20 Pumpkin Spice Hair Colours Perfect for Autumn

Rocking pumpkin spice hair to go with your fave latte is the way forward! 

Desperate to switch up your hair colour for autumn? Well, the only hair colour you should try this season is pumpkin spice. Aptly timed with the ritual roll-out of Starbucks’ famed Pumpkin Spice Latte, this warming shade marries together copper, ginger and auburn colours, for a gorgeous effect.

Find out what exactly pumpkin spice hair looks like and discover the best pumpkin spice hair colours to try in 2021, below.

Classic Pumpkin Spice Hair

Woman with classic pumpkin spice hair colour
Credit: Instagram.com/rebeccacecenastudio

As mentioned earlier, you can quickly banish any ideas of block-coloured, orange hair. This trend is all about working subtle pumpkin red hues into your tresses – think warm auburn and copper variations, like this. Credit: @rebeccacecenastudio

Fiery Pumpkin Spice Hair

Pumpkin spice latte hair: Backshot of a woman with fiery ginger pumpkin hair styled into loose curls, wearing floral top and posing in a salon
Warm-up your mane with this eye-catching hue. Credit: Instagram.com/stylist_named_steph

This fiery pumpkin hair colour is here and ready to turn your tresses into something worth talking about, especially if you show it off with loose curls, like this. Credit: @stylist_named_steph

All-Over Pumpkin Hair

Woman with long, wavy pumpkin spice hair
Credit: Instagram.com/badgirlweirdgirl

Go all the way with pumpkin by getting this vibrant, spicy shade. Credit: @badgirlweirdgirl

Editor’s tip: Pumpkin hair deserves to shine! So, make sure to use colour-specific products like the Nexxus Colour Assure Shampoo and Conditioner.

This mighty duo will gently cleanse and nourish your mane while enhancing its vibrancy — bonus!

Light Pumpkin Spice Hair

Woman with light pumpkin spice hair
Credit: Instagram.com/brushedandblushed_

Starting from a lighter base? You can ease yourself into this lovely trend with a cool colour like this one. Credit: @brushedandblushed_

Glossy Pumpkin Spice Bob

Woman with a short, sleek pumpkin spice bob cut
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Here’s proof that this pumpkin spice hair can work for shorter hair lengths. Credit: @beverlykillshair

Pumpkin Spice Highlights

Woman with long beachy brown hair with fiery pumpkin highlights
Credit: Instagram.com/samanthacusicklondon

You can easily refresh and revive brunette hair with coppery, pumpkin highlights. Don’t forget to style your hair into beachy waves, will you? Credit: @samanthacusicklondon

Pumpkin Spice Ombre

Woman with short bob with bangs with pumpkin spice ombre ends
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Even if you aren’t 100% committed to the trend, you can still test out the pumpkin spice waters with an edgy ombre dye job. Credit: @salsabiila.a

Recommended: 50 Best Short Bobs with Bangs Haircuts

Vibrant Pumpkin Spice Hair

Woman with brown to vibrant pumpkin spice colour melted hair
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This beauty’s brown-to-red shade automatically gives her hair and skin a warm glow and will do the same for you. Credit: @shurie

Muted Pumpkin Spice Hair

Woman with natural curly pumpkin spice hair
Credit: Instagram.com/michellethompsonhair

This muted, sandy take on the trend looks especially gorgeous on full, bouncy curls. Credit: @michellethompsonhair

Golden Pumpkin Spice Hair

Woman with golden pumpkin spice hair colour
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This is what happens when you mix golden blonde and pumpkin spice together. Amazing, right? Credit: @amanda__lol

Pumpkin and Rose Gold Hair

Woman with rose gold pumpkin spice wavy hair
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Not quite pumpkin and not quite rose gold, this orangey-pink shade is perfect for ladies who want a hue that will wow the crowd.
Credit: @planejanesalon

Pumpkin and Cinnamon Spice Hair

Woman with long, curly cinnamon hair with pumpkin spice tones in it
Credit: Instagram.com/tiffanyelainebeauty

