Long layered hair will always look fantastic no matter how simple it is. If you have long locks and are unsure how to style it, you can get a polished look by just stacking the locks. Layering adds some volume to the locks and gives them a textured appearance and hence making this one of the best designs you can wear with your long strands. Whether you like straight styles or face framing bangs, layered hair will offer you many styling options. Below are 70 ideas on how you can style your strands.
This design keeps the hairs smooth up to the chin after which they are neatly curled up to create the brushed out curls effect. Although the brushed out curls look fantastic, the cut on the hair and the brown streaks are also incredible.
The choppy layered locks in this design have a perfect trim, but the color and twisted rose are what make it detailed. Red is a lovely hue, and it creates a dazzling look by accentuating these messy strands. To finish the look, you should create two rope twists from the side and finish them by tying them to the center of the head to create a beautiful rose.
You can never go wrong with the right colors as they help make even the simplest hair look exquisite. In this style silver and lavender combine in an ombre design to create a design that will be the envy of every lady that looks at you. The subtle contrast between the base and silver ends is just amazing.
If you would rather go for something detailed with a dazzling color, then this is the style for you. The volume of the hair will make you happy and want to keep this style for as long as possible. To style your locks, you should create a center part and then push the locks to the sides for an incredible face framing design.
Some ladies have a superb taste when it comes to choosing their hair tone. The minty blue hue in this design is a perfect example of excellent color choice, and it helps to bring out the best out of this half up and a half down style. Apart from the sleek pony that is tied using a few locks the other thing that makes this a refined look is the contrast between the minty blue strands and dark roots.
The color in this headdress is pretty, but it would probably not look this good without the layers. Moderate silver highlights in the dark base make this a very classy look, and the waves help to showcase the lovely shades.
Brown hues are fabulous as they work for most women regardless of their size or volume. To look even more fantastic you should hand-paint your brown tones with dark brown forming the base color. Light brown is then used to accentuate the nice base.
If you have thick strands to work with, this headdress will give you a striking and sexy effect. With a beautiful ombre shade, you only need to use a barrel iron to add some curls to your tresses. And then run your hands through the hair ones it cools down to give it some extra volume.
Some ladies have lovely strands, and so they only need to get creative with their styling to create a look that will turn heads. The raspberry color melt in these straight locks makes them classy. A deep center part is also used to show the drastic transition from dark brown to raspberry.
This headdress combines colors that most people would not usually use together on their hair, but they seem to work well for this style. There are traces of blue, purple and blonde highlights on this design and they blend in perfectly to create a top notch design. Apart from this, the layered hair also has some nice volume and a fresh face framing design.
You do not have to go with the typical hues for your layered strands to look outstanding. The wood grain finish in this design is fantastic, and it will make your layers looks fuller than they are. Their wavy flow also adds to their beauty and also brings out some excellent texture.
Even if you do not know what to do with your layered locks adding some color will give you the elegant look that you want. Hand painted red hue like this one will make any hair look lovely provided it has a beautiful texture and length. And to make it even more attractive, you should use ombre technique whereby you darken the roots to create a lovely contrast.
These locks might not be as voluminous as other layered designs, but they are still equally cute. The beach waves have some nice trims that create a fantastic texture but what makes them lovely is the hand painting job with the lower half having a darker tone than the rest of the hair.
With a beautiful color such as copper, you do not have to do any sophisticated styling to look elegant. What makes copper unusual is that it is perfect for most types of hair and skin tone. In these design, copper looks lovely on a dark base that peeks through to create a pleasing effect.
Stacking your locks cannot always hide their thinness, but you can use some color to take away attention from this fact. A lovely color such as gray can make a big difference for you fine strands and if you style them with a center part nobody will even notice their volume.
Blondie locks are very common, and this is because they look good on most women, and they are also easy to create. In this design, for example, all that you need is to trim the locks and then color them in an ombre design and finish by pushing them to the back.
