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The Best Haircuts for Fine, Straight Hair

Definitely avoid texturizing.
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Q: For straight, fine hair, what kind of haircut should I be asking my hairstylist for? Do I need a few shorter layers? A few longer layers? Any texturizing? — Lauren

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A: Well Lauren, it's a big question. One of my specialties is fine hair.

If you have long, straight hair, then I would definitely put some long layers in. 

Leighton Meester at the 2011 premiere of 'The Roommate.'

The layers have to be almost choppy, so that when they lay down with the rest of the hair they look strong, with movement—not thin and wispy. Fine hair loves to feel thicker and stronger.

Shailene Woodley at the 2011 premiere of 'The Descendants.'

Definitely no texturizing, because texturizing on fine hair will make the fine hair look finer. So you have to go the opposite route.

If you have shoulder-length hair, then you go choppier, messier, sexier. Fine hair will feel very alive!

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2015 premiere of 'Mad Max: Fury Road.'

Tony Chaar is one of Canada's top celebrity hairstylists and the owner of Tony Chaar Salon at 140 Avenue Road in Toronto. Call 416-920-9965 to book an appointment.