Rainbow light filters: the ultra pretty trend taking Instagram by storm

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If cotton candy becomes a thing we are here for it - because Zara Larsson is really making it work!Credit Getty Images

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For the Brit Awards, Louisa Johnson, ditched the mermaid blue and stepped out with a new bright pink hair.Credit Getty Images

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Announced as the new face (or should we say, hair) of L'oreal Paris' Colorista range, Louisa Johnson opted for a pretty blue/green shade while attending the launch event.Credit Getty Images

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Gigi Hadid has gone for a sunset orange hue and we love it. The supermodel's experimental hairdo is of course a wig, but y'know what, she looks smokin' hot.Credit Instagram

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We know Ruby Rose loves to experiment with her hair, but even for her this new pink dye is bold! Naturally though, she pulls it off with ease!Credit RubyRose/Instagram

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Bella Thorne clearly decided one rainbow shade just wasn't enough! She opted for shades of pink, green and blue recently.Credit Getty Images

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Hailey Baldwin tried out a pastel pink dye lately, but quickly changed back to blonde. She could pull off just about any colour!Credit Hailey Baldwin/Instagram

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Amber Le Bon put her pastel pink hair in pretty braids for the Unicef Halloween ball 2016.

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Model Irene Kim showed off one of the most unique rainbow hairstyles we have ever seen at New York Week 2016. It's certainly brave!Credit Getty Images

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Rita Ora is not shy when it comes to her hair, and the American's Next Top Model host really went wild when she rocked orange hair. She matched her hair with a pair of brightly tinted Chanel sunglasses...Credit ritaora/Instagram

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Elle Fanning wowed us with her new subtle rose gold wash. Here she is showing off her locks at the airport. Girl crush? Absolutely.Credit Splash

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Amber Le Bon loves trialling different rainbow hair shades at the moment. Her current colour is this ultra vibrant hot pink hue.

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We are totally obsessed with Bella Hadid's gorgeous new pink ombre hair. Is there anything she can't pull off?Credit Bella Hadid/Instagram

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We can't keep up with Amber Le Bon's pastel locks! First they were rose gold, now they're this gorgeous shade of lilac and pink. So cool!Credit Getty Images

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Atlanta De Cadenet has dyed her hair a bold shade of pink - we think it looks awesome. When it comes to rainbow hair, the bolder, the better!Credit Getty Images

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Alesha Dixon is certainly ready for spring with this gorgeous lilac new 'do.Credit Alesha Dixon/Twitter

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At the AW16 Erdem show during London Fashion Week, model Chloe Norgaard showed off a very bold green 'do.Credit Getty Images

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Woah - just when we thought Lady Gaga was toning down her look a little, she showed up with this flaming red 'do. You certainly couldn't lose her in a crowd!Credit Getty Images

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Zayn's Valentine's mane took us all a bit by surprise when he debuted a vibrant hot pink shade. It's since toned down to this pastel pink hue, and we kinda like it...Credit Rex Features

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was another star to go pink for V Day - during her helicopter ride with boyfriend Tyga, she snapped this photo of her new pastel locks.Credit Kylie Jenner Instagram

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Amber Le Bon has changed up her look and is now rocking rose gold locks. The colour is just gorgeous!Credit Getty Images

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Iggy Azalea looked seriously cool with her new pastel pink locks at the 2016 Couture shows in Paris. She clashed her hair with some bright yellow shades, and it totally works.Credit Getty Images

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No stranger to bright pastel hair, Rita Ora showed off her colourful rainbow locks in this pretty high updo.Credit Rex Features

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Lily Allen's blue hue for the British Fashion Awards was a serious statement. Not easy to pull off, she does it well - right?Credit Getty Images

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Former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts has just debuted not one, but FIVE new rainbow hair colours to promote Sony's h.ear on headphones colours. Which do you prefer, pink or...Credit AshleyRoberts/Instagram

