Back of an Asian woman with V-cut hair in a high ponytail.

V-Shaped Haircut Ideas to Try in 2024

Let your V-cut hair shine with these easy hairstyle pegs.

The V-shaped haircut is a popular look, especially for long hair. Instead of having even tips, your hair is cut into layers on ends forming a “V”, which you can best show off when you let your hair down. It’s a refreshing way to add dimension and movement to long hair without creating an overly layered look.

The key to rocking V-cut hair is to showcase the ends. So, make sure there’s room for the tips of your hair to shine. Here are easy V-cut hairstyles that you should try now.

V-Shaped Haircut Styling Ideas

1. Straight V-Cut Hair

Back shot of an Asian woman with a long, V-shaped haircut
Make your V-shaped haircut more defined with smooth, straight hair. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Going the sleek and straight route is one way to style your V-shaped haircut. With this, you get to highlight the shape of your tips, especially when your keep your hair smooth and shiny.

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Editor’s tip: Get smooth and sleek hair with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo. It has KERA10 Protein Complex, which goes up to 10 layers deep into your hair to nourish it. This shampoo also gives your hair 10 salon benefits in one wash. It has an anti-frizz and anti-humidity formulation. It also makes your hair soft, shiny, and smooth, detangles and strengthens your hair, provides heat protection, tames flyaways, and leaves a long-lasting fragrance. 

Bottle of TRESEMME Keratin SMooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner

Pair TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner to get the best results. This conditioner has KERA10 Protein Complex and oleo serum to moisturize and nourish your hair deeply.

2. V-Cut Haircut With Textured Tips

Back shot of an Asian woman with long mahogany brown v cut hair with highlights
Add more dimension to your brown hair by getting mahogany highlights. Credit: Yindee Phuttasirayakorn

Textured tips give you a tousled, layered V-cut hairstyle. You can even make it more exciting by coloring your hair with a trendy hue like mahogany!

3. Bedhead Layered V-Cut Hairstyle

V-shape haircut: back side view of a woman with teased black hair
If #WokeUpLikeThis is a hairstyle, it’s going to be this bedhead look. Credit: Shutterstock

Effortlessly stylish, the messy look also does wonders for V-cut hair with layers. This can even be your go-to look when your hair seems to have a life of its own. Just scrunch your hair, give it a few spritzes of hairspray for texture, and you’re all set!

4. Wavy V-Cut Hair

Back view of a woman with a wavy v-shaped haircut
A layered V-shaped haircut looks chic at every angle. Credit: Shutterstock

Waves and V-shaped tips add oomph to a layered V-cut hairstyle . This look will also give your hair more body, texture, and movement.

5. Wavy Tips

Asian woman with a long, purple, V-shaped haircut
Can’t decide between straight and wavy? Curl the tips of your hair! Credit: Yindee Phuttasirayakorn

You can also just curl the tips of your hair for that low-key, blown-out look. This styling hack also minimizes heat damage, as you only expose a small portion of your hair to heat.

Bottle of Dove Keratin Tri-Silk Serum Intense Repair Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Help your hair recover from damage with Dove Intense Repair Keratin Tri-Silk Serum Shampoo. It combines the power of keratin, fiber actives, and serum ingredients to repair damage instantly, deeply nourish and protect your hair, and leave it extra beautiful. Its Keratin Repair Actives help your damaged hair recover, nourishing it from the core up to the surface. 

6. Dip-Dyed V-Cut Hair

Asian woman with ombre tips on her V-shaped haircut
Highlight your V-shaped tips by adding a dramatic color. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Want to make your V-shaped haircut more striking? Go for dip-dyed hair! The contrast between light and dark colors will surely make your V-shape haircut stand out.

7. Floating Side Braid

Side view of an Asian woman with long black v cut hair
This easy braided hairstyle jazzes up your V-cut hair. Credit: Natasha Estelle

This V-cut hairstyle adds a romantic touch to your look. And with the rest of your hair down, you still get to show off your layered V-cut hairstyle . Just divide your hair on one side, take a section of hair from the side with more hair, then braid this section. Secure the ends with an elastic or a hair tie.

Photo of Dove Amino Restore 1 Minute Serum Conditioner

Editor’s tip: After shampooing, use Dove Amino Restore 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has amino-infused serum capsules that go deep into your hair to treat dryness and frizz from within. It leaves your hair soft and silky-smooth in just one minute! 

8. Long Curly V-Cut Hair

Asian woman with long curly v cut hair wearing a red dress
Add an interesting shape to your long, curly hair by getting a V-shaped haircut. Credit: Natasha Estelle

The V-shaped haircut doesn’t just work on straight hair. It suits natural curls as well! Having V-shaped tips help in distributing your hair’s natural volume, giving your curls a lovely bounce. The layered V-cut hairstyle is good for thick hair, too.

9. Half-Up Braided V-cut Hairstyle

Backshot of an Asian woman with long dark v cut hair in a half updo with braid
Look dainty with a braided hairstyle on a V-shaped haircut. Credit: Hariono Halim

This easy V-cut hairstyle keeps hair off your face while giving your look a dainty touch. To create a half updo with braid, first, get a section of hair from your temples up to your crown. Then, put it in a three-strand braid. That’s it!

10. Teased Hair

Asian woman with long dark hair in a V-shape haircut
Got flat, V-cut hair? Tease it to give it more volume. Credit: Hariono Halim

Make a long down ‘do look a bit #extra by teasing it. The added volume and height on your crown can make your layered V-cut long hair look bouncy. This is a great hairstyling hack if you have thin hair.

11. Messy Bun

Asian woman with V-cut hair in a messy bun
This effortlessly chic updo works on V-cut hair. Credit: Hariono Halim

Want to put your V-shaped haircut in an updo? Go for a messy bun. Because your hair has varying lengths, you don’t need to worry about putting all your strands neatly in a bun. It’s a messy-chic hairstyle that you can rock easily!

12. Waterfall Braid

Asian woman with black hair in a waterfall braid wearing a white dress outdoors
Style your V-cut hair this way for weddings or romantic dates. Credit: Hariono Halim

Whether you have long or shoulder-length V-shaped hair, you can create a beautiful waterfall braid. Complement it with waves to complete the romantic look.

13. High Ponytail

Back shot of an Asian woman with high ponytail
Keep your sleek ponytail free from frizz and flyaways. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Even with your hair tied up, the V-shaped tips still shine in this hairstyle. Nail this ‘do by ironing your layered V-cut long hair straight before putting it up in a sleek and fierce ponytail.

14. Long Wavy Hair With Bangs

Asian woman with wavy V-shaped hair and blunt bangs
Make your hairstyle more exciting with bangs and waves. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Whether they’re natural or styled, waves add dimension and volume to a V-shaped haircut. If you want to add a high-fashion vibe to your layered V-cut long hair, add blunt bangs. Keep your fringe in good shape all day by blow-drying it down and straight.

15. Long Wavy Hair With a Hat

Asian woman with a long, wavy, V-cut haircut wearing a hat
Pressed for time? Put on a bucket hat to look styled and ready in a jiffy. Credit: Ron Lach from Pexels

Wearing a bucket hat makes any hairstyle look edgy. Leave your hair down to showcase its V-shaped tips while allowing your hat to add personality to your whole look. Win-win!

Now, what are you waiting for? Head to your favorite salon and get a gorgeous V-shaped haircut. With these styling ideas and your creativity, you’ll be rocking your hair in more ways than you can imagine.