81 Red Hair With Highlights Ideas That You Will Love


If you want to get a fresh new look on your unique hair color, go for red hair with highlights. There are so many ideas that you can do for your red hair, i.e., highlights and lowlights. These hair colors can bring the best out of your outfits as well.

For your red hair with highlights, you need to make sure that it matches your undertone and eye color. If Spring has just knocked in where you live, I say give your hair a red colored wash.

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For the colors you get to choose from, you should know that the sky is the limit. Check out the choices you have and select the best one for you.

-Dark Red Highlights

This hairstyle looks like black hair with red highlights. If you have naturally black hair and want a taste of highlights, I say go for something that is eye-catching. She has bright red color, and it creates a beautiful effect. The hair type is straight and a great way to create a dimension on your hair. The red streaks look like they are painted on her hair, and they all look beautiful. If you want a hair color that makes you feel bold and beautiful, you can go for this hair highlights.

-Red Hair With Blonde Highlights

Her hair looks like a collection of coils. They all look beautiful. Look at that array of curls. Her hairstyle is an Afro look that comprises of moisturized and healthy curls. Her spirals are bouncy and gorgeous. She goes for a red color. You can see that she has different shades of red hair color all over her curls. One thing she keeps in mind is that the tones of red all match her undertone. She finishes the look with matching red lipstick.


Her hair looks like it is colored with a brownish shade of red. The color is all over her hair and made for her undertone. Her hair has a lot of layers and the color blends in beautifully. She has an extended length of hair. The hair color has subtle highlights that brighten her hair and her look. For her outfit, she goes for a different shade from the red. She chooses different shades of blue for her look that creates a beautiful monochromatic effect. This is a look that has the best of both sides of the world.

-Emma Style

Emma Watson gives us some serious hair goals. I have seen her in many hair colors, and she manages to pull all of them off. Emma looks great in red hair. I think she looks best with red hair the most. She has short hair and has colored hair completely red. She goes for the warm shade of red and manages to nail the look. For highlights, she picks a chocolate brown color. It looks great as she focuses it in the roots of her hair. She also highlights her side bangs which look fabulous.

-Red Highlights And Blonde

Well, this is hair color not red. But if you can look closely, you can see shades of red. The hair length is medium. It appears medium because of its range. The ends of her hair are curled, and the curls are gorgeous. For the coils, she goes for blonde shade which is close to the color brown. She keeps the rest of her hair dark which has a beautiful blend of red tones all over. The entire effect of the colors is something that we all wish. Don’t you agree, girls?

-Brown With A Tint Of Red

This picture here is not exactly the example for red hair with highlights. The entire hair length has many colors. You can see many colors playing and blending in her hair which creates a beautiful effect. The dark color is brown, and all of her hair has it. For highlights, you can see blonde colors playing its role. The blonde color accentuates her waves. If you look closely, you can see streaks of red. The tint of red makes her entire hairstyle warm and fun.

-Red And Its Shades

We have another example of red hair with blonde highlights. The hair length here is medium, but this hairstyle will work if you have short hair length as well. The hair has a lot of curls. The curls have been accentuated using blonde color. The entire hair is washed with a bright shade of red. It looks like the copper color. The blonde streaks are painted all over her hair. You will need to go to your stylist with this photo to show her what exactly you want. Go for this hair if you want a red hair with lowlights.

-Blonde Ends

If you have decided to wash your hair red, you should go for the shade that suits your undertone. Completely coloring your hair red may not be the exact thing you want. You want to have your hair with more colors than just one. That is when you go for red hair with highlights. Blonde and red hair make for a great combination. You can see how beautiful it looks. The blonde and red give your face a radiant glow. Although, if you go for this color, you will have to give your hair a harsh chemical treatment.

-With Bangs

This red hair with highlights has an orangish tint to it. The hair length is medium, and it is gorgeous. You can have this hairstyle easily. There is nothing much to do for this hairstyle. This hairstyle works great for hair that has a high volume. So, all you have to do is get the right haircut and frame your face with bangs. The color of her hair dark red where the highlights are focused on her ends. The highlights bring attention to the large curls where the bright colors are working for it.

