Feminine Pixie Cut Ideas for a Sweet Short Look

Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief

The popular feminine pixie cut is an alluring short-length cut for women of any age. It has an elegance that you don’t quite get with regular pixies.

Jennifer Korab, a salon owner and hairstylist from Hillsborough, NJ, shares some tips. “With pixie cuts, you don’t have to do it all in one appointment,” she points out. “Go shorter gradually so it’ll be easier to envision which length you’re comfortable with.”

Your face shape is vital when deciding whether to get a pixie haircut. “Taking your face shape into consideration assures that the cut is tailored for you,” she says. “The layers of a pixie haircut balance out the angles of your face and frames your features in the best light.”

Your hair type is another aspect to consider. Some hair types will not work with a pixie cut. “Ask your stylist if a pixie cut suits your hair type, facial shape, and lifestyle before getting the cut,” she suggests.

Styling comes easy with women’s pixie cuts. A drawback to this cut is its upkeep. They need trimming every 4-6 weeks to keep the shape of the haircut.

Pixie haircuts draw attention to your eyes and cheekbones. “With more focus on your face, you’ll be able to try more makeup looks and bolder styles,” she explains. “If you’re feeling dragged down by your hair, a pixie cut might be the lift you’re looking for.”

If you are considering chic pixie cuts for women, check our guide for tips and stylish inspirations.

Short-length cuts add an edgy and sultry flair to your look. Browse through these femme fatale photos of trendy feminine pixie cuts. They’re sure to inspire your next haircut!

Feminine Long Pixie Cut with Bangs
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#1: Feminine Long Pixie Cut with Bangs

A feminine long pixie cut with bangs brings a beautiful balance to an oval-shaped face by giving light volume in all the right places and emphasizing the bone structures. A textured pixie haircut should be styled using a volumizing spray or hair mousse with a round brush. When the hair is dry, spray with a light hairspray while gently using a comb to create texture.

Feminine Sweeping Fringe on a Pixie
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#2: Feminine Sweeping Fringe

A short pixie cut with a long fringe gives this style its feminine edge. This is known as a cropped pixie, so your hair is short, but there’s some length to style it. Adding soft waves added to the femininity and some subtle golden highlights for dimension. Shorter cuts will bring you to the salon quicker, every 4-6 weeks, to maintain shape. Yet, it gets easier to style your hair every day.

Fem Light Blonde Short Pixie with Fringe
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#3: Light Blonde Short Pixie with Fringe

The edgy pixie hairstyle in a light blonde tone showcases a lot of texture and has piecey strands around the hairline and face. This cut is a perfect style for those with diamond, heart, and oval face shapes. To style this light blonde cut, use Cult King Jelly for added texture and body.

#4: Fiery Red Pixie with Soft Layers

Feminine pixies often have a visually soft appeal, which can be achieved with longer cropped layers. Adding a red hue to your style gives it an edge, creating a bold statement. If you have an angular jawline or long or square features, a more rounded crop will help to balance your look.

Fem and Soft Pixie Cut
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#5: Fem and Soft Pixie Cut

For those with cute elfin features, I recommend a soft pixie cut. It’s great for highlighting cheekbones and jawlines. If you’re unsure about cutting around the ear, leave some length for a slightly longer look. Tuck this length for adjustment.

Feminine Diva-Inspired Platinum Pixie for women with short hair and dark roots
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#6: Diva-Inspired Platinum Pixie

Consider going platinum with your diva-inspired pixie. Such pixie haircuts for females scream femininity with volume and texture. It frames an oval or round face shape beautifully because it adds height. Avoid dryness by using a moisturizing product. Try Amika’s Blockade Heat Defense Serum and use a mask biweekly to make the best out of these girly pixie cuts.

Pixie Undercut for Feminine Women
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#7: Pixie Undercut for Feminine Women

A pixie undercut for feminine women gives a short haircut a womanly flair. Shaved sides paired with a long top and long side bangs are a great option to create feminine pixie styles. Keeping longer layers in a pixie helps the transition from a longer haircut to a pixie style.

