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Katy Perry introduced us to her pale pink hair color last week, only to ditch it again for her natural hair color…blonde! Her hair colorist, Rita Hazan dishes on the deets,
â€œShe wanted to do something different â€” an easy, effortless honey blonde,â€ she tells PEOPLE. â€œSheâ€™s having fun with her hair color now, which I love.â€
The star also chopped several inches off of her hair last week, rocking what Hazan calls â€œa really edgy bob.â€ To complement the cut, she left the ends of Perryâ€™s hair â€œa little bit darkerâ€ to give her some depth. â€œWe didnâ€™t want it too solid or boxy,â€ she explains. â€œShe has to work something thatâ€™s cool.â€
Though Perryâ€™s â€œdream shadeâ€ was the lavender she wore all summer, Hazan says she was ready for a change. â€œThat was high maintenance, it fades really fast,â€ she admits. In fact, the pinky-blonde look Perry sported a week ago was just the result of her color fading. But Hazan does admit that the initial change from blonde to lavender was â€œgenius. It worked with her skin tone, too.â€
Constant color changes can be pretty harsh on the hair, but Hazan says Perry is great about at-home conditioning treatments. â€œI know she does them, because she always calls me and asks me to send her more product,â€ Hazan jokes. â€œShe takes it seriously because she likes to keep her hair healthy. It doesnâ€™t just stop at the salon â€” it has to continue at home, too, and she understands that.â€
While Perry is seemingly giving her hair a break and enjoying her time as a blonde, Hazan doesnâ€™t see the color lasting for too too long. â€œI think this will stick for a few months at least,â€ the stylist says. â€œBut sheâ€™s Katy Perry â€” she can do anything at any moment.â€
Photo from NBC