Going from being a full-time college student to a full-time adult is a huge but fun change. And what better way to celebrate than going for that big chop you’ve been itching to try. Short haircuts for women are really popular for the just out of college group that can give you confidence, a new look and endless new styles to try. Read on about these chic, easy, low-key (and travel-friendly!) short haircuts for fresh grads:
Short Haircuts for Women After the College Years
1. Wavy Lob
A good way to dip your toes into short hair is to start with a lob. This cut looks good on curly and straight textures and is a good opportunity to go for a dramatic side part. With an in-between medium and short cut like this one, bobby pins will be your new BFFs.
2. Wavy Long Pixie
Pixies don’t have to be a super short crop. Show off your natural wavy texture by leaving the top of your hair longer than the sides. If your hair is straight, you can always curl it, too.
3. Icy Blond Pixie
If you’re taking the plunge and going for a short pixie look, why not change your hair color at the same time? Rock your new short do with a new icy bleached blond. Make sure to keep your blonde from getting brassy by using Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Purple Toning Shampoo.
4. Baby ‘Fro
Going for the baby ‘fro is a great way to show off your natural texture and get that short crop you’ve been wanting. Going for the super short ‘fro is also a good way to start fresh when growing out straightened hair.
5. Asymmetrical Angled Bob
Add extra interest to your bob by taking it shorter in the back. This style frames your face beautifully and is one of the easiest short styles to grow out. Plus, it’ll look really fresh for your interviews.
6. Buzz Cut
Really go for it and get a buzz cut. A buzzed style with truly show your face in a new light. Plus, if you invest in a pair of clippers, you can easily keep your hair trimmed at home.
7. Bob with a Micro-Fringe
A micro fringe is a unique vintage style that still works well today. Pair it with a lob or a bob for a sweet short style that shows off your personality and your gorgeous face.
8. Short Shag
The short shaggy bowl cut is a versatile cut that can work worn down, pinned back, and in many different updos. Enhance this messy style with Catwalk by TIGI Texturising Sea Salt Spray. Just spray it in, scrunch your hair and go.
9. Slicked Back Pixie
Update your pixie cut by styling it slicked back. Start with wet hair and apply Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel. Comb your hair back and let it dry.
10. Bob with Undercut
If you’ve been rocking a bob, update your style with an undercut. Not only does this style help to keep your neck cool in the warmer months, but it looks chic to boot.