Everyone has a favorite color and if you love blue, especially dark shades, then this look is definitely for you! This is a color that many people associate with calmness because it reminds them of wide open skies and warm sunny coastlines. Dark blue hair can consist of shades such as royal blue, cobalt and sapphire, which looks beautiful when combined with other dark shades (like emerald or maroon) and lighter blues and pastels as well. Black is often used together with dark blue to create unique two-tone or ombre hairstyles. Here are 25 gorgeous dark blue hair looks for you to admire.
# 1 Deep Sapphire Sparkle
This model has bought a jewel type quality to her locks by using a deep sapphire shade to color the edges. This helps to give her ash black hair life and dimension while also being unique and pretty. The hairdresser has styled the model’s hair with a simple off-center parting and a few loose S-wave curls at the back.
To create this dynamic blue hairstyle the stylist used a combination of turquoise, gray and true blue streaks over a base color of deep cobalt. This color was applied in fine layers using balayage (a freehand coloring technique) which helps them blend together smoothly. The locks are shown off here in a messy, twisted updo.
# 3 Indigo Girl
This model is showing off a fun and trendy short cropped hairstyle that has volume and attitude. The stylist gave her a choppy long pixie cut before applying black as a base color followed by bright indigo. If you look close you can also see a few sea blue highlights around the face and purple splashed on the tips.
# 4 Peacock Swirl
Thin color streaks can have a big impact – just look at how these peacock blue highlights with purple undertones shine and add life to this model's long bob hairstyle. This type of effect is easy to achieve with foils and is a perfect choice for shorter locks.
# 5 Deep Blue Hair Beauty
If you want attention-grabbing hair (and who doesn’t) then blue is the color for you, especially unusual shades like those this model is wearing. Her base color is a dark aubergine which has blue-violet and medium pastel highlights. Her hair sparkles thanks to these hues and has plenty of dimension too.
# 6 Sun-Kissed Style
Want a dark to light sun kissed style, but not really interested in blonde or brunette? You could try a bold look like this where the roots are blue-black with indigo highlights that gradually fade lighter into sea blue and then finally an ice blue shade. Looks like this are best achieved with balayage for that perfect color melt.
# 7 Fantasy Mermaid Hair
This model’s gorgeous thick long locks were shaded with a dark purple base that has violet highlights running down the length. The stylist also gave her soft beach waves from the shoulders down. You can achieve this wave using a flat iron at home.
# 8 Tantalizing Turquoise
Cool blue color is the perfect look for summer hair and looks amazing with beach waves. This model is sporting a gorgeous dark to light ombre which begins in inky black and melts into azure before lightning further into turquoise and sky blue. The wavy texture blends the colors together and makes them dazzle.
# 9 Ocean Colors
A dip of color over the tips can be a fantastic way to try out bold colors or wear bright colors to the office. This model's long, sleek mane has a base color of dark chocolate brown which melts away towards the center into a light bluish gray. The final colors on the edge are turquoise and deep sea blue, which perfectly mimic the look of the ocean.
# 10 Deep Blue Hair Flare
Blue and purple are the perfect match for pretty girly hair! This model is showing off a beautiful color melt with deep grape purple as a base color with streaks of deep indigo highlights infused on top. Her locks are styled in a mass of voluminous, soft-looking curls that sparkle.
# 11 Professional Color Blend
In this picture, we see a model with a professionally blended mermaid style ombre. This achingly stunning hair starts with royal purple, which dissolves into a bright peacock blue before becoming foamy sea-green on the edges. To infuse colors together like this a free hand color technique would be preferable. Her locks were styled to have a gentle wave and she has colored her eyebrows in a matching purple shade.
# 12 Short and Sassy Inky Look
Steal this model’s style by asking your hairdresser for a flattering short bob cut like hers and using two-tone color. She has chosen black shadow roots with glistening royal blue and the stylist has given her a deep comb over hairstyle.