Feminine Asymmetric Brunette Pixie
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#8: Androgynous-Yet-Feminine Asymmetric Brunette Pixie

Consider an asymmetric pixie cut for girls if you want an androgynous yet feminine look at the same time. Such Female pixie hairstyles can help to add structure and definition to your face without being too severe. To get this style, start with a razor cut on the sides and back of your hair for a soft texture. Use thinning shears around the top of your head to create lightweight movement. Finish off by adding styling products like wax or mousse to show off the texture!

#9: Feminine Pixie for Women Over 60 with Wavy Hair

Consider a feminine pixie for women over 60 with wavy hair. Feminine pixie cuts for women with wavy hair are perfect if you want a quick and easy style.

Related: See more pixie cuts for ladies over 60.

Spiky Pixie for Feminine Women Over 70
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#10: Messy Spiky Pixie for Feminine Women Over 70

If you’re thinking about taking the plunge with short hair, try a spiky pixie for feminine women over 70. A perimeter-cropped short with edgy pops of hair color screams, “Check this out!” This feminine pixie style can be worn messy with no rhyme or reason. Blow-dry and use a molding paste to keep this feminine pixie chop looking piece-y and lived-in.

#11: Short Pixie Cut for Older Women with Glasses

A short pixie cut for older women with glasses is the answer to keeping fine hair on-trend. Eyewear makes a bold statement when the hair is cut short and kept away from the face. Experimenting with fun colors with a feminine pixie crop is easy, as it only needs trimming every few weeks.

Low-Maintenance Pixie Hairstyle
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#12: Low-Maintenance Pixie Hairstyle

Opting for a low-maintenance pixie hairstyle is a good choice. It offers less product consumption and less styling time. These feminine pixies sport a short length that accentuates the facial features. Pixies are one of the all-time favorites among feminine haircuts.

Salt-and-Pepper Pixie for Women with Glasses
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#13: Salt-and-Pepper Pixie for Women with Glasses

A salt and pepper pixie for women with glasses is short and sassy. Getting a cut that flatters you might be hard, especially when wearing glasses. Opt for feminine short pixie cuts with longer feathered pieces around the ears to hide the arms of the spectacles. Ask your stylist to use a feather blade razor to perfectly balance texture and fullness.

#14: Asymmetrical Pixie with Shaved Sides

An asymmetrical pixie with shaved sides is a good way of individualizing a short haircut. The asymmetry perfectly balances round-shaped faces by slimming the sides of the face and giving the illusion of a vertical length. It goes to show that a feminine hairstyle doesn’t necessarily need a lot of lengths. These women’s pixie hairstyles require trimming every four weeks.

#15: Classic Pixie Cut for Girly Girls

Styling a classic pixie cut for girly girls comes in multiple ways. It consists of several face-framing layers with a shorter length at the back. Short feminine hairstyles are fun when chopped with shorter layers since styling options are endless.

Layered Pixie for Feminine Women
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#16: Layered Pixie for Feminine Women

A layered pixie for a feminine female gives added texture. Tapering or stacking the nape tucks the hair around the head. Adding a long asymmetrical fringe is a great way to camouflage long foreheads, brighten the eyes, and accentuate cheekbone structures, proving once and for all that pixies are feminine.

Feminine Pixie for Curly Hair
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#17: Feminine Pixie for Curly Hair

A striking way to bring natural texture alive is for a feminine pixie for curly hair. Natural fullness from the curls creates a lift on the top of the head, making this feminine style ideal for heart and round-shaped faces. When looking for curly pixies, ask for a stylist specializing in pixie haircuts with curly hair textures.

#18: Feminine and Edgy Pixie for Women Over 50

A feminine and edgy pixie for women over 50 is youthful, stylish, and requires easy upkeep. This feminine pixie cut works well on ladies with thin hair. Creating layers adds extra definition, volume, and texture to your tresses.

Related: See more pixie cuts for thinner hair.

Blonde Pixie Cut for Feminine Women Over 30
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#19: Blonde Pixie Cut for Women Over 30

A blonde pixie cut for women over 30 is a great choice. Pixie haircuts are feminine, especially when adding a side-swept, layered fringe. It helps soften the facial features and makes your eyes pop even more. Ask your stylist to add some fine blonde highlights around the face and crown to brighten and give life to your blonde pixie.

