Brown Hair Color Ideas That’ll Make Brunettes Feel Fresh and Fabulous
Brunettes, take note. Because it’s an exciting year to be you. Between warm tones like cinnamon, chestnut, and caramel and cool ones like ash, cacao, and burgundy, brown hair color opens up a world of possibilities. From season to season, this deep shade makes it easy to revamp and revitalize. Feeling dull? Hit the refresh button with touches of honey and caramel. Feeling bold? Make your mark with moody mocha or earthy ash. Whatever you do, don’t sleep on these fresh and fabulous brown hair color ideas.
Nothing brightens up a chocolate base like warm blonde balayage. It’s perfectly piecey and enviously sun-kissed, courtesy colorist Stephen Garrison.
Liven up ultra-dark espresso locks with ashy babylights. It’s low maintenance yet high return (on style), which is exactly what we need during busy months.
It’s spicy, alright. This cinnamon brown makes any brunette look warmed-up and cooler-than-cool in an instant.
This color combo doesn’t quit. Melting a dark mocha base into warm chocolate ends, this ombré look is made for those who want to embrace their dark locks for the cooler months, but don’t want monotone color.
We’ll take our mocha with a few shots of hazelnut, please. Stylist Nikki Lee added the perfect amount of light to a deep base.
Wait, this isn’t natural? Colorist Cherin Choi took darkest brown hair and transformed it into a warm chestnut shade that looks absolutely made for her (happy) client.
Stay on the dark side, featuring the subtlest of subtle face-framing highlights. The shoulder-grazing cut makes it even more stylish.
Cold Brew Brown
These locks look like our iced coffee after we pour in a splash of almond milk and watch it slowly melt its way down. The deliciously rich ombré finish is just what we ordered.
Nothing says summertime like a deep brunette with golden rays of sunshine. It’s seamlessly melted together, making the look gloriously easy to grow out.
Tip-toeing the line between brown and black, this cacao shade is a dark brunette’s dream. It adds the perfect amount of depth and richness to already-dark locks.
When you’re a brunette on the outside, but a redhead in your soul, this rich burgundy by colorist Chris Greene will meet you halfway.
Don’t forget about tawny brown. The warm caramel-esque color deserves a little love and makes this bob even more razor-sharp chic.
You can’t go wrong with caramel. It instantly revives brunette strands and transitions from season to season seamlessly.
Talk about a total smoke show. This color melt blends dark cacao with smoky ash tones, and that’s just about as cool as it gets.
It’s the Switzerland of hair color: Neutral, but always making a good impression. Take your summer blonde into fall by blending warm brown and honey shades.