Chestnut brown hair is one of the most popular color combinations. It’s a great choice, especially for brunettes who want to add some bit of warmth and brightness in their hair. The two colors (brown and chestnut) come in many different shades that can be complemented by dozens of colors. Want to try it out? Below, we look at 45 inspirational ideas for chestnut brown hair.
# 1 Chestnut Color for The Season
Choose to go for a chestnut hair that sports light brown lowlights to create a sexy balayage that looks natural. Give your hair a classic twist by styling into soft waves and sport a fluffy look at the bottom.
Give your straight shoulder length blonde hair a look that will make you stand out. Sport a cool combination of copper red and chestnut. Settle for a side part to create that extra swag in your hair.
# 3 Dark Brown with Chestnut Babylights
Those sexy contoured waves at the bottom of your dark brown hair can do well with a color transformation. Settle for chestnut babylights, which is made heavier at the bottom. Create some contrast by leaving the hair at the top sleek.
# 4 Luxury Gold Weft Hair
Sport the luxurious look of gold weft hair that gives that warm glow. Let the weft extensions create more bulk at the bottom and add a bouncy feel. A center part with a sleek touch at the top will do much to accentuate this warm shade.
# 5 Cinnamon Balayage
Add the natural lighting of cinnamon in your dark brown choppy lob cut. Let it form that nice balayage sporting a chocolate brown shade at the bottom. Give the front side a lift followed by a sweep to the back. Finish with a curled look to add more fun in the hair.
# 6 Honey Brown Long Bob
This is a truly gorgeous option for brunettes. The honey hue gives that friendly and warm shade. It creates a wonderful undertone that’s got a little bit of a golden glow to it. This beautiful combination looks even sexier when the hair is styled into textured curls and a bang sported at the front for a flirty finish.
# 7 Cocoa Brown Inspiration
Sport a shade that’s virtually compatible with all skin tones - cocoa brown. Let it give your center-parted hair that smooth, rich and lovely look. Add something extra to the look by settling for some variations. Choose to give the upper layers a light brown look to contrast with the dark brown base.
# 8 Microlights Face Framing
Your layered shoulder length hair might do well with that sexy microlight touch. Go creative and pull out one sexy balayage sporting a combination of dark and light brown. Give it the color melt look by making it darker at the top and lighter at the bottom. Finish by sporting textured curls at the tips.
# 9 Smooth Roasted Chestnut
There’s lots of fun ways in which you can experiment with chestnut hair. Try out a sexy balayage ombre that gives the combination of dark brown at the top and roasted chestnut at the bottom half. Curl the bottom to spice up the look of this smooth ombre hair.
# 10 Wavy Copper Mahogany
This textured wavy hair has got the stunning look of both color and style. It sports a natural blend of mahogany and copper lowlights. The textured waves give it more interest while the sleek top functions to add some smooth touches in the hair.
# 11 Natural Honey Brown
Ditch away that highly contrast honey brown balayage and instead go for one that sports a more natural look. Create some ripples at the bottom by styling into textured curls. Leave the top of your bob sleek for that classic touch.
# 12 Chocolate Dimension
Give your dark brown hair the sexy look of chocolate streaks to create one sexy balayage that makes a perfect winter wear. Let the hair sit smooth and sleek and add more volume at the base by styling into curls.
# 13 Golden Chestnut
Stand out by giving your dark brown hair that glazed look at the bottom. Achieve that with a golden chestnut hue that’s concentrated more at the ends and blended upwards to provide that soft lightness. Use backlight shampoo to enhance the tone of this balayage.
# 14 Golden Blonde Ombre
Add lightness at the bottom of your curl brunette bob by sporting that golden blonde look. Sport that chestnut brown hue at the top to add something extra to your sexy balayage. Finish with the bouncy look of spiral curls that create sexy ripples at the bottom.
# 15 Curled Chestnut Balayage
Go for a more creative balayage that’s got more of the dark brown shade concentrated at the base. Overwhelm the brunette shade by sporting some heavy chestnut highlights concentrated on the upper layers. Complete by styling the hair into spiral curls.
# 16 Curly Fade Game
Curled hair can provide a wonderful platform for sporting that fun fade game. Start off with dark brown spiral curls that are teased at the front to create flirty face framing pieces. Sport the lightness of a chestnut hue created from lots of loose strands that give the hair a feathery look.
# 17 Dimensional Fall Hair
There’s a way you can give your brunette hair enough lightness that’s not too overwhelming. The trick is to settle for a red ken shade that concentrated more at the top with subtle blending at the ends. Give your hair the classic look of voluptuous side bangs and let everything sit sleek.
# 18 Subtle Chestnut Highlights
Chestnut babylights added to dark brown hair give just enough lightness that doesn’t overwhelm your dark color. The result is one sexy auburn hair that gives your bang style bob a cool color transformation.
# 19 The Glossy Fall Hair
Combining shades of dark brown and chestnut creates a sexy chocolate inspired color that’s got lots of interest. Ensure to make the dark brown shade more concentrated at the base. Give it a glossy smooth finish to create a bob cut that looks flawless.
# 20 Auburn Lowlights
Embracing your textured beach waves and accenting them with lighter auburn and chestnut hues is a great way to creating some change. Concentrate the chestnut hue more at the bottom half to add something extra to this creative balayage.
