Two-tone hair is, without the shadow of a doubt, one of the coolest trends right now. This is probably part of the reason why so many people choose to go down this route and combine unusual colors or, on the contrary, to create interesting natural mixes.
So, without further ado, these are some of the prettiest and craziest two-tone hair ideas that will make you stand out from the crowd and will help you express yourself through your beautiful locks.
I. Short /Medium Two-Tone Hair
1. Sleek Short Two-Tone Bob Cut
This sleek and short bob cut is super basic apart from the fact that its two sides are two different colors. The two-tone trend speaks loudly here and is represented by some pink and some turquoise shades that actually go really well together.
2. Two-Tone Space Buns
Space buns are already cool and funky even with natural hair but when you do the two-tone trick on them, this haircut definitely becomes unique. This time it’s bright orange and dark fuchsia which go very well together, especially if you are into bold and crazy hair colors.
3. Two-Tone Medium Shag with White Bangs
In the case of this shag, it’s all about combining a dark natural color with a white and pretty shade for your side-parted bangs. It’s definitely a cool look that can really remind people of a superhero or some sort of witch. There is nothing wrong with that, right?
4. Two-Tone Feathered Short Haircut
For fans of natural hair colors, this two-tone option combines two gorgeous warm brown shades. The lighter shade goes in the front and on your long bangs while the rest of the hair is darker and is only adorned by some highlights. It’s just like a chocolate fountain on your head!
5. Retro Two-Tone Short Hairstyle with Bumper Bangs
For retro hairstyle lovers, especially those who adore the iconic bumper bangs, this two-tone short hairstyle mixes both vintage and modern in a super cool manner. Regardless if you choose pink and turquoise or any other shades, this look will definitely turn some heads.
6. 90s Two-Tone Hair with Dark Sides
The ‘90s were wild in all things including hairstyles. This two-tone one is inspired by that crazy period and comes with dark sides that create a cool contrast with the blonde hair as well as a natural frame for your beautiful features.
7. Two-Tone Hair with Half Up Half Down Pigtails
In the case of this particular two-tone hairstyle, which is half black and half white and might remind you of a goth Harley Quinn, the styling doesn’t even matter because the hair shades do all the magic. Still, you can create two half up half down pigtails if you want a more youthful look.
8. Medium Two-Tone Pink Hairstyle
When it comes to romantic hair colors, this pink shade could qualify as the perfect one, especially if your hair is slightly wavy. The underlayers are a lighter shade while the ones on top are a bit darker, therefore creating this incredible two-tone effect.
9. Medium Two-Tone Hair with Thin Blunt Bangs
This two-tone hair consists of a black and a light yellow shade that can definitely make you feel special. Moreover, those thin blunt bangs continue the pattern and definitely offer a special vibe to the whole look. Add the right accessories and you will end up looking like a superstar.
10. Medium Wavy Two-Tone Hair
For those of you who love wavy hair, this two-tone solution is definitely worth considering, especially if you like a darker mood when it comes to your overall style and personality. The bangs are red while the rest of the hair is black as night.
11. Two-Tone Short Wavy Hair with Long Bangs
This two-tone short wavy haircut is similar to the aforementioned one in the sense that it combines a bright red shade with a dark brown. The bangs on this one should be longer in order to offer a mysterious vibe to the look and flatter your features.
12. Medium Curly Half Up Half Down Two-Tone Hair
The striking appearance of this medium curly two-tone hairstyle comes from the fact that it’s half black and half blonde. Moreover, the half up half down style and the bouncy ringlets also highlight this unique combination.
13. Two-Tone Pompadour Pixie Cut
In case you are into pixie cut hairstyles and weird color combos, this two-tone pompadour one that consists of dying half of your hair pink while the other half remains black should be right up your alley. It looks especially well if your personal style is a more eccentric and colorful one.
14. Two-Tone Wavy Bob Cut with Dark Under Layers
Bob cuts are already cute and very popular but a wavy blonde two-tone one with dark under layers is even cuter. You can style it however you want but make sure that both of the hair shades are visible for that full effect.
15. Two-Tone Sleek Bob Cut with Pink Blunt Bangs
A sleek medium bob cut for straight hair is the dream of everyone who has naturally-straight, thin, and dull hair. However, if that’s your case too, you can completely reinvent yourself and your hairstyle by dying your blunt bangs a bright shade of pink. That will certainly change your appearance.
16. Medium Sleek Two-Tone Hair
This type of medium sleek two-tone hair reminds us all of Rogue from X-Men or a cool superhero nonetheless. The nice thing is that it can be easily achieved even with your natural hair because you only need some lighter strands of hair that will frame your face on both sides. The result will be spectacular.
