These last months we witnessed a tremendous come-back of the famous 70’s iconic hairstyle. We scrolled social media to collect some amazing hairstyle masterpieces for you to pick the one you admire most. From chiseled, stylish shag haircuts to razored spiky chops, here are the most amazing 50 medium shag haircuts that caught our attention.
I. Dark Colored Medium Shag Haircuts
1. Dark Medium Shag With Bardot Bangs And Subtle Blonde Highlights
This is a medium-long haircut with sleek, slightly parted bangs. You can accentuate the thin bangs by adding a side part, and a small blonde patch. The shag hairstyle will do a great job at framing your face and ensure plenty of volume for your locks, at the same time.
2. Razored Dark Medium Shag Haircut With Blue Patch
Adding a high contrasting hair color will help personalize your shag haircut with great ease. You can easily get a color refresh, compared to when you are getting a full dye. Plus, you can also change it whenever you feel like it.
3. Brown Colored Medium Shag Haircut With Wispy Bangs
If you have full thick hair, you can take advantage of this feature and add straight bangs that will create an amazing contrast with your bright purple eye makeup. For more medium haircuts with bangs check out this list.
4. Chestnut Brown Shiny Medium Shag Hairstyle
It can be easy to get a fantastic volume and unique shaped mane with a medium shag haircut for your straight, natural colored hair. It will instantly help you achieve beautiful natural waves and a healthy shine with no styling products needed.
5. Dark Brown Shag Bob With Straight Bangs
When you have straight long hair, opting for a medium shag haircut can give you an instant boost of volume and definition with a neck-level bob. You can enhance the effect by adding a bit of chocolate brown highlights.
6. Natural Dark Medium Shullet Hairstyle
Girls with thick hair can really take advantage of their texture and opt for a super chopped version that is a mix between a mullet and a shag, the unbelievable “shullet”!
7. Dark Brunette Shag With Straight Bangs Hairstyle
Dark straight hair is a perfect match for a porcelain white skin complexion. If you leave a couple of side strands longer than the rest of the mane, it will be the perfect way of adding teasing back into your hairstyling routine.
8. Brown Colored Shiny Copper Shag With Blonde Highlights
Adding a bit of variation in your dark-colored medium shag haircut is really easy if you opt for these front blonde highlights that are so easy to maintain!
9. Medium Mullet Shag With Subtle Highlights
To achieve these small, wispy layers, you can ask your hairstylist to use a razor instead of scissors. Also, you will need to pay around 4-6 visits per year for the fringe trims. However, the subtle pink highlights are really easy to maintain.
10. Medium Long Shag Haircut With Purple Highlights
For those with sleek, straight hair, a medium shag haircut can do wonders in terms of bringing shape and subtle waves in just the right spots. Adding a purple-colored patch can really bring a magical twist to your hairstyle.
11. Chocolate Brown Medium Shag Haircut
Chopping off the sides but keeping the length can really improve your crown’s volume. While dyeing your hair just a tone or two darker than your natural color will really enhance your brown reflections.
12. Medium Shag Haircut With Green Tips Hairstyle
While the bangs are cut short enough to reach the eyebrows, the rest of the mane surpasses the shoulders level. Subtle green highlights can be added for a bit of variation. This amazing shag allows the hair to create natural twists that are really adorable.
13. Short Razored Medium Shag With Green And Violet Highlights
You can easily gain a different appearance if you add quick, colorful highlights around your face coupled with these short straight bangs that will contrast with the twisted sides. If you are curious to learn more about two-toned hairstyles, go to this link.
14. Natural Brown Medium Shag With Straight Bangs
This medium shag has very short sides around the face that allow your beautiful features to be admired. The longer back part can be easily pulled up in a ponytail.
15. Modern Mullet Shag With Pastel Placement
If you just want to experiment before jumping into a full dye job for your head, the best way to do so is to add a couple of light pastel highlights. This will turn your dark brunette shag into a much more feminine cut. Chunky highlights are a major trend of this year as well!
16. Textured Medium Shag With Violet Highlights
No better way to enhance your super textured haircut than by adding several thin, violet highlights that will blend perfectly with your natural brown strands. Amazing!
17. Medium Long Natural Brown Shag With Soft Curls
If you crave curls and wavy bouncy hair with no styling effort, the medium shag haircut will do it! You can easily achieve this naturally with a neck-level trim, and bangs that brush your eyebrows.
18. Curly Shag With Natural Brown Hues
To achieve these gorgeous messy ringlets, you need a shag haircut, a bit of shine serum, and a diffuser that will help you get them in shape when drying your hair.
19. Modern Dark Green Shag Haircut With Straight Bangs
If you want to differentiate your dark brunette hairstyle from other similar looks, adding a dark emerald green dye will instantly give you that effect.
20. Side-Swept Bangs With Medium Shag Hairstyle
This sweet, natural wavy shag has short bangs that will create a beautiful effect on your face and bring a lot of texture around it.
II. Multi Colored Medium Shag Haircuts
21. Pink Magenta Medium Shag Haircut With Wispy Bangs
This is a smart combination of a retro trend and a modern hair color that you will adore to flaunt with any occasion. Take a look at more bold and cheeky hair colors here!
22. Medium Curly Copper Shaggy Cut
Combining a stunning copper hair dye and a messy, rich, medium shag haircut will result in this colorful and shiny cloud of curls that is simply adorable!
23. Wavy Blonde Medium Shag With Brown Highlights
You know it is going to be a glorious day when the hair is tousled and textured to perfection and the colors match your outfit!