This cinnamon base perfectly complements the warm pumpkin highlights in this beauty’s mane. Credit: @tiffanyelainebeauty

Dark Pumpkin Spice Hair

Pumpkin spice hair: Close up shot of a woman with dark pumpkin red hair with brown base, styled into loose curls
Dark pumpkin does exist. Credit: Instagram.com/amvjr78

If you’re a fan of darker shades of red, you’ll be happy to know that dark pumpkin spice hair exists and looks just as incredible as its lighter counterpart.Credit:@amvjr78

Pumpkin Spice Balayage

side view of a woman with long wavy hair worn in a an orange ombre
Ombre is always a good idea. Credit: Instagram.com/yorcheb

The easiest way to rock this trend is to work your pumpkin spice hair colours using ombre or balayage techniques. The best part? You don’t even have to worry about your roots growing out. Credit: @yorcheb

Pumpkin Spice Waves

Pumpkin spice hair: Close up shot of a woman with dark brown long bob with pumpkin spice ends, posing outside
Whether you’re blonde or brunette, you can get in on this trend. Credit: Instagram.com/nikthehairchik

Got dark hair? You can easily tap into pumpkin spice hair by adding richer, auburn hair colours and keeping your roots dark. One pumpkin spice hair to go please! Credit:

Pumpkin Spice Babylights

side view of a woman with reddish hair worn straight, wearing sunglasses and a black dress
Blondes need not fear! Credit: Instagram.com/gardiropgurusu

If you’re concerned that this hair trend will be too much of a drastic change for your light locks, then you can cast those fears aside.

All you have to do is get some pumpkin spice babylights, which will evenly work in some warmer orange hues throughout the lengths of your hair. Trust us, you’ll instantly look like an autumnal strawberry blondeCredit:@gardiropgurusu

Vibrant Pumpkin Spice Curls

close up shot of woman with curly hair in a burnt orange colour
Curly hair? Bring autumn to your mane with this spicy shade! Credit: Instagram.com/juulialira

Ideal for brightening up your mane when there’s not enough light during the dark autumn days, this curl-enhancing shade is bound to make your mane a hot topic. Credit: @juulialira

Pumpkin Spice Pixie

close up shot of woman with pumpkin spice hair colour with a pixie haircut
Pimp up your pixie haircut with this spicy hair colour! Credit: Instagram.com/princessstiefel

Pixie cut wearers rejoice! Rocking pumpkin tones with your short mane is an understated way to play with autumnal colours. Credit: @princessstiefel

Sultry Pumpkin Spice Hair

close up shot of woman with shiny pumpkin spice hair worn long and in loose waves at the end
Channel your inner Jessica Rabbit on your next night out with this sultry shade. Credit: Instagram.com/lakesanu

Whether you choose to rock the colour sleek or freshly blown-out, one thing is for sure: you’ll look like Jessica Rabbit 24/7. Credit: @lakesanu

Pumpkin Spice Colour Melt

backshot of woman with pumpkin spice colour in an ombre, worn straight
Seeing red? Us too! Credit: Instagram.com/kevindikk

Working in a mixture of pumpkin orange, golden blonde and red wine highlights (like this PSL fan has done) will give you a unique shade that looks as beautiful as an autumn sunrise. Credit: @kevindikk

Editor’s tip: Give your coloured pixie a major dose of TLC with the  TRESemmé Colour Shineplex Serum, which is designed to provide frizz control and leave your mane feeling soft and looking super shiny.

Pumpkin Spice Fishtail Braid

backshot of woman with pumpkin spice hair that's been styled into a half up half down fishtail braid
Wondering how pumpkin spice hair will look when styled? Here’s an example! Credit: Instagram.com/kimberlymariestylist

Have you always wondered what pumpkin spice hair would like when styled? Just look at how this mega-babe has fashioned her pumpkin locks into a half-up, half-down fishtail braid. Credit: @kimberlymariestylist



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