We round up the perfect hairstyles for short hair...
Short hairstyles make a serious statement, as proven by many of our favourite celebs.
Whether you’re sick of your long locks or you want to change your look completely, we’ve got the very best hairstyles for short hair to act as inspiration, courtesy of your favourite celebrities.
Copy Kristen Stewart’s style with a fiery crop or make like Jourdan Dunn and swap shoulder-length for short.
If you’re still undecided, just think how much time you’ll save not having to spend hours washing, drying and styling your hair every morning. Rock a short ‘do and you’ll be looking awesome and ready to go in a matter of minutes. We promise.
Don’t worry if you think chopping your hair will limit your style options, there’s still loads of looks you can rock, like the styled-up quiff, face-framing curls and neckline up-do. Don’t believe us? We found over 100 (yes, really!) show-stopping short hairstyles, courtesy of the A-list and all you have to do is pick your favourite.
You don’t even have to stick to just one of these bouffants. With short hair, you’ve got the option of easily changing up your ‘do every day.
Imagine that! All you have to do is pop to the bathroom in the morning, fix your mane with some product and voilà. Curling and straightening will also be a simple task.
For the fashion-forward girl, a short hairstyle is a great way to make sure your barnet suits your outfit. For example, soft rolls will complement a girlie dress while a spiky mohawk will perfectly set off a pair of leather trousers.
See Our edit of stunning celebrity bob hairstyles
So be brave this season and go for the chop with one of the best short celebrity hairstyles around.
Since Lucy chopped of her long locks she has been out and about wearing them in softer, tousled styles, but last night she sported a sleek, pin-straight style to match her sophisticated black bodycon dress, and she looked incredible! This is a style we will definitely be stealing! To get the look, part your hair down the center and pin back the front sections behind your ears, leaving the rest down.
Ok, so never have we been quite so obsessed with a hair transformation as this. First Khloe, then J-Law – it seems as if the lob is back, this time with a bleach blonde update that celebs can't get enough of! This new hair trend has shown itself to be seriously versatile, looking amazing on everyone, especially Emma. Pass your tongs through the ends and wear in a deep side part for a super chic finish.
J-law looked every bit a vampy vixen at the premier of the final Hunger Games film. Showing us that she can definitely pull off her new bleached blonde crop, she wore it in a deep side part and paired her look with a berry lip. We love!
Say hi to Rita's neck! The singer/hair chameleon got a drastic trim with a daring undercut for a recent photoshoot. Her new super-short style shows off her equally bold new tattoo.
Yep, as if Adele's voice wasn't enough to make us go weak at the knees, the songstress' new tresses made us fall in love with her even more. And apparently we aren't the only ones – since appearing on the show, the internet has well and truly blown up into a whirlwind of adoration for Adele's new 'do. Can this girl do no wrong?!
WOW. How different does Emily Ratajkowski look with this short 'do?!
Unfortunately for pixie crop fans, it's not actually permanent. The model captioned her Instagram photo: 'Wiggin' out.' But if she ever does decide to go for the chop, at least she knows it'll suit her. Miaow.
The Grammy-award winning artist has always suited shorter hair, and her latest style is no exception. Captioned “All black every thang! Who needs hair, when you serving face!”, Jen took to Instagram to share her bold new hair update, highlighting her striking features and flawless skin. Could this be the start of a new trend?
Chrissy Teigen would look amazing with any hairstyle – but we seriously dig her lob. Before posting this stunning shot of her shorter 'do, she captioned an Instagram photo of herself and husband John Legend: 'Back in america, back to cookbook shoot and back to lob.' What a good decision.
Jennifer Lopez has got her shoulder-length bob even shorter, debuting her new ‘do on Instagram with the caption: ‘Short hair don’t care.’ A totally different look for J Lo, no?
Demi Lovato's short brunette locks were perfectly slicked back into a smart quaff as she stepped out in New York yesterday.
It has been reported that the Skyscraper singer will be following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian, as she works to launch her very own mobile gaming app.
The game will allow users to work their way up the levels, to become a famous and successful pop star. Set for release later in the year, we think it will be a big hit! Watch out, Kimmy…
The House Of Cards actress has always favoured short hair, but she’s just gone even edgier with this shaggy new pixie cut. With her petite features and fierce glare, it’s the perfect cool girl ‘do to go with her don’t-mess-with-me attitude.
