You are $75 away from free shipping
This Is Why Our Lash Serum Is a Must
AGE PERFECT MAKEUP Radiant Serum Foundation with SPF 50
UNBELIEVA-BROW Longwear Waterproof Brow Gel
Your Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Skin Care Routine Schedule
AGE PERFECT® Rosy Tone Fragrance Free Face Moisturizer
REVITALIFT DERM INTENSIVES 1.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Should You Wash Your Hair Before You Color It?
COLORISTA Semi-Permanent Hair Color
MAGIC ROOT Precision Pen
Our 21 Best Hair Care Tips For Every Hair Type
EVERPURE Brass Toning Purple Sulfate Free Shampoo
ELVIVE Color Vibrancy Rapid Reviver Deep Conditioner
The Best Bangs for Every Face Shape and Hair Type
ADVANCED HAIRSTYLE AIR DRY IT Wave Swept Spray
ELNETT SATIN HAIRSPRAY Extra Strong Hold
Find your next look
Haircolor Meets Makeup
Match your Brow and Hair Color Shade
WOMEN OF WORTH
Honoring extraordinary women who selflessly volunteer
The formula the world is asking for?
Learn about the science behind skin care
Browse your saved items
Find the perfect gift from our carefully curated selection of top beauty favorites
Sorry, you must log in to save an item.
We’re partial to hair color trends that remind us of our youth, from babylights to cotton candy hair, and kaleidoscope hair is no exception. What can we say, we love feeling nostalgic! Don’t you remember playing with kaleidoscope toys as a child and admiring the cool patterns and fun colors that appeared? Well, now that idea is responsible for your soon-to-be favorite hair color. Seriously! Read on to learn what kaleidoscope hair is and how to get the look.
Even if you know what a kaleidoscope is, it isn’t a given that you’ll know what kaleidoscope hair looks like. So, we’ll fill you in! Kaleidoscope hair is a pastel-hued, rainbow hair color that involves weaving various shades throughout ultra-light locks. The pastel colors cover the entire head of hair, blending together for a prismatic look. What sets kaleidoscope hair apart from other rainbow hair trends (of which there are many) is that the different ROYGBIV shades aren’t each on their own strands á la traditional highlights. Rather, the color placement follows hard to predict patterns that are reminiscent of a kaleidoscope.
The good news is, as long as you’re a fan of bold hair colors, you can rock kaleidoscope hair. This hair color trend doesn’t discriminate, it looks amazing on short hair, medium hair, and long hair, all skin tones, and even all ages.
Anytime a new hair color trend pops up, we all want to know if it’s possible to get the look at home. With a hair color like kaleidoscope hair, the answer is…sort of. Kaleidoscope hair requires bleaching your strands until they’re a very pale shade of blonde, which is a task typically best left to a professional. Additionally, the placement of the shades that make up this hair color is pretty tricky and something it often takes even a pro many hours to do. However, if you love getting crafty at home, you might be up for the challenge of giving yourself a temporary kaleidoscope color. You can use the L’Oréal Paris Colorista 1-Day Spray in Pastel Blue, Pastel Lavender, Pastel Pink, and Pastel Mint, spraying the shades onto different sections of your hair. When you get tired of having kaleidoscope hair (or if you mess up), the temporary hair color sprays will wash right out when you shampoo!
Good question! Kaleidoscope hair, like all hair, requires a special hair care routine. It’s important that after coloring your hair, you switch to a hair care system that consists of a color-safe shampoo, conditioner, and hair mask. Try the L’Oréal Paris EverPure Repair & Defend Shampoo, L’Oréal Paris Hair EverPure Repair and Defend Conditioner, and L’Oréal Paris EverPure Repair Remedy Balm.
It’s hard to name just one way to style kaleidoscope hair—so, we won’t. Here are three different hairstyles that are amazing for showing off kaleidoscope color.
It’s true: You can’t go wrong with voluminous curls! Regardless of your hair color, texture, length, or anything else, voluminous curls will make your mane look amazing—the bouncier, the better.
Get the look: How to Create Voluminous Curls on Any Hair Type
Just about any braided hairstyle will showcase your hair color beautifully, but we’re especially fond of the waterfall braid. The intricate weaving that makes up this ‘do really puts the blend of colorful highlights on full display.
Get the look: How to Create a Waterfall Braid
Just because you have a stunning hair color doesn’t mean you want to wear your strands down 24/7. When you need to get your locks up and out of your face, a brun hairstyle is the way to go. The braid accent will really show off the dimension in your color while keeping all of your hair up and out of the way.
Get the look: Braid Meets Bun: How to Get a Brun Hairstyle
Want to learn about another rainbow hair hue? In that case, click over to our article, How to Get Unicorn Hair.
Sign up for the latest beauty news, product samples and coupons
Now you’ll be the first to hear about our latest beauty news, product samples and coupons and so much more. You’ll hear from us soon.