Level Up Your Long Hair Game With These 87 Long Layered Haircuts And Hairstyles

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: May 29, 2024

Tired of fighting with your long hair to get some more life? Don’t chop it off to get more dimension and movement! Girl, all you need is some long layers! 

Layers instantly level up any haircut and any hair type. They liven up your hair without sacrificing length or style versatility. From laid-back to dynamic texture, layering can do everything and anything. 

Ready to elevate your long hair game? Check out these 87 long layered haircuts.

Shaggy Long Layers with Fringe

If you’re going for a fashionable, free-spirited Boho vibe, you need to try shaggy long layers with fringe. These shaggy layers bring vibrant movement and dimension but a relaxed texture. The fringe complements the look, helping the layers frame your face.

#2. Long Layered Hair with Subtle Ombre

Long Layered Hair with Subtle Ombre

Long layered hair with subtle ombre is a tasteful transitional look. The ombre enhances the long layers with a soft contrast for depth and dimension. You can give this look a little more flow by styling with a round brush and blow dryer.

#3. Tousled Layers with Dramatic Center Part

Tousled Layers with Dramatic Center Part

Looking for something effortlessly chic to tame your mane? Go for tousled layers with a dramatic center part! This stellar style features voluminous layers with a tousled texture, perfect for thicker, straight hair and waves. Then, the dramatic middle part frames your face with a fab flair.

#4. Long Curtain Layered Haircut

Long Curtain Layered Haircut

Long curtain layers are making a glamorous comeback, and for good reason! These layers are the perfect thing for that soft, stylish blowout look (without the salon trip), giving fine hair cascading and flowy movement, finished with curtain bangs.

#5. Long Layers with Chunky Highlights

Long Layers with Chunky Highlights

Level up your long layered haircut with some chunky highlights! These bright and bold highlights amplify the volume and movement of the layers, bringing contrasts for depth and dimension.

#6. Long Angled Layers with a Deep Side Part

Long Angled Layers with a Deep Side Part

Looking for something refined and radiant? Go for long angled layers with a deep side part! Angled layers bring volume and sharp definition, making the perfect elongated frame for round-face shapes. Then, the deep side part completes the look with a classy charm.

#7. Sleek and Straight Layers

Sleek and Straight Layers

Sleek and straight doesn’t have to mean lifeless, and nothing proves that better than sleek and straight layers. This style may be low-key, but it’s as lovely as any other long layered haircut, giving volume and dimension while keeping things smooth and simple for straight hair, thick or thin.

#8. Razor-Cut Layers with Long Bangs

Razor Cut Layers with Long Bangs

Want something modern with a slightly edgy vibe? Try razor-cut layers with long bangs! These layers add a bit of mystery to your look, with the layers’ wispy-textured ends emphasized by the sultry long bangs. 

#9. Multi Length Long Layers

Multi Length Long Layers

Nothing is as dynamic and dazzling as a multi-length layered haircut, especially for thick hair that needs extra help with volume and movement. These varying lengths bring vibrant texture for a vivacious style that takes thick, heavy hair to the top.

#10. Honey Blonde Long Layered Waves

Honey Blonde Long Layered Waves

If you’re looking for something sweet and summery, you need some honey-blonde long layered waves. The cascading long layers provide volume and movement, giving natural or styled waves for an effortlessly beachy aesthetic. The honey blonde gives the whole look a bright and sunny glow with a soft glam vibe.

#11. Asymmetric Layers for Long Hair

Asymmetric Layers for Long Hair

Asymmetric layers are contemporary and eye-catching, especially on long hair. This sleek and unique layering technique gives high definition for even more energy for any hair type while accentuating your facial features.

#12. Choppy Layered Long Hair with Subtle Balayage

Choppy Layered Long Hair with Subtle Balayage

Give your thick locks a dynamic yet luxurious look, like choppy layered long hair with subtle balayage. These dramatic choppy layers add robust volume and texture, while the balayage emphasizes depth, texture, and a bright skin tone.

#13. Feathered Layers with Subtle Face-Framing Bangs

Feathered Layers with Subtle Face Framing

A long layered haircut, like feathered layers with subtle face-framing bangs, is equal parts delicate and delightful. This style is perfect for finer hair, giving it a soft texture and gentle movement, complemented by the face-framing pieces for an extra something.

