It’s high time to go for short haircuts, because they are gaining more and more popularity day after day. Before getting your desired chopped cut, you need to think twice, because there is no going back to natural long hair for a long time. So consult with a professional stylist and together pick a short cut, which suits your face shape and overall style. To help you make a good decision, we present a fabulous list of 80 short hairstyles and haircuts inspired by celebrities.
1. Short Sleek Cut by Keke Palmer
Keke Palmer introduced a chic pixie cut and shined brightly at the Glamour Women of the Year 2016 event. To get such a gorgeous short cut, you first need to make sure it fits your face shape. Your stylist will advise if you need to go for bangs or not, and pick the right length of the cut.
2. Side-Swept Messy Cut
Here is an artistic celebrity short hairstyle by Greta Gerwig. She went for a messy hairdo swept to her side.She wore this rocking look at the AFI Fest screening of the “Jackie”. The brown to blonde ombre is doing a great job combined with the short sexy cut. Seems it is your turn to try this wavy hairstyle for the upcoming year.
3. Classy Short Curls by Dita Von Teese
There are certain trends that never get old fashioned. One of them is short classic curls making a neat elegant hairdo. Dita Von Teese wore this short hairstyle while attending the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The rolled curls have really become the star’s signature look.
4. Kelly Rowland’s Straight Bob
Simplicity is the key to beauty and elegance. This celebrity short hairstyle by Kelly Rowland comes to prove the statement. She wore a straight short bob cut and accessorized her look with large earrings. We are sure she shined at the Baby2Baby Gala.
5. Large Rolling Curls
Lily Collins wore her elegant curls at the AFI Fest premiere of “Rules Don’t Apply”. This celebrity short hairstyle can be worn at any special occasion. It is easy to style and fits any type of face shape. Besides, its simplicity will add special flavor and style to your evening look.
6. Rebecca Hall’s Short Hairdo
Short black hair swept to the back with a little volume at the side makes a cool hairdo. And Rebecca Halls wore it proudly at the Governor’s Awards.This is a neat and chic celebrity short hairstyle without any additional techniques. It may seem a little bit masculine, but still it presents elegance and class in essence.
7. Side-Parted Blonde ‘Do
American actress Michelle Williams again shines in her signature look, which is the famous short blonde cut. To attend the Governor’s Awards, she went for a side-swept short ‘do with minimal makeup and zero accessories. This celebrity short haircut comes to prove that simplicity and authenticity make a great evening hairstyle.
8. Mid-Length Bob by Jackie Cruz
The classic mid-length bob fits Jackie Cruz’s evening look perfectly. The straight bangs balance out her face shape and the red lipstick does her job in creating an elegant evening look for the star.
9. Lupita Nyang’o’s Afro Curls
Here is a special celebrity short hairstyle by Lupita Nyang’o. She wore her natural Afro curls and accessorized the hairstyle with an abstract black hairband. A natural look is the best way to go, if you want to look authentic and neat.
10. Fauxhawk by Kristen Stewart
Another gorgeous pulled-back hairdo is presented by Kristen Stewart. She styled her blonde hair in a fauxhawk braid-like hairdo to attend the New York Film Festival screening of ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Her makeup is also another chic accent to fit the occasion.
11. Boy Cut by Katherine Waterston
Katherine Waterston sported a cool looking boy cut to attend the world premiere of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” movie. We are in love with the result of how this casual boy cut flattered her main style at the event.
12. Short Waves by Carmen Ejogo
What can be better than lovely short waves dyed in sweet brown to blonde ombre? Carmen Ejogo wore shining curls at the world premiere of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. She chose to sweep the waves to her side to balance out her evening short hairstyle.
13. Graduated Bob by Gina Rodriguez
Here is a total beauty shining in front of us. Gina Rodriguez turns heads with her super sleek graduated bob dyed in dark brown to caramel ombre. She wore this gorgeous hairstyle at the HFPA and InStyle Golden Globe Award season celebration. What an amazingly stunning and balanced evening look!
14. Curled Out Bob by Erin Richards
This celebrity short hairstyle is one of the most glamorous looks of Erin Richards of all times. She proudly wore the look at the world premiere of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” event. The curled out side-swept bob looks fantastic and sexy in combination with the blonde textured hair.
15. Romantic Short Waves by Lily Collins
British-American actress and model Lily Collins wore her mid-length curls at the Hollywood Film Awards. She attended that special event in an equally special look with the shining curls, red lipstick and gorgeous evening makeup.
16. Christina Ricci’s Straight Blonde Bob
Christina Ricci wore an edgy bob to attend the 2016 Fashion Group International Night of Stars Gala. She chose to go for side-swept defined bangs, which completed the straight bob perfectly. We do love this celebrity short hairstyle, where she put the focus on simplicity and casualness.
