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5 Most Flattering Haircolors for Brown Eyes


10 . 05 . 19

Priscila Martinez

Priscila Martinez is Los Angeles based brand strategy specialist and writer. She focuses on beauty, fashion and the luxury and lifestyle sectors. Martinez contributes to publications like Forbes, AdWeek and Asia Times and she writes for lifestyle outlets like Mane Addicts and Radio Disney’s Sweety High. In addition to editorial and publicity, Priscila has collaborated with various brands to produce content for their social media, websites and blogs. Nevertheless, Priscila’s most noted accomplishment is being mom to her furry son, Kingston.

It doesn’t take a scientist to decipher the most flattering haircolors for brown eyes. What it does take are experienced pros that live and breath hair. We asked around and these are the best haircolors for brown eyes!


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Celebrity colorist Rita Hazan has worked with a who’s who of Hollywood. When she isn’t busy setting hair color trends, the pro is using all of her knowledge to develop a line that has solutions for every haircolor woe you can imagine. Her top five shades for brown eyes are:


Adding a little warmth to medium brown hair is the perfect way to accentuate brown eyes and has a gorgeous vintage feel.


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Honey Blonde

Mariah Carey is the reigning queen of the honey blonde! A touch of blonde especially around the face creates a warm glow that makes brown eyes pop.


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Chocolate Brown

A monochrome moment looks so fierce with brown eyes. How stunning is this chocolate brown on Kim K?


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Golden Blonde

A golden blonde looks so smoldering with brown eyes, just take a page out of Jessica Simpson’s book.


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Kylie Jenner can make anything good, especially lavender hair! Purple is so complimentary to brown in general, which is why it looks so good paired with brown eyes.


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Now that we know the best hair colors for brown eyes, Rita is ready to doll out more recommendations. “The best piece of advice I give my brown-eyed clients is that you can have any color you want if you pick the right tone for your skin color,” Rita says. She believes brown eyes are easy to pair with haircolor. “Its all in the shade they want,” she confesses.


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Feisal Qureshi, Raincry Founder and Creative Director has over two decades of experience in the beauty industry. He’s worked on international campaigns, red carpets, and fashion shows. He agrees with Rita on her honey blonde verdict. “I love honey-blondes with brown eyes,” he begins. “Think of Keira Knightley, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez.  The lighter blond hair just makes brown, sultry eyes pop and become very expressive.”

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