With a few well-placed snips, layers can give any look instant depth, whether the hair is long or short, choppy or mixed. We talked to three hair experts ahead of time to find out what kind of layers would work best for your hair type and needs. While we were there, they also gave us some styling tips.
Don’t stop reading if you want to learn how to style layered hair, whether you like a current choppy look or long layers and feathers.
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How to Style Layered Hair
- Begin with clean, dry hair.
- Use a styling product like mousse or serum for texture and hold.
- Blow-dry with a round brush to enhance volume and shape.
- Optionally, use tools like a flat iron or curling wand for added texture or curls.
- Apply a texturizing product to highlight and define the layers.
- Style bangs using a flat iron or styling brush.
- Set the style with a light-hold hairspray.
- Schedule regular trims to maintain the layered look.
Ways to Style Short Hair with Layers
If you have short hair, adding layers can soften a style that would otherwise be harsh and blunt by giving it more movement and structure.
For those of us with shorter hair, adding some short curled layers is another great fashion choice.
This looks great if you want to add some depth to your face, even if your hair is short. This is also a great choice for people who want to give their hair some depth without cutting it really short.
Jen Aniston, whose long, flowing layers have been the same for 20 years, is a great person to start with. Again, for straighter styles, you’ll need your blow dryer and a round brush to really make your layers stand out. You could also just use a blow dryer brush.
A bob cut upside down is the best way to frame your face because it has stacked layers in the back and longer strands in the front. To make the most of those angles, this style looks great with hair that is straight.
Always use a heat protectant on your hair if it’s not naturally straight. This will keep it healthy and make your style look full.
This season, the shag haircut has been one of the hottest hairstyles, so if you want to look very modern, give it a try.
Also, if you already have a shag haircut or style, you may be thinking how to style it because the layers can make it more difficult.
If you don’t want to spend a lot of time styling your hair, choppy bobs are a popular way to wear short hair with layers. Choppy layers give your hair volume and movement right away, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time styling it.
If you want to give your textured style more body, spritz it with our Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray before blow-drying.
How to style layered hair with curtain bangs?
To style layered hair with curtain bangs, blow-dry for volume, create soft waves with a curling wand, and define the curtain bangs by sweeping them to the sides. Use texturizing products, tease for volume, and finish with hairspray for hold. Regular trims maintain the style.
How to style layered hair short?
For short layered hair, wash and dry, apply styling product, use a round brush for volume, add optional texture with styling tools, define bangs if present, and finish with hairspray. Regular trims maintain the style.
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