A trending hairstyle, pixie cut hairstyle is one where you need to cut your hair really short while keeping the top hair slightly longer with short bangs. It is quite fashionable these days among women who don’t mind going for a crop.
Although you have to cut out a reasonable length of your hair, still, in turn, gain plenty of time since it’s easy to style, wash and maintain. Plus! You get to experiment with hair colors more freely since the hair grows long quickly.
How to Style Your Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts are having a moment and it’s all because of the cut’s edginess, playfulness, and femininity. However, you can only enjoy all these looks if you style your hair properly. Here are some tips on how to do so:
Make your bangs look soft or piecey.
The problem with a pixie cut short hairstyle is there’s a high chance that you will look boyish. The best way to add a feminine touch to your look is to make your bangs look as soft as possible. You can do this by using a small round brush to blow dry your bangs to the side.
Another great idea is to create a wispy effect by straightening the face-framing bangs then tousle and separate them using your fingers.
Use texturizing hair products.
To add shine to your hair without removing texture, go for lightweight pomades and waxes when styling your hair. Avoid using heavy gels and frizz fighters as these can weigh down your hair.
Boost hair volume.
The Pixie haircut is known to be edgy and alluring. But if you want to make it look glamorous, add volume to it. You can do this by applying a lightweight volumizer on your hair. Run your finger through it as you blow -dry to lift your hair up.
35 Most Cutest Pixie Cut Short Hairstyles
Here is a list of 35 different ways you can get a pixie cut and break the myth of having almost no hair to style:
Long Layered Pixie in Platinum Blonde Color
This hairstyle is the best example of a feminine take on a pixie cut. It has long layers of thin, fine, and wispy hair strands which adds a touch of elegance to the overall look. Add in the gorgeousness of the platinum blonde hair color and you got yourself a truly unique pixie hairstyle.
Undercut Pixie Cut
If you think that the pixie cut couldn’t get any more badass, think again. This hairstyle combines the stunning undercut and the gorgeous pixie cut which lead to a truly unique hairstyle that’s fit for a badass woman. The hair color that’s made up of three beautiful shades– light pink, red, and orange– will certainly make you the apple of everyone’s eye.
Soft Pixie in Gray Color
Do you want to keep things soft and sweet? Go for the soft pixie which is perfect for women of all ages– even the older ones! This haircut is perfect for women with fine to textured hair. Plus, it’s so easy to style, making it one of the lowest maintenance pixie cuts out there.
Semi-Bowl Cut with Sideswept Bangs
Have you always fancied a bowl cut but thought it looks more masculine? Thie hairstyle is the perfect solution to your problem. From the back to the top, this hairstyle looks every inch like a bowl cut. However, it has a feminine twist– the gradually tapered sides and the side-swept bangs which are great in making you look softer and more gorgeous.
Faux Hawk Pixie
If you’ve been quite curious about the mohawk cut but aren’t sure if it’s a great cut for you, the faux hawk pixie is one of the options that you can try. This cut has a longer hair at the top (similar to that of a mohawk) but it’s not too heavy on the center, so it’s a mix of a pixie cut and mohawk. In short, it’s a lot more conservative than a mohawk but the vibe it gives if just the same.
Short Textured Pixie with Tapered Sides
How short can a pixie cut get? This is probably the shortest yet one of the most gorgeous pixie cuts you can ever see. The best thing about this cut is the hair was able to retain its thickness even though it’s really short. The secret to getting volume for a short hair? Brush it forward!
Tapered Pixie Cut
Having short hair doesn’t mean that you have to bid texture goodbye. This cute pixie cut is one proof of that as it’s packed with gradient and texture. The tapered sides and the long and wispy ends added a lot of dimension and volume to the short hair.
Brushed-Up Messy Pixie Cut
Have you ever seen messy brushed-up hair? Well, this haircut is one gorgeous example. The brushed-up style takes off the hair away from your face which gives it a polished look. On the other hand, the tousled style at the back adds a touch of playfulness to the hair’s overall look.
The Subtle Hawk
Here’s another fun haircut that will give you the mohawk vibes minus the commitment. All that you need to do is apply a mousse over your pixie cut and gather most of your hair at the center and give it a tousled look. No mohawk has never been this elegant and edgy!
Curly Pixie Cut
Have you ever seen a pixie cut this glamorous? If you’re heading out for a special date or you want to style your hair for a formal occasion, this is one look you may want to copy. The highlights and the curls create the perfect drama that will surely inject a touch of elegance to your look.
