60 Amazing And Trendy Brown Hair Color Ideas

Choose Your Very Own Fashionable Hairstyle

Brown to caramel blonde ombre

Changing your hair color is a perfect way to refresh your look and make chevelure more stylish. And if you enjoy your native brown locks and don’t really want any dramatic changes, this article will be right for you!

Brown hair is perfect for coloring since it can adopt nearly any color and shade and they will look natural amongst your original strands!

Our top 30 list will let you pick the most fitting shade and style so that your mane will look lively and dimensional. Besides, these styles are meant to fit any skin tone type!

You will see that here we have many different shades of highlights that will make your chevelure look more volumized. Blonde, red, caramel, any of these colors will make the native color look absolutely stunning!

In addition, when being mixed, several highlights of different colors will add a gorgeous look to your locks!

So take some time to look through the list we have prepared for you and, by the way, feel free to use these pictures when you will be visiting your stylist.

Like this, the hairdresser will be simpler to understand which exactly color you want and how it shall look in the end.

Brunette hair with baby lights

Chocolate-dark basic color mixed with the sun-kissed tips framing the face – the perfect combination!

Brown hair with caramel highlights

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Briefly:

Brown hair with caramel highlights
by Melissa Maloney

Subtle and sweet, this style looks very natural.

Brown hair with bronze highlights

Brown hair with bronze highlights
by Ashley Garcia

Look a bit sunburnt which makes the whole appearance gentler and playful.

Cool brown color

Cool brown color
by Richard Canales

This color looks reserved and stylish, perfect for the girls with cool skin tones.

Light Chocolate balayage

Light Chocolate balayage
by Jaimie

An everlasting trend that looks especially gorgeous on wavy hair.

Cinnamon hair color

Cinnamon hair color
by Melissa Maloney

Want to make your browns more noticeable? Why not add some copper and feisty reds?!

Walnut brown hair color shade

Walnut brown hair color shade
by Madison Fetterhoff

Feel yourself a movie start with these walnut balayage highlights!

Dark hair color with caramel ombre

Dark hair color with caramel ombre
by Studio Sage

A perfect combination of dark brown, deep red, and caramel colors that look so shiny!

Dark brown hair with light chocolate

Dark brown hair with light chocolate
by Embossd Hair Studio

This style will make your locks look more volumized and the roots can be easily grown out.

Chocolate cherry hair color

Chocolate cherry hair color
by Amanda

Ever wanted to try how you’d look being red? This color can help you with that!

Brunette Highlights with auburn ends

Brunette Highlights with auburn ends
by Kara Williams

A win-win option for the girls with dark skin tones! Spark some fierceness in your look!

Ash brown hair color

Ash brown hair color
by Justin Tai Kieu

If you have warm or peachy skin, try this one out, you won’t regret!

Mahogany brunette hairstyle

Mahogany brunette hairstyle
by Yuki Nakatani

If you basically like your natural color, this style is perfect for highlighting its natural charm.

Honey Brown Hair color

Honey Brown Hair color
by Signi Vo

Perfectly accentuates the face features of the ladies with cool skin tones.

Brown to caramel blonde ombre

by Tabetha Carns

Brown to caramel blonde ombre
by Tabetha Carns

Add more volume and sunshine to your mane with warm caramel strokes.

Beige highlights for short hair

Beige highlights for short hair
by Amy Malarchik

A fabulous look with even the shortest locks!

Barely there chocolate highlights

Barely there chocolate highlights
by Ashlee Allen

100% natural look with soft highlighted strands.

Rose-gold highlights

Rose-gold highlights
by Mika Rogerson

Absolutely fabulous bombshell look!

Warm light-blonde highlights in waves

Warm light-blonde highlights in waves
by Jamie Sea

Looks gentle and tender making your appearance awesome.

Highlights with varying widths

Highlights with varying widths
by Eunice Kim

Add a bit of asymmetric to your style with these gentle chaotic strokes!

