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Haircuts for Really Thick Hair

Choppy Crop

Going for the chop may seem drastic if you are used to longer locks, but the results can really pay off. Stars with thick tresses including Vanessa Hudgens and Ashlee Simpson have swapped their long hair for cute crops. Ask your stylist to use special shears to remove some of the excess bulk to make your locks more manageable. Tapered ends, lots of layers and a shorter length will remove the weight and heaviness that comes with thick tresses. Keep the back super short and leave your bangs long and eye-skimming for a super sexy finish.

Jagged Bob

Follow in the footsteps of Dianna Argon and flaunt your thick locks with a cute, choppy bob. A chin-length jagged bob will show off the natural body and texture of your hair with minimal effort. Ask your stylist for lots of choppy, jagged layers to give your locks more definition and shape. Gals with thick locks don’t need to worry about volumizing sprays with this cut, because your hair is already the perfect texture to work this ‘do to its full potential. Rock this look with choppy bangs for a totally fashion-forward finish.

Short Shag

For gals with super thick locks that hate endless hours of styling, a short shag should be your go-to style of choice. Heavily textured and layered, this ‘do will leave your hair feeling super light and bouncy. A shag is full of jagged layers with those on top cut much shorter. Your stylist will use a razor-cutting method to remove the bulkiness and give your tresses a heavily layered appearance. This ‘do can be worn chin length or longer and is the ultimate wash-and-wear hairstyle.

Lovely Layers

There’s no denying that thick hair looks great long, but it takes real commitment to keep those locks looking gorgeous and healthy. If you are prepared to keep up your long, thick tresses, the results can be stunning. Layers are a must-have to keep your ‘do looking full of life and body. Ask your stylist to cut into your locks with shearing scissors to remove unnecessary bulk. Add face-framing layers to the front sections and choppy layers throughout the back. Regular trims and deep-conditioning treatments will ensure your ‘do is a real head-turner wherever you go.

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