Mahogany hair color is not as common as other shades of red or brown, and this is one of the things that make it distinct. The fact that it is an in-between shade (it is not dazzling or dark) also makes it ideal for ladies who prefer to go with moderate hues. Apart from this, there are also many mahogany tones and patterns to choose from, and this gives women a variety of options. However, it is not always easy to work with mahogany since it is not an ordinary shade but the following 60 headdresses will give you some ideas on how you can wear this distinct color.
# 1 Mahogany on Dark Brown
Most modern color techniques are all about creating a contrast between two different shades and so this particular headdress is very trendy since it does just that. The neatly trimmed locks have a fabulous color contrast between the dark brown base and mahogany on the lower half of the hair. Apart from this the side sweep and pushing the strands to the front also helps to show off the lovely hues.
This mahogany hair brings different shades together, and some people may not even tell the particular shades used on it. However, one of the things that make the long locks stand out is the lovely blonde highlights that give them some definition and warmth.
# 3 Curly Red Brown Locks
Curly and voluminous strands will always look good with almost any color that you use on them, but the red-brown tone in this design makes them look classy. The red-brown blends in with the natural shade to create a beautiful hue that you can enhance by pushing your hair to the back in layers.
# 4 Modern Mahogany Ombre
Ombre is slowly becoming the most widely used color pattern because it is not only beautiful but also easy to make. This style demonstrates how attractive an ombre design looks with a mahogany tone on a dark natural base color. The transition between the two shades is splendid, and it will make any woman feel attractive.
# 5 Fabulous Balayage Highlights
Just like ombre, balayage or hand painting is also popular as it enables women to get a natural looking dye job. You can also use balayage to get a perfect mahogany hair like this one that involves different shades of blonde and brown highlights. The natural waves and the volume of the strands also help to enhance the appearance of the hairdo.
# 6 Cute Mahogany Bob
This bob is a perfect example of how a good color choice and dying technique can transform an ordinary headdress into something exquisite. Although the bob is neatly cut and with some subtle waves, the introduction of the color takes its appearance a class higher.
# 7 Blended Balayage Ombre
Hand painting your strands gives you the freedom to wear anything you can think of and still looks classy. Although the wearer of this design has some long attractive curly locks, hand painting them and blending the blonde tones into the mahogany is what makes her look outstanding.
# 8 Bronde Mahogany
These lovely straight locks have some amazing curly ends that make them look detailed and trendy. However, the color mix is what makes this design unique. Rather than just go with a simple red-brown hair you can spice it up with subtle bronde highlights like in this style.
# 9 Shiny Golden Red Hair
Even if you do not have a perfect color job, you can enhance the appearance of your hair by layering it. Layering can also work for you even if you have an excellent color like the golden red tone in this design as it will help show off the lovely shades.
# 10 Dark and Trendy
Keeping your locks dark will also make you look attractive, and it is an ideal way for ladies who do not like bright hues. The colors in this headdress are very subtle, and they appear as a brunette with a hint of red wine, but this is what makes this a top notch design.
# 11 Red Brown Lob
The red-brown hue on this long bob is splendid, but it is not the only thing that makes the wearer stand out. Her hair also has some lovely copper-gold peek-a-boos that look fantastic when the strands are layered. The moderate center part and the fact that the strands have some subtle waves also help to make them stylish.
# 12 Highlighted and Brushed Back Tresses
Long strands are very easy to work with especially if it also has some lovely texture and volume like this one. Here all that you need is some soft blonde highlights on the red brown strands to make them look beautiful because they also have some fabulous curls on the tips.
# 13 Chocolate Brown to Mahogany Ombre
The thick hair in this design has an excellent texture, and its style involves layering it to the back. However, what makes the locks stand out is their attractive color pattern. The color is a pure ombre design that requires transitioning drastically from a dark brown base to a light mahogany hue.
# 14 Pretty Mahogany with a Hint of Red Wine
There are many hues that you can experiment with on your hair and sometimes it’s not always easy to tell them apart. This style is a perfect example of this because although it might look like a pure mahogany shade, it also has a distinct hint of red wine and slightly darkened roots.
# 15 Glamorous Ginger Waves
The ombre color pattern in this hairdo is amazing but what makes it look fantastic is the color choice. Ginger makes a beautiful hair color but in this style, it looks very distinct on the red-brown base.
