Maria Menounos Goes Dark For 'Dancing With The Stars' — Her Colorist Gives YOU The Details

Tue, March 20, 2012 12:44pm EDT by Add first Comment

Maria’s hair was noticeably different when she made her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut. Do you love the darker look?

Maria Menounos had Kyle White, lead colorist at Oscar Blandi Salon, come to her home to darken her hair. Kyle didn’t bring an assistant so Maria’s mom ended up helping out — how sweet! “We changed her color a bit by adding a heavier lowlight for more depth, and a darker honey gloss,” explains Kyle. Keep reading to find out why Maria made the change!

“The look is one of contrast, and has multiple tones which allows softer growth than an all over lighter color. Bright highlights around the hairline light up her face, and with a darker base, deeper lowIights through the back and crown keep the color natural,” says Kyle.

So why the dark shade?

“The decision to go darker was based on what would give her the most impact, with minimal maintenance. The brightness lights up her face, while the deep base prevents her from looking washed out and compliments her cool skin tone,” Kyle explains.

Maria loved the look — and so did her mom!

What do YOU think of Maria’s darker hair?

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