After hair myths, it is time to lay the facts about blonde hair. Looking back at history, the very first blonde was seen in Europe and that was 11,000 years ago. Since then we have been seeing them, especially saturated in Europe and Melanesia. Today about 16% of the earth’s population are blond by birth.
What’s with blond and blonde? Blond was officially recognized the standard spelling in the 1970s. However, blonde with an e is still used and accepted today when pertaining to women.
- Blond hair is linked with prostitution in Greece.
- Blonds are more susceptible with vision problems as they grow older.
- A survey shows that men think blondes are the most attractive.
- Blonds also tend to earn more. Blonde waitresses get to receive higher tips. Blondes get to collect higher donation.
- Many fairy tale protagonists have blond hair as such hair color implies strength, youth and untarnished beauty.
When you hear the word, who comes into your mind first? Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Madonna, who? Sorry to break it to you, but these iconic women were not naturally blond. To be fair, flaxen are also associated with vices and low intelligence. There are also stereotypes made for this category of people. However, some of them took a step forward and changed the perspective of the world about blonds. Let us start the list from the ancient times.
She is one of the most successful female rulers in history. And yes, she was blond, like her father Ptolemy.
Hypatia of Alexandria
Hypatia of Alexandria is one of the very first women to contribute significant development to mathematics.
Eleanor of Aquitane
The queen of Louis VII of Franceis a very talendted woman but she was mostly known for her courage to discipline offensive knights under the court of his husband.
She is a blond writer who motivated thousands of women around the world through her intelligent essays and novels. She is also a friend of Leo Tolstoy and Sigmund Freud.
One of the most powerful women in American History. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
She is one of the highest paid TV journalists and one of the most respected in her field. Good Morning America will always be her legacy.
Has an IQ of 154, which qualifies her as one of the smartest in Hollywood and in the world in general.
Oh this hilarious golden-haired woman! She commonly plays the stupid girl but she is dang smart in real life. She graduated Biology at the University Vasar and had been a part of a significant medical research prior to her acting profession.
She used to have dirty blonde hair before switching brunette. Undeniably one of the most influential females at present.
Fast forward to the present time, many blondes are still reaching their way to the top and continuing to inspire people from animation to real people.
Who is your favorite blonde of all time?