Pastel pink hair has been spotted on the covers of fashion magazines and red carpets across the world on celebrities from Kim Kardashian to Rita Ora to, well, Pink! Pastel pink hair has been having a hot little moment as hair gurus have found creative ways to work it into naturally blonde and brunette hair so that it suits every skin tone and every style.
Although it requires a little upkeep, the results are often glamorous and can be worn to concerts and weddings. The imagination knows no bounds when it comes to rocking pastel pink hair!
O ye of little faith, know this! Pastel pink hair is made for you too! All you need is a little help from a salon professional and some inspiration. You choose your expert and we’ll provide you with the inspiration.
30 Pastel Pink Hair Ideas For All Seasons
And here is our inspiration list:
1. Dark to Light Pastel Pink Hair Ombre:
Just how delicious this pastel pink hair ombre look? A shadow root has taken on a new life as this orchid pink color that gently fades down into a cotton candy pink. It’s youthful and gives the eye something interesting to look at.
2. Sleek Angular Bob with Short Pastel Pink Hair:
Angular bobs do a wonderful job of elongating the face and neck and then your colorist turns it into this beautiful pink masterpiece… what more could a girl want? This short pastel pink hair could be the perfect style for you if you’re ready to make the change.
3. Balayage style Pastel Pink Highlights:
Who said pastel pink hair would grow out weird? Never, we say! With the pastel pink highlights perfectly blended into dark roots, the contract from light to dark makes for a wonderful color shift that is guaranteed to turn heads.
4. Flamingo-style Pastel Pink Hair:
This is flamingo hair. It is created by layering different shades of warm and cool pink tones through the hair that has been prepared in a balayage fashion. The result echoes the pinks of a flock of flamingos as the eye moves around this beautiful head of pastel pink hair.
5. Subtle Pastel Pink Hair Color:
If you’re not ready to commit to a pastel pink hair color but still want just the slightest kiss of color, these pastel pink highlights are for you. They are subtle and are acceptable at corporate meetings and drinks after.
6. Split Dye Pastel Pink Hair:
The split dye is a trend that is carried off by the fearless! Especially when offset by contrasting colors. Here, pastel pink hair has been juxtaposed with baby blue. And then, to make it more on-trend, each color has been given a matching mini bun set! How cute is the entire ensemble?
7. Pastel Pink Hair Color on Natural Hair:
If you are ready to add an element of fun into your natural hair, may we suggest a pastel pink hair color? Pastel pink hair is flattering on all skin tones and olive to dark is simply stunning! Here, a shadow root of the natural hair color has been left while the length has been colored a yummy cotton candy pink.
8. Under-color with pastel pink and blonde hair:
If you want to boost your blonde hair, look no further! Under color is an amazing way to bring together pastel pink and blonde hair. Here, the transition has been done in three stages, with the hair at three different levels transitioning from a light icy blonde to cotton candy pink to deep fuchsia.
9. Sweet and Short Pastel Pink Hair:
Short pastel pink hair is a gorgeous trend for the fall. On light skin, it blends into the natural hair color and looks like it always belonged there. This voluminous do is made for you if you’re looking to jazz up your pixie hair this fall.
10. Pastel Pink Highlights with Large Curls:
A wonderful way of adding movement to your hair is to scatter it through with generous pastel pink highlights. These balayage style highlights have been painted in a way to make the pink look like it naturally belongs. Large loose curls complete the look.
11. Bright Pastel Pink Hair:
Bright, eye-catching pastel pink hair is an excellent way to jazz up blonde hair. This need not be permanent color; a temporary wash of bubblegum pink would be so much fun for a switch during a long weekend. Styled in a tumbling fashion, this hair color, when paired with muted makeup, really accentuates the natural features, especially the eyes.
12. Pastel Pink Hair Color for Weddings:
Dear brides, look no further for your wedding hair inspiration. Pastel pink hair color looks divine when paired with a voluminous fishtail braid and flowers. It is ideal for summer brides.
13. Pastel Pink Hair Ombre with Loose Waves
This look is a summer mood. Look at the gorgeous shift from dirty blonde, to light blonde, to rose gold to pastel pink. Tied together with loose waves, pastel pink ombre hair never looked better!
14. Super Chic Pastel Pink and Blonde Hair Lob:
This lob is the perfect blend of pastel pink and blonde hair. It puts one in mind of strawberry daiquiris. Deep fuchsia roots blend out into ice pink and blonde highlights. They add depth and dimension to the look, without any extensive styling.
15. Pastel Pink Hair Half Up-Do:
We believe that pastel pink hair is the best to wear hair ornaments in. Here, the hair has been pulled up into a loose style of cross-over twists that tumble down in textured waves. The top section is then dotted with rhinestone ornaments to add a little sparkle. The result is perfect for weddings!
