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17 Green Hair Color Ideas (That Will Make You Green With Envy)

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the color, and what better way to celebrate than with a vibrant new green hair color?

In the past, green hair was seen as an undesirable side effect of too much time spent in the pool. In fact, victims of green hair would try everything from apple cider vinegar washes to ketchup treatments in an attempt to neutralize the ashy hues of the chlorine.

But these days, big names like Kendall Jenner and Billie Eilish have normalized the green hair trend, and it just continues to get bigger and better. Take one small peek at Instagram, and you’ll instantly notice that everything from mint green to emerald green to lime green roots thrives in today’s world.

In current times, pro hairstylists do everything they can to push the limits of creativity and reinvent the color wheel. If you invent the world’s newest hair color trend, the rest is history.

So with green hair on the steep rise, let’s talk about some magnificent green hair color ideas, shall we?

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Looking for some green hair inspiration? Here are 17 of the prettiest, edgiest green hair color ideas in the world...

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A Few Things Know About Green Hair Dye:

Most green hair colors are semi-permanent and should wash out after so many washes. This means that it’s a higher upkeep color, and you’ll have to refresh it often.

Of course, there are a few things you can do to prolong the life of green hair color, like wash your hair with lukewarm (not hot) water, use sulfate-free shampoo and bleach your hair before applying the color.

And if you’re not ready to take the full plunge, there are some fun ways to add green to your life without the commitment. Hair chalk and clip-in extensions are easy ways to rock this look without permanently altering your hair.

Now let’s get to the good stuff… Here are 17 of my favorite green hair color ideas:

Final Thoughts

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Although green hair was unfavorable in the past, it’s now a fun and trendy way to show your edgy side.

With visual platforms like Instagram taking punky hair colors to new heights, there’s no reason not to dye your hair green… so put down the ketchup bottle and just enjoy the green life.

Until next time,


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