-Stunning Red Hair

Look at her beautiful hair. I love it! The ideal length of her hair is ended with cascading curls. I love everything about this look. She parts her hair from the middle and lets all the rest of her hair be as it is. The hair color is an excellent red color. It is made for her skin tone. This red hair with highlights has lighter shades of the color working as highlights. The top of her hair has dark shades of red, and the ends have its lighter one. The entire look works magic, and I am saving this look!

-Shiny Red Hair With Highlights

The dark shade of this hair color is red. You can get it highlights that are dark in color. This hair will also look better with lowlights as well. If you are looking for a short red hair with highlights, you can go for this look. The hair length is not very short which gives you a measure that will allow you to show off your color and your hair shape. You can make your hair curly or let it be straight. I love the waves as well for the look. In this hairstyle, she uses dark colors to accentuate her colors.


This hair color gives her hair a high shine. The hair is thin, and she has styled it using curls. For her length, she goes for a medium which is perfect. She has a lot of coils, and all her colors show beautifully in the given period. The shades of her hair near the roots are dark. It is closer to her natural hair color. For the rest of her hair, red colors are playing in action. The sun manages to show off her highlights amazingly. If you have colored hair, make sure you get your photographs in high sunlight.

-Long And Red

Her hair is straight, thick and gorgeous. You must be blessed with this hair type to get such beautiful locks. If you have this type of hair, make sure you take care of your hair. You need to oil your hair time to time and condition them as well. Don’t be afraid of hair fall due to conditioner. It is natural. Make sure it is not a lot. Anyway, for the hair color, she goes for all red. It has her natural black hair for lowlights. Since she has no layers in her hair, a new dimension is added to her hair due to the colors.

-Straight And Shiny

If you don’t like coloring your hair using the artificial coloring methods or are scared of getting harsh chemicals to your hair, don’t worry there are natural hair coloring methods. If you plan your hair color to be red, you are lucky. You can get some henna and color your hair using it. It will give you a red tint on your hair which is similar to the one shown in the picture. For the lowlights, you can see that the dark colors of her natural hair are used. The hair type is straight, and the red color makes her hair shine.

-Brown Effect

This picture shows the auburn shade of the red color. It is an excellent example of short red hair with highlights. The hair has many layers. We all can see all the layers are wispy. She goes for bangs that frame her face perfectly. For the colors, she has a warm tone that brightens up her face. This hair color manages to give your hair a beautiful glow. So, if you are looking for that hair effect, I suggest you pick this hair color. Finish the look with red lipstick.

-Blue Highlights For Red Hair

If you are one of those people, who have been blessed with red hair color, you might think you don’t have many highlighting options. You can now start thinking otherwise from today. Look at this example, and you can go for blue highlights. Yes, if you have warm hair color, you can go for cool highlights. Look how the highlights work in her favor. I think this entire look is fabulous and brings a significant dimension to her hair; You can make this look better by adding curls or waves.

-For Red Undertone

For the ones who are blessed with natural red hair, you can go for brown color for highlights and lowlights. Both the colors have a similar tone, so you can make sure that the colors will blend in beautifully. You will not have to worry about colors sticking out. It will merge and give you the perfect effect. I love the mixture of two colors have on her skin. It makes her look radiant. Her hair length is excellent, and she manages to show off colors amazingly.

-Lowlights For Red Hair

This another example of red hair with highlights that is blonde in color. Her hair length is long and has a lot of layers. The layers are all high and have been shaped to create waves. If you have a range and this type of hair, you can ask your stylist to give a kind of haircut. You will end up with with a hairstyle like this. For accentuating your hair, go for blonde hair color. You can go for red hair color and use blonde colors. Voila! You are done.

-Bleached One

Look at the beautiful ombre effect on her hair. The red shades manage to create a stunning effect. I love this ombre. For the ones, who like to visit us, you know how much I love ombre effect. Is it just me? I guess the entire world loves ombre effect. That is why we have our favorite celebrities wearing ombre effect beautifully. For the hairstyle, she has many layers and curls. The hair has a combination of colors. She starts with brown color where the waves are highlighted using blonde. For the ends, she goes something completely offbeat and colors her hair red.

