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Hairstyles for Medium Length Hair
Medium length hair is probably the most versatile choice out
there for today's modern women. Most women don't have the time or
patience to deal with long hair, yet don't want a short cut. So
what's a girl to do? Go with a great medium length hairstyle, of
One classic medium length cut is the bob. A bob is a haircut
that's all one length and ranges from chin length to shoulder
length. Bobs can be curly or straight depending on your hair
texture, and look fantastic either way. They're versatile as well,
and can easily be upswept for an evening look or left hanging
freely for a cute, feminine look.
Another great medium length cut is the shag. A shag cut involves
cutting layers of various lengths into hair. Although shags are
versatile and sexy, they can sometimes be hard to put up. So if
you love ponytails or anticipate wearing your hair up a lot, a
shag may not be for you. But if you're seeking a cute, modern,
wash-and-wear style, a shag is a great choice!
A medium length cut can be worn curly, wavy or straight. For
gorgeous curls, use a curl enhancing spray or mousse on damp hair
and blow dry with a diffuser. To define particular strands, curl
with a 1/2 inch curling iron or set on small hot rollers. For a
wavy look, scrunch hair after shampooing with a spray gel or
volumizing mousse. Let dry naturally. If sleek, straight looks are
what you want, then apply a straightening serum to damp hair and
blow dry with a paddle brush or large round brush. After drying,
use a flat iron to smooth hair and finish off with a light spritz
of shine spray.
Highlights can be a great way to enhance any medium length
hairstyle. Today's color choices offer something for everyone.
Brunettes can add interest with caramel and toffee tones, while
blondes can try ribbons of champagne, butterscotch, and platinum.
For redheads, try spicy highlights in tones of auburn and
strawberry blonde. For the most natural look, place most
highlights around your face where the sun would naturally hit.
When considering a medium length hairstyle, consult at length with
your stylist before committing to anything. A good stylist will
not only listen to what you want, he or she will take into
consideration your hair texture and facial shape as well. By
choosing a style that's compatible with these factors, you'll be
certain to leave the salon satisfied and look great every day!