What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

Unicorn Hair


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I read a theory that Starbuck’s launch of the Unicorn Frappuccino may have inspired the current spring hair trend, but I feel like it’s been coming for a while. Pastels are always flattering, and dramatic, colorful hair isn’t a new trend. In fact, it’s a trend that’s been sneaking into the mainstream for the last few years. It’s even started to appeal to the older folks. For years, Beloved and I have each had our own cool hair color plans for when we retire (she’s going navy, I want lilac). But whatever the inspiration, full-on unicorn-colored hair has arrived this year in a big way!

I think it’s just gorgeous. No, I don’t know what you do when your roots start to grow out, but that’s not my problem. I just want to look at the pretty colors!

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Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

20 thoughts on “Unicorn Hair

  1. As someone whose never dyed their hair (I just embrace my salt and pepper) I have no idea what work goes into creating and maintaining this type of hair but I always think it looks so striking. I like the versions where there’s a bit of really bold, saturated colour against the pastels.

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  2. I live it. Half the kids in Ella’s class (5th grade) have some form of it. I finally let Ella do it last month – she looks amazing. I’ll send you a pic. We just did the bottom half, so roots aren’t the problem, but fading is. The colors fade pretty quickly. And… lilac is PERFECTION. Sooooo flattering! You’ll look amazing! Xo

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  3. Unicorns are definitely having their hey day! While some of these are gorgeous, I don’t think I could ever go this crazy! ❤

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  4. Colorful it is , but do you know how toxic most hair dye is. Not good.

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  5. Most of these are beautiful!

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  6. Awesome effects! Hair stylists are welcome to our WEEKEND LARP events to play and work simultaneously. Pass it along!

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  7. I’m saving this for future reference. Love it!

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  8. Gorgeous! Why not, right? I wouldn’t dare myself, but my daughter’s had some teal highlights put in. Looks so nice in her almost-ebony hair!

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