Red highlights or any other variation of auburn colored hair is the perfect look to wear in the fall. The seductive hues of red are not only a bold statement, pairing them with a variety of muted hues of colors ranging from warm caramel to copper red works fantastic in complementing your natural skin tone. You can add highlights to hair of almost any length and use different dyeing techniques to get different types of gradient hair and a hairstyle that best suits your personality. Here are 70 glamorous examples of exquisitely used hues of red.
# 1 Radiant Chestnut Waves with Red Tips
Turn your flowing golden waves into charmingly bold hair by touching the tips of the locks with a hint of copper highlights. Using the sombre creates a smoother transition and a more enticing color gradient. The flattering contrast created by the chestnut blonde waves and the red tips works well with fair skin tones.
If you want to spice up plain black hair, bold red babylights will give it that extra oomph it needs. This simple yet striking hairdo consists of straight black hair with chunky highlights of a bold hue of red. The contrast created by the two colors is stark yet flattering to the skin tone.
# 3 Multi-Toned Bob with Stacked Hues of Color
To give your hair a more prominent body full of different color, try this multi-toned look that features different hues of red infused in the simple black bob to give it some life. The colors of the stacked bob give the hair a multi-dimensional look and plenty of natural texture.
# 4 Dark Curls with Copper Highlights
Long glossy hair is a very eye-catching look, especially when paired with seductive curls to enhance the feminine element. Throwing in a muted shade of copper is a great way of spicing up the look. Balayage works great in infusing color although you can use sparse babylights if you are looking for something a bit more subtle.
# 5 Neat Bob with Burgundy Babylights
Making your look more adventurous could simply be a matter of throwing in the right shade of red to match your natural hair color. Muted and bold hues of burgundy can be combined for dark hair to create a magnificent color contrast for a more appealing look. You can use chunky babylights to make the color more visible.
# 6 Copper Curls
This amazing look is achieved using a stylish balayage dye job that leaves the delicate copper curls sun-kissed and radiant. Using balayage allows you to infuse different hues of color in order to give your hair some great depth and dimensions. Tousling up the locks adds to the appeal of the radiant copper curls.
# 7 Flowing Curls with Burgundy Touches
Thick, curly locks are every girl’s dream. This glamorous look is made even better by throwing in some seductive burgundy babylights to give the curly mass more definition and a voluminous depth. This hairdo should be worn in the classic Disney princess fashion, with one side draped lightly across the face.
# 8 Layered Black Waves with Muted Cherry Highlights
For the ultimate girly hairdo, this simple yet elegant hairstyle is given a bit of color infusion to make it more fun. The layered black waves carry muted cherry highlights done in exquisite balayage fashion. This gives the waves more definition and gives the hair a radiant look.
# 9 Tousled Chestnut Locks with Auburn and Burgundy Babylights
Babylights are perfect for giving your hair bold streaks of color running through the length of the entire body. Mixing blonde hues with auburn and a touch of burgundy highlights creates an exciting blend of bright colors that complement the natural texture of the messy curls.
# 10 Thick Curly Locks with Muted Burgundy Highlights
Red highlights can take on different levels of boldness to give your hair a splendid color contrast. Black hair goes fantastically well with red so you can use a combination of muted and bold streaks of burgundy to add pizzazz to your flowing black curls.
# 11 Playful Cherry Curls
Tired of dealing with long hair? Try this playful short curly bob with delightfully springy tresses. Giving it a radiant shade of cherry red is the perfect way to make the look stand out in a crowd. The ombre dyeing technique can do wonders for the hair by giving it a straightforward albeit gradual gradient and creating a flattering color contrast that complements your skin tone.
# 12 Copper Hair with Muted Shades of Auburn
Turn your bob into something straight out of a fashion magazine using red highlights. Muted shades of auburn provide subtle streaks of color that prevent the look from being boring without going overboard with the color saturation. The balayage dyeing technique gives the hair a soft color contrast.
# 13 Layered Curls with Auburn and Burgundy Highlights
Turn a traditional short wavy hairstyle into something unique and exquisite using the balayage dyeing technique to give it some subtle color. A combination of auburn and muted burgundy highlights result in seductive dark curls with more warmth and definition.
