No matter what time of year it is red highlights are always in fashion. Women love wearing fiery red in the their hair because it can change and transform your entire look. You do not have to go with the fire engine red that most likely comes to mind when you think of red. You can change up the hue and tones to perfectly match what kind of vive you are going for.
It does not matter if you are a brunette, blonde, or even black hair because there is a look here that you will love. You can add red highlights to your hair in many different ways. Try a new ombre style if you are looking for a lighter look. Or you could always add traditional highlights for a more classic look. Now let’s take a closer look at the 50 coolest red highlight hairstyle ideas for women in 2022.
1. Red Peekaboo Hairstyle
First up is this long hairstyle with black hair and red peekaboo highlights. In the photo above, she has kept her hair dark and long with pretty layers to frame her face. Add plenty of peekaboo red highlights underneath the dark base, and you are all set.
2. Dark Hair with Pop of Red
Up next is this pretty hairstyle that is cut right about shoulder length. Here they have parted their hair in the middle and added thick bangs and pops of red throughout her pretty brown hair, which looks amazing.
3. Curly Hair with Red Highlights
Ladies with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right haircut. But look no further because here we have found you a beautiful short hairstyle with touches of red added in. Add a middle part and curtain bangs, and you are all set.
4. Red Highlights on a Dark Hair
Here is a long hairstyle for women who are looking for a new pop of color. Here they went with a medium red tone with a black back and pretty curls added in.
5. Sleek Bob Cut Hairstyle
This next hairstyle would be perfect for women looking for a short and sleek look. To get this style keep the hair cut above the shoulders and use a straightener to keep it pin straight with red highlights and a middle part.
6. Baddie Hairstyle with Red Highlights
Baddie hairstyles are so popular for women right now. Here she has her beautiful baddie hair with face-framing layers that are dyed red with a thick middle part. Keep it straight with the edges curled in, and you will love how you look.
7. Modern Red Wine Hairstyle
Here is a hairstyle for women who love to end the night with a glass of cab. Here she has her shoulder-length hair with a thick side part, and they added in a rich and moaner red wine highlight. Finish your style off with pretty curls, and you are going to love the way you look.
8. Partial Red Hairstyle
If you just need a few touches of color added to your hair, this next style would be perfect for you. Here she has her long hair with partial red highlights on top of a dark natural base. Be sure to add a bit of a wave to your hair so that you can show off your new color.
9. Red Fire Hairstyle
Red fire highlights are always on trend. Here she has her long hair with fire highlights and beautiful spiral curls. This would be a perfect hairstyle for women of all ages.
10. Red Velvet Caramel Highlights
Red velvet caramel highlights look just as good as they sound. Here she cut her hair into a sharp asymmetrical bob haircut with a mix of blonde and red layers throughout.
11. Soft Brown Hair with Red Highlights
Here is a beautiful mix of soft brown and red hair color. She mixed the two colors beautifully with a dark red base and light brown highlights. Add long bangs in the front and finish your style with waves to complete this look.
12. Short Framing Hair with Red Highlights
Here is a beautiful short and sassy hairstyle with face framing layers. To get this look keep your hair right around chin length with a middle part and add in spiral waves. She has added in red highlights on top of her dark bark hair and it looks amazing.
13. Center Parted Hair with Red Highlights
Another way to wear your long brown hair is with these beautiful red highlights with a trendy center part. She kept it natural and wavey, and it looked amazing.
14. Mid-Length Hair with Red Highlights
Mid-length hair is so popular because it is long enough to wear down, or you can pull it up in a fashionable ponytail. Here she styled her mid-length hair with a dark base and pops of dark red throughout. Style it with beach waves, and you are all set.
15. Red Highlights on a Straight Hair
Straight hair never looked so good. In the photo above, she wore her hair right passed the shoulders with dark brown and streaks of red color. Keep it styled sleek and straight, and you are good to go.
16. Layered Red Highlights
Up next is this beautiful layered haircut with a thin fringe in the front. To get the most out of this style, add your new touches of red to the top layer and stop about halfway down. Keep it straight or add in a few waves because you will love how you look both ways.
17. Soft Red Highlights on Black Hair
This pretty hairstyle for women adds soft red color to her naturally dark hair. She went with a simple style with a blunt cut and a few layers in the front to frame the face. The two dark tones blend in together flawlessly.
18. Fun Red Highlight with Bangs
This next look will be perfect for you if you are looking for a fun new hairstyle. Here she has kept her hair extra long with thick bangs added in the front. Add a few pops of red in the back of your hair, and you are all set.
19. Wavy Dark Hair with Red Highlights
Ladies with wavy hair are already so blessed. Here she has a dark and long style with hints of dark red added in. Finish this style off with curls or waves to show off your new color.
20. Bright Red Highlights with Dark Roots
Bright red is such a vibe. Here she kept her roots dark and blended it with a pretty light red color. Keep it straight and sleek, and you will love how you look.
21. Copper Red Highlights
Copper color highlights are one of the most required hair colors for women in the fall. She kept her hair mid-length with beautiful waves added to finish this perfect look.
22. Burgundy Red Highlights
Brown hair and the burgundy color are such a pretty look. Here she has kept her hair brown on the top with the burgundy color starting about halfway down. Add in big curls as she has done in the photo above you are will look amazing.
23. Matrix Red Highlights with Bangs
Matrix red is a beautiful color to throw into your dark hair. In the photo above, she added peekaboo highlights under her dark brown hair. Add in pretty curls and micro bangs to get the whole vibe of this photo.
24. Hot Red Highlights
Red hot highlights will make you feel like a brand new woman. Here she has black and red hair color mixed together with lovely long curls added in. This style would look amazing on women of all ages.
