It’s time to change your light brown color by using some of the latest color, cut and styling trends for the year 2018. We have put together the 50 hottest hairstyles for brunettes that range from sophisticated and stylish to outrageously nicey and even laid-back bohemian looks. Whether you want to rock it long or short, up or down, smooth or curly, you will find a look that fits your style perfectly. Can not decide me? We’ve also added many cuts that can be styled in a variety of ways, so you can change the look of your locks as often as you change your outfits.
50 Must-Try Modern Hairstyles for Light Brown Hair
The hottest trends for light brown hair in 2018 include notes of golden-brown and reddish-brown, which form a head full of showy, radiant locks. A little golden brown or even a pinch of honey blond brings a sun-kissed look to Beachy Vibe, even if you’re working in an office all summer. A small red color gives the brown hair an abundance and depth that is simply not found in other hair colors. Take a look at the most demanding celebrities on screen or on social media and you’ll find that they often combine red with light brown to get their enviable styles.
Bouncy curls, loose waves and loose braids are the fabulous light brown hair this season as well. As you’ll see, the 50 hottest looks of the year play heavily on these trends. But if you love your straight locks, do not despair. We found a few straightforward styles that are also hot this year.
Obtaining and retaining an eye-catching brunette hair color may not seem as daunting as avoiding a blonde blonde or a reddish-orange that turns orange. Proper care can keep your color vibrant, shiny and jealous. Choose products designed specifically for brunettes, as well as shampoos and conditioners for dyed hair. Maintain your hair regularly with deep care products and care products that protect it from the heat of the styling tools and the elements. Put your hair up or put it under a hat when spending a lot of time in the sun to avoid fading and dullness.
As you choose your perfect light brown style from these great looks, think about the natural texture of your hair and the shape of your face. Look for styles that complement both and get ready to rock a hot new look.
1) Beach Day Sunkissed Brunette
A rich brown base and a golden brown balayage give this look a modern, sun-kissed look. Loose curls on the ends ensure a relaxed beach enjoyment that lasts long after the end of summer. It’s a cute simple hairstyle for women who need a look that can go anywhere, anytime.
2) Bedhead Bombshell Sexy dyed hair
Disheveled and thrown, the rich texture of this cut fully exploits the glowing ombre color. The long layers frame the face, so this style does not completely overlay your gaze or hide your beautiful face. It’s a nicey, eye-catching look that’s still suitable for everyday wear.
3) Simply nicey light brown hair
With highlights, ombre and balayage going on throughout this season, sometimes it’s the best way to stand out from the crowd by choosing it back and sticking with a subtle, nicey look. The solid light brown hair color and the barely existing waves make this pretty light brown color idea just nicey.
4) All rolled up with golden highlights
Light brown hair with highlights make this modern style dazzling and shiny, while the large loose curls add volume and movement. Because the blonde is added in an ombre-style effect, it enhances the rich brown shades on the roots and around instead of becoming the main color.
5) Breezy, bouncy, beautiful modern hair
Ash Blonde, Light Brown and Chocolate Brown come together to create a great look that’s both casual and refined. Sexy ruffled waves paired with textured ends give this style a casual look without being messy or unfinished. This look is perfect for going straight from work to an evening in the city.
6) Light brown meets fair blond hair
Filled with light blonde highlights that frame the face, this look is fun and playful. It is also super flattering to face almost any shape. The large curls add volume and movement, while the contrast of blond and brown adds richness and dimension. It’s a style that’s perfect for everyday wear.
7) Pretty light brown balayage hair
A casual mix of some of the best hair colors of 2018 in the colors dark brown, light brown and sun kissed blonde make this look what everyone wants this season. The cut and color are a breeze for the girl on the move, and it’s rounded off with soft waves that make it look ultra-touchable, yet fully polished.
8) Super Ombre Hair with modern waves
A strong shade of dark brown at the roots, which gradually turns into soft light brown at the ends, gives this style a fresh, modern look. Big curly curls are disheveled until they become waves that really show the big color. This is definitely a look that changes slightly from season to season.
