These days, when thinking of a new hair color idea, you have to think outside of the box if you’re aiming for something that looks fairly different from the rest. We’re all about trying out new and exciting styles that are beyond ordinary and purple-red hair color definitely falls into that category. Whether you choose to rock either color of the spectrum or something in between, it’s a bold choice that’s flattering on most skin tones.
Furthermore, these two hues work fairly well together and they create the most beautiful ombré as well. Convinced yet? Check out some fresh styles below!
Red and Purple Hair Color Ideas
Right this way for some red and purple hair color inspiration:
1. Voluminous Curls
Give your red and purple hair color a high impact finish by using a shine serum when you style your hair. Apply a few drops of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to add easy shine and dimension to your strands.
2. Purple Tinted Hair
The beauty of this color is seen when the light hits it directly. If you have blonde strands, opt for a purple tint on the ends and see how it instantly livens your hair. Keep your color vibrant by washing and conditioning with Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter & Rose Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Conditioner.
3. Red and Purple Waves
Add a hint of purple to your red hair color to create a burgundy-leaning hue. This beautiful blend is somewhat complicated to achieve, so be sure to speak extensively with your stylist before you commit to the look.
4. Vibrant Purple
If you’re looking for a hair color that’s a cross between violet and red, this deep purple hue with red undertones may be up your alley. If you need help explaining this look to your stylist, take a screenshot and save for later use. Bonus: If you’re so inclined, explore more of our favorite purple looks!
5. A Hint of Purple
For some, adding hints of purple to a reddish-brown base creates the perfect blend that works well with most skin tones. It’s an alluring mix between light and dark that gives a flattering and impactful end result.
6. Burgundy Hair
When you mix red and purple together evenly, you’re bound to create the perfect burgundy hue especially when styled on box braids. Here are some burgundy hairstyles to try to match this fierce hair color.
7. Red and Purple Braids
Give reddish purple braids a shot. This hue is a perfect combination of red and purple and one of our favorite looks of the collection. The vibrancy of this lovely purple hue is unique and beautiful.
8. Red and Purple Hair Streaks
Want something that will lighten up a dark base just a bit? Go for a blend of purple streaks to compliment your base hair color and set off a beautiful contrast. Whether you have jet-black or deep brown hair, introducing a subtle infusion of purple streaks can create a mesmerizing contrast and add a touch of vibrancy to your dark base color.
9. Tousled Hair
Try this tousled look to showcase your purple hair look, and talk to your stylist about targeting specific areas with more color so that you can switch up your look depending on how you part your hair. Help to maintain your hair texture with Suave Simply Styled Anti-Frizz Smoothing Serum.
10. Soft Textured Waves
Whether you have an ombré or a gradient red and purple hair color, a wavy hairstyle creates flow within your look. Add a touch of waves to your hair and finish your look with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Texture Hold Level 1 to add a light hold and texture at the same time.
So there you have it: The top 10 trends of red and purple hair color ideas to inspire your fresh new hue. Want to explore more hair coloring inspiration? Subscribe to our newsletter below for more inspiration!