Layering hair can transform any look from dull and lifeless to artsy and flamboyant. Layered haircuts are easy to maintain, and they easily give off an effortlessly breezy, youthful, and carefree vibe. Ready to chop off those locks and go for layered short hair? Here are ways to style your tresses for a new you.
Hairstyles for Layered Short Hair
1. Short Layered Bob
Go for an easy-to-wear look for your day-to-day activities by going for a short layered bob. The layers can help tame pesky flyaways naturally and distribute volume evenly throughout your hair. Just apply a drop of hair serum for that sleek, frizz-free look.
2. Layered Wavy Hair
Editor’s tip: Nail waves and textured hairstyles by spritzing TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Texture Hold Hairspray. It gives your hair a light, invisible hold that keeps your hair from falling flat.
3. Beach Waves for Short Hair
Highlight the different lengths of your hair by going for beach waves. Wear this ‘do whether you’re meeting your friends for coffee or you’re going on on a romantic date. If you want to add more volume to your hair, apply hair mousse before blow drying and curling. The mousse will also help tame frizz!
4. Layered Short Hair with Bangs
Look effortlessly chic and hip with a layered bob and bangs. This combo gives off a hip look that you can glam up or down depending on your outfit. You can even apply hair wax on your hair when styling to make your layers look more defined.
5. Layered Hair with Rainbow Pastels
For a look that screams bubbly and artistic, color your hair in two pastels. The hues add an extra layer of depth to an otherwise simple layered bob. To keep your hair color looking vibrant, use a dry shampoo that instantly refreshes and cleans hair while giving it body and movement.
Editor’s tip: Keep your dyed hair from drying out while maintaining its vibrancy by using Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner.
6. Choppy Bob with See-through Bangs
The K-Wave isn’t going to die anytime soon, so keep on riding on this trend by getting see-through bangs along with your layered short hair. Throw in some texture for a chic, everyday look.
7. Bouncy Blowout
Going somewhere fancy? Jazz up your short layered hair using your blow dryer and a round brush. Now, you have a beautiful, bouncy blowout that moves with you.
8. Messy Layered Bob
Sometimes, making a mess is all it takes to style your hair. With a messy layered bob, you don’t have to worry about making your hair look perfect. Just scrunch your hair or create loose waves using a curling iron, spritz some spray, and you’re done!
9. Curly Pixie Cut
You can’t have a pixie cut without layers, and if you have curls, brace yourself for a totally edgy hairstyle! Just keep your curls nourished and moisturized to keep frizz at bay. A drop of hair serum or leave-on cream is all you need.
10. Layered Lob
While a lob is more of a medium-length haircut, layered bobs can easily become layered lobs once they start growing. Just make sure the tips are free from split-ends by getting regular trims even if you’re planning to grow out your hair.
11. Layered Glam Waves
Look elegant with this layered short hairstyle. If you have natural curls, you can just emphasize them with mousse. If you have straight hair, don’t worry! All you need is a curling iron with a medium or large barrel to create these glam waves.
12. Textured and Tousled
Don this gorgeous hairstyle whenever you want to look chic but relaxed. The soft waves add volume to your hair and plump it up to keep it from falling limp. You will definitely look vibrant and fresh all day!
Editor’s tip: Make your waves fluffy and defined with some VO5 Extra Body Mousse. It adds volume to your hair without making it feel heavy. Plus, you will love how shiny and smooth it will be all day.
13. Messy Layered Pixie Cut
Woke up with a bad hair day? Just scrunch your pixie cut and rock a messy-chic look all day!
14. C-Cut with Long Bangs
Got short straight hair? Then the C-Cut hairstyle is perfect for you! It lengthens your neck and makes you look slimmer. And with long side-swept bangs, it also tapers your face, making it suitable for girls with chubby faces.
15. Short Shaggy Hair
You may think that shaggy hair is no longer uso, but you can definitely wear it today. If you love texture and layers, a short shaggy haircut is a great way to flaunt these while looking edgy.
16. Layered Asymmetrical Pixie
We’re seeing more and more women donning very short hairstyles these days and we’re loving them all. But if you want to stand out with your own hairstyle, go for the asymmetrical pixie cut. It’s not just airy and comfortable but is also stylish and sophisticated. It is perfect for round faces because the longer part can cover your cheeks, creating the illusion of a slimmer face.
17. Wavy Center-Parted Bob
Look delicate and ultra-feminine by parting your hair in the middle and creating loose waves. Aside from a curling iron, you can also use a flat iron to create these shallow waves. If you don’t have styling tools, just go for tousled hair, a heatless hair curling hack. Complement your ‘do with an off-shoulder top for that chic summer vibe.
18. Pink Layered Bob
19. Straight and Side-parted
This hairstyle can give short and medium-length hair some volume. Just part your hair deeply on one side and blow-dry near your roots to make your hair bouncy.
20. Wavy Lob with Clips
Take the cutest hair clips you have and slide them nicely onto your hair. Feel free to mix and match different clips for a chic and playful look. This doesn’t even take five minutes to do.
There are many easy ways to style layered short hair. Have fun experimenting with different hairstyles to jazz up your short hair and keep it from looking plain.