Fall and winter of 2018 are all about a cool, cozy-chic vibe and simple, sophisticated burgundy hair. Whether you’re a busy professional who wants to make a subtle yet modern update to your day-to-day look, or a more spontaneous and edgy trendsetter, you’ll find a number of shades and styles appropriate for your lifestyle and image here. As Summertime fades into the cooler months of September, your tresses certainly don’t have to! It’s always great fun to update your wardrobe with awesome boots and cute sweaters, so why not also use the occasion to warm up your hue and enjoy one (or many) of the beautiful hairstyles of rich burgundy color on trend while you’re at it!
1) On-the-Go Casual Farrah
Perfectly posh for either the office or running errands, this gorgeous Farrah-esq shoulder length style is a perfect combination of casual-glam. The length is long enough to secure a low pony or chignon for a quick style change and short enough to remain super healthy with ultimate beauty and shine!
2) Long and Sexy Victoria’s Style
There’s no secret about how much attention you’ll get rocking this simple, very pretty hair color and style. With a sexy length and just a hint of a layer, curls are guaranteed to hold up without excessive product and stay touchable from morning till night just begging to be touched!
3) Oh So Silky and Sleek
Whether you’re already blessed with silky straight hair or not, this burgundy hairstyle is on fleek. For women with curls, treat tresses with heat protectant then leave the bottom layer of hair down and secure top layers with an elastic or clip for later. Working from the under layers to the top, use a wide flat iron to pull locks straight. Finish with a shine product at the ends.
4) Girl, You Woke Up Like This
One of the sexiest burgundy brush-and-go styles for fall are simple waves. Getting them is as easy as sleeping on damp hair and finger styling with a small touch of anti-frizz creme in the a.m. Using a large barrel curling iron or large hot rollers can also do the trick.
5) Maximum Shine with Medium Length
Locking-in shine on burgundy hair is always achieved with a cold water rinse after conditioning. For a cute easy hairstyle, you can blow dry hair when still damp with a large paddle brush. Medium hair like this pretty hairstyle will carry you into the colder winter months and compliment all those fun beanies and scarves too!
6) Burgundy Hair with Highlights on the Bottom
For women with naturally darker hair tones, creating highlights at the bottom of a style is a nice update. Not only can you bleach the ends of your hair without worrying too much about breakage, but you can also saturate lightened areas with the season’s must-have trend, a pop of burgundy. Bonus: When you’re tired of the color treat yourself to a healthy trim.
7) Taking an Everyday Style up a Notch
For women who tread cautiously with style updates, there are some great temporary products on the market ready to check out. Using a long-lasting, shampoo-washable burgundy dye is an excellent method to see how you look with a few shades of burgundy. Temporary color will start out a darker shade and gently lighten in hue until it washes away.
8) The Bold, Blunt and the Beautiful
Nothing exudes easy confidence like a cool, chic, blunt color and cut. This refined style holds shine and color fantastically and can be worn either smooth or tousled for a little extra sex appeal. This style looks excellent with dark shades of burgundy and equally hits the mark with intently placed highlights or lowlights.
9) Just the Color Ma’am
Women interested in simply coloring (but not cutting or taking on a new style) can select from many shades of home box color to get this look. In fact, there are around 18 to 41 different shades per brand, of color available for this purpose. Colors range from Deepest, Intense Burgundy, to Very Berry.
10) All Throughout Brilliant Burgundy Highlights
To achieve all over uniform burgundy hair highlights enlist the services of a professional. The traditional foil process works best to keep highlighted sections from bleeding unevenly throughout hair, especially on longer locks. Additionally, darker hair sections will require a lightening process and if you do it yourself, you’ll end up looking like a leopard, trust me on this.
11) Dried-out But Not Totally Damaged
The hair on the dryer side really requires some serious deep-conditioning before it becomes irreparably damaged. Some brands of hair color are designed especially to restore lack-luster locks and strengthen strands while bringing it back to life with new, lively color. Brushed out waves tend to frizz or become static-plagued, so use a leave-in conditioner to get full volume.
12) Outta Line and Outta this Stratosphere Color
Updating an already shorter style just takes some color and a little creative scissor work. For this cute burgundy hairstyle for women, use a pomade and finger-style tresses after they’re dry. When possible, skipping wet shampoo and use spray or powder dry cleanser for several days in a row to get maximum volume and flare.
13) Deep Toned Mysterious Mahogany
If you’re on the lookout for a fade-defying shade of burgundy hair, go with Mahogany. The reason this look bodes so beautifully is that it’s comprised of two rich shades of brown. It’s easy to get right on any hair color from the start because you can always leave the product on longer while you visually see your color as it develops.
14) For the Love of Frills
Another cute hair idea for women with fine hair is taking on a punch of burgundy color. Baby fine strands look beautiful brightly colored. Burgundy hair can take on an element of depth from light refraction that natural fine hair just can’t pull off. Tones of ruby and ultraviolet burgundy are best.
15) Burgundy Hair: Get swept off Your Feet
We all want healthy, voluminous hair that sways as we move just like in the shampoo commercials. Burgundy hair in darker shades looks glossier and fuller, while it also blends in better with the use of hairpieces and extensions. Adding thickness to fine strands can boost style subtlely.
16) October Ombre is Pretty in Every Way
Calling all ombre loving ladies out there looking for dark burgundy hair! Can this popular, modern hairstyle get any better? Tres Chic and very pretty, women with even the thickest of hair can pull this cut off and make their style appear so easy. While it is a blunt look, the cut is elevated with its sophisticated burgundy hue.