#14. Long Layers with Sun-Kissed Tips

Long Layers with Sunkissed Tips

Want a more subtle take on the beach babe look? Go for long layers with sun-kissed tips! This style features long, luscious layers with flowing movement and carefree texture, with sun-kissed tips to add that soft summery essence.

#15. Elongated V-Shape Long Layered Cut

Elongated V Shape Long Layered Cut

If you’re into something sharp and sleek, you’ve got to try an elongated V-shaped long layered cut. The luxurious V-shape brings a perfect pin-point angle, no matter how you style it, while bringing all that classic volume and movement.

#16. U-Shaped Back with Light Feathering

U Shaped Back with Light Feathering

Need a softer take on the V-shape? Go for a long layered haircut with a U-shaped back and light feathering. The U-shape is ideal for curls and waves, creating a delicate curl, while the feathering creates a light and airy texture. 

#17. Chunky Layers with Lowlights

Chunky Layers with Lowlights

Chunky layers and lowlights create a high-profile and ultra-versatile look. The lowlights add depth to amplify each layer for dimension, giving the illusion of more volume to complement the big and bold texture of the chunky layers.

#18. Waterfall Layers with Platinum Accents

Waterfall Layers with Platinum Accents

Want something with all those ethereal princess vibes? You need to try waterfall layers with platinum accents. This long layered hairstyle gives all those fairytale vibes, especially when styled in curls. The iconic platinum color emphasizes the layers with a bright contrast for depth and a little bit of shimmer.

#19. Classic Long Layered Haircut with a Middle Part

Classic Long Layered Haircut with Middle Part

Nothing beats a classic long layered haircut with a middle part. This timeless style gives any hair type the perfect amount of volume, texture, and movement while providing endless styling options. Plus, the symmetry of the middle part creates a balanced frame for any face shape.

#20. Long Blunt Cut with Subtle Layers

Blunt Cut Long Hair with Subtle Layers

Want a minimalist look with major style? Go for a long, blunt cut with subtle layers. The clean-cut ends are the main focus of this style, giving the sleek finish a whisper of volume and texture for something soft, subtle, but absolutely stunning. 

#21. Long Curly Layers with Highlights

Long Curly Layers with Highlights

Take your curls to the next level with long curly layers and highlights. These layers are specifically cut to bring your natural texture back with more bounce, body, and definition, emphasized by the illuminated dimension from the highlights. 

#22. Long Wavy Hair with Deep Side Layers

Long Wavy Hair with Deep Side Layers

Give your look all those enchanting, mysterious vibes with long wavy hair and deep side layers. The deep side layering creates a unique, asymmetrical look that gives your waves a tsunami of movement and style with an undeniable luxe look. 

#23. Extended Layers with Curtain Bangs

Extended Layers with Curtain Bangs

If you’re all about those soft femme vibes, try extended layers with curtain bangs. The extended layers bring flowing texture and luxurious movement with an exquisite face frame enhanced by the curtain bangs. You can give this look a cool, nostalgic twist.

#24. Long Inverted Layers with Copper Tones

Inverted Long Layers with Copper Tones

Give your look some fiery flair with long inverted layers and copper tones. This head-turning long layered hairstyle features shorter layers underneath and longer layers up top for incognito volume and movement and copper tones to add brightness and warmth to the whole look and your skin tone.

#25. Long Layered Bob with Soft Waves

Long Layered Bob with Soft Waves

The long layered bob with soft waves is a luxurious twist on a timeless classic. This style features a super-complementary bob shape with longer layers for volume, gentle texture, and more versatility than the typical bob. Soft waves take this look to the next level with a sophisticated charm. 

#26. Boho Layers with Braided Accents

Boho Layers with Braided Accents

Get a hypnotic hippy beachy look with boho layers and braided accents. This look is perfect for enhancing finer hair with high-volume boho layers that give instant beachy texture. The braided accents bring that real boho vibe.

#27. Extreme Long Hair with Razored Layers

Extreme Long Hair with Razor Layers

If you love your extremely long hair, don’t cut it. Just sharpen your style with some razored layers! Razoring creates wispy textured ends for even more movement and definition, making a vivacious and versatile look for thin or fine, straight hair. 

