It's a bold look, but you can totally pull it off. 

By Caroline Shannon-Karasik
Jul 11, 2019 @ 2:45 pm
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If you've always been curious about what it's like to be a redhead or simply want to punch up your already red hair, then burgundy hair — red's richer, edgier cousin — might be just the change you are seeking.

"When I think of burgundy hair, I think of a nice, rich wine tone," says Maddison Cave from the David Mallett salon in New York. "Ask [your colorist] for a deep red on the cooler side with notes of blue-violet."

Cave says that while the color is gorgeous, it is on the darker side, so you might not want to take the full plunge if you are currently a blonde — highlights or an orange-based burgundy dye might be more your speed. "But I love giving my brunettes a burgundy tone that warms the skin and brings out gold in the eyes," she says.

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Ready to discover the burgundy shade that will work best for you? Here are 15 burgundy hair ideas — from the subtle to the bold — you'll want to check out.

1. Bold Burgundy

Will and Grace's funny lady took her naturally brunette hair up a notch with this all-over fiery burgundy color. Try Lime Crime Unicorn Hair Semi-Permanent Hair Color Full Coverage in Valentine ($11). 

2. Red Velvet Burgundy

Dark brown hair paired with a burgundy hue gets a red velvet look that is reminiscent of the classic cake.

3. Copper Burgundy

Keke Palmer opted for burgundy color with a touch of copper tones, giving her hair a bold pop of color.

4. Burgundy Highlights

Looking for a middle ground with burgundy color? Consider burgundy highlights, like @hartleybreanna_hair.

5. Rosy Burgundy

Want burgundy hair with a touch of the rose gold hair trend? Try this mashup of the popular hues, where burgundy meets a pop of pink.

6. Cherry Burgundy 

The Bodak Yellow singer made a statement with burgundy hair when she launched her Fashion Nova line in November.

7. Violet Burgundy

@ifancycupcakes opted for a burgundy-purple hair color, but kept her roots dark for a bit of contrast. Try L'Oreal Paris Feria Permanent Hair Color in Power Violet 48 ($11).


7. Burgundy with Dark Roots

Burgundy hair color paired with an asymmetrical lob? Yes, please! Plus, dark brown roots add a bit of contrast for an all-over edgy vibe.


9. Barely-There Burgundy

The actress shows off a cheek-grazing bob and ever-so-subtle burgundy tint. If you want to give it a shot but don't want to go all in, try High Beams Intense Temporary Spray On Hair Color in Rockstar Red ($7).

10. Copper Blonde Burgundy

Who says you can't have it all? Blonde, copper and burgundy highlights look like a sunset of hair color.

11. Burgundy Brown

Looking to boost your brunette hair with a burgundy tone that's visible when the sun hits it just right? Check out this look from @lissctte.

12. Faded Burgundy

Katherine Langford showed off brown hair with a burgundy tone that is styled in a deep side part.

13. Deep Burgundy

Dark burgundy hair gets an extra dose of sheen when styled straight like @fancyynancyy's client. 

14. Blonde Burgundy

How gorgeous is this contrast of blonde and burgundy? 

15. Strawberry Burgundy

Make a statement with burgundy color that packs a heavy dose of strawberry red for a bold hair hue.