21 Wig Colors to Try in 2021

New year, new you? As with the start of any new year, this is the time many people use to set yearly goals and consider the age-old question: Do I want to make any changes within my life, my way of thinking, or, heck, even to my appearance? 

 

If you’ve been considering taking a drastic step concerning your hair color, use 2021 as your jumping off point. This year is definitely the year of all the colors and we mean ALL THE COLORS. Thinking of going blonde? Do it! Maybe pink or purple? Fantastic! If you’re not sure, we’ve compiled a list of the top 21 hair color trends of 2021 to help you out. 


2021 Wig Color #1: Honey Blonde

Center of Attention by Eva Gabor - Honey Blonde Wig Center of Attention by Eva Gabor - Honey Blonde Wig

Blondes are definitely in! Honey blonde is a vibrant, warm shade that perfectly catches the light and illuminates the wearer’s face.

Pictured in GL14/22SS in Center of Attention by Eva Gabor

2021 Wig Color #2: Deep Rust

Hudson by Rene of Paris Wigs - Deep rust wig color Hudson by Rene of Paris Wigs - Deep rust wig color

If a red/brown color is what you’re searching for, a deep rust shade will have you covered!

Pictured in Rusty Red in Hudson by Rene of Paris

2021 Wig Color #3: Strawberry Blonde

Flirt by Ellen Wille Wigs - Dark Strawberry Blonde wig color Flirt by Ellen Wille Wigs - Dark Strawberry Blonde wig color

Who doesn’t love a strawberry blonde? Bright and head-turning, this color is beautiful and timeless!

Pictured in Safran Brown Rooted in Flirt by Ellen Wille

2021 Wig Color #4: Chunky Highlights

Kenzie by Noriko Wigs - Chunky Highlights wig color Kenzie by Noriko Wigs - Chunky Highlights wig color

If you’re picturing the chunky highlights from the 90’s, fear not! Chunky highlights have come a long way and can be blended seamlessly into your haircolor. Basically what we’re saying is no drastic zebra striping *shudders*.

Pictured in Copper Glaze-R in Kenzie by Noriko

2021 Wig Color #5: Smoke Black

Divine Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Smokey Black wig color Divine Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Smokey Black wig color

Although black may seem one-dimensional, black comes in various hues and lusters. Matte, soft, shimmery, etc. If you’re thinking of going black, do your research and choose the black shade that speaks to you most!

Pictured in Midnight Stone in Divine Wavez by Rene of Paris

2021 Wig Color #6: Pastel Blonde

United by Ellen Wille Wigs - Pastel Blonde wig color United by Ellen Wille Wigs - Pastel Blonde wig color

While at first glance you may see Pastel Blonde as a one dimensional shade, a closer look reveals varying hues ranging from warm to cool, dark to light.

Pictured in Pastel Blonde Mix in United by Ellen Wille

2021 Wig Color #7: Rose Gold

Breezy Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Rose Gold Wig Color Breezy Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Rose Gold Wig Color

Rose gold has become one of the most sought after shades within the past few years. Pale pink combined with warm golden tones makes this a shade that looks fabulous on just about anyone!

Pictured in Dusty Rose in Breezy Wavez by Rene of Paris

2021 Wig Color #8: Rooted Caramel

Passion by Orchid Rene of Paris Wigs - Rooted Caramel Wig Color Passion by Orchid Rene of Paris Wigs - Rooted Caramel Wig Color

Creamy caramel shades are incredibly complimentary. Add in darker roots for more depth.

Pictured in Molten Amber in Passion by Rene of Paris

2021 Wig Color #9: Deep Dark Brown

Elliot by Noriko Wigs - Deep brown wig color Elliot by Noriko Wigs - Deep brown wig color

A fabulous aspect of dark browns is the ability to mix in other colors to create a completely one-of-a-kind shade. For instance, try mixing dark brown with a soft black, burgundy, or auburn.

Pictured in Deep Smoky Brown in Elliot by Noriko

2021 Wig Color #10: Silver

Sutton by Estetica Designs Wigs - Silver Wig Color Sutton by Estetica Designs Wigs - Silver Wig Color

In recent years, Silver has gone from being exclusively seen as a mature shade to a trendy color for nearly any age group. Silver hair can effectively help bring out your eye color and brighten your skin tone.

