Back view of a woman with rainbow hair

As the symbol of Pride, rainbows are a great way to stand with the LGBTQ++ community this Pride Month and beyond. The Pride rainbow flag has had six colors since 1979: red for life, orange for healing, yellow for the sun, green for nature, indigo for harmony, and violet for the soul.

Though most Pride Month 2021 festivities will be celebrated virtually, you can still have fun with your #lewk. Aside from Pride-inspired outfits, face makeup, backdrops, and accessories, you can also express your solidarity with the community through your hair! To guide you, we’ve rounded up five rainbow hairstyles that will serve as your starting point.

Go Extra on the Accessories

Express your creativity with this merry-go-round, pastel style. (Credit: Instagram/ciara_monahan)

Be the center of attention at your Zoom party with this truly #extra hairstyle. A pastel version of the rainbow features pink, mint, lilac, and aquamarine hues on top. Accessorizing the blue hair underneath are sectioned braids secured with the most iconic creatures — the unicorn. You’ll certainly be one-of-a-kind with this merry-go-round style. Because there’s so much going on, you’ll need hairspray to keep it all together. Try TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray, which will freeze your look in place with a mega-firm hold and a fast-drying, humidity-resistant, water-free formula that will make your unicorn hairstyle last longer. 

Pimp Your Undercut

Give your undercut a colorful makeover with this rainbow design. (Credit: Instagram/sara.paints.hair)

Spruce up your undercut, especially for Pride Month, with this rainbow design, complete with a cute gray cloud and all the colors of the LGBTQ rainbow. Sure, you might have to spend the entire virtual event with your back turned to the camera, but it’s a small price to pay for cuteness. To keep the colors of your rainbow loud and proud, use TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Shampoo. It has anti-fade technology that keeps your hair color vibrant and jojoba oil to keep it moisturized and shiny — you wouldn’t want a faded rainbow, would you?

Try a Peekaboo Rainbow

For a more subtle rainbow effect, try highlighting the inner sections of your hair. (Credit: Instagram/rougehairwitch)

If you’re looking to wear something over-the-top for your virtual Pride party, why not keep your hair more subtle for contrast? This peekaboo hairstyle shows off hints of the rainbow when you flip your hair.

To do this, you only need to bleach a few sections of hair underneath and apply different colored dyes on each section. Since bleaching is minimal, you can care for your locks with Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Color Revive Ultra Conditioner. It’s sulfate-free and infused with Triple Keratin Complex to revive lifeless locks, replace the nutrients that got lost from coloring, and keep your new hair hues vibrant.

Go for Pastel Pride

Be a pastel princess and go for lighter, rainbow-colored hair. (Credit: Instagram/ziabyrd)

Channel Rainbow Brite with this pastel-colored masterpiece. In this style, instead of colors applied in streaks, they are applied across the hair in an overlapping manner, resulting in a hologram effect. This soft and almost-blonde color needs extra care to prevent damage and fading. TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Shampoo contains Micro-Conditioning Technology that uses violet pigments to neutralize brassy hues and preserve lighter shades longer. 

Be a Star in Rainbow Drag

Stand out at virtual Pride party in rainbow drag. (Credit: Instagram/renniepoo13)

Complement your rainbow hair with rainbow makeup and wear your colors with pride. Not only will you stand out at your virtual party, but it looks great in pictures, and it’s fun!

Wear shades that match the hues on your hair for a seamless look. In this example, the colored makeup is only applied in places where hair usually grows, but go ahead and do as you please. If you’re using temporary color on your hair, make sure to wash it properly to avoid staining fabrics and damaging your strands. Use TRESemmé Detox & Nourish Shampoo, which has ginger and green tea that detoxifies hair from impurities and build-up and replenishes lost nutrients.

Wear your colors loud and proud this Pride Month with these fun and bold hair ideas — and be the star of your virtual event, too!