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10 Red Hot Hairstyles For Black Women

Are you looking for a change? Something cute and conservative but sexy and spicy too? If you haven’t heard, red is the new black.

You can tone red hair color up or down with many shade options from bold red to copper red to auburn red to reddish brown for a suitable red hairstyles for black women.

With a variety of shades to choose from, take some time and spice things up with a red hairstyle because there will never be a dull moment! You know girls just love to have fun!

1. Diva Style

This ruby red look says va-va-voom with its extra volume and fierceness! The extra layers create the stunning, full effect that’s sure to be a show stopper!

Diva Styles Curly Redd Bob Hairstyle

Style by Ms. Jackee, Jackee’s Touch, Phoenix, AZ

How to Style:

  1. On clean damp hair, section hair and apply a curl defining cream or gel to define curls and add moisture.
  2. Using a hair dryer with a diffuser, shape curls into style. To pump up the volume, hair can be diffused dry upside down.
  3. Pick out strands or finger comb strands to achieve your desired height and fullness.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance Natural Oil for luster, smoothness and sheen and Jane Carters Solution Curl Defining Cream for moisture and definition.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval shaped faces with medium to thick hair suit this look best.

Tips:

On coily hair, use the two-strand twist out method. If your hair is relaxed, you can use spiral rods to achieve this look. Once dry, pick out or finger comb for desired look.

2. Asymmetric and Lovely

Go bold with this scarlet colored hairstyle and get the attention you deserve. This haircut is asymmetrical with one side shaved and edgy while the other side is left curly and glamorous for a romantic look.

Assymetric and Lovely Shaved Side With Long Red Hair

How to Style:

  1. Hair is sectioned off and shaved on one side, and balanced with a longer, thicker side that is left longer.
  2. Use a small curling wand to achieve free flowing wavy ringlets.
  3. Loosen with an anti-frizz serum.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Serum for shine, anti-frizz and a smooth finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes would look great with this hairstyle. Relaxed or natural hair is excellent for achieving this style.

Tip(s):

For additional length, add curly hair additions to your hair and blend.

3. Short and Candy Apple Sweet

This do is edgy but sultry and is sure to have heads turning! With candy apple hues peeking out from a very dark espresso mane sculpted into loose feathers on one side, this look will leave them wanting more!

Short And Candy Apple Sweet Tapered Cut with Red Highlights

Style by Shae Thompson, A Heavenly Place in Hair, Walton Beach, FL

How to Style:

  1. Start with the right short cut. Details count. Use a feather razor to cut layers and shape hair strands. The sides and back should have a tapered effect while left a little longer in the crown and front extending into an angled fringe.
  2. Mold hair with a medium foam setting agent and allow to dry.
  3. Using a dime size amount of natural oil on the hair for shine and protection, grab a 1 inch barrel curling iron or flat iron to create a feathered look on one side and back, while leaving hair on flat and sleek on other side. Comb with a feathered comb to blend.
  4. Use a medium hold styling spritz for hold.

Recommended Products:

I recommend using Influance White Conditioning Foam to mold, Influance Medium Hold Spritz for hold and definition and Influance Natural Oil for protection and to create a great, long lasting sheen.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round or oval face shapes and relaxed hair suits this hairstyle best.

Tip(s):

Add candy apple color to this style to give it more funkiness. Use hair additions if you don’t want the commitment.

4. Cinnamon Glamour

This sophisticated bob is always a hit. This bob is smooth, sleek and to the point with cinnamon and golden colored hues intermixed throughout creating a striking silhouette.

Cinnamon Glamour Bob

How to Style:

  1. On blow dried hair, flat iron hair smooth starting at the nape using horizontal partings all the way up to the top of head.
  2. Create a deep side part and lightly bump the ends creating a soft bevel look using a soft to medium hold hairspray.
  3. Using your comb, create a feathered effect around the sides and back of hair.
  4. Use a light gloss to top it off for a shiny, smooth finish.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance Rub-On Shine for smoothness and shine and Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hairspray for hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes and all hair types that can be straightened are perfect for this look.

5. Strawberry Curls

This strawberry red, short, curly do is cute and easy to manage with a touch of classic waves along with a bouffant top. The waves are great for breaking the normal short curly style rut but adding a little fun and flair. Simply fabulous!

Strawberry Red Hairstyles With Bouffant Top

How to Style:

  1. Use a non-drying styling gel on hair for definition and shine.
  2. Use your combs or fingers to create stylish waves to the sides of your hair. Use a little extra gel if needed for hold and control. Shape to style.
  3. Sit under a hooded dryer until dry and firm. Halfway through the drying process, use a rat tail comb to lift front area for a bouffant effect.
  4. Mist with Influance’s S3 Spray for shine.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance S3 Spray for shine and Influance Organic Styling Gel for hold and control.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round and oval shaped faces with naturally curly hair is best.

