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Tousled Short Hair: Get The Runway Look on Any Hair Type

The hair flip is back. Tousled short hair is one of this season's biggest trends.

Another day, another runway hairstyle. Yes, today we’re back at it again with yet another short hairstyle. But you can’t blame us this time. Short hair is in and after seeing the trend all over the runway and in street style shots this season during fashion week around the world, there’s nothing we can do about it except join the club, or live vicariously through the chop on others. If you’re planning on taking the plunge and cutting off your hair, add this tousled short hair look to your list of ways to style your new short cut. We’ve rounded up an array of styles and you’re bound to find something you like here. Read on as we explain how to get the short tousled hairstyles look even on the finest or thickest of hair types.

How to Create Tousled Short Hair on Different Hair Types

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A simple curling technique will help you get the perfect tousled hair flip. Photo credit:

How to Create Short Tousled Hair for Fine Hair Types

Short tousled haircuts are a great way to pump up the volume and hide sparse, spacey areas in fine hair.

Step 1: Start off by washing your hair with  Dove Oxygen Moisture Shampoo and Dove Oxygen Moisture Conditioner to start off with a clean and voluminous base before you create your style.

Step 2: Prep your hair by applying the TRESemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray, then use your blowdryer to dry and style your strands.

Step 3: As you’re blowdrying the hair, use a round brush to flip the hair outward to create the tousled effect.

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Work a defining cream through your texture to create the tousled look. Photo credit:

How to Create Short Tousled Hair for Wavy Hair Types

Women with wavy hair types have it a bit easier when it comes to creating this trendy tousled look. You really only need one product to nail the style and you can rock this look with ease.

Step 1: After washing your hair, apply TRESemmé Make Waves Defining Cream to damp hair and make sure to work all the product through.

Step 2: Allow your waves to dry on their own and then run your fingers through the style to finger comb for added texture.


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Create a curl and make it stay. A little mousse will go a long way. Photo credit:

How to Create Short Tousled Hair for Thick Hair Types

The beauty of having thick hair and rocking one of these tousled short hairstyles is that the final style is both luscious and bouncy. Getting there is the hardest part but once you’ve achieved it you’ll be in hair heaven.

Step 1: Prep hair with a heat protectant then use a hair wand to curl hair away from the face to create a wavy tousled effect.

Step 2: Make sure to set your style with Dove Style + Care Strength and Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray for all-day hold and waves that stay put.

Do you love these short styles? Here are 22 more short hairstyles to try this season

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