The Best Red Hair Colours For Your Client’s Skin Tone

Collage of 3 red hair colours: ginger, ruby and cherry cola red.

Red hair colours are much more versatile than you might think. With so many shades of red out there, it’s possible to find a hue for every skin tone, from strawberry blonde to cherry cola. And, while we don’t necessarily believe in set rules when choosing shades – hair colour is a form of expression, after all – we do know that certain skin tones suit specific red hair colours better than others. So, here we’re breaking down your red hair ‘cheat sheet’ for some colour-mixing inspiration. 

Model with tousled copper hair and peachy highlights.
Model with long, wavy, strawberry blonde hair.
Model with tousled dark auburn hair.
Model with bright ginger hair styled in loose waves.
Model with wavy russet red hair and auburn lowlights.
Model with ultra-glossy, merlot red hair.
Model with dark brown hair and cinnamon red highlights.
Model with dark brown hair and chili red highlights through the face frame.
Model with wavy, bright ruby red hair.
Model with cherry cola colour through glossy, curly hair.