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Bleach Blonds – Blondes oxygénées

photo_123_venetian_blondsEven during the Renaissance, blond women, whether Venetian or French, were considered more beautiful. The Venetians used to bleach their hair and so did Diane de Poitiers, for example. (Detail from the Legend of Saint Ursula series by Carpaccio).
Même pendant la Renaissance, on trouvait les femmes blondes plus belles, qu’elles soient vénétiennes ou françaises. Les Vénétiennes, comme Diane de Poitiers, oxygénaient leur cheveux. (Détail d’un des tableaux de la Légende de Sainte Ursula par Carpaccio). 

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