Short layered hairstyles are really hot in the fashion and beauty industry at the moment! They can be sassy, sultry, sweet or chic! This article is going to give you an inside look at 40 different varieties of short textured hairstyles that are currently flourishing on the trend scene!
Pictures of Trendy Short Layered Hairstyles
Layers on short hair enhance texture and volume of your cropped locks, adding that extra amount of sass to your hairstyle that looks awesome in any age. Get inspired and think of how you can diversify your current short hairstyle!
#1: Curly Sue, Where Are You?
This is a great way to show off your natural curl and dimensional hair color in a cute, textured curly do. The effortless short wave with a messy feel is set off beautifully with delicate caramel highlights.
#2: The Grunge Girl
Short layered bob hairstyles are quite popular now. This style is achieved by leaving the front longer and stacking the back. The bangs are kept extra-long and grazed with a lighter hue for a lovely detailed look.
#3: Half Undercut Hairstyle
For short hair, you can also do a very short side undercut. Removing one side cuts your hairstyling time in half. Platinum blonde straight hair is all swept over the top, and smoothed out with a nice crème.
#4: Stacked Layered Bob
Finding short hairstyles for women is simple now! This stacked and layered bob is simple, convenient, and easy to maintain. Bangs are left longer in the front, and the back is short enough to show off the ears.
#5: Sunrise Bob with Curls
Wavy, short layered hairstyles are great! We love this caramel-toned brown blonde chop job so much! Use a wide curling iron or rollers to set some loose waves, and don’t worry if the ends are uneven, that is what makes a trendy style!
#6: Starlet Rings
Finding new styles for black women can sometimes be a challenge. But there are so many creative ideas out there already! This is a unique combination of curls, layers, and very subtle highlights. They all enhance texture and visual appeal.
#7: Platinum Layered Bob
A shaggy layered short haircut is perfect for women who are looking for low maintenance variants. This platinum blonde color is so bright, we are thinking of hitting the slopes! An oval shape to the wedge in the back accentuates the beautiful jaw line, being flattering for a more angular face shape.
#8: Short Stack in the Back Bob
After seeing endless cute layered haircuts everywhere, this one is a fresh take on a classic style. Super short stacking in the back gives a messy texture, while the auburn highlights really pop next to the darker brown underneath.
#9: Short Layers for Thick Hair
Hairstyles for thick hair can vary, but short is always a great way to go! These waves are highlighted in almond and honey tones and swept back very specifically, being shaped with a styling wax to create the breathtaking rippled sunset effect.
#10: Ash Blonde Wavy Angled Bob
Another brilliant short style idea is this angled wavy bob. For thin hair, a style with more depth and visual complexity can increase the appearance of volume significantly. Get the ends at the base of the neck chopped, and the face-framing locks angled downward.
#11: Top Curls Wedge
For another take on curly styles, short layered haircuts like this one really show off strong facial features. Cute with a dress or T-shirt, this mass of curls up top showcases a lady ready for adventure!
#12: Tousled Bob with Layers
Having fine hair is not a downside when you want a short style. These longer side bangs are set up a bit higher to increase the height, and the platinum overtones brighten up the complexion.
#13: Smooth Waves Layered Bob
Here is a great longer bob featuring wavy hair with a few, well-placed ombre highlights. Having the smooth bottom line helps to make the cut seem more solid, and the length in front enhances its elegant feel.
#14: Pointed Lady Redhead Bob
Seeking the best short layered hairstyles, you will see many interesting photos, but none will be as striking as this angled bob. The low stack at the base of the neck draws the eye around to the pointed front detail. Flat, eyebrow-skimming bangs finish the look.
#15: Bettie Boop Shag
This modern Bettie Boop tribute creates layers on top, with bangs feathered across the forehead. The blue-black really stands out, and a bit of a texture all around the edges gives a playful look that can still be dressed up.
#16: Easy Styled Golden Apple Bob
The back view of many haircuts can be forgotten when we spend so much time looking into the mirror. Take the stress out of your hairdo simply by creating lots of layers in the back that can be tamed easily!
#17: Waves and an Undercut, Please
African American hair is a great medium for creating hair art. Short layered haircuts fit well, as some hair takes much longer to grow. This undercut saves even more time, because you only have to style the top!
#18: The Violet Vixen
For the brave, and confident women out there, we present this easy to maintain choppy pixie cut. There are still layers involved, but they are just very short layers. A violet overtone makes this platinum style quite unique!
#19: Amelie’s Last Haircut
Amelie was an unusual character with a shorter version of this cut in a French film. Blunt, straight bangs frame the striking features, while the jagged ends define the jawline and draw attention to the lips. The strong eyebrows tie this look together too! Simply search for images of Amelie for inspiration!
#20: Layered Amber Pixie-Bob Cut
One of our more traditional short layered haircuts is this cute style – it’s easy to care for and simple to update. The dark base color is brightened to a light rust hue, so each section gets a fabulous dimension and individual flair!
