Short layered haircuts are chic and edgy and apart from giving some extra volume they also provide a woman with different styling options. The layered styles are suitable for any face shape and hair type, and you can wear them as both formal and casual styles. And by spicing them with some nice chopped bangs and color, you can create a distinct headdress. The versatility of these styles means that there is always something that any woman can try out, and she only needs to choose a style that works for her. Whether you prefer something fancy or simple, there are many styles that you can wear from the 50 below.
# 1 Edgy Flat Iron Curls
The brushed out design on this curly style plays a significant role in making it look attractive. Before the hair is layered it is slightly flat ironed to give the curls the brushed-out appearance. The brown and blonde color melt on the hair also helps to spice up the appearance.
If you prefer to have some extra length, you can cut your strands at the shoulder length. To give them a layered look you should slightly taper them, but the styling is what makes them attractive. A simple center part and brushing the strands to the back creates a lovely headdress and also helps to bring out the contrast between the two shades of the hair.
# 3 Chopped Loose Waves
Layered haircuts are all about creative trimming and the loose waves in this angled bob have a perfect trim. The cuts on the design give the Bob an amazing texture that looks even more attractive when the locks are brushed back. However, the chocolate brown tone of the hair with light brown ends also helps to enhance the look.
# 4 Messy and Wavy Bangs
The carefree look of these short bangs makes them very attractive especially for ladies with an oval or round face shape. Apart from the styling with a diagonal fringe, the hair also has some subtle waves that help to spice it up. The darkened roots and the color melt on the short strands are also fabulous.
# 5 Shaggy Short Bob
This short bob takes inspiration from a bowl cut, but its shaggy appearance makes this hard to notice. The short soft stands accentuate the face nicely to create a very attractive look. Apart from the trim and rugged styling the hair also has an amazing dark brown tone.
# 6 Fancy Pixie Cut
The layered design on this haircut comes from creative tapering with some fancy razor shaves at the back. Tapering the strands helps to create three distinct levels, and you can enhance their contrast by giving them different colors. However, this is a red hair since this is the most dominant shade.
# 7 Cropped To Perfection
A cropped cut is one of the best ways to wear a short headdress as it provides both class and style. In this particular design, the short cropped cut also has an extra-long fringe, and it is tapered to make the style fancy at the back. The black tone of the locks with a nice shine is also vital in making the headdress look beautiful.
# 8 Short Textured Haircut
The short textured haircut will always stand out, but you can make yours look more attractive than others with some layers and a good dye job. In this design, the texture comes from creative trimming but what makes the locks look trendy is the pink ombre color and layering the locks at the back and over the forehead.
# 9 Edgy and Sexy Face Frame
You can never go wrong with a face frame design regardless of your hair type or face shape. And if you do not have an excellent volume you can get some since you only have to layer your locks from the center part. The soft ombre blonde color design also helps to make this a refined look.
# 10 Layered Pixie Bangs
The artwork in this headdress will impress any woman who likes to keep short haircuts. It involves tapering one side and leaving a couple of inches on the other. The longer side is trimmed to create some cute bangs that you should then layer over the face. Apart from the cut and styling the hair also has a lovely color contrast between the short and long sides.
# 11 Balayage Brunette Lob
The balayage color pattern is probably what most people will notice in this design, but it entails way much more than this. This long bob also has an excellent volume, and this is because of the creative cuts and layering it to the back.
# 12 Disconnected A-Line Bob
One of the things that make the bob cut very popular is its versatility since it comes in different shapes and designs. This disconnected A-line is just one of the many ways you can wear the bob. The disconnection makes it look distinct but brushing the strands to the back in layers, and the light brown shade of the strands is what makes this a trendy style.
# 13 Smooth and Feathered Lob
Long bobs are very fancy and attractive but very few if at all any look better than this one. Every inch of it is perfect, and the color contrast between the short dark side and the longer blonde section with a hint of pink is perfect. The smooth styling that involves sweeping the strands to the sides diagonally to create the layered cut is also magnificent.
# 14 Sweet Asymmetrical and Wavy Ombre
This sweet style looks very natural, and one may be tempted to think that it does not have any cuts and styling. However, the asymmetry in the design requires some cuts but the waves are as natural as they look. The color comes from partial blonde streaks that are very moderate and just enough to give the headdress an edge.
# 15 Platinum Blonde with Undercut
The few inches of hair in this design are sufficient to create a very refined look. These few strands have an amazing cut, and they are styled from a simple part at the center of the head to create a fantastic look. Apart from this the design also has a lovely undercut with razor patterns.
# 16 Subtle Ombre Short Bob
This neck-length has a sophisticated essence, and this makes it ideal for ladies who would like to maintain a fresh cut but still look professional. The center part design helps to expose the slightly darkened roots and makes the subtle ombre color design loom more detailed than it is.
# 17 Thin Bob Free Lights
Layering you thin strands will not only give them some volume but will also help you get a lovely hairdo like this short bob. Here the design starts by chopping the strands to a few inches and then styling them with a side part and then pushing the thin stands to the sides. The beauty of this style also comes from the brown Sombre color pattern.
