80 Unique Hair Color Ideas To Try

Everyone wants a hair color that is completely unique to them and allows them to stand out from the crowd. While this seems as though it would be impossible, it isn’t so much the color as it is the confidence of the individual wearing the color that makes it unique. However, the number of colors that are available when choosing a color to dye your hair is so numerous that there will always be subtle differences to allow the same colors to be different. For example, someone may dye their hair red but still possess a color that is unique to them due to the mix of colors used in creating the red.

Golden Blonde

Any form of blonde may not seem as though it is a unique color, however, the level of golds used in creating this color is part of its uniqueness.

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Platinum Violet

Nearly white blonde, or platinum, colors have quite a bit of wiggle room when creating something that is unique as the addition of another color such as violet can make the color pop even more.

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Light Auburn

Red hair gets a bad rap, but this light auburn color is unique due to the golden tones that are present in the hair color.

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Light Red

Even though this color is still an auburn, there are much more graying tones to the hair that make it appear dull while still remaining light.

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Platinum, Pink, and Violet

While platinum and violet have been seen, you will notice the addition of pink in this color as well as the major difference of the tips only possessing the bright colors.

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Vibrant Red

Though this image may have been enhanced, this bright red color is not impossible and it incredibly unique due to its vibrancy.

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Red to Yellow

It is hard to tell if this color was supposed to be hot pink or Crayola red, the fade from one bright color to another along with the mixing of colors is definitely one of a unique color ideas out there.

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White Lavender

Even though platinum is more common, you can certainly see the white that is intermixed into this lavender hair color making it bright but not overpowering.

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Although it may seem crazy, this brilliant blue color is mystifying and has many highlights allowing it to stand out even though it isn’t a very natural color.

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While this color is part of the red family, you won’t be seeing any natural burgundy redheads walking around.

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People dying their hair gray is becoming an all-out trend around the world and is gaining popularity every day due to the uniqueness of it.

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Pure Violet

Solid color dyes are fairly common, though if you choose to purchase a home kit for these colors you will certainly see a bit of uniqueness due to your current color playing a role in the shade you receive.

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Also known as unicorn hair, this color effect is the work of many colors as well as placement of the colors into a mystical effect.

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Grey styles are in, and it is certainly unique when you choose a color that is nearly silver over something with a bit more of an ashy feel.

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Dark Red

It is hard to describe a color like this as some may call it haunting while others call it crimson, though it is a beautiful shade it is certainly a winter color.

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Red and Black

The mixing of red and black when dying hair has been popular for quite a while but what makes it unique is that everyone does it differently, such as black roots with red hair or vice versa.

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Dirty Blonde

There are several ways you can go about creating a dirty blonde color such as mixing in browns and golds into your blonde colored hair.

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Brunette with Light Brown Highlights

Adding in highlights is one of the easiest ways you can go about making your hair color unique since the placement of the highlights is going to be unique to you.

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Burgundy to Red

Fading your color is another method you can use to make your color different, and dying a large portion of your hair one color, like burgundy, then dying the tips a different color, like a brighter red, is a perfect option.

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Brunette with Blonde Highlights

Highlights not only make your color pop but provide a little personality to your color. By adding in blonde highlights to a medium brown hair color you will be able to lighten up your hair without much work.

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Red, Orange, and Yellow

This flame like look is a combination of red, orange, and yellow placed precisely to give the effect of a flame and may not be for everyone making it unique.

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Between Brunette and Red

There are some colors that blend between two distinctly different colors such as this auburn brunette. You can easily see the red tones in the brown as well as hints of golden tones allowing the color to be warmer.

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Deep Brown

Brunette has a wide range in the colors you can choose from, and this deep brown color possesses many red tones within the color to help brighten it without making it appear black.

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Ash Blonde

Some blonde colors have an ashy gray color to them and whether you choose something with a lot of grays or only a little you will find something that is all your own.

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You will find that there are some honey colored blondes out there where they have little hints of caramel coloring in the strands which offer some uniqueness to the overall color.

