Red is one of the most popular colors used when dyeing hair. There are so many different shades to try, so whether you are looking for bold and bright or warm and spicy, there is a color for you. Not only is red beautiful, but it also looks stunning when worn with black. Black and red is a gorgeous color combo and red is a great way to jazz up your black hair. To show you how fabulous the colors are, we have found 23 ways to rock black hair with red highlights. You will find different shades of red, stylish haircuts and more. So, take a look!
1. Black Hair with Dark Red Highlights
First up we this have this stunning black hairstyle. For this look, the hair is long and black with added dark red highlights. Multi tones are used in the highlights as burgundy is visible in the hair too. This is a beautiful hairstyle and the red looks gorgeous. Recreate the cut, style and color or you can try the highlights on short hair too.
2. Bob with Bold Red Color
If you have been thinking about having a bob or already have the trendy cut, then this idea is for you. Here we have a black bob with bright red highlights. The color is more subtle towards the root of the hair and about midway, the color gets very bold. This is a fun and stylish look. Try a similar bob to this or you can use a different shade of red.
3. Pink, Purple and Red Highlights for Black Hair
Black and red is such a versatile color combination. There are so many different shades to try and red can be worn with other colors too. Here is a great example. This hairstyle features black root color with added pink, purple and red highlights. As you can see, the red and black looks gorgeous with the pink and purple. This is one of our favorite looks!
4. Subtle Dark Red Highlights with a Bob
Red color does not have to be bold. You can try a subtler style like this one. Here we have a black bob with very dark red highlights. The red is so dark that it almost matches the black. This is a very low-key to wear red and it will give the black color a lift. Recreate the whole look for a trendy cut and color or you can try the dark red on longer hair.
5. Black to Red Ombre Hair
We love this next idea! For this look, the hair is a beautiful black shade and about midway down the length of the hair, bold red color has been added. It is such a stunning way to wear highlights and it gives you a trendy ombre look too. Black and red color like this will definitely jazz up your hair. Try a similar style to this or try a different shade of red. Burgundy would look amazing.
6. Black Hair with Red Highlights at the Front
Next we have a stylish look to show you. This time the hair is black with added red highlights. There are lots of highlights on the lower section of hair but on the top of the hair, the highlights are only really at the front. As you can see, red highlights at the front look so cool and statement making. Try this hairstyle or you can try just using red at the front with fewer highlights on the bottom layer of hair.
7. Cute Bob with Red Highlights
The next hair idea features another cute bob. For this look, the hair is short with black root color. Around midway down the hair, spicy red highlights have been added. We love the fiery red shade used and there are coppery tones too. This is a trendy cut and color and the red is perfect for the fall season.
8. Dark Red and Burgundy Hair Color
If you want to make a statement with your hair, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have a stunning black hairstyle that features dark red and burgundy highlights. The red, black and burgundy is such a gorgeous color combination and they all compliment each other perfectly. Hair like this is a great choice for the ladies who want to be bold with color. Recreate this or you can try adding less of the colors for a subtler look.
9. Warm Coppery Highlights
Next, we have a chic and coppery hair idea. The hair features dark root color with added copper red highlights. We love the copper and black color combo, they compliment each other perfectly. Copper will also look amazing with very dark brown hair too. Highlights like these will look gorgeous during the fall and winter.
10. Black Hair with Red Highlights and Bangs
The next hairstyle features more multi tone highlights. Here we have a bob with black root color. Bright red and purple highlights have also been added to the hair and the style is finished off with bangs and curls. We love the bob with the bangs and the colors look so stylish too. Recreate this trendy bob or try just red and black colors. Either way, your hair will look fab.
11. Long Black Hair with Subtle Red Highlights
Next, we have another beautiful way to wear black hair with red highlights. This style features layered hair with vibrant red highlights. This is a stylish and easy to wear look that will suit everyone. Recreate this or opt for more darker red highlights.
