Reddish highlights of red hair can give a relief volume shade to your curls. This technique allows not only to radically change the bored image, but also to emphasize the main color and the individual details of the hairstyle.
By varying the number of tinted strands, their color shades and intensity of staining, you can get a variety of results.
Highlighting copper hair with lighter red hair makes hair look even brighter
Contrast strands create the effect of sun-bleached hair
Types of red highlighting
By varying the number of tinted strands, their color shades and intensity of dyeing, you can get a variety of results: drastically change the look, decorate your hair with bright color spots, or create the effect of natural strands that faded into the sun.
Light highlighting of red hair
Dark highlights of red hair
By staining colors, reddish highlights can be divided into:
- light - individual strands are made on one or several shades lighter than the rest of the hair;
- dark - creating the opposite effect; dark strands stand out against the background of light hair.
At the same time, the strands can be both quite large (rare highlighting) and small (frequent highlighting). In the latter case, you should paint them as often as possible - otherwise the result will be simply invisible.
Tip! Naturally thin hair is best treated with the most gentle formulations without the use of ammonia.
Frequent reddish highlights on short hair
Highlights of several similar shades
A few light strands on red-red hair
According to the technique of execution, there are several main types of highlighting:
- using a comb with fairly rare teeth - such a technique allows to obtain a uniform distribution of the coloring composition;
- using foil - each of the colored strands wrapped in foil;
- even distribution of paint by fingers;
- "feathers" - strands are drawn through the holes in the rubber cap; Recently, this method is used less frequently; Used for short or medium length hairstyles.
Reddish highlights - a bright trend in 2016
Tip! If the shades of some strands will coincide with the natural hair color, then the growing ends will not be too noticeable, and you can update the highlighting less often.
Red hair coloring
Red hair is unique in its structure. However, even with considerable thickness, it is often porous and brittle, which often leads to its tarnishing.
Strands of natural red hair can only be slightly brightened or dyed in any bright colors: from pale silver to almost black to dark chestnut.
When white highlighting on red hair, they brighten to a pure white or cream color.
Refresh hair and make it more voluminous and radiant will help highlighting.
Natural green hair strands can only be slightly brightened or dyed in any bright colors: from pale silver to almost black and dark chestnut. When white highlighting on red hair, they brighten to a pure white or cream color. Such staining may be uniform or asymmetric.
A very unusual combination can be obtained by adding scarlet and warm coffee shades to the ginger color. Such hairstyles are more suitable for girls with "autumn" skin type: golden or olive. An interesting result can be achieved with an asymmetric arrangement of colored strands.
Owners of light soft skin (type "spring") can afford both classic platinum strands, and decorate their hair with bright "rust" or add red-fiery or orange curls to it. "Cold" beauties with white skin will go more natural light shades of "burnt straw."
A very unusual combination can be obtained by adding scarlet and warm coffee shades to the red color.
Owners of light soft skin (type "spring") can afford both classic platinum strands, and decorate their hair with bright "rust" or add red-fiery or orange curls to it
"Cold" beauties with snow-white skin will go more natural light shades of "burnt straw"
Dark skinners can choose copper, reddish-peach or caramel shades. In this case, the owners of dark skin should be careful to use their too bright shades.
Tip!If you do not want a drastic change, you can only dye on the bangs or use California highlights with a smooth transition of colors.
Red hair on dark hair
This is the most advantageous version of the hair, which looks very impressive on both short and long hair. Dark hair combines perfectly with strands:
- red and yellow;
- fiery red;
Reddish highlighting on dark hair is the most winning hairstyle, which looks very impressive
Highlights of dark hair with several shades of red
Barely noticeable highlights on dark hair with golden-red locks that will shine brightly in the sun
Of course, it is necessary to give preference to that kind of highlighting, which will help to emphasize the natural beauty and structural features of your own hair. When choosing any kind of highlighting, it is necessary to take into account not only the skin tone and type of face, but also the shape of the haircut.
Fiery red shades allow you to create the most vivid and memorable images. To obtain more contrast transitions use foil - it does not allow the paint to mix. At the same time to get bright and voluminous shades it is better to use not thin, but frequent highlighting.
California Highlighting Technique
Contrasting from color to color
Dark red lights on dark hair make the image less gloomy
Such staining can bring vitality to your image.
Tip! A significant disadvantage of this technique is the intense lightening of dark hair. Therefore, so that they do not lose their former elasticity, immediately after the procedure it is necessary to put on them a treatment mask with silk proteins or nutritive oils. For the daily care of the hairstyle, subjected to the procedure of lightening, any suitable shampoo for dyed hair, balm or liquid silk will be suitable.
Redhead inters of light brown hair
For blond hair, this procedure is more gentle: after all, at the same time, the curls are only collimated, but not lightened. This means that the harmful effects on them will be minimal. Yes, and return to the original color if desired will be much easier.
For light hair, the highlighting procedure is more gentle: after all, in this case, the curls are only collimated, but not lightened.
This means that the harmful effects on them will be minimal. Yes, and return to the original color if desired, will be much easier
The number of shades in this case can be any: from 2-3 (for example, red, red and milky) to ten. But you can, on the contrary, confine yourself to only one color.
Experts advise this type of hair to be dyed in softer shades without using bright reddish highlights: it is better to choose brick or coral strands. The number of shades in this case can be any: from 2-3 (for example, red, red and milky) to ten. But it is possible and, on the contrary, be limited to only one color.
The use of too saturated dark or ash tones when highlighting brown hair is not recommended. On such curls will look good highlighting with the addition of orange flowers. You can set off a light hairstyle with dark contrasting strands: light brown, golden brown or nutty.