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...blue? The juries out at GLAMOUR HQ.Credit AshleyRoberts/Instagram

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Rita Ora adopts the trend, wearing her rainbow hair in a side-parting and carefully straightenedCredit Splash News

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Britney showcased her rainbow locks at the Teen Choice Awards 2015, opting for a multiple coloured dip-dye. We like it.Credit Rex Features

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Why have one colour? Get 'em all like Georgia May Jagger. Nice, bright and cheery, hey!Credit Georgia May Jagger/Instagram

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Gigi Hadid let her inner rock chic out at an event in Sydney by pairing her blue strands with a dark lip. We wonder if it's a permanent colour?Credit Getty Images

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Cara Delevingne revealed her brand new pink hair colour while watching her girlfriend St Vincent perform at the Osheaga Music and Art Festival on Saturday in Montreal, Canada.Credit Splash News

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Want to make an impression on a red carpet full of other stars? Opt for a bright-pink ombre and then make sure your lipstick matches. Well done, Iggy Azalea.Credit PA Photos

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Kylie posted a new selfie on Instagram and surprised fans by debuting her new mermaid hair — long, aqua blue locks! She captioned the pic: "The road trip begins..."
Someone’s obviously heading to Coachella this weekend.Credit Kylie Jenner/Instagram

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Julianne Hough has switched from platinum to bubblegum. The Dancing With the Stars judge showed off her new ‘do on Instagram, and wrote on her blog that it was “time to shake things up.”
As for her reason for adopting the pastel hue, Julianne was inspired by the meaning of one particular rainbow shade. "So why did I decide on the colour pink this time? Because pink is the colour of kindness!"
Sure.Credit Julianne Hough/Instagram

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Amber Rose is pretty limited with what she can do with her hair - what with it being so short - but she managed to have a little fun recently. Amber Rose ditched her platinum blond hair for a vibrant blue hue - thoughts?Credit AKM-GSI

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Blue hair, don't care! Hilary Duff shocked everyone when she unveiled BLUE hair on Instagram. The American starlet switched from blonde to blue, which is perfect for spring, if you ask us.Credit Rex

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During the promotional trail of her new book, Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham obviously felt like a minty new look!
"Newly minted for the Canadian leg of the tour," Dunham captioned an Instagram pic. Lena tagged in Tanner Bassett from Rheanne White Salon, thanking him for her new locks.Credit PA Photos

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Katy Perry's hair has been every colour of the rainbow, but for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards, the Roar songstress opted for lavendar locks. The purple hue looks delightful against Katy's flawless beauty look. We like, KP. We like.Credit Getty Images

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Nicole Richie thought she'd hit The Daily Front Row Fashion Los Angeles Awards in rainbow style. This barnet has been through most colours of the rainbow, but pink seems to be the flavour of the month. We think her pixie look can take it, wouldn't you say?Credit Rex Features

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Lily Allen is a regular in the Rainbow Hair Brigade. The 29-year-old singer has unveiled new electric purple and vibrant orange locks as she arrived at LAX in Los Angeles. It's an interesting look, wouldn't you agree?Credit Splash

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It's impossible for Gwen Stefani not to totally make a look her own, and she did just that when stepping out in LA with this parrot-inspired rainbow 'do.Credit PA Photos

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After a brief stint as a blonde, Lily Allen is back to experimenting with rainbow hair. For her latest dye job she opted for a candyfloss pink-rinse to add some edge to her bob and full fringe cut.Credit Getty Images

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The chicest way to trial rainbow locks? With a candy-pink super-sharp bob a la Rita Ora. Rita, we salute you and your ever changing tresses.Credit Rex Features

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She's the ultimate Californian beach babe, but clearly Kate Hudson was in the mood for a hair switch up. The actress stepped on to the red carpet in October sporting a subtle pink and pastel rinse, which worked as the perfect tonic to her high shimmer dress. This is definitely a look we could get on board with STAT.Credit PA Photos

