Although bright colors were very popular in the 80’s and 90’s purple hair color is now more widespread than any other time. Several things make it popular, but the fact that it is easy to wear and maintain is one of the main ones. Whether you keep long or short locks, there are many ways you can wear a purple hairdo. And the brightness of the hue also makes it possible for any woman to rock it regardless of the volume of their strands and or skin tone. Although there are many designs to try out it is not always easy to think of something, but the following 55 headdresses will give you some ideas on what you can try out.
# 1 Purple and Platinum Blonde Highlights
Platinum blonde is an attractive color but what makes it popular with ladies is the shine that it gives a woman’s hair. In this headdress, it combines with the purple hue to create an outstanding look that only requires a soft center part for styling.
The color pattern in this headdress is splendid, and it will convince any woman to try out purple hair. Although it is a typical ombre color technique, the transition from the natural black base to the violet hue is not very apparent. Apart from the shade the long locks also have some lovely trims and a cute dark fringe to enhance their look.
# 3 Neat Zigzag Braid with a Bow and Bun
You can never go wrong with a neat braid especially if you have long hair like this one. However, in this style the color of the strands also helps to enhance the appearance and also makes the wearer look classy. The low bun and the lovely white bow also spice up the look.
# 4 Dark Purple Sombre Locks
Natural strands are easy to work with, and you need not do any complicated styling to stand out. In this headdress, the lovely natural long locks have an incredible sombre design and a simple push back that makes them look very refined.
# 5 Inventive Dreadlocks
Dreadlocks give women an easy way to maintain a natural look, but you can also use them to create an elegant look with some shades. In this style, for example, the dreads have an unusual color pattern that accentuates the natural black locks to make the wearer look very outstanding.
# 6 Smooth Purple Pink Strands
Straight hair is very easy to work with and in most cases some delicate trims and color are enough to create a stylish look. In this style, the long straight locks have a fabulous purple shade with a hint of pink and slightly darkened roots to create a perfect tone. The styling involves a soft center part and pushing the locks to the sides and back.
# 7 Creative Partial Balayage Highlights
The volume of this headdress is fantastic, and the natural dark brown tone is also very attractive. However, what makes this a top notch design is the lovely pink and purple balayage partial highlight at the front section. Although the highlights occupy a small part of the head, they make a big difference as they accentuate the face nicely when you push back the strands.
# 8 Multi-Tonal Medium Length Bob
Bob haircut will always be popular as it is a very versatile and easy design to wear. In this style, it is neatly chopped to give the wavy strands some texture, but this is not the only thing that makes the style top notch. The wavy medium length strands also have an attractive multicolor pattern that consists of blue, purple and blonde shades.
# 9 Creative Bright Mohawk
Mohawks come in many shapes and sizes but this one is unique, and you will hardly see anything like it. Although it has all the characteristic of a traditional Mohawk, what makes it unique is the length of the hair in the middle section and the color pattern that involves a bright blue and purple ombre pattern.
# 10 Dark Purple Waves
Although the wearer of this headdress has a perfect natural hair due to its volume, length and textures, it still needs some color. The purple hue used and its careful application enhances the beauty of the natural dark locks and helps to create a look that any woman would want to have.
# 11 Funky Double French Braids
These twists are incredible, but they would probably look very ordinary without the lovely color pattern. The color design is an ombre with the purple forming the base and blue is on the lower half of the hair. Braiding the strands not only creates a unique design but also helps to show off the contrast between the two hues.
# 12 Cute Purple Locks
Keeping thing simple can also give you a polished and trendy look like this one. The color design and the styling are very moderate, but they still manage to give the wearer an elegant look that is also very easy to wear and maintain.
# 13 Freshly Colored Curly Hair
Purple looks lovely on curly hair as it gives them some extra dimension. Although it can work well without any other hues, it is blended with dark brown and other shades of blonde to create an exquisite look.
# 14 Violet Color Melt
Most people cannot tell the difference between purple and violet, and although they look very similar to the eye, they are two entirely different hues. However, they work well together and in this style they create a fantastic color melt in the long wavy locks.
# 15 Gorgeous Ombre Design
Ombre design looks splendid on voluminous hair, and it will look even more outstanding if you choose cool shades like the ones in this style. Here the tone transitions from a black base to a violet, and red blend and this creates what one can only describe as hair perfection.
# 16 Cute Shiny Purple Highlights
Styling short and medium strands may seem hectic, but it does not have to be if you give your strands a lovely shade of purple. In this design purple combines with a shade of brown to create a polished look that you can enhance by sweeping the locks to the sides.
# 17 Soft Highlights
You do not have to use a lot of colors to create a lovely purple hair design since you can still get a beautiful look with highlights like in this style. Here the beautiful long black locks have soft lights, but they still manage to create a beautiful headdress.
# 18 Elegant Mohawk
The spiked and messy middle section in this hair is one of the things that make this a fabulous design, but the color is the center of attraction in the style. The lovely tone comes from a blend between purple and pink with a hint of golden blonde. Side-sweeping the front locks diagonally also helps to spice up the design.
