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Inspiration | Hair Color Trends for Summer Weather

This is a guest post by Sophia! Let’s see what she has to say: The summer season is the perfect time for a change. With the warmer weather on the way, lots of people are finally coming out of their homes to enjoy the weather, try new hobbies, and start fresh. Summer is a great time for a change, which is why it’s often a very popular time for people to make changes to their lifestyles and looks as well.

If the weather has you thinking about changing the color of your hair, you’re not the only one. Lots of people see this time as a moment for renewal or rejuvenation, which often includes making changes to their physical appearance to embrace a new look or feeling. If you’re thinking about changing your hair color but you’re not sure with what color to choose, there are a few options that are perfect for the season.

Consider these hair color trends that are perfect for embracing the warmer weather and a new season.

Pearlescent Blonde

Pearlescent Blonde offers great depth and variation in the coloring, and it often has a shimmering effect that has it gaining the interest of those who want to try something bold and fresh.

Be aware that this kind of look won’t require just one visit to your salon. Likely this kind of color will need a few treatments after the initial stripping, so be prepared to schedule a few visits before you land the exact pearly look that you want. This color is ideal for all kinds of blonde shades, from dark gold to platinum, so it’s ideal for a wide range of hair shades.

Millennial Pink

The latest craze in colors has a huge focus on the color pink and all of its wonderful shades. However, no pink shade is more popular right now than Millennial Pink, so it’s no surprise that professional hair stylists have been re-creating the look on their clients as well.

Millennial Pink décor has found its way into the hearts of top designers, and you’ll see it anywhere from the runway, to restaurants, to artwork, and even for wall paint. But what is it, exactly? The soft shade of pink is a blend of a few different pink shades, but it’s a very refreshing and light-hearted take on the popular pastel pink from last year.

The younger generations are swooning over this shade, as it’s a lot edgier than a bubblegum pink but faint enough that it can be matched with almost any color, pattern, or outfit. It’s a beautiful blend between pale blush and a true pink that is perfect for making a statement this summer without being too overwhelming.


In a world where being unique is now much more accepted than it used to be, those lucky individuals who have been blessed with red hair are likely now feeling the love for their unique tresses. Thanks to a lot of popular television shows, like Game of Thrones, red hair has become more of a symbol for confidence and power, and the outcome has made reds and oranges some of the most sought-after hair color trends of the season.

For summer, consider going for a look that embraces the popular orange hair that was trending last year, but mix it up with some blonde to create the latest trending color, Blorange. This hair shade is a beautiful blend of the two hair colors and is ideal for those individuals who can’t decide on one color or the other.

The great thing about blorange is that you can mix the colors however you’d like. Some choose to work with an ombre blend, from blonde to orange, while others are fusing the colors together for a more rustic blonde that will never look the same twice. This color combination is the perfect choice for a new summer look that’s fresh, a little flirty, and reminiscent of the floral colors you’ll see popping up in this season.

Gray on Gray

This is not a joke, ladies and gentlemen; gray is a trending hair color for 2017. If anyone was thinking about holding off on a new hair color to embrace their grays, now is the time to do it. Some men and women are even dying their natural tresses gray this season to embrace a more mature yet suave appearance that is easily created with a well-maintained silver or gray coloring.

For those who are embracing this metallic color trend, be sure to work in a purple shampoo a few times a week to your regular showering regimen to ensure the color stays true.

Ash Brown

Summertime might be all about bright colors and patterns, but this ashy new hair color trend for summer weather is a little off-beat in a really great way. Ash brown is another one of the more popular hair colors for this season, showcasing a faded brown with hints of blue and gray. The blend of colors gives the looks an almost-gray appearance and creates an almost old-school tone that looks effortless and natural.

This kind of hair color trend for summer is the perfect option if you’re digging the gray trend but you don’t want to fully commit. The brown is soft and romantic and looks great with all of the pastel colors of the season, like pinks and blues.


Once you’ve decided on a hair color trend for the summer weather, be sure to get the most of your new hue with some easy tricks to maintaining hair color. You might also want to consult with your hair stylist ahead of time to ensure that the color you choose will be worth the investment, and consider asking them for some treatment advice to keep the color shining its brightest. Summer is the perfect time for some positive changes, so go with a color that really mesmerizes you!

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  • Reply
    26th June 2017 at 2:52 am

    such great hair trends! love that blode!

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    Sugar Lane
    26th June 2017 at 1:57 pm

    I like my hair in it’s natural color, but blorange looks awesome!
    Have a great week,

    • Michelle
      26th June 2017 at 1:58 pm

      I am usually too chicken to dye my hair, but I’m always dreaming of red hair too!

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    27th June 2017 at 12:23 am

    Love blonde! And I was thinking about a change! Blonde to be!

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