53 Dirty Blonde Hair Color Ideas That Prove This Trendy Hue Is The Perfect Balance Of Edgy And Chic

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: April 7, 2024

Dirty blonde is one of the most versatile blonde color options, but that’s only one reason why it’s so popular. It’s a low-maintenance color but still holds a lot of sophistication for a dazzling do that gives absolutely any skin tone a natural glow. 

Today, we’re sharing our top 53 dazzling dirty blonde hair colors to inspire your next trip to the salon! Let’s get started.

Sun Kissed Dirty Blonde Waves

Sunkissed dirty blonde gives any wave texture an effortless beachy look. This dirty blonde shade mimics the warm sand and golden sun for the kind of texture and depth that gives your waves the movement you’ll only find in a soft summer breeze.

#2. Dirty Blonde with Ashy Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Ashy Streaks

Give your hair a cool, modern edge by going for dirty blonde with ashy streaks. The ashy-blonde streaks bring a new level of depth by creating a stark contrast with the more natural dirty blonde tones. This bolder dimension makes this color combo perfect for thin, straight hair that needs some life.

#3. Honey-Infused Dirty Blonde

Honey Infused Dirty Blonde

Sweeten up your style with a honey-infused dirty blonde. This rich take on dirty blonde features honey-toned infusions for a smooth drizzle-type effect that creates vibrant dimension for any hair type, all while providing a warm and cozy glow that’s perfect for summer.

#4. Dirty Blonde with Caramel Lowlights

Dirty Blonde with Caramel Lowlights

Add a delicious twist to your style with dirty blonde with caramel lowlights. The warm caramel lowlights heat up neutral dirty blonde for a naturally defined and multidimensional look that can shake up even the flattest, finest hair with sheer sophistication.

#5. Beachy Dirty Blonde Tresses

Beachy Dirty Blonde Tresses

Bring some breezy seaside vibes to your natural waves with beachy dirty blonde tresses. This relaxed, carefree dirty blonde shade is perfect for defining your tresses with sunlit illumination for gentle texture and that effortless beach babe look. Even for straight hair, this style can bring serious windswept texture.

#6. Platinum Highlights on Dirty Blonde

Dirty Blonde with Platinum Highlights

Brighten things up this summer with platinum highlights on a dirty blonde base. The platinum highlights illuminate your hair for a striking contrast with the darker, more natural dirty blonde for a stunning type of depth and dimension. Even better? This color combo looks great on any hair length and any hair type.

#7. Deep Dirty Blonde Bob

Deep Dirty Blonde Bob

If you’re looking for that perfect balance between subtle and chic, you’ll find it in a deep dirty blonde bob. This look takes the bob cut’s straight-edge structure style and blends it with the soft, subtle tones of the deep dirty blonde. This creates a natural and effortlessly elegant look that’s also super-low-maintenance.

#8. Smoky Layers on Dirty Blonde

Smoky Dirty Blonde Layers

Whoever said dirty blonde can’t be dark and mysterious has never seen it with smoky layers. This look seamlessly blends smoky blonde tones softly into the dirty blonde base, creating an understated enigma to your hair (and all without sacrificing the luminous look of your blonde).

#9. Dirty Blonde with Subtle Red Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Subtle Red Highlights

Add a soft spark to your style with dirty blonde and subtle red highlights. This may be a small twist to your dirty blonde hair, but the offset from the red highlights makes a beautiful statement that gives your skin a subtle rosy glow.

#10. Dirty Blonde Shag with Chunky Layers

Dirty Blonde Shag with Chunky Layers

Shake up your look with retro-inspired dirty blonde shag with chunky layers. The chunky layers of the shag cut create maximum volume and dynamic texture for the dirty blonde color to shine with style (on any hair type).

#11. Sleek Dirty Blonde with Golden Tones

Sleek Dirty Blonde with Golden Tones

Bring some laid-back luxury to your look with sleek dirty blonde gilded with golden tones.  The warm golden hues amplify your dirty blonde for soft dimension that creates a relaxed texture all while providing an effortless glow.

#12. Dirty Blonde with Espresso Roots

Dirty Blonde with Espresso Roots

If you like to make a statement, go bold and dramatic with dirty blonde lengths and espresso roots. This striking color combo features deep, lustrous espresso roots that transition into sleek dirty blonde lengths for a high contrast and high impact look.

