28 Ways to Get The Icy Blonde Hair Trend in 2024

Avery Hunt
Avery Hunt Hair Colorist

Icy blonde hair is a light, cool-toned hair color that’s as pale as white and has subtle touches of beige. This high-fashion color has been taking the spotlight in recent years. Getting hair as white and soft as snow may be a breeze for already-blonde manes, but if your base is darker, get ready with lots of patience and budget. With a hair color so light, it shouldn’t be a surprise that maintenance is high to take care of the hair’s integrity.

But don’t let the cold bother you. Keep reading to learn all the tips and tricks on becoming the next ice queen! Check out these trendy icy blonde hair images!

Very Dark Rooted Hair with Icy Blonde Highlights
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#1: Very Dark Rooted Hair with Highlights

A rooted blonde is always on trend, and the contrast will have everyone taking note! When achieving this blonde highlighted color, aim for the lightest blonde lift with your foilayage. Depending on the natural color, you may have to deepen the base to give the best contrast. You can keep this color fresh for a long time simply by doing roots and tone to follow. This makes for a low-maintenance color once your big session is complete! I suggest using a purple toning shampoo once weekly or every second wash.

Beautiful Ice Blonde White Layered Long Hair for women with natural waves
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#2: Beautiful Ice White Layered Long Hair

Ask for a long beautiful white layered style. My advice for getting that frozen blonde is to get a blank canvas first. This will require a global blonding treatment. Possibly more than 1-2 visits to achieve this and respect your hair’s integrity. Avoid higher maintenance blonde colors by adding a root shadow. It will help prolong your visits and diffuse any lines of demarcation.

#3: Modern Icy Ash Blonde Balayage

Try tempering down your glacial locks by adding some ash blonde. Toned down but still serving looks.

Light icy blonde with dark roots hairstyle
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#4: Healthy-Looking Light Blonde with Dark Roots

With spring around the corner, women and men are requesting white hair. From the shadowed root to healthy ends, the layers give an effortless deep wave with a big barrel curling iron, and the color is just so shiny and opaque. Icy and frozen blonde is for the dedicated woman. Platinum is a lifestyle and not for the faint of heart. It takes patience to achieve and commitment to maintain. It’s also not cheap; the right products are necessary to keep your hair healthy and glowing white (purple shampoo, treatments, follow-up appointments, etc.).

#5: Stylish White Blonde

Consider an platinum blonde with a beachy, textured style. Cool platinum blonde highlights with added waves look stylish yet simple and messy. This look is not for everyone! Depending on your hair (natural color, hair color history, and hair condition), it may take multiple appointments to achieve a look like this. You’ll be in the salon every six weeks to touch up your root and get a fresh toner. Also, conditioning treatments are super important when you’re this blonde, and salon products to use at home.

#6: Icy Long Pixie Cut with Sweeping Bangs

Sweeping bangs compliment a long pixie cut. When consulting with your stylist, remember to ask for lots of texture. Either one can be point-cut or even razored. Ensure your hair stays healthy by being careful not to overprocess while lightening. Finish with Aquage’s detailing creme. Just warm it up between your hands and slowly run through the layers.

#7: Waist-Length Icy White Roots and Hair

Waist-length icy white roots and hair extensions are an edgy and timeless look. Be sure you seek out a professional that specializes in blondes. This will ensure the tone and overall integrity stays intact. A helpful way to keep your hair healthy through a blonde journey is doing regular treatments. I recommend the K18 leave-in molecular repair mask.

Ice Blonde Long Bob
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#8: Ice Blonde Long Bob

A blonde long bob can be achieved by a global bleaching application and toning service. The number one thing I would recommend when going blonde is seeking out a blonde specialist. Blonding professionals are an option, too. Having a stylist whose specialty is lightening can ensure the integrity of your hair. It can even guarantee the outcome.

Icy Blonde Salt-and-Pepper Tresses

#9 Icy Salt-and-Pepper Tresses

Step into the spotlight with your natural gray, artfully laced with chic icy blonde highlights. This harmonious fusion elevates your medium-length locks, striking a perfect balance between effortless grace and contemporary coolness. Ideal for those yearning to enrich their silver strands without committing to a complete color overhaul. This style offers the bonus of fewer root touch-ups, though it does require a bit of upfront dedication to perfect this sophisticated blend.

Ice White Blonde Waves
Instagram @lanhhair

#10: Ice White Waves

Icy white waves are a raging trend that only grows in popularity. Remember attainable goals that fit your hair care regimen when dyeing your hair. When you want a color like this ice white hair, there is a lot more maintenance needed than a more simple style, such as a balayage.

Icy White Blonde Lob
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#11: Icy White Lob

If you’re going blonde, don’t be afraid to go bold! An icy white lob can give off serious beauty vibes. If icy white is your goal, it helps to keep maintenance in mind. Platinum hues like this need regular touch-up appointments and require you to avoid overly chlorinated pools. Finally, add purple shampoo to your shower routine.

Extra Short Icy Blonde Pixie
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#12: Extra Short Icy Pixie

Try an extra short icy pixie to make a huge statement. If you’re nervous about cutting off your locks, I suggest you discuss your concerns with your stylist. My advice is that your hair will always grow back, so why not have some fun?

