The Editors
Published on January 26, 2023

If you wish to give a nice rounded shape to your curly tresses or create extra volume throughout your natural curls — go for a layered haircut! Spice up your layered curly hair with bangs, highlights, or radiant shades to make it look classy and eye-catching.

Here, we’ve got a collection of the 30 trendiest curly layered haircuts for all curl types and lengths. Check it out and save the best options as inspiration for your next hair salon appointment!

1. Sparkling Layered Curly Bob

Layered curls look stunning as they are, but sandy blonde highlights add uniqueness to this hairstyle. Enhance it with curly bangs to balance your bone structure and accentuate your magnetic eyes.

Shoulder Length Layered Curly Hair and Bangs

Instagram / @jesseniaspallet

2. Curly Shaggy Bob with Blonde Highlights

It’s hard to imagine a more voluminous hairstyle than a curly shag cut, especially if it’s spiced up with dimensional blonde highlights, like in this case. Note that shaggy layers will perfectly pair with bangs of the same texture.

Voluminous Razored Bob for Curly Hair Type

Instagram / @hollygirldoeshair

3. Red Curly Hair with Face-Framing Layers

These tight ringlets are beautiful on themselves but paired with bright red tones — they are absolutely breathtaking! Curly layers will make your haircut truly dimensional. However, if you throw your radiant curls over one side, you will get even more volume.

4. Shaggy Cut for Naturally Curly Hair

Some people suggest bangs may add bulkiness to a curly mane, which is already full enough. However, shaggy layers will help you create a gorgeous hair shape and emphasize the texture of your natural curls.

Medium Shaggy Haircut for Loose Waves Hair

Instagram / @ruteboazhair

5. Subtle Highlights on Curly Layers

Curly haircuts look magnificent on ladies with oval faces! Customize your clearly shaped curls with subtle highlights for curly hair of a lighter shade than a natural brown hair color to spice up your ringlets.

Dark Brown Waves with Lighter Subtle Highlights

Instagram / @ronkingbeauty

6. Long Curly Hair with Golden Blonde Balayage

You can boost movement and dimension to your long curly hairstyle if you emphasize the defined texture of your golden blonde curls. How can you do that? Use a texturizing spray or mousse when your mane is still wet and style your locks to the side for more volume at the crown.

Long Hair with Defined Waves and Blonde Balayage

Instagram / @jhonyveiga

7. Bright Copper Curly Shag

Frizzy hair is not a sentence as, with the right haircut and proper routine, you can give your curls a mesmerizing look! We recommend you pay attention to shaggy cuts, full of layers of different lengths. Layered curls look absolutely stunning on women with bright hair colors, such as this natural copper hue.

Classic Long Shag for Bright Copper Curls

Instagram / @jayne_edosalon

8. Voluminous Springy Curls

We admire this shiny, multidimensional shag with golden blonde highlights that enhance the definition of these stunning spirals! Looks extremely impressive, especially on ladies with tanned skin tones.

Textured Layers on Thick Curly Natural Texture

Instagram / @romeufelipe

9. Retro Shag Hairstyle with Layered Curls

Bring in cool and edgy 90s vibes to your look with this striking layered curly shag. By adding layers to the top of your mane, you won’t only beautifully frame your face but also come up with a super voluminous hair shape.

Bold Shaggy Hairstyle for Curly Hair Type

Instagram / @salsalhair

10. Shaggy Bob Cut for Curly Locks

Want to showcase your creativity and bright personality? Hairstyles with messy curls are the best way to do this. Let your bangs freely hang over your face, and don’t bother yourself with neat styling, as it looks stunning as it is!

Messy Layered Bob Cut for Natural Spiral Curls

Instagram / @casadantiga

11. Voluminous Curls for Oval Face Shape

Frizzy curls may look bulky and fluffy in many cases, but a longer layered hairstyle will solve this issue. Layering can create a beautiful shape for your curly mane and add an airy feel to your new trendy look.

Sassy Curly Look for Medium Hair

Instagram / @camilaburgarelli

12. Alluring Copper Curls for Mid-Length Hair

Ginger hair and big curls perfectly match each other and suit girls fond of fun, vivid hairstyles. Show everyone your positive personality with your shiny copper curls, which are easy to style both down the middle and to the side.

Sparkling Ginger Curls with Side Bangs

Instagram / @created_by_cath

13. Short Curly Bob with Bangs

This chic layered curly bob will bring French charm to your everyday hairstyle. Perfect for women with thicker hair and any face shape except round faces, as big curly hair with a rounded shape around the face will visually widen the chubby cheeks.

Neck Length Curly Bob Haircut

Instagram / @novaperruquers

14. Side-Parted Layered Bob for Natural Curls

This bob cut looks as awe-inspiring as it is natural. Layering will boost your hair texture and simplify your styling routine. Even though this hairdo is a bit messy, you can freely pair it with a sophisticated cocktail dress and wear it for an evening out.

