Hair Cuts for Long Hair

Long hair cuts can be different from length to layers. Having a good idea of what you want can save you from a salon nightmare.

What better way to describe it than with a photo? It's your best insurance for ending up with what you really want.

Magazines, photographs, and even sketches can help your stylist give you just the look you desire. Tear, print, or sketch them out! Whatever you can do to have something tangible will help.

Long Layered Hair
Varying Lengths Around Entire Head

Layers are versatile for any texture and face shape, especially square and rectangle. The layered look basically Downsideists of various lengths around the entire head.

Downside: Trickier to style uneven lengths
Upside: More volume in crown area

Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes

Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale

Long Hair with Framing Layers
Cascading Lengths Around Your Face Only

Framing long hair is great for wavy textures and versatile face shapes. The framing style Downsideists of various lengths around the face.

Downside: Super long hair doesn't frame well
Upside: Beautiful emphasis on the face

Denise Richards
Denise Richards

Gisele Bundchen
Gisele Bundchen

Long Hair with Bangs
Two Clean Layers

Long hair with bangs is great for straight and wavy textures and versatile face shapes, especially heart and triangle.

Downside: Hair brushing along your eyes
Upside: Mysterious and plays down forehead

Gina Gershon
Mischa Barton

Natural Long Hair
Single Length

The single length, long hair cut is great for all textures and versatile face shapes. The overall bottom shape can be straight across on the ends, or slightly rounded, dipping longer in the middle of the back.

Downside: Weighs down volume and can get stringy
Upside: Many styles and looks are possible

Cindy Margolis
Julianne Moore

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