Blue is the color of some of our favorite things, isn’t it? Think of the ocean, swimming pools and summer skies. But what about pastel blue hair? Pastel blue is a particularly beloved shade because it is such a relaxing color and reminds us of both piece and mystery.
You may be afraid to try this color for the first time and that’s understandable because it is quite a noticeable shade. But once you have had this color in your hair, you’ll never want to go back. Combining shades of light and dark blues can make your hairstyle stand out from the crowd – no matter length it is. Pastel blue can also be combined with other pastel colors like pinks, purples, and greens or you could use it together with natural shades like blonde or brown. Here are 25 amazing pastel blue hair examples to get you started.
# 1 Perfect Frozen Hair
If you want to channel your inner Disney princess then pastel blue is certainly the color to do it! This model’s neat coiffed hairstyle demands attention with a light sky blue base and aquamarine and light mauve highlights. There is a short side parting and the hair was styled in loose romantic waves.
For this unique look, the model's hair was colored with a gorgeous pastel palette. It begins with a deep gray blue on top and as we can see this lightens out into a pale sea green. Hidden under a layer of this color there is a section of pastel yellow and rosy pink, which create a lovely “hidden” rainbow effect – perfect for medium length locks.
# 3 Shades of Gray
Gray and blue always complement each other well and this hair is a perfect example! This model's locks start out in a deep steel gray on top which gradually lightens into a soft icy blue on the edges. This is a subtle color blend that is not too over the top and would work well even in the office.
# 4 Mermaid Dip
Here’s a hairstyle for the more adventurous among you. This model's medium-length locks begin with a gentle golden beige blonde color which transforms into a summer sky blue all along the edges. This creates a wonderful “dipped” effect which fits in perfectly with the mermaid hair trend.
# 5 Silver Fox
For this look, the stylist used a muted pastel blue to add contrast to the silver locks on top. The model's hair is silver blonde on top which breaks out into bluish gray just under the crown line. A fun fringe was added to keep the short style light. This is an excellent color combination for short hairstyles.
# 6 Pastel Braids
Now here is a unique look. While most color styles start with a dark color and blend in a bright color on the edges, this look is the opposite. The hair in front was colored a dark sea blue, which gradually lightens into pastel blue and then a creamy white. Attention is drawn to the colored locks by the messy braid and bun updo.
# 7 Winter Wonderland Hair
Need some color to perk you up this winter? Consider this gorgeous palette. This model's base color is a dark gray with thick streaks of mauve and glacial blue on top. This color extends up to the shoulders where a lighter dove gray takes over, extending to the tips. The model's hair was set into loose beach waves.
# 8 Long Icy Bob
With expertly blended color it is almost impossible to tell where one shade fades into another. That is the case with this perfect icy bob. The color consists of shades of gray, silver and pale mauve with a pastel blue visible on the edges. Her hair was straightened and given an inward curl with a sexy flip over from a deep side parting.
# 9 Bright Fishtail
No mess, no fuss – a fishtail braid is always guaranteed to look amazing and it’s actually so simple to create. Plus it’s long lasting – bonus! It really makes the color of this model's hair stand out. These locks are colored a dark cornflower blue together with royal purple roots and highlights.
# 10 Deep Sea Jewel
Soft beach waves like this go well with blue hair – feeding into the ocean theme. This model's hair begins with ashy black color which continues until just past the ears where it has been infused with a combination of Caribbean blue and foamy light turquoise. Beach date anyone?
# 11 Green Envy Hair
Don’t be afraid of green hair – it can look really striking in the right shade. In this example, the model's locks are deep iceberg blue on the roots which were then faded out into a light emerald shade. A large, messy milkmaid braid helps bring the colors the shades together perfectly.
# 12 Sweet Blonde and Pastel Blue Hair
Blonde and blue shades can be used to create sweet “girl next door” looks just like this one. The model's hair was colored with champagne blonde all along the roots which then melts into baby pastel blue from just above the ears up to the edges. Wear this style with a white shirt like this model – it will help accentuate the hair color!
