These Red Purple Balayage Looks Are a Fall Dream Come True

Red purple balayage is set to take salons by storm – and we are so ready for it.

Yes, it may be pumpkin spice season – a time when everything, from hair to lattes, turns copper-brown – but a deeper shade of red appears to be trending this fall/winter. Sweeps of plum, aubergine and mahogany have been spotted through some of the pre-season’s most magnetic creations, telling us one thing for sure: red purple balayage is on the rise.

In the months ahead, you may notice more and more clients requesting deeper, vampier, violet-tinted reds to enhance their mid-lengths and ends. That’s where this guide will come in handy. Keep scrolling for tips on mixing red purple hair colors, painting the most seamless balayage, and helping your clients keep their bold manes.

Back of model’s head with mid-length hair featuring red purple balayage.

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Side profile of model with dark brown roots and red purple balayage.

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