Pictured in CHROMERT1B in Sutton by Estetica

12021 Wig Color #11: Fiery Auburn

Trending Tresses by Eva Gabor Wigs - Fiery Auburn Wig Color Trending Tresses by Eva Gabor Wigs - Fiery Auburn Wig Color

Going for a vibrant, natural shade? The playful, fierce tones of a Fiery Auburn might be just what you need!

Pictured in GL29-31SS in Trending Tresses by Eva Gabor

2021 Wig Color #12: Silver & Gold Blonde

Marion by Jon Renau Wigs - Silver/Gold Blonde Wig Color Marion by Jon Renau Wigs - Silver/Gold Blonde Wig Color

While some people prefer ashy blonde to golden blonde and vice versa, a new trend is combining the two for a multi-dimensional look.

Pictured in 101F48T in Marion by Jon Renau

2021 Wig Color #13: Warm Black with Chestnut Highlights

Elle by Jon Renau Wigs - Warm Black with Chestnut Wig Color Elle by Jon Renau Wigs - Warm Black with Chestnut Wig Color

If you’re thinking of choosing a style with highlights, you may want to consider a warm or soft black with chestnut tones. The combination of these two shades create a phenomenal stand-out style.

Pictured in 1BRH30 in Elle by Jon Renau.

2021 Wig Color #14: Rooted Blonde-Brown

Change by Ellen Wille Wigs - Rooted Brown/Blonde Wig Color Change by Ellen Wille Wigs - Rooted Brown/Blonde Wig Color

Rooted styles have become a staple among color enthusiasts everywhere!

Pictured in Mocca Rooted in Change by Ellen Wille

2021 Wig Color #15: Warm Auburn Balayage

Seville by Noriko Wigs - Red Auburn Balayage Wig Color Seville by Noriko Wigs - Red Auburn Balayage Wig Color

Auburn variances are exceptionally striking on just about any skin tone. Toss in a bit of subtle balayage coloring for a truly eye-catching style!

Pictured in Crimson LR in Seville by Noriko

2021 Wig Color #16: Pastel Rainbow

Lennox by Rene of Paris Wigs - Pastel Rainbow Wig Color Lennox by Rene of Paris Wigs - Pastel Rainbow Wig Color

Can’t decide on a specific color? Go all out with a pastel rainbow and platinum mix!

Pictured in Pastel Rainbow-R in Lennox by Rene of Paris

2021 Wig Color #17: Warm Brown Balayage

Orchid by Estetica Design Wigs - Warm brown balayage wig color Orchid by Estetica Design Wigs - Warm brown balayage wig color

Balayage coloring is totally in! Balayage adds a subtle, yet flattering shift to your color.

Pictured in Toffee Latte in Orchid by Estetica

2021 Wig Color #18: Rooted Icy Blonde

Unfiltered by Raquel Welch Wigs - Icy Blonde Wig Color Unfiltered by Raquel Welch Wigs - Icy Blonde Wig Color

Blonde shades are always in. While some people love the look of a glam golden blonde, cool blondes are definitely a true crowd pleaser.

Pictured in RL17/23SS in Unfiltered by Raquel Welch

2021 Wig Color #19: Chestnut Brown with Soft Highlights

Anna by Cardani Wigs - Chestnut w highlights wig color Anna by Cardani Wigs - Chestnut w highlights wig color

Although unconventional, unique hair colors have become more common in recent years, classic brown shades are still incredibly flattering.

Pictured in 10R in Anna by Cardani

2021 Wig Color #20: Rooted Butter Blonde

Miranda by Jon Renau Wigs - Rooted Butter Blonde Wig Color Miranda by Jon Renau Wigs - Rooted Butter Blonde Wig Color

Dark roots paired with light shades are a total match made in hair heaven!

Pictured in Laguna Blonde in Miranda by Jon Reanu

2021 Wig Color #21: Lavender

Lavish Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Lavender wig hair color Lavish Wavez by Rene of Paris Wigs - Lavender wig hair color

Lilac is a soft, unique shade. Take a leap, go purple, and turn heads!

Pictured in Lunar Haze in Lavish Wavez by Rene of Paris


As you can see, the hair color trends of 2021 cover a wide spectrum, including some chic new looks and fashion faithfuls. We hope you have a wonderful start to the new year! 

 

Thinking of making a big color change this year? Give us the deets in the comments below!