6 Temporary Hair Colors That’ll Rinse Out After Coachella

We spend time on Instagram every season following the best stylists and saving beautiful dye jobs on our quest for the coolest and most universally-flattering techniques and trends. But festival season is one time of year where anything goes — especially when it comes to beauty.

Sure, you might have the perfect outfit picked out, but what’s a dope neon biker set without the hair to match? It’s like being a leopard without the spots, or channeling Cardi B without a colorful wig. Your hair, however, can totally transform your outfit — so if you really want to stand out among the party crowd, consider switching up your color.

Fret not if you fear commitment, because there are great temporary color formulas that you can pick up before you hit the Coachella desert for Weekend 2 of the event. Each rinse-out formula ahead is a fun way to satisfy the crazy hair color urge you’ve been having… without having to wear a hat to work on when the show is over.

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Forget festivals: This rose-gold mist is chic enough to upgrade your hair year-round.

Kristin Ess Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint , $12, available at Target


This temporary hair tint is basically neon eyeshadow, but for your strands. Created by colorful hair pioneer and Paramore front woman Hayley Williams, the paste adds vivid color and medium hold to dry hair, but comes out easily with shampoo.

Good Dye Young Poser Paste Temporary Hair Makeup, $18, available at Sephora


For color that shows up on the darkest of hair, pick up a can of this temporary spray. It comes in six shades, including metallic silver.

Dark and Lovely Dark and Lovely Go Intense Color Sprays, $7.99, available at Target


If you’re turning into a unicorn (or if you just want pastel purple hair), then spray this formula from L’Oréal onto lengths. The liquid deposits vibrant pigment that pops on blonde and brunette strands.

L’Oreal Paris L’Oreal Paris Colorista Temporary Hair Dye , $8.97, available at Walmart


Not only will this Manic Panic spray completely coat your stands in color, it’s also vegan and cruelty-free, which makes it way more fun to use.

Manic Panic Amplified Color Spray Wildfire Temporary Hair Color, $10.32, available at Hot Topic


This can packs a powerful punch of hot pink pigment that’ll show up on the darkest natural hair color. Bonus: It’s TSA-friendly, and can fit right in your carry-on bag.

Eva NYC Eva NYC Chameleon Temporary Color Spray – Pink , $10, available at Target

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