So, you're ready to go shorter, but you're not quite sure which short haircut is right for you. We're here to help with this list of the best short haircuts for women. Whether you want a bob haircut, pixie cut, or something totally on-trend like a wolf cut, a mullet, or a shag, this list has got you covered with the best celebrity hair inspiration out there.
If you want to shorten things up while keeping as much length as possible, you might want to opt for a cute lob haircuts. They're just like a classic bob, but they fall in between your chin and your shoulders instead of right at your chin. Even if you want to go for a pixie cut, you can still keep a little length with a bixie, which is the perfect compromise between a bob and a pixie cut. There's such a wide variety of short haircuts to choose from that you're bound to find one that's just right for you. There are even plenty of short haircuts for older women that will give you a fresh, new look in no time. Check out these cuts and don't forget to bring the photo to your next salon appointment!
Sarah Greene puts an edgy twist on a bob with a deep side part and lots of texture. It's such a fun take on this classic haircut!
Get a pixie cut like Michelle Williams' and you'll spend way less time blow drying and styling your hair. Plus, this chic cut has a way of elevating all of your favorite looks.
Lob with Bangs
If you love bobs but don't want to give up your length, a lob like Florence Pugh's is the perfect compromise. We love how soft and pretty it looks with the ends curled under.
The pageboy haircut has gone in and out of style over the decades but we think it's due for a comeback! Look how striking it looks on model Agyness Deyn.
Mullets are having a moment and you can be a part of it by trying this a funky version like Kristen Stewart's. The spiked top makes this look extra playful.
Amandla Stenberg’s bob with box braids is so stylish! Silver streaks add even more interest to this fun look.
Shag with Curtain Bangs
Shags are so on-trend right now and Jenna Ortega's shoulder-length cut is no exception. It looks even cooler paired with curtain bangs!
A blunt lob needn't always look so, well, blunt. Hailey Bieber styled hers with flirty, flipped out ends for lots of retro appeal. Add plenty of hair product to achieve this slightly wet look.
Bixie with Bangs
Julia Garner's look is proof that some of the best hairstyles fall in-between classic length cuts. We're talking about a bixie, which is the perfect compromise between a bob and a pixie cut. Add bangs and you'll make even more of a statement.
It doesn't get more classic than Lucy Hale's bob. It's also a great way to show off this pretty buttery blonde hair color with light brown roots.
Channel retro glamor like Zendaya with a wavy bob that falls just below your chin. A deep side part and light teasing will add to the drama.
Keep it short and sweet while still making a statement with a mini afro like Jodie Turner-Smith's.
Pink's signature faux-hawk is the epitome of rocker chic. To get this look, ask your stylist to cut your hair short on the sides and leave plenty of length on top.
Kristen Stewart, Natalie Portman, Florence Pugh and more stars have shown us that bald can be beautiful on women, too! A shaved head is not only easy to maintain but also quite edgy and stylish. We especially love Kristen's bleach blonde buzz cut.
Angled Bob with Bangs
Naomi Campbell's look is for fashionistas only. It features a short, angled bob with a heavy fringe, and it is, of course, fabulous.
Charlize Theron looks amazing with any haircut but we're particularly partial to this tousled bob. It's a little bit glamorous but with plenty of casual, everyday appeal.
Pushed-Back Bixie Cut
Keep your length with a bixie cut but get the look of a pixie by pushing all of your hair straight back. We love this voluminous look on Jennifer Lawrence!
Short Wolf Cut
You've seen the shaggy wolf cut on the likes of Billie Eilish and Jenna Ortega, but hair experts say this new, shorter version will be all the rage next.
A French bob is a little shorter than your average bob, ending somewhere between the jaw and ear lobe. Slick it back like Rosario Dawson or add a fringe for extra flair.
If you have super curly hair and think you can't pull of a bob, think again! Alia Shawkat's gorgeous look shows that anyone can rock the classic cut.
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