Short cropped hairstyles: 2017 Hair inspiration to inspire you next ‘do!

The cream of the crop!

Every so often we get to the point where we want a change in hairstyle and lately there has been an increase in the number of people switching from team long locks in favour of short cropped hairstyles, and we can see why! Not only is short cropped hair cute, but with the right tips and tricks it can be easier to manage, and takes considerably less time to wash and blow-dry

Also, there are tonnes of celebrities who have opted for short cropped hairstyles recently, which has really highlighted how versatile the look is. Many people assume you need to have a certain face shape or certain hair type to pull off very short hairstyles, but as these A-list ladies show that anyone can pull it off. So check out our favourites below!

Short cropped hairstyles: A-list #hairspiration


Jennifer Lawerence with crop hairstyle
Short cropped hairstyles: The side swept crop. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

The side swept crop

Jennifer Lawrence’s choppy, pixie haircut is a great example of how cropped hair can still have a lot of texture. And in our opinion, the short layers and a sweeping side fringe really add a lot of volume and personality to the ‘do. To achieve a textured look such as this simply use the Toni&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray to help define your layers.

Halle Berry with short curly crop
Short cropped hairstyles: The curly crop. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

The curly crop

Halle Berry’s short cropped hairstyle is one of our all-time favourites and it shows that people with curly hair can still rock shorter cuts. This ‘do’s main focus is on creating volume and height by spiking up your hair with a little hair wax like the VO5 Classic Styling Soft Moulding Wax. Not only does this look great, but it also puts an edgy spin on the classic look. 

Miley Cyrus with a sleek crop in jewel studded dress
Short cropped hairstyles: The sleek crop. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

The sleek crop

It would be hard to talk about short hair inspiration without mentioning Miley Cyrus. Miley has had a number of hairstyles ranging from long and curly to short and funky like this one. This wet look is great for anyone who is looking for a new hair trend to try out on their short tresses.

Editor’s tip: Looking to create a slick and smooth hairstyle a la Miley without gel? To get this glam wet hair look, start by combing your hair back and applying a few pumps of the Toni&Guy Casual Radiating Tropical Elixir, which will give your locks a glossy, frizz-free look. Then grab the VO5 Sublime Sleek Creation Hairspray and spritz your hair to give it a defined, gel-like finish – and you’re done!

Short cropped hairstyles Charlie Thezron on red carpet
Short cropped hairstyles: The feminine crop. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

The feminine crop

Although it isn’t for the faint of heart, Charlize Theron’s cropped haircut is practically perfect for versatile oval faces or anyone who is a fan of neat and tidy cropped haircuts. Just work a little hair gel or wax through your locks to keep your pixie looking on-point.


Loved our celebrity-inspired short cropped hairstyles? Then don’t forget to check out to our Short Hairstyles page, will you? It’s filled to the brim with on-trend haircuts and ‘dos!

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