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70 Darn Cool Medium Length Hairstyles for Thin Hair

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Medium length is the most universal one, especially when it comes to thin hair, and you can make lots of cool hairstyles even if you wish your hair was much thicker. These are rather versatile, including loose styles on the basis of bob haircut and various updos with braiding, twists or ponytails. If you don’t know how to style your fine hair, opt for a bob cut that looks great straight with teasing at the roots or curly. Enhanced texture and a messy touch will save you when you are constantly on the go.

Shoulder Length Hairstyles for Thin Hair

Here are some of the cutest visualized ideas to embrace.

#1: Casual Braided Pompadour

Sometimes cute hair doesn’t have to come through a cut – instead, think about creative ways to style your locks. For finer hair, a braided pompadour is always lovely. Get inspired by the French braids of childhood and braid only the top section of your hair, adding a kick of volume while the rest flows free.

#2: Layering and a Headband Twist

This awesome serene look is made on the basis of a layered collarbone bob. Something as simple as a headband twist can perform both a decorative and a practical function, keeping your long bangs off the forehead and serving the zest of this gorgeous eye-catching style for straight thin hair.

#3: A Flip of Blonde

Champagne blonde hair is a sexy and fun alternative to more common blonde shades. When you’re looking for medium length hairstyles for thin hair, remember that your color choice can really make or break a look.

#4: Angled Thin Hair

Straighten out thin hair and go with an angled bob that adds style and volume to strands which otherwise are tempted to fall flat. Keep it shoulder length or shorter for optimal manageability.

#5: Braided Beauty

Very fine hair can fall in your face and cause a lot of hassle throughout the day. Resolve this by adding a small braid across the front of your hair.

#6: Medium Length Bangs

Medium hairstyles for fine hair can also be pretty stylish. While you might not be able to achieve the curls or waves that hold, you can still look sophisticated and lovely with straight, swooping layers and bangs.

#7: Choppy Layers for Thin Hair

Fine hair always looks better with layers and color help – brighten up your style for summer with some various shades of blonde that are sweet and sassy.

#8: Honey Colored Thin Hair

Lovely honey and auburn highlights accentuate this angled, mildly cropped cut. When it comes to thin, straight hair, this is one look that is both flattering and easy to maintain.

#9: Easy Waves

Medium haircuts for thin hair can be styled in beach-inspired waves if you have at least a bit of volume in your natural locks. Keep color natural or go for an ombre.

#10: Short Blonde Style

Twist that fine, straight hair into a style that’s fun to wear. Hold it in place with a light hold setting spray. You can either use a curling iron or twist damp hair in your fingers to succeed with this look.

#11: Simple Thin Hair

Keep color fresh and hair simply styled when you’re looking for a dressed down look. Fine locks have a nice ability to stay somewhat in place if you don’t stress them out too much. Want a bit of volume? “Scrunch” damp hair with mousse and allow it to air dry.

#12: Sleek and Straight Thin Hair

Layered haircuts for thin hair are definitely one solution when you’re looking for more volume. However, you can actually show off your super straight hair with an angled bob. Add in a shine serum to brighten things up and keep hair looking ultra-healthy.

#13: Curly Updo

Romantic updos are indeed possible with thin hair. Sleep overnight in thick rollers if your hair is straight, or let your natural curls air dry. Then, with some basic finger combing, gather hair up into a mid length ponytail and strategically pin in place. You can also work hair into a messy bun as another option.

#14: Angled Medium Cut

Take advantage of angled styles and side parts when you want to give a pulled-together finished look to your hair. Thin hair doesn’t need to be constantly wrangled into a ponytail. Instead, you can tame flyaways and look sleek and lovely with a proper product and a modern cut.

#15: Color Statement

Pinkish auburn hair is definitely unique, and yet not immature. Shoulder length haircuts for fine hair often benefit from a fun color that isn’t seen every day. Afraid you can’t pull off this hue? Work with a stylist to determine what out of the box colors will look fantastic next to your skin tone.

#16: Feeling Blue

Add a pop of mermaid blue or green and then color hair a trendy silver for an all over look that’s unique and yet too crazy. Medium length cuts are great for thin hair, including this one that is a few inches away from a pixie. Thin hair does well with layers and color, as is exemplified by this cute cut.

#17: Shoulder Length Ringlets

Blonde hair can look pretty in pink while enjoying some fun ringlets, too. Depending upon how thin your hair is, curls may or may not last all day. But for a special event or performance, ringlets are so adorable to wear – if only for a few hours.

