Tired of browsing through pretty pastel and rainbow hair colors on Instagram? Want something edgier? Meet your new obsession: smoky pastel hair colors. These smoky shades are dustier, toned-down versions of your standard pastels you’ll want to rock well into fall.
From rose quartz to metallic lilac and even ash green, smoky pastels are easier to manipulate than their lighter, brighter cousins. You can even punctuate them with silver or gold edges. Or just opt for a fantastic color melt.
Ready for some inspo? Here are the best smoky pastel hair colors Instagram has to offer.