Cutting your long hair short often feels like letting go of a security blanket, doesn’t it? All of a sudden you feel so exposed and start wondering which hairstyles can you even wear now that half of your hair is missing? People who have had short hair for years can tell you how much fun the styling is! Just in case you need some help, we’re bringing you the best hairstyle ideas for short hair from our favorite YouTube hair experts!
1. Short Hair Beach Waves
Let’s start with a simple hairstyle that you can quickly whip up in the morning before you go to work. Unlike long hair, short hair doesn’t take so much time to curl, so you can make Joanna Spicer‘s gorgeous beach waves without worrying it’s going to take a whole hour!
2. Bouncy Short Hair
Bouncy hair is a great choice when you’re trying to create a look that feels alive! Short hair doesn’t mean it always has to be super straight and narrow! Have some fun with it and follow Dominique Sachse‘s tutorial for this jolly and bouncy short hair styling!
3. Short Hair Waterfall Braid
The power of a good braid is not to be underestimated! The waterfall braid for short hair shared by Milabu is the perfect hairstyle to rock on the days when you want to feel extra youthful and free-spirited, but still want something more structured than the classic messy look!
4. Short Hair Retro Hawk
Milabu shares another epic look for our short haired readers – a retro hawk! If you absolutely admire the old-fashioned hairstyles that kept all of the hair away from the neck, this is a fantastic option for you. We also love how fun and dynamic the curly mohawk is!
5. Overnight Short Hair Curls
If your mornings are exceptionally busy and you can hardly find the time to style your hair enough as it is, we imagine you don’t fancy the idea of curling your hair on top of everything else! Jaleesa Moses is going to show you how create the perfect overnight curls!
6. Gatsby Short Hair
The women of the 1920s definitely knew how to style their hair in an elegant way! Draw some inspiration from the Gatsby’s era and style your beautiful short hair exactly how Daisy would! Elanna Pecherle has a wonderful tutorial that will help you out!
7. Messy Bob
One of the best reasons to have short hair is because you can absolutely rock the messy hairstyle! When you have long hair it looks disorderly, but with short hair it appears rebellious and unrestrained! Find out the secrets behind the perfect messy bob at Still GlamorUs!
8. Short Hair Double Braid
One of the things you might miss about having long hair is braiding them. There are so many braids you can do with long hair, but you’ve been desperate for some ideas since you’ve gone short. Check out how Chloe Brown made a stylish and chic double braid!
9. Short Hair Buns
There’s no reason to give up buns when you have short hair! In fact, you can still wear them in many different ways, from messy to elegant. If you want to bring back the bun and keep your short ‘do, check out Kayley Melissa‘s fantastic ideas for short hair buns!
10. Short Hair Updo
Can you still wear your hair up when it’s short? Of course you can! In fact, the short updo looks much more energetic and full of life! Makeup by Camilla 2 is going to show you the step-by-step of creating a flawless short hair updo that will keep your hair in check throughout the whole day!
11. Everyday Short Hair
Somehow we can always envision how we want our hair to look like on the super special occasions, but we totally struggle with the daily look. Claire Ashley shares a tutorial for an everyday short hair look that is beautiful, simple and fun all at once!
12. Short Hair Finger Waves
Here’s another short hair styling you can copy from the ladies of the previous eras! Finger waves are an incredibly elegant and charming way to style your short hair, especially when you’re attending an important event. Re-create this breathtaking look with Kayley Melissa‘s help!