17) A Fine Vintage of Burgundy Hair
One of the most gorgeous aspects of burgundy hair is the way the color shimmers and seems to transition in the light. Like a vintage bottle of fine red wine, wearing hair down is always appropriate. Long burgundy hair looks equally pretty worn back in a traditional braid on occasion.
18) Burgundy-Blonde? Yeah, it’s a Thing
Burgundy hair with blonde highlights is cute and very playful! Blonde can be painted throughout or used to lighten burgundy ends for an ombre look. Alternatively, Burgundy hair color can douse that summertime blonde for a beautiful update. Regardless of where the highlighted sections end up, these delicious hues go together like peanut butter and jelly!
19) Voluminous Verticle Curls Bathed in Burgundy
Another fabulous hairstyle for women takes straight tresses to full, verticle swirls of burgundy. This style is created with a medium barrel curling iron. Start on one side of your head and pull small sections of hair onto the wand as you work curls all the way to the opposite side. Don’t forget to pre-spray hair with a heat protectant to prevent color fade.
20) Wigging out for Lucious Burgundy
For a playful evening out or trying out a deep shade of burgundy hair, you can always go with a full head wig. See what the day (or night) brings in the way of compliments. Burgundy can exude a romantic, Cognito vibe that just may be the key in the spice of life.
21) You Don’t Have to Act Smooth to Get Blunt
One of the best features of a shorter blunt style is that you can get a little messy and have fun with your strands. Just because your hair is cut to the same lengths all over doesn’t mean it has to come across boring. Teasing a few crown tresses and longer bangs up front is an awesome way to go. You can add a spritz of your favorite texturizer or simple salt and water solution for the same effect. Use a flexible hairspray to hold the pretty hairstyle in place.
22) Top Notch Color Fall Trend
Color absolutely saturates top layers of hair exposed to abuse faster than the healthier under-layers. Before color treating hair, always remember if you’re going to go two or more shades lighter, hair needs a double process. In other words, bleach must be used first to remove any color in the hair pigment before a new color is added.
23) To the Left, To the Left
One of the coolest runway trends for the season is creating diagonal curls. Tricky, but with a little patience, you can pull it off. First, hold your curling iron upside down so that the clip part of the barrel is away from your face. Move the iron diagonally towards the floor.
24) Presto Changeo Burgundy Hair
Part of the allure of Fall fashion is the hocus-pocus of change. Why not give a nod with a color changing style? Leaving original hair alone beneath while adding a brilliant burgundy-red to the outside layer will give an illustrious illusion!
25) Too Sexy for My Hair
Let’s go with the old-fashioned notion about sexy hair being long hair. Sexy hair always has volume and long-ish layers with swag. Creating sway and movement just takes some great flexible-hold hairspray and a lot of fun attitude.
26) Easy Street Rounded Ends Wave
A very cute hairstyle for girls is wavy locks. It’s easy to manage and keeps its shape well without much product. Waves can be completed overnight. Start with clean, damp hair and spiral sections around thick vertically cut pieces of a washcloth then secure with elastic. Alternatively, a large-barrel curling iron or round brush will also create this easy style in a snap.
27) Love the Way you Dye
Remember Rhianna performing at the VMA’s with Eminem? Channeling this red-hot shade will move your spirit! For Fall, this bold color compliments all top shades of the runway including “Valiant Poppy” and the totally sophisticated “Quiet Gray”.
28) Nobody Blunts with the Queen
Purple is the new red, and it’s all the way old-school royalty. We loved this shade of burgundy as a kid for a good reason, and we love it even more as adults! Completely rich and oh so refined. The cut is sheik and looks fantastic for every age.
29) Burgundy Cabin Fever
You don’t have to be a city-girl to rock burgundy. This beautiful fall hair color works great for all us lower-maintenance gals too! The color will bring a breath of fresh air to your rugged style and create a sense of interest that makes your personality all the more intriguing.
30) Blunt Bangs Frame Long Locks
Admirers will be fascinated with your laid-back sophisticated style. Blunt bangs are excellent for trumping up a youthful appearance but there’s something so mysteriously sexy about them too. Women with already sleek, long manes who rock bangs get the best of both worlds. Really, any shade of burgundy will also make a very cute hairstyle for girls who like to emulate their mature idols.
31) And All That Jazz
With waves like the ocean, this style is relaxed and totally girl-next-door. If you’re growing out bangs, they’ll easily blend into face-framing, blended side strands with this look. To complete the image, just saturate the full head with whichever fall shade suits you.
32) Cute, Fringy Burgundy Hair
A fringy verticle cutting technique is used on ends of hair here. To blend the spirals evenly, it’s good to color first and cut/style last. This is a whimsical update for medium to long length tresses.
33) Burgundy Entourage
A swirl of depth here, a swirl of depth there. This youthful style demands deep color and richness. To keep this coif lush and luxurious, treat hair to a few drops of oil and always use a ceramic radial bush. Professional Tip: Try conditioning before shampooing your hair for an entire week.
34) Scoring A+ with a Burgundy Hair A-line
One of the most beautiful burgundy hair trends for Fall 2018 will be, you said it, the A-line cut. This style is not only fabulous for dark burgundy hair but it also gives just enough depth and interest to hair to easily grow out a shorter summer style without the bobby pins and hair gel. Celebrities from Jenifer Lawrence to Beyonce can’t be wrong!
35) Pretty, Piecey and Burgundy Punk
Cute burgundy hair with highlights can’t be tamed with this sexy razor-cut version. For an edgier look, go spicy with any additional highlights and texturize wide sections of dark burgundy hair. This style works great with such color because women can wear it down for more color and pull it back for a subtle look.