We all have those moments in our lives when we simply want to ignore all social norms and trends and simply express our personality the way we want, not the way others would prefer us to. So, when the time comes, what better way to do this than with a new hairstyle? We want to encourage everyone to be themselves and, because of this, we have prepared a set of rebellious and edgy hairstyles which will suit your inner rock chic very well. Regardless if your locks are short or long, there is a bold hairstyle for each one of you. You just need to find it!
Short Rebellious and Edgy Hairstyles
Messy Side-Parted Short Hairstyle with Dark Roots
For those of you who want to chop off quite a bit of hair for an edgy look, this messy side-parted hairstyle is definitely worth considering. It doesn’t even matter what color your hair is as long as the whole vibe is super rebellious and cool. Just add some texture spray to enhance that appearance.
Messy Middle-Parted Feathered Short Hairstyle
For a more elegant look that is still super edgy and rock n’ roll-like, you can try this messy middle-parted feathered hairstyle. The key is to run your fingers through your locks after applying hairspray or hair mousse in order to enhance that whole carefree look. If you desire a more relaxed look, here are some ideas for Adorable & Carefree Messy Updos!
Short Feathered Shag Hairstyle with Bangs
Joan Jett has always been an icon when it comes to edgy and bold hairstyles and you can certainly learn a thing or two from her. This short feathered shag will always be trendy regardless of the year that we’re in because it is such a cool yet wearable and timeless look that everyone will love.
Side-Swept Feathered Messy Short Hairstyles (2 ideas)
These two edgy hairstyle ideas are certainly not for everyone but you can still draw inspiration from them in your journey to discovering the best hairstyle to express your personality. Both are side-swept and feathered so that the whole appearance is super wild and cool. Add some hairspray for extra hold and even some hair mousse to make sure that your hair will remain styled for more hours.
Asymmetrical Spiky and Edgy Short Hairstyles (2 ideas)
When it comes to asymmetrical short hairstyles, these two ideas are worth taking into account. They are both spiky and edgy but in a way that is cool and not too over-the-top. The feathered ends are the key here as well as the blunt bangs which can be either straight cut or asymmetrical. You can even backcomb your hair a bit for extra volume.
Asymmetrical Two-Tone Edgy Bob Cut
Yet another asymmetrical bob cut is this two-tone one that is not only edgy and dark but also very trendy and very runway-like. The shades in your hair don’t matter as long as the final result is spectacular and definitely not for the faint of heart. This can also be turned into a wearable look if you cut those asymmetrical strands and give your haircut a more even appearance.
Edgy Side-Parted Silver Pixie Cut
A pixie cut is probably the most popular option when it comes to choosing rebellious and bold hairstyles. This one is edgy, side-parted, and has that silver shade that will draw some looks everywhere you go. However, you need to always trim your haircut if you want it to always look sharp and perfect.
Natural Edgy Feathered Side-Parted Pixie Cuts (3 ideas)
These three side-parted pixie cuts are a bit more natural-looking and maybe not as crazy as you would expect. However, they are worth considering if you want to cut your locks and you’re inclined towards choosing a more comfortable yet bold look. Don’t forget to always trim them for a neat and perfect look.
Edgy Short Hairstyles with Side-Swept Bangs (3 ideas)
These three ideas are all short and messy. However, each of them is unique in its own way and worth taking into account for an edgy hairstyle change. They all have side-swept bangs even if their length is different and suitable for each particular taste. The only thing left now is to make your choice and own it!
Messy Edgy Pixie Cuts (6 ideas)
Speaking of pixie cuts, it’s clear that they are the most popular short hairstyles for a rebel and edgy attitude. They don’t require too much styling, always look good, and go with almost any outfit and makeup. These six ideas are all different but also similar when you think about their core nature. Messy or more chiseled, wavy or straight, blonde or dark, each pixie cut has its own individuality and will compliment the woman wearing it. You only have to make the right choice!
Curly Pixie Cut with Short Nape and Sides
Rihanna made this hairstyle popular a while ago but it’s still very much one of the coolest types of pixie cut that you can have. With a curly top area and short sides and nape, it will make you appear taller and will help you express your personality in a very cool manner.
Mohawk with Side Shave and Pattern
The Mohawk will always remain the staple for edgy and bold no matter the year. This hairstyle proves that you can have your side and nape areas shaved and still look sexy and feminine. Your hair color doesn’t matter as long as you wear your hairstyle proudly and own it!
Bowl Cut with Side and Nape Undercut
A bowl cut might not necessarily scream edgy and bold but, in this case, it may be a perfect choice if you want to cut your hair. It’s cool, modern, wearable, and still feminine and pretty. Just make sure that you always trim the ends of your hair and that you wear your cool haircut with style and grace.
Short Box Braids with Side and Nape Shave and Patterns
In case you like wearing your locks in box braids, then you should know that you can still go for a hairstyle that’s edgy and unusual while keeping your braids intact. This hairstyle has a side and nape shave that also comes with some patterns while the box braids hang on your forehead in a cool and laidback manner.
