The 24 Best Universally Flattering Hair Colors for You to Try

We answered the age-old question: "What's the best hair color for me?"

At some point in our lives, we always have inner debates with this question: “What’s the best hair color for me?” Trying to find the most flattering hair color can get tricky, and one wrong move and you could end up with a horrific mess. But, have no fear, because there are some universal hair colors that are flattering for just about everyone! No matter what hair type or skin tone, these following shades will suit any girl. Spruce up your locks and get inspired by one of these universally flattering shades:

1. Bronde

best hair color for me bronde
Why choose between brown or blonde when you can have both?

When you think about “the best hair color for me,” two major shades come to mind: blonde and brown. So, why not incorporate both into your locks? The results will be this beautifully muted shade that’s fitting for everyone. We know that hair dye can do some damage to your locks, so make sure you protect your hair with The Good Stuff Color Protect Milk.

2. Dark Brown

best hair color for me dark brown
This classic color fits seamlessly on everyone.

This dark brown hue is a timeless color that suits just about every girl.

3. Honey Blonde

best hair color for me honey blonde
This sweet color is total eye candy.

For a blonde look that’s not too blonde, try out this sweet and sexy honey blonde.

4. Ombré

best hair color for me ombre
This trendy style suits every hair color.

Let’s be real: No matter what hair type, length, or skin tone you have, an ombré look is always a fun choice. If you have kinky curls like the ones above, you should always make sure to hydrate and replenish them after a big hair dye job. For shine and definition, apply a bit of Dove Amplified Textures Shine & Moisture Finishing Gel.

5. Golden Brown

best hair color for me golden brwon
This warm brown shade is fit for the coolest fashionistas.

Stay golden with this warm brown hue.

6. Raven Black

best hair color for me raven black
This warm black shade is extremely intoxicating.

To give your black hair a softer edge that is suiting for everyone, try adding a touch of brown color to create this deep shade.

7. Dark Caramel

best hair color for me dark caramel
A darker spin on the classic caramel.

This rich and smooth shade is always the perfect answer to the question, “what’s the best hair color for me?”

8. Jet Black

best hair color for me jet black
A color with an edge.

Give your style some attitude with this dark-as-night hue.

9. Platinum Blonde

best hair color for me platinum blonde
This cool-as-ice blonde is a look for everyone to try.

If you want a shade that’s as bold and eccentric as you are, then try out this super trending platinum blonde shade.

10. Rainbow

best hair color for me rainbow
Everyone should light up their lives with this rainbow hue.

One true color that will give a pop to anyone’s look will always be rainbow. Whether you go for a muted style like above or a more vibrant look, we guarantee that this multi-toned look will get heads turning and jaws dropping.

11. Sombré

best hair color for me sombre
A lighter play on the classic color gradient.

If you’re not into the intensity of the classic ombré’s color gradient, then try out the sombré. It’s basically the calmer cousin of the classic style, and can be incorporated easily into everyone’s look. To create textured waves like the ones above, apply a wax on your sombré-colored locks. We love Bed Head by TIGI Stick.

12. Cinnamon

best hair color for me cinnamon
This light, muted red is fit for all ladies.

Want to create a look that’s sweet but with a spicy kick added to it? This seductive cinnamon color will do just the trick.

13. Classic Blonde

best hair color for me classic blonde
Nothing beats the classic blonde look.

This subtle blonde is for the girls who enjoy the simpler things in life.

14. Classic Brown

best hair color for me classic brown
Another classic shade that’s perfect for everyone.

If you’re in need of a truly universal color that you can keep up with year-round, then this classic brown shade is the best pick for you.

15. Watermelon Hair

best hair color for me watermelon hair
Transition from blonde to this trendy combination of pink and green.

Get in on the latest food-inspired hair color craze. Watermelon hair is made up of a range of hues that collectively create a cohesive watermelon-inspired combination.

16. Unicorn Hair

best hair color for me unicorn hair
Consider this rainbow of colors.

Ask your stylist to create a style that includes a range of pastel colors. We love how these lighter hues compliment skin tones across the spectrum.

17. Soft Pink

best hair color for me soft pink
We love this soft yet vibrant shade of pink hair color.

Opt for a soft yet vibrant shade of pink hair color.

18. Rooted Blonde

best hair color for me rooted blonde
Keep your roots dark.

Consider a light shade of bleach blonde hair and leave your roots grown-in and natural for some heavy and trendy contrast.

19. Pumpkin Spice

best hair color for me pumpkin spice
This warm shade of red hair is on-trend and super flattering.

This light hue of pumpkin spice hair color is an obvious choice for the cooler months but also works well in the warmer weather, too.

20. Mermaid Hair

best hair color for me mermaid blue
This look has all the depth and dimension you need.

This combination of different shades of blues and greens is the perfect combination for the ultimate mermaid hair.

21. Lighter Hues

best hair color for me light red
Keep your color light and bright.

Lighten up with a beautiful and vibrant shade of light red hair color. This hue is particularly flattering for women with pale skin.

22. Highlighted Ends

best hair color for me light ends
Lighten up just the ends.

Leave most of your color natural and lighten up just the ends for a subtle hair color change that makes a big impact.

23. Deep Red

best hair color for me deep red
Take your red hair color to the next level.

Try this striking and bold shade of red hair color on your long strands.

24. Dark Brunette

best hair color for me deep brunette
Go even darker.

Take your brown hair to the next level by opting for this deep shade of brunette color. This color is the perfect contrast and complement to pale skin but looks incredible on a range of skin tones.

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