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How To Get Temporary Multi-Colored Hair for Summer

Between weekends at the beach, music festivals, and casual poolside parties, summer is one of our favorite seasons to experiment with our beauty looks. Looking to the runway at Givenchy Fall 2013 and model-of-the-moment Chloe Nørgaard for inspiration

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Kathryn Wirsing

Between weekends at the beach, music festivals, and casual poolside parties, summer is one of our favorite seasons to experiment with our beauty looks. Looking to the runway at Givenchy Fall 2013 and model-of-the-moment Chloe Nørgaard for inspiration, we visited Josue Perez at the Serge Normant Salon at John Frieda, where we found four easy ways to give your mane a temporary rainbow makeover for summer.

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Colored Hair Gel

This gel is opaque, so it works well on dark hair. Start by creating some neon streaks with the gel using your hands, raking them through your hair.

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Colored Hair Gel

Pull your hair back into a ponytail — the messier, the better.

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Colored Hair Gel

Continue streaking your hair by coating small sections throughout the ponytail with gel. To finish the look, wrap a heavily-colored strand of hair around the elastic.

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Colored Hair Gel

If you prefer a messy bun to a ponytail, twist the hair around into a voluminous bun and secure with bobby pins.

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Colored Hair Gel

What you need:
Manic Panic Dye Hard Dry-Hard Temporary Hair Color Styling Gel, $8.40, at Walgreens.

Model: Alyssa Vingan, Marie Claire's web editor

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Hair Chalk

Start by prepping hair with a wide curling iron to get a wavy texture.

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Hair Chalk

Section off hair and start chalking! Color some strands starting from the top and others just at the bottom. Layer on the chalk for a more striking look, or simply do one pass for a hint of color.

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Hair Chalk

What you need:
UO Hair Chalk Rainbow Set, $14, at Urban Outfitters.
Rowenta Curl Active 1-1/4 Inch Curling Iron, $149.99, at Ulta.

Model: Amanda Del Duca, blogger and stylist, Capture Fashion

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Neon Extensions

Start by pulling your hair into a high ponytail at the top of the head.

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Neon Extensions

Place one neon extension on one side of the elastic and one on the other. Clip them in right next to the ponytail so when you twist it into a topknot, the extensions mix in seamlessly.

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Neon Extensions

Tease the extensions and the ponytail together and use hairspray to add some texture.

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Neon Extensions

Twist into a messy bun. You can braid the extensions in to get the neon pink strands more intertwined with the rest of the hair. Once you're finished, secure the bun with bobby pins.

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Neon Extensions

What you need:
Design Lengths 2 Piece Clip-In Human Hair Extensions in Pink, $9.99, at Sally Beauty Supply.

Model: Joy Hernon, Marie Claire's assistant beauty editor

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Temporary Color Spray

Pass a flat iron through the hair to smooth out your strands and tame any frizz.

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Temporary Color Spray

Section off the hair and spray thick pieces with the color of your choice.

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Temporary Color Spray

For an unfussy look, try a messy fishtail braid that allows hints of color to peek through.

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Temporary Color Spray

Spray the end of your braid with the color, giving an ombré effect.

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Temporary Color Spray

What you need:
Rita Hazan Pop Color Spray, $18, at Rita Hazan.
Rowenta Flat Iron, $179.99, at Ulta.

Model: Sarah Goolden, New York Models

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