From subtle strawberry blonde to rich aurburn, we’re kind of obsessed with ginger hair colours at the moment! And with our pick of the 20 best redhead looks (including some of your favourite celebrities) we think you will be, too.
While some people have a luscious natural ginger hair colour, others seek the help of hair dye in a bid to get fiery-looking locks. And who can blame them?! Stars of all ages – like Emma Roberts, Rachel McAdams and Julianne Moore – have all flaunted a gorgeous ginger hue, proving that it can work for just about anyone.
So, if you’re desperate to test out a red-hot new look in your mane, yet don’t know which shade will work best for you, rest assured our ginger hair round up is here to help!
1. Emma Stone’s elegant waves
The natural blonde has become known for her warm ginger hue and has fast become our golden ginger hair muse.
Emma Stone often wears her mid-length hair with soft, Hollywood waves for her red carpet appearances, giving a timeless and elegant finish to any ensemble she rocks.
2. Tilda Swinton’s swept back style
We don’t often spot Tilda Swinton in any other hue than her platinum blonde locks, but when we do it’s normally another bold look, like this vibrant ginger shade.
The actress is known for her no-fuss styling and has opted for a relaxed swept-back look here. This style is carefree and goes hand-in-hand with Tilda’s daring outfit.
3. Jess Glynne’s curly ‘fro
She often breaks the music charts with her incredible voice, but Jess Glynne is smashing the red hair charts here with her voluminous ‘do! The singer’s natural curls are in a league of their own, but when paired with her ginger hair colour, they look utterly sensational.
4. Carefree waves
To make the most of deep ginger tones in long hair, we think you should take a leaf out of this Instragrammer’s book and get perfectly enviable, striking ginger waves. Credit: @crimson.and.clover_
5. Messy top knot
Thanks to it’s bold nature, ginger hair even looks amazing when it’s messy! Top knots may be a go-to style for girls the world over, but we happen to think it looks particularly great in a red hue. Credit: @isabelleduarrte
6. Tyra Banks’ finger waves
Bright ginger hair looks gorgeous with curls, since they have the power to accentuate just about any shade. And for some retro mane inspiration, look at no further than Tyra Banks’ finger waves style!
7. Flower power accessory
8. Pale ginger hair
This picture proves that a ginger hair and red lip combination is a true match made in heaven. Although lighter in colour, you shouldn’t underestimate the power this hue has, still packing a serious punch in the style department. Credit: @gabicardoss
9. Lana Del Rey’s warm hue
Lana Del Rey warms up her hair with a dark ginger hue to compliment her pale complexion. And in true Lana style, this hairdo is a nod to a ’60s era, being full of enviable volume.
10. Cool bangs
11. Kirsten Dunst’s undone braid
Braided hairstyles may be a plenty, but Kirsten Dunst’s undone halo braid is ticking all the right boxes for us.
12. Kate Mara’s ombre lob
The House of Cards actress looks fab with her ginger hair cut into a chin-length bob, working in added texture for a volumised finish!
Keep your hair fresh by going for a soft ombre, where your hair is darker at the roots and transitions into a lighter ginger colour at the tips.
13. Fiery ginger
This Instagram account is definitely one to follow if you’re looking for vibrant copper hair inspiration. Plus, this stylish user posts lots of #FollowMeTo photos, where her hair always takes centre stage. Credit: @alencarsthefany
14. Subtle alternative
Thought model-worthy hair meant having bold and high-impact locks? Think again, because this lovely model proves just how stunning a subtle ginger hue can be, wearing her strands in a simple middle parting. Credit: @clarecirillo
15. Julianne Moore’s signature hue
Want a look that’s been tried, test and give the celebrity seal of approval? Then turn to Julianne Moore, who always gives us serious hair envy with her warm ginger hue, perfectly complimenting her pale skin tone.
16. Glossy ginger
Have you ever seen shinier locks? If this Instagrammer’s glossy ginger hair doesn’t make you want to get her mahogany red locks, then nothing will! Credit: @kelsiefields
17. Milkmaid braid
18. Cynthia Nixon’s strawberry blonde hue
We all know her as Miranda from Sex and the City, where her vibrant ginger hue was a stand-out hit. In real life, however, Cynthia Nixon often lightens her tresses to a soft strawberry blonde shade, which looks equally gorgeous!
19. Cool girl strands
The fashion pack is calling! To join the ranks of style mavens and cool-girls the world over, opt for the ultimate shade of red and get this vibrant orange hue. Credit: @j.aqueline
20. Florence Welsh’s chestnut hue
Florence’s chestnut hue is one of the most coveted ginger hair colour hues – and we can totally see why. It looks super glossy, instantly warms the complexion and works a treat with her blunt bangs!
Editor’s tip: If you’re tempted to try out any of these ginger hair colour options, investing in a colour care range is essential. The Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner are great, as the Vibrant Colour Lock technology maintains the intensity of your hue, while also leaving hair feeling silky and nourished.
If you can’t get enough of this bold hue, head on over to our Red Hair page ASAP! There you can find even more inspiration for ginger locks, plus some expert advice on what shade will work best for you.