So, you have long hair and you either need inspiration for your feathered haircuts, or you need a change and want to add a little fun to your look. Feathered haircuts are a great way to spice up boring long hair, so check out our guide.
Lots of feathered haircut looks! How to choose? Well, it’s best to think about your hair density, if you’re fine-haired it can add volume to lank thin long hair. If you have thick hair, feathered haircuts can add some style to a long heavy haircut. If you’re a medium hair type it can give a little shape to a look you may feel has got long and lost its way. Check out the inspo below.
Best Feathered Haircuts for Long Hair
70s feathered hair
Beautiful, retro and classic. You can see why the 70s feathered haircuts are one of the more popular haircuts recently. This can work well on all hair types, and if you’re a curly/wavy hair type, even better! Free the hair with some texture and channel your inner 70s chick!
Long feathered haircuts for thin hair
So, feathering thin hair is all about balancing the haircut. You need volume, but also you do not want to lose some of the thickness in the ends. Sometimes, I find these haircuts are best with a few random layers. Since your hair is light, volume is easy to create, but thickness isn’t. Discuss this with your stylist, a good one will know how to handle your feathered haircut for thin hair.
Feathered hair at the front
Texture and feathered layers around the face can be the perfect solution for someone who is worried about taking too much hair off. Adding style to the face and enhancing your bone structure is always a winning look.
Layer feathered haircut look
The classic. Layered feathered hair, encouraging bounce and length to your look. This style is a good all-round look, so you can pair this hairstyle with any outfit you’re feeling on the day.
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Feathered haircut for straight hair
So, your hair is super straight, and you’re worried the feather look won’t work? Well, it looks great on all hair types. On those days where you feel you want to show off the layers, give the hair a bouncy blow dry on the ends with a round brush.
Beachy feathered haircut
Maybe your style is a little more boho and you love the salty sea hair look. On long hair this can be styled well with a sea salt spray. The product adds grip so the hair can get a more lived-in effect. Showing off your beach long feathered haircut.
Bouncy feathered long haircut with volume
To style you long feathered haircuts with volume you can try and master the art of a bouncy blow-dry. Also, there’s many ways to achieve volume in the hair including sleep in rollers, heated rollers, and Velcro rollers. So have a play and find what works for you.
Natural curls long feathered haircut
Curls look great with layers, and it could be the perfect way to style up your look. Layers free the curls to move and we loooove the look below. Adding a structure and shape to your curls could be the feathered long haircut you’re looking for.
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Styled curls feathered long haircuts
Styling hair is the best way to show off your look and to create a curl in the hair there’s a lot of methods. Heated tools rollers and we even saw the trend with the dressing gown tie recently. My favorite is sock curls, using socks to roll the hair and sleep in overnight, if you haven’t heard of it, check it out!
Shag feathered hair cut
70s and the 80s saw the shag haircut trend and we can’t get enough of this long-feathered version. Texture, and shaggy hair gives real nostalgic vibes. Pair it with curtain bangs, style it up with a light spray wax and you’re good-to-go.
Balayage long feathered hair cut
Maybe you like a sun kissed hair color and it does look pretty cool paired with a feathered long hair cut. The multi-tones show off the different lengths in a feathered haircut and add a nice dimension to the look.
Wavy long feathered haircut
Maybe you like the lived-in texture vibe of the look. The wavy look can be achieved by curling your long-feathered haircut with a styling rod. Tip – curl the middle length of the hair more and leave the ends straighter. Then brush out the look to blend it through.
Thick long feathered haircut
Having thicker hair means you have the option to have more layers put in the hair, giving the ability to have a stronger shape in your haircut. Feathered looks help also to break up densely cut layers that still need weight removing.
Long feathered haircut with an undercut
Undercuts can add an edgy element of cool to a feathered haircut. So why not mix it up a little and add an alternative feel to your feathered haircut. Layers and an undercut can help people with thick hair remove weight, while also having two looks in one.
Evely Davies is a British writer and hairdresser who has experience working in hair media. She has written how-to articles, done education videos, photographic work, covered live events, and so on. She’s an all-around stylist and has worked backstage and on stage at high-end celebrity events and product launches. She’s also gone to the other end of the scale and cut hair on beaches, campsites, and hostels. When Evelyn is not behind the chair or writing, you can find her hiking, camping, and backpacking.