medium haircuts and hairstyles for women can be best described as where the hair has
been cut to sit just above, or just below the shoulders in varying lengths and layers.
The arrangement, combination, and shape of hair lengths becomes the countless hairstyles
we have come to know, some include Bob Cuts, Lobs, Shags, Graduated Layer Cuts, Messy
Layers, Uneven Messy Lobs, Medium Razor Cuts, Choppy Graduated Bobs, and many
Medium haircuts for women are the many different ways that a hair stylists cuts hair. This
is generally performed by using hairdressing scissors, shears, razors, and various
techniques that all cut the hair shaft in different ways, that dictates what is possible for the
styled or finished look.
Medium hairstyles for women are the completed look that is achieved on the medium
haircut, from the countless hairstyling techniques applied that can simultaneously
be made to look very different each time by changing the procedure and hair care products
used in the hairstyling session.
Medium female hairstyles are great for everybody, and for every age.
There is nothing that looks as elegant as a on the shoulders Precision Bob cut for elderly or
middle aged female, while a similar haircut on a young girl can also look great with some
small customisations such as adding straight across bangs.
Wearing a medium female haircut should not be determined by one’s age, rather it should be
one of the things considered together with other important factors such as
- Hair type
- Face shape
- Lifestyle, profession, personality
- Ability for home hair styling
- Time available for home hair maintenance
- Commitment required for regular haircuts, upkeep.
The benefits of having a medium female haircut are numerous and include some of the
- Hair that is cut to just below the shoulders with same length side pieces is still long
enough to tie back off the face for casual, sporting, and other moments.
- A female medium haircut is longer enough to be put up for formal looks and special
- A medium female haircut can be worn down casually, dressed up into more formal
- A medium female haircut is more versatile, many different looks can be created from
one the haircut.
- Shoulder length haircuts require less maintenance and styling.
- Medium female hairstyles can suit most face shapes by changing the length of
layers, the overall shape, changing parts, adding or eliminating bangs, vertical height
or horizontal width.
- The biggest benefit by far with wearing a medium female haircut is that the change
from a long hairstyle will make you look refreshed, anew, and also make you feel
energized and amazing.
ABSOLUTELY YES! Medium female hairstyles can look very sexy indeed, and this
depends on the way the hairstylist designs the best haircut for each female individually.
Shoulders Shags, razor cuts with some soft face framing wispy elements complimented with
a splash of highlights that further enhance the texture and the wearers complexion can look
ever so sexy.
Kim Bassinger in 9/12 weeks, Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally, Jennifer Aniston
(Friends), Scarlett Johansson, Jay Lo, Taylor Swift, we could go on forever.
Medium straight haircuts are perfect for fine and medium hair types, where layers left
longer and heavier, and that are blunt cut making the hair look thicker, keeping its shape
For coarser hair types, some layers can work a treat, or alternately sliced ends to create
softer textures, razored mid lengths that reduce thickness.
Straight hair should be cut according to the texture, amount of hair, desired look, face
shapes, and other important personal attributes and features.
When cutting long wavy hair to a medium length, this will eliminate weight and encourage
the waves and hair to bounce up more so make sure you factor this in before starting.
Medium wavy haircuts are easy to wear, style, and maintain while also being very versatile
where hair can be smoothed out straight through blow drying and ceramic hot irons, or
scrunched up wavier, or curled when the occasion requires it.
The first important element to making medium female haircuts work for curly hair is to
make sure before cutting the hair your hairstylist has factored in that it will spring up and look
shorter when it’s dry.
Getting your medium curly hair cut is also a good idea to remove any damaged or split ends
before their travel further up the hair shaft.
Famous female haircuts in the past 100 years include
- The Rachel (Jennifer Aniston)
- Vintage Waves (Marilyn Monroe)
- The Bob Cut (Vidal Sasson)
- The Shag (Meg Ryan)
- The 60’s Flip ( Elizabeth Montgomery)
- The Swingy Cut
- Graduated Bob (Victoria Beckham)
The medium hair length is actually the most versatile and is also easier to modify to suit all of
the 7 face shapes.
Side parts make long face shapes appear less long, while middle parts have the opposite
effect. Adding bangs can halve vertical length, while layers can soften broad jaw bones.
There is a medium hairstyle out there for everybody.
Some types of current medium haircuts for women include the following;
- Medium Shags
- Shoulder Bobs
- Medium Layers
- Round Cuts
- Graduated Layers
- Concave Bobs
- Face Layers
- Razor Cuts
Always consider your hair texture first, what will it do when hair is cut shorter, when
weight is taken away? Wavy and curly hair types will no doubt bounce up and appear even
curlier, while straight hair textures may need some special cutting techniques as well.
The most important thing to consider is your face shape, what are you trying to hide or
The rule of thumb is to always aim for the most oval adjustment possible.
And do make sure you consider how often you wear your hair down, up, and how much time
you have to style your hair at home.
The best medium female haircut is so subjective, because what is best today may not be
in a few months time.
My advice is to find a few looks that you really can see yourself with, and then go get some
advice from your hairstylist to make sure that these will fork for your hair type, face shape,
attributes, time requirements, and personality.
A medium hairstyle for women can be described as just above the shoulder blades (Bobs,
medium Shags) to an inch below the shoulders (Lobs, One length medium cuts, graduated
A long Bob cut can be considered as one where the back sit just above or on the shoulder
blades. Traditional Bob cuts are generally cut at the nape (bottom hairline) or even shorter
as a step above it. Long Bob Cuts can be straight, wavy, or curly with middle, side, zig zag
parts, with curtain bangs, straight across, wispy, solid, or none at all.
Lobs or Long Bobs are exactly that medium length, longer version bob cuts typically just
below the shoulders with variations of layers, textures, bangs, and parts.
It’s normal to be frightened of what you don’t know or what you can’t see.
However, going from long to medium length isn’t really that risky. Perhaps you just need to
change the shape and look and not lose much length, whatever the case the fact that you
may not like your new medium haircut is a poor excuse for not doing it.
YES, these tools are a great way to go one step further than simply selecting some new
medium hairstyle looks on other people’s faces.
Seeing yourself with a new virtual medium haircut, or hair color is very insightful and safe.
Further to this, some people really struggle graphically to envision what a new hairdo may
look like on them, and so never make any changes.
Seeing different hairstyles, lengths, and colours against your face shape and skin tone is a
great place to start to gather ideas about what appeases you and what you really don’t like.
Lastly, remember your hair may not allow you to do everything a virtual hairstyle shows,
however that’s where your expert hairstylist comes into the picture, providing you with expert
advice during the valuable consultation.