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50 Fabulous Medium Length Layered Hairstyles

2. Glamorous Medium Brunette Hairstyle. Subtle highlights add an interesting twist to this gorgeous deep brown hair. We love the layered cut which makes the hair seem silky and weightless.

Do you feel like you could do with a change? Would you like to transform your hairstyle into one that turns heads and is easy to style? You’ve come to the right place! Medium length layered haircuts are incredibly popular among women of all ages, face shapes, and hair types. Their versatile nature means there’s a cut to suit every woman – and the added benefit of layers means your hair will enjoy more shape, texture, and even volume (if you need it, of course!).

And now check out these super gorgeous medium length layered haircuts we’ve handpicked for you! They’ll provide the inspiration you seek for spicing up your shoulder-length hair.

1. Textured Bob for Straight Hair. One of the main advantages of bob hairstyles is their versatility. They look great on wavy hair – and even hotter on straight strands!

2. Glamorous Medium Brunette Hairstyle. Subtle highlights add an interesting twist to this gorgeous deep brown hair. We love the layered cut which makes the hair seem silky and weightless.

3. Medium Layered Bob. A bob haircut is always at the top of our list. Add layers – and enjoy the low-maintenance movement!

4. Messy Layers. Think you’d like a layered cut that’s on the modern side? There’s nothing trendier than this messy, slightly undone layered medium hairstyle.

5. Layered Medium Length Hair. Create an illusion of thickness and movement with this beautiful, choppy cut for medium length hair.

6. Textured Shoulder-Length Bob. Choppy cuts frame the face and create an effortless, delightful look every time!

7. Medium Choppy Graduated Bob. Want a haircut that’s super fun and flirty? Choppy hair hits the spot! It’s a bold cut that creates definition and movement, while still looking easy and effortless.

8. Sleek Shoulder-Length Bob. If you’ve been blessed with sleek and smooth hair, upgrade it with swoopy layers! Adding highlights will intensify dimension and thickness.

9. Pink and Copper Tones. Combining lowlights and highlights on your layered cut is a fail-proof way to add depth, dimension, and movement.

10. Medium Haircut with Sliced Ends. To get one of those trendy lifted and voluminous medium layered hairstyles, ask your stylist for sliced ends. Not only do they add air to thick hair, but they can also make even the thinnest strands appear bright and lively.

11. Long Layers for Thin Hair. Looking for a shoulder-length cut that adds volume to thin hair? Feathered layers do the job and look very feminine.

12. Slightly Inverted Choppy Lob. A modern take on the traditional bob. You can easily style your shoulder-length layers down or wear in a half updo for a fancy event or something.

13. Feathered Medium Bob. Looking for a unique color to go with your medium layered haircut? Add rose-gold to the top of your must-try list!

14. Shoulder-Length Feathered Flipped Out Hairstyle. Waves bigger than on the Australian coastline. Use a round brush when styling your medium hair with long layers backward and cover with lots of hairspray to secure this vintage look.

15. Soft A-Line Cut. The A-line cut has won over the hearts of many – and it looks particularly stunning on shoulder-length layered hair. If you’re not into the blunt version, opt for a softer haircut which is a lot more subtle.

16. Beautiful Medium Cut with Feathered Ends. If you can’t afford to spend much time on styling, this low maintenance medium length haircut will save your morning routine. Dry your hair, keeping it down, and brush through the layers once you’re done for this easy hairdo.

17. Piece-y Shag with Bangs for Fine Hair. Mullets are back in style, and if the dramatic cut that Miley Cyrus likes rocking is a bit too much for you, a style with soft layers and curtain bangs will suit you well.

18. Soft Warm-to-Cool Balayage. If you’re a lady with luscious thick hair, this hairstyle is a great option to consider. It’ll reduce some of the volume and weight, leaving you with a stylish, well-shaped medium cut.

19. Gorgeous Gray Layered Hairstyle. Embrace and enhance your natural grays with a hot balayage style. Medium layered hair with silver highlights can easily liven up and refresh your tired hair.

20. Sun-Kissed Waves for Medium Hair. Another version of a multi-dimensional look that makes you want to ask her who the stylist was! This hairstyle is especially great for wavy hair.

21. Sophisticated Medium Bob. Is your hair crying out for some shape and movement? Check out this beautiful, medium bob!

22. Shoulder-Grazing Layered Wavy Bob. Curl up your shoulder-length layered hair and work your fingers through waves to achieve this elegant beachy style that will last a couple of days.

23. Two-Layer Midi Cut for Thick Hair. Don’t waste too much time thinking about what will suit your hair and lifestyle. Work some texturizing paste into your locks to define the layers, and you’re set to rock the world.

24. Mid-Length Sliced Shag with Bangs. Imagine yourself in the early 90s inspired by an indie movie and try medium layered hair with bangs. The highest level of femininity!

25. Textured Bob. A short to medium hairstyle is a preferred choice of many modern women. The cute and playful textured bob is well-worth experimenting with!

