Gorgeous Brown Hairstyles with Blonde Highlights

This look injects some life into dark chocolate brown locks using thin, very subtle blonde highlights. The touches of blonde catch light in a way flat brown hair can’t. - Instagram/@hairluvbytiffany

Dark Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

This look injects some life into dark chocolate brown locks using thin, very subtle blonde highlights. The touches of blonde catch light in a way flat brown hair can’t. Instagram/@hairluvbytiffany
Short hair doesn’t mean boring! And this cool-toned brown bob got some cool-toned blonde to match, making it a perfect sandy color. - Pinterest/@kccarhart

Short Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

Short hair doesn’t mean boring! And this cool-toned brown bob got some cool-toned blonde to match, making it a perfect sandy color. Pinterest/@kccarhart
Nothing revives some dark brown ringlets like some golden blonde highlights. Curls are often approached with a free-hand technique, such as balayage, to give dimension without completely transforming your hair color. - Pinterest

Curly Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

Nothing revives some dark brown ringlets like some golden blonde highlights. Curls are often approached with a free-hand technique, such as balayage, to give dimension without completely transforming your hair color. Pinterest
This light brown lob gets an icy touch with platinum blonde highlighting that looks uniform and full coverage. These highlights look good on those who might be natural brunettes, but definitely think blondes have more fun! - Instagram/@JackMartinSalon

Light Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

This light brown lob gets an icy touch with platinum blonde highlighting that looks uniform and full coverage. These highlights look good on those who might be natural brunettes, but definitely think blondes have more fun! Instagram/@JackMartinSalon
The cool blue-gray tones in this ashy brown hair look even more eye-catching with fine icy blonde highlights throughout the layers. If we found a better ashy head of hair, we’d be surprised! - Pinterest/New Way Look

Ashy Brown Hair with Icy Blonde Highlights

The cool blue-gray tones in this ashy brown hair look even more eye-catching with fine icy blonde highlights throughout the layers. If we found a better ashy head of hair, we’d be surprised! Pinterest/New Way Look
This dark hair is almost black, making it easy to go bold and striking with caramel blonde balayage around the face and towards the ends. - Pinterest

Dark Brown Hair with Caramel Blonde Highlights

This dark hair is almost black, making it easy to go bold and striking with caramel blonde balayage around the face and towards the ends. Pinterest
Rose gold is on trend right now, from makeup to hair color. These subtle rose gold highlights add a great deal of personality to this mahogany long bob. - Instagram/@butterflyloftsalon

Short Brown Hair with Rose Gold Highlights

Rose gold is on trend right now, from makeup to hair color. These subtle rose gold highlights add a great deal of personality to this mahogany long bob. Instagram/@butterflyloftsalon
We never thought such a pretty waterfall of color was possible before setting our eyes on this wavy mane. Starting with a medium cool brown and ending with the perfect golden butter blonde achieves a flawless look. - Pinterest/@hairbyamberjoy

Ash Brown Hair with Golden Blonde Ombré

We never thought such a pretty waterfall of color was possible before setting our eyes on this wavy mane. Starting with a medium cool brown and ending with the perfect golden butter blonde achieves a flawless look. Pinterest/@hairbyamberjoy
Tortoiseshell hair—the blend of chocolate brown, chestnut, caramel, and honey—is one of the hottest hair color trends this year. Adding a little extra honey blonde in the look makes for a fun spring and summer style! - Pinterest

Tortoiseshell Brown Hair with Honey Blonde Highlights

Tortoiseshell hair—the blend of chocolate brown, chestnut, caramel, and honey—is one of the hottest hair color trends this year. Adding a little extra honey blonde in the look makes for a fun spring and summer style! Pinterest
We love a crop with long side-swept bangs, and this style has the perfect balance of light brown base that’s amplified with highlights and lowlights. - Pinterest/The Right Hairstyles

