24 Trendy Spring Hair Colours to Try in 2020

Put a spring in your step with our favourite, new spring hair colours!  

By now you’re probably well aware that 2020’s biggest hair colour trends are as chic as it gets, with buttery blondes, warm browns, and fiery reds, slowly taking over. The great news is if you’re thinking of updating your hair colour for spring, we’ve also rounded up 24 of the most in-demand spring hair colours, to inspire you.

Scroll further to discover the hair colours that’ll be everywhere in March.

E-Girl Hair

Woman with e-girl highlights wearing sunglasses
Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

With icons like Dua Lipa and Billie Eilish wearing E-girl hair (two-toned chunky highlights), it’s safe to say this spring hair colour trend isn’t going anywhere in 2020.

Green Hair

Woman with pastel green hair styled into a ponytail
Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

If there’s anything we learnt from Fashion month, it’s that this season’s spring hair colour trends are seriously bolder and brighter. And, if you are willing, try this refreshing green hue.

Sunshine Yellow Hair

Woman with sunshine long yellow hair styled into a high ponytail with scrunchie
Credit: Craig Alexander

Who wouldn’t want their hair to look like the sun? This spring-approved hair colour is just what you need to brighten up your complexion and give your look a cool-girl vibe.

Editor’s tip: Want to tap into one of the spring hair colours we’ve mentioned above? Then you’ll need to switch up your usual wash and care system for one specifically formulated for dyed hair.

Try the low-foaming TRESemmé Colour Shineplex Shampoo and Conditioner, to help maintain your hue’s colour and shine for up to 12 weeks.

Caramel Highlights

Woman with long brown with warm balayage highlights

You can’t talk about spring hair colours without mentioning caramel highlights! They are the easiest way to give brunette hair new life.

Face-Framing Highlights

Woman with dark brown hair with caramel highlights
Credit: Craig Alexander

Ask your stylist to work in some face-framing caramel highlights to get this fresh, sun-kissed look.

Cotton Candy Hair

Woman with long cotton candy pink wig

If you’re not quite sold on natural-looking tones, go with something super sweet, like this cotton candy pink.

Violet Hair

Woman with medium length violet shag haircut
Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

Not into pink? Go violet! No need to dive headfirst, you can tip-toe into the trend with a little touch on your ends and fringe.

Peach Hair

Woman with peach hair with headscarf
Credit: Craig Alexander

If you like peaches as much as we do, you might feel tempted to get the colour done all over, just like this beauty.

Copper Hair

Spring hair colours: Shot of a model with long copper red hair, wearing all black with sunglasses outside
All the reds. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Copper hair is going to big hair colour trend this spring. It’s not so much about a bold, in-your-face red, as it is warm, spicy and exactly what you need to brighten your features.

Beige-Blonde Hair

Spring hair colours: Woman with long bob length sandy blonde straight hair, wearing beige
Beige blonde, don’t care! Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

Calling all aspiring fashionistas! If you’ve already worked beige into your spring wardrobe, your next logical step is to also try beige-blonde hair, as this street styler has done.

This muted, upgraded dirty blonde shade is seriously chic, sophisticated and ready to make your mane feel new again.

’70s Blonde

Spring hair colours: Shot of woman with long wavy creamy blonde hair, wearing corduroy orange jeans with matching jacket wearing sunglasses
Think of it as the summer of ’69. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

With ’70s hairstyles, like these soft, blown-out waves making comeback, the perfect colour to go with them is this summery, golden hue. This shade will make your skin gleam and also allow you to give off Cali-girl vibes 24-7.

Recommended: The best sea salt sprays for summer hair.

Caramel Blonde

Spring hair colours: Shot of model with caramel blonde wavy hair, wearing all black with white blouse at NYFW
How sweet is this hue? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

A sweet, caramel blonde shade like this is a fresh, modern take on classic blondes and universally flattering on all skin tones/hair types.


Spring hair colours: Shot of model with brown to blonde melt hair, wearing leopard print jumper wearing black top
This hue never fails to impress. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Can’t decide between getting blonde or brown hair? Rather than picking sides, why not merge the two together and opt for this bronde hue, which encompasses the best of both worlds?