26. Shoulder-Grazing Cut with Feathered Layers. Among many medium length layered hairstyles for straight hair, this old school one is a winner for all ages. Besides, it highlights your colored hair wonderfully.

27. Lively Wavy Layered Hairstyle. Curling your layered hair is another amazing way to show off the shaggy cut. Style your medium layered bob with distinct curls to have the lionesque volume and royal dimension.

28. Voluminous Wavy Shag with Bangs. Full bangs are the best addition to shoulder-length medium layered haircuts. Let them flow into the shortest crown layers of your choppy wavy shag to achieve a playful lifted appeal when you curl those locks.

29. Babylights on Medium Layered Hair. Pretty, stylish, and easy to maintain – what’s not to like?!

30. Flowy Piece-y Haircut for Medium Hair. The easiest cut that will have you showing off layers without much effort. Just blow your hair upside down, and the piece-y cut will take care of the rest.

31. Simple Blonde Balayage. Layered waves are one of the most low-maintenance looks for naturally wavy hair. And when there’s a balayage involved – it deserves even more praise!

32. Textured Cut for Shoulder-Length Hair. If you need a perfect add-on to your back-to-front balayage, choose a shoulder-length layered bob to go along with it. It fits all hair textures!

33. Stunning Caramel Brown Tones. Here’s a classy women’s hairstyle that suits at any age. We love the warm bronde tones and chunky layers, which together create a sophisticated effect.

34. Feathered Medium Layered Hairstyle. A luscious, flattering hairstyle for anyone looking to bring layers into their life!

35. Inverted Wavy Layered Lob. When your hair is wavy, and you’re lazy enough to avoid the styling fuss, an inverted bob will become your next ideal hairstyle. Soft side bangs can be a nice touch to balance out the frizzy hairdo.

36. Messy Lob with Choppy Layers. The perfect thing about lobs is that they are so easy to work around, plus you can wear them any way you like. Whether straight or wavy is your style of choice, the textured mess will be a hoot.

37. Dramatic Messy Layered Lob. Show off your ashy babylights with medium length layered hair. Add some texturizing product, and you’re all set for a few days of effortless chic.

38. Wavy Cut with Bangs for Frizzy Hair. Take your unruly hair under control with a hairstyle to solve all your hair problems. A wispy fringe with feathered ends, the proper hair care products, and a cut with soft layers can cancel your bad hair days.

39. Rooty Medium Hairstyle. The shadow root trend made it into our hearts last year – and our love for it has only been growing stronger! Check out this beautiful rooty blonde layered bob with side bangs!

40. Stunning Shoulder-Length Hairstyle. A balayage is very popular among women looking to add glamour to their hair – and it’s pretty clear why!

41. Wavy Lob with Razored Layers. The fantastic thing about shoulder length layered hairstyles is that you can shape them with a razor. Who doesn’t enjoy a perfectly shaggy lob with delicate highlights? We know we do.

42. Textured Medium Bob. Changing your hairstyle is the first step to an image transformation. Tired of your old looks? Dare to go for a captivating layered medium cut as in the picture – and bring your hair to life with layers and a stunning multitude of hues.

43. Smooth and Glossy Blonde. A platinum multidimensional blonde will not be complete without a stylish layered cut!

44. Medium Bob for Thick Hair. Another classy, ageless hairstyle that helps reduce the weight in thick hair, makes it look gorgeous, and a lot more manageable.

45. Modern Mid-Length Hairstyle. Want a look that combines timeless elegance with today’s trends? We have just the right hairstyle for you! Check out this beautiful combination of babylights and stunning balayage highlights on a thick bob with piece-y front layers.

46. Blonde Textured Bob. Adding lowlights to medium length layered haircuts creates visual depth and volume (making your hair look great even a few days after washing!).

47. Modern Textured Lob with Layers. It’s simple and easy to style. Whether you’ve got frizzy, thin, thick, or airy hair, the proper layering, and some light waves can do wonders to any kind of hair.

48. Medium Layered Blonde. Here’s another version of a brilliant rooty blonde hairstyle layered to add volume and movement.

49. Textured Beach Hair. Beach waves aren’t just for the beach! We love the texture on this medium bob, which is ideal for curly hair – as well as those with natural waves.

50. Blonde Balayage. Last but not least – take a look at this charming blonde balayage on medium hair. A multidimensional look of glamour, class, and style!

These beautiful medium length hairstyles will bring your hair to life and create a particularly striking look when paired with trendy hair colors of this season. Layers are a fantastic way to shape shoulder-length hair. They add volume to thin hair that desperately needs a boost, and can reduce weight in thick, heavy locks. We hope that this list of 50 gorgeous medium length layered haircuts has left you feeling inspired, with plenty of pictures to show to your stylist. Remember: confidence is what makes a hairstyle stand out, so wear it proudly!

by Editors
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  • Andrea

    I absolutely enjoy reading all that is posted on your blog. Keep the stories coming. I liked it!

  • kylie

    I love how you have described it in detail. I have shoulder length and can’t wait to try these amazing styles.