-Zoey Style

Her bangs and hairstyle remind me of Zoey Deschanel. Have you watched ‘The New Girl’? If you like it, you love Zoey. Jess has been a fashion inspiration to the ones who love hairstyles with bangs. This picture must also be a Jess inspiration. The hair length is long and has colored her dark hair shade of red. There are light shades of red which are used as highlights. She also uses bright shades of red as highlights even in her bangs. Finish the look with golden jewelry.

-Black And Red

I love this hair color. Hands down, this is one of my favorite looks that we have talked. Not today, I will be getting this hair color once in my lifetime. Talking about this hair color, I love how dark and beautiful it is. If you have an undertone that matches with this color, why don’t you go for this color? You can use the same hairstyle if you have a great length. You can end your locks with large curls. This color works in short hair as well. For the red hair with highlights part of this article, this one has burgundy shades as highlights.

-Short, Spiky Red Hair

Well, finally we are here with a great example of short red hair with highlights. I know we haven’t discussed short hairstyles with red hair. We have but not the short ones. So, this one is for you, girls, who like things short and sweet. Her hairstyle is asymmetrical. The extending length on one side of her hair frames her face perfectly. For highlights, she keeps things bright. She has a dark red color for her base color and uses brightness for highlights. Finish the look as she does. Her makeup is on point. She uses lipstick that matches the shade of her hair, and for her eyes, she uses a lot of mascara. The entire look brings out her eyes.

-Blonde Highlights For Red Hair

This is an excellent example for those girls who are looking for red hair with highlights and lowlights. The hair length is long, and the curls play a massive role in making this hairstyle what it is. If there are curls, it is essential for you to accentuate them. So, you need to use colors. In this hairstyle, blonde color is used as highlights and the red as lowlights. The Her natural hair color is dark, and she maintains those colors in the hair that is close to their roots. You can only stick to one, i.e., red or blonde. You don’t need to try all of these together. If you try this, make sure you have the confidence to pull it off. You should also be careful with your makeup as well.

-Subtle Brown

Her hair length is long, and it has many shades of color. Her natural hair color is used as lowlights in this color. This is what your hair will look like if you have colored your hair red and when your colors wash out. It seems great when it is not red color as well. For the lowlights, she goes for dark colors. The hair color looks beautiful, and she has curls/waves that make the entire look perfect. You can also go for this color and take tons of photos. Fill your Instagram with your gorgeous locks. Try it, if you like it!

-Natural One

She looks like a Princess with that hair color and skin tone. Everything about her look is beautiful. The makeup is subtle and elegant. I love the makeup she wears. If you have such hair color and skin tone, you need to be careful about your makeup. She manages to nail the look. For the red hair with highlights, she has shades of orange used as highlights. She pulls all her hair into a beautiful bun and puts a hair accessory.

-Red Hair With Highlights+Blonde

This hairstyle is different, and you need to bring out your guts to try this look. She shows her artistic side using tattoos and hair colors as well. For the hair color, she keeps her natural black color intact. She uses red colors as highlights for this look. Not only that, but she also picks a white blonde color for highlights. All the merge of colors makes for a great example of red hair with highlights and lowlights. The hair length is short and has many curls all over. Despite her look being bold, she adds a nerdy side. She wears glasses for an accessory.

-Ombre Red Hair

Look at what colors can do to your hair. It can make it into a beautiful spectacle. I cannot get enough of this hair color. Everything looks like it is flowing and this is an excellent example of ombre effect. The colors start by keeping things dark near her roots. For the next section, the color used is red shades. The section below has dark shades of blonde. Finally, at the ends, you have blonde colors. The hair looks like a waterfall of colors. You don’t need to colors all your hair red. You can use blonde and dark colors as lowlights and highlights in this manner as well.

-Short Red Hair

Can I remind of you something that is way back in time? Well not so way back. Some of us will not like it but admit it, we all were hooked up to it. Yes, I am talking about the Twilight series. It is because she reminds me of Alex, Edward’s sister. She does not have the same color, but her hair type is similar. So, if you are planning to go for short red hair with highlights, you know where to look. For this hairstyle, she has a bright color for hair color and red shades as highlights. The highlights are in front of her face and give the effects of bangs.

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