#20: Chic Pixie with Tapered Sides

A chic pixie with tapered sides updates the pixie cut to give a modern edge. When blunt, crisp lines are paired with soft volume, the cut is symbiotic. The tapering along the short sides and wispy texture create beautiful details to feminine pixie haircuts. The straight lines along the front create a sophisticated edge that grounds the cut. Chic pixie haircuts can balance an angled jawline better than most and help to bring a person’s gaze up to the eyes. This cut would need constant upkeep to maintain its shape.

Long Pixie with Long Bangs
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#21: Long Pixie with Long Bangs

A medium-length pixie cut with long bangs is the perfect cut for oblong and heart-shaped faces since it downplays volume on top and balances the facial symmetry by cutting down the face length and softening the sides of the face. The longer bang exudes femininity by bringing the eyes front and center. Style it with a finishing serum or cream to add a feminine, soft sheen finish.

Feminine Shaggy Pixie Hairstyle
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#22: Tousled Feminine Shaggy Pixie Hairstyle

A feminine, shaggy pixie hairstyle can offer the best of both worlds. This cut creates a short hairstyle with the flexibility of changing however you want to style it. Feminine pixie hairstyles can be flipped or put to the middle; pinning or tucking one side can give an asymmetrical effect, and piecey or wavy texture enhances the cut even more.

Soft Pixie for Thick Hair
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#23: Soft Pixie for Thick Hair

A soft pixie for thick hair is a better alternative to managing hair bulk. Bringing the hair up softly frames the face instead of overpowering it. Artistically removing weight and hair bulk by softly razoring or texturizing the tresses gives this feminine cut life and beautiful movement.

Pink Pixie Haircut
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#24: Pink Pixie Haircut

A pink pixie haircut boldly exudes the attitude of female power! Achieving a light pink hair hue can take time and will require frequent maintenance. Proper hair care is essential to promote the longevity of the hair hue and cut. A short feminine haircut lessens day-to-day styling time but needs trimming at least every 4 to 5 weeks.

#25: Feathered Brown Pixie for Feminine Women

A brown pixie for feminine women may be what you are looking for! This feminine pixie hairstyle will make you feel classy and edgy. Make your hair stand out with this versatile cut by styling it smooth and sleek or adding texture for an edgy look.

#26: Choppy Pixie with Bangs

A choppy pixie with bangs has short layers throughout the cut, giving you a textured shape. Ears may be left covered to create soft, feminine pixies. A short fringe accentuates this haircut. If you have a round face shape, you would want to keep the bangs longer. A choppy pixie needs moderate maintenance. Get a cut every 5-6 weeks.

Undercut Pixie for Women Over 40
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#27: Undercut Pixie for Women Over 40

An undercut pixie for women over 40 can make you look and feel young. This fun haircut is fabulous for women with an active lifestyle because it’s easy to wash and style. Pixie hairstyles are feminine. It has a flowing top, giving you softness around the perimeter of your face. For best results, ask your hairstylist for an undercut to suit the roundedness of your head. It will give you some hair to style with on top.

#28: Lixie with Choppy Layers

If you like to stick to feminine styles, you’ll want to try a lixie with choppy layers. The long sweeping front allows you to part your hair on either side, creating a soft style for every face shape. Don’t forget to ask your stylist for an undercut. It will give you an edgy, choppy finish. If your hair is curly, don’t worry; this haircut will work for you, too.

#29: Soft Pixie with Blonde Highlights

Choose a soft pixie with blonde highlights for a classic cut that is easy to style. The undercut sides and back in these short feminine haircuts shorten drying time to seconds. To create a luxe finish, dry the top of your hair with your fingers or a round brush in a backward-forward motion. Adding highlights to the top section makes it pop even more. A pixie cut is feminine and suitable for most hair types.

#30: Girly Pixie Cut with Fade

Try a girly pixie cut and make a bold statement. The short layers in these feminine short haircuts can be styled forward and flat or punked up with a product like Redken’s Rewind. A pixie hairstyle is feminine and is suitable for any age. Use a single process color on this shape to maximize its impact.

#31: Feminine Short Pixie Cut

Consider a feminine, short pixie haircut for your next hairdressing appointment. The long side-parted top creates a beautiful triangular or round silhouette for a youthful shape. Talk to your stylist about leaving the sides and back a bit longer to create a softer look. Feminine cuts grow well but should be maintained every 5-6 weeks.