Colorful hair is just as the name suggests – hair design that comprises of one or more vibrant tones. Some refer to it as vivid hair owing to the fact that the vibrant colors make it hard to go unnoticed. But what ideas do you have in mind regarding this style? Well, I would like to share with you 40 examples that you might want to consider the next time you visit your stylist.
# 1 Rainbow Locks
This mermaid hair sports a colorful ombre that transitions from a dark brown top to a rainbow bottom. The bottom features a pastel technique consisting of all colors of the rainbow. The locks are curled from mid-shaft to provide a lightweight touch and extra volume. Women with light skin look best in this style.
Here, you get a pastel blue top with yellow on the sides. The back sports pink and green hues. The top hair and part of the sides are pulled back into a medium bun for that upgraded look. The locks are textured and curled to create a swing at the ends. This is definitely a style that will brighten up that boring day.
# 3 Colorful Braided Bob
This dark brown bob sports wonderful balayage highlights of green, blue and rustic blonde tone. The front strands are braided into a fishtail that rests gracefully on one side. The rest of the locks are given that sleek look with a dramatic swing that creates more fun at the ends. This idea works great for women with short hair.
# 4 Colorful Hair for Glowing Skin
Coloring your hair only might not have what it takes to draw the most attention from admirers. Here, the locks are colored blue with streaks of pink that create a sharp contrast. The blue tone is extended to the neck and shoulders to provide the perfect attention grabber for the photoshoot. This is a nice option for ladies who desire that funky look.
# 5 Multi-Color Balayage
This style sports a shadowed root and some natural hair peeking through. It is given the balayage touch that creates a wonderful rainbow look about an inch from the roots. The locks are curled creating a lovely spiral look that cascade down way below the shoulders. A slight side sweep at the front brings the face into full view. This flawless color combination creates a look that is simply irresistible.
# 6 Flamingo Pink
This bowl cut has all it takes to drive men crazy. It sports a sleek finish adorned in a wonderful array of colors. The locks have natural blonde as the base note. Balayage highlights of pink add more grace to the overall look. The ends of the locks are given a swing that creates more swag in this hairstyle. This colorful hair suits women with light or chocolate skins.
# 7 Colorful Ombre with Flowered Crown
This is a soft and vibrant take on the ombre technique. There is a smooth transition of tone from a pink top to purple bottom. The locks are given a side part and curled from mid-shaft. The whole look is completed with fresh flowers that crown the top. This style can work pretty well for bridal parties.
# 8 Colorful Unicorn Hair
This is an amazing color solution for unicorn hair. The locks are colored to create a wonderful distinction between the top and base layers. The base locks are given the vibrant touch of pastel blue. A lovely pink color adorns the few locks at the top. The hair is styled into a lob cut that has curly ends to add to its “wow” look.
# 9 Colorful Mohawk
The tapered sides create a wonderful Mohawk in this afro hair. The sides are left to maintain their natural black tone and textured for that curled look. The longer locks at the top are adorned in bright warm colors. The front top is colored yellow while the crown sports a wonderful red color.
# 10 Curly Rainbow Hair
Here is a vibrant balayage that takes the gorgeous look of this dark brown hair to the limits. This multi-colored balayage comprises pink, blue, mint green, red and yellow tones. It creates a wonderful rainbow look. The locks are given a curly touch and a few strands pulled to the front to cover one eye.
# 11 Cotton Candy Goddess
This mermaid hair sports both balayage and pastel techniques that provide a harmonious combination of different vibrant tones. A dark brown tone makes for the base note creating dramatic shadowy look. The locks cascade down effortlessly in nice waves that sport purple, mint green, rustic blonde and pink tones.
# 12 Fiery Luminous Hair
Here is a brilliant way of adding some flair to your locks. The locks are colored in yellow and bright red creating the illusion of a luminous flame. The color combination creates a soft and feathery touch that will make your admirers go crazy. The locks have lots of volume and are curled at the ends to shed off some weight.
# 13 Balayage Wavy Hair
This wavy bob is given a nice burst of vibrant colors. The hair has shadowy dark brown roots. It has balayage highlights of purple, green, yellow and pink. The colors combine to create a funky look. The curls and waves in this style are achieved using olaplex product.
