The Copper Hair Trend Is Heating Up And These Looks Are Testament To Why

Welcome to the colour that looks great on everyone.

We are entering our copper hair era. If you (like us) have been swooning over the locks of Sophie Turner and Phoebe Dynevor, there’s a simple way to get the look for yourself, even at home.

“A permanent colour gives the best result for copper,” says Jane Wei of A Loft Story. “Look for a product with no ammonia so you won’t damage your hair, like Clairol Natural Instincts.”

There’s a wealth of options when it comes to red and copper shades, which can range in tones – from deeper red to fierier orange. Thankfully, they all look great on anyone.

Whether you choose to box dye your own hair at home or head to the salon for a hair colour update, here’s eight copper hair ideas that will make you want to go red.

Sydney Sweeney

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When Sydney debuted her copper locks, we knew the trend was here to stay.

Emma Stone

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Emma is known for transforming her hair colour – but we think she suits this copper red shade perfectly.

Our Model Jem – Before

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Colourist Jane created this copper look on our model Jem at a recent marie claire shoot, using Clairol Natural Instincts permanent hair colour in C64 Copper Sunset.

Our Model Jem – After

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“Maintenance is key with copper,” Jane says. “You absolutely have to use a colour protecting shampoo and conditioner. Don’t wash it every day. And use cold water because it keeps the hair follicles closed – and the colour locked in.”

Sophie Turner

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While Sophie’s natural hair colour is blonde, she first dyed her hair red for her role in Game of Thrones and has danced between the shades ever since.


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Waist length and a vivid copper hue, has Ciara ever looked more brilliantly bold? We think not.

Phoebe Dynevor

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We can’t go past Phoebe’s perfect copper cowgirl locks. The deep red tone shows off her hair with the perfect shine.

Lily Cole

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Lily’s hair colour is all her own – she’s the ultimate copper-born muse.

Isla Fisher

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Isla’s natural hair colour is an auburn shade, but she’s been rocking copper-red since as long as we can remember and we’ll never tire of it.

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