# 14 Blonde Curls with Seductive Copper Highlights
You do not have to go overboard with the color to look good. Sometimes a subtle infusion of color is all the spicing your hair needs to look glamorous. Give your blonde locks a tasteful edge using a bold ombre copper highlight to bring your natural curls to life.
# 15 Wavy Bob with Bright Plum Highlights
Make your short hair pop with an eye-catching shade of red. You can turn your simple bob into a thing of beauty by giving some of the locks a bright shade of plum red highlights for that seductive and unique finish. A strong hand painting technique is required to make the highlights truly pop and create an awesome color block.
# 16 Black Wavy Hair with Red Peek-a-Boo Highlights
One of the benefits of layered hair is that you can add color in a tastefully unique way. Giving the layered curls a striking shade of red that is muffled by the surrounding black curls results in a brilliant contrast created by using striking hues of red and black.
# 17 Chocolate and Raspberry Swirls
Giving your hair a unique and fashionable infusion of color can go a long way in creating a look that looks positively edible. This delicate combination of mellow hues of chocolate and vibrant streaks of raspberry highlights results in a seductive hairstyle. The tousled swirls add an enticing feminine element to the look.
# 18 Golden Locks with Vibrant Plum Red Highlights
Give your hair a dramatic finish using the right shade of red to add color to it. Blonde and red is a great color combination that results in flattering contrasts and a unique finish. Throwing in some well-placed lowlights gives the body of the hair more depth. Curling the tips of your locks is a fun way to add a little more spice to your look.
# 19 Dimensional Lob with Rich Burgundy Highlights
Color gives hair more body and dimension. This cute look features a simple long bob hairstyle that has been spiced up using streaks of muted burgundy. Using balayage hand painting creates a smooth color contrast and gives your hair a more natural look.
# 20 Black Wavy Bob with Copper Babylights
Simple but stylish, this black short wavy hairstyle bears a feminine appeal that is brought on by the soft waves and tousled locks. Adding muted copper babylights to the hair gives it a radiant look and enriched dimensions that complement its natural texture.
# 21 Short Straight Bob with Auburn and Burgundy Highlights
Conservative looks can be made edgier by adding a contrasting shade of color to make the hair look bolder. This short bob has been enriched using sleek auburn highlights together with muted burgundy babylights that blend superbly. Sweeping the fringe slightly away from your face displays just how well the color combination complements the skin tone.
# 22 Glossy Black Waves with Muted Burgundy Highlights
On its own, this glossy shoulder-length hairstyle exudes confidence and undeniable class. However, once you throw in a subtle shade of burgundy into the thick black wavy locks, you transform the look into an all-round stunner that is elegant, unique and fiercely feminine.
# 23 Dark Chocolate with Strawberry Blonde Highlights
Give your look an exciting twist by going for a color that is a bit unique on the spectrum. Playing with muted shades of red on brown hair can have exquisite results as in this case where the hair is given a radiant, sun-kissed look.
# 24 Balayage Locks with Copper Touches
A unique color combination is created when you experiment with brown and more relaxed shades of red. This glamorous hairdo features soft touches of copper on the layered locks. If you are trying out muted shades of red, a layered look is ideal because it gives the hair a more dimensional and radiant.
# 25 Sexy Dark Curls with Striking Burgundy Lights
Dark hair gives you more freedom in terms of the types of color you can incorporate into your hairstyle. A striking shade burgundy works wonders on layered curls as it gives it an eye-catching depth and results in a fun look. Tousled locks will accentuate natural texture and also give the hair a wilder finish.
# 26 Fiery Pixie Cut
Bolder dyeing techniques such as the ombre require thicker chunks of hair to look nice. The messy curls on top have been given a striking shade of burgundy that contrasts superbly with the naturally dark hair. You may not want to go overboard with the dyeing since pixie cuts do not give you much hair to work with.
# 27 Wavy Retro Bob with Burgundy Lights
If you are worried that your look will turn out too 80s, spice it up with some bright babylights to give it a modern edge. This cute wavy bob features delightfully curly locks and slightly swept hair with gorgeous burgundy highlights. Babylights are perfect for creating thin but striking streaks of color.
