Rainbow ‘sand art’ hair is Instagram’s latest beauty trend

Here's how to get hair that looks like a My Little Pony mane.

Mar 1, 2020, 1:18 am*

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Gavia Baker-Whitelaw 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Rainbow hair is the dream of any kid who grew up with My Little Pony or Jem and the Holograms. When you’re six years old, however, this goal is sadly unattainable. But now that we’re all grown up, there’s nothing stopping them from living out that dream now.

The “sand art” hair trend involves dying individual locks of hair different colors, giving you the appearance of a whimsical, rainbow-headed cartoon character. The style is named after those craft kits people use to make bottles of stripey, multicolored sand—possibly a familiar sight if you were a #90skid.

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🌎UNICORN TRIBE MEMBER🌎 @amandazcoloristmt created this awesome piece of artwork! Trending outside the hair world is calling this #sandarthair #sandhairart but we have just been calling it #rainbowhair #unicornhair #mermaidhair and experimenting for years blending stretching roots slicing all types of fun things! So happy to have a wider audience to showcase our work!!! She is a stunning artist and I wonderful contributor to our tribe! #behindthechair #btcpics #modernsalon #americansalon #angelofcolour #bangstyle #beautylaunchpad #whocuts #joico #ruskhaircare #unicorntribe #haircutgr #rainbowhair #fairyhair #unicornhair #thatssotribe #colorfulhair #tumblerhair #dyedhair #cakefaceconfessionofficial #mermaidians #butterflyloftsalon #pinkhair #mermaidhair #popsugar #buzzfeed #teenvogue #sandhairart #sandarthair #sofiavergara

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Do it. Dye your hair 15 colors at once. Fulfill that childhood dream of being Rainbow Brite.

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*First Published: Jun 17, 2015, 1:03 pm