27 Short Hairstyles in 10 Minutes or Less

If you’ve just cut your hair short and don’t know how to style it, we have just the tutorial for you! Our list of 27 short hairstyles will give you some quick and easy ideas on how to style your hair for any occasion in 10 minutes or less.  When it comes to hairspiration, we’ve got you covered.

27 Short Hairstyles in 10 Minutes or Less

Save some time with these easy, beautiful short hairstyles!

1. The Tousled Bob

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Messy updo with tousled waves

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Get ready for a beautiful day with this simple tutorial on how to turn your short bob into a head turning hairstyle. All you need is a curling iron!

2. The Crown

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Twist and turn hair for a unique style

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Turn your short hair into a stylish crown in just five easy steps. Check out the full tutorial here.

3. Rocker Pixie

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Ginnifer looks great with tousled pixie hair.

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Ginnifer Goodwin loves sporting short hair (and rightly so as it looks great on her!). In this picture, Ginnifer’s haircut is a longer fringe with many layers. To recreate this look, all you need is a hair iron and some hairspray or gel.

4. Messy Top Knot

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The messy top knot is an easy updo for short hair.

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We love the messy top knot look! It’s simple and gives off an effortlessly cool vibe. This look is intended for women with short to shoulder-length hair. Check out how easy it is to master this look in this tutorial.

5. Pinned Back Waves

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Pin back wavy hair for a cute spring look.

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This short hairstyle is so cute and only takes 6 bobby pins and a curling iron! Learn how to do it here.

6. Top Knot Updo With Wrap

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Add something extra with a formal updo by wrapping hair around your bun

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This short top knot updo hairstyle is great for formal occasions. All you need to do is to make a tight top knot and wrap the knot around with the last section of your hair. For texture, cut the ends of the hair at an angular shape.

7. Classic Bob with Blunt Bangs

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Blunt bangs look perfect on Katie Holmes who has a heart-shaped face.

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Call us biased, but this is one of our favorite hairstyles (I definitely sported the short bob with blunt bangs look for 5 years). Our short hairstyles list just wouldn’t have been complete without the classic bob. To get Katie Holmes’ hairstyle, all you need is a blow dryer and 5 minutes. Pretty neat, right? This look is best for women with heart-shaped faces.

8. The Fauxhawk

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Julianne Hough always rocks her short hair wherever and whenever.

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For the brave hearted short-haired gals in the world, this look is perfect for formal events (changing the status quo is fun!). This updo with braids looks rocker-chic, yet feminine at the same time. Check out the tutorial here.

9. Layers with Scarf

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Wear a scarf for a cuter Spring look.

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Layered short hair is a favorite hairstyle among many as layers can add different, unique dimensions to a hairstyle. To change up the short, layered look, wear a scarf as a headband to add some color to your outfit and definition to your layers.

10. Headband Bouffant

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Do a half up-half down bouffant

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This short hairstyle looks intricate and difficult, but one peek at the tutorial and you’ll see it’s actually a breeze to master. Here’s to difficult things made easy!

11. Straighten It Up

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Style short hair in less than 10 minutes

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If you’re sporting the popular short angled bob, an easy way to dramatically define your angled look is to straighten it! This will give your hairstyle some much appreciated edge and definition.

12. The Pixie

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This pixie highlights Charlize Theron’s subtle face features.

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Pixie cuts are great for women with subtle face features and fine hair. To style, make sure you have some hairstyling products (gel, pomade, etc.)  with you because that’s practically all you’re going to need for a haircut like this.

13. Wavy Layered Hair

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Sexy up your short hair with some waves

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A great and easy way to give edge to a short layered hairstyle is to simply add waves to it. To get this style, check out this tutorial.

14. Slicked Back

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Shailene Woodley looks so pretty with slicked back hair.

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This clean and sleek look is perfect for women with oval faces. Keep the hair straight, parted at the side and slicked back to accentuate your beautiful facial features.

15. Halle’s Pixie

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Classic Halle Berry.

