Layered haircuts are very stylish and can often be cut so that they are easy to style. If you have long hair and have run out of styling options, you might want to opt for some long layers to add volume and versatility to your hair.
Layered cuts can help elongate your face, so they are a great option for hairstyles for round faces. You can opt for a shaggy bob or rock your curls. Add some bright streaks or a fun ombre for a pop of color. Or, if you don’t want to be too daring, opt for subtle highlights and/or lowlights or even a multi-faceted balayage look.
With a lot of styling options, layered haircuts leave a lot of room to express your individuality.
1. Bob with Side-Swept Fringe
This cut works great for those with long layers as it will give your hair a nice shape with a lot of movement. Side swept bangs add a feminine sultry look to this fun style. Your hair will be both voluminous and smooth by simply adding a bit of texture spray.
2. Rounded hairstyle
This look suits those who have fine hair of medium length as allows to create desirable volume without weighting. In addition, it corrects features: softens a large chin and visually reduces a nose. By means of the simplest laying the problem of creating a volume is solved with use of the hair dryer.
3. Long, Disconnected Curly Layers
These funky, disconnected layers will add fullness and length to those with medium to fine hair. Those with rounder faces can totally rock this sassy look! To style, add volumizing mousse to damp hair, and blow dry with a round brush to boost volume. Then make vertical curls wrapping your hair away from your face with a large-barreled curling iron. When curls are cooled, disconnect them by gently running your fingers through them to loosen and separate. Finally, spray a light holding finishing spray for extra movement.
4. Mod Mid-Length Layers for Short Hair
Cutting your hair close to your chin can add extra volume. Medium-long layers will also boost your volume. This fun and flirty cut works great with a bold color such as a platinum blonde or fiery red. Add a volumizer and thermal protectant to your hair. Then roll your hair with 2-inch hot rollers under and then back atop your head for maximum volume and texture. Remove and allow your curls to cool before using your fingers to gently break them up and spray with a strong hold finishing spray.
5. Sexy, Stacked Long Layers
The options for layered haircuts are endless! This sultry long layered look compliments those with round, oval and heart-shaped faces and really adds volume to fine hair. To style, start with a curl-boosting product on your damp hair, and blow dry with a round brush for lighter volume. Then, using a large curling iron, make large vertical curls, alternating the direction every other curl. Shake loose and gently separate with your fingers for full volume and movement and finish with a light holding spray.
6. Long, Wispy Layers with Funky Fringe
This style is a bit retro chic and is inspired by 70’s Boho Chic. For a modern touch, add a burst of color or subtle balayage tones. Prep your damp hair with a smoothing cream and then blow dry using a round brush for soft volume. Next use a flat iron to straighten your hair and backcomb the crown area behind your fringe for added volume. This look is accentuated by the full fringe for a fun take on a classic Bohemian style.
7. Shoulder Length Swirls
With shorter and mid-length layers, this soft and chic cut adds volume and dimension to natural waves and curls. Longer side swept bangs blend beautifully with this classic shoulder length layered haircut. Apply your favorite volumizer to damp hair and then blow dry using a paddle brush to get rid of any excess moisture. When almost dry, switch to a round brush to create flips in the layers and swoop the bangs to one side. Spritz with a light spray and then scrunch your curls for beachy waves and a tousled, carefree look.
8. Racy, Razored Layers
This funky layered cut with its sharply razored edges adds a great deal of texture to medium to thick hair. With a longer side fringe cut in proportion with the shoulder length razored edges, this look is both natural and fun. Start off with a dramatic color such as mahogany or blue black and add some colorful streaks to take this look to a bold new level. To style, towel dry your hair and apply a smoothing cream starting at the ends and then detangle your hair. Part to one side and blow dry using your fingers or a paddle brush. As you are going for a funkier look, you don’t have to focus on smoothing out your hair till it’s sleek. When it’s dry, add some pomade and a shine serum and then use a flat iron for added twists and turns if so desired.
9. Voluptuous Volume
Full volume curls on this soft long-layered cut add sheer volume to this playful style. A fun and bright color such as cherry red or copper blonde with side swept bangs will really make this style pop. A dramatic ombre or two-toned balayage will add depth and dimension for a more modern twist. To achieve this sexy look, start with clean, dry hair and section it, leaving a one inch high section dropped horizontally down to your neck. Section the rest of your hair similarly in one inch sections. Next, start with the dropped section and make big curls with a 1 ½ to 2 inch curling iron, curling from the roots all the way to the ends. Repeat with each horizontal section until all of your hair is curled. Flat iron your bangs to the side and spritz with a lightweight hairspray for added movement.
10. Long, Luscious Shag Layered Haircut
Nowadays not so many ladies decide to get a one-length haircut. Shag layered haircuts appear more shapely, sharp, and modern. Plus, they are not so difficult to style comparing with one-length haircuts. Look at this gorgeous, long shag. It works great for ladies who have oblong faces as it adds the desired volume to the sides of the oblong face. Moreover, this pretty shag can offer you texture and make the everyday styling process easier. To enhance the texture even more, apply your favorite texturizing product before blow drying.
11. Curly Layers
You probably think that a layered haircut looks great only when you straighten it. Well, it is quite far from being true. In reality, a long layered haircut will appear super-glamorous when waved or curled. Large waves can add much movement and bounce to your hairstyle and thus make you look very sophisticated. Also, the good news is that this hairstyle will flatter practically any face shape. For styling, you will need a comb, a brush, a blow dryer, large hot rollers, and moulding cream to set the hairstyle. That’s all you’ll need to get an elegant ‘do and resemble Kate Middleton as a result.
12. Piecey Layers
Pull off this look if your hair is too thick and you wish to reduce its volume and prevent it from getting tangled. When feathery flicks are added to graduated, sliced layers, you get a very sophisticated hairstyle. Now let us discuss how to style this haircut that, by the way, works best for square, diamond, heart, oblong, and oval face shapes. When your hair is wet, apply some styling mousse to it and blow dry. Let it cool down and clip the ends of layers with a straightener, holding for 4-5 seconds. Finish with hairspray, and you are ready to go.
13. Textured Long Bob
Loose waves can add bounce and some movement to this long, textured bob. Consider picking this hairstyle if your face shape is triangular, oval, diamond, round, or heart. And it works great for medium hair texture. The styling process will take you about 20 minutes. Blow dry your hair and wait for several minutes till it cools completely. Next, create soft curls with the help of a large-barrel curling wand. Then tease the hair and apply wax to get the desirable texture. Finish with hairspray.