• It doesn't matter whether you're a hair color virgin or veteran—we could all use some help choosing a shade from time to time. From icy platinum blonde to raven black, consult the celebrity hair color wheel to find your next mane look.

    Blonde: Gwen Stefani
    Gwen's signature platinum is the stuff hair color dreams are made of. For those not naturally fair-haired, the upkeep is ridiculous and the peroxide damage insurmountable, but hey, it's a small price to pay for the coolest, most rock princess-y hair this side of Tragic Kingdom.

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  • Blonde: Jaime King
    You'd never know Jaime wasn't a natural blonde—that's because a sunny, warm-leaning shade like this one is super versatile and flattering on a wide variety of skin tones. With this hue, all you need is a touch of bronzer to keep the summery look alive all year long.

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  • Blonde: Sienna Miller
    Hellbent on going blonde, but feeling anxious about making the leap? A dark golden blonde like Sienna's is perfectly attainable for natural brunettes, and because it's been colored with a slight ombre gradient that's darker at the roots, nobody will ever notice a few inches of regrowth.

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  • Blonde: Blake Lively
    The lowlights in this buttery beige hue blur the lines between dark blonde and light brown, so it's a happy medium for those who are feeling, shall we say, non-committal. Face-framing highlights in a paler blonde brighten the face and keep a neutral color from looking dim.

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  • Red: Bella Thorne
    Bella's strawberry blonde is pretty enough to turn even the most faithful brunettes green with envy. Unfortunately, they'll have to hit the bleach to attain the look, but heads up to blondes—just apply a reddish glaze for a warm gingery glow the easy way.

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  • Red: Amy Adams
    A medium auburn looks gorgeous on everyone, but it's particularly striking (and dare we say, almost natural-looking?) on those with fairer skin and light eyes. A peachy blush imparts the perfect flushed contrast.

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  • Red: Christina Hendricks
    If you feel like you were just born to stand out from the crowd, a vivid shade like Christina's could do the trick. Use a color-depositing gloss once or twice a week to keep fast-fading red dye looking fresh.

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  • Red: Emma Stone
    Emma has been blonde for the past few years, but her rich, glossy dark red still makes the list as one of the best celebrity hair colors of all time. As with other red shades, it's beyond important to use super gentle color-safe products. It also can't hurt to make an effort to wash less frequently—the less you shampoo, and the better you treat your hair, the longer you'll be able to hold on to the fickle pigment.

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  • Brown: Jessica Biel
    Whatever your skin tone or natural hair color, there's no going wrong with a soft, cool light brown. Weekly moisturizing hair masks and a drop of oil for styling keep this foolproof shade looking as gorgeous as it did when you stepped out of the salon.

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  • Brown: Elizabeth Olsen
    Some are lucky enough to have been born with this classic chocolate brown, but for everyone else—from the palest blonde to the deepest black—it's blissfully easy to achieve and maintain with the help of a good stylist (or, shhhh, a good permanent box dye).

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  • Brown: Megan Fox
    Every hair color has its place, but Megan is living, breathing proof that what was once regarded as "boring" brown hair is perhaps the sultriest shade of all. A deep, inky brown is easy to care for, and it really, truly looks good on everyone.

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  • Black: Freida Pinto
    There are highlights and lowlights in Freida's super dark hair, but hers is almost as black as natural black gets. Gorgeous (and also, we assume, natural) red and brown undertones make this particular color anything but flat.

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  • Black: Katy Perry
    Katy isn't fooling anyone—we all know she wasn't born with this single-toned raven hair—but hey, if it ain't broke, don't ... dye it back to your natural color. Artificial black hair can look crazy cool with fair skin and light eyes like Katy's.

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The Ultimate Celebrity Hair Color Wheel


The Ultimate Celebrity Hair Color Wheel

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a hair color virgin or a seasoned veteran—we could all use some help choosing a shade from time to time. From Gwen Stefani‘s icy platinum blonde to Frieda Pinto‘s luscious raven black, consult the celebrity hair color wheel to find your next mane look.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a hair color virgin or a seasoned veteran—we could all use some help choosing a shade from time to time. From Gwen Stefani‘s icy platinum blonde to Frieda Pinto‘s luscious raven black, consult the celebrity hair color wheel to find your next mane look.

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