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29 Absolutely Cute Hairstyles & Haircuts to Ogle Right Now

It’s fun being a girl. We get to put on makeup, cute outfits, fragrances and new hairstyles. What’s even more great about it is that there are so many options! It can be stressful at times trying to figure out what to do and what to wear. Sometimes, we just need to take a deep breathe and enjoy that we get to do all of this! Here are 29 ideas for cute hairstyles to help you out a bit. 

  • #1 Girl Next Door

    This cute haircut is a perfect low maintenance style. The long layers give it shape and movement without requiring extra styling time.

    Long Layered Low Maintenance HairstyleLong Layered Low Maintenance Hairstyle Side View

    How to style:

    1. Starting with dry hair, mist locks with a texturizing spray.
    2. Set hair in a mix of medium and large sized hot rollers.
    3. Allow rollers to cool.
    4. Remove rollers and finger comb through hair.
    5. Set style with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    Preserving your color starts in the shower. Try Kerastase’s Chroma Riche Essential Duo for extra glossy locks and color protection.

  • #2 My Demure Side

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Wear your beautiful soft curls to one side for a sweet and demure look.

    Demure Curls to the Side Front View

    Style by Nicole Ipolito, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    demure curls cute hairstyles

    Style by Nicole Ipolito, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Using a medium barrel curling iron, curl sections of hair in random directions.
    2. Pull hair back into a half ponytail.
    3. Wear hair to the side.

    Recommended Products:

    Hot Off the Press protects hair from the heat of irons and helps the style last all day.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium to thick in density will look great with this hairstyle.

  • #3 Faux Side Shave

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Like the look of the side shave trend, but aren’t ready to commit to it? Get a similar look by pinning your hair on the sides as flat as possible to your head.

    Faux Side Shave Cute Hairstyle

    Style by Celia Cickavage and Christie Wade, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    Faux Side Shave Cute Hairstyle Back

    Style by Celia Cickavage and Christie Wade, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Section out the hair on the top of the head.
    2. Tightly pin one side of the hair back with bobby pins.
    3. Let the hair that was sectioned out down.
    4. Curl hair with a medium barrel curling iron in different directions.
    5. Secure the style with a hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Stay Strong is a quick drying hairspray that will make your style last all day.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Heart-shaped faces will be able to show off their beautiful cheekbones in this hairstyle. Hair that is medium in density will look best in this style.

  • #4 Old Hollywood Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Add instant glamour to any look with these beautiful, timeless waves.

    Old Cute Hollywood Waves Auburn Style

    Style by Morgan Hart, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections hair uniformly to one direction on a medium barrel iron.
    2. Brush the curls out with a dressing brush until they form into a wave.
    3. Emphasize wave ridges by lightly teasing once underneath each ridge with a comb.
    4. Detail and secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Soft Spray by Paul Mitchell is a wet spray that gives you time to mold your style and get rid of any flyaways.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This classic style will look good on any face shape with hair that is medium in density. It will style easiest on hair that is one length or hair with really long layers.

  • #5 Bouncy Curls

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Why wear your hair heavy and plastered to your head when you can have big, bouncy, healthy-looking hair?

    Cute Bouncy Curls Long Brunette Style

    Style by Steve Pitchford, Aveda Institute Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

    Cute Bouncy Curls Long Brunette Style Waves

    Style by Steve Pitchford, Aveda Institute Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair using a large barrel curling iron.
    2. After curling a section, roll it up in Velcro roller.
    3. Wait for the hair to cool.
    4. Once the hair has cooled, remove the Velcro rollers.
    5. Use fingers to comb through the hair.
    6. Secure the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Hold Me Tight gives a long lasting but touchable hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style is suitable to any face shape and hair type.

  • #6 The Little Big Change

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Want a new look without having to go shorter? Getting a fringe is the perfect way to change your look without really changing your look.

    The Big Little Change Cute Hairstyles

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

    The Big Little Change Cute Hairstyles Side View

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

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair with a large barrel iron toward the back of the head.
    2. Smooth the fringe area with a flat iron.
    3. Secure the style with a hairspray.
    4. Apply a product for shine.

    Recommended Products:

    The Shine is a spray that will give a brilliant shine to finished hair without disrupting the style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Longer face shapes will look wider with this style. This could be easily styled on any hair type.

  • #7 Bohemian Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    These organic-looking curls start right below the eye and straighten out toward the ends.

    Bohemian Cute Hairstyle Waves Long Style

    Style by Dara Hodges, Kenneth’s Studio for Hair, Metairie, LA

    How to Style:

    1. Wrap just the mid shaft to the ends on a curling wand.
    2. French braid one quadrant of the hair.
    3. Secure with an elastic band.
    4. Tame flyaways and secure the style with a hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Super Clean Spray secures the hair and gives it texture at the same time.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style will look good on any face shape with any hair type.

