Top 100 Medium Hairstyles for Women

By on October 20, 2013
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Welcome to our Top 100 Medium Hairstyles for Women! With the new year fast approaching, there’s no better time to choose a new and exciting hairstyle. We’ve chosen 100 fabulous medium-length hairstyles worn by the hottest celebrities for you to choose from. Find new haircuts, styles, colours, and accessories for medium hair that you can experiment with at home. Be inspired by Lea Michele’s ombre locks, Emma Stone’s pretty blonde ‘do, Taylor Swift’s blunt bangs, and Vanessa Hudgens’ curly side-plait, to name but a few. Browse through our Top 100 Medium Hairstyles for Women to find the perfect new hairstyle for this year.

[ Read also : 2015 Top 100 Medium Hairstyles for Women ]

1. Emma Stone Medium Hairstyle: Blonde with blunt bangs

Actress Emma Stone looks stunning with her mid-length blonde hair and blunt bangs. This simple hairdo is given a touch of glamour by subtle caramel and platinum streaks. Recreate Emma’s look by asking your hair stylist to add a few complementary hi- and low-lights to your hair. Be sure to choose shades that flatter your skin tone.

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2. Miranda Kerr Medium Hairstyle: Luscious heavy waves

Australian model and Victoria’s Secret angel Miranda Kerr makes the most of her chocolate-brown locks by wearing her hair in luscious, heavy waves. Her medium-length hair rests beautifully on her shoulders and gently frames her face. If you have a round face like Miranda, this hairstyle is very flattering as it creates the illusion of a more oval face.

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3. Taylor Swift Medium Hairstyle: Blunt bangs and soft curls

Country singer Taylor Swift wears her gorgeous honey-blonde hair loose, with chunky blunt bangs that accentuate her eyes. She completes the look with super-smooth hair and a slight curl at the ends. This hairstyle works best with naturally straight hair, although it’s possible to use a hair straightener to achieve a similar look.


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4. Kim Kardashian Medium Hairstyle: Messy plait with regal braid

Take inspiration from reality-star Kim Kardashian and wear your medium-length hair in a messy Grecian plait. This look is fresh and playful, and you can add an extra braid on top to give this ‘do a royal flair. We think Kim looks just like a Greek princess with this pretty medium hairstyle.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22:  Kim Kardashian attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on October 22, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)


5. Rihanna Medium Hairstyle: Long grey curls

Grey isn’t usually our first choice when picking  a brand new hair colour, but songstress Rihanna shows us that it can look pretty awesome indeed. She wears her hair in big black curls with grey ombre (a gradual change in colour or shade from dark to light), and accessorizes with metallic lipstick and gold jewelry. If you’re worried about looking older with grey hair, add a little lavender to brighten it up. We can definitely see grey being a hot, edgy hair colour for 2014.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18:  Rihanna seen leaving her hotel to go to her Birmingham gig on July 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Neil Mockford/FilmMagic)


6. Blake Lively Medium Hairstyle: Playful ponytail 

Gossip Girl actress and fashionista Blake Lively looks effortlessly fresh-faced with her playful blonde ponytail. Her hair is tousled and textured, and her face is framed by a few wispy flyaway hairs. A perfect casual hairstyle, this slightly messy ponytail suits almost every face – be creative and tweak it to suit your own personal style.

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7. Jessica Alba Medium Hairstyle: Glamorous ombre curls

We are so envious of actress Jessica Alba’s elaborately curled shoulder-length hairdo. With a deep side parting and dramatic ombre ends, this medium hairstyle is  simply perfect. You may have to spend a considerable amount of time styling your hair to achieve this ‘do, but we think it’s totally worth it.

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8. Selena Gomez Medium Hairstyle: Classy, voluminous ponytail

Singer Selena Gomez looks classy and professional with her high, voluminous ponytail. This look is achieved by teasing medium-to long hair before pulling it back and securing it in a high ponytail. Once you’ve got the look, a few spritzes of maximum hold hairspray should keep your perfectly coiffed hair in place all day.

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9. Jennifer Aniston Medium Hairstyle: Soft, straight layers

Actress Jennifer Aniston never disappoints when it comes to her classic, girl-next-door hairstyles. Here she shows off a medium hairstyle with glossy, straight layers and a side parting. This is a wonderful hairstyle if you have fine hair like Jen, as it creates the illusion of thicker, more vibrant hair.



