Layered Shag Hairstyles Basics

shag hairstyles

Layered Shag Hairstyles Basics


The term layered shag hairstyles is actually a combination of two different types of hairstyles. The shag itself is a particular hairstyle referring to a short up to medium length haircut. With longer hair than medium length it could not be called shag anymore. The general length of shag is right between the shoulder and chin length. It could never be shorter or longer than that.

The method of cutting the shag layered hairstyles is by the guide of stationery which is combing upward the hair. The upward combing means to align the rest of the hair with the hair on top of the head. The use of the word shag itself comes from shaggy which is the look achieved by doing this particular cut.

Furthermore with the popularity of using layers there is a combination of layers and the shag haircut to create an even better look. There are many famous people using this particular hairstyle such as David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb, and also Leif Garrett. The very popular time of this hairstyle was between 60s and 80s. Many of rock stars are also actually using layered shag hairstyles in a bit different variation for a new look as well back then.

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15 Photos of the Layered Shag Hairstyles Basics

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