# 18 Pretty Layered Copper Streaks
The tone on this hair is splendid, and it makes the wavy strands look very classy. Copper is a lovely hue but in this headdress, it looks more amazing due to the cut and styling. The hair is chopped to a shoulder length and styled by parting it on the sides and brushing it to the sides to create a lovely and voluminous layered design.
# 19 Inverted Balayage Perfection
An inverted bob is very classy and also very simple to wear, and it can look beautiful on any woman provided she cuts it right. In this style, the Bob also has an excellent texture and some neat swirls but what makes it distinct is the hand painted golden and dark brown dye job.
# 20 Cute Blunt Blonde Haircut
This headdress is another version of the bob, and it is as easy as the others if not easier. To replicate it you need to chop the locks into some blunt trims at the back and then style by brushing the strands to the back in layers. Although it would look great in any shade, blonde gives it a distinctive and classy look.
# 21 Inventive Curly Bob
A little creativity is all that you need to create unique short layered haircuts. In this particular style, the hair has two different sections. The first section is on the crown, and it is smooth and wavy with a side-part styling while the other section is made up of some cute curls on the sides and back.
# 22 Chic Crop Cut
The locks on this style may be very short, but they have a volume that few people would expect in a short haircut. What makes the design look fabulous is the beautiful crop cut with its neat diagonal fringe and blunt cuts at the back. Layering the short strands also helps to spice them up and make the headdress distinct.
# 23 Messy Peek-A-Boo Cut
Messy haircuts look like no effort is used to style them, but this is what makes them an exceptional style. In this design, the messy strands also have a fantastic texture and a lovely peek-a-boo dye job that makes them look unique.
# 24 Brown to Blonde Ombre Layered Bob
The main reason why ladies who do not have a voluminous hair prefer layered styles is because they give them an extra volume. This bob proves this because dyeing the locks changes their appearance and hides the fact that the hair is thin. The design also looks fantastic due to the lovely ombre pattern that entails transitioning from a light brown hue to a neat blonde.
# 25 Choppy with Arched Fringe
Some nicely textured and chopped bangs go well with an arched fringe as it adds a twist to the style. However, the bangs will look more impressive when you push them to the back and stack them than when you leave them plain. The stacked strands in this style also look fantastic due to the flipping of the tips.
# 26 Awesome Blue Pixie Hawk
If you are bold enough and want something interesting and unique, then you should try out this Hawk design. It involves shaving the sides and leaving long bangs in the middle. The long bangs should then be given a shiny blue dye job and then finish by stacking the strands frontwards to create a refined modern look.
# 27 Stacked Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts are impressive haircuts, and they are also very versatile since you can style and cut them in different ways. In this particular style, the pixie is not very short, but it is designed to look flat by brushing and stacking the strands on the sides. Apart from this the short strands also have a soft light brown tone that also adds to its beauty.
# 28 Gorgeous Tapered Pink Bangs
A short haircut should be creatively cut and neat like this one if you want to stand out. This haircut also has a beautiful shade, but what gives it an edge is styling the front bangs over the forehead. Apart from this, the sweet pink strands are also tapered (at the back) to enhance the appearance of the front bangs.
# 29 Tyra’s Wavy and Voluminous Locks
Tyra Banks may not have a perfect hair bust she knows how to style it to go with her facial features and hence making her look trendy and stylish. In this headdress, she has some voluminous shoulder-length locks with a brown and blonde color melt. She styles the locks by stacking them on the side to create an eye-catching wavy face frame design.
# 30 Dimensional with Copper Tones
The copper tones on this headdress are amazing, and they make the layered bob look very trendy. However, the haircut is also fantastic, and it involves cutting the strands to the neck length level and flipping the ends. You should then finish by pushing the locks to the back to create perfect layers.
# 31 Thick Copper Blonde Waves
Several things define a good headdress, but the color and cut are the key ones. In this particular one, the cut is very simple, but it looks intricate due to the waves on the lower half of the hair and the appearance that comes from layering it to the back. The hint of copper on the blonde locks also makes this style stand out.
# 32 Angled and Stacked Bob
Angled bobs are very distinct, but they look even more attractive if you have some beautiful colors as the light brown and blonde melt in this design. The other thing that makes this style stand out is the stacking of the locks to one side.
# 33 Freshly Chopped and Messy
More and more ladies are going for the chop as it is not only an easy way to wear a classy hairdo but also works well for most face shapes and hair types. This design takes thing a little further with the styling that involves stacking the bangs to the sides and making them slightly messy.
# 34 Stunning Undercut and Asymmetry
This design maintains hair at the crown only with the sides and back shaved short to create a fantastic undercut. Apart from this the locks on top also have an attractive asymmetry that helps to enhance the appearance. The pink tone of the locks and the razor patterns on the short sides and back are also breathtaking.
