With the increasingly busy lives we lead nowadays, it’s essential that our beauty regimen, specifically our hair, is as easy to maintain as possible. The thing about the best low-maintenance haircuts and hairstyles is that they don’t have to be boring or underwhelming. In fact, they can be easy to style and chic at the same time.
Read on for the best examples of short, shoulder-length and long haircuts that make excellent low-maintenance styles.
Best Low Maintenance Hairstyles Ideas
The essential thing to look for when opting for a low-maintenance haircut is that it should be fuss-free and look just as good when you style it at home, as it does when you are leaving the salon. The following photos offer some great hairstyle inspiration on the given topic. Look through the following ideas to cut your hair maintenance time without sacrificing a beautiful look.
1. Hot Blonde Lob
If you’re sick and tired of the tough time your thin long hair has been giving to you, consider getting a long bob. This low-maintenance haircut works like magic on fine hair: we adore the added volume it provides.
2. Low Maintenance Haircut with Spanish Vibes
If you have hard times taming your lush mane, try to look at it as a blessing. With a shaggy haircut, you can create a sexy undone look with no effort by styling your long layers into loose waves.
3. Long Layers for More Volume
Styling naturally straight hair might be really heavy-going. Plus, daily straightening is not healthy and getting it voluminous looks like a headache. If you don’t want to cut your precious locks, go for a layered haircut like this lady. Long layers and blonde highlights do the trick by creating stunning volume.
4. Flawless Curly Shag
Looking for ways to cut down on your curly hair routine? Scroll no further, as this gorgeous curly shag is what you’re looking for. Everything you’ll need is to wash your hair, add a leave-in conditioner and define curls with a styling cream.
5. Drop-Dead Gorgeous Pixie
A pixie cut is the simplest way to forget about bad hair days for good, as it requires minimal styling and perfectly tames a thick mane. We especially love side-swept textured bangs that make this cut look so cute and feminine!
6. Undercut Bob for Thick Hair
An undercut does magic in terms of making thick coarse hair super low maintenance. Masterfully graduated, this undercut bob provides a salon look even after a basic blow dry with a round brush.
7. Super Short Coils
Needless to say, your hair routine will be simple and quick if you go for a short haircut. Short hair is not only a wise solution if you hate spending time detangling and styling, but it is also the easiest way to say goodbye to damaged hair. If you feel ready to give a TWA hairstyle a try, steal this idea: pink highlights really jazz it up!
8. Long Choppy Layers
If you want to have the best of both worlds – get low-maintenance hair without compromising length, here is a solution. You’ll look like a million dollars with a layered medium-length cut. Face framing layers coupled with blonde highlights are everything you need to create dazzling volume.
9. French Bob with Natural Waves
This charming French bob certainly cuts a dash. You should give it a go if you’re dying to get a low-maintenance cut for your thick wavy hair! Your natural texture plus baby bangs will help you create an effortless but damn hot look.
10. Sunkissed Textured Bob for Fine Hair
Taking care of medium-length fine hair is usually a long haul, so if you want to change things, consider cutting the split ends and getting an effortless style, like this stunning choppy bob. We’ve fallen for this marvelous blunt cut with messy waves and sunny highlights that does a great job of adding texture and volume to the hair.
11. Short Crop with Micro Bangs
If you don’t want to have a single hair out of place, go for super short hairstyles. We can’t keep our eyes off this neat crop with blunt micro bangs. This is the case where low-maintenance cuts don’t mean a boring look. Totally sexy, indeed.
12. Medium-Length Curly Hair
If your hair is on the curly side, you might want to get a mid-length shag to forget about your time-consuming hair routine. Remember to ask your stylist for choppy bangs for an interesting look.
13. Long Hair with Side Parting
We all secretly envy some ladies for having naturally straight, fairly thick hair that actually doesn’t require much time and effort to maintain. A quick tip: dyeing your divine hair will give it some grip and make it even more manageable, and side parting will help you create mind-blowing volume without hair products. While the hairstyle needs proper color maintenance, longer hair will spare you frequent trims.
14. Classic Low-Maintenance Pixie
A classic pixie haircut is the best choice for ladies with thicker hair. The cropped length makes hair more manageable, helps it dry more quickly, and makes it easier to style.
