Enabling Material Preview while in Particle Edit Mode

As you can see below, I am in Particle (Edit Mode) and I would like to actually see the material of the hair. Is there any way to achieve it?
Note that I am still in Object Mode. :slight_smile:

Hello and welcome to BlenderArtists.

There’s no native way to enable color while in Particles Edit mode, but there is a easy workaround.

The workaround is to have a dummy particle system (it can be hidden as shown in the screenshot) at the top of the particle systems row. This is because the top particle system is active, so to speak. The rest of the lower particle systems should show in the 3D Viewport then: