10 So-Pretty Pics That'll Make You Want to Try Ash-Brown Hair ASAP

Before it turns to dust on your Instagram.

There's mousy-brown hair, the dishwater hue of your childhood, and then there's ash-brown hair, a deep, smoky shade that's currently taking over your social feeds. Unlike its blah counterpart, ash-brown hair looks rich and purposeful, with a mix of soft mink and hazy slate tones giving it much-needed life.

And, surprisingly, it's flattering on almost every skin tone, thanks to its mix of cool and warm undertones. So to get you inspired before this trend becomes a dusty old fad, we rounded up the prettiest, most-inspiring ash-brown hairstyles to try right now. Check out our favorites, ahead.

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These ash and auburn-blended waves

에쉬 브라운🐰🐰 Thank u for coming @kyrageneciran 😘😍 used @guytang_mydentity @olaplex @pravana

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These smoked-out ombré waves

Natural base with ash tone Ombre Balayage. Cute/color by me 😊

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These silvery-mink babylights

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This caramel-tipped ash balayage

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This faded, blonde-washed gray shade

5hrs and many many sessions later.... (slow and steady wins the race 😉) don't you think it was totally worth it?! #bondultim8

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