Take a look around and you’ll see layered hairstyles everywhere! From short to long hair (and everywhere in between), layers give hair beautiful body, oodles of volume, and a gorgeous shape – and that’s before adding any products or styling. Here are 4 ideas for long layered haircuts that make the most of every hair type!
Layered hairstyles are preferable for most hair types but a must for thick hair. With layers, you can find the balance between length and fullness that works for you. Here, hair is kept quite thick but layers frame the face and form extra long bangs that can be styled different ways, depending on where hair is parted. Add even more volume with a few loose curls concentrated around the face.
Wearing hair with multiple lengths can liven up the most drab, dull hair. Straight hair is especially susceptible to this problem but a new cut can hang on to most of your length (minus any damaged split ends) and breath new life into hair. Shorter layers will highlight and draw more attention to your gorgeous features!
Get even more impact by using a mousse and blow drying hair to get all over body or a dry shampoo to boost volume at the roots (and extend a blow out another day). Another tip for any one suffering from lifeless hair is to use a clarifying shampoo every now and then. Hair can get weighed down from additives in shampoos, conditioners, and products – especially those containing silicone. Track down some Neutrogena Anti-Residue Formula and use it once a week to get brand new hair!
One of the rare complaints about layered hairstyles is when stylists go too far – cutting out too much hair, which can result in wispy ends that tend to frizz. If this is a concern for your hair type, get the best of both worlds by combining blunt cut hair with layers. This business at the back-party is one way to make layered hairstyles work for fine hair.
Similar to Bar Refaeli’s effortless cut, this lovely style is cut straight across at the back with a layering limited to the angled cuts that frame the face at the front. Styling this cut is so simple. Just work in an anti-frizz serum and let hair air dry for everyday.
Of course, long layered haircuts are just the base for so many gorgeous hairstyles ranging from all the way up to all the way down and everything in between. These gorgeous curls are surprisingly quick and easy hair down style. The trick is concentrating curls on where they have the most impact, starting below the chin, and using a large curling iron or curlers.
For an even easier way to get this look that doesn’t damage hair, try some no heat curls. Rollers use water and tension rather than heat to create curls, keeping that long hair healthy. This technique takes longer, up to a day of drying time, so it’s perfect for a Saturday night out or after a work from home day
Simply rub an alcohol free gel through damp hair, like L’Oreal Everstyle Curl Defining Gel. The wrap hair up tight onto rollers, pin them, and let them completely air dry. It’s best to err on the side of caution because taking out hair too early will waste all that patience!