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Jennifer Lawrence's Blond Hair Color: Colorist Reveals Star Wanted to Go as Light as Possible

Jennifer Lawrence, GLAAD Media Awards Jason Merritt/Getty Images

With everyone abuzz over the shorter ‘do Jennifer Lawrence debuted at Saturday's GLAAD Awards, many fans may have overlooked the fact that the star also lightened her lovely locks.

And while it doesn't come as too much as a surprise that the Oscar winner embraced Hollywood's hottest long bob hair trend, it turns out she had a pretty practical reason for brightening her tresses.

"After tinting her hair dark for the Hunger Games, Jennifer was ready for her sexy, fresh layered bob and wanted to finish getting back to her naturally blonder locks," her colorist Lorri Goddard told us. "So, she came in and asked to go as blond as we could to get out the remainder of the brunette color that was lurking under the partial wig she wore to create her character for the new David O. Russell film."

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Looks like Lawrence, who has rocked both dark and light shades, belongs to the set who think blondes have more fun! And given how good she looks, we're guessing she's definitely enjoying her new, California cool style.

Goddard, an Avon Global Color Expert, who counts Reese Witherspoon, Liv Tyler and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen among her clients, dyed Lawrence's hair the Thursday before the GLAAD Awards, dotting a caramel base with touches of honey cream blond a few days before the even to ensure she was red carpet ready with glossy, multihued tresses. 

"We added wispy and ribbon-wide highlights, section by section, keeping it softly blended blonde closer to her scalp and a bolder blond layered throughout to create an ideal honey cream hue that shows of her features and gives her new do playful movement," Goddard explained. 

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And if you're looking to revamp your look this springtime, but don't want to chop your locks into a trendy long bob, you can still take a style cue from Lawrence and lighten your strands.

"Sun-bleached hair is always on trend in warmer months," Goddard said.

Feeling even bolder?

"Never underestimate the power of a pastel layered all over or applied to strategic sections!" she gushes. Hmm, wonder if J.Law will try that next! 

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