Long layered hair with bangs is a women’s haircut ranging from chest to waist-length that is cut at different lengths and styled with a fringe. For gals who have a taste for flowy, long locks to crown their heads with, this one’s a big yes!
With this amount of hair on your head, you’ll have endless options when it comes to styling. Gorgeous updos, messy beach waves, elegant curls, or a sporty ponytail – its versatility is just downright amazing!
Bangs do look good on long hair. In fact, pairing a fringe with those luscious strands is the cherry on top! Long hair might not be for every face shape, but getting matching bangs with it allows you to have a balanced overall look.
That’s why a key requirement to pull off long hairstyles with layers and bangs is a consultation with your trusted hairdresser. Distinguished Boston haircut specialist Sam Kane‘s work is the epitome of perfection when it comes to all things layers, bangs, and long hair!
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Before your next hair appointment, check out these inspiring photos of long layered hair with bangs!
#1: Long Face-Framing Layers with Wispy Bangs
Long face-framing layers with wispy bangs are a great look for any face shape! Let’s say you have long, blunt hair and are looking to spice it up. Adding face-framing and a cute bang goes a long way! The only drawback to bangs is the upkeep, but most salons will do free bang trimmings in between haircut appointments. It’s important to have a lengthy consultation with your stylist on the expectations of upkeep and styling. Styling will be moderate, you can air-dry and then add some curl to the ends with a round brush and hot dryer or a big barrel iron.
#2: Long Messy Layers with Middle Part Bangs
Girls wanna have fun with their 80s-inspired long messy layers and middle-part bangs! Popularized by Cyndi Lauper, this rock n roll chop will flatter anyone looking for a little edge.
#3: Layers and Waves with Long Curtain Bangs
Check out this hairstyle featuring layered waves and long curtain bangs. This style includes a simple, long layered haircut with a curtain bang added to your cut for extra dimension and shape around the face. Ask your stylist to keep your hair’s length. Have them add a curtain bang that complements your features. For at-home styling, you may easily air dry, or you can blow-dry and add a curl with a large barrel curling iron for a more put-together feel.
#4: Waterfall Bangs and Butterfly Layers
If you have long hair and want a new and flexible style, you might want to think about waterfall bangs and butterfly layers. This haircut has bangs that gently fall around your face, much like a waterfall. The layers, which look like butterfly wings, add fullness and depth to your hair. This style suits many hair types and face shapes, adding a mix of elegance and fun. To style, begin with wet hair and use a light styling cream to boost shine and manageability. Use a round brush when blow-drying to smooth the bangs and enhance the natural texture of the layers.
#5: Gorgeous Straight Long Layers
For women with thick hair, gorgeous straight long layers with bangs is a great option. The layers will add movement and dimension to your hair. Bangs will frame your face and create a focal point. This style works best for those who want to keep their length but add some shape to their hair. To keep your locks looking healthy and shiny, use a hair mask once or twice a week. Ask for regular trims.
#6: Long Layered Golden Hair with Fringe
Ask for a long layered golden hair color with a fringe. The most effective way to add movement to your hair is with layers. Tell your stylist you would like textured medium layers with disconnected crown layers. This will keep your long hair full throughout and also give you that added crown volume.
#7: Earth-Toned Blonde with Bangs and Layers
Try this earth-toned blonde with bangs and layers for a soft sun-kissed effect. Ask your stylist for soft highlights in your bangs for brightness around your face. I suggest asking about a subtle face frame to connect the bangs visually with the haircut.
#8: Warm Balayage on Long Layered Hair
This warm balayage on long layered hair is a great option to cozy up your existing color. I advise you to talk with your stylist first to go over the best color options for your skin tone. That will help ensure you’ll be happy with your new warmer color.
#9: Long Thick Hair with Internal Layers
Ask for a long thick hairstyle with internal layers. I suggest a textured cut for those with thick hair who want movement. One of the best tools is a razor. You can carve out weight, taper the ends, and create waves in naturally limp hair. Ensure your stylist is skilled and comfortable with a razor if you desire this look.
