Purple Hair Is the Perfect Way to Up Your Celebrity Game

Matt Dekneef

It’s the latest celebrity beauty trend in Hollywood: purple hair. These days, if you’re a star looking to really differentiate yourself from other famous faces, it seems like all you need is a box of purple dye to do it.

Popular fashionistas who’ve already taken the purple plunge include:

Kelly Osbourne

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Nicole Richie



Ireland Baldwin



Ellie Goulding

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Katy Perry

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Jessie J (kinda)

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And Lauren Conrad

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Although Lauren’s appeared to be an April Fools’ Day joke.


All this purple hair has us twisting our braids in contemplation. Who else could benefit from a drastic new hair color? Katie Holmes, maybe?

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Who else is co-signing this? Katie plus purple locks would definitely get the blogs talking (which is absurd when you think about it for 0.57 seconds).


Or even further than today’s stars, how would purple hair go over on some of the most popular hairstyles in pop culture? Let’s take “The Rachel”:

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Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby.

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Marilyn Monroe as a purple bombshell.

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Or Farrah Fawcett in all her glory.

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On second thought, maybe purple is more of a 2014 thing.

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