Straight Pixie with Blonde Pink Hair Color
In this hairstyle, the hair on the back and sides need to be trimmed very short while keeping the top hair long. Keep the hair on the back of the top 1-2 inches while increasing the length towards the front to 3-4 inches long.
Compliment this hairstyle with blonde punk hair color and part it sideways to complete the look. This hairstyle looks great on women with short oval face shapes and light skin color.
It is super easy to maintain and you may require to straighten the hair on the front at times to maintain the look.
Blonde Pixie Bob
This hairstyle is simply flawless with its simple pixie cut with blonde hair color. Swipe the hair partly covering your forehead and part the hair sideways to complete the flavors look.
This hairstyle works best for women with a small square or diamond-shaped faces with a slight bigger forehead. Compliment the hairstyle with a plum lip color, and you are good to go!
Classic Bronze Pixie
To achieve this hairstyle, chop off the hair on back and sides and keep the hair on the top slightly longer, about 1-2 inches. Compliment this classic pixie cut with bronze hair color.
This hairstyle looks great on women with small round faces. It is super easy to wash and maintain this classic pixie cut with time as less as possible.
In this hairstyle, keep the hair at the back and sides very short while keeping the hair in the middle 1-2 inches long so that it gives a tapering look. The hair on the front needs to be kept longer to get sharp bangs that frame your face quite well.
Side part this hairstyle and get medium brown hair color and you are good to flaunt this sexy pixie cut.
Undercut Two-Toned Pixie
To flaunt this hairstyle, chop off the hair on your back and sides while keeping the hair on the top slightly longer. Dye it in a two-tone brown and blonde hair color and gel it up to gentle spikes.
This hairstyle looks great on women with small round, square or oval shaped faces. This hairstyle is easy to maintain by only investing in a good wealthy hair gel. Pair this hairstyle with bright red lip color and a sexy smile.
Medium Voluminous Pixie
Not all the pixie cuts are tomboyish, and this hairstyle is proof of it. This is a quite feminine hairstyle in which the hair is kept medium length on the top and short on the back and sides so that the hair on top gives a voluminous look.
You may choose to keep the hair color blonde and may side part it. This hairstyle suits women with any type of face cut, and it requires very low maintenance.
Ash Blonde Pixie Bob
To get this hairstyle cut your hair into medium-sized bob keeping the top hair slightly longer than the rest. Dye your hair in ash blonde color and complete the look by parting it sideways.
Women with oval, diamond and square-shaped faces can easily pull off this hairstyle. You may choose to use hairspray to set this hairstyle for all day long.
Undercut Faded Pixie
This cool hairstyle can be achieved by cropping the hair on the sides to give it a faded look from upper side part towards the ear. On the other hand, keep the hair in the top really thick and 3-4, inches long while giving a tapering look from the back.
You may use gel or hairspray to set this hairstyle perfectly. It suits women with square-shaped faces with defined jawlines.
Undercut Sleek Pixie with Two Tone Color
To get this hairstyle, chop off the hair from the sides and back while keeping the hair on the top long with short front bangs. Keep the undercuts black in color while going blonde for the top long hair which provides a depth to the look.
Women with oval and oblong faces can pull off this hairstyle with confidence. Investing in a good shampoo and conditioner is all you need to do to maintain this hairstyle.
Cropped Ombre Pixie
This hairstyle suits women with small round, square or diamond-shaped faces. In this hairstyle, the hair is cropped finely and is dyed from black to great giving a beautiful ombre effect.
Women above 50 years can flaunt this hairstyle without any guilt. Complete the look by side-parting your hair and a sexy smile.
Short Pixie with Layered Angles
To achieve this hairstyle, cut a short pixie giving your hair some layered angles to give you a clean look. In this hairstyle, the top hair is also kept short and is side parted.
You may choose any of the brown shades to dye your hair. Black dusty eyes and plump pink lips compliment perfectly with this hairstyle.
Teal Blonde Messy Pixie
In this hairstyle, keep the hair on the sides and back cropped and the hair on the top long and wavy. Dye the undercuts with teal blonde color while keeping the wavy top blonde to complete the look.
Women with any face shape can pull off this hairstyle effortlessly. Clean your hair regularly with good quality shampoo and conditioner.
Pixie Bob with Long Layered Bangs
To get this hairstyle, cut your hair into a nice pixie Bob while keeping the hair on top long up to the lips and give it a layered cut. Part your hair sideways and allow the sharp bangs to frame your face beautifully.
