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24 Stunning Shoulder-Length Haircuts for Women in 2024
24 Stunning Shoulder-Length Haircuts for Women in 2024

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Right now, short hair is in. Shoulder-length hairstyles are a fantastic choice if you're not ready to lose too much length.

From choppy shags to elegant lobs, you're bound to find your perfect on-trend style in our list below!

1. Long Piecey Layers With Wispy Bangs

This look features long layers and seamless color blending to showcase wavy hair.

At the salon: Ask your stylist for a layered, shoulder-length haircut with wispy bangs, ash brown base color, and soft blonde highlights.

Home care: Sleep on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase to smooth your waves and enhance shine.

2. Spiraled Natural Curls With Bangs

Celebrate natural curls with this gorgeous style. It's one of our favorite medium-length hairstyles for textured hair!

At the salon: Ask for a wolf cut with curly bangs and subtle blonde highlights. We recommend finding a Deva Cut certified stylist that's a curly hair expert.

Home care: Protect your locks while you sleep! Slip on a mulberry silk Blissy Bonnet each night. Our ultra-soft bonnet soothes and nourishes hair while keeping bed head at bay.

3. Mahogany Voluminous Butterfly Cut

Exude elegance with this shoulder-length haircut in a dark chocolate hue.

At the salon: Ask for a butterfly cut with face-framing, longer layers that hit at the chin. Match the color by requesting deep brown with red undertones.

Styling at home: Blow drying out the ends with a round brush will create lots of volume and bounce.

4. Shoulder-Grazing Platinum Waves

This stunning look will accentuate your face beautifully if you have wavy hair.

At the salon: Ask for a platinum, center-parted lob with long layers that end at the shoulder.

Styling at home: Apply curl cream to sopping-wet hair (try Curlsmith's Shine Cream). Skip gel and blow dry with a diffuser on low heat for soft waves.

5. Shoulder-Length Shag Haircut

If your style's a bit edgy, try this shaggy shoulder-length haircut.

At the salon: Ask for a shag hairstyle with choppy layers, fringe bangs, and face-framing pieces. As for color, this style looks fab in black or a cool, dark brown.

Styling at home: This shoulder-length cut is low maintenance. If you have wavy hair, tousle in some styling mousseor just wake up and go!

6. Straight-Cut Long Blunt Bob

Look effortlessly chic with this shoulder-length haircut. It's ideal for those with straight hair.

Styling at home: If your hair gets a bit poofy, spritz on heat protectant and gently run a straightener over your strands. Make sure to nourish your hair with oils, like argan oil, to maintain your polished style and defend against damage.

Home care: Keep your hair sleek by wearing a Blissy Bonnet while you sleep. Our pure silk bonnet protects fine hair by keeping it hydrated, reducing frizz, and preventing split ends.

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7. Ashy Side-Parted Waves for Medium-Length Hair

Embrace your natural hair color with this elegant, textured lob.

At the salon: Ask for a layered lob with face-framing pieces and subtle curtain bangs.

Styling at home: Run curl-defining cream through your tresses to add volume and texture to this shoulder-length haircut.

8. Shoulder-Length Fro With Highlights

This shorter style won't weigh down your curlsit'll give your kinky hair a natural bounce and enviable volume.

At the salon: Tell your hairstylist you'd like a shoulder-length afro with choppy layers and blunt bangs. Add light auburn highlights for dimension.

Home care: Wrap your curls in pure silk each night for healthy hair. Make your haircare process easier by slipping on a Blissy Bonnet. Our large-size bonnets are perfect for thick, voluminous curls.

9. Dark Straight Lob With Bottle Bangs 

Bottleneck bangs bring a contemporary edge to this sleek, sophisticated style.

At the salon: Ask for medium-length hair with straight-cut ends and bottle bangs to frame the eyes.

Styling at home: Want to wear an updo? Style your hair with silk Blissy Pearl Scrunchies. Try it in Black for a refined look that won't crease hair.

10. Voluminous Side-Parted Copper Curls

Red hair is a major (and classy) trend this year. Revitalize curly, thick hair with this romantic, side-swept style.

At the salon: Ask your stylist for a shoulder-length haircut with layers to add volume to natural curls.

Styling at home: Wear your hair with a side part to give curls more body. Gently scrunch in a curl-defining cream or gel before blow-drying for tighter coils.

11. Shoulder-Length Hair With Flipped Ends

This chic, playful style is ideal for those with thick hair. It's the perfect summer cut!

At the salon: Ask for a shoulder-length haircut with long, wispy layers and a few face-framing pieces.

Styling at home: Add whimsy and bounce to your hair by blow-drying the ends with a round brush. Roll the brush up and away from your face to flip out the ends.

