Short Hair Styles

Medium Funky Hair Styles

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 16, 2009

Bangs have recently been reintroduced to most medium hair styles. However, these are not the bangs of the past. Today bangs are soft, blended and fringed. The new banged look is a great way to soften your look, add a new dynamic to your hairstyle and to modernize your old cut.

Medium Short Length HairAnother great medium length hair style is the layered cut. There are many layered hairstyles that work well with medium length hair. You may be familiar with the “Rachel cut” from the 1990s. This was a very popular layered cut. More modern layered cuts include the Asteroid, which is a very punk layered cut. Layered cuts are great for fine hair, thick hair and curly hair.

If you have a natural wave or curl to your hair then your hairstyles will need to work with the texture of your hair. You will need to find a hair stylist who will be able to work with your curls to create wavy hairstyles or curly hair styles that will be flattering to your face shape and that will also not frizz out of control. Your final hair cut should provide you with several styling options and it should also look great as it grows out.

After selecting your medium length hairstyle you will next need to learn about the types of hair care products you will need to use to keep it looking great. If you color your hair you will need to buy shampoos and conditioners that are formulated to maintain the brilliance of your hair color. If you have curly hair you will need to buy hair care products that enhance and define your curls. Finally you will need general maintenance products that will help you fortify your hair, protect it from over-styling and to provide it with the nutrients that it needs to stay healthy.


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Four Hot New Hairstyles For Women

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 15, 2009

Looking for a new ‘do? These trendy new hairstyles for women are so hot this spring and summer you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you.

Cute And Sexy Short Hair StylesShort and Choppy Hairstyles

Forget the cute and clean short cuts of the past. This season’s short haircuts for women are choppy and full of texture. Kimberly Stewart shows off a perfect example of this type of new hairstyle for women that showcase loads of ragged layers via razor cut layers and styling pomade.

Asymmetrical Trendy Hairstyles

The days of perfectly balanced hairstyles are so over. New hairstyles for women are now playing up on asymmetry to define their lines. Think asymmetrical bobs with one side shorter than the other. If this is too dramatic a look for you simply create the unbalancing act by giving your hair a side part, styling one side of your bob full and slicking the other side behind your ear.

The comb over has long been a hairstyle coveted by balding men and snickered at by the rest of us. Well now the comb over has found a new and trendy lease on life thanks to women with cropped haircuts. Take your short, pixie-like cut and create a super-deep side part. Slick the hair over to one side by using a texturizing gel or styling wax.

Medium is the New Long

While some women are still hanging on to their long hair many of the new hairstyles for women are chopping off excess length in exchange for a mid-length hairstyle. This trend is gaining in popularity because so many women are finding mid-length hairstyles give them more volume, movement and styling options. If you’re scissor shy try cutting your long hair to shoulder length and adding layers. You’ll still have the option of ponytail days but you’ll love how much quicker this length of hair is to style.

Casual Updos

Forget fussy, glued in place evening or prom hairstyles. Today’s updos are softer and less complicated than ones of the past. New trendy hairstyles for women that are popping up everywhere are the low lying bun, called the chignon, and the half updo. Both can be done yourself-saving you expensive trips to the salon-and look glamorous without being stiff. You’ll want to invest in some handy styling tools such as Velcro rollers or hot rollers to create some of today’s softer updos but the small investment is worth it and saves you big money in the long run.

As you can see there are lots of hot new hairstyles for women to choose from this season. Whether you’re a short hair lover or covet your long tresses these trendy new hairstyles will have you looking oh-so-hot.

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So, When IS The Right Time For A Short Hair Cut?

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 14, 2009

The short hair cut is as popular as ever and more and more women are taking the plunge and sporting ultra-short locks. From the heavily textured and spiked to the soft and feminine, there is no doubt that the short hair cut is here to stay and has proven to be one of the most popular hair cut styles among women.

Female Short hair StylesBut how do you know if you should go short with your new hair cut or when you should take the plunge? For most, the answer to these questions is going to be a personal decision, but there are some guidelines that you can follow to help you decide whether or not a short hair cut is for you.

Choosing the right hair cut style should be a joint effort between you and your stylist. With her professional advice as to what will look sensational on you and your personal preference, together you should be able to find numerous new hair cuts that are perfect for your individual personality, tastes and features.