10. Kristen Stewart Medium Hairstyle: Sexy side-parting

Sultry Twilight actress Kristen Stewart oozes sex appeal with a dramatic side parting and long, flowing curls. This medium hairstyle is all about volume – use a curling wand to create big, cascading curls. For extra impact, keep your curls on the side of your parting, and scrape hair back on the other side.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  Kristen Stewart at The World Premiere of Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate Company, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage)

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  1. Kamri Rowlings

    February 25, 2015 at 4:12 am

    I love #85, Emma Watson always has amazing hair.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:06 am

      Emma Watson’s hair is always adorable. Although I kind of miss her pixie hair cut, her latest hairstyles are equally cute.

  2. Jane

    May 5, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    I really like Zooey Deschanel’s hairstyle. It makes her looks so cute. I wanna try if something like that would fit me as well.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:08 am

      Good luck, Jane! I think her hairstyle works fairly well with most face shapes, so you may be able to manage it. I hope it works out for you!

  3. cindarella

    May 2, 2014 at 11:51 pm

    55 and 64 is just kool and perfect for me, awesome post keep it up

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:12 am

      I love that you chose for your username to be Cinderella! Also, thank you for stopping by. The writers at HerInterest work a long time preparing articles like this, so I am happy to hear that you enjoyed it.

  4. Diana

    May 2, 2014 at 2:48 am

    So many of these styles are just gorgeous. I love #2 Miranda and #43 Amber. Both of their hair colors are so rich and beautiful. I also like both styles, just a hint of a curl and an overall pretty look. Thanks for the list. It gives me a lot of inspiration for my own hair which is medium-length.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:18 am

      Thank you for stopping by HerInterest, Diana! As your hair grows longer, you can also check out our article on the top 100 long hair styles that you can have.

  5. Asha

    April 29, 2014 at 8:51 am

    For an Indian woman, her long tresses are considered her ultimate crowning glory but let’s face it… It’s hard maintaining all that hair. I like the compromise of a mid length hair cut especially Miranda’s, Jessica Alba’s and Jennifer Aniston’s. Love the layering!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:21 am

      I never heard of that fact about Indian women before. Is long hair culturally associated with beauty? I definitely agree with you, though. Whenever I have had long hair, it always seems to take so much longer to style and fix my ‘do.

  6. Shelley dudley

    April 25, 2014 at 9:47 am

    For those who want to add a bit of zing to their looks and are not comfortable with short or longer hair do, here are a lot of choices to choose from. Selena Gomez looks cute in that Classy, voluminous ponytail. That is my first choice of medium hair do as it’s so easy and less time consuming.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:25 am

      Medium hair is such a great way to compromise between the desire to have long hair and the convenience of having short hair. Plus, medium length hair cuts also mean that you have hair long enough to put into a ponytail whenever you feel lazy.

  7. Amanda

    April 24, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    I found your list just in time for my next haircut. I’ll have to spend a little time deciding just which look I want to try to pull off, however you have definitely made my haircut decision a little better. I mean, there are so many choices in here. Thanks for taking the time to compile this, it must have taken hours.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:53 am

      There are so many ideas to choose from on this list–you may end up having to delay your next haircut, Amanada! You are right–it can take our writers hours and hours to find the images and write out each article. It is really great that you noticed the effort–I am sure that made the writer happy!

  8. Anne

    April 24, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    Some of these seem a bit long to be medium hairstyles. Jennifer Aniston’s #18 is an absolute disaster…I don’t think I could leave the house looking like that! However, there are some good ideas here for this hair length. I’ve always had long hair, but have recently shortened it, so I’m always on the lookout for new things to do with it.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 1:54 am

      Jennifer Aniston has had so many hairstyles over the years. A lot of her hairstyles in the 1990s actually were the most popular cuts for years–it is crazy how styles change. Now that you have shorter hair, I am glad that you were able to get some new styling ideas for it!

  9. Grace

    April 24, 2014 at 10:46 am

    Wow!*-* Miranda kerr looks so beautiful with this kind of hairstyle.Unfortunately, I have short hair and consequently it’s impossible for me to wear this. I hope one day to be like her !!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:01 am

      It could be totally possible for you some day, Grace! Miranda Kerr has lovely hair, and it will just take you a bit of time to grow yours out. It may seem like you have to wait forever now, but the time will seem like it went fast when you look back later.

  10. Kyle

    April 24, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Have always been a fan of Jennifer Aniston’s haircuts. Sleek, never out of place and just perfect for any event, but today Jennifer Garner’s voluminous, tousled and slightly bed-head look caught my eye!

    What I liked is also the variety of ways in which various haircuts can be styled, whether with a head band or keeping it side swept!

    I’m printing this out and heading to my hair stylist pronto!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:02 am

      Anyone who has thick, voluminous hair naturally is so incredibly lucky. Thick hair can be used in so many different styles and always ends up looking great. Enjoy using the ideas on this list!

