Caramel hair is perfect for lightening or deepening a brown tone, and it works wonders with warm or neutral undertones. It can be applied with different techniques depending on what you want to achieve.
Here we show you different inspirations for you to adopt caramel hair, that tone that has the particularity of providing warmth.
Pelo color caramelo en todos sus matices
Brown hair with caramel highlights
The perfect balance between warmth and lighting. These caramel highlights on brown hair add dimension and depth to the style, enhanced by the curlers in this long hair.
It is very common to see caramel hair applied with the balayage technique or reflections in long extensions. However, this shade works perfectly on short hair. Here it shines bright in a bob cut with curlers .
The ombré is the coloring technique to gradually go from a darker tone to a lighter one. In this case, the chestnut roots give rise to caramel-colored hair and then lighten more towards the ends, until it reaches a honey- golden color .
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The balayage technique is one of the most used to incorporate caramel-colored hair tones. This type of coloring is done freehand, so the result is quite natural. It is low maintenance since, as it grows, there is no marked color contrast.
Reddish caramel hair color
This is a darker interpretation of the caramel hair color, thanks to the reddish dose that lights up this mane. It is similar to mahogany, which falls under the umbrella of reddish brown or red hair . Full as in this look is FA-BU-LO-SO.
Balayage caramel straight hair
We already saw how it looks on long wavy hair. Now in a straight half hair . The balayage candy – colored hair smooth perfect works on a base of chocolate – colored hair like this. The movement to expose the different shades can be given by the layered haircut .
Chocolate colored hair with caramel highlights
In this example, the caramel color took the form of babylights on a chocolate-colored hair base . These small reflections bring a lot of light with a very subtle result. Unlike other techniques, these start at the root and are done all over the head.
Caramel hair in a cape
Another option is to give your hair depth by focusing on a layer of hair to create a subtle contrast. In this case, the caramel hair is worn only in the lower layer. It’s a way to wear your hair in two colors without the need for a drastic change.
Caramel blonde hair color
The bronde blends brown hair with blonde, with highlights that can turn more towards gold or caramel. It is warm wherever you look at it, bright and even makes you want to eat it!
This can be the transition tone for dark hair that wants to go to a lighter color or even blonde. Caramel color with orange undertones looks good on people with brown, hazel or honey eyes.
Caramel colored hair in layer above
Candy can also be worn on the top layer to create a strong contrast with a darker undercoat. Another similar option is that of the inverted ombré , by which a degradation from lighter to darker color is generated towards the ends.
Gold-plated dark caramel hair
The light streaks in the dark caramel hair add a golden, almost metallic touch to the look. The movement of the waves also reveals different nuances depending on how the light is given to it.
The sandy blonde, in English known as sandy blonde , is ideal for those looking for a more ashy tone instead of the warmer spectrum of caramel hair. It could be described as a medium blonde with cool tones, with a powdery look.
Chocolate hair with caramel balayage
As you will see, the chocolate and caramel combination is one of the most popular. Almost as if it were a dessert. The variants of styles arise according to the applied technique. Here, in a balayage on long wavy hair.
Highlight highlights can be strategically arranged around the face as in this example. They serve as a framework to soften the features, especially if the base tone is dark.
Flamboyage is another coloring technique that allows you to achieve random reflections of different shades with a natural result. Hers blend with the base chestnut color for a low-maintenance chic look. The roots grown from it prove it, they are almost imperceptible.
In the kitchen, when the caramel burns it takes on a more bitter taste and its color becomes somewhat darker. This would be the representation of that perfect mix between caramel brown and copper . The wide waves add some lightness to the look with long, bushy bangs .
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Golden caramel hair
She opted for a caramel blonde that glows brightly in the light. It is a tone that is displayed on brown and / or brunette skin. And, applied with the balayage or ombré technique, it does not require as much maintenance.
Just as there is ash blonde , there is also ash caramel hair. It is a matte or more opaque version, far from the orange nuances that caramel can have. It is still a warm color although with a cooler overall look.
Tortoiseshell hair color is a fun and original style that combines various techniques: highlights, babylights , ombré, ombré, and rooting. It is achieved by mixing caramel, honey blonde, golden blonde and chestnut brown hair tones.
We saw it in highlights, now is the time to see a full alternative. This ginger color is truly a combination of warm caramel, strawberry blonde and honey blonde tones .
With you … a transition from caramel to blonde. This example is for how the soft gradient effect of the shadow looks on a lighter base. The advantage? It is a low maintenance coloring technique.