Sandy Brown Crop with Blonde Highlights

We love a crop with long side-swept bangs, and this style has the perfect balance of light brown base that’s amplified with highlights and lowlights. Pinterest/The Right Hairstyles
This mahogany-toned brown hair gets a little boost from face-framing golden highlights that match the warm tones of the hair. Face framing is the way to go if you don’t like to be rigid with touch-up appointments and are only after a pop of brightness. - Pinterest

Chestnut Brown Hair with Face Framing Blonde Highlights

This mahogany-toned brown hair gets a little boost from face-framing golden highlights that match the warm tones of the hair. Face framing is the way to go if you don’t like to be rigid with touch-up appointments and are only after a pop of brightness. Pinterest
Adding super thin platinum highlights gives a subtle, yet intense touch of dimension to dark chocolate brown hair. Tread lightly, as highlights this much lighter than the base color can go too far if done too heavily! - Pinterest/@hairbykatlin

Brown Hair with Thin Platinum Highlights

Adding super thin platinum highlights gives a subtle, yet intense touch of dimension to dark chocolate brown hair. Tread lightly, as highlights this much lighter than the base color can go too far if done too heavily! Pinterest/@hairbykatlin
Ashy brown means that your locks lean towards cool tones, such as blue, rather than warm tones, such as red and gold, like chestnut browns do. This ashy light brown works with these cool honey highlights to create a cohesively cool style. - Pinterest/Mane Interest

Ashy Brown Hair with Honey Blonde Highlights

Ashy brown means that your locks lean towards cool tones, such as blue, rather than warm tones, such as red and gold, like chestnut browns do. This ashy light brown works with these cool honey highlights to create a cohesively cool style. Pinterest/Mane Interest
The sun-kissed lower half of this hairstyle makes it look silky smooth and buttery soft. The butterscotch tone of the blonde works with the warmer brown shade perfectly. - Pinterest

Chestnut Brown Hair with Soft Blonde Ombré

The sun-kissed lower half of this hairstyle makes it look silky smooth and buttery soft. The butterscotch tone of the blonde works with the warmer brown shade perfectly. Pinterest
This most thoughtful style uses very determined touches of lighter blonde to really play up the dark chocolate brown color of this perfect lob-length cut. - Pinterest

Dark Brown Lob with Buttery Blonde Balayage

This most thoughtful style uses very determined touches of lighter blonde to really play up the dark chocolate brown color of this perfect lob-length cut. Pinterest
Where does the brown start and blonde end? That’s the point! This perfectly blended, stylish stacked bob is our answer for defining the term: bronde. - Pinterest/The Right Hairstyles

Bronde Stacked Bob

Where does the brown start and blonde end? That’s the point! This perfectly blended, stylish stacked bob is our answer for defining the term: bronde. Pinterest/The Right Hairstyles
The sweet-as-sugar look of caramel-tinted honey blonde highlights is enough to make us book an appointment at our salon right now. The richness of this dark mocha brown provides the perfect base. - Pinterest/Mane Interest

Chocolate Brown Hair with Caramel Blonde Balayage

The sweet-as-sugar look of caramel-tinted honey blonde highlights is enough to make us book an appointment at our salon right now. The richness of this dark mocha brown provides the perfect base. Pinterest/Mane Interest
We feel like we’ve always underestimated the cool factor behind these cool ashy tones, making us feel a little late to the party. This extremely dark ashy brown shade can only be complemented with cool blondes, like this icy shade. - Pinterest

Blunt Ashy Brown Lob with Cool Blonde Balayage

We feel like we’ve always underestimated the cool factor behind these cool ashy tones, making us feel a little late to the party. This extremely dark ashy brown shade can only be complemented with cool blondes, like this icy shade. Pinterest
Jazz up a super sassy pixie with some golden flecks! This adorable short haircut is nothing if not full of style. - Getty Images

