Stylish Short Hairstyles for Thin Hair

Serena Norr | 13 May 2016

Create fullness to your locks with some of our favorite short hairstyles for thin locks.

We get that you want to experiment with the latest hair trends only to feel thwarted by your short thin hair. But we are here to tell you that having short hair is actually one of the best hair choices for you where you can play with what you have and enhance it with a cutting-edge cut and style. You can even create volume to your look with some clever hair hacks. Read on to check out some of our favorite short hairstyles for thin hair that we hope will inspire you!

Short Hairstyles for Thin Hair

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The angled bob is a stunning look for thin hair. Photo credit: Dvora

1. Angled Bob

A bob haircut is a classic style that really fills out thin hair. Go for an angled look where you can a play with so many flattering layers that you can sculpt and mold. For those with thin hair, ask for an angled cut that will create bangs and longer layers on the side of your face.

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Give your pixie a little razored edge.

2. Razored Pixie

A fun variation on the pixie, this look can be great if you really don’t want to deal with too much styling. This look lets your facial features become the focus as you show off your really short strands. Some people like to take this look a little further and shave off most of their hair in the back.

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Short styles are always in fashion. Photo credit: Dvora.

3. Undercut

Yes, this trend is all the rage in men’s hair, but women with thin hair should also take note. with the focus on shaved sides that circles around the head, you are creating the illusion of depth with the top part of your hair. Style this section as you please, adding in some hair color or product to give it a spiky edge.

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Rock a shaven look with your thin hair.

4. Shaven Short Cut

Go for a look with some serious edge with this shaven cut. Opt for the sections towards the crown to be fuller and wider, creating the illusional of thickness as you chop and shave the back of your head.

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Chopping locks are stunning on thin hair. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

5. Choppy Bob with Bangs

A choppy bob with some bangs is a great way to add volume and depth to your look. Be sure to go for loose and pronounced layers to help shape your hair.

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Rock your curls with feathered bangs. Photo credit: Indigital

6. Feathered Bangs

Go back to the ’70s with this retro look. This look can work with a variety of short hairstyles, wherein you create dimensional and layered bangs that can swoop to the side or fall right in front of your face. Create even bouncer ringlets with the help of some hair mousse like Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse whose formula works to provide you with some incredible body and volume by lifting your hair from the roots!

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The bowl cut is back and it’s better than ever. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

7. Bowl Cut

Did you hear that the bowl cut is back, and it’s better than ever! This modern take on the short cut starts out short in the front and then goes increasingly longer in the back. Add some bangs in the mix to create the appearance of fullness to your hair. Lock in this cool style by using some Bed Head by TIGI Masterpiece Shine Hairspray whose formula will make your hair really shiny as it provides it with some serious hold.

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You can’t ever go wrong with a cap-friendly bob haircut. Photo credit: Indigtalimages.com

8. Asymmetrical Bob

To create depth on short hair, use your texture by creating a one-length asymmetrical bob. This classic cut looks polished, modern and stunning as it turns heads and crates depth to your thin hair. Be sure to use some hair serum like Dove Regenerative Nourishment Serum-in-Oil whose formula can nourish your hair as it makes it smooth and manageable.

Which of these short hairstyles are you going to try?

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