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All New: 36 Short Haircuts For Women

There is something so attractive about women with short hair. It’s the confidence! It is not having to rely on the obvious femininity that long hair provides to feel like a woman. Take a look at these all new short haircuts for women like you!

It is sexy! Show hair shows of feminine features that are normally covered by long hair. Here are 36 stunning short haircuts for women that just might inspire you to take the plunge.

#1 The Kate

Written by Shannel Mariano

This modern and chic hairstyle gives the hair a very beautiful and feminine profile. It accentuates the curve on the head. Hair is longer in the front, sweeping across the face to give it some style and mystery. It is tucked behind the ear on one side making for an asymmetric finish.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to clean damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair using a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protectant to the hair.
  4. Smooth and polish the ends of the hair with a flat iron.

Recommended Products:

Caviar Perfect Blowout Creme is a styling product that will give the hair smoothness and shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This hairstyle looks best on oval face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and medium in density.

#2 The Scarlette

Written by Shannel Mariano

This sexy short haircut features a cool length left on top and in the fringe area.

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry hair on top with with a round brush upwards and forward.
  3. Apply a product for texture.
  4. Style the hair with fingers.
  5. Set the style with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Sculpting Foam gives hair volume and is an excellent product choice for this look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Wide face shapes will get the illusion of length with this hairstyle. Hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to medium in density will look best in this style.

#3 The Jane

Written by Shannel Mariano

This asymmetrical haircut barely has any layers. Nearly all one length haircuts like this one keep maximum density of the hair which makes it the perfect short haircut for finer hair.

Short Asymetrical Haircut for Women

Style by Rhiannon Schwind, Makeup by Monica Wilson, Blaze Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

Short Asymetrical Haircut for Women Side

Style by Rhiannon Schwind, Makeup by Monica Wilson, Blaze Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair as smooth as possible using styling brush.
  3. Curl sections of hair using a large barrel iron.
  4. Set with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight by Paul Mitchell will give this look a long lasting flexible hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look gorgeous in this style and cut. Hair that is low in density and fine texture will easily style into this look.

#4 The Alexandra

Written by Shannel Mariano

This short asymmetric haircut features geometric lines that can draw attention to certain features of the face. The hair on top of the head that falls to the side of the face is one length, which means it has no layers or graduation. One length hair is strong and blunt, which draws attention to facial features.

Short Asymetric Haircut with Geometric Lines

Style by Folicle Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC

Short Asymetric Haircut with Geometric Lines Side

Style by Folicle Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Flat iron sections of hair to further smooth the hair.
  4. Apply a shine serum to hair.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops by Paul Mitchell gives straight hair a beautiful, glass-like finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will look best in this style.

#5 The Abigail

Written by Shannel Mariano

This look is cut shorter in the back and gradually longer in the front to frame the face. It is styled with soft waves for touchable texture.

Short Haircut with Soft Waves

Style by Tracy Stoddard, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Haircut with Soft Waves Side

Style by Tracy Stoddard, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Use a flat iron to detail the style.
  4. Apply a product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax is a wax with an aerosol delivery. This allows an even and controlled distribution of the product.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes with hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to medium in density will look best in this style.

#6 The Alice

Written by Shannel Mariano

This cut is shorter in the front and longer in the back. This allows the hair to push back away from the face naturally. Some length is left around the nape area to give it a wispy, feminine, textured feel.

Short Haircut for Women with Fringe

Style by Kenneth Smith, Kenneth’s for Hair Studio, New Orleans, LA

Short Haircut for Women with Fringe Back

Style by Kenneth Smith, Kenneth’s for Hair Studio, New Orleans, LA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Detail the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight is a flexible hairspray that will give a style long lasting hold without the crunch.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will suit heart shaped faces with hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to medium in density.

#7 The Penelope

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is an asymmetric short haircut that is perfect for naturally curly hair. The back is graduated to lift the curls up and the sides are perfectly cut to allow the hair to curl and lay best.

Short Naturally Curly Haircut

Style by The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

Short Naturally Curly Haircut Side

Style by The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair wet hair.
  2. Air dry or diffuse the hair.
  3. Scrunch a pomade into hair.

