As the latest trends suggest, long hairstyles should have lots of texture and movement in 2012. Play up your locks with face framing layers that will instantly create on-trend volume and texture, but not before checking out some layered long hairstyle ideas for 2012!

Pump up flat and lifeless locks with a quick beauty fix. Consider experimenting with layers to discover the natural movement and definition this hairdressing trend can give to your locks. Layered long hairstyles continue to conquer the heart of all celebs and topmodels. If you're ready to kiss goodbye to your dull, lifeless locks, go for one of these impressive long hairstyles. It's not necessary to spend hours in front of the mirror to keep your tresses in top shape. Complete your styling kit with shine serum and texturizer to sport versatile styles each time you're in the mood of making dramatic changes in your look.

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Face-framing layers add length and refinement to your cascading tresses. Use volumizers to prevent the boring look of plain strands. Use a flat iron to score super-sleek texture or you can also embrace your natural texture for a young and modern look. In need of a head-turning twist in your long hair, you can also consider the impact of the latest bangs and fringe designs. Combine your soft or heavy layers with blunt bangs to rise above the crowd with a fierce new look.

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Razored, shaggy layers allow you to go bold and extravagant with your locks. Muss up the tresses with a tiny amount of texturizer and sport your edgy layers with confidence. On the other hand, you can also stick to a neat and refined structure which can be easily achieved with the help of smoothing cream. These products should definitely feature in your basic styling kit. Try not to overstyle your locks and keep them with a natural feel attached. These in-salon looks offer you an insight into the way professional hairdressers managed to take the layering techniques to the next level.

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