30 Methods to Put on the Bronze Hair Colour Pattern


woman with short bronze hair

Bronze hair is gorgeous and constantly widespread, with stars sporting the hue together with the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé. However maybe the largest cause so many individuals are going bronze is as a result of it seems nice on everybody and is straightforward to transition to from most colours.

Bronze is the proper in-between hue, irrespective of your pure hair coloration—whether or not you are a blonde going darker or a brunette attempting to loosen up a little bit, you are assured to win the gold with a little bit bronze. (Sorry, we needed to). We reached out to the consultants for more information on bronze hair and learn how to rock the look.


Under, discover 30 bronze hair coloration concepts to get you impressed.


CHOOSING A SHADE: Select a shade of bronze that coordinates with the undertones of your hair and pores and skin. In the event you’re unsure what’s going to look finest, seek the advice of together with your colorist.

MAINTENANCE LEVEL: Since bronze-colored highlights require much less lifting than true blonde highlights, grow-out is pretty delicate. You possibly can go so long as three to 4 months between appointments, relying in your base coloration and how briskly your hair grows.

GOES GREAT WITH: Gold lids, bronzed cheeks

SIMILAR SHADES: Caramel hair

PRICE: $150-$350, relying on whether or not you go for full or partial bronze highlights.

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Silky Waves

Pure brunettes, take observe: A easy bronze balayage is a tremendous approach to brighten up your whole face. (And we definitely cannot complain about these attractive silky waves).

In line with Leake, pure brunettes lend fantastically to a burnt caramel bronze. “Bronze provides heat to brunettes and permits the pure root to come back in and soften fantastically with the bronze coloration,” he says. “Blondes could make a clean transition to tawny bronze, and pure redheads can brighten up by going a extra coppery shade of bronze.”

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Pop of Cinnamon

Woman with curly hair and bronze highlights

You possibly can embrace your pure hair coloration whereas merely enhancing it for max affect. These bronze highlights do not cover her pure hue beneath—and the shades complement one another completely.

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Lightened-Up Layers

Take your layered search for a notch with strategically positioned heat highlights. The face-framing items—and tawny copper tones—take the cake.

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All-over Heat

Woman with warm, bronze curls in sunlight

Quite than balayage or highlights, go for a bronze hue all-over for next-level heat and richness. (The golden-hour lighting right here would not damage, both).

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Copper Combo

Coppery bronze highlighted hair viewed from back

Mix the tawny undertones of bronze with the reddish ones of copper for an allover heat-filled look.

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Outstanding Face-Framing Highlights

Woman with bronze face-framing highlights

Pep up a piecey, layered bob with some heat bronze highlights. This one is even sweeter with distinguished face-framing items.

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Pure Roots

A refined bronze balayage mixed with pure roots is the proper low-maintenance look (that is nonetheless high-impact, in fact).

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Tremendous Delicate

Like we stated, the wonderful thing about bronze is that it is a straightforward, transitional shade—you do not have to go too darkish or too mild with it. Ease into it with tremendous refined highlights that also heat up your whole look. Leake agrees, saying that bronze is a comparatively low-maintenance look, because it deposits coloration as a substitute of lifting it.

“Complement the gorgeous coloration contrasts and dimensions by including a shine spray, reminiscent of Colour Wow Dream Coat ($27). Your hair will thanks. Plus, one software of dream coat lasts as much as three shampoos,” he says.

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Heat Micro-Twists

Woman with bronze micro-twists with curled ends

In the event you’re a braid lover, take into account micro-twists in a lighter hue (like this honey bronze). Get all our braid suggestions proper right here.

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Bronze Highlights

Woman with dark curls and subtle bronze highlights

Feeling refined? Heat up raven-hued curls with only a sprinkle of bronze highlights all through, as seen right here on digital creator Taylor Winbush. (Additionally, in the event you’re getting quantity envy from this pic, discover our greatest volume-boosting suggestions for curly hair right here).

For these with pure hair, it’s vital to choose a shade that works not solely together with your pure hair but additionally together with your pure pores and skin tone.

“Ensure that to ask your stylist to steer clear of cool tones and deal with mixing within the hotter tones of bronze,” says Leake. “For repairs between visits, make sure to use merchandise that maintain your hair hydrated, wholesome, and vibrant with coloration.”

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Barely Solar-Kissed

Woman with long hair and sun-kissed bronze highlights

Seem like you simply spent every week in St. Tropez with a tawny sun-kissed coloration and silky seaside waves.

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Tawny Tendrils

Woman with tawny bronze curls

Boost your strands with a shocking honey-bronze hue. We love the dimension right here with darker items beneath.

