What better time to bring on a bold hair color than the dawn of a new year? If the thought of going blonde has crossed your mind recently, you might as well skip the subtle shades and go all the way. Hollywood stars have circled back to platinum blonde hairstyles time and time again, proving that the palest of blonde shades will always be in.
The coolest thing about this icy shade is that it works on a myriad of styles. From braids to pixie cuts and blunt bobs, we’ve rounded up the It-girl platinum picks you’re going to want, well, as soon as possible.
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The question is when is Solange ever not serving major hair inspo? Here’s proof that platinum blonde braids look effortlessly cool.
There’s no way to talk blonde without including Cara Delevingne. The supermodel has experimented with many shades of blonde, but there’s something about this iridescent ivory hue paired with this face-framing bob that makes it our favorite.
Zoë Kravitz’s undeniable beauty warrants our oohs and ahhs all day. She looks radiant with this classic platinum pixie. We can thank hairstylist Nikki Nelms and colorist Daniel Moon for Kravitz’s buzz cut debut.
J.Law stepped onto the red carpet and stunned in this platinum blonde lob and fiery red lipstick. The gentle bend of her waves added just enough texture to this striking style.
It’s hard to forget the day Beyoncé dropped this selfie on Instagram to showcase her icy blonde curls. The gradient effect of platinum falling from her roots to her ends was a nice element of surprise for the red carpet curls.
Platinum blonde Kim Kardashian West has won over the eyes of many, including us. This I-just-hopped-out-of-the-shower style makes this fair shade stand out gorgeously against her golden complexion.
Rita Ora has proven herself to be a risk taker in the hair department. She’s rocked a rainbow of colors and gave snowy blonde a whirl wearing this cool-girl style. Let this inspire you to try out a sleek braided ponytail.
Kristen Stewart’s bleached blonde buzz cut deserved the Badass Haircut of the Year Award. The actress has always made bold beauty moves and looked breathtaking in her frosty fade.
Are we wrong, or does Kate Bosworth’s sandy blonde hair give her skin a lit-from-within glow? We’ll take it.
The internet couldn’t stop talking about Kylie Jenner in this showstopping style at the Met Gala. She’s a bona fide hair chameleon, so of course she can pull off a blonde blunt bob.
Taylor Swift went lighter and edgier than usual in this platinum blunt bob she unveiled at the Met Gala. She ditched her softer waves for this platinum textured cut, and we’re into it.
Karlie Kloss pulled off an icy platinum blonde lob like no other. The combination of her loose waves and asymmetrical cut worn at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was killer.
Michelle Williams confidently wore her chic, close crop before platinum blonde pixies were a trend. This simple yet striking hairstyle will never get old.
Emma Roberts did dark roots right with this champagne-colored hue. Let her lived-in roots ease your nerves about not getting back to your colorist soon enough.
Gwen Stefani came into the game wearing platinum blonde hair—we’re talking 20-plus years of it. From gothic glam to classic updos, Stefani owns this shade.