9) Rich Brown baby lights with volume
Brunette hair color is the perfect way to showcase the latest trend in baby lights. Baby lights are subtle color accents that give the impression of spending time in the sun setting natural accents. This is a great look if you want to upgrade your natural light brown hair a bit.
10) Stylish Long Bob for busy days
Practically wash and wear, when styled with the right products, this long bob makes it a breeze to look polished even on your busiest days. The light color at the ends creates drama and dimension, while the light wave adds a little volume. This look is ideal for busy days with friends or at work.
11) Braided balayage for brown hair
Starting with a soft balayage color treatment, this modern interpretation of a French plait is dramatically enhanced by the various colors that flow through it. It’s a fun way to keep your hair out of the way and is also perfect for giving your hair a break from harmful heat styling tools.
12) Baby lights for naturally curly brown hair
Tiny touches of light brown hair color can make your naturally curly hair look as if it were sun kissed without the damage and frizz that can come from a day at the beach or the pool. With the long cut you can increase the volume without fighting wild hair.
13) Sweet and Sassy Soft Brown Bob
A long haired bob with different shades of light brown hair. This cute, simple hairstyle framed your face so that your best features really stand out. The soft color gives the look a sweet shine, and the strong curls give it a pleasant and pleasant appearance for days. If you think about trying a shorter style, it will apply to all sweet spots.
14) A twist on a classic
There is no need to pull your hair back into a simple hair clip if you can use this modern hair idea to turn it into a chic loose braid. The light brown accents give warmth, dimension and interest, while the sweet shoulder cut facilitates care and daily styling.
15) Light brown hair with highlights
This pretty hairstyle begins with textured layers and is then treated with glossy highlights that create a beautiful natural glow. Soft curls, dissolved in waves, bring the whole look together. The shorter length makes everyday life child’s play and is a cool alternative to long hair for sultry summer days.
16) Bed head Balayage Long Bob
The Ultimate Summer Simplicity, this textured cut can be styled with just a few curls a little product and a lot of Tousling. The pretty light brown and golden blonde balayage color gives it a fresh, modern look. If you need a nice look that does not take all morning to be perfect, but still looks fancy, then look at that disheveled bob.
17) Look-At-Me Bright light ends
A quick transition from light brown to brilliant blonde gives this style a dramatic flair. Long curls are textured at the tips and styled into a pretty wave that sets this look apart from simple styles. Volume at the roots and framing around the face are the key to wearing this eye-catching ‘do.
18) Make my locks easier
Stunning shades of light brown hair mixed with shimmering golden highlights give the effect of a lighter hair color without looking washed out or boring. Soft waves add to the romantic effect of the color. This cute hairstyle for women is a great option to get a lighter color without giving up your gorgeous brunette hair color.
19) Eye-catching Ombre Curls
For simple simplicity that still stands out, it’s hard to beat that look. Whether your curls are natural or you have a little help from the salon, the ombre color brings them to life. The length below the shoulder keeps the curls manageable along with the proper conditioning and styling product protocol.
20) Sexy strands in shades of brown
Lowlights and highlights in light and medium brown work together to create a multi-dimensional, luxurious color that makes this style so nicey. Soft loose waves and long layers contribute to the nice appeal. Perfect for pairing with a small black dress or for a night in the city, this look is modern, chic and eye-catching.
21) Sweet simple modern boho hair
This update to a classic design is reminiscent of the ’70s and barely offers light brown highlights and super soft waves. Long layers help to frame the face and keep the waves light and springy. This style is perfect for concerts and days on the beach, as it withstands wind and weather and still looks good.
22) Oh-so-soft and chic shades of brown
This style looks so healthy and soft that it has to chase away people who want to touch it. This light brown color idea is a perfect combination of lowlights and highlights in the best shades of brown, the great color combination makes them shine from the inside. Blunt cut ends and ultra-loose waves create a chic, polished look.