Mesmerizing Side Parted Curly Style

Instagram / @salsalhair

15. Long Curly Pixie with Highlighted Tips

A combination of curly hair on top and buzzed nape creates a unique cut worth everyone’s attention. This catchy style will bring you dozens of admiring glances, but consider it may look too extravagant for office work.

Edgy Long Pixie for Curly Hair

Instagram / @_blondieandco_

16. Spiral Curls and Contrasting Highlights

Naturally curly hair looks great when you manage to reveal the beauty of your curl pattern, and the best way to do this is to brighten your locks with a pinch of color. Auburn ginger tones will help your curls stand out and significantly change the appearance of your thick kinky hair.

17. Curly Shag for Thick Hair

Get a hairdo you’ll adore and inspire everyone with by cutting your curly tresses in layers of different lengths. Trendy blonde tips and lowlights will make this style more creative and eye-catching, so you can feel free to adopt this look if your want to make a statement with your fresh shaggy cut.

18. Long Black Coils with Caramel Highlights

Middle parting allows you to spread evenly the volume of your curls on both sides, which will work mostly for thick-haired women. Upgrade this layered curly cut with golden highlights to complement the texture of your tight spirals.

Dark Layered Corkscrews with Highlights

Instagram / @curlssbyylexx

19. Chic Layered Cut for Fine Curly Hair

Careless yet elegant, this gorgeous curly bob is an excellent example of a layered cut full of energy and life! Style your waves with curl-defining products to give them a shape that will boost the fullness of your fine curly hair.

Curly Layered Bob with Caramel Balayage

Instagram / @novaperruquers

20. Shaggy Curly Bob with Side Bangs

Look how much dimension you can get with this curly shaggy bob! Make short layers on the crown and on the sides to create a rounded shape and balance your long face.

Modern Shaggy Bob for Classic Curls

Instagram / @aoki_hair

21. Short Cut with Big Curls and See-Through Bangs

This neck-length bob is great for volumizing the top of your hair! Paired with a long, see-through fringe, it creates a full head of curly layers. This haircut will also make your neck look long and elegant.

Short Curly Bob with Face Framing Layers

Instagram / @casadantiga

22. Thick Shaggy Curly Hair

It might be challenging to take care of long curly hair, but we know how to make things easier. Opt for hairstyles with choppy layers and bangs and moisturize your tresses with a leave-in conditioner to keep frizz away and enhance the texture of each curl.

Shaggy Haircut with Long Layers for Naturally Curly Hair

Instagram / @ernestomeneses

23. Dimensional Layered Kinky Hair

Many women would die to be born with such curls, as kinky hair looks incredibly gorgeous! So, if you’re lucky to have natural hair, all you need is to come up with the right routine and a maximum comfortable haircut, for example, this cool layered bob.

Natural Texture Rounded Crop for Kinky Hair

Instagram / @ronkingbeauty

24. Ginger Curly Haircut with Deep Side Parting

We admire these weightless layered curls! Style your strands to the side to give your curly hair a comb-over look and moisturize your ringlets to make them more defined.

Side Parted Hairstyle with Spiral Curls

Instagram / @tylercaragatahair

25. Red Orange Curly Hair with Shaggy Layers

Layers tend to thin out your kinky hair and remove the excessive bulkiness. Flat on top and big on the sides, this curly layered cut can balance longer face shapes, so we advise this hairstyle for women with long and oval faces.

Rich Ginger Red Curly Haircut

Instagram / @brunodantte

26. Dark Layered Corkscrews for Round Faces

Everybody will notice your new style if you go for this voluminous curly layered haircut. Choose a shape with shorter layers on top to make your coily hair airy and weightless.

Catchy Layered Corkscrew Hairstyle

Instagram / @brunodantte

27. Short Blonde Shag with Choppy Layers

Blonde curly locks are not the common choice for women experimenting with hair cutting and dyeing, as bleaching can make your curls frizzier. Yet, choppy layers instantly solve this problem. Besides, you can always curl some of your strands here and there to give this style a more textured look.

Blonde Shaggy Bob for Natural Curls

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28. Stunning Voluminous Pixie for Natural Curls

If you want to experiment with your naturally curly hair, this long pixie with big curls is an excellent idea. This eye-catching look will help you make a statement and emphasize your creativity.

Long Curly Pixie Cut for Thick Hair

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29. Flowing Curly Shag

Shaggy haircuts are probably the best way to show off curls’ texture. Opt for curly layers and thick bangs to flatter your mid-length haircut and draw attention to your beautiful facial features.

Messy Curly Shag for Naturally Curly Hair

Instagram / @hollygirldoeshair

30. Heavily Layered Curly Haircut

Face-framing layers deliver a lot of volume to curly hair. Use a texture hair spray to define your curls even more and keep them bouncy for the rest of the day.

Eye Skimming Bangs on Curly Hair

Instagram / @curlcousin

Save your favorites and show them to your hair stylist to create a perfect curly layered hair style and emphasize the beauty of your unique features.

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