Think blondes have more fun? Check out these sultry brunettes and think again. According to colorist Marie Robinson, whose clients include Natalie Portman and Anne Hathaway, the best shades of brown and black right now are natural — kicked up a notch. “It’s about enhancing, not extremes,” she says. “Most of these celebrities are within two shades of their natural color, whether it’s a tiny bit lighter or darker.” Next time you head to the salon, talk to your colorist about which brunette hues will work best with your skin tone, seeing as some colors can work to enhance your complexion, while others could potentially wash you out.
Hottest Brown Hair Color Ideas
Think about it: There’s a reason your favorite brown-haired babes like Kendall Jenner, Jessica Alba, and Kerry Washington have stayed loyal to their signature shades for years. They just work, and there’s no doubt their colorists remind them of that every time they come in for a touch up. Without further ado, find 22 stunning shades of brown hair — based on skin tone — to consider next time you’re in the mood for a color boost.