Hair Colors in 2020: Hottest Hues That Pinays Must Try

Planning your holiday makeover? You might one to try one of these popular hair colors in 2020.

Now that the year is about to end, a lot of you may be looking for ways to bid 2019 goodbye in style. You’re probably coming up with makeover ideas, like getting a haircut or a new hair color. Having your locks dyed is a dramatic way to change up your style, and what better way to do that than by choosing from the trendiest hair colors in 2020.

So call your stylist, set up an appointment at your favorite salon, and get ready to make your hair an absolute head-turner!

1. Mahogany

Hair colors in 2020: Asian woman with long mahogany hair wearing a white shirt
This new shade of brown looks great both on long and short hair. Credit: Yindee Phuttasirayakorn

A reddish-brown hue going strong, mahogany is a versatile color that looks good on everyone because it has a mix of cool and warm undertones. This makes it perfect for all kinds of skin tones! If you’re looking for a hair color that will you go well with your natural morena skin, give mahogany a try.

Editor’s tip: Maintain your rich hair colors by switching to TRESemme Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Shampoo and TRESemme Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Conditioner. It has Color Radiance Booster and proven anti-fade technology, so you can rock your hues without worrying about color fading. 

2. Coral Pink

Hair colors in 2020: Closeup shot of a woman with coral pink hair
Try coral pink if you want a playful hair color to go with your fair skin. Credit: Shutterstock

If you’ve always wanted to try pink hair, this color is another reason to go for it. This pinkish-orange hair color looks sweet and dreamy and exudes major GV! Who needs magical pixie dust when you have pretty hair to turn a bad day around?

Editor’s tip: Bleaching your hair can seriously damage your strands, but don’t worry. Try Dove Intense Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner to help undo the damage and nurse your hair back to health. It also has power serum capsules that goes deep into your strands to repair and moisturize them from within. 

3. Bold Highlights

Hair colors in 2020: Caucasian woman with blonde and pink lob wearing a denim jacket
Now is the time to try that bold color you’ve always wanted! Credit: Shutterstock

If you want bold but subtle at the same time, vibrant highlights may do the trick. They add a pop of color while still maintaining your natural hair color. And depending on how you style your hair, the hues can range from bold reds to pastel lilacs or even coral.

4. Chocolate Brown

Asian woman with layered bob in chocolate brown hair color
If you don’t want a drastic change, chocolate brown hair color is your best bet. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Brown is one of the most versatile hair colors in 2020. It has a variety of shades that suits almost everyone. If you’re the type who doesn’t like undertones of red and orange mixing up, a deep and rich chocolate brown color is perfect for you. This also suits those who simply want to dye their naturally black hair a shade or two lighter.

Twist things up a bit by adding light brown highlights or creating soft beach waves to keep the color from falling flat.

5. Caramel Highlights

Golden brown hair color: Woman with long wavy brown hair wearing a black shirt against a peach backdrop
What other sweeter way to jazz up your brown hair with caramel highlight? Credit: shutterstock.com

Staying on the spectrum of browns, a chocolate brown color base would pop out more with caramel highlights. It’s a subtle shade that really adds life and shine to hair. Plus, if you’re a hair color newbie, this is perfect for you because it doesn’t require bleach. These golden highlights look good together with your natural hair color, so if you want a wash and wear style that is easy to maintain, caramel highlights are for you.

6. Lilac Hair

Caucasian woman with fair skin and long lilac hair
Diggin’ a rock star look? Lilac hair can help up your style game. Credit: Shutterstock

On another end of the vibrant color spectrum, pastels have been increasingly gaining traction. One particular shade that will stand out this coming 2020 is the ever-so cool lilac shade—complete with grayish tones.

But don’t get us wrong— gray isn’t murky. In fact, this pretty purple hue is reminiscent of the ashy colors of 2019. It also suits adventurous people who are looking for a new ‘do.