17. Two-Tone Pixie Cut with Baby Bangs
This pixie cut comes with a different kind of two-tone style, one that is based more on a technique that only dyes parts of your hair in a different color. In this case, silver with yellow but you can choose any shades you want. The baby bangs add even more charm to the whole look.
18. Two-Tone Messy Pixie Mullet Hairstyle
This two-tone messy pixie is completely unique and lovely, and especially perfect if you are naturally a bold and funky person. The mullet is also there along with the tip of your hair being dyed in a completely different shade than the rest of the hair.
19. Two-Tone Messy Pixie Cut
In case you are into messy and short haircuts, this long pixie can be the right choice. The fact that it’s a two-tone hairstyle makes it even more special and cool. You can use any colors you like but make sure to maintain that messy appearance no matter what.
20. Two-Tone Messy Bun with Dark Bangs
This messy bun is not just any such bun. In fact, it has such a gorgeous appearance because of the dark bangs that graciously fall on both sides of your head and which create an amazing contrast with the rest of the hair which should preferably be a darker shade, even black.
21. Curly Two-Tone Hairstyle with Dark Ends
For those of you who like more romantic and curly hairstyles, this two-tone one can look absolutely amazing, especially if you dye the ends of your hair in a darker shade and allow them to fall on your shoulders.
22. Two-Tone Hair with White Streak
This is a special two-tone hair in the sense that it only has one single white streak while the rest is a completely different, unitary color. You can play around with shades but the most striking look would definitely have to contain that white streak.
23. Sleek Pastel Two-Tone Hair
If short and sleek is your thing, then say no more because we have the best hairstyle for you and it’s also two-tone! One half is pastel pink while the other is baby blue. Of course, you can go for whatever shades you want but make sure that you maintain the style.
24. Two-Tone Pixie Cut with Long Bangs
You should already be rather familiar with two-tone pixie cuts as we have previously mentioned some. However, this one has long bangs that are dyed in two colors and create an amazing and unique appearance. Do not hesitate to choose this look if you want something more colorful!
25. Subtle Two-Tone Hair
This two-tone hairstyle is as subtle as it is magnificent and elegant. In order to obtain this look, you will only have to dye the ends of your hair in a complementary shade with the rest of your hair. You can choose any colors you want but make sure to use this method!
26. Two-Tone Angled Bob Cut
For those of you who are into bold and rock n’ roll looks, this two-tone angled bob cut can be your number one ally. Only the ends of the hair should be dyed in a dark shade while the rest of it remains light, all in favor of a nice contrast.
27. Two-Tone Fluffy Boyish Pixie Cut
This may be a bit too much for most of you but it’s definitely a crazy and cool look for those who are bold enough to try it. This fluffy boyish pixie cut has two crazy colors that may not seem like they have anything in common but which, somehow, work. Remember that it’s all about the attitude with these crazy hairstyles!
28. Super Messy Two-Tone Bob Cut
This bob cut is not only super messy but also voluminous and has two crazy hair colors in it. One half is purple while the other is pink but whatever suits your preferences works well. The trick is to use some hairspray and backcomb your hair a bit in order to obtain that volume.
II. Long Two-Tone Hair
29. Sleek & Bright Two-Tone Hair with Accessory
Moving on to long hair, this sleek and bright two-tone one is certainly unique. The colors are completely crazy and very rare and they would be pretty difficult to wear on a day to day basis. However, the fact that they are so beautiful and mix together so well can make anyone try them, at least once.
30. Wavy Two-Tone Hair
This is a very simple and basic hairstyle but the fact that it contains two colors makes it stand out. One half of your long wavy hair should be a darker shade while the other a lighter one. You can do any combination but make sure that the colors work together and that you like the final result.
31. Two-Tone Shag Haircut
Shag haircuts are retro but still cool and trendy, which is why you should never shy away from wearing them. In this case, you can make the hairstyle even cooler by dying half of your bangs in a very light shade, even white. You will definitely look amazing!
32. Messy & Bright Two-Tone Hair
This type of messy hairstyle works for almost any occasion and it’s trendy but when you add in two crazy shades, the whole look becomes even cooler. In this case, we have two bright shades of pink and purple that work together extremely well.
33. Slightly Wavy Two-Tone Hair
We have pink and purple here too, but the difference between this hairstyle and the previous one is the degree of waviness that the hair should have. This one is only slightly wavy and the focus is on the two colors in it.
34. Messy Middle-Parted Two-Tone Hair
This messy middle-parted two-tone hairstyle is certainly different in the sense that the two sides of your head are not two different colors this time. However, the roots and the ends of your hair differ when it comes to their color and it’s definitely a spectacular view.