#10: Delicate Face-Framing Layers and Bangs
Do you have long hair and like face-framing layers or pieces to pull out when wearing a ponytail? I suggest putting your hair into a quick bun with your stylist. Then put pieces around your hairline to cut soft petals and accentuate your features. This will give you the perfect face-framing layers, whether you wear your hair up or down.
#11: Bottleneck Fringe on Long Naturally Red Hair
Try a bottleneck fringe if you have long, naturally red hair and want to change things up. Bottleneck fringe is the wispy hairs of a curtain bang combined with short and regular bangs. Don’t forget to pay attention to the styling tricks your hairstylist has up their sleeve. This will help you learn how to style your new fringe correctly.
#12: Soft Eye-Grazing Bangs and Modern Shaggy Layers
Try a modern layered shag with soft eye-grazing bangs. Ask your stylist to use a razor for a soft finish when your hair needs texture and movement. To create this without heat, leave-in braids overnight with a salt spray. It will create a cast on your hair. After it’s dry, comb it out with a wide tooth comb to break it up. Pair with some eye-catching fine bangs. They will shape the face and accentuate the eyes.
#13: Tiered Layers with Short Bangs for Longer Hair
If you’re searching for a longer haircut with lots of impact, go for tiered layers with short bangs. You’ll show off your features with a strong bang and add interest to your long hair. Tiered layers will give your shape the perfect amount of volume to balance out the fringe. To create the soft waves, use a 1-inch curling iron and comb through them once they are cooled. The smooth waves will complement your suit and you’ll be ready for business.
#14: Very Long Curly Hair with Curly Bangs
Here’s a very long curly hair style with curly bangs. A shag cut for long curly hair is perfect if you want a fun shape and adds volume to your curls by focusing on crown layers. Even if your hair is fine, you can get a super layered style on long hair if you create some disconnection in the layers.
#15: Messy Razored Long Haircut with Arched Bangs
A long messy razored cut with arched bangs is trendy right now. Choppy layered shags will add much texture and movement to thick hair. A razor can add piece-y ness to the layers for added movement. This style is edgy meets mod. An arched bang is great for shaping square, heart, and oval face shapes.
#16: Wavy Layers with Piece-y Bangs
Go for a wavy layered cut with piece-y bangs. Long wavy layers on thick hair will create softness and movement. Your stylist may use a razor, texturizing sheers, or slide cutting to create the piece-y look. A wispy bang balances the square face shape without being too bulky.
#17: Long Curtain Bangs and Blowout Layers
You’ll want long curtain bangs and blowout layers for their trendy appearance. Curtain bangs will frame the face and make for a flattering haircut. Ask your stylist to spice up your long hair by cutting the long fringe at the nose and graduating backward. The long layers throughout the sides and back can be disconnected. This will make for a flowing mane. Use a medium to large round brush to guide the curtain fringe away from your face and soften the long layers. Don’t forget to use a soft hairspray, such as Pureology’s Style + Protect Soft Finish Hairspray, for a gorgeous touchable hold.
#18: Piece-y Fringe with Long-Length Chunky Layers
Try a piecey fringe with a long chunky layered cut. A golden blonde hair color is a beautiful color for warm complexions. If you would like the transition from brighter highlights to a toned-down blonde, try a rooted color melt. Adding lots of gold to the mix will help prevent your hair from being too muddy when toning down. A color specialist will be able to pick the best shades. Don’t forget to use a great conditioner on long blonde hair.
#19: Long Hime Cut with Straight Layers and Bangs
A long hime cut with straight layers and bangs is a stylish look for women with longer face shapes. This haircut creates an interesting silhouette to frame the face. It makes it appear more balanced and symmetrical. This hairstyle is a great way to add volume, texture, and dimension without losing length. You can use black hair wax or pomade to style your bangs into place for an extra polished finish. A lightweight spray will help define your bangs while keeping the look soft.
#20: ’80s Shag Cut with Choppy Short Bangs
An 80s shag cut with choppy short bangs is a popular look. Make your long hair look sassy and fun with plenty of layers to create movement. This haircut is great. You can maintain your length and volume from the shorter layers and texture. To style, use a large round brush to blow-dry. Finish with some texture spray.