# 28 Bright Burgundy Curls
This lovely hairdo takes the best out of two styling techniques to create an utterly adorable look. Combining muted and striking shades of burgundy highlights results in hair that has excellent dimension and a unique appearance. The dyeing technique is a combination of subtle balayage and unmistakable ombre to make the color contrast bold.
# 29 Copper and Caramel Combo
If you are wearing your long hair straight, you can give it a ton of dimension simply by adding babylights of different colors and intensity. Copper and caramel go surprisingly well provided they are both hushed shades. The result is a hairstyle that will never be boring and a flattering contrast.
# 30 Raven Black Locks with Burgundy Touches
Thick layered locks trump straight hair when it comes to creating exquisite color combinations. The subtle addition of striking hues of burgundy onto the lower parts of the dark wavy locks creates a shock of contrast that gives the hair more life.
# 31 Dark Locks with Plum Red Highlights
You can make your dark hair more impactful using bright red hues of color. Balayage proves to be the best at subtly incorporating ribbons of color through thick black waves. Keep the look well-toned by not overdoing the highlighting in order to give the hair character.
# 32 Textured Beach Blonde Waves
Streaking color through hair is an art. When you do it right, you end up with a better texture, fuller volume and hair that has a ton of dimensions. A fun and a unique look can be created by combining blonde, soft auburn and brown highlights with just a tinge of orange.
# 33 Sassy Black and Red Updo
This classy updo looks fit to grace any ballroom event. Spicing the look with brilliant red tendrils that have been perfectly layered behind one another is a great way to stand out from the crowd. The ombre technique will give you the color intensity your hair deserves.
# 34 Wavy Black and Burgundy Hair
Subtlety is the only way you can achieve that exquisitely highlighted hair especially when dealing with shorter lengths. This simple wavy bob is already full of texture and sass but the addition of the transcendent burgundy babylights make the dark spirals all the more feminine.
# 35 Springy Curls with Muted Highlights
Natural curls are a blessing, especially when you know how to create fun hairstyles. The infusion of into the black curls is subtle to the point of looking unintentional. Not only does it give the voluminous curls an enticing red sheen, it creates a flattering albeit mild color contrast.
# 36 Tousled Bob with Red and Golden Highlights
Short hair can be made more exciting with the right color in the right doses. When adding highlights to short dark hair, consider something radiant such as golden highlights to give it a more naturally sun-kissed look. A dash of red highlights can also be used to give it a colorful and unique finish as well.
# 37 Loose Waves with Layered Highlights
Pairing solid colors requires some tact in order to avoid clownish results. When giving your hair a bright shade of red, such as striking auburn highlights, you will find that layering the color results in a softer look and a smoother, more flattering color contrast.
# 38 Chopped Layered Locks with Sharp Burgundy Highlights
Sometimes, just a little color goes a long way in improving your hairstyle. Instead of cramming tons of highlights into your hair, try throwing in the occasional strand of striking burgundy to give your hair a bold and unique finish.
# 39 Stunning Blonde Hair with Multicolored Babylights
This look is an absolute head-turner. Every color is striking on its own and when put together, the result is a bold color combination with stark contrasts and an untamable finish. We see the use of solid shade of burgundy alongside a weaker but equally prominent auburn infusing the look with a sassy feminine element.
# 40 Classy Auburn Balayage
This beautiful hairstyle employs a number of styling techniques to result in an exquisite hairdo that exudes a soft feminine element. The soft curls begin halfway through the locks, giving the look a nice double texture. Mild auburn highlights cap off the elegant look by giving the curls a radiant finish.
# 41 Red Bob with Asymmetrical Cut
Block colors work best with straight, neat cuts. This short bob hairstyle features an enticing hue of red that combines well with black to result in a color combination that suits the neat haircut perfectly. The balayage hair is also given a soft, radiant contrast that is endlessly much appealing.
