Awesome Medium Length Haircuts for Thick Hair

Serena Norr | 04 May 2016

Those will thick hair have more than one option.

Thick hair is one of the most coveted hair types, although that’s something you may not realized when faced with the complications of figuring out the right style and look for this unique hair type.  Like any hair type, you’re always on the hunt for the perfect cut that won’t make your hair look too puffy. For the most part, medium length haircuts might just be the look that can offer you some style and much-needed manageability. Read on to discover some of our favorite medium length haircuts for thick hair:

Medium Length Haircuts for Thick Hair

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A layered cut with some waves is an awesome style for your thick hair. Photo credit: Dvora

1. Layered Haircuts

It is all about the layers when you have thick hair. This classic medium haircut can make your hair more defined and textured as it adds depth to your features. You can test out really long layers that swoop around your entire head, or go for something more dramatic with short layers that line your facial shape.

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The lob is a chic way to enhance and play with your thick hair. Photo credit: Dvora

2. Lob Haircut

If you want have some length and aren’t sure to go really short or stick with your long mane, we suggest trying the lob haircut. This in-between haircut looks perfectly modern and chic as it length sits on your collarbone. It also works great for a variety of textures and hair types. If you experience any frizz or flyaways, simply use some of Dove Regenerative Nourishment Serum-in-Oil whose formula works to nourish your hair, while also making it smooth and soft.

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A blunt cut is a fun style to rock with your medium hair. Photo credit:

3. Angled Blunt Cut

Create an illusion to your hair with this dramatic cut. It essentially involves a longer, more dramatic length at the back of your hair as it angles shorter on the front. The cut itself it blunt and sharp, which gives off a controlled look while showcasing your stunning silhouette.

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Swoop your hair all to one side for a dramatic and head-turning effect. Photo credit:

4. Dramatic Side Part

Thick hair has so much definition in its strands that you can really have fun with your part. After you cut your hair, ask your hairdresser to play with your part, going in a completely different direction than you usually go. Trust us, this look is style game-changer.

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A shoulder length cut with bangs is a stunning look for your thick hair. Photo credit:

5. Shoulder-Length Cut with Bangs

To bang or not to bang? That’s really one of the biggest conundrums when it comes to cutting your hair. Those with thick hair really benefit from getting a stylish fringe, as this new length can shape your frame while also offering a new texture to your hair.

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Go for some loose waves on your medium length hair. Photo credit: indigital

6. Rounded Cut with Fluffy Ends

Those seeking a little shape can opt for a rounded cut. Enhance this look by using a curling wand to create loose and fluffy ends. Don’t forget to use some heat protectant like the Nexxus New York Salon Care Promend Step 3 Heat Protecting Mist. This product works to protect your hair from heat styling with a soft finish.

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Showcase your gorgeous curls with a medium haircut. Photo credit:

6. Curls

Have fun with your thick hair by rocking your natural texture. We love the look of curls on medium-length hair that you can style in a variety of ways. Just be sure to use some mousse like the Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse to help tame frizz and flyaways while giving you a voluminous finish.

Which of these haircuts are you going to try with your thick hair?