7 Dark Brown Hair Color Pegs for Your Next Makeover

All Things Hair Team | 28 March 2019
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Rock dark brown hair color now. These gorgeous hair pegs will have you booking your next salon appointment stat.

When it comes to hair color, brown shades never get passé. They blend seamlessly with naturally dark hair, which is common among Filipinas and other Asian women. There’s also a brown shade for every skin tone. You don’t even have to worry about your existing wardrobe and makeup palettes when you get this lovely neutral for your hair. Today, we’re giving some attention to dark brown hair color. Check out these ideas as well on what dark brown shades to get.



Dark brown hair color inspiration



1. Cappuccino

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long wavy dark hair
Want a hair color that’s as fierce and as strong as your morning coffee? Try cappuccino hair color. Credit: Shutterstock

With its deep, dark color, cappuccino leaves that stark contrast against any complexion, making your skin look even more radiant. At first glance, this shade looks black, but when you look closer and when the light sees your hair, you’ll see touches of this dark brown color. The coffee-inspired tones also amplify the glossiness of your locks, making them appear extra healthy.

2. Chocolate brown

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long brown hair wearing a light brown coat walking in a fashion show
Chocolate brown can complement any skin tone. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Among the dark brown hair color choices, chocolate brown is probably the most popular. You can wear it as balayage highlights or dip dyed hair. Chocolate brown is a shade or two lighter than black. When you have this color on your hair, twists and braids are seen more, so go ahead and experiment with these hairstyles. A headband braid or halo braid would look lovely, especially when you’re attending a wedding.

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Editor’s tip: Make braided hairstyles last until the after-party by finishing with a few spritzes of TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspsray

3. Deep chocolate

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with deep chocolate hair wearing a white polka dotted dress walking in a fashion show
Exude sophistication with shiny deep chocolate locks. Credit: indigitalimages.com

This shade of brown is so dark that it’s almost black, but when the light hits your hair, deep chocolate gives your tresses depth and definition. Deep chocolate is perfect on sleek and shiny hair, so use shampoos and conditioners that make your hair so. Invest in anti-frizz products as well so nothing would ruin your luxe-looking hair.

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

Editor’s tip: Add shine to your hair while keeping frizz at bay with a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

4. Chestnut brown

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long chestnut brown hair wearing a white printed jacket walking in a fashion show
Chestnut brown hair can help add warmth to your face, so you don’t need to put on a lot of makeup. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Want that subtle, sun-kissed glow on your face? Try chestnut brown hair. It’s a great hair color to try during the summer (but of course, you can wear it all year long). Flaunt it on your beach pics for ultra-hot, Insta-worthy selfies.

Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair color from fading by using a sulfate-free conditioner like Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner. This product also keeps your dyed hair from drying out and getting damaged. 

5. Coffee

Dark brown hair color: Woman with shoulder length brown hair tilting her head on the side wearing a sleeveless top
Let a beautiful coffee colored hair make you pumped up for the day. Credit: Shutterstock

This shade borders on dark and medium brown. It’s lighter than cappuccino hair color but not as light as other medium brown shades like cinnamon and honey brown. Go for coffee highlights to add depth and definition to your hair. But if you want a fresh, new look, feel free to color all your strands with this shade, too!

6. Ash brown hair

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long ash brown hair wearing a white blouse outdoors
Textured hairstyles and layered haircuts become more defined with ash brown hair. Credit: indigitalimages.com

If you’re on the fence about getting dark hair color or going for lighter shades, ash brown has you covered. It’s actually a medium shade of brown that borders on being dark. Because it’s lighter than other dark brown shade, bleaching may be required to achieve this color. We know how much damage this process can cause your hair, so make sure you give your tresses extra TLC. Switching to a conditioner made for colored hair plus hair mask treatments can do the trick.

TONI&GUY Damage Repair Mask

Editor’s tip: Revive damaged hair and help replenish lost moisture by applying TONI&GUY Damage Repair Mask once a week. 

7. Mahogany

Dark brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long wavy dark brown hair wearing a denim blouse
This warm, dark brown shade suits all skin tones. Credit: Shutterstock

Taking its cue from the tropical tree, we love this color for its reddish brown tinge. Perfect for you ladies who prefer a little pop of color and brightness to your tresses.

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TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspsray
TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops
Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner
TONI&GUY Damage Repair Mask

Are you ready to go for a dark brown hair color? Whenever you dye your hair, just remember to choose a shade that complements your skin tone and your personality. Even the most gorgeous shade in the world won’t work if you’re not comfortable with it. Feel free to ask your stylist for advice, so you get the color that’s best for you.

Next read: Make your hair more exciting by trying different coloring techniques. Check out these gorgeous brown ombre hair shades and see how dramatic your tresses can look.