6 Brilliant short hair ideas that you should know about

Thinking of joining the #shorthairdontcare crew? Before you do, check out our round-up of the best hair ideas for short hair.

Searching for short hair ideas? Want a fresh hairstyle that’ll set you up for the new season ahead?

Well, opting for a short haircut is a great way of giving yourself a vibrant, easy-to-manage look, that’ll also look absolutely gorgeous for the rest of the year. Sounds like a win-win situation to us! So, flick through our gallery to help inspire your next salon trip, and read on for some lovely ideas for short hair.

Amazing short hair ideas to try!


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Short hair ideas: Wavy bob. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Short wavy bob

With just a hint of texture and a jaw-grazing cut, this contemporary take on the bob is one of those great short hair ideas that is effortlessly cool and casual. When it comes to nailing this look, it’s important to get your stylist to work with the natural texture of your hair. So if you have thicker hair, try adding a few layers to give your tresses a lighter look – on the flip side, if you have fine tresses, try working your bob with a blunter cut.

Short hair ideas: side part pixie
Side parted pixie crop. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Side parted pixie crop

Exuding a boyish charm, and just a hint of glamour, this pixie cut gives an updated feel to the classic short crop. Although best styled in a slicked-back manner, if you’re feeling especially fashionable, you can try working two hot hair trends together – the side parting and wet-look hair! This short hairstyle also works great to flatter rounder face types, simply by styling this cropped look with smooth, blow-dried hair, the clean silhouette of the cut will help to elongate your face.


Short hair ideas: brown wavy bob
Wavy long bob. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Wavy long bob

The shoulder-length long bob is an ideal short hair idea if you’re tempted to try a shorter haircut, but are still a little apprehensive about losing all those inches off your hair! Just liberally spray some of the Toni&Guy Casual Sea Salt Texturising Spray into damp hair and let it air dry. This will give your tresses wonderfully soft, natural-looking waves. Trust us, you’ll look truly fabulous.

Still looking for more pretty hair ideas for short hair? Then why not check out Beauty and Make Up Matters’ 15 best hairstyles ideas for short hair article for more short hair inspiration.

Short hair ideas: blonde tousled crop
Tousled crop. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Tousled crop

If you like to work and re-work your style on a daily basis, then you need a look that can be moulded to suit your every hair whim – and we have just the thing! The extra length in this shag haircut gives you a lot more room to play with your locks, but the roughed-up, tousled look is our personal favourite way to rock it.

To give yourself a voluminous, textured style, try working the Bed Head Rockaholic Amped Up Volumizing Mousse through damp hair and blow-dry your locks using the Toni&Guy Daily Conditioning Dryer with a brush. This will instantly help create a fuller-looking ‘do, with extra lift at the roots. Easy peasy, eh?

Short hair ideas: blunt bob with fringe
Blunt full fringed bob. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Blunt full fringed bob

Ah, the classic bob. Has there ever been a more fashionable look than this? It has to be one of the best hair ideas for short hair ever invented, with its timeless and impeccably stylish finish. But for a style that’ll really steal the show, try popping in a full, blunt fringe. Let’s be honest, this polished look would be perfect for weddings and fabulous seasonal soirees. Anna Wintour, eat your heart out!


So, thinking about getting the chop to update your style? Then you need to spend some time on our Short Hairstyles page. From the red carpet to the runway – it’s got the most amazing hairstyle ideas for short hair!

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