Short Hair with Bangs – 40 Seriously Stylish Looks

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Bangs are a hair style feature that never seems to fade out or lose their actuality. They transition to go along with new fads, techniques, cuts, and face shapes. You will always see bangs on celebrities and women in the street. You can style them up or down, color them in bright hues and create eye-catching angles to highlight your best facial features. Wanna know how exactly? We will show you some new ideas!

Short Hairstyles with Bangs – Best Ideas

Pairing your bangs with a short hairstyle can be an ideal way to wear your hair. It allows trying many versatile looks and gives you the ability to change up your look at a moment’s notice. Styling bangs offer you the opportunity to get ready for the day quickly, don’t they? You can aptly style the front of your hair in a few minutes pulling the rest into a simple bun or ponytail. Check the examples below to find some great tricks!

#1: Pretty Dark Purple Pixie

Long bangs, teased by the color, take a classic pixie cut from demure to dangerous, and they are also a great way to disguise a large forehead if you need to camouflage it. If you also prefer dark colors, but have grown bored of black hair, try a deep purple hue instead. It’s fun and flirty in a mature way.

#2: Choppy Lavender Bob with Undercut

This pastel lavender hue is a lighter counterpart of the purple brown featured above. It may seem too precious for those who prefer an edgier style, which is why an undercut design is added here to introduce some spunk to the candy-coated bob. You won’t have problems with how to style and wear it, because with this cut you have a choice – traditionally down as a bob, tucked behind one ear to show off a part of the undercut, or pulled into a pony to reveal it completely.

#3: Red Wavy Bob with Highlights

Many women shy away from short hair with bangs because they may appear juvenile with such hairstyles, especially when it comes to curly hair. The key is to make sure the bangs are of the right length and they blend in with the rest of the hairdo as a seamless look. Instead of working against your natural hair texture, ask your stylist for a layered cut that will enhance it and help your locks appear more lightweight.

#4: Aquamarine Layered Bob

This bob features choppy layers, precisely trimmed edges and fun blue hair color with highlights. It’s a great option for fine hair because it makes your strands appear fuller in the back for a voluminous bob with a perfect silhouette.

#5: Rock and Roll Pixie

Long side bangs are an easy way to frame your face and highlight your features when rocking a short cut. They also provide versatility—slick them, part them, spike them—the possibilities to reinvent your style based on your mood are endless.

#6: Cropped Cut with Bangs for Fine Hair

Dual-toned styles are extremely popular for women who don’t have enough length to pull off popular dye trends like an ombre. By placing a lighter color towards the front and spicing the crown with a brighter hue, you are able to brighten the face and have a wonderful highlighted effect throughout your short haircut with bangs.

#7: Platinum Hipster Mullet

In fashion, everything that was once old will inevitably become popular again. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that the old school mullet hairstyle is sported again. The modern take incorporates short bangs, choppy texture, dark roots and an undercut for a fab bad girl look.

#8: Asymmetrical Pixie with Extra Long Bangs

The style in this picture amazes with the contrast of textures and the sass of styling. By keeping your hair long in the front with side-swept bangs, you can soften the appearance of your crop and frame your face in a beautiful way. It’s perfect for a woman who wants the ease of a short cut, but prefers a more girly appearance.

#9: Rihanna-Inspired Short Style

This short hairstyle with bangs is the exact copy of the style once rocked by Rihanna. When you have gorgeous bone structure, you must show it off with a sexy fringe that hits right at the cheekbones. Plus, no one can deny the appeal of dark hair and red lips.

#10: Short Undercut Haircut with Long Bangs

Short hairdos don’t have to be boring, as this image clearly shows. Use what you have to maximize your creativity by allowing everything from the patterned undercut to the front bangs to be your canvas. Offset intricate tattoos with equally unique shaved designs and strategically placed highlights.

#11: Embrace the Blues

Any fashion forward person knows that there are a lot of other hues outside of the six main colors we learn in grade school. This is not just any ordinary blue; it is a cute mix of cerulean and periwinkle that will earn you major points with a creative crowd. A bowl cut works well with straight hair because it gives you an option of wearing your strands in your face without worrying about them overwhelming you.

#12: Extra Short Stacked Bob

How to wear bangs with short hair? Brushed on your forehead, swept back or in a peek-a-boo style – depends on the length of your bangs. These extra short bangs do not require any particular styling. Note how perfectly they are balanced by the nape undercut. This is what makes a unique-looking bob. If you are a woman who craves individuality, this is a great option to put your own personal touch on a popular style.