# 16 On Point Copper Hair
Most people looking at this headdress will first notice its classy styling, but this is not the only thing that makes it stand out since it also has a lovely hue. The copper tone of the hair and its sombre color design is splendid, and it is also a unique shade.
# 17 Red Vintage Blowout
A vintage blowout is one of those styles that will never go out of trend, and this is if you give it a lovely color like mahogany. The color pattern is very soft, and it involves blending red into a naturally dark tone. Its diagonal face frame style also helps to make the headdress more attractive.
# 18 Long and Luxurious Deep Mahogany Locks
The length of these locks is fascinating, and the fact that they are also neat and healthy also makes them perfect for any headdress. They do not require any fancy styling because their dark mahogany color is sufficient to make them look very stylish.
# 19 Rich Auburn Waves
Auburn hair is warm and lovely but what makes many ladies go for it is that it looks very natural. If you get the color combination right like in this hairdo, very few people will notice that it is not your natural shade. And if you also have a wavy or curly hair you can be sure of an outstanding look like this one.
# 20 Fine Reddish Brown Strands
Although the strands in this design are quite thin, the shades used on it make this hard to notice. The length of the hair and the fact that it also has some partial light brown highlights also helps to make it a fabulous hairdo that any woman with long thin strands can try out.
# 21 Mahogany with Subtle Waves
This style is perfect for ladies who prefer to go for dark, elegant tones. The reddish brown hue on this headdress is darker than what you would expect to find in other styles and the colors have a soft sombre transition. Although the color is splendid the subtle waves on the headdress also help to enhance the appearance.
# 22 Fabulous Copper Melt
The copper melt that creates this lovely style can only come from careful hand painting. To wear this design you have to melt different shades of copper and brown and apply them in an ombre design so that the hues transition from dark roots to lighter ends. And to style it you need a soft center part from where you should brush the strands to the sides and back.
# 23 Shiny and Gorgeous Mahogany
Every woman would like her strands to shine as it is a sign that it is healthy and also helps to make its shades detailed. And if you have a dark mahogany tone like in this style a shiny hair will give you very modern appearance. You can design your bright mahogany locks in different ways, but a side sweep and a center part are enough to create a polished look.
# 24 Curly Copper Balayage
You can never go wrong with hand painting regardless of the colors that you are using. The copper locks in this design are hand painted to perfection, and they have a hint of golden brown that helps to create a fantastic tone. You can have them as a smooth and straight headdress or curl them up to create a lovely curly design.
# 25 Sun Kissed Two Tone Locks
A sun-kissed look is perfect for summer, and you can easily achieve it with some inventive color combinations. However, if you want to look unique, you should try a two tone hair through balayage. In this headdress, the two-tone look comes from blending a warm chocolate hue with copper and styling the locks with a side sweep.
# 26 Highlighted and Layered Beach Waves
The beach waves in this style have a dark copper shade that blends with a light copper hue in an ombre pattern through hand painting. Apart from the two tones the strands also have some subtle blonde highlights and are styled by layering them to the back.
# 27 Rich Mahogany Base with Cinnamon Streaks
This style is another example of a balayage dye job done correctly, and it involves a rich mahogany base and some lovely cinnamon streaks. The mahogany forms the base color, and it is also the most dominant hue in the design. And the partial cinnamon highlights are at the front section to accentuate the locks when they are styled to create a face frame design.
# 28 Cocoa Cinnamon Asymmetrical Bob
An asymmetrical bob is a lovely headdress especially if you have soft, voluminous strands like these. In this design, it is made to look even more attractive by the introduction of some color using an ombre pattern starting with a dark base and transitioning to a beautiful cocoa cinnamon hue.
# 29 Mahogany with Brushed Copper Ombre Highlights
You can use mahogany in different ways when dying your locks, but it always works better when you have it as the base color. In this design, it is the base for some lovely copper highlights on textured and brushed back locks.
# 30 Classic Hue on Long Hair
This headdress shows mahogany at its best, and it is enough evidence of the versatility of this tone. The dark shade of the hair looks very natural, but it is a typical mahogany tone on long black locks. Apart from the classic hue the hair also has some incredible waves and a perfect scissor trim.
