There are many easy hairstyles for medium hair, once you learn them, you will be surprised how versatile your everyday look can be. Our primary goal is to help you make your life easier, that is why we have carried out a deep research and come up with a nice set of easy ideas to replicate. Whenever you feel like you are tired of the same old hairstyle you use day after day, you are welcome to use these cute ideas we have stored for you!


The thing is that cute hairstyles for medium hair do not require countless hours spent in front of your mirror. You can easily succeed in the creation of a fancy hairdo on your own, with the least of time and effort spent.

What is more, medium hair styles are so versatile and easy to upgrade that you should not limit your imagination. Just follow our lead and get creative!

Double Dutch Braid

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  1. Make a center part.
  2. Divide your hair into three strands and start braiding.
  3. Add hair to the outer section and take it to the middle one.
  4. Repeat on the other side.
  5. Braid until the whole section of your hair is in the braid.
  6. Secure the braid with the elastic hair band so that the nice low pony is left.
  7. Repeat the procedure in the exact same way on the other side.
  8. Add some volume to the braids.


Twisted Half Up

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  1. Take two small sections of your hair right in the middle of your head.
  2. Twist the first section.
  3. Add back section to the twist and twist them together.
  4. Secure the twist with an elastic band.
  5. Repeat the procedure on each side.
  6. Add some volume to your hair.

Half Up Top Knot

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  1. Grab the top section of your hair.
  2. Start twisting it and wrapping around into a bun shape.
  3. Secure with an elastic band.
  4. Add up some volume to the bun.


Top Knot

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  1. Grab your hair together and pull it up.
  2. Loop a hair band half way, pulling hair through.
  3. Wrap ends of hair round and tie up.
  4. Add up some volume using your hands.
  5. Pull out a few strands to complete the do.’

Braided Ponytal

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  1. Form a regular, messy pony.
  2. Start braiding the small section of hair in the middle of your pony.
  3. Secure it with the elastic hair band.
  4. Add up some volume to the braid.


Half Up French Braid

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  1. Grab a middle section of your hair in the front.
  2. Start braiding a French braid.
  3. Add a new strand of hair to each side as you keep braiding.
  4. When you reach the top of your head, transform your French braid into the regular one.
  5. Finish off your half up braid and secure it with a hairband.
  6. Add some volume to your braid.

Half Up Top Knot

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  1. Grab a middle section of your hair in the front.
  2. Secure it with the hairband.
  3. Wrap your hair around into a bun shape.
  4. Secure it with bobby pins.
  5. Add light curls using flat iron to your loose mane, if you like.

Low Bun

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  1. Brush your hair thoroughly and gather it all up together.
  2. Take a hair elastic and start creating a bun, wrapping your hair low around the base.
  3. Make sure that the bun is nicely secured, tieing the band over your hair twice.
  4. When the bun is ready, pull its edges to add some fullness.
  5. To stay away from a flat look, pull the crown, too, thus adding volume to the front.
  6. If some hairs stick out of the style, pin them in place with a couple of bobby pins.


Half-Up Pony

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  1. Start off by creating a side part and separating off the top layer of hair.
  2. Leave a small section to fall on your forehead freely: it will make a simple hairstyle look more interesting.
  3. With the help of a hairbrush, make the top layer smooth and sleek and then tie it into a pony. Make it as tight as possible.
  4. Pull the ponytail at the edges to give it a fuller appearance.
  5. Finish by working some hair gel into your baby hairs so that they won’t bother you during your rocking the look.

Side Swept Style

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  1. Begin by creating a perfectly sleek and straight texture with a flat iron. Prior to styling, use a good quality heat protectant.
  2. Take a small angular hair section at the front and flip all your hair toward it, thus creating a side part.
  3. Then, tease the hair at the back of the head and secure the volumetric look with a coat of hairspray. To achieve a truly steady look, work with small and thin sections one by one.
  4. Finish the look with a fancy barrette: it will not only make you look different but also keep the side in place.

FAQ: Easy Hairstyles For Medium Hair

Which cut is suitable for medium hair?

In a medium-cut hairstyle the hair ends are usually cut at your collarbones or shoulder blades. This style is actually suitable for many hair textures and hair types, including curly, straight, wavy and natural hair. It is also more low-maintenance than long hair and it suits all facial shapes.

How can I make my short hair look good without heat?

Here are 6 effortless but proven ways to get great hair without using heat:

  1. Take advantage of your natural curls and waves.
  2. Consider using a product designed specifically for air drying.
  3. Thicken your hair at the root.
  4. Use a good, high-quality salt spray.
  5. Go to bed with a wet hair.
  6. Braid your hair to create a natural wavy look.