Long Hairstyles: U-shaped, V-shaped or straight across back?


You do it when you’re trying on jeans, so do it with your long hairstyle too! Turn around, and check out your backside. Which shape do you like the best? Straight across, U-shaped or the V-shape back? This is the easiest way to flatter your rear.


These long lustrous locks are cut straight across at the back. This haircut makes the most of you long hair, keeping all the length and thickness you’re worked hard to grow.

Another great long hairstyle is the U-shaped back. This cut is shorter around the face and curves toward the longest area. Layers around the face are short enough to fall in front of shoulders, hitting at the collarbone and framing the face. The U-shape subtly removes some hair volume while providing lovely shape and profile. The U-shape can be cut as gently or dramatically as you like.

More a more daring and modern long, check out this great V-shaped long hairstyle. This look is great for thick hair, replacing bulk with shape and movement. The dramatic point really emphasizes the length of hair and draws attention to your back.

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There are so many gorgeous ways to wear layered hairstyles if you have long hair! Mix it up by wearing layered hairstyles with short and long layers. Based on your face shape, select layers that are asymmetrical, soften the forehead, or frame the face. Keep reading for pictures of different layered looks.   Starting with the…
Still having trouble deciding if you want a U-shaped back for your long hair haircut? Cutting hair into a rounded shape at the back is a great way to get a new long hairstyle without sacrificing length. You can even add in some layers (also in a U) to get even…