The American starlet has been switching up her hair colours of late, first opting for bright aqua marine tresses and then following with a pink hue. It seems she's gone back to her signature blonde roots, but Duff has lobbed off her previously lengthy locks in favour of a no-fuss shoulder grazing lob. Nice.
The 36-year-old actress was so excited about showing off her new cut that she couldn't even wait for her blowdry before taking a snap! 'First day on set of new film and they're going to town on my hair!', she wrote. We can't wait to see it dry…
Dakota Johnson totally switches up her style by chopping her long brunette locks into a blunt bob. We're impressed!
While not a hugely drastic cut, The Saturdays singer Mollie has changed up her signature mid-length tresses for this modern, blunt cut, and we think it looks amazing. Debuting her fresh new ‘do at the Louis Vuitton The Curated Shelf: Blaise Drummond exhibition, Mollie wore her new hair slightly wavy, and even introduced us to some new strawberry blonde highlights. Love!
Holliday Grainger's loose curls are easy to copy with curling tongs.
Julianne Hough nails winter chic by adding an ice-cool tint to her tousled cut.
We love Lily Allen for never being afraid to take a risk with her hair. Just check out this colourful style!
Nicole Richie's luminous pixie crop *perfectly* complements her complexion.
Jacquetta Wheeler glams up her short style with a slick of red lipstick. Perfect combination!
A quiff is an easy way to style a short mane – as Margot Robbie proves. Just pop in some product and voilà!
Rita Ora is a total hair chameleon so we're used to seeing her change her look. But we're in *major* awe of this edgy bouffant.
Rosie joined the lob crew a little while back, chopping her signature blonde treses into an on-trend longer crop. It seems she got a taste for the short haired side, as she's now gone EVEN shorter. Sharing this snap from the CR Fashion Book, it's a first glimpse at the model's shorter 'do – and we LOVE!
Our Chezza doesn't do things by half, showcasing her new chop AND a new colour all at once. Phew! She captioned her Insta-snap, "I ❤️ the 70's #newdo colour is @lorealparisuk Casting Creme Gloss Berry Red 565. @percyhair thanks for the chop"
How much does Kristen Wiig suit an ear-length style? She's *definitely* making us consider a trip to the hairdresser.
Remember Brooklyn Decker’s long, golden locks? Well, they’re gone as we found out at the Artios Awards when the actress stepped out with this new short hairstyle. What do you think?
Scandal starlet, Kerry Washington had tongues wagging at the Daily Front Row Fashion Awards with this super short new ‘do. Although we suspect the actress has simply pinned her mid-length hair into a faux bob, we still love the shorter look.
Who knew K-Stew’s hair was so versatile? Just days after rocking a slicked back ‘do at the Stella McCartney autumn 2015 presentation, the actress worked this soft face-framing bob at a screening of her new film Still Alice. Teamed with smoky metallic blue eyes and a sheer black Roksanda dress, she looked incredible.
The Saturdays’ Vanessa White always rocks luscious long locks, so imagine our surprise when she chopped it all off for a new super short ‘do. Talk about a fantastic new look.
Girls star Allison Williams went uber glam for the Golden Globes with this vintage style curled bob. Who said short hair can’t look glamorous?
We can’t get enough of Sienna Miller’s gorgeous hair. The actress stepped out for the Golden Globes with another choppy yet sophisticated short hairstyle, which had us reaching for the scissors.
Hot off the back of the success of Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike turned out for the Golden Globes with a lush post-pregnancy asymmetric bob. We love her sleek, red carpet take on this ’90s hair trend.
Blonde bombshell Kate Bosworth debuted her striking new short hairstyle at the New York screening of her new film, Still Alice. With her trademark long locks gone, we think this might be one of the best celebrity hair transformations we’ve ever seen.
Emma Stone kept things sweet and simple at the Golden Globes with this wavey bob hairstyle. And when your short hair looks this good, why not?
Evangeline Lilly wowed everyone with an amazing hair transformation at the premiere of her new film, thanks to this amazing vintage style bob, complete with a cute kiss curl.
