10 Long Shag Haircuts That Flatter All Face Shapes

Updated 05/03/19

The shag haircut, which we can thank '70s icons like Farrah Fawcett and Joan Jett for, gives you a little more edge to a classic layered look while also giving your hair natural volume. There's no need to wonder if you can pull off this style because it works for every single type of hair texture and every face shape. Long shag haircuts make layered hair just that much more fun. We've rounded up some hair inspo to show you. Click through to see how some of our favorite celebs are killing it in this haircut.

 

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We like to think that Alexa Chung was one of the first to bring back this trend. Here she wears her shag haircut with bangs. 

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Long shag haircuts were made for natural curls, as seen here on Zendaya. 

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Gabrielle Union wears her layers long and curled with a nice brown tint. 

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Shay Mitchell wears her long shag haircut with beach waves. 

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We are loving the effortless waves with Frida Gustavsson's long shag cut here. 

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Selena Gomez has recently gone back to brunette and got bangs to match her subtle layers. 

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Behati Prinsloo's shag cut naturally frames her face—basically, it's layer perfection. 

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It's all about texture with Julia Roberts's long shag haircut. 

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Dakota Johnson wears a shag haircut with soft, wispy layers and a slight wave.

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Finally, Taylor Swift has had a shag cut since 2014 and has been growing it out. The longer length gives her that edge to match her newest music.

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