Looking for quick hairstyles for your short hair? Get inspired by our collection of stylish hairstyle ideas.
What you’ll need
Just because you have short hair doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to deal with less styling. Since you’re a busy woman, we know you need easy hairstyles for short hair that will get you out of the house quickly while still looking fierce. Simple hairstyles for short hair can be anything from updated low ponytails to rocking on-trend scarfs to embracing your natural curl texture. Surprisingly, there are tons of options that can have you rocking a different short hair look every single day. For some instant inspiration, we’ve collected eight really easy short hairstyle ideas that you can master in no time.
Easy Short Hairstyles: 10 Ways to Wear Your Hair
1. Super Short Curls
Short easy hairstyles should be all about embracing what you have as you define and enhance your natural curl pattern. This is definitely one of our favorite easy hairstyles for short curls where you simply need some gel, like TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel, to help with hold as it works to create defined curls.
2. Undone Waves
Undone hairstyles are the ‘It Girl’ look of the season. To create this easy look, spray some of the Suave Professionals Texurizing Sea Salt Spray onto your short hair, then use your fingers to scrunch the product in your hair. This will create that cool/undone messy effect.
3. Low Ponytail
Congratulations, your hair is long enough for a mini-ponytail (or a “puny-tail,” as we fondly call it). This hairstyle is one of the easiest and chicest short hairstyles for women out there that screams modern minimalist elegance. To achieve this look, apply some of the Suave Professionals Moroccan Styling Oil to your hair for some shine, then gather hair back into a low ponytail. Then gently sweep your hair into a very low ponytail, near the nape of your neck, and secure with an elastic band. Pull a few loose strands out at the front for a more casual look. If you want to give your short ponytail a little more character, you can back-comb the ends to create texture.
4. Slicked-Back Lob
The slicked-back lob is one of this season’s hottest hair trends. Both edgy and daring, this easy hairstyle is perfect for those with a square or heart-shaped face, as it exudes femininity and high fashion. For super slick short strands, apply some gel to your hair. Next, use some no-crease clips to carefully pin back the sides of your hair, before taking your styling iron and smoothing out the rest of your locks so that they’re sleek, smooth and glossy.
Once this section of hair is straight, back-comb the rest of your mane, from your hairline to the crown of your head, to create added volume. Smooth the top of your hair using a fine-tooth comb to shape it into place and finish with some hairspray.
5. Soft, Wavy Bob
A variation of the undone lob, these cute easy hairstyles for short hair are all about their defined #curlpower. While it’s still an easy hairstyle, you’ll still need a little more time to achieve these defined curls by using a curling iron. But the work will be so worth it, especially since it will give your short strands a huge boost in the volume department! To achieve this look, apply a heat protectant, like the Nexxus Promen Heat Protecting Mist, onto your hair. Then work section-by-section as you curl your entire head . Once done, run your fingers through your short hair to gently loosen your curls into soft waves and give them a final mist of some sea salt spray, scrunching the product in with your hands.
All hail hair accessories as a way to rock easy hairdos for short hair with some serious style! Hair accessories have gotten a major style hail these days where we’ve seen tons of on-trend colors, styles and shapes to help you rock your short hair with ease. After you pick out your scarf of choice, brush your hair into your preferred short hairstyle (down, updos, ponytails are fair game) and then place your scarf on your head. How easy is that!?
7. Dramatic Part
And then there are days when you have literally no time but still have to look put together. Enter this dramatic part, a no-fuss/easy hairstyle for short hair where simply brush your hair to the opposite side in which you normally wear it, providing a dramatic part to your hair. Spray this look with some hairspray to lock it in place and you’ll be good to go.
8. ’70s Part
Try out the ‘it’ hairstyle of the season on your short hair with the’70s middle part. This upgraded look can be a combo of a messy part to a slick-straight middle part (users’ choice). As a short easy hairstyle, you simply have to brush your hair and then create a part using a comb and your fingers. Apply some serum to smooth down any frizz or annoying flyaways.
Want more easy hairstyles for your hair? Check out how to style short hair in our hair guide.