Celebrities With Short Hair

Anne Fritz
Anne Fritz
Short hair is easier to style and quicker to dry. The trade off is more frequent visits to the salon—trims ever four to six weeks are essential. Thinking of making a cut? Check out this gallery of celebrities with short hair for inspiration.

Ginnifer Goodwin

 Ginnifer Goodwin

Photo © Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Big Love’sGinnifer Goodwin shows off her heart-shaped face with a mod pixie cut. This style works best with fine to medium hair. This super short style is about as close to wash ‘n’ wear as it gets. The only product you’ll need is a dab of styling wax to keep wispier hairs in place.
Styling Time : 5 minutes

Halle Berry

 Halle Berry

Photo © Jason Merritt

Granted, Halle Berry could pretty much wear a bright orange Bozo the clown wig and still be a knockout, but her short crop gets points for being edgy and feminine at the same time. The ‘do works best on those with oval faces. Add mousse or spray gel depending on your texture, flip your head over and blow dry—no brush required.

Styling time: 15 minutes

Victoria Beckham

 Victoria Beckham

Photo ©: Frazer Harrison

Love her or hate her, you gotta admit, Victoria Beckham has great hair. She often shows how versatile the angular bob can be, wearing it brushed forward (as shown), in faux hawks or in gentle waves. This look is two styles in one: bed head waves in the back and neat, straight bangs in the front. As you might guess, this means double the styling time.

Styling time:20 minutes

Katherine McPhee

 Katherine McPhee

Photo © Andrew H. Walker

Going from brunette to blonde just wasn’t for the Unbroken singer. Katherine McPhee. Her gradated bob works for fine to medium hair and is a smart way to keep her color-processed hair healthy. Blowout with a 1″ round brush to give this sleek style volume at the roots.

Styling time: 10 minutes

Lisa Rinna

 Lisa Rinna

Photo © Amy Sussman

Lisa Rinna’s channeling a modern Sophia Loren with her shaggy, layered crop that shows off her highlights. The style is best for medium to thick hair. Spritz a volumizer at the roots, then blowout using a 1″ round brush, twisting hair as you unwind it.

Styling time:12 minutes

Jennie Garth

 Jennie Garth

Photo © Frazer Harrison

Worried how your curls will look if you go short? Take a cue from Jennie Garth. Her chin length, curly bob is a throwback to the 1920s. The style adds width to her longer face. Curly haired gals can simply spritz on a curling gel and let hair air dry. Straighter hair gals will need to breakout the curling iron.

Styling time:5 minutes

Michelle Williams

 Michelle Williams

Photo © Andrew H. Walker

The single mom previously rocked the pixie cut a la Ginnifer Goodwin, but has let it grow out into a sweet, chin-length shag. With long, side-swept bangs and volume at the sides, Michelle Williams cut will work on nearly all face shapes. After washing, dab on some mousse and tousle while drying to create waves.

Styling time: 10 minutes

Agyness Deyn

 Agyness Deyn

Photo © Stephen Lovekin

An example of what not to do, even supermodel Agyness Deyn can’t pull off a mop top that makes her look like she’s wearing a dark hat. She would do better if she layered her hair, added highlights or pulled her hair off her face with a headband.

Styling time:Who cares?

Rihanna

Rihanna

Photo © Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The Rated-R singer is about as well-known for her ever changing hairstyles as she is for her vocal stylings. Just when you think she can’t go any shorter or funkier, Rihanna changes it all up again. Her’s is a high maintenance style with color, gel and a blowdryer required to recreate the edgy look.

Styling time: 30+ minutes

Posted on December 9, 2011, in Fashion and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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