14 Ways to Wear Layered Haircuts for Thick Hair

Thick hair is amazing! Layered haircuts for thick hair allow you to wear your hair in any style: You can take your layered haircut for thick hair and whip it into a half-up in seconds; braids look insanely good, and well curly, wavy styles are just aces.

If you’ve thick hair and have been thinking of a bob, lob or just want to style your long thick hair differently, you’ll love these photos. Read on for some hair inspo:

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Wear it straight. Wear it curly. Wear it wavy. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Classic Layered Bob

Thick hair gets a boost with a layered bob cut right below the chin. Add texture with curls or waves: After shampooing, and when hair is damp, use a small amount of 24 Hour TRESemmé Body Foaming Mousse, scrunch your hair, and then using a heat protectant spray, like TRESemmé Repair and Protect 7 Pre-Styling Spray, blow-dry hair with a diffuser.

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Boho chic.

2. Choppy Layers Pixie

Thick hair really shines when its cut into layers. Go short(ish) with pixie that has long, choppy layers.

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Show off your undercut… or not!

3. Undercut

Have insanely unmanageable thick hair? The type that makes you cry? Consider layered haircuts for thick hair that have an undercut: The undercut removes bulk and gives you hair that you can style more than one way.

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Show off your neck. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Tapered Pixie

Curly and thick hair? Opt for a tapered pixie with micro layers. Thick curly hair is now under control… and looks fashion forward.

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Full fringe fancy. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Full Fringe and Layers

Make hair look awesome with a thick full fringe and long layers.

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Always groovy. Photo Credit: Indigitalimages.com

6. Shag

Classic layered haircuts for thick hair are shags. You can thick straight hair, thick curly hair, thick wavy hair…. what ever your hair type is, you can wear a shag. It’s a classic because everyone can wear it, and it looks great. The combination of short and long layers reduces bulk, making styling this baby a breeze. Spay in S Factor by TIGI Papaya Leave-In Moisture Spray (awesome detangler, BTW), comb through and go.

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Loose and wild. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Long Loose Layers

Thick hair falls into place so easily when it’s cut into long, loose layers. Once hair has been layered, you can create waves and curls with a curling iron, or wear it stick straight using a flat iron.

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Once hair’s in layers, you can whip up a braid fast!

8. Fishtail Braid

Braiding is easier when you have layered haircuts for thick hair. As the braid grows, the layers get pulled into the braid. Get fancy with a fishtail braid.

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Make an entrance.

9. Hollywood Curls

Thick hair looks insanely incredible in waves. Layered haircuts for thick hair make the waves cascade that much easier. Follow our tutorial to get glam at home. Finish off your style with a few sprays of Catwalk by TIGI Work It Hair Spray. You get shine, zero frizz and a mega hold that feels soft to the touch.

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It’s always cool to be a little off.

10. Off Center Part Lob

Want to get rid of some length? Try layered haircuts for thick hair such as a layered lob. Try an off-center part to mix things up. The layers can be worn straight, wavy or curly. Hot rollers are back in a big way. Follow our tutorial on how to create curls and waves with hot rollers. Who doesn’t like the idea of being able to multitask while your hair is getting styled?

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On the vanguard of style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

11. Micro Bangs and Layers

Layered haircuts for thick hair get all artsy and avant garde with micro bangs.

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Soo much fun!

12.  Disco Diva

As we said before, layered haircuts for thick hair gives you oodles of styling options. Get to be beat with this retro disco diva style. Use Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel from roots to ends.Blow roots straight, using a curling iron from mid-shaft to ends. When hair is cool, break up curls with your fingers. For extra volume, back comb your hair.

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Styling is a breeze.

13. Box Braids Lob

After hair is cut into layers, wear your tresses in a protective style like box braids with or without loose ends.

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A gorg way to control your hair.

14. Half Updos

Hair stays in place much easier when it has layers. Creating updos and half updos like this Celtic Knot braided half updo can now be done quickly.