The best thing about Alt hairstyle is that they always evolve and change each year. This year the popular alternative hairstyles for popular women are the wolf cut, mullets, styles with undercuts, pixies, and any look with shaved sides. You can always recreate these beautiful alt hairstyles and make them unique by adding in different cuts and colors.
These edgy styles are so much fun to wear and will also help show off your creative side. Who wants to look normal when adding in bright colors and alt haircuts can look this good? You can pull these looks off with short styles, long locks, or anything in between. Now, let’s take a deeper dive into these 50 trendy alt hairstyle ideas for women.
1. Space Bun with Pastel Haircolor
Up first is this cute and young-inspired hairstyle with two big space buns. She has kept the fringe long in the front and left out two layers to frame the face. To get the whole vibe of this photo, add funky colors as she has done in the photo above, and you will love how you look.
2. Face Framing Split Dyed Hair
Here is a subtle way to wear your hair with a pretty peach color added in. In this style, she kept most of her hair dark and natural and only added the peach color to the front in a trendy money-piece look. She also added a fringe with a two-toned style, and it looks amazing.
3. Edgy Pixie Alt Haircut
Edgy pixies will always be in style. Here she went with a short pixie with funky layers with pretty blue and purple tones added throughout. You can keep it straight or spike it up for an extra edgy look.
4. Messy Rainbow Alt Hairstyle
This alternative hairstyle has all the colors of the rainbow added in. She kept the base black and added textured layers and so many bold colors. Add in micro bangs and keep the hair wavy; you will love this messy rainbow hairstyle.
5. Pink and Purple Alt Haircolor
Here is a two-toned hairstyle with one purple side, and for the other one, they went with a rich pink tone. Be sure to part it down the middle and keep it straight for a sleek and stylish finish.
6. Electric Blue Alt Hairstyle with Bangs
Electric blue is always a vibe. Here she went with a pretty blue color all over with a thick fringe and plenty of layers. This style would look best on women with thick and long hair, but the color would look amazing on any style.
7. Shaggy Alt Hair with Teal Peekaboo
This next hairstyle is a beautiful mix of black hair color and teal peekaboos. She has kept her hair right around shoulder length, added in shaggy layers and a thin fringe in the front. Finish this style off with pretty curls, and you are all set.
8. Two-Toned Pink Alt Haircolor
Here is another beautiful hairstyle for women who want an alt style. She went with a two-tone look but with a twist. She kept the top section of the hair in a bright blonde hue and added a pink color underneath. Wear it straight and sleek as she has here.
9. Silver Money Piece Alt Hairstyle
Did you know that silver is one of the hottest hair colors in 2022.? Here she kept most of the hair dark and black with a pretty silver money piece in the front. She has added beautiful curls, and it looks amazing.
10. Mullet Alt Hair with Pop of Purple
Mullets are one of the hottest alt hairstyles for 2022. Here she has a pretty mullet with shaved sides that are also dyed purple. She added a thick fringe in the front that she has also dyed purple and it looks amazing.
11. Shag Mullet Alt Haircut with Split Dyed
Shag mullets with the alt look are so beautiful. Here she went with a dark purple and rich orange two-tone look. To get this style keep the mullet long in the back and short in the front with a thin fringe. Wear it straight or throw in a few shaggy curls and you will love how you look.
12. Rainbow Underlight Alt Hairstyle
One way to have a beautiful art style is to add a colorful undercut, as she has done here. She kept her top layer dark and brown with a pretty rainbow under light style going on. She finished her look off by twisting her hair with colorful clips, which looks amazing.
13. Razored Mullet Alt Hairstyle
Up next is this lovely hairstyle with a razor mullet added in bright orange and yellow tones. The mullet is one of the most trendy ways to wear your hair in 2022.
14. Voluminous Curly Alternative Hairstyle
Women with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right hairstyle. Here she has kept her hair big and curly with a bright orange tone throughout. Keep it voluminous and full and you will love how you look.
15. Short Curly Alt Hairstyle with Bangs
Here is another stylish way to wear your big curly hair. Here she kept most of the hair natural and brown with just a touch of blonde in the front. This is such a subtle and beautiful way to wear your curly hair if you like keeping your style fresh and natural.
16. Shag Pixie Alt Haircut
This pretty lady smiles so big because she knows her hair looks good. To get the look like in the photo above, keep the hair cut in a shaggy pixie and add touches of blonde in the bangs and a bit around the back. She styled it straight, and it looks amazing.