This sun-kissed colour is an A-list favourite, and the perfect choice for hair dye newbies to try right now.

Bronde Braid

Shot of model with bronde hair styled into a milkmaid braid wearing all black and posing at NYFW
Get the best of both worlds by going bronde. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

The best thing about bronde hair is that no matter how you style it, your strands will always look chic. Try a pretty milkmaid braid, like this, to really show off the colours.

Editor’s tip: Want to keep your coloured braids in place? We suggest you set your style in place with the VO5 Flexible Hold HairsprayIt’s got a natural, touchable hold that lasts all day and won’t leave your mane feeling sticky.

Lilac Hair

Spring hair colours: Shot of woman with short lilac hair, wearing green top and holding purple bag outside
Lilac fever. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

A grown-up way to ease into the lilac hair trend: with ombre or balayage. Taking this route isn’t as drastic as dyeing your entire head, plus it’s a subtle look that will work for the office.

Neon Pink

Spring hair colours: Shot of two models with neon pink bob hair, wearing raincoats and sunglasses
Neon dreams. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Looking for more daring spring hair colours to give a go? Transition your hair into the new season in a bold way, with this neon pink shade.

Faded Pastel Hair

Spring hair colours: Woman with long faded pastel blonde hair, wearing pink top with teal jacket at NYFW
Nobody has to know!

If you’re a big fan of pastel hair colours, you’ll be glad to know that they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. And, if you really want to add a spring to your step, this faded rosy pink is all you need to inject some playfulness into your strands.

Pink Curls

Woman with faded pastel pink long natural curls, wearng
Princess pastels work on all hair types and lengths. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Did we also forget to mention that pastels are a universally flattering colour for any skin tone, hair length and texture? Just look at how this beauty teams her natural long curls with a dreamy pastel pink hue.

Blue Hair

Spring hair colours: Woman with short blue blunt bob haircut, wearing a grey blazer with black shirt and jeans outside
The skies are blue, and so is your hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Another hue that’s hot on our radar? Blue, of course!  From darker indigos inspired by your fave denim to true pastel blues (look to the sky for inspiration), and even lighter, faded washes, the hue possibilities are endless.

Grunge Roots

Spring hair colours: Woman with dark shadow roots and ash blonde hair
Ash blonde is shaping up to be 2020’s top hue. Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

Our love affair with ’90s hairstyles hasn’t ended! No matter what spring colour upgrade you give your mane, you can always channel this iconic era by leaving your roots dark.

For a serious style statement, try teaming dark roots with one of 2019’s fave colours: ash blonde.

Ash Blonde Hair

Woman with long ash blonde long wavy hair
Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

Cool-toned blonde hair is having a serious moment! They are the ultimate cool-girl hair colour and great to wear year-round.

Mushroom Brown

Woman with short ash brown hair
Credit: Rosalind Alcazar

Cool, earthy and seriously refreshing, this mushroom brown hue is the perfect transitional spring shade to aim for.

Subtle Highlights

Spring hair colours: Shot of woman with medium curly chocolate brown hair with subtle light brown highlights wearing yellow jacket
Spring hair colours like this are easy to maintain. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Starting with a brown base? Thanks to these light-brown highlights, you can instantly add depth and dimension to your brunette strands, all without having completely switch-up your shade.

Inky Black

Spring hair colours: Woman with medium length dark brown sleek hair, wearing red and grey boiler suit outside
There’s nothing wrong with going dark in the spring. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

If anyone’s going to convince you to go darker this spring, it’s this beauty and her inky,  glossy dark brown hair. The key to keeping this looks sleek and glass-like? Hair serum.

Editor’s tip: No matter what hue you go for, make sure it always looks its best with the TRESemmé Colour Shineplex Serum. This camellia oil-infused serum is designed to provide frizz control, leave your mane feeling soft and looking more shinier.


Sign up to our newsletter and get exclusive hair care tips and tricks from the experts at All Things Hair.