# 31 Lowlights on an Angled Bob
The bob cut on this design is splendid, and it is what makes this a top notch style, but the strands also have some beautiful shades. Although the reddish brown hue is the most prevalent tone, the strands also have a unique blend of cinnamon and blonde. The color patterns are also fantastic, and they make the strands look very classy.
# 32 Bright and Cute Balayage
If you would rather go for something bright, then this hairdo can also work for you especially given the fact that the color is very easy to replicate. All you need to do is to figure out the color combinations to create the bright reddish tone on the long hair. However, you should hand-paint your strands if you want them to look this good.
# 33 Short and Easy Sombre Waves
One of the main advantages of keeping a short hair is the fact that it is easy to maintain. The beach waves in this design are a perfect example of a short natural hair, and they have a fabulous copper sombre dye job. What makes this style look fabulous is the fact that the base is dark but the color transitions gradually to a lighter hue on the tips.
# 34 Fantastic Copper to Dark Brown Design
Although you can wear reddish brown hair in many ways, nothing beats a subtle copper hue that transitions to dark brown. The contrast between the two tones is fabulous, and it looks more detailed than it is due to the excellent volume and texture of the hair.
# 35 Elegant Blunt Cut
The fresh blunt cut in this headdress is fabulous, and so it deserves a lovely color like a copper blend. You cannot easily tell the design used to dye the locks as it looks very natural and it involves a very soft transition from the dark base to lighter ends. The face frame styling of the hair is incredible, and it also adds to the beauty.
# 36 Face Framing Coppers
The face frame style in this headdress is fabulous especially due to the asymmetrical fringe. However, the copper tone used on the straight strands also helps to make them look fantastic. The different shades of copper on the hair are blended in a sombre pattern to create a perfect tone for the face style.
# 37 Cool Red Color Melt
An attractive hairdo like a Bob also needs some color for it to stand out. This wavy bob gets an excellent tone from a blend of different shades of red and copper to create the perfect mahogany hair color. The hues in the design give it some extra dimension, and they appear more detailed when side sweeping they layer the strands.
# 38 Bouncy Mahogany Streaks
This fancy blowout would look rather ordinary without the fresh highlights used on it. The mahogany highlights on the hair make it bouncy and classy, and the headdress looks even more attractive due to the side-sweep styling.
# 39 Graduated Multicolor Ombre
The color pattern in this headdress demonstrates a spectacular work of art. It is a graduated ombre color design on straight locks, and it involves different tones with violet, mahogany and pink being the most dominant ones. The transition between the various hues is what makes this style elegant.
# 40 Sexy Chestnut Bob
Chestnut tones are very attractive, but they seem to work much better for a short hair like this bob. The dark tone and natural look of the chestnut shade are what makes this hairdo perfect. And with such a lovely shade you only need to brush back your locks to look fabulous.
# 41 Red Brown Balayage
Hand painting your strands is the easiest way to wear a mahogany hair if you want it to look natural. In this design, the locks are hand painted in an ombre pattern and the transitions from a dark base to a sweet red-brown tone.
# 42 Short and Sassy with Copper Highlights
This angled bob has a perfect cut, and every inch of it looks very precise. And if you get the cut right you should also give it an incredible color like mahogany and then spice it up with some beautiful copper highlights.
# 43 Stunning Short Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts are fantastic for ladies who like keeping short locks but even as you maintain only a couple of inches on your head you should also have some beautiful shades. This particular headdress combines a black base and a light mahogany hue to create an incredible two-tone design.
# 44 Pretty in Cinnamon Color Blend
Cinnamon hair is charming but is looks more fabulous if you blend it with other tones such as copper and mahogany. The cinnamon blends in perfectly with the two hues to create an attractive headdress that you can style by brushing the strands to the back.
# 45 Deep and Curly Mahogany
The mahogany shade used in this style is very dark, and it almost looks like a shade or burgundy. However, the dark tone and its subtle shine are perfect, and they enhance the appearance of the thick curly locks. The technique used to dye the hair is also fantastic as it creates a smooth blend with black base.
# 46 Dimensional Red Brown Tone
Colors can make your strands appear more voluminous than they are and also give it some extra texture. The red-brown tone used in this headdress gives it volume, texture, and some dimension and this helps to make the long strands look very refined. A cute face frame design is also used to make the style look fancy.
