Hair Color Ideas for Short Hair: 12 Looks for Any Crop

Short and sweet hairstyle and hair color ideas ahead.

They say the girl that cuts her hair is about to change her life. We believe this as well, but we also believe this rings true for changing the color of your hair, too. If you’re in the mood to update your short hair with a fresh new hue, we’ve got some hair color ideas for short hair that you will be obsessed with.

No matter what hair texture or the type of haircut you have, there are many ways in which you can add a touch of color, or a full on dye job to create a new look. Read on to see our favorites!

hair color ideas for short hair: jet black
Power cut. Photo credit:

1. Jet Black

There’s something so powerful and so classy about black hair. We love how when paired up with super short bob haircut creates a striking look.

hair color ideas for short hair: blonde and black
Mix up your hue.

2. Blonde and Black

Get the best of both worlds with two classic hair colors. This blonde and black style on mushroom haircut is fun and stylish.

hair color ideas for shore hair: blonde
Accentuate your hair color with a pop of blonde.

3. Blonde Streaks

Add a chunk of blonde to your reddish cut to update your look.

hair color ideas for short hair: ash brown
Subtle brown is the way to go.

4. Ash Brown

If you don’t want to get a brown hue that everyone else probably has, opt for an ash brown instead. This hair color also helps blue or grey eye pop.

hair color ideas for short hair
A pink hue we all love.

5. Fuschia

Two things about this hairstyle we love. For one, we love how this hairstyle proves that short hair can rock braids. Two, this shade of pink is such a fun hue to try.

hair color ideas for short hair: ginger
Red heads have fun too. Photo credit:

6. Ginger

The mussed up finish of this style gives this short ginger color a more stylish look. Style hair with a salt spray like Bed Head By TIGI Queen Beach Salt Infused Texture Spray for a natural-looking undone texture.

hair color ideas for short hair: golden brown
A hint of warm golden brown.

7. Golden Brown

If you’re in the mood for a very gentle update to your short crop, a hint of golden brown tones is a great place to start.

hair color ideas for short hair: hot pink
Hot pink on a hot crop.

8. Hot Pink

On the hunt for hair color ideas for short hair that create a statement? Nothing screams edgy more than a vibrant hair color on a edgy haircut. Add a bold hair color to make your haircut stand out.

hair color ideas for short hair: light brown
A few highlights to make your style pop.

9. Light Brown

Want to update the look of your curls? You can’t ever go wrong with a few highlights to define your curlicues. Use TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel to create your wash and go style.

hair color ideas for short hair: baby pink
A pop of pink.

10. Baby Pink Lights

Give your edgy cut a fun and girly twist with a hint of baby pink lights.

hair color ideas for short hair: platinum blonde pixie
Short, edgy and sweet.

11. Platinum Blonde

Want to make a super bold statement with your hair? Try this platinum blonde hue.

hair color ideas for short hair: red and blonde
The perfect mix.

12. Red and Blonde

Red and blonde mixes well together. Create this perfect blend on side swept bangs and style your hair with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to add shine to your style.