Emo hairstyles are the best way to identify an Emo or a person who believes that she is one. These hairdos started as a way of creating a separate identity for people who associate with the Emo culture, but they are now a modern way to cut and style hair, and anybody can have them. Although the traditional design features dark-toned and layered bangs, there are still many other ways you can create this look, and you only need a little creativity and skillful use of some bright colors. Below are 55 hairdos that will give you some examples of how you can create your Emo look.
# 1 Pink on Lavander Peek-a-Boos
This haircut starts by chopping the straight strands to create two long tails. You should then introduce pastel pink in a peek-a-boo design and finish by braiding the tails into two classical braids to show off the underlying colors.
Sometimes you may not feel like making the look that you want to pull very evident. And so a style like this one will work well for you as it has a simple cut and some moderate colors but it still looks very refined. The simple styling that involves brushing your locks to the sides and back is also fantastic.
# 3 Sexy Red Head
This hairstyle is also another perfect idea for any lady who does not wish to make it look very obvious that she wants to pull an Emo look. Although the strands are thin, they have a lovely red shade that will draw attention away from this fact. These strands also have a nice textured cut, and you should finish with a side part and side sweep.
# 4 Super Faded Light Purple Pixie
The super faded light purple shade in this style is amazing, and it gives the headdress an incredible tone. Apart from this the short pixie also has a nice cut that creates some pointy strands that will not require any intricate styling.
# 5 Amazing Cobalt Blue Bangs
You do not have to keep on wearing the typical brunette, blonde or black shades since you can still create an elegant look with a bright shade such as this cobalt blue. However, you still need a good haircut and styling, but some fancy tapered bangs that you should style with slight layering and by making them messy is enough.
# 6 Messy Blue Green Locks
The color and cut of these locks are head-turning, and it will draw attention everywhere you go. To replicate this look you only need to chop your strands to a couple of inches and taper the sides and back. You should then introduce the blue and green shades and then finish the look by making the short strands messy.
# 7 Cropped Golden Brown Bangs
Keeping things short gives you better control of your hairstyle and also reduces maintenance. In this particular style, the strands are cropped to create some short textured bangs. You should then give them a shiny golden brown hue and then style by layering from a soft center part and leaving a few bangs to flow over the face.
# 8 Cute and Massive Red Ponytail
The dark red tone is the center of attraction on this design and it is what gives it its classy look. These voluminous strands have modest cuts and some gentle waves, and so all that you need to create a refined look is to pull the strands to the back and tie them into a massive loose ponytail.
# 9 Brilliant Tones and Bangs
This style is ideal for a lady with a voluminous hair and is not afraid to experiment with bright shades. It involves coloring the strands with some warm purple tones after chopping them to create an arched fringe and some textured free flowing bangs. You should also style it by pulling and styling the bangs into a bow-like design and spicing it up with a lovely headband.
# 10 Gothic Pastel Fishtails
The ashy blonde pastel shade in this style is amazing, and it not only brightens the straight strands but also makes them look trendy. And with such a lovely color you only need to create two French fishtails on the side to get an elegant hairdo.
# 11 Effortless Mullet Bangs
All that you need to create an Emo haircut is some inventiveness. In this particular style, the strands have a mullet-like design, but the various pastels on the design are what make this hairdo stand out.
# 12 Bright and Layered Gorgeousness
Most Emo styles are always about playing around with pastel shades. In this design, the blue, green and yellow hues create an ombre-like design that makes the long tresses look magnificent. However, the locks also have a lovely cut that chops them in different lengths with the short ones at the front and the long locks at the back. You should then finish the design by layering the locks.
# 13 Stylish Pink Side Knots
A lovely pink shade like this one makes things easy for you as you will not have to do much to create a fantastic hairdo. To replicate a design like this one you should section your voluminous strands into two and use each of the two parts to create side knots. You should finish the look by accessorizing with a beautiful bow.
