9 Trendy Ways to Style Layered Hair

Lots of layers calls for lots of options.

Layers definitely help your hairstyles pop, as they can give some extra dimension to your cut and length, not to mention lots of volume. But, while styling layers may seem a bit tricky, know that there are easy ways to show off your layers in high-style. To style layered hair easily, here are some styling ideas you’ll totally want to try. Read on:

How to Style Layered Hair: 9 Looks to Try

Style Layered Hair By Opting For Dreamy Waves
Beachy layers are must for layered hair styles. Photo credit: indigitalimages.co

1. Wear It Wavy

Beachy, loose waves are a must for those with layers, as it allows you to show off your layers easily. Whether you use a curling iron or a opt for heatless waving alternatives, know that a good texturizing spray is essential to achieving a dreamy, come-hither wave. To create truly flawless waves, use Suave Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Sea Salt Spray whenever you style your hair.

Style Layered Hair By Wearing It Sleek And Straight
Straight layers are polished and gorgeous. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Wear It Sleek and Straight

Wearing your layers sleek and straight also gives your hair a sexy and sophisticated look. To get the smooth and straight strands you crave, use a good straightening product, like Bed Head by TIGI Straighten Out Straightening Cream before you heat-style in order to get that salon-worthy blowout at home.


Style Layered Hair By Creating Half Up, Half Down Updos
Half up, half down styles show off your layers beautifully.

3. Try a Layered Updo

Half up, half down looks are one of the best ways to style layered hair, as it allows you to put your layers on display in full gorgeous fashion. But if you need some styling inspiration, know that this ’60s-inspired ‘do flatters your layers perfectly.

Style Layered Hair By Adding In Balayage Highlights
Help your layers stand out with balayage highlights.

4. Experiment with Highlights

If you love experimenting with new color looks, playing around with some exciting highlights can help your layered locks stand out. While you could try a solid color look, opting for some highlights definitely gives your layers some depth and dimension. Be sure to ask your colorist for “painted” balayage highlights in order to help your layers truly pop.

Style Layered Hair By Creating A Chic Side Twist
A romantic side twist is romantic and chic. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Try a Twist

If you have wavy, layered hair, trying out a playful twisted style is definitely recommended. To create your twist, carefully twist two strands of your hair together, continuing to twist (and add in hair) until you reach behind the ear. Secure with an elastic or bobby pins, once you’ve finished twisting, in order to complete the look. Finish with Bed Head by TIGI Maxxed Out Massive Hold Hairspray to secure your style in place.

Style Layered Hair By Creating Crimped Styles
Crimped styles show off your layers easily. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

6. Wear Your Layers Crimped

When you want a more intense wavy look, opting for crimped styles showcases your layers in style. To get the look, start by fashioning your hair into single braids that fall all over the head. Get that crimped look by running your iron over your braids several times. Once your braids have cooled down, undo them to reveal a gorgeous crimped style.

Style Layered Hair By Adding In Feathery Bangs
Feathery bangs are tough and chic. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Add in Some Piecey Bangs

Adding in a set of chunky bangs keeps your layers interesting, as they give your hair some tough yet chic edge.

Style Layered Hair By Adding In Side Bangs
A side bang helps your layered styles pop.

8. Rock a Side Bang

But if you want your bangs to be styled off to the side, ask your stylist for a wispy side-fringed bang that you can easily pin back.

Style Layered Hair By Trying A Chic Long Bob
A long bob is one of the most popular layered hairstyles. Photo credit: Dvora

9. Play With a Long Bob

A long bob is another way to style layered hair, as it’s one trendy style you can wear straight or wavy. To get the look, ask your stylist for a cut full of long, sweeping layers that rest on your collarbone.

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