When it comes to hair length, medium hairstyles are the most dominant as it is a safe area for all types of hair. Longer lengths can be troublesome to take care of and shorter lengths may not fit different facial shapes or looks as well but medium hairstyles seem to be just right for a lot of women. Because it is in between longer and shorter hair lengths, the number of hairstyles increases greatly as many shorter looks or longer hairstyles may work with medium length hair. There are a lot of advantages besides just an increase in different hairstyles to choose from.
Medium length hairstyles are easy to take care of and style than longer hairstyles yet more versatile than shorter hairstyles. Medium hairstyles match most facial shapes well as there is just enough hair complimenting the facial region and enhancing other features. Where as with shorter hair, all facial features or greatly enhanced, sometimes too much. Most women are comfortable with medium hairstyles as it allows them to go about everyday with a good hairstyle that can be change from short to long with some slight changes.
Because there are so many great looking medium hairstyles to choose from, selecting the one to match your occasion or facial feature can be fun. There are many different medium hairstyles that match many different facial shapes and features ranging from everyday wear, to business looks, to very formal, elegant hairstyles. Trying the different looks out during a day at home is a great way to experiment with some of the great looks. Many teen girls try out different formal looks provided by medium hairstyles months before their prom to test several of the hot looks that would best match their dresses. With so many selections, there is only enough space here to touch up on some of the best medium hairstyles.
The medium length updo
Because medium length hairstyles are long enough to tie back into updos, there are a number of updo hairstyles available for formal occasions. Although they are not as fancy as longer length updos, they provide cute, charming looks. They are popular for every event from school dances to the Hollywood 'Red Carpet'. My favorite celebrity updo for medium length hair is Mandy Moore. In many images, her simple updo with parted bangs simply brings out her eyes and cheeks which gives her a very alluring look that many women can accomplish as well. So have a look ladies at this style.
Layered Medium Length Hairstyles
Medium length hairstyles are great for layering because of their versatility. Layering medium hair length correctly by framing the facial area often brings out a person's eyes, lips, and other facial features in a non-obtrusive manner. There are so many ways to layer medium length hairstyles because it is long enough to go short in different areas and short enough to keep in others. A variety of layering options is available. Many celebrities have medium length layered hairstyles including favorites like Heather Locklear and old pop queen Britney Spears. There are too many hairstyles in this category so experimentation is allowed here.
The simple flow down hairstyle
This medium hairstyle is popular because it is very simple. Just letting your hair flow down with either bangs down or parted with additional waves, ringlets, or curls at the ends. This looks is very quick to accomplish and looks great for women who take care of their hair. This style is best for on the go girls with little time but desire a pleasing look.
Short note about the author
Cindy Marcus is the editor of Latest-Hairstyles.com, a popular hairstyle resource site that provides tips and resources for new style ideas. For more ideas on medium hairstyles, visit Cindy's web site today.