18 Trending Cinnamon Hair Colour Ideas

It's worth trying a cinnamon hair colour at least once in your life!

Cinnamon hair is most commonly described as a hair colour that is medium brown with warm undertones of red or orange in it. There are many different ways you can pull off a cinnamon hair colour, as it ranges in shades from medium to dark, making it a universally flattering shade choice for everyone.

If you’re looking for the perfect colour refresh, just keep scrolling to check out how people are wearing the colour, ahead.

Classic Cinnamon Hair

Cinnamon hair colour: Side shot of a woman with cinnamon brown hair styled into a loose Hollywood waves.
This shade goes perfectly with Hollywood waves. Credit: Instagram.com/academie_salon

For those of you wondering what a true cinnamon hair colour looks like, just take a peek at this impressive shade!

Cinnamon hair has spicy, copper tones while still maintaining a warm brunette base. You can go down the subtle route with this cinnamon wash, or go full-on with a vibrant red hue. Credit: @academie_salon

Editor’s tip: Tempted to get a cinnamon hair colour? Remember to use a wash and care system specifically formulated for dyed hair.

We’re currently fawning over the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner, as it helps hair look silky, all while helping maintain your hue’s vibrancy.

Cinnamon Blonde Hair

Woman with cinnamon blonde hair colour curled at the ends
Credit: Instagram.com/t_triassi

This beauty’s cinnamon blonde hair is giving us serious hair envy. Credit: @t_triassi

Cinnamon Balayage

Cinnamon hair colour: Side shot of a woman with mid-length loosely waved hairstyle with cinnamon highlights in it.
Talk about #Hairgoals! Credit: Instagram.com/studio417megan

Trust us, this cinnamon balayage is sure to have a maximum impact wherever you go — especially if you team it with a bouncy blow out hairstyle. Credit: @studio417megan

Cinnamon Brown Hair

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with long, curly dark brown hair with cinnamon highlights.
This cocoa cinnamon hair colour is one of our faves. Credit: Instagram.com/color_me_mags

Yes, cocoa cinnamon hair colour does exist! It requires an ultra-dark base colour, which is then brightened up with burnt cinnamon highlights. Credit: @color_me_mags

Dark Cinnamon Curls

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with a curly dark brown bob with cinnamon highlights.
This cute bob will get you all the compliments. Credit: Instagram.com/balayageattiffanyss

The best part? No matter what your hair length (be it a bob or a lob), you can still get in on the mane benefits of this tasty trend.

Just look at how this beauty ups her colour game by adding in striking cocoa-cinnamon highlights into her stylish, curly bob. Credit: @balayageattiffanyss

Toasted Cinnamon Hair

Cocoa cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with wavy dark brown medium hairstyle with cinnamon ends.
Sweet and sophisticated? Yes, please! Credit: Instagram.com/hai.stylist

Keep your chestnut brown strands looking the part for formal events or work alike, with this classy, toasted cinnamon ombre dye job. Credit: @hai.stylist

Cinnamon and Pumpkin Tones

Woman with cinnamon pumpkin long hair
Credit: Instagram.com/chromasalonwoodland

This dreamy combo mixes together cinnamon and pumpkin tones throughout the lengths, for a dazzling colour that screams autumn. Credit:

Cinnamon Red Hair

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with wavy dark brown hair to cinnamon red ombre.
Going spicier has its pluses. Instagram.com/leveluplana

You’ll definitely want to give this fiery cinnamon hair colour a try if bold hair looks are up your alley. If Bella Thorne can do it, so can you! Credit: @leveluplana

Psst.. Keeping your roots darker will give your mane that ’90s grunge girl vibe everyone is talking about.

Cinnamon Curls

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with medium, natural cinnamon curls.
Curly hair? This trend will look gorgeous on you. Credit: Instagram.com/lipstickncurls

This pretty cinnamon shade is the perfect colour to rock if you’re looking for a hue that’ll help make your curl pattern pop. Credit: @lipstickncurls

Editor’s tip: Give your cinnamon curls the attention they deserve with the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Colour Smoothing Serum.

