Long layered hairstyles with bangs are now in great demand. Why? Everyone wants a flattering hairstyle, that’s also trendy, effortless-looking and convenient. When you wish to show off your beautiful long locks, try a layered haircut. Layers make long hair more manageable and eliminate the irritating factor of longer strands getting in the way or falling into your face every now and then. If you also want to rock your long hair without a single pin, get some straight-cut or layered bangs.
Layered hairstyles for long hair are not all alike, and you should try different textures and types of bangs for some variety and also in order to find your most flattering options. Here are trendy ideas for wavy and straight, shaggy and sleek, balayage and ombre long hairstyles with layers and bangs.
#1: Blonde Balayage Hairstyle
Hairstyles with bangs are the best when you want to wear your hair free-flowing even if it’s quite long. Today hair trends favor long side bangs. The side-swept bangs like in the photo blend well with the face-framing layers. They are quite long but comfortable to wear and flattering for all face shapes.
#2: Long Free-Flowing Brunette Hairstyle
If you prefer to wear your bangs straight across your forehead, the most popular shape for them would be arched. To look modern, they also should be quite long. This kind of bangs is good for faces with big foreheads.
#3: Two-Tiered Fringe and Tousled Layers
Though these layered bangs are long, they look weightless thanks to the texturizing cut and balayage color. The coloring creates the appearance of a two-tiered fringe that can be your special personal detail.
#4: Layered Hairstyle with Thick Fringe
With long layers enhanced by a multi-tonal blonde hair color, this haircut for long hair turns into a gorgeous dimensional style. The fringe is full, straight and traditionally long.
#5: Tousled Brunette Hair
Healthy long hair is your most precious jewel, but to wear it with comfort, you’ll need a nice layered cut. Long bangs blended into the shortest layer provide a beautiful frame for your face and make your mane lighter as well as more movable.
#6: Layered Blonde Cut with Dark Underlayer
Layering can be achieved in two ways – with the actual cut and with color. A blonde layered haircut with a dark brown underlayer is a nice solution for thick hair if you want to make it more lightweight.
#7: Under-the-Chin Layers
How else can you rock long hair with bangs? Layers that start below the chin and straight bangs create a flattering frame that may correct your face shape if needed or draw attention to your facial features. In this case, it’s better to style layers, flipping them with a round brush to the centre.
#8: Choppy Haircut with Bangs
Choppy hair is hot not only for young girls, but also for mature ladies. Dark brown hair with auburn balayage is a way to relieve your thick dark locks off any unnecessary bulk and let everyone know that you are an active, young and happy woman.
#9: Black to Brown Ombre Hair
A subtle detail often whispers class and good taste. The subtle black to brown ombre is not as bright and eye-catching as more dramatic dyed looks for black hair, but it appears classy paired with a layered cut and silky finish of the style.
#10: Long Shaggy Hairstyle with Highlights
We all know that long hair can drag long faces down, but this rule works only for long straight hair. Long layered haircuts are universally flattering, so they flatter any face shape, including oblong faces, and here’s a beautiful example.
#11: Brunette Balayage for Thick Hair
In this gorgeous hairstyle the full bangs are balanced with light brown balayage highlights that are getting fuller towards the ends. That’s a pretty idea of how to make your hair fairly bright but not too in your face.
#12: Layered Blonde Balayage Hair
Long finer-textured hair also benefits from layers. In this case a hairstyle with a very soft and feminine feel is created, and the idea of softness is enhanced by the pearly blonde balayage coloring.
#13: Silver Ombre Hairstyle for Brunettes
Long hairstyles for thick hair may appear blocky and overwhelming without some tricks with color and texture. The light disconnected waves and slantwise ombre that fades from black to silver through light ash brown not only lighten the thick locks, but also add a 100 of interest points to the style.
#14: Sombre Hair with Long Light Bangs
This soft brown ombre boasts shaggy layers throughout and extra long light bangs that you may want to pin up or to the side when doing any sort of activity. You’ll also easily braid them into a crown or milkmaid braid updo, or wear freely hanging and carelessly twirled by the wind.
#15: Black to Caramel Ombre Hair
Precisely cut bangs are good for a dramatic look, but if your want to soften the impression from your hairstyle, style loose waves for the ends of your long locks and think of a color update.
#16: Purple Balayage for Long Brown Hair
In terms of new ideas for long hairstyles, consider balayage with pastel colors involved. Pastel purple balayage highlights on the dark brown base are a way to accentuate layers and break the thickness of long bangs.
#17: Mahogany Hairstyle with Long Layers
This exquisite mahogany shade gives just a light reddish tint to the dark brown locks. A classy hair color suggests a classy cut, and this gorgeous layered style with long face-framing layers and thick bangs easily scores the maximum number of style points.
#18: Tousled Hairstyle with Cropped Bangs
Here’s a more extravagant look based on the contrasts of lengths and textures. It’s a good hairstyle idea for a young girl who wants a new messy hairstyle that will be a bit bolder than your average casual ‘do.
#19: Brown to Golden Blonde Ombre Hair
Layered haircuts for long hair often look better with bangs, whether you choose a full fringe across the forehead or longer swoopy bangs. If you opt to style your hair messy, let the bangs be ideally sleek for a contrast in textures which makes your style even more interesting.
#20: Shaggy Layered Brunette Hairstyle
Not only thick strands need layers to flow beautifully in loose hairstyles. Fine-to-medium textured hair also wins a beautiful wispy texture from sharp layers throughout. Add some ombre or balayage highlights for a modern update of a shaggy hairstyle that has been around for a while.
