Brown ombre hair is lovely, and it gives a woman an opportunity to style her hair in different ways. Since brown hair is a neutral and a natural hair color you can combine it with many other shades to create an eye-catching look. And the best thing is that it can work well for most lengths, and it also looks great on any skin tone. Whether you like to keep long locks or short one the following 55 designs will give you some inspiration on how you can enhance them with brown ombre.
# 1 Brown and Blonde Ombre Color Melt
This headdress is a typical ombre color design, but it looks different due to the creative color melt between brown and blonde on the lower half of the hair. The wavy locks also help to enhance the beauty of the headdress, and they look full when you push them to the sides.
Brown works well with most shades, and so it will not limit you to a few tones when you want to create a multi-tonal hair. However, it looks unique when you combine it with a copper hue like in this curly design. Here the transition from a dark base to a blend of brown and copper to create a fascinating look.
# 3 Partial Brown Streaks
There is nothing fancy about this headdress since it uses a typical brown hue on a dark base tone but it looks very distinct. Its uniqueness comes from the mode of application of the color because rather than going with conventional ombre design the strands have partial brown highlights.
# 4 The Wine Red Waves
Brown to red design is not as common as other ombre patterns, but this does not mean that it is less elegant. In this design, the sleek retro waves make a very sexy hairstyle due to their lovely shade, and you can finish them with a side bang that should fall over one eye to add mystery to your looks.
# 5 Sweet Cherry Burn
The trim in this headdress looks fantastic, and it is a product of original dyeing that involves brown undertones mixed with a red tone melt. Although the transition from the base color to the blend on the curly section is similar to other designs, the color melts between the red and brown tones are very distinct.
# 6 Dark Brown to Light Blonde
The contrast between the two shades on this medium length bob is fascinating. You can clearly see the transition and boundary between the two shades that make it a typical ombre design. Since the shades are perfect, you only need a simple style that involves a curvy side part and pushing the front bangs to the side diagonally.
# 7 Pretty Golden Streaks
A touch of gold will always spice up any look and make it look very trendy. The introduction of this hue on these lovely voluminous brown strands make a big difference, and it takes them a class higher. Although the shades are fabulous enough, their ombre pattern is what gives the headdress an edge.
# 8 Inspiring Honey Brown
Some colors are so splendid that one is left wondering how they can replicate them. This design is one of them, and it involves melting honey blonde with a couple of other brown tones to create a perfect look. The transition between the hues creates a magical appearance that you will want to show off and the fact that the locks are long with a neat center part also enhances the look.
# 9 Ash Gray Ombre
Very few ladies would think of combining brown with ash gray, but this headdress should convince anyone to try it out. The design has a very smooth transition from brown to the ash gray on the lower half, and the design is given a hint of blonde to spice up the look. Sweeping back the hair helps to display the tones. And so this is a great way to style your locks.
# 10 Smokey Chocolate Locks
The color blend between the different shades in this design is fascinating, and it shows that you can use as many hues as you wish on your strands provided you know how to work with them. In this hair, you can see different shades of brown, blonde and even a hint of orange.
# 11 Classy Blunt Bob
Blunt bobs are cute and also very easy to style if they are as short as this one. Since the trims on the straight locks are fantastic, you only need partial brown highlights to create a lovely headdress. The light brown streaks should be on the front section to accentuate the face framing design created by the blunt bob.
# 12 Dark Brown with Caramel Flare
Shiny hair is very trendy, but it cannot look good if you do not have the right colors. These long locks not only have a good trim but also the hues are perfect. The dark brown tone that forms the base is very natural and it transitions smoothly to caramel to create a top notch headdress.
# 13 Plaited Dark to Light Brown Ombre
The braid on this design is fantastic, but it looks very sophisticated. But if you know how to plait hair, you should not have any trouble making it. However, the shades used in the hair and the dark to light brown color transition are what make this a top headdress.