# 42 Ponytail Updo with Burgundy Ombre Highlights
Despite the fine appearance of this look, it can be achieved using a combination of the bold ombre and the subtle balayage dyeing technique to get the perfect color combination and intensity. Balayage painting helps the hair achieve an attractively red sheen whereas the ombre technique infuses striking burgundy highlights into the glossy hairdo.
# 43 Flowing Waves with Tangerine Highlights
Dark and light always work out well when it comes to hair styling provided you respect your hair color and skin tone. This is a perfect example to show how great dark hair will look with a brighter, more playful shade of red. The tangerine highlights outline the wavy texture of the hair remarkably and give it exceptional depth and body.
# 44 Brunette Bob with Copper Lights
A simple, plain bob needs only the right hue of red to give it the spark it needs to become exceptional. The slightly wavy chin-length bob becomes excitingly radiant with the addition of copper and muted auburn highlights using the balayage technique.
# 45 Short Bob with Striking and Muted Highlights
Give your short hair a bit of character by experimenting with different intensities of color. Black and a bright plum red go well together. To spice it up, you can use different dyeing techniques to create different color intensities that result in dark hair with a red sheen and striking chunks of color.
# 46 Superb Blonde and Red Hair
Highlights and lowlights give the body of your hair a nice depth and a lot of dimensions. Break out of the ordinary by trading ordinary colors for a striking shade of red to give your hair an attractive twist. The streaking hues of red, blonde and brown complement each other well and result in hair that is as unique as it is stylish.
# 47 Tousled Ginger Lob
Short hairstyles are the trendiest things since sliced bread it seems. You can never go wrong with a nicely textured lob with tousled waves and a messy “bed head” appearance. However, throw in a lustrous ginger tint and you end up with a bright, fun and also unique hairstyle.
# 48 Black and Auburn Balayage Hair
Subtle tints are a thing of beauty. The soft contrast created by the muted shades of auburn added to these glossy black locks is flattering, to say the least. Using the balayage technique results in an exquisitely tinted hairstyle with undeniable sexiness and muted charm as well.
# 49 Sizzling Auburn Ombre
When you go red, there is no going back. A stylish auburn ombre will give you the hottest hairstyle in town. There is no pulling back punches with this hawk hairdo as it features a shaved side that is dyed in the same brilliant red, and swooped hair that is positively vibrant thanks to the striking auburn highlights.
# 50 Tousled Curls with Radiant Auburn Highlights
This messy hairdo features a body that is full of texture and endless volume thanks to the stylishly mussed up curls. Radiant streaks of auburn give the hair a natural sun-kissed appearance that is further emphasized by the layered locks of highlighted hair.
# 51 Long Classic Hair with Burgundy Babylights
Straight-haired looks need bolder highlighting techniques such as the ombre to intensify the colors. This simple hairstyle emphasizes a tasteful shade of burgundy using discreetly embedded babylights with varying levels of color intensity. It gives the hair a more striking finish.
# 52 Wavy Lob with Fiery Burgundy Highlights
Pulling off this fun hairdo requires medium-length hair to give your hair the right degree of waviness. Tousling the curls and giving them a striking shade of burgundy gives the hair a uniquely colored finish with the combination of black and red complementing the skin tone wonderfully as required.
# 53 Layered Locks with Muted Burgundy Highlights
Color does not have to be loud to look good. You can achieve a similarly glamorous look by simply using muted highlights to give your hair some color. Your hair has to be ebony to be able to use this muted shade of burgundy because that way it will create a more noticeable color contrast.
# 54 Curly Red Locks
For that fiery red finish, try combining striking hues of burgundy highlights with a muted undertone to create a multi-dimensional and colorful look. Wearing the curls tousled helps the red tint to complement your natural skin tone.
# 55 Blonde Locks with Auburn Highlights
Honey blonde locks paired with a chic cut and a straight texture is a fantastic blonde hairstyle on its own. For an added injection of boldness and uniqueness, run thick streaks of auburn through it to give the short hairstyle more color.
# 56 Wavy Black Curls with Muted Burgundy Highlights
There are a number of ways you can wear your black, wavy hair. Wearing it plain and glossy is a classy way of going about it as it results in an effortlessly elegant look. A more adventurous option involves adding a touch of muted burgundy to make the hair more radiant and lively as well.
