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50 Hairstyles for Thick Wavy Hair You Will Adore

2. Elegant Wavy Bob. This hairstyle is perfect for women over 50. It frames your face, and the delicate highlights make you look fresh and elegant all day.

We know it feels like your thick hair has its own personality: it may feel heavy sometimes, difficult, and very time-consuming when it comes to care and styling. Check the following haircuts for thick wavy hair – these can make miracles and save your precious time in the morning.

1. Medium Wavy Hair. Textured layers, tousled styling, and a shiny color make thick hair silky, supple, and lightweight.

2. Elegant Wavy Bob. This hairstyle is perfect for women over 50. It frames your face, and the delicate highlights make you look fresh and elegant all day.

3. Shaggy Long Bob. This hairstyle needs a good tousle before you go out, and you’re ready to look spectacular all day.

4. Wavy Layered Shag with a Center Part. Shaggy hairstyles for thick wavy hair never fail to look cool with their I-woke-up-like-this vibe. And the heavy layering they come with also allows for removing a vast deal of bulk, leaving your waves airy and effortless.

5. Wavy Brunette Lob. If you’re a fan of bobs, this look is for you! Waves made with a straightening iron can give your thick hair a natural beach touch.

6. Mid-Length Cut with Babylights. Do you want to spice up your natural hair color without radical changes? Thick wavy curls will only benefit from a medium cut with delicate babylights. Opt for a blunt cut or choose layers – it will be gorgeous either way!

7. Choppy Lob with Face-Framing Layers. Stylists often recommend choosing longer haircuts for thick wavy hair since extra length helps weigh hair down and tame the frizz. Take this charming lob as inspiration and use its face-framing magic to emphasize or mask certain facial features.

8. Textured Bob on Wavy Hair. With all that said, you shouldn’t think that short haircuts for wavy hair are the no-go area. This short chunky bob has much weight removed while the longer front makes the hair even more manageable.

9. Curtain Bangs for Long Hair. Beautiful curtain bangs transitioning into longer layers belong to our favorite wavy hairstyles due to their simplicity and effortless chic. This styling option seems to be made for thick unruly hair!

10. Long Wavy Hair. Emphasize your wavy locks with choppy layers and dimensional highlights. We’re sure you’ll love it!

11. Lob with Patchy Highlights. Which styling trick creates even more texture for thick wavy hair? Highlights contrasting with your natural hair color! So, if you want to amplify the beauty of your lob hairdo, select a hue to dye some strands and welcome the changes!

12. Long Blonde Balayage hair. Create a fairytale princess look with a layered, wavy haircut for your long locks. You’ll get an elegant and natural style in a blink of an eye.

13. Stacked Lob with Partial Highlights. We love hairstyles for wavy hair that look fun and creative! This inverted lob with bright strands is a fit for an artistic personality. Besides, highlighting the front locks helps to showcase the eyes!

14. Choppy Sun-Kissed Layers. Ladies with long wavy hair can achieve a sun-kissed effect either naturally or by dyeing some of their locks a lighter shade. For a sun-kissed effect that will last all year round, we suggest the latter option!

15. Short Hair with Babylights. A shorter layered haircut can make miracles for your thick wavy hair. If you dye your ends in a brighter color, you’ll illuminate your dark hair and bring it the lightness it begs for.

16. Choppy Wavy Brunette Bob. Fresh, relaxed and pretty! This is how you’ll feel with a wavy bob like the one presented below.

17. Shaggy Above-the-Shoulders Cut. Layering is definitely something that can make a medium wavy hairstyle look complete. The piece-y layers and patchy hair color contribute to the rock’n’roll vibe that is timelessly trendy.

18. Piece-y Bob with Warm Balayage. If you don’t like super choppy haircuts for wavy hair but still want to rock plenty of texture, you can opt for a softer version of a shaggy bob and add subtle highlights to create a play of color in your waves.

19. Long Wavy Hairstyle. Balayage hairstyles always look fantastic on long layered hair. They tend to give your strands a particular and irreplaceable shine, movement and dimension.

20. Long Thick Style with Highlights. While long thick hair looks too heavy and immovable, a balayage hairstyle with choppy ends and quick waves is quite the opposite!

21. Messy Shoulder Length Bob. A medium length thick haircut can help you hide those prominent features you’d rather soften, for example, a heavy jawline, if you have a square face.

22. Wavy Highlights. Women with thick hair will love this layered haircut with highlights. Let your hair cascade on your back for a more impressive look.

23. Long Wavy Hair with a Deep Side Part. Long hairstyles for wavy hair can easily combine layering around the face or throughout the mid-length with blunt ends which work to add fullness to the bottom.

