4 Very short hairstyles to try now

All Things Hair | 12 June 2016

Looking for very short haircuts for women? You’re in luck! Our list of super short haircuts are sure to get your attention!

From the pixie to the buzz cut, very short hairstyles for women are back – and in a big way!

Super short looks can be incredibly inspiring, empowering and flattering for ladies of all ages. And there is a whole range of options out there that look ultra-stylish and totally timeless (if you’re courageous enough to try them!).

Feeling brave? Here’s our rundown of 4 trendy, very short hairstyles to inspire you to take the plunge and go for the chop!

4 Very short hairstyles trending right now


Very short hair styles: woman with a bleached pixie crop and undercut
Pixie crop with undercut. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The undercut pixie

When it comes to super short haircuts, the undercut pixie really makes a statement while retaining a touch of femininity. With its undercut, this look is fresh, modern and effortlessly cool. It’s best for heart and oval-shaped faces, and it looks great with both straight and wavy hair. To get it, ask your stylist for shorter (or even shaved) sides and back, with a bit more length on top. Then feel free to experiment with colours, textures and partings to complement your signature style or suit your mood.

Like most very short haircuts for women, the key to this look is the way you style it. When drying your hair, use a flat brush to keep it smooth. Then apply a texturising spray, like the VO5 Give Me Texture Dry Texturising Spray, working from the back of the head to the front, adding texture as you go.

Very short haircut: Model with short curly cropped hair
Curly top. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The curly top

Contrary to popular belief, very short hairstyles for women can be soft and vibrant, with plenty of texture. This one combines a curly top with a short, faded cut to create an ultra-cool and incredibly feminine look, and offers plenty of room to inject some sass and personality to your style.

Tip: For the best effect, add a bold colour or soft, subtle highlights to your curly top. And don’t forget to keep your curly moisturised with hair oil, like the Dove Advanced Hair Series  Pure Care Dry Oil Nourishing Treatment.

Very short haircuts for women: Bleach blonde model with a buzz cut
Buzz cut. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The buzz cut

Often considered a man’s haircut, the buzz cut can look great on women, too. A strong, powerful and independent style, the buzz cut will enhance your best facial features and give your look a cool, contemporary edge. Did we mention that it’s also incredibly easy to maintain? (No more hours spent styling your hair in the morning!)

Although this look leaves you with very little hair to play with, there is still plenty of room to inject personality by adding some colour. A bleach blonde buzz cut can look absolutely beautiful, for example.

Very short hairstyles for women: Asian woman with a bowl haircut
Bowl cut. Credit: Indigtialimages.com

The bowl cut

Once reserved for children who had fallen victim to their mum’s home-made haircuts, the rise of this hipster trend has given it a whole new lease of life. And this super short version definitely proves that it can be incredibly stylish! Perfect for those with thick, straight hair and an oval face shape, it also looks stunning with a bold colour. However, if you decide to straighten your locks to nail this style, just remember to guard your hair beforehand with a heat protectant, like the VO5 Smoothly Does It Heat Protect  Serum.


So what’s your verdict? Are you a firm fan of very short hairstyles for women? Great! Then don’t forget to head over to our Short Hairstyles page for more cropped #hairspiration.


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