Your Rainbow-Hair Dreams, (Temporarily) Realized

We're not exactly sure what makes colorful hair so synonymous with festival season, but we do know this is prime time to play around with out-of-the-box hues. We are, of course, also aware the green hair you plan to sport at Firefly may not go over well with your office HR. So, how do you reconcile your love of fluorescent hair with your 9-to-5? Easy — just go the noncommittal route.

Ahead, we rounded up a handful of magical DIY saviors you can use to get the look. From chalks to sprays to powders, these products place you just a teensy step away from the My Little Pony strands you've always wanted. The best part? The color will be gone in just a couple of shampoos. Your boss will be none the wiser — and that's a win for everyone.

Urban Decay's Electric shadow palette is so much more than killer eye wear — you can actually use these fluorescent shades in your strands. First, wet the section of hair you want to adhere the color to with a cocktail of the brand's Primer Potion and All-Nighter Setting Spray. Then, just brush on the color. Voilà! The hue will hold for a shampoo or two.
Urban Decay Electric Pressed Pigment Palette, $49.00 Buy
If you want to go literal with your hair chalk, pick up one of these sticks, and start sketching.
NPW Hair Chalk Duo, $8.00 Buy
Are pastels more your speed? Sephora's chalk is about to be your go-to.
Sephora Pastel Hair Chalk, $7.00 Buy
Splat hair chalk comes with an applicator sponge, making it super easy to get into the nooks and crannies around your hairline.

Splat Hair Chalk, $4.99, available at Ulta.
If you're looking for the widest variety of shades, reach for Colorsmash's Hair Shadow. Offering hues from gold to navy to yellow, this brand takes that whole "colors of the rainbow" thing quite literally.
Colorsmash Hair Shadow, $15.00 Buy
Graftobian's version wins for ease of use. Just spritz and go — no messy fingers here.
Graftobian Colorspray, $7.49 Buy
The gold standard of noncommittal hair color. Bumble and bumble's product is spritzed on dry hair and washes out in just one shampoo.
Bumble and bumble Spraychalk, $19.00 Buy
Hair chameleons, Urban Outfitters has heard your plea. The brand's rainbow palette has just about every color you can imagine chalking onto your hair.
Urban Outfitters Hair Chalk Rainbow Set, $14.00 Buy
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