Cereal hair is the latest colour trend that’ll have you reaching for a bowl!

We'd rather have a bowl of...?  

It’s no secret that we love food-inspired hair colour trends, having already tasted the delights of watermelon, peach and even salmon sushi hair. And just when we thought it was over, we stumbled across this delicious trend that’s taking over Instagram: cereal hair.

If you want to know more about this breakfast-inspired colour trend, scroll through our gallery above, or keep on reading to see the yummy shades that have got us reaching for a bowl!

6 cereal-inspired hair colours we’re fawning over


woman with froot loops inspired cereal hair styled into a half up braided bun at salon
Loopy over out-there shade? Say hello to this fruity hue! Credit: Instagram.com/hairbymisskellyo

1. Froot Loops

Love the look of rainbow or unicorn hair? Then prepare to fall in love with this mouth-watering Froot Loops hair colour, which features a vibrant mix of pinks, purples, blues, green and golden blondes.

This bold, bright and beautiful shade is perfect for ladies who love to experiment with colours. And, to really make your mane pop, pair it with a braided half-up bun, like this mega-babe has done. Credit: @hairbymisskellyo

back shot of woman with lucky charm cereal inspired hair colour
Charm your friends with this lucky shade! Credit: Instagram.com/maryh.ott

2. Lucky Charms

Pastel hair is everywhere. And when it comes to the cereal hair trend, it’s all about flaunting dreamy Lucky Charms-inspired hair colours.

With a colour palette that looks gorgeously soft, this pretty shade is bound to make those around you think your mane was heaven sent. Credit: @maryh.ott

woman with coco hair colour at the salon
We’d rather have a bowl of coco pops! Credit: Instagram.com/samueloscarhair

3. Coco Pops

A big fan of Coco Pops? You’re not the only one! This Instagrammer has extended her love of the coco to her mane, with this sultry, dark chocolate hair colour — gorgeous, isn’t it?

Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about whether or not chocolate hair will suit you, as it really is universally flattering. Credit: @samueloscarhair

close up of woman with cinnamon hair colour
You’ll have everyone curious about how you got this spicy, cinnamon shade. Credit: Instagram.com/kenpavesyab

4.  Curiously cinnamon

Love cereal hair but think it’s too edgy to wear to work? This Curiously Cinnamon-inspired shade will make you think again! Anyone else suddenly got cravings?

This irresistible, woody-spiced hue strikes the perfect balance between statement-making and subtle, actually making it perfect for office wear. Credit: @kenpavesyab

woman with honey blonde balayage hair colour at the salon
We’re nutty about this honey cheerio-inspired blend! Credit: Instagram.com/oligoprousa

5. Honey Nut Cheerios

When it comes to cereals, one of our absolute favourites is Honey Nut Cheerios! And when re-imagined as a hair colour, we can’t help but gaze in awe at just how glossy it is.

This flattering, on-trend bronde hue can be achieved with balayage or even ombre highlighting techniques. And what’s more, it also works a treat on all skin types and is perfect for year-round wear. Time to grab a spoon. Credit: @oligoprousa

woman with golden afro hairstyle on the street smiling
Craving the golden touch? This shade has got your back! Credit: Instagram.com/drewskie.f

6. Golden Nuggets

Craving the cereal touch? Don’t know which colour will work with your afro? Just one look at this Golden Nuggets-inspired hair colour will have you rushing to the salon. Yee-haw!

This bright hue features a blend of blonde and buttermilk tones, creating the effect of a gorgeously sun-kissed hue, while also making your curls popCredit: @drewskie.f



Editor’s tip: Tempted to get on this cereal hair trend? Then just remember to use a wash and care system specifically formulated for dyed hair. We love the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner, which will help maintain your hue’s vibrancy and keep your tresses in tip-top-shape!


If this breakfast-inspired trend is a little too wild for your tastes, check out the other subtle and beautiful hair ideas on our Hair Colours page!

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