Difference Between Hazel and Brown Eyes: Hazel vs Brown Eyes

• Brown eyes are always brown while hazel eyes keep changing color, and they are a mixture of brown and green.

• Brown eyes have more melanin than hazel eyes. Melanin is the pigment that is responsible for giving human eyes their color.

• Hazel color results from Rayleigh scattering and less quantities of melanin in the iris of the individual.

• Hazel eye color is common in Europe and America while it is rare in Asia and the Middle East.