When it comes to summer hair color ideas, most of us crave something a little cooler. Lighter hues replace deep, dark styles on red carpets and boardwalks with pretty pastels, pearlescent looks, and highlights aplenty. Looking to carry the summer sunshine with you all year long? These hues are gorgeous, no matter the season. After you pick your perfect shade, consider our short hair ideas, layered inspo, and braided hairstyles to complete your look.