Icy Blonde Textured Bob
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#13: Icy Textured Bob

Go for the coolest locks with an icy textured bob. Multi-dimensional shades of icy cool blonde will make your locks look stunning. The number one rule of keeping your tones icy is to use a purple conditioner at home and frequent visits to the salon to refresh those strands. To help keep yellow tones away, do frequent toners to make your hair look shiny and healthy and your color on point.

Icy silver blonde on mid-length layered hair showing a vibrant color transition and healthy texture.

#14 Gorgeous Icy Silver Blonde

Transform your look with this exquisite icy silver blonde, tailored for grace and elegance. This mid-length cut, paired with subtle layers, effortlessly frames an oval face and rejuvenates any look for a mature clientele. Notice the masterful fade from her natural gray to a luminous silver, a low-maintenance choice that celebrates natural aging while keeping a chic edge. Maintenance includes regular toning for that sterling shine. Although striking, it’s a commitment—be ready to embrace the journey of upkeep!

#15: Cool-Toned Icy Long Straight V-Cut

Consider a long straight v-cut if you have thicker hair and want an angular cut that adds face-framing layers and gives you softer, lighter ends. If you can afford to upkeep a high-maintenance hair color like a cool-toned blonde, then you can also expect to spend lots of time at the hair salon and invest in good quality hair products. One of the best ways to give your hair color more dimension is by leaving your natural root or coloring the top to blend into your platinum tresses.

#16: Sultry Long Straight Blunt Cut

A long straight blunt cut is one of the best ways to make your frozen blonde hair look fuller. Fine to medium hair types will find an instant boost in the body if you try a cut with blunt angles. If you have a thicker mane, you should avoid this cut, as thick hair and blunt angles typically do not mix.

#17: Icy Straight Long Hair

Icy straight long hair is a lifestyle, and you have to be prepared to invest a lot of time and money. Scalp bleach is a beautiful but, at the same time, tricky color service for which you need regular 5-6-week appointments. Also, ensure you have a good leave-in product, like the overnight serum by Kerastase- Blond Absolu Serum Cicanuit, in case you forget to do a weekly deep-strengthening treatment.

#18: Dimensional Dark to Light Blonde Sombre

Even darker roots’ unnoticed detail can go along with this color presentation. Who knew you could do so many things with blonde?

Romantic Icy Blonde Highlights on Brown Hair
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#19: Romantic Highlights on Brown Hair

If you’re a brunette, you can now share the same love with blondes, with a platinum highlight taking over your brown hair! These icy highlights pair well with a wavy style for a soft dimensional result.

Contrasting Platinum Icy Blonde Balayage
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#20: Contrasting Platinum Icy Balayage

Try highlighting your ghostly hair color by giving it a contrasting blonde mix. Long subtle waves help provide a canvas for this masterpiece.

#21: Beautiful Blonde Ombre

Spice up your plain, white dye job with an icy blonde balayage ombre!

Alluring Lavender and Ice Blonde Hair Color
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#22: Alluring Lavender and Ice

Lavender and ice shades are a great way to introduce some color to your blonde hair if you want a change but need more time to jump in fully or make a commitment to have an intense color. A lavender balayage is a perfect look for that. Although pastels don’t last too long, the great thing is that it’s a pretty fade out. Unfortunately, this color can’t be for everyone. To achieve those pastel or true ashy tones, you must be very light/platinum. The best suggestion is to do this in sessions and always trust the process!

#23: Wearable Icy Blue Blonde

The ethereal icy blue look is so creative and is not usually seen every day, but surprisingly wearable and muted color despite being so different. You can transition from platinum silver to this pastel blue. Pastel tones like this are only possible when your hair is naturally platinum or bleached to platinum/silver blonde (or as close to it as possible). Being this light requires a lot of maintenance, daily application of bond repairer treatments (our favorite is Olaplex), and lots of nourishing oils.

Classy Icy Blonde and Grey
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#24: Classy Icy and Grey

This color is a blonde with extra ash and a sharp, clean bob. This look is a full head highlights with a shadowed root. Frozen blonde and grey colors are an investment, and you must take the time and purchase the best products to care for them. It’s one of the most high-maintenance tones out there and washes out fast if it’s not taken care of. It’s a beautiful and fun tone if executed right.

#25: Stunning Blonde and Rose Gold

This stunning iced rose is the perfect rose gold to blonde color melt. It’s a nice way to try out a bolder, trendy color without having to color your whole head that color, and it would be allowed in most workplaces. It is versatile because any hair length could do this color, and it looks straight or curled.

#26: Polished Blonde with Lowlights

If you have been doing balayage sessions and are ready for a change, the dimension of this blonde will be stunning on you. When struggling with keeping the brassiness out of your hair, switch to a full head of highlights and lowlights to help manage any unwanted tones in your hair. .

Rooted Icy Blonde Bob
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#27: Rooted Blonde Bob

A slight A-line blunt cut and the rooty base can complement your light ends and bring out the braid’s detail.  Also, consider that getting ends this light may take a few sessions and lots of time and money, but once you have it, you will be obsessed!

#28: Casual Icy Lob with Shadow Root

Try an iridescent pearl blonde with a shadow root. Ask your stylist to do a shadow root to ensure slightly lower maintenance. Also, it keeps your hair healthier, especially since this type of color takes multiple lightening sessions. Glazes and proper hair care are a must when maintaining this color.