You don’t need long hair to experiment with hairstyles. This 2019 was the year of short manes, which are equally interesting as the long ones. If you have any doubts on whether you should get a crop, we rounded up some chic hairdos that will help you make up your mind. There’s a little bit of everything! Short and cut, medium and chic! These are all super-easy manes to recreate and flatter a wide range of face shapes. Go ahead and check them out, to see how you can elevate your hair in various ways.
The hairstyle all celebrities are obsessed with can now become your go-to for the season. This means that you will first need a fresh chop. This hairdo is meant for bold ladies who always want to experiment with different trends. If you’ve always had long hair, a pixie can be quite the change. No worries, it will be just as flattering as any other longer mane. There is no need to overthink, such a fearless change is always welcomed.
Pixies are so versatile, since there are so many ways to pull them off. Starting with a punk-rock edge, to a classy short crop, this hairdo literally delivers quite the diverse range of styles. Women who are more on the sporty side of manes, can always opt for side swept bangs and a spiky pixie. The ones who prefer the elegant version, can add trendy highlights with a longer fringe.
Those beach waves are officially the chicest hairstyle of 2018, and will continue trending in the following year. If you already have medium length hair, go ahead and take your flat iron out. If not, make sure to get a cut and be the coolest girl around. The messier the waves are, the better. One of the best things about this mane is that you can actually get it done in only 10 minutes. It’s completely appropriate for a day in the office, a night out and even a holiday party. Spray the waves, mess them up and you’re ready to go. We’ve seen so many stars working this cool hairstyle on red carpets, which means it will remain popular in the days to come. The absolute champ on this list is a wavy lob with highlights. This is such an in-demand look, you also might want to try. But, if you prefer to be unique, choose a different coloring technique.
Blunt, Sleek Bob
Make it short, sleek and smooth. There’s a new way to stand out ladies! If you’re dwelling on which hairdo to choose for your big transformation, a blunt bob is a winner. This is a very easy do to recreate. First things first! Get a short bob haircut that is perfectly straight and shiny. You can straighten it with an iron or use a round brush for a smooth blowout. It’s another one of the celebrity-approved manes that won’t seem to go away. While it’s important to have a hairdo that makes women comfortable, it is also important at times to follow the trends. To achieve that super-smooth finish, there are so many different products that will help you out. Finish off with a shine serum for the ultimate glow.
Another amazing idea is to get playful with the part. Opt for a classic medium parting, that is equally playful and sophisticated. If you are ready to go to the sultry side, add a deep side part. It will fit in amazingly with a pair of statement earrings and a red lip. The more dramatic the hairstyle is, the more space you’ll have to flaunt a simple, elegant outfit.
Retro curls are so glamorous! They are the perfect match for both short hair and medium length hair. If you have a special event to attend, try these 70’s-inspired curls. They won’t take more than 20 minutes, be sure of that. The fastest option is to schedule an appointment at the hairdressers. But, if you actually love styling your own hair, recreate the do at home. You will need a large curling iron or rollers. Start curling strand by strand, then secure each one with a bobby pin. Once the whole hair is done, you can release the bobby pins, add hairspray and start brushing with a wide-tooth brush. All of the retro waves will align and deliver the classiest hairdo ever. When you want to boost that volume, tease the hair all over and comb once again to make sure everything is sleek.
For this hairstyle a deep side part is definitely the best option. There is no preferred face shape, anyone who wants to be glamorous can give it a try. When you want to add that glam factor, simply include some super-sparkly hair accessories to sleek back one part of the mane. Bows, embellished bobby pins, hair clips, classy combs are just a part of the details that can really upgrade the retro curls.
Low Messy Updo
The fabulous messy bun inspired by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is a real treat for the eyes. Ever since the former actress debuted it in several occasions, the whole female world wanted to cop the hairstyle. And thankfully, even ladies with short hair and medium length hair can recreate it. Such a cute, chic and easy hairdo. What’s even more important, you won’t have any problems taming down the hair. Since it’s a shorter length, you only need to improvise. Put it in a very low pony and secure it with a tie.
This is when things become a lot of fun. There are so many different options you can try out. The first one is a basic bun, with some loose messy strands in the front. It’s a hairstyle that doesn’t involve any sleeked parts, so don’t worry if it’s not perfect. Actually that’s the whole purpose of the mane. An effortlessly chic do, that won’t take too much of your time. Once you create that bun, add some extra bobby pins to keep it in place.
The second option is even easier to create. After you tie the hair in a pony, simply divide it into several parts. Twist each one of those and secure them with bobby pins. It’s messy, chic and great for an array of occasions.
Braids seem to make every single hairstyle better. That’s the case with the low messy updo as well. Start off with a basic French or Dutch braid in the top part, and whatever’s left, place it in a messy low bun. Make the braid loose and leaves several strands in the front. If this is an everyday hairstyle, you are officially done. But, if you are attending a wedding, curl those strands in the front and add some glam accessories.
Double Space Buns
Ladies with short hair and medium hair length are in luck! The mega-popular double space buns were made for your haircuts. You’ll have so much fun playing with this fun look. In only five minutes you get a fashionable mane that is already favorite for names such as Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and more.
Of course, there is more than one way to flaunt double space buns. The style you’ve been seeing all over Instagram features a half-up, half-down mane. Separate your hair, leaving the bottom part either straight or wavy. Create a middle part in the top and tie both halves in cute buns.
When you’re not that much into half-updos, you can always tie the whole hair in two buns. It can be sleeked or messy. Decorate it with a braid or two for an even cooler look. When you have extra time, get innovative with a diagonal or a zig-zag part.
Bangs are such a big thing at the moment. Long and blunt, or short and wispy, there are way too many picks to decide on. All the women who have short hair or medium length hair can upgrade it with any fringe style.
If you are still not 100% sure that bangs are your vibe, you can start with messy drape fringe, that’s much easier to grow out. Plus, you won’t have any problems in putting those bangs up, since they are a bit longer. Another great choice for these ladies is side-swept fringe. It will grow out within a month, so if you don’t love it, problem solved. These two are perfect ideas for first-timers.
Those pros and daring fashionistas are welcomed go take the hairstyle a bit further. Thick blunt bangs are flattering for square and oval face shapes. The trending baby bags are for adventurers, especially gals with either round or oval face. There are a million other ways to do fringe, all you need is some extra courage. Bangs are so flattering with a high pony and all types of updos. Having a fringe won’t stop you from putting your hair up, if that’s one of your worries!