23) Sun-kissed Brown never looked better
Shimmering shades of brown from root to tip give this style its classic look. Blunt cut ends to make sure it looks healthy and thick and makes it easy to care for. Subtle waves create the perfect amount of volume. If you want to enjoy the sun kissed look without dangerous UV rays, this style is for you.
24) Long and luxurious light brown balayage
A look that proves that long hair does not have to be easy, the light brown and gold coloring brings dimension and interest to an effortless style. Textured ends give it a modern look, while some strategic color strands highlight the face. A few disheveled curls add volume.
25) Big Bouncy Bob with baby lights
If volume, volume, and more volume are your thing, then this cute and curly bob for light brown hair is for you. Oversized curls add a lot of bounce and personality. Cleverly placed baby lights lift the face out and add dimension. If you combine this cut with a lock curl approval, it is super easy to style every day.
26) Long, slender and nicey light brown hair
Simple but totally nicey and breathtaking, this style puts on great color and healthy hair to make a big impact. The light brown, almost blond highlights begin near the roots and reach to the ends to create a dramatically shimmering color. The straightforward styling is not only nicey, it also keeps the color’s attention.
27) A new doctrine of ringlets
Warm shades of brown with a touch of blond at the ends keep this classic cut fresh and modern. Cute finger-combed curls are easy to style, especially with the clean-cut shoulder-length ends of this hairstyle. If you like classic looks that have been updated for 2018, you should consider this stylish cut.
28) Messy Modern Beach Waves for Long Hair
The wind can not destroy this light hairstyle, as it starts with slightly tamed, disheveled waves that are supposed to mimic a day in the sand and surf. The sweet ombre-style color makes for visual interest and a few long shifts prevent the face from being pulled down.
29) Captivating curls for light brown hair
Beautiful jumping curls are the focus of this look, but the bright highlights paired with a darker base make it an eye-catcher too. This long hair look is perfect for parties and special occasions, but it’s also cool enough to combine it with casual everyday looks.
30) Noble shoulder-length curls
This classic style can go anywhere and do anything from work to going out with friends. The soft tones of lighter brown around the face help to create a subtle glow. The length is classic and versatile and in combination with the loose curls it looks polished and balanced. For versatility, this cute simple hairstyle is the one to choose.
31) Long beautiful light brown castles
A few barely existing highlights and lowlights give this look dimension and shine without the distraction of several colors. Some large spiral curls, carefully cut out, form a frame around the face, adding some volume to the otherwise straight, long hair.
32) Simple and modern with Brown Balayage
A light brown and golden balayage with a special emphasis on the face make this sweet style chic and modern. The single-length cut makes styling easy, especially for hard to reach areas in the back. Curls that start halfway separate this style from similar looks.
33) Rich and radiant simple waves
Rich color and gently flowing waves give this hairstyle a breathtaking radiance. The Balayage treatment starts with dark brown at the top and gradually there is a shimmering light brown hair that is classic, sophisticated and modern. Soft waves create a sweet, romantic look and increase the color dimension.
34) Shaggy Bob for light brown hair
A hot trend for 2018, this shaggy bob is supple, has a face and is sure to notice you. It is also a refreshing change of long hair with waves and curls. The textured ends and long layers make it easy to add volume and prevent hair from being weighted. Subtle highlights make it modern and interesting.
35) Long and luscious Sandy Brown
Sandy brown color is made nicey in this simple hairstyle. Soft mixed shades of brown are added in the balayage style and then combined with long layers that gently fall around the face. Oversized curls, carefully finger-combed complete the look. The end result is stunning and nicey.
36) Many beautiful curls
Big curls that fall down your back are the highlight of this look, but it does not stop. Light brown accents with a few carefully placed blond pieces capture the light and give this style beauty and depth. This is a style that definitely requires the commitment of “getting big or going home”.
37) Medieval braids for the modern day
Inspired by the past, but with a completely modern twist, this set of braids begins with a modified French braid around the crown and ends with a loose braid that lends a lot of drama. When done expertly, this look will look as if you have thick hair for days.