# 14 Fuchsia Fantasy
This style looks great on dark brown hair. It sports dark brown top that stretches a few inches from the roots. The locks change sharply into a wonderful balayage highlights of pink and orchid. The colors provide a nice harmonious blend in this mermaid locks. The locks are curled to add some flavor to the style.
# 15 Blue and Purple Ombre
Colormelts are so much fun. This is evident in this blowout hair. It sports a blue top that melts slowly into a purple tone stretching to the ends. The locks have that sleek appeal and plenty of length for more flatter. The style has a side part with a little lift to the roots for that “wow” look.
# 16 Electric Peacock
Here is a killer color combo for a lob cut. It sport a nice balayage that accentuates the wonderful waves. It has balayage highlights of purple, green and blue. This color combo creates a pretty cool look that will make heads turn. It is a funky idea for ladies who want something to show off.
# 17 Neon Hair
This style takes the rainbow look to new heights. It sports dark brown roots that create a wonderful shadowy effect. The top has a mix of lime and silver. The middle part to the bottom is adorned with balayage highlights of green and pink creating a glamorous glow. A curling wand is used to shape the locks into beautiful contoured waves.
# 18 Rose Vibe
Here is a nice lob cut that sports a harmonious blend of rose blue and rose red. It creates a wonderful color combo that looks great in the beach waves. This is an amazing color solution for those looking for some little contrast in pastel hair.
# 19 Purple and Blue Hair
This style is the rock and roll of hair color. It provides a pastel ombre look that is hard to go unnoticed. The top is blue while the bottom has a mix of blue and purple. The color combination creates a wonderful lollipop locks that are vivid and pretty cool. The style has a center part and wisps for that flattery touch.
# 20 Magenta Beauty
This long sleek hair is given a tremendous transformation of color. It sports a cool color combination of maroon, magenta and purple. This color solution and hair length provide an amazing look to those slim-figured women. It looks effortless yet beautiful enough to make heads turn.
# 21 White and Yellow Ombre
Here is how you can take a pastel ombre look an extra mile. The hair is given the warmness of a yellow tone on top. The yellow tone fades into white that starts from the middle to the ends. The color combo forms a wonderful half-up-half-down ombre. The locks sport a center part. A slight sweep is given to the front strands allowing them to rest over the left ear. The locks are curled to create more dimension.
# 22 Fiery Mermaid Hair
This hair is given some color combination that looks great in the setting of the sun. Red, magenta and berry come together to create that luminous look that stands out from the dark brown base. The locks are curled and layered to add some modern touch to this hairstyle. It is a great pick for ladies looking for a dimensional hair color solution.
# 23 Electric Neon Hair
This style provides the fun look of shadowy roots that come in dark brown. The locks stretch out into a wonderful array of electric colors. Pink, yellow, green and blue combine to provide a luminous neon look that will leave your admirers yearning for more. The locks are given a curly finish and cut at different heights to create more interest in this hairstyle.
# 24 Colorful Oceanic Hair
Here, you get a colorful mermaid hair that sports that wonderful oceanic look. The top is blue and transitions into a rainbow look a few inches down. The top locks are given a twist to create a braid that emerges from the crown. The strands at the front are pulled back and twisted into a smaller three-strand braid. The result is one intricate and colorful finish.
# 25 Romantic Multi-Color Hair
This style sports great uniformity, both in color distribution and hair length. The top layer is given a pastel purple tone. The layer beneath is adorned in yellow and green that literally glow with beauty. These luscious locks have a sleek look that makes them stand out. The front strands and the top locks are pulled back into a knot that adds more swag to the style.
# 26 Vivid Ice Blonde
Here is a colorful way of going unicorn. Give the bangs in your short locks a vibrant touch of blue, rustic blonde and green. The rest of the locks are finished in ice blonde creating a mix of funky and old. This is a colorful hair that is pretty much easier to maintain.
# 27 Purple to Pink Ombre
This is a funky take on ombre hair. It sports a purple top that starts down to the roots. The purple tone stretches about 2 inches out and sharply transitions into a delicate pink tone that runs down to the bottom. The locks are given a sleek finish and cut at the same height for more uniformity. The whole look is upgraded with purple eyeshadows.
