Rainbow hair dye: How to wear this Instagram loved hue

Like Joseph and his technicolour dream coat, but for hair. (Yes, really!)

Let’s be honest, we’re living in an unprecedented era of amazing hair colours: peach, rose, peacock, and even glow-in-the-dark colours (yes, really)! So, what’s next, you ask? Well, just when we thought we’d seen it all, the hair universe gifts us with rainbow hair dye.

Although it’s quite similar to peekaboo highlights, don’t get them confused, because this trend is far bolder in colour and distribution. Interested? We thought so. Discover more about this hair colour trend by scrolling down below.

Hidden rainbow hair dye: The happiest-looking hair colour trend on Instagram


Rainbow hair dye: hidden rainbow hair dye process
Rainbow hair dye: Preparing for hidden rainbow hair dye. Credit: Instagram.com/notanothersalon

The hidden rainbow hair dye process is pretty much the same as traditional hair dyeing, the only difference is that hair is divided and the varying bright dyes are painted only onto the bottom sections of the hair – so you won’t have any colourful roots peeking through. Credit: @notanothersalon

Rainbow hair dye: hidden rainbow hair dye final look
Rainbow hair dye: The finished result. Credit: Instagram.com/notanothersalon

The finished result? Bright and bold colours that resemble a fairytale-tastic rainbow! And that’s not even the best part! If you’re feeling a little bit more conservative one day, then you can hide away the rainbow hues underneath the top layer of hair, so it’s just your colourful little secret. Credit: @notanothersalon

Rainbow hair dye: Concealed rainbow hair
Rainbow hair dye: Rainbow hues can easily be concealed. Credit: Instagram.com/cutitlong2905

Need to conceal to your bold hair hues? Or just want to rock your natural colour for a change? Then simply wear your hair down and your rainbow hair dye is instantly hidden. It’s perfect if you’ve got to be in the office or at a more formal occasionCredit: @cutitlong2905

Rainbow hair dye: half up rainbow hairstyle
Rainbow hair dye: Try a half-up hairstyle to show off your rainbow! Credit: Instagram.com/lakwandajones

Likewise, if you feel like showing off your hair when you’re off-duty or on a night out, all you have to do is create a half-up, half-down hairstyle to reveal the true beauty of your rainbow hair dye! Credit: @lakwandajones

Editor’s tip: To keep your hidden rainbow hair dye looking vibrant, don’t forget to use a shampoo and conditioner specifically designed for coloured hair, like the Dove Colour Care Shampoo (400ml, £3.69*) and Conditioner (350ml, £3.69*).

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

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