Do I look good with short hair?

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Jul 21, 2018

    Dina D. Jul 21, 2018

    “I’ve had short hair since I was 14, now 26. I think this article is very useful to those who want to try a new style! Awesome.” …” more

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43. Lady Gaga – The Most Beautiful Monster

It is evident from her famous meat dress to her foot tall shoe choices, Gaga is not afraid to make risky fashion decisions. This often includes her hair. For a while, including her trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2016, she wore it in a hard to define the style. Feathered straight up and towards the back of her head, her long blonde hair looked very 80’s with its big, poofy, messy waves and curls flying all over the place.

We much prefer this sleeker, more chic Gaga from 2019 at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Her white-blonde hair is cut in an adorably sculpted pixie that doesn’t detract from her beautiful face and unique features.

What youre looking for:

If it’s less than two and a quarter inches from your ear to the pencil, green light—short hair (like a chin-length bob) will look great on you. If it’s more than two and a quarter inches, you may want to consider keeping a bit of length (think: a shoulder-grazing lob or longer).

Spiky Hair

A spiky hairstyle is always the right choice, as it is trendy and versatile. You can choose a look to fit most situations, even quite formal. The styling itself is effortless. Besides, you can transform almost any short haircut to a spiky one. All you need to do is to use the right products.

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How To Style Spiky Hair

  1. Wash your hair and towel dry it.
  2. Spritz some hair oil into your hands and rub it between them to warm up.
  3. Apply it to all of your hair to moisturize it and make more manageable.
  4. Rub in the oil to make sure that you have covered all of the hair from the roots to the ends.
  5. Dry it with a blow drier pointing it in different directions to create more volume.
  6. Using a hair straightener, curl the strands of the hair in the front away from the face and toward the crown.
  7. Scoop a blob of a sculpting clay, rub it between the hands and apply to the tips of the hair atop.
  8. Secure the look with a strong hold hair spray.

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Short Back And Sides

The short spiky hair looks amazingly hot and steamy. So why don’t you give it a try? Primarily, it’s based on the taper cut, which is one of the trendy haircuts with longer top and cropped hair on the sides. Just apply some hair styling product to the crown and create a spiky finish through the edges by twisting some random strands with the fingertips.

We hope that after giving you some cool ideas on how to style short hair men cuts, you’ll manage to decide easily on the hairdos you’d love to try. Having a ton of advantages, short haircuts remain one of the most requested styles. High five if you can’t wait to pull off the look you’ve chosen.

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Give Your Hair Type the Chance to Shine

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Another important factor to consider when choosing the perfect short haircut is hair texture. Every type of hair texture, from fine to medium to coarse, comes saddled with a slew of antiquated rules. You’ve probably heard them: "curly hair shouldn’t be too short" and "fine hair shouldn’t be long." Thankfully, people are breaking all the rules.

The same principles apply to all textures from fine, straight hair to thick, wavy hair: Find a skilled stylist, tell them your short-hair concerns related to your hair texture and type, and work with them to find a look that you’ll love and maintain.

When it comes to finding the right cut for your hair, Kim recommends embracing your natural texture rather than working against it: “If you want a look [that’s] different from what your natural hair texture gives you, you will have to style it more often. But you can save a lot of time if you work with your natural hair and the right product. This is what I encourage."

"Every person is born with a different [hair] texture," she continues, "and I love to see my clients embracing the beauty in themselves. So we determine together what kind of shorter haircut will fit their texture the best, [and] there are so many little tweaks you can add to shorter hair to make everything from pixies to bobs work for you." 

Let Your Haircut Reflect Your Personality

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Your haircut is a visual projection of your personality, which is why it’s essential to approach your haircut decision by prioritizing your own opinions and preferences. Do you love the idea of yourself with short hair? Does it feel "like you" at this point in your life? Go with your gut on this one, not other people's advice.

Need some inspiration? Looking through photos of celebs, models, influencers, or friends with similar face shapes and cute short cuts will help you “be really clear about what you think that you’re interested in. Then, you can be guided by the professional hairdresser,” says Gibson.

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Best Short Half-Up Hairstyles

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Opt for a half up short hairstyle in case you would like to open your face. The best short hair styles you can observe here can add some carefree vibes to your image.

Half up braided hairstyles can work great for babes who have busy mornings but would like to look nice and all-polished during the day.

The best thing about these hair styles is that they can be easily styled even by babes who are not excellent at styling. Really, you do not have to spend days to practice these pretty hairstyles and sharpen your skills. Several times will suffice for the greatest results.

How It Works:

To find out if a short haircut looks good with your face, simply measure the distance between the earlobe and chin. In order to do so, hold a pencil horizontally under the chin and lay a ruler vertically directly under the ear

49. Willa Holland – From Country Mouse to City Mouse

Holland, pictured here at the 2010 8th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party, looks like a sweet little country girl all dressed up for a day in the big city. She’s cute, but her super long, slightly wavy brown hair gives her an innocent, immature look.

Fast forward five years to the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, and this country mouse is all grown up and citified. She lost the long waves in favor of a chin-length, straightened bob, and she looks like a new person.

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