Would I Look Good with Short Hair? Here’s a 2-Second Trick to Find Out

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How To Style Short Hair?

Just because your hair is short doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with it. There’s plenty of ways to add interest to shorter hair.

Take for example the versatile bob. While not entirely short, the bob is a medium-short style that has endless options. If you have a layered bob, you can add some curls with a curling iron or hot rollers and rock some loose waves. Layers have the advantage of adding height and volume to your facial shape, which is especially flattering, especially on people who have prominent cheekbones.

If you’d rather have a sleek short style, you can use a gel and blow dry hair straight with a paddle brush. Finish it off with a shine serum and you’ll have a short style that’s glamourous and chic.

Short hair is timeless and is can be worn by nearly every facial shape and hair type. Why not shave some hours off your morning routine and take a little bit of your life back? While short hair can be a spontaneous change, with some thought and consideration and professional consultation with your hairstylist, you’re bound to find a short haircut you adore.

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26. Jennifer Lawrence – America’s Sweetheart

J-Law has had numerous A+ looks over the years. The long lion’s mane of multi-hued, wavy-meets-straight hair she had at the Hollywood Reporter Celebrates the 85th Academy Awards Nominees event in 2013 wasn’t one of them. The long hair didn’t quite suit her, the messy waves making her face look chubby.

The wavy platinum style she wore at the fan screening of X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016 was much better. Parted to the left and slightly longer than chin-length, these waves fell perfectly, showcasing her lovely cheekbones and intense eyes.

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34. Jennifer Hudson – A True Beauty

In her long haired days, Hudson was a huge fan of bangs, as evidenced by this photo from the Clive Davis 2013 Pre-GRAMMY Gala in Beverly Hills. The long loose curls look fine, but those over-the-brow bangs weren’t the best choice.

She looked like a totally different – and much more elegant – person just a few short months later when receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in November 2013. Her natural hair looks amazing in this super short, slick-sided pixie.

Try a Shag for a Cool, Carefree Look

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If you want a short cut with rocker vibes that isn’t quite as extreme as a buzz or pixie, the shag might be an ideal fit. This choppy, layered cut is as simple to style as the buzz and the pixie—and since a shag is meant to feel mussed up and effortless, a less-is-more styling approach is the way to go. After you wash it, let it air-dry to your hair's natural texture.

Typically, very thick, wavy hair seems challenging when worn short (because it can easily pouf or frizz), but this type of hair actually looks super cool with a layered shag. Let your stylist see how your hair dries naturally so that they can determine the best length and layering for your specific hair type and texture.

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Short Back And Sides

The short spiky hair looks amazingly hot and steamy. So why don’t you give it a try? Primarily, it’s based on the taper cut, which is one of the trendy haircuts with longer top and cropped hair on the sides. Just apply some hair styling product to the crown and create a spiky finish through the edges by twisting some random strands with the fingertips.

We hope that after giving you some cool ideas on how to style short hair men cuts, you’ll manage to decide easily on the hairdos you’d love to try. Having a ton of advantages, short haircuts remain one of the most requested styles. High five if you can’t wait to pull off the look you’ve chosen.

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Spiky Hair

A spiky hairstyle is always the right choice, as it is trendy and versatile. You can choose a look to fit most situations, even quite formal. The styling itself is effortless. Besides, you can transform almost any short haircut to a spiky one. All you need to do is to use the right products.

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How To Style Spiky Hair

  1. Wash your hair and towel dry it.
  2. Spritz some hair oil into your hands and rub it between them to warm up.
  3. Apply it to all of your hair to moisturize it and make more manageable.
  4. Rub in the oil to make sure that you have covered all of the hair from the roots to the ends.
  5. Dry it with a blow drier pointing it in different directions to create more volume.
  6. Using a hair straightener, curl the strands of the hair in the front away from the face and toward the crown.
  7. Scoop a blob of a sculpting clay, rub it between the hands and apply to the tips of the hair atop.
  8. Secure the look with a strong hold hair spray.

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What youre looking for:

If it’s less than two and a quarter inches from your ear to the pencil, green light—short hair (like a chin-length bob) will look great on you. If it’s more than two and a quarter inches, you may want to consider keeping a bit of length (think: a shoulder-grazing lob or longer).

Take Baby Steps With Bangs

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Still unsure if you’re ready for the big chop? Bangs are an easy way to change up a haircut without having to commit to a totally different length and style. As with short haircuts, there are many different bang variations, each with a different vibe and overall feel.

Fringe-cut bangs can frame your face and give longer hair more dimension. Blunt bangs look ultra-modern and cool, and side-swept bangs feel beachy and add great volume. Let your hairstylist know what look you’re trying to achieve, and be sure to factor in your lifestyle, personality, hair type, and face shape to help you decide on the right cut for you.

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