Chestnut brown hair is a colour that looks just like – you guessed it – the nut from a chestnut tree. It combines brown and red hues for a naturally gorgeous colour. And, despite its popularity during the colder months, it can be worn all year round.
It’s not just us, Emma Roberts, Audrina Patridge and Olivia Palmero are all fans of chestnut hair. Once you’ve seen all the stunning examples we’ve found for you; you’ll want to convert to the nutty side, too. Not sure which tone is for you? Keep scrolling to discover the best chestnut brown hair colours to try now.
Glossy Chestnut Hair
If you’re looking for an eye-catching chestnut hair colour, this glossy shade is seriously perfect for you.
Playful Chestnut Tones
Anyone else saving this gorgeous look to their hair inspo Pinterest board?
Classic Chestnut Brown
Just another example of a classic chestnut hue, this ultra-flattering hair colour works for all hair lengths, types and skin tones. Keep your colour looking amazing with TRESemmé Revitalise Colour Shampoo for up to 12 weeks!
Chestnut Brown Highlights
Liven up dark brunette bases with reddish-chestnut highlights.
Cinnamon With Chestnut Highlights
Chestnut doesn’t have to be applied all over your barnet to look beautiful and these subtle highlights prove that.
Curly Chestnut Hair
Chestnut hair looks even more glam and glossy when curled.
Reddish Brown Chestnut
Featuring rich brown and playful red tints, this rich chestnut brown is a winter fave.
Chestnut Hair With Auburn Tones
Coupled with a medium nutty brown base and dark auburn tones, this gorgeous hair colour is exactly what you need to stylishly shake things up.
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Light Chestnut Hair
If you’re a natural blonde tempted to get chestnut hair, this Olivia Palermo-approved shade is perfect for you.
This colour is a little bit chestnut and a little bit caramel – a winning colour combination if you ask us!
Honey Chestnut Hair
These perfect beachy waves prove honey brown and chestnut brown are perfect for each other.
Chestnut Spice Ombre
Another way you can get in on the chestnut hair trend? With an ombre dye job, just like this beauty. Protect your coloured strands with a gentle shampoo like Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo, designed to repair signs of damage while nourishing from the inside.
Chestnut Bob Cut
A touch of chestnut gives this lovely long bob haircut a fresh new feel.
Dark Chestnut Hair
Combine the right shades of chocolate and chestnut undertones to get this sultry hair colour.
Warm Chestnut Balayage
When it comes to popular chestnut brown hair colours, this tiger eye-inspired nutty balayage is one of our absolute faves.
Reverse Chestnut Balayage
If anyone’s going to convince you to try reverse balayage hair, it’s this stunner. Don’t forget the pearl hair clip!
Romantic Chestnut Brown
This romantic rose brown hair look works best on a chestnut brown base.
Chestnut Copper Ombre
We know it’s quite a mouthful – try saying that to your hairdresser! But we think you’ll agree that the results speak for themselves.
Chestnut With Cinnamon
Blend together chestnut tones, cinnamon and auburn shades, and you’ll get this multi-dimensional, natural-looking chestnut hue.
Chestnut Bronde Hair
This sun-kissed bronde colour is a great way to boost your hair’s lightness, while still being a beautiful brunette.
Chestnut Brown Curls
See? Even curls look great with a blend of light chestnut streaks.
Chestnut Brown With Chocolate
Simply add hints of chestnut to chocolate brown hair to get this delicious shade.
This cool take on chestnut brown is perfect for those who prefer icier, ashy tones.
Chestnut With Caramel Highlights
The strategic placement of these highlights will help give a dark chestnut base extra dimension. Love!
Chestnut Latte Hair
Want to match your hair to your Starbies order? This eye-catching chestnut latte look is the one for you!
Chestnut Hair With Bangs
Got bangs? Here’s how you can incorporate some chestnut into your look.
The combination of ombre and balayage (aka flamboyage) will help you achieve this stunning hair colour.
Chestnut Brown to Blonde
Melting a dark chestnut base into creamy blonde ends like this will instantly give brunette strands a summer-ready feel.
Chestnut Face Frame
Face-framing highlights are still making us swoon, and you can easily get in on this trend with a few chestnut ribbons.
Chestnut Blow Dry
What’s not to love about this sophisticated blow-out style?
Want cosy autumnal vibes all year round? Bring the season to you with this subtle blend of nutty tones.
Golden Chestnut Hair
For all the bob and long bob lovers out there, this is a perfect example of the trend working for shorter lengths.
Who wouldn’t want their hair to look sunkissed? This is the perfect shade to pair with beachy waves.
This gorgeous reddish-brown will warm up any brunette base in an instant.
Medium Chestnut Waves
When teamed with subtle waves, this shade instantly gives more dimension and volume to any hairstyle.
Chestnut Red Bob
This tousled, piecey bob is everything! Plus, the stunning chestnut tones makes it that extra bit more special.
Blonde to Chestnut
For dark blondes who want to test out the chestnut waters, this reddish-brown hue is a great stepping stone.
This glossy shade gives the illusion of bouncy, healthy-looking strands.
Channel ’90s vibes with this layered cut and cool-girl hair colour.
If you want your hair to look shimmering, opt for this toffee and chestnut hybrid shade.