#28. Long Layered Spiral Curls

Long Hair with Spiral Curls and Layers

Stop spinning your wheels trying to bring your spiral curls back to life with products. Add some long layers! Layers are an instant boost to your natural curl pattern, shaping them with more definition, bounce, and body!

#29. Long Layers with a Voluminous Blowout

Long Layers with Voluminous Blowout

Want a red carpet-ready look? Look no further than long layers with a voluminous blowout! Long layers set the perfect tone for va-va-voom volume and glamourous movement. Style with a round brush and blow dryer for that perfect voluminous blowout.

#30. Whimsical Long Layers with Pastel Highlights

Whimsical Long Layers with Pastel Highlights

Get a playful style you can steal the show with, like whimsical long layers and pastel highlights. Whimsical layers add lightweight volume and delicate movement for straight or wavy hair, while the pastel highlights add unique dimension and a soft pop of fun color.

#31. Long Hair with a Layered Undercut

Long Hair with Layered Undercut

Looking for something edgy and adventurous? Go for long hair with a layered undercut! This jaw-dropping style features a layered undercut for a high visual contrast that gives the look a serious edge while keeping the style totally versatile.

#32. Two-Toned Long Layered Cut

Two Toned Long Layered Cut

Vibrant and versatile—that’s how we describe a two-toned long layered haircut. The contrast of the dual tones brings intense depth and dimension and a splash of color to any hair type, enhancing the texture and movement of the long layers. 

#33. Long Shaggy Layers with Side Part

Long Shaggy Layers with Side Part

Side-parted long, shaggy layers bring a casual, carefree vibe with a bit of retro flair. These free-spirited layers give any hair type high volume and tousled texture, and the side part takes the look up a notch, magnifying the layers.

#34. Long Invisible Layers

Layered Cut with Invisible Layers

Soft, subtle, and secret—that’s how we describe long invisible layers, especially on straight hair. Invisible layering adds all the same dimensional movement and volume without looking like they’re even there.

#35. Voluminous Long Hair with Feathered Layers

Voluminous Long Hair with Feathered Layers

Voluminous long hair with feathered layers is all things lightweight and luxurious. These feathered layers add airy texture and energetic movement to thick hair while keeping your styling options wide open

#36. Layered Locks with Zig-Zag Part

Layered Locks with Zigzag Part

Go for a timeless classic with a unique nostalgic twist, like layered locks with a zig-zag part. This peppy look features long layers for that beloved volume and dimension, stepped up with the zesty zig-zag trend of the 2000s for a cool switch in movement.  

#37. Wispy Front Layers for Long Hair

Wispy Front Layers for Long Hair

Want to make a tiny change that makes a big impact on your look? Get some wispy front layers! These delicate layers frame your facial features while creating the illusion of more movement and volume without going overboard with layers, making this look perfect for thin, fine hair. 

#38. Long Hair with Angled Layers

Long Hair with Angled Layers

Long hair with angled layers is all things modern elegance. The flowing, angled layers provide a sleek finish with gentle movement and dimension and an even more flattering frame for any face shape. 

#39. Cascading Layers with Dark Roots

Cascading Layers with Dark Roots

Give your lifeless look a much-needed lift with cascading layers and dark roots! Darker roots aren’t just trendy; they create the illusion of more fullness and volume, enhancing the cascading layers for an elegant, luscious flow.

#40. Layered Cut with Copper Balayage

Layered Cut with Copper Balayage

Looking for those warm and cozy vibes? You need a long layered haircut with copper balayage! The copper balayage blazes your hair with red-hot radiance, enhancing each and every layer with definition.

#41. Tousled Layered Hair with a Middle Part

Tousled Layered Hair with Middle Part

If you’re into those trendy casual styles, you’ve got to try tousled layered hair with a middle part. This look is energetic and easy to style, with tousled layers for effortless beachy movement, even in pin-straight hair, and total versatility.

#42. Wavy Layered Cut with Side Bangs

Wavy Layered Cut with Side Bangs

This one’s for the wavy ladies! A wavy layered cut with side bangs is perfect for renewing your natural texture. These layers are custom-cut to boost waves with better bounce and movement, while the side bangs frame your face and add a flirty flair to the whole look.