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How to update the ombre hair colour trend for 2014? Follow GIRLS star Jrmima Kirke's lead and instead of honey highlights through the lengths, opt for gorgeous pastel colours instead.Credit Rex Features

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Rita Ora is constantly changing up her look and one way to make a bold new statement is play around with rainbow hair. This blue ponytail is a departure from the pinks and purples Rita usually favours and we think she's rocking the socks off blue hair!Credit Rex Features

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Ke$ha changed up her hair colour yet again over the weekend, opting for this pastel green hue.Credit Instagram.com/iiswhoiis

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So who's been rocking perfect My Little Pony hair this week?Credit Rex Features

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It's none other than Ke$ha! The singer changed up her look again this week with this rather gorgeous pastel hair hue.Credit Rex Features

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Rita Ora rocked yet another new 'do over the weekend, with this long rainbow-inspired ponytail complete with glittery, bejeweled parting!Credit PA

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After a scene-stealing set at Glastonbury at the weekend, Lily Allen made rainbow hair totally red carpet appropriate at the Serpentine Summer Party with this gorgeous look. Love it.Credit Rex Features

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Rita Ora went for a My Little Pony-esque new 'do over the weekend. Her clip-in ponytail was the masterwork of her hair stylist, Chris Appleton - who also gave Rita a more permanent purple rinse underneath.

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Miley's new look is certainly dramatic - although it's not permanent. The short-haired singer shared this photo of her temporary rainbow tresses - she's wearing a wig.

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Paloma Faith has clearly had enough of her signature blonde looks, if her latest appearance is anything to go by. The 32-year-old singer arrived at a show during London Collections: Men sporting a very pretty mint dip-dye.Credit Rex Features

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Demi Lovato, on the other hand, is no stranger to the dip-dye trend. This time her dip of choice is a chalky purple shade. Suits you!Credit Getty

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Nicole Richie is sporting bright blue hair. The designer was spotted strolling the streets of LA with her hair in a blue-tinted top-knot - a change from the purple locks she's sported for three months.
"I coloured my hair for my daughter. It's a lot of upkeep actually, but I'm very popular at her school. Everyone talks to me when I pick her up because they think I'm a character in Frozen. It's great!" she told Lucky magazine about her rainbow hair.Credit INFphoto

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At the Billboard Music Awards, Kylie Jenner debuted a brand new turquoise dip-dyed 'do which teamed with full, fluttery lashes and a nude lip to really let her new hair hue do the talking.Credit Rex Features

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Model Barbara Palvin has revealed a new violet hair colour on her Instagram account. It's not yet known whether this is a permanent or a temporary hair colour, but we do know it looks pretty perfect. A lesson in 'Rainbow Hair' for brunettes.Credit Barbara Palvin/Instagram

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Woah! Katy Perry has dyed her hair "slime green" - her words, not ours. The singer, who has tried nearly every colour going, debuted her new 'do on Instagram, captioning the picture: "SLIME GREEN FOR SPRING by my bb's @neeenaboo & @brantmayfield at the @mcmillansalon."
Is it just us, or does she pull it off quite well!?Credit Katy Perry/Instagram

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Not only has Kelly Osbourne dyed her hair a deeper, richer shade of purple, she's also added in a cropped fringe and a buzz undercut. The TV star posted the pic on her Instagram account, with the caption: "Here is one pic of my new hair cut!!! What do you guys think? "
We like it, Kelly.Credit Kelly Osbourne/Instagram

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When model Ireland Baldwin debuted her lilac locks a few weeks ago, we instantly wanted to go for a purple hair hue. Well now, she's changed it up again - going for a baby blue hair colour that's just as cute.Credit Splash News

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Ooh, we have another recruit to the purple hair brigade! Ireland Baldwin has ditched the blonde hair and has opted for purple hair colour. We wonder whether she was inspired by Nicole Richie...Credit Ireland Baldwin/Instagram