This serum is formulated with Moroccan Argan oil and is designed to help provide frizz control, softness and leave your mane looking on-point.

Cinnamon Rose Hair

Cinnamon rose hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with cinnamon rose gold hair
If you haven’t heard of cinnamon rose hair, you’re missing out. Credit: Instagram.com/guy_tang

If you live for all things rose gold, this romantic, tousled ‘do is all you need to look at to convince you to try cinnamon rose hair colour. Credit: @guy_tang

Cinnamon Braids

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with dark brown hair with cinnamon highlights styled into a half-up, half-down braid.
Which braid will you pick? Credit: Instagram.com/colourbeautysalon

Adore braids as much as we do? You’ll love showing off your new cinnamon hair colour with braided hairstyles, like this chic half-up, half-down braidCredit: @colourbeautysalon

Recommended: 24 ways to rock coloured braids.

Gold Cinnamon Hair

Cinnamon hair colour trend: Close up shot of woman with long chestnut brown curly hair with cinnamon highlights.
When in doubt, go for this classic cinnamon hair colour. Credit: Instagram.com/ryanpearl23

Featuring a dark brown base and playful golden cinnamon tints, this low-key shade is guaranteed to take your everyday style to eye-catching heights. Credit: @ryanpearl23

Dark Cinnamon Hair

Cinnamon hair colour trend: Close up of a woman with long, chocolate brown waves with cinnamon highlights.
Cinnamon highlights take your brown from basic to beautiful! Credit: Instagram.com/brittsully

Combine the right shades of dark chocolate and cocoa-cinnamon to create a deep hue that’s all kinds of sexy. Credit: @brittsully

Sleek Cinnamon Hair

Cocoa cinnamon hair colour: Back shot of a woman with straight, shoulder-length hair with dark brown to cinnamon ombre.
This colour melt will have everyone drooling! Credit: Instagram.com/notanothersalon

Want to make an impact with your cinnamon colour choice? Then you’ll want to take note of this sleek and shimmery cinnamon shade, which seamlessly melts from one hue to the next. Credit: @notanothersalon

Bronde Cinnamon Hair

Cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of a woman with long, light brown hair with cinnamon balayage.
Missing the sun? Try this light cinnamon hair colour! Credit: Instagram.com/marytaisabel

Residing at the lighter end of the cinnamon hair colour spectrum, this sun-kissed bronde is a great way to boost your mane’s lightness.

With a combination of light blonde highlights and a host of brown hues peppered throughout, this hue is bound to make you shine bright. Credit: @marytaisabel

Cherry Cinnamon

Cocoa cinnamon hair colour: Close up shot of Sarah Hyland with long, wavy cherry brown hair.
This cocoa cinnamon hair colour comes celeb-approved. Credit: Instagram.com/nikkilee901

A deep cocoa cinnamon hair colour that incorporates subtle cherry tones is sure to inject some fun into your strands. Plus, it’s ideal for those who prefer sticking to darker shades. Credit: @nikkilee901

Cinnamon Red Melt

CInnamon hair colour ideas: Woman with dark brown hair with cinnamon red melt, with her hair styled into loose waves
Turn up the temperature with this hue. Credit: Instagram.com/createdbyami

For those with darker hair wanting to add some Insta-worthy dimension (like this), consider getting a mix of highlights to enhance your natural hue. Credit: @createdbyami

All-Over Cinnamon Hair

Cinnamon hair colour: Woman with medium length cinnamon red hair with bangs styled into a smooth blowdry hairstyle
Take your bangs to the next level. Credit: Instagram.com/melaniiemurphy

An all-over cinnamon hair colour is actually a great option for those with bangs. And, this pretty mane is a serious case in point. Credit: @melaniiemurphy