Brunette hairstyles

by SheKnows
Aug 20, 2011 at 5:58 p.m. ET
Carly Steel's long, brown, simply curled look is great for any event, either day or not. Photo courtesy WENN.

1 /260: Alessandra Ambrosio

1/260 :Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio looks elegant and wedding ready with this hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

2 /260: Straight Blunt Bangs

2/260 :Straight Blunt Bangs

Long straight locks with bold blunt bangs.

3 /260: Alexandra Roach

3/260 :Alexandra Roach

Alexandra Roach looks adorable and high fashion with this pinned back bun, accented by dangling strands up front and a tiny bow in back. Photo courtesy WENN.

4 /260: Drew Barrymore

4/260 :Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore can look like a beautiful brunette and a bombshell blonde all at once with her ombre hair. Photo courtesy of WENN.

5 /260: Alexa Chung

5/260 :Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung styles her brunette hair with straight bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

6 /260: Alicia Hall

6/260 :Alicia Hall

Alicia Hall parts her brunette hair down the middle for this simple hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

7 /260: Amber Lebon

7/260 :Amber Lebon

Amber Lebon adds ombre to her long brunette hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

8 /260: Aubrey Plaza

8/260 :Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza styles her brunette hair very naturally for this event. Photo courtesy WENN

9 /260: Elizabeth Hendrickson

9/260 :Elizabeth Hendrickson

Elizabeth Hendrickson curls her brunette hair for the red carpet. Photo courtesy WENN

10 /260: Emily Deschanel

10/260 :Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel pulls her brunette hair back in a loose updo. Photo courtesy WENN

11 /260: Emmy Rossum

11/260 :Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum pulls her brunette hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

12 /260: Giada De Laurentiis

12/260 :Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis styles her brunette hair in this conservative and classic hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

13 /260: Joy Galeotti

13/260 :Joy Galeotti

Joy Galeotti curls her ombre brunette hairstyle with loose curls. Photo courtesy WENN

14 /260: Millie Mackintosh

14/260 :Millie Mackintosh

Millie Mackintosh pulls the crown of her brunette hair into this half updo. Photo courtesy WENN

15 /260: Ashley Jones

15/260 :Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones adds highlights to her brunette hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

16 /260: Cristin Milloti

16/260 :Cristin Milloti

Cristin Milloti surrounds her face with curled brunette bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

17 /260: Holly Robinson Peete

17/260 :Holly Robinson Peete

Holly Robinson Peete curls her sweeping brunette hair for this conservative hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

18 /260: Jade Ewen

18/260 :Jade Ewen

Jade Ewen flips the layers of her brunette hair for this face flattering hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

19 /260: Laura Osnes

19/260 :Laura Osnes

Laura Osnes styles her brunette hair in a side updo. Photo courtesy WENN

20 /260: Marcia Gay Harden

20/260 :Marcia Gay Harden

Marcia Gay Harden styles her brunette hair in a conservative simple hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

21 /260: Martha Quinn

21/260 :Martha Quinn

Martha Quinn wears her brunette hair in a long wavy hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

22 /260: Ana Kasparian

22/260 :Ana Kasparian

Ana Kasparian curls the ends of her brunette hair for this casual hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

23 /260: Mary McDonnell

23/260 :Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell frames her beautiful face with her brunette hair. Photo courtesy WENN

24 /260: Anna Wintour

24/260 :Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour wears her brunette hair in this conservative bob hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

25 /260: Mena Suvari

25/260 :Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari pulls her brunette hair back in a volumized updo. Photo courtesy WENN

26 /260: Ashley Williams

26/260 :Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams wears her brunette hair in a simple straight bob hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

27 /260: Tamara Ecclestone

27/260 :Tamara Ecclestone

Tamara Ecclestone wears a long brunette hairstyle on the red carpet. Photo courtesy WENN

28 /260: Audrina Patridge

28/260 :Audrina Patridge

Audrina Patridge curls her brunette hair into loose waves for her birthday celebration. Photo courtesy WENN

29 /260: Frankie Sandford

29/260 :Frankie Sandford

Frankie Sandford sweeps her short brunette hair to one side in this asymmetrical hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

30 /260: Lisa Rinna

30/260 :Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna flips the ends of her short brunette hair for this hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

31 /260: Lou Dillon

31/260 :Lou Dillon

Lou Dillon adds ombre color to her brunette hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

32 /260: Nikki Reed

32/260 :Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed accessorizes her wavy brunette hair with a rancher's hat. Photo courtesy WENN

33 /260: Noeleen Tillman

33/260 :Noeleen Tillman

Noeleen Tillman styles her brunette hair naturally for this red carpet event. Photo courtesy WENN

34 /260: Tal Berkovich

34/260 :Tal Berkovich

Tal Berkovich looks elegant with her long brunette hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

35 /260: Taylor Treadwell

35/260 :Taylor Treadwell

Taylor Treadwell wears her brunette hair in this simple half updo. Photo courtesy WENN

36 /260: Alexis Bledel

36/260 :Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel lightens her brunette hair with subtle highlights and lowlights.

