The Top 10 Brunettes in Hollywood. Sophisticated, moody, mysterious, intelligent--the right shade of brown gives these leading ladies all kinds of depth.
Hathaway's russet-flecked auburn is the work of Hollywood colorist Marie Robinson. "Color hair with a semi-permanent in medium rich brown with slight warm tones to give it shine," Robinson advises. "Then add random golden highlights on the crown and around the face to give it some pop but not take away from the brown."
Fox's vivid indigo-ebony shade is hard for most women to pull off. "The common mistake is to go too dark," Papanikolas says. "While it can look sexy on a young girl like Megan Fox, it can also be severe and harsh." Before making a drastic color change, Papanikolas advises rebuilding the hair with a reconstructive pack to fill the cuticle and create an even surface for the color to adhere.
Portman owes her coppery brown shade to her good genes and the sun. "Natalie has natural golden highlights," Robinson, her colorist, says. "You can replicate this by asking your colorist to only do a few highlights that are no more than two or three shades lighter than your own hair color."
Washington's monochromatic onyx forms a striking frame for her soft features.
Perry's silky sable shade radiates an inky blue.
Chung switched her ombre waves for a new rich brunette shade.