# 19 Retro Gray Hair with a Hint of Purple
The bangs in this short hairstyle are splendid, and they have been cut to give the wearer a perfect short hairdo. Although this is a simple short crop cut, the gray hue with a hint of purple makes it look very trendy. To style the bangs, you should layer them in a wavy pattern and push some to the sides.
# 20 Purple and Blonde Peek-a-Boo
Peek-a-boo designs are slowly becoming very common as more women embrace this modern dyeing technique. You can use this impressive design for your purple hair color like in this style where it is applied to the strands at the back to create an eye-catching blended design with the blonde locks.
# 21 Perfect Straight Locks
These straight locks are nothing short of excellent thanks to their color and neat trim. The color is probably what most people will notice in the design, and it involves a bright hue on a dark natural base tone. There is nothing fancy about its styling as it is only a soft center part and brush back.
# 22 Layered Lavender Swirls
Subtle highlights can make a big difference, and if you use them creatively, they will help you move your hair shade a notch higher. The delicate lavender shade on this design is what makes this an elegant headdress and the fact that the cute swirls are brushed back in layers helps to enhance the appearance.
# 23 Vintage Victory Rolls
Pin Up hairdos will never go out of trend, and so if you are looking for something fancy that will help you look refined, then you can always try them out. In this style, the pin-up design comes from two lovely victory rolls that look very exquisite thanks to their purple hue.
# 24 Creative Pastel Hairdo
Pastel hair is in trend, and one of the reasons for its immense popularity is the fact that it is very versatile, and you can use it to create a unique design. The nicely textured strands in this style have a fabulous pastel look that comes from combining purple, pink and a hint of blue.
# 25 Natural Kinky Twists
The color choice in this design is spot on, and it works perfectly with the wearer’s dark skin tone. Although the kinky twists may require some skills to get them right, the bright hue is easy to wear since it is quite a universal shade.
# 26 The Classy Undercut
The main reason for the wearer of this hairdo to get an undercut is to show off the lovely tattoo on her head. However, it still creates an incredible design especially because her long straight locks also have amazing purple highlights on the lower end of her head.
# 27 Magical Purple Locks
The dazzling effect of these strands will brighten any room that you enter. Although the bright purple shade is what will catch the attention of most people, there is way much more to the design than this. The volume of the strands, their incredible texture and also the smooth side sweep of the waves also make this a top notch headdress.
# 28 Muted Lilac Waves
This hair is fragile, but the tone and the fact that it is wavy makes this hard to notice. And this merely shows that you do not have to go to great extends to conceal your thin locks since a right color choice can do the trick for you. Here the muted lily shade and the hint of purple draw away the attention from the thinness of the strands and the only other thing that stands out is the lovely waves on the design.
# 29 Violet to Pink Ombre
Ombre is a standard color technique and in most cases it involves transitioning from a dark tone to a light one. However, this design is different since the transition is from a bright violet hue to a pink one. The design is a product of skillful hand painting that ensures that the contrast created by the two shades is very visible.
# 30 Soft and Punk Balayage
This pastel style is very soft, but it also has a punk look. The color design is very modern, and it comes from hand painting pink and a shade of blue on long curly locks. Pink is the base color, but it transitions drastically to the blue tone.
# 31 Black to Purple Ombre Locks
Black forms an amazing base color and its biggest advantage is that it can transition to any color you wish to create a perfect ombre pattern. In this design, it changes to purple in the lower half of the long swirls, and it also has a lovely shine that makes this a top notch hairdo.
# 32 Stunning Purple Kinky Locks
Although this style is not from natural hair, this does not make it least attractive. Whether you design your locks with natural strands or not what matters is the look that you get. The massive size of the locks and their color make this an exquisite headdress that will give a woman more confidence.
# 33 Gorgeous Antique Wavy Strands
If you prefer a smooth but still colorful hairdo, then this will be a good option for you. The soft waves and the beautiful shades are the two things that make this look stand out, but apart from this the medium density and length of the hair also adds to the beauty,
# 34 Tapered V-back Design
Even if you have a fabulous color, you cannot stand out if you do not have a lovely haircut. In this style, the hair is trimmed short in an asymmetrical design to create a nice V-shape at the back. The strands at the back and sides are also tapered while those at the front are longer and brushed back in layers to enhance the look further.
# 35 The Braided Beauty
Mixing pastels can create an incredible look, and it also makes styling easy. In this headdress, for example, the lovely shades do all the work, and they make a simple loose side braid look very exquisite. Although leaving the strands flowing would still create an eye-catching look the loose braid makes them more appealing.
# 36 Violet Blunt Cuts
The blunt cuts done on these straight strands give them a nice definition, but they are not enough to create an elegant look. The introduction of a violet hue creates a perfect melt with natural blonde tone and takes the look a notch higher.
# 37 Beautiful Messy and Colored Bob
This headdress would pass for an ordinary bob haircut were it not for the tone and messy design. The strands are chopped neatly and pushed to the sides in layers, and their violet and blue shades make them look very trendy. Apart from the lovely color the face frame style also enhances the appearance.
