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
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
All-Over Pumpkin Hair
Go all the way with pumpkin by getting this vibrant, spicy shade. Credit: @badgirlweirdgirl
This mighty duo will gently cleanse and nourish your mane while enhancing its vibrancy — bonus!
Light Pumpkin Spice Hair
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
Here’s proof that this pumpkin spice hair can work for shorter hair lengths. Credit: @beverlykillshair
Pumpkin Spice Highlights
Pumpkin Spice Ombre
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Vibrant Pumpkin Spice Hair
Muted Pumpkin Spice Hair
Golden Pumpkin Spice Hair
Pumpkin and Rose Gold Hair
Pumpkin and Cinnamon Spice Hair
Dark Pumpkin Spice Hair
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
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 Babylights
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 blonde! Credit:@gardiropgurusu
Vibrant Pumpkin Spice Curls
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
Sultry Pumpkin Spice Hair
Pumpkin Spice Colour Melt
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
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