Recommended Products:

Twirl Around is a crunch-free curl definer. It dispenses the perfect amount of moisture and hold which curls love.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Longer face shapes will get the illusion of width with this style. It will style best with hair that is naturally curly.

#8 The Emma

Written by Shannel Mariano

This bob features longer layers that gradually get longer around the face. This allows the hair to push forward and frame the face just beautifully!

Long Bob Haircut for Women

Style by Folicle Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC

Long Bob Haircut for Women Side

Style by Folicle Salon and Spa, Charlotte, NC

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Smooth the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a shine serum to the hair.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam is a conditioning foam that moisturizes the hair, fights frizz and adds shine to the hair. It provides a touchable hold to the style the hair is sculpted to.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will look good on any face shape with hair that is medium in texture and density.

#9 The Lillian

Written by Shannel Mariano

This look is cut right underneath the chin and layered. This allows hair room to curl when it is styled instead of it laying on top of each other, weighing it down.

Short Chin Length Haircut for Women

Style by Peles Salon & Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

How to Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Wrap sections of hair in random directions on a curl wand.
  3. Apply a product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Texturizing Sea Spray will give your style a tousled, beachy texture like this.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Face shapes that are longer will appear wider with this style and cut. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily style into this look.

#10 The Victoria

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is a graduated bob that is disconnected and long the front. This gives the hair a more modern twist to the usual graduated bob that is gradually gets longer from back to front.

Graduated Bob Haircut for Women

Style by Lindsay Hines, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Graduated Bob Haircut for Women Side

Style by Lindsay Hines, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Add detail to the hair using a flat iron.
  4. Set the style with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight will give a style like this a long lasting, touchable hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will look great and style easily with this look.

#11 The Elizabeth

Written by Shannel Mariano

The perimeter of the gorgeous bob is even from front to back, but its layers gradually get longer from the back to the front. This pushes hair towards the face, removes weight in the back, and maintains weight in the front while still giving it some movement.

Short Bob Haircut with Curls

Style by Blaze Color Salon, Quad Cities, IA

Short Bob Haircut with Curls Back

Style by Blaze Color Salon, Quad Cities, IA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Curl sections of hair using a curling iron.
  4. Tease the hair to create volume.
  5. Set with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is great at holding teases and styles with volume.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

The height created in this style will allow wider face shapes to appear longer. Hair that is medium in texture and density will style and look best in this.

#12 The Sarah

Written by Shannel Mariano

The perimeter of this chic bob gradually gets longer as it reaches the front. The back is graduated to build volume. It gradually gets longer as it approaches the back of the ear, disconnects, then gets longer and bulkier in the front.

Short Graduated Bob Haircut

Style by Emily Volk, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Graduated Bob Haircut Side

Style by Emily Volk, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Smooth the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Tease the hair on the crown of the head.
  5. Set with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Sculpting Foam will give hair body and volume.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in density and texture will look best in this style.

#13 The Grace

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haute style is cut into uniform layers. These layers keep the hair from moving forward or back.

How to Style:

  1. Curl sections of hair using a curling iron.
  2. Set curls in place using pin curl clips.
  3. Remove all clips once the hair has cooled.
  4. Comb through the hair using fingers.
  5. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Use a thermal protection spray like Hot Off The Press to protect your hair from the heat of the iron.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Longer face shapes will appear wider with this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will be able to style easily and look great in this.

#14 The Genevieve

Written by Shannel Mariano

This bob is layered shorter in the back and gradually gets longer towards the front. Choosing layers over graduation allows you to remove weight or bulk from your hair. Because the layers are really short, it’s easy to style volume and texture into this short haircut. With a wash and wear style, expect this to have barely any volume.

Short Bob with Layers

Style by Robin Cook, Makeup by Betty Mekonnen, Tangles Salon, Wichita Falls, TX

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray to hair.
  4. Smooth the hair with a flat iron.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press is thermal protection spray that happens to also be a hairspray. Not only will it protect your hair from the heat of an iron, but it will also help your style last longer.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look great in this cut and style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily sculpt into this style.

