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Rainbow Hair, Don't Care! 37 Ultrabright Celebrity Dye Jobs

Dec 8 2014 - 8:00am

You may have dyed your hair every shade imaginable: red, brunette, blond, etc. But have you gone rainbow yet? Celebrities can't stop testing out this hot hair trend, taking on colors like navy (Nicole Richie [1]), green (Katy Perry [2]), and blue (Demi Lovato). Whether you add a sharp shade to your bangs, into your braid, or over your whole head, it's the perfect way to stand out in a crowd. So what are you waiting for? Start scrolling and get some serious Crayola hair inspiration! Then, watch our video on this must-try trend [3].

— Additional reporting by Lauren Levinson

Source: Getty / Brad Barket [4]

Zosia Mamet

Girls star Zosia Mamet traded her platinum blond locks for silvery strands and showed off the new look at an appearance last night in New York for A Most Violent Year.


The That's So Raven star revealed this pastel hue on Instagram with the caption "Yes, peach for the holidays . . . #unicorn #5thelement #holidaypumpkin."

Tori Spelling

Tori shared a sneak peek of her new platinum-gray dip-dye job on Instagram before debuting it on the Today show.

Kylie Jenner

Coif chameleon Kylie Jenner showed off her new teal tresses with a pensive photo on Instagram.

Nicole Richie

At her House of Harlow [5] 1960 jewelry launch, Nicole's navy mane was a stark contrast to her white blouse.

Lena Dunham

Lena celebrated the Canadian segment of her book tour with a new hair color. The mint green will likely bring her good luck along the way.

Kate Hudson

To show her support for friends and family with breast cancer, Kate is wearing her pink proud this month.

Source: Instagram user katehudson [6]

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer posed with her new lilac locks for an Instagram selfie.

Source: Instagram user cesar4styles [7]

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa regrammed the photo her colorist Riawna Capri posted to Instagram, claiming she dyed her hair in honor of Halloween [8].

Source: Instagram user riawnacapri [9]

Ashley Tisdale

Just a few weeks after flaunting blond hair at her wedding [10], Ashley coyly showed off new lavender locks on her Instagram account.

Source: Instagram user ashleytisdale [11]

Kylie Jenner

Kylie's ever-changing locks have yet again switched gears — she added a sea blue ombré to her long extensions.

Katy Perry

Katy showed off her hot-pink hair and her sense of humor by comparing this new dye job to Animal from The Muppet Show.

Rita Ora

Rita attended the launch of her new line for Adidas [12] in South Korea rocking pastel rainbow accents in her platinum locks.

Jemima Kirke

Girls star Jemima rocked strawberry strands to opening night at the Metropolitan Opera.

Dascha Polanco

Orange Is the New Black's Dascha Polanco attended Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week with absolutely stunning gray and lilac ombré locks.


This Summer, Kesha has tried just about every hair color under the sun — blue, pink, purple, turquoise, green — and now she's combining them all in a rainbow hue. But the question is: how long will this mermaid mulitihue look last?

Anna Paquin

Now that Anna's no longer baring fangs on True Blood, she headed to Aura Friedman at Sally Hershberger [13] to live out her mermaid-hair fantasies.

Source: Twitter user AnnaPaquin [14]

Debby Ryan

Disney star Debby took to Instagram to show the world her hair-dyeing experiment with grape Kool-Aid.

Source: Instagram user debbyryan [15]

Demi Lovato

Demi has become synonymous with hot hair hues [16]. Her latest dye 'do: 50 shades of purple. She revealed the look on Instagram with the hashtag "ReallyDontCare."

Source: Instagram user ddlovato [17]


Raven hit the all-in-one warm-hues combo when she mixed pink, purple, and red tones in her lob. 

Source: Instagram user ravensymonecp [18]

Demi Lovato

Here's another recent look from Demi: she showed how to fade brunette into purple into gray.

Source: Instagram user ddlovato [19]

Kylie Jenner

We were convinced Kylie would be Kim Kardashian [20]'s "something blue" when she revealed this aqua hair on Instagram before the wedding [21] of the year!

Source: Instagram user kyliejenner [22]

Vanessa Hudgens

Festival season means floral hair crowns and colorful tresses. Vanessa played that out perfectly when she rocked this mermaid look.

Source: Instagram user vanessahudgens [23]

Lily Allen

Orange striped bangs looked totally unexpected on Lily.

Source: Instagram user lilyallen [24]

Rumer Willis

Why wear hot pink lips if you can sport the color in your hair instead? Rumer had the right idea with this one.

Source: Instagram user ruelarue [25]

Barbara Palvin

The model showed off dreamy, textured purple locks with a hazy filter.

Source: Instagram user realbarbarapalvin [26]


Rihanna [27] was definitely thinking pink when she wore a pixie and nails in the matching hue.

Source: Twitter user Rihanna [28]

Rita Ora

Rita offered the ideal July 4 idea: firecracker-popsicle-colored hair.

Source: Instagram user andylecomptesalon [29]

Demi Lovato

Demi did it again — this time with fierce pink hair and a bold lip.

Source: Instagram user ddlovato [30]


The singer juxtaposed pastel hair with dark, heavy eyeliner.

Source: Instagram user iiswhoiis [31]

Lady Gaga

Of course Lady Gaga [32] took the neon route on the hair-color spectrum.

Source: Instagram user Lady Gaga [33]

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung combined two top trends at once: braids [34] and rainbow hair.

Source: Instagram user chungalexa [35]

Lauren Conrad

LC caught on to the color craze when she dyed her blond tips bright pink. 

Source: Instagram user laurenconrad [36]

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden captured the rainbow in her hair in this 2012 Twitter photo and captioned it, "Me and my BF Allie finally gettin some play time."

Source: Twitter user Hayden Panettiere [37]

Katy Perry

Katy added a sea-green pigment to her waves.

Source: Instagram user katyperry [38]

Nicole Richie

Nicole managed to make purple look totally sophisticated.

Source: Instagram user nicolerichie [39]

Demi Lovato

The star showed off her blue hair not once, not twice, but in four different selfie shots. Only Demi . . .

Source: Instagram user ddlovato [40]

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