7 Balayage Ideas Made for Brunettes

Photo of the back of a woman’s head with long black hair and brown balayage, created using Wella Professionals

Balayage isn’t just for blondes. It may be the dreamiest technique for adding sun-kissed ribbons, but brunette balayage proves freehand ‘lights can go as bright, bold or brown as you like. While some use it to take locks lighter, the biggest bonus of balayage hair is the way it lends dimension and depth to all hair colors – dark brunettes included.

That’s why we’re celebrating some of the most covetable brunette balayage looks, from lighter caramel balayage on dark brown hair to dark brown ‘lights through a black base color. Get inspired…