Brunette Pixie with Blonde Highlights

Jazz up a super sassy pixie with some golden flecks! This adorable short haircut is nothing if not full of style. Getty Images
It’s hard to go wrong with sandy brown hair, unless you’re leaving it flat in color. Inject some personality into the beige tone with blonde highlights that match the neutrality of the sandiness. - Pinterest

Sandy Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

It’s hard to go wrong with sandy brown hair, unless you’re leaving it flat in color. Inject some personality into the beige tone with blonde highlights that match the neutrality of the sandiness. Pinterest
This ashy dark brown mane makes a statement with heavy platinum ombré, with ends almost completely blonde and roots completely dark. This style will grow out flatteringly, making touch-ups not as frequent! - Pinterest/The Goddess

Dark Brown Hair with Heavy Blonde Balayage

This ashy dark brown mane makes a statement with heavy platinum ombré, with ends almost completely blonde and roots completely dark. This style will grow out flatteringly, making touch-ups not as frequent! Pinterest/The Goddess
We can’t imagine a better pairing than this sweet cola brown and buttery honey blonde. They come together for the perfect cream soda finish. - Pinterest/Mane Interest

Light Brown Hair with Amber Blonde Highlights

We can’t imagine a better pairing than this sweet cola brown and buttery honey blonde. They come together for the perfect cream soda finish. Pinterest/Mane Interest
If you have very neutral medium brown hair, then these honey-beige highlights are the way to stick with your tone and lighten things up for spring and summer. The balayage is done with a heavy hand, resulting in chunkier honey-beige highlights. - Pinterest

Medium Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights

If you have very neutral medium brown hair, then these honey-beige highlights are the way to stick with your tone and lighten things up for spring and summer. The balayage is done with a heavy hand, resulting in chunkier honey-beige highlights. Pinterest
This cinnamon brown hair benefits from some copper and blonde highlighting, especially around the face and on those layers. This tone really makes green, hazel, or brown eyes pop. - Pinterest

Brown Hair with Copper Blonde Highlights

This cinnamon brown hair benefits from some copper and blonde highlighting, especially around the face and on those layers. This tone really makes green, hazel, or brown eyes pop. Pinterest
This cohesive look captures the perfect blend by going only a shade or two lighter than the light brown color and perfectly painting highlights that mix into the base color. - Pinterest

Light Brown Hair with Natural Honey Highlights

This cohesive look captures the perfect blend by going only a shade or two lighter than the light brown color and perfectly painting highlights that mix into the base color. Pinterest
This ashy dark-as-coal brown makes us hesitant to recommend super blonde highlights, but these heavily face-framing touches of golden blonde work out just fine! - Pinterest/Total Beauty

Dark Brown Hair with Heavy Face Framing Blonde

This ashy dark-as-coal brown makes us hesitant to recommend super blonde highlights, but these heavily face-framing touches of golden blonde work out just fine! Pinterest/Total Beauty
This heavier balayage starts closer to the dark brown roots, making quite the cherry cola statement. This style is perfect for the lady who loves a little pop of red! - Pinterest

Layered Brown Hair with Strawberry Blonde Balayage

This heavier balayage starts closer to the dark brown roots, making quite the cherry cola statement. This style is perfect for the lady who loves a little pop of red! Pinterest
The goal of this look is to make everything mold together seamlessly for a rich finished color. This pure chocolate brown is matched with a neutral beige blonde for a unified palette. - Instagram/@styledbycarolyn

Chocolate Brown Hair with Beige Blonde Natural Highlights

The goal of this look is to make everything mold together seamlessly for a rich finished color. This pure chocolate brown is matched with a neutral beige blonde for a unified palette. Instagram/@styledbycarolyn
This tousled mane of hair makes the most of its natural thickness by placing perfect golden highlights starting at the crown and working down in artful balayage strokes. - Pinterest

Medium Brown Hair with Buttery Blonde Highlights

This tousled mane of hair makes the most of its natural thickness by placing perfect golden highlights starting at the crown and working down in artful balayage strokes. Pinterest