If you want to wear your hair short but still have some freedom in how you style it, this androgynous haircut is the way to go. You can play around with different hair colors on top to contrast the sides, as well as different textures. It looks just as great flat ironed and slicked back as it does with a perm or loose waves from a curling iron.
You can achieve the messy, piecey texture with the help of a hair wax. In fact, we've written an entire guide on the Top 10 Best Hair Wax options, as well as a guide on how to use them.