#15 The Margaret

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haircut has an even perimeter from front to back. Its layers are shorter in the back and longer in the front. This keeps the weight of the hair balanced since we do not have as much hair in our temple area compared to the back.

Short Haircut with Even Perimeter

Style by Jordan Schaefer, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Haircut with Even Perimeter Side

Style by Jordan Schaefer, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
  3. Create some bend in the hair using a flat iron.
  4. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Super Clean Spray is a hairspray that will add texture to the hair while holding it in place.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes and heart shaped faces will look best in this cut and style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will style easily into this look.

#16 The Catherine

Written by Shannel Mariano

This cute bob is one length when parted down the middle. When parted to the side, the heavier side becomes layered since the hair has to travel farther. This works because it doesn’t allow the heavier side of the part to become too bulky compared to the other side. Who doesn’t love two styles with one haircut?!

Cute Bob Haircut for Women

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Smooth the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Super Skinny Serum provides smoothness and condition when applied to damp hair. It will add shine when applied to dry hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will look best in this style.

#17 The Fiona

Written by Shannel Mariano

This sexy short haircut has the sides cut even and short. The top of the hair is cut short in the back and gradually longer towards the front. This gives the style a disconnected and modern look as it lays over the hair on the sides.

Short Modern Haircut for Women

Style by Salin Bernal, Makeup by Betty Mekonnen, Tangles Salon, Wichita Falls, TX

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Detail the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Add texture to the hair using a wax product.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax is basically wax in a can. Its aerosol delivery allows you to evenly distribute texture into the hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval and heart face shapes will look best in this style. Hair that is medium in density will easily style into this look.

#18 The Rose

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haircut is shortest on one ear and gradually gets longer behind and in front of that ear. Since it has more distance to travel on one side, it dramatically gets longer on that side.

Dramatic Short Haircut for Women

Style by Peles Salon & Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

Dramatic Short Haircut for Women Side

Style by Peles Salon & Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

How to Style:

  1. Blow dry the heavier side of the part with a round brush, flipping the hair out.
  2. Blow dry the rest of the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Flip the hair on the heavier side part more with a flat iron.
  4. Set the style with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is great at holding airy styles like this in place.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes will look best in this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily sculpt into this look.

#19 The Ramona

Written by Shannel Mariano

This sexy cut is short on one side and gradually gets longer on the other side.

Short Blonde Haircut for Women

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

Short Blonde Haircut for Women Side

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray to hair.
  4. Smooth hair even more using a flat iron.

Recommended Products:

Hot Off The Press will protect hair from the heat of irons help the style last longer.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes will look great in this style. Heart face shapes will be able to showcase their amazing cheekbones. This style will style best with hair that is medium in texture and density.

#20 The Evelyn

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is a super sexy asymmetric graduated bob. It builds volume in the back, giving the head a great profile shape. It showcases the jaw and neck of one side and dramatically covers the other side for some mystery.

Sexy Asymmetric Bob

Style by Angie Mamone, Cloud 9 Salon, Martins Ferry, OH

Sexy Asymmetric Bob Side

Style by Angie Mamone, Cloud 9 Salon, Martins Ferry, OH

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Try to get the hair a smooth as possible by blow drying it back and forth, flat against the head shape with a styling brush.
  3. Smooth the hair even more with a flat iron.
  4. Tease the hair on the crown area.
  5. Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops will add a luminous shine to hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look good in this cut and style. Hair that is medium in density and texture will be best for this look.

#21 The Antonia

Written by Shannel Mariano

The build up of weight on the sides of the face created by the graduation and curls, plus the long fringe covering the forehead, gives the illusion of a wider face shape.

Short Haircut with Long Fringe

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

Short Haircut with Long Fringe Back

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on building volume on the sides of the face.
  3. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam will condition the hair, build volume, remove frizz and add shine to hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will suit face shapes that are longer. Hair that is medium in texture and density can be easily sculpted into this style.

#22 The Juliet

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is a modernized short version of the 60’s sex kitten look. The cut is graduated in the back, which gives the hair natural volume, and it gradually gets longer toward the face. It gets an asymmetric look by tucking one side behind the ear.

