glam hairdos.
Here, Kim was celebrating her birthday. The backcombed hairstyle was one that viewers became familiar with in the opening credits of Keeping Up.
Yep, Kim had a fringe way back in 2008. Got a fringe yourself? See the nine styling tips you should know.
Kim flaunted some serious Cali-girl vibes here with her honey-blonde highlights.
We're digging the retro waves on Kim here.
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Going from dark brunette to super blonde is tough, even when you're famous. Kim makes the brassy tone work by slicking the hair back and just going with it.
Remember when cornrows (aka boxer braids) were a thing? Did you ever master them?
This has to be our all-time favourite hair look on Kim. The side-swept wet-look hair is so effortlessly cool.
Hesitant to try it out? Check out some wet-look hairstyles that'll get you over your phobia, promise.
Somehow Kim made these extra-long hair extensions look cool. That's Kim for you.
The blunt ends paired with the sleek texture made this a winning style. Want to get your hair that sleek? Use a straightening iron, and finish with a gloss serum.
Is it grey? Is it pink? Who knows? But what we do know is that this toner on Kim's hair is divine.
Kim prevented her pink hair from looking too sickly sweet by pairing the color with dark grown-out roots. Clever.
Kim Kardashian West took to her Instagram Stories to share her latest shade of strand: platinum blonde. She went on to explain that it was her wedding anniversary with Kanye West and since he loves blonde on her, she decided to work the colour to make him happy as part of their celebration.
"Kanye's favourite is blonde, so I did it for our anniversary," she said. Aw.
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