When fall arrives each year, does your blood stream transform into pumpkin spice syrup? Do pictures of white cups and green mermaids appear on your Instagram account like a never-ending game of whack-a-mole? Do you wish everything was as sweet, spicy, and reminiscent of autumn as the Queen B (as in “beverage”)—the pumpkin spice latte?
Well, you’re in luck, because we’ve got the hair color of your squash-loving dreams. This trendy hue—an ingeniously named blend of brown, red, orange, and even blonde—stands out for its timeliness. But don’t think pumpkin spice hair is as set in stone as the global corporation’s recipe for its signature drink. Nope, this hair color is flexible: a couple extra dashes of brown, a hefty pinch of orange, a subtle dose of red. Whatever your color preference, whatever works best with your skin tone, it will accommodate your taste. So kick back and take a big eye-swig of these 17 gorgeous pumpkin spice hair colors.
1. Wavy Mid-Length Hair with Pumpkin Spice Coloring
This shade of pumpkin spice goes heavier on the red-orange tones. Light blonde streaks and a brown base add depth.
2. Shoulder-Length Long Bob with Pumpkin Spice Color, Blonde Highlights, and a Twist Crown
This shade of pumpkin spice incorporates chestnut brown, ginger red, and light blonde. The result is a dynamic hue that screams fall.
3. Layered Mid-Length Hair with Subdued Pumpkin Spice Color
This shade of pumpkin spice is ideal for fall but doable for any season, given its generous use of brown tones interspersed with light red.
4. Pumpkin Spice Colored Wavy/Messy Long Bob
This shade of pumpkin spice captivates with its multifaceted streaks of ginger and undercurrent of hickory brown. A perfect head of hair for fall.
5. Straight Medium-Length Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice is bright, bold, and alluring. The deep orange tones are reminiscent of a pumpkin chilling out in the patch, just waiting to be turned into an addictive coffee drink. The shades contrast nicely with this woman’s light skin tone.
6. Pumpkin Spice Balayage for Curly Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice transforms from a dark reddish-brown at the top into light copper near the very end. It might just be in contention for the perfect fall look; it’s vivacious and rich and oh so 2016.
7. Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair with Old Hollywood Waves
This shade of pumpkin spice is, once again, using a lot of reddish-orange, which is dazzling, of course. It looks even more vivacious when paired with a few wavy swoops of hair.
8. Thin Wavy Long Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice is a classic auburn variety, though some pieces near the face are heavier on the orange tones. This woman’s fine hair looks fantastic with messy waves.
9. Wavy Layered Shoulder-Length Hair with Pumpkin Spice Color
This shade of pumpkin spice is multifaceted, infusing gingery reds with deep browns to stunning effect. We also love her chunky waves, which seem to have a mind of their own.
10. Long Wavy Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice blends amber-red with medium-brown to create an enchanting look. The luxurious waves only increase the drama.
11. Dark Brown Wavy Hair with Pumpkin Spice Balayage
This shade of pumpkin spice is laced throughout the dark-brown base color, creating a warm but intriguing balayage effect.
12. Long Angled Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice is a masterful mix of medium brown and light red tones. The angling towards the front gives the hairstyle a fun, flirty vibe.
13. Stick-Straight Mid-Length Hair with Pumpkin Spice Color and Long Bangs
This shade of pumpkin spice incorporates a much darker red, resulting in a mature, sophisticated look. Enhancing that vibe is the stick-straight treatment of this woman’s hair.
14. Layered Mid-Length Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice is bursting with oranges and reds, creating a copper effect. The browns are much more subtle, playing second fiddle to those brighter colors.
15. Wavy Mid-Length Dark Brown Hair with Pumpkin Spice Color
This shade of pumpkin spice is so fresh and bold. It takes the lightest shade of red-orange and infuses it with more muted shades against the dark brown base, creating a masterpiece of color.
16. Wavy Medium-Length Hair with Pumpkin Spice Balayage
This shade of pumpkin spice takes a cinnamon hue up top and blends it with a bright copper shade toward the ends. Was it inspired by the best fall colors? We think so.
17. Curly/Wavy Layered Pumpkin Spice Colored Hair
This shade of pumpkin spice is off the charts. It’s hickory brown meets amber meets peach-blonde, and it couldn’t be more dynamic. Throw in some tousled waves, and you’re looking at one electric hairstyle.