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with lots of volume.
  3. Curl sections of hair using a large barrel iron.
  4. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Daily Boost is styling product that will give hair a boost of volume right at the roots.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Wider face shapes will appear longer because of the height created in this look. Hair that is medium in texture and density will be easy to style into this look.

#23 The Eloise

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haircut is graduated really steep in the back which gives it the illusion of being layered. It isn’t able to build as much weight as a traditional graduation, but it can definitely shape the profile really well. It gradually gets longer towards the front, ending right at the jawline.

Sleek Haircut with Highlights

Style by Kelley Danford, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Sleek Haircut with Highlights Side

Style by Kelley Danford, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Polish the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Add a little texture to the hair using some product.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax allows an even and controlled distribution of texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes with medium hair texture and density will look best in this style.

#24 The Charlotte

Written by Shannel Mariano

This really short haircut is fun and full of texture. The layers on the sides and the top gradually get longer towards the face, giving it a really feminine look.

Short Haircut with Texture

Style by Stephanie MacGruder

Short Haircut with Texture Back

Style by Stephanie MacGruder

How to Style:

  1. Apply product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Apply a styling product to add texture to the hair.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax delivers texture to hair with an even and controlled aerosol application.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes will look great in this style. The height in the style makes it a wearable short cut for wider face shapes. Hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to medium in density will style easily into this look.

#25 The Gabrielle

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is a beautiful and classic graduated bob that starts shorter in the back and grows longer in the front, though the chic way it is styled makes it look like it is even from the front to the back.

Short Haircuts for Women

Style by Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

Classic Graduated Bob Haircut Side

Style by Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply styling products to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Curl long vertical sections of hair using a curling iron.
  4. Manipulate the waves with fingers and set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.
  5. Apply shine to hair.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray allow shine to be applied to hair in aerosol form and does not disrupt the style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look great in this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily style into this look.

#26 The Claire

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haircut is graduated short in the back and grows gradually longer towards the front. This builds natural “wash and wear” volume. The top is layered which removes weight, but makes it light enough to style volume into it.

Short Wash and Wear Haircut

Style by Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

Short Wash and Wear Haircut Side

Style by Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush to create volume.
  3. Tease the hair in the crown area.
  4. Set the style with a hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing spray holds a style in place without weighing it down.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

The height in this style makes it wearable for wider face shapes. The bangs make it wearable for longer face shapes. Hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to high in density will effortlessly style into this look.

#27 The Jane

Written by Shannel Mariano

This classic, side parted bob is cut all one length, allowing the hair to maintain maximum density.

Classic Side Parted Bob

Style by Kimberly Rogers

Classic Side Parted Bob Side

Style by Kimberly Rogers

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair as smooth as possible using styling brush.
  3. Polish the hair using a flat iron.
  4. Apply a serum for shine.

Recommended Products:

Super Skinny Relaxing Balm will smooth, control and protect the hair from heat.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look gorgeous in this style and cut. Hair that is medium in density and texture will easily style into this look.

#28 The Shalimar

Written by Shannel Mariano

Layering curly hair the right way allows the curls to expand and look their best.

Layered Curly Haircut for Women

Style by Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

Layered Curly Haircut for Women Side

Style by Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair wet hair.
  2. Air dry or diffuse the hair.
  3. Scrunch a pomade into hair.

Recommended Products:

Twirl Around is a crunch-free curl definer. It dispenses the perfect amount of moisture and hold which curls love.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Longer face shapes will get the illusion of width with this style. It will style best with hair that is naturally curly.

#29 The Brigitte

Written by Shannel Mariano

The perimeter of this beautiful haircut is cut shorter in the front and gradually longer in the back. It’s layers are the opposite — shorter in the back and gradually longer in front. This allows hair to still push towards the face without the overall short-to-long look.

Short Haircut with Layers

Style by Tamela Bishop, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Haircut with Layers Side

Style by Tamela Bishop, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Lemon Sage Thickening Spray will add body to the hair and give a wonderfully fresh scent.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval and heart face shapes will look best in this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily achieve this style.

#30 The Eden

Written by Shannel Mariano

The hair on top of this haute short haircut has longer layers. This allows the hair to have some movement, but still remain heavy.

