Red Hair – To Dye Or Not To Dye

Red remains the strongest hair color trend for the longest time. It looks bold and sultry, and has that mysterious gloriousness to it. From copper red to warm reddish brown shades, the fashion world in general has always been particular to this color. In fact, some fashion experts say that red-haired models are much more in demand compared to other color-haired models.

red hair mohawk

From the way it seems, red is a trailblazing trend in the hair industry that we can expect to continue for more years ahead of us. So would you be willing to make a bold change and try a red hair color at least once in your life? Are you ready to be the red-haired girl in the office or among your group of friends?

Going to red from brown, black, and most especially blonde can be a drastic change that not everyone can totally pull off. You need lots of guts, courage, and fashion sense to carry the drama it brings and match your overall fashion sense with it.

If you have been thinking about dying your hair red for the longest time but cannot put your finger on which shade would look best on you, check out this quick list of tips on which red shade would suit which skin tone. Because unless you have a fair complexion like that of Julianne Moore, you need to be careful and know when to use red hair dye and which shade to use.

Bright Orange Red Hair

bright red orange hair

Bright Red Orange Hair

Some hair color experts actually refer to this as carrot top color since it is in fact a mixture of orange and red just like a carrot. If you are just going to imagine the color, it is but natural to feel afraid. But imagine the color against a beautiful porcelain skin. It looks fantastic!

Perfect contrast is provided with the rich shade against a super pale face. However, this would not look good on super long hair. It looks best on a sophisticated length which should be just at chin length or just above the shoulder. Soft bouncy waves will soften the overall look.

Medium Auburn Hair

medium auburn hair

Medium Auburn Hair

Think Irish red and you will somehow get the picture of how this red shade looks like. This best fits those with fair complexions to achieve that perfect contrast. This works well on just about any hair length but the tricky thing here is that the hair should be kept fresh and shiny at all times to avoid dry, lifeless, and frizz-looking hair.

Soft Ginger Hair

Soft Ginger Hair

Soft Ginger Hair

If you have a fair complexion with somehow yellow undertones, then you should try this shade. The color is that of a less-vibrant red and oftentimes referred to muted red. If paired with the right fair complexion, this should make the face glow beautifully.

Brownish Copper Hair

Brownish Copper Hair

Brownish Copper Hair

This is one of the all-time favorite red hair color shades because it has got equal parts of red and brown. This is suitable for fair to medium skin tones but is totally a no-no for those with olive skin tones as it has a tendency to make the skin look sallow.

Golden Red Hair

Golden Red Hair

Golden Red Hair

This is probably the most versatile red shade as any skin tone can try this essentially those with olive skin tones since they are the ones that tend to be picky when it comes to red hair colors.

Blue-Red Hair

Blue-Red Hair

Blue-Red Hair

Now we want you to think of Rihanna. Yes if you are wondering the red shade she used, it is blue-red which is perfect for her skin color. Hair experts say that the darker your skin is, the more blue-red you should go for.

Red is tricky but totally doable especially with this quick list we have provided. With this, you will know which red shade to pick and when to use it depending on your skin tone.

Despite all these, if you are still scared to go total red, you can always go for various hair chalks first to have a glimpse of how you would look like. Best part is that hair chalks are temporary. Use them when you are feeling red fierce and wash it off at any given time.

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