50 Gorgeous Medium-Length Shag Haircuts for All Hair Types
Having mid-length hair isn’t a bad thing! You can style it curly, wavy, or straight, and it will look beautiful on all hair types. The best part about this length is that you can finally copy one of the much-talked-about trendy medium shag haircuts. A shag looks effortlessly chic in seconds! Also, if you get too hot or just don’t feel like wearing it down, your hair is long enough to put it up.
Here are some shaggy haircuts that will make you obsessed with your mid-length hair all over again.
1. Rebellious Medium Shag with a Side Part
This edgy cut with long layers gives texture and volume to thin-haired ladies! Parting it to the side adds extra height to this rocker style.
2. Blonde Shoulder Length Shag
Calling all thin-haired ladies – the shorter layers bring texture back to your locks and give off the illusion of thicker strands!
3. Chic Shaggy Cut with Front Bangs
Can a shaggy cut be chic? The answer is yes! Front bangs instantly frame your face, while the med shag haircut gives you a fresh, current look.
4. Classy Soft Shag
Shorter layers that build this medium-length shag cut graze your cheekbones and jawline, softening your features flatteringly!
5. Strawberry Blonde Medium Layered Shag
The cut and color are EVERYTHING! A layered cut shows off the natural texture of your hair and works on all hair types.
6. Medium Shag with Bangs
Frame your face with razored bangs! This medium length cut is effortless and can be styled straight or wavy!
7. Soft Wavy Shag
Loose waves help you achieve an effortless vibe that takes less than 5 minutes to style.
8. Blonde Balayage Shag
Blondes have way more fun with a shag cut than with boring blunt haircuts!
9. Beachy Medium-Length Shag for Thick Hair
Thick-haired ladies – a cut for you! With longer layers in this style, thick hair easily gains airy volume and bounce!
10. Mocha Shag
We can’t get enough of this color! The shaggy cut adds some toughness to this chic look and can work with thick and thin hair!
11. Medium-Length Shag for Fine Hair
Major gray blonde vibes from this style! Loose waves give fine hair a lift and help show off the texture of this shaggy cut!
12. Platinum Medium Shag with Fringe
Longer layers with a middle-part fringe shift all the attention to your cheekbones and jawline! Not to mention – this color will look BEAUTIFUL in pictures and in life.
13. Rocker Med Shag
Black hair can be either chic when straight or rocker when wavy/curly. The mid-length allows for freedom in styling and vibe!
14. Light Brown Soft Haircut
Long layers with this wavy texture make your hair look smooth and super soft! Both thin- and thick-haired ladies can wear this style.
15. Medium Shag for Thin Hair
Shorter layers are a great way to add texture and thickness to your locks!
16. Straight Shag
Have fun with shorter feathered layers in this look – it’s alright if they aren’t perfect because they call it a shaggy cut for a reason!
17. Chocolate Shoulder-Length Shag
Show off your length with longer layers either straight or wavy! There’s nothing bad about shoulder length cuts!
18. Messy Shag with Jagged Bangs
Wake up and go with effortless waves! Finger comb through your hair and head out the door.
19. Blonde Mid Shag with Shadow Roots
Shorter layers give off a playful vibe that you can wear anywhere!
20. Medium Curly Shag
Curls give a twist to this medium-length cut and add some major height!
21. Chic Mid-Length Shag
This black shag is upgraded with brown feathers to bring out its textured and movement.
22. Ombre Shag
Loose waves can give your hair a waterfall appearance – and this ombre waterfall is GORGEOUS!
23. Beautiful Brown Waves
I can’t get over how perfect these waves are! The shag cut helps bring an edgy feel to these feminine waves!
24. Textured Shag
Fine and thin-haired ladies, you might want to try styling loose waves or curls for this cut to get extra texture and volume!
25. Mid-Length Loose Waves
Switch up your long hair for this playful cut that works on all face shapes!
26. Medium Curly Shag
Take your curls up a notch with this messy, edgy style!
27. Sophisticated Shag
The straight, blunt front bangs give a classy flavor to this piece-y, shaggy cut!
28. Icy Blonde Wavy Shag
Where chic meets playful!
29. Bronde Medium Shag
Take a different approach to highlights with this interesting color solution for your next trip to the salon!
30. Effortless Mid Shag
The combination of loose waves and layers adds texture and a hint of the ‘boss lady’ attitude!
31. Chocolate Textured Shag
Thick-haired ladies will love this cut! It gives you the length you want without weighing you down completely. The style is wavy to get the full textured effect.
32. Light Blonde Shag with a Fringe
Do you feel like some days you want bangs and other days you’re glad you don’t have any? This look is for you! Pin your hair back when you don’t want a fringe in your face or leave it down for days when you’re feeling bold.
33. Shoulder Length Curly Shag
Curls in this hairstyle will make you look like you have length for days!
34. Simple Waves
A style this classy only takes about 10 mins to do! Just curl lightly to give you some texture and volume and tousle the hair.
35. Super Short Layered Shag
Take a walk on the shorter side with this daring look!
36. Feathered Dirty Blonde Shag
Get major volume with shorter layers all over your head rather than classic long layers for this shoulder-length cut.
37. Wavy Balayaged Shag
Don’t be afraid to curl your shorter layers – with a light hand they turn into loose waves that give you an effortless style.
38. Collarbone Shag
Instantly draw attention to your collarbone with a one-length shaggy cut.
39. Platinum Blonde Shag
Who says blonde is only one shade? Play around with different shades of blonde and show them off with a shaggy layered cut!
40. Textured Shag with Shadow Roots
Getting a shaggy cut is all about bringing texture and life back into your hair.
41. Creamy Bronde Medium Shag
Look how much texture and volume she has? We’re jealous!
42. Dark Violet Shag
Gorgeous subtle violet hues peak through this brunette shaggy cut!
43. Shoulder-Grazing Shag
The razored ends barely touch her collarbone. Shoulder length cuts are super sexy and chic!
44. Boho Shag with Bangs
Freshen up your style with this bohemian-vibe cut. The front bags add a hint of softness!
45. Curly Brown Blonde Shag
Curl some pieces in different directions to get extra volume and texture. Remember, they don’t have to be perfect curls.
46. Mid-Length Shag with Balayage
Having a fringe and shorter layers on top with longer layers on the bottom of your shaggy cut will give you the volume you’ve been searching!
47. Modern Shag with Bangs
Make this style chic with glasses and light waves!
48. Retro Shoulder-Length Shag
We are getting Stevie Nicks vibes from this style!
49. Feathered Shag with Flipped Ends
Longer layers that are curved at the ends give you a feathered, fun style!
50. Chunky Layers for Thick Hair
Look how layers can accentuate your medium thick hair?!
As far as medium shag hairstyles go, use these as inspiration for your next trip to a hair salon! If you want to explore medium shag haircuts – be bold and go for it!