# 14 Natural Dark Tone Blend
The tones on this headdress look very natural, and one may be tempted to think that no colors are used to make it. However, the design is a result of excellent color choice and also inventive dyeing where a dark brown shade is used to spice up the hair with some highlights.
# 15 Angled Sombre Bob
An angled bob is one of the many ways you can trim your short strands to create a lovely look. Although this is a typically angled bob for a medium density hair, it has a beautiful caramel sombre pattern that helps to make it very classy.
# 16 Copper Balayage Highlights
In this headdress copper and blonde tones are hand painted to create a very original look. The color blend is so perfect that you can hardly tell whether it is a typical ombre or sombre. Apart from the color, the side-part styling of the wavy locks also makes them very trendy.
# 17 Subtle Balayage for Dark Hair
You do not have to use intense tones to give your hair some dimension since you can still achieve the same by hand painting them with one tone. By painting your solid color strands with a subtle brown hue like in this design, you will create a beautiful contrast without making it a high maintenance headdress.
# 18 Fierce Red Strands
If you are a bold woman who loves to experiment with colors, this is one of the best designs that you can try out. It is a natural hand painted design that involves transitioning your tones from a dark base to a blend of red tones.
# 19 Platinum Ombre with a Hint of Grey
This platinum ombre features four almost distinct levels of color and hence making it a unique design. It starts off with dark brown but transitions to light brown then platinum blonde and finishes with a light blonde tone on the tips.
# 20 Deep Brunette Balayage with Lowlights
Hand painting your locks is the best way to get the precise color that you wish. In this headdress, the balayage helps to create a fascinating short hair ombre color melt. The lowlights on the design and the blend of the different shades of brown create a look that every other woman will want to replicate.
# 21 Curls and Color Perfection
The overall dark tone of this headdress is magnificent, and it makes the wearer look very classy. However, it would not look this amazing without the firm curls as they help to make the brown hues look very detailed.
# 22 Long Blunt Bob Cut
This long bob haircut is easier to make than it looks. If you have lovely long locks all you have to do is to trim the tips to form straight or blunt ends. The color involves a dark chocolate brown shade that has an ombre pattern that makes the lower half lighter than the roots. To style them you should create a center part and then push the strands to the sides.
# 23 Dimensional Brunette Face Frame
A face frame design is one of the most frequent for ladies with medium and long locks as it adds some dimension to their looks and accentuates their face. However, having some lovely color on your strands will make the strands detailed like in this headdress. Here the brown locks have an unusual color pattern and a hint of blonde highlights that gives them a perfect shade.
# 24 Sun Kissed and Textured Locks
Every woman wishes for a sun-kissed look as it is very natural and it does not betray your apparent dye job. It looks even better when you go with dark tones like this dark brown that transitions to a lighter shade. The long textured strands also help to spice up the look.
# 25 Long Hair Dark Ombre
Some ladies believe that ombre only involves moving from a dark tone to a light one. But this is not necessarily true. You can also create the design with two dark tones like in this particular headdress, but you have to make the hair shiny on the lower section to enhance the color contrast.
# 26 Textured Blunt Cut
The blunt cut on this headdress gives it an incredible texture and hence making it a top notch hairdo. Although the cut is perfect, the contrast created by the transition from black to dark brown also gives it a very trendy appearance.
# 27 Subtle Warm Toned Headdress
The blonde and brown tones on this brunette hair will make the wearer want to keep the design for as long as possible. They are hand painted to give them a natural look and the texture of her long strands also helps to enhance their appearance especially due to the center part and face-framing design.
# 28 Delicious and Luscious Waves
Wavy hair is easy to style since it does not require much to look exquisite. The luscious waves in this style make things easier since they already have beautiful hand painted brown and blonde shades. Their styling only involves side sweeping the strands to create a distinct look.
# 29 Long and Curl Dark Brown Ombre
There are many ways you can create an ombre pattern, and you only need to think outside the box for a unique look. This design demonstrates a unique way to wear this fashionable style, and it involves textured dark brown strands with chunky peek-a-boo highlights that make it a very unusual hairdo.
