8 Best Natural Hair Colors, According to Colorists

Dark Chocolate

A rich, neutral brown that enhances natural tones without appearing too dark or black. Achieve it with a demi-permanent gloss for added impact.

Milk Chocolate

Lighter and more pastel than dark chocolate, achieved with micro-lights on a neutral brown base for a softer, child-like hue.


Warmer with lighter ends, resembling an end-of-summer brown. Balayage techniques maintain low maintenance, requiring periodic glossing to manage warmth.


Balances between brown and blonde, created with babylights and caramel gloss. Ideal for brunettes seeking a subtle blonde effect without drastic change.


It flatters neutral and peach skin with a golden glow. Glossing over blonde hair or breaking light brown bases brightens the face.


Between medium brown and copper, suits various skin tones and enhances brown eyes. Achieve by lightly pre-lightening brown hair and applying a copper gloss for richness.


Reveals natural red pigments by lightening the base and applying an intense copper gloss for a shiny, rich look. Best for fair skin tones with light eyes.

Strawberry Blonde

Pale copper hue over blonde hair, giving a shimmering effect. Ideal for fair skin with pink undertones and light eyes, requires regular glossing for maintenance.