# 28 Pastel Locks
This is a gorgeous mermaid transformation. The locks sport a wonderful combination of purple, mint green and blue. The result is a rainbow look that displays the freshness in the hair. The locks are styled into beachy waves that spice up the whole look. Scaly markings on the skin create a perfect beach wear in these colorful locks.
# 29 Rainbow Curls
Here is a colorful way of embracing those special occasions. These locks have a dark brown top that transitions into a rainbow look twisted in spiral curls. The front strands are styled into a side braid that is secured with a bobby pin. These elegant curls and braids provide a perfect wear for the night outs. They are simply cool and amazing.
# 30 Colorful Sexy Hair
Keep away from that monochromatic look in a bowl cut. Make up your mind and give it a silvery blonde tone. Make the front more colorful by adding streaks of orange, yellow and pink. The outcome is a funky hairstyle that goes well with practically any outfit.
# 31 Glowing Balayage Ombre
Here is a complete makeover for women with dark brown locks. The style sports dark brown at the top, rustic blonde in the middle and purple at the bottom. It is the purple tone that adds more to the glowing effect of this colorful hair. The hair has a sleek finish and slightly curled at the ends to create more interest and fun.
# 32 Hot and Beautiful Mermaid Hair
There comes a time when fade is just as pretty, if not prettier than the original. This style is a true testimony to that. This mermaid hair is given a rainbow transformation for that killer look. The pastel locks create a vivid look that accentuates the wonderful waves. This colorful hair will make you the envy of other women around.
# 33 Hot Pink Hues
Looking for a hot pink hair? Well, this style might just be what you are after. The locks sport a monochromatic pink tone that looks awesome. The hair has long layers that feature lovely waves and curls. It is a great idea for women who desire to have that pink princess look.
# 34 Ice Braids
Here is how you can achieve some gold at the end of a rainbow hair. The locks are given a rainbow touch with the exception of the shadowy roots and dark brown at the back and sides. The top is braided and neatly tied around the bun at the back. The result is a multicolored hair that has a golden touch to it.
# 35 Colorful Curly Bob
A little makeup and color give this bangy bob cut a magical transformation. The locks are given warm tones of pink, yellow, purple and green. A shade of brown is incorporated in the color combo to create some natural look in the hair. The locks are styled into curls and have front bangs that provide that flattery look.
# 36 Vivid Mermaid Hair
This mermaid hair is given a luminous neon finish. It sports pastel yellow, green, blue, pink and purple. Elegant waves and curls are incorporated in the locks to add some sophistication and a modern touch. It is a pretty cool idea for ladies that desire the stunning look of neon hair.
# 37 Colormelt Rainbow Locks
This fabulous hair is given a skillful color upgrade. It sports three tones - purple at the top, green in the middle and balayage highlights of green and gold at the bottom. The lovely waves create wonderful contours in the locks ending in light curls at the bottom. Olaplex is the product used to achieve the curls in this style.
# 38 Bright Unicorn Hair
Here is a three-toned rainbow locks that sits well on ladies who have short hair. This style sports undercut sides and a spiky top. The front has the delicate look of pink tone while the top is adorned in pastel blue and purple. The undercut sides have a bright green color. This is a funky style for ladies who are not afraid to draw lots of attention their way.
# 39 Fun Candy Hair
A rainbow look is not only meant for long locks. This messy bob cut is adorned in vibrant colors that create visible layers. The base and top notes are of delicate pink. The middle layers sport gold and vibrant blue tones. Wavy styling comes in handy to give the hair that candy look.
# 40 Harley Quinn Colorful Pigtails
Here is the ultra-popular Harley Quinn look you've seen in the 2016 Suicide Squad movie. The locks are styled into pigtails on the left and right side. The left pigtail has a nice white to pink ombre. The right sports white to blue ombre. The same goes for the two framing pieces at the front. Blue and pink eye shadows seal up the whole look in a colorful way.
I believe the above examples have shed some light regarding the different styles in colorful hair. In case you have a passionate for vibrant tones, then it would be good to incorporate some of the above ideas in your style. And don’t be afraid to grab some attention since this hairstyle is just meant for that.