This hairstyle suits women with small round or oval faces. Keep your hair ash blonde and carry the look with a confident smile.
Short Choppy Pixie with Ash Blonde Hair Color
To achieve this hairstyle, chop off your hair really short on the back and sides and keep it 1-2 inches on the top. Dye it with Ash blonde hair color and side part your hair to complete the look.
This hairstyle suits women with round oval or oblong face shapes. It requires almost no maintenance and you can get ready for any event without worrying about your hairstyle.
Black Messy Pixie
To achieve this hairstyle, keep your hair short at the back and sides and a little longer on the front to get short bangs. Swipe your bangs to one side of the face and this frames your face quite elegantly.
Keep the top and sides messy. Give a jet black hair dye to your hair and compliment this hairstyle with a cherry red lipstick and a sweet smile.
Undercut Fine Pixie with Ash Blonde Hair Color
This hairstyle mostly suits women with oval or oblong face shape. In this hairstyle, the hair on the back are cropped off while keeping the hair on top long up to the ears.
Side part the hair and allow it to cover your undercuts as well as your forehead partly. You may use a hairspray/gel to set this hairstyle.
Cropped Layered Pixie
To achieve this hairstyle, keep the hair on sides and back short and give a cropped and layered cut to the hair on the top. Comb it in a messy side part and set the style by using hairspray or gel or cream. Just invest in a good quality hairspray, shampoo and conditioner, and you are good to go with this style.
Short Curvy Pixie
There are many pixie cuts for curly haired women too! In this particular hairstyle, get a nice pixie cut by keeping your hair on the back and sides short and the hair on top slightly longer. You may choose to dye your hair honey brown and carry this hairstyle with a confident smile.
Imperfect Messy Pixie
How cool it would be to wake up with messy hair and just comb your hair with your fingers and to go for your work! The imperfect, messy pixie gives you this freedom.
In this hairstyle, the hair is cut into a pixie style but imperfectly without any proper scale. Just make sure the top hair is slightly her to give to edgy bangs.
It suits women with any type of face shape. Just invest in hairspray or hair cream to set your hair, and you are good to go!
Wavy Pixie Cut
In this hairstyle, cut your hair shorter towards the back and keep the length of side hair comparatively longer while keeping the top hair 4-5 inches long. Curl a couple of strands of your hair into waves including the bangs which gives you a sassy look.
You may dye your hair honey blonde. This hairstyle suits women with square or diamond-shaped faces. Make sure you use good quality shampoo and conditioner to wash and moisturize.
Finely Chopped Layered Pixie
In this hairstyle, the hair is cut short in layers from the back and the sides while keeping the top hair 3-4 inches longer. Use a gel or hair cream to spike up the front hair to perfect the hairstyle.
Dye your hair honey brown and go for a red lip color that compliments this hairstyle very well.
Layered Wavy and Short Pixie
To achieve this hairstyle, trim off your hair from the back and sides and cut the hair on the top into fine layers and give them soft and messy waves.
This hairstyle suits women with round, oval or oblong face shapes. You may use hairspray to set the hairstyle. Invest in good quality hair products to ensure the good health of your hair.
Finely Chopped Short Pixie
To get this hairstyle, keep the hairs short up to 1-2 inches from the back and sides and also the top hair so that you get no bangs or any hair strand falling on your face.
This gives a clean and tomboyish look to women and suits well to women with round or oval faces. Carry this quick and easy pixie hairstyle with a confident smile.
Smooth Caramel Brown Pixie
In this hairstyle, the hair in the back and sides are kept comparatively longer than the traditional pixie cut. The hair on top is also kept long enough to frame the border if the forehead.
Make sure there are no layers as a result of which you get a smooth pixie cut. Dye your hair with caramel brown color and comb it frontwards without any part to perfect this hairstyle.
Women with diamond or square shaped faces can pull off this hairstyle quite confidently.
Undercut Silver Edgy Pixie
In this hairstyle, the hairstyle, the hair from the back and sides are chopped off and trimmed to give edgy looks while the hair on top is kept 2-3 inches long and is allowed to fall over the forehead.
This gives a nice frame to the face of women. Dye your hair with the trendy silver color and you are ready to flaunt your hairstyle with a confident smile. You may use hairspray to set your hairstyle.
The pixie cuts are super cute at the same time can give you a sexy and stylish look when styled properly. They are super easy to maintain and most of them require almost no hair-styling products.
Make sure you invest in a good quality shampoo and conditioner and keep your hair clean. Plus, the pixie haircuts demand no extravagance time to style them! What a great relief!