#13: Surprise Ending

Sometimes our work doesn’t allow us to get as creative as we want with our looks. Instead of sticking with a boring haircut, try to find a style that can be worn differently from day to night. This sneaky shaved design in the back can be hidden at your desk, but shown off after dark.

#14: Crazy Crimson Cut

Color is a fun way to elevate any hairdo and show off the intricacies of a fun cut. Red hair looks particularly impactful against pale complexions, as the bold hue provides a striking contrast. It definitely will help you turn heads for a memorable moment.

#15: Short Women’s Haircut with a Side Design

The key to a successful short hairstyle with bangs is balance and harmony. You want to make sure you aren’t overpowering your look with too many elements. This style is interesting because depending on how you look at it, it will seem like two completely different hairdos: wild on one side, tame and sleek on the other.

half bob half pixie with design

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#16: Black Angled Bob

This is a great option for black women with relaxed hair. An A-line cut creates fullness in strands that may have been damaged or over processed by chemical treatments or heat. Also, if you are attached to length, a short to medium cut is your best bet because it still keeps some hair around your face for a less drastic look.

side-parted angled bob for black women

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#17: Red Rat Tail

A rat tail is not for the faint of heart, which makes it the perfect style for an ultimate rebel. Balance your jagged nape section in the back with red local highlights in the front. The entire look claims that you march to the tune of your own drum and can afford yourself care less of what others think. This style will flatter even a round face.

short pixie with red highlights in the bangs

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#18: Mega Magenta Moment

Amp up your short hair with bangs by a striking color. A bold pinkish purple hue makes a dramatic contrast with dark hair. It’s a modern take on a bowl cut with full bangs. What a lovely look for a woman who likes to impress!

#19: Rugged and Relaxed

Undercut hairstyles are now madly popular with men and women. If you have big eyes and a triangular or oval face, you can go for a cute undercut like in the photo.

#20: Asymmetrical Pixie with Long Jagged Bangs

And the last example of short hair with bangs is this fun pixie with its own character. It’s going to look awesome on a gamine girl. We love the asymmetry, layers and the super cute side bang.

#21: Add Depth and Angles to Your Bob

Here’s Kellie Martin’s picture from the TCA Event. The actress has managed to achieve a cool feathered short hair look that almost any face shape can pull off. This style is great for those who go with a solid hair color like Kellie’s. It adds depth and angles you would normally get from the color. If you are looking to have a style like this for yourself, ask your stylist to texture with a razor instead of just scissors. Kellie’s bangs are cut at an angle and textured similar to her hair to create the even flow.

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#22: A-Line Bob with Side Waterfall Bangs

Julie Bowen is rocking a short textured bob that she has easily turned into a romantic style to compliment the gown she has chosen for the event. A cut like this works well with most hair textures and is easily styled in fun, diverse ways. Most of the layering is through the ends, and the “look” of the cut is brought out in the bangs. Using the bangs as an accent piece for hair styles is a current trend that makes it easier to create short hair styles to fit any occasion.

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#23: Short Hair with Bangs – Curly A-Line Bob

Sharon Leal’s short bob has been curled with large barreled curling iron and rolled in the same direction to create a fancy frame around her face. Deciding to add in long bangs to the larger curl is a great idea that works both for day and evening. This is a look that can be easily achieved on your own at home.Add some light mousse to your wet locks before you begin shaping those lovely feminine waves. It’s going to hold the curl better.

short curly bob with bangs

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#24: Pure Elegance with an Asymmetric Twist

At the “Focus” Premiere KarineVanassehas taken a short edgy bob as a base to create the pure elegance hair inspiration we see in the photo. Giving your hair a slight wave and tucking the short pieces behind one ear, you create the perfect silhouette of an asymmetric A-line bob. As you can see,Karine has pulled the hair from the back portion of her crown forward to mimic the look of a side-swept bang. This is a great way to soften an edgy bob for an elegant evening ‘do.

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#25: Short Hair with Bangs – Pixie Version

Halle Berry shows us just how fun bangs can be. If you are a lady who does not like to fuss with her hair and still prefers being in trend and having that finished look, this short cut with elongated edgy bangs may work great for you. With a cut like this you can easily and quickly style your locks. Apply a root volumizer and blow dry your locks using no comb, just your fingers. Define your bangs with a product.

short edgy pixie with bangs

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#26: Deep Side Part

Courtney Palm has fixed her hair in a quick sleek style that will look great with shorts and flip flops as well as with a cocktail dress, like you see here. If you are prone to frizz, throw some serum into your locks before you begin to style this short shiny, clean look.