# 14 Short Purple Pixie
If you do not mind chopping, your strands short you should try this pixie cut. Any stylist can make it as it is very easy but you will need to be very keen with the purple shade if you want yours to look this good. The last step is the styling and for this, you should sweep the strands sideways over the forehead.
# 15 Multicolored Straight Tresses
There are no fancy cuts in this design, but it still looks amazing due to the multiple colors. The primary shades in the style are pink, blonde and purple, but they are in an attractive pattern. And for styling you should use flowers and pins to create the lovely design.
# 16 Magical Blue Locks
A dark toned blue shade like this one will make your shoulder length strands look magnificent. They also have some dark roots that create an incredible contrast and some lovely waves that help to enhance the overall appearance of the headdress.
# 17 Green and Blue Blend
These shoulder-grazing strands have a fantastic blend of blue and green hues that gives them a dazzling shade. Apart from this they also have a nice choppy cut that gives them an excellent texture and a simple styling that involves sweeping the top bangs to one side over the forehead.
# 18 Pixie Blue Curls with Undercut
To create this design you need to chop your strands short and then use a curling wand to create some lovely curls. You should then create an undercut on one side and then finish by giving your hair a bright blue hand painted dye job.
# 19 Black and Messy Emo
This headdress is what comes to mind when you think of an Emo haircut. However, it is also slightly different from what most people know because it has a shiny black tone and some perfectly textured bangs that you should style by making them messy.
# 20 Classy Purple to Pink Ombre
Pastel shades could not look better than this as they are not only dazzling but also have an incredible purple to pink ombre pattern. The length of the hair is also amazing and you need not do any intricate styling since leaving them to flow freely is enough to give you a polished look.
# 21 Neon Green and Silver Gray Contrast
There is nothing fancy about this bob haircut but it still looks amazing, and this is because of the contrast between the two shades in the design. The colors are silver gray and neon green which is a perfect match. Silver gray is the most dominant shade, but the green hue forms two double braid headbands that help to spice up the style.
# 22 Silver and Purple Sparkle
If you are among the few ladies who have a perfectly textured natural hair like this one, you only need some bright pastels to create your elegant Emo look. This particular style combines silver and purple to create a bright and stylish design, but it also has a hint of blue that brings a balance to the overall tone.
# 23 Punk Light Brown Strands
Even if you do not have a dazzling shade, you can still create a fabulous look with a subtle one like this light brown. However, you will need a short cropped cut with a fancy layered design and accessorize it with a floral crown.
# 24 Textured Long Curly Locks
This beautiful hairdo comes from using a curling iron to create some sexy curls on the lower section of these long, voluminous locks. You should also give the swirls a hint of wide red and then style them with a center part and by sweeping them to the sides to create a face frame.
# 25 Choppy Straight Bangs
These choppy bangs also get inspiration from a traditional mullet because they keep a short hair at the front while the locks at the back are long. However, they also have an inventive styling that involves parting them at the center and sweeping them sideways. The patch of red in the design also helps to create some contrast with the dominant black hue.
# 26 Gothic Purple Black to Red Ombre
This incredible hairstyle is all about the choice of shades and color pattern. It starts with a blend of purple and black before transitioning drastically to red to create a fantastic ombre design. Apart from this the long locks also have an excellent texture and fancy styling with a side part.
# 27 Fashionable Colors and Buzzed Undercut
Blue and pink make a perfect combination, and few other shades are as feminine as these two. Although they are the first thing that will catch your attention, there is still much to this bob haircut than this. This hairdo also has an exciting undercut at the back that has an image of a cat.
# 28 Purple Unicorn Hair with a Bow
It is hard to tell the base color in this style because it blends in perfectly with the purple to create a fantastic shade. The color makes all the difference in this design and the smooth straight strands help to show it off. However, you should also spice up your design with a beautiful white bow.