You cannot compare the softness of baby lights to anything and if done right they will always make a woman stand out. Apart from the baby streaks, this hair also has beautiful side swept bangs that are styled over one eye to create an appealing look. There are also lighter blonde ends on the locks to finish the design.
Natural, healthy locks make a great hairdo, and this applies in particular if they have a lovely hue such as blonde. In this design, the blonde hue of the long locks does all the magic and so your layered hair with only need a diagonal part on the side and sweeping some of the locks over the face to create a lovely design.
A side part and side sweep are all you need to create a perfect long layered design with these sexy chocolate brown waves. The waves have an excellent tone with dark roots and lighter ends, and they accentuate the face nicely to make the wearer look very polished.
There are various ways you can rock your brunette strands but giving them a hint of mahogany like in this style will help you get a unique look. You should also use Sombre dyeing pattern so that you can have a smooth transition between the hues as this will make your stacked strands look refined.
Purple Haze is another good color idea for ladies who do not have a lot of volume on their straight locks. The femininity on this shade helps to create a very delicate tone that makes the strands look elegant even with a simple brush back.
With such a lovely full hair, you cannot afford to go wrong with the styling or dyeing. And so a good way to play it safe is by going with sponge lights. These highlights enhance the beauty of the blonde strands and add a nice twist to the wavy and long bushy strands.
The tone of this hair is splendid, and it looks like the stylist was doing one strand at a time to ensure that everything looks perfect. Although purple is the most dominant hue in the shade, the layered locks also have a hint of black, and this creates a lovely tone.
This headdress will be perfect for ladies who prefer to go with dark tones. The gray shade accentuates the black base nicely and makes the wavy lock look very sexy. To spice up things further the locks also have a few silver streaks on the ends.
Layered hair will look fantastic with a bright hue such as pink. However, you should not just dye your strands, but you should do it in a creative and modern way using a design like ombre or Sombre. For this particular ombre, the lower half of the hair has a dark tone that creates an amazing contrast with the lighter ends.
The locks in this design are not very voluminous but cutting them in layers helps to create some volume. Apart from this, it has some lovely and colorful tones that create a perfect multi-tonal look. The Styling is simple as you only need a shallow side part and finish by pushing the strands to the sides smoothly.
These strands have more color that you can ever wish for, but they still look very elegant. If you are the type that likes to keeps colorful designs, then this will work for you, but you have to get the color combinations and paint job right to ensure that all the tones are visible.
The shine in this headdress is amazing, but it will only look this good if you get the color combinations right. This design gets inspiration from mixed metallics, and the most dominant shades are silver and gold. The shine of the hues makes this an elegant look, and you should push the locks to the front over your shoulder to show off your beautiful tones.
This lovely headdress is from an all natural hair, and you will not have to do much to get an exquisite look. For this style, you should pull the locks to the back and clip them into a loose and messy pony. To enhance the rugged looks, you should leave some of the strands flowing freely to the back.
The brown and blonde color melt in this style is fabulous, and you might even be tempted to think that this is a natural hair color, but it is just a dye job done correctly. Having some distinct layers also helps to enhance the appearance of the colors.
Keeping things simple and neat will help you get an eye-catching look, and the good thing is that you do not have to do much on your long locks. These brown locks only need some neat shoulder length trims and a simple center part.
Although layered hair looks best with long locks, you can still get a striking look by chopping them shortly. However, the chin length locks will only look fantastic if you give them a soft center part and a lovely tone like this light blonde with shadowed roots.
As intricate as this Goldie locks may look they are a product of creative hand painting and layering. This headdress starts with a dark brown base that is then hand painted to create lovely golden and blonde streaks. Apart from the tone color, the swirls at the ends also help to spice up the look.
Blonde is lovely, but this style makes it look way much more elegant than other Blondie hairdos. The strands of this design are carefully layered to create a beautiful pattern, and the fact that this is natural hair without any coloring makes it way much more attractive.
Chocolate brown is slowly becoming one of the most popular hues, and this is because it forms an excellent base color. In this design, it creates the perfect foundation for the blonde streaks in the curly hair.
Some ladies prefer to have as much volume as possible on their hair and so stacking the locks will be an excellent idea. Although the wearer of this headdress already has a voluminous natural hair, layering it helps to make it look full. The golden streaks also enhance this appearance.
If you cannot get the volume you want from your extra fine strands, you can add some detail to them with a lovely ombre color combination. There are many colors that you can choose from but brown and blonde will blend in perfectly to give you a fantastic look like in this headdress.
The color choice in this headdress is fantastic, and it will make you want to try it out even if you do not like bright locks. Platinum blonde makes an excellent tone, but you still have to use it on a lovely hairstyle like this smooth and straight blowout.
Undercuts are very popular with ladies as they can help add some detail to a rather dull long hair. In this design, the undercut section is enhanced further with simple razor shaved designs. And although the undercuts are lovely the side swept layers also have an excellent color.
There is probably no other coloring design that can provide a better contrast than ombre. In this hand painted blowout, the dark roots, and the red strands form a lovely pattern and help this simple blowout look fancy.
Beach waves make an amazing casual hairdo, but they will look even better when you layer them and give them some lovely highlights like in this headdress. The locks also have a shag look that is very distinct and feminine.
Red layered locks are ideal for any woman who wants to make a statement with her hair. Although they are dazzling, they have a more natural look when compared to other hues such as blue and purple. The strands also have some amazing curls that make them look full when pushed to the back in layers.
Dark hair doesn’t get better than this as it has all the essential elements that describe a top notch headdress. The color is perfect, and the volume is everything that a woman can ever wish for thanks to the layering of the locks. The lovely natural dark tone also enhances the beauty.
The only "artificial" thing on these strands is smoothening and straightening them through a blow dry. Everything else is natural and this is what makes it very special. Even if your hair does not look exactly like this you can get the same design with a little creativity.
As the seasons change so should your headdress, and you should aim to have a relaxed style that is easy to wear and is also ideal for the outdoors. These baby lights on blonde locks are a perfect idea for your summer or spring look. This design has a very relaxed feel and is ideal for the outdoors
Rather than just have your locks flowing freely to the back you can spice them up with a lovely braid that ends in a fishtail. You should rope-twist a couple of locks on the sides and tie them at the center of the head from where the Dutch braid starts. Finish the braid with a simple fishtail for a lovely hairdo.
Even if your strands are thin or fine, you can still work with it for an elegant look. The most efficient way is through the use of particular shades such as brown and blonde as they accentuate your thin tresses nicely and make them look lovely even without volume.
Whether you have the perfect layers or not your style cannot be complete without choosing the right colors. For this design rose gold does all the magic but what makes it look this beautiful on the strands is the soft waves of the hair and the smooth transition between the different hues.
Layering your locks should not be a problem as you only need to trim it and style it but the issue for most people is getting the right tone for their strands. And although there are many colors to choose from, you should always go for a unique combination. The bronze and golden caramel used for this particular design are a perfect idea.
Toffee has a unique way of transforming any hair design into something very refined and in most cases you cannot easily tell the particular hue used on the hair as it is not very recognizable. In this style, toffee and chocolate combine to create a distinct balayage look that you can wear for either casual or formal looks.
Wavy locks can be suitable for any occasion, and this is what makes them fun to wear. If you give them some nice shades and arrange them in layers, they will make an ideal everyday look. This style is also suitable for most women since it does not require very long or voluminous strands.
The strands of this design are lovely, and they would look good even without any color. It is always advisable to keep your hair as natural as possible without too much chemical, and if you take this advice, this is one of the results that you can expect. The dusty pink dye job and a simple side part are enough to create a classy look since the natural hair is healthy and cute enough.
If you are looking for a timeless style that can work on any hair type and face shape, then this is what you should wear. The color is fabulous with the upper half of the locks being darker than the ends but what makes it stand out is the design where the layers start around the chin.
With long layered hair, you can never run out of styling option as it already makes an appealing headdress even without doing anything else on them. However, you should enhance it with some colors that go with your skin tone. The bright caramel highlight on an espresso base demonstrates the massive effect of color choice on your looks.
It is very hard to tell the exact hues used in this design as you can see many colors when looking at it. However, the most dominant ones are violet, silver and a very light shade of blue. Apart from the perfect color combination, there is also an excellent wrap around twist braid.
Most ladies have tried a blowout at some point as it is one of the most common hairstyles. However, you do not have to wear the conventional designs to look good since there are many others that you can have if you have long locks. The long side bangs in this headdress help to make your long locks unique and they are a perfect example of how to wear a blowout differently.
If you want to make a sexy impression with your brunette hair, then this is an excellent hairdo for you. The long locks swirl to create an eye-catching look. However, what makes them amazing is the cute design that they create when you style them over the face. Although it would look good on any color, brunette seems to work much better with this design.
This silky smooth hair is gorgeous especially due to the highlights that pop at the back. Although you can make it with any hair type, this technique will work best with straight or fine hair. You should add some volume to the roots and finish by blow drying and curl the highlighted ends.
The soft texture of this lovely hair is something that any woman will want to have on her head. Apart from the beautiful texture, the hair also a perfect dye job that is a result of creative Sombre dyeing technique. The transition from the brunette base to the light brown tips makes this a top notch curly headdress.
A long mane should never give you any trouble when it comes to styling, and you should not have to trim it just because you do not know what to do with it. This simple textured blonde hairdo is a perfect example of something you can wear quickly with a long mane. Provided you have a good color and texture you only need to shadow the roots and create a center part for a feminine look.
Combining many cool colors is not a guarantee that you will look splendid as you still need to use them correctly. The hair combines different shades of brown with violet and blue hues at the back to create a perfect shade. Its styling is also quite intricate as it involves pushing the locks to the back and twisting a couple of hairs to create the layered design.
The luscious lavender in this headdress is dazzling and with such a tone you can be sure that you will draw attention. Although the locks are not very long, their color makes the beautiful enough, and you will hardly notice their length. The only problem with this design is getting the color combinations right because overdoing any of the two hues will change the look entirely.
Ladies that prefer to go with a single tone should try out silver as it is unique and also works on any hair. With a silver hair, the styling options are endless, but you can still keep things simple with a side part and finish by pushing the strands to the sides.
To show off your long wavy layers you need to give them some excellent color likes these caramel highlights and style them in a design that will make sure that all those subtle layers are visible. To show off the wavy stacked locks you should push them to the back like in this design.
Straight hair works well with colors, and it also makes all the hues readily visible even if your locks do not have enough volume. In this design, the straight strands have an amazing brown and blonde color melt that makes them look very polished and modern.
Honey blonde is a lovely tone that can transform your layered locks into something magnificent. However, you can enhance this beautiful tone by coloring your hairs skillfully to create a fade pattern where honey-blonde transitions smoothly to a light blonde hue.
The glamor in this design is amazing, and it can make any woman want to have layered waves. Although the style on the long wavy strands is very simple, it still creates a perfect face framing design since half of the tresses are pushed forward from the center part. To get the extra bounce you should blow out your hair using a round brush.
These wispy bangs are effortless to make as you only need to figure out the result that you want. Rather than push all the strands to the back or side sweep them you should trim those at the front to create a lovely fringe then just leave the rest of the bangs to flow naturally to the sides and back.
If you have long locks or are growing out your hair, lack of styling ideas should never force you to trim them since there are many things that you can try. By cutting your strands neatly and layering them, you will have even more options and the above 70 are just a few of them. Whether you love curly, wavy or straight strands long layered hair will still work for you and you will only need to choose the style that you like.