30 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 suitable red colors 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!

Red hairstyles are anything but boring, and best of all, anyone can rock red! If you’re ready to spice up your look with a befitting red hair color, here are 20 styles that I think look amazing in a red hue. Check them out below!

1. The Fringe Pixie Cut

I’m absolutely loving this cut, especially with the added red and black highlights.

The Fringe Pixie Cut 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Barbaralene Sellars, Heavenly Creations, Burlington, NC
The Fringe Pixie Cut 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Barbaralene Sellars, Heavenly Creations, Burlington, NC

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style.
  2. Using a curling iron curl the hair located at the top of the head frontwards (towards the forehead). Then curl the hair located on the sides of the head downward (towards the ears). Curl the hair located at the back of the head of the downwards (towards the nape of the neck).
  3. Comb the hair located at the top of the head forward, creating a fringe.
  4. Comb the hair located at the sides and back of the head downwards using a wide tooth comb.
  5. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend “Dark & Lovely Burgundy Blush” hair color.

Best Face Shape:

All face shapes are suitable for this look.

2. The Bumped Side Swept Fringe

I’m not exactly sure what they say about red heads, however this hairstyle is saying so much!  The color sauces up this otherwise classic cut and style. Follow the steps below to create this look.

The Bumped Side Swept Fringe Red Hairstyle For Black HairStyle by Priscilla Mendez, All About You Salon, Peoria, AZ

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using medium sized rollers
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair.
  3. Part hair on one side.
  4. Comb hair on both sides of the part downwards
  5. Spray with hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Red Hot Rhythm hair color.

Best Face Shape:

All shape faces fit this look.

3. Ziggy Curls

These natural curls and audacious color exude perfect volume. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Ziggy Curls 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Ms. Jackee, Jackee\’s Touch, Phoenix, AZ
Ziggy Curls 2 Red Hairstyles For Black HairStyle by Ms. Jackee, Jackee\’s Touch, Phoenix, AZ

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using small, medium and large sized perm rods.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement
  3. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Rich Wine hair color to achieve this look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes and hair types are suitable for this look.

4. Red Bomb Shell Curls

I absolutely love the way the hair has been curled to fashion this look.

Red Bomb shell Curls Red HairstylesStyle by Acacia Cronic, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using extra-large sized rollers.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement and bounce.
  3. Part hair in the middle of the head
  4. Use a wide tooth comb to style hair according to this photo.
  5. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Burgundy Blush boxed hair color along with Mizani Therma Strength Heat Protecting Serum to achieve this look.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

Most face shapes and relaxed hair types are best suited for this look.

Tip(s):

Pre-set the flatiron for best results.

5. Twofold Color Curls

Dual hair color combinations are very popular these days giving you endless option for color and style looks.

Twofold Color Curls 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Julie Dupree, Kenneth Shuler Schools, Columbia, SC
Twofold Color Curls 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Julie Dupree, Kenneth Shuler Schools, Columbia, SC

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using medium sized rollers
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair.
  3. Part hair on one side.
  4. Brush hair to one side of the head using a hard bristled brush.
  5. Spray with hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Vivacious Red hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This styles suits all face shapes and relaxed hair types.

6. Side Part with Water Fall Curls

I like the look of voluminous curls and loose, deflated ones as pictured below. Both look marvelous to me! Follow the steps below to create this look.

Side Part with Water Fall Curls Red HairstylesStyle by Giana DiBenedetto, Casal Aveda Institute, Youngstown, OH

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using medium sized rollers.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Part hair in the middle of head.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Motions Pink lotion for well moisturized strands.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

Most face shapes with relaxed hair types best suit this look.

7. One Sided Swept Curls

The best part about this sultry look is how quick and  easy it is to create!

One sided Swept Curls 1 Red Hairstyles One sided Swept Curls 2 Red Hairstyles Black Hair

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using extra-large sized rollers.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Part hair on the side.
  4. Using a hard bristled brush, transfer hair to one side of the head.
  5. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Deep Copper hair color and Keracare Finishing Spray.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This style is suitable for most face shapes and relaxed hair types.

8. Middle Part with Descending Waves

The slightly fallen spiral curls and intense red shade or standout gorgeous! Follow the steps below to create this look.

Middle Part with Descending Waves Red HairstylesStyle by , Ogle School, Dallas, TX

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using large sized rollers.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement and bounce.
  3. Part hair on the side.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Motion’s Pink Lotion as a moisturizer for this style.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This style suits most face shapes and straight hair types.

