27 Dark Brown Hair Colors That Give Us Major Dye Envy

These brunettes definitely have more fun.

Celebrities with dark brown hair
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Sure, dark brunette hair seems like it's harder to play with—unless you're willing to put in serious time at the salon to lighten it—but trust us when we say that trying out a different look doesn't actually require a platinum hair makeover. With the help of 27 celebrities with rich, dark hair, we're showing you exactly how add color can be subtly added to your dark locks—from hints of red to purple accents and golden highlights. And if you want to go darker but aren't sure what to ask for at the salon, we've got you covered. Just bookmark your favorite and bring it to your hair stylist.

Taylore  Glynn

Taylore Glynn is the Beauty and Health Editor at Marie Claire, covering skincare, makeup, fragrance, wellness, and more. If you need her, she’s probably roasting a chicken, flying solo at the movies, or drinking a bad Negroni at JFK.