The most flattering hair color for morena skin

Mitch | 06 November 2017

Check out our list of hair colors for morena skin that will sure complement your skin’s beautiful golden glow!

Morena beauties usually have naturally dark hair; and while there’s definitely an allure in black hues, upgrading your look by trying a new color brings a touch of freshness to your style. Finding the right hair color for morena skin is a lot trickier than it is for mestizas who can easily pull off both light and dark hair shades. But did you know that there are actually a lot of flattering hues that perfectly complement caramel-colored skin? Different shades of brown, with touches of blond or reddish tones offer dimension to the hair. So check out these color ideas that will perfectly suit your beautiful brown skin.

Hair color for morena skin: shades you should definitely try

espresso is a great hair color for morena skin
Hair color for morena skin: espresso. Credit: iStock


If you’re not looking for a drastic hair change, hues that are slightly lighter than your natural black color, like espresso, give dimension to the hair. It’s a sexy dark shade that never goes out of style.

Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair soft and smooth and your color vibrant with conditioner that’s specially formulated for colored hair. We love Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner, a sulfate-free formulation, specially designed to protect colored hair from dryness and dullness.

ash brown hair color for morena skin
Hair color for morena skin: ash brown. Credit:

Ash brown

This subtle but striking shade works beautifully with caramel-colored skin and has a really dramatic effect that’s plays out really well if you have brown eyes.

chocolate brown hair color for morena skin
Hair color for morena skin: chocolate brown. Credit:

Chocolate brown

This rich, delicious color is stunning on morena skin. Add lighter speckles of brown here and there for added texture and appeal.

bronde hair color for morena skin
Hair color for morena skin: bronde. Credit: iStock


This gorgeous brown-and-blonde combo is a real stand-out. Opt for darker roots that go a few shades lighter halfway through. It’s a stunning color that flatters a golden brown skin tone because golden, multidimensional tones are perfect for girls with naturally dark hair color and tan skin.

TRESemmé Total Salon Repair Conditioner

Editor’s Tip: Hair can turn dry and brittle due to constant hair coloring so you need to use products that help your tresses recover from the harsh chemicals. TRESemmé Platinum Strength Conditioner repairs damage, restores hair, and protects it against future hair havocs. 

caramel brown hair color for morena skin
Hair color for morena skin: caramel.


Caramel has a delicious golden shade to it, and if you’re not all for going subtle but still want to stick to a brown color, caramel is it. It’s striking and creates a nice contrast on your skin tone, so it allows your hair to frame your face beautifully.

Finding the perfect hair color for morena skin is all about enhancing the richness and drama that your natural tones already provide. All you need is a bit of tweaking here and there to keep your look interesting, and playing with colors that add depth and dimension while still looking natural is a good place to start!

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