If you are always dreaming of having a unique hairdo, you should try out dark purple hair. Dark purple is not just a beautiful shade, but it seems to work for most skin tones, and if you paint it using an excellent technique like balayage and in a trendy pattern, you will look stunning. There are also many ways that you can wear this lovely color and also some different shades available. This hue is as versatile as any other, and you can always be confident of a unique and head turning headdress. The gallery below demonstrates 50 different ways that you can use this shade to create fabulous hairstyles.
# 1 Clash of Purple and Violet
This long and thick hair has some beautiful waves, and it also looks very healthy. And with such hair, you can almost never go wrong with any color. The hand painted color design in this style entails painting a dark purple shade as the dominant hue and then spicing it up with violet to give the thick mane a unique tone. Since the color does all the magic, you only need to sweep back the hair to finish the look.
You have to get inventive if you want your hair color to look unique. The shades in this design are as unique as it can get and they entail transitioning from a bright purple shade to a dark one on the ends to create a beautiful reverse ombre. For styling, you should run your fingers through the hair to make it messy.
# 3 Brown and Purple Blend Ombre
To create this lovely look, you will first need to chop your mane into a long and thick bob haircut. The next important step is giving your hair the color and it involves transitioning from the natural black base to a blend of dark purple and brown to create a beautiful ombre design.
# 4 Sleek Dark Purple Blend
The overall shade on this hairdo is hand painted mix of dark purple and brown with an incredible dazzle. These textured strands have a uniform tone throughout the head, and this makes the color look very natural. The textured cut is also fantastic, and it helps to enhance the appearance of the thick and wavy locks.
# 5 Chic Violet Purple A-Line Bob
A-line bob haircuts are perfect for ladies that prefer to keep things short and stylish. The one in this design is quite neat with some very precise cuts, but the color is still what makes it a top-notch and trendy design. This shade comes from blending violet and dark purple and then applying it throughout the hair using balayage.
# 6 Ashy Silver Curls
Any lady that can replicate the tone of this hair will want to keep it for as long as possible as it is just breathtaking. The shade comes from melting silver and dark purple to create a beautiful ashy tone that you should have throughout the head. Besides, shadow the roots for a slight contrast. These shoulder-grazing strands also have some lovely curls and texture that also adds to their beauty.
# 7 Glossy Plum Hair
Plum is one of those shades that will work for any woman regardless of her skin tone or hair type. In this design, it blends with dark purple to give the long mane an amazing color pattern. The balayage design transition from a black base to the mix of the two shades to create a beautiful ombre pattern. You should enhance design by making the ends of the locks curly.
# 8 Magical Unicorn Hair
The pastels on this hair are just breathtaking and if you can replicate their beautiful shades on your hairdo you can be confident of an elegant hairstyle. To create this look, you should start with a bright pink pastel as your base color and then transition it to the beautiful purple and violet pastel hues on the lower half of the wavy and textured locks.
# 9 Vibrant and Dark Purple Hair
This shade is what you get when you melt dark purple with your natural black shade. It is an amazing color, and it is not very bright making it perfect for ladies that prefer simple and conservative looks. The hair also has some beautiful waves and a cute face framing style.
# 10 Natural Looking Locks
It is hard to tell that these long strands have some coloring without looking carefully. The shoulder length locks have a gorgeous blend of a very dark purple hue and black that creates a dark and natural looking overall tone that you can show off with a simple sweep back of your locks.
# 11 Midnight Purple Bangs
Here is another dark purple hair that looks very natural and it is also hard for most people to tell that it has some artificial coloring. All this is because of a perfect choice of shade and skillful hand painting that blends the hue with the natural black color perfectly. These locks also have an excellent cut, and you can style by sweeping them back in layers and running your fingers through for a messy appearance.
# 12 Dark and Uniform Mane
The length of this mane and its medium volume are just splendid, and they make this hairdo look as adorable as it. To create this look, you should use balayage technique to paint a dark purple shade in a uniform tone throughout the long mane and style it into a face framing hairdo.
