Rainbow hair is still going strong. In just two months, we’ve seen the multi-coloured hair trend go from single, bright colours a la Kylie Jenner’s teal hair, sometimes mixed with grey, to Irene Kim’s pastel unicorn streaks.

If that’s not enough colour for you, a new trend from the rainbow family has been gaining lots of attention this week: Sand art hair.

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What exactly is sand art hair?
Well unlike the previous two versions – bright, vertical streaks of solid or dusty colour – sand art hair sees these shades hand-painted horizontally on to small sections of hair. The result is a colourful and wavy ombre mix of colours, exactly like sand art.

The look was created by hairstylist Rebecca Taylor in collaboration with hair care brand Pravana, which is introducing a new in-salon hair dye product in the US called Vivids Locked-In. It is said to give vibrant, intense colours that will not stain or transfer onto lighter strands when the colour is rinsed off.

If you want to try the look, watch this video of Rebecca creating the look on fashion blogger Hieu Cow, so you’ll have an easier time telling your hairstylist exactly what you want. Then check out our favourite sand art hairdos right after!

WATCH: Hairstylist Rebecca Taylor explains how to get sand art rainbow hair

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Is the sand art hair trend a little too bright for you? Try this office-appropriate colour that Korean idols use to brighten their complexion without makeup