21 Amazing Dark Red Hair Color Ideas

Red hair is always in fashion and although the shade of red might change, the color itself is in style every season. Do you remember the bright pillar-box reds Rihanna was rocking just a few years back?

Well, since then the red look has come a long way and for spring and summer 2019, these dark red hair color ideas are definitely the ones to watch out for.

1. Dark Red Hair + Subtle Bright Red Highlights

One of the best things you can do with a red hair look is to create a balayage style which is essentially hand-painted highlights. You’ve got the beautiful dark red base here, almost purple in nature, but to bring it to live, there are delicate brighter red highlights, giving added depth to the look.
Dark Red Hair with Subtle Bright Red Highlights

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Although a bold look, having various shades of dark red is a great way to ensure you don’t have that one-tone, almost comic book effect, and if you have thin or fine hair, those multi-toned hues are the perfect way to fake some added thickness. This works for any shades or colors too, not just red.