10 Red and Purple Hair Color Ideas for 2020

We love the vibe of these sexy, berry-leaning hues. 

These days, when thinking of a new hair color idea, you have to think out of the box if you’re aiming for something that looks extremely different from the rest. We’re all about trying out new and exciting ideas that are beyond ordinary. Mixing different colors together is something you can consider. Red and purple hair color is the latest mix to be obsessed with. The colors definitely work well together and they create the most beautiful ombré as well.

Scroll through this gallery to get some red and purple hair color inspiration:

1. The Glossy Fringe

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Create a glistening effect on your red and purple hair color.

Give your red and purple hair color a high impact shine by using a shine serum when you style your hair. Apply a few drops of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to your hair to get the look.

2. Purple Tinted Hair

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Red hair with a purple tint.

The beauty of this color is seen when the light hits it. Opt for this magical red hue with a purple tint. 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 Curls

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Give your curls a fun color combo. 3. Red and Purple Curls Add a hint of purple to your red hair color to create a burgundy looking hue.

Add a hint of purple to your red hair color to create a burgundy looking hue.

4. Deep Purple

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Can you spot the hint of red?

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. Explore more of our favorite purple looks.

5. A Touch of Purple

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Throw a hint of purple to create a look that works best for you.

For some, adding hints of purple to a reddish-brown base creates the perfect blend that works well with your skin tone.

6. Burgundy Hair

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The perfect burgundy hue.

When you mix red and purple together evenly, you’re bound to create the perfect burgundy hue. Here are some burgundy hairstyles to try to match this hair color.

7. Red and Purple Roots

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A pop of color at the roots.

Try something different and reverse the look. Give red and purple hair at your roots a shot. If you want to create the matte look as pictured, use a dry shampoo like Dove Refresh+Care Unscented Dry Shampoo to absorb oil from other hair products that may add too much shine.

8. Red and Purple Hair Streaks

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Lighten up with streaks.

Want something that will lighten up a dark base just a bit? Go for a blend of reddish streaks with a hint of purple to compliment your base hair color.

9. Tousled Hair

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Just one way to flaunt your new color.

When it comes to styling your hair color, the possibilities are endless. Try this tousled look to showcase your hidden highlights.

10. Subtle Textured Waves

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Create flow with 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.

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