Golden brown hair ideas: 8 A-list-approved hair hues you will love all year round

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Are you thinking of changing your hair colour? Need a major dose of inspiration? Then look no further, as we have found a universally flattering hue that is perfect all year round: golden brown hair. This colour is the succulent, sun-kissed shade adored by many A-list celebrities, so you know it’s worth trying.

From Olivia Culpo to Jessica Biel, we’ve rounded up 8 celebrities who have rocked dark and light golden brown hair like total pros! So before you book that hair appointment, see all the precious looks, below.

8 celebrity golden brown hair colour ideas


Golden brown hair - Jessica Biel with mid - long wavy tresses and centre part
Jessica Biel waves are the thing of dreams. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Jessica Biel’s golden waves

Actress Jessica Biel is a huge fan of golden brown hair thanks to its timeless appeal. Keeping her mid-length mane loose, the Total Recall star adds tight, undone waves to finish off her glamorous look.

Tempted to try the look for yourself? Then it’s your lucky day, because you can discover how to get Jessica’s waves without heat, right here.

Golden brown hair - gisele with high ponytail and long wavy golden brown hair
Gisele Bundchen is the queen of the catwalk and golden brown hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Gisele’s high ponytail

Queen of the catwalk, Gisele Bündchen is the poster girl for this hue. With her light golden brown hair, Gisele’s shade is a more sophisticated step up from dirty blonde tresses, giving a softer, more feminine touch to any look!

Editor’s tip: If you want to recreate Gisele’s carefree waves, consider investing in a sea salt spray, like the Toni&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray. This nifty product will help you to achieve the tousled look, whatever the weather.

Golden brown hair -Jennifer Lopez extra long hair in ponytail swept over one shoulder
Rapunzel, Rapunzel let down your golden brown hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Jennifer Lopez’ Rapunzel locks

Style chameleon Jennifer Lopez is never far away from a major hair trend – just take a look at her mane moments as proof.

Yet while she loves to experiment with all sorts of fresh new styles, she never strays too far away from her golden brown tresses. And with this Rapunzel-like look she’s rocking on the red carpet, she’s showing us all just how golden locks should be rocked!

Golden brown hair - Olivia Palermo mid length light golden brown hair with cornrow and headband street style
Olivia Palermo wows at fashion week. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Olivia Palermo’s braided style

Fashionista Olivia Palmero is always one step ahead of the fashion and beauty curve, and is the source of many women’s hair inspiration thanks to her flawless mane.

Showing off her style credentials with this 3-in-1 look, Olivia has opted for cornrow braids along her hairline, a chic black satin headband and a light golden brown hair colour to finish. Keep up the good work, Olivia!

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Jennifer Aniston proves why she is still #hairgoals with her golden brown hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Jennifer Aniston’s straight and sleek style

There is no better way to show off your golden brown hair colour than with a sleek and straight and style, just like the ever radiant Jennifer Aniston.

The actress may have gone dark for her role in Horrible Boss, but her signature style will always be this golden brown hair hue in our eyes.

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Olivia Culpo teams her dark golden brown hair with the ‘it’ cut of the year. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Olivia Culpo’s elegant lob

Olivia Culpo shows off her dark golden brown hair colour with the ‘It’ cut of the year, a long bob. Keeping her ‘do smooth and sleek, Olivia’s look is elegant and timeless thanks to the curled-under finish. Simply gorgeous, no?

Editor’s tip: To get Olivia’s salon-smooth mane at home, we suggest using the TRESemmé Get Sleek Smooth & Tame Creamfor locks that feel silky and look perfectly polished.

Golden brown hair - Lily Collins - Mid length hair
Lily Collins is often spotted with golden brown hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Lily Collin’s cool-girl waves

With her enviable, cool-girl waves, actress and fashion muse Lily Collins looks simply stunning with her golden brown balayage hair.

Parting her strands off-centre, Lily added face framing waves to her mid-length tresses, which highlight her strong, model-worthy eye-makeup.

Golden brown hair - Natalie Portman smooth low bun updo
We can’t get enough of Natalie Portman’s hue. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

8. Natalie Portman’s chic updo

Always one for chic styles is actress Natalie Portman. The star of Jackie and Black Swan wears her golden brown hair in a smoothed-back low bun, which oozes sophistication, especially when paired with the actress’ drop earrings!

Editor’s tip: Tempted to try out one of these golden brown hair hues? Then remember to pick a wash and care system formulated especially for coloured tresses. We especially love the Dove Colour Care Shampoo and Conditioner, which will help maintain your colour’s vibrancy for longer.


All these golden brown hair colours got you lusting for more brilliant brunette shades? Then you need to head on over to our Brown Hair page, which is sure to inspire your next mane change.

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