With the high-summer heat in full swing, there's no better time to experiement with short, sassy hair! Whether you're a newly cropped cutie or a longtime lover of condensed coifs, here are 13 new ways to wear short hair this summer.
Add A Pop of Color
Color is a fun way to spice up your short hair. Ciara rocked an ombre bob when she made her red carpet arrival at the BET Awards. If you don't want to dye your hair with chemical treatments, opt for clip-in extensions for a no-commitment pop of color.
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Juice Up Your Jewelry
When your hair is super short, don't be afraid to rock oversized statement jewelry. Big earrings and chunky necklaces are sure to make your short cut sizzle. Take your cues from Danai Gurira who sported hoop earrings with her big chop.
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Tousle It Up
Gone are the days when every strand of hair has to be perfecly placed. Tousled, messy hair is totally in! Rocsi Diaz shows how to work wild waves that are easy yet enviable.
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Try Something Drastic
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Have Fun with Fringe
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If you're used to a lot of volume, try wearing your short hair sleek and chic. Tia Mowry-Hardict's smooth pixie cut totally makes a style statement.
Despite summer's high humidity, not all hope is lost for wearing bone straight strands like Alesha Dixon's. Get shiny, swingable strands with a humidity resistant hairspray to keep your sleek tresses in check.
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Add Lots of Layers
Braxton arrived at the premiere Braxton Family Values in a multi-dimensional cut with loads of layers.
Estelle is another color concious star who loves to accent her look with pops of color. At the VH1 Divas Live event, Estelle graced the red carpet in a crimoson-kissed, cropped cut.
Rock Blunt Edges
Emayatzy Corinealdi attended the 44th NAACP Image Awards in a short cut that was styled to emphasize her boxy hairline. This type of cut adds a new twist to your typical pixie.
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Add a bit of edge to your short cut by styling it with sassy spikes. Angela Bassett looked stunning in a short and spiky cropped cut.
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Add a Retro Twist
Emeli Sandé's added supersized, sweeping curls to her signature blonde 'do for a throwback, retro vibe.