What Are The Best Purple Hair Ideas?
Ready for a big change in your life? Dying your hair purple may be the change you need to make you feel elegant, chic, and to stand out. Because of the wide range of colors available, it can subtly brighten your skin, draw attention to your eye color, and make you look younger.
Below are incredible purple hair color ideas and hairstyles. Perfect if you are looking to switch things up or just want to make yourself stand out a little more. There are certain things you are going to want to consider.
All of which we cover below. Keep reading to discover trending purple hair ideas that can inspire you, and are sure to be a hit!
1. Ash Purple
Want a cool edge to your look? This deep, ashy, smoky purple color is the perfect hair dye.
2. Lavender Bob & Bangs
Go all out with a blunt purple bob and full bangs. Spicy and confident, and you’ll look just like Katy Perry!
3. Lilac Money Piece
If you have naturally dark hair, you can brighten things up with these lilac money pieces.
4. Orange And Purple Money Piece
Bring warm and cool together with this purple color and orange money pieces. This look is best if you have skin with warm undertones, and shows off your face shape.
5. Purple Shadow Root
Change the game with these bright purple shadow roots into white hair. It’s a very soft purple tone that looks great paired with the icy blonde.
6. Amethyst Melt
Ask your hairstylist for this amethyst melt and watch as art is created on your hair.
7. Blackberry Ombre
Love your dark roots? Looking for dark purple hair color ideas? Keep the roots dark and flow into this intense deep blackberry purple.
8. Blonde Purple Peekaboo
Not all purple has to be dark. Keep your blonde bright and add some color with a purple peekaboo moment!
9. Blue With Purple Highlights
Take blue hair to the next level with purple hair highlights. Perfect for curling and braiding.
10. Blue/ Purple Ombre
Forget highlights, get the perfect blend of purple and blue! This looks great on thicker hair types.
11. Blueberry Ombre
Capture all of the tones of a blueberry with this cool toned purple ombre. This one looks great if you have cool undertones.
12. Burgundy Highlights
Blend purple and red together with these gorgeous burgundy highlights.
13. Chocolate Lilac
If you don’t like lighter shades, have everyone confused with this hair color. Is it purple? Is it brown? Only you will know. And your hair stylist.
14. Chunky Highlights
Goth chic, these chunky highlights are reminiscent of the early 2000’s and we love it!
15. Cool Purple
For those with cool skin tones, or a cooler eye color, this cool toned purple will suit you perfectly and make your features pop.
16. Deep Plum Purple
Bring out your inner vixen with this sexy, dark purple. If you are naturally dark, then this deep purple is sure to bring out your natural features. Especially those with slightly warmer or dark skin tone.
17. Electric Purple Rainbow
Sometimes selecting one purple is just too hard. Have them all with a purple rainbow look. This looks great on long hair or flowy locks.
18. Fire Bob
Not only will you look on fire, you will feel on fire with this blend of oranges, pinks and purples.
19. Gray With Purple Tips
Let your natural grays pop with a purple dyed tip to show off various different shades. It’s a great option for a long bob.
20. Hidden Purple
Keep your natural hair color on top with a special pop of purple underneath.
Having an entire head of dark purple hair dye can be a little too intense. Add some brightness with a few purple highlights. It’s the right choice!
22. Lavender Blow Out
Sleek and sophisticated, this lavender blow out is perfect for the office or a night on the town.
23. Lavender Dip Dye
Not all dip dye has to be on bleach blonde hair. This dirty blonde pulls it off perfectly.
24. Lavender Highlights
Keep your natural brunette color with a pop of color. With light purple hair highlights, you won’t be altering your natural color too much. Lavender highlights are soft and luscious.
25. Lilac Dip Dye
2016 is back and this lilac dip dye hair style is the way to start 2023.
26. Lilac Ombre Box Braids
Go super bright with this fully purple ombre on box braids. It’s an easy way to try a new color and brighten up your look.
Magenta is for those daring to blur lines. The perfect mix between pink and purple, this rich color is not for the faint of heart. The overall look is a bright shade, but you can rock it.
28. Magenta Blue Split Dye
Bring fire and water together with this blue and magenta split dye.
29. Magenta Shadow Root
Add a splash of pink with this magenta shadow root into blonde hair.
30. Magenta With Purple Tips
Starting with a deep magenta root into a smoky purple tip, there isn’t anything you cannot accomplish. This is a great option for a cool bob with deep violet tones, soft waves and a pop of color.
31. Mauve Shadow Root Ombre
Show more of a feisty personality with this mauve shadow root that drags down to an ombre, it looks great on short purple hair, particularly if you have fine hair. But, this soft purple hue looks wonderful on just about anyone.
