Latest trends in Layered Hairstyles


There is something about layered hair – it is fashionable and very feminine. Whether you wear your hair short or long, they transform your look from a plain Jane to a chic fashionista.  We give you a few ideas of gorgeous layered hairstyles that you can try, depending on the length of your hair. So read up and  book your appointment with your stylist today and get one stat.


Advantages of Layering

If you are not ready to give up on the entire length of your hair, but want a change in your look, then layering is the way to go. Also, soft layering adds an instant volume to your hair, making it seem fuller. If you have very thick and unmanageable hair, then go in for choppy layering and find yourself with hair that is not just stylish and sleek but also easily managed. Combine your layers with bangs and you can do a 360 degree flip with your look.

Long Hair Layered Hairstyles 

Layers All Around

Long Hair Layered Hairstyles


If you have really long hair, want to retain the length and yet try something new with your hair, then this is the hairstyle to try. Get your hair cut in layers around the face such that it creates a movement around the face. While styling, use a 1 and 1/2 inch curling iron to curl the layers section by section and let the layers fall on your shoulders.

Face framing Layered Hairstyle

Face framing Layered Hairstyle

Layers around the face are the ones that are noticed the most. So if you want to make an impact with a new hairstyle, then get layers around the face, that will frame your face when styled well. Curl your layers with a 1 and 1/2 inch curling iron and let the curls fall on your face. Hold them into place with a spray. This style is perfect for women who are trying to soften their appearance.

Medium Hair Layered Hairstyles

Graduated Bob Hairstyle

Medium Hair Layered Hairstyles

Ali Larter’s gorgeous medium length layered hair can be achieved by having layers that begin at the chin. The ends are softened up with a razor to reduce some of the volume from the hair. There is no rocket science to styling such hair. All you need to do is to scrunch up the damp hair when you are blow drying it. And just like that you have those gorgeous layers and waves in your hair.

Medium Straight Hair face framing layers 

Medium Straight Hair face framing layers

If you want to get a look like that of Natalie Portman, then get a couple of bangs that nicely fall on your face and frame it up. Longer bangs are pushed to the sides after the hair is parted. The layers begin at the chin and nicely graduate in length. If you have streaks or highlights, this is one look to show them off in. To style this hair, use a round brush while blow drying so that the ends are curls in towards your face.

Short Hair Layered Hairstyles

Short and shaggy style

Short Hair Layered Hairstyles

This hairstyle will need you to go bob with bangs falling over your forehead and temples. It is perfect for women with high cheekbones and a strong jawline. This hairstyle will suit longer faces best. The layers are of different lengths and do not need too much maintenance at all.

Textured and short chic style

Textured and short chic style

This hairstyle will give you bangs that start at the forehead and reach your chin. The bangs give you lots of volume. This super short and sleek hairdo will give you a chic look. Use a volume boosting mousse and a blow dryer to get body.

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Aparna Anand

After a stint in an MNC in Bangalore, Aparna has now started doing what she loves the most- writing. Travelling and cooking come a close second and third. She lives in Mumbai with her husband.