24. Two-Layer Style with Bangs. Voluminous bangs with a side or middle part add volume to haircuts for thick wavy hair. Besides, if you want an even more textured result, you can also try a two-tier cut like this one.

25. Easy Care Hairstyle. Isn’t that what we all want? Gorgeous hair with minimal attention? You can get that with a medium length choppy haircut and a tousle.

26. Thick Shaggy Bob. This hairdo is one of the most flattering hairstyles for thick wavy hair. To create this look, ask your stylist to tone your hair to achieve a cherry or mahogany shade and go for uneven layered wavy locks.

27. Medium Wavy Hair with Bounce. Long wavy haircuts aren’t always the best choice for ladies with thick manes since the excessive weight may strip even ample locks of their bounce. The below-the-shoulder lob with a bit of layering to the ends fixes the problem with no sweat.

28. Medium Layered Centre-Parted Haircut. A symmetrical hairstyle with bangs is going to frame your face and draw attention to your eyes. Give it a try!

29. Choppy Brown Balayage Lob. One of the modern classics among haircuts for wavy hair, this choppy lob with a soft balayage is a true gem! The style not only appears splendid but also enables you to tame your thick hair with minimum effort.

30. Tousled Auburn Bob. This cute bob looks totally carefree and flirty (thanks to the strand tucked behind the ear and a bright shade of red, of course), but it has just a slightly defined texture to deliver a smoother feel.

31. All-Feathered Crop with a Deep Fringe. Wavy hairstyles for women with thick tresses pair well with shaggy bangs of all types, including this seriously textured version, that perfectly matches the accentuated pieces around the perimeter.

32. Messy Bob for Frizzy Hair. If your hair is frizzy, tame it with a flat iron – style straight or with messy waves.

33. Long Choppy Cut with Midshaft Highlights. Are you a fan of choppy cuts? Dress it up with midshaft waves and highlights.

34. Shattered Dimensional Bob. Use a curling iron to make some large curls, and you’ll have an impressive mane.

35. Shaggy Blonde Bob with Dark Roots. Get a shaggy bob if you don’t mind big hair in a shorter length.

Shaggy Blonde Balayage Bob
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36. Soft Razored Waves. If you are a girl who wants to have perfect hair, you can use a triple barrel iron for your hairstyle.

37. Short Wavy Bob. Thick wavy hair looks gorgeous when dyed in a dark natural shade. If you choose to keep it short, it will be so much easier to style.

38. Neck-Length Thick Bob. Play with your favorite color for the highlights and go for a beautiful choppy bob crop.

39. Extra Short Bob. The sliced bob haircut is one of the best hairstyles for thick wavy hair. Some lighter strands will make your hair look mesmerizing.

40. Razored Waves with Highlights. An inverted bob with jagged layers is a great choice to make your hair look elegant and stylish.

41. Curly Bob. Curls are hard to handle but not if you choose the proper haircut. With this curly bob, you’ll only need a good tousle in the morning.

42. Chin Length Bob. A haircut this short gives a great face framing, nice shape, and boost of texture for thick wavy hair.

43. Choppy Bob. If a rebel look is what you’re searching for, some choppy ends are definitely a pretty good choice.

44. Cascade of Long Hair. When you look at this picture, you know this is what you want your hair to be like. If you have this gorgeous length and thickness, a V-cut and some easy hot roller curls will do the trick.

45. Dark Blonde Inverted Bob. Bobs are a worthy choice for someone who wants to emphasize their thick hair but at the same time, keep it well-shaped and manageable. After all, isn’t that what you want?

46. Blonde and Gray Bob. Short hairstyles are easy to maintain – you’ll be ready in the morning in just a couple of minutes.

47. Long Thick Wavy Hairstyle. Opt for babylights and chop some thick bangs for a French glammy look.

48. Coarse Wavy Hair. Such a beautiful color mix! Every strand has its own personality. This gorgeous look yells confidence!

49. Very Long Layered Hair. Yes, this hair length is hard to maintain, wash and style, but if you look at this picture, you know it’s worth it.

50. Wavy Lob with Blonde Balayage. A lob cut suits thick wavy hair perfectly, adding movement and volume to the style. If you want to make your look even more memorable, complement your hairdo with a soft balayage.

Bobs are some of the best haircuts for thick wavy hair because they are easy to maintain and wear. But if you’re not a fan of medium and short hair, why not take advantage of your chunky strands and emphasize them as much as you can. Anyone always admires a long wavy cascade of hair, and why not be the one who always gets all the compliments?

by Andreea Haba
She is social media enthusiast and loves everything that goes hand in hand with that. Since high school, writing is one of her passions and that's what got her into PR and social media area. She loves animals, has two dogs and enjoys any moment she can spend reading. When it comes to hairstyling, she loves bright colors and she's not afraid of changes.