#21: Brown Ombre
The key to long, layered haircuts is to keep the length, but add just the right amount of layers to create depth, definition and dimension. This cute style features long bangs and careless layers that gradually turn to light brown courtesy of the flattering ombre effect.
#22: Ginger Brown Shaggy Layers
Long, shaggy layers and heavy side bangs are the key components to this adorably cute hairstyle. The layers here begin at the cheekbones and go all the way through to the ends. The expertly smoothed bangs have been whisked to the side for a decidedly flirty appearance. The light brown hair color is quite flattering to blue eyes and fair complexions.
#23: Beach Blonde Wispy Layers with High Crown
One of the main goals of long, layered haircuts is to have as much movement as possible, and this cut definitely fits the bill. The focal point of the hairstyle is actually the crown section, enhanced with long bangs. The top of the hair is lightly teased to give the hair some welcomed height that looks heavenly in this pearly shade of blonde.
#24: Platinum Blonde Pronounced Layers
Side bangs are cute and flirty, which makes them a flattering addition to practically any hairstyle. While the rest of the blonde hair is left long with just a few well-placed layers, the side bangs tie the whole look together, serving as the topmost shortest layer of this stunning hairstyle.
#25: Long Auburn Style with Bangs
This bright red style features the addition of some texture in the form of tousled strands, while the long bangs are styled perfectly with a round brush. When you already have long hair, it’s best to incorporate long layers instead of those that turn to be too short, which may cause frizz.
#26: Blonde with Lavender Tips
Enhanced by straight bangs, this straight hair style with layers is focused on the cute and modern hair color trick – pastel hair. Mostly blonde with lavender tips, this hair color choice adds just the right amount of rockstar flash to turn heads.
#27: Brown and Blonde Ombre
Long hair with bangs is one of the most popular classic hairstyles around, however, to keep the look modern, you need to spice it up. The easiest way to do this is to play with hair color, like, for example, going for an edgy brown and blonde ombre technique. There are also short, layered bangs and the tousled lower half to create a bit of drama.
#28: Dark and Straight
Asian bangs are always straight bangs. You can pair them with hair of any length, and here is how they are going to look with long layered tresses. Style them tousled for a modern take on the straight layered hair styles.
#29: Burgundy-Toned Brunette Hairstyle
Rich burgundy hair color already stands out, but when you add the other elements, it’s a pretty cute look all around. Chunky, straight bangs are cut across the forehead, while the bulk of the hair is styled into massive curls that add volume and depth to this flirty look.
#30: Thick Blonde Waves with Lowlights
Long hairstyles with layers need to be meticulously styled to avoid an undefined look that can often happen with longer hair. This cute blonde hairstyle features straight bangs and a wavy texture to give the strands a nice added dose of sex appeal.
#31: Shiny Dark Chocolate Layers
To offset the strictness that often comes with wearing dark hair, this hairstyle features long layered side bangs that fall dramatically over one eye. The remainder of the hair also has layers incorporated throughout, which creates a ton of dimension and movement.
#32: Golden Blonde Flaring Layers and Sweeping Bangs
Sometimes when you hear “long layers with bangs”, it might not sound like such an exciting hairstyle, but if you use this layered haircut with a side fringe as a reference, you may feel differently. With soft, side bangs and golden blonde hair color being the first things which catch the eye, this long look also includes tiered layers that both flatter and frame the face.
#33: Center-Parted Auburn Locks
A striking auburn hair color is the initial head-turner, but the center part and layered bangs easily steal away some of the spotlight of this cute hairstyle. The medium-length hair is softly layered to frame the face and keep the hair from looking understated and underwhelming.
#34: Brown Chin-Length Layers
Long, layered haircuts with bangs come in various forms, and this one is ideal for a girl who loves messy, rockstar looks. This brown hair is worn very long and features a subtle wavy texture which makes it look thicker than it actually is. There are also straight, long bangs falling right across the forehead and framing the face.
#35: Dark Brown Style with Jagged Ends
With this dark brown hairstyle, the long length and plentiful layers are the main attractants. However, the sleek, straight bangs should also be noted because they have subtle layers that not only frame the face, but also tie the whole hairstyle together for the all over flattering brunette look.
#36: Long Subtle Layers and Highlights
Long layers are gorgeous and easy to get, but when you add a multi-tonal hair color, you will adore the dimension that instantly breathes in a new life into your long tresses. Don’t forget to add side bangs to the layers for the face framing beauty that leaves us and everyone around speechless!
#37: Long Layered Haircut with Eye-Brow Grazing Bangs
Shoulder length hair can also benefit from layers, as is exemplified by the photo below. If your hair is thinner, then layers can add texture and style. Long bangs that graze past the eyebrows soften the entire look of Taylor Swift.
#38: Formal Long Layers
If you have been invited to a formal event, wearing your hair loose and long can be just as beautiful as an updo – and a lot simpler too! Blowdry your hair with a round brush and curl where necessary. Don’t forget to accessorize with bold earrings and pair your hair with a strapless gown to draw more attention to your gorgeous layers.
#39: Bangs and Dramatic Highlights
Add in lowlights, highlights and multiple dimensions of blonde when you’re striving to get a beautiful new look to otherwise humdrum hair. Shoulder length hair will look especially lovely with various hues, located in whatever sections you wish.
#40: Curly Layers for Older Women
As women grow older, the variety of hairstyles becomes more limited. With layers, you have many more options, including light curls in shoulder length styles. Add some bangs to keep your face looking youthful.
Long layered haircuts are stylish, versatile and a lot of fun to show off. Next time you head off to the salon, consider adding some long layers to update your current style.