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8 cool summer hair color ideas you won't want to miss

(Girl in the sun wearing a hat with a chocolate brown cool summer hair color idea. Taken from Pexels)

From Megan Fox to King Kylie—it looks like we’re getting colorful this summer


As the sun sets on spring (hallelujah) and we gear up for the scorching days of summer, it's time to infuse our looks with a burst of vibrant energy. This season, let's embrace the spirit of girl power and dive headfirst into a collection of cool-girl tones that are making waves on the web right now. With inspiration from our favorite celebrities like Megan Fox or even with Kylie Jenner’s King Kylie era cropping up, it's clear that this summer is all about making bold statements and turning heads wherever we go.


From soft pastels to rich, bold hues, this summer is all about showing off your hair and not shying away from the limelight. Whether you're craving a dramatic change or just looking to add a subtle pop of color, we've got you covered with eight must-try cool summer hair color ideas that are guaranteed to transform your look for the better.


Join us as we celebrate the spirit of the cool girl—the one who isn't afraid to take risks, break boundaries, and march to the beat of her own drum. This SS24, embrace the freedom to express yourself fully and unapologetically because true beauty lies in authenticity and confidence.


So grab your favorite summer playlist, gather your girl squad, and let's embark on a journey to discover the coolest hair color ideas you won't want to miss. And if it’s good enough for Meg, it’s good enough for us. Get ready to make a splash and set new trends for a summer filled with plenty of color. The heat is on, and we're ready to make waves—let's do this, girlies!


Hair color trends 2024

1) Blue jeans bob

(Megan fox with a pale blue bob haircut. Taken from </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">@DIMITRISHAIR</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">/Instagram)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


Dive into the trend that's already causing a stir this summer—Megan Fox's iconic Blue Jeans Bob, which she shared in April 2024. Inspired by the daring fashion choices of celebrities like Kylie Jenner (King Kylie? IYKYK), this look is all about embracing cool, icy, pastel tones that capture the essence of summer. 


Imagine yourself with a sleek bob, sporting shades of baby blue that reflect the clear skies and shimmering waters of your favorite beach destination. It's a bold statement that screams confidence and sets you apart from the crowd—oh, and blue isn’t for you? Then you can always give the baby pastel pink a go which Meg was rocking before this change. She’s living the colorful queen dream right now.


2) Honey blonde

(Image of Zendaya with honey blonde hair. Taken from Getty Images)


This one is simple, but girl, is it effective. Channel the effortless glamor of Lana Del Rey and Zendaya with a luscious Honey Blonde hue brushed through your mid-lengths. Get ready to have hair that exudes warmth and radiance, reminiscent of golden sunsets and lazy afternoons spent basking in the sun with the girls. 


This shade adds a touch of glam cool-girl to your look, transforming your style to new heights and turning heads wherever you go. It's the perfect choice for those who want to embrace the carefree spirit of summer while still channeling that more understated feel. P.S. It's super easy to maintain. 


3) Chocolate copper

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Image of Emma stone with chocolate copper hair color at the Oscars. Taken from Getty Images)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


It’s already decided. Dark is back for summer, and it looks *sensational*. Get ready to make a bold statement with Chocolate Copper, the color of the year inspired by Emma Stone's stunning Oscars look. Treat yourself to hair that boasts rich, deep brown tones infused with hints of fiery copper, creating a mesmerizing blend that looks good enough to eat. 


This shade adds depth and dimension to your locks, giving you a bold and confident look that's perfect for summer soirées and late-night adventures. It's a color that everybody talks about, and it looks VERY expensive and chic. 


4) Low maintenance blonde

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Image of a girl with low maintenance blond hair. Taken from @hair_by_kellijo/Instagram)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


For those who prefer a more laid-back approach to summer style, Low Maintenance Blonde is the perfect choice. Picture yourself with hair that boasts natural, sun-kissed highlights, reminiscent of lazy days spent lounging by the pool or strolling along the boardwalk. 


This shade offers a carefree and effortless look that requires minimal upkeep, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the summer sun and less time worrying about damaging the color of your hair. It's the ultimate choice for the modern-day beach babe who values simplicity and ease.


5) Cherry cola red

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Girl in the mirror with cherry cola red hair taking a selfie. Taken from @DOVECAMERON/INSTAGRAM)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


Cherry cola red may have been going around for AW23, but it’s keeping us going right through summer, too. Embrace your inner rebel with Cherry Cola Red, a striking shade that's making a comeback from the Y2K era. Why don’t you get this hair color that boasts vibrant, sultry red tones, evoking the fiery passion of a summer romance. 


This bold and dramatic shade adds a touch of edge to your look, giving you an air of confidence and sophistication that's impossible to ignore. Whether you opt for all-over color or subtle highlights, Cherry Cola Red is guaranteed to make a statement and leave a lasting impression wherever you go. 


Oh, and ultra cool girl Dua Lipa loves this tone, so we’re sold. 


6) Smoked copper

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Image from the back of the head of smoked copper hair color. Taken from Redken/Instagram)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


Buckle up for Smoked Copper, a trend with major staying power. Celebrities like Kendall Jenner, Zendaya, and Sydney Sweeney have all rocked this fiery hue, while TikTok is ablaze with over 1.1 billion views of ‘copper hair’. 


It’s an edgy hue that boasts smoky, sultry shades of copper, a bold statement that's as captivating as a summer night sky. Adding depth and dimension, it's perfect for summer parties and rooftop soirées. With Smoked Copper, you'll stand out, leaving a lasting impression wherever you go.


7) Pammy blonde

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Image of Pamela Anderson with blonde hair smiling at the camera. Taken from Getty Images)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


Get ready to rock the new It-girl blonde: Pammy Blonde, inspired by the iconic style of Pamela Anderson. We're not sure if you've noticed, but everyone is going blond these days. Not just any shade of blond, either. "Pamela Anderson blond." What sets this color apart is its crystal-clear tone. This bright blond is achieved with lots of highlights and is left 'untoned' to give a slightly raw, bleached look. 


This sun-kissed shade adds warmth and radiance to your look, giving off a carefree and effortless vibe that's perfect for summer adventures. Whether you're hitting the beach or exploring the city, Pammy Blonde is guaranteed to turn heads and make a statement wherever you go, just like the icon herself.


8) Ribbon lights or blonde blends

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">(Image of Selena Gomez with ribbon lights in her hair. Taken from Instagram/@philippverheyen)</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


Step into one of the hottest hair color trends for 2024. Blonde blends is a look our queen Selena Gomez loves. These shades strike the perfect balance between blondes and light brunettes, creating a mesmerizing fusion of tones that exude effortless cult status. Unlike heavily highlighted styles or stark platinum looks, blonde blends offer a more natural and subtle appearance, with a seamless transition that enhances your overall look. 


Whether you're soaking up the sun at the beach or navigating the urban jungle, blonde blends add a touch of sophistication and cool-girl style to your summer look. 

Plus, achieving this look is a breeze, especially if you're already rocking blonde or highlighted hair.


Make waves this summer with our It-girl hair color trends 

Summer is the season of self-expression, and what better way to show off your personality than with a fresh new hair color? We hope with this round-up of what’s to come, you're ready to take on SS24 in style. From Megan Fox's Blue Jeans Bob to Lana Del Rey's Honey Blonde, we've covered all the bases to ensure your summer look is on point and infamously stunning. 


So, what are you waiting for? Grab your sunscreen, slip into your favorite swimsuit, and get ready to debut your new look whilst frolicking in the sun. Summer is calling — it's time to answer that call with a bold new look that's as hot as the season itself. 

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