Easy Hairstyles for Medium Hair: 15 Styles to Experiment with at Home

You're gonna need to keep these styles in your back pocket!

If you find yourself in a rut styling your medium length hair, you’re not alone. No matter what hair length you have, we all have those days! To help you get out of this rut, you need to find easy hairstyles for medium hair that work with your lifestyle. We know right now you’re stuck at home and might need a little inspo for your style or maybe you’re in need of a new style plan for when quarantining is a thing of the past! Don’t know where to find inspiration? We got you covered!

Ahead we rounded up a list of quick and easy hairstyles for medium length hair we know for sure you can manage on your own. Read on to learn what they are and how you can recreate the look:

1. Brushed-Out Afro

easy hairstyles for medium hair: brushed out
The big afro style. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

Tired of wearing your hair in its curly state? Switch it up for a change. After washing your hair, apply a leave-in conditioner, like The Good Stuff Curl Hydration Butter, to soften and prep your hair for blow-drying. Brush your hair out and fluff to finish your style.

2. Clipped Up

easy hairstyles for medium hair: clip it up
Easy and quick. Photo credit: Dvora

On the hunt for über-easy medium hairstyles? It really gets no easier than this look. Every girl should have a hair tie or clip o create this style.

3. Curtain Bang Shag

easy hairstyles for medium hair: curtain bang shag
Sweep your fringe apart. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

It’s no secret that curtain bangs are back in full effect right now. If you’re on the hunt for easy medium hairstyles for shags, add this simple style to your list. Use a gel, like TRESemmé TRES Two Mega Firm Control Gel, to slick your bangs in place.

4. The Blunt Fringe

easy hairstyles for medium hair: fringe
So easy you could probably do it yourself. Photo credit: indigitalimges.com

While this may look like it’s easy to do at home, we don’t suggest you take matters into your own hands. Ask your stylist to create this simple blunt fringe on your medium length hair.

5. The Lob Cut

easy hairstyles for medium hair: green hair
A bold hair color is all you need.

The lob cut is an easy haircut for medium length hair. It’s the perfect style for a great blowout as you can create lots of movement with this length and it can also frame your face really nicely.

6. Medium Hairstyles with Hats

easy hairstyles for medium hair: hat
Throw a lid on it to update your look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

If you’re looking for extremely easy hairstyles for medium hair that’s perfect for lazy girls—and we all are lazy sometimes—you can use accessories to update your look. Want something extremely easy? Settle for a stylish hat.

7. Messy Lob

easy hairstyles for medium hair: waves
Texture is key.

Lobs are one of the most popular medium hairstyles and one of the easiest to style on a daily basis. This textured look is one of our favorites. To maintain the look, keep oil at bay with a dry shampoo, like Dove Between Washes Clarifying Dry Shampoo.

8. Off-Center Part

easy hairstyles for medium hair off center
Change the direction of your part. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Change the direction of your hair part for an instant update. The off-center part is having a moment right now. Opt for this look if you prefer an on-trend style.

9. Polished Waves

easy hairstyles for medium hair loose curls
So easy you could create this look in your sleep.

Sometimes you have to play it safe and skip the messy wave effect. Try this polished wave style for formal occasions or special events. Apply TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum onto hair to add shine.

10. The Ponytail

easy hairstyles for medium hair: ponytail
Every gal’s favorite style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

The ponytail hairstyle is the easiest style of them all. You can enhance the look of your ponytail by adding texture. Use Nexxus Between Washes Beach Waves Sea Salt Spray to add texture before gathering your hair up into a ponytail.

11. Scarlet Hair

easy hairstyles for medium hair: scarlet hair
Try it out with a wig. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This hair color is definitely one we can get after (although we say this about all hair colors). Red is in, but a hint of orange makes it a look to have right now. Try it out first with a wig before the commitment from the comfort of your own home!

12. Side Braid

easy hairstyles for medium hair: side braid
Add an accent to your look. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

If you don’t know how to French braid, you can also use a single braid and pin it over. Your call! Either way, it’s an easy hairstyle for medium hair and a very stylish look.

13. Subtle Waves

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Add a wave to the ends. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Want to give your medium length hair a quick boost with an easy hairstyle for medium hair? Add subtle waves to the ends of your have to encourage body.

14. Voluminous Waves

easy hairstyles for medium hair: waves
Waves with a boost. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Want to know the trick to making sure your waves stay intact? Dry shampoo! Use dry shampoo, like Dove Refresh+Care Volume and Fullness Dry Shampoo, to keep your hair voluminous without an oily residue.

15. Wispy Bangs

easy hairstyles for medium hair: wispy bangs
An easy fringe style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

If you’re one that has the energy to style your hair every single day, then polished bangs may work for you. On the other hand, if you rather roll out of bed and do minimal styling to your hair, this wispy bang style *needs* to be on your list of easy hairstyles for medium hair.

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