17 cinnamon hair colour ideas that prove the shade is for everyone

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

Want to spice up your hair with a new shade? We’ve got the perfect suggestion: try a spicy cinnamon hair colour (it’ll work for blondes and brunettes!).

What is it, we hear you ask? Cinnamon hair has copper tones with rich, warm brunette colours. But, there are many different ways you can pull it off. Ahead, we show you 17 ways you can wear this shade.

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

1. Cinnamon wash

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 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

2. Cinnamon balayage

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

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

3. Cocoa cinnamon

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

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

4. Cocoa cinnamon curls

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

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

5. Toasted cinnamon

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 hair colour: Back shot of a woman with mid-length, wavy brown hair with cinnamon and pumpkin highlights.
Cinnamon + pumpkin spice hair = a match made in heaven! Credit: Instagram.com/cristen_smith

6. Cinnamon and pumpkin spice

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

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

7. Fiery cinnamon

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 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

8. Cinnamon curls

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 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

9. Cinnamon rose

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

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

10. Cinnamon braids

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.

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

11. Golden cinnamon hair

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

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

12. Sultry cocoa cinnamon hair colour

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

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

13. Sleek cinnamon

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

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

14. Cinnamon swirl

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

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

15. Cherry cinnamon

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 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

16. Cinnamon melt

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

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

17. Cinnamon hair with bangs

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