#21: Brown Blonde Short Edgy Hairstyle
This angled ear-length cut is very edgy, while it definitely maintains some neo-punk aesthetic! This hair do is great for women who like to push the envelope and make fashion statements that are bold and unique. The combination of bleach blonde tips and the brown roots provides a nice contrast in color that is stark yet appealing to the eyes.
#22: Short Bob with a Subtle Ombre
Jessica Alba looks lovely with her neck-length bob, and so do most people who choose to go with such a classic hairstyle. The neck length bob has a super sophisticated essence and is awesome for women who want to look fresh but professional!
#23: Blonde Asymmetrical Bob
The asymmetrical bob is hip and sassy. With the sharp cuts and diagonally cut aesthetic, it defies the typical hair cut while still being presentable and unique. The blonde hair color helps to soften the edge and add an extra portion of femininity. This is perfect for women who want to spice it up while still being girlish!
#24: Sexy Wet Look for Short Hair
The wet slick hairdo has been a hit since the 1980’s but it’s far from being dated. This look is awesome for those girls who want an effortless style that’s still sleek and “rebellious.” This works best on hair that is neck length or shorter. All it requires is a good hair gel and a fine tooth comb to slick the damp hair back!
#25: Feathered and Fine Hairstyle
Hairstyles with short layers like the one in this picture are great for women with fine hair. It truly accentuates your bone structure and brings attention to your beautiful features! The feathers help to add body and volume to limp hair, while the ascending length creates an implied visual slope that makes any face appear thinner!
#26: Short Layered Flip Hairstyle with Bangs
The neck-length flip with bangs is great for a more mature woman who wants to compliment her beautiful face shape while concealing a larger forehead. The outward flips at the ends of the hair draw attention to the defined cheekbones. The length is long enough to frame the face without dragging it down.
#27: Neck-Length Bob with Side Bangs
The neck length bob with side bangs is very choppy, and it has a very rock hard vibe about it. The bleach blonde hair color also emphasizes the choppy layers that are styled to frame the face. This is the perfect mix of punk and pretty! It also looks great when worn with deep blues and purples.
#28: Short Layered Ombre Hairstyle with Flicks
This neck length hairdo is flipped outwards and matched with a brilliant color solution that brings out the color of Lisa’s eyes. It’s a hot, young take on a typical layered hairstyle for short hair. The ombre also adds a beautiful color gradient to accentuate the layering of the hair, while bringing out the skin undertones!
#29: Side-Parted Bob with Layers
This neck length hair style with bangs looks great on women with naturally slender faces. The long side bangs help add flare to the front of the face, while the neck length hair cut in the back maintains minimal distractions. This style looks particularly good with corky ensembles.
#30: Messy Short Layered Hairstyle
This messy ear length hair cut is very artsy and looks perfect on those with eccentric and eclectic style. The best part about it is that it has no rhyme or reason so that it is minimal maintenance. You can wake up and go and still rock your hairdo with confidence.
#31: Shoulder-Length Bob with Forehead Bangs
A bob with forehead bangs is not the best choice for women with square face shapes. The shoulder length and layering though helps to elongate the face visually and distract attention from its width.
#32: Short Layered Pixie Hairstyle
This bleach blonde pixie cut is very stylish and it brings certain sass to the look of short hair! The fact that you have such a small amount of hair means that your styling will be a breeze. This also means that you shouldn’t be afraid to experiment with new looks!
#33: Short Layered Hair with Bangs
This ear length cut with choppy side bangs is super sexy! It draws major attention to the eyes by the way that the bangs are swept casually but purposefully to the side. This is a great option for women who want to show off the shape or color of their eyes!
#34: Shaved-Side Short Haircut
The undercut hairstyle is nothing new but it is certainly trendy! It’s a sassier and classier answer to the traditional short bob. With such a stark contrast in length from side to side, you are bound to make a bold fashion statement!
#35: Wavy Layers for Short Hair
This particular hair cut is very popular. However, it is commonly worn straight. By adding cute waves, you give a new look to an aged hairdo! It’s great when you want to diversify your appearance and try new styling techniques!
#36: Naturally Messy Short Layered Hairstyle
This neck length hair cut is very sophisticated and is further beautified by the way the wearer’s natural wave patterns are allowed to show through. When styling your cut, try rocking your natural texture for a change!
#37: Ear Length Flicks with Side Bangs
This ear length flip hairdo with side swept bangs is very unique in its shape and style! It can be challenging to pull off but it can be done very well! It is best worn with edgier apparel!
#38: Short Edgy Hairstyle with Highlights
This messy pixie cut with bangs is a twist on your typical pixie. It gives you the satisfaction of having really short hair in the back while it also gives you some length in the front to work with!
#39: Choppy Neck Length Bob with Bangs
This choppy neck length bob is quite a corky hair cut that looks best on those with feminine styles of dress. Yet it’s simple but unique and can be worn to any occasion!
#40: Flipped-Out Short Haircut
This jaw length flip with side bangs is a lovely hairstyle for a woman of any age. The flips add a bit of attitude without being overly dramatic, while the side bangs are an awesome face-framing element!
As you’ve seen throughout all the 40 of these hairstyles, short layered hairdos are great! When looking to spice up your look and try something new, considering one of these hairstyles is a wonderful option!