The copper highlight for dark brown locks

The copper highlight for dark brown locks
by Kim Tran

Interesting combo for a natural look.

Red highlights

Red highlights.
by Ashley

Absolutely shining and vivid style that will make your mane look fabulous.

Pick-a-boo highlights

Pick-a-boo highlights
by Patricia Nikole

Random highlighted strands will make your chevelure a true surprise for everyone!

Partial highlights

Partial highlights
by Monica

If you’re still in doubt about whether to change your look completely, try this gentle style to see how it’ll work.

Face-framing highlights

Face-framing highlights
by Tauni Dawson

To highlight your face, use…highlights on your locks!

Full highlights

Full highlights
by Susan

Top to bottom blonde highlights will give your mane a year-round summer look!

Grey highlights

Grey highlights
by Gina Greenberg

Greyish and blonde colors will add more volume to your locks.

Wide panels of color

Wide panels of color
by Sue Tyrrell

Wide bright-blonde strokes will perfectly highlight your native browns.

Ombre&Balayage

Ombre&Balayage
by Caroline

Ash-blonde strands will add some mystery to your looks.

Rich mocha

Rich mocha
by Debbe Salvino

Caramel strands make a warm milk chocolate shade when mixing with brown locks.

Dark Brown With Brassy Strands

Dark Brown With Brassy Strands
Credits: Instagram / @ALISSONACOSTAOFICIAL_

This dark brown with subtle brassy strands will look especially astonishing on wavy or curly hair highlighting the curls and curves of the tresses.

Give Extra Volume to Your Locks

Give Extra Volume to Your Locks
Credits: Instagram / @TIMM.MORRISON

Dark brown, almost black, with a bit lighter undertones create a visual effect of extra volume on your hair.

Highlight Your Wavy Hair

Highlight Your Wavy Hair
Credits: Instagram / @PRETTYLITTLEOMBRE

Dark brown with prominent light-chocolate balayage is always trendy. And besides, it will look super great on wavy hair!

Highlights With a Natural Look

Highlights With a Natural Look
Credits: Instagram / @GUYRIGGIO

Dark brown hair with softly highlighted strands of a bit lighter shade of brown look very harmoniously and naturally. Perfect for those who don’t want any dramatic color changes.

Make It Classy With Beige

Make It Classy With Beige
Credits: Instagram / @ADRIENNEMILLERHAIR

Dark brown is highlighted with beige strands to create a voluminous effect and classy look.

Mahogany Highlights On Dark Brown

Mahogany Highlights On Dark Brown
Credits: Instagram / @AIMEE_CUTS_AND_DYES

Brown locks are harmoniously touched with mahogany highlights to eliminate its natural beauty.

Highlight Your Facial Features

Highlight Your Facial Features
Credits: Instagram / @SALONHALO

The best way to highlight the shape of your face is to use blonde highlights that are more fair than the basic color of the chevelure.

Extra Volume With Just a Few Strokes Of Lighter Dye

Extra Volume With Just a Few Strokes Of Lighter Dye
Credits: Instagram / @JANDREWSERNA

Such highlighted strands emphasize the volume of your hair and make the overall look more tender and delicate.

Flowing Highlighted Strands

Flowing Highlighted Strands
Credits: Instagram / @JANDREWSERNA

With highlighting only the ends of the tresses, you will give your mane an awesome effect of flowing strands and volume.

Perfect Pick For Peachy Skin!

Perfect Pick For Peachy Skin!
Credits: Instagram / @KIMWASABI

Ash-brown looks amazing when combined with the peachy or warm-toned skin!

Blonde Highlights For Summer Vibe

Blonde Highlights For Summer Vibe
Credits: Lauren Grummel

Such blonde highlights will look cool on both short and long hair giving your appearance an unforgettable and cheerful summer vibe!

Ideal Hairstyle For Long And Wavy Locks

Ideal Hairstyle For Long And Wavy Locks
Credits: Instagram/@beyonce

Such a style makes your locks look more volumized allowing you to grow the roots out at the same time.

