Blonde Bombshells are Back

09/19/2006 at 09:36 AM ET

The classic platinum blond screen siren is back in a big way this fall. Scarlett Johansson (left) plays up her pinup girl good looks (and sexy curves) with platinum curls and deep red lips in her movie, The Black Dahlia, which just opened last weekend. And Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani rock the old-school combo of pale skin, platinum locks and crimson lips on a daily basis. Red lipstick is one of the big emerging beauty trends, and the platinum hair is a nice counterpoint to all the brunettes popping up lately. Tell us: Is this a look you would try?

To Get the Look:

For a splurge, try Chanel Rouge Hydrabase in Fire and Besame Pressed Powder, which has 40’s style packaging for that extra retro flair.

For a steal, try Revlon’s Super Lustrous Lipstick in Fire & Ice, an authentic 50’s color, and Neutrogena Healthy Defense Powder compact.

Photo: LJP/Flynet Pictures; EPA

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Natalie on

Scarlett should get in the works to star in a marilyn monroe movie. I think she can play the part.

Natalie on

Scarlett is a beautiful woman. She oozes with sex appeal. I think she looks great and she’s been pulling off the old Hollywood glam look on the red carpets and she pulls it off in a tremendous way. Now, like someone said, when Christina Aguilera wore this look once, she pulled it off, but now she just doesn’t look good in the look anymore, nows she walking around wearing the look everywhere she goes and she just looks fake, it’s not appealing to her anymore. I admire the Marilyn Monroe days, she was a breautiful lady and oozed sex appeal also. I love the pencil skirts and button down carnigans, that stlye is so cute. There seems to be a lot of new styles trying to come back, some from the 80’s and some from the 70’s. I like the red lips, some can pull the look off, and some can’t. I like to wear red lipstick and go the nude look with some lip gloss. I am a blonde (not a Platinum Blonde) and I love my hair. Some can pull off the Platinum Blonde look and some can’t. The main point is, be yourself, if you are a brunette you are just as beautiful. As long as you’re happy and confident, that’s all that matters. Make your own style and be happy. But anyways, women like Scarlett and Gwen can really pull off the old Hollywood glam and they do it beautifully.

catherine on

this blondish color looks good on some of the stars..such as scarlett johannson…but there are some stars that lok awful with usch blonde hair. (gwen stefani):(

Diandra on

This look is perfect. Now, not everyone can be blonde but you can still look classy and retro. Try an Audrey Hepburn hair style for those below who were complaning. The clothes are fantastic, it brings back he elegant type of women with a real body insteads of a starving prostitute look who is going bald. Now if the music style would change to a modern type jazz, and get rid of the rap and pop girls who can’t write their own music or sing for that matter.

Nanci on

It’s just way too unatural looking and not all that flattering at all on anyone. I love blonde, but something much more healthy and real that adds to the sex appeal instead of making them look deathly ill.

jessicajean on

i really don’t like the blonde bombshell look I think it is very ugly and I think they all need a tan and some color on those bodies

Rosa Carr on

I personally think Christina Aguilera looks and presents herself wonderfully. It looks great on her and would love to see her more in this blonde style look. As for Gwen, her natural eye color is not even green or blue, so go darker on your hair. Christina keep on doing what your doing. You represent both the golden girl with the voice of gold and the golden 40’s look accordingly. Hispanic women are not all brown eyed and dark hair.

dancindolly20 on

i totally disagree. i dislike the lok on scarlet and absolutely adore it on christina. shes absolutly beautiful, scarlets not even that pretty…

sarah on

i accidently got on this site buy just searching for madonna info. and im laughing my head off. have any of you got lifes??? if all you have to talk and worry about is the colour of celebs hair then well say no more…

karen on

I love this look, reminds me of the days when life was so classy. The platinum blonde is too high maintenance for me but the style is really pretty. If I was rich I would have a stylist that could do this for me, but in the real world I’m not talented enough to do it, nor do I have time.
Hollywood needs to make the “I don’t have time to do my hair” look popular, then I would be in style LOL

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