Have you been looking for something different to do with your hair? Are you looking to try out a fun new hairstyle that you have never tried before?
If this sounds like you, you should consider dying your hair a different color. And, if you want something bold or something that will give you a huge change to your look, you should think about dying your hair pink!
Bold and colorful hair dye has been trendy recently with many people dying their hair colors like red, blue, and purple. You may have seen this on social media as many people on TikTok have been posting their hair transformations.
Also, a lot of celebrities are following along with this trend, such as Dua Lipa, who did pink hair this summer.
This is a big part of the Barbiecore trend, which incorporates the iconic hot pink Barbie color into just about everything!
So, if you have been thinking about ways that you can change your hair that will give you a bold and fun new hair look, pink is the perfect hair color for you.
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Things to Consider Before Dying Your Hair Pink:
Before you actually dye your hair pink, there will be some things you will want to consider first:
- Do you want highlights or do you want to color your entire head? Highlights can be trickier to place than allover color, but cause less damage to your hair.
- Also, do you want to combine pink with any other colors? This can be tricky as well but can give a beautiful dimensional effect to your hair.
- And, what kind of pink are you trying to go for? Lighter pinks will require your underlying hair to be bleached to a lighter shade, which may mean more damage.
These are all really important questions that you will want to ask yourself before you actually dye your hair. (And as always, if you’re at all unsure about DIY, always go to a salon for color!)
And, don’t worry if you have light or dark hair because there are many different ways that you can dye your hair to get the perfect pink shade that you want.
There are many different ways that you can incorporate pink into a fun new hairstyle, so I have put together this list of 17 gorgeous pink hair ideas to help you find the perfect pink hair look for you!
Pink Hair Highlights
1. Strawberry Shortcake Highlights
If you have light hair and want to do some pink highlights, I highly recommend going for strawberry shortcake highlights.
If you are not sure what strawberry shortcake highlights are, they are basically light pink highlights added to light hair like blonde to give you a subtle, but gorgeous pink hair look.
Check out this video tutorial to see exactly what strawberry shortcake highlights look like and how you can get them at home!
2. Skunk Stripes
If you want a bolder highlight look using pink, check out this trendy skunk patch hairstyle!
The skunk patch hair look is basically when you highlight larger pieces of your hair, similar to what you would do with face-framing highlights.
I think that this look is absolutely gorgeous when done in pink and can be done on basically any hair color to give you a fabulous new hair look.
3. Chunky Highlights
If you are looking to add some pink highlights to your hair, one of my absolute favorite types of highlights is chunky highlights! And, if you have darker hair, hot pink chunky highlights will look amazing on you.
For some pink chunky highlights inspo, check out this quick hair tutorial on how to get this look at home! It’s so 2000s and works well with the Y2K look that’s everywhere right now.
4. Rose Gold Highlights
If you want pink highlights, but don’t want as bright of a pink, rose gold highlights might be the perfect fit for you.
They are much more subtle highlights using a rose gold pink color that will give your hair some color without going too bold. Check out the video above to see how they’re done.
5. Peekaboo Highlights
Another type of highlight that I absolutely love, especially when using bold colors, is peekaboo highlights.
Peekaboo highlights, as shown in this video tutorial, look amazing with pink hair dye, especially if you have dark hair because it will make the color really stand out!
Pink Hair Ideas with Other Colors
6. Pink Ombre
Another way that you can incorporate pink hair dye into your hair look is by going for an ombre hairstyle.
Pink ombre hairstyles look gorgeous, especially if you do a faded pink ombre as shown in this video tutorial!
7. Pink & Green
If you are going for an even bolder hair look, I would recommend combining pink with another bright color like green.
For example, if you want something really bold, try out this adorable Cosmo and Wanda hairstyle inspired by their iconic pink & green colors.
8. Split Dye
Another really gorgeous color to combine with pink is red. A great way to do this is by split-dying your hair.
If you don’t know what split dye is, it is basically when you part your hair down the middle and dye each side of your hair a different color.
This video tutorial will show you exactly how it looks with pink and red hair dye!
9. Pink & Purple
If you are looking for another color to combine with pink, purple is also another great option. For pink and purple hair dye, I would definitely go for an ombre look like this purple to pink ombre shown in this video!
This ombre hairstyle will give you a colorful new hair look that you will be obsessed with! It is also the best option for you if you’ve been interested in trying out the galaxy hair look.
To see how to get the look, check out this tutorial.
10. Pink & Blue
One other option to consider for pink hair dye is adding blue to your hair look! Pink and blue hair dye create a really beautiful combination.
For example, you could dye the top part of your hair pink and the bottom blue to incorporate both of the colors into your new hair look as shown in this video.
Light Pink Hair Ideas
11. Pastel Pink
If you want to dye your entire head pink, don’t worry because there are a lot of pink shade options for you to choose from to find your perfect color!
First, you will want to decide if you want a light or a dark shade of pink to dye your hair.
If you are going for a lighter shade of pink and something that is more subtle, you should totally try out this pastel pink hair color.
12. Rose Gold & Lavender
If you want a lighter pink shade, but want something bolder, you could always go for this rose gold & lavender hair color.
This is a gorgeous lighter shade of pink that will give you a bold new hair look that you will love!
13. Rose Gold
If you, like me, are obsessed with rose gold, you can totally also use this shade to dye your hair pink. This rose gold shade of pink will give you a subtler and lighter pink hair look, but will also give you that transformation that you are looking for.
To see exactly how to get a rose gold hair look, check out this video tutorial!
14. Baby Pink Hair
You may also want to go for a super light shade of pink that is similar to baby pink. This is also a gorgeous shade of pink to use for your new hair look!
It is also a super easy look to get if you already have bleached hair. Just check out this video tutorial to see how you can get this look at home!
Dark Pink Hair Ideas
15. Hot Pink
If you’re looking for an ultra-bold hair color, hot pink is definitely the way to go. This is a darker shade of pink that will give you a bold hair look and transformation that you are going to love.
This hair color is also super trendy right now because of Barbiecore, so you will definitely be keeping up with the trends if you try out this look.
16. Purple/Pink Hair
Another great option for those of us who want a darker shade of pink for our new hair look is purple/pink hair. This hair color is a pink shade that has a purple tone to it that will give your hair a darker pink look.
Check out this quick video tutorial to see exactly how to get this look at home!
17. Dark Pink
I also love this shade of dark, reddish pink if you want something dark, bold, and a little more unexpected.
The red tone will give your pink hair the darker shade that you are looking for. This video tutorial shows how it’s done, and it looks pretty simple to achieve this look at home.
What is your favorite pink hair idea from this list?
Which look are you most excited to try? What pink hairstyle do you think would look the best on you? Tell me in the comments section down below.