8 It girl-worthy, short, wavy hair ‘dos to copy

Short, wavy hairstyles are here to stay!

If you’re looking to make a major mane change this season, there’s something you should know: short, wavy hair is officially on the rise — and, you should seriously consider getting in on the fun!

Need more convincing? Lucky for you, we’re shining a spotlight on all the short, wavy hairstyles we’re loving, below. Are you ready to become a devotee?

8 short, wavy hair looks to take note of

close up shot of two models backstage with wavy short hair, wearing tracksuit jackets and posing
Who wouldn’t want wavy, short hair? Credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Cool girl waves

Tired of sitting on the sidelines when it comes to hair trends? Well, you can easily get yourself ahead of the mane game by copying either one of these short, wavy hair ‘dos.

The best thing? Whether you slay the style out or opt to fashion your mane into an undone updo, you’ll be giving off major cool-girl vibes 24-7.

close up shot of model backstage with short wavy hair with baby braids weaved into it, wearing bikini and sunglasses backstage at tommy hilfiger
When it comes to short, wavy hair, beach waves are the go-to. Credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Beach waves

Who needs the beach when you’ve got these gorgeous waves, right? With sea salt spray at hand and some pretty hidden braids weaved into your mane, you’ll be able to convince everyone you’ve been away.

Next read: How to achieve beachy-looking waves at home.

short wavy hairstyles: close up shot of woman with retro wavy hairstyle with side part, wearing swanky earrings and jumper, backstage at phillip lim show
With this ‘do around, you’ll be getting all the likes! Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Glamorous wavy side-parted bob

If you’re feeling confident and are a sucker for all things vintage (who isn’t these days?!), you’ll love this classic, face-flattering hairstyle with snazzy side parting.

short haircuts for wavy hair: close up shot of woman with short wavy shag haircut with feathery bangs, posing backstage at a fashion show
Live out your rocker-babe vibes with this baby shag. Credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Bedhead shag haircut

When it comes to short haircuts for wavy hair, the rocker-girl shag haircut always manages to find its way to the top list. And, after taking a look at this example, you’ll understand why.

With its choppy layers and feathery fringe, this wavy, short hair ‘do ticks all the right boxes and is guaranteed to earn you extra style points.

Editor’s tip: Dealing with fine locks? Give your strands a helping hand with the TONI&GUY Root Lift Sculpting Powder! This small but mighty product will help add some volume and texture into your tresses, which are all things you need to slay this ‘do.

close up shot of woman backstage with short wavy hair with wispy fringe, wearing all black and posing backstage at a fashion show
Looking for short wavy hairstyles that have a fringe? Try this! Credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Windswept waves + wispy fringe

Looking for more short haircuts for wavy hair that incorporate a fringe?

As this beaut demonstrates, short, wavy hairstyles can easily be spruced up with the help of a fancy fringe. Don’t worry, we can’t stop staring at this hair gem, either!

Next read: 6 different types of bangs you’ll be seeing everywhere in 2018, plus how to style them.

short hairstyles for thick wavy hair: blonde model with a layered lob
Struggling with thick hair? Then you need some layers. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

6. Layered long bob

Want wavy short hair but worried about losing your length? Say no more, all it takes to tap into the trend is work your wavy tresses in a long bob and add plenty of layers.

Not only will this enable you to keep the length a little longer around your face, but the layers will also help boost your mane’s texture, too. Win-win!

Short wavy hairstyles: model with a pixie cut shows us how to wear our wavy short hair
Pixie cuts are ideal for working your wavy tresses. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

7. Wavy pixie cut

If your Pinterest feed is full of pixie haircuts, we suggest you add this runway-ready example to the list, pronto!

Not only will this brazen cut allow you to show off your pretty short, wavy hair in the best way possible, but it’ll also be super easy to style.

Editor’s tip: Short hairstyles for wavy hair look their best when they are plumped up. Just amp up your chic waves with the VO5 Volume Foam by simply apply it to towel-dried hair and letting it air dry. Easy, right?

close up shot of woman with pink wavy short hair, wearing beret and all black outfit, backstage at dior fashion show
Short wavy hairstyles don’t have to be boring, don’t you know? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

8. Pink, short, wavy hair

If you prefer cute and colourful short, wavy hairstyles, then this pretty in pink wavy ‘do, complete with an on-trend beret, is all that you need.

And with all the amazing hair colour and hair accessory trends out there, short haircuts for wavy hair can be as colourful as you want them to be!


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