As writers, we have the burden of selecting just the right word.
Without actual visuals, we have to create them manually for our audience.

Yeah, you can always bust out with the thesaurus,

but that may not always give you the right words when it comes to describing humans. There are so many subtle variations of human vanity. While you don't want to go too crazy with the technical cosmetology jargon, but using it can help. Much of society has access to such language through experience, stores, or the internet. Being able to have a more specific, yet universal name for the descriptors can help readers quickly look up the color if they want a more concrete color.

Check out some of the ones I use.
Now, when it comes to good writing, having the right word is fantastic. But, many writers encourage describing the color as we would see it instead. So, instead of saying "strawberry blonde", you'd describe how "it's mostly blonde though the orange tint glinted in the light from time to time". It really depends on your writing style and audience preference in the end. Read up on what other writers in your genre do to be sure of what will work best.
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