Flaunting a single hair color may be your first thought for a mane makeover, but stepping outside-of-the-box with a multi-tonal ‘do can be a stylish change of pace. You can get the best of both worlds by rocking two gorgeous hues throughout your mane. Red-purple hair, in particular, is a stunning option that’s getting tons of attention in the beauty world. This vibrant pairing adds depth and dimension to your strands. If you think that red-purple hair trend is the colorful ‘do for you, we’re ready to serve up some hair color inspiration. Keep reading to get the lowdown on seven ways to try this eye-catching combo.
RED-PURPLE HAIR COLOR #1: DEEP BURGUNDY
Why we love it: This violet-meets-red hue is a stylish way to embrace a dark mane. Since this cool-toned shade offers bold tones without a harsh contrast, it looks amazing on both pale and deep skin complexions.
RED-PURPLE HAIR COLOR #2: BURGUNDY AND PURPLE OMBRÈ
Why we love it: It’s a chic option that allows you to flaunt a gradual transition of color—from deep burgundy roots to purple ends. These two shades come together to give your mane gorgeous contrast.
Pro-tip: You’ll want to book an appointment at the salon to bring your burgundy and purple ombré look to life. Be sure to bring a few inspiration photos along to score your desired hue.
RED-PURPLE HAIR COLOR #3: RED WINE
Why we love it: This hair color reminds us of a glass of vino with its beautiful blend of purple and deep red. It also features carefully placed copper and brown hues that add dimension.
Pro-tip: Head on over to the salon and ask your colorist to customize the shades of purple, red, brown, and copper to suit your skin tone.
RED-PURPLE HAIR COLOR #4: AUBERGINE
Why we love it: This rich hair color features dark plum and deep red tones that leave your mane with an eggplant-inspired hue. The ultra-dark hue plays up pale skin tones perfectly.
RED-PURPLE HAIR COLOR #5: MAGENTA
Why we love it: It’s a head-turning hue that combines purple and red hues with hints of pink for an oh-so-pretty, rich berry color. Since this vibrant hue boasts a variety of shades, it can complement all skin tones perfectly.
Pro-tip: Visit your colorist to bring this magenta hair color to life. Since it involves blending various shades, you and your colorist will be able to decide on the right hue for you.
PURPLE-RED HAIR COLOR #6: MAROON
Why we love it: This is one of our favorite red-purple hair colors since it boasts a blend of red and brown with just a tinge of purple. It gives your mane the perfect balance of depth and dimension. Plus, there are multiple variations of the shade which can be used to create a vibrant look that’s perfect for you.
How to DIY the look: Step into the world of maroon hair color with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair Color in Maroon or Burgundy. This hair dye lasts between four to eight shampoos, giving you the perfect amount of time to test drive the color before fully committing.
PURPLE-RED HAIR COLOR #7: RASPBERRY
Why we love it: Raspberry hair is a food-inspired trend that features a vibrant pink base with notes of purple and red throughout your mane. It’s a chic option for those who love to flaunt bold hair colors.
How to DIY the look: Pick up the L’Oréal Paris Colorista Hair Makeup Temporary 1-Day Hair Color in Raspberry to get a mane makeover. This temporary hair color washes out in one shampoo, so it’s perfect for those who love to play with color without a long-term commitment.
Next up: If you love the idea of dimensional hair color ideas, we have plenty of options that can suit your needs. Check out our article, How To Get Beautiful Dimension With Cap Highlights, for more information.
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