Yeehaw, fellow hairstylists! Saddle up because we're about to take you on a wild ride into the world of Cowgirl (or Cowboy) Copper—a red-hot hair trend that's blazing trails like a lone ranger on the prairie.
What is Cowgirl Copper?
Cowgirl Copper is the love child of classic Western charm and fiery red hair. This trend draws inspiration from the rich, earthy tones of the American Southwest, blending deep coppery reds with warm, rusty undertones. This stands in contrast to the conventional golden hues, resembling a harmonious blend of brunette and redhead aesthetics.
Think of the sunsets over the Grand Canyon, the rusty hues of desert rock formations, and the fiery embers of a campfire under the stars. Cowgirl Copper captures the essence of these iconic Western scenes, infusing that magic into your hair.
Achieving Cowgirl Copper:
Now, let's talk about how to lasso this trend and make it your own:
1. Balayage Magic: Cowgirl Copper often features a balayage technique to create dimension. You can will hand-paint those fiery hues onto the hair for a natural, sun-kissed effect. You will do this, then apply your cowboy copper color formula.
2. Formula: Rich Reds & Rusts: The magic of Cowgirl Copper lies in the mix of rich reds and rusty undertones. Try to use a blend of copper, red and brown colors in your formula. Below are some formulas used to create this color -