# 13 Sweet Dark Violet Lob
Some people will call this beautiful long bob a dark violet and others dark purple, but what you call it is not essential provided you get the shade right. The uniform tone throughout the head is flawless, but it would not look this adorable without the lovely bob cut and the side part that helps to create the sexy face-framing style.
# 14 Purple Ombre Balayage Bob
As simple as the cut and color on this hairdo might be they still make a glamorous hairstyle. The haircut entails chopping the strands into a textured long bob. You should then give it the lovely shade using balayage by transitioning from the base black shade to a blend of dark purple and black.
# 15 Light and Dark Purple Wavy Locks
These thick and wavy locks have a purple tone throughout but it is in two shades, and this is what makes this a unique hairdo. The contrast between the light shade on top and the dark one below it is amazing, and it makes the hair look very trendy.
# 16 Black Mane with a Dazzling Hint of Dark Purple
Introducing a dark purple hue to your black mane is a perfect idea as it not only gives it a distinctive tone but will also give it a beautiful dazzle like in this hairdo. The long hair also has some lovely waves, and you should style it with a center part and sweep back.
# 17 Sexy Dark Purple Pixie
Pixie haircuts are fantastic, and they are what every modern woman that wants to look elegant with short hair should wear. However, you can still take your pixie a class higher and make it look unique with some color like in this design. Here you only need to blend your natural black shade with a dark purple shade to make your pixie look adorable.
# 18 Vibrant and Bight Sombre
Choosing the right color is the first step and the next and equally important is to know how to use it. This dark purple hair design shows how you can use color to create an awe-inspiring look. It is a hand-painted style that entails transitioning gradually from a dark purple shade to a bright one to create a beautiful, sombre pattern. The straight and smooth strands provide a perfect base for the colors, and you do not need to do any complicated styling because the color is just enough.
# 19 Dark Purple to Plum Ombre
Plum and dark purple are a perfect match, and they combine in this hairstyle to create a breathtaking headdress. The shades are in an ombre pattern that entails transitioning from a blend of black and dark purple to the plum shade. These long locks also have some thick curls on the ends that enhance the ombre pattern and add some elegance to the style.
# 20 Dark-Toned Elegance
Dark toned strands look amazing on most ladies regardless of their skin complexion, but you still have to choose beautiful hues for this hair design. The blend between dark purple and black in this hairstyle is a perfect example of how a good shade should look. The colors are also painted using balayage technique, and this is what gives the hair its natural appearance.
# 21 Messy and Gorgeous
The rugged look in this hairdo is very easy to create as you only need to run your fingers through your textured strands. However, you also need to get the color right if you want to look this elegant. For this, you should paint a uniform dark purple shade throughout the hair and make it darker on the roots than the ends for some contrast.
# 22 Red Streaks on Dark Purple Hair
The red streaks on this hairdo make a huge difference as they cause the hairstyle to look very adorable. However, to create this look, you will first need to give your hair a V-shape cut and then blend the natural black shade with a vibrant dark purple hue. The last step is to give the strands the subtle red streaks in a peek-a-boo design.
# 23 Dreamy Purple Goals
This shade is the kind that every lady dreams of because it has everything including an excellent volume, texture, and tone. The balayage color design entails painting a subtle shade of dark purple throughout the head and finishing the style by sweeping back the thick mane in some beautiful layers.
# 24 Curly and Textured Violet Bangs
These locks might not be very thick, but they make up for what they lack in volume with an excellent texture and color. The textured look is easy to achieve as you just need to trim the locks well but the color will require some skillful blend between the base black shade and a dark violet hue. These strands also have some lovely curls on the ends, and you should style them with a center part and side sweep.
