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32 Hair Colors That Will Be Huge in 2021

Caramel Fade

A subtle ombré is a way to get soft contrasting roots but doesn't involve all of your hair. Instead, it just focuses on dying the lower part of your hair. The trend isn’t a massive change, but we promise that it'll amp up any look. Just go to a good stylist that can make it look truly seamless!

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Apricot

A few years ago, rose gold dye was the “it” hair color. That trend soon faded away, but the apricot hue is here to take its place. Apricot blends both pink and orange to create a distinctive color that remains pretty without bordering on tacky. The pink and orange tones can be individually adjusted to achieve the desired shade for any person.

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Espresso Brown

Espresso brown is super dark, and it looks almost black. So, why would anyone want this color? Uh, because it looks great by itself, and the sun brings out the natural brown highlights!

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Babylights

Sure, highlights are an option or...you could go for trendy babylights! This hairstyle puts delicate highlights in your lovely locks to make it look as though your hair was naturally lightened by the sun—without all that damage!

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Flat Colors

For years, hairstylists have insisted giving hair as much dimension as possible with lowlights, highlights, layers--all that! But 2021 sings a different tune. Just one consistent color all over the head is enough for most people and requires a lot less upkeep.)

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Honey Blonde

Honey blonde is another shade that's extremely popular among celebrities. We're guessing that it won’t be long before we see women everywhere dyeing their hair this shade! We think it would look great for a spring to summer transition.

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Strawberry Blonde

This famous reddish-blonde hue immediately elevates anyone to a new level of elegance. The color is historically associated with refinement and classic beauty. Paired with Old Hollywood styling, strawberry blonde is at the top color trends this year!)

 

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Cinnamon

Nothing is better than cinnamon. This trend takes shades of honey brown and makes it into perfect do. It works with all types of hair from short to long.

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Jet-Black

Because darker browns are making a comeback, shades of black are rising in popularity. Warm, cool, or neutral—do what your heart desires!

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Faded Blonde

Blonde is good and all, but faded blonde? Faded blonde is better because you won't have to go to the stylist more than once or twice a year. This color is also one of the most popular colors for the year, and we can see why.

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Red-Brown

Red-brown won't ever go out of style. This almost-copper look has been popular for a few years now, but if you haven’t tried it, 2020 is your year. Reds will be popular and carry over into the new year, from the lightest red to the darkest shades!

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Icy Blonde with Dark Roots

We hear you when you say, "blonde with dark roots isn’t anything new," but icy blonde with dark roots hasn’t been in style for a while now. For this trend, we think adding a little color could give it that extra bit of flair!

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Ginger Brunette

Also known as auburn, ginger brunette is a trendy hue that’s been around for quite some time. It’s a darker and more rich shade of red that looks like the blending of both red and brown. If you were lucky enough to be born with this hair color, we envy you. If not, let your hair stylist transform your hair into this warm shade of red.

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Sandstone Blonde

Sandstone blonde is not a color we see too often but 2021 promises to change that reality. A quirky twist on traditional blonde, with its subtle black-and-yellow undertones, is sure to garner loads of compliments.

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Shadow Roots

Surprisingly, this isn't ombre, although shadow roots are a little similar. This trend looks like there's a shadow on your hair, which is certainly something you'll need a quality stylist for! The careful gradient takes a skilled hand.

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Pearl Blonde

Pearl blonde is the shade for modern fashionistas as the extravagance of the look is unparalleled. Neither overly cool or warm, this shade of blonde’s versatility is classy during any season.

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S'mores

Like the name implies, s’mores hair mimics the ingredients of this delicious dessert. It’s the combination of dark brown roots, golden highlights, and white-blonde tips. Your hair will look like the perfect blend of chocolate, graham cracker, and marshmallow! It will be your new go-to.

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Bronde

Choosing between brunette and blonde hair can be a difficult decision. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be anymore. Instead of choosing one or the other, choose both. Bronde hair, one of the hottest new hair colors, fuses brown and blonde hair together to create a unique new shade! It’s super flattering and will keep your hair looking beautiful and trendy.

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Smoky Blue

Hair color with personality is totally in. Dye your hair a smokey mix of blue and aubergine to create a beautiful dimension and unlock a newfound sense of independence by traveling outside of natural-color parameters.

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Cinnamon Chocolate

Cinnamon chocolate hair has become one of the most sought-after hair trends. It’s a shade that transitions beautifully through each and every season. It’s the mixture of a brunette base and warm auburn hues. It’s a subtle, yet stunning hair color that will turn heads!

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Warm Natural Balayage

If you love a good balayage, don’t fret. This hair coloring technique is still in. There are many ways to balayage your hair, but a classic warm, natural balayage is always in style. This styling technique combines browns, blondes, and golds to create hair that seamlessly transitions between all three shades!

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Mushroom Brown

You’re going to see mushroom brown hair everywhere in 2020. This color involves shades of brown and grey to create an ashy color that looks similar to portobello mushrooms. Lowlights are added on top of dark hair to create dimension. It’s the perfect hair color to consider if you’re a brunette looking to conceal your greys, or if you’re just a brunette who’s ready for a change!

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Black Roots, Brown Base

Level up your shadow roots by layering black under a chestnut base. This look is perfect for those of us who can’t be bothered by touching up your roots!

 

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Chestnut Brown

Chestnut hair color is the perfect blend of warm brown and trendy red undertones. Red dye is a fall-favorite, but chestnut is a lot more forgiving in case expectations don’t match up with reality.

 

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Copper Lemon Swirl

A copper base is immediately vamped up by trendy yellow babylights. The yellow might seem like an odd color to choose, but they can be subtle enough to provide just a dash of dimension or bright enough to help you stand out from the crowd!

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Foilayage

A recent balayage technique where the color is hand-painted onto individual sections of the hair and wrapped in foil is sweeping the hair nation. Appropriately titled “foilayage,” this process gives highlights an extra boost of shine and a classy sun-kissed look.

 

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Disco Roots

“Disco” here refers to any colors you can imagine, like the reflections of a disco ball. Remember those shadow roots? Embrace your inner creative spirit with roots-to-ends color blocking. Bright colors aren’t just for Billie Eilish, you know.

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Auburn Tinge

While dark auburn is a popular shade for all over the hair, a few similarly-colored highlights can allow you to jump on the trend without committing completely. A tinge of auburn is a fantastic way to grant flat brown hair some dimension.

 

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Mahogany Red

A new go-to fall/winter look is mahogany red, with its brown and red undertones, and can range in vibrancy to your desired hue. Black outfits allow the mahogany color to pop and create an aura of alluring strength!

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Peacock Flair

The peacock trend is an extension of last year’s obsession with colorful jewel tones; this style just splashes them all together! Focused specifically on purples, blues, greens, and yellows, the peacock color scheme is especially popular within the “peekaboo” niche of hair-color craft.

 

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Burnt Caramel

Last year, dirty brunette was all the rage. But for 2021, burnt caramel deserves the spotlight. This technique allows brunettes to add dimension to their hair that looks gorgeous with loose waves, messy bed head, or even a sleek ponytail.

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Golden Babylights

Like the yellow highlights on copper hair, gold babylights can serve the same purpose of creating depth on any hair color. Typically used to make brown or blonde hair pop, a subtle golden sheen complements the skin and shines in the light.

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