Get a Short ’Do -- or Try One Virtually

By Alison Bills

With all the adorable hair accessories on the market right now, this is a great time to try out a short, sassy ’do. And since sexy short hairstyles work with straight and curly tresses alike, they’re an easy-to-manage option for all of us.

Go Short, Go Bold
When Harry Potter’s Emma Watson cut off her golden locks, she showed us that the pixie look is hot, hot, hot. Not ready to go quite that short? Consider a chin-length bob or a shortish cut with heavy fringe.

Try a Test Run

If you’re on the fence about going ultra short, upload your photo to a makeover website to "try on" possible hairstyles before taking the plunge. You may be surprised what looks you love with your face shape. Check out short hairstyle photos and print out your faves to show your stylist.

Embellish Your Short ’Do
If you like to play dress-up, you’ll feel like you’ve arrived in hair accessories heaven with metallic headbands tricked out with glitzy bling and ladylike bows, flower clips that will freshen up any outfit and bejeweled hairpins.

Product Tip:

A texturizing styling product is a must-have for shorter hair. It will add separation to your locks and can be manipulated to create a full, volumized look.

Photo: Getty Images


Alison Bills is the editor-in-chief of SheKnows.com and its family of women-centric sites.
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