If you ever had any doubts about copper hair color before, leave all hesitations behind and try out some of the ideas below! Because it’s such an adaptable tone, you can style rock copper locks like a retro star, a boho-chic goddess, or a punk rock princess any other day, if you feel like it!
Copper hair color is a warm, reddish-brown shade with different intensities from light to dark. It is a flattering color for people with warm undertones in their skin and can complement brown, green, and hazel eyes. This color can be achieved by using hair dye, highlights, or lowlights. It can also be combined with other shades, like caramel or blonde, to create a more natural-looking, multidimensional color. The color can be preserved by regular maintenance, like using color-safe hair products and avoiding heat styling.
Get inspired with these glamorous ideas for rocking any copper hair color like the ultimate diva.
1. Classy Copper Hair Color
Step up your style game and get a sophisticated feel with this tasteful dark copper ombre styled in a long bob.
2. Ginger Delight
We all secretly dreamed of being born redheads at one point, but not all of us are that fortunate. This is your deliciously stylish solution.
3. Soft & Playful Hues
Have fun with your cool copper hair and play around with a mix of discrete highlights and lowlights.
4. Au Naturel Beauty
5. Cool & Chic Redhead
If you want to glow with effortless style wherever you go, get this spectacular look inspired by natural redheads using a ginger hair color dye. A great style for your wavy hair. Try it out.
6. Rich Auburn
Another dark shade that’s easy to maintain is this lavish, deep auburn tone. It’s appropriate for all occasions, from an office environment to a wild night out with the girls!
7. Summer Fling
It’s no wonder why everyone is crazy for the saying you only live once – it’s true! Embrace your inner sexy superstar with this playful copper hair color choice.
8. Autumn in Your Hair
If you’re head-over-heels in love with the season of the falling leaves, let your hair reflect that! Mix dark and soft highlights in your favorite autumn shades.
9. Spicy Dark Copper
Caught between red-hot locks and doubts about being too flashy? Make the most of both worlds and go for dark copper with bright red accents!
10. Café au Lait Locks
For the carefree summer girl at heart, golden strands are a must. Get creative with this subtle ombre and combine marvelous copper blonde tones in layers.
11. Gorgeous Chestnut
Even if you weren’t born with it, you can rock your hair like a pro with this natural shade of chestnut.
12. Strawberry Blonde
Shine like the sun with this adorable strawberry blonde inspired by this hair color. Ladies with blue or green eyes will look especially magnificent with it.
13. Top Highlights
Another summer color must is to experiment with highlights on the top half of your hair. It’s fresh, it’s fabulous and we’re in love with it!
14. Rusty & Radiant Look
It’s pretty clear by now that gingers are the main source of inspiration for copper hair color. Turn things down a notch with this ravishing, rusty tone.
15. Bright Bombshell
If you’re glamorous and you’re not afraid to show it, go in the other direction and turn your hair up to a vivid shade of orange.
16. Inspired by Fire
The flame-inspired ombre will never get old. Suitable for the young, wild, and free, and the posh alike, fiery locks are always awesome.
17. Subtle Copper Tones
If you want a deeper alternative to classic strawberry blonde, you can’t get any better than this. Think of it as Hayley Williams of Paramore after she grew up.
18. Vivid, Lush, and Lovely!
Even though this hair color is a bit more daring than others, it’s definitely in the safe and chic zone.
19. Deep Amber with Lowlights
If you have naturally dark hair and you don’t want too much hassle with maintenance, go for a rich amber look like this one.
20. Sun-Kissed Locks
This light and the whimsical mix is a fantastic alternative for adventurous firelocks.
21. Silver with Copper Accents
Ash-blonde is still a very loved combination, so why not take it to the next level with some honey copper highlights?
22. Violet and Copper Twist
Dark plum hair has never been so spectacular. Can you imagine what a huge difference some caramel highlights can make?
23. Dark Cinnamon
You can get as dark as you want with copper color, it will look just as extraordinary in any shade.
24. Playing with Fire
You can showcase your brilliant and outgoing personality and inspire fire without going into ombre. Here is the perfect example!
25. Fall Reflection
Autumn lovers will adore this rust hair. Wear it any time of the year and look nothing less than amazing!
26. Discrete Highlights
If light hair isn’t your thing, but you want some deep dark locks with a twist, here is your dream solution.
27. Rose Gold Hair
Ah, rose gold, where have you been all our lives? This particular shade of copper is one of the trendiest choices of these past few years.
28. Boho Ginger Kid
Ginger kids are back again as our infinite source of inspiration. Rock this tone with some crimson lips, and you’ll transform into a femme fatale.
29. Electric Hues
We’re all for electric hair color combos, especially when they combine vivid shades like purple, pink, red, orange, and yellow. This ombre is to die for!
30. Layers of Rusty Highlights
Bring your lush locks to life with a rainbow of rusty highlights! Mix them with honey and gold tones for the ideal balance.
31. Golden Brown Allure
You can also mix honey with caramel lights for an all-around golden look inspired by copper.
32. Pink-Tainted Hairstyle
This pink-tainted copper is a wonderful unicolor that’s still as glam as ever. You can almost feel the taste of strawberries!