#18: Short and Simple Styling

There’s nothing modern or trendy about this cut – but sometimes cute medium haircuts don’t need a lot of help from what’s currently relevant. This classic style never loses its popularity – it’s fun, informal and ideal for a variety of hair types and colors.

#19: Thin Hair in Layers

At a loss when it comes to how to style your hair? Add in some layers and then straighten or curl as you desire. You can play hair up for more fancy occasions, or just pull it into a ponytail, since hair will still be long enough for a variety of options.

#20: Messy Updo for Medium Cut

Finger comb your hair back into a messy bun or ponytail for a fun look that also adds volume. Messy style is very “in” right now, and it’s a great option if you’re in between color appointments or are growing out your locks.

#21: Serious Thin Hair

Thin hairstyles can be straight and to the point, like this serious cut that doesn’t exactly say you’re about to throw a party. If you’re starting a new job or would like to be taken more seriously for whatever reason, this style is a good option. Opt for traditional hues of blonde, brown or red if you are going to color your hair during the salon visit.

#22: Go Grey

Going grey is very popular among millennials now, and with good reason – it’s a fun and simple way to look modern and trendy without a whole lot of effort. Best of all, it works well on thin hair – the finer your strands, the less expense associated with hair coloring. This means upkeep and more frequent appointments won’t be a bit of a burden on your bank account.

#23: Touseled Hair With A Twist

Bring body into thin, flat hair with a curling iron. Then, boost it up with a front twist pinned above the ear line. When curls start to straighten and fall throguhout the day, the twist will remain – providing all-day volume.

#24: Chin-Length Hair With Layers

Layered hair works well on any hair type, but it is especially lovely on thin hair, as it adds texture and thickness where needed. Cutting your hair to a chin from a shoulder-length style and adding in a lot of wispy layers brings a sexy style that’s easy to maintain and pleasure to wear.

#25: Beautiful Bun for Thinner Hair

The messy look continues to be trendy, and fine hair is ideal for such a style. Braid hair loosely toward the center of the head and pull the rest of the locks back into a casual knot. Be sure to leave some strands flowing free to both frame the face and prevent this style from looking too rigid.

#26: Accentuate With Accessories

Thin hair has a benefit of being rather manageable in updo hairstyles. Keeping it in place, however, can be a different story. When you have a medium haircut, work in some hair accessories like this gold leaf headband to keep flyaways in place. Great variant for a prom, by the way!

#27: Angled Layers

Utilize fringed layers and bangs to create an easy yet beautiful style for thin hair. Medium hairstyles for thin hair don’t always involve painstaking daily maintenance of curling and primping – instead go with something straight and simple.

#28: Medium Hair with a Side Part

Trendy, tousled hair is all the rage right now, but for those with thinner hair, you will need to incorporate in a side part. Combing your hair in one direction will instantly add a boost of body that will really serve as a pick-me-up solution on those flat hair days. If you have medium length hair with bangs, brush the hair above the bangs straight back for that extra volume.

#29: Long, Loose Curls

When you’re considering a new medium length hairstyle, look no further than the curling iron you already own. The trick to make fine thin hair look bouncier is to strategically place curls all over the head instead of just in one spot or direction. Gentle ringlets should cascade freely for a beautiful final style.

#30: Highlighted Mid-Length Hairstyle

For beautiful warm weather hair, thinner strands will often be pulled up and away from the face. When you’re sporting all those buns and ponytails, add some interest with cool blonde highlights throughout. When you have a shoulder length length haircut for thin hair, color always adds dimension and body.

#31: Shoulder Length Curls

Thin hair gets a big boost of body from a large-barreled curling iron. While hot rollers can make thin hair too “tight” and ringlet-like, a large curling iron will provide volume without going over the edge.

#32: Medium Length Hairstyles for Thin Hair

If your hair is very fine, you will benefit from a medium length cut. Go for a “v” angle at the ends instead of having it cut straight across to add both length and body. Use a curling iron to style loose curls away from the face for some additional texture.

#33: Come to Life with Curls

Beautiful blondes with flat, straight hair, don’t ever despair! Using either pin curls or resorting to salon perm is a solution – thin medium-length hair usually responds well to a curly makeovers.

#34: Styled Medium Haircuts

Once your hair is cut to a medium length, have some fun with it! You don’t have to sport super long hair to take advantage of the latest hairstyle trends. Instead, tease the central section of your hair and add a small French braid to the sides to keep things big and beautiful. This is just one of many ideas when it comes to trying a funky style on thinner straight hair.