37 /260: Audrina Patridge

37/260 :Audrina Patridge

Audrina Patridge twist her brunette hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

38 /260: Emily Browning

38/260 :Emily Browning

Emily Browning wears her brunette hair in a short sweeping hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

39 /260: Eva Mendes

39/260 :Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes styles her flawless brunette hair in layers. Photo courtesy WENN

40 /260: Jennifer Lawrence

40/260 :Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence pulls her brunette hair back into a ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

41 /260: Kristen Wiig

41/260 :Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig curls her brunette hair for this red carpet ready hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

42 /260: Lake Bell

42/260 :Lake Bell

Lake Bell styles her brunette hair in loose waves perfect for summer. Photo courtesy WENN

43 /260: Lea Michele

43/260 :Lea Michele

Lea Michele cuts deep bangs into her brunette hair for this beautiful hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

44 /260: Sophia Bush

44/260 :Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush twists her brunette hair into small curls. Photo courtesy WENN

45 /260: Teri Hatcher

45/260 :Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher frames her beautiful face with her brunette hair. Photo courtesy WENN

46 /260: Elizabeth Olsen

46/260 :Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen gives her brunette hair some summer waves to achieve this hairstyle. Photo courtesy of WENN.

47 /260: Jennifer Lopez

47/260 :Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez, the original beautiful brunette, stuns the red carpet with her long locks. Photo courtesy of WENN.

48 /260: Jessica Biel

48/260 :Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel frames her face with her brunette locks for the MTV Movie Awards. Photo courtesy of WENN.

49 /260: Kate Beckinsale

49/260 :Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale keeps her brunette hair out of her face and behind her shoulders for this elegant look. Photo courtesy of WENN.

50 /260: Kate Middleton

50/260 :Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton accessories her gorgeous brunette hairstyle with a cute hat. A great winter look.

51 /260: Mandy Moore

51/260 :Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore curls the bottom of her brunette hair to add volume which looks great on her. Photo courtesy of WENN.

52 /260: Minka Kelly

52/260 :Minka Kelly

Minka Kelly looks perfect with her wavy brunette hair.

53 /260: Rachel Bilson

53/260 :Rachel Bilson

Rachel Bilson pins back half of her brunette hair to achieve this summertime hairstyle. Photo courtesy of WENN.

54 /260: Sandra Bullock

54/260 :Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is the essence of a beautiful brunette with this red carpet updo. Photo courtesy of WENN.

55 /260: Sophia Bush

55/260 :Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush stays simple with her brunette hairstyle for this charity event. Photo courtesy of WENN.

56 /260: Elettra Weidemann

56/260 :Elettra Weidemann

Elettra Weidemann pins part of her hair back to create this natural-looking style. Photo courtesy WENN.

57 /260: Felicity Jones

57/260 :Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones looks stunning with her brown, straight across bangs that highlight her green eyes. Photo courtesy WENN.

58 /260: Jade Williams

58/260 :Jade Williams

Jade Williams is messy cute with this long, brown, layered style that isn't afraid of a little wind. Photo courtesy WENN.

59 /260: Jessica Biel

59/260 :Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel shows off her trademark brown style with these long, voluminous layers that show off her round face. Photo courtesy WENN.

60 /260: Jessica Wright

60/260 :Jessica Wright

Jessica Wrigh's long brown hair looks lovely draped down her sides, paired with stand-out makeup. Photo courtesy WENN.

61 /260: Jodie Marsh

61/260 :Jodie Marsh

Jodie Marsh edges up her look with choppy bangs in front of her eyes that give her a bit of added sex appeal. Photo courtesy WENN.

62 /260: Lauren Goodger

62/260 :Lauren Goodger

Lauren Goodger'd perfectly curled brown locks drape down her chest, showing off the top of her adorable dress. Photo courtesy WENN.

63 /260: Michelle Alve

63/260 :Michelle Alve

Michelle Alves uses her natural texture to create this half up, half down hairstyle with wavy accents. Photo courtesy WENN.

64 /260: Paula Fernandez

64/260 :Paula Fernandez

Paula Fernandez curls her brown her into tight ringlets that give her a pretty, feminine look. Photo courtesy WENN.

