13 Red Hairstyles On Fire This Fall



Red hair is fully embraced and loved in the hair world this season. From deep, rich shades to shy hues of strawberry blonde, we're seeing an uprising of red hairstyles hit Instagram, Pinterest, and now, HSOP. Check out these hot red hairstyles along with quick guides on how to style your hair just like what you see in the pictures.

Fishtail Halo Braid

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Recommended Red Hair Color: Revlon ColorSilk Hair Color 49 Auburn Brown

Get the look: this style can be tricky, so check out this tutorial for a visual representation.

Loose Side Fishtail

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Recommended Hair Color: Start with an all over color like L'Oréal Paris Feria Permanent Hair Color. Then, run highlights through the hair a couple days after the color treatment. Sally's Beauty carries an easy-to-use highlight kit called Blond Brilliance that comes with the bleaching powder and developer.

If you've never highlighted your hair at home, we recommend going to a salon.

Get the look: Video Tutorial

Messy Bun with Face-Framing Pieces

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A messy bun instantly looks chicer when you leave out face-framing pieces.

Recommended Hair Color: L'Oréal Paris Feria Permanent Hair Color, Copper Crave

If your base hair color is dark, you may need to bleach your hair prior to coloring it this shade to achieve a hue this light.

Get the look:

  • Part your hair down the middle.
  • Section off two-inch sections in the front, on either side of the part.
  • Gather the rest of the hair, and comb back into a high pony.
  • Twist into a bun, and pin into place with bobby pins.

Boho Braids

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There aren't any hot tools involved in this hot-red style, and we absolutely love it.

Recommended Hair Color: Garnier Olia Hair Color, Light Natural Auburn

Get the look:

  • Separate hair with clips into three sections, from top to bottom.
  • Starting with the bottom section, braid two to four strands and secure with a clear elastic.
  • Repeat with the middle and top layers, and be sure to spread out the braids throughout the hair.
  • Accent each braid with a gold cuff.

Curly Bob

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Recommended Hair Color: Clairol Natural Instincts Crema Keratina Hair Color Kit, Medium Red Raspberry Creme

For lighter streaks, use the Blond Brilliance highlighting kit a couple days after the red color treatment, or visit a salon if you have never highlighted your own hair.

Get the look:

  • Chop your hair off into a graduated bob.
  • Use a 1.25-inch wand to achieve the curls.
  • Tease hair, and spritz with a texturizing spray like IGK Beach Club.

Curly Asymmetrical Pixie

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Recommended Hair Color: Clairol Nice 'n Easy Permanent Color, Medium Reddish Blonde, Born Red

If your base hair color is dark, you may need to bleach your hair prior to coloring it this shade to achieve a hue this light.

Get the look:

Wavy Red Ombre

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Recommended Hair Color: While we're sure you're a hair guru, this color is a bit more complicated than an all over color treatment. To avoid an inevitable color correction, we recommend heading to a salon to achieve this red to blonde ombre.

Get the look:

Messy Bun

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Recommended Hair Color: L'Oréal Paris Superior Preference Permanent Hair Color, Intense Red Copper

Get the look:

  • Pull hair into a high pony.
  • Take the end of a teasing comb and gently pull out face-framing pieces.
  • If your hair is fine, tease the ponytail before wrapping it into a bun and pinning it into place.
  • If it looks too neat, pull a few pieces out of the bun.

Curly High Pony

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Recommended Hair Color: Revlon Luxurious Colorsilk Buttercream, Vivid Deep Copper Red

Get the look:

  • If you want long, thick locks, start off with adding some clip-in extensions.
  • Use a boar bristle brush to comb hair back into a pony.
    • For added volume, tie up half of the hair first and pull the bottom layers into the pony with a second hair tie.
  • Curl pony with a 1.5-inch wand.
  • Tease lightly to get a voluminous, messy look.

Braided Rope Twist

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Recommended Hair Color: John Frieda Precision Foam Permanent Color, Fiery Copper Sand

Get the look:

  • Comb through hair and part to one side.
  • Gather a section of hair at the top of the head, and section into two.
  • Wrap one strand over the other repeatedly, gradually gathering the remaining hair as you move downward.
  • Secure at the end with a hair tie.
  • If it's not as thick as you want, gently tug on the hair to loosen it.

Mermaid Waves

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Recommended Hair Color: Schwarzkopf Ultime Hair Color Cream, Light Copper Red

Get the look:

  • After washing hair, apply mousse and heat protectant all over the hair.
  • Blow dry with a round brush for volume.
  • Take dry hair and curl with a 1.25-inch wand.
  • Spray with shine spray, and finish off with hairspray.

Half-Up Red Hairstyle

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Recommended Hair Color: Clairol Nice 'n Easy, Medium Copper Blonde, Permanent Hair Color

Get the look:

  • For the best results, start off by running Diamond Shine Oilthrough damp hair.
  • Blow dry with a round brush.
  • Use a heat protectant before flat ironing hair. Aveda Shine Infusion is amazing.
  • Rotate the flat iron at the bottom few inches of hair to create a subtle wave.
  • Pull the top half of the hair back, and pin with bobby pins. Be sure to leave face-framing pieces out of the pins.

Red Velvet

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Recommended Hair Color: L'Oréal Paris Feria Permanent Hair Color, Red Velvet

Get the look:

  • Use a shampoo and conditioner for color treated hair.
  • Apply a thickening blow dry product, like Redken's Aerate.
  • Blow dry with a round brush to achieve volume.
  • Apply heat protectant. We love Aveda Straight Infusion because it protects from damage and adds a silky finish.

Not sure which products to pair with your favorite red hairstyle? Our comprehensive guide will help you find the best products for your hair type.