Asymmetrical Sleek Short Hairstyles (2 ideas)
These two hairstyles are short, sleek, and asymmetrical. The bangs are long and side-swept so that they offer a mysterious glance and cover almost half of your face. One side is shorter while the other is longer and you can choose between having a short nape area or a longer one that goes down and covers your neck too. Either way, these two hairstyles are crazy, funky, and definitely cool.
Medium/ Long Rebellious and Edgy Hairstyles
Medium-Length Messy and Edgy Hairstyle with Bangs
When it comes to medium-length edgy hairstyles, you should know that you have a lot of options available. This messy and edgy one is slightly wavy and has those bangs that offer a mysterious vibe to your whole appearance. If you want to add even more mystery, you can contour your eyes with black eye shadow and watch everyone admire you.
Edgy Voluminous Up-Dos and Half Up Half Down Hairstyle with Braids (3 ideas)
In case you are in for some extravagant and edgy updos, the first two ideas could help you a lot. They are not your average everyday hairstyles but can definitely inspire you in your search. The third idea is a half up half down look that’s inspired by those traditional Viking hairstyles which seem to be making a comeback right now.
Long Edgy Hairstyle with Side Shave
This long and edgy hairstyle might remind you of the infamous emo period, especially with that deep side shave and the bold earrings. However, you can still go for it if you feel that it represents you and you can always make a few adjustments so that your look is modern and relevant.
Rock Chick Side-Parted Medium-Length Hairstyles (2 ideas)
If you want to feel like an authentic rock chick, you can definitely go for one of those two side-parted medium-length hairstyles. Regardless of the hair color you have, the idea is to make your look as messy as possible, to use black eyeliner, and to put on your favorite leather jacket for an even more authentic vibe. Rock on!
Long Edgy Shag with Feathered Bangs
In case your hair is long and you want to keep it that way, you should know that the famous shag hairstyle is still very much in right now. This edgy version has feathered bangs and looks retro while still being modern and super cool at the same time. Definitely, one to consider!
Messy Medium-Length Hairstyle with Baby Bangs
Baby bangs are very punk and still relevant when it comes to trendy hairstyles that are also messy and edgy. This look is medium-length, slightly wavy, and special thanks to those super short bangs that highlight your features and make you look special.
Long to Medium Messy Hairstyle with Thick Blunt Bangs (2 ideas)
This is a transformation from long hair to medium-length hair that you can draw inspiration from in case you want to go through a similar process and end up looking amazing. The first hairstyle is more of a classic one and has those thick bangs while the second one is edgier, messier, slightly wavy, and definitely rock chick-worthy.
Edgy Mullet Hairstyles with Bangs (5 ideas)
If you thought that the infamous mullet hairstyle was long gone, you were absolutely wrong! It’s not gone but instead, it suffered a few transformations that have turned it into an absolutely incredible edgy hairstyle that’s certainly not for everyone. The bangs, the asymmetry, and colors, and the unusual shape of this hairstyle make it difficult to wear if you have a normal job. However, if you don’t, it’s definitely worth trying it, especially if you feel like it speaks for your personality. Regardless of your hair color, this mullet should always be styled in a messy manner and the bangs regularly trimmed for the full effect.
Amy Winehouse-Inspired Bird’s Nest Long Hairstyle
The so-called “bird’s nest” hairstyle was made popular by the late singer Amy Winehouse and, over the year, it has suffered some changes. Now, you can definitely wear this hairstyle however you want, wherever you want, and simply not care about what others think. After all, it’s all about expressing yourself through your personal style and not about pleasing other people.
Edgy Half Top Knots (4 ideas)
In case you want to keep your hair long but are sick and tired of the same old hairstyles and want something edgy and fun, you can always try some of these half top knots. With wavy or straight hair, the idea is to create a messy bun on top of your head and to secure it well with bobby pins. You can even add some tiny braids in the mix if you want something more complex. The idea is to keep things as messy and as carefree as possible.
Edgy Backcombed and Braided Ponytail
If you want some ideas for an edgy up-do, this backcombed braided ponytail might be right up your alley. It’s a bold, unusual, very rock n’ roll, and still wearable hairstyle. You will need long hair in order to make it look perfect and the right attitude to conquer the world.
Glam Rock Braided Ponytail
For a more glamorous appearance, this rock-inspired braided low ponytail is exactly what you need. This is both a wearable and a more special hairstyle that you can do on an everyday basis as well as for a special occasion. The idea is to make you feel good and confident. The rest comes afterward!
All in all, we hope that the aforementioned rebellious and edgy hairstyles will speak for the rock chick in you and will inspire you to make that bold choice and go for the hairstyle that you have always wanted to try. Never forget that the whole idea is for you to use any means to express your personality and to feel free and empowered. If your hair is one of those tools, then so be it! Make your choice, keep your hair long or cut it shorter if that’s what you want, and go conquer the world the way you want to! You are the one who counts, so do everything to please yourself and not anybody else!