Light and dark colors, underlights, ombre - there are so many different shades and styles to choose from with pink highlights in brown hair!
This is where I come in. I have been a colorist for many years and have had the opportunity to give numerous brunettes pink streaks.
In this post I will show you all the different ways that you can make these contrasting colors work for you.
Here are brown hair and pink highlights you should consider:
If you want traditional pink highlights for your dark hair, this is an excellent option. As you can see, the strands are gently woven through brown hair.
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This is such a bold look but it also looks natural at the same time. This has to do with the fact that the pink streaks are very close in color to the hair. Due to this, they blend in more naturally with the hair color.
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If you are all about making a statement, then check out these hot pink highlights with dark brown hair. To prevent a look like this from coming off as too loud, choose the position of the pink streaks strategically.
As you can see here, only certain sections of the front, sides, and middle are dyed. This helps to balance out the style.
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In case you want more pink than brown, here are the styles you should get:
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Pastel pink highlights in lighter brown hair isn't as common. This is because the darker shades of pink hair highlights can overpower the natural tones in your hair.
However, when you throw caution to the wind and decide to go bold, you get awesome results like these:
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In this case, lighter shades of pink highlights have been worked in with the darker bright pink. This allows the brown hair to still be quite prominent.
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Here the bold pink streaks have been softened - they start out dark and then slowly lighten towards the bottom of the hair shaft.
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Having blonde streaks in brown hair can make the pink highlights work even better:
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If you are looking for subtle pink streaks in your brown hair, these are wonderful styles to copy. The stylist has chosen powdery pink streaks - they have also been painted on narrower strands so that they can be easily entwined with the rest of the hair.
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This is a really inspired look - as you can see, there are peachy, pastel pink shades in the hair. The shade is perfect for brown hair and complements it beautifully. If you take a closer look, you will see a bright pink dye at the roots.
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If you prefer a more vibrant version, this works well. It looks particularly good on medium-length hair but works great on long hair too.
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If you want subtle pink highlights for brown hair, these are some great styles to get inspired by. The pink is so light that it barely stands out against the natural hair color. It is a particularly good look for straight hair but works just as well on wavy hair.
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These styles are a good compromise between soft and bold. Only a few strands are colored here, but it's a brighter pink color which helps to create a nice balance between the two elements. It is especially lovely with wavy hair.
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If you want to take your brown hair with pink highlights to the next level, this is definitely the way to go. As you can see, there are a few different shades of pink to help create more dimensional style.
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This is a slightly different take on dark hair with pink highlights but it's certainly a pretty one! Instead of having pink streaks throughout your hair, you only get the face framing hair pink.
This is a good option for when you want a bold look but don't want to lighten or process all of your hair.
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This is a newer trend for brown hair and pink streaks. Here, the pink streaks are hidden in the bottom layers of the brown hair.
You can even have some strands peeking from the bottom. Or else, the pink streaks can be completely hidden.
This is the ideal look for school or office, where bold pink streaks may not be as acceptable.
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If you want to dye your hair pink but want to keep it low maintenance at the same time, pink ombre or pink balayage is your best option.
Here, only the ends of your brown hair will be dyed pink. This allows you to grow out your hair without needing to worry about maintaining your pink streaks.
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Yes, you absolutely can! In fact, pink and brown are a beautiful combination. Depending on the shade of pink hair that you choose, you can create a look that is soft and ethereal, bold and punk, or something entirely different.
If your brown hair is light enough, you may be able to simply paint the pink streaks on. This does depend on the exact shade of pink hair that you're looking for, though.
In case your hair is quite dark, you will need to first lighten the strands before dyeing them pink.
You can choose any color highlights for brown hair. To make sure it's the right color and shade, choose something that will complement both your hair color as well as your skin tone.
Yes, you can have pink streaks in your brown hair - from dark and light to underlights, the options are endless.
If you're looking for a way to incorporate pink highlights into your brown hair, you have all the inspiration that you need right here! Choose a look that you like and go ahead and make it your own.