# 29 Double Orange Fishtails
You can never have enough of pastels, but the best thing is to try out new and unique shades such as this orange. Its brightness is incredible, and it is sufficient to make your long textured tresses look magnificent. However, you can take your look a notch higher by introducing two free-flowing medium side French fishtails.
# 30 Two Toned Emo Fringe
This headdress is very inventive and its starts by chopping your strands to create some shoulder-grazing bangs and a neat arched fringe. However, the center of attraction in the style is the dye job that involves bleaching one side of the head to create a two toned look.
# 31 Purple to Blue Ombre French Braid
A summer updo like this one will make your feel good and confident. It starts by chopping the strands to give them some texture and then giving them a purple to blue hand painted dye job. You should finish the look by weaving your strands into a massive French fishtail braid.
# 32 Beautiful Loose Braided Pink Strands
Baby pink is a soft shade that will make a woman look feminine and tender. In this hairstyle, it is throughout the choppy strands, and it helps to brighten up the look. And for styling you should pull the strands to the side and weave them into a medium size free flowing loose braid.
# 33 Sweet Pink and Purple Simple Braids
Pink and purple are a perfect match and in this style, they form a fantastic ombre pattern. However, the style also has a lovely pink fringe with some purple bangs flowing on the sides and two simple braids that end in a fishtail design.
# 34 Flower Crown and Emo Rope Twist
Several things combine to make this a top notch headdress. To replicate it you should first blend red and a copper hue to give your long locks their fantastic tone and then weave them into a loose, free-flowing rope twist. You should finish the design by accessorizing it with a beautiful flower crown.
The arched fringe in this style will require some precision if you want to get it right. You should also give your strands some texture, but the contrast between the pink and black shade is what will catch the attention of most people. Apart from this the hair also has a stylish updo style and a pink and black curly locks flowing on either side to frame the face.
# 36 Blonde Emo with Black Peek-a-Boo
To get such a perfect blonde shade you have to bleach your strands keenly. Although this is the most dominant shade, it is not the only thing that makes this a top notch headdress. The style also has a lovely black peek-a-boo that brings a beautiful contrast to the style.
# 37 Spiky and Messy Brown Emo
Brown is a natural shade that will always make a woman look magnificent. Even with such a beautiful color you still need an excellent cut for your haircut to look fashionable. This particular one makes the strands at the top shorter than those at the back, and they are also textured and spiky. Apart from this you only need to make them slightly messy to finish your Emo look.
# 38 Spicy Blue Locks with a Top Knot
Most Emo designs are always about going with a bright pastel shade, but you still have to choose your colors well. The bright blue shade in this style is a perfect example of how an excellent color choice should look. Blue is an adorable shade, and it spices up the long textured locks to make them look magnificent. Apart from this, the design also has a stylish top knot that makes it look stunning.
# 39 Spiky Purple Strands
This hairstyle is all about using a pair of scissors skillfully to give your strands some charming spikes. You can create these spikes on your own if you have the right skills, but the best idea would be to use the services of a professional. Apart from the spiky look the strands also have a lovely purple shade that makes them look fantastic.
# 40 Retro Blonde Bleach with a Hint of Pink
You cannot achieve an incredible retro design like this one if you do not get the haircut right. However, this should not be a problem as it is very simple as you only need to chop the ends of your locks to give them texture. You should then bleach them to create a distinct blonde shade and finish by giving them a hint of pink.
# 41 Chic Blonde to Blue Ombre Locks
As fancy as this hairdo looks it is very natural and the only thing that you need to do is to introduce a blue shade on the tips to create an ombre contrast with the blonde shade. However, you should also have some subtle waves and style by pushing the locks sideways and over the shoulder.
# 42 Cropped Grunge Bangs
Short hair can also look exquisite if you cut and style it right. In this design, it is only a couple of inches long, but the bangs also have an incredible texture. For styling, you should brush them to the front and sides to create a stylish layered design. The pink and brown shades on the style are also amazing, and they help to give it a perfect tone.