When to go for the short hair cut and when not to

You should choose a short hair cut if you prefer shorter styles or if you have been thinking about going short for a while. If you have already worn a short hair cut in the past and loved it, then you are one step ahead of the game. Likely, you will have a good idea of what short cuts will look good on you and which cuts will give you the most styling ease and freedom.

You should not choose a short hair cut just because it is trendy or you saw it on someone else and want to achieve the same effect. While some hair cut styles will look just as great on you as they do on others, getting a short hair cut on a whim is never a good idea. If you see something you like, think about it for a while before deciding to get a new hair cut. Even better – use one of the interactive online hair galleries, to test out the look before you buy

Never get a short hair cut for emotional reasons. Having a bad hair day? Do not cut your hair off in anger. If you do, you may end up fighting with dreaded tresses that are much too short for your particular style. Instead, go for a trim or a style that is just slightly shorter than the one you already have.

How to go short

If you have never had a short hair cut, you should go shorter gradually to reduce the level of shock experienced with getting a short hair cut and to see if you are going to like wearing shorter styles. Be prepared to experience some level of shock, though, even if you only shorten your style by a few inches.

Talk to your stylist and decide what type of short hair cut is your ultimate goal. Then, choose several hair cut styles that you can get over the course of a few months that will decrease your hair’s length gradually. That way when you finally take the plunge and get the short hair cut you will know that you will be comfortable with it. Nothing is worse than trying to grow out a short hair cut that you hate.

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Selecting Hairstyles To Suit Your Hair Texture, Hair Type And Face Shape

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 13, 2009

Before deciding on a hairstyle you should take into consideration your hair texture and hair type and opt for a style you can manage easily. You should also consider whether a particular hairstyle will suit your face shape.

Short Blonde Hair StyleFine Hair – There are various ways in which you can add body and volume to fine hair. These include correct cutting and shaping techniques, chemical wave or root lift applications. Choose styles with minimum graduation such as bob cuts and wedges. Layers will create an illusion of thickness. Keep hair short to shoulder length.

Coarse Hair – To help disguise an overall heavy look, cut is very important. Look for hairstyles that lessen the bulk and weight that coarse hair produces. Layer cuts or razor cuts will thin out the thickness of your hair, and in the process, give a sleeker finish.

Straight Hair – Simple, geometric haircuts like bobs are perfect for straight hair of any texture. If you prefer your hair long, tapered layers along the face will soften hard lines. For extra volume, add layers from the last three inches to the ends.

Curly Hair – Possibly the most versatile of all. You can use straightening products or let it go soft and curly on its own. Layered hair cuts reduce bulk and the curls are easier to maintain. If you wear your hair long, the curls tend to be slightly looser with the weight of your hair. Razor-cuts are not advised for hair that tends to be frizzy.

Your best cut is determined by your face, so strive for a hairstyle that works with your particular face shape. Using this strategy will help create a balance that can change the appearance of a face shape and also emphasize your best features.

Here are some guidelines:

Square Face – Choose a hairstyle that will create softness and detract from a square jaw line such as long layers with soft waves, curls or choppy ends. You can also get away with short, spiky cuts and long, sleek styles with layers that start at the jawline and continue downward. A centre parting or chin length bobs and square bangs (fringes) on the forehead will accentuate a square face, so avoid those geometric lines.

Round Face – Try cuts that fall just below the chin. Soft, graduated layers are ideal because they make your face appear slimmer and remove volume from the sides. Consider wispy and tapered ends. These de-emphasize the roundness of your face. Add some height to the top of the head to make your face look longer.

Long Face – Choose a style with layers or go for a chin length bob with a fringe which will create horizontal lines. Scrunch dried or curly bobs balance a long face. Brow-skimming bangs are also ideal because they create the illusion of width. Avoid short cuts or styles that add height on top.

Heart shaped Face – Opt for long sideswept bangs and a length that frames the jaw line. Keep top layers soft and long. Avoid short, blunt-cut bangs and harsh, choppy layers.

Oval Face – With this face shape, you have the advantage of being able to pull off any look. However, much depends on the quality of hair; thin, wavy, straight etc. Avoid short layers that add height on top of your head. This will make your face appear long. If your hair is thick or curly, avoid a blunt cut.

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Great Easy Hairstyles To Wear To Your Prom

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 12, 2009

One of the things you’ll want for your prom night is a fantastic hairstyle that will get you all the attention you deserve. You don’t have to do anything as drastic as dying your hair to match your gown as long as you choose a style that’s completely different from the style you wear almost every day. If you’re one of those girls who usually pulls her hair up in a sloppy-looking bun or ponytail, for prom you should wear your hair in a long, smooth, flowing style.