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Bronze Ombré

Go from darkish to mild with a bronze ombré so seamless, you will not have to fret about frequent root touch-ups. If you end up desirous to do a little bit of at-home upkeep, Bryant recommends tinted conditioners as her go-to for vibrancy maintain in between salon visits.

“It’s a extra non-committal, inexpensive approach to deposit a little bit of coloration safely at house and with out chemical compounds of precise hair coloration that I’ve seen nice outcomes with,” she says. “I like Christophe Robin Stylish Copper Shade Variation Hair Masks ($53) for lighter extra strawberry blondes. It is a lighter model of copper pigment deposit and is sweet for all textures to clean and hydrate however not weigh the hair down for constant and natural-looking coloration upkeep.”

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Golden Curls

Woman with curly golden bronze hair

Beautiful curls may be made much more attractive (if that is even doable) by warming them up with honey bronze-hued highlights mixed with tawny brown lowlights.

“Purple shampoos are vital to include for blondes, however could elevate your bronze an excessive amount of, making it look much less coppery and extra ashy,” he says. “I like to recommend Colour Wow Colour Safety Shampoo ($24) to maintain your bronze hair recent with out over-lightening.”

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Copper Balayage

Go a little bit crimson with a bronze balayage and coppery tint. The touchable waves listed below are the cherry on high.

“Bronze is all about heat, so I like to type the hair down across the face to go with pores and skin tone. Free waves are attractive on the bronze look as they reveal the totally different hues of gold and copper working collectively,” says Leake on styling hair.

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A Little Heat

Simply including a contact of all-over heat with bronze highlights and coppery items framing your face can brighten up a glance.

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Main Dimension

bronzed balayage hair with braid

Utilizing hair portray and each spotlight and lowlight strategies, this bronze ‘do is taken to a different dimension (no pun meant). The shades of brown, blonde, and bronze strewn collectively really feel tremendous cohesive—and that braid is targets.

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Blunt Balayage

Embrace a naturally positive texture with a stunning blunt bob mixed with a bronze balayage (that’ll add main depth to your hair).

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Blunt Bangs

They don’t seem to be straightforward to execute correctly, however whenever you’re within the arms of a succesful stylist, we love a brief blunt-bang second. Mix them with a dark-to-light bronze balayage for max affect.

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Wealthy & Vibrant

Natural curls with vibrant red-bronze highlights

A pigmented, ultra-saturated tone is ideal for the wonder risk-takers on the market. This coppery bronze tone enhances the shopper’s wholesome, shiny curls completely.

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Heat & Layered

Woman with layered curls and warm bronze highlights

A layered, voluminous type will get much more dimension and depth with piecey highlights. This bronze hue (mixed with pure roots) is really gorgeous.

“I really like these hues with texture and motion, reminiscent of a superb afro or large set of curls with coppery shades,” says Bryant. “There’s by no means not someplace to look as the colour can bounce the sunshine and sunshine off the hair, which might make the hair look thick and healthy-looking from these hotter shades.”

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Piecey Bob

Tousled bob haircut with bronze highlights

Give a layered, piecey bob a recent replace with a heat bronze balayage. (Get our suggestions for hair this touchable right here).

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Golden Bronze Ombré

It is nearly blonde—however not fairly. We love the look of a silky bronze ombré with roots stored pure.

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Bronze Braids

Woman with bronze braided ponytail

Boost your knotless braids with a wearable bronze hue (complemented by pure roots and an enviable ponytail).

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Curly Balayage

We’re obsessive about the dimension these pure curls are bringing. Need the identical? A bronze balayage may be precisely what you are in search of.

In the event you’re not able to decide to a everlasting coloration, Bryant recommends discovering a shade in a semi-hair coloration line reminiscent of Manic Panic. “This manner is most forgiving and lasts about two to 3 washes earlier than you determine on a coloration,” she says.


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Caramel Drizzle

Mix a wealthy, chocolate brown hair coloration with caramel-bronze highlights for a candy deal with of a method that absolutely enhances the wavy, layered reduce right here.

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Coppery Highlights

Woman with curly hair and copper bronze highlights

We’ll all the time love a easy set of highlights—and the coppery-bronze shade right here by Nicolle Lemonds is the final word addition to Leah Allyannah’s bouncy curls.

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Silky Monochrome

In the event you’re feeling daring, go for an all-over bronze hue. This one’s a super-subtle balayage with a shocking silky end—and people blunt bangs are every thing. (Discover our greatest suggestions for clean, silky hair right here.)

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Additional Brightness

So far as we’re involved, you are doing a disservice to attractive curly hair in the event you do not spotlight it appropriately—and we love the best way the colour concentrates on these bronze tendrils to disclose a saturated blonde hue on the ends. Perfection.

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Bronze Ribbons

In the event you’re naturally raven-haired, take into account one thing like these bronze ribbon highlights. We’re in love with the contrasting shades.


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