When you think of short blonde hair, it’s hard not to picture all the iconic women who’ve brilliantly pulled off this look (we’re looking at you Marilyn Monroe!). And because of their numerous dazzling mane moments, short blonde hairstyles have continued to reign supreme on the runways and red carpet for decades.
So, if you’re thinking of getting blonde short hair this season, and are in dire need of some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we’ve put together a list of 22 impressive short blonde haircuts that’ll tempt you to join the light side. Trust us: these alluring blonde short hairstyles will have you running to salon, pronto!
1. Rooty blonde ombre bob
The thing we love most about this blonde short hair look, has to be the fact that you don’t have to worry about the upkeep of your roots!
The true beauty of such a simple look, is that the longer your ‘regrowth’ becomes, the better this blunt bob looks. So no more emergency retouches for us then (hooray!).
2. Ice blonde baby shag
When it comes to popular blonde short hairstyles, the shag cut is one of the most stylish ‘dos around. With it’s roughed-up aesthetic and cool-girl finish, this ice-blonde baby shag hairstyle is a totally effortless look, that also works a treat for all hair types or face shapes! Credit: @beautsoup
Editor’s tip: Texture and waves are your BFF for this ‘do, so try using the TRESemmé Perfectly (Un)Done Wave Creating Sea Foam to give your tresses plenty of both!
3. Flaxen bowl cut
Trust us: the combination of the sharp cut and muted colour will really help to accentuate the boldness of this look.
4. Bleached TWA
5. Yellow pixie with twisted fringe
If your growing out your pixie, and need a helping hand to get you through that awkward in-between phase, why not try rocking a 2-strand twist with your fringe? It’ll help tame those bangs and literally takes seconds to achieve. #PrettyPixie!
6. ’80s-inspired curls
If you’re desperate to amp up fine hair, and are looking for short blonde hairstyles that are full of volume, this short blonde hair look is about to become your go-to!
7. Honey blonde bardot bangs
Brigitte Bardot-inspired hair – more specifically her wispy, romantic bangs – are the prettiest trend to hop onto this year. And seeing as Brigitte was a golden member of the blonde hair club, you too can reap the fringe benefits by recreating this look!
8. Blonde ombre half-up hairstyle
Looking for practical and pretty blonde short hairstyles that’ll show off your radiant hue? Then prepare to fall in love with this cute ‘do we spotted on this trendsetter.
Ideal for the office and dinner dates alike, this half-up, half-down look provides your mane the taming power of an updo, while working to also show off your golden ombre tresses. Credit: @kayleymelissa
9. Ash grey blonde side bun
Love the look of undone locks, but don’t want to be a messy blonde? Short hairstyles don’t always need to be wild, as they can also have a hint of refinement about them,!
10. Chestnut blonde classic bob
This sultry bob has a vintage feel to it, tapping into the signature looks of old Hollywood heroines, like Greta Garbo. And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to look a little like a silver screen star?
11. Golden accessorised low pony
Featuring black bobby pins for a playful effect, this shimmering ‘do is a grown-up, sophisticated take on the old classic. Bet you didn’t know that ponytails could look this kool (get it!?). Credit: @khloekardashian
12. Sun-kissed pixie cut
Looking for super short blonde haircuts? We get you! Finding stylish short blonde hairstyles may seem impossible, but this light and airy pixie cut is definitely one to keep on your radar.
13. Nordic blonde buzz cut
Thanks to Adwoa Aboah and Kristen Stewart, the iconic buzz cut is already shaping up to be a major hair trend for 2017. So, when we spotted this model with this amazing buzzed blonde short hair ‘do, we couldn’t help but swoon!
We particularly love how the flattering hue brings out her features and adds a softness to her overall look. See? Short blonde haircuts can be fierce and feminine!
14. Creamy blonde braided half-up, half-down ‘do
15. Buttermilk blonde accessorised bun
Thinking of wearing your blonde short hair in a polished bun for a swanky soiree or a formal dinner? Great! Adding a glamorous hair accessory a la the picture above, will ensure you steal the spotlight at your next event.
16. Dark blonde boxer braided buns
When you pair boxer braids and double buns together, you get the dreamiest hairstyle ever: boxer braided buns. And when this hair-queen debuted her cool-girl, shimmering blonde colour with this look, everyone (including us) became obsessed! Credit: @milabu09
17. Sandy blonde wet-look bob
Editor’s tip: To get this super-shiny look, apply a few pumps of the Toni&Guy Radiating Tropical Elixir, which will give your locks a mirror-like, frizz-free sheen. Then grab the VO5 Sublime Sleek Creation Hairspray and spritz your hair to give it plenty of hold.
18. Dirty blonde messy bun
Second-day hair, don’t care! Add a vibrant scarf to your blonde short locks for a bonus pop of colour. Did we mention this easy ‘do will also give you some extra snooze time in the morning? Credit: @flayrshopping
19. Baby blonde angled long bob
Looking for an easy way to add a touch of playful sophistication into your everyday style? Then you’re in luck, because an asymmetrical bob, like the one we spotted on this blondie, is just for you.
When it comes to short blonde haircuts, this ‘do strikes the perfect balance between daring and fashion-forward edge. Want more could a girl want? Credit: @moguerini
20. Golden platinum glitter roots
Not only will it elevate your festival style ten-fold, but it’ll also help show off your shimmering short blonde hair colour. Bonus!
21. Bombshell blonde curls
When it comes to iconic blonde short hairstyles, Marilyn Monroe-inspired curls are the best to rock. So, if you’re eager to channel your inner bombshell, get the hair of your dreams with our step-by-step tutorial on how to curl short hair, here. Credit: @micahgianneli
22. Beach blonde textured wavy layers
Are you lusting after all the gorgeous wavy blonde short hairstyles out there? Well, it’s your lucky day, because you can easily give your short blonde hair a more lived-in feel with some textured layers! Credit: @kerry_wood_
Editor’s tip: To really amp up the volume of this look, we’d recommend styling with a texturising spray, like the Toni&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray, after blow-drying. Warning: this blonde short hair look will turn a lot of heads.
If these sublime short blonde hairstyles have inspired you to do something new with your mane this season, you need to spend some time on our Blonde Hair and Short Hairstyles pages, for even more exciting hair ideas!