33. Cotton Candy
For the more spirited girls, take the pink-tainted copper we mentioned before and let it fade into spectacular cotton candy ombre locks.
34. Grey and Copper Pastel
35. Sunset Ombre
Allow your hair to shimmer like water reflecting a picture-perfect sunset by combining indigo with deep pink and copper.
36. Subtle Earth Tones
Timeless is the keyword here. You can never go wrong with a sweet, natural shade of copper like this one!
37. Deep Red
A brilliant tone of copper that works wonderfully for all types of skin tones and complexions, this rich shade is not to be neglected.
38. Grunge Style
Edgy, courageous, and striking! If these traits are the norm for you, don’t hesitate to try this copper hue. A style that depicts an interesting character.
39. Pink Ombre with Copper Base
Love pink? So do we! Instead of dying all of your hair pinks, stand out from the crowd with a subtle copper and magenta ombre.
40. Accessible Ginger
We’ve been talking about gingers for quite some time now, but not all of us can master the look naturally. Nonetheless, here is the solution!
41. Sunny Autumn Days
Brighten your day every time you look in the mirror with this lush, orangey tone.
42. Bold Copper Afro
If you have been blessed with voluminous natural afro hair, you are lucky enough to rock bright copper hair like a dazzling diva. Be creative with your curls.
43. Rich Copper Afro
Another delightful solution for afro-haired ladies who want to lighten their locks is this deeper shade of copper. Making a bun out of your natural curls is beautiful. Take a look at this style!
44. Beautiful Russet
Regardless of whether you have green, brown, or blue eyes, this exceptional russet will make you glow with natural beauty.
45. Retro Glam
Take this natural color and combine it with finger waves or other vintage hairstyles and you’ll be fit for the red carpet!
46. Sophisticated Braided Headband
The half-blonde, half-copper hairstyle looks so sophisticated. You can add a braided headband to highlight the hair color contrast better. Braided headbands work best with a romantic fashion style.
47. Mysterious Beauty
If Lana Del Rey rocks this deep and mysterious hue like the dark diva she is, then so can you. Flawless!
48. Purple Streaks
Want to combine copper with a contrasting color without being too electric? Purple, every time!
49. Dark Roots
If maintenance is your issue, look no further. Dark roots and copper locks are totally in and so easy to take care of.
50. 3 Way Copper Ombre
We’ve had quite a few ravishing ombres on our list, but some might be too out there for the tastes of some ladies.
So this is an excellent way to mix three colors harmoniously without going over the top: copper base, caramel middle, and light honey end. Perfection on so many levels!
51. Choppy Ginger
This is a beautiful style for women to try out who already have long hair. To get this look. you are going to want to ask your hairdresser for choppy layers that end with curtain bangs. Then go for a ginger hair color all over and you are all set.
52. Mid-Length Shag
Mid-length shaggy hair is so versatile because you can wear it down, pull it back, or go with a half-up half-down look. In the photo above she styled her hair with a part in the middle and a few layers around the face with a copper color added throughout.
53. Maple Curly Hair
Women with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right cut and color. But you can stop your search now because this next look is so beautiful. Here she cut her curls right around shoulder length and added a bright copper tone.
54. Bright Orange
Next up is a brightly orange-colored hairstyle. She has kept her hair long and thick with a blunt cut and parted it in the middle. Add a few waves throughout and you are going to love your new style.
55. Redken Hair
If you want to keep your style looking fresh you could try this Redken copper hair look. Here she kept most of her hair long and thick, parted down the middle, and styled it with loose waves. This is a beautiful hair color and style that would look great no matter what age you are.
56. Vibrant Tones
Here is a unique-looking hairstyle with a vibrant orange hair color and a bright blonde money piece. She has kept her hair extra long but this style would look just as pretty with a bob, or mid-length cut.
57. Mullet Peachy Hair
The mullet hairstyle is back and prettier than ever. In the photo above she has kept her hair all one beautiful color and has all the characteristics of a mullet haircut. Keep it straight or add in a few curls because mullets always look pretty when curled.
58. Copper Brown Layers
Copper brown is one of the best hair colors to try during the winter and autumn months. In the photo above she has styled her hair with choppy layers and she also curled her edges in just a bit.
59. Dimensional Hairstyle
When thinking about adding a new hair color to your style going with a dimensional technique is always a good idea. Dimensional color is when you add light and dark colors at the same time to get a more natural look.
60. Sun-Kissed Waves
Trying for a sun-kissed look for your next vacation? In the photo above she is wearing a stylish sun-kissed style with hints of orange and blonde. She styled her long hair messy here and it looks amazing.
61. Two-Toned Hair
Two-toned hair colors are so much fun to wear and most of the time leave your hair looking more natural. In the stunning style above she went with a darker base color and added in a bright orange hue for the money piece.
62. Golden Copper Blonde
Here is a unique color called golden copper blonde. She has mixed the colors perfectly and went with a messy wavy style and it looks incredible.
