E.H. Thiellay, a British pharmacist and perfumer, along with Leon Hugo of Paris, a hairdresser, invented peroxide, a blonding chemical. The product was introduced in 1867 at the Paris Exposition. It was considered the first hair bleach.
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According do stylist Kathe Swanson, Courtney Love had to have a special hairpiece pinned to her crown to give her blond mane length & fullness for the "Man In The Moon" movie.