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30 Beautiful Hairstyles For Shoulder Length Hair

Shoulder length hair is the best!

It’s the ideal length for the woman who has tons of things to do but not the time to handle her hair. It’s easy to manage and style. You can tie your hair in a bun or leave it loose without feeling frazzled.

There are many amazing hairstyles to choose from to make your hair look incredible. Check out these fantastic hairstyles that will make you want shoulder length hair.

30 Beautiful Hairstyles For Shoulder Length Hair

1. The Slight Side Parting

Sometimes, going simple is all it takes. Blunt shoulder length hair with a slight side parting can help soften a square or rectangle-shaped faces. The parting causes the hair in the front to cover the wide cheekbones and the large forehead. You can get thin side bangs to add to the look.

2. The Incomplete Wavy Mess

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All it takes are waves to build up the volume of your hair. The look you’re aiming for is messy and incomplete waves. Keep your hair in the curler for about 5 seconds and then run your fingers through your hair while it cools down. Part your hair on one side to add height to your face and make it appear longer.

3. The Gradual Lob

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Olivia Munn has lovely hair. This hairstyle is a gradual lob that is long in the front and short at the back. The length is left up to you and your hairstylist, but it should ideally graze your shoulders in the front. This hairstyle doesn’t really need a parting. Instead of a combed parting, mess around with your hair to get the look that works for you.

4. Textured Lob

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This is an uber stylish hairdo for women with wavy hair. This shaggy and super textured cut adds oomph to your look. The feathered ends make your hair look full, and the dark roots make your face appear longer.

5. The Lob With Subtle Side Bangs

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The lob is one of the coolest hairstyles you can sport on shoulder length hair. Pair it with side bangs, and you’ve got a killer hairdo that will frame your face well. Add in a few highlights to give definition to your facial features.

6. Turned-In Hair

Deep side swept bangs always transform a hairdo. These bangs work wonders on shoulder length hair. The light colors in the bangs help accentuate your eyes. The curled-in ends streamline your jawline and make it look sharper.

7. Simple And Straight With Side Bangs

If you want something simple but stylish, look no further. Fine hair with feathered ends and deep side swept bangs is perfect for an everyday look. The side-swept bangs give your hair a voluminous look.

8. The Messy Look

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Messy hair can be good sometimes! Clearly, it looks stunning on Reese Witherspoon. A few lightly feathered layers below the jawline can add oomph to your hairstyle. When you tie your hair up in a ponytail, you’ll get some nice layers that will look dazzling.

9. The Wavy Bob

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This hairstyle is everything I never knew I needed. The waves look perfect. The side bangs have been uplifted using a round brush to add volume to her hair. Just stunning!

10. The Straight Shag Hairdo

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This hairdo is what I’d like to call the prim and proper shag haircut for straight hair. The layers add volume and texture to your hair while the partial highlights give it definition.

11. Wavy Shag Bob

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Sometimes, all it takes is a wavy shaggy bob with side bangs to make your shoulder length hair look fabulous. The layers make your jawline look slender and pointed, and the feathered tips make it look bouncy.

12. Wavy Hair

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Never underestimate the power of a curling iron! Yes, you can get the messy look by simply keeping your hair in a curler for about 5 seconds. Oh, the magic of shoulder length hair! The waves are so sexy and strong. The side parting adds the right amount of definition to your jawline and cheekbones.

13. The Layered Bob

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This hairstyle is a layered bob for fine hair. Run your fingers through your hair and part it without a comb. This hairstyle is perfect for the entire day. The feathered layers focus on the cheekbones and jawline while not completely ignoring the forehead.

14. J-Law Waves

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If you have thick straight hair, this is definitely the hairstyle to amp it up. Using a curling iron, curl your hair to form waves. The ends are blunt, which gives your hair a voluminous look and makes the lower half of your face appear thinner.

15. The New Slick Back Look

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Jennifer Lawrence stunned us all with this brilliant hairdo. The slicked back hairdo can be achieved with the help of some styling gel and a side parting. Change the parting to suit your face shape.

16. The Side Parting

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The side parting is more than just a way to partition your hair. It can transform your hairstyle and make you look oh-so-fabulous! Keep the ends of your hair in a curling iron for a few seconds to give it that flicked out look. Pair it with some dark lipstick that matches your skin tone, and you are good to go!

17. The Girl Next Door

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Emma Stone’s red hair accentuates her green eyes to a fault! A lob with slight layers in the front and side bangs is what you need for the perfect girl-next-door look.

18. Messy Waves

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What does it take to make your hair look luscious and bouncy? Some messy waves and a dash of color. The layers add volume to your hair. The color adds depth and dimension to your hair and focuses on facial features like your eyes and mouth.

19. Full Curls

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Alex Kingston’s curls are WOW! If I had those curls, I would flaunt them all day, every day. If you have curly hair, apply some curl defining cream on damp hair and allow it to air dry. You won’t be disappointed!

20. Simple Shoulder Length Hair

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Shoulder length hair has always been underrated. Even at its simplest, it is a force to be reckoned with. Straight hair with front bangs is ideal for a simple work hairstyle. Add in color to accentuate your eyes.

21. The Chic Bob

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Zendaya is very cool. And her hairstyles are mind-blowing! Take this chic look, for example. The feathered bangs draw attention to her eyes, while her dark locks focus on her nude pink lip color. Her entire hairstyle works towards accentuating her diamond-shaped face.

22. The Blonde Bob

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This hairdo is very different from the hairstyles Taylor Swift used to sport. No wonder she made the headlines with it! If you have thick hair and a square-, oval-, or heart-shaped face, try this look. The glossy blond locks accentuate her eyes and lip color like a dream. The side-swept long bob slims down her jawline.

23. Blonde Hair With A Side Parting

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Blonde hair with dramatic side-swept bangs and a flashy lip color can turn heads. The slight layers soften Emma Stone’s face, while the swooped bangs cover her large forehead. Lovely!

24. The Blunt Long Bob

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This hairstyle is a blunt lob and is perfect for square face shapes. Full wavy hair with an off-center parting can make thin hair look thick and lush. Use a curling iron to add definition to your wavy hair.

25. Natural Hair

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Go natural! Yes, sometimes, your natural hair can make a statement. Look how Keira Knightley’s flawless cheekbones are highlighted with this hairstyle. Absolutely fabulous!

26. Dual Toned Hair

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Mix it up! Color can make your hair look full and bouncy. However, stick to one tone when using two different colors. Here, both colors are in a pastel pink tone that works well on both warm and cool skin tones.

27. The Edgy Gradual Lob

This shoulder length hairstyle has ‘rebel’ written all over it. What makes this hairstyle so edgy is the difference in the length of hair near the jawline and at the back. The length in the front softens the facial shape and gives a lateral focus to it.

28. Vibrance With Color

Like I said, sometimes, all it takes is a burst of color. A simple layered hairstyle works best here as it makes your face look slender. Throw in lavender and pale blue, and you’ve got an edgy hairstyle that is sure to be a trendsetter!

29. Dark Teal Waves

Dark teal blue hair styled in waves is all the rage right now. So, it’s no wonder I’ve added it to this list. Curl your hair by keeping it in a curling iron for about 7-8 seconds. Make sure you curl your hair in big waves. If you have a round face, the waves will slim it down.

30. Big Wavy Hair

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Big waves parted down the middle add height to your hair and face. Wavy locks also focus on your cheekbones while not making them look too full. Just let some of your hair fall on your face to add to the look.