11 Shades of Strawberry-Blonde Hair to Inspire Your Next Color Appointment

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We talk a lot about blondes, brunettes, and redheads—but what about all the shimmering shades in between? Lately, we've been obsessed with strawberry blonde hair, the full-of-dimension hue that's not quite red and not quite blonde, but is beautifully dynamic. Intrigued?

Plenty of celebrities throughout the years have made the choice to dip their toes into the strawberry-blonde hair pool, and many have pulled it off with style. It's a great low-maintenance option for when you want that boho-chic look without the upkeep and price of bleach. Also, it's not the most common hair color at the moment—which is a shame, because it can be quite flattering. You can even go as dark (or light) as you need to; there are plenty of different shades of strawberry blonde to choose from.

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Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen went strawberry blonde in 2006, showing off long layers and tons of texture during the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica. 

Scarlett Johansson

Although we're used to seeing her hair blonde, Scarlet Johansson's shade of cool strawberry blonde from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival is a personal favorite—it's red without looking brassy.

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Blake Lively

Blake Lively tied her coppery strands into a messy-but-intricate braid for the L.A. premiere of Green Lantern in 2011.

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Amy Adams

Amy Adams went for a cooler-tone strawberry blonde and mermaid waves for the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in L.A.

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Adwoa Aboah

Adwoa Aboah arrived at the 2016 Business of Fashion Gala dinner in London with a strawberry-blonde crop and a gorgeous red lip.

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Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman posed with a super-bouncy, volumized blowout and rose gold–colored hair at the 2016 Screen Actors Guild awards in L.A.

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Christina Hendricks

Fun fact: Christina Hendricks, a woman famous for her fiery red hair color on Mad Men, is actually a natural blonde. The best part? In 2015, she mixed the two together for the strawberry-blonde blend of our dreams.

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Emma Stone

Emma Stone, another natural blonde, vacillates between the two shades as well. Here, she shows off a rosy-blonde color on the red carpet at the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards. 

Rachel McAdams

While Rachel McAdams may wear her hair darker now, this light blonde with a red tinge was a great look for her. It's about as light as strawberry blonde can go, and perfect for someone with rosy skin like hers.

Cameron Diaz

Although Cameron Diaz usually keeps her hair a dirty blonde, she wore a red-saturated version of her normal color for a while while promoting her 2014 movie, Sex Tape.

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Adele shows off all her Grammys (including the 2012 record of the year, "Rolling in the Deep") with her strawberry-blonde hair perfectly coiffed. 

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