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20 Fabulous Women’s Haircuts on the Radar for This Season

I love when my clients are ready for a change! They get so excited talking about all the photos they’ve been looking through and the smile on their faces when their fantastic new cut is styled is priceless. Check out these 20 amazing women’s haircuts that we’re loving right now and find the perfect new cut for you!

  • Sweet and Sassy

    The sweeping side fringe and amazing texture in this asymmetric pixie give it tons of attitude!

    Asymmetric Women's Pixie with FringeWomen's Haircuts

    How To Style:

    1. Work a golf ball-sized amount of styling foam through hair.
    2. Use fingers to lift hair at the roots while blow drying to create tons of volume.
    3. For the fringe, use a medium-sized paddle brush to smooth and flip it slightly near the ends.
    4. Work styling wax or paste throughout to enhance texture and add style memory.
    5. Finish with a medium or high hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Rough Rubber adds moldable texture that lets you separate, define, and shape as you wish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This haircut is perfect for you if you have an oval, pear or round shaped face and thick or dense hair.

  • Asymmetrical Angles

    Here’s a fun take on an asymmetrical cut with tons of texture and height that’s sure to turn heads!

    Asymmetrical Haircut with TextureAsymmetrical Haircut with Texture Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a palm-sized amount of styling mousse through hair.
    2. Part hair to one side, using the outer corner of your eye as a guide.
    3. Use a medium-sized round or paddle brush to lift hair at the roots and bend ends as you blow dry.
    4. Gently sweep fringe to one side.
    5. Finish with a light hold hairspray for style control.

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Grip provides loads of volume when applied to roots, giving your style structure that lasts.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This haircut is great on those with a pear, diamond, or oval shaped face and who have thick or dense hair.

    Tip:

    When requesting this cut, commit to which side you’ll be parting on and ask that your stylist be aware of that as he or she cuts and styles.

  • Face Framing

    Facial layers give a nice frame and lighten up the front of any medium or long haircut.

    Medium Women's Haircut with Face Framing Layers

    How To Style:

    1. Work smoothing serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a medium paddle brush to smooth hair while blow drying the rest of the way until complete.
    4. Spray a thermal protectant spray, then flat iron if necessary.

    Recommended Products:

    BC Bonacure Color Freeze Leave-In Spray Conditioner keeps color vibrant and protects from heat styling. Sebastian Shaper Hairspray keeps ends and flyaways in check.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    If you have an oval, square, or diamond shaped face, this cut would look great on you! Choose this cut for fine or thick straight hair.

  • Smoothed Curls

    This cut keeps curls at bay with long layers. A smoothing technique takes the “curly” out, but leaves enough texture for the style to be full and fabulous.

    Women's Haircut with Long Layers

    How to Style:

    1. Wring excess moisture from hair, then apply a quarter-sized amount of styling cream throughout.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Blow dry using a paddle brush or large round brush to smooth out curls.
    4. Finish with a medium or high hold humidity-resistant hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try with Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Finishing Spray for flexible, touchable hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This cut and style is great on those with oval, round, square, and heart shaped faces who have thick, curly hair.

    Tip:

    For this color, ask your stylist to add ombre caramel highlights to the front layers of hair around your face.

  • Smooth & Chic

    Love simple shapes, but can’t decide which haircut is for you? This simple but versatile cut and style is perfect for those who like both sleek and textured hair.

    Smooth Sleek Haircut with Texture

    How to Style:

    1. Work a nickel-sized amount of styling cream into hair.
    2. Dry hair using the “wrap” technique and a vented paddle brush.
    3. Spray hair with a shine enhancing and heat protecting product.
    4. Use a flat iron to smooth and straighten ends.
    5. Finish with a light hold texture pomade.

    Recommended Products:

    Aveda Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener delivers long-lasting hold to maintain a straight style all day. Aveda Brilliant Anti-Humectant Pomade repels humidity and adds shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This cut and style look amazing on anyone with an oval, square, pear, or round shaped face and who has fine, medium, or thick straight hair.

    Tip:

    Use texture paste to finish instead of smoothing products and randomly work it through the ends to create a more disheveled look for this haircut!

  • Short & Sweet

    Longer length pixie cuts can be styled to look smooth and sexy with a just touch of texture at the ends.

