15 Stunning Dark Red Hair Colours We're Tempted to Try

There is something incredibly sultry about a dark red hair colour. From deep copper and russet to dark cherry and auburn, there are so many tones to choose from. To help you find your perfect match, we've pulled together a gallery of 15 celebrities who have nailed the shade. Think you can't pull it off? Think again. Dark red makes a statement and will warm up a pale winter complexion. And with so many hues to choose from, your perfect match is sure to be just a click away. From Julia Roberts's sumptuous red to Tyra Banks's fiery copper, keep scrolling to get inspired for your next visit to the salon.

dark red hair colour: Rihanna with burgundy ringlets


We're forever living for Rihanna's hair transformations. These burgundy ringlets she wore at the 2010 American Music Awards looked absolutely stunning with her matching gown.

dark red hair colour: Lily Collins with cherry red hair

Lily Collins

Is is it just me, or is the contrast between Lily Collins's fiery bob and her dark (perfect) brows everything? The soft bend in her waves adds texture to this cool style.

dark red hair colour: Keke Palmer with red braids

Keke Palmer

Braids are always a good idea—but Keke Palmer proved that burgundy braids are even better. Feed-in braids pulled back into a high ponytail make such an effortlessly gorgeous style.

dark red hair colour: Katy Perry with rich auburn hair

Katy Perry

It's only right that Katy Perry, also known as an OG hair chameleon, gave auburn locks a whirl. Plus, those Old Hollywood glamour curls look so timeless on her.

dark red hair colour: Lana del Rey with dark auburn hair

Lana Del Ray

Yes to Lana Del Ray's brunette 'do with hints of auburn worn at the 2012 Met Gala. We don't know what's better: her romantic curls or her sultry berry-stained lips. Good thing we don't have to choose. 

dark red hair colour: Tyra Banks with deep copper curls

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks has served lots of iconic hair moments over the years, but there's something about this colour and those spiral curls that make them a perfect match.

dark red hair colour: Alil Larter with copper hair

Ali Larter

The vivid red tone of Ali Larter's locks is so eye-catching. With a colour that pops as much as this, a simple middle part does enough (insert heart-eye emoji).

dark red hair colour: Emma Stone as a red head

Emma Stone

Besides the fact that this tousled bob done by celebrity hairstylist Mara Roszak is one of our all-time favourite cuts on Emma Stone, this hair colour she donned at the 72nd annual Golden Globes is picture-perfect.

dark red hair colour: Amy Adams with red hair

Amy Adams

We love the warmth Amy Adams's auburn tone brings to her complexion. Seen at the 2014 LACMA Art and Film Gala, here's proof that understated makeup pairs perfectly with golden locks.

dark red hair colour: Julianne Moore with sleek, smooth red hair

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore stunned on the 2013 SAG Awards red carpet in this sleek, sideswept look. Similar to Amy Adams's approach, this toned-down makeup look is more than enough with that hair colour. 

dark red hair colour: Demi Lovato with bold maroon hair

Demi Lovato

Never forget 2011 Demi Lovato. Her time as a redhead wearing these maroon-tinted mermaid waves was good.

dark red hair colour: Drew Barrymore with burgundy beachy waves

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore can do no wrong in our book, and these face-framing, feathered curls are a favourite hair moment of ours.

dark red hair colour: Ariel Winter with long bright red hair

Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter took a break from her jet-black strands and debuted vibrant red hair. The actress has admitted to being a fan of fun hair colours, and we're digging her red mane.

dark red hair: Scarlett Johansson with rich copper-red hair

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson's hair colour has been strawberry blonde, rose gold, brunette, and more. However, this rich red shade looks so elegant, especially with her fiery red lipstick. 

dar red hair colour: Julia Roberts with auburn hair

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts wears a more natural tint of auburn shadowed with chocolate brown. This rich shade of red looks gorgeous on her.

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