15 Gorgeous Examples of Lowlights for Brown Hair That Are Perfect for Fall
These waves are calling our name. Give dark ash brown something even darker to work with: cool brown-black.
Lowlights & Highlights
Colorist Johnny Ramirez knows the power of multi-dimensional, lived-in color made from shades of deep brown, medium brown, and warm honey. If you’re a middle-of-the-road chocolate brown, get mocha lowlights to temper honey highlights.
This is a clash we can get behind. Cool dark brown and warm chestnut meet halfway, and somehow look better for it.
How can you make a modern shag even cooler for the cool months? Add some dark mocha lowlights.
Keep the old, and bring in the new. Blend existing hazelnut or caramel balayage with dark brown lowlights for a multi-dimensional look that’ll transition seasons seamlessly.
Go even darker this season with mocha lowlights. If you don’t want moody monotone locks, a few subtle babylights around the face will keep things interesting.
Dimensional and warm, this mane is ready for winter. Instead of adding caramel highlights, it worked with its natural chocolate base.
Colorist Cherin Choi created deeper roots that complement the dark brown locks of her wavy-haired client. As a boost, she added a clear gloss for shine from midway down to the ends.
Blend dark with darker to imitate this gorgeous bang-laden bob by hairstylist Riawna Capri. The cool-toned take on cacao hair color looks striking against all skin tones.
Got a chocolate or chestnut base? Some dark espresso adds richness without being too starkly contrasted in color.
Lean into those cool tones. If you’ve been rocking mushroom brown strands, get them ready for fall and winter with dark ash brown lowlights.
Whether you are going gray gracefully or embraced it during the recent hair color trend, some brown-black lowlights will blend into those smoky strands instantly with cool ash browns.
If you blink, you’d miss it. This subtle transition darkens chocolate browns just a pinch for extra dimension.
Give that bob a boost with dark brown dimension. When you want to transition from all-over chocolate, this rich hue gets things moving.
It’s time to burn those summer caramel highlights, sister. If you went lighter for spring and summer, put in some dark chocolate lowlights to round out the brunette look to last until Christmas.