Trendy Medium Length Layered Hairstyles


If you have medium length hair and are bored of styling it the same old way and want a change, then we suggest you go in for the layered look as layers are in this season. Go in for short or long layers depending on the extent to which you want to experiment. Add a few bangs to up the look by a couple of notches. We give you a few ideas for trendy medium length layered hairstyles that you can try.


Bangs and Layers flattering the face

Bangs and Layers flattering the face

This look is highlighted by the presence of the feathery bangs that almost reach the eyebrows. Get your hair cut in layers that start at your earlobe level. While styling, use a mousse to add volume to your hair. Blow dry your hair straight using a paddle brush. Next, use a styling spray and a 2 inch curling iron to wrap your hair loosely around it. Repeat for all the sections of your hair and then loosen the curls by running your hands through them. Spritz some hair spray to hold the hair in place.

Long angled layers

Long angled layers


If you have medium length hair and want to go wild with your look, then Beyonce’s layered curls would be the way to go. Get your hair cut in long angled layers and add a volumizing spray while styling them. Bring out your hot rollers and set your hair to have curls that flatter you face. Part your hair on the side. Run your fingers through the curls to loosen them a bit. Set using a hairspray. There you have it.

Beachy Layered Hairstyle

Beachy Layered Hairstyle

If you have wavy or curly hair, then put it to the best use by getting long layers done with your hair. They will not only add volume but also movement to your hair. While styling your hair, apply a sea salt spray on the damp hair, blow dry your hair and scrunch up the ends. Hold the ends in place with the same spray.

Kate Middleton Classic Layers 

Kate Middleton Classic Layers

If you have very voluminous hair, then layers such as these will help control the volume. The layers are cut such that they start appearing below the chin line. They are cut depending on where you part your hair, such that they can frame your face well.  While styling, use your favorite cream to style the hair. Blow dry with a paddle brush. For the ends, use curlers to achieve either an inward or an outward curl.

Layered Long Bob

Layered Long Bob

If  you are unable to decide whether to keep your hair long or cropped, then this hairstyle is the best solution. You can let your hair loose in summer without much worry or knot it up into a ponytail when don’t want to fuss with your hair.  Adding layers increases the volume of the hair and needs very little maintenance. Since the hair ends are in focus, make sure that you condition them well. A side swept bang, across your forehead can finish your look.

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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.