There are a number of reasons why us gals consider cutting our hair shorter. These range from the fact that shorter hairstyles make life much easier, to the fact that perhaps your face shape suits shorter hairstyles more than longer ones. Whatever the reason for having shorter hair, there is one downside to shorter styles, such as bobs and pixie crops, and that is the fact that it can be irritating not being able to do much with your hair.
The good news is that short hair can be styled, it’s just a case of taking the time to get creative and come up with some styling hacks that are a perfect fit for shorter hair. To help give you the confidence to do more with your shorter hair, below are some ideas to take note of.
If you don’t usually curl your hair, invest in a curling tong or a set of curlers and get twisting your hair. Even shorter hairstyles can look fantastic with a few loose curls in, or even waves for a slightly more relaxed look. Once you have added curls to your look, you can then use a few well-placed grips to style your do in the perfect way for you.
Admittedly, this might sound strange, seeing as you have chosen to have your hair cut short, but adding hair extensions to your hair can be a great way to do more with shorter locks. The thing about tape in hair extensions is that they aren’t permanent and don’t require the kind of care that natural hair does. You can put them in, style them, and rock them, and can then take them out at the end of the day and go back to your shorter look.
You probably don’t have enough hair for a full bun, but what about a half bun? For anyone with shorter hair, a half bun – some up, some down style – is ideal. It’s chic, stylish, and can be played around with to make all kinds of different looks. If you have thin hair, add waves to the style, and it will give the illusion that you have a thicker head of hair.
The shorter french braids are, the cuter they tend to look. If your hair is cut into a bob and has few layers in it, two french braids could look fantastic. Or, for an even more chic look, how about opting for fishtail braids or reverse french braids?
To keep your bangs out of your face, a side braid can work well. A side braid is a simple way to add a little fun to a shorter hairstyle, and a great way to keep your hair neat and out of your face.
Learning to french braid your own bangs takes practice, but it is doable – practice makes perfect.
There you have it, a guide to some simple ways that you can make more of your shorter hairstyle.