#43. Crisp Long Layers for Curls

Crisp Long Layers with Curls

Nothing beats crisp, long layers for curls. These clean layers bring structure to your curls, putting them on high-definition to create voluminous, bouncy, and vibrant natural ringlets, especially on thick hair.

#44. Long Hair with Blunt Front Layers

Long Hair with Blunt Front Layers

Classic, clean, and polished—that’s the aesthetic you get with long hair and blunt front layers. This high-fashion look is perfect for long, straight hair, giving an instant boost of movement and a modern frame for your face. 

#45. Soft Waves with Multi-Layered Cut

Soft Waves with Multi Layer Cut

Need something to rejuvenate your waves? Go for a multi-layered cut! The alternating layers set the perfect voluminous and gently textured background for your soft waves to really shine with lightweight movement, which is particularly ideal for thick hair. 

#46. Long Layered Bob

Long Layered Bob

The long layered bob is a trendy take on the classic bob haircut (and much more versatile). This look still gives a chic face frame to any face shape but adds volume and texture to any hair type for a classy, charming aesthetic.

#47. Layered Cut with Curtain Bangs

Layered Cut with Curtain Bangs

Nothing completes a layered cut better than classic curtain bangs! This chic vintage finishing touch enhances the look of long, luscious layers while creating a soft frame to highlight your facial features.

#48. Poker-Straight Layered Cut

Poker Straight Layered Cut

Love those sleek styles? Go for a poker-straight layered cut! Poker-straight layers are made for zapping limp, lifeless, fine hair with a fresh new look while looking effortlessly clean and polished. Style your hair with a flat iron for that extra glossy finish.

#49. Long Layers with a Deep Side Part

Long Layers with Deep Side Part

Long layers with a deep side part bring instant glam vibes to your look. These lengthy layers provide luxe movement, while the deep side part magnifies that and brings a little drama.

#50. Retro-Inspired Long Layered Haircut

Retro Inspired Long Layered Haircut

Modern meets old-school glam in the retro-inspired long layered haircut. The long layered brings that modern twist, giving your hair much more body and bouncy movement. Style this look with hot rollers for something glam, or go for those stylish summer of love vibes with a tousled style. It all works!

#51. Long Layered Hair with Choppy Ends

Long Hair with Choppy Ends

Need something to give your long, thick hair a much-needed body boost? Go for some long, luxe layers with choppy ends! These textured ends give volume and texture from root to tip for full-bodied movement and a cool twist to the classic long layered look.

#52. Waterfall Layers for Long Hair

Waterfall Layers for Long Hair

If you want a fab and flowing style, look no further than waterfall layers for long hair. These layers flood thick hair with fluid movement and robust volume for all those effortless mermaid vibes, especially when styled in waves.

#53. Long Hair with Feathered Sides

Long Hair with Feathered Sides

Give your hair a soft and airy style with long hair and feathered sides. This lightweight look is perfect for straight hair, thick or thin, with feathered sides for an extra dose of texture. It’s low-maintenance and ultra-versatile.

#54. Dramatic Long Layers with Under-Lights

Dramatic Long Layers with Underlights

Are you into all things cool and confident? Go for dramatic long layers with under-lights! Dramatic long layers are particularly ideal for finer hair, giving maximum volume and movement, while the underlights create unexpected dimension and a unique edge.

#55. Long Hair with Fringed Layers

Long Hair with Fringed Layers

Want a low-key but highly trendy look? Go for some simple fringed layers! These soft, feminine fringe layers add an extra dose of life to the polished finish, creating the perfect blend of elegance and energy.

#56. Elegant Long Layers with Spiral Curls

Elegant Long Hair with Spiral Curls

Polished and playful. That’s how we describe elegant long layers with spiral curls. These layers bring dimension and movement, intensified by bouncy, high-definition curls. You can get these cute curls by defining your natural curls or by using a small curling iron.

#57. Straight Hair with Stacked Layers

Straight Hair with Stacked Layers

Stacked layers are a contemporary take on the typical long layered cut. This lively layering gives straight hair of any density extra volume and body with an understated finish and a rounded shape for a softer, more sophisticated look.

