Goodbye blond, so long brunette — finally, we’re seeing an uptick in the reign of redheads. Whether natural or faux, this is a hot hue that’s always guaranteed to turn heads for all the right reasons. “Uniqueness is the new conformity,” explains Daniel Villano, a colorist at Fekkai 5th Avenue. “It’s daring and screams ‘I have confidence.’ Right now, it’s really about amber, coppery honey and sunny red shades.” So when it came time for a roundup of the best redheads on Instagram, it wasn’t a tall order to find the best of the best. Here’s our edit of 20 notable women embracing red hair you need to follow now.
Janell M. Hickman is a proud Minnesota native, Hampton University alum and freelance beauty writer. Currently residing in Brooklyn, Janell has experience working for companies including Victoria's Secret, WWD, Essence, Ebony and, most recently, Gilt Groupe.