    Smooth Sexie PixieSmooth Sexie Pixie Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a nickel-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Use a paddle brush to wrap hair around your head as you dry. This will create movement in your style.
    3. Once hair is completely dry, use a texturizing wax to piece out ends.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell Wax Works is a wonderful finishing product for this style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Rock this cut and style if you have an oval, square, pear, or heart shaped face and medium to thick slightly wavy or straight hair!

    Tip:

    To get extra lift, use a medium-sized round brush while blow drying instead of a paddle brush.

  • Flippy Fringe

    This choppy shoulder length bob is perfect for those who crave volume!

    Shoulder Length Bob with FringeShoulder Length Bob with Fringe Back

    How to Style:

    1. Work a golf ball-sized amount of styling mousse through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Blow dry hair until it’s about 80% dry.
    4. Use a medium-sized round brush to create lift and bend in each section of hair as you blow hair dry the rest of the way. Work in sections from bottom to top. Lift hair extra high in the crown section for optimal volume.
    5. Finish with texturizing wax on the ends and a bit of medium hold hairspray for control.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Paul Mitchell Extra Body Sculpting Foam for weightless body and volume in any hair type.

    Best Face Shapes:

    This cut and style is easiest on those who have an oval, round, heart, pear, or long shaped face and medium wavy or straight hair.

    Tip:

    Use gator clips to section hair out of the way as you blow dry from bottom to top.

  • Full Angled Bob

    This is an amazing haircut for anyone looking to make a big change! It’s not too short, so it’s perfect for women who’ve had long hair for awhile and are craving something fresh.

    Women's Angled Bob HaircutAngled Bob Haircut Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a quarter-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Blow dry hair with a medium heat setting. Use a paddle brush and a wrapping motion to add movement as you dry.
    3. Part to one side.
    4. Use a flat iron to turn ends under slightly if necessary.
    5. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    A round brush is the essential tool for creating this style. Visit Ulta or Sally Beauty to get one that’s perfect for your hair length. If you can wrap your hair around it once, it’ll be perfect for adding just a bend to your style like the model in this photo.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Go with this cut and style if you have an oval, round, or pear shaped face and medium to thick straight or just slightly wavy hair.

  • Simple & Sophisticated

    Styling doesn’t have to be a chore! This long layered cut and sweeping fringe will keep things quick in the mornings.

    Simple Long Layered Women's Haircut FrontSimple Long Layered Women's Haircut

    How to Style:

    1. Have your stylist cut long layers into your locks. Ask for face-framing layers and a side-swept fringe as well.
    2. Work a nickel-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    3. Section hair horizontally from ear to ear for easier blow drying. Clip the top section away with a gator clip.
    4. Attach concentrator to the end of your blow dryer.
    5. Use a 4-inch diameter round brush while blow drying from roots to ends. Be sure to turn the brush as you get to the ends of the hair. This give the ends a bend.
    6. Repeat step 5 in the top section and be sure to really lift the brush in this section to create tons of volume!
    7. Blow dry the fringe straight out from the forehead with the round brush, then gently sweep to one side.

    Recommended Products:

    Give your tresses a bit of control by working Sebastian Potion 9 through hair before you dry. Depending on hair length, use either a 4 1/4-inch or 3 1/2-inch Ceramic + Ion round brush by Olivia Garden. Longer hair lengths will need the larger diameter brush.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Fine hair types can really benefit from a well layered cut like this! Opt for this if you have an oval, heart, or square shaped face.

    Tip:

    Always use the concentrator attachment when blow drying!

  • Ultra Long Layered Curls

    Long layers take the weight out of having lots of curls! Curls can be sleek, but you’ll want to opt for this cut so they’re manageable.

    Curly Haircut with Long LayersCurly Haircut with Long Layers Back

    How to Style:

    1. Wring excess moisture from hair, then apply a quarter-sized amount of curl enhancing cream throughout.
    2. Dry hair.
    3. Use a 1-inch curling iron to create ringlets from mid-lengths to ends. Section hair as you go to make curling easier.
    4. Finish with a medium or high hold humidity-resistant hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Finish with Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Finishing Spray for flexible, touchable hold.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Naturally curly haired girls can rock this style if their curls are fairly loose and not frizzy. You can create this style on wavy or straight hair as well, but wavy hair will hold the curl better. Choose this if you have an oval, heart, square, or round shaped face.

