Hairstyle Gallery: Medium Hair

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Hairstyle Gallery: Medium Hair

If you’re in need of a new hairstyle, a medium-length haircut is simple, practical, and stylish. Have your stylist mimic these popular medium hairstyles for superstar style.


Arizona Muse



Shoulder-grazing layers and a side part give a stylish shape to straight or wavy hair; try model Arizona Muse’s updated classic medium haircut.

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Anne Hathaway



This shoulder-length haircut is great for women with thick, full hair. The best part? It actually looks better (and more modern) when it’s a little bit messy.

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Christie Brinkley



Look like a supermodel at any age. A side part and medium-length hairstyle looks great on square faces.

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Jennifer Hudson



We love that Jennifer’s rocking her natural curly/wavy texture — and you should too! This style looks full and fabulous when cut directly below the shoulders. Ask for shorter pieces on the top and longer layers on the bottom to keep this medium hairstyle full but balanced.

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Cate Blanchett



Longer side bangs are the perfect way to frame your face. Soft waves add texture and volume.

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Shaun Robinson



This sleek, all-one-length cut paired with a deep side part is uber sophisticated on Access Hollywood host, Shaun Robinson.

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Rachel McAdams



All-over layers create volume and glamour, while side bangs keep the look soft around the face.

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Kelly Osbourne



It takes guts to rock this sleek, lilac bob with blunt bangs and we think Kelly Osbourne looks fabulous! If you’re looking for a medium-length cut with attitude and some retro flair this is your look!

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Salma Hayek



A side part helps soften a square face while big, bouncy waves add volume to this medium-length haircut.

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Jennifer Connelly



This cut’s feminine layers draw attention to eyes and cheekbones. We love Jennifer Connelly’s slightly-textured, natural look.

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Eva Longoria



If you have a larger forehead, try a thick side bang. It does wonders!

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Claire Danes



Long layers add some dimension and volume to a basic shoulder-length cut.

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Tina Fey



Tina’s sleek look is low-maintenance (if your hair’s straight) and her deep side part with long layers creates a sideswept bang — without having to commit to cutting them.


Nicole Richie



Bold bangs make this simple cut a standout, and Nicole’s loose waves prove that you can totally rock bangs with wavy hair. Just keep your fringe piecey and textured.

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Cindy Crawford



Try a choppy, layered cut the next time you’re at the salon. We guarantee you’ll be struttin’ down the sidewalk on your way home.

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Garcelle Beauvais



This sleek style is universally flattering. We love how Garcelle Beauvais rocks her look with a sophisticated deep side part.


Jayma Mays



Face-framing curls are a great way to go for women with fine hair. They instantly makes your hair look fuller, and the loose curls are a great way to mix up your look.

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Mindy Kaling



Mindy’s smooth, sleek cut is perfect for busy women who still want to look polished. Ask for a cut that’s all one length and ends just below your shoulders.

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Jessica Alba



We love Jessica’s long side-swept bangs and brushed-out waves in this medium-length haircut.

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Camilla Belle



Camilla Belle’s choppy cut is perfect for those who want a classic hairstyle with an edge.

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Reese Witherspoon



Look like a Hollywood starlet with this retro-inspired style.

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Cobie Smulders



This bob is best for low-maintence ladies. Carefully placed layers offer some texture to a wash-and-go style like Cobie’s.


Emily Blunt



A blunt shoulder-length cut like Emily’s will look amazing on women with round faces and defined cheekbones. Bonus points if you give her super-subtle ombre dye a try.


Elizabeth Banks



Create some volume with pulled-back bangs for a super-sleek look.

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Jessica Alba



We know we’ve included Jessica twice but we can’t help it–the girl has fabulous hair! A smooth shoulder-length bob with a center part is great for women with long necks and strong facial features, like Jessica.

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