Our new blog intern, Madisyn, was the inspiration behind this post. When I first met Madisyn about a year ago, she had hair that was down to her waist. One day, she went in to the salon for just a bang trim, and ended up leaving with a pixie cut. Something struck her when she was sitting in the chair, and she decided it was time for a change. I haven’t had my hair short since I was in elementary school, and I don’t know when that next time will be that I decide to drastically cut it. I think it takes a lot of courage to go in there and say “chop it off – lets do this.” Short hair isn’t for everyone, but I always look up to those who can pull it off. Using some of Madisyn’s tips, here are 3 ways to style short hair this season!
1) The Morning Routine
We all have a morning hair routine, but sometimes it’s good to change it up or throw a new product into the mix. When it comes to short hair, it’s all about adding in texture and volume. Below, Madisyn shares the steps to achieving her shaggy pixie look!
2) Add In Some Braids
Adding in some small braids is simple and one of the fastest ways to add style into hair. For this look, I took the longest bits of Madisyn’s hair and made three braids – one small, one medium, and one thick. I overlapped them, then secured all three with a few pins. Bobby pins are a great to style short hair with as well. If you don’t have enough length to braid, you can get creative with placing bobby pins. (Check out this post for more inspiration!)
3) Wear a headband…or two!
Headbands are a great accessory for short hair that you can actually style in a few different ways. We have some awesome tie-dyed wide bands online right now that are super comfortable. For the look below, Madisyn took two of the headbands and layered them on. – the addition of a second band adds in a boho vibe and a bit more color.
If you use one, try tucking in a few pieces underneath the side of the band. This worked well for Madisyn’s long front bangs and gave her hair a cool wrapped look.
If you have short hair and have any other styling tips, feel free to leave them below in the comment section!
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