5 Chic Ways to Wear Mahogany Hair Color in 2020

It's time to try mahogany hair color and see how it complements your natural Filipina beauty.  

Mahogany is another part of the burgundy family when it comes to hair colors. The great thing about this shade is how it leans towards browns, making it easy to blend in with Pinays’ natural hair color, which is either black or dark brown. It’s also a very flattering hue that gives off that glow regardless of your skin tone. Wear it however you want to, but if you need a bit more inspiration, then check out our top mahogany hair color pegs below.

1. Mahogany highlights

Mahogany Hair Color: Woman with short curly dark hair wearing a jacket outdoors
Highlights along with natural curls make your hair look more dynamic. Credit: indigitalimages.com

If it’s your first time trying out this color (or if it’s your first time dyeing your hair), you can start small. Go for mahogany highlights to get a feel on how this color fares with the rest of your hair. Mahogany highlights can add depth to an all-black hair. If you have natural waves or curls, this hair color can help define them even more.

You can also try the balayage technique when dyeing your hair mahogany for a more natural and seamless blend with the rest of your tresses.

Editor’s tip: When you dye your hair, switch to products that are designed for colored tresses. Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Blooming Color Shampoo helps keep your hair deeply moisturized. It also gently cleanses your hair while keeping your hair color from fading. And the best part? It is made from eco-friendly ingredients, so it’s not just good for your hair. It’s good for the planet, too! 

2. Medium mahogany hair color

Mahogany hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long dark hair in a ponytail
Look sophisticated with medium mahogany hair contrasting against a fair complexion. Credit: Shutterstock

Ready to change your entire hair color? Try medium mahogany hair color. This makes use of a darker shade of mahogany, as opposed to a fiery and vibrant one. You easily transition to this hue from your naturally dark-colored hair sans the drastic change.

Editor’s Tip: Maintenance is key in making sure that the color stays on for long without fading. We recommend using Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner to keep your hair from drying out, as well as enhancing the vibrancy of your mahogany tresses.

3. Mahogany blonde ombre

Mahogany Hair Color: Profile shot of woman with mahogany blonde ombre hair
Be bold and go for this dramatic hair color combination. Credit: Shutterstock

Catching fire, anyone? This mahogany to blonde ombre was once all the rage over the past years and it still proves to be one of the most stylish ways to wear it up to this day. It literally makes it seem as though your hair is on fire with the beautiful gradient from mahogany to copper, and then flowing through the blonde tips.

4. Vibrant mahogany hair color

Mahogany Hair Color: Closeup shot of a woman with long mahogany hair
Take a break from your naturally black hair and try vibrant mahogany. Credit: Shutterstock

If you’re all about pushing your boundaries when it comes to hairstyling, then by all means, go for a vibrant mahogany hair color. An intense mahogany color does wonders in transforming your look and giving you that unmistakable glow. To make it even more vibrant, dare to add in some copper highlights in there as well.

5. Black to mahogany ombre

Mahogany Hair Color: Back shot of an Asian woman with long mahogany ombre hair
Let your black hair transition beautifully to mahogany. Credit: Yindee Phuttasirayakorn

With this combination, you can leave your roots be while the rest of your tresses showcase a beautiful mahogany hair color. This is perfect if you want to dye your hair but don’t have the time to go back to the salon frequently to have your roots retouched. You can also go for dip-dyed mahogany hair color to make your look a bit quirky.

So is mahogany hair color for you? It’s fun to experiment with your hair once in a while, and while you’re at it, why not push it even further and go for any of these mahogany hair color pegs? You’ll be surprised at how different you’ll feel and look after your salon visit.

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