So, you may have noticed that this week Pete Wentz joined the ranks of his fellow bleached brethren by unveiling a new peroxide-doused 'do on Instagram. As to be expected, the Internet had a collective meltdown, but really the writing's been on the wall for this trend for some time now. Just think: How many guys would already be blond ambition-ing if Gosling's 2013 film The Place Beyond the Pines had a warmer reception? Lots.
More importantly, Gosling didn't look that bad—and Wentz doesn't look terrible, either. He actually looks like he's gone back to his bad boy roots, so to speak, with this unnatural hue of gold on his head.
Putting bleach on your head can be a terrifying proposition—and not just because you're dousing your skull with some pretty intense chemicals—so to help anyone considering flaxen follicles, we've enlisted the help of celebrity stylists Natalia Bruschi and Elle Medico of Paul Labrecque Salon to make sure you're doing it right. Here are their seven tips to ensure that going blond is, in fact, more fun.