Let’s talk about unnatural hair color ideas!
…because what better way to change up your look than a bold new hair color? But I’m not talking about a fun new shade of blonde or chocolatey brunette.
This article is not for the faint of heart. It’s all about super bold, super vibrant hair colors that you can’t find in the natural world.
Sound like something you’re interested in? Keep reading. I promise you won’t be disappointed…
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#1. Rose Gold
I don’t know about you, but I’m all about rose gold everything. All you have to do is step into my house for two seconds to know that I’m not joking.
To create this color, go for a golden blonde with pinkish undertones.
This is an excellent way to hide brassy tones. Keracolor even makes a rose gold clenditioner to keep your hair looking fresh in between touch-ups.
Silver hair has stayed pretty popular over the last five years or so… although the trend has evolved into more of a heavy ash.
Isn’t it ironic that people with naturally grey hair go to great lengths to hide it while the younger girls are purposely dying their hair silver?
Check out 10 Shades of Grey Hair to see all of the different varieties.
Turquoise is a bluish-green color meant to mimic the popular ornamental gemstone.
It’s important to note that the hair needs to be lightened thoroughly before applying this color, or else the yellow undertones can make it look greener than desired.
#4. Baby Pink
Baby pink hair is really just a light shade of pastel pink hair color. It differs from rose gold in that it is much lighter and should be absent of golden undertones.
To achieve this hue, the hair should be lightened to a very light blonde before applying the pink color.
Lilac is a beautiful light shade of purple, with silver undertones… meant to resemble the lilac flower’s fabulous purple hues.
Like other colors on this list, best results are achieved on pre-lightened hair.
#6. Mint Green
Mint green is a super light shade of true green, without any warm or cool undertones. For an extra bold look, try a slightly darker shade on the roots.
#7. Cobalt Blue
Cobalt blue is an ultra-bold, vibrant shade of deep blue. Although it stands strong on its own, this amazing shade of blue looks even better when paired with darker colors like black or dark brown.
#8. Scarlet Red
Scarlet is defined as a deep red with a tiny bit of orange in it. It can even be worn as a darker red color and is perfect for winter this year!
#9. Lime Green
Lime green hair is a super vibrant shade of light green.
I’d say it’s the color of a lime, but it’s really a lot brighter and more vibrant… but it’s also a lot more interesting. Electrifying!
#10. Copper Orange
Orange hair is a color that’s on the rise right now. Most people try to stay away from orangish tones, but now that they are becoming more popular, embrace it and rock it.
Unnatural hair colors are shades that people are not born with. Some examples would be rose gold, lime green, cobalt blue, lilac, etc.
There is no set answer to this question, as everyone’s needs are different. Some things to consider are your skin tone, how much upkeep you’re willing to deal with, and if there are any restrictions on hair colors where you work/go to school.
It all depends on what type of color you’re using, how porous your hair is, and the brand. Permanent colors will last longer than semi-permanent, but most unnatural hair colors only come in semi-permanent forms.
No matter what color you were born with, you can always change it into something extravagant. In today’s creative world of cosmetology, the sky’s the limit.
With this ultimate guide of unnatural hair colors, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect color for you!
Until next time,
YOUR TURN: Are there any unnatural hair colors I forgot to add to this list? Have you ever had any of these colors? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below! 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼
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Thursday 17th of November 2022
I'vr been searching for any advice on how to keep multicolored hair (unnatural colors) cobalt blue, baby blue ombre with lime green is mine. i have kept my green hair fresh b4 by using apple vinegar rinse b4 shampoo, using A Color depositing cowAsh, and cold water only to rinse. but now i had to think of a better way, so i got shrine drops in blue to add to my conditioner and made a lime green added conditioner for those hairs. i hope it works.if anyone knows of another better way let me know.
Tuesday 29th of December 2020
Lilac AND Scarlet Red ARE SIMPLY awesome
Saturday 14th of September 2019
Omg lilac and mint green are too pretty i-
Thursday 2nd of May 2019
orange is a no