Medium length is the most versatile and practical hair length. If you were also blessed with luscious, thick hair, then there is almost no hairstyle or haircut you can’t pull off! You can play with braids, various updos, and half updos, and can rock medium haircuts for thick hair like you were born for it.
Below we gathered +50 stunning ideas that are perfect for thick hair of medium length, so get ready to find inspiration for everything from your next work interview, to a movie night or formal event!
Side Bangs & Medium Haircut
Bangs are a perfect haircut if you have denser locks because then you also have plenty of hair to use for the bangs and still be left with enough volume. This medium haircut with side bangs looks just so gorgeous on its own!
Dutch Braid For Thick Hair
Braids are a favorite of girls with thin and thick hair alike. However, we can’t deny how breathtaking even the modest Dutch braid can look when you have a really rich mane!
A chignon is simply the fancier version of a low bun – but would you rather hear people complimenting your bun or your chignon? If your hair is at least of medium length, try it out!
Low Ponytail With Statement Hair-Tie
This quick & easy look can be recreated by even the girls who have no hairstyling skills whatsoever! Just give your thick hair a good brush, tie it in a low ponytail and let a statement accessory do the magic.
Vintage Starlet Curls
We can’t get enough of that Old Hollywood glamour, and we know you can’t either! Having thick hair of medium length is the perfect starting point for pulling off this timeless and stunning look.
Messy Braided Crown For Thick Hair
Braided crowns are both elegant and bohemian, so you can wear them at a fancy event or at a summer festival and still fit in! This messy yet charming version is perfect for a more relaxed, hippie style.
Starfall Curls For Medium Thick Hair
When your hair is just so gorgeous on its own, adding an arrangement of matching hair accessories – like these starry & cosmic hair pins – will make you look out of this world (pun intended)!
Quick & Easy Bun & Bangs Combo
How can a quick, easy, and fuss-free hairstyle look just so chic? We don’t know, and we won’t question it any further.
French Or Dutch Braids For Thick Hair
Do you prefer French or Dutch braiding? Either way, this cheeky hairstyle is appropriate for almost any situation and is perfect for thick, medium hair!
Curly Half Updo With Shiny Hair-Pin
If you have both thick and medium hair, you’re lucky enough that some relaxed curls, a quick half updo, and a shiny hairpin will look like a hairstyle worthy of the red carpet.
Whenever you have a bad hair day, feel it getting a bit greasy, or have no time to untangle your thick mane, just hide it all underneath a chic beret.
Space Buns & Bangs For Thick Hair
Bangs are a girl’s best friend – if she has thick hair, that is! Pastel and bright colors are also something that will look great on your luscious locks.
High & Braided Ponytail
Do you want to upgrade your good ol’ ponytail? No better way to do that than by adding a few tight braids. If you wanna go the extra mile, you can also play with hair rings or hairpins!
Dreadlocks For Medium Hair
Dreadlocks are not just for long hair! They look just as stunning on short or medium hair, especially if you have a sturdy mane to play with!
Double Braided Low Updo
If you have paid attention to this list, you might have noticed that adding braids to otherwise simpler hairstyles is something of a life hack. Such is also the case with this neat and elegant look!
French Twist For Thick Hair
Ah, the classic (and classy!) French twist. What better and timeless way to wear your thick hair at a more elegant event than this?
Oversized & Glamorous Curls
Take full advantage of what it means to have thick hair with this look! These oversized, glamorous curls will make you the shining star of your next party.
Edgy Half Updo With Hair Rings
There’s so much going on with this hairstyle, we don’t even know where to begin! Edgy and eye-catching, this is a choice for the bolder fashionistas out there. And if you’re totally into hair rings, make sure to check out this list for +50 hairstyle ideas that use hair rings!
Double Braided Crown
You can’t pull off this look without having super thick hair – or, you know, extensions! It will require quite some time and effort to put it together, but the end result is so mesmerizing to look at we think it is totally worth it!
Butterfly Embellished Look
The easiest and quickest half updo can be elevated by adding some statement hair clips! Just imagine how nice this butterfly-embellished hairstyle would look with a flowery, airy outfit.
Quick & Easy Messy Bun
Ah, the classic messy bun. The hairstyle loved by those with thick or thin hair alike. Quite frankly, it’s hard to imagine a quicker and more charming hairstyle that gives off that to-cool-to-care vibe!
