Short haircuts have always been trademarks for strong women who want to express themselves through their hairstyles. Well, it seems that this trend goes on even today and any woman who feels like she wants to highlight her personality in one way or another should try this kind of change. So, here are 50+ super cool and trendy short haircuts for women who are not afraid to experiment with their hair and feel good about it.
I. Pixie Haircuts for Women
1. Sleek Asymmetrical Pixie with Side and Nape Undercut
One of the most popular short haircuts for women is the famous pixie and, in this case, we are talking about an asymmetrical one with undercuts. These side and nape undercuts are edgy and cool, while the upper volume adds height.
2. Sleek Pixie Cut with Long Bangs for Fine Hair
Pixie cuts come in all shapes and sizes and even sleek ones are cool and youthful. For this hairstyle, you will need longer bangs and straight hair. In fact, this cut looks very well on fine hair that doesn’t have a lot of volume.
3. Edgy Mohawk-Like Pixie with Nape and Side Undercut
The mohawk pixie is yet another one of those haircuts that stand out from a crowd and speak for your personality. The nape and side undercuts are present here too while the upper part of the hairstyle is spiky, bold, and rebellious.
4. Long Wavy & Side-Parted Pixie Cut
On the other hand, long pixies, while still technically short haircuts, can be a good alternative for those who don’t want to chop off that much hair. This wavy side-parted cut is perfect for romantic girls who want to be able to style their hair in different ways.
5. Asymmetrical Layered Pixie Cut
An asymmetrical and layered pixie cut is exactly what you need if you want to express yourself through your hair. It’s a wearable, pretty, and edgy haircut that will always be trendy, no matter the year we’re in.
6. Sleek Side-Parted Boyish Pixie Cut
If you are thinking of adopting a more boyish look, then this sleek side-parted pixie is probably for you. It has that vintage vibe that is so trendy right now while still looking modern. You can use some hair gel to achieve that iconic slickness.
7. Pixie Cut with Finger Waves
When it comes to pixie cuts, finger waves are probably not the first thing that comes to anyone’s mind. However, this look is proof that pixie cuts look extraordinary with those vintage-inspired waves. Just ask your hairstylist about them and experiment!
8. Side-Parted Half Pixie Half Bob Cut
This hairstyle is the perfect hybrid between a pixie cut and a bob haircut. It’s voluminous in the back, it’s side-parted, while the nape undercut provides that edgy vibe to it. Just style it using some hairspray and you will end up looking like a million bucks.
9. Layered Pixie Cut with Messy Bangs
In the case of a layered pixie cut, the whole look must have that messy vibe, including the bangs. This will make you appear like you definitely own the hairstyle and that you’re wearing it proudly. Use texturizing hairspray to achieve the messy look.
10. Colored & Sleek Side-Parted Pixie Cut
Sleek side-parted pixie cuts are one thing. But sleek side-parted colored pixie cuts are on a whole different level. This is not a hairstyle that’s for everyone, for sure. However, you can make it your own by adopting the hair color that you feel comfortable wearing.
11. Messy Pixie Cut with Feathered Bangs
A longer messy pixie cut that also comes with feathered bangs is definitely worth trying if you want a short haircut. It’s certainly an edgy look but one that will attract all the attention to you. Pair it with a bold makeup or an unusual hair color and voila!
12. Curly Pixie Cut with Side and Nape Undercut Patterns
For women who have been blessed with naturally curly hair, this pixie cut with side and nape undercut patterns is a good option. The crown of the head remains curly and pretty, while the sides are extra short and cool, thanks to these patterns.
13. Wavy Pixie Cut with No Bangs
Another example of a wavy pixie cut is this one without any bangs whatsoever. It’s a simple cut that’s wearable regardless of your age, easy to style and maintain, and very pretty. It also looks very good if you are normally wearing glasses.
14. Chiseled & Wavy Side-Parted Pixie Cut
This is a truly unique pixie cut in the sense that it’s so chiseled while being adorned with these spectacular waves. Side-part it and make sure that your hairstylist gets the waves exactly right. Some hair gel, a comb, and a lot of patience are necessary for their creation.
15. Buzz Cut Pixie
Buzz cuts are probably not for everyone but, in this case, a buzz cut pixie can be the best alternative for someone who wants as little hair as possible. Plus, these extra short haircuts are very trendy right now and provide a strong statement for all women out there.
16. Long Sleek Side-Parted Pixie Cut
A long pixie can look very good on all hair types and face shapes. However, this hairstyle is especially good for people with fine and straight hair. In this case, side-part the hair and let it fall naturally. You will feel free and pretty at all times, we promise!
