Geode Hair: The New Color Trend Taking Over Instagram

Check out how you can get in on the vibrant geology-inspired trend.

If you’ve been keeping an eye out for a hair trend to try out that experiments with color, you’ll want to consider geode hair. This particular hairstyle is an Instagram find (as all the best gems are) and we’ve rounded up four beautiful ways to rock this look. Keep reading to read insider tips for how to perfectly blend your roots into your new color, and for some major geode hair inspiration:

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Turn heads with this stunning geode hair color. Photo credit<strong>: </strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/joicointensity/?hl=en">@joicointensity </a>

1. Purple-Blue Blend

This unique trend takes its name from the geological secondary structures which occur in certain sedimentary and volcanic rocks. It’s a natural phenomenon that has recently been translated into a breathtaking hair trend. The insides of these rocks are lined with crystals and other mineral matter and they hold an incredible combination of color. As seen on Joico Color Intensity, this multi-dimensional color seamlessly blend into darker roots, showing-off a stylish and edgy look.

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This Geode look rocks! Photo credit: @<a href="https://www.instagram.com/joicointensity/?hl=en">joicointensity </a>

2. Purple Geode

Geode colors tend to complement women with darker tresses more than lighter colors. This particular combination of purple, blue and green instantly lifts darker locks and the contrast that results is positively stunning. While your roots will stay natural, achieving such a vibrant shade of color will probably require bleaching your strands to start. For that reason this trend is best tested in the salon and be prepared to give re-hydrate your strands with a mask like TRESemmé Botanique Color Vibrance & Shine Intensive Mask.

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Geode hair looks really great on wavy tresses. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/mizzchoi/?hl=en">@mizzchoi </a>

3. Amethyst Hue and Moonstone Blue

After the bottom half of your hair is bleached to create a blank canvas to work with, an amethyst hue is applied to the midsection of your locks, like in this image from Mizzchoi, and a moonstone blue to the very tips. Avoiding the roots is key for this style so that your hair can seamlessly transition from brown to purple to blue and so that you can take advantage of that striking contrast.

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Geode hair trend: Work it in your underlayers. Photo credit<strong>: </strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BSIOEY8B1Rk/">@hairbymuriel </a>

4. Striking Blue

You’ll also want to keep your geode hair in tip-top shape after subjecting it to bleach. Make sure to invest in a wash and care system that’s specially formulated for dyed locks. One of our favorite duos is the Suave Professionals Color Protection Shampoo and Conditioner. If you’re hoping to rock this hair color with the messy waves pictured above, you’ll want to check out our tutorial for textured waves. Combined, this color and style are the perfect look.