17. Noomi Rapace’s Emo Side Bangs
The screening event of the “Hacksaw Ridge” served as a great occasion for Noomi Rapace to wear a boy cut with emo side bangs. She looked really authentic without any additional elements and efforts to look beautiful. Her stylist did a great job creating this neat and effortless look for her.
18. Center-Parted Short Waves
RaeLynn wore her gorgeous blonde hair styled in a short wavy bob.The center-parted ‘do says it all at the CMA Awards ensuring a cute and enticing look for the American “The Voice” star. Besides the cut, the hair color is also important to be chosen professionally when you want such a shining short hairdo.
19. Short Retro Curls Accessorized with Flowers
Eva Herzigova looks so special in her pinned back short curls, which she accessorized with cute white flowers. The style is vintage inspired and it flatters her perfectly. We are sure she shined brightly at the Elle 30th anniversary party wearing this hairstyle and the printed black gown.
20. FauxHawk Hairdo by Tilda Switon
This celebrity short hairstyle is not for everyone, as it looks risky, but there is a plenty of sexiness that may attract you to go for this fauxhawk ‘do by Tilda Swinton. Wearing this celebrity short hairstyle,you are sure to turn heads as you go.
21. Jane Fonda’s Curled Out Bob
Bob cut is such a versatile and flexible short hairstyle idea that can be customized to fit any type of occasion, be it a casual day or a red carpet event. Jane Fonda wore a curled out bob at the 2016 Carousel of Hope Ball. She exposed her beautiful hairstyle along with the clean makeup and simple elegant earrings.
22. Short Side-Parted Hairstyle by Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon styled her brown to blonde ombre hair in a sweet side-parted hairdo to attend the BFI London Film Festival screening of ‘A Quiet Passion’. The straight and sleek hair is a great foundation for such a simple and at the same time gorgeous look. The stylist added a little bit of volume at the top part to avoid too much sleekness.
23. Short Curls with Baby Bangs
The Moschino show evening was a super luxurious event and Sara Sampaio did her best wearing a short curled hairstyle with baby bangs. The short curls really flattered the model’s face shape and created a special magical look to amaze everyone.
24. Short Grey Hairstyle by Evan Rachel Wood
Short, plus sleek, plus grey. Is it not a nice combo? Evan Rachel Wood wore her super sleek straight hair swept to her side at the premiere of ‘Westworld’. Seems like silver hair is one of the trends of the upcoming year.
25. Ellie Kemper’s Voluminous Bob
Ellie Kemper wore this elegant look at the Emmys featuring a glamorous mid-length bob cut dyed in a shining brown color.Both the sweet color and the correctly chosen haircut length fit her perfectly. The stylist went for a little bit of volume and styled a side-parted hairdo to make her bob cut a special one.
26. Graduated Bob by Leigh Lezark
Leigh Lezark’s black hair was styled in a very trendy graduated bob. Many stars choose to go short especially when the fall season comes. The Misshapes DJ wore this bob at the New York screening of ‘The Dressmaker’.
27. Sarah Paulson’s Short Cut
Here is a classy celebrity short haircut by Sarah Paulson. She wore the look at the Vanity Fair and FX Emmy nominations party and accessorized her hair with a gorgeous red lipstick. The blonde color fit wonderfully her overall style and feel of the day.
28. Sarah Hyland’s Cute Short Waves
Sarah Hyland looked luxurious at Audi’s exclusive celebration of the Emmys. She wore cute short waves that reached the neck making a glamorous curly ‘do.This type of waves will always be in fashion and you are sure to turn heads if you decide to recreate this special look.
29. Casual Waves by Constance Zimmer
Wavy strands and straight bangs made a special combination for Constance Zimmer to attend Audi’s exclusive event celebration the 68th Emmys. The best thing about this celebrity short hairstyle is the fact that it is both simple and gorgeous. Probably the secret is in wearing it confidently.
30. Michelle Williams’ Short Hairdo
This short emo cut looks so sweet on Michelle Williams’ blonde hair that we just cannot skip it on our list. She wore this look at TIFF premiere of ‘Manchester by the Sea’. The bangs are emo-inspired and swept to her side. The hair color is an impressive pale blonde that fits her skin tone perfectly.
31. Wavy Cut with a Hair Band
Emma Stone always looks cute in any hairstyle, and this wavy short haircut is no exception. She accessorized her loose curly hair with a white hair band. The look reminds of a sweet schoolgirl style.
