Hair looks great at all lengths. For every texture, there is a wide range of options that offer so much versatility! There are shake-it-and-go choices for those who don’t prefer to spend a lot of time on their hair. Maybe this is your time to air dry your hair and get out the door without having to worry about the style you used to do with long strands. If you’re more of a lazy person who prefers to avoid fussy styles—we get it, and we’re here to help—we’ve pulled together a ton of inspirational photos of long hairstyles and cuts that require little to no mirror time. There are plenty of cutting-edge possibilities here if you’re feeling extra and want to commit to some creative play.
There’s something here for every taste, texture, and skill level, whether you’re trying out a temporary style before going full into fashion, adding a fun accent to liven things up, or just playing with the latest trends. Look no further the next time you need a change of hairstyling. Don’t worry; these looks don’t necessitate a lot of maintenance. We’ve hand-picked totally gorgeous, varied celebrity looks that will act as your spiritual hive to get you inspired to make the move—and to help you figure out what to do with your hair.
1. Soft Waves
If beachy waves aren’t the easiest hairstyle to obtain in the mornings, these gentle pared-back waves are a close second. What are the rules? Curl your tresses with your favorite hot styling tool! in different directions to provide the smooth, wavy texture Then, spritz a flexible hold hairspray towards your roots to add volume and body to your waves.
2. Sleek Bob
Everyone is welcome to the sleek hair celebration, whether they have a bob haircut or not. You may also create a polished finish without worrying about heat damage if you use the correct heat protection spray.
3. French Twist on Short Hair
Anything is possible with a lot of hairpins and bobby pins. After you’ve styled your curls, roll them vertically in the back and fix them with pins that match your hair color. If not all of your strands can reach all the way around your face, leave some down around your face for a soft, purposeful effect.
4. The Wet Look on Short Hair
Do you like how your hair looks after you’ve gotten out of the shower? Use a hair serum or balm to create the illusion of wet hair without the sopping wet strands.
5. Sleek Ponytail
The nicest thing about polished haircuts is that they’re easy to maintain. You can give them a quick update with bobby pins when the weekends arrive.
6. Low Bun
With this put-together, stylish low bun, you may confidently strut into work or your next interview. Did we mention it’s also a terrific haircut for bridesmaids or wedding guests?
7. Ballerina Bun
Who doesn’t like a hairstyle with a twist? A dramatic hair slide, like this, gives a clean ballerina bun a grown-up edge. Isn’t it true that business comes first and the party comes second?
8. Headband Braid
Hair accessories aren’t always required to give your favorite hairdo a new twist. Braids, in fact, can be used to add dimension to any ‘do. What’s more, guess what? A braided headband is a good place to start.
9. Curly Bangs
We love hair that speaks for itself (which is why we had to include this beauty’s mane in our edit!), so if you have natural coils, we recommend investing in curl-defining tools. We’ll leave it up to you to decide whether or not to get curly bangs, but if you do, don’t be surprised if you fall in love with them.
10. Sleek Middle Part
Changing your parting is one of the simplest methods to alter up your hairdo. To soften this severe look, part your hair in the center and leave a few wisps at the front.
11. Above-the-Ear Angled Short Bob
You could use contouring and highlighting to bring out your sculpted cheekbones, but a sharp, cheekbone-grazing bob hairstyle with short, harsh bangs to frame your face works even better.
12. Messy and Accessorized
The contrast between the wet, ruffled strands and a lovely pearl hair barrette keeps this short hairdo from feeling too prissy or too messy. Try a strong-hold mousse on damp hair for grip, then dry hair for increased texture to obtain extra texture without the greasy sensation of pomade or the crunchy feel of gel.
13. Beach Waves on Short Hair
For beach waves like this, you don’t need waist-length hair. To mimic beachy waves on short hair that seems like you just emerged from the water, Ariel style, you’ll need a heat protectant, curling wand, and a little salt spray.
14. Shaggy Pixie Cut on Short Hair
When you want to try something new without obtaining a new short haircut, play around with the texture if you already have a pixie cut with layers. To get that day-old, piece-y appearance, use your hair straightener to smooth and slightly bend the hair in chunky chunks, then finish with smoothing hair oil.
15. Wavy Ponytail
As you can see, hair accessories are very popular among nowadays women. With some glittery hair slides, you can channel those laidback-meets-luxe feelings for a night out. Wear them with a wavy ponytail for extra points!
16. Faux Locs
Looking for a different take on box braids? Look no further, for this we will convince you to get fake dreadlocks. They’re stunning to look at, simple to style, and ideal for individuals looking for a protective, low-maintenance style.
17. Sleek and Smooth Short Hair
Sometimes the most basic hairstyles are the most effective. Slick the sides down behind your ears and finish with a little serum or spray for shining strands to protect your short, straight hairstyle from falling flat or becoming dull.
18. Short Defined Coils
The correct curly hair treatments, such as a hair moisturizer and, if your curl type is a little looser, a hair gel, begins with short, trimmed coils as lovely and defined as these.