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10 Dark Hair Color Ideas To Try If You Want A Subtle Makeover

This might be the low-key change you've been wanting.
10 Dark Hair Color Ideas To Try If You Want A Subtle Makeover
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This might be the low-key change you've been wanting.

A glow-up doesn't have to be about getting a drastic haircut or switching to a blonde hue. Even a small change counts! Take for example dyeing your naturally brunette locks to a different shade of brown or even making it as dark as black.

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A low-key makeover like this is timeless and requires little maintenance. Another plus for choosing a dark hair color? You can do it at home via hair dye kits or bubble dyes. You can ask for guidance from your trusted salon stylist if you're quite not sure which shade to go for.

Sold on this idea? Check out these beautiful dark hair color shades you should try for your next makeover.

Beautiful Dark Hair Color Ideas To Try In 2021

  1. Mushroom Brown

    Mushroom brown has the right mix of warm and cool brown tones.

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  2. Dark Brown

    Obviously, this classic color won't be absent from this list. It's the closest shade of brown to black, and it makes it an ideal choice for Pinays who work in strict offices but desire a subtle hair makeover.

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  3. Blue Black

    Heart Evangelista often shares in her IGS and vlogs that she prefers dyeing her hair blue-black because it suits her facial features well.

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  4. Dark Amethyst

    If you want the find the sweet spot between daring and low-key, check out this dark amethyst dye job. The roots are in a dark chocolate brown hue and the hair gradually becomes purple.

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  5. Copper Red

    Copper red won't require a bleaching session because Asian hair naturally has reddish undertones. Make this dye job even more beautiful by asking for a salon treatment that will add shine to your strands.

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  6. Blue Ash

    It may look black at first glance, but this cool-toned dark hue is made for badass Pinays. Preserve the ashy tones by washing with purple shampoo at least three times a week.

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  7. Espresso Brown with golden brown highlights

    This isn't really a dark dye job but the golden brown touch adds an unexpected touch. The face-framing highlights will help give your look a low-key instant refresh.

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  8. Chocolate Brown

    This beautiful hair color is a proven classic choice, and it looks good on Pinay skin tones. You can never go wrong with chocolate brown!

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  9. Red wine

    Burgundy is a gorgeous color one should try at least one in her life. Depending on the depth of the shade, the colorist may use some bleach to make the red tones appear more visible.

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  10. Spicy Chocolate

    Go for a shade of brown with reddish undertones if you want to make your complexion look brighter.

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