You don’t have to be a unicorn to celebrate pride, but you sure as hell gotta have pride. Before the festival hits Los Angeles then New York, we’re rounding up the best gay pride hair to get you in the spirit. Keep scrolling for ideas. Warning: You won’t be able to resist a rainbow rendezvous with your mane.
Get you some Rapunzel of Sweden pastel tape-in extensions for a pretty pride-worthy pop of color. We’re not exaggerating when we say the extensions are easy-breezy to put in, and they’ll last you all pride weekend.
MAD MAX BRAIDS
Make your head the pride focal point wth Mad Max-inspired braids spiked with spunky colored threads.
Take it from VS vixen Josephine Skriver and sport the high ponytail she paraded through NYC Pride in last year. Click here for the step-by-step tutorial.
POP OF PASTEL
Not down to ditch your healthy mane and commit to a bold color? Reach for Joico InstaTint Temporary Color Spray to score over-the-rainbow rad highlights.
FLORAL HAIR CARVING
Hit up your stylist ahead of pride weekend and slip your strands into a fierce haircut like this hair carving by hair graffiti artist Janine Ker.
Let your curls run wild ‘n free during the parade with a my-little-pony pastel dye job.
What’s pride without a sublime mane? Nada enchilada! Go for a regal crown braid atop an eye-popping rainbow.
Eugene Souleiman’s colorful braided ponytail made the ultimate Maison Margiela muse on the runway, and doubles as the perfect look to re-create for pride. Grab some colored thread from your local craft store and braid, baby, braid!
SHAVED SIDES AND CHOPSTICK SPACE BUNS
Shave your sides and stick some chopsticks into your braided space buns for the ultimate pride ‘do.
A low-key lit rainbow look for the gun-shy, a hidden rainbow color job is for you.