Holographic hair is the most mesmerising trend taking over Instagram

Leona | 12 April 2017

Think you have seen it all when it comes to hair colour ideas? Think again, as baby geode hair has arrived and it is the most mesmerising hair hue ever!


Been keeping up with the endless supply of colourful hair trends from Instagram lately? Then you’ll have seen neon hair, rainbow roots and even denim hair brighten you social feeds. But just when you think you’ve seen them all, an even cooler hair colour takes the web by storm – and right now, it’s all about holographic hair!

But what is holographic hair? Holographic hair is like the little sister of geode hair, and is better suited for ladies with lighter locks. So if you’re ready to see this mesmerising colour trend, keep scrolling for the best ways to work it…

Holographic hair ideas from Instagram


Holographic hair - wavy hairstyle - Instagram
Holographic hair is sweeping the internet. Credit: Instagram.com/kayla_boyer

Being a major source of hair inspiration, it’s no wonder Instagram has become inundated with tonnes of funky ways to rock this dazzling trend!

Using a well crafted combination of pastel hues, such as lavender, baby pink and pale blue, hair stylists around the world are updating the unicorn hair trend from last season. Credit: @kayla_boyer

Metallic holographic short hairstyle. Credit: Instagram.com/hairbananya

Like we said before, the geode hair trend worked a treat for darker-haired ladies, providing the perfact backdrop for each and every hue to pop!

Yet for those blessed with lighter tresses, holograohic hair gives the opportunity to rock an equally bright style, blending the pastel tones seamlessly throughout your strands. Credit: @hairbananya

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Holographic hair with loose braid. Credit: Instagram.com/rossmichaelssalon

If done correctly, the perfect holographic hair colour will look almost iridescent, with a high-shine finish. But since you can never have too much shine in your tresses, try applying a few pumps of the Toni & Guy High Shine Drops to help tame frizz and flyaways, and give an extra glossy sheen! Credit: @rossmichaelssalon

Wavy holographic hairstyle. Instagram
Holographic hair is perfect for Summer. Credit: Instagram.com/shellygregoryhair

Started thinking about your plans for the warmer Spring/Summer months ahead? Then we think you should make holographic hair your number one style choice! After all, nothing goes better with a bit of sunshine than a shimmering hairdo.

Plus, with festival season just around the corner, you’ll have a ready-to-rock look that requires minimal styling, too! Credit: @shellygregoryhair

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Holographic hair AKA baby geode. Credit: Instagram.com/shellygregoryhair

Want the holographic hair look but low on styling time in the mornings? No problem: even with a simple twisted ponytail you’ll have an impeccably crafted look to swish all day long!

But if you do happen to have a few minutes to spare, know that twists or braided hairstyles will perfectly show off the intricate detailing of your new colours. Be it a Dutch braid, French braid or fishtail plait, each style will to highlight your new ‘do in all its glory. Credit: @shellygregoryhair

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Stunning wavy holographic hair. Credit: Instagram.com/____________han

With each new season comes new trends in fashion and beauty; and holographic fashion, nails and well, everything holographic, has been on the increase as of late! Seeing the surge in holographic hair is a sure sign that it will be the most dazzling style of the year. Credit: @____________han

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Festival ready holographic hair. Credit: Instagram.com/hairbymisskellyo

Think this look couldn’t possibly give you any more benefits? Well, even when your holographic hair is growing out it looks stunning. We love how this style has darker roots and then becomes a holographic ombreCredit: @hairbymisskellyo

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Mid length holographic hair from Instagram. Credit: Instagram.com/arridoeshair

Can’t be bothered with fancy braids or updos? Then create soft waves using a curling wand to give your coloured mane tonnes of natural-looking movement! Trust us, with loose waves and holographic hair, you’ll have everyone hypnotised by your mesmerising ‘do. Credit: @arridoeshair

Editor’s tip: If you’re thinking of colouring your hair, remember to switch to a wash and care set specifically designed for dyed locks. We love the TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo and Conditioner to help maintain our colour’s vibrancy.


Has this left you hungry for more hair inspiration? Then it’s your lucky day, because we just so happen to have a wealth of other shimmering looks to try over on our Hair Colours page, like the wonderfully wild leopard print hair trend!

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