Women All Around The World Are Rocking This Hair Color

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Purple has always been associated with royalty... but when it comes to hair, we associate the color with the raddest risk takers all around the globe. Whether you're going moody or bright, it's a hue that works anytime, any place, and on anyone. Just search #purplehair on Instagram for proof.
And while you could go all out and opt for a pastel rainbow masterpiece, purple is also great for hair dye newbies (especially those with dark hair) who want a wild color without bleaching the living daylights out of their strands.
If you've been toying with the idea of painting your hair purple, or need an update to your existing dye job, scroll on to see how stylists have taken on the challenge all over the world.
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What To Ask For: Dark Purple Hair

Let's dip one toe in first, shall we? Darker hues like eggplant and plum are a great way to try the trend without necessarily needing to lighten the entire base. (In some cases you might need to at least get highlights.)
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Canada
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France
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California, U.S.
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California, U.S.
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New York, U.S.
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Texas, U.S.
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Canada
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Connecticut, U.S.
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California, U.S.
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Australia
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New York, U.S.
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France
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What To Ask For: Ombré

It's the best of both worlds: vibrant color with an easy grow-out process. "I use a brush and emulsify with my hands to blend the colors," says Cherin Choi of the Ramirez|Tran salon.
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Florida, U.S.
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California, U.S.
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California, U.S.
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Singapore
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Indonesia
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California, U.S.
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Norway
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California, U.S.
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What To Ask For: Pastel Purple

They look damn cool, but pastel shades are arguably the most work (you will have to bleach) and require the most upkeep. Choi suggests getting an in-salon toner for maintenance. "The more often the toning is done, the longer it will last," she says.
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Tennessee, U.S.
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Serbia
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Australia
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California, U.S.
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Arizona, U.S.
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Malaysia
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Ireland
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California, U.S.
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What To Ask For: Blue And Purple Hair

Can't decide between blue and purple? A swirl of the two couldn't be prettier. Just realize you'll need to put in effort to maintain it. "Creative color tends to fade fairly quickly," Lucille Javier once told us. She suggests using a color-protective line.
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