15 Adorable Short Haircuts You'll Actually Want To Try

There's something liberating about chopping off ten inches of hair – or maybe that sounds terrifying to you. We sure don't envy the hairdressers who have to dry their clients' tears after they've opted for a lob. If you want to avoid instant regret, here are 15 of the most adorable haircuts that won't have you ugly crying in front of the whole salon. And, as a bonus, we'll even break it down by hair type, face shape, and give you the products you need to keep your cut looking Instagram-worthy long after your appointment.


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Layered Razor Cut

Recommended for thin hair and a square or diamond face shape.

This piecey cut adds versatility to flat, fine hair. These longer layers are easy to style with a flat iron or curling iron.

Recommended product: To avoid your hair falling flat by the end of the day, use a dry shampoo for added texture and volume.


Textured Bang with Short Layers

Recommended for thin hair and a heart face shape.

This do looks great with piecey curls and a little bit of volume.

Recommended product: To create the carefree look, use a bodifying cream like Redken's Aerate to thicken strands.


Face Framing Middle Part

Recommended for thin hair and an oval face shape.

To show off this cut, it's important to use a shine serum – but one that won't make your hair stick to your scalp and look greasy.


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Recommended product: Redken's Diamond Oil Glow Dry doesn't weigh your hair down and doubles as a blow dry product.



Stacked Bob

Recommended for thick hair and an oval face shape.

With short layers and thick locks, this cut looks best when it has heat run through it. Whether you try out a sleek, straight look or beachy waves, use a root lifter to give the top layers a boost.

Recommended product: Pureology's Colour Stylist Root Lift is anti-frizz and locks your style into place.


Blunt Bang

Recommended for thick hair and an oval or heart-shaped face.

This sleek, face-framing cut looks like nothing is out of place when styled the right way.

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Recommended product: To show off super-straight bangs, use a straightening cream, like Aveda's Smooth Infusion, before you run heat through it.


Graduated Bob

Recommended for thick hair and a round face shape.

To achieve the kept, lustrous bob, ask your stylist for longer, natural layers.

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Recommended product: Using a styling cream will lock in moisture and help keep your locks in place all day.



Asymmetrical Pixie

Recommended for curly hair and a heart face shape.

An asymmetrical pixie is extremely low maintenance and looks gorgeous with a head of curls.

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Recommended product: To keep ends hydrated and tamed, use a coconut oil curl cream, and spray all over.


Natural Middle Part

Recommended for curly hair and a diamond face shape.

This symmetrical cut is a unique take on natural curls.

Recommended product: Maintaining natural curls can be a challenge, but you can create this sleek look with the help of a control cream.


Super-short Natural Curl

Recommended for curly hair and a heart face shape.

This cut is nearly maintenance free and looks radiant with natural curls.

Recommended product: Simply detangle, and spray a curl definer through your hair to texturize and shape.


Chin Length Blunt Cut

Recommended for straight hair and diamond or oval face shapes.

The all-one-length cut is in, taking a traditional short haircut and adding an edge, often worn on celebs like Kylie Jenner and Rita Ora.

Recommended product: To keep ends from looking frizzy, use a leave-in keratin treatment.


Side Swept Bang Pixie Cut

Recommended for straight hair and heart face shape.

This cut can be worn with side swept bangs for a classic, poised style or brushed away from the face for an edgier, voluminous look.

Recommended product: To keep hair from falling flat, use an all-over volumizing mousse.


Deep Part Pixie

Recommended for straight hair and an oval face shape.

Keep it sleek and simple with a straight-haired pixie and shaved sides.

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Recommended product: Style the top with a flat iron and thickening cream for added texture and volume.


Tousled Bob

Recommended for wavy hair and a heart face shape.

This easy to maintain, playful bob looks effortless when worn with natural waves, but can be dressed up with a flat iron or curling iron.


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Recommended product: Spritz a bit of volumizing hairspray, like Redken's Beach Envy to get the tousled style.


Piecey Pixie

Recommended for wavy hair and oval face shape.

Feminine, yet edgy, a similar pixie cut has recently been rocked by celebrities Katy Perry and Zendaya.  

Recommended product: if you were blessed with natural waves, this cut looks killer and is easy to manage with a bit of hair paste.


Face-shaping Fringe

Recommended for wavy hair and a square face shape.

A modern take on the classic "shag" cut, this feathery 'do can be worn natural or played up with piecey curls.


Recommended product: To achieve this effortless look, blow dry bangs with a round brush and run a styling mousse through damp hair.


If you're looking for more adorable short haircuts, check out celebrities that rocked the short bob.