15 Best Short Wedge Haircuts and Hairstyles in 2021

Stand out from the crowd with this iconic short look.

Have you been considering a fresh new cut? Don’t go for the usual, same-old trim and try out a fun, unique cut that’s both super short and super cool. Don’t know where to start? Try out the stylish wedge haircut. This style will upgrade your look to reach new heights of sexy and flirty in an instant. Venture out to the chic and bold side with one of these wedge haircut styles:

1. Shagged Cut

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A shaggy, laidback style gives your style an extra edge.

This shaggy cut is far from frumpy. It’s got cool-girl written all over it! Having subtle, shorter layers allow you to create with tons of hair product.

Give your wedge haircut extra texture by using Suave Dry Texture Finishing Spray.

2. Short

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The shorter, the better!

Keep your style short and sweet with a super short wedge cut. This is perfect for those who want the wedge haircut but don’t want as much styling responsibility, post-cut.

3. Tousled

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A simple tousled look is all you need for effortless style.

Give your style an extra edge with a tousled and messy look. This style hinges on creating hold so the tousled style doesn’t drop throughout the day.

Try to keep your tousled style while controlling frizz and flyaways by spritzing Nexxus Weightless Style Ultra Light Hair Spray onto your tresses.

4. Multi-Toned

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Go bold and brave with a multi-toned look.

Want your wedge haircut to really stand out from the crowd? Then go for a multi-toned look! It’s so fresh, unique, and fun to play around with, you’ll definitely fall in love with style as much as we did.

5. Mini Mohawk

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Take your hairstyle to a whole new level with a mini Mohawk!

Go rocker-chick with a mini mohawk. All this takes is some finger-raking gel into your strand for hold and body.

You can easily style this mohawk with TRESemmé TRES Two Mega Firm Control Gel for an all-day hold without any crunchy texture or gross residue.

6. Angled Bangs

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Some drastic angled bangs are a great way to upgrade your style.

Get a runway-ready look with some angled bangs. This posh style is sure to instantly make heads turn and jaws drop.

7. Asymmetrical Cut

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Get a posh look with an asymmetrical wedge haircut.

An asymmetrical wedge haircut is one of our favorite looks! It’s so chic and playful, we just can’t help but fall in love with this look.

8. Classic Wedge

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Nothing beats a classic.

Who said you actually needed to change up the wedge haircut? It’s a timeless classic that always looks chic and fun on its own!

9. Side Swept Bangs

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Some side-swept bangs can easily transform your wedge cut.

Get an effortlessly chic style with some side-swept bangs. You can start this look with shorter bangs and ride out of the phases of growing your bangs longer, for a style that will continue to stay trending no matter what length it is.

10. Sleek

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Make your wedge cut sleek and sexy.

A slicked-down wedge haircut is a great choice for a big event or sophisticated party.

11. Boxy Wedge

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Go for a more boxy, blunt take on the wedge haircut. Photo credit: Arianna Sharfman

Switch up the traditional wedge haircut shape and try a more boxy cut. This look is a little more modern and a fun spin on the classic style.

12. Undercut

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Spice up this look with a modern undercut. Photo credit: Roisin Murphy

We know when we say wedge an undercut isn’t the first thing you think of, but how amazing is this edgy style? Build even more volume with a wedge cut by creating an undercut gradient. By thinning out the bottom, you’re creating more volume on top.

13. Barely There

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Create a barely-there baby wedge.

This cut isn’t quite a wedge hairstyle, it’s the cute little sister. Go for a shorter pixie cut but create some different lengths by the sides of your ears and in the back of your cut. We love how feminine and soft this cut is!

14. Longer Side Lengths

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Go for a longer length on the side.

We love a more grown-out wedge haircut. If when you first got this cut it was a little too short for your liking, just wait until it gets longer and then re-cut it just in the back for a new length.

Style this length with a blowout. Get the most professional-looking style by prepping with Nexxus Weightless Style Smooth & Full Blow Dry Balm.

15. Choppy

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Create texture and movement with a choppier cut. Photo credit: Jens Lindner

Add the ultimate amount of texture to your look by getting a choppier cut. It doesn’t have to be a ton of different lengths, you can keep it subtle. Any kind of layering or choppy technique will provide texture and volume.

While you might have thought there was just one type of wedge haircut, there are so many different styles to be created! Have fun customizing your new, short cut, and don’t be afraid to try something out of your comfort zone.

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