blonde ambition

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Lipstick – MAC Petals & Peacocks

I am blonde. Blonder. And so unbelievably happy with my new colour. A creamy white blonde has been my sometimes unachievable dream ever since I ditched the red last year. I wanted to turn my warm golden tones of two months ago to a cooler, brighter, whiter blonde which, if my plan comes together, will lend itself to some pastel pink and lilac dip dying in the near future. I had half a head of highlights as I didn’t want the colour to become too dense all over; I like to keep a few different threads of colour running through my hair. I had my locks blown dried straight at the hairdressers (I never wear my hair poker straight nowadays since I’ve embraced my natural curls) and was left marvelling at how long it has gotten. I am going back in six weeks time for a whole head of highlights on the one condition that I have my ratty ends trimmed, a small price to pay I feel to be one step close to my blonde ambition.

I apologise for being a bit AWOL recently. Blogging has taken a bit of a back seat whilst I have been moving abode, heaving boxes up and down stairs, unpacking numerous hoarded items and generally trying to settle myself. There was a time when lipstick shades used to fill my thoughts, now it is all about lampshades…momentarily anyway! I have generated the winner of my Benefit gift set giveaway, thank you all who entered, and the lucky lady is… KatieCakes. Well done Katie.

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63 Comments

  1. 9th January 2012 / 9:33 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous Milly! I need to get my barnet sorted! x

  2. 9th January 2012 / 9:33 pm

    This shade of blonde really really suits you Milly. Absolutely gorgeous! xx

  3. 9th January 2012 / 9:33 pm

    Oh Milly it's lovely! You really do suit every single hair colour! xxx

  4. 9th January 2012 / 9:34 pm

    your colour is beautiful! well done going from blonde after red, thats no mean feat! xx

  5. 9th January 2012 / 9:36 pm

    Your hair looks lovely and really suits you! One of my New Years beauty resolutions is to go blonde this year. I'm thinking of getting highlights first to ease me in though xx

  6. 9th January 2012 / 9:37 pm

    I love it! it's so pretty and I love the cut of your hair as well. hair envy at its highest.

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  7. 9th January 2012 / 9:42 pm

    Looks wicked Milly. I'm so jealous that you might fulfill my pink hair/lilac hair dream sometimes in the new future. Have fun.

  8. 9th January 2012 / 9:45 pm

    Milly this is SO beautiful.
    I only dream of being this colour again.. I've had such a horrible time trying to get my blonde locks back.

    Mollie xo
    molliemuses.blogspot.com

  9. 9th January 2012 / 9:46 pm

    love it! i wish i suited blonde hair! x

  10. 9th January 2012 / 9:50 pm

    Aww Milly I love it! I can definitely imagine you looking amazing with a pastel dip dye! You're so lucky you suit a multitude of hair colours!! xx

  11. 9th January 2012 / 9:51 pm

    Looks great! x

  12. 9th January 2012 / 9:56 pm

    Looks lovely!

    keeley
    walking-fashion.blogspot.com

  13. 9th January 2012 / 10:00 pm

    Looks amazing, very pretty!

  14. 9th January 2012 / 10:03 pm

    love your hair blonde !!

  15. 9th January 2012 / 10:07 pm

    I absolutely LOVE it! So different to the red hair you had when I first started following you 🙂

    lovewishesx.blogspot.com

  16. 9th January 2012 / 10:11 pm

    Oh, I loveLOVE this colour. Your hair is always perfect x

  17. 9th January 2012 / 10:11 pm

    may I ask you which makeup you use? it looks fantastic!