Short Choppy Cut Hair StyleIf you always go around with your hair down, here’s your opportunity to try a fancy upswept hairdo that will completely entrance your date. Instructions for four glamorous hairstyles are listed below. Even if you don’t choose to exactly copy one of them, they might give you some ideas for an original style of your own.

Long, Shiny Hair and a Looped Ponytail

It only takes about a half hour to create a glamorous hairdo using this style. Start by pulling all of your hair up into a high ponytail. If your hair tends to wave or curl, use an iron on it before putting it up. If you still have hairs that just don’t want to lay the way you want them to, spray a little gel on your hair and then gently comb your errant locks to smooth them. After you’ve achieved the smoothness you desire, divide your ponytail in three pieces like you would for a braid. Take each section individually and roll it under, securing the ends with bobby pins or clips going in different directions. You can add any creative touches that you like, because nothing says this hairstyle has to look any certain way. Add flowers, hair clips, or even a tiara to add a little extra elegance.

Go Sleek and Simple with a French Twist

Your mom will totally approve of this classic hairstyle, because it was just as popular in her day as it is now. You can leave the twist sleek and simple, or you can add some curls to give the style a unique flare. Unless you have super smooth hair to start with, you’ll want to use gel to get all of your hair to lie down. If you have a widow’s peak you’d rather hide, part your hair on one side. If not, you can pull it all straight back.

Starting at the nape of your neck, start twisting your hair until it’s all tightly twisted. Pull the twist up, and secure it with clips. Tame stray hairs by spritzing on a little hairspray. When you’re finished, tuck the ends under the twist or else curl them with a curling iron. Adding a ribbon in front of the twist can give you an extra special look.

Short Hair and Soft Curls

If your hair is short and very straight, you can spice it up by adding some soft curls. Turn on your hot rollers. Use the waiting time to do your make-up. This will save you from some stress later in the day when things get hectic. Roll your hair on the heated rollers and allow them to cool. Take the rollers out and brush out the curls. If you want a flatter look on top, control the hair with long bobby pins or clips. You don’t want your hair to end up looking too perfect. Tease the ends and the back, and allow it to look somewhat sexy and disheveled. When you’ve finished teasing, remove the clips from the front and add flowers or randomly-placed rhinestone clips.

Long, Curly Hair and Tousled Curls
If you’re like most people with naturally curly hair, you’ve probably hated it all your life, but now’s your time to shine. A long, curly style is exactly what you want to look sexy and regal on prom night. Start by washing your hair and applying a conditioner that’s made to enhance your natural curliness. If you have time, allow your hair to air dry while scrunching it a little to encourage it to curl. If you have to use a blow dryer, make sure you use a diffuser with it.

After your hair has completely dried, use a curling iron to curl small strands. This will give them a more styled look. Then take your fingers and break the ringlets into loose curls which will create the tousled effect. Tie all of your hair back with a ribbon that matches your dress. You can leave a few strands loose for a different type of look. If you don’t feel your hairstyle is full enough, add a curly hairpiece underneath the tied curls. Finish the style with a flower or rhinestone clip that will add an extra touch of glamor.

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Look Great With Hair Designs for Short Hair

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 12, 2009

Many women consider their hair to be their crowning glory, and many women still carry the idea that to be a ‘woman’ you must have long flowing hair. Well times certainly have changed, and more and more women are realizing the beauty of shorter cuts and the manageability of them too. Women today are always on the go and with time constraints peering over their shoulders the last thing they need is a bad hair day or spending thirty minutes every morning trying to look presentable. And that is exactly why short cut hair continues to increase in popularity.

Medium Short Hair StylesNow don’t think that short hair means having no hair at all. Actually it is quite the opposite, especially for women with fine or thinning hair as shorter cuts can make hair look fuller and healthier. But whatever your reason for going short, the fact is that you have numerous options to choose from! But before choosing a short hairstyle for yourself, find out what your facial shape is and look at various short cuts on people with a similar shape of face as yours. So here are some of the more popular hair designs for short hair.

The Gamine Cut; a gamine crop cut looks youthful with feathery layers directed forward onto the forehead. A short layered boyish short crop with a tapered nape is very adorable and a perfect way to wear straight hair. And don’t underestimate the use of color and highlights that can really give a gamine crop cut an exquisite touch of intense class.

