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14 Stunning Examples of Magenta Hair to Show Your Colorist

Georgia May Jagger


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Jewel tones were definitely on the rise this year. There’s been a lot of lilac and lavender, rose gold and coral, ruby red and pastel pink. But the all-encompassing magenta—a bold, beautifully marbled combination of pink, purple, and red—is bigger than, dare we say, millennial pink, and it’s making waves in a variety of tones. We’ve spotted this trending color on the heads of celebrities, influencers and models gracing red carpets, runways, and screens this year, so naturally, our interest is piqued.  

This trend, as all good ones do, has come back around and is better than ever. Most notably recognized back in the early 2000s, Kate Moss and Gwen Stefani were two of few to make the statement. Today, we’re seeing the expressive color trend on women of all ages, skin tones, and hair textures. From blunt bobs to chic curls, the magenta hair color trend has no limits. Ahead, 14 stunning ways to rock bold magenta hair.

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Ombré Up-do

Demi Lovato


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Demi Lovato keeps her magenta ombré hair low maintenance by keeping her roots a natural dark brown at the base. 

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Silky Straight

Kylie Jenner has never failed to grab our attention. Her long, brightly hued magenta strands give off a futuristic vibe. And if anyone knows what's trending, it’s likely to be the youngest billionaire (more specifically, of a beauty company) in our history, right?

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Piecey, Tousled Waves

Georgia May Jagger turned to Bleach London’s Alex Brownsell for nothing shy of the boldest and brightest of magentas. 

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Bob with Red Undertones

Sharna Burgess’ magenta has strong red undertones that she pairs beautifully with a strong red lip. 

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Updo with Hair Accessories

Katy perry

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Leave it to Katy Perry to try this trend on for size. An expertly accessorized blend of bubblegum pink and violet make this magenta beehive a head-turner. 

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Red, Pink, and Violet Balayage

With hints of red, pink, and violet, this multi-dimensional balayage perfectly displays all the hues that magenta is made of. 

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Stunning Short Cut

In short, magenta radiates a soft pink aura, no matter your skin tone. 

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Intricate Braid

Why do we love this look? A bold, juicy pomegranate shade takes this stage in this braided look. This double-braided ponytail is sure to turn heads. 

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Edgy Cut

Ruby Rose frequents the badass female role in her films, so it isn't shocking to see her make a societally-branded "feminine" shade look so edgy.

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Marbled Curls

Tousled waves pair nicely with this marbled magenta hair color. This red-to-pink balayage is a fun shade to try for summer. 

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90s Grunge Magenta

Supermodel Behati Prinsloo is a trendsetter. After seeing her sport faded 90s-grunge magenta hair, we can't help but want to try the look too. 

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Temporary Magenta Hair Dye

If you’re nervous about making the commitment to this trending mixture of extreme pink and pastel purple that we call magenta, try using a temporary rinse that will fade with each wash like this one from Overtone. 

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Loose Curls

Bella Thornes


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Bella Thorne wears the trending hair color as flawlessly as she wears the hat of actress, musician, model, and author.

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Coils with Sleek Edges

Don’t get it twisted—this color looks good no matter what your hair type or length and gives an extra swirl of flair to your edges.

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