#21: Tousled and Disconnected Layers with Front Bangs
Modernize your long hair with tousled and disconnected layers and front bangs. You’ll want a soft bang with a slide cut face frame to accentuate facial features and increase volume. Have long disconnected layers added to the rest of your length for a touch of tousled movement. You can blow dry with a large round brush and some volumizing spray. Curl with a large curling iron for the perfect finish. As an added bonus, the shorter lengths around the face accent any updo wonderfully.
#22: Wavy Long Layers with a Straight Fringe
If you have a fuller face shape and want a hairstyle that will slim your face, then try wavy long layers with a fringe. A bouncy hairstyle like this will give you a very youthful look. To style this look, use a large curling iron to curl the layers and then you can use a flat iron to smooth the fringe. To add more volume and texture to your hairstyle, you can use sea salt spray and scrunch it into your layers.
#23: Airy Bangs and Wispy Layers
Say hello to airy bangs and wispy layers for thin brunette hair! We love how this look frames your face, making it look feminine and flirty. To create this look, you’ll need to use a flat iron to add texture and waves to add volume and create a wispy effect. When styling, use a lightweight hairspray to help keep the look in place. To finish this style, wear your hair down and let the layers frame your face.
#24: Middle-Parted Bangs and Beach Waves
To get the style of middle-parted bangs and beach waves, start by blow-drying hair with a large round brush. Take 2-inch sections of your hair and curl them away from the face with a 1 ½ inch curling iron. When you’re done styling, use your fingers to separate out the curls and give it that beachy look and feel. To add texture and hold, finish with Redken Root Tease Backcombing Spray. Apply it at your roots to mid-shaft lengths. This style looks great paired best with fine or medium textured hair types.
#25: Long Shag with Voluminous Layers and Thin Bangs
A long shag with voluminous layers and a thin bang is the trending shape for long hairstyles. When it comes to the bang, you’ll want a thick section cut shorter in the center curving out towards the cheek. Have your stylist point cut into the corners to give them shape. Shaggy layers in the long portion of your hair will give you fullness and the perfect style. Curl your hair with a large iron for a beautiful soft finish.
#26: Long Brunette Hair with Bangs and Subtle Layers
You’ll shine in long brunette hair with bangs and subtle layers. If you want to draw attention to eyes and facial features, you should add a bang to your long hairstyle. Talk to your stylist about a fringe that is shorter in the center, blending longer by the corners. Subtle layers are the perfect canvas for brunettes who want incredible uninterrupted shine. To create soft and glossy waves make sure you come through the curls well, once they have cooled.
#27: Long Shaggy Brown Hair with Voluminous Bangs
Try a long shaggy brown hair with voluminous bangs if you have a round face shape or a larger forehead. The bangs will minimize the look of your forehead and the shaggy layers will create a more ideal oval shape to your face. Long layers with bangs are not recommended for someone with extremely fine hair, as these can end up looking sparse. The pieces surrounding the face make it great for dressing up your usual ponytail.
#28: Long Layers with Sweeping Fringe
Embracing long hair can be made fun! Evolve with styles like long layers with a sweeping fringe. I suggest you start shorter on your features and part differently as it grows out. Make sure you keep up with a full haircut to maintain healthy hair.
#29: Stylish and Romantic Long Hair
Revamp your boring locks with stylish and romantic long hair. Long hair can be heavy and just hang for a flat and dull look. Layers will give your long hair some big bounce. When it comes to styling long hair, curl it with a big curling iron and brush it out to make your locks look big and voluminous. Finish with some volumizing hairspray.
#30: Wispy Bangs on Long Textured Hair
Wispy bangs on long textured hair are a chic option to make any long hairstyle look great on any face shape. The wispy bangs, if paired with face-framing layers, can enhance facial features. Get yourself a makeover, and try this stylish, wavy long hair with brow-skimming bangs. You won’t regret it!
#31: Sassy Straight Bangs with Long Hair
Waves dominate this long, layered hairstyle with bangs as your length hair becomes its canvas. To even things out, straight bangs contribute to the more angular shape of the long hair with layers and bangs and makes everything well-suited to the eyes.