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#27: Short Blonde Hair with Bangs

Miley Cyrus has set the trend for short hair in the past few years and really given a name to the super short over the ears look. You can see that her platinum blond locks are “boy cut” and paired with a long side fringe that starts somewhere on the crown. This is a great style for those who love short hair as a way to go from punk rock to classic styles with a few simple styling tricks.

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#28: From Choppy to Smooth

At ‘Good Kill’ premiere January Jones gave a shiny smooth look to her short choppy cut to go along with her elegant dress. Blow drying backwards with a large round brush will help you to accomplish this easy yet classy high shine evening look. Style your bangs onto the forehead and fix everything with a pump of hair spray.

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#29: Short Hair with Angled Bangs

Kris Jenner looks pretty dramatic with her angled dark brown pixie and gorgeous red outfit. Do you know many women who can choose a solid hair color and achieve some real depth and fashion in their hairstyles?Kris Jenner is the one. Run some pomade through your hair pieces defining the ends. This is a style that is short, sweet and to the point.

short dark hair with bangs

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#30: Creating Depth with Color

Keri Hilson has most of her hair highlighted with little dark downlights underneath to create the depth throughout her bang line. This is a great way to show off a choppy texture in your hair with the use of very little product. If you have heavy hair that tends to lay flat and look blocky, don’t skip over this style.

short black hair with bangs

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#31: Short Thick Hair with Bangs

Elizabeth Vargas has thick hair and she loves to keep it short. If you decide to go with a cut like this, make sure you keep the sides long enough to tuck behind your ears. When styling,use a round brush to add a lift at the roots and achieve the lovely tapered silhouette.

Short A-line hairstyle with bangs

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#32: Light Curls for Short Hair

Kathleen Rose Perkins went for a sweet short style with a messy touch. To achieve the look you need to pull your part far from one side,providing a nice volume on one side to add in some waves and height. Adding in highlights and downlights enhances the dimension and accentuates the layers of your haircut.

cute short hairstyle with bangs

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#33: Short Hair with Soft Diagonal Bangs

Charlize Theron opts to pull most of the hair on her crown forward creating the illusion of a heavy bang that is sprinkled with light wispy pieces. This is a great style for someone who has a large forehead. You can easily create the texture by blow drying your hair forward. For added volume try blow drying with your head upside down.

short feathered haircut with bangs

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#34: Quick Classy Knot

Rita Ora rocks a fun style for anyone with straight bangs. This is a great example of a cool hairstyle you can make whenever you are short of time but willing to look stylish and creative. Twist your hair into a tight top knot and straiten the bangs across the forehead. Give this easy style for girls on the go a try!

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#35: Sleek StraightShort Hair with Bangs

Juliette Binoche is wearing a straight bang across her forehead with super sleek straight sides. This is a style that has been around for ages and we will continue seeing it in the future. The look is easily achieved with a flat iron on the base of a perfectly cut blunt bob.

short blunt bob with bangs

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#36: Short and Edgy Pixie

Jennifer Lawrence’s haircut can be easily done in an elegant way with some loose curls, but it also goes great messed up and finger styled. To create this look you should blow dry your hair with your fingers and add a bit of styling product, so it maintains the needed appearance. Pull your bangs in the direction you prefer and mess up the hair on the crown. This looks great with just any face shape!

short edgy pixie with bangs

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#37: Short Two-Tone Hair with Bangs

Dev presents a truly unique punk style with a platinum pink top and darker bottom. When you wear a textured bang styled across your forehead, you bring attention to your eyes.

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#38: Shapely Bangs for Short Hair

Mary J Blige keeps her bangs long and flowing. The contrast of lengths, angles and soft lines really makes this chic style stand out. If you have a good bone structure, this ‘do is definitely for you.

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#39: Short Hair with Bangs and Cute Flicks

Molly Ringwald looks adorable with this short textured style. She has opted to blow dry her hair with a light lift at the roots and soft definition of texture. You can achieve this hairstyle with a blow drier and a round brush.

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#40: Hiding the Bangs

Nicky Whelan went for a fun edgy look with 25her short brunette locks. She has pinned her bangs to the side with a deep part. She tucks the locks on one side behind her ear,drawing attention to her gorgeous neckline and cheek bones. This is a great short look, indeed!

cool short hairstyle with bangs

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So, would you give a try to a short haircut with bangs? Bangs are fun and versatile, especially with a short hair cut. You can easily use them as an accent of your style or brush/pin them to a side or backwards. Having a short cut does not mean you are stuck with one way to style your hair. Look around and try new fun things to see what makes you stand out and feel great. Any hair style that is on a celebrity can be re-created to fit your needs and compliment your personal style.

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