Add a little personality to your shoulder-length style by playing ever-so-slightly with the length of each strand.
Short, choppy layers give a wavy, above-the-shoulder bob a jaunty bounce. The deep side part also creates a smart asymmetry.
This cut lends itself perfectly to an air-dried wave or loose bend as it creates instant dimension and volume.
Dip your toe in the water with a few long layers like Paltrow. It’s polished, but still adds a little personality to your cut.
If you do switch between a center and side part though, just make sure your front layers aren’t too short.
While the majority of her shoulder-length cut is uniform, the two shorter pieces at the front draw extra attention to her facial features.
Asymmetric layers add unmatched excitement to any style—regardless of length, color, or texture.
Layers and curls are a perfect match. They give the illusion of length and volume, while simultaneously giving the hair a thinner, less bulky feel.