22 Chocolate Brown Hair Color Ideas for 2022

Chocolate brown hair is going to be big in 2022! Here are ways to rock this rich hair color.

Among all the hair colors, brown is probably the most popular among Filipinas. Its different shades give everyone options that suit their skin tone and personality. This color blends seamlessly with naturally dark tresses as well. If you’re looking for a shade that isn’t far from your original hair hue, we’ve got the perfect pick: chocolate brown hair color.

With rich brown shades among the hair color trends in 2022, we’ll be seeing more of chocolate brown hair next year. Get this as your new hair color for 2022 or as highlights to enhance your dark hair.

We’ve rounded up chic ways on how you can rock this hair color. Check them out below.

Chocolate Brown Hair Color Pegs for You

1. Deep Chocolate Waves

Asian woman with long wavy chocolate brown hair
If you’re not yet ready for a drastic hair color change, try chocolate brown. Credit: Christina Morillo on Pexels

Chocolate brown hair color can add more depth to your dark hair. This way, when you opt for sexy, romantic waves, your curls or waves look more defined.

TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Keep your chocolate brown hair from fading by using TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Shampoo and TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Conditioner. This duo has anti-fade technology to help prevent color fading so your hair stays vibrant for twice longer. It also has jojoba oil to keep your hair moisturized and shiny. 

2. Bouncy Chocolate Brown Blowout

Asian woman with long layered brown hair wearing a pink jacket outdoors
Define your layers with a blowout hairstyle. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Make your layers look fancy with a blowout hairstyle. This way, you get salon-quality chocolate brown hair that you can slay from day ’til night. 

Bottle of TRESemme Rooth Touch-Up Spray Dark Brown Color

Editor’s tip: In need of a color touch-up? Spritz TRESemmé Root Touch-Up Spray (Dark Brown Color) to your roots and gray areas to conceal them, leaving your chocolate brown hair looking refreshed.

3. Chocolate Brown Hair With Bangs

Asian woman with chocolate brown hair with bangs
Jazz up your medium-length haircut with chocolate brown hair color. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Update your medium-length hair with bangs by dyeing it chocolate brown. You can leave your roots dark for added depth.

4. Dip-Dyed Chocolate Brown Lob

Chocolate brown hair: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with long dark bob wearing a white dress against a white background
Keep your original hair color while sporting another hue by going for dip-dyed hair. Credit: Shutterstock

Got a busy schedule? Go for dip-dyed chocolate brown hair. It’s easier to maintain than full-colored hair, as you don’t have to go back to the salon to retouch your roots once your hair starts growing.

5. Chocolate Mauve Red

Asian woman with dark hair wearing a black top
This color can help define naturally wavy hair. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

This chocolate brown hair color has hints of dark red. It’s a warm and sophisticated color that blends seamlessly with naturally dark tresses.

6. Chocolate Brown and Toffee

Asian woman with long brown hair
Toffee and chocolate brown make for a hair color that’s flattering for Asians. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

You can mix chocolate brown with another medium to dark shade such as toffee. Let chocolate brown be your main hair color, and add toffee as highlights.

Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Color Revive Ultra Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Keep your chocolate brown hair from getting dry and dull by using Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Color Revive Ultra Conditioner. It helps replenish nutrients that were lost during coloring and revives chemically-treated strands, leaving your hair ultimately vibrant.

7. Loose Dark Chocolate Waves

Asian woman with chocolate brown hair color wearing a white top
Look effortlessly chic with chocolate brown waves. Credit: Natasha Estelle

The key to nailing this look? Scrunch, scrunch, scrunch! It looks a little more styled than a tousled ‘do, but you do not need to curl all sections of your hair like when you’re creating sexy waves. A loose wavy hairstyle is perfect when you need to add a bit of glam to a simple, everyday look.

8. Chocolate Chestnut Layered Hair

Asian woman with long dark brown hair smiling and wearing a dark blue sleeveless top
With beautiful chocolate brown hair, you don’t need to do much in order to look stylish. Credit: Natasha Estelle

This shade of chocolate brown gives your hair a subtle dimension and helps define layers. It also adds warmth to your face.

9. Short Layered Bob

Asian woman with short chocolate brown hair
Part your layered bob on the side for added volume. Credit: Natasha Estelle

What chocolate brown does to a long, layered haircut, it does just as well to short ones. This color also adds a fresh, youthful bob to a layered bob, so try this look to update your ‘do.

Tube of Dove Keratin Repair Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Frequent coloring and chemical treatments can leave your hair damaged. Nurse it back to its healthy-looking state with Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has keratin-infused serum capsules that go deep into your hair to repair damage from within. It leaves your hair recovered, beautiful, and resilient.  

