The Most Popular Red Brown Hair Colour Ideas and Looks
Reddish-brown or red-brown hair is a popular hair colour that can be achieved when you mix red and beautiful brown tones together to get shades like auburn, burgundy, mahogany, chestnut and more. There are many different ways you can pull off a red-brown hair colour, as it ranges in shades from medium to dark, making it a universally flattering shade choice for everyone.
Ahead, we’ve put together 27 red and brown hair colour ideas to inspire (and hopefully, convert) you.
Want to test the red-brown hair waters, yet not ready for a full-on dye job? Then opt for a discreet look by experimenting with a balayage finish, asking your stylist to softly work red-brown hair dye to the ends of your mane.
You can preserve your colour for longer investing in a shampoo for coloured hair like TRESemmé Revitalise Colour Shampoo, whose formula keeps your hue vibrant for up to 12 weeks!
Glowing hair, don’t care!
Editor’s tip: Remember to hydrate and replenish your coloured hair, as they might be weaker and more prone to damage. We love Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo and Conditioner for a complete restoring treatment.
For just a touch of auburn, have your colourist melt this shade of red on the ends of your hair, like this.
Lana Del Rey Hair
You can easily channel Lana Del Rey vibes with this gorgeous, vibrant red shade.
For shiny and glossy hair like hers, a few drops of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil after styling will do the trick.
A blend of cherry tones and brown create the perfect dessert-inspired hair colour.
To brighten up a brown base, consider getting spicy red highlights worked through like this.
When paired with a pretty milkmaid braid, this brown-red hair colour is quickly taken to fairy tale levels.
Got curly or afro hair? This Instagrammer proves that red-brown hair is a colour that suits all hair types. Not only does the hue make every curly strand pop, it also adds extra warmth to her complexion. Win-win!
Bombshell Reddish Brown
Making your curls or coils pop will be easy with this eye-catching shade.
Rich Chestnut Hair
Next time you go to the hair salon, consider giving this rich chestnut hue a try. The colour is perfectly autumnal!
Dark Velvet Hair
If you’re a natural brunette, try incorporating some velvet ribbons in your mane for an instant boost of shine.