In the face of exciting new hair colour trends and fancy new iterations of the bob, layers often get overlooked when it comes to planning our next hair cut. However, the humble hairdressing technique can add instant movement, bounce and volume to long hair as well as help accentuate curls and avoid hair looking too weighty.
Plus, there are so many ways to enjoy layers. If you have thin hair, try a few face-framing layers around the jawline and leave lengths untouched to retain fullness, or if you have thicker hair, try choppier layers to thin out the ends and create a beautiful shape to your style.
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Layers also form the basis of some of this year’s hottest hair trends, from The Rachel Cut to the shaggy look to the mullet (yes, it’s officially back in style).
Keep scrolling for the best layered looks perfect for long hair…