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The Best Brunette Hair Color for You

Find the most flattering brunette shade for you.

The Almost Blonde

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If you're tentative about jumping into brunette territory, ease into it with a dark blond shade.

 

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Mariska Hargitay's Barely Brunette Bob

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If you're torn between blond and brunette hues, this in-between shade is the perfect solution.

 

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Keep It Caramel

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This soft golden shade flatters warm skin tones.

 

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Keira Knightley's Ash Brown Bob

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Ladies with cool skin tones will look best in shades of ash, which have similar undertones.

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Lighten Up

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Adding face-framing layers in a brown hue that is one shade lighter than your base color will bring light to your features.

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Drew Barrymore's Natural Brown Hue

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Drew Barrymore's natural brunette shade is super flattering for porcelain-skinned ladies. This hue is free of the gold tones that can make fair skin look drawn and sallow.

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Viola Davis' Golden Tones

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The touches of gold in Viola Davis' deep brown hair color are the perfect complement to the golden undertones of her skin.

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Anne Hathaway's Medium Brown Tresses

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Lighter pieces of medium brown throughout Anne Hathaway's dark locks give her hair color extra dimension.

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A Hint of Red

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This brunette shade, with its reddish tinge, is super flattering for anyone with a warm skin tone.

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Emily Blunt's Brunette Bob

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Ombre is über-popular right now and this chic take on the trend blends a lighter shade with deep, chestnut brown.

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Get Rich Quick

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A rich, uniform dark brown shade flatters almost every skin color.

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Go Dark

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This ultra-dark brunette hue is alluring and will definitely up your sultry factor.

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Halle Berry's Eye-Catching Color

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Halle Berry's chocolate strands are stunning next to her glowing skin.

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Lucy Liu's Lovely Locks

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Lucy Liu's almost-black tresses are perfect for those with cool or pink undertones to their skin.

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Mindy Kaling's Raven Tresses

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The key to gorgeous black hair is lots of shine. Gloss treatments between coloring and using shine serums will keep your dark color looking radiant.

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