Insta-Makeover: Learn How To Get Summer's Hottest Hair Color At Home

As you can see, Alison Barton is a perfectly beautiful young lady with a perfectly nice head of natural auburn hair. But seeing as she's an actress with just the right freckle-kissed skin, we thought we'd give this performer's look a shot of high drama for the season by adding a touch of crimson and some sun-touched brights to her dark, winter tones. Of course, amping up her red and maintaining a natural look can be a tough balancing act (it's so easy to fall off that high wire), so we sent her one of our favorite products and taught her a few tricks so she could get that Julianne Moore look all by herself.
Get ready to take notes on going red and caring for your colored tresses in the sunshine. Aspiring carrot tops, this one's for you!
Photographed by Refinery29

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