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If you're interested in trying a temporary hair color for kids this summer (because let's be honest, pulling that permanent hair color trigger isn't necessarily something we want to do with our kids), you're in luck. First things first though: can we all agree that all hair colors, especially non-traditional hair colors and temporary hair colors, are having A Moment?
Maybe it was the monotony of the pandemic, but it feels like every social media outlet is rife with gorgeous photos of bold, gem-toned hair on people of all ages. Kids, too, are even getting in on the trend. And since it's summer, chances are if you have children in your home they're going to be begging you for blue hair. Or magenta hair. Or, better yet, rainbow hair. And why not? It looks so cool!
Many parents will want to indulge their kids' hair color fantasies this summer, which is why we've compiled the best, safest, most popular temporary hair colors for your kids to try all summer long. Hair color for kids come in all forms: color hair spray for kids, colored hair chalk, clip-ins, and even temporary hair dye. These options are, undoubtedly, the best temporary hair color for kids.
Permanent hair color (especially bold shades that require full bleaching before application) is quite a commitment, so these are some easy ways for you and your kids to test the colors of the rainbow. Hair color products for kids don't have to require a huge decision or permanent commitment!
These are safe, easy, affordable ways for kids to be able to freely express themselves via their hair, which is an awesome summer gift to give them. If you have any questions or concerns, ask your hairstylist or someone at a local salon.
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A version of this story was published May 6, 2021. It has been updated.