Selena Gomez threw her million Instagram followers into chaos this week with a carousel of four photos and one emoji (blonde girl with ponytail). That was the only caption needed to reflect the images, all of which spot the famous raven-haired superstar sporting a platinum-blonde mane.
Are they vintage photos? Some wig-related magic? Or whether Gomez succumbs to the relentless promotional juggernaut around Greta Gerwig’s Barbie as leading lady Margot Robbie travels the globe in classic Chanel (pink), playful Manolo Blahnik mules (pink) and custom Vivienne Westwood (pink) The billowing flaxen wave look is always flawless.
Selena’s Insta look couldn’t be more fitting. The legendary blonde came to life in the movie, especially in the shot of her sitting at her dressing table in a mint green gown, glossy red lipstick and “”-inspired blonde curls. Some internet scouring suggests that the possible explanation is that Gomez is simply digging through her camera roll for past iterations of herself as a blonde — perhaps mood boarding before attempting a dramatic hair transformation? For anyone else considering taking the leap, Vogue‘s Guide to Blonde Hair contains all the advice you need to keep your hair looking its best.