close up shot of nicole richie with blonde hair styled into a bun updo, posing and wearing white top

Nicole Richie has gone for this dreamy hair colour (again) and we’re so here for it!

Guess who's marching in the pastel parade... Nicole Richie! ?  

Winter may just be around the corner (yay!), but that hasn’t stopped Nicole Richie from rejoining the pastel parade. Yes, you heard us right; she’s pulled a 360 and gone for lush lilac hair, again!

Instead of going all out with this statement shade, though, she has opted for a set of pretty purple highlights in her golden blonde hair – and needless to say, we’re completely obsessed. Want to see? Just keep scrolling!

Nicole Richie’s making a case for pastel highlights in the winter


close up shot of nicole richie with blonde hair with purple highlights in her wavy hair, wearing suit jacket and white shirt
Purple rain, purple rain! Credit:

The House of Harlow designer is no stranger to the pastel mane game, having slayed nearly every hair colour under the sun (who can forget her bubblegum pink bob?). But with all that experimenting, it seems she has settled on a favourite and chosen to revisit one of her signature shades: lavender hair.

Posting the above snap to her Instagram, she’s seen flaunting a golden blonde shade that’s far from boring. Why? Because she’s got playful purple highlights running through her lengths.

And we’re sure you’ll agree, the style queen’s gorgeous beachy waves perfectly compliment her fresh, carefree highlights. It may be winter, but this juicy shade is making us dream of summer! Credit: @nicolerichie

Editor’s tip: Thinking of getting pastel hair? To maintain your hue, make sure to invest in colour-specific hair mask, like the TIGI Bed Head Colour Goddess Miracle Treatment Mask. This luxurious deep conditioner will enhance your shade’s vibrancy and leave your locks looking and feeling healthier, too.

Though Nicole’s magical mane update is completely subtle, thanks to her endeavours, we’re now fully confident that going pastel in the winter is no longer a faux pas. We owe you one, Nicole!


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