12 Ways to Shine with Strawberry Blonde Hair

Get a hair color that checks all the boxes.

Strawberry blonde hair is a blend of blonde and red hair… or is it red hair mixed with blonde? Either way, this group of hair colors (yes, as there are well over 25 shades of strawberry blond) is a glorious mix of hues bto delight the eye and warm your skin tone. Blondes who want a subtle change as well as redheads who want to go lighter—and brunettes who want to be brighter!—can all benefit by going strawberry blonde.

Because the strawberry blonde color family goes from super pale blond to an almost gingery red, there’s a strawberry blonde hair shade for everyone. If you’re not sure about going completely one shade, try it out via a strawberry blonde ombre or balayage. Get into the mood with these following sweet shades:

12 Pretty Strawberry Blonde Hair Looks

1. Strawberry Blonde Ombre

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Ombre is a sneaky way to add color.

Blonde hues from pale to ash to dirty blonde can get a boost of color with understated strawberry blonde ombre. Since ombre normally starts mid-shaft, the result looks natural.

2. Strawberry Blonde Highlights

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Add strawberry blonde highlights to brown hair makes it look like you’ve played outside every summer day. Photo credit: Dvora

Strawberry blonde highlights applied via foil shows that brunettes can easily go blonde(ish). You might find that when you color or highlight your hair, it becomes drier. Go for a shampoo and conditioner that moisturizes hair while keeping color vibrant, like Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter & Rose Shampoo and Conditioner. Made with Amazonian Murumuru butter and Bulgarian rose petals, these hair care products smell amaze and leave your color glossy and shiny.

3. Strawberry Blonde and Honey

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Sweet treat! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Strawberry blonde and honey sounds like a yummy dessert, doesn’t it? Hair-wise, it’s a gorgeous blend of honey blonde hair and strawberry blonde highlights that’s, yes, as sweet as it sounds.

4. Coppery Strawberry Blonde

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Hawt. Photo credit: Dvora

Pale strawberry blonde gets a dose of bright copper in this loud and proud dyed afro. Since curly hair can get extra knotty when wet, a leave-in post-shower is always a good idea. After cleansing hair, chase the knots away with Dove Amplified Textures Moisture Lock Leave-In Conditioner. It’s a lightweight conditioner that makes knots untangle easily.

5. Strawberry Blonde Balayage

strawberry blonde balayage
Hello, Street Style Squad! Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

A steady hand paints strawberry blond streaks on your hair. The color looks amaze on a wavy lob. Use our flat iron tutorial so you can learn how to curl your hair when you have zero time.

5. Apricot Strawberry Blonde Bob

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Slick back your bob.

A below-the-chin bob gets the movie star treatment when it’s slicked back. Going for that style? TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Firm Control Gel ensures that every strand stays in place until you tired of the look.

6. Warm Strawberry Blonde Mini Bun

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Warm strawberry tones are better than blush!

Whether you’ve got a bob, lob, shag or long hair, you can wear it in a ballerina bun. If you have a lob or bob, you’ll end up with a stylish mini bun. If your hair is longer, your bun will be stylish too! Finish off the look with a spray (or three) of TRESemmé TRES Two Ultra Fine Mist HairsprayHair won’t feel sticky or stiff, and hair will stay in place for hours.

7. Strawberry and Dark Blonde Halo Braid

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Halos for everyone!

Cool color combo and cool hairstyle too! Lowlights are added to strawberry blonde hair so that the dirty blonde tresses add depth of color. Halo braids are perfect way to play with long hair. We’ve got a tutorial for every type of braider—from beginner to expert.

8. Deep Strawberry Blonde Curly Bob

strawberry blonde curly bob
What’s not to love? Photo credit: Craig Alexander

When curls are cut shorter, then tend to be bouncier and yes, curlier. A curly bob is a perfect way to show those curls. If your hair is straight, you can style your hair into a curly bob. Follow our tutorial on how to use pin curls to add wave, volume and yup, pretty ringlets in your hair. The trick is that the tinier you make the pin curl, the curlier your hair will be. Before styling, work some Suave Professionals Natural Volume Mousse through your tresses—from roots to tips. Made with olive oil, this lightweight mousse imparts volume, making hair shinier and fuller in appearance.

9. Strawberry Blonde Shag

strawberry blonde Shag
Wear it flippy! Photo Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The layered shag can be adapted to any hair type: straight, curly, and wavy. To make the ends flippy, use a flat iron. Before you do, spray on Dove Style+Care Smooth and Shine Heat Protection Spray on hair and let dry. This styling mist adds shine as it conditions hair. It also acts as a shield against damage from styling tools.

10. Strawberry Blonde Fishtail

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Fishtail braids highlight your mad braiding skills.

Wear a side fishtail braid to show off (a) mad braiding skills and (b) glorious hair color. When creating braids, a cool trick to prevent “hair slippage” is to remove any excess oils with dry shampoo. Love Beauty and Planet Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Dry Shampoo has an invigorating scent, and helps makes hair look lush and rejuvenated.

11. Bob with Blunt Bangs

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Blunt bangs cut straight across offers up a youthful yet slightly punky feel.

Blunt-cut bangs partnered with a bob is a fresh, modern take on aclassic style. Keep hair shiny, smooth and manageable with Suave Moroccan Infusion Shine Shampoo and Conditioner. Both contain Argan oil and gently cleanse, moisturize and nurture hair.

12. Strawberry Blonde Half Up

strawberry blonde half up
Romantic wisps frame your face. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

Wear your hair in a half up, half down style. Create a mini bun and leave the hair along the back free. After creating the mini-bun, gently tug a few strands loose to frame your face.

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