Celebrity Hair Makeover: Cheryl Cole Dyes Her Hair Red!


I always thought red hair is *hot* for fall and one of my favorite UK celebs, Cheryl Cole, has gone from her sexy brunette hair to a hot dark cherry red.

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Tips On How To Rock Red Hair

* Since red is such a dramatic color, you may need a bit more color on the face to pull off the look. If you have very pale skin, remember to warm up your complexion with a bronzer/blush.

* You may also need a new set of makeup to go with your new hair color and don’t forget to fill in your eyebrows with a matching color.

* Reds tend to fade a lot faster than other colors so be prepared to touch up often and remember to use color-protecting hair products.

* Products I have tried and loved to create red hair: Revlon Colorsilk in #48 Burgundy and #49 Auburn Brown.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. Oh gosh, that color is sooooo pretty. Mind if I repost? :) Or just use it as a starting point for my entry? :)
    Sorry, forgot to add great post! Can’t wait to see your next post!

  2. I absolutly LOVE this hair color, I’ve been searchng for a color just like this. But I have dark brown eyebrows, what should I do?

  3. i have blonde hair and green eyes will this colour suit me? and will it fade alot quicker to a ginger colour?thanks

  4. do you know of a professional hair color (like from sallys) that would create this shade? i have been searching for this color but i don’t know which one it is since swatches don’t usually match the real color. thanks for your help!

    • Audrey,

      It’s hard for me to just name a shade that will give you the exact color. A lot of things like your natural hair color, the product you’re using and even your ethnicity could affect how the color would turn out. I’d suggest you go to a salon and consult a colorist instead.

  5. what hairdye should i use inorder to get the same colour as Cheryl? also will it suit me as i have brown eyes, brown hair and a same skin tone as Kim Kardashiann or maybe a tiny bit darker? xx

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