Golden Highlights For Dark Hair

Golden highlights add an elegant finishing touch to dark hair, whether short or long. Highlights that are just one or two shades lighter than your base color look natural while brightening dark brunette locks without covering them up completely.

Add warmth by asking your colorist to add chestnut highlights for added visual interest on your wavy lob. This nutty hue complements olive skin tones beautifully!

Long Hair

If you have long brunette locks, adding golden highlights can spice up your style and brighten it up instantly. This technique doesn’t involve bleaching the entire mane; therefore, it is less damaging than bleaching and can create subtler results.

To achieve an on-trend yet natural glow, ask your colorist to add golden blonde lowlights around your face and frame, as these hues will illuminate both brown locks and brighten up your complexion for a vibrant, utterly on-trend appearance!

If your clients are reluctant to try blonde, why not warm up their brown base with warm copper tones for a change? Balayage highlights are an easy way to enhance the complexions of dark brunettes while complementing cool skin tones beautifully. Plus, this color requires minimal upkeep – meaning they can maintain their new look without fearing damage!

Subtle Ashy Bronde can also work wonders. This shade complements brunettes with cool skin tones perfectly and seamlessly transitions to light gold tones in mid-lengths and ends of her hair.

Medium Hair

Try henna if you want to lighten your dark brown locks without bleaching them. This natural plant-based dye offers a gentler treatment than traditional bleach and will still give your locks a beautiful sheen.

Halle Berry gives her wavy brunette bob an eye-catching shine with golden blonde highlights and face-framing strands highlighting her green eyes and a warm complexion. Additionally, her light balayage adds dimension and makes her locks appear fuller.

Transform your brunette locks with an eye-catching reverse ombre style that starts darker at the roots and gradually transitions to lighter golden tones by the tips, creating a seamless blend that looks natural and effortless.

If you aren’t ready for a full head of blonde highlights yet, ask your stylist to use a chestnut brown toner to soften and illuminate dark brown locks. This warm-toned hue works particularly well on brunettes.

Short Hair

Golden highlights can completely change the appearance of shortcuts such as pixie or bob haircuts. Ash blonde highlights, for instance, can add dimension and make skin tones appear brighter while giving hair more volume and size.

If your signature bob looks lackluster, add subtle golden highlights that frame your face for an aesthetically pleasing and season-neutral look. The result will be an attractive yet sophisticated style that is perfect for any season!

Dark brunettes with cool skin tones can keep their routine low-maintenance by opting for an ice blonde hue as a highlighter shade, as this cool shade fades more gradually and reduces brassiness, eliminating the need for frequent touch-ups.

Face-Framing Highlights

Brunettes looking to add brightness without going blonde may benefit from adding warm caramel face frames as part of their style. These face-framing highlights for dark hair are nourishing and subtle – perfect for integration into any look!

An alternative way of adding golden highlights for dark hair without brassiness is having your stylist use the cool-toned balayage technique. This involves placing ashy blonde highlights around the face and neck area before toning with Redken’s Color Extend Blondage Color Depositing Purple Shampoo once every week to preserve color retention and keep its vibrant hues vibrant and rich.

Try this sunset-inspired take on face-framing highlights for a tropical spin: pair sunshine yellow highlights with an intense magenta base for a vibrant hair shade that complements brown hair perfectly and tolerates root grow-out.