# 21 Rich Wavy Balayage
Sport a gorgeous and trendy balayage that sits between brown and chestnut. Accent this beautiful and rich marriage by styling the hair into deep waves. The result is a flowing natural beauty that looks pretty hot.
# 22 Chocolate Dream
Settle for beautiful caramel highlights woven through your dark brown hair. Let the hair sit smooth and finish with curls to accentuate this sweet balayage.
# 23 Bohemian Flair
Go ombre the bohemian style. Start with dark brown and make it lighter at the ends. Add something extra to this warm brown ombre by styling the hair into a messy fishtail that adds more sophistication to your look.
# 24 Natural Beauty
Stand out in a lighter chocolate hue spread throughout the length to bring a little bit of change. Give the strands that curled look at the bottom and keep the top sleek to add something extra to the natural flow.
# 25 Warm Chestnut Highlights
Go for an ombre that sports a marriage between dark brown and copper. Sport the dark brown shade at the top and copper at the bottom half. Let it create that slight balayage look and finish with natural curls at the ends.
# 26 Romantic Chestnut Hair
Stand out in a balanced tone sporting a combination of dark brown and chestnut. This balanced look makes that hair look more natural. Accent it with some big spiral waves that add that classic twist to the hair.
# 27 Rich Chestnut Bob
Give your angled bob cut that deep chestnut hue sporting some shades of dark brown. Enhance the richness of this color by letting the hair sit sleek and smooth. The result is a warm blend that makes a perfect autumn wear.
# 28 The Golden Balayage
Does your dark brown hair look boring? Well, the solution is to ditch away the monochromatic look and instead go for a golden balayage sporting that lighter chestnut hue. Spice up the whole look by styling the hair into beach waves.
# 29 Messy Brown Balayage
Add some playful texture to your dark brown shoulder length hair. Achieve that by settling for a light brown balayage and pull off that messy look to create more interest. Complete by sporting textured waves at the bottom half.
# 30 Chestnut to Auburn Ombre
Go soft in your ombre style. Choose to settle for a combination of chestnut and auburn. Sport a darker chestnut top and a lighter auburn bottom. Finish with the dark chestnut hue at the ends.
# 31 The Fresh Chestnut Touch
Go fresh in a chestnut hair that gives that sweet chocolate finish. Keep it sleek by first starting with some texture. A smooth side sweep might work to upgrade this fresh hue.
# 32 Chestnut Sombre
Don’t want that high contrast in your ombre style? The trick is to settle for a sombre sporting a small stretch of brunette hair at the top and a long stretch of chestnut hue at the bottom. Sport voluptuous curls to add that bouncy look in the hair.
# 33 Rich Brown Balayage
Give your layered blow dry hair a sexy transformation. Choose to play with dark brown and light brown to pull off that warm balayage. Accent this color combo by sporting a swept face frame and lighter curls at the ends.
# 34 Chocolate Color Melt Balayage
You don’t need multiple colors to give you that striking look. You can choose to experiment with the shades of chocolate. Sport a lighter and darker combo featuring that sexy color melt look. Let this balayage cascade effortlessly through the spiral curls styled in the hair.
# 35 Caramel Bob
Go for a soft caramel and pair with tussled curls to create an amazing look that’s perfect for a night out. Tease the hair into a creative frame at the front. What you get is a sexy bob cut that’s got a warm natural look to it.
# 36 Soft Chestnut Brown Ombre
Ditch away the curls and waves settling for straight and smooth hair. Give it a smooth ombre touch that starts with a small stretch of dark brown at the top. Sport a longer chestnut stretch that extends to the ends. Add some textured look at the ends for that classic touch.
# 37 Deep Waved Chocolate Hair
Adding that chocolate hue to your long layered hair is a perfect way of boosting your gorgeous look. Combine with dark brown to create that caramel look and add deep waves to accent your color.
# 38 Dark Chocolate
Sport a dark and rich chocolate hue to provide that sultry and mysterious look. Keep it a little bit on the natural side to create a style that’s not too showy.
# 39 The Dark Ombre Boho Braid
Choose to keep your ombre on the darker side. Achieve this by settling for a combination of dark brown at the top and dark chocolate at the bottom. Add the sophistication of boho braids and crown with a hair accessory.
# 40 Sunkissed Balayage
Go dark brown and sport ashy chocolate balayage highlights. This creates that sunkissed look that’s enhanced with natural curls in the hair.
# 41 Bright Front Balayage
Stand out in a sweet coffee-colored hair. Sport a sexy marriage of dark brown and light brown. Concentrate the light brown highlights more at the front and style the hair into sexy waves.
# 42 The Dark Brown Inspiration
Sport that sexy alternating hair color. Start with a light brown shade at the top and shift into dark brown at the middle. Finish in light brown to pull off one creative ombre that will drive your admirers crazy.
# 43 Dark Chocolate Refresh
Get a natural glow by adding soft natural highlights to your dark chocolate bob cut. Finish this youthful glow by sporting the classic twist of tussled curls in the hair.
# 44 Caramel Balayage
Steal the show in a sleek and straight hair sporting the sweet look of a blonde balayage styled into dark brown hair. Blend with light brown caramel highlights for that sexy finish.
# 45 Dark Brown with Chocolate Tint
Add subtle lighting to your dark brown brunette hair. Achieve it by settling for a chocolate balayage that creates some contrast without being too showy.
`Chestnut brown hair is the perfect way of going sexy and a little bit natural. It provides a nice choice, especially for those looking for that ideal winter or fall hairstyle.