# 13 Fantasy Blue Ribbons
This model’s beautiful hairstyle and brilliant color are sure to cause a sensation wherever she goes! For this look, the roots are a dark gray purple followed by a silvery shade of mauve. The finishing touch is bright electric blue on the tips which is made more visible by the tight curls that the stylist created.
# 14 Watercolor Hair
When you want a unique style, consider using lesser known colors and combinations. This model's hair is completely one of a kind! The stylist used various shades including golden peach, vanilla blonde, beige and pastel shades of green and blue. These colors were applied using balayage (hand painted) to achieve this perfect melt.
# 15 Winter Pastel Blue
This model is wearing a palette of winter inspired colors. We can see a dark bluish shade along the roots which melts into pastel purples and light baby blues. Along the edges there is light aquamarine colored portions and the stylist has added some soft curls to blend the palette together.
# 16 Jewel Box Hair
What could be prettier than multicolored hair that looks just like jewels? That’s exactly what this model has achieved. To create this masterpiece the stylist used a combination of rosy peach, turquoise, sky blue, pastel lavender and bright emerald shades. This mix shines beautifully and is further accentuated by a loose beach wave.
# 17 Midnight Water Colors
You know that deep shade of a swimming pool at night? This is exactly what this palette reminds us of. The base color is a dark electric blue which lightens into shades of summer sky blue. This color extends to the tips and interspersed among this color is medium pastel blue and dove gray, which has also been used as an accent color on the front strands.
# 18 Blueberry Icing
There is no reason for short hair to look boring. You can spice up your short locks just like this model has done by using bright eye-catching colors. She’s opted for a cupcake icing light blue which has been combined with super light aquamarine streaks. This color and the tight wavy texture create gorgeous dimension.
# 19 Blue Indigo Melt
The word “melt” is not used lightly here – this really is one of the most beautiful examples of color melt ever. The stylist has used blue, purple and white to create this daring style. The result is pretty pastel mauve hair with deep indigo blue streaks around the center and silvery purple edges. A slight wave allows all the shades to catch and reflect light.
# 20 Edgy Pastel Blue
Think pastel blue can’t be used for edgy looks? You are so wrong! This trendy razor cut bob has been given extra life by introducing pale baby blue along the edges. This blue color follows a dark earth brown to blonde ombre. The stylist also used a slight wave and deep parting to add to the appeal of this hairstyle.
# 21 Pastel Perfection
We love the “stripy” feeling of this fun look! To create this exciting style, thin streaks of silver, dark gray and soft baby blue were used to color the first section of hair. The lower portion, which we see secured here in a high loose bun, is slightly darker in deep ash gray, periwinkle, and light cyan.
# 22 Tropical Ocean Dip
This color dip is so pretty – the stylist has done an incredible job of capturing the exact color of warm tropical seawater. The first section of hair was left in its natural color (medium chocolate brown) and the lower section is a smooth melt of dark indigo on the sides and ocean blue in the center. Light pastel blue sections were added in to give the look a reflective quality.
# 23 Choppy Waters
This model's hair was treated to a splendid mix of blue shades. The color begins with deep indigo which fades into a medium pastel blue. Streaks of light gray were added along the edges and used as highlights.
# 24 Pastel Pop
This pastel hairstyle begins with deep indigo on the roots which quickly lightens to a very pale blue. Streaks of icy blue and mauve were also painted in.
# 25 Yellow and Blue Mix
A mixture of pastel blue and creamy gray is the basis for this interesting look. These two shades were beautifully blended along the length of her locks. Bright highlighter yellow was added into streaks underneath which makes an amazing contrast.
How will you know if pastel blue hair is right for you? Well, the good news is that this is a fantastically versatile hair color that looks good on almost anyone. You could start with a gorgeous mermaid color dip or ask your stylist for an enviable ocean inspired melt. If you love pastels why not combine them to make a unique look that is all your own? Enjoy your pastel blue hair!