31 Colorful Black Girl-Approved Hairstyles Giving Us Spring Fever

Jamie Farrant

Insta-inspo for the win!

Nikki Brown Mar, 20, 2017

It’s the first day of spring and although some of us are still navigating snowy weather, there’s just something about this season that awakens our adventurous side.

With longer days and warmer nights comes the opportunity to switch your style up in the hair department. Hair color is the logical choice for many because contrary to popular belief, it isn’t the type of change that requires much sacrifice.

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If you’re scared of damage, incorporate colorful strands into your protective style. Wig out (literally) when you’re low on time. And remember: temporary color spray isn’t just for Halloween night. As always, we’re getting inspired and admittedly distracted by a wave of beautiful Black women flaunting their technicolor strands on the ‘Gram.

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Take in the melanin magic below. 

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How many colors can you spot?

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There's nothing basic about this ponytail. 

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Mermaid realness!

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50 shades of blue. 

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Curly girl goals. 

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Faux fabulous! 

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The sleekest pony we've ever seen. 

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Obsessed with this ombre. 

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Brighter than the sun. 

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Now, this is a bob upgrade. 

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Space buns are always a good idea. 

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Leave 'em green with envy. 

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Why stop with just one shade of blue?

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One word: laaaaaid. 

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Pink and blue: the perfect color combo. 

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Majestic in magenta. 

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Red hot. 

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In love with these rouge faux locs.

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So wavy! 

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Mesmerized by these jumbo curls! 

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The aqua mohawk we never knew we needed. 

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Hey blue bombshell! 

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We spot a real life mermaid--so gorgeous! 

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Accessories for the win! 

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We couldn't think of a better color pairing for this ombre look. 

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This lavender-blue hue is seriously next level glam. 

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Poppin' in pink. 

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Crochet done right. 

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Slaying in barely there purple.

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Bubblegum pink and fabulous! 

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The brighter, the better!