Be Trendy With This Look

Be Trendy With This Look
Credits: Gregg DeGuire/Getty

Dark brown hair with light brown highlights create a very harmonious and natural look that will always be trendy.

Make Your Hair Look Natural With Chestnut Highlights

Make Your Hair Look Natural With Chestnut Highlights
Credits: Daniele Venturelli/Getty

Chestnut-brown highlights along the strands make your hair look natural and more voluminous at the same time.

Always-Trendy Balayage

Always-Trendy Balayage
Credits: Courtesy of Elisa Barnett

Such walnut balayage highlights will easily make you feel like you are a Hollywood movie star!

Perfect Hairstyle For Curls

Perfect Hairstyle For Curls
Credits: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

If you have very curly hair that is dark brown, try to make it look more vivid bt adding copper highlights.

Cool Brown For a Cool Look

Cool Brown For a Cool Look
Credits: Instagram/@realericvaughn

Cool brown shade will fit the girls who have cool skin tones making them look reserved and stylish.

Light-Choco Balayage

Light-Choco Balayage
Credits: @NATALIEANNHAIR

Light chocolate balayage will hardly ever be out of trend! Just look how gorgeous it looks on wavy locks!

Elegant And Reserved Tresses

Elegant And Reserved Tresses
Credits: @WAVESOFHAIRBYJAYME

For those who lean more to a reserved look, we suggest opting for cool brown highlights. They will not stand out too much, but your hair will get another style that is hard to not notice!

This Hairstyle Is Golden!

This Hairstyle Is Golden!
Credits: @MEGAN.E.GRIMM

Such golden creamy locks are universal since you can wear them both daily and on special occasions.

Want to Express Yourself? Get Ashy!

Want to Express Yourself Get Ashy!
Credits: @HAIR_BYNIKKI85

Ash-brown strands will add style to your mane making you look mysterious and charming.

Perfect Blonde Strands

Perfect Blonde Strands
Credits: @THEBALAYBABE_

Want to make your brown more noticeable? Try to add more blonde to it! Be sure that your hair will be hard to skip everyone’s attention!

An Ideal Choice to Refresh Your Look

An Ideal Choice to Refresh Your Look
Credits: @MIZZCHOI

Want to refresh your hair style but don’t feel like doing any dramatic changes? Then stick to these walnut balayage strands! Awesome and stylish look that will fit any occasion and dress style.

Reserved Geometry

Reserved Geometry
Credits: @RIAWNA

For very short haircuts, why not try less outstanding but more reserved options? For instance, this dark brown with these natural highlights that can barely be seen on the mane but yet they highlight its natural beauty.

Lighter Strands For Additional Volume

Lighter Strands For Additional Volume
Credits: @KATIECARTWRIGHT901

If your locks are not dark-brown, you can make them more voluminous and bright by adding blonde strands.

Gorgeous And Natural-Looking

Gorgeous And Natural-Looking
Credits: @STYLED_BY_CAROLYNN

Totally gorgeous and natural look that makes you feel and look so tender!

Highlights For Kare

Highlights For Kare
Credits: @GARDNEREDMUNDS

Such light-brown strokes will look especially good on straight short hair like this kare.

Refresh Your Look With a Few Lightened Strands

Refresh Your Look With a Few Lightened Strands
Credits: @MIZZCHOI

Such softly highlighted strands are perfect for those who want to change their look but are not sure whether they are ready for any cardinal changes.

Stylish Brassy Brown

Stylish Brassy Brown
Credits: @CHRISGREENEHAIR

This brassy brown with red tones look amazing and so attractive on dark-brown hair!

They say that being blonde is fun and red girls look mysterious but let us assure you: the second you leave the salon with the renewed chevelure that is magnetizing with its play of brown shades, everyone will be looking only at you! Being brunette can be even more exciting and we want you to make sure of it yourself!

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