17. Messy Pixie Cut with Chopped Bangs
For this messy pixie cut, the chopped bangs are the key and what makes the haircut so unique. They provide a rebel and edgy vibe to the whole look and work especially well with bold makeup and thicker hair.
18. Sleek Pixie Cut with Long Nape Area
We have already talked about some types of sleek pixie cuts but this one is different in the sense that it also has a long nape area. It’s perfect for those of you who want to have their ears covered or who want to be able to make a tiny ponytail, even with short hair.
19. Curly High Rise Pixie Cut
For curly-haired beauties, this high rise pixie cut can be a good option if you’re looking for a short haircut. Just use some hair mousse in order to provide some extra definition to those bouncy ringlets.
20. Voluminous Wavy & Colored Pixie Cut
Wavy pixie cuts are some of the most popular short haircuts for women of all ages. However, in this case, the twist is the bold and unusual hair color that makes this look wearable even for younger people.
II. Bob Short Haircuts for Women
21. Razor Cut Bob Haircut with Blunt Bangs
Bob haircuts are also up there when it comes to short haircuts for women of all ages and a clear example of a cool and trendy cut is this razor one with blunt bangs. Mysterious, wearable, and definitely in right now, you will be the star of any party with this haircut.
22. Sleek Razor Cut Bob with Curtain Bangs Short Haircuts for Women
Razor cut bob haircuts also look incredibly good when they are done with straight hair and completed by some cool curtain bangs. They add a layer of mystery to your entire look while being part of a versatile and wearable hairstyle that everyone will love.
23. Straight Middle-Parted Bob Haircut with Curtain Bangs
This straight middle-parted bob with curtain bangs is a classic in all senses. However, who says that a basic hairstyle cannot still be cool and modern? It’s certainly an elegant look that flatters almost every face shape and hair type without a doubt.
24. Sleek Side-Parted Bob Haircut with Curled Ends
The curled ends on this side-parted bob haircut provide a certain freshness and youthfulness that a lot of people are looking for in a haircut. Plus, it looks amazing on any hair type, face shape, and with any hair color.
25. Extra Short Bob Haircut for Thick Hair
For those of you who want to try a shorter bob version, this one can be a good alternative. It’s absolutely perfect for thick hair because it will keep its shape for entire hours without you having to use too many styling products.
26. Extra Short Side-Parted Wavy Bob Haircut
Another extra short bob haircut is this wavy one. To achieve it, simply create a side part and use a curling wand to create the loose ringlets that will add extra volume to your hairstyle. Use hair mousse for extra definition.
27. Sleek Bob Haircut with Blunt Bangs and Hair Accessories
This sleek bob haircut is special not only because of the mysterious blunt bangs but also due to the fact that it can be adorned with multiple hair accessories and still look cool. Try anything you want, from ribbons to clips, and you will notice the difference.
28. Curly Side-Parted Bob Haircut
For naturally-curly haired girls, this side-parted bob is definitely worth considering when looking for a short haircut. It’s low-maintenance, beautiful, and very versatile as it can be worn in a similar manner on multiple occasions and still look perfect.
29. Curly & Colored Bob Short Haircuts for Women with Blunt Bangs
Another version of a curly bob is a colored one with blunt bangs. This is certainly something that will turn heads when you enter any room. You can keep your hair natural if it’s already curly or use a curling wand to obtain that effect.
30. Middle-Parted Sleek Bob Short Haircuts for Women with No Bangs
In case you are not really into bangs, you can simply go for a middle-parted sleek bob haircut. It’s very elegant, wearable, and always trendy, even after entire years of having been featured in all magazines and runways. Just go for it!
31. Messy Layered Bob Short Haircuts for Women with Blunt Bangs
If you are more into messy hairstyles, then this messy and layered bob with blunt bangs is for you. You can use hair mousse or even a texturizing hairspray to accentuate that messy effect and create a unique and cool hairstyle.
32. Straight Bob Short Haircuts for Women with Baby Bangs
A bob haircut done with straight hair is probably one of the easiest and most popular short haircuts for women out there. It’s low-maintenance, wearable, classy, and beautiful. Moreover, in this case, the baby bangs (if you are into them) offer a childish appearance that can remove some years from your age.
33. Sleek Middle-Parted Brown with Blonde Highlights Bob Haircuts for Women
A brown with blonde highlights middle-parted bob haircut is definitely worthy of a model and by this, we mean that confidence is all that matters when choosing a hairstyle. You can wear it too and make it look fabulous and gorgeous.