On such curls will look good highlighting with the addition of orange flowers
Red hair with short blond hair
The use of too saturated dark or ash tones when highlighting brown hair is not recommended
You can set off a light hairstyle with dark contrasting strands: light brown, golden brown or nutty.
Reddish highlights on faded hair can drastically change your image
Complex drawings will require more time for the procedure. However, the scheme of applying the coloring composition in any case will always be individual. On thin and fluffy hair, it is better to make smoother transitions from dark roots to bright ends. Thick hair gives more room for experimentation.
Tip! The use of sparing paints based on beeswax will not only preserve the hair structures, but also make the hair more natural.
Reddish highlights for brunettes
Auburn color is excellent with black. That is why such highlighting is a very popular procedure. But, despite the fact that this mix looks elegant and expensive, the hair will need to be brightened enough enough that it can harm them. In order not to spoil them, for highlighting one should select the best quality paints based on natural dyes.
The most popular shades in this highlighting are dark or light brown colors, as well as nutty, coffee or copper natural shades. Perfectly look against a background of dark hair of color of currant, bronze, cocoa or caramel.
Auburn color is excellent with black. That is why such highlighting is a very popular procedure.
But, despite the fact that this mix looks elegant and expensive, the hair will need to be brightened enough enough that it can harm them.
In order not to spoil them, the best-quality paints based on natural dyes should be selected for highlighting.
Highlighting red strands is excellently combined with brondirovanie light brown or even pure white strands. Lovers of extreme hairstyles can add extravagant blue, green, crimson, cherry or bright yellow strands to their image - they will look the most advantageous and contrast to dark hair.
In the presence of an asymmetrical haircut, you can make highlights only part of the hair: its upper or, on the contrary, lower layer. Due to the volume cut, the line of color separation will be very clearly visible.
The most popular shades in this highlighting are dark or light brown colors, as well as nutty, coffee or copper natural shades.
Looks great on a background of dark hair the color of currant, bronze, cocoa or caramel.
Red ombre on short black hair
Win-win option to add color to life - use red highlighting
Tip! To achieve black color, a combination of henna and basma is often used. However, after this procedure, the use of clarifying compositions for highlighting is not recommended. After all, the colors can turn out the most unpredictable: from faded dirty yellow to pale green.
A few contrasting red strands on black hair
Copper-caramel play on black curls
Venetian reddish highlights on black hair
Contrast coloring strands bang
Hardly noticeable golden blotches on dark hair
Add some white
Refresh the complexion by adding lighter shades to the reddish tint. In this case, the coloring of the strands can be both uniform and with a predominance of one or another color. For partial reservation you can use:
- technique point: clarification only the hair, located closer to the crown, the tips are covered with dye composition of darker tones;
- platyphysis: adding platinum shades;
Refresh the complexion by adding lighter shades to the reddish tint.
- "cord": clarification zones do not have clear contours; probrondirovannye strands scattered throughout the hair; to achieve a similar result, strands are attached on cords or strips of cotton with a thick brightening compound, while the brightener affects only the upper layers of the hair;
- "zigzag": brondirovanie using a combination of large and small curlers, located in a checkerboard pattern;
- "strainer": the creation of light overflows; The clarifier is applied first in the form of powder only on the top of the head, then toner is added to it and peroxide again.
Highlighting in many different shades
Red hair with highlights look original and unusual
Tip! To make the hair look natural, the best thing to do is not snow white, but cream, beige or light chocolate strands. In this case, the hair will look radiant and filled with vital energy.
To hairstyle looked well-groomed and voluminous, it is better to use gentle highlighting. To obtain the most natural effect, you can use several types of staining:
- Venetian highlighting: once dark-haired residents of Venice lightened their curls for hours under the rays of the bright sun; today, such torment is superfluous: to get the effect of burnt hair, careful coloring in the open air with beeswax-based compositions of 4-5 shades is used, giving the most natural result; when bleaching Venetian, the paint should have a consistency of sour cream, which allows it to envelop only the necessary strand, without affecting the rest;
Red-red overflow on dark hair
- Californian (caramel) highlighting: similar to Venetian, but if in the first case dark hair coloring is used, then with the California version, darker strands stain with blond hair; colors at the same time are selected as natural as possible;
- Shatush Technology: Californian-like, but basal indents are smoother; hair is divided into sufficiently wide (up to 2 cm) strands, fastened with clips, and then combed;
- balayazh: coloring tips, allows you to select the main lines in the hair and focus on the individual elements of the haircut; The most effective method looks on very short or cascading hairstyles.
Copper shades beautifully reflected in the sun
Venetian reddish highlights
Tip! Since any dyes do not act in the best way on the structure of the hair, any kind of highlighting should be carried out 5-7 days after the main dyeing or perm. Hair subjected to this procedure should, if possible, be protected from the harmful effects of sunlight.
Representatives of the younger generation, when highlighting, can afford more unusual shades: bright yellow, saturated red or orange with the addition of pink, purple or blue strands. This method is most often combined with coloring, when the basis is not taken of your own hair color, but of any color you like and trendy in a given season. Dark hair is significantly lightened. On a fair hair, on the contrary, darker locks settle down.
Creative highlighting using a stencil
Fiery red highlights
You can create a memorable image with the help of diagonal highlighting, when the transition of colors is carried out on partings, or partial coloring of the lower or, on the contrary, only the upper part of the hair. But, despite the fact that any creative hairstyle looks, of course, very extravagant, its choice should always take into account skin color, face shape and other features of appearance. Otherwise, the effect may be completely unpredictable.
Reddish highlights are a great way to refresh your look.
Tip! Women of middle or older age categories to such experiments should be approached with caution. After all, even small wrinkles on the background of bright hair can be evident.