# 25 Shadowed Roots with Uniform Purple Balayage
You do not have to keep a long mane to wear a beautiful color because how you use the shades is more important than the length of your strands. These shoulder-grazing locks might not be very long, but they still make a perfect dark purple hair. The shade is throughout the head and in a uniform tone but you should darken the roost for some contrast and style the strands with a side part and sweep.
# 26 Deep Violet and Black Melt
Color melting is one of trendiest designs that you can have on your strands, and the beauty and elegance of this design prove this beyond any doubt. The thick mane has a gorgeous black shade and introducing the dark hues creates a distinct and stunning tone. These locks also have some lovely curls on the ends, and you should style them with a center part and also by sweeping them to the sides and over the forehead.
# 27 Beautiful Brownish Purple Tips
There are many ways that you can wear dark purple hair, but this one is quite a unique one. This design entails introducing a brownish purple shade on the end of the short black strands to create a beautiful ombre pattern that you can enhance by brushing the shoulder-grazing strands sideways.
# 28 Subtle Shade and Bangs
An arched fringe like this one with some thick wavy locks hanging on the sides is enough to create an adorable headdress. However, if you give it a good color like the subtle dark violet in this design you can be confident that you will have a unique and head-turning hairdo.
# 29 Three-Toned Blunt Bangs
There are no limitations on the number of colors that you can have on your headdress provided you use them inventively. This design uses a balayage technique to paint violet and dark purple hues on the shoulder-grazing blunt locks to create a chic triple-toned appearance that will make you stand out everywhere you go.
# 30 Blue Black to Gray with a Hint of Purple
Hair color is what defines trendy hairdos in most cases, and the beauty of the shades on this wavy locks show the reason. This hairstyle has a dominant blue-black shade that is throughout the head, and it transitions to a gray hue on the tips to create an ombre design. The strands also have a subtle hint of purple, and this is what makes the overall tone unique.
# 31 Braided Blue on Purple Strands
The color design in this hairstyle is as glamorous as you can ever wish for and it entails hand painting some blue and purple hues on your natural shade to create a dazzling shade. You should then pull back the strands and knit them into a thick braid to create a sassy updo.
# 32 Rich and Textured Short Haircut
A look like this will make any woman want to chop her hair short. The short strands have a rich and vibrant shade that comes from blending black and dark purple hues. However, this design would not look this sleek without the textured cut and undercut in the sides.
# 33 Smoking Hot Purple Strands
An eye-catching design like this one can only come from an excellent color choice and skillful application using balayage technique. These long and straight strands also have an incredible dazzle that you can get from hair products. But, the color can only come from melting dark purple and black.
# 34 Sassy Deep Violet to Red Ombre
A smooth and sleek hair like this one will always make a woman stand out from the crowd. These strands look soft and healthy, but their color is what gives them their trendy and classy appearance. The design entails transitioning from a dark violet shade to a red hue on the ends to create a beautiful ombre pattern. This style also has some cute bangs at the front, and you should design the rest of your locks by sweeping them sideways and to the back.
# 35 Red Violet Lob
The cut and the thick waves on this long bob are just fantastic, and they are enough to make it look elegant. However, color is still vital to give the hair some class and style. For this design, a blend of red and dark violet creates a shade that is charming enough for any woman.
# 36 Mystical Wavy Locks
These beautiful wavy locks have three distinct shades, and this is one of the things that make them an elegant hairdo for a modern lady. The colors start with a brown shade as the base color before transitioning to a dark purple hue and then finishing with a hint of blue that is throughout the lower half of the locks. For styling, you only need to give your wavy locks a slight mess, a side part and sweep some of the strands over the face.
# 37 Colorful Long Tresses
Dark purple hair does not always have to be pale because it can still be colorful like this one if you choose a lovely shade. Although the overall tone is still dark, the balayage technique that spreads it across the long tresses manages to make it very colorful, and you only need to sweep back the hair to show off your beautiful shade.
