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Choosing Short Hair Styles

Short hair styles can be accommodating for many individuals as long as they have a complimentary face shape and the correct hair type.

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There is no set definition for what is a short hairstyle, some include shaved heads and buss cuts as short hairstyles while others define short hair as falling from your ears to your chin. If you originally had very long hair then you might consider a shoulder length cut to be short, it is all relative.

Buzz cuts, shaved heads, short caps, cropped hairstyles that are between 2 to 4 inches in length, shorter bobs, short layered cuts and longer caps are all considered to be short hair styles.

Typically if your hair does not go beyond your chin then it can be considered a short hair style.

Short hair styles particularly flatter those with square shaped faces and it softens angular or square jaw lines.

One length bobs, bangs and short spiky cuts are all good hair style choices.

Short hair styles can be easy to maintain as well as they do not require a lot of styling.

If you are in a rush you can just add some gel, run your fingers through it and allow to air dry.

There are many different styles in which you can do your hair when you have short hair. Go for a wilder look with spiked hair. Sweep your bangs to the side for a more angled everyday look, scrunch and tease your hair for more volume when you are getting dressed up, or add some twits and plaits with clips for a more formal do or do the sleek vintage style from the twenties..

You can get creative and have fun when styling your hair.

Short hair does need to be trimmed frequently and for proper styling, you should use good equipment. A good hair dryer, curling iron and hair straightener can create many different styles.

You can have fun with accessories and add clips, bands and more to add some color and create a focal point for your hair style. If you are new to going short you should first try a short cut with long layers as you may find it easier to style.

Short cuts are not flattering for everyone and if you are unsure you should speak with your stylist as they will know what will work best for your hair and face shape.

If your hair type is wrong then you may not look good with short hair.

For example someone with very curly hair may find themselves with hair the springs out like an Afro when they cut it short. Another option for short hair is a halo extension.