Don't get us wrong—it's cool and all to experiment with fun hair colors if that's your thing. However, there's something about a rich brunette hue that's forever eye-catching. Depending on your taste and your skin tone, you can go for a deep mahogany tone or land in the middle ground of brown with a sultry chestnut shade. Now, do brunettes have more fun? We fully support your decision to find out, so here's a curated gallery of stunning, celeb-inspired chestnut-brown hairstyles to get your color wheels turning.
Solange Knowles rewrites the rules in every single way, and she did just that at the 59th Grammy Awards when she stepped on the red carpet with these structural, cocoa-brown curls.
Yes, yes, yes to Lily Collins's sassy short cut donned at the Vanity Fair Oscars party.
Ciara's loose, chocolate-tone waves fall just right. If this is how my deep skin tone will look with chestnut-brown waves, sign me up.
Mary-Kate Olsen kept her chestnut-lit strands simple with a sleek middle part at the CFDA Fashion Awards.
Are you still living for the moment Rihanna revealed dip-dyed honey brown locks at the 55th Grammy Awards? Because we are.
If you needed any more evidence that chestnut brown can stand alone, here you go. Emily Ratajkowski makes us want to go wave up our hair right now.
Jessica Biel is an absolute stunner in this glossy, slicked-back style worn at the 2013 Met Gala. Here's proof that this chestnut-brown shade looks just as good when styled.
The day Zendaya showed up to the 2017 Met Gala rocking this iconic, chestnut-colored afro goes down in history.
Ashley Graham looked like the model she is with her sideswept chocolate-brown locks.
We literally love every hair color on Kristen Stewart, including her platinum blonde buzz cut. But those romantic curls paired with that rich espresso shade were so stunning.
Logan Browning's mahogany-colored curls are what dreams are made of.
Gabrielle Union. Sigh, she's just so gorgeous. Her perfect curls prove a little honey brown and chestnut brown look so good together.
Ava DuVernay's striking chocolate-brown dreadlocks are what the red carpet needs.
Emma Watson twisted her brunette locks up into this dreamy updo adorned with hair jewelry at Disney's Beauty and the Beast premiere.
Feast your eyes on a brunette bob done right, worn on the lovely Miranda Kerr at the Vanity Fair Oscars party.
How incredibly gorgeous was Rooney Mara in this swept-back style? Those brows, though, are worth their own callout.
Nathalie Emmanuel glammed up her chocolate-tone curls by pinning them in the back and letting them frame her face in the front.
Lily Aldridge lightened up her deep brunette roots with hints of honey. We're in love with this toned-down take on highlights.
Practically all of Jourdan Dunn's ever-changing hairstyles are screenshot-worthy. Her sultry brown curls worn at the GQ Men of the Year Awards are definitely saved in our archives.
When Selena Gomez wore these back-grazing brunette curls at the Grammys, she proved that the balayage trend is here to stay.
Look at how beautifully done Salma Hayek's jet black–meets-brunette hair is. If you're thinking of taking a two-tone approach to chestnut-brown hair, put this on your mood board.
Chrissy Teigen had fun with tints of blonde and brown that looked quite perfect together on her lob.
Shay Mitchell stuns on a regular basis with her lustrous locks, and this time was no exception with her barrel-curled, honey brown–dipped strands.
Julia Roberts has had her fair share of blonde moments, but this classic brunette dye job accompanied with honey highlights suited her so well.
Jennifer Lopez is #hairgoals personified. Her hair is all the confirmation we need to show chestnut brown looks stunning with bold blonde highlights.
It's rare to see someone stay in the same hair color palette their whole career—yet Anne Hathaway has been a faithful brunette since her debut. It's hard not to love every style she's worn the hue in, including this chic cropped cut.
Jessica Alba was dreamy (per usual) in these glamorous curls. Is it just us, or did her chestnut-brown strands look lit from within?
Jennifer Lawrence wore her true brown strands at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in a whimsical updo.
Priyanka Chopra made this rich brown, half-braided lob look effortlessly cool, so we think it's worth a shot from us too.
Eva Longoria's spiral curls have us on the hunt for the exact hot tool used to achieve those perfect bends.