10 Examples of Bad Layered Haircuts

When you’re not a professional, chances of ruining your hair when trying to layer your tresses are really high. If you don’t want to end up with a bad layered haircut, our advice will be to book an appointment with a good hairstylist that knows how to trim your hair gradually.

Layers should beautiful fall one over each other, creating a stacked effect. We all know those funny videos that went viral on the internet, representing women who tried to get their favorite hairdo at home. If you don’t want to be like them, discover below a few examples of bad layered haircuts and find out how to avoid looking like that.

1. Bad Long Layered Haircut

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If you ended up having a bad long layered haircut, don’t panic! We know you’re having a drama queen moment and all for the right reasons, but when your hair is long, you can still fix the mess by visiting a hair salon.


2. Awfully Layered

Well, that’s a hell of a bad one layered haircut! They look more like blunt layers instead of beautiful blends. A good hairstylist can help you fix that by smoothing those chopped strands. Unfortunately, you’ll probably need a renounce a few inches of your hair to make it look good once again.


3. Bad Layered Hairstyle with Bangs

Instead of making the hair gain volume and texture, this long bad layered hair had only made it look thin and dull. If you ever experience something like this, get a medium hairstyle or a modern long bob that will look so much better than this.


4. Messy Layers

These bad face-framing layers are the best example of how you should NOT cut your hair. The short bangs aren’t ideal for a round face, by the contrary, they make it look bigger and accentuate the cheekbones.


5. Women Over 50 With A Poorly Done Layered Cut

When you are a woman over 50, your hair starts losing its pigment and falling off. This is why you would need a hairstyle that works to your advantage, not a bad short layered haircut like the one above. Go for a pixie cut or a blunt hairdo.


6. Hair Highlights + Bad Layers

These bad chunky layered hair looks awful, mainly because those strands of hair are not beautifully blended. High definition is definitely not the goal here!


7. Short Messy Hair With Bad Layers

When you struggle with fine hair, layering and tousling is never going to help you achieve more volume. But blunt cuts will! Style waves or curls with an iron or braid your hair before you go to sleep if you want more dimension.


8. Poorly Styled Layered Purple Hair

Why would you make your hair lose its volume, who wants that? Definitely not us, right? Avoid this type of haircut that gives dimension only to half of your tresses and diminishes the tips. The hair color is beautiful, but it will never work with such a bad layered hairstyle.


Long Layers Vs. Short Layers


9. Bad Choppy Layered Hair

Did you ever wonder how a bad choppy layered haircut looks like? You have the example above. This experiment that went totally wrong will never flatter anyone because the layers are rough, and you can also see longer threads in the fringe area that are not supposed to be there.

If you want an asymmetrical hairdo and you know you don’t have the skills to do it at home, visit your fav hairstylist and he’ll do it right for you.


10. Thin Bad Layered Hair

When you have thin hair, layers are not your best option, and you can see that for yourself in the image above. Do you see how rare the ends look, even if she tried to obtain volume by waving it? So awful! Go for straight and blunt cuts or stacked layers because they can help you solve any thin hair problems.


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Bad layered haircuts are an easy thing to end up if you have inexperienced hands or a lack of skills. When you look at those celebrities’ gorgeous tresses, layers and colors, remember that most of your icons pay a lot of money to look that good. We don’t say that you need to invest thousands of dollars into a haircut, but finding a good hairstylist will save you from getting awfully haircuts at home.

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