9. Wild & Free Curly Tresses

I love the tight curl pattern and the red and blond highlights throughout this ‘do.

Wild & Free Curly Tresses 1 Red HairstylesStyle by SHAE THOMPSON, A Heavenly Place In Hair , Walton Beach, FL
Wild & Free Curly Tresses 2 Black Hair Red HairstylesStyle by SHAE THOMPSON, A Heavenly Place In Hair , Walton Beach, FL

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using small perm rods.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove perm rods, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Separate and spread curls using fingers.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Crème of Nature moisturizing shampoo as a base for this style.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

This style is great for all face shapes and textured hair types.

10. Afro Shaped Spiral Curls

This style sports tight spiral curls shaped to form a lovely afro. A beautiful look for any women.

Afro Shaped Spiral Curls Red HairstylesStyle by DENISE GRANBERRY, L3 Salon, Spring Lake, NC

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using medium perm rods.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove perm rods, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Separate and spread curls using fingers.
  4. Style hair using fingers.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Rich Wine hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All face shapes and hair types suit this look.

11. Short, Slim & Sweet Tight Drop Curls

This is a wonderful look. It’s a very clean and polished. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Short, Slim & Sweet Tight Drop Curls 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Stephanie Cameron Dailey
Short, Slim & Sweet Tight Drop Curls 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Stephanie Cameron Dailey

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using extra small perm rods.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove perm rods, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Separate and spread curls using fingers.
  4. Style hair using fingers.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Vivacious Red hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All face shapes with textured hair types are well suited for this look.

12. The Red & Black Side Swept Fringe Pixie

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling this hairstyle!  The layers are awesome and just the right amount of hair has been taken off the sides. Follow the steps below to create this look.

The Red & Black Side Swept Fringe Pixie 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Marcus Doss, Marcus Doss Salon, Fayetteville, NC
The Red & Black Side Swept Fringe Pixie 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Marcus Doss, Marcus Doss Salon, Fayetteville, NC

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style.
  2. Roller set clean damp hair using medium sized rollers- roller setting the hair with the largest amount of hair.
  3. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair.
  4. Part hair on one side.
  5. Comb the hair located on the left side of the head downwards than forwards using a wide tooth comb, then using a hard bristled brush, brush the side of the head with the shortest amount of hair downward-A small amount of black or clear hair gel can be applied for extra smoothness.
  6. Spray with hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Crème of Nature Moisturizing Shampoo and Motion’s Pink Lotion for moisturized hair.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All face shapes and straight hair types fit this style.

13. The Oversized Fringe Bob

The fullness of this fringe plus overall look of this bob screams sophisticated. Follow the steps below to create this look.

The Oversized Fringe Bob 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Nancy Hamilton, Lady of Grace, Peoria, AZ
The Oversized Fringe Bob 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Nancy Hamilton, Lady of Grace, Peoria, AZ

How To Style:

  1. Flat iron hair straight and sleek- Apply a heat protection crème to hair before applying hair
  2. Part hair on the side of the head.
  3. Comb a portion of the hair located at the top of the head forward, curl this portion of the hair with a flatiron- this should be and upward curl.
  4. Comb the hair located on the sides and the back of the head downwards, then use a flatiron to curl the tips/ends of the hair located at the sides and back of the head.
  5. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete look (Optional Step)

Recommended Products:

I recommend Organic Root Stimulators Oil Sheen.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This style works with all face shapes and straight hair types.

Tip(s):

Pre-set you flatiron for best results.

14. The Angela Davis Fro

More women are trading their hair weaves, braids, relaxers and perms in for an all natural fro, a style that doesn’t require chemical alterations of their natural hair or extensions. This look may not be for everyone, but it usually compliments those who do wear it.

The Angela Davis Fro Red HairstylesStyle by Jackie Evans, All About You Salon, Peoria, AZ

How To Style:

  1. Roller set clean damp hair using small perm rods.
  2. Once hair has dried completely, remove perm rods, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  3. Separate and spread curls using fingers.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Golden Bronze hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All face shapes with textured hair fit this look.

15. The Peacock Pixie

The layers used to create this look really allow the curls to shine through. The textures are beautiful and the length and color of the hair is just right. Follow the steps below to create this look.

The Peacock Pixie 1 Red Hairstyles The Peacock Pixie 2 Red Hairstyles

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style.
  2. Using a curling iron, curl the hair located at the top of the head forwards (towards the forehead). Then curl the hair located on the sides of the head downward (towards the ears). Curl the hair located at the back of the head of the downwards (towards the nape of the neck).
  3. Using a wide tooth comb, comb the hair to one side of the head.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Rich Wine hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All face shapes and straight hair types best suit this look.

