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10 *Gorgeous* Highlight Ideas That Look AMAZING On Brown Hair!

10 *Gorgeous* Highlight Ideas That Look AMAZING On Brown Hair!

The summer is almost here and it’s time for a fun and fabulous hair makeover! What say we go for some yummy looking highlights, ladies? If you’re blessed with a brown coloured mane, we have some highlight concepts so stylish, you’ll want to bookmark this story right away! Here are 10 ideas for highlights for brown hair that are going to make you, and everyone around you, fall in love with your tresses. These pictures are going to give you all the inspiration you need!

1. Honey, I love you

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Image: Deepika Padukone on Instagram

For the daring ones out there, deep caramel or honey coloured streaks are striking and will add all the more oomph to your look. If you want a mane makeover that’s totally out there, this is the way to go!


2. Chocolate chic

2 highlights for brown hair

Image: Freida Pinto on Instagram


Subtle but definitely a statement style, the chocolate highlights that Freida has going on here, are giving us major hair goals. Choose a dirty brown, a shade different from your original hair colour and watch your mane transform.

3. Oozing ombre oomph

3 highlights for brown hair


Image: Butterfly Loft Salon on Instagram

The ombre hair colour has been a popular choice for a while now, and this stunning one in particular is bound to get you tons of compliments. If you want to go super light, choose a dirty blonde for the middle section of your hair length and an out-and-out blonde for the ends. Doesn’t this look spectacular?


4. Ravishing in red

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Image: Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Instagram


When Shilpa Shetty Kundra went the red way, many of us felt the urge to make a hair appointment right away to emulate her hair colour. So, it’s no wonder we couldn’t help but add her picture to this list. You can make this different by adding some light brown highlights as well, to make this one a winning look.

5. Dark drama

5 highlights for brown hair


Image: Mark Townsend on Instagram

If you don’t want to experiment too much with your tresses, opt for a shade just one or two lighter than your brown hair and have your hairstylist add multiple streaks of it to your mane. This might be a tad bit understated, but it’s definitely a look to take inspiration from.


6. Sunkissed

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Image: Esha Gupta on Instagram


Don’t you just love Esha Gupta’s look? Those are the classic dirty blonde highlights, ladies. This will look amazing on all brunettes. If you’re confused between multiple hair looks, take it from us and just go for this one!  

7. Caramel coffee charisma

7 highlights for brown hair


Image: Butterfly Loft Salon on Instagram

Such pretty shades, aren’t they? A lovely mix of coffee, caramel and just a hint of auburn. If you’re bored of your dark brown hair, get this colour done – it isn’t too light, but striking nonetheless.


8. Like it light

8 highlights for brown hair

Image: Bipasha Basu on Instagram


We’re totally loving the vibe of Bipasha Basu’s hair look here. A daring choice of light brown highlights and some that are even lighter than that! Make a real style statement with this choice of highlights, ladies.  

9. Brace for balayage

9 highlights for brown hair


Image: Head Over Heels Hair on Instagram

If you’re into the entire hair colour scene, you’ve definitely heard of the balayage technique. Here, any shade lighter than your base colour is applied free-hand onto the hair. This looks more natural and gives the hair a layered and lovely look. Give it a shot!


10. Enigmatic ends

10 highlights for brown hair

Image: Butterfly Loft Salon on Instagram


Aren’t you just loving how the brown hair on top is cascading into this lovely deep blonde-ish shade at the ends? If you want locks that look completely hatke, this is what you need to take a screengrab of, to show to your hair stylist.

22 Mar 2017
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