Ideas on Hair Coloring for Brown Hair With Caramel Highlights

Caramel highlights add sizzle and sass to brown hair.

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Nothing spells fab hair flair quite like happening highlights. Although trendy tresses come in a multitude of creative colors, the classic hues of beautiful brown shot through with creamy caramel can drive up your diva dazzle in no time. Incorporate these gentle warm tones to add depth and dazzle to your crowning beauty. The best highlighting techniques for your individual fashion flair depends on your specific style, type of hair and your facial features.

Frame Your Face

As with many types of hairstyles and highlights, soft caramel spun through brown shades of hair can add interest around your facial features. Strategically placing a few highlights near your temples, cheekbones and along your bangs can help draw an observer’s eye toward your favorite features, much like a strategic sweep of mascara or glimmer of lip gloss, creating the illusion of dazzling depth that frames your most fabulous features.

Everywhere Highlights

Placing caramel highlights throughout your brown hair helps create a lighter look throughout your tresses without having to treat your entire head of hair. The most common way of achieving this all-over highlighting technique is by using a weaving technique or a highlighting cap. Although some lovely glam girls use home highlighting kits to achieve these results, your savvy stylist is your best option for professional results, especially if your hair is long or has been chemically treated.


Chunking allows you to place large, no-nonsense blocks of carmela color along your chocolate brown strands of hair. This technique is not for those with timid tresses. Chunking takes the subtle factor out of highlighting, giving your happening hair an obvious flair. Chunking lightens large sections of hair in individual areas. This can be a trendy method of defining the depth of a choppy haircut or creating the illusion of additional texture in curly styles.


Ask your stylist about tipping your tresses. This technique focuses the caramel color just on the ends of your brown hair, giving it a two-tone appearance. This can give layered locks a subtle shift in shades, but may look a little drastic in hair that lacks layers.

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