#32: The Long Shag with Wispy Fringe
Consider trying a long shag with a wispy fringe if you prefer to have tons of layers and volume to your tresses. To recreate this look, ask your stylist for blended curtain bangs with face-framing layers that consist of medium to long lengths at the back. Style this cut with a two-inches barrel curling iron and a texturizing spray for a soft but full finish.
#33: Bold Longer Layers for Curly Hair
Go for longer layers for curly hair if you have a tighter curl pattern and want your hair to look longer and toned down. It is ideal for women with a tighter curl pattern to give off a softer, more graduated style. The shorter the layers, the more volume it creates.
#34: Tousled Texture with Blunt Fringe
Tousled texture with blunt fringe is a great combo if you desire to liven up your long tresses. Adding bangs and some beach waves make for a simple way to change up a longer style. When considering fringe, remember that they will need styling every day. Also, consider any cowlicks or splits that would conflict with the bangs. Scheduling bang trims in between cut appointments will help keep the fringe in its perfect length at all times.
#35: Trendy Choppy Layers for Long Wavy Hair
Choppy layers for long way hair can be styled using thick curling irons to create more pronounced waves. Those who already have naturally curly hair and looking for a retro look would also adapt well to this hairstyle. A fringe and layers are the main components of this style, and you’re good to go.
#36: Gorgeous Long Feathered Hair with Fringe
The long feathered hair with fringe is great for girls who want to keep their long hair long but want some texture and volume. Adding fringe can even change your look. A fringe on long thick hair needs movement, so it’s best to have a stylist texturize it to create wispiness. Add some waves with a large barrel curling iron and finish the look with She-Bang-A-Bang by Evo.
#37: Chic Long Hair with a Side Part and Bangs
Try long hair with a side part and bangs to give your style a dash of chicness. For control and movement, curtain bangs are a perfect way to keep a style in place. It helps create a more elegant grow-out phase, too. Top off your hairstyle by using an IGK Beach Club Texture Spray when styling.
#38: Feminine Long Hair with Arched Bangs
Long hair with arched bangs is a perfect way to complement women with long hair for an added flair to their style. It helps draw attention and frames the face perfectly. Ask for a textured fringe for more movement and style. Pro tip: Try R CO Death Valley Dry Shampoo after styling fringe on wash day. It’ll prevent bangs from getting oily the day after.
#39: Heavy Bangs for Long Hair
Heavy bangs for long hair are an excellent option for women who want to change their appearance without losing the long wavy hair length. In addition, long layered hairstyles with bangs require low maintenance at your hairdresser.
#40: Classic Long Hairstyle with Swoop Bangs
Long layers on long hair styles with bangs create a blanket of hair that is gorgeous to any lady wearing it. A very delicate curl that goes towards the side makes these long bangs look very exceptional.
#41: Easy Short Layers for Long Straight Hair
Short layers for long straight hair are for women who want a glimmer of change but don’t want an extreme chop. It focuses on framing the face well, too. Ask your stylist to create your long layered hair with bangs for a straight hair type with a mix of shears and razors. I advise women to style the cut if they want the layers to pop. Ponytails on this cut gets an immediate transformation.
#42: Beautiful Long Layered Hair with Choppy Bangs
Long layered hair with choppy bangs is a low-maintenance hair inspiration. To create this long bangs haircut on long hair, I recommend taking a smaller section to start the fringe. That way, you can slowly widen as needed. Continue by layering short to long strands from front to back.
#43: Stunning Long Layered Hair with Long Bangs
Try long layered hair with long bangs if you have fine hair and want to create the appearance of fullness. To style and create more volume, blow dry with a round brush.
#44: Adorable Long Layered Hair with Curtain Bangs
The center part bangs that reveal your face but not entirely is both mysterious and elegant. With dark brunette hair like that, an enigmatic vibe is present with the long, layered haircut with bangs and waves making you look like a fairytale character.
This look has some long, dark, modern shag vibes about it. The cut was done similar to a classic shag but leaving the curtain bangs with layers on the longer side for a more curtained look and holding the layers out further each time to keep the length. To finish, try curling thick sections focusing away from your face. It’s harder to find longer shags with longer bangs while searching the web for inspirational pics! It’s nice to know that there’s an in-between look, and these long, layered bangs haircuts are it!