35. Two-Tone Dreadlocks
Who doesn’t like dreadlocks, seriously now? What’s even better is that two-tone dreads look incredible and can completely change your whole appearance. Simply dye the ends of your dreads in a lighter shade and you will immediately see a big difference.
36. Billie Eilish-Inspired Two-Tone Hair
Billie Eilish is certainly a big influence for all of us when it comes to style and hair. So, maybe you can even replicate her iconic look by dying your roots in a neon shade while keeping the rest of your hair natural. Yes, it may look bizarre at first but you will get used to it and everyone will see you as a style icon.
37. Wavy Two-Tone Hair with Blunt Bangs
This type of wavy two-tone hair with blunt bangs is definitely special and unique because it simply looks like no other hairstyle. The colored highlights are present in the bangs and on under layers and are visible in a way that will increase your overall charm.
38. Natural-Looking Two-Tone Hair with Dark Ends
If you don’t like crazy colors and would much prefer to continue your habit of keeping things natural, you can always go for this two-tone hair with dark ends which you do on your natural hair shade. This look is both special and basic at the same time and we love it!
39. Half Up Half Down Gothic Two-Tone Hair
This half up half down two-tone look is very goth-inspired and that is mostly thanks to the weird combination of colors that are on either side of the head. In this case, we are talking about green and black but there can be many colors involved. The choice is yours!
40. Sleek Two-Tone Hair with Baby Blunt Bangs
Sleek two-tone hair is usually attractive because the areas where the colors meet is visible and really fascinating. In this case, the baby bunt bangs continue with long side-strands that are a lighter color than the back of the head, which should be much darker.
41. Long Two-Tone Hair with Dark Underlayers
If you normally love doing a quick ponytail and going out, this two-tone hair idea is for you. The underlayers should be dark and visible when you put your hair up while the rest of the hair should be lighter. The final effect is spectacular indeed!
42. Two-Tone Mermaid-Like Hair
This mermaid-like hair is definitely worth having if you want to make a big change and express your personality. Both shades in it remind us of the colors of the sea and the way they blend is truly magical. It is worth trying and it looks the best with wavy hair.
43. Two-Tone Hair with Fiery Ends
The fiery-red ends on this wavy hairstyle are worth trying especially if your natural hair is dark and you want a cool effect on your hair. They are relatively easy to do and will make an impression every time.
44. Peaches & Cream Two-Tone Hair
The name of this two-tone hairstyle comes from the popular peaches and cream combo, even if, in reality, the shades are not that similar. The trick here is to add the lighter shade towards the front of your hair while the darker one remains in the back to catch everyone by surprise.
45. Lavender Blonde Two-Tone Braid
Lavender hair is definitely a thing right now and when combined with a dark blonde shade towards the roots, the entire look becomes even more awesome. Try braiding it in a messy way in order to showcase the entire beauty of this hairstyle.
46. Two-Tone Hair with Middle Braid
This two-tone hair is made up of two pastel shades of pink and blue on top of which a tiny simple braid is added to somehow separate the two sides. It’s a nice trick to emphasize the two-tone aspect of the look and to add a small accessory to the hair.
47. Two-Tone Passion Twists
Passion twists are super trendy and gorgeous and if you can also add two separate hair colors in them, they become even more amazing. In this case, the roots are darker than the ends of the twists which create a superb effect on your back.
48. Two-Tone Water Wave Curls
Are you a fan of super curly hair? In this case, water wave curls are exactly what you’re looking for! Dye their ends in a dark but unusual color, like this purple, while the roots remain dark or even natural. The result will be breathtaking!
49. Two-Tone Hair with Lighter Bangs
This type of two-tone hair is definitely simple and rather basic, especially when compared to our previous examples. However, it’s gorgeous and adds a special flavor to your entire look, thanks to those lighter-colored bangs that graciously adorn your features.
50. Mixed Blue Jean Two-Tone Hair
The blue jean hair color resembles exactly what the name suggests and you probably wouldn’t have thought about this. However, the result is astonishing, especially if the hairdresser follows the two-tone technique and uses two shades of the same color for your hairstyle.
All in all, the reality is that these two-tone hair ideas can be taken exactly as they are or adapted to your own preferences and to your style. You can always switch up the colors or use some more natural ones if you prefer. The idea is that you are free to change the details of these unique hairstyles as long as you keep the main idea intact. So, we really hope that we have inspired you with some of these aforementioned hairstyles and colors and that you will now be able to make a choice that will make you stand out from the crowd.