We predict that rose brown, blackberry, and mushroom hair are going to be popular this spring.

By Blake Bakkila
March 12, 2018

Trying to mix up your hair color can get, well, hairy. With so many new ideas trending, it’s difficult to find the best new ‘do for you. Three ideas we (and Pinterest) love right now for brunettes: rose brown, blackberry, and mushroom hair. These floral and food-inspired highlights are the perfect way to start the season with an updated look.

Rose brown

If you want to try adding a touch of pink to your locks, this subtle rosy-brown may be your best bet. Whether you want a more bold rose highlight or hints of warmth, here are some examples to inspire you. There are glimmers of rosy tones in this style from Gabrielle Harned.

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Gabrielle Harned

Hair: @hairby_gabbs/Instagram

This rose gold balayage from Mark South added gorgeous dimension to this brunette’s hair.

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These brighter pink highlights by Allie Villa took this bronde base to the next level.

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Hair: @allievilla/Instagram


Blackberries are in season! Darker brown hair goes so well with deep reddish-purple, as shown by these stylists. It’s most closely related to the popular mulled wine hair trend. Skyler London’s version of this look, below, is red wine hair #goals.

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Hair: @skylerlondon/Instagram

This dark brown-to-blackberry transformation by Kat Simoes is a fun and fresh take on the trending color.

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Alisha McAlister combined violet, mahogany, and red to create this inspo-worthy look.

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Hair: @foilingbeautiful/Instagram


Not to be confused with a mushroom cut, ask your stylist to go for an earthy shade of brown. See how gorgeous the ashy color looks on these happy clients.

"Shroomed my girl today," Michelle Hernandez wrote in an Instagram post.

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Hair: @colorbymichelle/Instagram

Michelle Smith Lucero created this smoky style.

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Hair: @michelleatserendipity/Instagram

Jenni Rose’s take on mushroom hair featured a dark base and lighter, cooler tones on the ends.

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Hair: @jennirosefreelancehair/Instagram

Ready to book your appointment? Before you take your first selfie, stock up on these products to make your new hair color last even longer.

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