50 Cute and Effortless Long Layered Haircuts with Bangs

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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.

Variety of Long Hairstyles

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: 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.

#2: Long Layers 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.

long layered haircut with straight bangs

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#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: 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.

#6: Wispy Haircut 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.

#7: 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!

long layered haircut with side bangs

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#8: 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.

#9: 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.

#10: Brown Ombre for Straight Hair

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.

#11: Mermaid Ombre’ed Hair

For women who don’t like to spend a lot of time or money on their locks, one of the best cut and color combos is long ombre layers. While you may need to trim your bangs monthly, you’ll be able to let the rest of your hair grow out for as long as you please while still looking trendy.

Long Brown Ombre Hair With Arched Bangs

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#12: Blonde Modern Shag

The shag is back…with modifications, of course. This twist on long hair with bangs incorporates top-heavy layers that offer a perfectly-imperfect messy vibe all edgy girls just love. Pair it with an ashy-icy shade of blonde for an even cooler look (pun intended).

Ash Blonde Layered Hairstyle For Long Hair

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#13: Long Layers for Fine Hair

Fine hair tends to get a bad rep, but if you incorporate the right amount of layers, you can achieve gorgeous soft texture and volume. Long side bangs are the best choice for this hair type.

Medium Layered Haircut For Thin Hair

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#14: Eye-Grazing Bangs

For a flirty look, consider long cute bangs that graze just past your brows. While this type of bangs hairstyles requires more upkeep as you have to trim them before they poke your eyes and become annoying, they playfully frame your peepers and you’ll look quite adorable when sweeping them out of your eyes.

Long Layered Hairstyle With Light Bangs

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#15: Long Swooping Bangs

Looking for long hairstyles with bangs that are both bombshell-worthy and quick to style? Consider this stunning blonde coif. Long layers and gorgeous swooping side bangs go from shower to blow-dry to ready. The only tool you’ll need is a large round brush to shape your ends, and blow your bangs away from your face.

Long Side Bangs For Long Layered Hair

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#16: Modern Brigitte Bardot

Channel style icon Brigitte Bardot with this updated version of her look. Thick bangs with voluminous layers round-brushed or curled into a big, bouncy coif are the ultimate in sexy bang hairstyles. Pair with a solid black color for a rocker-chic vibe.

Medium Layered Haircut With Long Bangs

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#17: Long Ombre Hairstyle with Bangs

Layered bangs are a great option for women with thick hair. Instead of a traditional fringe that risks falling too heavy and uneven, a layered technique will lighten the load, allowing the bangs to lie softly in place.

#18: Blunt Bangs with Long Waves

A great way to refine a free-flowing coif like this one is to add structured bangs with long hair. A blunt fringe creates a clean, straight line that contrasts beautifully against the wavy blonde locks.

Straight Across Bangs For Long Hair

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#19: Rose Gold Curls

In this meticulously crafted and voluminous coif, the curls were left lively and flowing, and the side swept bangs were carefully sprayed in place to maintain those flattering swoopy lines. This results in a polished, refined look that’s fit for a beauty pageant contestant.

Golden Blonde Layered Hairstyle With Side Bangs

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#20: Modern Farrah Fawcett

In the 1970‘s, everyone went crazy for Farrah Fawcett’s feathered, flippy ‘do, and with a few small tweaks you can also achieve the Charlie’s Angel’s sexiness! Less but long balayage layers is all it takes to modernize the iconic style.

#21: Contouring Hairstyle

For a serious contour effect, pair this: a balayage color and long arched bangs that are shorter in the center and longer on the ends. The rounded bangs and darkness towards the front create a striking, face-framing effect that puts your features on display.

Long Balayage Ombre Hair With Bangs

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#22: 50 Shades of Maroon Hair

Uber long and wavy hair doesn’t need any help to stand out from the crowd, but if uniqueness is what you’re after, go color crazy! Painting your strands with various shades within the same color family creates a thick, lush, dreamy landscape that displays your bold personality before you even speak.

Burgundy And Purple Balayage Hair With Bangs

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#23: Caramel Balayage Layers

This coif is a perfect example of how properly placed highlights make a cut standout. These undone layers and fringe are super sultry on their own, but the strategically placed caramel color shows off the various layers and texture, and adds movement.

Long Brown Hair With Caramel Highlights

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#24: Straight Bangs + Straight Hair

If you have pin-straight hair, don’t fight your natural texture. Long layers with bangs that are sleek and straight offer an edgy look that highlights your eyes. Plus, not fighting for a different texture means it’s easier to style: just blow dry straight and finish with some shine serum to keep flyaways in place.

Long Straight Hair With Blunt Bangs

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#25: Tapered Layers with Parted Bangs

Just because you like to part your hair down the middle doesn’t mean you have to skip bangs. These long hair bangs are center-parted, and a great choice for rounder face shapes thanks to their slimming effect.

Haircut With Face-Framing Layers For Long Hair

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#26: Burgundy Blonde Balayage

Deep burgundy roots melt into a soft flow of layers thanks to the blonde balayage highlights. Keeping your fringe darker creates a gorgeous color contrast that tends to lighten the look of your eye color, while the blonder ends brighten your overall look.

Long Layered Haircut With Bangs For Thick Hair

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#27: Rainbow Balayage Waves

“Haircuts with bangs” doesn’t sound super exciting, so kick things up a notch by channeling your inner Rainbow-Brite, à la balayage. Or for a subtler yet still striking version, try pastel colors. Note that this type of multiple-color job always looks best when curled, as waves help blend the colors to soften the contrast you see when the hair is left straight.

Long Pastel Colored Hair

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#28: Icy Blonde Straight Layers

Just because you have luscious long locks doesn’t mean you have to curl them. Long, layered bangs haircuts can be just as striking when left sleek and straight, and especially when upgraded by a cool color.

Layered Long Haircut For Straight Hair

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#29: Red Waves with Full Fringe

While we think shiny red locks look great with any style, we’re particularly fond of keeping them long and wavy. Curling them creates gorgeous, fire-like dimension, while the full fringe adds visual interest, and is a great option for hiding a large forehead.

Copper Red Wavy Hair With Blunt Bangs

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#30: Dark Ashy Layers with Swooping Bangs

The beauty of bangs for long hair is they can be super versatile. Notice that these long, swooping bangs look like a fringe now, but if styled differently, they could just appear to be another layer, which offers you several different looks with just one cut.

#31: Blonde Layers with Lowlights

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.

#32: 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.

#33: Blonde Layers 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.

#34: Under-the-Chin Ginger 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.

#35: Choppy Haircut for Older Women

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.

#36: 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.

#37: 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.

Long Wavy Hairstyle With Bangs For Thick Hair

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#38: Sombre Hair with Long Light Bangs

This brown soft 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.

#39: 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.

#40: 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.

#41: 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.

#42: 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.

#43: Full Blonde Bangs and 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.

#44: 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.

#45: 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.

#46: 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.

#47: Light Brown Layers with Fringe

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.

#48: Formal Long Hairstyle

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.

long layered haircut with bangs for blonde hair

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#49: Textured 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.

long layered haircut with bangs and drammatic downlights

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#50: 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 haircut with bangs for older women

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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.

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