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If you've ever lamented the fact that your hair is neither straight nor curly, start embracing those beautiful waves of yours. Then again, if you've always loved your dynamic locks, even better. Your hair is the stuff runway dreams are made of! Whether you're a fan of super-long haircuts or edgy crops, finding an exciting look that suits your personal beauty style is easier than you may think, and may even evoke some emotional waves of happiness.
Two Layer Bohemian
You're probably used to hearing that you should either go with tons of all-over layers or no layers at all -- but you actually have more options than these two looks. Especially if you're a fan of a soft, boho-chic style, ask your hair stylist for two main sections of layers. First, go for a level of layered ends from your temples reaching down just above your jawline. Then opt for layered ends several inches past your collarbones. Whether you wrap all of your layers together or wing your upper layers back, your haircut will give off a relaxed, soft visual.
One Length Glam
If you keep hearing that you should opt for a shoulder-length style without any layers, but you love long hair, don't worry -- you can still enjoy this all-one-length look with a glammed up vibe. Tell your stylist you want your hair cut blunt across the bottom with mid-back length. It's all about smart styling for your luscious waves. When your hair is wet, apply flexible hold gel throughout. Create an even side part, then coil the front 2 inches of your hair on either side, twisting them into mini buns. Secure them with bobby pins. Blow dry your hair as usual. When you release the mini-buns, you'll have a finger-waves-inspired stunning 'do. Pretty easy.
Just because you have wavy hair doesn't mean you can't sport a daring look. It also doesn't mean you'll have to straighten those waves to achieve an edgy appearance. When you're truly feeling gutsy with a desire for a drastic new haircut, tell your stylist you want buzzed sides and back, and piecey layers on top. Whether you part your hair and wear your waves swept over your forehead in a pixie-style look, or if you tease your roots for true pompadour lift, you'll look super fierce.
Feminine Gradual Layers
Waves are perfect for feminine styles -- you've probably noticed how many women go to great lengths for face-framing waves. For a this-is-so-easy-to-style haircut that creates a ton of soft movement, go for gradual layers. Ask your stylist for layers that begin near your eyebrow line and continue throughout your tresses down to your tips. You can part this look in the middle or part it to the side for waves galore and what appear to be long, side-swept bangs. It doesn't get any more versatile.