  • #8 Half Up and Teased

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Add a little drama to your everyday half ponytail by curling your hair and teasing it.

    Half Up and Teased Cute Long Style

    Style by Lauren Wheeler, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    Half Up and Teased Cute Long Style Side View

    Style by Lauren Wheeler, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair in random directions using a curling iron.
    2. Tease hair on the crown area.
    3. Lightly pull hair back into a half ponytail leaving the fringe area out.
    4. Secure with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    A firm hold hairspray like Extra-Body Finishing Spray works best in holding teased hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wider faces appear longer with teased hair. Hair that is low to medium in density appears thicker when curled.

  • #9 One Direction

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Curling your hair all in one direction adds a little mystery to your look. It reveals one side of  your face and slightly hides to other.

    One Direction Cute Curly Style

    Style by Taylor Bell, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Create a side part.
    2. Using a medium size barrel iron, curl the heavier side of the part toward the face and the other side away from the face.
    3. Secure with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Hold Me Tight keeps curls touchable and long lasting.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    The volume on the sides make this style suitable for longer face shapes. All hair types will look great with this style. It will look best on hair with longer layers.

  • #10 Messy Curls

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Curls don’t always have to be perfect. Wearing it with a little bit more texture is another very stylish way to wear it.

    Long Brown Messy Curls Cute Hair

    Style by Ashley Pinchot, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair in different directions using a medium barrel iron.
    2. Use fingers to comb through hair.
    3. Lightly tease parts of the hair with fingers to create texture.
    4. Secure the style with a quick drying hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Stay Strong is a quick drying and workable hairspray.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style is suitable to all face shapes. Longer face shapes will appear wider due to the volume on the sides created by the curls. Wider face shapes will look longer due to the length of the hair. All hair densities will look great with this style.

  • #11 Big Sexy Hair

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Curls + volume is a sure win formula for big sexy hair!

    Big Sexy & Cute Hair Style

    Style by Christine Boub, Currie Hair, Skin & Nails, Wilmington, DE

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair toward the back using a medium size barrel iron.
    2. Tease the hair on the crown area.
    3. Apply a shine serum to the hair.
    4. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Gloss Drops adds so much shine to the hair and tames frizz.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes and hair types will look great in this style.

  • #12 Natural Looking Curls

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Curl the hair in different directions to achieve the look of natural curls.

    Cute Natural Looking Curls Long Waves

    Style by Debra McGarvey, Debra M Salon, Poughkeepsie, NY

    How to Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
    2. Curl sections of hair in random directions using a medium size curling iron.
    3. Secure with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Hot Off The Press protects hair from the heat of irons.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style is will look great on any face shape with any hair type.

  • #13 Retro Curls

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Feel sassy and classy with this gorgeous, easy-to-do modern take on pin up girl hair.

    Cute Retro Curls Waves Off Forehead

    Style by Tiffany Gonzalez and Tamra Malone, The Brown Aveda Institute, Rocky River, OH

    Cute Retro Curls Waves Off Forehead Side View

    Style by Tiffany Gonzalez and Tamra Malone, The Brown Aveda Institute, Rocky River, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Create a deep side part.
    2. Curl the heavier side of the part toward the face and curl the other side away from the face.
    3. Roll and secure the sections in place using pins or clips after curling each one.
    4. Wait for the hair to cool.
    5. Once the hair has cooled, remove the pins or clips.
    6. Pin the lighter side of the part back with bobby pins.
    7. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Extra-Firm Finishing Spray will keep this style in place and give it shine at the same time.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    These gorgeous retro curls will look good on any face shape with any hair type that is one length or has really long layers.

  • #14 Big Curls

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Feel like a celebrity with these beautiful big curls that flow backwards, revealing your beautiful face.

    Long Blonde Brown Big Cute Curls

    Style by Lindsay Dean Pierce, Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Mist hair spray on sections of hair.
    2. Curl sections of hair toward the back from the mid shaft to the ends using a large barrel iron.
    3. Secure with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Spray Hold Me Tight on sections of hair before curling to help them last longer.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    The curls of this style will help balance a heart shaped face and will look best on medium density hair.

  • #15 Blended Ombre

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Dimension makes any hairstyle look even better. With some really blended ombre pieces, you will look like you just got back from a sunny beach vacation instead of the salon.