# 38 Razor Shaved Back Designs
The purple hue on these lovely long locks is fabulous but what makes it stand out is the razor shaved patterns at the back. Apart from this the subtly colored strands also have an impressive center part that makes styling them simple.
# 39 Short Purple Textured Bob
Although the strands on this bob haircut are very short, they have a lovely texture that makes this a top notch headdress. Their color pattern is also fabulous, and it is a pure Sombre design that involves transitioning from darker roots to light ends.
# 40 Duo Colored Braids
When it comes to dyeing your hair the only restriction to the look that you can get is your creativity. And this design demonstrates this clearly as it combines a modern braid design with two lovely shades to create an exquisite look. One of the duo colored braids is light blue while the other is purple and they meet to form a loose low chignon.
# 41 Pretty Purple Streaks
If you have long healthy locks like these then, you do not have to overdo anything to get a fabulous purple hair color. Straightforward and moderate streaks are enough to create a polished look, and they look particularly cute thanks to the brushed out curls on the lower half of the hair.
# 42 Cool Diagonally Swept Bangs
The diagonally swept bangs on the front section of this asymmetrical bob create a lovely design, but they probably would not look this cute without the shade of purple. Asymmetrical bobs are beautiful hairdos, but they still require an inventive styling and color like this one to create a unique look.
# 43 Edgy Face Frame Haircut
If you intend to keep a short haircut, you have to trim it carefully for the headdress to stand out. The edgy design in this brief style makes it very cute, but the face frame design and the bright hue on the tips of the strands also add to the beauty.
# 44 Fantastic Balayage Dye Job
Hand painting helps a woman achieve color patterns that she would not have thought of trying. In this design balayage is used to enhance the appearance of wavy blonde locks and it introduces soft purple streaks in the lower half of the locks.
# 45 Gorgeous Bright Ombre Color Melt
The pinks and purples on this design are simply amazing, and they will make any woman look stunning. Although the dazzling hues are brilliant, they still need a creative dyeing pattern to look splendid, and so the ombre technique used on them is perfect. The bright hues are on a dark base, and this creates a fabulous contrast that you can expose by brushing the strands to the back.
# 46 Flawless Color Mix and Cut
Short locks offer you a lot of styling options especially if you have a creative haircut like this one. In this style, the short strands have a blunt cut at the back and some undercuts and are styled by brushing them to the sides in layers. The excellent purple and pink color mix with black roots also takes the look a notch higher.
# 47 Classy Braided Updo
The loose braid on this design is very basic, but it still looks classy thanks to the highlights on the strands and also the texture. If you know how to twist hair and also have this lovely tone, then this updo can be a quick fix design for you. You can keep the braid tight for a formal look or lose if you want a casual look.
# 48 Braided Purple Headband
You cannot afford to go wrong with a voluminous hair as it makes it easy for you to create an elegant headdress effortlessly. In this style, for example, all that the long full locks need is a dye job using a shade of purple and a chic headband to create a top notch design.
# 49 Super Cool Long Purple Locks
These massive locks are nothing short of perfect thanks to their lovely hue and brushed out curls. With such a beautiful tone, you need not do any sophisticated styling because just pushing them to the back will create an elegant look. However, you can also spice them up with a braid.
# 50 Gothic Design with Undercut
The faded undercut on this headdress is fantastic, and it adds some class to the cut. Apart from their lovely shade, the long strands of this style are also designed creatively to create a refined look. Although the style looks very elegant, it is very simple as it is a variation of the familiar ponytail.
# 51 Dark Mermaid Hair
Dark hues have many advantages, but the main one is the fact that they seem to work for most ladies regardless of their skin tone. However, it is still important to choose the right shades to use on your dark locks. In this headdress, the purple and black color melt combines with the blue peek-a-boo to create a stylish mermaid hair.
# 52 Sexy Golden Blonde Locks
Golden locks are very sexy, but you can take their appearance a class higher with some beautiful highlights like in this design. Here purple highlights are introduced in the curly section of the golden locks to give them some dimension and contrast.
# 53 Sunset Lilac Strands
It will be hard for most people to know the exact shades used on these strands because you can see many hues depending on the angle from which you view it. However, it is a cool blonde and brown color melt with a hint of purple.
# 54 Pure Purple Hair
Sometimes going all out with purple hair color can give you a fabulous and trendy look like this one. However, to look this good you should have voluminous locks and also style them nicely to create the perfect face frame design. Even if you do not have a full volume, you can use products to get the same appearance.
# 55 Beautiful Flowers and a Braid
The flower headband and clips are only used to accessorize the strands in this design, but they make a big difference as they help create a very polished look. Apart from the flowers the neat braid headband and the color also play a significant part in creating the striking appearance.
Purple will never go out of trend since it is a very versatile hue that looks good on all women. Whether you like dark or bright shades, there is an option for you, and so this lovely shade will work for you regardless of what your tastes may be. And with such a beautiful shade styling your locks is also very simple and the above 55 hairdos will give you some ideas on how you can do it.