10 Sunset Hair Color Styles That are a Must-Try for Summer

Take inspiration from the sunset for your next hair color.

It’s 70 degrees outside, so that means summer is practically here, right? Not only is summer filled with sunny days, but stunning sunsets come along with the season change too. From pink to purple to yellow, there are so many beautiful colors that blend to create gorgeous sunset hair color looks.

If you’re intrigued to try out this trend, keep scrolling to get inspiration for your next brightly colored style.

The summertime is one of the best times to try that bold color you’ve been eyeing all year or finally take that leap of go for a major hair change.

1. Orange to Yellow Sunset Hair

girl with orange and yellow hair
Go for an orange and yellow-inspired hue.

Turn heads wherever you go this summer sporting the coolest trend of the season and beyond. The best thing about this hair color trend is that you can mix and match the colors that compliment your skin color best.

2. Full Sunset Hair

sunset pink purple yellow hair
Photo Credit: @festive.tresses

Can’t decide what colors of the sunset to focus on? Incorporate all of them by opting for a stunning purple to pink to orange to yellow ombré. These stunning colors will give you instant good hair days.

3. Purple to Pink Ombré

purple to pink ombre
Photo Credit: @be.you.tiful_salon_

A purple to pink ombré sunset-inspired hair color shows off a variety of pink and violet tones.

4. Stacked Sunset Bob

girl with stacked bob and sunset hair colors
Photo Credit: @_hairbyshannen_

Just because you have short hair doesn’t mean you can’t show off fun colors too. A unique style like this stacked bob can make your vibrant colors stand out even more.

5. Purple to Red Hair

purple red orange ombre hair
Photo Credit: @supvalerie

Cascading waves give you a lot of lengths to try out a full sunset hair color ombré look.

6. Pastel Sunset

pastel sunset hair
Photo Credit: @bel_pipsqueekinsaigon

If you’re wanting to try vibrant hair colors, but don’t want anything that’s extremely bright, go for a pastel variation of the sunset hair color. This allows you to try out a more muted version of the style.

7. Sunset Peek-a-Boo Colors

peek a boo sunset hair color
Photo Credit: @jorddoeshair_

Not fully ready to ditch your natural hair color yet? Leave the top layer your natural shade and dye the under layers a sunset ombré shade. This peek-a-boo effect creates such a unique look when worn up or down.

8. Pink Sunset

pink purple hair
Photo Credit: @catecutdye

We love how beautifully these purple and pink shades blend together. Not every sunset hair color look needs to incorporate reds, oranges, and yellows.

9. Firey Colors

girl with edgy haircut and sunset hair color
Photo Credit: @hairgod_zito

What better colors to go with an edgy haircut than firey sunset hues? We love how the ombré colors seamlessly blend into the longer side of the haircut.

10. Red and Purple Hues

sunset hair color
Photo Credit: @shairbysamantha_rae

Focus on more of the reds and purples in the sunset by choosing a look that weaves various shades of these two colors together.

Caring for your brightly colored hair is so important. Using the right products will help you keep your strands vibrant for as long as possible, which is definitely something you’ll want to do with this look.

Shampoo and Conditioner

When it comes to washing and conditioning your hair, you’ll want to make sure to use a formulation for color-treated hair. One of our favorite sets is Nexxus Color Assure Shampoo and Conditioner. We love this specific a lot because it helps keep your strands vibrant for up to 40 washes.

Moisturize with a Mask

When dyeing your hair, especially if you’re bleaching it, your strand can become extra dry and brittle. It’s so important to use a hair mask aimed at deeply moisturizing your strands. Depending on how dry your hair feels, it’s best to use a mask one to two times per week. We love Suave Hydrating Coconut Conditioning Mask.

Thinking of trying this hair color trend? Share your looks with us on Instagram @AllThingsHairUS.

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