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Getting ready to henna my hair today!  Did you know that Lucille Ball (known for her blazing red hair) was not a natural redhead?  According to ChaCha, Lucy described her own natural hair as mousy brown.  She used henna to die it red!

from BellaSugar.com:

“…She colored her hair blonde as a starlet in the 1930s and 1940s. To look better in front of the television camera, she dyed it red and often wore a wig on the set. She stayed with that hue from the 1950s onward. (She once joked that she was keeping the economy of Egypt afloat with her annual orders of henna.)”


5 responses

  1. That’s so cool! Can’t wait to see what it looks like. 🙂

    November 12, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    • I use henna on my hair on a regular basis. You can see before and after photos in the “henna” category. 🙂

      November 12, 2012 at 1:44 pm

  2. And she looked amazing as a redhead! I love that it looked so natural! 🙂

    November 12, 2012 at 2:16 pm

  3. I never would have guessed she wasn’t a natural redhead! I love trivia bits 🙂

    June 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm

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