G   /   January 04, 2016   /   1 Comment

Eva Green feels more like herself when she’s ditched her natural hair colour.

The 34-year-old actress is a natural blonde, but usually sports much darker tresses. That’s been the way for many years, with Eva explaining she feels brunette suits her personality much better, so has stuck with in since first reaching for the dye at 15.

“I wanted to change something. You know, like when you go through your teenage years. I hated school. I was a good student, but I just wanted to breathe in something new,” she told WWD. “I was in awe of a friend of my mum, who had dark hair. She was quite weird, beautiful. I was like, ‘Oh wow, I’ll go to the hairdresser and try that.’ So I went there, I dyed my hair blue-black and came back home. It took me a while to get used to it, and then I actually really liked it. I felt more like myself. It’s weird.”

Eva was talking as part of her role as L’Oréal Professionnel international spokesperson. The brand is releasing a new range called Pro Fiber, which aims to help repair damaged hair.

It’s something the star can get on board with because she’s changed her look a lot for roles, including sporting red tresses and experimenting with fringes.

“Hair defines your character, your state of mind. At the moment I’m in a [Tim] Burton film, and it took weeks and weeks to find the right hairdo. It’s kind of a weird character. Her name is Miss Peregrine, so there is a bit of a birdlike hairdo in her. It helps you to create the character when you find the hairdo. It’s also like a costume,” she said.

The actress was also quizzed on her beauty secrets and was happy to let a couple slip. Unfortunately, there is no quick route to her slim physique and porcelain skin – it’s all about being careful.

“Sun cream, protection, food — what we eat is the most important: lots of green vegetables, raw vegetables, organic. Everything has to be organic,” she said.

 

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One Response to “Eva Green’s Odd Hair Inspiration”
  1. LordPendragonOfCaria Says:

    Ah yes, the story of Eva’s natural dark blonde hair, vs her decision to dye it black since she was a teenager. Personally, without implying really any goth or femme fatale stereotypes, I really do think that black is the ideal hair color for her. It really goes well with her paler skin; the black kohl/smoky eye makeup she tends to wear; and other features of hers 🙂

    Also, SO eager to see her in “Miss Peregrine’s”. The wait is nearing the end 😀