Nicki Minaj, Hayley Williams & Co. school us on how to slay the two-tone hair trend

Two-tone hair, don't care!  

Why have one hair colour when you can have two, right? Celebrities like Nicki Minaj, Hayley Williams & Co. have all hit the red carpet proving this theory with their gorgeous two-tone hair hues. And guess what? You can do the same IRL, too!

With a wealth of different colour combinations to choose from, you can totally mix and match your two-tone look to suit your personality and style. So whether you’re after something subtle or striking, keep scrolling to see the dreamy two-tone hair colour ideas that will push your mane into the spotlight for the year ahead.

close up shot of nicki minaj with two tone hair that's blonde and pink hair, wearing silver and latex dress
Ice cream hair? Yes please! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Millennial pink and blonde two-tone hair

If you’re a loyal fan of Nicki Minaj, you’ll know that she practically invented the two-tone hair colour trend (who can forget her Super Bass music video?). Here, she’s rocking a pristine platinum blonde hue with a millennial pink and making us crave Neapolitan ice cream!

close up shot of dalal bruchmann with two tone pink and golden brown wavy hair
When it comes to two tone hair colour ideas, this is the sweetest combo. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Pink and golden blonde hair

Looking for more pink and blonde two-tone hair colour ideas to slay? Well, Dalal Bruchmann is here to inspire you with her elegant take on pastel pink and golden blonde hair.

Don’t know how best to rock it? Well, fashioning your double tap-worthy hue into loose Hollywood waves is just what you need to make your mane look like a work of art.

Editor’s tip: Think two-tone locks could be your next hair colour update? Then don’t forget to use a shampoo and conditioner specifically for dyed hair, like the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner.

close up shot of hayley williams with two tone hair that is pink and orange, wearing stripes and posing on the red carpet
Now that’s what we call vibrant! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Neon pink and red hair

For those gals looking to make a statement (you know who you are!), try opting for a neon pink and orange hair colour, to create a bright look that’s full of striking contrasts.

And if you really want to up the ante with your look, Hayley Williams and other celebrities are making a case for baby bangs.

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of saoirse ronan with grown out dark roots and blonde hair, posing to the side at a red carpet event
Grown out roots are the lazy girls’ hair trend for 2018. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Nirvana hair

Stressing about getting your roots redone? There’s something you should know: grown out roots are in, which means you should hold off your appointment and copy Saoirse Ronan’s two-tone hair, instead.

To emphasise the contrast of her grungy Nirvana hair even more, she’s fashioned her locks to sleek perfection, choosing to complete her look with statement earrings.

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of fergie with brown and blonde hair colour
This colour combo is Fergalicious! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Blonde and brunette

There comes a time in every woman’s life when she must decide whether she wants to be a brunette or a blonde. But with her dazzling two-tone hairstyle, Fergie is reminding us how cool it is to wear both colours in your hair.

Rest assured that when you pair this iced latte-inspired look with undone curls at your next event, you’ll turn more than a few heads.

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of elissa freiha with brown and blonde ombre hairstyle, wearing floral top and posing
When it comes to two-tone hair colour ideas, this colour combo is the hottest! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Blonde ombre

Elissa Freiha has found an awesome way to subtly pull off the two-tone trend. Here, her natural dark brown hue melts into a lighter, sunnier blonde hair colour, giving her mane a Cali-girl vibe.

20 A-list blonde ombre hair looks to inspire.

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of ella eyre with high ponytail ombre curls, wearing floral dress on the red carpet
Oh, Ella! We wish we had your mane! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Blonde ombre hair on curly hair

Yep, curly-haired queens can absolutely get in on the two-tone hair trend, isn’t that right Ella Eyre?

Not only will this trend help accentuate your natural coils, but it will also add extra charm to any hairstyle you might want to rock with your fresh hue. Happy styling, ladies!

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of luma grothe with blue streaks in her brown wavy hair
Think streaks belong in 2006? Think again! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

8. True blue streaks

Who needs accessories when you can use your own locks as a canvas, eh? Festival style is all about effortless beauty, and nothing showcases that more than some old school colourful streaks.

We’re loving Luma Grothe’s boho take on the two-tone hair colour trend, as she has made it look ultra-modern with the addition of beachy waves. #Slay!

Editor’s tip: Want to create beach-ready waves? You’ll need the VO5 Texturising Sea Salt Spray and our nifty beach waves hair tutorial, here.

two tone hair colour ideas: close up shot of woman with brown and colourful ombre hair, wearing floral jacket and posing
Take notes from Irene Kim! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

9. Multi-coloured ombre highlights

Looking for two-tone hair colour ideas that are out of this world? Well, this unicorn-inspired dark brown + purple ombre hairstyle is all you need.

There’s no denying that the mixture of  colours in this show-stopping hue is bound to make you standout of the crowd –  and who wouldn’t want that?