14 Chestnut Hair Colors to Inspire Your Next Salon Visit

Updated 04/16/18

Every single time the spring season rolls around, we're told to go lighter with our hair color, in order to reflect the longer days and warmer temperatures. We love that seasonal shift, but this year, we're thinking of turning it on its head and going for something richer and deeper, especially after seeing chestnut hair colors all over Pinterest—and our favorite celebs. See our favorite A-list sources of inspiration ahead.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Elizabeth Olsen
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Elizabeth Olsen's hair, which looks like a shiny chestnut waterfall, leaves us speechless. We like the warm golden undertones that are dispersed throughout.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Jessica Alba
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Jessica Alba's chestnut locks are a little bit lighter and a bit more golden in tone.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Gabrielle Union
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Gabrielle Union sported big chestnut curls at last year's CFDA Fashion Awards, and we fell in love.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Lily Collins
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Lily Collins's red-tinged locks are perfectly accessorized by a floral silk head wrap.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Olivia Culpo
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Olivia Culpo's deep chestnut shade is sure to look stunning on similar olive skin tones.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Kate Beckinsale
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Kate Beckinsale is our OG celeb hair inspiration. Here she sports a dimensional chestnut hair color at the GQ awards.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Felicity Jones
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Felicity Jones's hair is right on the edge of the chestnut spectrum, nearing a deep mahogany shade.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Rachel McAdams
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Can we petition Rachel McAdams to always keep her hair this vibrant mix of chestnut and auburn?

Chestnut Hair Colors—Lana Del Rey
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Lana Del Ray is another celeb who walks the fine line between auburn and chestnut with her amazing red-brown hair color.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Olivia Palermo
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Olivia Palermo's hair starts with a deep chocolate brown color and slowly transitions to chestnut at the ends. 

Chestnut Hair Colors—Jamie Chung
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Jamie Chung gives us further proof that ombré chestnut hair is alive and well (and extremely flattering). 

Chestnut Hair Colors—Julia Roberts
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Julia Roberts's vivid hue is reminiscent of the red-brown hair she made famous in Pretty Woman

Chestnut Hair Colors—Kate Mara
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Kate Mara's chestnut hair is uniform in texture and color throughout. We like her slicked-back and sleek look.

Chestnut Hair Colors—Anne Hathaway
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Anne Hathaway's color is a little bit chocolate and a little bit chestnut. A winning color combination.

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