For the ultimate head turning hair color you just can't go past the appeal of a red hair color. And it seems like the world agrees with many big name celebrities, magazine articles and hair trend alerts heralding red hair is the color to have right now!
So if you're thinking of making the switch to a red-toned hue, or if you already have red locks and want to update your look with a fresh and exciting color boost, then these red hair color ideas should provide some great inspiration!
Light Red Hair Colors
While red is a great color for creating a memorable look, not every red hair color needs to be in your face or extremely bright to grab attention. Light red hair colors that come close to a natural red hair shade can be a very flattering, as these great examples show.
Medium Red Hair Colors
For a more medium tone of red, try something similar to these three red hair colors which will create a color that will add depth, hair shine and movement to any haircut.
Dark Red Hair Colors
For a red hair color that that is deep and intense, dark red is the only way to go. A dark red hair color will add a fantastic hue to your hair that, depending on the color chosen, can change in different lights to create a surprising and interesting finish for your hair. To keep a color like this fresh check out our Stay Fresh Hair Color blog for hair tips.
Bright Red Hair Colors
Red is one of the few hair color choices that really make a solid impact. By choosing a bright red hair color you can create a look that can make you the centre of attention, or provide a unique and individual look. Keep it fabulous with color depositing shampoos and color retaining hair styling products.
Celebrity Red Hair Colors
When a celebrity changes their hair color to red, or red tones are all the rage on the red carpet, then you know that it's a color trend worth paying attention to. Debra Messing (pictured right) is the queen of dark red colors, while Mad Men actress Christina Hendricks (left) promotes fiery locks on the small screen. As for being the poster-child for bright red hair, it has to be Rihanna (middle) and her red hair color change!
To see how you'd look with any of these hairstyles, click on the images for a link to try the virtual hairstyle on your own photo or our model. And don't forget to let us know what you think about these red hair color ideas by leaving a comment below.