20 Stunning Mahogany Hairstyles to Try This Season

Try something new with this earthy, reddish-brown hue.

Trying to spice up your look? Then go for a deep, dark, red-brown mahogany hair color. This flawless fusion of deep red and dark brown is perfect whenever you need a sultry color change. Even if you’re hanging out in your comfiest pajamas, a dark wine color will help give you the chicest this season and beyond. See our fave iterations below.

(Thinking of coloring your hair a mahogany hue? Scroll to the end for our top five mahogany color ideas.)

20 Chic Mahogany Hair Ideas

1. Sleek Ponytail

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Jazz up your ponytail with a sleek middle part.

A sleek, straight ponytail is both simple and elegant for the holidays. Just prep your hair with Dove Style+Care Smooth and Shine Heat Protection Spray, straighten, and tie it up for a shiny and healthy mane.

2. Mini Braid

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Give your straightened hair some life with a funky mini braid. Photo credit: Raquel Espírito Santo

Spice up your style with a mini-braid! Whether you want one small braid or deck your hair out with tons of tiny braids, this style will always put you in a festive mood regardless of the season and time of year.

3. Fauxhawk

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Let out your inner rebel this holiday season with a fauxhawk. Photo credit: Dvora

Want to give your holiday a little edge? Then try out a fauxhawk with this badass mahogany hair color! No need to grab any clippers or scissors; just tie your curly hair up and keep fly-aways down with Bed Head by TIGI Maxxed Out Massive Hold Hairspray.

4. Curled Ends

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Give your mahogany hair some volume with curled ends.

Give your hair some body by curling your ends. It’s simple to recreate and takes just a few minutes to style! This style can also be maintained for a few days before it wears down to gorgeous waves at the end of your hair.

5. Blunt Bangs

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Keep your bangs full and fun during the holidays.

Nothing will get you in the spirit more than these quirky bangs! They’re adorable and perfect for some everyday fun. This look is especially great when your hair needs a trim or an elevated look.

6. Messy Ponytail

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A messy pony adds volume and texture to your mahogany-colored hair.

Give your ponytail some volume by going for a tousled look. This is an easy play on the regular, basic ponytail, giving it an added dose of texture and fullness. Take this look up a notch by teasing your hair with a tail comb before putting it in a ponytail.

7. Natural Curls

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Let your natural curls flow! Photo credit: Dvora

Who said you actually had to style your hair to make it look good? Your natural locks will go perfectly with this mahogany hair color, no matter what length or hair type you have! If your hair is on the frizzier side, tame your strands by using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum after getting out of the shower to keep frizz at bay all day long.

8. Lob

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A lob is perfect for those of you who want just a little more length. Photo credit: Dvora

If your hair is already on the short side, and you don’t want to cut it, growing it out to a lob just above the shoulders will go perfectly with your mahogany hair color. Wear your lob in side bang with your lob to take your look to the next level.

9. Ombré

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A classic ombré mixed with this deep, rich mahogany color is a match made in hair heaven.

Ombré was one of the hottest styles this year, so switch it’s only right to end this year with the classic hairstyle. Try having dark brown roots and mahogany ends. Wear your look in a half-up waterfall braid style to show off your new color on its first day.

10. Voluminous Curls

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Grab your curling wand and make some magnificent, flowing curls.

Beautiful, flowing curls match perfectly with mahogany hair. With these big, bouncy curls, this deep wine color looks Hollywood red carpet-ready. This look can be achieved by using a curling iron with a large wand and curling down from the middle of your lair length.

11. Bob

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A short bob with mahogany hair gives an extra edgy look.

A mahogany-colored bob is the perfect style for your next holiday outing. It’s sexy, flirty and adds some edge to your overall look. We absolutely love this half bob/half lob style this hair color is paired with.

12. Side-Parted Afro

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Upgrade your afro with a simple side part. Photo credit: Dvora

There are many ways to play with your kinky curls, and one of our favorite styles for this type of hair is playing it with a side part. A side-parted afro is a funky way to dress up your curls, and a mahogany hair color makes it stand out against the crowd.

13. Air-Dried

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Let this color air dry for a chic natural finish. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

Air drying your mahogany hair color will give it that natural, chic texture that is very high fashion. Embrace your natural texture and let the bold color speak for itself. This is the perfect look for anyone who wants their natural hair to look as natural as possible.

14. Simple Bun

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A quick bun is an effortless and timeless look for any occasion.

A simple bun is a classic look that works for almost any wintertime event. A bun can make your look go from boring and blasé to glam and chic instantly. This is also a great way to show off your new hair color.

15. Headscarf

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Throw on a headscarf to take your look to the next level. Photo creditL indigitalimages.com

A headscarf looks high fashion with this mahogany color. Your red-wine-colored locks will look playful and fun in this trending accessory. To give your hair body and shine, spritz the style with Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.

Five Mahogany Hair Colors We Love

Mahogany hair is a blend of red and brown shades, similar to the color of mahogany wood. A rich, dimensional color, the results can be vibrant or subtle depending on how much red is applied. Mahogany colors add life and vibrancy to dull, mousey browns and offer more dramatic transformations on lighter-colored hair, where results are more visible.  Discover this autumnal hue for yourself, too, here.

16. Mahogany Brown Hair

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Currently brunette? Gently transition into the world of red hair with a light mahogany tint. This tint will elevate your look without overpowering your appearance. Wear it with gorgeous loose waves.

17. Black Hair To Mahogany

Woman with long curly black to mahogany ombre hair in a half-up pull-through braid
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If you have deep, dark brown or black hair, consider embracing these edgy mahogany tips as a delightful transformation for your look. This style is particularly well-suited for the fall and winter seasons, infusing a touch of vibrancy and excitement into the colder months. Keep your color up to date with

18. Brown Hair With Mahogany Highlights

Woman with medium length curly brunette hair with mahogany highlights
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The lighter mahogany highlights add brightness and dimension to this espresso-brown look. This look also looks super chic on dark brown hair and is the perfect look to wear when transitioning to the fall/winter season.

19. Dark Copper Mahogany Hair Color

Woman with long glossy mahogany waves
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Glossy waves and copper mahogany hair – have you ever seen a more perfect pair? Add in hues of brown hair to elevate your look. Whether you wear this color straight, curly, or wavy, this color will shine through and look great.

20. Burgundy Mahogany Hair Color

Woman with mid-length curly burgundy mahogany hair
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Embrace a stunning transformation with this exceptionally vibrant burgundy creation. Delve into the world of bold, vivid hues as you enhance this captivating look with the beautiful intricacies of fuchsia. The harmonious blend of these shades elevates your style to a whole new level, offering a visually striking and utterly gorgeous transformation that’s bound to turn heads wherever you go.

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