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Fall is officially in full swing, and we have good news—Auburn is in! If you’re not naturally blessed with rich-looking auburn locks and are ready to make the transition to red-toned royalty, this season is the perfect opportunity. Not only have the fall-inspired warm hues taken over social media in recent months, but celebrities alike are jumping on this color trend. To help you determine your perfect color this season, our stylists at the Z Hair Academy cosmetology school in Lee’s Summit, Kansas, have detailed everything you need to know about rocking auburn hair. Learn more below!
Before you can dive right into finding the perfect shade of auburn for this season, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the differences between auburn and red hair. While auburn is a shade of red, it sits on the richer and deeper end of the spectrum, somewhere near the more mahogany and burgundy tones. The unique aspect of auburn hair is that since it technically belongs to the brown hair family, it is a great compromise and highly versatile for clients who can’t quite decide between brown or red hair. Additionally, it is easy to tailor depending on your unique features, making it suitable for almost every client!
Auburn hair is one of the most versatile colors, meaning that there are endless hues and tones to choose from when it comes to experimenting with color. Whether you’re looking to give off Emma Stone authentic auburn vibes with a more strawberry-blonde shade or hoping to enhance your natural color like Julia Moore, there’s something for everyone. Our stylists at the Z Hair Academy cosmetology school in Lee’s Summit recommend doing some initial research and consulting with your colorist before making any final decisions! Explore some of our favorite auburn shades below to see what best suits your style:
True Auburn—If you are looking to achieve the truest auburn that complements your rather fair-toned skin, this color will have an equal balance between warm red and earthy brown tones to create a rich and autumn-inspired hue perfect for fall!
Light Auburn—We already know; you’re a warm-weather girl at heart. May we recommend opting for a light auburn shade that appears more copper with some extra brown mixed in? Not only will this look alleviate the appearance of washed-out or overly warm hues, but it is ideal for all seasons.
Dark Auburn—Are you a natural brunette beauty? You are sure to love dark auburn hair, featuring a splash of red for an indulgent and eye-catching look. Consult with your colorist to ensure you get the depth you want while still reflecting a warm red!
Auburn Red—For anyone feeling a little extra bold, try out an auburn red look, which leans more red than brown. This look will feature greater levels of rust-inspired tones and leave a vibrant impact!
Brown Auburn Highlights—Not ready to completely take the plunge? Our stylists would like to introduce you to one of our favorite looks, brown auburn highlights! Adding a few touches of light auburn can help give your brunette or blonde base a glossy boost and get you in the fall spirit.
Now’s the perfect time to revamp your red-toned look! Under the supervision of licensed professionals, our students can perform customized auburn color services at an affordable price at the Z Hair Academy cosmetology school in Lee’s Summit. Book an appointment at one of our student salons today and consult with one of our stylists to determine which shade is right for you!
If you are passionate about hair and desire to be successful within the beauty industry, the Z Hair Academy cosmetology program is the perfect fit! At the Z Hair Academy cosmetology school in Lee’s Summit or one of our three other locations, you can start your education right away on a schedule that works for you. Get started today by speaking with a member of our Admissions team!
Z Hair Academy is the RIGHT choice for your cosmetology school education. Contact us today to schedule a tour and find out how you can get started in your beauty career!