45 Brunette Looks We're Falling for this Season

Mary Kaleta | September 14, 2018 | 6:29 AM
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We love how this look still is light at the ends but embraces darker colors at the top and throughout. This is the perfect transition look or a way to keep summer alive all year.
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The braiding on this style really brings out the color beautifully.
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This gorgous blends looks perfect from every angle.
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Another wonderful summer to fall transition look. And those face-framing highlights—can you believe?!
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We heart this color and the braided part.
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This color is a great option for those wanting to go deeper without committing too much to the dark side.
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Everything about this photo screams playful. We love how the color and unique placement of the hair stands out among a sea of hair on Instagram.
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This honey brunette is oh so sweet.
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Hair goals/dream hair/bombshell; basically, this is what every client would kill for.
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This subtle combination of light and dark looks amazing together.
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The brunette tone created here looks au naturale with a chic edge.
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Jordan created this stunning brunette balayage in two sessions on a client who had previously used black box for two years.
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These bouncy brunette curls induce major hair envy.
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We were drawn to this killer brunette look because of its straight, beautiful length.
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This color and blend are EVERYTHING!
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The cut and angles on this particular look really emphasize the color.
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The dimension created throughout this look makes her long locks more interesting and pretty.
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It's no secret we're big fans of lobs. So when this lovely style is paired with such a rich color, we're basically obsessed.
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The deep chocolate and cherry hues in this style blend together beautifully. We love how this look is so different from the rest.
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When your highlights are inspired by your pup’s fur 😍 how cute would that be if it were true? Gorgeous color! Featuring @ruka.thedazedog
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We love the blend in this stunning mocha melt.
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Who needs a golden hour when your hair is the perfect golden brunette every hour of the day?!
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This melted copper tone was created using Redken Shades EQ.
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This combination of dark roots and ashy ends has us drooling.
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How fun is this hair! We love the volume and the way each strand is beautifully painted.
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We we need any words here other than HEART EYES?! We're obssessed.
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Even on shorter lengths, brunette tones can look stunning and give shape.
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This hair reminds us of days at the beach yet still makes us feel cozy for fall. It's an excellent example of how to help clients transition for autumn.
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Bring on the deep tones! There's something so magical about a dark brunette hair color, and this nails it.
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A natural blend that looks healthy and classy.
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This chocolate color is simply delicious.
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The lightening blends so well in this look, and we cannot get over that shine!
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So.Much.Dimension! These caramel highlights leave us speechless.
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This pumpkin spice look was created using this formula: Full base color with partial teasylight & olaplex . Base~5n/5.35 30 vol w/olaplex. Toner 6.12/8.02
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This red-ish brunette shows that you can offer your clients a variety of dimensions and color options aside from a traditional brunette look.
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This style gives off classic, pretty-girl vibes. Naturally, we're envious.
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This seamless blend gives us all the fall feels.
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That color. Those waves! What can we say except we're in love with this entire combination.
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This look inspires us to remember the summer days while giving off the confidence to embrace the cooler months.
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We appauld this darker brunette look that pairs well with the framing highlights.
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Let's talk about volume goals! This windblown look is a color stunner.
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Simplicity at it's finest. You can't go wrong with a classic brunette.
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To create this look, create a full balayage with Wella freelights + olaplex using a brush and hands for blending. The look was glazed with Paul Mitchell The Demi 8n , 9a + 6a for 10 minutes.
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This glossy look and perfect blend gives off a true taste of fall.
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The combination of caramel and brunette here becomes the trendy bronde shade many clients are craving.
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When it comes time for leaves to change color, there seems to be a shift in hair colors, as well. For brunettes, fall is in the hair—quite literally; summer is often the time to brighten up locks while autumn inspires many to embrace their natural color or seek something darker. 

We've gathered 45 of our favorite brunette looks from Instagram to arm you with inspiration for the client requests that will inevitably roll in this time of year. From lighter brondes to deep chocolates, there are a variety of hues to inspire your creativity during the cooler months. Remember to #ModernSalon for the chance to have your fall colors featured on our page. Happy fall!

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