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Platinum has its qualities and can be a very bright color. You can also mix in blondes, grays, and golds into the color for something a little different without seeming too abnormal.

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Bleached Tips

When in search of something a little different, you will find that there is a great deal out there. Going for lighter tips such as the blonde in this brunette red is certainly different since most go for darker ends.

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Dark Brown and Caramel Highlights

The placement of highlights is the key to adding a little something extra to your hair, and this dark brunette with caramel colored highlights is amazing.

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Vibrant Rainbow

Unique options appear every day such as this rainbow effect hair, and while the roots are hot pink rather than simply violet, it possesses a fun feel all its own.

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Red under Layer

Another craze that is coming into fashion is dying the under layer of your hair a more vibrant color than the outside such as black hair with a bright red under layer.

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Brunette to Blonde

Dark brunette to blonde is another way to mix your colors to get something unique from your hair color that will show off a little personality.

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Deep Brunette with Bright Blonde Highlights

This deep brunette color has various blonde and lighter brunette highlights throughout making it more vibrant and sexy.

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Brilliant Auburn

Red hair colors are unique whether they are natural or professionally dyed such as this brilliantly bright and vibrant red.

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Mauve is certainly a color that you don’t see every day but is definitely a color to consider if you want to mix things up a bit.

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Nearly Crayola

We have all seen bright red hair, and this darker than Crayola crayon red is definitely an option for those who like the brighter side of the red color spectrum.

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Clearly Crayola

This bright red color is definitely a Crayola red color due to the vibrancy of the red and lack of other highlights or lowlights visible.

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Deep Auburn Updo

Deep auburn colored hair can have many different colors added in to make it more unique such as rich browns, golden tones, and even violet colors that brighten and darken the overall color.

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Auburn Waves

You will also see a lot of bright auburn colors that are darker than your usual red but are still vibrantly red in the sunlight.

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Blonde Tipped Brown

Some styles even offer combinations of color such as this brunette color with blonde ends allowing it to brighten the color while making the brunette color richer in appearance.

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Rich Golden Brunette

In this color, you immediately see the rich brown color before your eye gravitates to the unique golden tones that highlight the color providing a more natural look.

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Dark Brunette

While brunette is seen as a common color, dark brown hair is fairly unique when you figure out the underlying colors beneath the brown.

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Cotton Candy Blonde

One of the rarer color options is the cotton candy pink color as there are very few women brave enough to enjoy such a brilliantly bright color.

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Light Candy Floss

This nearly baby candy floss pink color is not only fun but possesses a great deal of personality and is unique when compared to other colors.

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Pure Candy Floss

This color is brighter than other cotton candy colors due to the purity of the pink used to dye the hair this unique color.

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Deep Violet

When looking for something unique, there is nothing better than a dark violet to highlight your complexion as well as any hints of cool colors in your eyes.

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Auburn with Blonde Tips

Auburn hair can be faded to either a lighter or darker color at the tips and look fabulous such as this strawberry blonde at the ends.

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Blonde to Violet

This blonde to violet look is not only unique but super fun whether you choose to do it with permanent or temporary dye.

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Red Burgundy

In this image, the burgundy color is more reddish in color and possesses fewer browns than that of a traditional burgundy.

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Ashy Brunette

There are many colors out there when thinking about coloring your hair, and this mix of brunette and ash blonde is beautiful in many ways.

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Baby Blue

Light blue is another unnatural color that not only catches many glances but can be fun when done in either permanent or temporary color.

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Lavender with dark roots and either gray or white highlights is beautiful in just about any setting and can even turn numerous heads.

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Brunette and Red

Brunette to red fading is a combination that isn’t seen often and looks amazing while tearing yourself apart from the crowd by using two natural colors.

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Deep Brunette to Auburn

This darker combination fade is also stunning due to the rich hues and subtle contrasts in color, leaving a unique effect that may not frequently be considered.

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Blonde and Strawberry Lowlights

Not only is this style fun, but the coloration is interesting as well since it uses a blonde color and is topped by a darker strawberry tone adding lowlights to the top of the head.