65 /260: Tali Lennox

65/260 :Tali Lennox

Tali Lennox works this voluminous hairstyle that's packed with bounce and shine for the red carpet. Photo courtesy WENN.

66 /260: Olivia Williams

66/260 :Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams goes a bit retro with this pin curled hairstyle that shows off her face and keeps things simple, allowing her to flaunt her outfit. Photo courtesy WENN.

67 /260: Brooke Vincent

67/260 :Brooke Vincent

Brooke Vincent shows off her long, shiny, brown locks by curling them up into this simple, voluminous hairstle that's perfect for her face. Photo courtesy WENN.

68 /260: Myleene Klass

68/260 :Myleene Klass

Myleene Klass uses her natural curls to make this hairstyle happen. She adds a bit of product to tame her curly locks, then messes it up with her fingers for piecey strands. Photo courtesy WENN.

69 /260: Caroline Flack

69/260 :Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack is a combination of brown and blonde with this shiny, wavy hairstyle that makes her skin color shine bright. Photo courtesy WENN.

70 /260: Cheryl Cole

70/260 :Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole frames her face with these natural-looking curls and completes the look with a brown-red hair color that brings out her stunning brown eyes. Photo courtesy WENN.

71 /260: Eva Mendes

71/260 :Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes looks natural and beach ready with this wavy, long brown hairstyle that's complemented by natural makeup. Photo courtesy WENN.

72 /260: Sian Reese Williams

72/260 :Sian Reese Williams

Sian Reese Williams looks adorable and edgy at the same time with this half up hairstyle, complete with bangs for a bit of high fashion appeal. Photo courtesy WENN.

73 /260: Lacey Turner

73/260 :Lacey Turner

Lacey Turner keeps things natural and simple with this long, straight, highlighted hairstyle that looks great with her pale skin and bright red lips. Photo courtesy WENN.

74 /260: Naomi Millbank-Smith

74/260 :Naomi Millbank-Smith

Naomi Millbank-Smith curls up her hair into these pretty, effortless-looking waves that make her look like a beach ready babe. Photo courtesy WENN.

75 /260: Flowing Bouncing Long Locks

75/260 :Flowing Bouncing Long Locks

Simple with just a touch of curl for a elegant long hair look.

76 /260: Dramatically Long Layers

76/260 :Dramatically Long Layers

Sleek and extremely long hair with long layers and bangs.

77 /260: Razor-End Bob

77/260 :Razor-End Bob

Single length longer bob with razor-cut ends for a softer look.

78 /260: Tapered Short with Side Swept Bangs

78/260 :Tapered Short with Side Swept Bangs

Simple and cute long side swept bangs paired with soft layers.

79 /260: Angled Bob with Long Bangs

79/260 :Angled Bob with Long Bangs

Long side swept bangs with an angled cut bob for a longer front and shorter back.

80 /260: Blunt Banged Bob

80/260 :Blunt Banged Bob

Longer front layers and blunt bangs for a classic bob cut.

81 /260: Tapered Bob with Bangs

81/260 :Tapered Bob with Bangs

For finer textured hair, a tapered bob with short and blunt bangs.

82 /260: Wavy and Tightly Curled Hair

82/260 :Wavy and Tightly Curled Hair

A layered style easy to recreate with a blow dry and tight curl.

83 /260: Long Curly Highlighted Hair

83/260 :Long Curly Highlighted Hair

Long layers and highlighting bring out the beauty of these ringlets.

84 /260: Long and Layered Curly Hair

84/260 :Long and Layered Curly Hair

A long cut with long layers and spiral curls.

85 /260: Very Long Layered Tightly Curled Waves

85/260 :Very Long Layered Tightly Curled Waves

This long haircut with long layers highlights the natural wave and curls of this hair.

86 /260: Short Curly Brunette Bob

86/260 :Short Curly Brunette Bob

A short cut and angled layers give this curly bob a more playful shape.

87 /260: Layered Shoulder Length Curly Hair

87/260 :Layered Shoulder Length Curly Hair

A center part and layers to accentuate the natural curl.

88 /260: Full Curly Medium Hair

88/260 :Full Curly Medium Hair

A volume-packing full and curly hairstyle.

89 /260: Long Layered Curly Auburn Hair

89/260 :Long Layered Curly Auburn Hair

Long layers play to the favor of these loose curly ringlets.

90 /260: Long Cascading Wavy Hair

90/260 :Long Cascading Wavy Hair

Cascading waves and blonde low lights bring a classic beauty to this hair.

91 /260: Long Feathered Layers

91/260 :Long Feathered Layers

Simple yet refined feathered layers.

