Having long, layered hair doesn’t necessarily mean voluminous, waist-length curls like a Disney princess (though there’s nothing wrong with that style). Layers may be just what is needed to breathe new life into your lengths. They provide dynamism and dimension, turning long, blunt hair into something more sophisticated.
Celebrities love long, layered haircuts. From Demi Lovato’s wet-look strands to supermodel Georgia May Jagger’s rock ‘n’ roll head, we’ve rounded up our favorite layered styles for long manes. These looks will inspire you to put away the scissors and let your hair grow.
Renowned and experienced hairstylists Marcus Francis and Anastasia Styliano give us the industry’s take on the layered cut.
With A-list clients such as Julianne Moore, Emma Roberts and Olivia Colman, Marcus Francis is an in-demand stylist.
Internationally acclaimed, Stylianou is the creative and artistic director of Umberto Giannini. She is the founder of Rehab Styling and specializes in curly hair.
celebrity inspired long layered haircuts
Below, you’ll find a selection of celebrity-inspired cuts, complete with styling tips from the pros.
1. Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum’s bouncy, textured hair is the result of subtle, strategic layering, perfect for thin, thick hair.
The layers, cut to Rihanna’s chin, blend seamlessly with the rest of her hair, creating a smooth transition.
3. Rose Bertram
Belgian model Rose Bertram’s long, loose curls are the perfect inspiration for anyone with curly hair.
4. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen’s smooth waves feature barely noticeable layers that give the ends a beautiful cascading effect.
5. Priyanka Chopra
With thick hair, Priyanka Chopra’s layers bring even more volume and dynamism to her style.
Awkwafina’s sleek braids are perfection, thanks to undercut inner layers that create the illusion of smooth movement and blunt ends.
7. Eden Curtis
British-American model Eden Curtis demonstrates a style that, while not “long” by standards, still serves as an inspiration.
8. Lily Aldridge
Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge showcases the artistry of subtle layering with her long brushed back waves.
9. Sandra Bullock
While Sandra Bullock’s hair might not be considered “long” by definition, her long textured layers are worth a mention.
There is no limit to the beauty and versatility of long layered haircuts. Regardless of your hair type – straight, wavy, curly, thin or thick – there’s a style to suit you. Layers add movement, volume and texture to your hair, bringing it back to life. So if you’re looking to switch up your look, why not take inspiration from some of our favorite celebs and consider a long, layered cut?
This article was last updated on July 29, 2022 at 12:18 PM and reviewed by Nigella Miller, a New York-based natural hair and beauty expert with over 13 years of experience.