The Best and Worst of Celebrities Trying to Make Pink Hair Happen

Pink is the new black — or, erm, blonde — apparently.

Celebrities are loving pink hair right now. It’s like the trend that keeps on giving. Whether it’s just a few highlights or a full-on color change, splashes of pink have been popping up all over Hollywood. For years, celebrities have tried making the pink ’do look fierce, and some have succeeded. Others…eh…not so much. Check out these celebs who have braved the pink hair and received very different results.

  • 1 Michaela Coel
    This Chewing Gum star gave us a pretty in pink moment.

  • 2 Rasheeda
    We’re loving this fiery pink moment on the style queen.

  • 3 Tamar Braxton
    This songbird kicked her brand new buzz cut up a notch with some hit pink flair.

  • 4 Da Brat
    Brat’s signature pigtails just got a pale pink makeover!

  • 5 Kim Kardashian
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    Kim Kardashian has traded in her icy blonde locks for a shade of bubble gum pink that is just to die for!

  • 6 Salma Hayek
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    Hayek took pink hair and made it look elegant at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017.

  • 7 Zayn
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    Real men wear pink…frosted tips.

  • 8 Kendall Jenner
    Kendall Jenner makes her pink locks and over-grown roots look chic AF.

  • 9 Julianne Hough
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    Julianne Hough’s cropped pink ’do is playful and fun.

  • 10 Rita Ora
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    Ora’s locks are a subtle hue that more closely resembles pink lemonade. When life gives you hair dye…

  • 11 Hilary Duff
    Hilary’s two-toned hair is the perfect mix of edgy and classic. The intertwined colors are interesting, and the gray accents make the pink really stand out.

  • 12 Kelly Ripa
    The heavy fuchsia color just doesn’t feel natural on her.

  • 13 Nicole Richie
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    The light pink color is perfect for Nicole’s bouncy personality.

  • 14 Jessie J
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    Bubblicious, much?

  • 15 Demi Lovato
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    Demi is a hair risk-taker, and in her case, extreme. This full-on pink ’do looks electric on her.

  • 16 Helen Mirren
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    The Queen can never go wrong.

  • 17 Christina Aguilera
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    The neon pink and platinum blonde combination on Christina looks a little juvenile. Almost like a funky Barbie doll from the early 2000s.

  • 18 Lauren Conrad
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    Like Christina, LC would have looked better with a lighter pink. Plus, the small dab of pink makes this style look unfinished.

  • 19 Katy Perry
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    Demi and Katy share a similar penchant for wild hairstyles, and they both can pull them off. The contrast between this modern color and and the classic physical style is extremely interesting.

  • 20 Nicki Minaj
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    Again, no words needed. Flawless with every hairstyle.

  • 21 Lady Gaga
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    This throwback Gaga hairstyle works because the singer took a risk and put all of the coloring up front instead of behind.

  • 22 Perez Hilton
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    He looks like a 16-year-old MySpace kid.

  • 23 Rachel McAdams
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    While the pink/blonde contrast is a little jarring, Rachel makes this work by filling her hair with enough pink so that it feels balanced.

  • 24 Rihanna
    It’s a little too Pepto-Bismol for us, but RiRi pretty much makes everything work for her.

  • 25 Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting
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    Hilary Duff and Kaley employ a similar style here. By (seemingly) tinting her hair gray, the pink comes off more seamless.