# 43 Voluminous Ginger Blonde Hairs
The volume and color of this design are what makes it look splendid. To replicate this look, you should trim the voluminous strands keenly to give them some texture and then get the beautiful ginger blonde shade. You do not need any fancy styling because even if you leave the hair to flow freely, you will still look fashionable.
# 44 Pretty Black and Purple Locks
This style proves that you do not have to complicate anything to create a stylish headdress. It has some perfectly textured locks, but its Emo look comes from the contrast that the natural black shade creates with the purple peek-a-boo. And for styling, you will only need a center part and to sweep the wavy locks to the sides.
# 45 Fiery Red Curls
Any person looking at this magnificent and elegant headdress will want to look at it again. Although the fiery red shade with a blend of orange is what will catch the attention of most people, the strands also have an incredible volume and some lovely curls. To style them you only need to push them sideways from a side part.
# 46 Perfect Violet Hairs
Any lady with medium or long locks looking for a simple Emo hairstyle should try this one as it is as easy as it can get. The design only involves texturizing your strands with some beautiful trims and then giving them a violet dye job to create a contrast with the natural black shade. And for styling you only need to push the strands to the sides in subtle stacks.
# 47 Adorable Silver with a Hint of Pink
Silver is not just a bright pastel hue but also a unique one and so it will be perfect for you if you want to create a distinct look. If you give it a hint of pink like in this style you can be sure of a head turning tone. These strands also have a perfect texture and a fringe that makes them look fantastic.
# 48 Fashionable Sombre Pastels
This style uses different shades of blue to create a perfect sombre color pattern. The hairstyle starts with some darkened roots and then transitions to the blend of blue hues to create the fantastic design. Apart from this the strands also have an incredible length and a slightly messy pattern that helps to make them look trendy.
# 49 Dazzling Green Shade and a Fringe
Before you give your strands this shiny green pastel shade you have to get a good cut first. And for this, you will need to chop the ends to make them blunt and then cut the front locks into a stylish arched fringe. The color should be throughout the head, but you should also leave some black streaks to give the design a slight contrast.
# 50 Colorful Messy Updo
Any woman with long hairs and basic braiding skills can create this lovely hairdo. It is very straightforward, and the first thing that you should do is to give your strands a bright purple and blue shade in an ombre pattern. You should then finish by pulling and weaving the strands into a messy loose French braid.
# 51 Free Flowing Blonde and Pink Ombre Locks
A long natural hair with brushed out curls like this one makes styling effortless for you. Since the hair is already beautiful enough, you only need to give it a blonde to pink ombre pattern and leave the locks flowing freely.
# 52 Asymmetrical Blue Bob
The asymmetry in this long blue Bob makes it looks incredible and stylish. However, these voluminous locks still need a lovely color to give them the Emo appearance but blending the dark blue shade with your natural black shade is more than enough. You should them style the long bob with slight layering.
# 53 Stunning Triple Color Pattern
There are no restrictions on the number of colors that you can use on your long mane but how you use them is what determines how attractive your style will look. This headdress has some long locks with three levels of colors. The pattern that the different colors form is stunning, and it is what makes this design elegant.
# 54 Shaggy Purple Pastel
Purple is one of the most popular pastel shades, and the reason for this is because it seems to work for most skin tones. And so any woman can use it to create an elegant hairdo. In this style, it creates some contrast with the shadowed roots, and it makes the shaggy locks look very adorable.
# 55 Medium Angular Blue Emo
A headdress like this one is ideal for ladies that do not like to keep long manes and would also not wish to have short haircuts. Apart from the medium length it also has an edgy look that comes from cutting the strands in an angular pattern. It has a magical blue shade that brightens the appearance and also gives it a trendy look.
Emo hairstyles will always be trendy and contrary to what most people think you do not have to be an Emo to have one. You also have many styling options to choose from, and you can always be sure to find something that will work for you regardless of your tastes and preferences. And so if you are thinking of trying this modern style you should use the 55 styles above as a source of inspiration.