#13. Vintage Finger Waves on Dirty Blonde Hair

Vintage Dirty Blonde Finger Waves

Give your dirty blonde locks some Old Hollywood glam with vintage finger waves. This classic style gives your hair structure and shape with controlled movement that enhances the natural-looking dirty blond and gives your look an undeniably elegant flair.

#14. Dirty Blonde with Chunky Blonde Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Chunky Blonde Highlights

Liven up your look by adding chunky blonde highlights to your dirty blonde base. The thickness of the highlights, paired with the lighter blonde tones, brighten up the natural and slightly darker dirty blonde for an illuminated lift that still keeps things soft and simple.

#15. Dirty Blonde Undercut

Dirty Blonde Undercut

The dirty blonde undercut gives you the best of both worlds by combining soft and subtle dirty blonde tones with the undercut’s sharp shape and edgy texture. And even better, this cut is super-easy to style in seconds.

#16. Dirty Blonde with Silver Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Silver Streaks

Give your style a slightly futuristic edge by adding silver streaks to an organic dirty blonde. These streaks create striking contrast from the dirty blonde base with a soft metallic shine that brings a cool contemporary charm.

#17. Soft Dirty Blonde Curls

Soft Dirty Blonde Curls

Soft dirty blonde curls prove you don’t need a fancy cut or color to emphasize your natural texture. Dirty blonde’s naturally multi-dimensional sets the perfect scene for your soft curls to really stand out and shine in a simple yet stunning way.

#18. Dirty Blonde with Copper Undertones

Dirty Blonde with Copper Undertones

Dirty blonde with copper undertones brings natural warmth and richness to any hair type. The copper undertones are muted enough to blend with the dirty blonde base for a soft multi-tonal dimension that revives any hair type and gives skin a cozy glow.

#19. Chocolate Streaks on Dirty Blonde

Dirty Blonde with Chocolate Streaks

Chocolate streaks on dirty blonde hair strike the perfect balance between light and dark. The dirty blonde base keeps things bright, while chocolate brown streaks create dynamic depth and dimension and melt into the base for a seamless yet stunning style. 

#20. Dirty Blonde Feathered Cut

Feathered Dirty Blonde Cut

You’ll never find anything more youthful and naturally dreamy than a dirty blonde feathered cut. The feathered layers of this cut add soft texture and movement that enhances the multi-tonal dirty blonde, giving the whole look a light and airy kind of flow. And, on top of it all, this cut and color combo makes you look a little younger.

#21. Dirty Blonde with Pastel Pink Tips

Dirty Blonde with Pastel Pink Tips

Give yourself a simple look with a playful twist, and go for dirty blonde with pastel pink tips. The pastel pink tips give the laid-back dirty blonde a whimsical pop of color and captivating contrast for a unique kind of texture.

#22. Dirty Blonde and Sunkissed Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Sunkissed Highlights

Nothing says natural glam like dirty blonde and sunkissed highlights. These subtle sunkissed streaks bring a relaxed radiance to the natural dirty blonde base that enhances any hair texture for the perfect balance between simple and chic. 

#23. Grungy Dirty Blonde with Dark Roots

Grungy Dirty Blonde with Dark Roots

Grungy dirty blonde with dark roots is the perfect pairing for a soft yet spunky style. The darker roots add depth, while the grungy dirty blonde lengths give an earthy and edgy texture. Together, they create a gritty contrast that brings a relaxed type of grunge girl vibe.

#24. Dirty Blonde with Lavender Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Lavender Highlights

Put a whimsical twist in your hair with lavender highlights on dirty blonde. The vibrant lavender highlights pair with natural dirty blonde for a soft and dreamy vibe. It’s the perfect way to give any hair type that laid-back look with a fantasy-world flair.   

#25. Edgy Dirty Blonde Pixie Cut

Edgy Dirty Blonde Pixie Cut

Find a balance between daring and delicate with an edgy dirty blonde pixie cut. You get all of the softness of the dirty blonde with the punchy pixie’s edgy texture and structure. Plus, this color-cut combo is super low-maintenance. 

#26. Dirty Blonde with Rose Gold Hues

Dirty Blonde with Rose Gold Hues

Get all those golden-toned summer vibes with a fashionable flair, and go for dirty blonde with rose gold hues. The subtle hints of rose gold bring a warm, romantic, and super-chic flair to dirty blonde for a subtle yet stylish statement.

