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20 Fresh & Fun Mid Length Haircuts You’ll Love

If you can’t decide whether to have long hair or short hair, a medium length is obviously the best option. It’s not just because of the in between length, but because of the versatility!

Mid length haircuts are short enough to be manageable and easy to style, but long enough for you to try looks that require a little length. Here are 20 fun mid length haircuts for inspiration!

1. Vintage Amber

These glamorous waves give a very classic vintage feel to this mid length haircut.

Vintage Waves Mid Length Haircuts

How To Style:

  1. Create a deep side part.
  2. Spray a thermal protection spray on hair.
  3. Wrap sections of hair around a curling wand all in one direction.
  4. Once all sections of hair have been curled, brush through the curls using a dressing brush.
  5. Set the style with  a finishing spray.
  6. 6. Carefully place a headband.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press is a thermal protection spray used for thermal irons that will protect these soft waves.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and medium in density will suit this style.

2. Golden Stack

This long bob is shorter in the back, longer in the front, and stacked low for a super trendy look.

Long Blonde BobLong Blonde Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair with a large round brush.
  3. Add shine and smooth out frizz with a serum.
  4. Set with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops by Paul Mitchell gives hair a shiny and frizz-free finish.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is low to medium in density and medium in texture will suit this style.

3. Au Naturale

Think you can’t wear your natural curls in a mid length haircut? Think again! This is a beautiful naturally curly long bob.

Naturally Curly Long BobNaturally Curly Long Bob Back

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Scrunch hair to encourage curl formation.
  3. Use a diffuser to dry hair completely.
  4. Apply a small amount of pommade by scrunching it into your hair for hold.

Recommended Products:

Grooming Pomade is a high-shine pomade by Paul Mitchell. It will give curls extra shine and hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Longer face shapes with hair that is naturally curly will suit this hairstyle.

4. Laurel

The lengths of this haircut are even from front to back, but its long layers are shorter in the back and longer in the front, creating a perfect platform for these slight waves.

Mid Length HaircutsMedium Haircut with Long Layers Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair away from the face.
  3. Once all sections have been curled, loosen them up with fingers.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight is a flexible hold finishing spray that’s perfect for touchable waves like these.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

5. Asymmetric Crimson

This edgy long bob is longer one side, shorter on the other, longer in the front, and shorter in the back. The trendy fringe is worn low and straight across with a slight curve on the sides.

Long Asymmetric BobLong Asymmetric Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair using a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth hair with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a serum for shine and to remove frizz.
  6. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Pin Straight by Alterna helps straighten hair and protects it from heat.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Hair that is medium in density and texture will suit this hairstyle. The haircut itself will look good on a face shape that is wide. The fun fringe makes it wearable for longer face shapes.

6. Cinnamon Layers

This is a heavily layered mid length haircut with short layers that are shorter in the back and longer in the front, turning into a long fringe. This haircut removes a lot of volume and pushes hair toward the face for a pretty frame.

Heavily Layered Medium Length HaircutHeavily Layered Medium Length Haircut Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections smooth with a large round brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray.
  4. Smooth the ends with a flat iron.
  5. Tease the hair at the crown of the head.
  6. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Kenra’s Volume Mousse Extra gives hair body, fullness, and shine that lasts all day.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is high in density and coarse in texture will wear this style well.

7. Wind Swept

This fun medium length haircut has long layers that are shorter in the back and longer in front.

Mid Length Haircut with LayersMid Length Haircut with Layers Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair with a large round brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth and bevel the ends of the hair backwards and in.
  5. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press is a thermal protection spray that protects hair from the heat of irons.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

8. Sage

This bob is so lightly layered that it’s almost one length, creating a really pretty (and trendy) mid length look.

Lightly Layered BobLightly Layered Bob Back

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair with a medium to large-sized round brush.
  3. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Fast Form is a cream gel that allows you to sculpt the hair straight, wavy, or curly.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that low to medium in density and medium in texture will suit this hairstyle.

9. Autumn Sunset

This sleek medium length haircut has hardly any layers. It is more layered in the back than it is in the front.

Medium Haircut with HighlightsMedium Haircut with Highlights Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth hair even more with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a product for shine.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops gives a sleek look like this one a luminous and frizz-free finish.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

10. Aurelia

This mid length haircut is mostly all one length. It is slightly longer in the back than it is in the front creating a simple yet elegant finished look.

Medium One Length HaircutMedium One Length Haircut Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth hair even more with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a product for shine.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam is a conditioning foam that is helps really well in creating great blowouts.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is low in density and with texture that is fine to medium will suit this hairstyle.

