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Chic Haircuts and Hairstyles for Medium Hair

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Fun fact: Studies have shown that a good hair day is known to have a positive psychological impact – It makes you feel more productive, socially confident, and more in control. If that’s not enough, your mane holds the power to simply reduce you to just another meh-looking thing on the streets, if not coiffed well. Spend a bomb on high-end clothes but wear your hair like you didn't care and you could end up looking like homeless.

Well, anyway, ladies with medium hair length, to get you started on your tress transformation trip, we have rounded up a few medium length hairstyles and haircuts. Here we are laying it all out for you so you can find your ultimate hairspiration in the middle ground.

  • Straight Hair

    1. Medium Hairstyles for Straight Hair

    Hairstyles for Medium Hair – Sleek Ponytail

    i. Sleek ponytail

    The sleek ponytail is a medium length hairstyle with a sky-rocketing power quotient.

    Step 1: Since we’re talking about poker straight tresses, your go-to tool for this magic should be the Agaro Instastraight Nano HS-6511 Hair Straightener.

    Step 2: Gather your hair into a super-high ponytail at the crown of your head.

    Step 3: Swap your regular hair tie with a bungee hair tie and secure the ponytail.

    Step 4: Now, take a strand from the length of your pony and wrap it around to conceal the elastic.

    Step 5: Lusting for a more polished look? Spritz your hair with the Schwarzkopf Taft Power Hair Lacquer Mega Strong 5 to put the flyaways to rest.

    ii. Double bun

    The Double Bun includes an adorable pair of messy buns for medium hair.

    Step 1: Part your hair in the middle and create two high ponytails. Secure them with elastics.

    Step 2: Swirl the length of a ponytail like a rope and wrap it around the base, mimicking a bun.

    Step 3: Let loose stray ends escape the bun, we’re aiming for the effortless charm of an undone look. Secure with a hair tie.

    Step 4: Repeat the previous two steps on the other side.

    Step 5: For a style that stands the test of time, stock your vanity with a strong hair spray. We would vouch for the Gatsby Set & Keep Spray Extreme Hold Hair Styler.

    Hairstyles for Girls With Medium Hair – Double Bun

    2. Haircuts For Medium Straight Hair

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – French Haircut

    i. Straight French Haircut

    The beauty of the straight french haircut is that it’s timeless. Minimalistic and impactful enough for both, a board meeting and a cocktail party, this classic cut is for a woman who steers away from the complicated. Busy souls swear by this haircut for medium hair that literally just needs a good hairstyling serum.

    ii. Choppy Front Bangs

    Chop, chop, chop! Choppy bangs are a phenomenal way to reverse ageing while making a narrow forehead appear wider. Want in on an inexpensive trick? This haircut frames your cheekbones without the need to invest in a contouring palette.

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – Choppy Front Bangs

  • Wavy Hair

    1. Medium Hairstyles For Wavy Hair

    Easy Party Hairstyles for Medium Hair – Half Up Half Down

    i. Half Up Half Down

    The half up half down is an easy braided hairstyle for medium hair.

    Step 1: Lift a section of hair above the left ear and weave a fishtail braid.

    Step 2: After covering about a quarter of your hair length, stop and secure the braid with a hair tie.

    Step 3: Repeat the previous step on the other side.

    Step 4: Now’s the time to marry the two braids. Bring them together at the back of your head and secure with a hair tie.

    Step 5: Take a thin section of hair and wrap it around the elastic. Our hair bible recommends a generous spray of the Berina Super Firm Hold Hair Spray for a long lasting hold.

    ii. Classy Bun

    Go with this bun hairstyle for medium hair to effortlessly rock the upcoming reception.

    Step 1: Gather the crown section of your hair and clip it temporarily.

    Step 2: Bring together the rest of your hair to create a low ponytail.

    Step 3: Twist the length of the ponytail like a rope and wrap it around its base to create a bun. Secure the bun with an army of bobby pins.

    Step 4: Unclip the crown section hair. Twist it and wrap it around the bun, securing it with a hair tie.

    Step 5: Introduce a pop of glam with a glitzy hair accessory. We are obsessed with the Ferosh Livia Pearl-Studded Golden Star Hair Pin.

    Medium length Hairstyles – Classy Bun

    2. Haircuts For Medium Wavy Hair

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – Side Swept Bangs

    i. Side Swept Bangs

    Side swept bangs is a great way to change your look without compromising on the length or going overboard on drama. The bangs add movement and help in balancing a longer forehead with the illusion of width. Backcomb or use a volumizing spray to give flat bangs some oomph.

    ii. Forehead Fringe Wavy Lob

    The forehead fringe wavy lob involves forehead hugging fringes coupled with a long bob. Need more persuasion? Give the anti-ageing cream a miss for a while because this long bob haircut will easily take away a few years. That sounds exciting!

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – Forehaed Fringe Wavy Lob

  • Curly Hair

    1. Medium Hairstyles For Curly Hair

    Hairstyles for Medium Hair – Boxer Braids with Low Ponytail

    i. Boxer Braids with Low Ponytail

    We know by the looks of it, this haircut certainly cannot be labeled as a simple hairstyle for medium hair but trust us, it’s worth the labor.

    Step 1: Comb through your tresses and divide them into four sections. Achieve precise parting with the Gorgio Professional Carbon Pin Tail Comb.

    Step 2: Take a section of hair from the hairline and start creating a boxer braid. With each stitch pull it tight to create a taut braid.

    Step 3: Keep braiding till you reach the nape of your neck and secure it with an elastic.

    Step 4: Repeat the previous two steps on all the remaining sections. Yes, good things take time.

    Step 5: Finally gather all the braids together and secure them tight in a low ponytail with a hair tie.

    ii. Textured Topknot

    The textured topknot is officially the ideal easy party hairstyle for medium hair when you want to dance the night away without having to bother about sweaty tresses.

    Step 1: Squeeze an egg-sized dollop of the LOreal Professionnel Tecni Art Smooth Liss Control Gel Cream and spread evenly along the hair length.

    Step 2: Now, flip your hair and gather it to form a high ponytail. Secure with an elastic.

    Step 3: Twist the length of your ponytail gently and wrap it around its root finally securing it with an elastic.

    Step 4: Slip in a vibrant scrunchie to conceal the elastic. Fan out the bun to let your hairdo enter the #Chill mode.

    Step 5: Spritz some ENN The Fix- Style Enhancing Hair Milk Spray to add texture to coif and hold it style in place.

    Medium Length hairstyles – Textured Topknot

    2. Haircuts For Medium Curly Hair

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – Uneven Lob Cut

    i. Uneven Lob Haircut

    Infuse the bold element of asymmetry with the uneven lob haircut. It involves the uneven fall of lengths between the chin and collarbone. If you have been waiting for volume your whole life, this haircut is your reliable ticket to create an easy illusion.

    ii. Curly Shag

    The curly shag haircut is a heavily chiseled cut with face-framing layers on the front. Talk about a visually effortless bedhead look. This adorably messy cut has loads of texture and disconnected ends, which in fact adds to the charm.

    Haircuts for Medium Hair – Curly Shag

    When your hairstyle is chic and trendy, your outfit should be fashionable too. Opt for a double bun if your OOTD is jeans with the latest crop top

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