    Blended Ombre Layered Cute Hairstyle

    Style by Kate Ludwig, Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Apply your favorite product on wet hair.
    2. Blow dry sections of hair and set in Velcro rollers.
    3. Wait for hair to completely cool.
    4. Remove rollers.
    5. Gently tease the hair in the crown area.
    6. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    HydroCream Whip gives the hair volume, hold and a soft silky finish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wider face shapes will appear narrower in this style. Hair that is low in density will look fuller in this style.

  • #16 Loose Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Here is an easy way to achieve loose curls that last.

    Loose Waves Long Style

    Style by Samantha Santora, Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    Loose Waves Long Style Side View

    Style by Samantha Santora, Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Curl sections of hair using a large curling iron.
    2. Once all sections have been curled, wrap the hair in a loose bun and secure with a clip.
    3. Wait for the hair to completely cool.
    4. Once the hair has cooled, let it down.
    5. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Super Clean Spray not only secures the hair but also gives it clean texture.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wider face shapes will appear longer in this style. Medium density hair will look best and style easiest with this hairstyle.

  • #17 Mermaid Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    There is no need to purchase a triple barrel curling iron to achieve this enchanting look. All you will need is a regular curling iron and a brush.

    Mermaid Waves Long Cute Style

    Style by Mariel Frey, Textures Hair Studio, Garden City, NY

    How to Style:

    1. Create a middle part.
    2. Curl all sections of hair toward the face as uniform as possible using a large barrel iron.
    3. Brush through the curls with a dressing brush until the hair forms into a wave.

    Recommended Products:

    Hold Me Tight gives long lasting touchable hold to a style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type: 

    Wider face shapes with medium density hair will look best in this style. Hair that is one length or has really long layers will look best and style easiest with this look.

  • #18 Hello Beauty

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Put your best face forward with his face revealing style.

    Hello Beauty Long Curly Cute Hairstyle

    Style by Ashley Pugh

    Hello Beauty Long Curly Cute Hairstyle Front View

    Style by Ashley Pugh

    How to Style:

    1. Create a side part.
    2. Curl sections of hair back using a medium barrel iron.
    3. Apply a shine serum to hair.
    4. Pin one side of the hair back with bobby pins.
    5. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Gloss Drops gives hair shine and tames frizz and flyaways.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes and hair types with hair that is one length or close to one length will look great with this style.

  • #19 Cool Pony

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Spice up your regular ponytail by teasing your hair.

    Cool Ponytail Brunette Hairstyle

    Style by Kate Connor and Amanda Pierman, The Brown Aveda Institute, Rocky River, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Tease the hair on top of the head.
    2. Pull hair back into a low ponytail.
    3. Secure with a clear elastic band.

    Recommended Products:

    Extra-Body Finishing Spray is great at holding teases.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wide face shapes will look appear longer with the volume created by the tease.

  • #20 Straight Lob

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This style is parted to the side and worn straight with the face framing pieces slightly bent toward the face.

    Cute Smooth Highlights Medium Style

    Style by Leo Seorjo, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    Cute Smooth Highlights Medium Style Side View

    Style by Leo Seorjo, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Apply a smoothing product to wet hair.
    2. Blow dry the hair straight with a styling brush.
    3. Smooth sections of hair with a flat iron.
    4. Set the style with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Applying Gloss Drops by Paul Mitchell on dry hair will give the hair a luminous and frizz-free finish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is straight to wavy and is medium to thick in density will look best in this cut and style.

  • #21 Wand Magic

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Tight curls don’t have to look like Shirley Temple curls. Get a more updated tight curl by wrapping your hair around a curling wand instead of rolling it into a curling iron.

    Medium Blonde Curls Center Part

    Style by Brianna Blazetic, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. 1. Wrap small sections of hair around a small curling wand.
    2. 2. Apply a small amount of pomade to palms.
    3. 3. Scrunch hair.

    Recommended Products:

    Grooming Pomade will add texture, define curls and add shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Longer face shapes will appear wider with this look. Hair that is low in density will definitely look fuller with this style.

  • #22 Flipped Bob

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Want to do something different with your bob? Flip one side out to make this classic cut a bit more contemporary.

    Flipped Bob Asymmetrical Cute Hairstyle

    Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

    How to Style:

    1. Apply your favorite product to wet hair.
    2. Blow dry with a styling brush.
    3. Smooth hair with a flat iron.
    4. Flip one side out slightly with a flat iron.

    Recommended Products:

    Super Skinny Serum helps smooth the hair, get rid of frizz and dry faster. It could also be used on dry hair to add more shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is fine to medium in density will look great in this bob.

  • #23 Soft Texture

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This texture adds interest to the style while maintaining the softness of the overall look.

