Shorter hair is not something to be ashamed of, it can be maddening to find an updo that will fit your hairstyle. There are updos for you, but it requires an excessive amount of hairpins. Who would have thought that you could make a cute updo with shorter hair? You can make plenty of hairstyles with shorter hair, it just takes a lot of time, energy and practice. Here is a list of the best updos for shorter hair.
Wavy Bob with a Fishtail Braid
The wavy bob with a fishtail braid is a hairstyle that will make your locks the star anywhere you go. The process for this hairstyle will take a couple of tries to get it perfected, but it is worth it once you get the hang of it. The curls are what make this style voluminous, cute and easy. These curls are even accented with a fishtail braid that looks exactly like a well-woven headband. This style makes curls and braids create a fairy-tale princess-like hairstyle. With this hairstyle, you should make the ends of the braid melt into the curls, giving it a serene look. This wavy bob with a fishtail braid will work well in any work-related or fancy occasion.
The pinned-up pixie is becoming the best style for pixie-cut hairstyles. By this point, you have probably realized that bobby pins and barrettes are becoming a must for pixie-cuts. For this look, you should wear your shorter hair pulled back to the sides to the nape of your neck. Once you do that, you should bring them all together to the bottom up to the center of your head and pin each section as you go. You can also add a deep part or tease your hair at the crown of your head before you put the pins in to give this look a glamorous allure.
Braided Half-Up Bob
The braided half-up bob is a cute updo for shorter hair. The process, like the wavy bob with a fishtail braid, will take a couple of tries to get this hairstyle perfect but the hard work is worth it once you get the hang of it. This style also shows that you do not need long, flowing locks to work this fashionable hairstyle. The braided half-up bob looks good at any formal or work-related occasion.
The pulled-back half-updo is a good style for pixie cuts and other short hairstyles. This updo features a variety of extra-large bobby pins that are stacked in a random fashion, but you need to remember to keep the face-framing pieces on the opposite side of your face loose to keep this style from appearing too harsh in public.
For women who do not know how to braid, this ponytail-bun hybrid is the bomb. If you are looking to reinvent the classic ponytail, try this ponytail-bun hybrid that is complete with a futuristic silver or gold wrapping. The texture on the top part of your head should keep this hairstyle from looking too extreme in public.
The slick ponytail can coax long hairstyles and they can also coax shorter hair into a ponytail, but you would need to make sure your hair is slick enough to put it in a ponytail. This style is good for pixie cuts and other shorter hairstyles. Here are some instructions on how to make the perfect slick ponytail style for your hair.
For this look, you should start flat-ironing your hair from the roots all the way down to the ends of each strand. The ironing will offer no flyaway hairs if it is done correctly. You then need to apply a light gel, or a mousse to your hairline and slick it back to the pony as well. After you apply the gel, use a brush to smooth your hair and tame any flyaway strands that you have not come across. Once you are done, use an elastic hair tie to secure the pony in place and then the process is complete. The slick ponytail looks good at any casual or work-related occasion.
Half-Up Messy Bun
The half-up messy bun is not a complicated hairstyle. This hairstyle is simplistic and offers a wave of neatness and creativity. After all, messy buns are the new neat style for autumn, spring, and summer. One of the effective ways to tame your hair is to give it a more modern and chic style. Here are some instructions on how to make the perfect half-up messy bun.
For this look, you should start by brushing your hair and separating the top layer from the bottom. You then twist in a messy fashion while securing the small messy bun with a hair tie. Keep the bottom layer nice and neat to let it balance out the tousled bun. The half-up messy bun is a good hairstyle at any casual or work-related occasion.
Formal Pixie-Cut with a Hair-band
The formal pixie-cut with a hair-band is cute, simple and an easy way to style your hair. This hairstyle is a cute way to style your pixie-cut for countless occasions from casual to formal occasions like going to work, dances, dates and meeting friends and family. Here are some instructions on how to make the perfect formal pixie-cut with a thin headband.
For this look, you should start by brushing your hair down and place the thin head-band on top of it. Once you are done, twist the strands around the head-band and secure them underneath the head-band with bobby pins or barrettes. If you have fine hair with long bangs, you should secure them underneath the head-band with bobby pins or barrettes.
While long hairstyles have no issues with wrapping their locks into a high ballerina bun, shorter hair is a different story. You could put your hair in a high ponytail and wrap it around until you get the perfect bun, tie it with a hair-tie and secure any of the stray hair that will slide out by using barrettes or bobby pins. The barrettes or bobby pins will hold the stray, flyaway pieces; but they will also give this look a mature and playful vibe wherever you go.
There are plenty of hairstyles to try for shorter hair online that you can utilize in your leisure-time or you can create your own look.
My name is Kaitlin Felder. I graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional/Technical Writing in May 2019.