This is an archetypal mid-to-long heavily layered cut, hugely popular in the salon because it’s such a feminine, easy-to-wear long hairstyle. The bangs are side-parted and sweep elegantly over Allison Williams’ bright, piercing eyes. A graceful, cultured, and sophisticated style that adds youthfulness and beauty in an easy to wear way. The color in a medium mousey brown enhancement of her natural hue, and illustrates the value of staying close to your natural color level –– it’s a lot easier to get shine and luster. For tips to achieving and styling a similar look, click style notes.

Step: Ask your stylist for classic mid-to-long layers with an easy side-part. Layers should begin around the chin, and extend to shoulders. For color, if you love shine, stay within two levels of your natural, base tone, and have your colorist give you a glaze for extra glister.

Step: For styling, cocktail styling whip and volume foam in palms and work through damp hair, roots to ends. Create a side part and blowdry with boar bristle round brush, working from roots to ends.

Step: Place a fine film of shine spray along hair’s top surface for extra sparkle.

Step: To add more magic, use a curling iron or wand to curl a few pieces around the face-frame, creating a romantic finish.

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