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It's not the first time Nicole Richie has had a dramatic colour transformation but we're OBSESSED with her new, FULL-ON purple hair colour.Credit Nicole Richie/Instagram

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In February 2014, Lily Allen experimented with a bold new 'do in the form of a blue fringe. We like!Credit Getty Images

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If there's one person who knows how to rock rainbow hair, it's Chloe Norgaard but out of all the colours of the rainbow, pink is her favourite. During the Rodarte show she worked the 'princess hair' theme perfectly.Credit Indigital

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It's not the first time Demi Lovato has experimented with rainbow hair colour - Demi loves it! For her 2014 Neon Lights Tour, she has opted for FULL-ON candy-floss pink hair colour.Credit PacificCoastNews.com

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Thought rainbow hair wasn’t glamorous enough for the red carpet? Dawn Olivieri proves it is by stepping out on the red carpet at a Golden Globes after-party with pink and lilac tips.Credit Rex Features

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Not her first dabble in the rainbow dye; Katy Perry's gone back to purple with a plaited bun in a vibrant hue.Credit Rex Features

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Keen to experiment with rainbow hair colours but feeling a bit shy? Make like Sienna Miller and opt for pretty muted pink strands. Not only is it an easy colour to carry off, it'll fade through pretty peach back to your natural colour in no time at all.Credit PA Photos

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If ever you needed convincing to give hair chalks a go; this ought to do it. Alexa Chung's braided rainbow-hued 'do is all kinds of pretty.Credit Alexa Chung/Twitter

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Not one to try things by halves, Demi Lovato has chosen the brightest blue hue available for this statement style.Credit PacificCoastNews.com

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The rainbow hair trend is not going anywhere: not with stars like Rita Ora keeping it going strong. We love Rita's hot pink tips.Credit PA Photos

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Thinking of trialing the rainbow hair trend but not sure whether to plump for pink or blue? Make like Ke$ha and go for both.Credit Rex Features

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Just when we thought we were bored of Kelly Osbourne's lilac locks, she goes and adds a full-fat fringe and makes us fall in love with her look all over again.Credit Rex Features

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When Diane Kruger is getting in on a trend, that's our call to action. Diane showed off these pink tips at the punk-themed 2013 Met Ball.Credit Rex Features

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...Follow Little Mixer Perrie is also seen keeping the trend going strong here with a full head of candy-floss lavender locks.Credit Getty Images

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If you're blonde or brunette, purples and lilacs are the perfect colours to experiment with. Make like Lilah Parsons and add contrasting indigo and violet hues through the tips.

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Just days after showing off teal tips, Jade Thirlwall has gone cobalt blue. That's three blue-haired beauties in three days. A definite trend, we say.Credit Rex Features

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Azealia Banks is mermaid-tastic at Paris Fashion Week with super-long sea-green curls. Approach this look with caution: not many people can pull off green hair, but Azealia is one of the lucky few!Credit PA Photos

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Just a hint of pink is how Chanel Iman rocks the rainbow hair trend.Credit Getty Images

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Is it blue? Is it blond? Miley Cyrus' crop certainly looks blue to us, but she tweeted saying "My hurrr ain't blue. That shits PLATINUM." We're currently collecting further evidence and will report back.Credit PacificCoastNews.com

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Just when we thought the rainbow hair trend was staying firmly in 2012, Little Mixer Jade Thirlwall steps out with teal tips at the end of her long raven curls: cute!Credit Rex Features

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Christina Aguilera makes a style statement by adding bright pink and purple tips to her platinum-blond locks.Credit Rex Features

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Rarely one to go for a parred down look, Ke$ha recently debuted her multi-coloured candy-hued locks after changing up her look from beachy honey blonde. Incorporating blues, greens, pinks, purples and yellows; the Tik Tok hitmaker sure is making a statement with this style. But would you try it?Credit Rex Features

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Ellie Goulding is the newest paid-up member of the exclusive celebrity rainbow hair gang. Stepping out in America with her new pastel-pink locks, Ellie keeps the look edgy with her signature undercut.Credit Rex Features

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Supermodel Charlotte Free has made this bold pink hair hue her signature. We love her punk-princess beauty attitude.Credit Rex Features

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Avril Lavigne really didn’t hold back with the hair dye, did she? The singer went for a punky version of rainbow hair, adding neon green and pink streaks.Credit Rex Features

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...Yes! We love this pale denim-blue dip-dye and cool summer side-braid.

