Blond or fair hair is a hair color characterized by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin. The resultant visible hue depends on various factors, but always has some yellowish color. The color can be from the very pale blond caused by a patchy, scarce distribution of pigment to reddish "strawberry" blond or golden-brownish "sandy" blond colors the latter with more eumelanin. Because hair color tends to darken with age, natural blond hair is significantly less common in adulthood.
‘Blond’ Versus ‘Blonde’
Is ‘Blonde’ Sexist?
In almost every culture, there are legends about hair. According to ancient Scottish folklore, for example, women could keep their sailor husbands safe at sea by braiding their hair. Loosening their braids could cause a terrible storm on the ocean. In some Native American cultures, warriors attributed a sort of sixth sense to long locks. They felt their tresses helped them to be more alert to danger. The Internet is full of pop psychology articles claiming that hair color influences your personality.
Blond or Blonde?
Blonde alternatively titled blond is the second [a] studio album by American singer Frank Ocean. It was released on August 20, , as a timed exclusive on the iTunes Store and Apple Music , and followed the August 19 release of Ocean's video album Endless. In , Ocean confirmed that his follow up to Channel Orange would be another concept album. Initially known as Boys Don't Cry and teased for a July release, the album suffered several delays and was the subject of widespread media anticipation leading up to its release. Its physical release was accompanied by a magazine entitled Boys Don't Cry. The album draws influences from Stevie Wonder , the Beatles , and the Beach Boys , while Ocean's use of pitch shifted vocals particularly drew comparisons to Prince by critics. Additionally, the Beach Boys' de facto leader Brian Wilson is recognized as a strong influence on the album's lush arrangements and layered vocal harmonies, while the guitar and keyboard rhythms on the album are noted by critics as languid and minimal.
Free Grammar Check! Try Now! Gendered words are part of many other languages around the world, too, but not so much in English—or are they? Believe it or not, English shared the practice of gendering nouns until around the s. And, around this time, it also began borrowing vast amounts of words from French, which, like Spanish, has grammatical gender. You probably know blond as a hair color. Starbucks sells blonde, not blond , espresso, and some brewers serve up blonde ales. Do they mean to feminize their coffee or beer, or is it just that we are using blond and blonde more interchangeably these days? Interestingly, blond is not the only gendered hair color. The word brunette is actually the feminine form of the word brunet.