24. Copper Brown Medium Shag With Razored Bangs
A super chopped, layered haircut will eliminate any extra weight around the sides while keeping the crown intact and allowing your strands to naturally curls creating a sweet allure.
25. Teal Blue Medium Shag With Curtain Bangs
A medium shag with a couple of soft layers and a strong teal blue shade will offer your haircut a unique look. Plus, it will beautifully match your outfit or your eye color.
26. Pastel Pink Colored Shag Haircut With Yellow Tips
Curtain bangs are a great way of bringing a mysterious look to your face. Opting for this interesting color mix will make you look simply stunning! And brighten up everyone’s day, do not forget about that!
27. Sandy Blonde Medium Shag With Curtain Bangs
If you love light hair colors but you don’t want to go over the top with bleaching your hair, you can opt for a sandy blonde shade that has a couple of ashy undertones. Cut your hair into a simple, clean shag with short natural bangs.
28. Silver Violet Fox Shag Haircut With Loose Waves
If you prefer to let your hair color do the talking for you, then you can ask your hairstylist for smaller layers and focus on adding a couple of waves to get extra volume.
29. Brown Blonde Shag Haircut With Straight Bangs
These playful strands are doing a great job at framing your face just enough to achieve a beautiful mane with warm tones of blonde and caramel brown.
30. Ashy Blonde Medium Shag With Full Bangs
When you want to make sure that your eyes will steal the show, adding wispy curtain bangs will easily do that. You can pair them with a ponytail for the days when you want a more casual, quick updo.
31. Dark Cherry Pink Shag With Curtain Bangs Hairstyle
A strong hair color and a fresh razor trim for your medium shag will ensure that this great hairstyle is a statement in itself.
32. Soft Wavy Pink Blonde Medium Shag Hairstyle With Long Bangs
Major princess vibes can be successfully combined with a shag haircut and super dimensional bangs to create a killer look with a touch of pink magic!
33. Teal Blue Shag With Lemon Green Neon Bangs
This surreal combination of pale blue and neon green bangs creates an amazing effect and is sure to make your appearance noticed no matter where you are.
34. Blonde Pink Shag With Soft Layers
Shag haircuts look great natural, straightened, and curled! In this two-colored combination, a straightened hair will ensure a cool alternation between pink and blonde highlights.
35. Silvery Blonde Medium Shag With Lilac Hues
This amazing color looks great with medium length hair. You can play with a couple of layers to create subtle waves.
36. Shiny Pink Medium Shag With Straight Bangs
If you are a hopeless romantic or you want to do something different on Valentine’s day, this shiny rose pink medium shag with messy strands looks great with long, parted bangs.
37. Golden Blonde Medium Shag With Curtain Bangs
Short, simple, and very beautiful, this blonde shag haircut has it all and allows so many styling options that it is hard no to fall in love instantly.
38. Blonde Medium Shag Haircut With Curtain Bangs
No better way of bringing light into your hairstyle than by opting for these soft, feathered blonde strands that are chiseled to form a round shape around your face.
39. Purple Mullet Shag With Razored Texture
When you have thick hair you can create fantastic texture just by adding short layers and messing them around to display all the beautiful purple shades.
40. Chocolate Brown Medium Shag With Straight Bangs
These luscious, rich coffee and chocolate shades of brown are highlighted with the help of scissors and a pair of talented hands. The secret is to gently bring layers away from the face and around the sides.
41. Curly Brown Shag Hairstyle With Side-Swept Bangs
Medium-long shags allow creating a curly, messy structure simply by using a curling wand. Also, you can add thin baby lights to accentuate the effect.
42. Curly Warm Blonde Shag With Curtain Bangs
Soft layers are great at bringing a cool curling pattern into your mane. Adding a shine serum will help you arrange them on each side of your head.
43. Brown Blonde Shag With Curtain Bangs Hairstyle
This severely chopped shag allows those chunky blonde highlights to steal the show and make your crown gain real volume with minimal effort.
44. Blonde Wispy Shag With Feathered Layers
These swoopy layers bring all those gorgeous blonde reflections to the forefront. It will look equally good if you choose to straighten them, which is what makes the shag haircut one of the most versatile cuts out there.
45. Medium Long Copper Shag Haircut With Straight Bangs
Playing with different lengths and textures is a great way of bringing variety into your hairstyle. These splendid copper reflections help you highlight this amazing cut!
46. Silver Fox Medium Shag Haircut With Piecey Bangs
Medium haircuts are really popular and look great with natural silver-gray hair. Chopping those bangs around the face will help you bring a playful touch to your look.
47. Natural Colored Shag With Chopped Bangs
This sweet razor cut shag with natural dark brunette hair strands allows your mane and sides to look really stylish with minimal effort.
48. Dirty Blonde Medium Shag Haircut With Wispy Bangs And Thin Silver Lights
If you have a gorgeous thin blonde hairstyle, cutting it into a medium shag will help you achieve an instant volume and a sweet, natural curl on the tips.
49. Peachy Pink Medium Shag Haircut
These soft, wild strands combined with a beautiful pastel peach color that was super neutralized before, will give you this fantastic contrast with your white skin and makeup.
50. Peach Pink Medium Shag Haircut With Bangs
Medium shag haircuts can be styled in numerous ways and one of them is creating a U-shape by brushing all the front strands towards your face. All that gorgeous peach pink shade will be even more visible this way.
The Year of Shag Haircuts
Razor cut shags, medium shag haircuts, or curly shags are the trendiest hairstyles at this moment and they are about to become part of this year’s iconic looks.
As you could see above, these hairstyles are super versatile and have the advantage of bringing instant texture and volume to lifeless, straight hair or sculpt thick, curly manes. Amazing right? Which one would you try?