12. Fiery Hair Idea
If you hair has been looking a bit drab, you should consider adding some fiery and spicy color just like this. Here we have black hair with added ombre highlights. The red shade used is stunning and it reminds us of ground cayenne pepper! It is a warm and rich red color and it will transform your hair. Try this style or you can try adding less color.
13. Coppery Highlights
Earlier in the post we shared a coppery hair idea. If you liked that, then you should check out this hairstyle too. Here we have a stylish black bob that has dark red and copper highlights. We love the copper highlights with this cut because they both create such a classy and chic style. This is a trendy and easy way to wear red and the style will suit everyone.
14. Long Hair with Red Highlights and Curls
This next hairstyle is so glam and stylish! For this look, the hair is long and black and a bright red color has been added too. The color is quite subtle at the top and it gets bolder towards the tips. This style is also finished off with beautiful curls. We love the style! This look is perfect for anyone who wants a complete hair makeover.
15. Stylish Hairstyle with Thin Red Highlights
Not all highlights have to be very bold with lots of color. You could try a hairstyle like this one. Here we have long black hair with added dark red highlights. The sections of red color are thin so it creates a subtler look. Hair like this is easy to wear and it is perfect for those who are trying red for the first time because it isn’t too over the top. Try this style or you can try different shades of red too.
16. Black Hair with Cute Curls and Red Highlights
Next, we have another bob style to show you. This one is black with added bold red highlights. We love the red color used because it is bright but it does have spicy tones too. The red looks amazing with the bob cut and curls. It is a pretty and chic hairstyle that will suit everyone. You can recreate this or you could add more red for a more statement making look.
17. Red and Pink Highlights Idea
The next hairstyle features another red and pink combination. This time, the hair is black with red highlights. The red color does change shade and does have pink tones too. This is a bold and bright hairstyle that will make a statement. We love the multi tone highlights on the shorter cut. If you want to stand out from the crowd, then this is the hair for you.
18. Burgundy Highlights for Long Hair
Love the long hair with highlights? If so, you need to see this next idea. Here we have another stylish black and red combo. For this look, darker burgundy highlights have been added. The color used is a rich and dark shade of red, it is just beautiful. This is another easy to wear style. You can try a similar look or use a different shade of red for a bolder or more low-key look.
19. Black Hair with Ginger Highlights
There are are so many different shades of red to try. One of the must-haves is ginger. Ginger shades are like a lighter and coppery version of red. This next hair idea shows how to wear the color in style. The hair is black with warm coppery highlights. As you can see, it is a beautiful color combination. This is another color idea that would be perfect for the fall.
20. Vivid Red and Black Hair Idea
Want a new hairstyle that is vibrant, fun and stylish? If so, this is for you. This hairstyle features long black hair with added vivid red color. The red shade used is so bright and bold. It goes so well with the black and the two are such a striking color combination. Hair like this is for the trendsetting ladies that want to wow. This color idea will look amazing on all hair lengths.
21. Long Black Hair with Dark Red Highlights
Next, we have another stunning style to show you. This time the hair is very long and black with dark red highlights. The highlights are beautiful and the red has a burgundy tone. As you can see, the red looks amazing and hair like this will glam up your look. Recreate this subtler style or you can be bolder with the red.
22. Bright and Bold Hair
Add a flash of bright color to your look with hair like this! Here we have black mid length hair and bold red color has been added about midway. The color is stunning and this is one of our favorite looks. You can try this ombre hairstyle or try having the classic red highlights from the root of the hair to the tip. Either way, your hair will look gorgeous and it will make a statement.
23. Dark Red Ombre Hair
The last hair idea that we have to show you features long black hair with added dark red highlights. This red color is very dark and has a red wine tone which compliments the black beautifully. Hair like this is another example of how to wear red in a more subtle way. It is a chic look and it will suit everyone. Try this or you can try a similar color on shorter hair too.
We hope you have found some hair inspiration from these black hair with red highlights looks!