Medium layered hairstyles are the latest trend in the fashion scene. Layers provide texture, definition and elegance to medium length hair. The front bang in the layers provides facial framing giving a unique look. There can be several variations in layered medium hairstyles and it looks good on almost all facial shapes irrespective of the hair thickness, facial features, skin types and even complexion.
Think about all those bright wild fashions in the "Austin Powers" movies-with hairstyles to match. The short geometric hairstyles made famous by models like Twiggy and seen on hundreds of dancers in TV shows, these simple, angular cuts are geared to bone-straight hair.
While some women are still hanging on to their long hair many of the new hairstyles for women are chopping off excess length in exchange for a mid-length hairstyle. This trend is gaining in popularity because so many women are finding mid-length hairstyles give them more volume, movement and styling options. If you're scissor shy try cutting your long hair to shoulder length and adding layers.