#58. Layered Hair with Shimmering Highlights

Layered Hair with Shimmering Highlights

Give your look some radiance and razzle-dazzle with a long layered haircut and shimmering highlights! Shimmering highlights elevate the dimension of the layers, add depth, and illuminate your face, creating a brighter frame to highlight your features.

#59. Whimsical Long Hair with Fairytale Layers

Whimsical Long Hair with Fairy Tale Layers

Get all those medieval maiden vibes with whimsical long hair and fairytale layers. This style features whimsical and wonderful locks with fairytale layers that bring sky-high volume and airy movement for a look so fabulous that it’s almost fictional.  

#60. Long Hair with Disconnected Layers

Long Hair with Disconnected Layers

Give your look something high-voltage with long, disconnected layers. These uneven lengths bring even more dimension and visual interest for intense texture to fire up fine hair (but it can look stylish on any hair type).

#61. Beachy Waves with Subtle Layers

Beachy Waves with Subtle Layers

Beachy waves with subtle layers are a soft and stylish take on the famous seaside vibe. These subtle layers give effortless volume and movement with beachy waves to finish the look for that ultra summertime star power.

#62. Super-Long Hair with Hidden Layers

Super Long Hair with Hidden Layers

Want to keep the long, lengthy look of your super-long hair while still giving it a breath of new life? Try some hidden layers! This layering technique creates lightweight volume and discreet texture, keeping the clean and polished finish of your super-long locks. 

#63. Long Brown Hair with A-Line Layers

Long Brown Hair with A Line Layers

There’s just something subtly stunning about long brown hair with A-line layers. These layers are extra flattering on thick, wavy hair, giving classic volume and movement while accentuating your facial features for a natural girl-next-door vibe.

#64. Chunky Layers for Thick Hair

Chunky Layers for Thick Hair

Lighten up your thick, heavy hair with some funky chunky layers! These layers are the perfect way to tame that mane without sacrificing an inch of trendiness, freeing natural texture from being weighed down by bulk and infusing volume and movement. 

#65. Soft Curls with Wispy Layers

Soft Curls with Wispy Layers

Soft curls on wispy layers are the perfect blend of soft, chic, and charming.  The wispy layers create a soft, airy texture for perfect volume and dimension, while the soft curls create romantic radiance.

#66. Ultra Long Hair with V-Cut Layers

Ultra Long Hair with V Cut Layers

Eye-catching and elegant—that’s the aesthetic you get with ultra-long hair and V-cut layers. These layers accentuate your lengths with volume, full-bodied movement, and cascading effects that are absolutely perfect for ultra-long straight hair.

#67. Long Layers with Lowlights

Long Hair with Lowlights and Layers

Does your hair need a little extra life, but don’t you want to go lighter with highlights? Go the other way with layers and lowlights! The layers prove volume and movement, and lowlights magnify the layers with depth and dimension, giving the perfect breath of life for any hair type.

#68. Voluminous Layers for Fine Hair

Voluminous Layers for Fine Hair

Energize your flat, fine hair with some voluminous layers. These layers focus on volume so that fine hair can get the extra help it needs with height while giving the rest of your hair elegant movement. You can also add darkened roots for depth, which makes your roots look thicker and fuller.

#69. Classic U-Cut with Long Layers

Classic U Cut with Long Layers

If you’re looking for something dashing and distinguished, you’ve got to try a classic U-cut with long layers. This timeless look never goes out of style, with rounded ends for a softer, more luxurious vibe.

#70. Blonde Hair with Dark Roots and Layers

Blonde Hair with Dark Roots and Layers

Want something modern and chic? Go for blonde hair with dark roots and layers. This multifaceted style goes above and beyond to give your hair all of the volume, texture, and style you could ever want. The layers set the perfect lively tone for bright, beautiful blonde hair and dark roots to add depth and dimension.

#71. Straight Layers with Slight Inward Curl

Straight Layers with Slight Inward Curl

Straight layers may seem low-key, but with slight inward curls, that’s when you really get some star power. These layers give thick and thin hair voluminous, luxurious flow, while the slight inward curls give it a playful and slightly vintage vibe.  

#72. Wavy Hair with Uneven Layers

Wavy Hair with Uneven Layers

Take your waves to the next level with some unique, uneven layers! This style is especially ideal for thick hair, boosting your natural texture with high-voltage body and movement. The best part is that it requires minimal styling—the layers do the work for you!