63. Morgane Hair
Copper hair color looks great on so many different skin tones. In the photo above she has kept her hair long and wavy with a trendy middle part. She has long hair here but this style would look just as pretty if you had mid-length or short hair.
64. Copper Balayage
This next hairstyle for women has a lighter vibe to it. We are calling this color a light soft copper balayage and it would look so good on you during the summertime.
65. Gorgeous Copper Brown
If you are looking for a darker hair color then this next tone might be best for you. Here she has kept her hair silky smooth with a middle part and a few loose waves added in. Be sure to keep your hair looking fresh with a good shampoo to get the shine she has here.
66. Pumpkin Balayage
A pumpkin copper balayage is just what you have been dreaming up. Here she kept the top section of her hair dark and it gradually fades down to a lighter pumpkin color on the tips. Add in a few waves or keep it straight because no matter what you do it is going to look amazing.
67. Warm Copper Brown Hair
Warm brown hair color looks great on natural brunettes. You can subtly add a few copper highlights to your hair to create this stunning style.
68. Short Hair
Up next is yet another Redken copper hairstyle. In this look, she went with a short bob cut, parted it down the middle, and styled it with loose beach waves and it looks incredible.
69. Extra Long Bob
Here is an extra long bob haircut with a light copper color added in. This is one of those colors that would look amazing if you have a lighter skin tone.
70. Copper Highlights for Dark Hair
Next up is a stylish look for women who like keeping their hair mid-length. In the photo above she kept her base dark and added a bunch of copper highlights for a fresh fall hairstyle. Keep it curly as she has done here or try a pin-straight style, it is completely up to you.
71. Long Hair
Wow, this long hairstyle is a perfect look for winter or autumn. Here she went with a long v-cut and added in the slightest amount of layers. Then she decided to go with a full copper color throughout and it looks amazing.
72. Bright Red Hair
Red hair color is also another perfect choice for women who want to try out a new hair color. Here she has kept her style about shoulder length and added in curtain bangs. Curl the bangs out or keep them straight either way you are going to look great.
73. Stunning Ginger
Light copper tones or better-said ginger hair color is right on trend in 2023. In the photo above she has kept her hair long and parted down the middle with a few face-framing layers added in.
74. Dark Brown to Ginger Ombre
An ombre is always a good idea when you are thinking about adding a copper color. Here she started with dark brown roots and added an ombre technique by using a light blondish-copper. Finish it off with beach waves to complete this beautiful hairstyle.
75. Dark Hair with Pops of Copper Blonde
Dark hair sometimes needs a peek-a-boo or pop of color to add texture. In the photo above she went with long hair, micro bangs, and a pop of copper along the side and it looks amazing.
76. Glossy Red
Glossy red hair color will leave you feeling and looking so beautiful. Here she went with a burnt orangish-red color and it looks so pretty with her light skin tone.
77. Face-Framing Layeres
Up next she is wearing a trendy shaggy haircut with thick bangs and choppy layers. For her hair color, she went with a light blonde color in the back and then added red, orange, and yellow colors in the front.
78. Warm Orange Hair
Warm orange hair color is such a fun look to try. In the photo above she is wearing her hair extra long with a middle part and loose waves. This would be a pretty hairstyle that you can wear all year long, but it shines in the fall.
79. Autumn Bob
Blunt bobs give off such a sleek vibe. In the photo above she has added a beautiful light copper blonde to her stylish bob and it looks amazing. Keeping it straight is always a good move, but you could also add in a few waves for a fun style.
80. Blonde Money Piece
Here is an iconic look that so many a-list celebrities love wearing. Here she has kept her copper hair long with a fashionable blonde money piece added in. Keep it wavy, add in curls, and wear it straight, or you could even throw it up in a pony.
Copper Hair Color FAQs
Copper hair color is a warm, reddish-brown shade. It can vary in intensity from light to dark and can be achieved by dye, highlight or lowlights.
It depends on your natural hair color. If you have naturally dark hair, you may need to lighten it in order to achieve a copper color, by using bleach. If your hair is naturally light or medium brown, it might not be necessary to use bleach to obtain a copper color. In this case, a copper hair dye can be applied directly to the hair, and the result will be a more natural-looking result.
Copper color is natural-looking and can suit a variety of skin tones and hair types and the red tones of copper can add a youthful and energetic glam to the ladies that wear it.
So, What Is YOUR Hair Motivation?
As this list has surely helped show, copper is one of the hottest shades of all time.
It’s also a timeless hair color choice that has been keeping ladies from around the world fabulous for decades. We’ve shown you a variety of ways in which you can wear it, and also quite a few shades of copper.
In conclusion, copper hair color is a beautiful and vibrant shade that can add warmth and dimension to any hairstyle. If you want to add some red tones to their hair, you can do it through a variety of methods including permanent, semi-permanent, and temporary hair dyes, highlights and lowlights. To maintaining a healthy and vibrant copper hair color is proper care and maintenance, including regular trims and the use of color-safe hair products. With the right care, copper hair can be a stunning and long-lasting choice for anyone looking to change up their look.
There’s only one thing left to do: pick a copper hair color and change your look! Then maybe come back and tell us what you went for!