Sienna Miller’s short hair just keeps getting better and better. We love this tousled blonde bob she rocked at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Rose Byrne never has a hair out of place as proven by this super sleek bob hairstyle she wore to the New York premiere of ‘Annie’. We wish our hair was this shiny!
Karen Gillan is having loads of fun with her hair as it grows out. Gone is the shaved head and instead she’s embracing the bob. We love.
Sometimes it’s the simplest short hairstyles that are the best, as Malin Akerman showed at a recent GQ Men Of The Year event in LA.
Michelle Williams has ditched her trademark pixie crop for a hot new ‘do. Teaming her peroxide blonde locks with a bedhead bob, the actress looked stunning at a Louis Vuitton dinner Miami.
Alexa Chung has once again swapped her mid-length hair for a hot new bob. Taking to the British Fashion Awards red carpet the fashionista teamed her new hair with red lips and a silver Emilia Wickstead dress.
We can’t get enough of Scarlett Johansson’s short blonde ‘do. Hands up who wants to recreate this chic look?
Who knew it was possible to look this amazing with such a simple hairstyle? We love Felicity Jones’ sleek short hairdo so much, we think it’s our new go to weekend look.
If you’ve only got a few minutes to get ready, take a tip from Gemma Arterton and pin up half of your hair to create a super easy and chic looking ‘do.
Carey Mulligan is all about a face-framing hairstyle and we love her cute bob and fringe combo.
Beyoncé glammed up her short hair for the opening of Topshop’s New York flagship store with subtle curls and statement earrings.
Could Jourdan Dunn’s hair look anymore smooth and shiny? We don’t think so…
Scarlett Johansson made her first public appearance since the birth of her baby girl at a screening of ‘The Theory Of Everything’, and she looked incredible. Rocking a cropped hairstyle instead of her usual long locks, the new mum was glowing next to co-star Eddie Redmayne.
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland had us doing a double take when we spotted her latest Instagram snap. Sporting what looks like an uber chic bob hairstyle, the actress actually pinned her hair to create this striking look in an instant.
Evan Rachel Wood’s hair looked absolutely flawless at the LACMA: Art And Film Gala. There wasn’t a hair out of place as the actress worked her side sweeping hairstyle with on-trend berry lips.
Working an Elvis Presley style quiff, Kaley Cuoco still managed to look like a lady at the ‘Stand Up For Pits’ event with her own unique style.
We haven’t seen Heather Graham’s newly shorter hair on the red carpet yet, so we we’re thrilled to spot her (and her fabulous ‘do) at the Cinema Society’s Horns premiere. Talk about a glamorous bob!
Sienna Miller is embracing her newly short hair like a pro as she once again stepped out with a completely different short hairstyle. This time she styled her blonde locks into a classic bob for the International Medical Corps Awards.
Ever since Anne Hathaway embraced short hair we can’t get enough of her different styles and this side-swept bob is no exception.
Kaley Cuoco’s gravity-defying quiff hairstyle was the talk of the ASPCA party. Teamed with a glowing complexion and a monochrome tailored outfit, this really is a winning look.
Jennifer Lawrence embraced her short hair at the premiere of her new film Serena at the BFI London Film Festival. Rocking a side parting, the actress proved you can still do glam waves with short hair as she hit the red carpet.
Kristen Stewart may have ditched the red hair but she’s still loving her short cropped ‘do. And we could see why when the actress hit the premiere of her new film Camp X-Ray with this stunning look.
Lauren Conrad recently chopped off her long ash blonde locks in favour of a much shorter hairstyle, posting this cute picture to Instagram saying: “Got my first haircut in years.”
Mel B got ready for The X Factor’s live shows by ditching her long tresses for a more sophisticated short hairstyle. Debuting her new look on America’s Got Talent, we love this sleek back style.
Sienna Miller’s gone for a uber short crop! Only joking… The actress tied her hair back in a small knot at the nape of her neck and slicked back her hairline to give the impression of a cool cropped ‘do. We love.
Sienna Miller chopped off her long locks for her role in Bradley Cooper’s new film Adam Jones, but at the premiere of Effie Gray she flicked out her hair for a glam bob hairstyle.
Lily Collins opted for a sophisticated slicked back hairstyle at the premiere of Love, Rosie, which went perfectly with her retro eyeliner flicks.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell ditched her long locks mid-Fashion Week in favour of this gorgeous fringed bob. Awesome.