7. Dip Dye

Asian woman with long dip dyed hair outdoors
Dip-dyed hair is a good way to try out a new color. Credit: Michelle Pedron

You can also sport a bold look with dip-dyed hair. With this, you can get bright colors sans having to dye your whole head or having to constantly retouch your roots.

8. Vibrant Red

Woman with short red hair with bangs wearing a printed dress outdoors
Make a statement with vibrant red hair. Credit: indigitalimages.com

If you’ve had black hair for so long, it’s time you surprise your friends (and yourself!) by rocking vibrant red hair. This color suits those with warm undertones since it doesn’t make you look washed out.

Editor’s tip: Keep your red hair from getting dull and dry over time by using Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner. 

9. Shadow Roots

woman with shadow roots
No need to retouch your roots often with this coloring technique. Credit: Michelle Pedron

The problem with getting your entire hair colored is the constant need to retouch your roots when your hair starts growing. It’s more noticeable on rainbow and pastel hair colors and other light tones. Thankfully, this coming 2020, shadow roots will be a popular coloring technique, where your stylist creates a gradient effect, leaving your roots be. It’s cost-efficient, low-maintenance, and trendy to boot! What’s not to love?

10. Wine Red

woman with curly dark red burgundy hair
Dark red hair can look classy on morena skin. Credit: indigitalimages.com

If you’re more into deeper shades of red than bold and vibrant ones, wine red is the hair color for you! Your friends and family will definitely do a double-take once you waltz into your holiday party wearing this hair color. It looks dramatic against pale skin, while it adds warmth and sophistication to your look when you have medium to dark skin tones.

11. Blonde Ombre

hair colors 2020: Girl is facing the camera with her face tilted at an angle
Go ombre-style with your hair color. Credit: Shutterstock

Blonde may not be a new hair color to try this year but to wear it in balayage style is chic. You’ll love how this color complements your skin and gives you that instant tan look. Of course, you’ll need to take more care of your hair as this color entails bleaching your hair.

Editor’s tip: Go ahead and get your ombre blonde hair and let Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Repair & Shine Ultra Treatment Wrap do its job. It is infused with triple keratin formula that penetrates each strand to restore your hair’s life. 

12. Hot Pink

hair colors 2020: girl is happy in her pink hair
Feel the summer heat with hot pink hair.

Hot pink for the hot summer sun! This hair is not just great for 2020 but is also perfect for the hot season! Be the eye candy wherever you go in this gorgeous hair color. Gotta love the admiring looks you’ll get from people. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

13. Multicolor Pastel Balayage

Model's back view is seen and it looks beautiful with different colors
Try cool colors in balayage style this summer. Credit: Shutterstock

There’s no written rule that you should only be using two colors at a time when styling your hair. But we’d love you to be a cool rebel by trying this multicolor pastel balayage. Put together pinks, purples, blues, greens, and other pastel colors. No matter the season, this hair is going to make waves at the beach, most especially! Just don’t forget to protect your hair with a leave-in conditioner.

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair from the sun’s harmful rays by putting on some Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-in Conditioner. It doesn’t just leave your hair straight and frizz-free but also protects your hair from dry damage. 

14. Chestnut Brown

hair colors 2020: Girl wearing a red dress has her hair flying beautifully while she slightly looks up
Chestnut shades never go out of style. Credit: Shutterstock

Chestnut brown combines the warmth of reds and the coolness and refreshing hues of brown. It looks very natural, especially for brunettes and Pinays. The best part of this hair color is that it doesn’t need touch-ups too often because your growing roots are kept discreet. It’s also the perfect hair color for anyone who is just starting to color their hair. Best of luck!

15. Red

Model has long and wavy red hair which she flaunts
Red is fierce and hot. Credit: Shutterstock

Fierce and fiery are what reds represent. Wear this for your hair color and be oozing with sexiness and sultriness. You’ll never go wrong with red hair because it brings out a lighter skin tone.

With this round of the hottest hair colors in 2020, you now have a lot of options for your holiday makeover. Share these with your friends and book your salon appointment now!

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