# 57 Wavy Textured Bob with Burgundy Highlights
A simple way to infuse red highlights into your hairstyle is using the balayage technique to create a softer color gradient and a smoother color combination. The tousled locks feature colored strands of burgundy hair running through them and creating a contrast that flatters the skin tone.
# 58 Radiant Mahogany and Caramel Hair
The best part about color is that it has the ability to make dull hair radiant. This hairstyle features a beautiful color combination comprising of soft caramel, radiant auburn and a touch of grounding mahogany done using the excellent balayage technique.
# 59 Deep Brown Bob with Brilliant Ombre Highlights
Short hairstyles look better with block colors as opposed to smoothly blending color gradients. This glossy bob features an asymmetrical cut and locks that feature brown and black colors with a tasteful infusion of thick, bright burgundy babylights.
# 60 Flowing Spirals with Red Highlights
Simple, stylish and incredibly elegant, this hairstyle grants you the freedom to move without messing up the do. Its stylishly sculpted curls are given a tasteful definition using a bright shade of burgundy applied using both the balayage and the ombre technique to create different color intensities within the same look.
# 61 Super Dimensional Blonde Hair
Bump up the natural appeal of your hair using layers and the right colors. Thin hair can be made more voluminous by layering and using lowlights to create depth. Dark brown, platinum blonde and maroon babylights enhance the texture of this hair and give the body of the hair a better-defined look.
# 62 Violet and Cherry Red Combo
Lengthy hair can benefit from this wonderful combination of color. The infusion of violet and cherry highlights into the dark hair gives it a unique boost of color and creates a smooth contrast. Using the balayage technique affords you transcendent gradients that give the hair an overall natural look.
# 63 Lively Auburn Hairdo
If you look good with blonde hairstyles, you should try this superb light auburn hair color. The color difference is mild and as such, it will complement your skin tone the same way blonde hair does. The look is simple enough with tousled locks adding to its overall texture.
# 64 Sprawling Burgundy Balayage
The striking design of this hairstyle can be achieved by keeping the top part neat and combed through while curling the bottom part and spreading it out to create more volume. Using the balayage technique to infuse burgundy highlights leaves it looking radiant and with a smooth color combo that complements the skin tone.
# 65 Classy Auburn Updo
Utterly soft and feminine looks often require letting loose a curly strand of hair to complement the feminine facial contours. This glamorous braided updo comes out looking more sophisticated thanks to the addition of subtle auburn highlights to give the dark hair some color.
# 66 Short Chopped Bob with Auburn Highlights
Give your hair more dimensions and depth using a combination of lowlights and highlights. A layered cut gives you more options in terms of highlighting techniques. The hairstyle combines buttery blonde highlights with auburn and maroon to give it a unique texture and a beautiful dimensional finish.
# 67 Tousled Burgundy Bob
Messy is the new modern when it comes to hair texture. Short hairstyles allow you to get away with color intensities that would look too much on longer hair. Balayage is a great way of giving your short wavy hairstyle a tastefully red sheen in addition to streaking bright red highlights through your hair.
# 68 Flowing Balayage Curls
When creating gradient hair, try to make the gradient more noticeable by gradually blending two or more colors as you go down the length of your hair. If you have curly locks, the best thing to do would be to focus the color on these locks as it will make them more voluminous.
# 69 Fiery Bedhead
Instead of cooling your red highlights, go for a fiery finish by giving your hair a striking shade of cherry red. Tousled, layered locks give the hair the undeniably sexy appeal that can only be gotten from a well styled “bedhead” look.
# 70 Subtle Auburn Look
When it comes to red highlights, pick the hue that flatters your appearance best. Instead of opting for bright, blocky shades of color, try going subtle by throwing in muted shades of auburn babylights in your dark hair.
A color chart with color palettes of different hues of red can do you a world of good as you will be able to pick a color that best suits your skin tone. Make sure you go for the dyeing technique that will enhance your features rather than create a blocky, unattractive hairstyle. Go easy on the shades although never be afraid to go for the multi-dimensional look by throwing in a combination of different highlights.