Celebrities Know Medium-Length Hairstyles Hit The Versatility Sweet Spot

Not too short, not too long.

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Sydney Sweeney medium-length hairstyle with layers and curtain bangs

Talk about the best of both worlds. Medium-long hairstyles — that is, hair that falls between your shoulders and underarms — have enough inches for endless versatility, but without the extra maintenance required for serious length. For inspiration, explore these celebrity hairstyles.

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Salma Hayek’s sultry, center-parted waves have so much gloss, she looks like she just emerged from the sea. The medium-length of her mermaid waves help emphasize that signature beachy texture.Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty Images