You might think medium length hairstyles for thick hair are high maintenance and feature not much variety. But from chic bobs to effortless shags, the category has it all.
Next time you’re feeling stuck standing in front of the mirror wondering what to do with your hair, whip out this list for inspiration!
1. Vanilla Blonde Cut with Long Bangs
Here’s an easy, low-maintenance cut for thick hair with bangs. Make your hair smooth with an anti-frizz oil and never worry about fly-aways.
2. Choppy Brunette Bob with a Bang
Shoulder-length haircuts for thick hair look even better when given a long see-through bang. This shaggy bob is a piece of cake!
3. Wavy with a Middle Part
The wavy ‘do here is a perfect option if you have medium length thick hair. Part your mane down the middle and give it a subtle wave with a flat iron for a feminine touch.
4. Curls for a Round Face
A cute style like this curly shoulder-length cut for a round face is hard not to notice. Caramel waves on a dark base make it even prettier.
5. Wavy Blonde Cut with Choppy Ends
Medium hairstyles for thick hair never go out of style. Go with shaggy waves for a night look. Toss them in a messy bun for the next busy morning.
6. Asymmetrical Mid-Length Bob
Not into lengthy thick hair? Keep it on the shorter side and be cute with an asymmetrical mid length bob styled in sweet flirty curls.
7. Volume for Days
Thick frizzy hair takes us back to the 80s when perms were in and the texture was rockin. Play up the thickness of your hair with a sea salt spray or volumizing creme.
8. Medium Thick Haircut with Color
Can’t rock your favorite shade of purple at the office? Try an exquisite shade of red or auburn on your thick hair with bangs to give your look a glow-up.
9. Mid-Length Cut with Gray Highlights
Medium length haircuts for thick hair look anything but boring when given a special color treatment.
10. Caramel Blonde Beachy Waves
For thick wavy hair, beachy waves are where it’s at. And when summer is over, that doesn’t mean you can’t still rock those vibes at work!
11. Soft Face-Framing Hair
A mid length cut with soft face-framing pieces and a two-tone color is all you’ll need to prep for fall fashion.
12. Banged Razor Shag
Thick hair with bangs deserves a bold cut like this curly razored shag. Give the pin-up era a shout with Betty Boop-esque ringlets.
13. Short Textured Shag
Check out this short hairstyle for medium thick hair; it uses a deep side part and straight hair to play up the volume and balance out the face shape.
14. Medium Jagged Shag with Bangs
Thick coarse hair doesn’t have to be difficult to work with. Give off major Salma Hayek vibes with this sexy wavy style featuring short jagged bangs.
15. Center-Parted Medium Layered Cut
A medium thick haircut with texture is universal. It’s gorgeous in downdos with loose waves and handy when you need to pull your hair back.
16. Mid-Length Bob
A good short to medium hairstyle may be the best option for you if the look you’re going for is sophisticated, stylish, and sexy, like this shattered combover bob.
17. Built-In Style
A great medium thick haircut option is this one with a side part and choppy ends. The balayage highlights do all the work so your style can remain low maintenance.
18. Simple yet Trendy
A mid length haircut for thick hair that doesn’t involve too much work to maintain is a goal of many active ladies with thick strands. A middle part and flipped ends are the subtle details that keep you trendy.
19. Flirty and Thriving
Breathe some life back into your heavy hair with this cute mid length cut! Highlighted layers with waves work together for a carefree, playful style.
20. Medium Layered Haircut
Update your medium thick hair with a choppy inverted cut and bright balayage highlights. This shattered bob is worth the highest level of praise.
21. Sliced Cut with Loose Waves
The sliced ends and bright copper highlights keep this medium thick hair from being like everyone else’s. The loose waves and combover styling top it off.
22. Messy Lob with Curtain Bangs
Having thick hair with bangs doesn’t mean you need to keep it long. This above-the-shoulder style looks just as cute with soft curls, split bangs, and a middle part.
23. Edgy Brunette Shag
The long face is framed perfectly with a medium layered haircut. If you want an edgy and low-maintenance hairstyle, it’s here.
24. Wavy Shag with Bangs
Curls and waves work their magic to create luscious texture for this bright mid length cut. The bangs play peek-a-boo and remain long enough to be pinned back.
25. Long Messy Bangs
The new trend of curtain bangs is making its way around salons. Wear them with your medium layered haircut and throw in a bit of color for fun.
26. Hairstyle for Round Face
Do you have a round face? Bangs that graze the eyebrows paired with textured medium thick hair will help you frame and elongate it.
27. Shiny Highlighted Curls
Want to keep your length but not sure what to do about the thickness? A sleek and smooth style with chunky waves is good for work and evenings out.
28. Balayage Highlights
Take a mid length bob from blah to bomb with balayage highlights. A mixture of subtly bent strands around the face and big, loose curls at the back creates va-va-volume.
29. Ginger Beauty
Gingers need love too! A simple style for medium thick hair is a blunt cut with a middle part. If crazy styles aren’t your thing, a low-maintenance cut like this is perfect.
30. Medium Cut with Swoopy Layers
Looking for an easy style you can take from day to night in a flash? This brunette beauty with highlights, subtle waves, and a side part has your name all over it.
31. Movie-Star Vibes
We have a feeling Eva Longoria would approve of this sensational style for medium thick hair. The balayage lightens up this beautiful oval face and the texture is to die for.
32. Low-Maintenance Cut
Treat your brunette hair with caramel highlights that’ll make your eyes pop. Scrunch the ends of your locks for added texture, making sure to keep the roots smooth.
33. Black Razored Shag
A cute flirty cut for fall is here to make your dreams come true. If you have thick hair with bangs, make a dramatic side part, but brush out bangs as usual.
34. Wavy Mullet
Another low-maintenance cut requiring little time in front of the mirror in the morning. For thick hair with bangs, a good style to try is the mullet, especially if your hair is naturally wavy.
35. Sleek and Smooth
Medium length and a side part look their best when sleek and smooth. Wear it for work or play it up in the evening with a statement necklace or dangly earrings.
36. Blonde Bob
A cute blonde next door look is always a classic. Bobs for thick hair are easy to maintain because there’s not a lot of hair and the highlights mean the desired style is built-in.
37. Pretty Up or Down
Need a lovely look for thick curly hair? Maybe all you need is a few highlights of dark red or caramel that’ll bring out your gorgeous eyes. Just wait till you see how cute this look is when pulled up in a pony.
38. Wavy and Choppy Lengths
Stuck with thick frizzy hair? Get a smooth serum or hair oil and make it your best friend. Then go for a medium layered haircut that shows off choppy ends and a midshaft bent.
39. Platinum Mid-Length Bob
Who doesn’t love platinum? The straight pieces build a flexible shape and the platinum pops against the perky pink lip.
40. Straight Angled Cut for Medium Thick Hair
This steeply angled bob with a slim silhouette is an eye catcher. If you have straight thick hair, go for it!
Now you see how versatile medium haircuts for thick hair can be. Your hairstylist will help you adjust the look you like to your face shape and hair type. Have a beautiful makeover!