Short Haircut with Long Layers

Style by Cassie Gray, Makeup by Katie Georgiana, Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

Short Haircut with Long Layers Side

Style by Cassie Gray, Makeup by Katie Georgiana, Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair smooth with a styling brush.
  3. Flat iron sections of hair to further smooth the hair.
  4. Apply a shine serum to hair.

Recommended Products:

Gloss Drops by Paul Mitchell gives straight hair a beautiful glass-like finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will look best in this style.

#31 The Sofia

Written by Shannel Mariano

This is a gorgeous classic graduated bob that starts shorter in the back and grows longer in the front. Choosing graduation over layers builds volume into the hair. You won’t have to rely on styling to get volume because it is built into your haircut!

Classic Graduated Bob

Style by Jerry Oliver, Cloud 9 Salon, Martins Ferry, OH

Classic Graduated Bob Back

Style by Jerry Oliver, Cloud 9 Salon, Martins Ferry, OH

How to Style:

  1. Apply styling products to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Tease the hair in the crown area with a comb.
  4. Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.
  5. Apply shine to hair.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray allows shine to be applied to hair in aerosol form which does not disrupt the style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes will look great in this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily style into this look.

#32 The Lauren

Written by Shannel Mariano

This popular bob is graduated really steep so that it almost looks like it is layered. The volume it builds sits above the occipital bone for a super flattering finish.

Graduated Bob with Layers

Style by Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

Graduated Bob with Layers Back

Style by Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply styling products to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Detail the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam add condition to hair, fights frizz, increases shine and provides long lasting hold to a style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Wider face shapes will appear longer due to the height created by this style. Hair that is medium in density and texture will easily achieve this look.

#33 The Eva

Written by Shannel Mariano

This haircut is cut shorter in the back and gradually longer in the front. The top is cut shorter in the back and longer towards the face. This allows the back to be short enough to be styled with texture, while maintaining length around the face to keep it feminine.

Short Haircut with Length Around Face

Style by Flonnie Westbrook, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to dry hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Smooth the fringe with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a product to add texture to the hair .

Recommended Products:

Construction Paste is perfect for giving texture to messy, undone looks like this one.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Wider face shapes will appear narrow with the height created in this style. Hair that is medium in density and texture will easily be able to achieve this style.

#34 The Isabella

Written by Shannel Mariano

This contemporary haircut is cut tight on the sides and in the back. Length is left right at the temples, drawing serious attention to the cheekbones. The top is longer and completely disconnected from the sides, allowing the back to stand and leave length around the face.

Contemporary Short Haircut with Disconnected Sides

Style by Peles Salon & Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers, pulling the hair on top of the head upwards for volume.
  3. Detail the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Style the hair a product.
  5. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Reformer is a strong hold and matte finish product that will allow you to give your hair this kind of texture and style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

With the height created by this style, wider face shapes will appear longer. Hair that is medium in texture and density will be more controllable and easier to style into this look.

#35 The Olivia

Written by Shannel Mariano

This short haircut features layered pieces on top of the head that give it a lot of fun texture.

Short Haircut with Layered Pieces

Style by Robin Cook, Makeup by Betty Mekonnen, Tangles Salon, Wichita Falls, TX

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Detail the hair with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Clean Cut is a semi-matte styling cream that will give you a natural clean finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Heart shaped faces will be able to show off their beautiful cheekbones with this style. Hair that is medium in texture and density will easily achieve this style compared to other textures and densities.

#36 The Louisa

Written by Shannel Mariano

A graduation can build weight on the sides of the face, especially when curled like this feminine style.

Short Curly Bob Haircut

Style by Jamie Heringes, Makeup by Karen Buttacavole, Salon NV, Franklin Park, NJ

Short Curly Bob Haircut Side

Style by Jamie Heringes, Makeup by Karen Buttacavole, Salon NV, Franklin Park, NJ

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on building volume on the sides of the face.
  3. Set the style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam will condition the hair, build volume, remove frizz, and add shine to hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will balance out face shapes that are narrower around the temple area and wider at the jaw. Hair that is medium in texture and density can be easily sculpted into this style.

Mix and match your favorite features from any of these 36 gorgeous short haircuts for women and create your own fabulous new look!