#27. Sleek Icy Highlights on Dirty Blonde

Sleek Dirty Blonde with Icy Highlights

Looking to cool off your golden dirty blonde for a sleeker look? Throw in some icy blonde highlights!  This cool-toned blonde brightens your dirty blonde and creates a sharply contrasted and multi-tonal effect for more dimension, no matter your hair type. All while looking exceptionally chic. 

#28. Dirty Blonde Ringlets

Dirty Blonde Ringlets

Revive your ringlets with a simple dirty blonde. While this color may seem ordinary, the multidimensional coloring naturally enhances your curls. The illuminated curl pattern gives the illusion of bouncy movement to energize your natural texture without changing your length or hairstyle.

#29. Dirty Blonde with Auburn Swirls

Dirty Blonde with Auburn Swirls

Looking for a subtle yet stunning style? Go for dirty blonde with auburn swirls. The deep red tones of the auburn swirls are toned perfectly to warm up the dirty blonde and blend back in for a semi-natural feel.

#30. Dirty Blonde on Rustic Waves

Rustic Dirty Blonde Waves

If you’re all about the natural aesthetic, there’s nothing better than dirty blonde on rustic waves. This organic shade creates laid-back luminosity and texture for your natural waves, perfect for an effortless and unrefined style.

#31. Dirty Blonde with Chunky Ash Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Chunky Ash Highlights

Recharge your look with dirty blonde brightened up with some chunky ash highlights. The thick strands of lighter, cool-toned ash blonde offset the warm, dirty blonde, creating a bold style that catches light and eyes like a magnet.

#32. Dirty Blonde with Bold Blonde Front Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Bold Blonde Front Streaks

Adding bold blonde front streaks to dirty blond may only be a small change, but it makes a big impact. These lighter front streaks create a vibrant visual focal point that illuminates your facial features for a simple style that really stands out.

#33. Dirty Blonde with Subtle Purple Tint

Dirty Blonde with Subtle Purple Tint

A subtle purple tint on dirty blonde is the perfect simple twist to help you capture that mystical vibe without sacrificing your dazzling dirty blonde. The purple’s “barely there” appearance allows for a unique type of dimension that makes for a subtle yet enchanting aesthetic.

#34. Dirty Blonde with Golden Ombre Ends

Dirty Blonde with Golden Ombre Ends

Bring a radiant flow to your style with dirty blonde and golden ombre ends. The bright golden ombre ends illuminate your lengths, brightening up your face while adding a graceful gradient for a perfectly balanced blend of blondes.

#35. Dirty Blonde with Deep Honey Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Deep Honey Highlights

Want to soften and sweeten you’re style? Go for dirty blonde with deep honey highlights. The deep warmth of the honey highlights creates a rich, dimensional contrast for your dirty blonde base, which makes it look lighter for more definition. The golden honey tones also add a beautiful glow to any skin tone.

#36. Bohemian Dirty Blonde On Natural Waves

Bohemian Dirty Blonde with Natural Waves

Is boho babe your aesthetic? You won’t find anything better than bohemian dirty blonde on your natural waves. This natural blond shade has a subtle sun-kissed glow while bringing natural waves some relaxed salt-air texture.

#37. Dirty Blonde with Fiery Red Tips

Dirty Blonde with Fiery Red Tips

Give your look a flashy flair with fiery red tips on dirty blonde. The bold red tips provide a burst of color for a contrast that sets your look on fire without overwhelming the dirty blonde’s natural beauty.

#38. Glossy Dirty Blonde with Subtle Highlights

Glossy Dirty Blonde with Subtle Highlights

Get a style that shines bright but stays sleek and sophisticated, and go for glossy dirty blonde with subtle highlights. The subtle highlights softly illuminate the dirty blonde, enhancing the glossy finish for an even more lustrous look.

#39. Dirty Blonde with Sapphire Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Sapphire Streaks

Put some razzle-dazzle in your dirty blonde with a few sapphire streaks. This simple yet stunning statement infuses your natural base with a vibrant splash of one of the most highly trending jewel tones for a bold and distinctive style.

