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From Bimbo to Bombshell: The Surprising History of Blonde Hair

From Bimbo to Bombshell: The Surprising History of Blondes

From Bimbo to Bombshell: The Surprising History of Blonde Hair

Blonde hair has only been around for 11,000 years or so, but in that (evolutionarily) short time it's made quite a mark on human culture. Especially in the West, where the highest concentration of flaxen-haired individuals sprang up. But since blondes began, the hair colour has been interpreted in lots of different ways — from virtuous and pure to downright skanky. It's fascinating to see the way that something as simple as hair colour can have an enormous effect on culture. Check out this history of blonde hair for some fun facts now!

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