# 38 Burgundy Purple Curls
The shades on this headdress are glamorous, and most people will have a hard time figuring out whether the hair is colored or natural. However, the shade is a product of hand painted blend between burgundy and dark purple, and the upper section of the strands is darker than the rest to create a beautiful ombre design.
# 39 Curled Red Wine Hair
This sleek red wine shade is what you get when you melt dark violet or purple with a burgundy shade. Using hand-painted technique is also an excellent choice as it is what ensures that the hues spread uniformly. These strands also have some cute curls on the ends that look adorable, and this is more so when you style your locks into a face frame design.
# 40 Strawberry Blonde to Rich Violet Ombre
The natural strawberry blonde shade in this hairdo forms a perfect base, and so you can almost be certain of a refined look regardless of what other colors you introduce to the hair. For this particular design, a gorgeous violet hue is all that you need as it helps to create an extra cute ombre pattern.
# 41 Funky Textured Razor Cut
This funky hairdo entails chopping your strands short to create some beautiful side-swept bangs at the front and messy strands behind them. These locks also have a lovely shade that comes from highlighting a black shade with some dark purple and blue streaks.
# 42 Adorable Purple Streaks
You can also create a perfect dark purple hair by highlighting your long mane like in this design. Here the long locks have an excellent texture, volume and length and all you need to create a refined look is to introduce some purple streaks on the base black shade and finish by brushing back the hair.
# 43 Dark Violet Brown Locks with Subtle Purple
It is very fashionable to have multiple shades on your hairdo, but you have to know how to spread them to look stylish. This design demonstrates a very simple way to do this, and it starts with a black base then transitions to a blend of violet and brown before finishing with a subtle purple hue on the ends of the textured curly locks.
# 44 Cool and Blended Shades
Everything about this headdress is just perfect, and it is the kind of style that will make all your friends want to know your stylist. However, as elegant as it may look it is still a simple design that you can create by blending violet and dark purple with your black hair. You should then create a center part and sweep the curly locks into a face frame.
# 45 Pint Size Purple Ombre
The honey brown hue in his headdress is the most dominant and although it is a beautiful shade the introduction of the pint-size dark purple hue on the lower half of the hair is what makes this a trendy hairdo. Apart from creating an ombre pattern the purple hue also helps to brighten the overall appearance.
# 46 Asymmetrical Deep Purple Bob
The asymmetry in this short bob is very precise, and it makes it look fabulous. However, the design would not be complete without the beautiful colors that entail melting dark purple with the natural shade and spicing it up with a red hue on the long section of the bob haircut.
# 47 Dramatic Crown Braid on a Purple Mane
Crown braids make a perfect hairdo, but if you also have beautiful hair like this one, the braid will look even more appealing. The strands in this design have a smooth and soft dark purple shade that is uniform throughout the head, and the braid helps to tame their flow and to give them a stylish design.
# 48 Multi-Tonal Fishtail
Nowadays it is very trendy to have numerous shades in the same hairdo like in this particular one. Here the strands have a dark purple base color with silver, blue and pink highlights that help create the multi-tonal appearance. And for styling you should sweep back your strands and then knit them into a massive fishtail braid.
# 49 Classy Purple Sombre
Some people might also refer to this dark purple hair design as an ombre, but sombre is more accurate than this because the transition between the shades is very gradual. The hair starts with a dark purple base shade, but it brightens gradually towards the ends to create a fantastic design that you can enhance by keeping your strands straight and smooth.
# 50 Smokey and Extra Dark
Most people looking at this hairstyle will conclude that the strands are black, but this is not true. The actual shade of the locks is a blend of dark purple and black with the latter being the most prevalent. It is a unique shade that complements the lovely fringe at the front with some straight face-framing locks hanging around it.
Dark purple hair is as elegant and stylish as a woman can ever wish for in a hairstyle. This shade is easy to work with for all lengths. However, just like with any other you have to get a little innovative if you want your hairdo to stand out. The 50 designs above will give you all the ideas that you need to wear this glamorous shade.