# 47 Glossy Black to Copper Blend
The glossy look of this style comes from the smooth sombre transition from a black base to a copper blend. Although the hair does not have an apparent contrast like you would expect in other designs the seamless transition between the shades is perfect, and it gives the style a trendy look.
# 48 Soft Balayage Highlights
Getting the right cut is as important as choosing the shade to use on your hair because with a good cut you can almost be certain of a fabulous hairdo regardless of the shades you use. The uniform trims in this design give it an incredible texture and help to show off the bright copper balayage highlights.
# 49 Short with Razor Cut Under-Shave
Even if you want to maintain a few inches of hair you can still make it sassy and attractive with a creative cut. The razor undercut at the back of this design is a perfect example of how you can enhance your short strands. And although the under shave makes the design unique its soft and dark mahogany hue gives it the overall bright and attractive appearance.
# 50 Classic Red to Copper Ombre
Some color patterns like this will require careful combining of different tones and it might take some time to get it right, but the result makes it worth the effort. Red and copper are very close shades in appearance, but the ombre pattern used in this headdress makes them look distinct and hence creating a lovely contrast that helps to enhance the look.
# 51 Neat Bob Waves
Red brown color blend will enhance any hair no matter how long or short it may be, and this particular design demonstrates this clearly. The short choppy bob has some lovely waves but what makes them as attractive as they are is the subtle reddish brown color blend. And the moderate center part is what makes it possible to brush them sideways.
# 52 Beautiful Curly Upstyle
Most ladies will prefer to go for dark tones when they want to wear a formal hairdo, but this is not a problem since they can still achieve it with a dark mahogany tone. And the best thing is that it will create a very natural look especially when you style it into a cute updo like in this particular headdress.
# 53 Subdued Copper with Reddish Brown Streaks
Another way to wear a lovely mahogany hair color is by having a subdued copper hue as your base tone like in this beautiful style. You should then accentuate your strands with subtle reddish brown streaks to give it some extra flavor. A simple brush back will then be enough to style your strands.
# 54 Smooth Copper Lob with a Fringe
The color blend in this hairdo is magnificent, and one can tell that it is the work of a skillful and experienced stylist. One of the other things that make the hairdo stand out includes the straight bob cut and the blunt arched fringe. However, the color blend between the copper and red hues is what makes the headdress stand out.
# 55 Wavy Auburn Balayage
Beach waves are one of the easiest designs to try out when you want a unique style that can fit into a busy schedule. This Auburn balayage design takes things a little further with some tousled texture that helps to show off the warm copper highlights.
# 56 Seamless Hand Painted Ombre
The shoulder length waves in this design have some amazing waves, but their seamless look comes from an excellent color choice and perfect dye job. Although the bright hue would look good in any design, it can only look trendy with a soft ombre design like this one. The ombre pattern not only makes the locks bright but also helps to accentuate the wearer’s facial features when she brushes her hair to the sides.
# 57 Cropped Red Strands
Crop cuts are very widespread, and most women love them because they give them an opportunity to wear a short haircut and still look very classy. Their only shortcoming is that most look the same. And this is because you don't have many styling options since the locks are very short. However, you can make yours look distinct like this one with a good color choice. This particular crop cut blends in some mahogany and red tones to create a very trendy short haircut.
# 58 Trendy Cinnamon Balayage Headdress
Cinnamon is a lovely hue that will go well with almost any other color that you can think off. Although it can still look good when you make it bright and distinctive it appears way much better if you blend it in with your natural shade like in this particular headdress.
# 59 Perfect Chocolate Mahogany
Mahogany is very versatile, and you can blend it into almost any color that you wish and still look fabulous. In this hairdo, it blends in perfectly with a chocolate hue to create a lovely design. The fact that the locks have some beautiful long layers with subtle waves on the tips also helps to spice up the look.
# 60 Smooth and Chic Pixie Cut
The pure mahogany shade in this hairdo is splendid, and it also looks very natural especially due to its shine. However, the hair also has an incredible asymmetrical cut and inventive styling that covers one eye. The styling also helps to showcase its lovely color and to make it look smoother than it is.
Mahogany is a unique color that you can design in many ways to get an outstanding look. Whether you prefer bright or dark looks, there are many shades that you can choose from, and this is one of the things that make it unique. Another thing is that it has a way of spicing up any headdress to make a woman look elegant. And so if you want to experience the beauty of this lovely hue you should try out one or a few of the 60 designs above.