  • Geometric Glam

    Go glam by opting for this angled bob with full fringe!

    Angled Bob with Full FringeAngled Bob with Full Fringe Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a small amount of smoothing serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair in the middle and section the fringe area forward.
    3. Blow dry hair until it’s about 80% dry, then finish with a large round brush. Section hair from bottom to top and concentrate the air stream along your round brush for a smoothing effect as you dry.
    4. Blow dry the fringe using the round brush ever so slightly to give it a polished finish.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum is perfect for reducing drying time and creating a healthy, shiny finish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Go with this full fringe cut and style if you have an oval, long, or heart shaped face and fine or medium straight hair. Those with thick hair might feel like this fringe is too heavy.

    Tip:

    For a slightly softer fringe, have your stylist texturize the ends rather than cut them straight across with a blunt edge.

  • Luscious Layers

    Be simply sophisticated with this long layered cut and sweeping fringe.

    Layered Haircut with Sweeping FringeLayered Haircut with Sweeping Fringe Side

    How to Style:

    1. Have your stylist cut long layers into your locks. Ask for face-framing layers and a side-swept fringe as well.
    2. Work a nickel-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    3. Section hair horizontally from ear to ear for easier blow drying. Clip top sections away with a gator clip.
    4. Attach concentrator to the end of blow dryer.
    5. Use a 4-inch round brush while blow drying from roots to ends. Be sure to turn the brush as you get to the ends of the hair to give them a bend.
    6. Repeat step 5 in the top section, and be sure to really lift the brush in this section to create tons of volume!
    7. Blow dry the fringe straight out from the forehead with the round brush, then gently sweep to one side.
    8. Use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to add curls throughout.
    9. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try a curling iron by Hot Tools in either a 1-inch or 1¼-inch barrel size.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Round, oval, heart, or square shaped faces with medium to thick hair look great in this cut and style!

    Tip:

    If you really want to be able to tell you curled your hair and make sure the curls don’t fall out too quickly, get layers! Less weight on the ends lets curls move and bounce.

  • Blonde Ambition

    Take yourself straight to the top with this sleek and simple ‘do!

    Straight Sleek HaircutStraight Sleek Haircut Back

    How To Style:

    1. Work smoothing serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Blow dry hair until it’s approximately 85% dry.
    4. Use a large paddle brush to smooth hair until it’s completely dry.
    5. Spray a thermal protectant spray from mid-lengths to ends, then flat iron hair to smooth more if you’d like!

    Recommended Products:

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Shine Magnifying Spray is a light, leave-in mist that creates illuminating shine and is suitable for use on all blonde hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Round, oval, heart and diamond shaped faces with straight hair are perfect for this look!

  • Caramel Ribbons

    This slightly angled haircut has minimal layering near the ends to keep the style looking sleek and not too heavy near the ends.

    Angled Haircut with Caramel HighlightsAngled Haircut with Caramel Highlights Side

    How To Style:

    1. Work a nickel-sized amount of shine serum through hair.
    2. Use a large paddle brush to dry hair straight.
    3. Turn ends under with a 1 1/2-inch barrel curling iron if you wish.
    4. Finish with flexible hold styling spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum cuts down drying time and gives hair a gorgeous shine!

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Go for this cut and style if you have a round or oval shaped face and medium to thick hair.

  • Sassy & Classy

    For those with coarse and extremely tight curls, opting for a silkening or straightening service with your favorite stylist will provide the perfect base for this fun look!

    Short Classy HaircutShort Classy Haircut Side

    How to Style:

    1. If you’re hair has already been straightened or relaxed, use a large round brush in the front, blowing hair dry straight out from the forehead. Turn the brush away from the head as you aim the air stream from new growth to ends. This turning motion creates bend in the hair. If not previously chemically treated, use a flat iron to smooth and turn hair under.
    2. Gently sweep fringe to the side for a soft frame.
    3. Using a smaller round brush in the crown and back of the head, flip hair up by blowing dry with hair positioned under the brush rather than over the brush.
    4. Finish with texturizing wax and hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    KMS California Hot Flex Creme provides lasting style on even the most resistant hair types. Matrix Design Pulse Switch-Flicks Wax-Gel separates with a clean, touchable feel.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, round, pear, and square shaped faces with medium hair can really rock this look!

