There are numerous stylish ways to sport a medium length haircut, from Meghan Markle-inspired messy buns to deep sleek partings; finding a suitable cut can add volume to thin locks, texture to thick locks or control to curls.
One Direction and solo singer Harry Styles showcases a medium length layered bob with curtain bangs. An understated caramel highlight completes his look while giving it an effortless finish.
Asymmetric A-shape haircut
Asymmetric A-shape haircuts are an eye-catching way to add dimension and vibrance to medium length locks. Perfect for any facial structure, this style requires little maintenance – just ensure to get it trimmed every 6-8 weeks for optimal results!
Key to an excellent asymmetric cut is creating an appropriate difference between the two sides of your hair. For an understated yet still elegant style, add longer layers on one side for an effective shag effect that frames your face well.
Danai Gurira’s angled bob is a nod to classic emo hair, yet modernized by long lashes and her ash blonde color. To achieve a more feminine look, add wavy strands for more chicness; Briogeo Farewell Frizz ($30) can help keep strands smooth.
Asymmetric bobs are an eye-catching trend on red carpets everywhere, and your stylist should recommend one with long side-swept ends or keeping longer pieces chin length to elongate your face and accentuate its features.
Add blonde balayage to your asymmetrical bob to make it even more natural and striking, as a straight uneven asymmetric bob can look chic when styled with side-swept bangs to frame the face.
Straight asymmetrical bobs may take center stage, but curly locks can make an impressive statement too. Take for instance this stunning brown hued asymmetric bob with side-swept bangs paired with an undercut for added drama – it works great on every face shape too and actresses such as Vanessa Hudgens and Tyra Banks have perfected this timeless style!
Asymmetric A-line haircut
The Asymmetric A-line haircut looks especially fashionable on medium length hair. Boasting its sloping, angled layers, this haircut visually elongates your face while offering endless styling possibilities from messy Meghan Markle inspired buns to deep sleek partings and Hollywood waves – it is ideal for women who enjoy playing around with their styles!
Add depth and personality to your A-line bob by styling it with heavy side-swept bangs or choosing an unconventional blunt cut with jagged edges. For a fresher look, consider platinum blonde money piece highlights in order to keep it looking modern.
If you want a less obvious version of this hairstyle, ask your stylist for an asymmetrical cut with shorter side. Once again, this way you can show off your neckline while maintaining balance in your look. Vanessa Hudgens famously demonstrated this approach!
Inspirational hair design
After several years of understated beauty trends, we will soon witness more striking, striking looks. One style we anticipate becoming particularly trendy are natural-looking hair highlights – like this stunning bob haircut with blonde balayage highlights!
Feathered layers arranged around the face add dimension and movement to straight shoulder-length locks, creating the appearance of controlled chaos. Combine feathered layers with long curtain bangs for an effortlessly feminine look.
If your straight bob feels too plain for your tastes, add silver highlights to give your blonde strands an instantly more sultry and glamorous appearance that’s great for date night. Doing this is also a great way to express yourself while elevating medium length hair.