Lady Gaga Goes White Blonde: Bleach Is “Painful,” Takes Advil and Pinot to Cope!

Lady Gaga described the pain involved in making her hair platinum blon
Lady Gaga described the pain involved in making her hair platinum blonde Kris Connor/Getty Images, courtesy Lady Gaga

No pain, no gain? Lady Gaga has reverted to platinum blonde hair — but when she shared snaps of her latest gorgeous look via Instagram on Thursday, May 21, she revealed the pain and suffering involved for this bold beauty look.

Sharing a snap of her beautifully fluffy and healthy-looking mane, the "Born This Way" singer revealed that despite the use of coconut oil to protect her skin, she suffered a burning scalp and takes painkillers and wine to deal with the discomfort of becoming a blonde bombshell.

"No filter. The method we used was to take me from a black Demi-Permanent to a very translucent sparkly white blond," she explained in the caption to the photograph of the back of her head. "Although it was painful at times on the scalp, I like to avoid using any barriers with bleach so it's as reflective and translucent as possible while still healthy. Advil and pound a few Pinot, but rinse immediately if the scalp is burning too much not worth it to get blisters. You can always reapply bleach… better to be patient! My hair still feels very soft!"



She also shared details of her favorite hair stylist, her "dear friend for 6 years," Patti Song. "We fell in love years ago she is a blond mad scientist bleach warlock. Genius stuff!" the recently engaged singer added.


Tell Us: What do you think? Is Gaga's new hairdo worth the pain?

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