Why choose bright red hair? There are so many reasons, but the first is that you can never go wrong with this shade. If you want an eye-catching look, no matter what length your hair is then this is the color for you. It’s fun, it’s energizing, and people will know that you are the kind of person who likes to have fun. Red works for any length hair and looks good with both curls and razor straight locks. And there are so many shades to choose from; rose melts for the romantics, vivid reds for the daring, and sunset shades for fun lovers. Here are 25 amazing looks for bright red hair:
# 1 Fifty Shades of Fire
What makes these locks pop are the various shades of red, all infused into a winning look! Underneath it starts out in a deep, almost maroon tone and blends out into a vibrant ruby shade.
We’re not sure about the LED light accessories, but we are deeply in love with this smooth ombre. At the base, the hair is a deep claret shade with copper highlights which slowly melts into a vivid strawberry color.
# 3 Red Alert
If you want to turn heads, then flaming red is definitely the shade for you. Use it to spice up shorter hairstyles like this and add dark roots for extra drama.
# 4 Crimson Lake
Medium length hairstyles also look incredible in the right shade of red and this model gets our stamp of approval – the dark maroon roots effortlessly flow into a crimson river; with each hair straightened to perfection.
#5 Auburn Dimension
Bright red hair looks even better when the stylist gets the dimension right – to give it that added interest. This model’s hair has amazing dimension and the accent curls also help the lighter parts catch the light.
# 6 Tropical Princess
Channel your own internal Disney princess with a multi-coloured look like this! We love the burst of indigo and purple within this shiny candy colored mane.
# 7 Metallic Strawberry
If you want long hair in a flash why not try hair extensions? And while you’re making big changes why not opt for a flashy new color like this metallic strawberry shade with dark roots?
# 8 Crowning Glory
Layers are an excellent way to wear medium length hairstyles and combined with curls your look is sure to impress. This color is also enviable – a lovely reflective rose red.
# 9 Oh Yeah, Mermaid Hair
Want to get in on the mermaid hair trend, but not keen or blues or greens? Why not ask your stylist about a smooth auburn to cherry ombre like this one?
# 10 Flaming Waterfall
Long lush hair, a professional cut, and unbelievable dimension – what more could you ask for? These locks start with dark roots, followed by an explosion of blazing deep red color, it’s simply stunning.
# 11 Cherry Pink Statement
Red and pink are an eye-catching hair color combination, especially if you have long hair that you want to make a statement with. This model's tresses blend from dark mahogany into a bright cherry pink.
# 12 Bright Bobs
Long bobs are hot right now! We love this expert blend of maroon as a base color which streaks of fiery red that give this hairstyle loads of body and dimension.
# 13 Plum Passion
This model's attention grabbing locks begin with a warm plum shade at the base which blends into bright layers of strawberry red. Ombres like this one are easy to grow out – bonus!
# 14 Red Velvet
To steal this model's look ask your stylist for shadow roots followed by a ruby red shade. Here they’ve also added highlights of cherry red and curls for a romantic feel.
# 15 Copper Fancy
Short defined hairstyles really pop with the right shade of red and this stylist has it spot on. She’s used a combination of medium maroon and a warm copper hue to create a sleek stylish look.
# 16 Berry Balayage
These hand-painted colors prove once again that balayage is the best way to go if you want gorgeous dimensional color. Here the dark chocolate cherry base color is carried through to the roots which help highlight the bright strawberry red streaks.
# 17 Hot Pink Anime Hair
Why have plain red hair when you can have a hot pink-red shade instead? We love this shocking shade; it’s highly reflective and great for showing off fancy braid work too!
# 18 Coral Sunset
If you’re interested in trying out a sunset palette like this one, ask your stylist to combine shades like blood orange and coral with candy apple pink highlights.
# 19 Hair Goals
This stunning look was created by carefully applying layers of rose red and ruby fusion over dark shadow roots. If you look carefully, you’ll also see thin, light coral highlights.
# 20 Vivid Fantasy
This statement hair is not for the faint of heart but isn’t it amazing? The stylist used a vivid blood red shade all over and ironed the models locks to silky perfection.
# 21 Night Fires
Want to look dark and mysterious? Try a black to red ombre like this one. Start with deep sable colored roots and blend into a fiery shade of strawberry.
# 22 Intense Rose
This model's hair has been snipped into a stylish texturized bob and treated with layers of deep maroon followed by a spicy intense rose red – so pretty!
# 23 Ruby Dreams
Ombres not your thing? Don’t worry, red is an excellent all over color as well. For a look that pops, try full saturation with a bright ruby shade like this one.
# 24 Scarlet Fever
This model is wearing scarlet red in her long silky tresses and I think we can all agree that this is a winning look – easy to wear for every occasion.
# 25 Strawberry with Burnt Coral Highlights
This bob starts out with a deep wine across the roots which slowly melt into a sea of strawberry and claret hues. The stylist also painted in thin sections of burnt coral which catch the light perfectly, drawing attention to the dimension colors.
We think that every girl should try red hair at least once. And if you’re going with this color why not try out a truly bright shade. Whether it’s an ombre, full color or even just a few streaks you’re bound to love it. Pick your shade and dare to wear bright red hair – don’t worry, you can thank us later!