Layered haircuts might be just the right solution if you want to add structure and style to your hairdo. Your hair may be cut feathery light, in distinct steps or it may be cut to a short pixie. The slightly longer version may appeal to you as shag starting at ear level. Long or short layered hairstyles may or may not include fringes. There is no end to your hairstyle choices based on layered or stepped cuts. Best of all, layered haircuts don’t look scraggly if you don’t trim your hair often or decide to grow your hair long.
Layered haircuts are a low-maintenance style if you keep your hair bouncy, the hair ends intact, and the layers clearly defined.
Layered Haircuts and Volume
Using special shampoos and rinses gets you well on the way toward providing the necessary volume and bounce. You may also like to work volumizing mousse through your towel-dry hair for problem-free styling.
If your layered hair is straight you should blow-dry it strand by strand with the diffuser attached. While blow-drying your hair, pull a round brush through your hair toward the inside from the roots to the hair ends to create even more of the essential volume and bounce. You may then decide to briefly pull the round brush toward the outside if you want your long or medium long hair to turn outward.
The Proper Care for Layered Haircuts
Proper hair care is particularly important for layered haircuts, which only look their best with healthy, shiny hair and intact hair ends. After all, the exposed hair ends define this hairstyle. If necessary, use specialty shampoos, rinses, hair treatments or hair end fluids for damaged hair. Ask your hair stylist to cut off the split ends if the damage is extensive. The benefits are healthier hair and increased bounce and volume.
Styling Layered Haircuts
Layered haircuts stand and fall with the defined steps and accentuated hair ends. To achieve this look hair wax is indispensable. The wax will help you define the look without weighing down or gumming up your hair. As a bonus, the hair wax also intensifies your hair’s shine. Wax also adds volume and is therefore ideal for use with thin hair. Simply rub a small amount of hair wax between your fingers before using them to twirl the ends of individual strands of hair.
Are you still looking for the layered haircut of your choice? The photos of stars with layered haircuts in our gallery will hopefully provide plenty of inspiration for you.