Short hairstyles: trends and tutorials

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Short hairstyle inspiration

Short hairstyles are brilliant for all kinds of different reasons. They make an unforgettable beauty statement, they take hardly any time to wash, dry and generally care for, and they don't get tangled as easily as longer cuts! From bobs to cute pixie crops, there are all kinds of short styles to explore and we have the lowdown on all of them.

If you want a classic hairstyle, look no further than a short bob. It's a timeless cut that has been trending on and off since the 1920s! There are all kinds of ways to wear it, from sleek and straight to tousled and wavy. You could even put a vintage spin on the look with some classic 1940s curls.

For those of you looking for something edgier, you should definitely consider trying a half-hawk or undercut. The contrasting lengths create an interesting, versatile look that with plenty of different styling options.

If you have naturally curly or wavy hair, there are plenty of short options to investigate. The trick is to showcase the texture with the right layering for your face shape and hair type.

Lastly, if you're in need of some fast hairstyle ideas, there are all kinds of looks to try. Whether you want to change up the styles you currently have in rotation, or just want to try something new for a night out, we've got you covered.

Which short hairstyle will you go for?

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