  • Swept Away

    A hint of bold color perfectly accents this soft bob. Minimal layering keeps styling simple.

    Soft Bob with Bold ColorSoft Bob with Bold Color Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a small amount of styling serum through dry hair.
    2. Part to one side.
    3. Use a flat iron to smooth hair (work from neck area up to the crown) and create movement in your style.
    4. Finish with a soft hold hairspray and shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Vinyl Glam 02 Mega Shine Spray provides instant shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This cut and style will work best on those with an oval, long, or heart shaped face and fine, medium, or thick straight hair.

    Tip:

    This styling method will work on hair that has been chemically straightened.

  • Toned-Down Texture

    This versatile short haircut can be styled smooth as shown here or with tons of volume and texture for a completely different feel!

    Short Textured Women's HaircutShort Textured Women's Haircut Back

    How to Style:

    1. Work a quarter-sized amount of styling foam through towel dried hair.
    2. Use small paddle brush to lift hair slightly at the roots as you blow dry to give it movement.
    3. Finish with a small amount of light styling cream to separate ends. Add more styling cream if necessary.
    4. For extra hold, finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Alterna Caviar Working Hairspray for a natural-looking style with flexible hold, fullness, and shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Smooth, short styles like this are perfect for anyone with medium to thick straight hair and who have an oval, round, square, heart, or pear shaped face.

    Tip:

    Always start with less product than you think you’ll need. It’s easier to add more, but much harder to have to wash your hair of the excess and start over!

  • Swept Away

    Beautiful, bold color is perfect on this soft bob. Minimal layering keeps styling simple.

    Simple Soft Bob HaircutSimple Soft Bob Haircut Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a small amount of shine serum through dry hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a flat iron to smooth hair (work from neck area up to the crown) and create movement in your style.
    4. Finish with a soft hold hairspray and shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum adds shine and provides protection from the high heat of styling tools.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Give this cut and style a try if you have an oval, long, or heart shaped face and fine or medium hair.

    Tip:

    This styling method will work on hair that has been chemically straightened.

  • Frisky Fringe

    Have fun with this shattered fringe which softens the otherwise harsh look that could occur with a full straight fringe in this style.

    Blonde Women's Haircut with Shattered FringeBlonde Women's Haircut with Shattered Fringe Side

    How to Style:

    1. Spray root booster near the scalp, especially focusing product on the roots in the back of the crown.
    2. Blow hair dry with a 2 1/2-inch round brush and work from the neck to the crown.
    3. Finish with a semi-matte texture paste and buildable hold hairspray for a shattered look with staying power.

    Recommended Products:

    TiGi Bed Head Sugar Shock bodifying sugar spray gives you lift while Bed Head Mega Whip and Fun Times buildable give you texture and definition.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Those with oval, heart, and long shaped faces will love this cut and style! Opt for this look if you have medium straight hair texture.

  • Length & Layers

    Long fine hair gets kicked up a notch with layers in both the front and back and a subtle fringe!

    Long Blonde Haircut with FringeLong Blonde Haircut with Fringe Side

    How to Style:

    1. Work a quarter-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part to one side.
    3. Blow dry hair with a medium heat setting until it’s about 80% dry.
    4. Use a paddle brush and a wrapping motion to add movement as you dry it the rest of the way.
    5. Use a flat iron to turn ends under slightly if necessary.
    6. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Combination paddle brushes that have both boar and hard rubber bristles are great for smoothing while drying.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Snag this cut and style if you have an oval, square, pear, or heart shaped face and medium to thick straight hair.

    Tip:

    Cool blonde hues will stay brass-free if you use a violet-based color depositing shampoo once a week!

    Being able to recreate your style at home is essential to feeling fabulous in your new cut. Ask your stylist to give you a styling lesson as he or she blows out your hair and adds products. We love to help you understand how it’s done because you’re a valuable walking billboard of our services! Now grab one of these trendy women’s haircuts and rock a new you this season.