32. Scarlett Johansson’s Messy Cut
Scarlett Johansson appears in a back-pulled messy cut. The overall hair is swept to one side making an unbalanced fauxhawk hairdo illusion.She attended the “Sing” premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre, wearing her blonde hair styled in this gorgeous short cut.
33. Side-Parted Straight Cut by Alyssa Milano
Actress Alyssa Milano attends the Marchesa fashion show during New York Fashion Week wearing her straight cut in a side-parted style.Her stylist chose to go for sleek hair to make an amazingly shining look, which flattered the star perfectly.
34. Melanie Brown’s Short Curls
Melanie Brown exposes another sexy way of wearing short curls. And it is the wet look. She wore her wet styled short curls pulled to the back to attend the 2016 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater. The TV personality accessorized her look with large nice earrings.
35. Curled Bob in a Wet Style by Taraji P. Henson
Here is another wet look inspired by Taraji P. Henson. She wore her wet styled curls at the TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at Windsor Arms Hotel. Her overall look is a casual style, but it shines perfectly at the special evening setting.
36. Jennifer Hudson’s Short Cut with Bangs
The emo look of Jennifer Hudson’s short haircut is amazing. The star wore it at the “Sing” premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre. The key feature of the cut is the thick bangs, which create the emo style without spoiling the special evening look.
37. High Fauxhawk Look by Jaimie Alexander
Here is one of our favorite looks of Jaimie Alexander. She wore a voluminous fauxhawk ‘do attending the Christian Siriano fashion show during New York Fashion Week. Her black hair served as a perfect background to create the trendy fauxhawk braid.
38. Short Defined Waves by Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver shined in a short wavy shot haircut while attending the “A Monster Calls” premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall. Her waves are defined and the thick side bang was added to complete her look.
39. Cam’s Short Voluminous Curls
Here is an authentic look by Cam, the American country music singer. She went for natural looking voluminous curls to attend the 10th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The pale blonde color looked fabulous for such an amazing hairdo.
40. Maude Apatow’s Loose Waves
Maude Apatow’s presents a cute short hairdo styled in loose waves. Her brown to blonde hair looked gorgeous when she attended the premiere of Vertical Entertainment’s “Other People” at The London West Hollywood. Her look is a bit messy, but still is picked to fit the event she attended.
41. Mariana Nunes’ Natural Short Curls
We are in love with Mariana Nunes’ natural Afro curls, which she wore to attend the 73rd Venice Film Festival. Her contagious smile completes her shining look along with her neutral makeup and classy dressing.
42. Naomi Watts’ Blonde Waves
Blonde is a stunning choice to wear with loose waves. This is true especially when you choose a short haircut. Naomi Watts’ stylist did a great job creating her shining look for the Venice Film Festival photocall for ‘The Bleeder.’
43. Pixie Cut by Victoria Summer
Here is an iconic pixie cut by Victoria Summer. She wore this sexy boyish look at the Tea With Victoria Summer at the British Consulate General Residence to benefit teen cancer America initiative. This type of pixie cut is universally flattering, attracting a lot of celebrities.
44. Curled Bob with Side Bangs by Niecy Nash
Niecy Nash experimented with a cute curly bob with straight side bangs. In reality the bob cut is a super flexible hairdo to sport with different styles and techniques. So Niecy Nash looked amazing in her version of curled out bob while attending the CBS, CW, Showtime Summer TCA Party at Pacific Design Center.
45. Straight Short Cut Slicked to the Back by Taryn Manning
Wet effect perfectly matches the short straight hair of Taryn Manning. She wore this hairstyle at the Women’s Health Magazine Party Under the Stars at Bridgehampton Surf &Tennis. She slicked hair to her back and wore a sweet neutral makeup.
46. Short Side-Parted ‘Do by Sarah Paulson
The talented actress wore her fabulous look to receive the award for ‘Individual Achievement in Drama” onstage at the 32nd annual Television Critics Association Awards during the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. She showed off a short side-parted hairdo, which looked so classy and elegant.
47. Teri Polo’s Blonde Pixie Cut
There is a stereotype that all pixie short haircuts look the same.That’s a totally wrong understanding, and the celebrity pixies prove the opposite – that each pixie cut can be styled fabulously in its own different way. Teri Polo wore her blonde pixie to shine at the Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
48. Black to Blonde Ombre-ed Cut of Evan Rachel Wood
Black to blonde ombre is getting more popularity among celebrities. Evan Rachel Wood showcased one example of black to blonde neat ombre on her short straight haircut. Wearing this look she channeled a business lady style, which is classy and elegant.
