Short Hairstyles

With so many beautiful hairstyles out there, it’s frustrating when short hair can restrict you from how adventurous you can be with your locks. If you’re looking for cute, practical short hairstyles that you can achieve in a matter of minutes then we have the perfect hairdos for you.

What Will I Need to Achieve these looks?

  • Hair pins
  • Hairspray
  • Clear hair bands
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Short Hairstyles: Knotted Updo

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Step 1: First, start by curling all of your hair to create loose curls. This look will give your hair immediate volume which we want for this look.

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Step 2: Next, tie a ponytail on the crown of your head. Use your eyebrows are a guide of where you should pull your hair from.

You can make this as thick or as thin as you want depending on how many knots you would like.

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Step 3: Pull your hair apart so a slot if formed in the middle. Twist the ponytail over and round through the slot.

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Step 4: Make sure you tighten your knot! This will prevent the hairstyle falling out.

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Step 5: Repeat these steps throughout your whole head ensuring you tighten the knot each time.

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Step 6: When you reach the end of your hair, tuck the ponytail under your knots and seal in place with a hair pin.

If you have thicker hair then more hair pins may be required.

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Step 7: To add more volume, pull and push the top of your hair.

To relax the hairstyle even more, you can pull small strands from the side of your hair out.

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Step 8: Spray the finished look with hairspray to hold in place for the whole day!

Short Hairstyles: The Twisted Look

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Step 1: Grab a small section of your hair and begin to twist and pin on one side of your head.

TIP: If you would like a side parting, start further along your middle parting and twist over.

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Step 2: Continue to twist sections of your hair, pinning them securely into place.

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Step 3: Once all of one side of your head is done, repeat the twist and pin step on the other side of your head.

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Step 4: Make sure each twist is tightly secured in place. Add additional pins if they feel loose.

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Step 5: Spray with hairspray for an extra firm hold. All done!