Coiffures grew more elaborate through the Victorian period. 'Rats' or forms to pad out the style were common, as were 'switches,' the rats in particular made of the wearer's own collected hair. This photo series is a good 'how to' for the modern woman.
For a subtle update to blonde hair (bleached or natural), consider adding a rosy gloss. It's the hair makeover equivalent of putting on blush. Suddenly, everything looks a bit brighter, a touch prettier. Still not convinced? Look up "Rita Ora pink hair," or "Sienna Miller rose gold hair."