Medium Curly Haircuts That Frame the Face

Overview

There is something about rocking a head full of curls that alternates between totally cute and incredibly sexy. Depending on the size and style of your curls, you can create a myriad of fabulous hairstyles. For those with medium length curly hair, you're in luck because the options are quite plentiful. It's pretty easy to find hairstyles that frame your face when you have curls because all you have to do is brush them forward for a winning look.

Long Bob

Perhaps one of the best hairstyles for mid-length curly hair is a stylish long bob. This style works well with curls because it's neither long enough to create a weighed-down appearance, nor so short that it looks overly pouffy. Instead, it's a happy medium that enhances your curls and allows them to be styled many ways with just a little know-how. For the long bob to frame your face, you can include lots of layers or incorporate a bang that complements your facial structure.

Textured Shag

The edginess, ease and movement of a shag haircut are just a few of the reasons why it's managed to stick around for so many years. When you have curly hair, your shag will look different than versions that feature smooth strands. The curly texture spices the shag up, while styling becomes a breeze because all you really have to do is finger-comb to style. Rock a bang that's either side-swept or wispy and free-flowing to frame your gorgeous face. Since a shag is longer in the back and shorter in the front, it has an element of rock star glamour that's impossible to ignore.

Layered with Bangs

If there's one thing that practically all hairstyles and hair types can benefit from, it's the incorporation of layers. Layers not only add movement and depth to the hair, but they also thin out thick locks to keep them from appearing weighed down. This is precisely why they're so flattering for curly hair, because they keep the curls intact while giving them a polished finish that frames your face. Your medium length curls are well-suited for a heavily layered style with a dramatic bang that can be positioned a variety of ways.

Retro Waves

The glamour of Old Hollywood is the reference point when it comes to wearing soft waves in your curly hair. This hairstyle is a little different because the natural curl pattern of your mid-length hair is relaxed to create a wave instead of a curl. Before styling begins, make sure your hair has been trimmed to fall no lower than the bottom of the neck to truly mimic the style of old. As for the waves themselves, they can be achieved by curling hair all over with a medium to extra large-sized curling iron, sprayed with finishing spray, then brushed out generously until a soft wave pattern forms. Implement a deep side part so your hair falls over the eye and tuck the opposite side behind your ear with an embellished hair pin.

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