12 Rainbow Hair Ideas to Wear for Pride 2021

Celebrating Pride virtually this year? Make sure you look the part with these amazing rainbow hair looks.

While lockdown may have put a stop to the usual Pride parades and parties, that doesn’t mean the celebrations aren’t still going ahead! With many Pride events going online this year, we thought we’d celebrate by showcasing our favourite rainbow hair colours. So, however you’re celebrating, get inspired with our most vibrant hair inspiration – and don’t forget to save your favourites.

Rainbow Tips

Woman with icy silver hair with rainbow tips
Credit: Instagram.com/samihairmagic

Rainbow tips are a fun and creative way to wear the colours of the Pride flag in your hair. Credit: @samihairmagic

Hidden Rainbow Hair

Woman with dark brown hair with hidden rainbow highlights
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The hidden rainbow hair trend is an Instagram favourite that’s perfect for Pride. Leave the top layers of your hair your natural colour and dye the under layers in bright, rainbow hues. Credit: @hilaryphillipshair

Half Rainbow

Woman with half icy blonde hair and half rainbow ombre
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Make the rainbow effect even more of a statement with this half-rainbow, half icy blonde creation. Credit: @ziabyrd

Editor’s tip: Want to make sure your rainbow hair stays looking bold and bright for as long as possible? The key is to make sure to wash your hair with a colour protection range like the TRESemmé Colour Shineplex Shampoo and Conditioner. This sulphate-free duo keeps colour vibrant and shiny for up to 12 weeks.

Rainbow Curls

Woman with curly natural hair dyed rainbow colours
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Blessed with coily locks? Enhance natural curls with pops of colour for a bright and party-ready Pride look. Credit: @biahulmann

Peekaboo Rainbow Hair

Woman with sandy blonde hair with a peekaboo rainbow streak
Credit: Instagram.com/sami.acornartistry

Looking for a more understated take on the rainbow trend? Try this subtle peekaboo effect by only dyeing one small section of hair for a pretty flash of colour. Credit: @sami.acornartistry

Rainbow Undercut

Business up top, party underneath – this rainbow undercut will wow everyone when you tie your hair up into a bun.

Rainbow Roots

woman with wavy brown hair and rainbow roots
Taste the rainbow (roots)! Credit: Instagram.com/manes_n_mugs

Rainbow roots are a great way to get playful with your regrowth or to add a touch of colour to your hair without having to do your whole head. Credit: @manes_n_mugs

Rainbow Buzz Cuts

Two men back to back with tattoos and rainbow hair
Rainbow buzzcuts are a great way to bring your hair colour to life. Credit: Instagram.com/janine_kerr_hair

We like to think of these rainbow buzzcuts are works of art. Bright hair colours are worked with shaved styles and patterns to create a cool, 3D effect. Credit: @janine_kerr_hair

Rainbow Locs

Woman with rainbow coloured locks with gems and embellishments
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If you’re looking for a look that has Pride summed up, this is it. With multicoloured rainbow locs and gemstone embellishments, this look is Pride personified. Credit: @palomabarbiezinha

Rainbow Glitter

rainbow hair: All Things Hair - IMAGE - glitter rainbow braid long hair
Glitter rainbow hair trend. Instagram.com/nikkilee901

Want to add a touch of sparkle with your hair? Rainbow glitter hair creates a rainbow effect by painting different coloured glitters on the hair. All you need is a paintbrush, glitter and lots of gel. Credit: @nikkilee901

Neon Rainbow Hair Dye

Neon rainbow hair - long bob length wavy rainbow colour hair side view
Light up the world with this electric neon style. Credit: Instagram.com/cozmic.color

Neon rainbow hair works pretty rainbow hues in light neon tones. This cool trend is perfect for those that want to work rainbow colours in an even more dazzling way. Credit: @cozmic.color

Rainbow Chalks

woman with light brown hair and rainbow colours added throughout her lengths
It’s like colouring in for your hair! Credit: Instagram.com/studiodiy

Rainbow chalks are a way to temporary add colour to your hair and the best part is that they require no commitment! Credit: @studiodiy


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