6. Twist of Color

Show off your wild side with this short twisted trendy look. Hair is colored all over with a crimson hue to add major spice and comb twisted for a designer look to the natural mane.

How to Style:

  1. After shampooing and conditioning, towel blot, part out a ½ inch section horizontally across the nape.
  2. Apply a small amount or twist and lock gel to entire section of hair.
  3. Create ½ inch sub-sections and twist while pulling comb in a downward motion using the teeth end of a rat tail comb.
  4. Continue this pattern across the nape and up the entire head while making sure to twist in the direction you want your twist to lay and dry for the finished look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance Twist and Lock Gel for moisture, shine, definition and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This a suitable hairstyle for oval and round shaped faces. Chemical-free kinky (tightly coiled) hair works best for this style.

Tip(s):

These twists can be unraveled after a few days to create a curlier, fuller look. To maintain this style at night, sleep in a satin bonnet.

7. Crimson Beauty

This pretty crimson hairstyle is super cute for ladies that would like a dose of drama. The texture is curly with a boast of body. Hair is parted and curled slightly to one side. Simply stunning!

Crimson Beauty Body Curl Short Cut

Style by Ebony Curtis, A Lady Becoming Salon, Laurel, MD

How to Style:

  1. A precision cut is the foundation of this hot look. While sides and back are tapered, crown and frontal area are left longer.
  2. Mold hair down with your favorite styling foam to give hair a smooth look. Let completely dry under a hooded hair dryer.
  3. Slightly curl sides and back with a small half inch flat iron or a small marcel iron.
  4. Loosely curl the hair in the crown and pick out with a feather comb and/or finger comb to give hair a tousled effect while keeping hair neatly defined.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Shine Spray and Influance Medium Hold Spritz to give hair shine with just enough hold and firmness.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval shaped faces with relaxed hair is best for this look

8. Fiery Mohawk

This fiery red, funky mohawk is sure to have heads turning your way. This versatile look can be worn dressed up or dressed down. This pulled up look is a great way to show off your facial features while looking classy but edgy.

Fiery Mohawk Red Hairstyle

Style by Monica Robinson, Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology, North Augusta, SC

How to Style:

  1. Add texture to your hair with blue curl rods.
  2. Once dry, secure hair up into mohawk on both sides of head with bobby pins, leaving out a side bang.
  3. Use your fingers to style by separating the curls for a fuller effect.

Recommended Products:

Try Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hairspray for hold and Influance Rub-On-Shine for shine and smoothness to tame any frizziness.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes and relaxed or natural hair types work best for this look.

Tip(s):

For a funkier effect, a side bang can be pinned up to create a full middle mohawk.

9. Spice It Up

The two-tone red and golden hues sure does add some fierceness to this natural twist out. Hair is twisted and later loosened to create a fuller look giving it a “wow” factor!

Spice It Up Two-Tone Red and Gold

Style by Shae Thompson, A Heavenly Place in Hair, Walton Beach, FL

How to Style:

  1. After shampooing with a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner, use a small amount of natural oil mixed with a foam setting lotion to set the twists.
  2. Part the hair as if you were going to cornrow, but do two-strand twists flat to the head instead.
  3. Let dry and use a glossifier to loosen the strands.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance conditioning foam for moisturizing, setting, definition and hold and Influance S3 serum for shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Most face shapes can work this style. Chemical-free natural hair works best for this look.

Tip(s):

Cover hair with satin sleep cap before bed and use S3 Serum as needed to combat dullness and frizziness.

10. Fiery Beauty

The deep side part adds a sultry elegance to this look and the color gives it added glamour.

Fiery Beauty Deep Side Part Style

Style by Julie Dupree, Kenneth Shuler Schools, Columbia, SC

How to Style:

  1. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for smoothness.
  2. Once hair is dry, follow up with a flat iron section by section for sleekness.
  3. Curl hair throughout loosely.
  4. Create a deep side part for bang area and feather style the hair.

Recommended Products:

Use Kenra Volumizing Hairspray for hold and Influance Rub-on Shine Gloss for smoothness and sheen.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with relaxed hair or hair that can be straightened.

Tip(s):

To achieve look you can opt to roll hair on large roller and comb to style.

Reds can have a lot more fun! With tones ranging from bold to subtle, there are many choices for you to find that perfect red hairstyle for your personality and ebony complexion. Go for it, you’ll be glad you did!