11. Carmine

This is a one-length haircut with flattering face framing layers in the front.

Medium Haircut with Face Framing LayersMedium Haircut with Face Framing Layers Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth hair even more with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a product for shine.
  6. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Super Skinny Serum smoothes and conditions the hair when applied to wet hair. It adds shine and helps get rid of frizz when applied to dry hair.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is low in density and fine to medium in texture will suit this hairstyle.

12. Maple

This haircut has layers that are shorter in the front and longer in the back. Its trendy fringe is heavy, long, and curved.

Medium Haircut with FringeMedium Haircut with Fringe Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protetion to hair.
  4. Smooth hair even more with a flat iron, paying attention to beveling the hair inward.
  5. Tease the hair in the crown area.
  6. Apply a product for shine.
  7. Set with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Sculpting Foam gives hair a full-bodied blowout.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Longer face shapes with hair that is medium in density and texture will suit this hairstyle.

13. Raven Curls

This mid length haircut is styled with beautiful spiral curls. The curls start a few inches from the roots and curl away from the face.

Medium Haircut with CurlsMedium Haircut with Curls Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protetion to dry hair.
  2. Wrap sections of hair vertically and away from the face on a small barrel curling wand, starting a few inches away from the roots.
  3. Set the hair with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press is a thermal protection spray that protects hair from the heat of the iron when creating curled styles like this one.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Longer face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

14. Willow Dreams

This haircut is layered shorter in the front and longer in the back. It has a long side-swept fringe and is styled with the ends flipping out and backwards for a fun and flirty finish.

Medium Layered Haircut with FringeMedium Layered Haircut with Fringe Back

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protetion to hair.
  4. Use a flat iron to flip the ends out and backwards.
  5. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight is a flexible hold spray with long-lasting hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Longer face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

15. Scarlett Cascade

This hairstyle is curled only towards the ends of the hair. Its curls curl away from the face to really showcase your beautiful features. It is teased in the crown area for extra volume.

Medium Curly HairstyleMedium Curly Hairstyle Back

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair away from the face using a medium barrel iron. Curl only the middle to the ends of each section.
  3. Tease the hair at the crown using a comb or teasing brush.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press is a thermal protection spray that protects hair from the heat of irons.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and in the density will suit this hairstyle.

16. Ebony Forward

This shiny mid length hairstyle features curls that all curl towards the face.

Dark Medium Haircut with CurlsDark Medium Haircut with Curls Back

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair towards the face using a medium barrel iron. Curl only the middle to the end of each section.
  3. Apply a product for shine.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray allows you to add shine to the hair without disrupting the style.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and in density will suit this hairstyle.

17. Cider Ribbons

This hairstyle features a trendy deep side part with tight ribbons of curls curling away the face.

Tight Curls on Medium HaircutTight Curls on Medium Haircut Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair away from the face using a small barrel iron.
  3. Apply a product for shine.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray allows you to add shine to hair without disrupting the style.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

18. Maize

This mid length hairstyle has the same organic texture of beach waves, but minus the frizz.

Medium Haircut with Beach WavesMedium Haircut with Beach Waves Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Wrap sections of hair in different directions using a medium barrel curling wand.
  3. Loosen the curls with fingers.
  4. Scrunch in a product for texture.
  5. Set with finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax gives hair flexible texture and is the perfect product for touchable styles like this one.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

19. Spiced Smokey Quartz

This long a-line bob is styled straight and teased, giving the overall look more height and a more dramatic angle.

A Line Bob HaircutA Line Bob Haircut Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry sections of hair using a styling brush.
  3. Apply thermal protection to hair.
  4. Smooth hair with a flat iron.
  5. Tease the hair on the crown area.
  6. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a firm hold spray that is great at holding up teasing.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle.

20. Wheaty Waves

This touchable medium length style is composed of big spiral curls, teasing at the crown, and a fun mini pompadour.

Medium Haircut with Spiral CurlsMedium Haircut with Spiral Curls Side

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair vertically away from the face using a large barrel iron.
  3. Tease the hair on the crown area.
  4. Lightly tease a section of hair on top of the forehead.
  5. Loosely twist the section to the side, being careful not to remove the volume created.
  6. Pin the section in place.
  7. Set with finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a firm hold hairspray that is great at holding up teasing.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes with hair that is medium in density and texture will best suit this style.

Don’t just stick to one style, ladies. Mix and match different parts of the mid length haircuts and styles featured here according to your face shape, taste or even mood. Make your style your own and have fun with it!