15. Wavy Mullet Shag
We can’t get enough of this splendid transformation. Medium-length wispy hair got really amazing when cut into a mullet shag, textured into waves, and dyed chocolate brown. Textured fringe is just the icing on the cake that has totally changed the look. Take note that all of these things don’t compromise on low maintenance.
16. Mid Length Copper Hair
If you have a wavy hair type, shoulder-length or mid-length hair will work just great. Add interest to the hairstyle by pairing it with a beautiful hair color like this copper red to draw even more envious looks.
17. Protective Braided Hairstyle
One can hardly name a more low-maintenance hairstyle for black hair than cornrow braids. This girl has chosen lemonade braids to give a break to styling her kinky curls.
18. Shaggy Bob with Wispy Bangs
Low-maintenance hairstyles aren’t rocket science. Everything you need to create a sexy undone look is a shaggy cut like this eye-popping bob. Add a bit of texturizing product for messy waves and go conquer the world!
19. Long Layers for Extra Volume
To make your medium-length wavy hair look more voluminous, ask your stylist for a layered cut like this. Add long curtain bangs, and rock a perfect I-woke-up-like-this look every day!
20. Layers and Cheekbone Length Fringe
If you’re looking for a change but don’t want to sacrifice your long locks plus prefer keeping it low-maintenance, go for layers. Layers do a perfect job at creating extra volume, and face-framing fringe beautifully adds width to the longer face shape.
21. Shaggy Mid-Length Hair
Forget the flat irons that take extra styling time, and opt for a medium choppy cut that features loose tousled waves and a thick, straight arched bang instead.
22. Side-Parted Messy Bob
Who knew low-maintenance haircuts could look so edgy while being simple to style? This messy blonde Bob is punctuated by half-done waves and an off-center part.
23. Medium Choppy Cut with Bangs
Generally speaking, medium length is the most popular length in haircuts for women. With a cut like this, you can wear your locks free-flowing or pull them up in a quick updo. This effortless look features a side bang, subtle layers, and easy understated waves, which you can create in a flash.
24. Medium Feathered Cut for Thin Hair
Taking a cue from the feathered haircuts of the 70s and 80s, low-maintenance haircuts such as this are a lot less complicated than they seem. The feathering at the front is easily achieved with the proper cut. Once you get it, the styling will be a breeze – lift the locks at the roots when blow-drying and shape the swoopy bangs with a round brush.
25. Short Bob with Side Bangs
When you want a haircut that requires virtually no styling time at all, short haircuts like this are the best bet. With the right bob length and flattering side bangs, your locks have no chance to settle the wrong way, whether you have straight or curly hair.
26. Blonde Bob with Natural Roots
An effortless textured bob cut is one of the best choices for straight hair, as you can easily achieve a swoon-worthy look without using any styling tools. If you want to spice it up with a blonde hue, make the style low-maintenance by keeping your dark natural roots.
27. Ashy Pixie Bob Balayage
Soft feathering and long side bangs make this pixie bob so flattering for the round face shape. Face-framing highlights make a huge statement, while white blonde highlights do a perfect job of blending the first gray hairs. It’s incredible how beautiful an easy-to-style haircut can be!
28. Messy Waves and Curtain Bangs
Here is a gorgeous haircut that you don’t need to blow dry. Just maintain the right wavy hair routine to bring out your natural hair texture, which often has some bends, waves or curls in it. Let your curtain bangs dry in a larger size roller and then give it a few spritzes of hair spray.
29. Choppy Layers on Long Thick Hair
Thick hair often triggers some serious hair envy, but those with thick locks know that their hair types are not so easy to tame. Long layers will remove the weight and blow drying the wispy ends of each layer with a round brush is such an easy way to achieve a salon blowout look.
30. Curly Wolf Cut
Often, curly girls don’t like their halo frizz and shy away from crown layers. A big mistake, we should say! Haircuts like a shag or a wolf cut that rely on layering near the top make adding volume to the crown a breeze and balance a curly cut perfectly.
Low-maintenance haircuts and hairstyles are tolerant to the length of your hair. As you’ve seen, you can find a pretty and quick ‘do, whether your hair is short, long or of medium length. Experiment with braids, buns, twists and tucks to find a few new hairstyles you’ll love to wear casually in the near future. Remember that you can upgrade any casual hairstyle you like to the level of a formal ‘do, making it a little bit more polished and put together.