21 Unicorn Hair Color Ideas We’re Obsessed With

Unicorns have taken over. These magical creatures have been inspiring makeup, fashion and more. One of our favorite trends is unicorn hair. Unicorn hair features mystical hair colors such as pastel purples and pinks, bright shades like blue and rainbow stripes. This hair trend is bold and fun. To show you how awesome it is, we have found 23 of the best unicorn hair ideas. There is something to suit everyone!

1. Magical Unicorn Hair

Our first unicorn hair idea is this magical blue look. The hair is a very light blue with other pastel shades like pink running through it. We love the colors used as they are bold and pretty. Recreate this look or maybe try just the blue or one other color.

2. Vibrant Rainbow Hair

If you want a dramatic and statement making new hairdo then consider rainbow unicorn hair like this! The hair has been colored in so many vibrant shades from pink to blue to yellow. This is stunning, colorful and perfect for the ladies who like to be bold. You can have vibrant rainbow shades like this or choose softer, pastel tones.

Vibrant Rainbow Hair Color Idea

Source: @cryistalchaos

3. Light Pastel Unicorn Hair

Next, we have a beautiful example of softer unicorn hair. This hair has been colored with very light pastel colors. These shades are not as bold and vivid as the hair featured above, so it is a great choice for anyone who wants a subtler, toned down version. You can opt for many colors or just one or two.

Light Pastel Unicorn Hair Color Idea

Source: @nealmhair

4. Statement Neon Hair

Our next idea is this amazing neon hair. The hair starts off pink then blends to into a peachy tone then lime green shades and finally to dark green. This is a unique and beautiful idea, and we love the color palette used. You can take inspiration from this and create a similar look or use a different neon combination.

Statement Neon Hair Unicorn Hair

Source: @thehairygodmotherr

5. Curly Unicorn Hair

Purple is a very popular color for the unicorn trend. With hair like this, we can see why! Here we have curly hair that has been dyed with many different shades of purple. There are amethyst purple tones, light purples and shades that look pink too. Hair like this is stunning, bright and perfect to unleash your inner unicorn.

6. Unicorn Hair Tips

Underlights have become a must-have. For this style the hair is dyed underneath with the natural hair color on top. Here we have unicorn idea that features jewel tones like blue. Something like this would be perfect for someone who doesn’t want hair that is too bold or for someone who needs to keep most of their hair neutral for things like work.

Green Blue and Purple Unicorn Hair Tips

Source: @supvalerie

7. Four Bold Unicorn Colors

There are so many awesome ways to color your hair. Here we have unicorn hair that has been dyed into four sections. One section is purple, the next one is blue, then yellow and finally green to light blue. We love this because it is split into a four section style but it all blends. Recreate this look or use your own color palette. You can also have four block sections without as much blend.

Bold Unicorn Hair Color Idea

Source: @robinowensbeauty

8. Dark Purple, Pink and Pastel Pink Hair

Next, we have another purple look but this time the purple has been paired with pastel pink and vibrant pink. These colors together are a magical combination. Hair like this is beautiful, will suit anyone and is a stylish way to wear the unicorn trend.

Dark Purple, Pink and Pastel Pink Hair

Source: @supvalerie

9. Bright Stripes

Our next idea is bright stripes. The stripes are bold colors like pink and yellow which creates fun and unique hairstyle. As you can see, the stripes of color look amazing when braided and blended and will look awesome when worn down too. We love this look!  You can use similar colors on your own hair or come up with your own bright stripes.

Braided Rainbow Hair

Source: @chitabeseau

10. Blue to Pink Ombre Hair

This unicorn hair idea features jewel tones. These are beautiful shades that you may see on gemstones. The hair features sapphire like blue through to purple tones that look like amethyst. The color combo is stunning and will make a statement. It will suit anyone with any hair length.

11. Pink Princess Unicorn Hair

Next, we have a pink princess hair idea. The hair starts off dark pink then blends into peachy and light pink shades. We can imagine many unicorns rocking this beautiful hair. The crystal hair accessory is also super stylish and would look amazing with all the hair ideas featured.

12. Unicorn Hair with Root Color

A lot of hair coloring takes place all over the hair or at the bottom for styles like ombre. However, here is a cool idea you can try. This hair features purple root color. By adding a vibrant root color you get a trendy and bold look. The rest of the hair is blonde, then pink and blue. Recreate the whole look or maybe just try the root color.

Unicorn Hair with Root Color

Source: @supvalerie

13. Hidden Rainbow Hair

Love the underlight idea? Then you may like this hairstyle too. The hair is light blonde with hidden rainbow stripes on the bottom layer of the hair. When the hair is down, it will look blonde and then if she chooses, she can show off the magical unicorn rainbow.

14. Mystical Grey and Purple Unicorn Hair Idea

Our next idea is another purple one. This hair features all different shades of purple that have been paired with grey. Purple and grey is a chic color combo that creates a mystical unicorn inspired hairstyle. You can recreate a similar look or maybe even try a silvery grey.

15. Pretty Pink Ponytail

You don’t have to have lots of different colors to achieve a unicorn hairstyle. You can choose one color like this pretty pink ponytail. The hair is all pink but there are different tones. We love this pink idea and think it will look beautiful on anyone.

16. Unicorn to Ice Blonde Ombre Hair

We have featured underlights where the bottom layer is bright, but our next idea is the opposite. Here we have half unicorn hair where all the colors are on the top layer. The hair is bold on the top and light blonde on the bottom. You can recreate this look with any unicorn colors and have your natural hair color on the bottom half too.

Unicorn to Ice Blonde Ombre Hair

Source: @nealmhair

17. Bright Purple & Yellow Unicorn Hair

Purple blends beautifully with other colors. Here we have purple hair that blends to light purple and then to a yellow tone. We love this hair idea because in many hairstyles the blend is the other way around with the blonde at the top. So, we like that it is bold and unique. Hair like this would work with pink also.

Bright Purple and Yellow Unicorn Hair

Source: @nealmhair

18. Pastel Stripes

Next, we have pastel rainbow stripes. This hair is softer than some of the other bright, rainbow styles. It reminds us of My Little Pony. The colors used are beautiful and perfect for a unicorn. You can recreate the look or maybe just try a few of the colors instead of them all.

19. Blonde Hair with Pink Tips

For some, the bold unicorn hairstyles with rainbows and super bright colors may be too dramatic or not practical, because of work and more. However, there is a solution. You can try subtle unicorn hair like this. The hair is a light blonde and turns pink at the ends. You can also add other colors like blue or purple. This is perfect for the ladies who want to try the trend without going over the top.

Blonde Hair with Pink Tips 

Source: @theconfessionsofahairstylist

20. Pastel Unicorn Colors on Dark Hair

A lot of unicorn hairstyles use very light colors however, this trend looks awesome with dark hair too. Here we have black hair with pastel unicorn colors running through it. This is a beautiful hair idea and the contrast between the dark and light looks so stylish.

Pastel Unicorn Colors on Dark Hair

Source: @supvalerie

21. Half Pink, Half Purple Unicorn Hair Idea

Last on our list is half pink, half purple hair color idea. One side uses purple tones and the other side is bright pink. We love this unique look. It would look amazing in braids and other hairstyles. You can recreate a pink and purple look or maybe try two other colors.

Half Pink, Half Purple Unicorn Hair Color Idea

Source: @supvalerie

We hope you been inspired by these unicorn hair ideas and try the trend yourself!

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