#35: Medium Hair with Highlights

Since thin hair tends to be flat and straight, add some dimension with gorgeous highlights. You can go blonder or browner, depending upon your natural hair color. Don’t forget to include some face framing layers, as well as lighter strands up top to lighten up your look.

#36: High Knot Ponytail

Ponytails are the cure for any hair woe, and very fine hair is no exception. To add an extra boost of height, wrap a medium strand of hair around the elastic and secure with a bobby pin. This will keep the ponytail high and dramatic.

#37: Blunt Medium Length Haircuts for Thin Hair

Sometimes a blunt cut is best for thin-haired girls. If you tend to feel prettiest with bangs, have them trimmed to just below the eyebrow length and pair them with medium length hair cut straight across to match. Straight, lovely and bright, wow!

#38: Angled Hair for Thin Locks

If your hair is very thin, you can give it the illusion of improved thickness by having it cut all at an angle. Choose short, chin-length strands for one side while allowing the other half to reach slightly past the shoulders. Bangs, too, can be angled to give additional dimension and style.

#39: Braids and Buns

Infuse some popular hairstyles from your youth for a thin hair booster that will hold all day long. Braid hair back all over the head, ending with 2-5 braids. Side part your hair for extra volume and pull it all back in twists or buns secured with pins.

#40: Medium Length Hairstyles

If you are growing bored with your shoulder-length hair, try a hairstyle that is as unique as you are. As shown below, create a braid down the center of the hair line. This is a great style if your roots are growing out, too. Hide imperfections until that next salon visit and breathe new life into your medium length at the same time.

#41: Ombre Curls

Thanks to the chunky curls and ombre color fade, this mid-length length hairstyle is full of body and bounce. Use a side part and lift your locks at the roots on one side for that extra glamorous touch to go with these gorgeous polished curls.

#42: Sexy Texturized Celebrity Bob

Light teasing at the roots on the crown is another secrete of how to make your thin hair more appealing. Asymmetry for the front tresses and the whole shattered texture make everyone believe that your hair is flawlessly gorgeous. You may even tuck some strands behind your ear on one side for an extra sexy touch.

#43: Messy Backswept Curls

Curls are a win-win option for thin hair. The fun ringlets make your mane appear thicker and nonchalantly natural, especially when they are silky yet messed up and swept back as if by the wind. Very subtle highlights are a big plus for added dimension, even if they are not so evident at first sight.

#44: Super Sharp Medium Style

Ashley Olsen wants to keep up with the current trends, and she easily completes this task when rocking her simple spontaneous look. A centre parting, natural-looking highlights, light messy touch and edgy tips are all it takes.

#45: Fabulous Disconnected Angled Style

Jennifer Aniston is so overwhelming with this bold pattern of disconnected locks, enhanced by highlights and transition of brown blonde hues. Her hair is teased at the roots which adds volume and provides a flattering lift around the face. Medium length hairstyle for fine hair like this will make your day perfect!

#46: The Softness You Want To Follow

This is probably the cutest medium haircut for thin hair we have ever seen. A deeply feminine look, like Kristen Bell’s, instantly disarms without a single word or move. Her charming softness overflows through the smooth gradation of hues and very loose silky waves.

#47: Disconnected Messy Bob

The effortless scrunch-and-go style is absolutely adorable. Besides, it’s on-trend and easy to style. Long side-swept bangs and a side parting is exactly what is needed for a round or square face. I love this look and often use it in casual wear, do you?

#48: Naughty Pony With Bouffant And Braiding

A bouffant works great for medium hairstyles for fine hair, adding volume and making your style more sophisticated. Highlighted top tresses, braided on one side, enhance a fancy feel of your hairstyle, while you can see yourself how simple it is. Let your pony occupy an intermediate position: neither too high, nor too low, as most girls would do these days.

#49: Messy Shag

Anja Rubik opts to look sexy with each and every of her hairstyle. Thus, she is inclined to messy ‘dos with a nonchalant “undone” feel. This layered cut incorporates loads of layers which are styled wet and sassy. We love and want to copy.

#50: Layered Locks With Pinned Back Bangs

Taylor Momsen’s highlighted locks are just super cute as they are – layered and styled straight. Plus pay attention that pinned back bangs are not just a convenient but also a chic styling trick for pretty girly hairstyles like this.

#51: Undone Bouffant Updo

And another look from Mollie King presents a trendy undone updo that seems spontaneous and unsecure but so cute and flattering for Mollie’s sweet face.

#52: Soft Shag

Kate Moss enhances texture of her layered haircut to come up with this cute soft shag hairstyle for medium length blonde tresses. Her fabulous subtle highlights range within the most popular today brown blonde palette.

