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Now we're getting deeper into this portfolio of short haircuts we're moving away from the basic styles or their slight variations. Not to say it's all mohawks and spikes down here, you'll find plenty of pixie and bob variations but there's stuff like this too. Heavy color, quiffed faux undercut, not a design you'll see every day but tone it down if need be.

Back to basics, never disregard a neat and simple demeanor out of hand. A basic cut may not be exciting but that doesn't mean it's boring. Sideswept, shiny, and healthy looking and goes with the rounder face. You can always spice things up by adding accessories. This design is also ideal for the workplace or school/college and won't need a huge amount of work.

Women's hair not only gives an integrated beauty, it also reflects temperament. Today's woman, by choosing color and form, presents succinctly and within a single gaze her conscious choices of the image she desires to present in her Socio-professional surrounding. Usually, the color and style chosen follow the requirements set by the current fashion and the stereotypes which reflect the outlook of the person who wears them.

Popularized by a strong female character in the popular AMC television show The Walking Dead. Short, boyish hair is currently very chic. Easy to care for and simple to style, this adorable crop is excellent for older and younger women alike. Don't let the photo fool you, this style looks amazing in not only white or gray but other natural shades such as blonde, brunette, red, or black and even in more adventurous shades such as pinks or purples.

Definitely a softer and more elegant style for a woman of stature, taste, and panache. Very delicate, wispy and offers easy care. Long enough to pin back or leave it down, either way, it's feminine and beautiful.

Super fiery yet feminine is the very definition of this cut. An extreme and edgy look, it's longer on one side than the other, right on trend. It provides the wearer innumerable opportunities for styling because you can sweep everything to one side, change the part or lose the flares.

This outlandish spiky hairstyle still remains almost completely on the feminine side because the stylist has cleverly used the right amount of soft autumnal red and brown undertones.

Quiffy Faux Undercut with a Bright Red/orange Color. A dark brown basic cut with sideswept bangs. Blonde with Low Part. Short and Spiky. Soft Elegant Hair Design with Delicate Wisps at the Nape of the Neck. Feminine Hairstyle with an Extreme Edge. Crazy Design is Made Feminine because of the Use of Color.

Copper and Orange Hair.

Copper and orange sound like the colorist's worse nightmare but somehow it works here. Working with color doesn't mean you need to go extreme, this lady has a bright shade of orange but she'll be able to wear this in situations other than casual. The whole secret to making it work is how you wear that cropped quiff, don't go too extravagant and you'll have something suitable for any environment, relying on the color for extra sparkle.


Some girls shrug at opting for an unconventional style, they cherish convention but there's always another way. Casting aside too many awesome options limits your choice to the extreme that you'll be stuck in a rut. Take a chance.

Neat, Dark Chocolate Colored Cut that'll be Easy to Maintain.

Image gallery of various women rocking basic short hairstyles but with some extra sparkle. Don't ignore the basic styles, the addition of the right amount of pizzazz makes you epic.


To make your facial features pop you don't have to opt for something too daring. Try converting basic to unique with layers, means you have options rather than going extreme.

On the Long Side for this Site but Still a Winner.

A modern woman holds her personal style in her own hands. Her integrated image would never be perfect without the supplement of her hair. Whichever style of dress and behavior she might choose, her hair will always be the final touch that will actually finish her image.

Your imagination is the only limit for this sassy, simple hairstyle.

If you're feeling fancy, spike it with some gel or comb it back for a stylish, greased back feel. If you're feeling tired and don't have time for fancy hairdo's, run a brush through to revitalize it and be right on your way.


Celebrities who currently wear or have worn their hair 'boy short' include Emma Watson (Harry Potter series), Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Natalie Portman (Star Wars, Black Swan), and Halle Berry (Catwoman). These leading ladies are fierce and fearless and show that short hair isn't just for the boys anymore.

Short Hair Pioneers.

Those ladies weren't the first to break onto the scene in short hairstyles. Women who first popularized short in the roaring 20s began ditching corsets and long locks for bobbed hair and flapper dresses. Boyish was in, and these ladies cut no corners for fashion.


Fashion is cyclical, and short hair returned in the sixties and seventies with the arrival of the Pixie cut. Actresses such as Mia Farrow (Rosemary's Baby) made a feminine version of the boy cut popular. Over the past few decades, it has evolved and changed into what it is today. A sassy, boyish cut with echoes of Mia's Pixie cut and vague memories of the roaring twenties. Each time a style returns it's modified to reflect the era it has returned to. Classic, modern, and flatters almost every face shape and body style and brings back an air of stylish sense to an otherwise dated look.

Soft, Sophisticated, Chestnut Design.

Soft and elegant with the back quite long, so girly without straying into mullet territory. The detail that makes this stand out is the delicate wisps at the nape of the neck. Those wisps are like softer versions of spikes that give an edgy feel but still keeping it feminine. The front has side-swept bangs and the top slick, adding elegant appeal. The dark color makes this one appear shinier when light strikes it, making this the best color. Accessorize with sparkling barrettes or a bejeweled headband that will make this sweet look super feminine and gorgeous.

Big Side Bangs.

The risky thing about edgy styles is they can be more difficult and often appear too extreme for the rank and file. A good example of how an edgy style can be fun, sexy, and functional. The back is longer and reaches the nape and one side has shorter tips while the other has long bangs. The top has ample volume and height and interesting spiky details. When styled like this, with some spikes, and some sleek parts, this look screams party but you can also comb it through to tone it down for a day look. Spike it up, lay it down and highlight the wisps, fringe, and so much more. Ideal for a powerful woman, or a woman of strength, stature, and unwavering style. Take advantage of some wax and hairspray, finger comb and done.

Red, Spiky and Slightly Sideswept.

A good play of light autumnal reds and browns on dark hair styled with spikes to make the wearer appear more radiant and more feminine. At first glance, this seems over the top, what makes it appear that way are the spikes from all angles but take a closer look and find some texture, dimension, and feminine details.


Different tones give softness to balance the texture. A reliable styling product and a comb are all you need. Slather styling product (gel or wax) onto damp tresses, section using finger-combing motions and twist the tips to make the spikes and finally, comb the short bangs down and set in place.