The Angled Bob; if you really want to make a statement, an angled bob with a shorn elevated nape is the perfect look. This buzzed nape look will certainly get you noticed! You can of course also opt for a sweet classic hairstyle and enhance it with contrasting colors. A face framing short bob with bangs can be very flattering and sexy.

The Daring Pixie Cut; when you are ready for an ultra short hair cut, then a pixie style might be just what you need. Wear it spiked or get some length through the top for a ruffled look. Add styling gel for a stunningly, bold look.

The Tapered Bob; a tapered bob with short bangs and fringy layers can be very charming. Light layering at the ends gives the hair extra swing. A couple of shorter pieces of hair around the face and a slightly angled neckline will make a bob hairstyle sophisticated.

No matter what type of short hair design you decide to go with, just remember that short hair can be chic and sexy once you have the confidence to pull off the short cut. And don’t forget that jewelry, make-up and other accessories can add more life to any short design.

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Black Short Hair Cuts

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 11, 2009

It could be that it is summer and you do not like the hair on your neck. Or maybe your workout routine has caused you to think that you want a gym rat hairstyle. Whatever, your reason, deciding to take the plunge and explore black short hair cuts does not meant that you can not have a cute style. You just need to know where to look.  Here are four places:

Crazy Short Hair StylesBlack Hair Magazines

This is the obvious place. You can find them in any grocery store. And if you can’t, check one out the next time you are getting your hair done or look them up on line. You can flip through them and if you find one that you like, purchase the magazine, clip out the style and give it to your stylist. Done.


If you see a celebrity style you like, steal it. These days celebrities are so often photographed that you will not have any trouble finding pictures of what you like. Check out the style that you keep going back to. That is the one that is calling to you and the one that you want.

Ladies on the street

Do not ignore the ladies in your neighborhood. If you have a neighbor or a co-worker whose style you admire, ask them who they go to. Now you do not want to copy their style exactly. I mean, who wants to see themselves coming and going? But you can get some ideas. And chances are your style can make their ideas work for you.

The Wig Shop

Do not pretend you do not know what I am talking about. Wigs are weapons in beauty warfare. Before cutting your hair, stop by the wig shop and try on the style. You may even want to purchase the wig and wear it for a couple of weeks before committing to cutting your actual hair. Can’t hurt.

Well, who says that short can’t be beautiful? By checking out all your available options, you will be able to explore the entire universe of black short hair cuts and find the perfect style for you.

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Modern And Trendy Hairstyles

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 11, 2009

Hairstyles are always changing; different hairstyles for every year and for every season. Hairstyles adapt to your everyday lifestyle. In the past, when women have tied their hands to groom themselves, the hair is complicated and well put-up. But for today’s women, when they are busy juggling career and family; a simple, no-nonsense but modern hairstyle is just what they need. Here are some of the popular cuts seen in 2008.

Short Updo Hair StyleBob cut. A cut that first became popular in 2007 is showing no sign of disappearing. Though it works great with different face shapes, it is generally not recommended for women who have a round shape face. But with a number of variations of this modern hairstyle, one style will bound to suit your face.

Bangs. Great with any hairstyle; whether you hair is layered, non-layered, long, short or medium length, bangs give you a soft new look. Modern hairstyles usually keep their bangs side-swept.

Messy ponytail. Sexy and carefree – you definitely want to consider this look. This is simple and easy to do modern hairstyle. Just gather your hair from the side and beneath and make the top of your hair smooth and voila! A sexy and out of bed look in an instant! Use styling spray if you want more body and more curls in your ponytail.

Curly hair. The pin straight hair is not the only kind of hair anymore. Waves and curls are in. Those who were born with natural hair should consider themselves lucky. No more hot rollers for them – but for those considering wearing curls for a long time, they should try and have digital curl. This process can have your curly hair ready right after the shower. It’s wash and wears and can last up to six months.

Formal buns. In contrast to the sexy messy ponytail, neat formal buns would also be a hit this year. Use a lot of hair pins and hairspray to keep your buns neat and intact. A smooth and neat appearance; works great with any formal event – a modern hairstyle for the modern woman.

These are some of the modern hairstyles that you’ll see in 2008. But don’t let it limit you in exploring other options for your hair. Don’t be a fashion slave and stop yourself from wanting another hairstyle. You crowning glory should reflect your personality; and as individuals, your hairstyle should be unique and your own. Feel free to wear your hair in any style you like. The important thing is you feel comfortable in it and that your hair brings out the best in you.

