Golden Brown Hair Color Shades You Should Try Next

These golden brown hair color options are flattering on almost every complexion!

Golden brown hair color is a medium shade of brown that borders on blonde and brown. It gives you that rich, warm brown base with the luster and brightness of gold. You can’t decide on whether to go brunette or blonde, it’s good to know that there’s a middle ground that gives the best of both worlds.

It’s a great color to wear in summer to complement that beach tan. However, you can sport this shade all year long! Here are ways to rock this hair color.

1. Long and Wavy Golden Brown Hair

Asian woman with long wavy hair wearing a white top
Look like you just came from the beach with golden brown hair color. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Get that sun-kissed glow by getting golden brown hair. It adds warmth to your face and gives your look a relaxed, beach-like vibe when you sport it on long, wavy hair.

Editor’s tip: Keep your golden brown hair from turning brassy by switching to TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Shampoo and TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Conditioner. This duo has purple formula that neutralizes brassy tones, so you get to enjoy your blonde and golden hues for longer.

2. Golden Brown Hair in a Ponytail

Asian woman with golden brown hair in a ponytail
Make your golden brown hair party-ready by putting it up. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

If you’re in a party mood, putting your golden hair brown hair up in a high ponytail can make you look ready for some fun. Make your hair look soft and smooth by applying a drop of leave-in conditioner on your hair before tying it.

3. Golden Brown Down ‘Do

Asian woman with long hair smiling
You can add side bangs to frame your face beautifully. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Of course, you can simply leave your golden brown hair down. With a gorgeous hair color like this, you don’t need to do much to make your hair look great.

Editor’s tip: Coloring your hair can damage your tresses, so a regular hair mask treatment is essential to keep it smooth, moisturized, and beautiful. Apply Cream Silk Triple Keratin Ultimate Repair & Shine Treatment Crème on your hair at least once a week. It helps repair damaged hair, restores shine to dull hair, and tames frizz. What’s not to love?

4. Caramel Highlights

Golden brown hair color: Woman with long wavy brown hair wearing a black shirt against a peach backdrop
A rich caramel shade suits any skin tone. Credit: Shutterstock

Soften a dark brown base with caramel highlights for contrast. You’ll love how the brighter-colored strands shine under the sun.

5. Cool Light Brown

Golden brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with straight brown hair against a gray backdrop
Rock this hair color by keeping your tresses sleek and frizz-free. Credit: Shutterstock

Go for a subtler and more natural look with a cool light brown balayage. The light brown gently creeps and intensifies as it approaches the tips, but not in a harsh or sudden way so as to make tresses look stylized.

6. Brown with Gold Highlights

Golden brown hair color: Closeup shot of a woman with long brown wavy hair against a dark backdrop
Big dramatic waves draw more attention to this gorgeous hair color. Credit: Shutterstock

This look screams glam all over. Let your tresses shine bright in dominantly gold highlights, with beautiful dark brown tones peeking at the roots. Rock this hair color with an equally dramatic ‘do such as big, soft waves.

7. Honey Bronde

Golden brown hair color: Woman with long brown hair wearing a gray shirt against a dark background
Get that sun-kissed glow with this golden brown shade. Credit: Shutterstock

Going bronde (or brown and blonde combined) is a great way to play with hair color. It veers towards blonde but it still carries a medium brown color that’s wearable and natural-looking.

Editor’s tip: Keep your colored hair from drying out by using Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner. It also helps your hair color stay vibrant. 

8. Light golden Brown

Golden brown hair color: Asian woman with long straight brown ombre hair wearing a white sweater against a wooden backdrop
Flaunt light golden brown tresses in a dramatic ombre hair. Credit: Shutterstock

If you’re going for a more classic look, then try light golden brown. Thin highlights catch the light and complement a beautiful, brown base.

9. Golden copper hair

Golden brown hair color: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with long way brown hair smiling outdoors
A touch of copper makes golden brown hair more defined. Credit: Shutterstock

Give an edgy twist to your golden brown hair by going for this shade. Its warm undertone and metallic touch make for an interesting combination. It adds depth to your naturally dark hair, especially when hit by sunlight.

Editor’s tip: Give your colored hair some TLC by washing it with Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Blooming Color Shampoo. It gently cleanses your hair without making your hair color fade. It also helps keep your colored hair well-moisturized and shiny. For best results, follow it up with Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Blooming Color Conditioner.

Ready to color your tresses? Golden brown hair color provides an exciting palette to play around with. Go try this beautiful shade, and be pleasantly surprised at the result.

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