When you think of short blonde hair, it’s hard not to picture all of the iconic women who’ve brilliantly pulled off this look (we’re looking at you Marilyn Monroe!). And because of their timeless appeal, short blonde hairstyles have continued to be popular on the runway and the red carpet – not to mention all over Instagram, too.
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 pulled together 26 must-see 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!
Is this itsy bitsy mini ponytail not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen? Wear it low, for a sleek and polished way of styling shorter hair.
Editor’s tip: Keep flyaway strands and frizz at bay by spritzing your pony with the TRESemmé Extra Hold Hairspray to set it in place.
Bob with a Fringe
If you’ve never considered getting a fringe before, this look might make you have a change of heart. This Instagrammer’s long, eyelash-skimming fringe is the perfect compliment to her ash blonde bob and really helps to make her eyes pop.
Rootsy Blonde 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!).
Bob with Clips
The hair clip trend is one that’s not going anywhere and the best thing about it is that it’s a style that any hair length can rock.
Ice Blonde Shag
Trust us: the combination of the sharp cut and statement colour will really help to accentuate the boldness of this look.
Pixie with Twisted Fringe
If you’re 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.
There has been a serious influx of big and bold retro ‘dos as of late, and that includes the curled, permed and crimped styles of the ’80s.
If you’re desperate to amp up fine hair, and are looking for short blonde hairstyles that are full of volume, this throwback short blonde hair look is about to become your go-to!
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!
Blonde 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
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,!
This bob with it’s blunt-looking ends 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?
Golden Accessorised Low Pony
Featuring black bobby pins for a playful effect, this shimmering ‘do is a grown-up, sophisticated take on a basic pony. Credit: @khloekardashian
Sunkissed 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.
Nordic Blonde Buzz Cut
We particularly love how this ice blonde buzz cut flatters this model’s features and adds a softness to her overall look. See? Short blonde haircuts can be fierce and feminine!
Creamy Blonde Half-Up Braid
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.
Dark Blonde Boxer Braided Buns
Sandy Blonde Wet-Look Bob
Editor’s tip: To get this super-shiny look, apply a few pumps of the TONI&GUY Shine Gloss Serum, which will give your locks a mirror-like, frizz-free sheen.
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
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 A-line 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?
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!
Bombshell Blonde Curls
When it comes to iconic blonde short hairstyles, Marilyn Monroe-inspired curls are always a coveted look. 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
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.