16. The Red & Black Mohawk

The Mohawk is a popular hair cut amongst women and men alike. The dimensions and layers of this Mohawk are very chic. Follow the steps below to create this look.

The Red & Black Mohawk 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Frangetter Battle, Personal Touch Beauty & Barber, Kingstree, SC
The Red & Black Mohawk 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Frangetter Battle, Personal Touch Beauty & Barber, Kingstree, SC

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style- The Mohawk.
  2. Roller set clean damp hair using medium sized rollers.
  3. Once hair has dried completely, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Motions Pink Lotion for well moisturized hair.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All face shapes and relaxed hair types work with this look.

17. The Pixie

If you have hair that doesn’t grow past your ear or you’re looking for a new short ‘do, then this maybe be the look for you. This pixie’s lightly curled top and tapered sides, have me falling heads over heels with this look.

The Pixie 1 Red Hairstyles The Pixie 2 Red Hairstyles

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style.
  2. Using a curling iron, curl the hair located at the top of the head backwards (towards the back of the head). Then curl the hair located on the sides of the head downward (towards the ears). Curl the hair located at the back of the head of the downwards (towards the nape of the neck).
  3. Lift the hair located at the top of the head using a wide tooth comb.
  4. Apply a generous amount of hair wax to the hair located at the sides and back of the head-Smooth and warm wax in hands prior to applying to hair.
  5. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Rich Auburn hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All face shapes and relaxed hair types suit this look.

18. Slanted Bob Cut

Without this vibrant red color this slanted bob cut, would be just that, a slanted bob cut. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Slanted Bob Cut Red Hairstyles

How To Style:

  1. Flat iron hair straight and sleek- Apply a heat protection crème to hair before applying hair.
  2. Part hair on side
  3. Use a flatiron to bump ends of hair- bumping is done by clamping the ends of the hair to the flatiron then turning the flatiron inwards, then releasing the ends from the flatiron.
  4. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Vivacious Red hair color.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This style suits most face shapes and relaxed hair textures.

Tip(s):

Pre-set your flatiron for best results.

19. The Uneven Bob Cut

I’m pretty sure the uneven bob look was originally a mistake, however like all artistic mistakes,  this style developed into great masterpieces and standard style in the salon world.  The cute color take this look to the next level.

The Uneven Bob Cut 1 Red HairstylesStyle by Jennie Richardson, Annointed Hands Beauty Salon, Walterboro, SC
The Uneven Bob Cut 2 Red HairstylesStyle by Jennie Richardson, Annointed Hands Beauty Salon, Walterboro, SC

How To Style:

  1. Flat iron hair straight and sleek- Apply a heat protection crème to hair before applying hair.
  2. Part hair on side
  3. Use a flatiron to bump ends of hair- bumping is done by clamping the ends of the hair to the flatiron then turning the flatiron inwards, then releasing the ends from the flatiron.
  4. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Soft Auburn hair color and Organic Root Stimulator’s Oil Sheen for gorgeous, shiny locks.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

This style suits most face shapes and relaxed hair types.

 

20. Curly Pixie

This hairstyle is supper sexy and fashionable. The layers in the hair allow the directions of the curl to become well-defined. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Curly Pixie Red HairstylesStyle by Sheleta Mason, Shelia\’s Creative Hair Designs, GREENSBORO, NC

How To Style:

  1. Have a professional hairstylist or barber cut your hair into this style.
  2. Using a curling iron curl the hair located at the top of the head backwards (towards the back of the head). Then curl the hair located on the sides of the head downward (towards the ears). Curl the hair located at the back of the head of the downwards (towards the nape of the neck).
  3. Lift the hair located at the top of the head using a wide tooth comb.
  4. Apply a generous amount of hair wax to the hair located at the sides and back of the head-Smooth and warm wax in hands prior to applying to hair.
  5. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete look.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Dark & Lovely Deep Copper hair color and Keracare Styling Wax Stick.

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All face shapes with relaxed textures fit this look.

I hope these red hairstyles for black hair are just the inspiration you need to take your look to the next level!

21. 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 HairstyleStyle 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.

22. 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.

23. 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 HighlightsStyle 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.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. 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.

27. 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 CutStyle 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

28. 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 HairstyleStyle 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.

29. 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 GoldStyle 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.

30. 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 StyleStyle 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!