Blue rinse

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A blue rinse is a dilute hair dye used to reduce the yellowed appearance of grey or white hair, typically associated with older women.[1][2] In a manner similar to laundry bluing, the blue rinse can make yellow-white hair appear blue-white.[citation needed]

The blue rinse gained popularity after Jean Harlow's appearance in the 1930 film, Hell's Angels.[1][2] Queen Elizabeth also contributed to the popularity of the blue rinse in the 1940s.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Cunningham, Erin (9 July 2014). "Tangled Up in Blue: Young Stars and Their Blue Rinses". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Waite, Alicia (26 October 2011). "Welcome to the new blue-rinse brigade". Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
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