Chop It Up: 20 Ways To Style Long Choppy Layers

We're mixing our style up with these choppy long hairstyles.

Ever feel like your hair is falling a little too flat for your taste? We’ve all been there before, which is why we always love switching up our styles frequently. One of the newest looks that have caught our eyes are choppy long layers. These edgy locks give just about any hair type more body, volume and attitude, and we can’t get enough of these cool looks. If you’re thinking about getting some long, edgy layers, then check out our favorite choppy long hairstyles below! We know you’ll love them just as much as we do:

20 Choppy Long Hairstyles For the Coolest Looks

choppy long layers retro
This retro look is giving us major 1970’s vibes. Photo credit:

1. Retro

This timeless looks is one of the chicest choppy long layers styles we’ve ever laid our eyes upon! Create a shiny, glossy style like the one above by using Nexxus Humectress Encapsulate Serum.

choppy long layers shaggy
A shaggy, choppy long layers look for all of our boho queens. Photo credit:

2. Shaggy

This shaggy bohemian look is one of our top picks for those free spirited girls. To give your hair some added texture, use Bed Head by TIGI Stick when styling.

choppy long layers full bangs
The fuller, the better with these bangs. Photo credit:

3. Full Bangs

These full bangs will give you a sweet and quirky look that will always stay in style.

choppy long layers subtle
A minimal style for a minimal gal. Photo credit:

4. Subtle

These subtle yet choppy long layers are perfect for the minimalist babes out there. It’s the best of both worlds: a sweet style with an edge!

choppy long layers wavy ends
Keep it wavy with your ends.

5. Wavy Ends

These wavy ends give us major summertime feels.

choppy long layers wispy
This choppy long layers style is perfect for girls with thin hair. Photo credit:

6. Wispy

These wispy layers are a major style staple for girls with thinner locks. The add an illusion of body and fullness to your thin strands.

choppy long layers straight
Straighten out your chopped layers for a dramatic effect.

7. Straight

Try straightening your choppy long layers for a more dramatic statement to your locks. To protect your hair from any heat damage, spray some Dove Style+Care Smooth & Shine Heat-Protection Spray into your locks before gabbing your heated tools.

choppy long layers highlights
Give your layers a defined look with highlights.

8. Highlights

Want your choppy long layers to really stand out? Then grab some hair dye and put some highlights in your hair! Whether you go for subtle natural tones, or vibrant neons, you’ll be slaying the hair game with your color combinations.

choppy long layers bangs
Classic bangs are always a good addition to any of our favorite choppy hairstyles for long hair. Photo credit:

9. Bangs

Nothing beats this classic style. It adds a fun and flirty flare to your choppy long hairstyles that will never be outdated.

choppy long layers middle part
A simple middle part can do wonders for your locks. Photo credit:

10. Middle Part

Want to make a simple, temporary switch that still packs a punch? Then switch things up by changing your part to the middle of your head.

choppy long layers thin bangs
These thin bangs add a touch of style to your choppy layered locks. Photo credit:

11. Thin Bangs

These thin bangs give a soft complement to your edgy, choppy long hairstyles.

choppy long layers micro bangs
Need some bangs as edgy as your hair? Micro bangs are your answer. Photo credit:

12. Micro Bangs

Want a style that breaks barriers? Then pairing your chopped layered locks with micro bangs will do just the trick.

choppy long layers side part
minimal switch up that creates a dramatic effect of volume and fullness.

13. Side Part

Give your chopped locks an illusion of fullness and volume by switch your part to the side.

choppy long layers glamorous curls
These glamorous curls are so stunning.

14. Glamorous Curls

These gorgeous curls have an even fuller effect when they’re done on choppy layered hairstyles. To give your curls an extra volume boost, apply Nexxus Exxpand+ Volumizing Whip into your tresses before styling.

choppy long layers soft waves
These waves soften the look of your edgy layers. Photo credit:

15. Soft Waves

Need to tone down the attitude in your hairstyles? These soft waves are your answer! They add a delicate, femme look that’s perfect for date nights or day looks.

choppy long layers fringe bangs
This vintage look is giving us wanderlust vibes. Photo credit:

16. Fringe Bangs

We’re officially obsessed with the combination of fringe bangs with choppy layered hairstyles. It’s an iconic style that will keep going for decades to come.

choppy long layers blunt micro bangs
Straight, blunt micro bangs paired with layered chopped locks is a match made in hair heaven. Photo credit:

17. Blunt Micro Bangs

Give your hairstyles a truly striking look with these blunt micro bangs.

choppy long layers braid
Choppy long layers give your braids an added edge of style.

18. Braid

Yes, layered hair can definitely be braided! Just use some Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray to tame any fly-aways and your braid will always stay on point.

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Go for the extreme. Photo credit:

19. Extreme Layers

These drastic layers are a true showstopper and will get everyone’s heads turning in envy.

choppy long layers half up
This classic is always in our look-books.

20. Half-Up

If you want to go for a more tamed style, then the classic half-up is a cool and calm look to turn to.

Haven’t satisfied your style craving yet? Then feast your eyes on these medium-short looks!

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