If you have ever asked for help finding the perfect Red, you will know the first thing I will ask you is “Blue or Orange basedÂ Red?” Â I thought it was time that I explained just what that means. Â Above you will see three Reds, Cherry Red, Scarlet and Emotion Red. Â All three of the Reds are hand dyed using the same amount of dye, the same fabric and dyed on the same day. Â Can you see the change in tone? Â Cherry Red has the most Orange tone to it, thus is an Orange based Red. Â Scarlet is a deeper Red but still, has that warm Orange undertone and is an Orange based Red. Â Emotion Red has a cool undertone, deeper and richer, Blue based Red.