Switch Up Your Look: Caramel Highlights on Dark Brown and Brown Hair

A caramel highlights add definition to layers and curls, lighten your overall color, and add soft warmth to your look. You can go bold, soft and subtle, or ombre’ to add that “special something” to your color.

Caramel Highlights

Delicious hair tones, such as caramel, are incredibly enticing. Such hues are an excellent choice for highlights, down-lights and dip dyes. Literally any basic hair color may adopt a pop of caramel. Besides, you can vary the saturation of your highlights, going very tender and subtle or, vice versa, vivid and distinct. Even if for now it’s hard to imagine what kind of gourmet treatment you would like for your locks, you are going to have a better idea about caramel hair inspiration after you look through the following engaging examples.

Caramel highlights on the medium brown or blonde base offer soft flows of a few congenial tones which provide, as a result, a sophisticated and exclusive hair color. The high demand of this technique among celebrities heads all the records, and this is absolutely logical. First of all, caramel highlights are universally flattering: they suit any hair type, length and can be used both in blondes and brunettes. Secondly, highlights are a less aggressive type of dyeing that won’t affect the health of your locks. And, last but not the least, caramel highlights are just so beautiful.

Caramel Highlights Inspiration

Celebrities have been successfully rocking solid and highlighted caramel looks through a couple of the latest seasons. But being ultra-flattering for most hair colors and skin undertones, they remain in great demand. Here are a few ideas to borrow if you fancy “caramelizing” your tresses.

  • “Bronde” or “braund” look that is brown blonde or blonde brown is usually achieved when you introduce caramel shades into your highlights.
  • Subtly popping tangerine highlights on dark brown hair will add dimension and an enhanced feel of movement to your beautiful brunette locks.
  • Caramel hues in the highlights are fantastic when it comes to accentuating brown or hazel eye color.
  • Ends and edges with a caramel coating are an excellent ombre idea for medium blonds  and medium dark brown hair bases. A seamless finish looks awesome in such styles.
  • Less extreme and drastic gradation of color in ombre looks, referred to as somber is a hot trend nowadays.


Dark brown hair can be made even more beautiful with small pops of caramel highlights throughout. From the bottom layer up to the top, you can use as much or as little blond as you like. Try to keep it minimal. It will be more stunning in the long run.


Caramel Bliss

Warm chocolate brown with fine and rich caramel highlights creates a beautiful color that look fabulous on almost everyone. Hair that is beginning at a light to medium brown is a perfect backdrop for these rich caramel highlights.

caramel highlight: Caramel Bliss

Caramel Ombre

Dark rich brown flowing into a soft caramel is one of the hottest colors in Hollywood these days. It’s great for stretching color appointments and staying right on trend at the same time. Hair that is strong and healthy is a great starting point for any Ombre. Strong ends can handle the lightening and toning process.

Caramel ombre  Highlights

Dark Caramelo

This is the color for you, if you want to keep it on the dark side. The overall hue stays dark, but still has the richness of warm caramel.

Dark Camaleo highlights

Caramel Flow

Curling your hair can be a lot of work. But if you have a natural wave you can easily enhance with an iron. Consider getting some color that follows the curve of your curls. For this black Hair is tricky, but any light hair tone that includes contrasting highlights can look lovely.Caramel highlights

Glowing Brown Hair

Brown or Dark brown caramel highlights causes strands too practically illuminate. This is further shown off from with style from lose curls to a quick ponytail.

Flowing caramel highlights

Dark Chocolate

The darkest richest brown with subtle dark caramel highlights makes this color scream beautiful. Hair that is naturally dark brown is the best starting point to create this look.

Dark brown caramel highlights

Caramel Overload

Alternating different shades of caramel highlights through warm chocolate brown stands creates so much interest and texture within the hair. Hair that is healthy and starting at a medium to dark brown is a great base for these rich highlights.

caramel highlights

Oh So Subtle

Light caramel highlights through the ends that softly work their way up towards the scalp is an easy to maintain yet oh so fabulous look. Hair that is dark brown to light brown can achieve these gorgeous highlights easily.Oh so subtle caramel highlights

Color a new you by wearing black or brown hair with caramel highlights.