Fortunately there are plenty of celebrities with short hair to provide the right inspiration. Some famous short haircuts, present and past, show why short hairstyles will always hit the mark, regardless of your style, texture, or age. The options are unlimited, with layers, bangs, and length at your discretion. We’re talking about more than just pixie cuts. Think layered, curly, and choppy bobs; classic, angled, and fringed lobs; not to mention all those shags and crops. These short haircuts overflow with effortless style and timeless appeal, making the decision to lose that length easy as pie. Take a look at these short hairstyles to find the encouragement you need for your next chop.
A neat and chic short haircut with a side part and no bangs is particularly suitable for those with small faces.
Not everyone can get short bangs or long bangs. Audrey Tautou chooses a cute and gorgeous curly cut. If you’ve got naturally curly hair, this could be the way to go.
The cut itself is a little longer than what you see here. The curls bring it up about an inch.
Pastels and platinum hues are much easier to pull off for short-haired girls than long-haired ones.
Marion Cotillard chooses an ordinary but elegant short haircut. To be “ordinary” is always the best for office-ladies.
She seems more Blair Waldorf with this slicked-back look.
A classic mid-length bob for those who aren’t quite ready to say yes when your stylist asks to take it up a notch.
Another short haircut reflects the rock spirit. Miley Cyrus opts for a lighter shade which frames her face healthy and shining.
Katy’s short haircut reflects the rock spirit and the roots don’t always destroy your appearance.
This nearly effortless short haircut can be achieved with any hair texture. Just use your favorite styling products or natural alternatives to shape your hair into a sleek look.
Rihanna always surprises us. This time is a vintage-style short haircut.
The blunt ends and golden highlights give Beyoncé a cool-girl flair.
Keira Knightly’s short haircut features full, whispy bangs and volume at the crown. This short haircut compliments her oval-shaped face.
Try to sweep your hair straight back just like Scarlett Johansson. Instead of pinning your hair off to the sides when it grows out, try adding some lowlights.
Emma Roberts opts for the easiest matching short haircut. The side bangs help to frame her face, and bleaching hair blonde makes her so shining.
Say goodbye to the sweet Twilight star, Kristen Stewart opts for a super hot shaved blonde haircut.
Ginnifer Goodwin is the person who knows how to show the magical pixie cut.
A simple short haircut with a little curl in the face-framing strands makes Rachel look sexier.
A sweet and elegant Taylor Swift bob, the feathery bangs is everything.
One of the chicest Emma Watson looks ever. She looks very lovely and youthful with this short pixie haircut.
Anne Hathaway presents her beautiful face with this cool and fresh swept-back style haircut.
This nicely structured short haircut with soft layers and asymmetrical makes Lily Collins looks lovely and gorgeous.
One of the most classic short haircuts of Emma Stone. The goldilocks length-not too long, not too short-hits right between the shoulders and the chin.
Simple and lovely, Jennifer Lawrence’s oh-so-perfect short haircut is how you grow out your pixie right: it’s colored, swept in front of her eyes, and expertly layered.
The twist bangs add more feminine traits which make Carey look so sweet and elegant.