#73. Ash Blonde Layers with Platinum Highlights

Ash Blonde Layers with Platinum Highlights

Release your inner ice queen with ash-blonde layers and platinum highlights. This is a cool, crownworthy long layered hairstyle with ash blonde layers for soft and gentle texture and platinum highlights to illuminate and define the layers for an even more striking style.

#74. Long Razor-Cut Layers

Long Razor Cut Layers

Go for a style that brings out your inner rockstar, like some long razor-cut layers! The razor-cut layers give high volume and an airy yet edgy texture, perfect for upgrading straight hair, thick or thin.

#75. Blunt Cut with Long Under-Layers

Blunt Cut with Long Underneath Layers

Want something sleek and lowmaintenance? Get a blunt cut with long underlayers! This incognito layering technique brings structured volume and texture with a clean, tidy shape that frames your face. Style with a flat iron for that extra sleek look.

#76. Long Straight Hair with Curtain Bangs

Long Straight Hair with Curtain Bangs

Curtain bangs are a minor change with a major impact, especially on long, straight hair. These bangs create the perfect frame for your face and add a bit of movement without sticking out like a sore thumb.

#77. Messy Layers and Beach Waves

Messy Layers for Beach Waves

Looking for the ultimate undone look? You need some messy layers and beach waves! Messy layers give intense volume and texture, perfect for beachy waves to take center stage all summer long!

#78. Classic Feathered Layers

Classic Feathered Layers

Graceful, groovy, and girly—that’s how we describe classic feathered layers. These layers skyrocket your style with lightweight volume and soft, airy texture. For that super 70s flair, style with flipped ends using a round brush and blow dryer or some rollers.

#79. Super Long Layers with Ombre

Super Long Layers with Ombre

Bless your tresses with something light and lively, like super-long layers of ombre. Layers give this style more movement and volume, while the soft color transition gives visual interest, depth, and dimension, so you can really show off your hairstyle.

#80. Inverted Layers for Thick Hair

Inverted Layers for Thick Hair

Inverted layers were practically made for thick hair. This innovative layering technique features shorter layers at the bottom of the cut to remove heavy, bulk hair, give it volume and movement, and make hair even simpler to manage.

#81. Front Layers with Caramel Balayage

Front Layers with Caramel Balayage

Need a soft and subtle change? Try front layers and caramel balayage! Front layers are just the thing you need to add a pinch of volume and movement to fine hair while keeping things soft and simple. Then, the caramel balayage adds depth, warmth, and a bright, luxe glow.

#82. Center Parted Long Wispy Layers

Center Part with Long Wispy Layers

Give your long hair something soft, subtle, and chic, like center-parted long, wispy layers. The center part sets a perfectly balanced background for the long, wispy layers, creating a light and airy texture, perfect for fender hair.

#83. Long Hair with Short Interior Layers

Long Hair with Short Interior Layers

Short interior layering gives another meaning to beauty from within and adds a fun twist. This look features outstanding volume and texture on the inside, giving your hair a much-needed boost but keeping a low profile.

#84. Long Choppy Layers and Soft Waves

Long Choppy Layers and Soft Waves

Get all those rock ‘n’ roll vibes with long, choppy layers and soft waves. These layers provide edgy texture and high definition, while the soft waves give the look a more romantic vibe, like the best 80s love ballad.

#85. Vintage Glam Layers with Hot Rollers

Vintage Glam Layers with Hot Rollers

Doll up with a retro and ravishing style, like vintage glam layers with hot roller curls. This look gives a heavy dose of old-school glam, with layers to give you full-bodied movement, especially when styled with hot rollers for those ultra-retro curls.

#86. Wavy Hair with Alternating Layers

Wavy Hair with Alternating Layers

Elevate your waves with alternating layers! This unique and modern style has a slightly artistic flair, featuring alternating layers for vivacious volume and a boosted natural flow for your wonderful waves.

#87. Sleek Layers with a Middle Part

Sleek Layers with a Middle Part

Go for something understated yet sophisticated, like sleek layers and a middle part! The sleek layers are perfect for straight hair, giving a smooth, glossy finish with delicate texture and a middle part for symmetry, so this look complements any face shape.  


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