Red Hair Color: A Slideshow of Famous Redheads

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Emma Stone's Red Hair Color

Emma Stone
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This red hair color on Emma Stone is so beloved, hairstylists in Hollywood report to Allure Magazine that women are bringing in this picture so they can have this exact gorgeous shade of red.

But can everyone go red? Almost everyone can become a redhead, but what's most important is finding the right shade of red. If you want to be a redhead, get a professional consultation from a stylist

This photo gallery features many different shades of red. To make sure you're getting the red hair color you want, "Always have two pictures on hand. One that you love and one that you hate," suggests Amy Huson, a colorist at the Marie Robinson salon, in Allure Magazine. "This way the colorist is sure to see—not just hear—what you want. You may see colors and shades totally different, and sometimes words just don't cut it. You can both discuss the right color, and be on the same page."

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Actress Rachel McAdams

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This shade of rose gold on actress Rachel McAdams is a super popular hue and works best on women with a light-medium complexion. 

Great red hair can be difficult to perfect, so take care trying to do it on your own out of a bottle.

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Holland Roden

Holland Roden
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One of the hardest things about being a redhead is perfecting your eyebrows. Natural redheads tend to have super light brows that need darkening while women who dye their hair need to do something with their brows that complements their hair color without being too matchy-matchy.

And once you've learned the tips, perfect the tricks using this list of the best brow pencils and powders for redheads.

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Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks
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Believe it or not, Christina Hendricks of "Mad Men" is not a real redhead. She's admitted publicly that she's been dying her hair red for years.

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Another Gorgeous Red Hair Color

Jayma Mays
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This color is more natural than Christina Hendricks' hair in the preceding picture.

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Amy Yasbeck

Amy Yasbeck
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 Yasbeck's dark red hair suits her.

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Amy Adams

Actress Amy Adams arrives at the 80th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2008
Actress Amy Adams arrives at the 80th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2008. Vince Bucci/Getty Images

You, too, can be a redhead. Almost everyone can go red; what's most important is finding the right shade. 

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Sarah Rafferty

Sarah Rafferty
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 Rafferty's color really pops.

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Karen Elson

Karen Elson
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 This is a brassy red.

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Rebecca Creskoff

Rebecca Creskoff
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 This is a beautiful side-swept hairdo.

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Scarlett Johansson

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - UK Film Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals
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Johansson sports strawberry blond hair here.

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Lacey Hannan

2014 Los Angeles Film Festival - Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Jersey Boys' - Arrivals
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 Lacey Hannan is the quintessential redhead.

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Pilar Jurado

Pilar Jurado
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According to stylist Antonio Gonzales of New York's Eva Scrivo Salon, the top complaint from women with red hair is that their hair color quickly fades. We know it's natural for fake pigment to leave the hair after some time, but what about ladies whose color dulls after only a week? Here's how to keep red hair from fading.

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Lily Cole

Lily Cole
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 If you want a natural look, aim for this color.

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Gorgeous Red Hair: Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain
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Actress Jessica Chastain is one of the most famous redheads in the world.

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Reba McIntyre

Reba McIntyre
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McIntyre is the best-known redhead in country music.

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Annie Wersching

Actress Annie Wersching arrives to TV Guide's sexiest stars party on March 24, 2009
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So you aren't a natural redhead, but you want red hair. How do you pick the right shade? Get the scoop.

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Julianne Moore

Actress Julianne Moore on July 14, 2008
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Julianna Moore is a natural redhead, and even has a lookalike redhead daughter to prove it.

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Debra Messing

Debra Messing
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 Debra Messing has stunning red color.

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Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne
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So you got your hair colored and it's wrong, wrong, wrong (unlike Bella Thorne's here).

Find out "How to Fix a Bad Dye Job."

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Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan
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 This is a pale red color.

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Marcia Cross

Actress Marcia Cross on August 27, 2008
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 Marcia Cross' fiery mane looks gorgeous.

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Melissa Leo

Actress Melissa Leo for 'Frozen River' arrives at the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
Actress Melissa Leo for 'Frozen River' arrives at the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Jason Merritt/Getty Images

 This reddish-brown color is very accessible.

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Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher on February 16, 2009 in London
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 Fisher has lovely auburn locks.

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Evan Rachel Wood

Actress Evan Rachel Wood arrives at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 25, 2009
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 Evan Rachel Wood isn't a natural redhead but looks lovely with ginger hair.

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Florence Welch

Florence Welch
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 Welch's red hair is artificial but works for her.

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Katia Winter

Katia Winter
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Winter's hair is clearly from a bottle but she's made the color her own.