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Messy mid-length layers with bangs: an edgy hairstyle for It-girls

Mid-length hair with rough, choppy layers is a hairstyle classic for edgy girls everywhere! Why not unleash your inner rock star with this modern and effortlessly cool look.

All about the look

This messy layered hairstyle with side-swept bangs instantly transforms its wearer from 'the girl next door' to 'the band's lead singer' with a snip of the shears! No need for time-consuming hair styling techniques here: just a professional grade cut and a spritz of dishevelling spray will give you this artfully tousled, nonchalant look.

Messy-chic, a hairstyle with attitude

Our hair stylist advises adding in layers to help take excess volume out of thick hair or add structure to shapeless hair. Thanks to this style's side-swept bangs, it suits long-, rectangular-, round-, and oval-shaped faces, as the bangs frame the face and draw attention to the eyes. As for colour, the messy-chic look is as glamorous on blonde and beautiful on brunettes as it is wild on redheads!

Balance and precision

Yes, believe it or not, this wild style relies on a precise cut first and foremost. Visit your stylist with plenty of inspiration photos and he or she will be able to cut your locks according to its length, texture, and thickness. Once you've got the cut, it's time to style! Apply texturizing powder to damp hair and then rough dry the locks for natural looking volume and texture. Once the hair is totally dry, use your hands to scruff up the style even further- seriously, go wild!

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