# 13 Blue Colormelt
Blue is often associated with low mood or melancholy, but when it comes to hair it is a color that can help lighten up any style. This model is wearing a melt of indigo, azure, and purple on her front locks while the rest of her long hair is black. Notice the off-center parting with a different shade on each side – gorgeous!
# 14 Brilliant Cobalt and Honey
We love the way that the stylist has tucked a layer of cobalt in the center of this model’s long, honey and ash blonde locks. The lightest blonde shades are directly above this blue layer providing brilliant contrast. The picture on the other side shows how striking this color splash looks when styled in a thick braid.
# 15 Deep Azure Curls
This model’s vibrant color melt begins with an aubergine base color that blends out into true purple before turning brighter and ending in a deep azure shade. The base color and purple were carried through to the edges which help to define this style together with the soft curls that the stylist added to finish it off.
# 16 Brushed-In Dark Blue Hair
The base color of this model's look is a deep cola black and from about halfway down fine highlights in shades of navy and imperial blue were added. Her hair has a choppy layered cut and the stylist has added edgy waves to show off the highlights.
# 17 Tight Opal Curls
To create this eclectic hairstyle the stylist began by coloring the hair with an all over opal hue with black shadow roots. The model's medium length hair was then styled into tight bouncy curls. This look not only has volume and amazing color but it’s eye-catching too.
# 18 Midnight River Ombre
This sexy dark ombre starts with a matte black color which was used to shade the model’s locks from the roots until the neck where it fades into light purple-gray. This grayish color then becomes a light pastel purple before ending in dark indigo. Finally, her hair was ironed into a sleek river which flows down her back.
# 19 Electric Blue
The trick to incredible color like this is placing the lightest color in a layer around the center; this makes it look as though the locks are always shining in the light. In this example, the stylist used a soft powder blue in the center, which melts into bright electric blue on either side and styled her hair with a center parting.
# 20 Jewel Box Hair
For this multicolored mane, the stylist used a mixture of dark colors together with black on the roots. The streaks consist of sapphire blue and indigo with cyan and magenta in the lower layers. The model’s locks are ironed straight up to the shoulders where the stylist added rolling waves to complete the look.
# 21 Dynamic Blonde and Indigo Hair
This look may be too daring for some but it’s certainly sexy! This model’s hair is dark ashy blonde at the roots which breaks out into honey and bright baby blonde. The stylist added indigo to the edges of her locks creating a dipped ink feel. We love how the blonde and blue hairs interweave to form a lighter blue as well!
# 22 Sea Blue Wonder
Ever looked at the ocean when it is reflecting the sunlight just right and it has that warm tropical feeling? That is exactly the shade that springs to mind when you look at this model's hair. The stylist used wonderfully blended shades of sea blue and cobalt with beach waves to make this super tropical look.
# 23 Slate and Sky
This model’s radiant long layered bob showcases a stunning dark to light ombre which begins in dark slate and blends out into an indigo layer before ending in a pretty sky blue. A blue ombre is gorgeous on its own but looks fantastic with her pale milky skin tone.
# 24 Pretty Blue Bird
For this look, the model is wearing a short bob hairstyle that has a deep comb over. The stylist has scissor-cut the hair to give it a choppy texture which in turn makes her sapphire blue streaks look like pretty bird's feathers. Underneath the blue is a base color of warm truffle brown; an excellent companion for bold colors.
# 25 Indigo Dream Hair
In this example, a lovely lavender shade was used as a base color for this model's flowing mane. On top of this long streaks of deep indigo blue were added. The locks were then ironed straight and given just a few loose waves to merge the purple and dark blue hair.
When it comes to dark blue hair your imagination is the limit. There are so many styles to experiment with such as the sky or sea hair trend where the stylist matches the colors according to a particularly beautiful picture of the sky or ocean. Have these models made you fall in love with dark blue colors? Then ask your stylist to make it your next color and if you are feeling bold why not combine it with pastel shades or neon blue for extra effect? Have fun!