Blond is a hair color found in certain people characterized by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin. Blond hair is common in infants and children, so much so that the term "baby blond" is often used for very light-colored hair. Many sub-categories of blond hair have also been invented to blond hair more accurately. Platinum blond and towhead - nearly white; found naturally almost exclusively in children, but occurring rarely among some adults ,sandy blond - similar to sand in color , ash blond - usually quite fair, with some ashen (grey) tones ,dirty blond or dishwater blond - dark blond ,golden blond or honey blond - lighter, with a gold cast. Blond hair is common in infants and children, so much so that the term "baby blond" is often used for very light-colored hair. Blond hair was commonly ascribed to the heroes and heroines of European fairy tales. Naturally blonde hair is very fine and can be delicate. Individuals who want to add highlights to their naturally sunny locks should carefully condition their hair prior to chemical treatments, and leave-in conditioners help protect the strands during processing. Naturally blonde and brunette hair can be given stunning highlights with no chemicals at all. These hair colors naturally lighten in the sun, and spending time outdoors is a great way to achieve perfect natural highlights. If you have chosen your blonde hair highlight color based on your hair color and skin tone, it will likely already match your eye color as well.