25. Red Highlights on a Dark Brown Hair
Here is a mid-length look with a middle part and a trendy money piece added to the front. The combo of the red and dark brown hair color looks so pretty. Part it down the middle and add in messy curls, and it looks perfect.
26. Vivid Red Hairstyle
Here is a beautiful hairstyle with vivid red highlights. Here she has a long v-cut hairstyle with perfect curls added throughout. Wearing your hair curly is one of the best ways to show off your new style.
27. Textured Curly Hair with Red Highlights
Women with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right style. But look no further because here we have found you the most beautiful look. She has kept her hair all one length right around the shoulder and added in a bright red hue evenly throughout.
28. Red-Violet Dimensional Highlights
This dark and beautiful style would be a perfect new fall hairstyle. To get this look, you will need to keep most of your hair a rich brunette color with violet highlights added. Finish your new look off with a middle part and big curls, and you are all set.
29. Classy Red Highlights
If you like keeping it classy, this next hairstyle should be your next look. She kept it long and curly with a straight fringe in the front. Keep it curly or wear it straight because every way you style your hair will look so good.
30. Blunt Bob Cut with Red Highlights
After your next blunt bob haircut, add a fun new color like red. Here she has kept it sleek and straight, and her new color is shining through so bright.
31. Bold Red Hairstyle
A bold red hairstyle is a perfect hairstyle to wear any time of the year, but it really shines during autumn. She has styled her new hair with a shaggy vibe, and it looks perfect.
32. Red Wine Hairstyle with Thin Bangs
Red wine looks so good when you pair it with dark brown hair. Here she has a thin fringe and the rest of the hair cut right around the shoulders. Pair it with pretty spiral curls and red wine highlights; it looks amazing.
33. Short Wavy Hair with Red Highlights
Here is a hairstyle that would be perfect for ladies with naturally wavy hair. Here she has her hair styled short with beautiful waves and pops of bright red throughout.
34. Asymmetrical Bob with Red Highlights
This next short hairstyle is an asymmetrical bob that is shorter in the back and longer in the front. To get the most out of this style, keep the base dark and add red highlights evenly throughout in big chunky pieces.
35. Pixie Cut with Red Highlights
Up next is a super short pixie hairstyle for women. To get this style keep your hair trimmed around the natural hairline and add plenty of red in the top layers. You can wear it brushed down or spiked up for an edgier hairstyle.
36. Mid-Length Blonde
Here is a style that uses red, brown, and blonde throughout. She has styled her mid-length hair with beautiful waves, and it looks so elegant. You can wear this style every day and always know you look good.
37. Sleek Cherry Hairstyle
Here is a short, sleek, and straight one with a fun cherry red hair color added in. They kept it in all one long blunt layer and used a hair straightener to finish it off. Be sure to ask your hairdresser what product to add to make your hair shine.
38. Vampire Red Highlights
If you are looking for an edgy hairstyle for women, you should give this red vampire hue a try. Keep it long and dark with touches of red on the top layer. Add in beautiful waves, and you are all set.
39. Chin-Length Bob Hairstyle
Here she has her bob haircut with a middle part and red highlights. You can style this stunning hairstyle straight like she has here or throw in a few curls to complete this style.
40. Blonde Bob Cut with Red Highlights
Up next is another short bob haircut with red highlights added in. Keep this look cut right above the neck and add touches of a rich red hue. This hairstyle for women would be perfect for those long and hot summer months.
41. Bright Red Highlights with Waves
Here is another style for women who like to wear super long hair with pretty waves and bright red highlights. To keep the frizz down, it would be best to add in an anti-frizz product before adding your new beautiful curls.
42. Side-Parted Burgundy Hairstyle
For a deep red style, try adding pretty burgundy highlights to your hair. Here she added them on top of her dark brown hair and added in big curls. She has also added a light red money piece to frame the face, and it looks gorgeous.
43. Glossy Red Highlights
Glossy hair is always a good idea, no matter what time of the year it is. Here she has kept her hair about shoulder length and added in the perfect amount of glossy red hair color, and styled it straight. You could part this look in the middle of on the side. It is completely up to you.
44. Red Highlights on a Short Black Hair
Here is another beautiful look with red highlights on her short brown hair. Be sure to ask your hairdresser to add in your new color evenly throughout. Finish your look off with straight hair, and you are all set.
45. Layered Red Highlights with Curtain Fringe
Layered haircuts are perfect for women who have thick hair because it helps to thin it out. Here she has even added in curtain bangs and rich hair color, and it looks amazing.
46. Deep Magenta Hairstyle
Magenta tones are such a vibe. Here she has kept her hair parted down the middle with touches of magenta evenly distributed on top of her chocolate brown hair. Be sure to curl the edges of the hair to complete your new look.
47. Face Framing Hairstyle
If you are looking for dark tones with a trendy middle part, this next hairstyle for women will look great on you. Here she has a face framing layer with long side bangs and pretty curls for a fabulous finish.
48. Sexy Red Highlights on a Natural Black Hair
This next hairstyle is perfect for women who love wearing their hair with big bombshell curls. Here she has added sexy highlights in the red family on top of her natural black hair. Finish it off with plenty of hair spray so you can stay looking fresh.
49. Wavy Bob Cut with Red Highlights
Here is a super pretty bob hairstyle with waves added in. Here she has kept the hair at right about shoulder length with big messy curls added in. This would be the perfect look to wear all year long.
50. Pixie Bob Cut with Red Highlights
Last but not least is this short pixie hairstyle with touches of dark red highlights added in. Cut the ends around the natural edges and leave the sideburns and bangs long to complete this fabulous look.
Now that you have seen all of these beautiful red highlights, are you ready to call your hairdresser? Do you like to keep your hair short with waves, or do you perfect a sleek and stylish look? Please let us know which number was your favorite!
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.