This post was originally published on April 13 and has since been updated.
One of the biggest beauty trends to emerge during the pandemic was pink hair. Searches for “pink hair dye” skyrocketed, and the cotton candy color was suddenly everywhere. It seemed like every week over the past year there was a new celebrity with pink hair, solidifying the shade’s position in the beauty space. And the trendy hue doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, either.
Chrissy Teigen was the latest celeb to undergo a pink hair transformation. Just last week, she debuted her rosy new look on Instagram, tagging hairstylists Irinel de León and Tracey Cunningham. The soft, pastel pink shade, is a stark contrast to her signature honey-blonde shade, and unlike some of the other times Teigen has experimented with bold hair colors, this is the real deal—not a wig.
Other celebs that came before her with pink hair include Ciara, Demi Lovato, January Jones, and even Madonna. So, why has the playful shade become so popular? “The main reasons are simple: Pink is such a happy color and because of its pastel shade, it still feels light and bright, the way blonde hair does,” celebrity hairstylist Kristin Ess told Allure. Makes sense, considering the year we’ve had and the fact that we’re starting to sense some normalcy just in time for another hot girl summer.
Considering the color change yourself? (You must be, you came this far.) Before your next hair appointment—or DIY dye job—check out this list of celebrities with pink hair. From Lana Condor’s pretty pastel strands to Shakira’s hot pink head of hair, you’re sure to find all the #hairspo you need right here.
Celebrities With Pink Hair:
On May 10, just ahead of summer, the pop icon ditched her signature blonde strands for a pastel pink ombré effect, with pale pink sections framing her face and a more subtle gradient of color down the back.
From honey blonde to platinum blonde to rosy pink, Teigen showed off the finished shade of her transformation on Instagram.
In February, the To All the Boys I Loved Before star debuted the prettiest shade of pastel pink hair.
During quarantine, Ciara started sporting playful hair colors, including baby blue and this bubblegum pink hue.
For her recent Dom Perignon collaboration, Lady Gaga rocked a pink ombré hair color.
The “Best Friend” rapper is no stranger to bold hairstyles, but we particularly love this pinkish-orange hue on her.
Shortly after debuting a bold undercut in November, Demi Lovato dyed her strands pastel pink.
The singer-songwriter added a feminine touch to her punky buzz cut with a fuchsia shade.
Always one to surprise us, Cardi B showed off a fresh bubblegum-pink pixie cut at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
The professional tennis player ditched her signature brunette shade for a bright pink (with matching makeup) shortly after her US Open win.
Though she originally set out to color her hair rose pink, Shakira ended up with bright magenta waves, and regardless of her intentions, we’re a fan.
Taraji P Henson
From bouncy curls to box braids to edgy pixie cuts, the actress has been showing us all the ways you can sport bright pink hair.
A pastel pink bob? Leave it to January Jones to make this look super chic.
In September, the model dip-dyed the tips of her hair pink, expertly blending the color into her darker roots for a bold look.
We love the rich pink tones added over Kylie Jenner’s naturally deeper hair color.
From brunette to blonde to pink during quarantine, the actress was serving up some cotton candy vibes.
Anyone else obsessed with the Julianne Hough’s subtle yet still playful ombré pink hair color?
The country music star dyed her hair pink to match her 23-year-old daughter Gracie’s new look.
Back in October, the Tiktok sensation dyed the underneath layers of her hair and the front two, face-framing pieces hot pink for a modern take on the trend.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
One of the earliest adapters of pandemic pink hair, the actress opted for a soft pastel pink.
When it comes to celebrities with pink hair, we didn’t expect Madonna to hop on the bandwagon, but at 62 years old, she really pulls it off.
We’ll continue to update this list of celebrities with pink hair, because trust us, this is just the beginning of the trend.
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