20 Copper Hair Color Shades That'll Make You Want to Dye Your Hair Red

All of these looks are pure FIRE.
PHOTO: (LEFT) Instagram/madelame, (RIGHT) Instagram/thehairslayist

Hate to break it to you, but summer is winding down *sobs*. But one of my favorite things about the changing seasons is that it gives me an excuse to switch up my hair color. The one shade that I've seen all over my Insta feed and am dyinggggg to try? Copper hair—it's the ultimate hair color trend this season, in my ~humble~ opinion. So if, like me, you're down to change your look or just need some new inspo, I've scrolled through my feed to give you the 20 best copper hair ideas that you're going to want to try ASAP.

  1. This Copper Ombré Hair

    If you're not down to dye your entire head, try this copper hair color from the mid-lengths to tips only. Don't forget to lather up with a sulfate-free shampoo—it won't strip your color.

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  2. This Copper Hair With A Clip

    Add some sparkle to your copper hair color with bedazzled hair clip. It's subtle, but still super cute. Spray your hair with a flexible hairspray to keep flyaways at bay.

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  3. These Deep Copper Curls

    Give your deep copper hair some body and dimension by adding curls at then ends. Spritz on a shine spray afterwards to give it a glossy look.

  4. This Wet Copper Hair Look

    Inspired by Kim Kardashian's wet Met look? Try it out on your copper hair—all you need to do is work a gel-cream on slightly damp hair and add on a glossing spray to finish.

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  5. This Wavy Copper Lob

    Go for a a laid-back "I woke up like this" look with this simple and pretty wavy copper lob. Don't forget to deep condition your copper hair once a week to make sure your hair stays healthy and your color stays bright.

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  6. This Light Copper Hair with Curtain Bangs

    The bangs give copper hair cool 70s vibes. Pro tip: Invest in teeny-tiny hair straightener to tame flyaways and smooth your bangs.

  7. This Copper Hair Pixie

    If you're down to go bold with your color, why not go bold with the cut? This copper pixie is a bomb look to rock any time of the year. For a more slick look, work a shine-inducing oil through your copper hair.

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  8. These Copper Box Braids

    Take some copper hair to your braider and have them whip up these fire copper box braids. Swirl your edges into a cute design, too.

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  9. This Copper Bob with Curled Ends

    Take another page out of Kim K's book (What can I say? The girl has great hair ideas) with this modern bob. Accessorize your copper hair by adding a few silver bobby pins on each side of your head.

  10. This Copper Bob with Bangs

    I mean, how cute is this copper bob? If you're in between washes and your bangs is starting to get a little greasy, spray on dry shampoo to refresh them.

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  11. These Long, Copper Beach Waves

    I love the idea of styling copper hair with beach waves. It's super easy to do—just spritz on a salt spray and scrunch up your hair to define it.

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  12. This Half-Up, Half Down Copper Hair Style

    Give your copper hair some body by pulling the top into a ponytail, and then adding waves to the underneath layers with a curling iron.

  13. This Copper Fishtail Braid

    A fishtail braid is one of those looks that'll probably never go out of style, and I totally understand why. Look how fire it looks with copper hair! Add in some texturizing spray before you start braiding—it'll give you more grit and hold when braiding.

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  14. This High Copper Bun

    Throw your copper hair up in a sleek bun to give off some major classy vibes. Slick your hair down with hair gel and secure your look with a hair tie and bobby pins.

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  15. This Side-Swept Copper Hair

    To get this super romantic copper hair look, mist on a heat protectant spray, use a wand to make pretty bends, and then give yourself a deep side part and sweep your copper hair over your shoulder.

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  16. This Sleek Copper Bob

    Sleek, simple, and super chic—this copper bob is the perfect everyday look. Smooth on a flexible hair gel to keep your copper hair laid.

  17. This Copper Braided Halo

    Okay, so, this may not be the easiest look to recreate (you may need to grab a friend for help), but isn't it so dreamy? Once you have your copper hair braided up, secure it with bobby pins.

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  18. This Vibrant Copper Hair Color

    This bold and vibrant copper hair color isn't for the faint of heart. But, if you want to stand out from the crowd, go for it. Just make sure you do a hair mask once a week to keep the color (and your hair) looking fresh.

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  19. This Low Copper Bun

    Trick people into thinking you spent 30 minutes on your hair when you actually spent five with this low bun. Tie it up at the nape of your neck and layer on a smoothing serum to give your copper hair some shine.

  20. This Low Copper Ponytail

    Got long copper hair? This is going to be your new go-to look—and I promise, it's a lot simpler than it looks. Throw your hair into a low ponytail and then tie on a scarf—easy.

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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