The 15 Best Long Haircuts For EVERY Type of Texture

The 15 Best Long Haircuts For EVERY Type of Texture
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If you’re thinking of updating your hairstyle, but aren’t ready to make a full-on chop, we feel you. Eating all those foods for longer, shinier hair took effort, after all—effort you’re not ready to dismiss in one quick snip. Ahead, you’ll find the best long haircuts for every type of hair texture, from tightly curled to stick straight. Bring these with you on your next trip to the salon and never experience post-haircut regret again.


Click through the slideshow above for 15 inspiring long haircuts for all types of textures!

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    Ask for long layers that start at the chin, like Beyoncé’s. 

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    Or, ask your hairstylist to thin out your curls and keep them all the same length.

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    Swooping side bangs perfectly complement long curls. 

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    Blunt bangs and choppy layers give straight hair body.

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    Give your straight locks dimension by asking for layers that start underneath your chin.

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    Blunt ends and stick-straight strands—a daring cut that translates beyond editorial. 

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    Long, barely-there layers look amazing on thick hair.

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    Choppy, straight-across bangs give off a retro vibe.

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    Thin out thick hair with tapered ends.

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    Like your curly-haired sisters, ask for long layers that start at your chin—they’ll give your thin hair more body and bounce.

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    Long, side-swept bangs and choppy ends work perfectly with thin hair. Just spritz with a texturizing spray like Oribe’s Texture Spray ($42) for volume!

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    The key to making thin hair look thicker is face-framing layers—Rachel McAdam’s start above her chin, adding volume to her roots.

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    Why not try wispy, eyebrow-grazing bangs?

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    A slightly inverted long cut is fresh and unexpected. 

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    Keep things simple and embrace your natural waves with a center part.

    We don't descriminate –  click here to see 9 inspiring cuts for every length!



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