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The Daily Mail tells the over-long, redemptive tale of one woman—that is, Katy Perry—who accidentally tinted her locks a terrifying shade of alpenglow. But the heroic woman persevered, longing for the distant day she would emerge from her ginger cocoon, a flaxen-haired butterfly.
According to the Daily Mail, Katy’s brief stint as a redhead was kind of an accident. She was only trying to recover her natural hair color (blonde!). But why return to blonde at all? Perhaps Katy was tired of looking like Zooey. Perhaps Katy sought an emblem of her lost and/or misspent youth. We may never know the truth.
To ease the transition from dark tresses to blonde, Katy first lightened her hair to an awkward shade of red. She wore it that way for two weeks, and then she bleached her hair once again. Success! She wore her new blonde hair in loose curls to the MTV VMA announcements.
The songstress as a towheaded kid: