How To Choose The Perfect Layered Hair Styles For Your Face Shape

How To Choose The Perfect Layered Hair Styles For Your Face Shape

There are no two ways about it, layered hair styles are some of the prettiest, most versatile haircuts you could ever hope to have. That said, layers are certainly not a one-size-fits-all look and there is a lot to consider before opting for the chop! 

Perhaps you’re working with a layered cut that doesn’t seem as though it’s working for you. Or, maybe you feel like adding some shape and dimension to your current one-length look will improve your hair overall. Whatever your reasons for clicking on this blog post. We promise you’ll leave this page with knowledge you need to finally get the layered haircut of your dreams. 

Choosing The Best Layered Haircut For Your Face Shape

With any new hair look whether it be a simple change to your parting or a brand new cut, considering what will best suit your face shape before you make your decision is always a good idea. 

Alternatively, if you really can’t decide or are having trouble pinpointing your dream look, any of our stylists here at the Anushka Spa and Salon will be more than happy to assist you at your appointment.

To give you the best chance of choosing a look on your own, we’re delving into the most incredible layered haircuts out there. We’ll talk about what makes each one so special, who they suit, which hair types they’re best for, and give helpful tips on things to consider in terms of your lifestyle. 

The Best Layered Haircuts We’ve Ever Laid Eyes On

It’s no secret that layered hairstyles for women vary greatly from cut to cut. Some are designed to add movement and subtle shape whilst others will give you heaps of volume and unrivaled dimension. 

So which is right for you?

Choppy Layers

If you’re looking to add tons of volume and movement throughout your tresses, ask your stylist for choppy layers! It’s also a beautifully bold haircut that will add an undeniably modern edge to your look. This is owing to the fact your stylist will use large sections of hair at a time to create it. 

As you may have already guessed, this blunt, edgy cut is perfect for those with straight hair, especially if it’s on the thinner side. It’s also a recommended look for anyone with a long face or a face that’s particularly angular. Why? Choppy layers add volume to your hair which can simultaneously make your face appear softer and in some cases a little fuller too. 

Light Feathery Layers

Wispy layered haircuts for women are perfect if you’re searching out a more subtle finish from your layered look. What’s more, we also recommend light feathery layers like this for anybody wishing to add definition to their facial features. 

Your stylist will often create shorter layers for this haircut. Which are ideal for drawing attention to your facial features, especially your eyes!

U-Shaped Layers

If you’re wondering what exactly U-shaped layers are, it’s probably exactly what you’re imagining. They’re layers that, instead of finishing off in a V-shape at the bottom, finish in a softer, more rounded way. These layered haircuts are ideal for those searching for a soft, bouncy look full of volume and pretty, smooth edges. 

We highly recommend this type of cut for softening facial features with your haircut and for those with mid to long-length hair. Though this cut can and does work for shorter hair, it truly shines when given enough length to play with. This way you’ll really see each layer shine individually as well as together as one amazing look. 

V-shaped Layers

V-shaped layers on the other hand are all about dramatic, heavily layered points that promote incredible amounts of movements and the most beautiful shapes throughout your lengths. This haircut will work best for those with a normal to thick hair texture as it’ll add shape, but also work to lift some of the weight out of your locks which can often weigh your style down. 

Eternally Stylish Layered Hair Cuts That Work With Your Busy Lifestyle

We don’t have many rules when it comes to finding the right layered haircut to fit in with a busy work and social life schedule. In fact, we basically have just one! 

Avoid very short layers. 

If you’re someone that exercises regularly with your hair all tied up or you’re used to being able to secure all of your hair back in place for work with one hair elastic, multiple choppy layers falling down around your face and eyes just won’t be practical for you. 

Instead, longer, softer layers will be perfect, You’ll still achieve all of that beautiful shape and texture yet you’ll still be able to style your hair up and out of the way with ease. 

All that said, rules are meant to be broken… sometimes. If you’re happy to use headbands and bobby pins to secure the hair in place whilst you sweat it out at the gym or have a long day at work, don’t let us stop you from achieving those face-shaping shorter layers you’re dreaming of!

How To Style Layered Hair 

Now that you’ve achieved, or have at least decided on, the layered haircut you want. We can bet you’re considering all of the hairstyles for layered hair you’ll now be able to achieve!

To get you started on styling layered hairstyles, here are some of our favorites!

Loose Beachy Waves

Whether you choose to let your hair dry naturally or you set about creating this look with heat styling, loose beachy waves are one of the prettiest ways to show off the new layers within your hair. 

That’s because styles that have any sort of curl will instinctively highlight the newly created, varying lengths throughout your tresses. Not to mention those subtle waves and curls will look sensational with the improved bounciness of your layered locks!

Straighten It Out

As much as we love the look of curly/wavy layers, we also can’t get enough of poker straight layered hair. 

This style, really show many different layers of your new cut and will look eternally chic in the process. What’s more, it’s a totally versatile style that will work for you no matter your plans from day to night. 

Pull It Back

From sleek low ponytails to sky-high ones, you won’t believe how different this simple style looks. Say hello to amazing movement, staggered flicky lengths, and a ponytail that’s full of shape and character.

So there you have it, our round-up of the most beautiful layered hair styles out there! We hope we’ve made your choice a lot easier. Also hoping we have given you an idea of what will suit your hair, face shape, and lifestyle best. All that’s left to do now is book your appointment with us here at the Anushka spa and salon!

For Further Reading

https://www.wikihow.com/Do-a-Layered-Haircut
https://www.wikihow.com/Cut-Hair-in-Layers

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