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The Most Fun (And Easy) Temporary Hair Dyes On The Planet

The Most Fun (And Easy) Temporary Hair Dyes On The Planet

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Finally brave enough to hop on the pastel hair dye trend? Kudos to you! The style is hotter than ever right now. With summer right around the corner and festival season in full swing it's the perfect time to try something new. Of course, any exotic or drastic change to your beauty arsenal deserves careful product consideration. That’s why we took the liberty of researching which temporary dyes are the most popular on Influenster. Time to get colorful!


1. Jerome Russell’s Punky Colour

Jerome Russell’s Punky Colour 

Price: $9.99 at Ulta

The scoop: With 4.7 stars on Influenster, this dye is a total hit. From lime green to flamingo pink, Jerome Russell’s products are nothing short of funky. The colors show up vibrant even on the darkest of hair. A little bit of color comes out with each wash, creating a more pastel approach.

What Influensters are saying: “I have used almost every color of this brand and absolutely love it. Punky color is my absolute go to! I used this color for the first time this week and I'm in love!”-Talisa N., 20  


2. Manic Panic

Manic Panic

Price: $10.49 at Sally Beauty Supply

The scoop: If you’re looking for the ultimate funkiest colors, look no further than Manic Panic. The 4.2 star-rated product is completely vegan, making it healthier for your locks. It’s ready-to-use and temporary. No need to stress about any serious commitment. The colors turn out vibrant without taking a toll on your strands. From streaks to a full-head, you can use this dye in so many different ways. 

What Influensters have to say: “I love every color of Manic Panic I've tried - and I've tried many! It doesn't dry my hair out, it actually leaves it feeling even better than it did before. My favorite color is "shocking blue". It is a beautiful vibrant blue which fades out to a beautiful purple in my hair - I've used it on my whole head and loved it!” -Nicole H.,22


3. Splat Washables 

Splat Washables

Price: $5.96 at Walmart 

The scoop: If you want a quick and non-permanent dye, give Splat a go. This 4.1 starred products works best on lighter hair (for dark hair, a few applications will do the trick) and washes out easily in the shower. It’s infused with conditioners to keep your strands from drying out. 

What Influensters are saying: This hair dye works great for people who want a temporary change of hair color. I work at a bank and I am definitely not allowed to have blue hair so when I went on vacation I bought this stuff to wear for the week I was off. Loved it! Color looked great and washed out easily.”- Nicole L., 22


4. L’Oreal Paris Feria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Color

L’Oreal Paris Feria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Color

Price: $9.99 at Ulta

The scoop: Funky but not too drastic. Experienced users of L’Oreal Paris’ hair dying products swear by the violet shade, ranking it at 4 stars. The kit is super easy to use and comes with a complimentary shampoo and conditioner. After applying, you’ll see a pretty, vibrant shade of violet with an illuminating glow. Depending on the shade of your hair, the vibrancy of the color will range. Darker locks make a more subtle shade, while lighter hair results in a more vibrant approach. 

What Influensters say: “I absolutely love this hair dye! The color looks fantastic. It is very vibrant and bright which was exactly what I was looking for. As long as you take care of your hair it does not fade that quickly.” - Tiana V., 20


5. ‘N Rage Demi Hair Dye

‘N Rage Demi Hair Dye

Price: $10.49 at Sally Beauty Supply

The scoop: The ‘N Rage products are a bit more intense to use than the others when it comes to the length of time the product stays put. If you’re looking for a product that’ll make the dye last longer—say around six weeks—this one is the one for you. With so many funky colors to choose from such as aqua, hot pink, and violet you’re bound to find one you’ll fall in love with. This dye is long lasting and doesn’t fade, flake, or bleed. Experienced users claim the application process is super simple if you just stick to the instructions on the bottle.

What Influensters have to say: “This is my go to funky color choice! I have shopped at the Professional Beauty Store for funky colors and my local beauty store and this product is my number one go to for funky colors. Great coverage, the longer you leave it in the darker the color the longer it stays! I love N'Rage!”-Hollie N., 27

Have you tried any of these products? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below! 

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