16. Double Dutch Braids for Short Pastel Pink Hair:
Growing out your pink pixie haircut? Then this is the style for you! Pastel pink and blonde hair have been twisted into two simple dutch braids to highlight the color transition. This look works with any short hair but is especially fun on short pastel pink hair.
17. Short Pastel Pink Hair with a Side Shave:
We already know that a shadow root with a pastel pink hair balayage is goals. But then, add a side shave and the look is suddenly extra edgy! Wowza! This short pastel pink hair look is perfect for girls who live life on their terms.
18. Pastel Pink Hair on Kim Kardashian West:
KKW took to the streets of Japan, sporting pastel pink hair while wearing her husband’s latest fashion collection. But we can’t see past her hair! Gorgeous pastel pink hair is contrasted with deep, smokey shadow root that creates a lovely cool tone for her entire look.
19. Cotton Candy Colored Short Pastel Pink Hair:
We cannot get over how breath-taking natural hair looks when styled this way. Here, short pastel pink hair is colored in an ombre fashion that transitions from dark roots to light ends. With the texture of natural hair, all the light color has coiled up to the top adding so much movement that the eye remains captivated by the shift. Paired with an under shave, this look will turn heads!
20. Gentle Pastel Pink Hair Ombre:
Ombre blends two colors that don’t belong. Here, the blend looks so seamless that one would think that this pastel pink hair ombre was naturally there. Styled in gentle beachy waves, this look is perfect for date night!
21. Pastel Pink Highlights on a Textured Lob:
Textured lobs are beautiful. And then you pair them with pastel pink highlights and you have yourself a winner! Here, a smoky, dark grey shadow root has been paired with a cool-toned icy pink. The resulting look is perfect for fall!
22. Hailey Beiber’s Pastel Pink Hair Color:
Hailey Beiber is looking ethereal with her short pastel pink hair color bob. She has finished her natural look with a hairband of pretty, summer blooms that perfectly offset her pastel pink hair.
23. Easy Side Braid for Short Pastel Pink Hair:
This simple side dutch braid is an excellent way to add a little whimsy to this short pastel pink hair look. Styled in a chin-hugging bob, this strawberry hued look is well suited for going to class or even for date night. Just be sure to pull the braid apart for extra volume.
24. Fashion-forward Split Dye Pastel Pink Hair Color:
The split dye technique, as the name suggests, is the process of dividing the hair and coloring either side of the part, a contrasting color. The effect is ultra-edgy and has one doing a double-take. Here, on a medium part, half is pastel pink hair and the other is black, creating a modern, stark contrast.
25. Pixie Cut with Bubblegum Pastel Pink Hair Color:
Some girls have all the luck; beautifully thick hair, styled in a pixie cut and tones to a yummy, bubblegum pastel pink hair color. To style, her hair has been curled through with a large barrel curling wand and the curls broken up for texture. Sigh. Color us jealous.
26. Cool Pastel Pink Highlights:
Feast your eyes on these captivating pastel pink highlights! Styled into textured, loose, beachy waves, this look is just itching to have fingers run through it! It is fresh, bright and so on-trend.
27. Pretty Pastel Pink and Blonde Hair:
When dirty blonde meets pastel pink hair color, magic happened. The result is before you! This pastel pink and blonde hair look compliments the skin tone and the gently styled waves are soft and bouncy enough to be perfect for prom!
28.Trendy, textured shag haircut with Pastel Pink Hair:
Pastel pink hair looks so natural when paired with a choppy shag cut. The long bangs artfully frame the face and the shadow roots add depth and dimension to the overall effect. This style is the ultimate wash-and-go dream, as it just needs to be finger dried with a little bit of mousse.
29. Pastel Pink Highlights on Long Hair:
How gorgeous does this long, tumbling balayage look! Pastel pink highlights have been painted through russet toned hair to make the shift from light to dark seamless. Styled in a gentle tumble with large, loose waves, this look is just itching for one to run their hands through it.
30. Bold, Blunt Cut on Short Pastel Pink Hair:
Short pastel pink hair looks so modern when styled in this blunt fashion. The close-cropped, textured bangs with the chin-length bob make a bold statement and do wonders to highlight the jawline and the eyes. Simple to manage and style, this looks is highly recommended for the fall!
So, you see, pastel pink hair is nothing to be afraid of. All it requires is a little will, a little encouragement and this list of inspiration and pastel pink hair is in your future. This style of coloring does require a little maintenance to remain as bright and clear but the effort pays off tenfold. Therefore, pastel pink hair comes highly recommended and we hope that you will give a look from this list a shot.