38) Simple but surprising loose mesh
A perfectly chic way to retract your hair without resorting to the usual ponytail or hair clip. This loose braid is the perfect combination of fashionable and simple. The plait’s multiple strands also show the gorgeous coloration of her light brown hair, which ranges from deep chocolate brown gold.
39) Striking ombre with big waves
Color speaks in this style. It starts with dark brown and eventually changes to the eye-catching light brown color, which is the highlight of the look. Big waves, created by adding large curly curls and careful finger movement until they are soft and wavy, add a softness that complements the color perfectly.
40) On-Point Ash Brown Hair with Cascading Waves
This ash-brown color, based on the silver-hair trend, is on target for 2018, without being exaggerated or having an aging effect. The ash-brown, light brown and golden brown accents perfectly frame the face. Soft, cascading waves give it a polished finish and textured ends complete the stunning look.
41) Summery sun-bleached golden brown locks
Have you ever tried to lighten your hair by taking a break in the sun? This pretty hairstyle makes it so much better and without the damage. Soft tan color contrasts with a beautiful golden brown that makes you think you spend a summer at the lake or on the beach. Light waves complete the illusion.
42) Radiant highlights on shoulder-length layers
Light brown hair with highlights reminiscent of red and gold bring this style to life. Long textured layers perfectly match the color, making the look look light and casual. It’s a simple cut to style too. Just add a few beachy waves near the ends and you’re ready for a day of fun.
43) Smokin ‘Hot Balayage with Big Sexy Curls
There is no doubt that this is a bomb-look. Big nicey curls add tons of volume without drawing too much attention from the face. The captivating color mix produces radiant, eye-catching locks. Combine this look with a nicey outfit for a look that will not be forgotten soon.
44) Lower your long hair
The simplicity of color, cut and styling of this look lets the natural beauty of your hair shine through. Light brown highlights frame the face, while the color fuses subtly at the sides and back for a sweet, natural look. A few long layers and barely curls complete this light hairstyle for women with long, flowing hair.
45) Big Bold Waves with almost natural color
Some styles rely on color for the drama, but this uses big, powerful waves to make a statement. The subtle balayage color takes a back seat, but adds a lot of interest and dimension. Long layers help to keep the eye-catching waves in shape. The playful volume of this look makes the hair look thick and healthy.
46) Elegant updated up-do for anytime
This modern up-do is not exactly a classic French twist, but elegant enough for formal events yet simple enough to combine with casual outfits. The beautiful cascade of hair in the back is well suited to bring out the light brown hair color. Although it is easier to get that look in a salon, it can be done with some practice.
47) Beautifully braided long bob
Although bobs usually do not go well with pigtails and ponytails, this textured long bob is ideal for a casual French braid on the side. Sweet, casual and trendy, the braid also shows the light brown highlights that are mixed through and through. Soft waves complete the style and cleverly hide the end of the mesh.
48) Brilliant all-over highlights for brown hair
Light brown accents give this style the impression of a healthy natural shine. The simple cut emphasizes the simplicity of this look and the few waves add a little visual interest without losing the shine and color. For a natural look that is modern and stylish, this style offers the best of both worlds.
49) Just a hint of Sun.
In a summery theme, this look plays on the beauty of brunette color, adding a touch of sun kissed gold. Some strategically placed highlights are perfect when combined with the subtle light brown balayage. Beach-style waves keep the look cool and casual.
50) waves, levels and highlights, oh my
Fat waves, long layers and a head full of highlights combine to form this smoky hot style for light brown hair. The voluminous waves also help to highlight the face, making it as pretty as it is, not completely overwhelming the look of everything else. This is a look that changes well from day to night.
50 super light brown hair ideas to find a look that fits your style perfectly
Whether you are looking for a quick and easy casual look or an exciting party style, these 50 modern hairstyles and light brown color ideas will suit your personal style and occasion. Copy them as they are or use them as inspiration to create your own modern look. You can also mix and match how many of these cute hairstyles can be easily achieved for women with a good versatile cut and a few high quality styling products and tools. No matter which hair idea you choose, from simple and soft to bold and nicey, you’ll certainly look great!