32. Mermaid Hair Money Piece
Draw on your inner mermaid sensuality with this deep blue full head color with magenta money pieces. A moneypiece is always a great idea.
33. Money Piece Box Braids
Bring your warmer undertones to life with purple money piece box braids. A money piece is the best way to draw attention to your features, and looks great contrasting darker hair.
34. Mulled Wine
This red undertone purple is absolutely stunning. Leaving a warm, silky gloss.
35. Murky Mauve
Bring out your inner mermaid with a murky mauve hair color. Perfect for winter and looks gorgeous with those soft waves on natural brown hair.
36. Muted Mauve
Whether you wear it straight or style with a coil curl, this muted mauve will never let you down. It’s the perfect way to try purple dye as it’s a lighter tone, and not really a bold hair color choice.
37. Neon Purple Bob
Sharp bobs are in and what way to keep them fresh? Dying it a neon purple shade! This one keeps a dark shade overall, and uses the balayage technique to freshen up with purple. It’s a bold look, but the vibrant colors make it worthwhile.
38. Oil Slick
Sometimes looking like an oil slick is acceptable. And this hair color is the perfect moment.
39. Ombre Dip Dye
Add a special pop to your dull blonde with this pink to purple ombre split dye!
40. Pastel Ombre
Find yourself looking as delicious as cotton candy with this purple to pink pastel ombre. It’s a bright color perfect for summer!
41. Pastel Purple Hair
Add some brightness to your look with this gorgeous pastel shade of purple!
42. Peacock Balayage
Embrace your inner peacock with this purple into cool blue balayage. With soft blue undertones, it’s very flattering.
43. Peacock Highlights
Afraid to go full peacock? There’s good news – you can simply test the waters with peacock highlights!
45. Purple Blue Color Combo Dye
Keep things interesting with this purple and blue split dye.
46. Purple Copper Split Dye
Opposites attract with this purple and copper split dye. Can you pull it off?
47. Purple Green Checked Dye
Have the best of both worlds with purple and green checked hair dye.
48. Purple Green Split Dye
Channel the Joker with this purple and green split dye. It’s the best option for Halloween and spooky season.
49. Purple Lob
As your bob grows out, spice up your lob with this deep purple look. It’s a dark color, and not too out there.
50. Purple Magenta Split Dye
Play with your color pallet of magenta and deep purple. Especially with these gorgeous curls. Be sure to try vibrant colors for this look.
51. Purple Money Piece
Adding a splash of color to your hair doesn’t mean changing all of your hair. Keep your natural hair and add some purple money pieces as a great way to switch up your look.
52. Purple Ombre Box Braids
Box braids are fine on their own. Keep darker roots with a purple ombre.
53. Purple Ombre Hair
Not sure if the dark hair color is for you? Try a deep purple. Pack a punch with this cool, ashy purple ombre hairstyle. Perfect for those with a cooler skin tone, this hair color is definitely going to catch some stares.
54. Purple Rainbow Highlights
Enjoy every color of the rainbow with this purple based rainbow hair color. This one would look great in a messy bun!
55. Purple Streaks
Keep your natural base color and add just a touch of dazzle with deep purple streaks.
56. Purple With Blonde Highlights
Make purple the new natural with the blonde highlights!
57. Raven Purple
Find your inner raven with this deep purple that shines and looks almost like black hair.
58. Red Galaxy
Fall in love as your hair mimics the galaxy with shade of purple and magenta.
59. Red Purple
We can’t all decide between red and purple. So, don’t! This magenta purple curly hair looks beautiful.
60. Red Purple Split Dye
Enjoy your new hair color of purple and red as they battle on either side of your hair. With these vivid hair colors, you can really have a cute, bold look.
62. Smoky Purple Dip Dye
Smoky, sexy, and smooth this smoky purple ombre is for those wanting a more edgy look.
63. Stars And Galaxy
With tones of blue, green, pink, and purple you can really look like the stars and galaxy.
Bring Tumblr chic back with a bright violet purple hairstyle. Whether it’s Halloween or you simply love purple, this color is going to have you loving your hair.
65. Yellow Root
Support your favorite basketball team or stand out from the crowd with this yellow shadow root into purple balayage.
As you can see, there is a whole range of purple hairstyle ideas. All of which are going to be trendy in 2023!
Whether you want a violet hair color, long purple locks, or something to brighten up your facial features, purple is a trendy color that looks great on everyone.
Prepare yourself for the new year and enjoy the change of color. Book an appointment now!