Shag hairstyles are attractive, well-manageable, and easy-to-maintain. It delivers a carefree and confident attitude to women of all ages and looks great on any type of hair length. The name was taken from the word ‘shaggy’ because when the hairs are cut in layers or an irregular pattern it gives a shaggy or a bushy look.
This trendy hairstyle was first invented by John Sahag somewhere in 1970s. It was first showcased to the public in Jane Fonda movie Klute in 1971 but the trend became popular after it was worn by the celebrity Jennifer Aniston in the famous sitcom Friends. Following Jennifer, many other celebrities like Farah Fawcett and Victoria Princialy also adopted this stunning hairstyle. Thereafter the style was lost somewhere with the wind of time but it took a set back in the recent years and today have become one of the hottest trend.
Shag hairstyles are a perfect choice for women with round or plump faces as the style softens the plumpness of the face and offers a slim look. Those with long hairs can easily go for this hair cut and add beauty to their striking personality. In case hairs are too thick, a shag cut will give a balanced appeal making the hair look less thick.
Shag hairdos are of various types depending on the length of the hair. Those with short haircuts can have short shags with several layers framing the face while few at the back. This gives a more uniform look and also adds volume. Medium shags can have the option of few or several layers depending on personal taste and desire. If a woman chooses to wear several layers then it will add volume and in case of fewer layers, shag cut will offer a sleeker appearance. Long shags have few layers to give a smooth and uniform look. If there are many layers in long cuts then it will look messy and bushy which will further pull back the beauty of the style as well as the woman’s personality.
Shag hairstyle is easy-to-maintain and that’s the reason why many women opt for this trendy cut. Even then certain amount of care should be given to hair irrespective of the type of cut or style. Like others, shag hairdo should also be taken care of by regular shampooing and conditioning. Alongwith, trimming at regular intervals is also required for a long lasting and striking effect of the hairstyle.