Cute Medium Length Haircuts 2012

Women who have shoulder length hair have many options in medium length hairstyles and haircuts. Through this article we are going to take a look at some cute medium length haircuts of 2012.
Having shoulder length or medium length hair is a blessing, because you can create some incredibly versatile styles. Medium length hair is also easy to care for and takes shorter time to style than longer hair. But getting the right haircut is essential, if you want to create a look that is modern and chic. From layered haircuts to blunt choppy haircuts, there are many cute medium length haircuts that are trendy this year.

The right shoulder length haircut should not only suit your face shape and bone structure but should also suit your lifestyle. There is no use getting a high maintenance haircut that requires an hour of styling to look perfect when you have to rush to office in the morning.

Haircuts For Medium Length Hair 2012

Classic Straight Haircut
One of the classic medium length haircuts is the no layer straight cut hair that just grazes the collarbone. The simplicity of this haircut makes it one of the most popular cute medium length haircuts 2012. To get this haircut, ask your stylist to cut your hair with no layers at the back with hair at the sides cut with graduated layers. Layers at the sides, frame the face and gives the face a softer look. Since hair at the back is kept with the same length throughout, it leaves you more options while styling your hair. You can either blow dry your hair straight with a paddle brush, or use jumbo rollers at the ends of hair to create flipped ends. This type of medium length haircut is suitable for women who have thick hair.
Straight Hair

Long Layered Haircut
Another great medium length haircut is the long layered haircut. To get this haircut, ask your stylist to cut your hair in such a way that it hits the collarbone at the front but is at least an inch shorter at the back. Hair at the crown area should be cut in long layers to give movement and body to this haircut. Make sure that the layers are not too choppy and short, otherwise hair would look too thin at the bottom. A few face framing pieces of hair at the sides will give this haircut a modern look. This type of haircut is suitable for women who have thin hair or wavy hair. Women with thin hair should style this haircut by applying a bit of hair mousse or texturizing gel to give hair more volume and body.
Layered Hair

Blunt Haircut with Bangs
A blunt cut with side swept bangs is one of the best cute medium length haircuts 2012. Blunt haircut have made a comeback this year, and they are made soft and ethereal by the addition of side swept bangs. Earlier blunt haircuts tended to look too severe. But this can be solved by cutting hair in subtle long layers at the back, so that hair looks bouncy and full. To get this haircut ask your stylist to cut your hair in a blunt cut with hair just grazing your neck. Subtle long layers should be cut all through the back of the hair with an angled cut at the sides. Also request for a side swept wispy fringe. To style this haircut, apply a bit of shine serum to the length of your hair and blow dry hair straight. Create a deep side part, and flat iron the side fringe.
Blunt Hair

Wavy Medium Haircut
If you have naturally wavy and thick hair, then a great medium haircut for you would be a wavy medium haircut. To get this haircut ask your stylist to cut your hair in layers at the sides and the back. Hair at the front should just be cut upto chin length. This haircut is a bit high maintenance and you need to get regular trims to maintain the movement of the waves and to prevent split ends. To style this kind of haircut, apply a bit of styling mousse through damp tresses. Now blow dry hair dry with the help of a blow dryer and a medium radial brush. Create soft curls at the ends by using a large barreled curling iron. To set the hairstyle, apply a smoothing serum to the ends of the hair and mist with hairspray.
Wavy Hair

There are many variations of medium length haircuts and you should talk to your stylist to find out which one will suit you. If you have long hair and want to change your hairstyle but are not ready to chop it too short, then a medium length haircut will suit you perfectly. Different styling techniques and methods can also be used to create various medium hairstyles. Use of lowlights and highlights along with hair accessories can also dramatically change your looks.