3 Low-Maintenance Hairstyles for Medium Layered Haircuts

Styling your layers should never feel boring!

There are so many ways to style medium layered haircuts besides a super gorgeous blowout or a simple ponytail hairstyle. We get it, styling layered hair is no easy feat, however there are a number of fuss-free and stylish looks that work with your length and your layers. Give your everyday go-to look a rest and give your hairstyle a stylish makeover with a new and easy low-key hairstyle. Read on for three new ways to get the most out of medium layered haircuts.

Medium Layered Haircuts: 3 Ways to Style It

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Medium Layered Haircuts: Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

1. Loose, Layered Waves

Take cues from the 1970s and style your medium layered haircut into a voluminous wavy hairstyle. Start by washing your hair with Suave Professionals Volumizing Shampoo and conditioning with Suave Professionals Volumizing Conditioner for fullness and shine. Apply Nexxus New York Plus Salon Care Styling Mousse Plus to clean damp hair and then blow-dry, focusing on the roots. Take a one-inch curling iron or hair wand and create loose waves by curling your hair away from your face.

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Medium Layered Haircuts: Half -braided bun styles.

2. Half-braided Bun

You get the best of both worlds with this cute hairstyle. This look mixes two popular hair trends of 2016, braids and the half-up hairstyle. Gather the middle section of your hair into can you tell while you work on the back section of your hair. Prep your hair with TRESemmé Platinum Strength Heat Spray and use a hair wand to create waves. Create three to four mini French braids in the middle section of your hair, leave the ends loose, roll them into a bun and secure with hairpins.

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Medium Layered Haircuts: Side braid. Photo credit: Allyson Allapont

3. The Side Braid

This side braid hairstyle is just a quick and easy way update the look of medium layered haircuts. If you’re tired of wearing your hair down or putting it up into ponytail, simply create this chic side braid. Have fun and try any iteration of a braid! French or Dutch are cool options to try.

Looking for more layered hairstyles? Here’s how you can pull off the short layered haircut and even more ways to style layered hair