From Alexa to Zendaya, These Celebs Show This Hairstyle Suits Everyone

Finding a hairstyle that is universally flattering can be tricky. Sure, there are certain hairstyles that people always come back to. For instance, us Brits are totally obsessed with bob hairstyles for winter 2019, but depending on your hair type and texture it's often necessary to make adjustments so that certain trending hairstyles will work for you IRL. However, turns out there is one hairstyle that really does suit everyone, and without wanting to get too Goldilocks about it, it's due to that winning combination of being not too long and not too short. Yes, a classic shoulder-length hairstyle works for every hair type—from tightly curled to poker straight and super-thick to very fine strands. Why? Well, there are no rules when it comes to shoulder-length hair. Wear it layered or with a fringe, blunt or centre parted; it's completely customisable to you.

Ready to embrace that in-between hair life? Keep scrolling for 25 celebrities proving that shoulder-length hair suits absolutely everyone. 

Sienna Miller

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Renowned for making every day a great hair day, Sienna's mid-length style adds extra bounce to her blonde waves.

Ashley Graham

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One of the best things about a shoulder-length hairstyle is how low-maintenance it is. Ashley Graham's relaxed beach waves don't even need a parting to look effortlessly cool.

Sophie Turner

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Sophie Turner has stepped out in some particularly striking beauty looks this year, but I'm totally obsessed with this side-swept, shoulder-skimming style.

Rochelle Humes

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Make like Rochelle and sweep your hair to one side to add extra volume and texture to natural curls. Seriously glam.

Olivia Munn

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A chic centre parting and softly tousled waves lend Olivia's mid-length lob a classic feel.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Rosie keeps the front section of her shoulder-length style a little shorter than the rest. Tucking it behind your ears lends the look a '90s vibe.

Gemma Chan

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Sleek, simple and perfect for every day, Gemma Chan always makes shoulder-length hair work for off-duty and red carpet appearances.

Holly Willoughby

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If you have naturally straight hair like Holly, then try using straighteners to create soft waves for added movement.

Bryce Dallas Howard

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I absolutely love how a full fringe looks with shoulder-length hair. Bryce, I might just be copying this hairstyle.

Tessa Thompson

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Tessa's slicked-back style descends into bouncy, shoulder-length coils for this elegant award season style.

Michelle Obama

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The former First Lady has made this shoulder-length style something of a trademark. Switch to a side-parting like Michelle to instantly refresh your look.

Victoria Beckham

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From a pixie crop to full-length hair extensions, VB has settled firmly on shoulder-length hair for the best part of the last decade. And why not when it looks this good?

Rosamund Pike

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A soft French-girl fringe like Rosamund's makes a mid-length hairstyle look instantly more grown-up and polished.

Yara Shahidi

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Hair accessories + curls = a match made in beauty heaven. 

Zendaya

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How damn shiny are Zendaya's runway waves?

Jourdan Dunn

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Jourdan opts for a shoulder-length 'do that's longer at the front than the back to add plenty of volume.

Rebel Wilson

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A feathered fringe and lob look so good together as Rebel Wilson proves.

Zawe Ashton

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Keeping it sleek and simple, Zawe's side-parting and choppy ends are definitely the fashion girl's way to wear shoulder-length hair.

Hailey Bieber

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I'm getting major Baby Spice vibes from Hailey's half-up, half-down style here.

Bella Hadid

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Shoulder-length hair doesn't have to be all one length. Bella's layered style has serious style appeal.

Laura Dern

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I'll admit it—I'm a Laura Dern fan girl anyway, but I'll be plaiting my hair tonight to re-create this zig-zag effect hairstyle.

Thandie Newton

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To re-create Thandie's red carpet look, use a little gel at the roots of your hair and a volume spray through the lengths for a retro take on shoulder-length styling.

Alexa Chung

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If she isn't rocking a bob, Alexa Chung is stepping out in a lob like this one—her two trademark hairstyles.

Oprah

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A shoulder-length style is perfect for keeping curly hairstyles like Oprah's looking vibrant and bouncy.

Margot Robbie

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Play with different layers and textures to find the mid-length hairstyle that works for you, just like Margot's '70s-inspired look.