49. Sexy Bob by Karrueche Tran
Get ready to wow when you see this amazingly sexy short hairstyle by Karrueche Tran. She wore it when she attended the 26th annual EMA awards at Warner Bros studio lot in Burbank. Her subtle accessories and the enticing evening makeup completed her bob hairstyle making a fabulous combination.
50. Defined Strands and Baby Bangs by Constance Zimmer
Constance Zimmer wore a tousled short hairdo to attend the Hearst launch of HearstLive, a multimedia news installation. Her enticing short hairstyle was basically created with the help of defined strands and tiny front bangs. This hairdo will fit both daily casual looks and evening appearances.
51. Blonde Bob by Amber Rose
It is not usual to see Amber Rose to wear short hairstyles different from her buzz cut, but it does not hinder her to look beautiful and sexy while wearing a short bob. She accompanied her hairstyle with fashionable black eyeglasses when she attended the Maxim Hot 100 Party at the Hollywood Palladium.
52. Pixie Hairdo by Jessie J
Jessie J showcased a fabulous pixie cut at the “Ice Age: Collision Course” Friends and Family Screening at Fox Studios’ Zanuck Theater. Her textured blonde hair left no room for any other techniques, and it looked so authentic and simple.
53. Short Waves by Rihanna
There is no doubt Rihanna is a celebrity always sporting unique short hairstyles on different occasions. Sometimes we see her long-haired elegant beauty, and sometimes she opts for short and wild ‘dos. While attending the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena, she showcased a short wavy cut.
54. Side-Parted Elegant Cut by Bella Heathcote
Bella Heathcote wore her side-parted straight hairdo to pose at a photocall for the film “The Neon Demon” at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. She went for sleek hair parting to her side, combining it with an elegant red lipstick. So as we see, the chic photocall look was ensured.
55. Chic Wavy Bob by Lea Seydoux
Here is a wavy bob from Lea Seydoux’ stylist. Her glamorous blonde hair looks beautiful styled in loose waves, which she wore to pose at the photocall for the film “It’s Only The End Of The World (Juste La Fin Du Monde)” at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. The classy red lipstick completed her look, making a gorgeous photocall style.
56. Short Cut with Bangs by Rashida Jones
The jaw line short haircut really looks fabulous on Rashida Jones’ black hair. She wore the classic bob with front defined bangs to attend the Turner Upfront 2016 at Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse.
57. Short Bowl Cut by Meagan Good
Here is a feminine and elegant bowl cut featuring thick bangs by Meagan Good. She wore this trendy hairdo for her appearance at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Her look tells us one thing: she looks amazing in every hairstyle she sports.
58. Elegant Bob by Carrie Ann Moss
Carrie Ann Moss sported an elegant buzz bob to attend the cast and crew discussion with Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” at the New York Institute of Technology. Her chic black hair looked gorgeous styled in a short bob hairdo, which she pulled to her back letting a thick side bang cover a part of her forehead.
59. Curled Out Bob by Eva Herzigova
Eva Herzigova styled her bob uniquely adding curls and accessorizing the hairstyle with long beautiful earrings.She attended the Cannes premiere of ‘The Unknown Girl wearing this glamorous look and shined brightly, letting everyone melt from her special style.
60. Messy Short Cut by Milla Jovovich
Such mildly messy bobs are a way to go for both for special evenings and daily appearances. Milla Jovovich appeared at the De Grisogono Party at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. “Sexy” and “enticing” are the exact words to describe this look of the Ukrainian-born actress.
61. Amber Rose’s Signature Buzzcut
The platinum haired 32 years old singer goes back to her famous buzz cut after wearing the bob wig for several appearances. This super short boyish cut has become her signature hairstyle. She shined wearing it at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens at David Geffen Hall.
62. Jaimie Alexander’s Flat-Top Haircut
Here is an edgy, a little bit boyish and at the same time intriguing look by Jaimie Alexander. She opted for a cool flat-top cut to attend the NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront Presentation in New York City. This style is mostly worn by men, but it does not mean it can not fit feminine beauty.
63. Platinum-Blonde Bob by Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart is another actress, whose look portfolio is full of drastic changes and fashionable looks. Here she embraces a beautiful platinum blonde hair styled in a longer bob cut. She wore this cute look to attend the photocall for the film “Personal Shopper” at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.
64. Short Curly Cut by Sophia Bush
Sophia Bush’ short curls styled in delicious brown balayage look utterly adorable. She wore this cool look at the NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront Presentation in New York City. She went for side-swept straight bangs, which bear neat balayage brown touches.
65. Short Cut with a Side-Parted Bangs by Jaimie Alexander
Jaimie Alexander wore a very simple short cut without any special elements to attend the 2016 Operation Smile Gala in New York City. This look comes to prove how the choice of simplicity can make you look gorgeous at any occasion.
