If you’re thinking of updating your hairstyle, but aren’t ready to make a full-on chop, we feel you. Eating all those foods for longer, shinier hair took effort, after all—effort you’re not ready to dismiss in one quick snip. Ahead, you’ll find the best long haircuts for every type of hair texture, from tightly curled to stick straight. Bring these with you on your next trip to the salon and never experience post-haircut regret again.
Click through the slideshow above for 15 inspiring long haircuts for all types of textures!
Ask for long layers that start at the chin, like Beyoncé’s.
Or, ask your hairstylist to thin out your curls and keep them all the same length.
Swooping side bangs perfectly complement long curls.
Give your straight locks dimension by asking for layers that start underneath your chin.
Blunt ends and stick-straight strands—a daring cut that translates beyond editorial.
Thin out thick hair with tapered ends.
Long, side-swept bangs and choppy ends work perfectly with thin hair. Just spritz with a texturizing spray like Oribe’s Texture Spray
The key to making thin hair look thicker is face-framing layers—Rachel McAdam’s start above her chin, adding volume to her roots.
Why not try wispy, eyebrow-grazing bangs?
A slightly inverted long cut is fresh and unexpected.
Keep things simple and embrace your natural waves with a center part.