III. Short Bowl Haircuts for Women
34. Super Short Bowl Cut with Nape and Side Undercut
Bowl haircuts have come a long way since the Middle Ages when male English royals were mostly seen sporting them. Right now, a bowl cut is one of the trendiest looks that you can adopt. Take this short one with nape and side undercuts as an example. Who wouldn’t look cool while wearing it?
35. Extra Sleek Bowl Cut with Nape and Side Undercut
This super sleek bowl cut with undercuts and the unusual color is probably a bit too ahead of its time. However, if you are too, don’t hesitate and ask your hairstylist for it. Remember that any hairstyle can be adapted to be worn on an everyday basis.
36. Voluminous Bowl Cut with Blunt Bangs
This super voluminous bowl cut with blunt bangs is certainly something different and special. Also, probably not everyone’s cup of tea. However, if you remove the crazy color and the volume, the hairstyle becomes wearable and definitely worth considering.
37. Asymmetrical Bowl Cut with Side and Nape Undercut
This bowl cut is reminiscent of a pixie but it still keeps that upper part full of hair to remind everyone that it’s something different. It is an asymmetrical cut that comes with a side and nape undercut for extra edginess and a cool vibe.
38. Rounded Short Bowl Haircuts for Women with Baby Bangs
The baby bangs on this bowl cut form a perfectly round shape with the rest of the hairstyle which makes it look similar to a helmet, in a way. However, if you don’t want anything so dramatic, you can keep your natural hair color and wear this every day with no issues at all.
39. Extra Short & Messy Bowl Cut with Baby Bangs
For an extra short bowl cut, you can try this messy version complete with baby bangs and bold accessories. Just run your fingers through it in order to achieve that crazy and carefree appearance.
40. Wavy & Messy Bowl Short Haircuts for Women with Long Blunt Bangs
The long blunt bangs on this slightly wavy bowl cut add a layer of mystery to the look. Use a texturizing hairspray to accentuate the messiness of the hair and maybe even try a dark smokey eye to complete the look.
IV. Mohawk & Pompadour Short Haircuts for Women
41. Mohawk Haircut with Short Braid and Shaved Sides
Mohawks are definitely not the go-to hairstyles for all people but for some, they are a representation of a bold personality. This mohawk with a short braid and shaved sides is the perfect example of being feminine while still having a cool appearance.
42. Two-Color High Mohawk with Long Nape Area
Speaking of being edgy, this two-color high mohawk is the definition of “not for everybody”. However, it’s still a short haircut for women who just want to express themselves through their hair.
43. Super Short Mohawk with Shaved Sides
If you want super short hair, then this mohawk with shaved side is the one for you. Wearable, low-maintenance, and very cool, you will definitely turn head wherever you go. Pair it with some bold earrings.
44. Spiky Mohawk Short Haircuts for Women
A spiky mohawk with short sides is what you need if you don’t want to really commit to shaving off those lateral parts of if you don’t really want a mohawk that’s too high. This is a wearable and everyday alternative for rebels at heart.
45. Curly Mohawk with Short Sides
For women with naturally curly hair, a mohawk is really something special and not that commonly met. The sides need to be short and the upper part needs to remain crazy and voluminous. This hairstyle also adds height.
46. Mohawk with Braided Sides Short Haircuts for Women
For a more elegant approach, a mohawk with braided sides is exactly what you need. Avoid cutting your side parts too short so you can create some braids and somehow fake that whole look minus the shaving part.
V. Short Updos Haircuts for Women
47. Half Up Half Down Hair with Messy Bun
When it comes to short haircuts for women we chose to also include some pretty updos that can be done with short to medium hair. In this case, the half up half down style with a messy bun to go about your day and feel pretty while doing so.
48. Messy High Bun from Bob Haircut
If you already have a bob haircut then you can easily create this messy high bun with just a few bobby pins. Keep it very casual and relaxed and make sure to leave some strands out to frame your face.
49. Double Short Dutch Braids Short Haircuts for Women
Another doable hairstyle that can evolve from a bob haircut is the double Dutch braids which can create a childish, nerdy vibe but which are very trendy. They are the perfect alternative for school, university, or even your job.
50. Twisted Low Bun Short Haircuts for Women
Finally, a twisted low bun is what we are all inclined to do with our short hair when it’s hot outside or when we don’t want any hair in our face. It’s also a very easy alternative if you want a cute and wearable updo that’s no effort at all.
All in all, we hope that with this comprehensive list of 50+ super cool and trendy short haircuts for women we have touched on almost all possibilities for women who are tired of having long locks and are looking for something shorter. These ideas are all very wearable, some are edgier than others, while some are easy to maintain and definitely worth trying.