92 /260: Bouncy Layered Curls

92/260 :Bouncy Layered Curls

Long layers and jumbo curls bouncing throughout give this hairstyle a playful look.

93 /260: Extra Volume Tight Ringlets

93/260 :Extra Volume Tight Ringlets

A longer cut with stacked layers bring extra volume to these curls.

94 /260: Highlighted Long Layers

94/260 :Highlighted Long Layers

Layered long cut with face framing highlights.

95 /260: Face Framing Layers

95/260 :Face Framing Layers

Long cut with face framing layers.

96 /260: Long Layered Waves

96/260 :Long Layered Waves

Gentle layers bring body to this wavy long cut.

97 /260: Waved Long Layers

97/260 :Waved Long Layers

Natural soft waves with a long layered cut.

98 /260: Side-Parted Long Layers

98/260 :Side-Parted Long Layers

A side-part and gently curled layers.

99 /260: Classic Blunt Bang Bob

99/260 :Classic Blunt Bang Bob

A simple single layer classic bob with dramatic bangs.

100 /260: Face Framing Razor-Cut Bob

100/260 :Face Framing Razor-Cut Bob

A longer short cut with razor-cut angled layers framing the face.

101 /260: Sexy Long Waves

101/260 :Sexy Long Waves

Gorgeous long waves with gently parted and side swept bangs.

102 /260: Long Loose Ringlets

102/260 :Long Loose Ringlets

A chic loose ringlet long hairstyle.

103 /260: Sexy Long Layered Curls

103/260 :Sexy Long Layered Curls

Long layers of curls and a gentle part give a sweet and sexy look.

104 /260: Short Straight Bob With Bangs

104/260 :Short Straight Bob With Bangs

A sleek short bob with eyebrow hitting bangs.

105 /260: Side-Parted Long Angled Layers

105/260 :Side-Parted Long Angled Layers

Angled layers and a deep side part for a simple long style.

106 /260: Angled Layers and Blunt Bangs

106/260 :Angled Layers and Blunt Bangs

A dramatic long cut with angled layers and bold, blunt bangs.

107 /260: Longer Pixie with Fringe

107/260 :Longer Pixie with Fringe

Longer cut pixie style with fringe rounding the face.

108 /260: Razor-Cut Layers and Bold Bangs

108/260 :Razor-Cut Layers and Bold Bangs

Wispy razor-cut face framing layers with bold bangs.

109 /260: Long Tightly Curled Hair

109/260 :Long Tightly Curled Hair

The long layers of this cut bring out the natural beauty of these spiral curls.

110 /260: Long Loose Layers

110/260 :Long Loose Layers

Chic and straight long cut with long layers

111 /260: Simple Chic Side-Parted Long Hair

111/260 :Simple Chic Side-Parted Long Hair

A clean and chic long cut with a side part.

112 /260: Short Playful Volume

112/260 :Short Playful Volume

A short cut with stacked layers give a playful volume packed look to the curls.

113 /260: Long Loose Curls

113/260 :Long Loose Curls

A long cut with long layers and gently loose curls.

114 /260: Rounded Bob with Bangs

114/260 :Rounded Bob with Bangs

Rounded, curled under bob with blunt bangs.

115 /260: Short Tapered Cut

115/260 :Short Tapered Cut

Smooth tapered layers work great on finer textured hair.

116 /260: Brunette Long Layers with Bangs

116/260 :Brunette Long Layers with Bangs

Long brunette layers with long bangs and a gentle wave.

117 /260: Long Side Parted Layers

117/260 :Long Side Parted Layers

Simple side parted long cut with long straight layers

118 /260: Long Gentle Layers

118/260 :Long Gentle Layers

Long brunette cut with long layers and a gentle wave.

119 /260: Full Bang Bob

119/260 :Full Bang Bob

Side swept layers with blunt rounded bangs.

120 /260: Short Messy Layers

120/260 :Short Messy Layers

Quick and easy to maintain a short cut with messy and choppy layering.

121 /260: Shoulder Length Curly Brown Hair

121/260 :Shoulder Length Curly Brown Hair

Tight ringlet curls in long layers for a shoulder length

122 /260: Cropped Bob with Bangs

122/260 :Cropped Bob with Bangs

Full bangs and a super short cropped bob with tapering.

123 /260: Vintage Wave Short Cut

123/260 :Vintage Wave Short Cut

A retro look, short hair with gentle waving pinned back.

124 /260: Christy Turlington Burns' brunette bun

124/260 :Christy Turlington Burns' brunette bun

Christy Turlington Burns' wore her brunette hair pulled back in a casual bun