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Coco Rocha adds a pop of colour to her look with a hot pink curly dip-dye. Would you dare to dye?Credit Rex Features

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Lady Gaga gets in on the trend with rainbow streaks in a super-long side-swept style.Credit Rex Features

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Why not experiment with a lovely lilac hair hue this season, like colour chameleon Kelly Osbourne. Go on!Credit Rex Features

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Let Paris Hilton be your festival hair guide: she looks gorgeous at Coachella with pops of pink, green and blue hair colour and a pretty blue floral headband.Credit PacificCoastNews.com

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January Jones is the latest A-lister to the rainbow hair party, but her new look isn't too bold. A few pale pink streaks are just about as wild as JJ gets.Credit PA Photos

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The gorgeous Chloe Moretz experimented with the look, adding hot pink streaks to her golden-blonde locks.Credit PA Photos

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gets involved with the rainbow hair colour trend, sporting bright purple, blue and orange streaks in her rich brunette hair. Think you could pull off this look?Credit Rex Features

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We were surprised when Katy Perry ditched her signature raven locks to transform back to her natural blonde colour. But we were plain shocked when she stepped out sporting this bright pink hue after just a few days as a blonde. But this wasn't the end of her colour transformation...Credit PA Photos

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...Next came this bold blue hue.Credit PA Photos

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...Followed by a high-rise multi-coloured pony. We adore Katy Perry's fashion-forward attitude to her hair, and this super-long rainbow ponytail is one of our favourite looks to date.Credit PA Photos

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Fearne Cotton got involved with the trend just before her 30th birthday with this faded pink colour.Credit Rex Features

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Up and coming 'it' girl Amber Le Bon proves dip-dye doesn't have to be purely punk. We think the subtle brown into baby pink looks gorgeous.Credit Big Pictures

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Thought you'd never see an A-list beauty sporting green hair? Kate Bosworth shocked us all when she stepped out with this green dip-dye. No more playing it safe.Credit Splash News

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Queen of experimental style Lady Gaga can always be relied upon to trial a new style. With a wig in every colour (who knows what her real hair looks like), we actually love this mint green hue on Lady G.Credit PA Photos

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Pop punk princess Avril Lavigne plays with the trend with a couple of slime-green streaks at the front of her hair.Credit Wenn

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Grunge goddess Pixie Geldof gets involved with a nonchalant hint of green at the front of her messy locks.Credit Rex Features

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Glee star Dianna Agron shocked fans when she stepped out showing off this popping pink hair hue. She told her Twitter followers that the 'Barbie pink' colour was 'for work'. We'll watch this space.Credit Barcroft Media

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Hair chameleon Rihanna has tried most hair colours, but this popping red is our favourite. Bold, bright and unbelievably beautiful.Credit PA

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Lady Gaga makes another appearance in our hair colour rainbow with this faded sugar-pink style.Credit Rex Features

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Colour-swap addict Jaime Winstone is no stranger to hitting the hair dye bottle, and this multi-coloured pink and blue 'do is one of her most experimental to date.Credit PA Photos

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Carrie Underwood dips her toe in the rainbow hair hue trend with a splash of colour in a few statement strands under her blonde locks.Credit PA Photos

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Going for all-out rainbow-fabulous frivolity? Make like Jessie J and opt for a bold purple hue.
Get involved in the colour revolution.Credit PA Photos

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