Tuck It Back & Add Some Shine
Not in the mood to comb your hair too much? Well, if you’re lucky enough to have thick hair and enough length, all you need to look fashionable and put-together are a few statement hair clips!
Half Updo With A Bun
If your hair is of medium length (or longer), a relaxed bun half updo is one of the handiest hairstyles to add to your routine.
Space Buns & Braids For Afro Hair
What a fun and cheeky updo! Thick hair of afro texture is a blessing to have, even if it might seem a challenge to care for at times! Make sure to check this list for even more inspiration if your hair is of curly or kinky texture.
Bangs & Bed Hair
Bed hair, don’t care! We know that you secretly care and that you probably spent quite some time on your woke up like this look, but we don’t mind when it looks so cool!
Waterfall Half Updo For Medium & Thick Hair
A braided waterfall half updo is an eye-catching hairstyle. It is made even more magical by adding a dainty hair accessory, which takes it from casual to wow in a heartbeat!
Trendy Bubble Braid
A bubble braid looks so unique it’s easy to forget just how ridiculously easy it is to style it!
Braid & Bun Combo
Such an elegant look! A low bun is great on its own, but the addition of a delicate braid takes it to the next level.
Kinky Hair & Headbands: Two Looks
Make the most of the volume and texture your natural, thick hair provides! Simply add outfit-matching headbands and you’re good to go.
Oversized Low Updo With Bow
How could a girl even manage to pull off this low updo without having super thick hair? If you want to discover even more fun & unique updos for medium hair, check out this list!
Whimsical Winter Braid
You’ll need a lot of hair to braid your mane in such an intricate yet mesmerizing way! This look is perfect for a winter day – either for playing in the snow or taking the cutest pictures! Don’t forget your hat in case it gets chilly.
Lowkey Bob With Middle Parting For Thick Hair
Having a well-made haircut that suits both your face structure and your style makes styling every morning way easier. For example, this bob haircut needs nothing more than a basic middle parting and a bit of care to make you look great!
Oversized Mohawk For Medium Hair
Are you generally a more edgy, rebellious person? Then this haircut is for you! Take full advantage of the fun you can have with your thick mane and let people know you’re not playing around!
Pigtails For Thick Hair
Illustrated by the one and only Brigitte Bardot, these low pigtails will draw attention to your beautiful mane and give you an irresistible cheeky look.
Not only do these braids look lovely, they also add extra security and texture to your ponytail. This way, you can run errands and keep busy the whole day without your hair getting in your way!
Space Buns Half Updo
Half updos are an inspired choice whether your mane is thicker or thinner. This playful space buns half updo will highlight just how rich-looking your locks are!
Intricate Down-Do For Special Occasions: Four Looks
Having thick hair offers you a great deal of freedom to experiment with various hairstyles, such as all these lovely variations of a low, intricate updo, They are perfect for any special occasions and we just can’t choose our favorite!
Flower Embellished Look For Medium, Thick Hair
Flower power! Whether you’re wearing florals for spring or going to a nice (post-pandemic) garden party, this look is extremely easy yet so lovely to look at.
Having thick hair really comes in handy if you want to attempt the wet (or slicked back) look! Why? Because even when styled like this, it won’t look too lifeless or thin!
Braided Crown Half Updo
Another half updo idea that will help you out in a rush! This casual look is perfect for anything from morning classes, to running errands or a Zoom meeting.
Easy Clamp Updo
Does styling your thick hair feel like such a chore sometimes? No worries! A clamp provides a quick, fuss-free way to deal with it and look great in mere moments.
Medium Shag Haircut With Bangs For Thick Hair
Shag haircuts are one of those magical styles that seem to look good no matter what hair texture you have. Add some bangs and keep it medium for a very practical yet stylish look.
Crazy-Colored Curls: Four Looks
Thick haired girls, do you realize how lucky you are? With minimal styling – such as simply curling it – you can achieve wonders! Plus, you can pull off any sort of pastel, neon, or crazy colors, because you know they will look great on your rich mane!
If you were overwhelmed with so many great ideas for your hair type…. We totally get it! Just make sure to save or pin this list for later and remember just how lucky you are to have thick hair of medium length. So have fun with it while looking your best!