9 Unique Shaggy Haircut Ideas for Long Hair



The shaggy haircut is a very popular and trendy hairstyle these days which got famous during the 70’s era of Mick jagger but in recent times, it has become the talk of the show as well. This hairstyle is all about messy, layered vibes and gives off the cool, carefree, and effortlessly stylish look. People are falling in love with this haircut because its low-maintenance, allowing you to rock different styles with ease. This haircut gives volume to your hair and adds volume, giving your hair an extra oomph. People drool for having the volumes hair and shaggy haircut is best for such people and worth considering. 

A bit matted and messy, the shaggy haircut looks the best Use your hands to mess your hair and create some textures for that casual appearance. To give texture and hold to your shaggy hairstyle, use a texturizing spray or sea salt spray. Use it on wet strands and scrunch it in for a perfectly imperfect, sandy look. Shaggy hair style is all about layers and you can try several layering styles. use a curling iron or a straightener to curl your hair or add some volume by teasing the crown area. Opt for the “bedhead” style if you want to achieve a relaxed, carefree look. All you need to do is to mess up your hair with your fingers and apply some dry shampoo to create more texture.

9 Types of Shaggy Haircut Ideas For Long-lengthed Hair: 

1.    Voluminous Shag with Feathered Ends:

Assuming you are searching for something that is very different and unique grabbing everybody’s attention, voluminous shag with padded closes is your perfect choice to consider. It includes styling your long hair in a shag with feathered ends to give it volume. The layer adds development and body to your hair while the padded closures give them a delicate look and refining look.

Voluminous Shag with Feathered Ends

2.    Classic Shag with Curtain Bangs: 

The combination of the Classic shag haircut and curtain bangs, which is also a classic shag with curtain bangs, is one of the most popular hairstyles. The shag haircut is identifiable by its messy, layered and textured appearance with shorter layers at the crown and longer layers in the ends. It causes a lot of movement and volume in the hair. Curtain bangs, are in a way, a much softer version of front bangs; they are parted down the middle and are put gently in place on both sides of the face thus providing a sophisticated hug around one’s face.

Classic Shag with Curtain Bangs

3.    Messy Layers and Beach Waves:

Clean, dry hair should be divided into sections that are easy to work with in order to achieve a messy, undone appearance. For a natural look, wrap a small section around a curling iron or wand and hold the section vertically. To create a messy look, leave the ends out. Live the iron in place for several seconds before releasing the curl. Repeat for all sections. Separate and ruffle curls with fingers to create a messy appearance. If needed, you can also apply sea salt spray or a texturizing spray to create additional beachy waves. Lastly, end the styling process with a light-hold hairspray to set the style and keep the waves in position.

Messy Layers and Beach Waves

4.    Shaggy Lob with Face-Framing Highlights:

Lead with a lob length cut, which is a mid-length bob that reaches the shoulders. Tell your hairdresser to layer it to make it look shaggy. Talk to your stylist about the position and shade of the face-framing highlights. These details should be used in such a way that they enhance the face features. Pick a shade that matches your natural hair tone or bold color if you are the daring type. After getting a shaggy haircut with highlights, style your hair by applying a texturizing spray or mousse to enhance the fuzziness. You can also use a curling iron or wand to give it more waves for a more casual appearance. Finish with a light-hold hairspray that holds everything in place.

Shaggy Lob with Face-Framing Highlights

5.    Textured Layers with Micro Bangs: 

You should ask your hairstylist for cutting approaches such as point cutting or slide cutting to obtain a shaggy hairstyle with textured layers and micro bangs. When planning micro bangs, take your hair’s natural characteristics and the level of its maintenance into account because they may need a trim more often. For styling purposes, use a list of products and styling tools including sea salt spray or texturizing spray, used for adding texture, and flat iron, curling wand, large and small round brushes used to create various hairstyles (smooth, flat) and waves. Last of all, seal with a spray that settles things lightly to keep the style from slipping.

Textured Layers with Micro Bangs

6.    Shaggy Chic with Curls:

Start with a shaggy haircut. Get layers from your stylist to make your hair voluminous and textured. With the help of a curling iron, create a few loose curls in all parts of your head. Remember to vary the direction of curling for a more realistic appearance. Work your fingers through your hair to separate the curls. This will provide you with that messy, distressed finish. End up with light-hold hairspray to maintain your curls without making them hard.

Shaggy Chic with Curls

7.    Boho Shag with Face-Outlining Layers:

If you are up for a Boho shag with face outlining layers then begin with trimming your hair into layered shag and make sure all the layers are of different lengths. The thing that makes this haircut stand out is the shorter hair near your face area. This layering forms a framing and highlights the face qualities. You can also mix some long curtain bangs for a touch of the boho look. After you have the cut, style your hair with some loose waves and just a touch of texturizer to achieve that loose, boho texture. Accessorize this look with some hair accessories like a headband or hair clips for that perfect boho chic style.

Boho Shag with Face-Outlining Layers

8.    Shaggy Layers with Bold Color Accents:

For shaggy layers with deep-colored accents, you should have shaggy bob as your starting point. This entails chopping your hair into layers according to the desired length in order to achieve that tousled and textured feel. Once you have the layers established, you can, by using temporary color sprays or semi-permanent dyes, add bold color accents. Choose vibrant and contrasting colors. Use the color accents in a targeted way on different areas of your locks like the ends or certain layers to achieve an exciting visual effect. 

Shaggy Layers with Bold Color Accents

9.      Modern Shag with Long Curtain Bangs:

Modern shag is about the simple messiness of the layers and lengthy curtain bangs. It makes you look edgy and stylish. This can be done by having your hair cut in layers of different lengths, as well as long bangs and a middle part. Whether you opt for some loose waves or even a bedhead tousle look, you can style the shag.

Modern Shag with Long Curtain Bangs:


So, there are 9 unique fuzzy haircut ideas for long hair. Let's hope you keep searching for more styles to find the one that fits your taste and works good with your long hair. Do you like a good shag hairstyle, curly bohemian hair or strong colorful highlights? Picking a messy style will make you appear stylish and current. You can also talk with your hair person to fit these plans for better results. They will adjust them according to your hair type and face shape that matches you well.

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