These chic short weave hairstyles will make you want to live that weave life

Amra | 02 February 2018
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Forget long weaves, it’s all about short weave hairstyles!

 

With 2017’s Rapunzel hair obsession slowly fading out, 2018 is all about upping the ante by going shorter. But what does that mean for weave lovers (or natural-haired babes thinking about living the weave life)? It means you need to start looking at short weave hairstyles, stat!

Ahead, we’re giving you the lowdown on 7 fabulous, Instagram-approved mane options for you to try this year and why they work. Honestly, you’ll be booking your hair appointment in no time.



7 short weave hairstyles that are complete #hairgoals



 

close up shot of woman with short sleek weave hairstyle with side swept fringe, wearing all black and posing
When it comes to short weave hairstyles, this is the look fashionistas love! Credit: Instagram.com/karinjinsui

1. Sleek and chic bob

The look:

A shimmering, salon-worthy bob hairstyle that’s been styled to the side.

Why you’ll love it:

Proving that bobs and Hollywood waves are indeed a glamorous pair, this sparkling short weave hairstyle will make you feel like a whole new person. Credit: @karinjinsui

TONI&GUY Flawless Sleek Creation Hairspray

Editor’s tips: When it comes to sleek short weave hairstyles, the TONI&GUY Flawless Sleek Creation Hairspray is all you need to make your weave look on-point.

Not only will this help you create your straight hairstyle, but also is ideal for setting it with it, too. Shine on, honey!

short weave hairstyles: close up shot of woman with blunt cut asymmetric bob hairstyle that is silver, posing and wearing black crop top
If Kim Kardashian West can pull of this hairstyle, so can you! Credit: Instagram.com/young.godess

2. Blunt cut hair + silver hair dye

The look:

A glitterati-approved asymmetric blunt cut hairstyle.

Why you’ll love it:

When Kim Kardashian West got the short blunt cut hairstyle of your dreams, you made it your mission to get it one day soon… well, ladies, the time has finally come. How? By getting the weave version of it, ofc!

Since you won’t have to worry about dyeing your real hair to get this dazzling look, you really can’t go wrong with going silver platinum, too. Yeezy vibes in a flash? Sign us up! Credit: @young.godess

short weave hairstyles: close up shot of woman with short wavy weave with bangs, wearing hoop earrings and posing for a photo
Haven’t you heard? The shag haircut is in! Credit: Instagram.com/justineskye

3. Short shag haircut

The look:

A shag haircut complete with wispy bangs.

Why you’ll love it:

Questioning ‘should I get bangs?’ Read this first and then take a long look at this double tap-worthy short weave + bangs hairstyles — beautiful, right?

Have no fear, though, as this look isn’t just a dated hairstyle from the ’60s and ’70s, it’s actually one of 2018’s hottest hair combinations. So, are you ready to up your mane game? Credit: @justineskye

close up shot of woman with short curly weave hairstyle, wearing micro sunglasses and posing in the sunlight
Love curly hairstyles? This look was destined for you. Credit: Instagram.com/idekcolee

4. Curly bob hairstyle

The look:

A curlicious bob.

Why you’ll love it:

Short weaves hairstyles don’t always have to be sleek. Yep, if you’ve ever need to learn how to rock a short curly weave, we suggest you take style notes from this Instagram star.

Everything from her bouncy, curly chin-length haircut to her micro sunglasses is #lifegoals. And guess what? You can pull off this look, too! Credit: @idekcolee

TIGI Bed Head Foxy Curls Contour Cream

Editor’s tip: What’s the secret behind most curly short weave hairstyles? The TIGI Bed Head Foxy Curls Contour Cream

Scrunch a few pumps of this to damp hair and then either blowdry or allow to air dry. Once dry, run through your mane with your fingers to give that tousled finish.

short weave hairstyles: close up shot of woman with short textured pixie haircut, wearing denim and posing outside
You’ll look just like a pixie with this ethereal ‘do. Credit: Instagram.com/monikahlee

5. Purple pixie haircut

The look:

What you’d imagine modern-day fairies slaying.

Why you’ll love it:

Bet you didn’t think short weave hairstyles could get this creative, eh? Here, this beauty has not only gone for a pretty and fierce short textured pixie hairstyle, but she has also decided to pair it with this seasons hottest hue: purpleCredit: @monikahlee

See the hues everyone will be wearing in 2018.

close up shot of woman with long pixie hairstyle, posing in a salon
Prefer longer lengths, but still want a pixie? Take a look at this…Credit: Instagram.com/thecutlife

6. Long wavy pixie cut

The look:

The elegant version of Katy Perry’s post-breakup makeover.

Why you’ll love it:

Dreaming of getting a long pixie weave? Instead of going down the sleek path with your choice of cut, try getting a loosely waved long pixie hairstyle, like the one pictured above.

With it’s effortless side sweep and loose waves, this sophisticated style is just what you need to make you feel like a Hollywood star. Credit: @thecutlife

close up shot of woman with layered bob hairstyle, posing outside
Getting layers in your short weave will give your mane extra bounce! Credit: Instagram.com/missmegan_2u

7. Layered bob cut

The look:

A voluminous, feather layered bob hairstyle.

Why you’ll love it:

If you’re looking for short weave hairstyles that are full of enviable bounce and movement, this look was made for you.

Light layers and feathered ends make this short weave hairstyle an easy one to tousle around — meaning you can look like a beach babe 24-7! Credit: @missmegan_2u

10 alluring layered bob hairstyles to take notes from.

 

 

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