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Useful Tips On Selecting A Short Hairstyle That Will Look Great

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 11, 2009

If you’ve worn your hair in a longer style for some time, and now you’d like to change it up and try something different, think about trying one of the new short hairstyles that are very popular. These are simple to maintain and they look nice on many different faces. Here are some ideas to help you get started on your new do.

Short Blonde Haircut Styles1. Find short hairstyles in magazines and hairstyle books.

2. Keep in mind that the texture of your hair is often a deciding factor in choosing an appropriate style. For example, a sleek, straight style may be hard to get with curly thick hair and a fully, wavy do may not look good if you have shiny straight hair.

3. Get tips from your hairdresser.

4. They can provide ideas of what will or will not work with your type of hair.

5. Be aware of how much looking after the style will need. There are shorter styles that will go well with your kind of hair but they need regular trims to maintain them.

6. Figure out what you think is “short”. Is this above your ears, at your chin, or above your shoulders? This will be essential as you endeavor to identify the style that suits your taste.

7. A short, stylish hairdo is an excellent way to wear those beautiful accessories like necklaces, scarves, and dangling earrings.

8. Consider getting your hair cut in a style that is changeable. If you have good texture, some short haircuts look good both tousled and sleek.

9. If you are really unsure about getting short hair, you can hold your hair back or up to picture your ears and neck exposed.

10. Concentrate on those looks that will bring the best out in the features that you already have.

11. If your face is round, experiment with parting the hair on the side to make your cheeks look slimmer.

12. If you have a narrow face have abundant hair at the sides.

13. If you have a large nose, pick something with height at the top to balance it out.

14. If you have sharp features, you should think about getting a wavy style that will help to soften the look.

15. If you have a high forehead, bangs will probably look good on you.

16. Consult with your hairdresser about the best hairdo to bring out the best in you.

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Advantages Of Short Hair Styles

Posted by Short Hair Styles on July 11, 2009

Women are afraid of cutting their long locks and think that their transformation from long to short hair will be something disapproving and devoid of feminine look. But this is not true. Your short haircut and hairstyle can be equally feminine and beautiful yet gives you a dramatically different touch. Easy Short Hairstyle is chic, elegant, sexy and sophisticated. If you want to try a hairdo and that is too much different and drastically a change to your face and hairstyle then be careful you are taking the after care regimen seriously enough.

Short Hair Styles For WomenShort hair cut is sexy in looking. A man will see you and will like your short hair cut if you manage your hair properly. Hair cut should be stylish and vibrant. Hair color and some hair accessories can extra charm to your locks. But use those things carefully and sensibly. It is now a wrong and misconception that man only attracts to long and straight hair. If the desired haircut suits you then every man and woman will see you and praise your personality. So now create a magic around you that will capture the vision so quickly.

Well-cut short hair emphasizes femininity, especially if you get chunky layers and softness cut into the style. A well trend hair stylist can understand what should be your cut and will give the feminine touch to your hairstyle. Just tell him what type of hair you want for your face cutting. You may consult with your stylist and then take a decision. You can take advice from your friends and near and dear ones.

After applying short hairstyle your hair looks thicker and glossier. Shorter hair looks healthier than the dull, damaged ends of longer hair. It is a good choice for women with fine hair or thin hair. Working women faces this common problem with their hairs everyday. And that is why a short hair cut is healthier and at the same time easy to flaunt. No knot, no frizzy feeling again. Wash your hair anytime and anywhere as your wish. This will help your hair ultimately.

Easy to manage so just step into it and go without any hesitation. Always think that hairstyle is better than before and complimenting your face cutting and personality very well. Moreover your wrinkles can be hidden by these little locks. You can look younger than before. All thanks to your new hair cut. Wrinkles are emphasized by the straight lines of long hairs but the softer shape of shorter hair makes them less obvious.

Short hairstyle that suits you and your lifestyle can dramatically change the way you feel and look. It can boost your confidence. It can make you look younger. It helps to reduce the amount of time and money you spend on your hair care. So it also economically and internally well choice to make.

There are some factors, which determine a short hairstyle is a hit or miss. They are your personality, career, lifestyle, time constraints, and body shape, face cutting, hair texture, hair density, eye color and skin tone.

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