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20 Trending Copper Highlights For Any Season

Copper highlights are one of the most luxurious-looking hair colours. The rich reddish-orange tone gives your hair a gorgeous brightening effect while looking natural. These look ahead prove that no matter your hair colour, the tone just works.

From copper on dark-coloured hair to orangey tones, scroll through this gallery for the latest and best ways to wear the highlights this season:

1. Copper Highlights on Afro

Try some copper on your strands.

Looking for a simple update on your curlicues. Dip dye your ends to create a subtle yet striking new look.

Editor’s tip: Treat your curls to SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Shampoo, that will tame your locks while leaving them soft and shiny.

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2. Shiny Copper Curls

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Get the shiny effect with a shine serum.

Create a striking look with copper highlights with a super shiny finish. To maintain the shine, incorporate shine-enhancing products like serums into your hair styling routine. Try TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil to give your highlights a glistening effect.

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3. Red and Copper

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Paint the town red with these stunning copper tresses! Credit:

It may not seem like copper highlights would work well on redheads, as the colours tend to be so similar. This look is proof that anything is possible.

4. Copper Tones on Healthy Hair

Woman with copper face-framing highlights

There’s nothing like a fresh set of highlights on healthy-looking hair.

5. Espresso and Copper

Woman with long glossy mahogany waves

Use copper tones to lighten up espresso-hued hair colors.

6. Copper Ribbons

woman with long curly bob with copper highlights

The reddish hue of these copper highlights lends a warm feeling to any type of curly hair.

7. Copper Highlights on Dark Brown Hair

Woman with long hair and copper toned balayage

These copper highlights on dark brown hair create the illusion of the perfect caramel shade.

8. Curly Copper Hair

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Add a few highlights to make your curls pop.

Keep it simple with a touch of copper lights at the ends of your curls. Want to recreate this styling at home? Try TRESemmé Curl Definition Mousse, your new BFF for incredibly bouncy locks.

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9. Chunky Wave

Woman with short layered copper bob

Add a chunk of copper lights to long dark brown hair. The color blends in nicely and is styled in wavy looks.

10. Copper on Chocolate Hair

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Copper is a complementary hue to chocolate brown hair. Credit:

On dark shades, experiment with a few ribbons of copper highlights.

11. Copper and Orange

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Go for warm reds and copper tones for a totally natural finish! Credit:

Blended with blonde highlights, this look sure creates a standout effect.

12. Blonde and Copper

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Paint the town red with these stunning copper tresses! Credit:

Make your curlicues pop with fresh strips of copper and blonde highlights.

13. Copper Balayage

Woman with long curly copper balayage hair

This balayage effect makes this copper job look natural.

14. Autumnal-Inspired Hues

Woman with mid length auburn balayage hair

Looking for a hair color that complements a particular season? Try highlights of copper shades with red and orange undertones.

15. Auburn and Copper

Auburn red highlights are a great way of adding dimension to long hair. Credit:

Mix highlights of copper tones with an auburn base to lighten up the look.

16. Ash Copper Tones

Woman with auburn balayage on wavy brown hair

Experiment with ashy tones of copper highlights to update your look.

17. Copper Money Piece

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Try the latest TikTok hair trend. Credit:

Hop on the latest TikTok hair trend and try these face-framing copper highlights. They’ll make you look stylish with no effort.

18. Copper on Black Hair

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Auburn is a great balayage pick for dark locks. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

A splash of copper mixed in with tones of buttery blonde stands out against a dark-colored base.

19. Sun-kissed Copper Tones

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Beautiful, just like the reddish tones from the sunset.

Try the ombré technique to create sun-kissed ends.

20. Copper Ombré

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A mixture of buttery and reddish tones.

Adding a few hints of copper tones is enough to give your hair a stylish update.


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