# 35 Purple Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts may be simple hairdos, but you can make yours unique with some color and a creative trim. In this style, the short strands have a lovely purple tone, and they are also neatly tapered at the back and the longer front bangs stacked with a side sweep to create an attractive look.
# 36 Stacked Chocolate Brown Bob
Although this style looks very intricate, it is a simple short bob, but the styling and its color are what makes it look different. The short strands have a soft center part, and their styling involves pushing and stacking them one the sides. Apart from the lovely style the chocolate brown hue also spices up the look.
# 37 Naturally Wavy
The waves on this style are very attractive and although it is an A-line it has an asymmetrical style that gives it a lovely angle. The angle on the Bob is enhanced by stacking the locks to one side and also by the dark color blend on the hair.
# 38 Edgy and Blunt Beauty
The angles on this short bob are fantastic and very precise, but this is just one of the things that make it unique. Apart from the angles the design also has some lovely blunt cuts that give it definition. It is styled with a diagonal side part and by brushing the straight strands to the side to create a face frame design.
# 39 Lavish Textured Blonde Ombre Bob
A good texture will always guarantee you of a refined look. In this headdress, the blonde locks are trimmed to create a fabulous texture that looks more detailed when you push the locks to the side over one eye. The ombre color design with darkened roots is also fantastic, and they also help to make the wearer look very trendy.
# 40 Textured Asymmetrical Lob
Any modern hairdo should have an excellent texture for it to stand out and this asymmetrical long bob has a perfect one. It does not have any fancy styling and the only thing done on it is to brush the strands to the side to create the asymmetry and the stacked design. The other thing that makes the style attractive is the brown and blonde color melt.
# 41 Light Blonde Pixie with Shaved Side
This pixie cut looks stunning, and this is thanks to the creative cut and also the color choice. The cut on the style involves trimming one side short and then fading it and leaving long locks on the crown. You should then dye the long locks at the top with a lovely light blonde shade and finish by sweeping it to the side and over the forehead.
# 42 Demi Lovato’s Pixie with Undercut
Demi is always experimenting with different designs, and this is because she has a lovely natural hair that gives her the freedom to wear anything she wants and still look fabulous. In this headdress, she has a simple long pixie cut but what makes her look unique is the undercut with some razor patterns and the blue streaks on her natural black hair.
# 43 Smoky Razor Cut
The cut in this style is what gives it the attractive messy look that helps to draw away attention from the fact that the hair is thin. However, the strands also have a fantastic styling that involves creating a side part and stacking the strands to the sides. The lavender tone also helps to enhance the appearance of the messy locks.
# 44 Short Face Frame Design
This style has the characteristics of both a cropped cut and pixie but is more of the latter. It is perfect for ladies who want something elegant that is also maintenance free since you will not need to do any fancy styling once you get the cut. The only thing that you need to do is to stack the short bangs at the front and others to the back. You should also have an attractive copper tone if you want to look beautiful with this short haircut.
# 45 Ash Blonde Layered Cut
One cannot overemphasize the importance of having the right texture on your strands. This brief headdress is a product of a lovely texture because there is nothing else distinct about it apart from its texture. The perfectly textured locks are stacked to create a beautiful headdress and the ash blonde shade of the hair with a golden hint also adds some class to the style.
# 46 Sexy and Curly
There are many techniques that you can use to spice up your short hair, and you only need to get a little creative. In this style, the short strands have some amazing curls on the crown, and the sides and back tapered to perfection. The brown shade of the curls at the top also helps to make them look sexy and unique.
# 47 Classy and Trendy Waves
If you have short wavy strands or would like to have some, this is one of the best styles that you can wear. It starts by trimming the strands to at least neck length to give then some texture and then giving them a hand painting dye job with blonde and brown shades. You should then finish your headdress by sweeping the textured waves to the sides.
# 48 Inverted and Hand Painted
The smoothness of this straight and inverted bob will make any woman want to try it out. It also has a fabulous shine that makes it look like a very classy headdress. Apart from this, it is hand painted with a red tone in an ombre pattern to give it a perfect shade. The fringe at the front is also fantastic and creates a breathtaking face frame design.
# 49 Tousled with Lovely Layers
Fine locks do not have to be a downside and neither should they prevent you from wearing and elegant hairdo. This design proves that you can still look fabulous with thin hair if you know how to work with them. It involves setting this side bangs higher than the others and layering them to give them some height. The hand painted brown Sombre pattern with darkened roots helps to brighten up the complexion and take the style a notch higher.
# 50 Rugged and Tapered Long Pixie
When it comes to pixie cuts, the options are endless and hence making this one of the best designs you can have with short strands. Here it is tapered at the back while the top section has some long messy bangs. The brown shade of the messy locks on the crown enhances their appearance and makes the pixie cut look very polished.
Short layered haircuts come in different shapes and styles. The above 50 designs are a few examples of how you can wear these magnificent hairstyles, and they will help you get something that will make you look trendy. However, the important thing is to choose something that will accentuate your facial features and also work well with your hair type.