8 red violet hair colour ideas you’ve been waiting for

Red violet hair colour ideas so hot, they shouldn't be kept a secret!

Looking for an update to rose gold hair? You’re in luck because it’s all about red violet shades this season! We know what you’re thinking: what is red violet hair and why should I get it? Well, it’s a universally flattering hue that marries together sizzling red tones with cool violet ones for a striking effect.

And trust us, when you get a glimpse of all the incredible red violet hair colour pictures we’ve found, below, you’ll soon see why we can’t get enough of this sparkling shade…

8 ways to slay red violet hair

close up shot of woman with straight red violet hair, wearing pink top and posing outside next to flowers
Look at that shine! Credit: Instagram.com/_hair.jordan

1. Glossy red violet

If anyone’s going to convince us to try a red violet hair colour, it’s this Instagram beauty and her ultra-glossy, sleek tresses. Just look at how it shines!

With a darker, subtle purple-violet base and red highlights, this pretty hue is exactly what you need to spice up your mane game. Credit: @_hairjordan

Editor’s tip: Want to ensure your red tresses are taken care of? You’ll need to add the Dove Advanced Hair Series Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner to your hair wardrobe, pronto.

Thanks to a powerhouse of hair-colour-friendly ingredients, this unique duo will help prolong the vibrancy of your colour and nourish it, too. Bonus!

close up shot of woman with long, dark red violet curls, wearing grey and pink top and posing in a hair salon
This dark red violet hair colour has got your name written all over it. Credit: Instagram.com/hairbyalanagiles

2. Dark red violet curls

Not one for bright and beautiful hues? Then, this deliciously dark red violet hair colour is all you need to look at to convince you to take the colour plunge.

To really make the most out of this shade, we suggest you try curling your mane, like this Instagram gem, above. Credit: @hairbyalanagiles

Next read: How to curl your hair with a curling wand.

close up shot of woman with sleek, layered long red violet hairstyle, wearing white top and posing in a hair salon
Sleek hair, don’t care! Credit:Instagram.com/essentialsvs

3. Chocolate + red violet hair

We’re suckers for anything chocolate, and that includes this elegant chocolate + red violet concoction. Couple with bouncy blowout hair for an ultra-sophisticated look. Credit: @essentialsvs

close up shot of woman with neon pink and red violet hair, wearing grey jumper and posing in a hair salon
Now that’s what we call a vibrant hue! Credit: Instagram.com/laurenelisecosmetology

4. Neon pink + red violet balayage

Calling all experimental brunettes! With this neon pink and red violet hair colour, you can instantly take your dull strands from drab to fabulous.

But the best thing? You don’t have to get it done all over to see the wonderful results! From ombre to balayage, there’s a whole host of techniques you can try. Credit: @laurenelisecosmetology

Next read: How to rock red ombre hair.

close up shot of woman with a wavy red violet long bob, wearing grey top and posing outside
This cherry red violet hair colour looks sweet enough to eat! Credit: Instagram.com/authentic.hairarmy

5. Cherry + red violet waves

Keep your cherry red hue looking California chic by styling them into undone, beachy waves.

This is the perfect hairstyle to covet when you’re in the mood of channelling It-girl vibes. Just don’t forget to take the perfect hair selfie, will you? Credit: @authentic.hairarmy

Editor’s tip: Want your beach-perfect waves to last? You’ll need the TONI&GUY Wave Memorising Balmwhich has clever wave recall technology in it.

So, when your waves start to fall flat, you can just give them a quick scrunch and they’ll look mermaid-worthy again.

close up shot of woman with medium length red violet natural curls, wearing sparkly jumper
Red violet hair + curly hair = #hairgoals! Credit: Instagram.com/ilovemyself365project

6. Red violet on natural hair

Bet you didn’t know that red violet hair is great choice for those with natural curls!

Not only will this shade work with your natural hair, but it’ll also make your pretty swirls and spirals really pop. Credit: @ilovemyself365project

Next read: Curls and ombre do work, and these inspiring examples prove it.

close up shot of woman with red violet gold stacked bob, wearing purple top and posing outside
Forget rose gold, it’s all about red violet gold! Credit: Instagram.com/styledbylaurenkc

7. Red violet gold

Can’t decide whether to get rose gold hair or red violet hair? You won’t need to worry about picking just one — especially with this double tap-worthy colour combo around!

As you can see, this trendsetter’s mane incorporates a mix of red, violet and lush rose gold tones. Ooh la la! Credit: @styledbylaurenkc

close up shot of woman with feathered pixie haircut and red violet hair, wearing white top and posing against a brick background
How stunning is this shade + pixie combo? Credit: Instagram.com/gleamsalonnyc

8. Red violet pixie haircut

Think that having very short hair means you can’t jump on the red violet bandwagon? Well, this dazzling dyed pixie haircut will make you think again!

The broad range of tones in this hue will help enhance the texture of choppy cropped cuts, as well as make sleek ones standout. So, what are you waiting for? Credit: @gleamsalonnyc


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