Boring hair days are for boring hair. Once you hop onboard the unicorn hairstyle trend, there’s no going back. With dazzling pinks and flowing rainbows in your hair, you’ll never feel “blah” again. Basic ponytails and messy buns will turn into works of art. Many of these multi-colored hairstyles might seem intimidating. But we only live once, so why not live magically? There are countless ways to rock your locks with this bold trend. Unicorn ‘dos take personality and imagination, and they’ll make you unforgettable. Check out these 20 fabulous styles that will have you itching to transform your hair.
This one is subtle and super cute-like normal hair with a splash of mermaid.
This is another popular design that blends the mermaid look with dark hair colors. The ends are bleached and subtle colors are applied. Subtle mermaid hair is one of the best new color trends, allowing people who aren’t ready for a whole head of candy-colored hair to enjoy a new look.
Why dye your hair one or two colors when you could have the whole rainbow?
This mermaid hair color has delicate stripes of pastel blue, pink, yellow, and green. Graduated colors make the effect different from every angle. When this hair is braided, different colors can be seen together. This look is different every time it’s put up. This design is especially beautiful with long layers.
Suddenly I need my hair to look like a tropical sunset.
This incredibly vivid look starts with purple and magenta at the top and gradually fades to a peachy pink. The streaks of purple running through the magenta make the hairstyle look like a romantic sunset. This style is best worn with loose waves, though it would be lovely when braided or put in a bun.
I would feel like a fairy princess every day if my hair was like this.
This style represents the very best of pastel hair. Beginning with a soft candy pink, the hair transitions to purple, blue, green, and yellow. Soft waves make the style cascade down the wearer’s back. This style beautifully complements style accessories like rhinestones and gems. Try it with a crystal necklace.
This two-tone style is perfect for everyone who loves cool colors.
This style has only two colors for a simple look. Bright turquoise blends with subdued purple for a cool and fresh take on pastel hair. This design is lovely when it is worn up in a bun, showcasing the braided detail on the underside. This easy hairstyle is great for people who like to accessorize one color group at a time.
This hairstyle is pastel #goals–I haven’t seen anything like it before!
Cascading pale colors highlight this amazing hairstyle. This unique hair color style allows the base blonde color to shine through. Pale pinks and purples mix nicely with sky blue. This hairstyle is worn in loose curls to showcase the different color variations. Try wearing it up to show how the different colors blend together.
I’m in love with these cotton candy pinks and purples.
This is a how-to photograph that shows just how much work goes into creating unicorn hair. Stylists who can pull off these color trends are talented indeed. This style creates a striped effect in the hair, making the wearer feel like a magical creature. Try it with a partial fishtail braid on top.
This is so fresh and different, I can totally see myself rocking this style.
Teal and violet combine in a multi-colored hair design. This design has the colors subtly blended throughout, giving a truly stunning effect. This style highlights the shape of the short bob haircut. This is one of the cute easy hairstyles you can try with unicorn hair. When the hair dye is put in this skillfully, you will get magnificent results.
Vibrant colors look awesome on dark hair. This style is so unique and eye-catching!
This is a fantastic example of hair dye for dark hair. Vivid streaks of saturated colors seem to grow naturally from the wearer’s regular hair color. This design requires some expert bleaching and coloring as the hair goes from deep blue to magenta, red, and orange. Wear it in loose waves in rainbow fashion.
These soft blues would be amazing in an updo or even a basic style.
This style for 2018 combines a subtle silvery blue with a delicate peach. This colorful hair is great for anyone who wants to shine but wants a more subdued look than the full-on rainbow hairstyles. If you wear it in an intricate updo, you will see how nicely the colors blend together.
Would you dare to try a hairstyle this bright and colorful? I know I would!
This popular unicorn hair is vivid red at the top and fades down to lovely yellow, blue, and pink shades. These gorgeous colors truly make the wearer stand out in any crowd. Coloring hair this delicately takes a lot of skill. If you find a stylist who can do it, hold onto them and don’t let go.
All I have to say is WOW. This style is truly exquisite.
This multi-colored hairstyle gives new meaning to the phrase “unicorn hair.” The prettiest pale colors are used in this style. They are graduated from a clear sky blue at the top, down through pink, yellow, and green, finally ending in a silvery purple-blue. Wear this hair in a loose French braid to show off its beauty.
This ombre purple is absolutely stunning.
Ombre hair has been one of the hot color trends for a few years now. This is a truly impressive example of a saturated dark purple hair dye fading to a pinkish lavender. This would be a great design for anyone who wants mermaid hair color but wants to stick to one color family.
I didn’t know rainbow hair could be this flawless. This would turn heads everywhere you go.
This rainbow hairstyle has an amazing depth of color. Since rainbow shades are semi-permanent hair color, a design like this requires a lot of upkeep to look its best over time. This style has a bold and gorgeous aesthetic with colors that are so saturated, they are almost fluorescent.
A creative spin on the unicorn hairstyle. These hues are so vivid and magical looking!
This multi-colored hair for 2018 blooms in bright magenta, cobalt blue, and pinkish purple. Any unicorn would be proud to wear this unique hair color design. This hair is gorgeous worn in large, soft curls to showcase its skillful color changes. Any lover of colorful hair will want to wear this design.
Imagine having these colors hidden under your hair. Doing your hair would become 100% more exciting!
This hidden rainbow hair design is great for people who need to keep their unicorn side under wraps sometimes. Unfortunately, not everyone’s profession allows for creative and magical hair designs, though this hidden rainbow hair is so pretty, we’d wear it even if we could go bold.
I love how edgy and unexpected these two shades are together.
This awesome style is perfect for short haired unicorns. Saturated pinkish purple alternates with a silvery lavender. The color choice is unique. This hairstyle is easy for anyone to wear, with soft waves on an asymmetrical bob. This design would also be lovely in other color families, from blue to green.
Super long hair looks even better in technicolor. NEED.
This is a crazy combination of saturated color and perfect style. Starting with a bluish purple, the color progresses to pink and then to yellow. Underneath, the hair is bright turquoise that blends to spring green. This look is new and difficult to pull off, but when you get it right, everyone will see your unicorn magic.
Unicorn braids are the trend we all need to try-so gorgeous!
This amazing pastel design starts with candy pink and goes through purple, sky blue, spring green, and finally yellow at the very ends. The graduated colors are fun and cute. Colorful hair like this looks great when it is braided. Worn with a fuzzy black sweater like the model in this photo, the hair stands out and makes a bold statement.
Colorful hair doesn’t have to be loud. This look is incredibly soft and elegant.
These colors could be achieved with washable hair dye. Blending in subtle hair highlights, the hair flows in a gorgeous gradient down the wearer’s back. Try it worn straight or in loose waves. This style is worn with a delicate fishtail braid to show off its subtle aesthetic.