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Celeb-Inspired Super-Chic Shoulder-Length Haircuts

From long bobs to layered cuts, shoulder-length haircuts are making a big comeback. Click through to see our favorite celebrity-inspired, shoulder-grazing cuts.

Selena Gomez's Messy Waves

Selena Gomez's Messy Waves

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Selena Gomez may be known for her long, curly locks, but she looks just as stunning with this shoulder-length haircut. A center part and light texture are what makes this 'do work for a round face like Selena's.

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Taylor Swift's Side-swept Locks

Taylor Swift's Side-swept Locks

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A deep part gives Taylor Swift's shoulder length hair a touch of old-Hollywood glam. This length is just long enough to still pull over one shoulder for a simple but sexy style.

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Ashley Benson's Loose Waves

Ashley Benson's Loose Waves

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A shoulder-length haircut is ideal for rocking your natural texture. Ashley Benson's loose, beachy waves look perfect just below the shoulders: short enough not to be weighed down, long enough to avoid triangular proportions.

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Vanessa Hudgen's Ombre Color

Vanessa Hudgen's Ombre Color

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If you're a fan of following trends but you're looking for a shorter cut, let Vanessa Hudgens lead the way. Shoulder-length hair doesn't mean forgoing creative color: Vanessa's ombre looks amazing!

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Carrie Underwood's Classic Curls

Carrie Underwood's Classic Curls

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Shoulder-length hair can look amazing even with simple, classic styles like Carrie Underwood's side bangs and soft, loose curls. Keeping the angles soft helps this length of hair add balance to a long oval face like Carrie's.

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Ciara's Face-Framing Highlights

Ciara's Face-Framing Highlights

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Lovely honey highlights in the front pieces of a shoulder-length haircut will add dimension to dark-hued hair. Ciara's simple blowout looks soft and elegant on her collarbone-grazing locks.

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Emma Stone's Blunt Bangs

Emma Stone's Blunt Bangs

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Emma Stone's blunt bangs help give the illusion of length and volume to her fine hair. If you want versatile style without the hassle of maintaining long hair, this cut is perfect.

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Emma Watson's Half-Up Style

Emma Watson's Half-Up Style

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Shoulder-length hair may not work the same way for a casual ponytail, but half-up styles will be lifesavers. Emma Watson proves a simple, sweet halfie serves just as well for low-maintenance style.

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Jennifer Lawrence's Soft Layers

Jennifer Lawrence's Soft Layers

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Long layers make shoulder-length hair easier to style. They will keep the ends from looking weighed down, and they will add dimension to short hair that's styled straight. J. Law's soft layers make her straight strands as wearable on the red carpet as they are in real life.

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Jessica Alba's Beachy Waves

Jessica Alba's Beachy Waves

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A 1-inch-barrel curling iron and sea salt spray are all you need to replicate Jessica Alba's beachy, shoulder-length hairstyle. Blunt-cut ends help keep shorter hair looking thick and healthy.

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Katy Perry's Deep Part

Katy Perry's Deep Part

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Katy Perry's deep side part makes her shoulder-length hair look ultra-glamorous, not casual. This style is perfect for girls who want high-impact hair with a low-maintenance routine.

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Kerry Washington's Bouncy Curls

Kerry Washington's Bouncy Curls

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Sacrificing length doesn't mean sacrificing volume and body. Kerry Washington rocks big, bouncy curls on her shoulder-length hair. Soft bangs that blend into the length help balance this style.

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Lily Collins's Textured Tresses

Lily Collins's Textured Tresses

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A little bit of texturizing spray or dry shampoo will go a long way in adding life to medium-length hair. Lily Collins's dark, tousled waves look super-defined with this shoulder-length haircut.

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Miranda Kerr's Classic Cut

Miranda Kerr's Classic Cut

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Just-below-the-shoulder, one-length hair is a classic cut, but Miranda Kerr proves it's far from boring. Adding soft curls to the bottom of shoulder-length tresses makes for a feminine, easy-to-style daily 'do.

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Julianne Hough's Super-Straight Locks

Julianne Hough's Super-Straight Locks

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Super-straight shoulder-length hair gives off a chic, edgy vibe that works well casually or out on the town. Julianne Hough has rocked nearly every length of hair, and this is one of our favorites.

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Nicole Richie's Slicked-Back Hair

Nicole Richie's Slicked-Back Hair

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The best thing about shoulder-length hair, besides being a trend in its own right, is that almost any other trend works with it. Slicked-back hair is a staple in the style book of fashionistas everywhere, and Nicole Richie proves it looks just as smashing here as it does with a pixie or a short bob.

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Rita Ora's Pretty Ringlets

Rita Ora's Pretty Ringlets

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A medium-length cut gives Rita Ora's signature curls a fun, flirty vibe. What looks formal and high-maintenance on super-long hair comes across as more carefree on shoulder-length hair.

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