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What else could we call this pixie cut aside from “The Halle”? Halle Berry is the poster child of this now-popular hairstyle, so we have to pay homage. To soften the look, add height at the top and let the fringes hang look on the forehead. Basically, just do whatever Halle does.

16. Bouffant with Long Fringes

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Taylor Swift loves her bouffant.

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When it comes to formal hairstyles for short hair, the bouffant is an undeniable classic. To do this look, start by teasing the hair to add volume and create the bouffant, then let some hair hang loose in the front for an elegantly minimalist look.

17. The Shark

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Be rocker chic with this edgy look

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For women who like the bold and edgy look, the Shark is perfect. Just section the hair on top and shape it like the dorsal fin of a shark. (You might just need a bigger boat.)

18. Cool and Chic

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Stay poised yet cool with this do.

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This look is another take on short hairstyles. Here, the hair is cut longer at the front and shorter at the back. The secret here is the initial cut and then how you choose to define those layers. A straightening iron will be needed in order to tease the crown and add some definition.

19. Razored Short Hair

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Emma Watson is stunning with short hair.

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Make your beautiful face shine with this razored haircut. If done right, this type of cut won’t need much styling as the geometric lines do all the work for you.

20. The Victory Roll

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Be unique with this short hairstyle technique.

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If a vintage look is what you’re going for, what better hairstyle to do it with than the Victory Roll? Don’t let the pictures fool you, this hairstyle is incredibly simple to recreate. To try it for yourself, check out the tutorial.

21. Pushed-back Bangs

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Jennifer Hudson looks great in a pushed back, pixie haircut.

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So, you initially thought bangs were a good look, then immediately regretted it once the deed was done (we’ll all been there!). It’s okay – just push them back and forget they ever existed! Pushed back bangs are the fastest way to a new hairstyle and fabulous look.

22. Twist and Turn

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Four different easy hairstyles for short hair

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Add oomph to your short-to-medium hair with with some tricks and twists. It’s amazing what you can do with simple twisting! Watch the full tutorial here.

23. Rocker Chic

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Don’t hold back, bring out the rocker in you.

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If you’re a rocker at heart then this is the look for you! Tell your stylist to shorten the back and sides, but leave a little more on top so you can pull your hair up and back like this.

24. Vintage Bob

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Rita Ora goes vintage with her short hair.

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Give a shout out to the 60’s with this vintage bob. There’s a mix of curling and simple blow drying to get this easy style.

25. Keepin’ It Simple

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Sometimes, Taylor Swift likes to keep it simple.

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Maybe you just need a simple, everyday hairstyle. This simple short hairstyle is easy to achieve and will give you a “done up” look every time. Just grab a blow dryer and your handy dandy round hairbrush to get the look.

26. Sexy Bob

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Rihanna looks oh-so-sexy in this layered short hair bob.

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This sexy bob screams sophisticated and sexy all at the same time! (Or is that just Rihanna?) To achieve this style, make sure to add volume to your hair.

27. French Knots

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Doing simple French knots greatly add style to short hair.

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Whether you’re going to a party or the grocery store, this easy half up-half down look has you covered. To learn how to French knot your own hair, check out the tutorial here.

Short hair can be just as versatile (and sometimes, less pesky) than long hair. On days when you’re running short on time or just need some hairspiration, follow these easy-to-recreate tutorials. These ideas will turn your love-hate relationship with short hair  into one that’s filled with love.

Need some more inspiration? Check out our other post on short hair – Hairstyles for Short Hair. If you have medium hair or are in the process of growing out your short hair, don’t miss our 17 Medium Haircuts for more ideas.

 

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4 Responses
  • Jennifer
    January 17, 2016

    Great article. Thanks for these tutorial.
    Love the French knots

    • Kiana Martin
      January 18, 2016

      That’s one of our favorite hairstyles on this list too! We’re so glad you liked the tutorials.

  • จักรยานเสือหมอบ
    January 19, 2016

    Very nice write-up. I definitely love this site.
    Stick with it!

  • seo greenville
    January 20, 2016

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