25 Chocolate Brown Hairstyles That Will Get You To Join the Dark Side

Jennifer Hussein | 21 November 2017
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Warning: The following chocolate hair inspirations are guaranteed to get you drooling.

Even though we have a blast with blonde hair, chocolate brown hair seems to win the popular vote come fall. This color will give you a sweet and sexy edge, and totally puts you in a cozy mood this holiday season. So, bear the colder months and end the year with a color that’s so mouthwatering, everyone will hop on this color trend. Need some hair inspiration? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back with these fun and flirty styles to try out with your fab new color. Talk about hot chocolate:

25 Chocolate Brown Hair Styles To Sweeten Your Look

chocolate brown hair straight
A straight look makes chocolate brown hair sleek and shiny.

1. Straight

Nothing makes your hair look as shiny as when it’s and sleek and straightened. To keep your hair protected from any damage causing by heated tools, make sure to use Nexxus Promend Heat Protecting Mist.

NEXXUS PROMEND HEAT PROTECTING MIST
chocolate brown hair brushed waves
If you want to give you hair some body, curl it and then brush them out for a wavy effect.

 2. Brushed Waves

Give your hair some voluminous waves by curling it and brushing them out to create eye-catching waves.

chocolate brown hair half up
Style a half-up hairstyle by braiding the tied-up section of hair.

3. Braided Half-Up

A half-up hair style doesn’t have to be boring. Instead of just tying a section of your chocolate hair, try dressing it up with a simple braid.

chocolate brown hair double buns
Have the best hair in the galaxy with these space buns.

4. Double Space Buns

These little buns are perfect for a festival or a night out. This trendy looks is also very easy to style: just create two little buns by tying two sections of your hair, bobby pinning loose ends, and spraying Dove Style+Care Extra Hold Hairspray on any fly-aways to create two perfect buns.

DOVE STYLE + CARE EXTRA HOLD HAIRSPRAY
chocolate brown hair natural curls
Rock your natural curls with this chocolate brown hair color.

5. Natural Curls

If your hair is naturally curly, then a chocolate brown hair color is perfect for you! This dark, smooth brown hair color makes curly hair pop and look voluminously delicious.

Chocolate brown hair messy bun
No time to style your hair? Throw it in a messy bun!

6. Messy Bun

Messy buns are the perfect way to style hair when you’re on the go. A tussled bun looks fun and relaxed for those lazy Sunday mornings.

chocolate brown hair sombre
For a subtle mix of color in your hair, go for a sombré style.

7. Sombré

If you want a calm hair color gradient, then you should go for the sombré look. It’s less drastic than a full-on ombré, and you can incorporate a dark chocolate brown to a lighter tone, or even a chocolate cherry hair color in your sombré for a two-toned effect.

chocolate brown hair box braids
A chocolate brown hair color with box braids is a perfect look for any day.

8. Box Braids

Box braids are one of the hottest trends you need to try with your chocolate hair this winter. They’re so versatile and works with just about any occasion… definitely one of our favorite looks to try!

chocolate brown hair bob
A bob is a classic look that anyone can rock.

9. Bob

For those of you who prefer a shorter hairstyle, a straightened, perfectly chopped bob is a great look to pair with a chocolate brown hair color.

chocolate brown hair micro bangs
Micro bangs are funky and playful. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

10. Micro Bangs

We’re head-over-heels in love with the micro bang trend. They’re so quirky and unique, we just can’r get enough of these bangs! To keep them in place, spritz lightly with Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Spray.

DOVE STYLE+CARE FLEXIBLE HOLD HAIRSPRAY

 

chocolate brown hair crown braid
Feel regal in this crown braid.

11. Crown Braid

Try this style that’s fit for a queen with your sweet chocolate hair color. Simply tie your hair, braid it, wrap it around the top of your head, then pin. And voilà, you have the perfect crown braid that will make you look like the true queen you are.

chocolate brown hair side swept bangs
Go for the swooped look with these bangs.

12. Side Swept Bangs

Try out this timeless look with your chocolate hair color. You can leave them straight or curl and style them with Nexxus Oil Infinite Nourishing Hair Oil to give your bangs a healthy, retro-looking swoop.