We love Vanessa Hudgens’ new hairstyle. Not only is she working two hair trends in one ‘do with her short ombre locks, but her gothic make-up totally completes the look.
Supermodel Jourdan Dunn shocked the world when she turned up the VMAs rocking a brand new short ‘do but we love it. What a brave move cutting off her long locks.
Ever since Karen Gillan bravely shaved her head for a film role, we’ve been watching in awe at the different short ‘dos she’s rocked as her hair grows back. We’ve loving her latest cropped hairstyle, which she teamed with a flawless complexion while on the Disney ABC Television press tour.
Kristen Stewart has only gone a shocked everyone with another statement hairstyle. Mere months are ditching her dark locks for flame-coloured tresses, the Twilight star has opted for a choppy bob. Debuting her new ‘do during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week, we think this could be a new iconic hair moment.
Arizona Muse went for a country-inspired ‘do, opting to style those infamous supermodel locks in loose waves, softly pinned back and finished with delicate garden blooms. We love this look, and think this is a bit of hairspiration for any brides-to-be.
This blonde bombshell looked effotlessly chic, opting for a super-stylish side parting, with bags of volume and a some messy, beach-ready waves to finish the look. We’re a bit in love with Miss Jones cool choice of ear accessories, too.
Diane Kruger kept her look classic, and pared those striking bold lips with some glossy waves, styled in a centre-parting and worn tucked behind one ear. We are loving your look, Diane.
Jessie J stayed well and truly within her comfort zone, and so she should. This bob is so sleek we wonder how she does it. The side parting works to soften the super-sharp look, and we reckon the 27-year-old singer will be sticking with this winning look for the long run.
Jennifer Morrison goes for a demure look, styling those blonde locks in a side parting, complete with delicate french braid detailing. A great styling technique for keeping hair off the face, we think this look is an ideal choice for festivals. Keeping your hair looking fresher for longer. You’ll thank us later.
Never one to shy away from a tricky hair trend, Taylor Swift styles her enviably sleek tresses in an of-the-moment, polka-dot hair bow (that we are loving, by the way), and pulls the look off perfectly.
Keeping those lovely locks looking low-key, Kate Mara works the fail-safe half-up, half-down style we all know and love. Bringing this all time favourite look up-to-date and red carpet ready, Kate adds some messy waves into the mix.
Kylie Jenner proved her beauty crudentials once again, rocking a punk-inspired, blue dip dye hair do that we are loving. The black and blue combo looks amazing against the 16-year-old’s porcelain skin, and we think this stand out look is an all round winner.
Halle Berry proves the pixie crop is as popular as ever, and so easy to pull off, rocking her signature style to one side with plenty of added texture.
Looking every bit the supermodel we know and love, Anja Rubik rocks a seriously sophisticated, swept back look at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Coiffed to perfection, Anja’s elegant blonde locks are delicately pulled back, revealing those famous features for all to see.
There is nothing we love more than a super-short bob, and Gwendoline’s platinum style is sheer perfection. We think the side parting is pretty chic, too.
One Tree Hill might be over *sob* but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped loving Sophia Bush’s style. For the CFDA Fashion Awards the gorgeous actress curled her newly blonde tresses into a glam side ‘do. We love.
Everyone’s favourite Games Of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer, opted to keep her short hair simple for the Women Of The Year Awards with a understated bedhead ‘do.
Jennifer Hudson went for a drastic ‘do at the CFDA Fashion Awards with her hot new cropped hairstyle. Talk about short and sweet.
Hilary Rhoda looked every inch the model at the CFDA Fashion Awards with her curly short hairstyle. Recreate this look at home with tongs and one seriously strong hairspray.
We LOVE actress Sarah Gadon’s flicked out short hairstyle. What a fantastic look to rock at the Women Of The Year Awards.
Charlize Theron wowed with a statement quiff hairstyle at the Met Ball, making this one of our fave hairstyles of the night. Just make sure that if you’re recreating the look, you keep your make up to a minimum.
French actress Léa Seydoux was *the* star of Cannes in 2013 but she wowed this year too with her bedhead bob.
