Do you have medium length hair? 🙋 I hope so… because today, we’re gonna talk about the sexiest medium length hairstyles on the planet.
Shoulder-length hair has been ultra-popular for a few years now and women keep chopping their hair to get with the trend.
I, personally, love that you can still wear medium length hair in a ponytail, and you have some ability to style it, but it isn’t overly long.
Since it’s so popular, I figured it could be fun to showcase some of my favorite medium length hairstyles, complete with some excellent tutorials on how to do them.
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#1: The Wavy Lob
The wavy lob is easily one of the best medium length hairstyles of all time… especially when paired with balayage hair color. It’s pretty low-maintenance but might require a little ironwork (unless you’ve been blessed with natural waves).
#2: Space Buns
Space buns are a fun, quirky trend that have been popular for the past few years
They work with any length of hair, but they’re extra cute when incorporated into medium length hairstyles.
#3: Half-Up Mohawk Braid
The half-up mohawk braid is one of my favorite new hairstyles, especially on medium length hair; it’s a fun variation of the half-up hairstyle trend that’s been going strong for a few years now.
Don’t be completely intimidated; Missy Sue can show you how easy it actually is.
#4: Twist Bangs
#5: Long Angled Bob
Angled bobs are still going strong after 12+ years, and people keep finding out ways to reinvent this look. A longer angled bob (which ends up being more of a medium length hairstyle) is definitely one of my favorite variations of the traditional A-Line.
#6: Braided Half-Updo
Updo’s are a fun way to jazz up your everyday hair. Whether you are going to a wedding, or just going to work, a half-updo with different types of braids incorporated into it makes the perfect medium length hairstyle for any occasion. Here are a few ideas of styles you can try:
*Both Kate from The Small Things Blog and Milabu are fantastic at creating medium length hairstyles that are really easy to do. I totally recommend checking out their other content if you want to see more styles like this.
#7: Shoulder-Length Layered Haircut
Adding some layers to a shoulder-length haircut is a traditional, yet efficient way to pump up the volume and body. This medium length hairstyle is ever-popular because it works (and why change it, if it’s not broken?)
#8: The Modern Shag
A shag haircut is also a medium length layered haircut, but they tend to have shorter layers with lots of texture.
#9: Half-Up Messy Bun
This hairstyle is often paired with the mohawk braid, but it can also stand on its own. It looks pretty good on any length of hair, but I this it’s perfect for a medium length hairstyle. This is another trend that has been going strong for a few years now.
#10: Blunt Cut
I’ve talked about this before, in a post about my favorite celebrity hairstyles, but I just love how simple Dua Lipa’s hair is.
Dua’s hair often changes (as most celebrity hair does), but it seems to always come back to the medium-length blunt cut. Although layers are great for adding movement and texture to a haircut, blunt cuts tend to make fine hair look much thicker.
#11: Low Ponytail with Mega Volume
If your hair isn’t that long, it might be hard to make a high ponytail look good. However, there are some cool tricks you can do to make your hair look longer when you wear a low ponytail. Even if you don’t use those tricks, a low ponytail will look better on shorter hair.
Adding volume can make any ponytail look amazing. Once again, Kate fromThe Small Things Blog does a killer job at teaching you how to style medium length hairstyles. She might even be the culprit of the medium length trend.
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Do you have a medium length hairstyle? Can you think of any other hairstyles that weren’t on this list? I’d love to read your feedback in the comments section below…