NEXXUS OIL INFINITE NOURISHING HAIR OIL
chocolate brown hair middle part
For a simple switch up to your look, try changing your part. Photo credit: Indigital

13. Middle Part

Want a style change with no permanent commitment? Then just switch your part! A middle part is so underrated these days, and can easily give your look and extra dose of chic.

chocolate brown hair balayage
A balayage look can turn your hair from basic to glam in an instant.

14. Balayage

Balayage works perfectly with chocolate brown colored hair. Start it with dark chocolate roots and make the ends a creamy caramel color for the ultimate eye candy look.

chocolate brown hair dutch braids
A classic look thats always fun and quirky. Photo credit: Dvora

15. Dutch Braids

Whether you’re headed to the boxing ring, or just the coffee shop down the street, dutch braids are a perfect way to style your hair while your running out the door.

chocolate brown hair blunt bangs
Keep it blunt with these bangs.

16. Blunt Bangs

Full, blunt-cut bangs are one of the hottest trends for the cold winter season. Pairing this cut with a beautiful chocolate color will turn your look from bland to fabulous in a second!

chocolate brown hair buzz cut
A rockin’ chocolate brown buzz cut screams rebel chic. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

17. Buzz Cut

If you’re really brave, then we dare you to have your chocolate brown hair down to a buzz cut. This rebellious look gets you ready to walk the runway and power through the crowd.

chocolate brown hair sock bun
A sock bun is easy, simple, and always stylish. Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

18. Sock Bun

A sock bun is a simple and easy way to style your chocolate locks without putting in a lot of effort. Just grab your hair donut, roll you hair into a bun, and spritz it with some TRESemmé TRES TWO Extra Hold Hairspray for a bit more control.

TRESemmé TRES TWO EXTRA HOLD HAIRSPRAY
chocolate brown hair pixie cut
Pixie cuts are adorable and low maintenance.

19. Pixie Cut

For those of you who enjoy the shorter things in life, a pixie cut is definitely up your alley. This playful cut is not only chic and sexy, but also very low maintenance. A cut that makes us look cute and doesn’t take too much time to style? Sign us up!

chocolate brown hair ombre
An ombré style leaves your hair with a beautiful dramatic color gradient.

20. Ombré

The drastic color shift of an ombré style goes beautifully with chocolate blonde roots. Pair it with dark blonde ends for the ultimate ombré look that will have everyone filled with hair envy.

chocolate brown hair kinky curls
Cute and kinky curls are simple and easy to style.

21. Tight Curls

Tight curls are so much fun, and gils with naturally extra curly hair can style this look easily. Just amp up the volume with TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Mousse and you’re ready to take on the day!

TRESemmé TRES TWO EXTRA HOLD MOUSSE
chocolate brown hair waterfall braid
If you want to go all-out with your hair, a waterfall braid is the perfect way to do so.

22. Waterfall Braid

Chase these waterfalls with this beautiful, flowing waterfall braid. Just weave some strands, pin and tie them in place, and get ready to be ‘grammed.

chocolate brown hair lob
If you’re not ready to go too short with your hair, a lob is the perfect way to change up your style.

23. Lob

If you’re ready to chop off some inches, but don’t want to go too short, then try out a lob. It’s the longer cousin of the chin-length bob, and it’s fun to style. Bonus points for this length because you can still put it in a small bun or ponytail without any issues.

chocolate brown hair big bouncy curls
Get voluminous hair with these full and flowing curls.

24. Glamorous Curls

Big, bouncy curls look gorgeous on a chocolate brown hair color. Just grab a curling iron and give your locks some extra volume with Nexxus Comb Thru Finishing Mist for the bounciest, fullest curls with a healthy, glowing sheen.

NEXXUS STYLING COMB THRU FINISHING MIST
chocolate brown hair split bangs
Get an edgy look with these wispy bans.

25. Curtain Bangs

For a wispy bang with volume and thickness, try out curtain-style bangs. These bangs were a huge trend back in the good old 1990s, and for good reason: They’re easy to style and fun to play around with, so you can give yourself some edge or make them soft and feminine. Either way, you’ll rock this bangin’ look!

Want to learn which brunette shade fits for you? Then check out our brown hair guide!