Red hair is always chic. Whether you're a seasoned red head or ready to try something new, every complexion can rock a red color thanks to its wide spectrum of shades—from “ronze”to burgundy to cinnamon to copper. Red is also a great way to stand out from the crowd. (Did you know that less than 2% of the population are redheads? Well, natural redheads, that is, but we won’t tell if you won’t. )
Want help choosing the right red for you? We’ve got our favorite five red hair color shades here. We’ll also share some hair tips for keeping that red looking healthy, shiny, and turning heads.
In this article:
- Five of our Favorite Red Hair Color Shades
- How to Choose the Right Red for You
- Four Tips to Keep Your Red from Fading
5 OF OUR FAVORITE RED HAIR COLOR SHADES
Say hello to posh Portofino Red. Formulated with a natural base and a double dose of red, this vibrant auburn is our truest medium crimson tone and looks great on a variety of skin tones. It’s a deeper, moodier red, saturated in drama and intensity.
Light Spicy Copper Red
Blow them all away with the striking color of Vesuvius. This fiery auburn hue with coppery red tones makes an impact wherever it goes. It’s ideal for warm skin tones with its bold, breathtaking coverage.
Light Apricot Golden Red
Genova Red may just be your new go-to thanks to its soft, natural-looking color and effortless flexibility. This auburn hair color shade has glimmering copper and gold undertones that shimmer and shine in the sun…so get out and show it off. Genova Red complements warm or cool fair skin tones.
Medium Cayenne Red
One of Madison Reed’s most vivid shades, Savona Scarlet will stop traffic in the best of ways. It dishes out rich auburn color with gorgeous red tones, while delivering incredible depth and gem-like radiance. It looks amazing on warm or cool complexions.
Light Ginger Copper Red
Channel your inner Christina Hendricks with Carrara Crimson. This vivacious and playful tone is a light red with hints of vibrant copper. It’s packed with bombshell swagger, making cool-fair complexions glow, and light eye colors pop.
How to Choose the Right Red for You
Not yet red, but want to take the plunge? Proceed with confidence by understanding your skin town and undertones.