10. Chocolate Brown Bob with Bangs

Asian woman with chocolate brown bow and bangs
Make your bob with bangs look fresh by dyeing it chocolate brown. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Add oomph to your whole look by getting bangs along with chocolate brown hair. Bangs can also help balance out a long face. Just make sure to blow dry your fringe before leaving the house so it stays in good shape.

11. Chocolate Brown Highlights on Long, Dark Hair

Asian woman with long dark hair
If you’re into understated elegance, go for this look. Credit: Carol Wd on Pexels

Want to add this color in small doses? Chocolate brown highlights on dark hair is a classic look. It’s also simple yet sophisticated.

12. Straight, Shoulder-Length Brown Hair

Asian woman with straight shoulder-length dark hair wearing a dark blue blouse
Can’t think of a hairstyle? A sleek and straight ‘do is perfect for anything! Credit: Natasha Estelle

When you trim your long hair to shoulder-length, why don’t you get chocolate brown hair color as well? Get to revamp your look even if you just chopped a few inches off your hair.

13. Highlights on a Lob

Asian woman with medium-length straight hair in a half updo wearing a red sweater outdoors
Add warmth to your face with chocolate brown highlights. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Of course, you can also add chocolate brown highlights to shorter hair lengths. Color more sections of your hair so even if you tie your hair, the chocolate brown hue still comes out.

14. Chocolate Brown Balayage

Asian woman with brown hair wearing a blue off-shoulder top
Want a more natural-looking result? Go for balayage coloring technique. Credit: Natasha Estelle

With balayage, your hair color is handpainted over sections of your hair, resulting in a more seamless blending with the rest of your hair. You can also add honey brown highlights to complement your chocolate brown base.

15. Chocolate Brown with Caramel Highlights

Girl is smiling beautifully at the camera and her hair has soft waves
The choppy bob is a unique variation to the regular bob. Credit: Shutterstock

This color combination adds a sunkissed glow to your face. Wear it together with a messy, laidback short hairstyle like a choppy bob, and you’ll look effortlessly stylish.

16. Choco-Copper Brown

Asian woman with short dark hair wearing a black top
Chocolate brown and copper hair color make for a chic combination. Credit: Marco Xu on Unsplash

Combine chocolate brown and copper, and you’ll get a rich, metallic-like hair color. You can leave your roots untouched so you won’t have to rush to the salon for a touch-up when your hair starts to grow.

17. Milk Chocolate

Asian woman with long milk chocolate hair
Let your naturally dark hair transition to this rich, creamy color. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

This shade has a cool undertone and looks a bit lighter than your regular chocolate brown color. You can add blonde streaks to make it trendy and edgy.

18. Chocolate Cherry Brown

Asian woman with chocolate cherry red hair wearing white pants
If you love both red and brown hair colors, try this shade. Credit: Shutterstock

Mix a red hue with your chocolate brown hair, and you get this color. If you love being a brown brunette but would also like to try red hair, try chocolate cherry brown.

19. Chocolate Brown with Honey Brown Highlights

Asian woman with brown hair wearing eyeglasses
Honey highlights and chocolate brown hair? What a sweet and stylish combination. Credit: Noemi Mavacei Katocz on Unsplash

Another way to add dimension to your hair is to add honey brown highlights. With these, even if you wear your chocolate brown hair simple and straight, it won’t look flat.

20. Chocolate Chestnut

Asian woman with long dark hair with bangs
Add warmth your face with chocolate chestnut hair color. Credit: thegiansepillo on Pexels

Chestnut is a medium, reddish-brown color. You can also combine this with chocolate brown to create a warm hair color.

21. Chocolate Brown with Hair Accessories

Asian woman with long brown hair smiling
Cute clips go well with chocolate brown hair. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Make your brown hair look playful by adding brightly colored hair clips. Put them on small sections of your hair so you still get to showcase your beautiful chocolate brown hair.

Tub of Vitakeratin Treatment Color Shine

Editor’s tip: Keep your chocolate brown hair shiny by pampering it with Vitakeratin Expert Salon Treatment Ultra-Rich Shine. It has salon-quality keratin to help keep your hair smooth and rose oil for shine and manageability. It is also infused with Vitamin B5 to keep your hair nourished. 

22. Chocolate Brown Tips

Asian woman with long dark hair
Wavy brown tips look stylish and laidback. Credit: Anthony Tran on Unsplash

If you want this color on your hair in even smaller doses, dye sections of your hair near the tips. Add waves for more depth and definition.

Take a break from black hair and try chocolate brown hair color. This might just be the makeover that you’ve been wishing for.