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Long Violet

No matter how long your hair is, you can always experiment with a variety of colors without worrying about affecting the growth of your natural hair as long as you see a professional for the color.

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Teal Bangs

Adding color to only a specific section of your hair has grown in popularity, although the placement of the color has changed a bit from style to style.

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It takes guts to attempt to pull off an orange-red color and adding in deeper tones as lowlights add an extra punch to the unique factor.

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Brunette with Red Highlights

You will find that there is always a little bit of red in some brunette colors, however highlighting a brunette color with a bright red is a bit different than some other styles we see.

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Red Highlights

The use of red highlights isn’t simply limited to a few standard colors like this black highlighted with bright red, warming the color.

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Natural Brunette

Choosing a more natural color can also be unique through the addition of highlights and lowlights in a variety of places to create your own style.

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Honey Highlighted Brunette

Highlighting lighter brown hair colors in honey tones not only looks beautiful but adds a classic yet modern touch to something so simplistic.

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True Dirty Blonde

The term dirty blonde isn’t exactly the best description for this mix of browns and blondes, however, the highlighting brightens up the overall color allowing it to seem lighter than it actually is.

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Blonde and Red

Blonde color lowlighted with red isn’t exactly common making it incredibly unique, however, it also creates a romantic feel to the overall look of the hairstyle.

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White Blonde Pixie

White hair isn’t seen frequently on younger women, but not only is it gorgeous and almost mystical feeling to the overall look.

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Chestnut Brunette

There are many different ways to mix up a chestnut brown color, such as adding in highlights to brighten the color or make it appear richer.

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Crayon Red

Some women enjoy more vibrant colors such as crayon red which can be dressed up or down in a variety of interesting fashions that will stand out.

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Auburn over Black

Two toned colors are another interesting choice that isn’t seen often but looks beautiful when done on a hairstyle that will showcase both colors.

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Beautiful Brunette

Richer brown tones are usually the best option when you want to choose a dark color and can be highlighted in a variety of ways depending on your go-to hairstyle.

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Strawberry Blonde

There is a wide variety of colors that fall into the strawberry blonde spectrum of hair colors, and this bright red not only offers the lighter side of the reds but the most reddish side of the blonde.

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Natural Red

While only 2 percent of the world’s population has red hair, the more natural colors appear more copper tones throughout the hair along with a variety of natural highlights and lowlights.

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Cool Colors

Choosing a variety of colors can provide some fun results such as this mix of light blue, blue, and purple creates a highlight and lowlight effect.

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Blue to Green

Another fun combination is a blue to green fade that provides an ocean style feel and allows for a little fun with your hair color.

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Deep Purple

This deep reddish purple color is not only fun but has a royal feeling to the style that adds something unique to your list of options for hair color.

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Copper toned reds are not only fun but allow you to access more metallic red tones to highlight and lowlight your hair with ease.

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Deep Red

Deeper reds are another option for those who want to take a break from their usual color choices when styling their hair or choosing a color.

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Red with Roots

You can also opt to allow your roots to grow out with red colors since they can fade nicely into darker roots.

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High Ponytail Blonde

Fading colors is a very popular choice and can even be done subtly with dirty blonde to a more bright blonde color.

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Pinky Lilac

Choosing a purple colored hairstyle can be fun and frustrating when you aren’t sure how bold you want to go, however, a lilac is a brilliant option due to its brightness without seeming overpowering.

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Some red colors may appear more orange toned than copper or auburn, and since there is a wide spectrum of red you can easily experiment with these lighter colors.

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While there are hundreds of unique options for hair colors, you will be able to find a wider variety of colors by speaking to your stylist. Some professional cosmetologists will be able to mix up a custom color for you to ensure your hairstyle is all your own. Keep in mind that this may take a little time for some professionals, and you may pay a premium for this kind of customized service. You will also be able to access various color swatches with a professional that you would otherwise not have access to dying your hair yourself. It is best to get an idea of the style that you want before you visit your stylist, then talk to them about what will work the best for you to ensure your happiness with the overall color you have chosen.

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