Gorgeous Short Pixie Haircuts for Women

Generally, a short pixie haircuts is a style where in the hair is cut short till the ear length and close to the scalp, which is why it is also known as one of the face framing hairstyles. This hairdo looks cool when it is made on silky, straight, and fine hair; or patterned hair. Some may say that this is a kind of a boyish and tomboy hairdo.


You might have seen several female celebrities sporting this hairstyles with variations. Some of the well know personalities are Rihanna, Keira Knightly, Katie Holmes, Sharon Stone, Victoria Beckham, and many others. and if you wish to get this style on you, Here’s some ideas for you;

Cute Thick Pixie Haircut

This Cute Thick Pixie Haircut has Choppy Point Cut Layers cut through-out the interior.  The Length on the Sides is cut so that the hair covers the top of the ears on an angle, and blends into the Full Bang.  The Bang across the front is cut Shorter than normal,  and also Point-Cut.  The bang is cut slightly rounded so that it can blend into the sides.  The round shape of this Pixie Hairstyle softens the cut slightly, but the Choppy Point Cut Layers give this Pixie Hairstyle the Edgy Wispy Texture.  Apply a Smoothing Serum to Damp Hair and Blow dry hair forward with a vent brush until completely dry.  Use a Texturizing Paste to “Piece-Out” strands of hair and add Texture.  Finish with a Light-hold Hairspray. (If necessary)

Pixie Haircut with Bangs

Bangs play a very important role in contributing to the style of pixie haircuts. They can be set on these hairdos anyhow, but the most prominent one is side swept bangs. If you want to create a punk haircut, you can opt for choppy fringes with some hair color ideas. You can even let some of the choppy fringes fall over the face and the eyes, which is a style notably flaunted by Rihanna. Baby bangs can be used if you want to set your hair up using hair gel, much like a spike cut.

Sassy Pixie Haircuts

Hair is cut Short Above the ear, with a V-Shaped side-burn.  Point-Cut Textured Layers are cut through-out the interior, gradually getting longer towards the front, but only on one side.

Layered Pixie Cut

A short layered pixie haircut can look simply wonderful. Well, if you though that layers can’t be a part of short haircuts, then you have probably not seen how fabulous a layered, short pixie haircut looks! Go for uneven layers and have short razored bangs falling on your forehead. ‘Side partition’ or ‘no partition’, both styles work well with this haircut. The haircut can be jazzed up using styling gel. A spiky effect looks extremely fashionable with the layered cut. Opting for the frosted tips style of hair coloring is the ultimate way to give a finishing touch to this look.

Choose the best that suits you. But remember, If you get a short pixie haircut, you could end up spending more time in the hair salon than you did when you had longer hair. Pixie cuts require frequent trimming since even a little hair growth can make it difficult to style. Be sure you’re willing to invest the time needed to make more frequent visits to your hairdresser.

Advantages of Pixie Haircuts

The main advantage is that this haircut can be styled in just a few minutes, without you spending much of your time in front of the dressing table. In addition, it is also very easy to maintain. Any of the very short haircuts will certainly take less time for styling. The hair can simply be styled using bare hands. Since the hair is short, this is a good hairstyle for wearing in hot summer times of the year. There is no need to wash and condition your hair everyday, which can result in healthy and nourished hair. If you want to add a bit of style to your hairdo, you will have to use hair gel or hairspray, and set your hair in different patterns as per your preferences.

Disadvantages of Pixie Haircuts

  • Restricted styling
  • Not everyone may be able to carry it off
  • Regular trimming important


If you still can’t decide whether a short pixie haircuts is for you, visit an online site where you can upload your photo and try different hairstyles or visit a wig shop and try on a super short wig. If you like, what you see and you have the confidence to pull it off, go for it!



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