From the pixie to the buzz cut, very short hairstyles for women are back – and in a big way! Super short looks can be incredibly inspiring, empowering and flattering for ladies of all ages. And there is a whole range of options out there that look ultra-stylish and totally timeless (if you’re courageous enough to try them!).
Feeling brave? Here’s our rundown of 13 trendy, very short hairstyles to inspire you to take the plunge and go for the chop!
1. Pretty pixie
When it comes to super short haircuts, the pixie really makes a statement while retaining a touch of femininity.
2. Pixie with an undercut
3. Curly top
Contrary to popular belief, very short hairstyles for women can be soft and vibrant, with plenty of texture. This one combines a curly top with a short, tapered cut to create an ultra-cool and incredibly feminine look, and offers plenty of room to inject some sass and personality into your style.
4. Parted pixie
Just ask your stylist for shorter (or even shaved) sides and back, with a bit more length on top. Then feel free to experiment with colours, textures and partings to complement your signature style or suit your mood.
5. Cute and curly
Make your short crop look its best by asking your stylist for a subtle perm — or if you have natural curls, rock it in its curly state! Keep the sides slightly sleek and tease the top for just a bit of volume.
Editor’s tip: Don’t forget to keep your curls moisturised with a lightweight hair oil, like the TRESemmé Botanic Rich Oil Mist.
6. The ‘styled’ pixie
Like most very short haircuts for women, the key to this look is the way you style it. This ‘do looks great when it is choppy and texturised, giving it an edgy-but-sophisticated vibe.
Editor’s tip: When styling your hair, texture is key. Roughly dry your hair and apply a texturising product. Then you’ll want to keep it in place. For this we recommend the Toni&Guy High Definition Spray Wax for a matt, stylish look that stays in place all day.
7. Classic buzz cut
Ok, although this style is often considered a man’s haircut, the buzz cut can look great on women, too. You can rock more than just a pixie. Just look at this ‘do here. Beautiful!
8. Bold buzz cut
A strong and powerful style, a closely-shaved buzz cut will enhance your best facial features and give your look a cool, contemporary edge. Did we mention that it’s also incredibly easy to maintain? No more hours spent styling your hair in the morning!
9. Blonde buzz cut
Although this look leaves you with very little hair to play with, there is still plenty of room to inject personality by adding some colour. Pop on some awesome shades and for a high fashion finish.
10. Blonde box cut
Box cuts can be quite masculine, it’s true. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be super chic. Add a bit of flair with a bleach blonde colour, and you’re basically ready to take over the world.
11. Bowl cut
Once reserved for children who had fallen victim to their mum’s DIY haircuts, the rise of this hipster trend has given it a whole new lease on life. And this super short version definitely proves that bowl hairstyles can be incredibly stylish!
12. Blonde bowl cut
The beautiful bowl cut is not your average pixie. It’s also perfect for those with thick, straight hair and an oval face shape. We think that this stunning, the sweeping bowl cut looks even better because of its bold blonde colour. Don’t you agree?
13. Copper curls
Why not pair your beautiful curls with a truly stand-out colour? This copper hue is perfect for most seasons and definitely adds that extra “something” to your look.
If you don’t have naturally curly hair, you can get a perm or use a curling iron with a very small barrel. Just remember to guard your hair beforehand with a heat protector, like the TRESemmé Heat Defence Styling Spray.
So, what’s your verdict? Are you a firm fan of very short hairstyles for women?