10 Effortless Chic Layered Haircuts to Try this Spring

See the reason why this look is a forever favorite.

Contrary to popular belief, layered haircuts aren’t just for short hairstyles. Anyone can get layers on their hair. You can use layers to spruce up or add volume and body to just about any hair length. It’s all about finding the right type of layers for the style you have or the style you’re aiming to achieve. Whether you want to try layered hairstyles inspired by the shag, or add layers to your long locks to encourage body, we’ve rounded up some cute layered haircuts you need to know.

Have a look:

1. Layered Haircuts for Body

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Add body to your hair with layers. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Does your hair lack body? Besides switching your hair care system and including products that boost volume in your strands, you can opt for a proper layered haircut as well. Ask your stylist for layers to encourage body within your look.

2. Choppy Layers

layered haircuts short
Add a little edge to your look.

It doesn’t ever hurt to add a bit of edge to your haircuts with layers. The choppy layered haircut will give you just the right amount of edge you need. Want to define your layers? Style hair with Bed Head by TIGI Wax Stick to creating additional hold or texture to your look.

3. The Curly Cut

layered haircuts: curly cut
Layers for your curlicues.

Every curly girl needs to get a proper curly cut if she’s looking to get the perfect shape for her style. Try a layered cut like this wedge style to give your curls a healthier appearance and feel. To style, define your ringlets with TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel and dry with a diffuser.

4. Distressed Layers

layered haircuts: distressed layers
Layers don’t have to be perfect. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Not into the perfectly layered look? Well, distressed layers are a thing, and they are truly wearable. If you fancy undone hairstyles, this look is for you. Make your texture a bit more prominent with a salt spray like Suave Dry Texture Finishing Spray.

5. Double Layer

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One long, one short. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

Try two layers instead of one! This look is perfect if you’re after something simple that will set you apart from the rest. This style combinations layers on layers with a full set of brow-grazing fringe.

6. Faux Layers

layered haircuts: faux layers
Now you see it; now you don’t. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Did you know you can achieve the look of layered hair without cutting your locks? Fake the look of layered haircuts with a simple styling technique. When curling your hair to achieve waves, curl every other section of your hair and then blend it all in with your fingers.

7. Long Curly Layers

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Opt for curls that have body.

Who said long hair couldn’t be layered? Adding layers to your long hairstyle is the best thing you can do to achieve volume to your look. These curls have just enough body to add some movement to your style without making your curls bounce up.

8. Short Layered Crop

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Short layered pixie.

Breathe life into your short cuts with the help of layers. If you are adding layers to a pixie, opt for adding layers at the top of your crown for height. You can also consider adding layered bangs to give your fringe a standout look.

9. Wavy Layers

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Perfect chop for short and wavy hairstyles. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

We believe layered haircuts make wavy styles look so much better. Don’t believe us? Have a look at the style above and picture it without any layers involved. Add a few natural-looking layers to your style to create this effortless look.

10. Soft Layers

layered haircuts: soft layers
Gentle layers are the name of the game. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Not all layered haircuts have to involve a super hardcore look. Go easy with soft layers. To style, add subtle curls to create a natural look. Skip the hair product and let your curls fall to capture this undone easy look.

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