7 red ash hair colours that will give Julianne Moore a run for her money

Covetable red ash hair colour inspiration, right this way.  

Warmer days are finally within reach and you’re starting to think about your summer colour. And thanks to popular red headed stars like Madeline Brewer and Jessica Chastain, red ash hair colours have never been so coveted – so your new hue has basically been decided for you!

Whatever your current colour, whether you’re a natural redhead or not, these flaming hot looks will have you making a beeline for the salon to get your fiery fix.

woman with highlighted ash red and blonde shoulder length hair
Hello autumnal vibes. Credit: Instagram.com/victoriamarieartistry

1. Copper showstopper

Copper is one of the most common go-to shades for girls looking to try out a red and come on, it’s easy to see why.

This Emma Stone-approved hair hue is sure to help you stand out and is ideal for warming up fairer complexions. Credit: @victoriamarieartistry

woman with long ombre light red hair
The sunkissed look works just as well on red hair. Credit: Instagram.com/saramun_

2. Sunkissed lengths

For a sunkissed style that’ll look like you’ve just stepped off the plane from your jolly holidays, ask your stylist to add more blonde through the lengths of your red ash colour for a sun-lightened look.

And for any unnatural redheads out there looking to channel a sunny red shade, do like this Insta babe and opt for on-trend dark roots before fading into your chosen colour. Dark lippy optional. Credit: @saramun_

back view of a woman with long wavy cherry red hair
Okay hands up, how many of you are adding this one to your Pinterest board? Credit: Instagram.com/chasityevanscolor

3. Red cherry

Not afraid of bold brights? This popping cherry red shade is a real head-turner and it’s perfect if you’re a lover of true reds. And would you just look at that shine?! We’re sold. Credit: @chasityevanscolor

Editor’s tip: With such vibrant colours, using a specialist colour protect hair care range is even more important.

The Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner both contain Vibrant Colour Lock technology, which works to protect your hue and slow down the fading process, so you can enjoy your shade for longer.

woman with long blonde ombre ash red hair
If you’re someone who dresses in head to toe black, ash red hair could be the pop of colour you need. Credit: Instagram.com/luanna

4. Graduated ombre

Torn between trying a classic reddish red or a lighter strawberry blonde tone? Well there’s no need to stress, as this Instagrammer is proof that you can do both with a graduated ombre.

Fading from dark red into a lighter copper and an even lighter, ash-red tinted blonde at the tips, it makes for a really pretty and unique blend of different hues. Credit: @luanna

woman with long rosy ash red wavy hair
This rose-tinted hue has an almost pinky tone to it which we love. Credit: Instagram.com/jaclynlacyhair

5. Rosy red

Pastel pink hair is a recurring trend every time festival season comes around. But if you’ve got mid-dark brown hair and didn’t think you’d be able to pull it off, this rosy red will be right up your street.

This rose-tinted style nods to the pink hair trend perfectly without you needing to bleach your hair to get results. And by added some lush curls thoughout your lengths, you’ll up the dimension of your look ten-fold! Credit: @jaclynlacyhair

woman with shoulder length curled dark brown and red hair
Keep the base tones of your look dark and weave in some warmer red pieces for dimension. Credit: Instagram.com/jesscervihair

6. Brown base

Always been true to your brunette roots but feeling a little flat as of late? Adding in some red ash strands will help to revive a darker base, giving tired lengths a new lease of life. It’s like CPR for your hair! Credit: @jesscervihair

back view of a woman with long dark ashy red hair
Metallic hair is a thing now and we’re living for it. Credit: Instagram.com/thebalayagebae

7. Metallic mahogany

There’s no avoiding the metallic hair trend we’re seeing everywhere at the moment, but it’s not all about the silvers and greys

This rich mahogany hue has a metallic tone running throughout, which gives the colour a really modern twist that’s seriously on trend right now. Credit: @thebalayagebae


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