13 Rainbow Hair Ideas to Wear for Pride Month

While lockdown may have put a stop to the usual Pride parades and parties, that doesn’t mean the celebrations aren’t still going ahead! With many Pride events going online this year, we thought we’d celebrate by showcasing our favourite rainbow hair colours. So however you’re celebrating, get inspired with our most vibrant hair inspiration.


Rainbow Balayage

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A rainbow balayage is a fun twist on a classic, and a creative way to wear the colours of the Pride flag in your hair.


Horizontal Rainbow

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If you’re looking for something really different, you’ve got to try out horizontal colours. Pick out a few of your fave hues, and blend them in with each other – horizontally!


Watercolour Effect

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Looking for a softer look? This diffused rainbow look gives a striking watercolour effect that manages to stay just a bit low-key. The best thing is that you can achieve this look with temporary colours that require no commitment!


Hidden Rainbow Hair

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The hidden rainbow hair trend is an Instagram favourite that’s perfect for Pride. Leave the top layers of your hair your natural colour and dye the under layers in rainbow or pastel hues. To really show up the colours, curl the hair as seen here.


Flower Rainbow

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Make the rainbow even more of a statement this Pride with this a flower headband that complements the colours in your hair.

Editor’s tip: Want to make sure your colour stays looking bold and bright for as long as possible? The key is to make sure to wash your hair with a colour protection range like the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner.


Pastel Highlights

Pastel Pride colours: woman with pastel highlights

Looking for a more understated take on the rainbow trend? Try this effect this Pride by only dyeing your hair with pretty flashes of pastel colours.


Colourful Curls & Braids

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Festival meets Pride with this look, and we are here for it. The pops of bright pastel colours are just great for a party-ready Pride look.

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Keep your curls and coils looking their best with a nourishing, shine-enhancing product. Just a bit of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil will give your hair a boost of shine and moisture.


Professional Rainbow

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Got Pride on Friday and work on Monday? Business hairstyle, party colours – this rainbow will wow everyone when you set your hair free, but is toned down when you tie your hair up into a bun.


Rainbow Fringe

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A rainbow fringe is a great way to get playful with your fringe or to add a touch of colour to your hair without having to do your whole head of hair. You could even get this look with some hair chalk!


Colourful Twist

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Make sure none of your spectacular colours are hidden this Pride with a simple twist. Just take a piece of hair from each side of your head and twist them in the back.


Crimped Peekaboo Colours

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If you’re looking for a look that has Pride summed up, this is it. With teased roots, crimped lengths, and bright bits of colour throughout, this look is Pride personified.


OTT Pastel Bangs

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Want to add a touch of whimsy to your hair? These super-bright pastel shade will give you all that and more. Be sure to apply some TRESEmmé Shine Oil to really get these colours to pop.


Fiery Rainbow Bob

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We love a good twist on a classic bob. This cool ‘do is perfect for those that want to work rainbow colours in an even more dazzling way. Match it with rainbow makeup and you’re set for a great Pride!



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