17. Green Mullet Alt Hairstyle
Here is a bright green look with a beautiful mullet style. Here she has kept a long layer in the back and a shorter layer in the front that is finished off with micro bangs. This super pretty hair color would look great any time of the year.
18. Blue and Purple Money Piece Alt Hairstyle
Can’t decide what color to put in your money piece? You could always go with two colors as they have done here, with a pretty purple and rich blue. They kept most of the hair dark and finished it with loose curls.
19. Mohawk Alt Hairstyle with Shaved Sides
Up next is a fabulous mohawk hairstyle for women. Here she has a curly mohawk with shaved sides and a dark purple color added to the bangs. This is an alt hairstyle that would look amazing on women of all ages.
20. Blunt Bob Alternative Haircut
Here is a blunt bob hairstyle for women with a little extra alt style added in. In the look above, she has styled her blunt bob with an asymmetrical style where it starts shorter in the back and gradually gets longer. She also went with a beautiful lilac color in the bangs and the face-framing layers.
21. Faded Pink Pixie Alt Haircut
Here is a very feminine hairstyle to try. She has styled her new blonde hair short and added in a beautiful light pink tone. Part the hair on the side and brush it over a bit, and you will love how you look.
22. Teal French Bob Alt Haircut
Here is a stylish french bob hairstyle with a beautiful teal color added in. She kept her hair at about chin length and finished it off with a lovely spiral curl. Be sure to add plenty of hairsprays to keep your style looking fresh all day long.
23. Neon Rainbow Alt Haircolor
You cannot get much brighter than this beautiful neon rainbow hairstyle. Here she went with a hot pink base with rainbow touches throughout. Finish it off with waves, and you will love how you look.
24. Midnight Blue Alternative Hairstyle
Here is a deep midnight blue look on a blunt bob with bangs in the front. Keep it sleek and straight to get the whole vibe of this beautiful hairstyle.
25. Purple to Gray Ombre Alt Hairstyle
Up next is a unique way to wear a grey ombre hairstyle. She picked two of the hottest colors of 2022, gray and purple. She kept the hair on the top dark and rich and gradually faded down to the end with a light silver tone. Finish it off with waves, and you will love how you look.
26. Curly Mohawk Alt Hairstyle
This next hairstyle would be a beautiful look for women with curly hair. She is wearing a beautiful curly mohawk with the sides shaved short. Be sure to keep the hair on top long enough for your curls to come to life.
27. Lime Green Ombre Alt Hairstyle
Lime green is such a fun color to add to your hair. Here she kept her length extra long with a brown tone on top, and the lime green comes in about halfway down. Finish off your look with a straight and sleek style, and you are all set.
28. Alt Hairstyle for Older Women
Older women with short hair can wear alternative hairstyles too! Here she has kept her hair short with plenty of layers and beautiful blues and purples added in.
29. Purple Pixie Alt with V-Cut
Up next is this beautiful purple style with a classy v-cut. Here she has added the perfect amount of pinks and purples all the way around. She kept it straight and thick, and it looked beautiful.
30. Pastel Pink and Purple Alt Hairstyle
This next alt hairstyle is a very feminine look. Here she has a pastel pink and purple color in an ombre hairstyle. She styled it straight, but it would look just as pretty with curls or waves.
31. Neon Pink Alt Hairstyle
This short and sassy hairstyle has the perfect neon pink hair color added in. To get the whole style of this look, ask your hairdresser for a thin fringe and long layers.
32. Spooky Black and Red Alt Hairstyle
Spooky season is upon us, and this next hairstyle would be perfect for trying. Here she has a two-toned style with one-half black and the other a blood orange color. Add in a middle part and brush it back, and you will love your new spooky hairstyle.
33. Fullhead Bright Red Alt Hairstyle
Another way to show off your creative side is by adding in a bright, beautiful hairstyle. Here she added in a beautiful bright red tone. She kept it cut right passed the chin with a thick fringe in the front. She added beautiful waves, and it looks stunning.
34. Vivid Alt Haircolor
Pink and purple mixed together are always a classic look. Here she kept the hair long and layered with a thick fringe in the front. Add purple to the front and pink in the back, and you have a look that you will love.
35. Center-Parted Neon Pink Alt Hairstyle
Up next is a hot pink dreamy look. She has grown her hair to about the shoulders and added a beautiful hot pink color. Then she parted it down the middle and threw in some big curls; it looks amazing.