We fall in love with Jennifer Lawrence’s short hair more and more every time we see it, and Cannes was no exception. Working understated waves ‘The Hunger Games’ starlet did chilled out glamour like a pro.
Rita Ora amped up the volume at the Belvedere Silver Sabre party during Cannes, with this amazing party hairstyle.
Kate Mara complemented her Met Ball outfit with a ’90s grunge hairstyle, complete with blonde tips and a messy finish. We love.
Proving she does day looks just as easily as red carpet glamour, Cate Blanchett opted for a casual short hairstyle at Cannes. Flicking out the ends rather than curling them in, creates a completely different look and we love it.
Charlize Theron stepped out for the premiere of her new film ‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ with some seriously tight curls and bright red lips. Who said short hairstyles can’t look glam?
Dianna Agron is enjoying her new short hair almost as much as we are. Here she works an off the face ‘do at the Met Ball. Bravo!
Reese Witherspoon was one amazing blonde bombshell at the Met Ball this year. With shiny curls, flawless make up and a hot pink Stella McCartney dress, she really stood out on the red carpet.
Emma Stone has been wowing all over the world as she promotes ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ but we especially love this short vintage hairstyle she wore in Berlin.
Gemma Arterton proved that volume really is everything at the Laurence Olivier Awards as she rocked the red-carpet with this gorgeous bold bob.
Now that Karen Gillan’s hair has started to grow back after she shaved it for ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’, she’s been rocking some seriously cute short hairstyles.
Remember Emily Browning’s cropped ‘do? We still can’t get over how much the pixie hairstyle suited her. Lush.
Elisabeth Moss opted for a tousled messy short hairstyle for the season 7 premiere of ‘Mad Men’ and we think it’s a winning look. Love the smokey eyes too…
Sleeker than her usual bouncy style, Katy’s reworked her mid-length locks into a super-swish ‘do that’s totally fierce. We’re loving the blunt edges of this razor-sharp cut. 2014’s edgy bob has arrived…
Want a hair update for SS14 or growing out pesky bangs? Work your locks like Taylor Swift by sweeping your heavy fringe to one side for a fresh new look just in time for spring.
Star of ‘Orange Is The New Black’, Taylor Schilling opted for soft waves at a screening of her TV show in LA. A glowing complexion finished off her look.
Fearne Cotton really wowed at the BAFTAs with her cotton candy curls, proving that you can still glam up short hair.
Jennifer Connelly stepped out for the Berlin pemiere of her new film ‘Noah’ with this pinned vintage-inspired hairdo. And not a hair out of place either.
Charlize Theron went for understated glamour at the Oscars with this simple short hairstyle, teamed with smoky eyes.
Jaime King showed she’s the queen of casual short hairstyles with this choppy relaxed ‘do at the CW Upfront Presentation.
Kristen Bell opted for the super sleek look for the premiere of her new film, completing her look with dark eyes.
Felicity Jones added extra volume to her short ‘do during London Fashion Week, pulling off a uber chic short hairstyle.
Emma Roberts added a touch of glamour to her Oscars look by sweeping her blonde hair to one side and adding a splash of red lipstick. We. Love.
Rihanna looked stunning at Paris Fashion Week when she stepped out for the Chanel show with this classic long bob.
Jessica Alba gets it right again at a LA launch party with this wavey short hairstyle. Loving the side-parting.
Masters Of Sex star Caitlin Fitzgerald styled her short hair with some voluptuous waves for the Maybelline New York and The Daily Front Row fashion and Hollywood luncheon.
Twilight‘s Ashley Greene took some inspiration from old school Hollywood with this glamorous curled hairstyle at the Bvlgari Decades of Glamour pre-Oscar party.
Sarah Harding made sure all eyes were on her while she was out and about in London with this short and striking hairstyle.
The slicked back look can be a difficult hairstyle to pull off (no one wants to look like they’ve got greasy hair), but Hayden Panettiere worked it like a pro at this year’s Golden Globes.
Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery shows us how to wear our short hair for a red carpet event with this simple updo.
Rita Ora swapped her more edgy hairstyle for a beautiful vintage short hairdo at the Grammys this year.
Cate Blanchett proved once again that she knows how to do Hollywood glamour with this beautiful short hairstyle at the Golden Globes.