We're Seeing Red This St. Patrick's Day! Get Inspired to Try the Hot Hair Hue
Much like the four-leaf clover, when it comes to hair color, a natural redhead is considered the ultimate rare gem. But just because you weren't born with a redheaded hue doesn't mean you can't fake it.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day this March 17, check out our star-studded roundup of redheads, featuring shades that range from deep auburn to strawberry blonde, and all that prove you don’t need to be the least bit Irish to give the vibrant, statement-making hue a try. "Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead," Lucille Ball -- probably the most famous redhead of them all -- is quoted as saying. Are you ready to fall in love with the shade?
From contemporary classics like Rihanna and Amy Adams to iconic beauties like Tina Louise, see all of our favorite fiery hair colors in our gallery.
Amy Adams gave her auburn strands extra dimension by adding loose, touchable curls.
After being named "World's Most Beautiful Redhead" in 1958, Tina Louise and her flawless coiff gained even more fame in 1964 when she took on the role of Ginger Grant in Gilligan's Island.
Known for her edgy hairstyles, Rihanna showed off her copper strands during Paris Fashion Week 2014, giving a subtle nod to the fire engine red shade she famously rocked in years past.
Kate Bosworth swapped her trademark blonde for a warm crimson hue for her role in Still Alice.
Next to Marilyn Monroe, the triple-threat actress, singer, and dancer Ann-Margret ranks as one of the ultimate bombshells-who happens to have red hair!
Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood gave her natural blonde hue a spicy flame tint.
Next to the stellar acting chops she demonstrated in '80s-era classics like The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, Molly Ringwald's warm sienna hue marked her status as America's Sweetheart.
Disney darling Bella Thorne accented her strawberry blonde layers with a set of wispy bangs.
Susan Sarandon offset her piecey fringe with soft ringlets.
Hair-risk aficionado Demi Lovato rocked a deep cherry hue back in 2011, and gave a nod to the '90s with her deep wine lip and grunge-esque hat.
Jessica Chastain's rich sienna acts as the perfect contrast to her luminous complexion.
We can't decide what we like better-Connie Britton's voluminous waves, or her amazing strawberry blonde highlights.
Deborah Ann Woll
star Deborah Ann Woll wore her scarlet curls in a polished half-updo.
"I really wanted to mix it up and I thought going red was the perfect way to do just that," Molly Sims previously told us after taking her blonde hair to a bold red. "I have wanted to go red for about a year. When I was modeling, I was just about every hair color in the rainbow and I loved being able to constantly change up my look."
Whether she styles her hair into a mod-inspired look to play Joan on Mad Men or is wearing a more low-key style in real life, Christina Hendricks' vivid crimson bob never fails to look stunning.
While these days Lindsay Lohan tends to bounce between red and platinum blonde hues, we thought the auburn tone she sported back in her 2004 Mean Girls era was so fetch.
Born a natural brunette, Rita Hayworth rose to fame after taking her dark brown strands to a stunning red.
Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard's pale bronze strands get extra dimension with a few well-placed blonde highlights.
"Julia's hair is best when it looks like I didn't work on it-even though I did," Julia Roberts' hairstylist Serge Normant previously told InStyle of her auburn waves.
Shortly after kicking off her Las Vegas show in early 2014, Britney Spears debuted a dramatic carmine tone.
"Sometimes it's hard to use a lot of color in my wardrobe because of my hair," Julianne Moore told InStyle previously. Despite that, she works every hue in the spectrum like a pro, from deep jewel tones to delicate pastels.