There are a few things to keep in mind for this layered long hair with bangs. One is hair texture. If you have naturally wavy or curly hair, you will have to work pretty hard to style it like this. Shags look bomb on wavy and curly hair textures, but for these particular long bangs long hair, it won’t look the same without putting in an effort.
#45: Cute Short Bangs on Long Layered Hair
Try short bangs on long layered hair for more lightness and focus on the eyes. Long hair with bangs and layers highlight the eyes and create a sophisticated look.
#46: Layered Long Haircut with Parted Bangs
Opt for long layered hair with bangs. Having center-parted bangs is the way to go. You can elongate your face while shaping it, too, as the long hair falls on both sides of your forehead. This is a soft long layered cut with curtain bangs and lots of movement. If you are blessed with lots of hair, make sure your stylist is mindful of weight removal to help the layers stand out. Long hair with bangs haircuts have versatility because of the seamless blend of the layers.
Layers and face-framing bangs can be brought up higher if you want it to feel more shaggy, and more weight can also be removed if you prefer your ends to feel more textured while keeping everything blended and soft. These “beginner bangs” are great for women who want to try bangs with long hair, but want an easy grow out if they decide it’s not for them. They’re also great if you have a stubborn cowlick and haven’t mastered blowdrying it into place yet. Long layered cuts work best on a length that’s a good bit past the shoulders. It allows more space for the layers to sit and be more noticeable, especially if the layered bangs are long.
#47: Sophisticated Layered with Long Side Bangs
This is a long length haircut with long layered bangs followed by some layers to break up and remove some of her weight since she has so much hair! Some volume and smoothing products allow you to get the flow and fall of the layers. Blow-dry/styling, in general, is what most women are attracted to when they bring in pictures of long layered haircuts with long bangs. This hair color is a subtle dimensional balayage leaning more towards a chocolatey tone!
Consultation and realistic expectations from both your hairdresser and you are most important. Bringing your hair lighter is a very complex process, so the more patience you have, the better. Baby steps keep the integrity of your hair, as seen in this shiny long hair with side bangs. The haircut is honestly made for any woman willing to take care of her hair. Heavy hair needs layers to remove the weight, and finer hair may benefit from having some layers to give your hair body. Lengthwise, side-swept bangs for long hair are ideal for most face shapes. It’s not too short that it will make a round face look rounder or too long where it will elongate an already oblong face shape.
#48: Light Bangs on Long-Length Hair
The light bangs on long-length hair are perfect for women with faces with straighter angles. A long layered cut with bangs can balance the look of a long face shape, creating lightness.
#49: Casual Long Layering with Face-Framing Bangs
Long layering with face-framing bangs is a haircut that offers a chic finish and a feminine vibe. The cut isn’t as heavily layered as the shag but inspired by a modest or tailored shag. It frames the face and accentuates the cheekbones. If your mane is straight or with a subtle texture, this wavy style becomes low-maintenance. This gem is great for women with thick hair that want to remove some weight, but don’t want to lose length.
Long layers with face-framing bangs are effortless. The curtain bangs are just the cherry on top! When hair frames the face, it gives you lots of options for styling your hair. Women considering layered hairstyles for long hair should consult with their hairstylist first. How often you style your hair and how much you want to style it, comes into play. Especially if you’re a ‘wake up and go’ girl.
#50: Classic Baby Bangs on a Long Shag Haircut
Cute baby bangs on a long shag haircut complete a stunning style and a classic vibe. A long layered haircut with bangs appears natural together. This kind of fringe can offer a dramatic upgrade, which goes well with wavy tresses.
#51: Messy Long Layered Hair with Blunt Bangs
Pair the blunt bangs with a long layered haircut for a cooler, more lived-in result! This stunning wavy hair idea is a combination of feminine and modern styles. To give ends a textured finish, use a razor to do so. Bangs are ideal for layered hair, so don’t let the tresses have an unexciting straight line or parameter.
#52: Unique Long Layered Hair with Round Bangs
Long layered hair with round bangs is a great option if you have an oval or slightly longer face because the fringe shape and length make your facial features softer and rounder. The layers give a lot of texture and body, ideal for straight hair that otherwise appears flat. Try Color Wow Style On Steroids for performance-enhancing texture and finish.