Brown hues will always be one of the most popular hair colors for Filipinas. Not only does brown look gorgeous on our skin tone, but it also doesn't require that much maintenance. Let's be honest, though—there are times when we want to go for something a little different that still has the same effortless vibe. Well, you'd be surprised to know that this shade has enough variations to give you the fresh new 'do you're looking for!
Below, we rounded up seven of our favorite brunette looks from celebrities and influencers that could very well be your hair peg in your next salon visit.
1. Denise Laurel: Medium Ash Brown
If you want to go a level lighter than your natural tresses without leaving the brunette spectrum, this shade is definitely worth considering. It combines both warm brown and ash to create a cool, smoky hue. It looks gorgeous as a solid color, but when applied as highlights or lowlights, it can also give the hair tons of dimension. And if that's not enough to convince you, then let Denise Laurel be your major hair inspo.
2. Sofia Andres: Toffee Brown
Looking for a fresh, vibrant hue that works all year round? Take your cue from Sofia Andres' toffee tresses! The warm, milky shade will give your dark hair a gorgeous sunkissed finish; and not only that, it'll leave your complexion looking fresher and more radiant, too!
3. Mica Javier: Cold Brew
Coffee-colored hair isn't exactly new, but that doesn't change the fact that it's absolutely stunning on Filipinas. Case in point: Cold brew hair, or a rich chocolate brown with hints of ash. It's meant to resemble the way milk and ice mixes with coffee! If you’re after a low-maintenance vibe, this is definitely your best bet.
4. Pamela Andres: Ash Brown with Ash Blonde Highlights
Adding highlights can definitely level up any hair look, Pamela Andres' dreamy ash brown locks with ash blonde highlights is foolproof for the summer. The combination of cool tones goes well with the natural warmth on Filipina skin tones, and it creates an illusion of fuller-looking locks!
5. Tricia Gosingtian: Light Caramel
Much like the sweet treat it's named after, caramel is a flattering blend of amber and reddish hues that you can achieve without bleach! A light variation of it like Tricia Gosingtian's is a great option if you want a refreshing take on a classic brunette hue that perfectly goes with fair skin.
6. Bea Alonzo: Chocolate Brown with Chestnut Highlights
Chestnut highlights are perfect for anyone who wants to give their tresses subtle change. It adds a hint of vibrance and warmth to a deep shade like chocolate brown, but without creating too much contrast. As seen on Bea Alonzo, it'll instantly level up your go-to loose waves!
7. Sam Pinto: Milk Beige
Thinking about going a step closer to blonde? Sam Pinto's milk beige strands could be exactly what you're looking for. Her version of it is on the ash beige spectrum, but you can opt to go warmer with a mocha beige or a little edgier with an olive beige!