Hair Color Inspiration

12 TRENDS & IDEAS FOR YOUR NEW LOOK

If you've ever been through a breakup or you've decided to switch careers, you know that changing your hair color can be one of the best ways to make a fresh start.
Hairstyles can adapt to your changing lifestyle and even your mood. Changing your hair is not only considered a form of self-care but also a form of self-expression. A fresh new look can give you some much-needed confidence to slay any challenge.
Whether you want a subtle change in color or you're ready to go funky with a bold money piece, we've got some tips to inspire your new look.
Keep reading to learn more about the latest hair color trends and how to find the look that's right for you.


1. HIGHLIGHTED CURLS

If you were blessed with a head full of natural curls, a splash of highlights can elevate your look.

Curly hair is full of volume, texture, and movement. All of these awesome hair qualities are amplified by highlighting the ends of the hair. You can start at the middle of the curly strand, or lower to the ends.

The best part about highlighting curls is that the end result is forgiving and low maintenance. That means that you can highlight your own curls at home.


2. COPPER LOCKS

Copper might have a bad rep at the hair salon, but if you're looking for hair dye ideas in 2022, copper is all the rage.

The pale shade of strawberry tresses gives a "girl next door vibe". It is also easy to do if you have blonde or red hair. The blonde base easily takes copper undertones and red hair needs to be lifted with a blonde highlight.

If you are not sure what color you want, take the hair color quiz to find out what colors are right for you.

@chlo_elouis_e looks stunning in our Unicorn Hair Tint in the shade Caramel.

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3 . ICY WHITE

Icy white is one of the hottest trends in hair dye for men. Every famous soccer player and Reggaeton singer is currently rocking ahead of icy white hair. This is a great option for men with shorter hair because it is so forgiving.

Even when the hair grows out, the darker roots still allow you to slay this look.

This is also just as popular for the ladies. The winter white hair is gorgeous on many skin tones and is perfect if you want to back a bold hair change, such as our money green shade Swamp Queen. Check out our boldest shades below!

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Jello

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4. CLASSIC OMBRE

This is one of those hair color trends that won't be going out of style because it is so versatile and easy to maintain.

If you want to know wow to get the ombre look, all you need is ombre hair dye that is applied from the middle of your hair to the ends. Traditionally, an ombre starts out darker on the roots and lighter on the ends. You want to pick an ombre hair dye that is just a few shades lighter than your current hair color.

Shop the colors @151hairsalon used to complete this colorful ombre look.

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5. DIP DYED HAIR

Dip-dyed hair is similar to ombre but uses more vivid and vibrant colors. Instead of going for natural-toned colors, you can add a splash of bold color, our cutest orange Cutie!

You can dip-dye your hair in a variety of ways. For shorter hair, you can dip the tips of your hair and leave the underlayer your natural color. This gives a cool contrast between a natural tone and bold neon perhaps.

You can also dip the tips of your long strands or even just areas of your hair like your bangs. This type of hair dyeing technique requires dip dye hair color, available in a variety of funky colors.


6. MONEY PIECE

A money piece is meant to draw focus to both your hair and your face. The pop of color should frame your face and keep you looking like a million bucks!

This style can be done with natural hues like blonde or brown, but you know we love going bold. A pink money piece has been trending all over Tik Tok but shades of blue, green and purple are also perfect for this technique. Collect either a small or large piece of hair on both sides of your face and start dyeing!

@linabugz adds a pop of color to her hair using our Bleach Party Lightening Kit to create the perfect base for Unicorn Hair Full Coverage in Sour Candy.


7. SPLIT HAIR COLOR

Split hair color is one of the hottest hair trends at the moment. If you want to make a statement with your hair change, split hair dye is what you're looking for. This style involves having two different colors in your hair, split down the middle, with each half rocking a different color.

There are tons of split hair dye ideas floating around. Black and white are popular among musical artists, while colored pairings are also currently trending. You can make this look unique to you by choosing two colors that you like.

You will need efficient hair clips to keep your hair separated and the right bowl and brush set to prepare your dye. You will need to use a multiple hair dye technique, but with the right tools, you can do this from home. This color trend will take a little bit more maintenance, but the right products can help. Our Unicorn Hair Color Shampoo and Conditioner can help keep your color looking bright and bold.

Shop our newest colors, Full Moon & Meadow, which @shmeggsandbaconn used to create this split look.

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8. BLUE HUES

Shades of blue are also trending this season for hair color. Blue hair comes in a variety of hues and pale blue is one of the coolest hair looks. From our best-selling Anime to our deepest blue, Full Moon, you'll find everything you need.

We offer a best-selling Full Coverage Dye which are DIY, easy to use, and won't damage your hair! Our dyes are also vegan and cruelty-free so you can rest assured that they are free of harsh chemicals. We don't use peroxide or ammonia and our products contain ingredients that help to conditin your hair. You can find your perfect shade of blue with Unicorn Hair!

If you're looking to make a change but you're not sure about the color, you can always try temporary hair dye. That way, you can have fun playing around with different colors to see what you like.

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9. JET BLACK

Dyeing your hair black is not only a bold statement, it is also one of the easy hair dye colors. It has easy coverage over any hair color and hair type.

Jet black is a bold move so you want to ensure you are committed to the change. Even if you opt for temporary dye, black will take some time to wash out of your natural hair.

This is a great look for winter and can be the bold change that you are looking for. It's also very low maintenance and keeping up the intensity of the black will be easy, especially with a permanent dye and the right products.

Shop our deepest greys!

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10. LEGALLY "BRONDE"

Bronde lives right in the middle of blonde and brown so there is no need for you to agonize over which color you prefer!

Bronde is one of those hair color ideas that seem so obvious once we see it on a celeb. Bronde is the best of both worlds and very forgiving. It's especially a great option if you want to make a change but you're indecisive.

If you are already rocking brown or blonde tresses, this look will be especially easy to nail. It will work with the natural tones of your existing hair color and give you the subtle change you want.


11. COTTON CANDY PINK

Pink is the ultimate punky color hair dye. It's fun, fierce, and playful.

Bright pink, like our shade Juicy, makes a statement and is a great expression of sense. It tells people that you aren't afraid to be yourself and that you want to stand out from the crowd.

It is easier to nail this look if you've already got blonde hair. However, there are also great Bleach Party Kits that can help you get the right shade of blonde before you embark on the journey to pink.

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Sour Candy

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12. UNDERLAYER DYE

Under hair dye is a subtle but awesome hair trend that could be the change that you're looking for. This is a technique where you use underneath hair dye to reveal a pop of color. Some even buzzcut this area!

Think of it as a business in the front, party underneath. This is a great option if you want to keep a more professional look but have a little fun with color. When worn in certain hairstyles, like an updo, under hair dye reveals a surprise pop of color.

@hairbymichelleweiss uses Unicorn Hair Full Coverage in Lipstick and Anime plus Unicorn Hair Tint in Sext!

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GIVE YOUR HAIR A FRESH LOOK FROM CLASSIC COLORS TO SPLIT HAIR DYE TECHNIQUES

If you're looking to change your hair color, whether subtle or both, these DIY hair dye trends can help inspire you to make a change. Be sure to try dip-dying, split hair dye, highlighted curls, ombre hair, ice white dye, shades of blue, and underlayer dye. These techniques are sure to give you a stylish and trendy hair change for a new and confident you!

Shop our full selection of hair coloring tools to nail your new look & be sure to follow @limcrimemakeup for more tips and share your look with us!


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