We’re always seeing the dark red hair color trend blow up as we are approaching fall. If you want something low maintenance or search for a way to keep your vivid look subdued, dark red hair colors would be a great fit, as they flatter most skin tones.
We have hand-picked our favorite looks to browse through for the ultimate darker red inspo. From dark cherry to auburn hair color, see the whole dark red hair color spectrum covered.
This deep red color has me ready for winter wine. The plummy merlot shade can add a nice twist to both blonde and dark brown strands, enriching it with a shimmery light and reflective cherry red hue. If you’re looking for a good balance of depth and tone in your hair, this might be the shade calling you!
Dimensional jewel-like tones work like magic if you want to dye brunette hair dark red. Pops of dark red highlights through a deep ruby red will certainly update any hairdo. The contrast of the highlights and lowlights paired with the lob wavy style is simply gorgeous.
This look is a true red hair color. While still falling under the darker red category due to shadow roots, it’s one of the brighter variations of dark red hair. This look adds a little drama and energy and would be great if you need a burst of vivid color in your life.
The velvety burgundy shade of red hair certainly gets a thumbs up from us. This dark red hair is a good idea for dark skin tones, as it reflects the yellow undertones, bringing out warmth in your face.
This deep red shade has merged the best of hair trends: the cherry red hair color gives depth and variation, while the bold red color adds spice and highlights the look. Perfect for women who like professional, intricate hair color.
Can’t decide between dark and bright hair? Check out this melty auburn-red mix. With dark red hair, you get the benefit of depth at the root. Bright pops of auburn tones help you get the best out of the red balayage for this season.
Welcome pumpkin spice and all things nice! This rich copper shade has all the depth you need to warm up the colder seasons. A splendid color to dye hair dark, while still keeping it on the bright, warm side. We love this natural red hair color combined with a pale skin tone and tousled curls.
Glints of a ruby hair shade powerfully bring this dark hair color to life. The dark red hair paired with the ripple wave shouts Jessica Rabbit. This super sexy warm red look is enough to give us all hair color envy.
Who said never play with fire? Turn up the heat with this flaming hot medium to dark red balayage. This dark color does not only melt intense depth and true red tones but also incorporates fiery red highlights to bring that extra spectacle. A true attention grabber.
Don’t want your hair to have a strong red hue? This warm medium auburn hue is a great compromise for those who want to gently glow up their look with a darker shade of red. It can be a little gentler on a pale skin tone too. Perfect for those of you eager to play it on the safe side.
This look captures the beauty of dark red hair on dark skin tones. This deep shade of auburn red hair works really well! The natural texture and shaping of the cut gives seriously cool vibes to the look too.
These red balayage highlights on dark red hair make for a perfect balance of vivid and deep. It’s a dark red ombre hair color, allowing you color lovers with dark hair to grow out bright and dark red hair color without too much of a root contrast.
This hair color has smudged multiple shades of dark red. The different levels of red brown hues are cleverly placed in the hair. The auburn around the face and scattered around the rest of the mane gives a stunning natural effect to the dark red hair .
This statement color gives off merlot and burgundy dark red hair vibes and leaves thick hair with a moisturized glossy finish. The strong cherry red hair piece around the face perfectly pops against the deep red wine base.
This color has an amazing bright copper reflect. It’s the kind of dark red hair that catches your eye in natural light. It a great way to go for a bold red shade without going super bright or to add a glow to already warm hair.
This short dark red hair looks super healthy and glossy. The shade is perfect for deep as well as warm skin tones. A perfect example of how much impact a solid color can have!
The choice of multi-tonal palette adds lots of contrast to this dark red hair. Flowy curls pair well with this look because you see the different shades popping due to the movement in the hair.
Crimson is the color of love and nobility. Panels of a ruby red shade look amazing against a deeper tone. Curl your hair with a curling rod and brush out for a body wave effect – warm red tones will peep through the waves perfectly!
This dimensional dark red hair looks amazing on a voluminous curly bob. The colorist has done an amazing job by lifting the ends to an auburn hair tone. Also, due to the use of proper products, the tight curls remained super healthy and springy.
This long boho look has us thinking about flower garlands and festival hair. The subtle money piece and wavy hair texture is a striking combination for a dark auburn red hair goal.
This dark red hair color has such a sultry feel to it. Bright, expensive and shiny, it will be looking its best on pale and darker skin tones. If you like the hue, feel free to research more plum hair color ideas.
This ruby red hair is simply stunning as it has intricate dimension to it. The underlayer color is deep red, giving the ruby tone the contrast to stand out and dazzle.
This hair color transitions from an almost black hair tone at the root to a rich red tone on the ends. It gives off a rock-n-roll vibe and works great with layers, as you can really see where the short hair sits in the haircut.
Achieved with blended out babylights and a lightened face frame, the color looks hot and trendy. Dark red is a perfect base color adding flare to the look.
The color itself is a statement tone, but it is still enhanced with lighter ends, so subtle and natural that you can hardly guess where the sun-kissed effect comes from. Looks so gorgeous when worn with natural curls and layered curly shag cut.
This dark red hair screams fall color. The rich dark auburn shade paired with the shaggy bob is very on-trend. This type of hair color is beautiful in different lights, giving hair a warm glow in the natural light.
This curly queen has gone for the dark red burgundy shade with an ombre effect. Dark roots paired with brighter pops on the ends do bring lots of fun and work amazingly for perky curls and dark skin tones. Texture in the hair shows off the dimensional shade of red, and we love it.
Scared that darker red might be a little harsh on a pale skin tone? Ask your colorist to brighten up the dark red look with a bold money piece panel around the hairline that will add a softer finish for your skin tone. The style will also work great for coloring natural red hair dark.
Are you a brunette all for natural hair ideas? Here is a look for you! Blend rich dark red with bright copper shades, giving a warm glow and a natural look. Can you see how stunning different red shades are when sparkling in the light?
This TWA style looks bright and sassy with a smart mix of copper and red color shades. The shorter sides and back have a deeper red hue, while the bright red ombre adds texture and definition to the curls. Keeping the base color dark really adds dimension and marries the short and long together.
Deep burgundy and vivid red are stunning colors to add an edge to natural dark brown locks. Are the two red wine shades too good to choose between? Incorporate both in your style, so you don’t have to choose.
This dark red-brown hair works well on women looking for classy natural looks. Add in caramel and warm chocolate tones to give natural radiation to the dark hair base. Chunky caramel highlights will be a super trendy face framing.
Deep burgundy and light red highlights are zingy and bright and add a hot flair to the look. This red balayage is both showy and low maintenance as bright shades are mixed along with natural dark hair. An excellent way to dye hair red and make your dark skin and green eyes stand out, without compromising the health of your strands.
This dark red hue is on the natural spectrum, which makes it great for those looking for an auburn glow. It is a keep-it-chic choice bringing a burnt brown flair to your look.
Light red tones in this dark red hair add glimmers of it all. Mind that color ideas like this one depend not only on the shade that you go for but also on the mastery of the colorist that is dyeing your hair red. One thing is sure: if you like dimension, these highlights and lowlights are the fun dark red hair color you’re looking for.
We hope you have saved a few hot ideas featuring deep dark red hair to show to your hair stylist. Play around with deep auburn, burgundy and copper tones to create a stunning dimension in your dark red hair. Reserve a dark shade for the roots and spice up the look with bright or subtle highlights to hit the latest hair trends.