    vivianaelica.blogspot.com

  18. 9th January 2012 / 10:15 pm

    Oh emm gee I adore this colour, suits you beautifully, I am currently trying to go back blonde , I have red hair at the moment ekkk, And it's just hit my shoulder length so I'm trying to grow it out a little bit and get it in top condition before starting the blonde switch over 😀
    You look stunning. Fresh hair for a fresh 2012 🙂
    xxxxxxxx

    http://neonpinkrubberduck.blogspot.com/

  19. 9th January 2012 / 10:15 pm

    Love your hair and your lippy! Looking gorgeous as always 🙂 xx

    kathykins.com

  20. 9th January 2012 / 10:21 pm

    Your hair looks amazing miilly! X

  21. 9th January 2012 / 10:40 pm

    You look amazing!
    Love the hair. Looks really healthy too.
    x

  22. 9th January 2012 / 10:58 pm

    The new colour looks beautiful! And the lilac dip dye sounds wonderful I can't wait to see that 🙂 xx

  23. 9th January 2012 / 11:12 pm

    Looks gorgeous, I want my hair much more like this colour next time I get it done x x

  24. 9th January 2012 / 11:16 pm

    Your hair looks so lovely that colour! xxx

  25. 9th January 2012 / 11:19 pm

    Wow!, you look stunning!!!, love your hair, it's a beautiful colour!. Love your lipstick too!! X

  26. 9th January 2012 / 11:24 pm

    I love your hair it looks great on you doll.

    I've recently started a blog and have pics of my recent hair change, I'd love it if you could have a look and let me know what you think!

    Loving the blog

    british-belle.blogspot.com

  27. 9th January 2012 / 11:32 pm

    How can you look so beautiful with every hair colour???

    xxx

  28. 9th January 2012 / 11:54 pm

    Lovely hair color! I really like that lipstick too.

  29. 10th January 2012 / 12:54 am

    Wow, what a totally amazing and gorgeous color!!! Maybe I should go blonde 🙂

    Mabel
    Mabel Time

  30. 10th January 2012 / 6:26 am

    aw much better pictures than the twitter one!
    looks lovely and really does suit you. 🙂
    iv thought about going this colour but worried it'll make me pastier than i already am.
    good luck with the move.
    Caroline .x

    http://www.starsandthebutterflies.blogspot.com

  31. 10th January 2012 / 10:37 am

    Your hair looks gorgeous and I love that lipstick on you! X

  32. 10th January 2012 / 12:01 pm

    i absolutely love it! you're so lucky that you look gorge with every hair colour. it must've been a lot of effort to go from red to blonde! i'm planning on putting some pastel pink & lilac in my hair too 🙂 xx

  33. 10th January 2012 / 4:06 pm

    Liking the lipstick. Your hair looks beautiful

  34. 10th January 2012 / 4:09 pm

    You look so beautiful! It is so YOU! 🙂 But I miss your curls a little bit. 😉 X

    mademoiselle-lala.com

  35. 10th January 2012 / 4:25 pm

    aw i love the blonde but also miss the curly hair too! Lovely pictures

  36. 10th January 2012 / 5:48 pm

    Your blonde hair looks beautiful, I remember when I turned from being a dark brown to a blonde and now back to being a dark brown again, nightmare!

    Check out my blog if you like!:

    lauradreamsanddresses.blogspot.com

  37. 10th January 2012 / 7:53 pm

    Beautiful Hun!!! Loving the blonde-it suits you so much! Pretty, pretty, pretty!!!! Xxx

  38. 11th January 2012 / 5:54 pm

    Hi!….do you apply your lipstick with a brush?…it's looks immaculate!, I am new to your blog & I have really enjoyed what I have read so far!! X

  39. 11th January 2012 / 6:16 pm

    Hope the move went ok! Hair is looking lovely, love the blonde. xx

  40. 11th January 2012 / 7:47 pm

    As I said before, you suit every hair colour Milly. This is gorgeous and I am more than a little envious x

  41. 11th January 2012 / 9:35 pm

    wow, thank you all for your comments, I am a little overwhelmed.

    A few people have asked about my makeup. I am wearing EL double wear foundation here. And yes, I do tend to apply bright lipsticks with a brush so I can be precise and get a perfect finish! x

  42. 12th January 2012 / 2:24 pm

    Ahhh your hair! It gorgeous really suits you!

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