9 Chin Length Hairstyles and Haircuts to Try

Kick your chin-length haircut up a notch with these fashionable hairstyles!

If you’re planning on going short, chin length hairstyles are a chic and fun option. There are a lot of ways you can make a chin-skimming cut work for you, no matter your hair type. Plus, it takes years off your look—and anything that makes us appear younger (whether hairstyle or love life) totally has our vote!

In case you’re looking for reasons to finally make the cut, we have gorgeous chin length hairstyles and haircuts that you’re sure to fall for!

1. Messy

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Keep your chin length hairstyles choppy for a stylish and edgy vibe. Credit: indigitalimages.com

This fresh-off-the-runway look gives you a seriously stylish and edgy vibe. It draws attention to the eyes, makes short foreheads appear longer, and even works at making round faces look thinner. It’s a fun and interesting hairstyle that definitely makes a style statement! If your goal is to stand out, this messy chin length ‘do won’t get you disappointed.

2. Sleek bob

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Look all set for anything, whether a meeting or a party, with a sleek and shiny bob. Credit: Shutterstock

A sleek bob may look simple but it’s far from boring. Achieve this look by straightening your hair using a flat iron. Iron the tips of your hair inwards to get rid of flyaways. Then, just finish with a drop of hair serum for a glossy, frizz-free finish.

3. The Side Sweep

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Show off your chin beautifully with a high-fashion blunt bob like this! Credit: indigitalimages.com

Blunt bobs are always going to be fabulously fashionable, and the Side Sweep, with pin-straight hair and a deep side part, has the catwalk written all over it. Enhance this hairstyle even more with cute hair clips and bobby pins.

Editor’s tip: To get this sleek look, wash your hair with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo and condition with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Conditioner. This salon-quality system will help you achieve the straight, frizz-free hair required for this chin length hairstyle.

4. Smooth, layered, and side-swept

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Keep your short hairstyle soft and feminine by adding layers and side-swept bangs. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Inspired by the 70s’ mushroom bob, this layered ‘do keeps things trendy with longer, less rounded cut; and instead of full bangs which are the star of the vintage look, the fringe in this modern version is soft and side-swept.

5. Graduated bob

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Give your hair dimension with an asymmetrical bob like this.

An angular chop with the longest strands hitting the chin like this is not only ultra trendy and sophisticated, it also gives your hair dimension and an instant volume boost. Remember: the shorter and higher the layers, the more voluminous it would look.

6. Vintage waves

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Add a vintage vibe to your look. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Skip your signature beachy waves and go for something more retro like this very classy and elegant hairstyle featuring vintage-ish waves and a side-part. It’s a sophisticated look but also has a hint of cute. To learn how to perfect waves for short hair, watch this step-by-step tutorial.

7. Bob with headband

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Add personality to your ‘do by wearing a printed headband.

Make your short hairstyle more fun by jazzing it up with your favorite headband. When you’re having a bad hair day and you don’t have time to style your hair, just put on a headband, and voila! Hair crisis averted. This is also a great summer look to wear during your trips to the beach.

8. Ombre bob

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Pair your chin length haircut with a multi-color ombre. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Pair your bob with a splash of colors that show your personal style. This green/grey/purple ombre is particularly interesting, trendy, and gives an aura of confidence. If you want to go for more subtle shades, you can match your chin length hairstyle with more natural shades like browns or reds.

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair color vibrant for as long as possible by using products that are particularly formulated for colored hair. We recommend Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner, which is specially designed to protect colored hair from dryness and dullness. It also enhances vibrancy and gives your hair up to 80% color protection.

Aren’t these chin length hairstyles a winner? Go on and give them a try. Sport a fresh, new look that’s perfect not just for summer but all year long.

Next read: Looking for more short hair ideas? Here are more ways on how to rock a bob haircut