Watermelon Hair Is Upstaging Everything Else As the Trend of Summer

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From ombré and bayalage to babylights and going platinum, we’ve seen our fair share of hair trends come and go this year, but there’s one that’s just now starting to pick up steam just in time for summer— watermelon hair. It looks exactly like what you’d imagine—pastel or neon green strands fading into a pretty pink hue and (sometimes) peppered with darker shades for a contrasting effect—and it’s taking the social media world by storm. 

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If you’re feeling adventurous, we recommend reaching for a temporary hair color shade before making things permanent, like STREEKERS ($12), which features a sponge-tip applicator to ensure perfect coverage and control of the color. If you’re then ready to marry the trend, see a professional for a flawless color job. Take it or leave it, but looking at these locks officially rings in summer for us.