    How to Style:

    1. Apply your favorite product to wet hair.
    2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
    3. Apply a product on dry hair for texture.

    Recommended Products:

    Spray Wax’s aerosol delivery is perfect for an even and controlled distribution of wax on hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style will accentuate the eyes and cheekbones of a heart shaped face. It will look good on any hair type, but will definitely give hair with low density the appearance of fullness.

  • #24 Asymmetric Texture

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    The texture in this look is beautifully unbalanced giving it a very high fashion look.

    How to Style:

    1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
    2. Using a styling brush, blow dry the hair side to side to get rid of any unusual growth patterns.
    3. Blow dry the rest of the hair with fingers.
    4. Apply a product for texture.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell’s Construction Paste is a mesh styler that delivers flexible hold and definition.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style works best with oval and heart face shapes with any hair type.

  • #25 Modern Bowl

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This beautiful cut is a bowl cut on one side, drawing attention to the cheeks and the eyes of the model. The other side is longer giving it a more modern feel.

    How to Style:

    1. Start with wet hair.
    2. Section out the longer pieces of hair.
    3. Blow dry the hair side to side, smoothing the hair against the head shape, using it as a roller.
    4. Blow dry the longer pieces that were sectioned out smooth.
    5. Smooth the hair even more with a flat iron.

    Recommended Products:

    Fast Form helps the hair take the shape you style it into easier.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval face shapes with hair that is medium in density will look amazing in this style.

  • #26 Fishtail Frenzy

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Fishtail braids have been really popular. It is a cute and easy style to do when you are in a hurry.

    Cute Fishtail Braid with Wispy Pieces

    Style by Laura Rother and Naomi Greenwood, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Loosely pull hair back into a low side ponytail, leaving some pieces out.
    2. Secure with an elastic band.
    3. Create a fishtail braid and secure with another elastic band.
    4. With scissors, carefully cut the first elastic band.
    5. Loosen the fish tail braid with fingers.
    6. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Super Clean Spray has the perfect amount of hold for this style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with long hair that is medium to high in density will look and style best with this braid.

  • #27 Messy Bun

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    High and messy buns have been another popular style lately. Just like the fishtail braid, I love how something so cute and stylish is super easy to do.

    Messy Bun Cute Style

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

    Messy Bun Cute Style Side View

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

    How to Style:

    1. With the upside down, gather hair into a high ponytail.
    2. Tease the ponytail to make it appear thicker.
    3. Wrap the hair into a bun.
    4. Secure with bobby pins.
    5. Detail and customize the style to your own liking.
    6. Secure the style with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Extra-Body Finishing Spray if perfect for keeping updos in place.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wider face shapes will appear longer with this style. This is easily styled with long hair that is medium to thick in density.

  • #28 Morning Saver

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Remember those times you know your hair is too dirty to be worn down, but you are rushing in the morning and have no time to wash it? A ponytail isn’t your only option. No one will have a clue what your morning predicament was with this cute, teased style.

    Morning Saver Cute Updo

    Style by Kim Dotro, Moda 330 The Salon, Rahway, NJ

    Morning Saver Cute Updo Side View

    Style by Kim Dotro, Moda 330 The Salon, Rahway, NJ

    How to Style:

    1. Start with second day hair with dry shampoo sprayed to the roots.
    2. Tease the hair from the top of the head to the crown.
    3. Secure the tease with hair spray.
    4. Gather hair into a low ponytail.
    5. Secure with a clear elastic band.
    6. Tease the ponytail to make it looker fuller.
    7. Wrap the ponytail into a bun and secure with bobby pins.
    8. Secure the look with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Extra-Body Finishing Spray will give the entire look long lasting hold. Dry Wash is a dry shampoo with a clean scent that won’t leave any residue.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Wider face shapes will appear narrower having volume on top of the head. This look will style easiest with hair that is medium to high in density.

  • #29 Inverted

    Try an inverted bob with slight graduation for an alluring, eye-catching style.

    Inverted Bob HaircutInverted Bob Haircut Back View

    How to style:

    1. Starting with wet hair, apply a small amount of a lightweight gel from roots to tips.
    2. Blow dry hair with fingers, moving hair from side to side.
    3. Curl hair vertically with a 1¼-inch curling iron.
    4. Curl bangs and sweep to the side.
    5. Set curls with a medium hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    Try Aveda’s Confixor for a lightweight hold with a shiny finish.

    Face shape and hair density:

    This style will work on heart, round and oval face shapes. It will also work on all hair densities and textures.

    Know that you are beautiful just the way you are. Just enjoy being able to try and experiment with new looks. Enjoy being a girl. Enjoy being you. Enjoy these cute hairstyles!