Hairstyles for Medium Length Hair

Check out this wedding hairstyle photo gallery filled with beautiful formal, half up half down, updo and down hairstyles for meduim length hair. It is a great way to get inspired. If you are still not sure, we have collected some great advice to help you find just the right hairstyle for you.

Click on your favorite hairstyle for medium length hair below to learn if this style will compliment your face shape and get detailed styling instructions, for free! Also you can upload your photograph and "try on" your favorite style.

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More Celebrity Inspired Formal Hairstyles for Medium Length Hair


Jennifer Lopez

We love this style on J-Lo! Her haircut features layering which enhances the curl and gives the style extra body and bounce. This hairdo will suit fine to thick, wavy hair types and most face shapes.


Jennifer Lopez

This is a classic style, great for any special occasion. The medium to long layers cut through the back and sides allows for bounce and movement which makes it best suited for those with long face shapes.


Jennifer Lopez

This sassy medium length 'do is a perfect look for Ms. Lopez. Her length has been concave cut to shoulder level and long soft layers have been added to create shape and definition. This is an easy style to maintain with regular trims.


Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer stopped by New Line Cinema's 40th Anniversary Gala looking stunning with her full and fancy hairstyle. Her hair was cut into layers starting with the short layers through her top, down to the medium to long layers through her back and sides to give her style volume and fullness.


Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer made her way into the 2007 Movies Rock Event looking elegant with her graceful hairstyle. Her length was cut to one length and short to long layers were cut through her back and sides to create body and bounce for her style. Shorter layers were also added through her top section for added height for her style and for balance.


Jennifer Hudson

This was a slick and smooth look for Jennifer Hudson at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards. Her foxy bob had jagged edges and was cut to sit at her jaw line. Layers were also cut through the back and sides to add shape and body to the crown area. This look can easily be re-created with the perfect blow-wave, and smoothed-over with a straightening iron.


Carrie Underwood

Medium to long layers allows this hairstyle to bounce up to achieve body and fullness to this look. The top has been teased and pinned back for height and shape.


Kate Hudson

This glamorous hairstyle is definitely one to turn heads. The large defined waves sit beautifully on the shoulders thanks to the long layers cut through the edges to enlighten the ends. This 'do will be perfect for any special occasion.


Carrie Underwood

This gorgeous hairstyle sits beautifully on the shoulders with medium to long layers cut through the sides and back to compliment any long face shape.


Carrie Underwood

Jagged cut layers gives this versatile look a defined edge which makes it easy to style out for a beautiful finish. This magnificent look is best suited for those with long face shapes.


Carrie Underwood

The combination of medium to long layers cut through the sides and back of this light blonde mane enhances the bounce and movement of the sexy waves. This look is easy to re-create with rollers or a blow-waves and is great for any special occasion.

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Farah Fath

Farah's hair looks great at the 3rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards as this style creates a straight effect but also has a loose, messy, high quiff. This hairstyle is a great way to dress up a bob!


Jennie Garth

This gorgeous hairstyle is perfect for any special occasion. The sides are braided back and under to create no width to the sides. The top is teased for height which makes it great for those with round face shapes.


Elizabeth Banks

This beautiful highlighted bob is blow-waved from root to tip to smooth out the locks for a sleek look and feel. The top is then teased and pinned back to add height making it a great style to balance out a round face. A little product is needed for hold and shine.


Rachel McAdams

This fancy hairdo is blow-waved to allow the ends to flick out for a textured look and feel. The top is teased and pinned back to add height to this style for a brilliant finish. This hairstyle is easy to re-create and perfect for any occasion.


Jessica Alba

This solid cut style looks wonderful on this "Into The Blue" star. Jessica's length has been left at shoulder level and short jagged layers have been cut to create body and shape around her face.


Jessica Alba

This classic bob is blunt cut to sit just under the jaw-line and is blow-dried smooth showing off the highlights added to the top for contrast. This is a simple yet sexy style best suited for those with round face shapes and will need regular trims to avoid split ends.


Jessica Alba

Soft loose waves are added to the mid-lengths to ends of this chestnut brown mane to give shape and movement making it best suited for those with long face shapes looking for a elegant hairstyle to compliment their over-all style. Product is needed for hold and shine.

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