  11. Purvi Kantariya

    April 22, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    If I have one word to describe this blog then I say “Awesome”.
    I always like tylor swift’s hairstyle. At present I have same hairstyle which Jessica Alba (7) has. Next time I am planning to use one of these hairstyle for me… ;)

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:04 am

      Thank you for the compliments, Purvi! I noticed that you have commented on multiple articles on this site–we love hearing your feedback. There are plenty of other articles on this blog, so feel free to check them out!

  12. silvia

    April 22, 2014 at 9:40 am

    perfect list for me! I sport right now exactly that length of hair. Loved especially the bangs and ombre looks. Maybe changing my hair colour will be also a future option for me. I think my favorite out of the list is Zooey Deschanel. Her sweet hairdo makes me long for some new bangs.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:10 am

      Thank you for the feedback! If you enjoyed this article, there are several more on this website that you are sure to like! Stop by any time, Silvia!

  13. Elisha

    April 22, 2014 at 1:26 am

    This is about how long my hair is now and after taking quite some time to grow it out (it seemed like FOREVER!), I now want to find a style for it. This list gives me so many ideas! I think I may even try bangs after seeing Emma Stone’s blunt bangs or some ombre color like Jessica Alba! I will be pinning some of these to remember for later. Thanks!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:14 am

      It is great to hear that this list worked for you. Our writers are always trying to come up with the most interesting, relevant content for our readers. Thanks for the comment!

  14. Christine

    April 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    I’m in love with #77 Mila Kunis’ look! My hair is really long and dark right now, but I usually get about 6 inches taken off near the end of spring and have some highlights put in so I look summery (younger, to tell you the truth:). Anyway, her hair has just the right amount of highlights and the shine is amazing. I want her hair.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:15 am

      Mila Kunis is lucky to have amazing hair and naturally beautiful features. Although I get the desire to look like her, I am amazed that you had six inches taken off of your hair. That sounds like so very much, Christine! Do you like your new style?

  15. Lynn S

    April 21, 2014 at 2:32 am

    Oh my – I am jealous! I think I liked every single style on this list! Every single celebrity has such shiny, beautiful hair! My hair isn’t quite as long as most of these, but I am trying to get it there and will be using many of these photos for style ideas when my hair is long enough!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:17 am

      I totally understand how you feel, Lynn. There are so many ridiculously cute hairstyles. Really, it is impossible to use just one. If only hair extensions were cheaper and easier to use every day!

  16. Jane White

    April 20, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    The beauty of the hair is that it can be varied to suit your style. Short, long or medium, they all serve different purposes. This list presents excellent options to choose from as there are lots of styles here. Although each style would best suit an occasion, I love number 17, the Zooey Deschanel Medium Hairstyle, Bouncy curls with bangs. It gives your face a fuller look.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:19 am

      In addition to this list of medium hairstyles, we also have a list for short hair and a list for long hair. As you cut and grow out your hair, you can check out some of the styles from our other lists as well.

  17. Jill Crenshaw

    April 16, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Cara Delevingne should totally try some other hairstyle. She has big forehead and a pony tale is definitely a fail. Kate Beckinsale with her voluminous hair high pony is a different story. You can see the difference between them! I would be glad to try some of those hairstyles this year

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:23 am

      Oh, I thought Cara’s hair looked fine! At any rate, I definitely like the high pony tail. It is one of my favorite looks because it is so easy to do. Enjoy trying out these hairstyles, Jill!

  18. Melissa

    April 16, 2014 at 3:33 am

    Wow…these styles are truly amazing. I have medium length hair and now I can go to parties and to work with different hairstyles every single day. Your website has certainly bought a smile on my face early in the morning. Thanks a lot for sharing.

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:25 am

      That is a wonderful thing to hear! I always get stuck thinking of different ways to style my hair. Having a list like this in hand is a great way to always be ready for the next party or major event. Thanks for stopping by HerInterest, Melissa!

  19. Della Thompson

    April 15, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    Katy Perry and Sarah Jessica Parker – can I PLEASE have your hair! lol All these gorgeous woman and their lovely locks! I would have to grow my hair out for ages before I would be able to rock any of these styles! Loved the article – any tips for growing out short hair and not lopping it off before it gets long cause it’s in the in between phase?!

    • web admin

      April 8, 2015 at 2:27 am

      I agree completely with you! I am so jealous of women who have such lovely, thick hair. My hair grows fast, but it will never, ever be as thick as some of the celebrities’ hair. On the bright side, Della, we can both try out hair extensions and see if that helps. When it comes to short hair, you have to just have the will power to not chop it off. Hair extensions could help because you would have the enjoyment of styling long hair before you would actually get to have long hair.

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