Creative Ways to Dress Up Short Hair

It’s a misconception that short can only be worn one way or in a limited variation of ways. If you wear your hair on the short side, you may have less to work with, tress-wise, but styling should transcend the small factor of length, and rely more heavily on your creativity.  We’ve rounded up some creative ideas for short hair to get you inspired.

 

Braid It

There are dozens of ways to braid short hair. All you really need to pull one off is ample hair spray and a steady supply of bobby pins. Go for a simple, no-fuss pleat to the side.

 

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Or French braided down the back.

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And fishtail is certainly not out of the question!

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Faux a Hawk

Trying to emulate Ruby Rose, but not ready to commit to a tattoo sleeve? Then this voluminous-on-top (sans undercut) ‘do may appeal to you.

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Faux French Twist

While we’re on the topic of faux, how about this elegant faux up-do, which will trick everyone into thinking your hair is much longer than it is.

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Baby Ballerina Bun

Buns do not discriminate! Short or long, you can make a bun work on any length of hair, so long as you come equipped with bobby pins and a moderate amount of patience.

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Roll and Repeat

This four step hairstyle can be completed in just a few minutes and can be dressed up or down with a fun accessory.

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Written by Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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