#53: Medium Length Haircut For Fine Hair With Messy Beach Waves

And here is an alternative hairstyle offered by Ashley’s twin sister Mary Kate Olsen. Her beach waves are crazily appealing thanks to their silky finish and cool ombre coloristic solution – darkened roots and tips. We love, Mary Kate!

#54: Rose Gold Ombre Locks

Sienna Miller tries on an ombre style that is doomed to turn heads. Rose gold is one of hot trends of the current season. Sienna’s eye-catching locks are polished at the roots and styled messy towards the ends.

#55: Natural Messy Style With Balayage Highlights

Sienna Miller is no less charming, sporting a more natural hair color, especially when she is in this awesome Dolce&Gabbana black lace dress with floral applique. Besides, how can we not admire her light waves, messy finish and strategically placed balayage highlights?

#56: Chic Side Pony

Thin hair is not a problem for ponytail hairstyles if you arrange some lift around your face and add body to your locks with backcombing. Kate Bosworth with her oval face did so, and look how irresistible she is with her low side pony and a chic forehead-framing wave instead of bangs.

#57: Ombre Ponytail

So simple and so chic: Kate Bosworth is adorable with her cute ombre ponytail. It’s neither too high, nor low. A mini bouffant makes the pony more stylish, while the edgy tips draw attention to the smooth fade of color.

#58: Sexy Layered Style With Darkened Roots

Cameron Diaz is rocking a heart-stopping layered look with jagged edges brought out especially vividly against the black leather of her sexy fitted dress. The side bangs are covered by side locks, because we want to see those bright blue eyes, don’t we?

#59: Such A Cute Chaos!

Jennifer Aniston’s fresh photo unveils her fabulous messy look with highlighted locks below the shoulders. Great texture, shagginess and added volume appear non-trivial, spontaneous and irresistibly appealing.

#60: Streamlined Edgy Look

Check Eddie Campbell’s cool hairstyle for the Hugo Boss eyewear ad campaign. Her jet black locks are razor-layered and styled streamlined for an offhand stylish look most of us would love to achieve for every day wear.

#61: Side Updo With Enhanced Texture

Scarlett Johansson’s well-thought look from the Captain America premiere in Paris makes an emphasis not only on winning color combinations, but also the lines and textures. Her side updo is elegant, refined and very dashing.

#62: Messy Side Updo

Christina Applegate adds volume with some lift at the roots, highlights, disconnected texture and intricate pattern of her side updo. We love and can’t help examining her hairstyle with pleasure and sincere interest.

#63: Blonde Edgy A-Line Hairstyle

An edgy bob is a pretty versatile hairstyle option which gives you much freedom of self-expression and a convenient length. Kristen Bell’s lob is centre-parted, darkened at the roots and styled into large disconnected waves.

#64: Sleek Updo With A Messy Pompadour

Kristen Bells knows her way not only about perfectly undone hairstyles, but formal updos with a modern twist as well. This sleek updo would look classic if not the fun messy bouffant that associates it with present day and current tendencies.

#65: Messy Knot At The Nape

Catherine Heigl lifts up her gorgeous creamy blonde locks into a messy updo, featuring a small bouffant and a twisty knot at the back of her head. Luckily the times when every hair in your updo had to be in its place are over.

#66: Effortless Centre-Parted Layered Look

Personally I like Carey Mulligan more as a brunette. Her complexion is getting clearer and her features are more expressive with darker hair hues. With a good layered mid-length haircut she doesn’t even have to worry about styling. How lucky!

#67: Placid Waves

A Hollywood blonde Jenny Garth shares her deep thoughts in her book along with a cool wavy hairstyle that is elegant and classy but not overly pretentious. I find her soft beige blonde being the best coloristic idea for it.

#68: Edgy Platinum Blonde Lob With Dark Roots

Anja Rubik rocks a chic platinum lob with cropped layers styled edgy. Darkened roots are an absolutely necessary attribute of any blonde hairstyle for every fashionista who wants to be in trend these days.

#69: Glam Curly Blonde Hairstyle

Kellie Pickler is rocking glamorous blonde medium curls with dark roots and edgy finish at the ends. Despite a considerable shrinkage and boosted body, her locks feature a fabulous bounce and silky texture.

#70: Beautiful Ombre Look With Tousled Beach Waves

Michelle Pfeiffer looks really good with her tousled beach waves which appear absolutely natural and offhand. Her bright blonde ombre highlights on the medium brown base add her style a note of sophistication.

These were some of the super flattering options for fine hair. Draw inspiration and bring it to life in your fresh gorgeous looks.

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