#40. Dirty Blonde with Soft Brown Lowlights

Dirty Blonde with Soft Brown Lowlights

Does your dirty blonde need some depth, but you don’t want to go overboard with contrast? We’ve got an easy fix for that. Soft brown lowlights. This low-contrast combination brings two natural yet refined-looking colors to create soft depth and gentle dimension for the perfect au natural aesthetic.

#41. Dirty Blonde with Hints of Green

Dirty Blonde with a Hint of Green

Bring some edgy energy to your look with a unique twist by adding hints of green to your dirty blonde. This bold pop of color revives your subtle dirty blonde base for an unconventional yet magnetizing style that looks good on any hair type.

#42. Dirty Blonde with Chunky Caramel Balayage

Dirty Blonde with Chunky Caramel Balayage

Chunky caramel balayage is perfectly toned to give your dirty blonde hair a warm, luscious look. The earthy depth of the balayage brings a deliciously multi-dimensional look that lets the dirt blonde really glow.

#43. Soft Ginger Accents on Dirty Blonde

Dirty Blonde with Soft Ginger Accents

Spice up your dirty blonde with soft ginger accents. The blend between the natural dirty blonde and the warm, rich ginger tones provides the perfect gentle impact for a simply enchanting look that gives your skin a warm glow.

#44. Dirty Blonde with Bold Black Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Bold Black Streaks

Adding bold black streaks to dirty blonde is a great way to balance edgy and effortless. This dramatic duo blends a neutral, toned-down blonde and adds grungy black streaks. This contrast makes the blonde look brighter while giving your hair ultimate depth and dimension, giving a gentle grunge flair to your style.

#45. Dirty Blonde with Champagne Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Champagne Highlights

Are you all about that naturally elegant look? Try dirty blonde with champagne highlights. The champagne highlights illuminate the deep blonde tones to intensify your hair’s texture for an organically luxurious and refined aesthetic.

#46. Dirty Blonde with Sunlit Ends

Dirty Blonde with Sunlit Ends

Want to level up your natural beach babe aesthetic? Give your dirty blonde hair some sunlit ends! The sandy-toned dirty blonde softly transitions into sunlit ends for that perfect sun-kissed vibe with some breezy texture. 

#47. Dirty Blonde with a Touch of Burgundy

Dirty Blonde with a Touch of Burgundy

Dirty blonde with a touch of burgundy provides the perfect blend of intriguing and inconspicuous. The burgundy brings a dramatic element, but only subtly, providing an air of mystery while looking effortlessly stylish.

#48. Mocha Twists on Dirty Blonde

Dirty Blonde with a Mocha Twist

Mocha twists on dirty blonde hair bring a cozy, inviting aesthetic. The smooth contrast adds slight depth for soft dimension to make the dirty blonde look lighter without losing any of its natural beauty.

#49. Dirty Blonde with Subtle Grey Undertones

Dirty Blonde with Subtle Grey Undertones

Add a sleek, contemporary edge to your look (while keeping things simple) by blending dirty blonde with subtle grey undertones. The crisp, cool gray tones give your dirty blonde a low-key contrast and sophisticated style.

#50. Dirty Blonde with Vibrant Violet Streaks

Dirty Blonde with Vibrant Violet Streaks

Looking for something playful and fun? Add some vibrant violet streaks to your dirty blonde. The natural tones of the dirty blonde provide the perfect base for the violet to burst through for a unique flair and a style that really steals the show. 

#51. Glossy Finish on Dirty Blonde

Dirty Blonde with a Glossy Finish

Bring a naturally refined vibe to your style by going for dirty blonde with a glossy finish. The slightly lighter hints provide a shiny finish, emphasizing dirty blonde for a natural luminescence that screams elegance. 

#52. Dirty Blonde with Ocean Blue Highlights

Dirty Blonde with Ocean Blue Highlights

Give our look a slightly coastal vibe by throwing some ocean blue highlights into your dirty blonde hair. This style is a unique, personality-infused way to do the beachy look, with your dirty blond resembling sand and the ocean blue highlights sweeping in like the tide to create a vibrant and refreshing style.

#53. Dirty Blonde with a Silvery Sheen

Dirty Blonde with a Silvery Sheen

If you’re all about that chic and sophisticated look, you need a silvery sheen on dirty blonde. The dirty and silvery blondes make an eye-catching that creates a smooth style with a futuristic flair.


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