Should I go brunette or stay blonde? It's the oldest beauty debate in the book, but how does one decide whether or not they should jump ship and change their hair colour from blonde to brown, or vice versa? It's a BIG decision - and one that definitely cannot be taken lightly. Much thought and potential photoshopping should be undertaken, so that you can gauge if you'll suit the shade. If you've been stuck between a rock an a hard place aka swaying back and forth between being blonde or brown, know that there are a load of celebs who have braved it, lived to tell the tale, and looked pretty great, too. Here are 31 of our favourite celebrities - as both blondes and brunettes, so you've got alllll the inspo you could ever need before making the jump AND proving once and for all that you can have whatever-the-hell hair colour you want. Despite all of her sisters lightening their locks at some point or another, Kendall has stayed true to her roots and left her hair to do its naturally dark thing.
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These babes have gorgeous and shiny dark hair that only enhances their good looks. Varying between jet black, light brown, and anywhere in between these famous women have the bone structure to be among the most alluring celebrities of all time even with the darkest hair around. For some of these celebrities, brunette hair is the norm. Others who made this list dyed their hair brunette for a role and, for at least a small part of their career in Hollywood, looked great while it lasted. Few can forget when Katie Holmes cut her hair into a stylish bob while keeping the same jet black color she's known for.
Sure, dark brunette hair seems like it's harder to play with—unless you're willing to put in serious time at the salon to lighten it—but trust us when we say that trying out a different look doesn't actually require a platinum hair makeover. With the help of 27 celebrities with rich, dark hair, we're showing you exactly how add color can be subtly added to your dark locks—from hints of red to purple accents and golden highlights. And if you want to go darker but aren't sure what to ask for at the salon, we've got you covered. Just bookmark your favorite and bring it to your hair stylist. We're taking notes on how Lopez lightens her hair with all-over highlights, like these fine ribbons of blonde babylights. Light brown highlights painted just around the face are an easy way to add warmth to long, dark hair. Fact: Rihanna's deep skin tone looks amazing with warm, reddish highlights, and a few auburn strips from her mid-lengths to ends give her long hair more dimension. To capture Z's shade, ask your stylist for deep, rich roots that fade into warm milk chocolate waves. A throwback to when this blonde star turned her hair color all the way up to a deep chocolate-y brown.
Jessica Chastain appears to have dyed her red locks a much darker chocolate shade just in time for Christmas. It's not clear whether the actress has made the change for a film role or not. Gigi Hadid 's usually beach-blonde locks have been getting noticeably darker for the past few months and when the model stepped out in New York today, they looked to be chestnut brown hue. Having spent years dabbling with lighter blonde highlights, Emma Watson opted for a glossy brunette colour - a shade not dissimilar to her character Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Emma Stone joined the glossy brunette club at this year's Met Gala. With tousled curls and a healthy shine, the actress pulled off the darker tone effortlessly.