Growing up, I had a horrible DIY hair experience that ruined my hair. So as I watched TV one day, I saw this guide on How To Do Red Ombre on Naturally Curly Hair and figured that a good advert made me feel that this is the looks I really would like to have!

I am tired of hearing the word ombre; however, I am not tired of the effect and look it gives my hair. It makes my hair pop out. It’s good to note that any texture or hairstyle can pull it off. The ombre look reminds one of the warm weather, adding shine and dimension. To add positivity to the look, it is straightforward to DIY. I have written also a detailed guide about other Ombre dying options. So if you’re interested you can read it there.

6 Steps of Doing Coppery Red Ombre on Naturally Curly Hair?

Coppery Red Ombre on Naturally Curly Hair Result

If you purchase a radiant hair color kit, you will get the colors of your choice and the tools to apply the color to your hair. If you also need a tone between coloring, it’s available in some of these color kits.

Step #1. Select Your Color

Choose the color you like that works well with the natural hair color. The standard shades are auburn or red or a shade of blonde. In addition, there are two different types of ombre:
 • Traditional: The traditional variant has a light shade 
 • Reverse: The reverse style involves darker tips and lighter roots.
It is also essential that you select a shade that is not lighter than your hair color two times. The more the change is less visible, the more sun-kissed and natural your hair will look. It is essential to look for dyes that are less damaging to hair’s natural state.

Step #2. Decide Where You Want the Fade To Stop

It is also an essential factor in how far your hair will meet the dye. The lower the hair and dye meet, the safer the look. Ombre hair is more suited for longer hair, and it is less likely to look like grown-out roots. In general, consider the jawline a safe meet for the dye tone and your hair to meet.

Step #3. Brush Your Hair Well Before Applying Dye

Make sure to brush thoroughly to untangle your hair. This step is crucial for the smooth application of the dye to ensure it’s evenly colored.
There are high chances that when you start applying the dye, chances are it will spill. Well, old T-shirts got your back. You can find an old shirt that you no longer use as excellent protection to your skin and clothing. Also, if you have a stylist smock, it can serve the purpose.

Step #4. Wear Gloves

The gloves generally come with the dye. However, you can still use ordinary latex gloves. It is crucial to wear latex gloves when bleaching or dyeing hair. When you do not use gloves, chances are you will bleach or dye your hands and cause a burning itch.

Step #5. Bleaching Time

 These are the steps to follow:
 • Mix your bleach; the first step is to use bleach to lift the color.
 • After that, use developer in volumes, adding ten, twenty to thirty respectively until you achieve the ombre look.
 • The cheapest way to do this in a home is to use equal peroxide and powdered bleach parts. The 20 volume or 2oz together creates a creamy mixture.
 • Mix the bleach in a properly ventilated room to avoid inhaling the fumes from the chemicals.
 • Divide your hair into sections or splits and pin them in sections on how you want to apply the bleach. Next, add bleach using a brush. Work from the ends, working the way up to your chin.
 • Ensure that you coat all the hair you want to bleach and check if you missed some spots.
 • Let the bleaching agents set for 10-45 minutes. Remember leaving the bleach for longer prevents brassy tones.

Step #6. Coloring Hair Copper Red Ombre

After your hair is bleached and dry, now you can add color. Section off your hair once more using elastic bands or hair clips. Sectioning makes it easy and comfortable for the dyeing process. You need to follow these steps:
 • Prepare the Coppery red ombre color by following the instructions and preparing the dye.
 • Brush in your color with the traditional or reverse ombre then add a second coat.
 • Ensure you do a second layer to ensure no spots are left
 • Let the color set for ten minutes.
 • Wash and Dry your hair and let it sit to determine if you correctly got the color.


All in all, ombre is usually characterized by getting color or lighter hair ends. First, a lady needs to determine if she wants the traditional or reverse style for their hair. The above article is a DIY method that gets the job done at home. In addition, if you want to know other fabulous hairstyles that you can do with your perfect curls check the curly beehive.

FAQs On Coppery Red Ombre on Naturally Curly Hair

Can You Do an Ombre on Curly Hair? 

Can You Do an Ombre on Curly Hair?

Yes, you can. According to this video by TheChicNatural, she shows a step-by-step, easy, follows video on how to do it. She has broken it down into tutorials on how to curl, apply closure, and the kind of Valencia Rose hair used. Another different variation of the ombré is also referred to as color melting.
 The style is friendly and looks well when done with a simple paintbrush and some hair color. The spicy copper look that the ombre leaves is so lovely. It is an excellent chance to the buttery blondes and the gold themes that are overdone every season. 
 Suppose you are interested in DIY home-hair coloring. Then, I recommend you try the DIY hair color provided by Madison Reed. It’s a guide to DIY your hair in Resorcinol-free.

What is the difference between Balayage and Ombre?

What's the difference between ombre and balayage?

Balayage involves a style where you paint your hair to create a more transitioning look with a highlighting effect. 
Ombre refers to the dip-dye effect in which hair gradually moves from dark to light, a contrast between two shades. Moreover, Balayage means the more petite strip-looking highlights as the end look to give it the same fun color and dimension.

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