# 30 Freehand Dark to Light Blend
This hair is an excellent example of a perfect color blend. The combination of the dark and light brown shades with a hint of blonde is fantastic, and it is a result of freehand painting. Volume and texture of the long locks also add some dimension to the headdress.
# 31 Rihanna’s Golden Streak Ombre
Rihanna has a way of turning simple or common styles into something very fancy. Here she transforms her voluminous locks into something very exquisite by introducing golden streaks in the lower half of her hair. The golden highlights blend in with her black hair to create a fabulous pattern that accentuates her lovely face.
# 32 Cutely Colored Wavy Blowout
The volume of these massive locks is probably the first thing that most people will notice, but the waves would not look this good without their lovely tones. And the fresh shade comes from a subtle dark to light brown transition and a blonde hue on the tips. The strands do not require any fancy styling because brushing them back is enough if you maintain the waves.
# 33 Neat Straight Bob
Dark shades work well for light skinned ladies, and they make a fresh style like this straight Bob look very elegant. The Bob is impeccable with its straight locks being slightly layered to give it some extra volume and you should finish it with dark ombre tones.
# 34 Refined Caramel Balayage
Caramel is one of the colors that create a perfect blend and melt with brown hair and so it can be an excellent addition to your ombre design. Here the caramel works with a dark base to create a very polished look that you can enhance with a center part and by side-sweeping the strands.
# 35 Shiny Auburn Hairs
The swirls on the end of this style are exquisite, and they also look very easy to make. Their dark tones are very attractive, but they have a subtle shine that takes the design a notch higher.
# 36 Dark Balayage Sombre
Color melting could not look better than this at least not when you are going with dark tones. The sombre design used helps to enhance the color melt, but their natural look comes from the fact that they are a product of skillful hand painting.
# 37 Seamless Bronde
Few other shades if at all any blend in better than brown and blonde. The two colors melt in so flawlessly that people even call them the "Bronde" shade. This seamless headdress shows the magic that they can create, and it involves a dark brown base hue that transitions to the "Bronde" shade to create a head-turning design.
# 38 Straight Dark Ombre Strands
The strands on this headdress are very natural, and apart from the colors, the only other thing done on them is trimming the ends to create a blunt cut. Their lovely dark brown tones make them look very soft, and they a have an exceptional color melt.
# 39 Two Tone Straight Bob
This hairdo is another example of the immense beauty that a combination of blonde and brown can create. The haircut in this straight bob is perfect, and it has an incredible asymmetry and a center part to give the medium length strands excellent flow. However, the Sombre design that starts with a dark brown tone is what makes this an elegant look.
# 40 Wavy Multi-Tonal Design
When looking at this headdress, you may think that it has many different shades, but the different tones are all shades of brown used creatively to create a refined look. Although it is not an ordinary brown hair ombre, the colors are mixed well to make the wavy locks look very modern.
# 41 Classic Long Brown Curls
If you have long healthy locks with a medium volume and texture, then this is one of the best designs that you can try out. The color combinations look very intricate, but they are a basic ombre. And the only thing that you will have trouble with is making the curls especially if you have straight locks since they are not very straightforward.
# 42 Ombre to Sombre Transformation
Your brown ombre hair may look very outstanding but at some point, you will need something new. When this happens, you can easily breathe some new life into the design by transforming it into a Sombre. This headdress shows one way to do this by darkening your hairdo to make the transition between the colors soft.
# 43 Shaggy Waves with Baby Lights
Baby lights give this design a unique soft touch and also make the waves look very trendy. The dark roots and a center part in the design help to create the contrast needed for the style but the lovely baby lights are what will make many ladies want to replicate the hairdo.
