7 Reasons to finally go for a pixie cut this year: All the gorgeous styles to try

Mitch | 17 January 2018

If you’re finding reasons to finally make that cut, you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got pixie cut styles that will surely send you dashing to the salon!

If your hair has never gone above your chin, the idea of getting a pixie cut can be quite terrifying. Going short is a drastic change and it could take a while to grow it out so you can’t change your mind after the chop. However, when done right, pixie hairstyles can lend your features character, and give you the vibe you want to go for: edgy, sweet, funky—it all depends on how you style it. You can wear it super short, long-ish, straight, or curly—you really have a lot of options. Let us demonstrate what we mean. Below you’ll find different pixie haircuts that vary in length, texture, and style. You probably just need a little push, and we have a feeling these looks are about to give you one big shove!

Pixe cut styles: All the inspiration you need

wavy & tousled pixie cut
Add tousled waves for chic “Woke up like this” look. Credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Wavy & tousled

For a softer, feminine vibe, keep the front a bit long and add soft waves using a small to medium rounded flat iron. Make sure not to create small curls to keep the look relaxed. Lightly ruffle for a messy chic effect.

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Editor’s tip: Get that beautiful bounce and body by washing your hair with Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Conditioner. These are are go-to products when we want natural volume in our hair.

straight and relaxed pixie cut
Keep it easy and casual. Credit: iStock

2. Straight & relaxed

For a chill, laid-back vibe that’s easy to achieve, keep it simple. This look is easy to pull off if you already have straight hair. To have an easier time getting your pixie to lay straight like this without any frizz, shampoo and condition with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo and TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Conditioner.

pixie cut with short bangs
Pair your pixie with baby bangs for a fashionably edgy look.

3. Pixie cut with baby bangs

Here’s something with a tiny bit of edge to it. The baby bangs blend seamlessly with this pixie cut, smoothly transitioning from super short strands in front to longer ones on the sides and back. If you have oval face shape, you won’t have a problem pulling off this look.

Sleek and side-parted pixie hairstyles have a runway vibe. Credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Sleek and side-parted

If you want a polished, high-fashion look, style your pixie cut sleek, straight and side-parted. It’s also a great option if you don’t like hair that keeps falling on your face and covering your eyes. To create this do, make a deep side part, blowdry your hair, brush neatly to the sides, spray with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray, and for the final touch, brush hair again before the hairspray dries, with the palm of your free hand following the brush to help lay the hair down on your head.

Curly pixie cut
Curly hair pixie for the win!

5. Curly

Who said curly girls can’t rock a pixie cut? With the right cut and style, you can definitely pull it off, too. To make sure your curls behave, use hair mousse and blow dry. This will define your curls and keep it looking fab all day.

asymmetrical pixie cut
Go for an asymmetrical pixie haircut if you want something a little funkier. Credit: iStock

6. Long & Asymmetrical

This one’s stylish but it may take you a bit long to get your hair to look like this. But hey, if you have time to sit in front of the mirror in the mornings, this is a great option because there’s no chance of it ever getting boring!

Long pixie cut
Not ready to go super short? Opt for a long pixie instead. Credit: iStock

7. Long pixie

Don’t have the guts to go for a full-on pixie? Then opt for a long-ish one that almost looks like a bob. Ask your stylist to give you layers and bangs that go past your brows. Better yet, save this picture and show it to him!

Send us a selfie featuring your new pixie cut, should you ever end up going for it, will ya?


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