66. Rebecca Hall’s Voluminous Bob
The hair stylist of Rebecca Hall created a voluminous sexy bob for the star to attend the photocall for the film “The BFG” at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. She also wore abstract golden earrings and minimal makeup with her hair swept to the side. A really beautiful appearance for the photocall!
67. SoKo’s Short Cut with Bangs
Here is an iconic short haircut by SoKo. We love this inspiring look, which she wore to participate in the “The Dancer (La Danseuse)” photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals. The actress looked stunning, and everyone can applaud her stylist for such an iconic look.
68. Messy Short Hairstyle by Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato looks fabulous in any hairstyle she sports. This time to attend the KIIS FM’s Wango Tango 2016 at StubHub Center, she showcased a short messy cut, which looked really amazing and glamorous. Everyone will agree that she looked sweet and sexy in the messy bob presented below.
69. Mia Wasikowska’s Short Sleek Hairdo
Mia Wasikowska cut her hair short and amazed everyone with her look. She wore short sleek hair swept to her side to attend the ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ premiere at Capitol Cinema in Madrid, Spain. This inspiring hairdo will let everyone be amazed especially if you are a fan of sleek ‘dos.
70. Paz Vega’s Signature Bangs
A short haircut, voluminous wavy bangs and a confident smile… Here is what it takes to make this gorgeous look of Paz Vega. She wore the short haircut with thick bangs while attending “The BFG (Le Bon Gros Geant – Le BGG)” premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals in May, 2016.
71. Taylor Swift’s Messy Cut
Here is a next-level messy shot haircut by Taylor Swift, which she wore at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel. Her platinum blonde hair is swept to her side. The short side bangs also accompanied the hairstyle to make a really iconic Taylor Swift look.
72. Short Baby Curls by Alexandra Shipp
X-Men: Apocalypse actress Alexandra Shipp showcased a beautiful hairdo with bouncy curls. We are used to seeing her short haircuts, but this one is really fabulous, which she wore at the Global Fan Screening of “X-Men Apocalypse” at BFI IMAX in May in London. Now everyone discusses the evolution of the actress’s enticing hairdos.
73. Nest-Like Bangs by SoKo
Soko showcased another breathtaking look, styling her hair into a short haircut with nest-like bangs. She wore this fabulous look to turn heads at the “I, Daniel Blake” premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals. This top celebrity look is still discussed and admired by everyone.
74. Bowl Cut by Zendaya Coleman
Here is a special hairdo by Zendaya Coleman to make all of us wow. She rocked a bowl shortcut at the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. So the ‘80s and ‘90s trendy bowl cut is getting a fresher look nowadays being worn by many celebrities.
75. Boyish Pixie by Ginnifer Goodwin
From classic icons to teenage stars, everyone wears pixie cuts. American actress Ginnifer Goodwin went for a stylish short pixie cut for her appearance at the John Varvatos 13th Annual Stuart House benefit presented by Chrysler with Kids’ Tent by Hasbro Studios at John Varvatos. She does look cute in her signature short hairdo!
76. Megyn Kelly’s Short ‘Do
Megyn Kelly wore an iconic short haircut with her hair brushed to the back to attend the Variety’s Power Of Women: New York 2016 at Cipriani Midtown. The glamorous cut is a bit layered with the strands parted to her side slightly. Here evening makeup and the luxurious mid-length earrings do their job to complete her special look.
77. Center-Parted Short Cut by Sarah Paulson
Straight and sleek hair is always fashionable. Sarah Paulson wore a beautiful straight haircut in a center-parted way to attend the FX’s For Your Consideration Event for “The People v. O.J. Simpson – American Crime Story” at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. You will agree that the blonde color is the best for her.
78. Serayah’s Graduated Bob
When there is a need to pick a stylish and classy female hairdo, the graduated bob is a fantastic option. Serayah went for this short hairstyle option to appear at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Besides the cut, she also professionally chose a delicious caramel color for her classy hair.
79. Cool Shortcut by Grace Gealey
Here is another boyish, yet elegant short haircut by Grace Gealey. She looked stunning at the Media’s 33rd Annual PALEYFEST Los Angeles “Empire” at Dolby Theatre wearing her glamorous short cut along with the defined bangs. The cool look was ensured with the trendy short cut and the fabulous evening makeup.
80. Finger Waves by Lily Collin
The 1920s and 1930s finger waves are coming back to boom the fashion industry. We witness celebrities wearing finger wavy cuts one after another at different events and occasions. Lily Collins worefabulous finger waves at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.