Mousy Brown Hair: 10 Ways to Wear The Season’s Low Maintenance Shade

This natural color is getting revamped.

Mousy brown hair is having a major moment right now. Yes, you heard that right. The light brown hue hasn’t had the best rap in the past when it comes to hair colors. Often people want to opt for a lighter shade or go darker, and overall, aren’t a fan of this natural light brown hue. However, this light brown hue is getting so much attention right now because of its low maintenance, natural look.

Need some more convincing that mousy brown is the shade of the season? Keep scrolling to check out 10 ways you can sport this easy-to-wear color.

How to Wear Mousy Brown Hair

From shot to long to highlighted variations, check out how to wear mousy brown hair.

1. Beachy Texture

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You can’t go wrong with a beach texture.

Beachy waves like this are the ultimate model-off-duty look. This is an effortless style that’s easy to achieve and adds dimension to your color. If you want an even more messy texture, use TRESemmé Dry Texture Finishing Spray.

2. Subtle Shag

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Try a subtle shag with bangs.

It’s not secret shag haircuts are one of the hottest styles, so why not try out the look with your mousy brown hair? If you don’t want a full-on choppy style, opt for this subtle shag cut with straight across bangs.

3. Mousy Brown Hair Voluminous Waves

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Go for a voluminous look.

Voluminous waves are one of the best go-to styles. The look is classic and works for any occasion. To helo add more volume to your strands, use Suave Up The Volume Shampoo and Conditioner. We love this set because it has an Amino Acid complex in the formula which helps strengthen hair.

4. Curtain Bangs on Mousy Brown Hair

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Try out curtain bangs.

If you’re feeling like you need a change to your cut to go with your new color, but don’t want a drastic difference, then try curtain bangs. This is easily the most popular fringe style of the year and they’re easy to grow out if you end up not wanting bangs anymore.

5. Long Layers

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Try out a layered look.

Long layers like this help add movement and dimension to your cut. This is perfect for anyone who’s looking for a subtle change within their long hair.

6. Face-Framing Layers

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Add face-framing layers to your look.

Face-framing layers are a great way to add movement to your style. Plus, they look great when wearing your hair up or when paired with hair accessories too.

7. Accessorized Mousy Brown Hair

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Accessorize your style with a newsboy hat. Photo credit: Arianna Sharfman

Hats and hair accessories are still huge. Nothing screams fall more than this newsboy-style hat.

8. Side Part Look

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Opt for a classic side part.

Switching to a classic side part is one of the best ways to quickly add a boost of volume to your hair.

9. Space Buns Style

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Try a trendy style like space buns.

Feeling playful? Try out space buns! This is such a fun look that can be done with all of your hair or with a half-updo and face-framing piece for a modern look.

10. Wispy Bangs

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Try out fringe this season with wispy bangs.

Ready for a bigger hair change? Try out wispy bangs with your mousy brown hair. This style of fringe has been gaining so much popularity, so we’re sure to see it more.

Whether you decide to go for a shag haircut or add curtain bangs to your style, there are many ways you wear this mousy brown hair color.

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