36. Green Peekaboo Alt Hairstyle
One of the best ways to show off your creative side is to add pops of color. Here she added green with the peekaboo technique, which looks amazing with her dark hair. If you wanted to show off your new green color, you could throw half of your hair up.
37. Autumn Copper Alt Hairstyle
Next is a hairstyle that would be so beautiful in the autumn months. Here she has her shoulder-length haircut with a few layers, side bangs, and added in the perfect copper color. Finish it off with loose and messy curls, and you are going to look amazing.
38. Platinum Blonde Mullet Alt Haircut
The platinum blonde looks so good no matter what hairstyle you go for. Here she is wearing one of the more popular alt hairstyles, the mullet. After dying your hair this beautiful blonde color, ask your hairdresser for a straight fringe in the front and be sure to keep the back layer long; you are going to love it.
39. Neon Peach Afro Alt Hairstyle
Up next is this beautiful peach-colored afro. If you love keeping your hair natural but need to kick it up a notch, adding peach is a wonderful idea. This is more of a summer or spring look, but it is so beautiful that you could even wear it during the winter.
40. Fiery Sunset Alt Haircolor
Sunset hair is one of the hottest trends in 2022. Here she dyed her fiery red, orange, and yellow mid-length hair, all blended perfectly. She kept it down and wavy here, and the results are magical.
41. Lime Green Framing Alt Hairstyle
Here is a style straight out of Billie Eilish’s book. In the look above, she has dyed most of her hair a black color with a lime green money piece. Be sure to part your hair down the middle and keep it straight if you want to look as beautiful as she does here.
42. Electric Blue Mullet Alt Haircut
Up next is a short mullet hairstyle for women with thick hair. Here she has kept the longest layer right around shoulder length and added in a thick fringe in the front. She made her hairstyle alternative by adding a beautiful electric blue color with hints of black coming through, and it looks amazing and edgy.
43. Mullet Alt Haircut with Pop of Red
This next look is a true mullet hairstyle for women. She has kept the back messy and curly with red highlights and left the front short with textured layers. To get the most out of this look, be sure to dye your fringe red as well.
44. Layered Pixie Alt Haircut
Pixie haircuts for women are versatile, and she added textured layers to create a beautiful and alt look. To get this style, you will need to buzz the sides, keep the back layer long, and brush down the top section to create bangs. She then took it to the next level and added a beautiful dark hue.
45. Curly Purple Ombre Alt Hairstyle
Ladies with curly hair already know how hard it is to find the right style, but look no further because here is an edgy look that you will love. In the hairstyle above, she has kept the top section of her hair natural and dark and added in a blueish-purple hue about 2/3s of the way down.
46. Sleek Pixie Bob Alt Hairstyle
Short, sassy, and sleek is the best way to describe this next short hairstyle for women. In the photo above, she has a sleek bob pixie style with pink and purple added in. This alt hairstyle would look just as good spiked up as it down straight down.
47. Pink Lemonade Alt Haircolor
Pink lemonade makes a beautiful color palate for your hair. In this look, she has a two-tone style going on, with half of her yellow and the other half a pretty pink color. Be sure to part it down the middle and add in waves to complete your new beautiful look.
48. Neon Pink Pixie Alt Haircut
Hot pink and black are always going to complement each other. Here she has taken the pixie hairstyle to new lengths with shaved sides and a thick spiky layer on top. She has added hot pink all over but left the sides with black coming through, which looks amazing.
49. Rainbow Framing Alt Haircolor
Up next is one of the most unique and crazy hairstyles on this list of alt hairstyles. Here she is wearing blonde hair in the back and added bold colors into the bangs and the face-framing layers. For the bangs, she went dark black and added muted rainbow tones into the layers around the face, which looks amazing.
50. Mid-Length Alt Hairstyle
Last but not least, this beautiful and feminine alt hairstyle. Here she kept her cut around mid-length and added in a beautiful dark pink color all over. But she didn’t stop there; on the top; she added a purple hue that blends in nicely with the dark pink. Style it with loose curls on the bottom, and you are going to love your new style.
Since you made it this far, are you ready to make the change and go for an Alt hairstyle? What colors are you thinking about adding to the mix? We would love to hear your thoughts and which one was your favorite look!! Leave a comment down below; it is always so nice to hear from you.
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.