# 44 Textured Gray Short Bob with a Fringe
Although the waves on this short bob look messy, they have an incredible texture that will impress even the women that hate short haircuts. Apart from this, it also has an arched fringe that gives it an extra beauty and a hint of gray to enhance the simple ombre dye job.
# 45 Curls with a Touch of Class
Long strands are high maintenance, and also requires a lot of patience to grow them out. However, its biggest advantage is that styling it is effortless especially if it is as voluminous as this one. These long locks also have some subtle curls and so to create a refined look you only need a moderate color melt using dark brown hues and then style them with a center part.
# 46 Warm Chocolate Ombre
Although this design is a natural hand painted ombre you cannot easily see the contrast between the different colors as it uses dark tones. And so it also qualifies to be called a sombre headdress. Regardless of what you choose to call it, the fact remains that it is very attractive, and this is due to correct color choice for the long layered beach waves.
# 47 Wavy Balayage Lowlights
Lowlights use dark tones to add dimension to your locks, and they seem to do this perfectly for this headdress. The haircut creates some lovely texture on the waves and forms an excellent foundation for the brown tones. You then need to hand-paint the dark brown tones to create the eye-catching look.
# 48 Brunette with Dark Shades
Many ladies are slowly moving from bright hues to dark ones when dyeing their hair to keep up with the trend. However, the reason for this is not only to keep up with the times but also because dark tones like those in this headdress give them more freedom as they can wear them for any occasion. And with an incredible volume like this a black to brown color design will make you look very fashionable.
# 49 Glamorous Light Brown Sombre
The smoothness of the colors in this style is incredible, and it shows just how good a professional dye job can make you look. You can easily think that this is her natural hair, but it is not despite how elegant she looks. The smooth Sombre transition from slightly dark roots to a lighter brown hue on the curly tips is what gives her the fantastic look.
# 50 Cute Blunt Bangs
If you are more comfortable with short haircuts than long ones then here is an amazing style that you should try out. The beauty of the headdress is all in the cuts that create the blunt fringe and the cute face framing straight bangs. However, the black to brown ombre color pattern also helps to spice up the look.
# 51 Dark Chocolate into Golden Blonde
Dark chocolate is a fantastic hue, and it will make a woman's hair look very classy, but the introduction of the golden blonde hue in this design takes it a notch higher. The hair has enough volume, and so the wearer also has enough strands to work with to create a refined look. Chocolate brown is the base tone, and it is also blended with the golden blonde in the lower half of the head to create a fantastic pattern.
# 52 Perfect Brunette Melt
Hand painting can make any woman look great regardless of the colors that you use. Although this brunette hair has a lovely base color, it is not enough to make a lady standout. In this headdress, the brunette strands get a brown ombre and cute face frame style to make this look refined.
# 53 Spiced Up Cinnamon Lob
To wear a brown ombre design, you do to have to stick with the classic shades especially if you want a unique look. This long bob has been spiced up with a fresh cinnamon tone to make it look modern and also very distinct. The neat short strands also have an airy texture that adds to their beauty.
# 54 Simple Hand Painting on Straight Hair
There are no restrictions on what you can and cannot do when painting your strands to get an exquisite look. And so your stylist's creativity is your only limitation. The balayage work on this hairdo proves this beyond any doubt as it is very simple but still manages to give the wearer a polished look. Although the drastic transition between the shades is its focal point the texture on the long straight stands is also significant.
# 55 Fascinating Long Beach Waves
It is hard not to like this headdress no matter what your taste might be. Its elegance comes not only from the dyeing design but also from the cut and length of the waves. The color is a pure ombre design that involves transitioning to a light brown shade from a dark one. It also has a hint of light blonde that helps to balance out the tones.
Unlike in the past, dyeing your strands involves way much more than mixing hues because you have to do it using a pattern if you want to get a look that will make you look trendy and modern. Ombre pattern or design is the best way to give your brown locks a beautiful color. If you are not sure how to go about it or what to do to get a refined look, the above 55 hairdos will give you all the ideas you need.