12. Ombre Tapered Lob Shoulder-Length Haircut

This modern lob haircut is chic and sophisticateda versatile summer look.

At the salon: Ask for shoulder-length hair with a cool blonde balayage and tapered ends.

Styling at home: Spritz in a lightweight, leave-in conditioner after washing to help tame flyaways.

13. 90s Retro-Chic Lob With Side-Swept Bangs

The 90s are back! Refresh your look with this timeless haircut.

At the salon: Ask for a long blonde bob with side bangs that blends modern sophistication with 90s charm.

Styling at home: Blow-dry ends toward the face using a round brush. Make sure to protect hair from heat damage.

14. Shoulder-Length Hair for Fine or Thin Hair

This is one of the most flattering shoulder-length haircuts for fine hair!

At the salon: Ask for a versatile, tapered lob with long layers to compliment your face shape.

Styling at home: This style is easy to maintain. Glide a straightening iron over your strands on low heat for an ultra-sleek look.

15. Feathered Curl Cut for Medium-Length Hair

Look like the queen you are with luscious, voluminous locks. Classic 70's feathered cuts will never go out of style.

At the salon: Ask for a shoulder-length feathered cut with caramel highlights and soft curtain bangs.

Home care: Easily maintain your hairstyle by sleeping on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase. Our luxe pillowcase smooths hair and saves feathered ends from frizz.

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16. Dark Cherry Shag With Choppy Layers

A colorful, laidback shag is the perfect mix of youthful energy and sophistication.

At the salon: Ask for a medium-length shag with a fringe and piecey layers to accentuate waves.

Styling at home: Blow-dry hair with a diffuser to enhance texture and volume.

17. Platinum Shoulder-Length Cut With Face-Framing Pieces

Platinum hair is strikingcaptivate the room with this stunning hairstyle.

At the salon: Ask for a voluminous, icy blonde shoulder-length haircut with soft layers.

Styling at home: Try blow-drying hair upside-down for bigger volume. Use a 1.5" curling iron to add a few loose spirals for more texture.

18. Shoulder-Length Beachy Waves With Balayage Highlights

Embrace a sun-kissed glow with this beachy style perfect for wavy hair.

At the salon: Ask for a lob with long layers, piecey ends, and brown-to-blonde balayage.

Styling at home: Spritz your hair evenly with a texturizing spray like this one for summer-ready waves.

19. Soft Curls With Soft Layers for Medium-Length Hair

This short-yet-full-bodied haircut is elegant and perfect for summer.

At the salon: Ask for a shoulder-length layered cut with blonde highlights and face-framing pieces.

Styling at home: Curl your hair without heattry the sock curling method. Wrap damp hair overnight. In the morning, let your hair fall gently to create soft, elegant curls.

20. Layered Shoulder-Length Cut With Subtle Highlights

The color blend in this sophisticated haircut draws major attention to amber eyes.

At the salon: Ask for feathered layers to add movement and body. You'll also want a soft blend of highlights throughout your hair, with more at the front to frame your face.

21. Layered Lob With Face-Framing Layers

Transform flat hair into a voluminous, layered lob with this shoulder-length haircut.

At the salon: Ask your stylist for a long bob with piecey layers and face-framing. Try a cool brown shade with subtle caramel highlights.

Home care: Brush your fine hair with a soft-bristled paddle brush and apply your favorite hair oil as needed.

22. Flattering Shoulder-Length Hair With Subtle Bangs

If you have thick, straight hair, try this gorgeous long bob that ends at the shoulders.

At the salon: Ask for a blunt-cut lob with long layers. The shortest layers should end at the cheekbones.

23. Medium-Length Hair With Curtain Bangs

This modern take on Farrah Fawcett's iconic bangs is both low-maintenance and versatile, even for those with fine, straight hair.

Styling at home: Use a large curling iron to first curl out your curtain bangs. Then, curl under other face-framing pieces.

24. Bright Pink Medium-Layered Cut

Colorful shoulder-length haircuts are a chic way to make a bold statement. This style has a feminine baby pink and bright pink hues that add playful charm.

Styling at home: Wear our mulberry silk scrunchie in Hibiscus for an iconic all-pink Barbie look!

Ways to Maintain Your Cut With Blissy Bonnet

Ready to try a shoulder-length haircut but worried about maintenance?:

Don't stress! Haircare is easy with Blissy.

Blissy Bonnets offer numerous hair benefits for shoulder-length hairstyles.

Our bonnets are:

  • Shine-enhancing

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  • Hydrating to hair

  • Cooling and moisture-wicking

  • Amazing at preventing breakage and split ends

Plus, our bonnets are luxuriously soft and soothing to hair and skin.

Pamper yourself each night while protecting your shoulder-length locks with a Blissy Bonnet!

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