#1: Textured + Layered Inverted Bob
G0 for a very textured and layered inverted bob on short hair with a subtle angle and lots of layers and movement. It’s been styled to have messy loose waves to highlight the layers. The best thing about a short inverted bob is how it’s low-maintenance. Use a sea salt spray on damp hair before blow drying or air drying. Use a flat iron or curling iron if your hair doesn’t have a natural wave. It will add some bend to your hair. Short hair with layers, medium texture, and density is best for this cut. It works for any face shape, but adjusting the cut to have a steeper angle will be more slimming for rounder faces.
#2: Very Messy Layers and Short Hair
If you are a blonde looking for a fresh new haircut, consider going for messy layers with short hair. This cut adds texture and volume to your hair while keeping it easy to maintain. It’s suitable for women who want to give their hair a lift without cutting it too short. To perfect this haircut, use a texturizing spray to add more depth and movement to the layers. To style, apply some hair wax or paste to the ends and scrunch it for a messy look. This cut is the best for those seeking a casual yet chic hairstyle that can be worn daily.
#3: Slicked Back Layered Hair for Women
A slicked-back layered haircut for women is a strong style with lots of personalities. This is the perfect cut if your hair drives you nuts when it is in your face. Ask for an undercut with a longer top, but remember, you’ll need layers to help it stay back. I suggest blow-drying your style away from the face with volume mist and a vent brush to help defy gravity. Use a strong hair spray to keep everything in place, and you’ll look great all day.
#4: Textured Layered Hair for Women Over 60
Layered short haircuts for women in their 60s like this can be casual or formal. I suggest Mister Fantastic by Evo for styling. Used on wet hair, it adds hold and thermal protection. I also reapply it on dry hair to create texture and shine. This style is best blow-dried in the opposite direction to how your hair naturally falls. That way, it increases the volume and texture. This style is ideal for women with a round face as it’s swept back off your face. I would not recommend this for fine hair, as it removes a lot of bulk from your hair.
#5: Easy Layered Angled Bob for Straight Hair
This is a short layered cut angled with slightly longer layers in the front. I love its modern take on classic layered bob hairstyles for short hair. This is an easy, low-maintenance layered haircut for short hair. It works for all ages. But, it is especially great for ladies in their 20s-50s. You can play with the styling to make it age-appropriate. It’s a trendy but still classic style for layered hair.
#6: Platinum Blonde Layered Bob with Waves
A popular short layer cut right now is a layered bob. Try adding a platinum color for a youthful glow. If you need to dress your bob up for an evening out, try adding some waves for an elegant look.
#7: Bronde Pixie Bob
A dimensional bronde pixie bob is a great way to get natural-looking volume for short layered hairstyles. If you have dark hair, try this highlighted look. It will help to define the precise layers and texture. Just to let you know, that blow drying this haircut will be required. That way, it keeps it polished and in place.
#8: Choppy Pixie Haircut with Straight Bangs
A choppy pixie haircut with straight bangs is one of the edgier short layered haircuts for women. It’s a great haircut if you have fine to medium hair. This cut is full of volume and spunk. The best way to style short layered haircuts is to blow-dry all of your hair forward. Also, use texturizing styling cream.
#9: Layered French Bob with Soft Curls
Try a layered French bob if you’re looking for your next big haircut. It’s the perfect transition from a mullet or wolf cut and is just as unique. The layers need some soft curls to give a short look more movement. Pair it with a volume and texture spray to get that soft bedhead chic look. IGK’s Beach Club is a good product.
#10: Fun Short Layered Hair
Styling easy short hairstyles with layers has always been better. Here’s a fun bob for short layered hair that is perfect for you. The jaw-length chop creates movement and uplifts the dimension of your blonde locks. The swept and tousled layers effect also form the illusion of no weight.
#11: Short Shag with Feathered Layers
A short shag with feathered layers is what you need if you love undone volume. The feather-like layers on a short shag will pump up the volume in your locks. You can add wispy bangs to balance the texture and style. This may need a little bit of mousse to get some hold. The soft and messy shape is super flattering on mature women.
Related: See more short feathered hairstyles.
#12: Cute Undercut Bob with Long Side Bangs
If you are looking for more haircuts for short hair, an undercut bob with long side bangs is a great way to remove bulk if you have a ton of hair. This technique also adds longevity to your short haircut. The long side bangs are great when you want a wide range of styling options. Think of how you can save time and product with this fun, edgy haircut.
#13: Messy Blonde Balayage Bob with Beach Waves
If you want to try a bob, consider doing a blonde balayage bob to brighten your look. Ask your stylist for layers to show off the dimension within your color. When in doubt, start with longer layers within your bob to take some weight out of your hair. And it adds a little texture to your style. Beach waves are the perfect style for a balayage. Using a beachy texture spray, such as Beach Club by IGK, gives the ideal amount of volume and texture for style.
#14: Razor Cut Pixie with Micro Bangs for Older Women
Try a razor pixie with micro bangs for a nice new look. Super easy to style, layers in a pixie can give texture and movement to your hair. I love using a finishing product such as salt spray to give a piecey look. If you need more clarification, ask your stylist to show you how to style short layered hair at home.
#15: Short Graduated Brunette Hair
We love this short graduated brunette hair. The free-flowing layers and soft texture are just what you need to elevate your look. Make sure you ask your stylist for product recommendations. Base it on your hair type and how you should be styling this haircut. That way, you can recreate this look at home.
#16: Blonde Inverted Bob with Tapered Layers
A blonde inverted bob with tapered layers is an excellent way to make your bob look more voluminous. Layered blonde hair shows depth at the root, which also helps fine hair appear thicker. If you have a round face, the extra length in front of the inverted bob helps elongate your features.
#17: Fluffy Rounded Bob with Layers
This fluffy rounded bob with layers shows the right and wrong way texture can go. This fantastic shape sets the example of how to make the most of your layered bob hairstyle. Even though a bob is heavily layered or textured, it can still be soft.
#18: Ear-Length Bob on Bright Red Hair
Try an ear-length bob on bright red hair for your next charming hairdo. You don’t have to worry about styling much because layers will do most of the work for you. I like to give shorter hair extra volume by stacking products for maximum lift.
#19: Swept Back Style on a Feathered Pixie
Consider a swept-back style for your feathered pixie to give a more effortless but chic look. Try a dark brown hair color to create an illusion of fuller hair, The style and color together will provide an illusion of fuller, thicker hair, which makes this the pixie for the chic, but edgy brunette.
#20: Wolf Cut with Wispy Layers and Bangs
One of the more modern short layered haircuts is the short wolf cut. If you want to switch up your look, go for this effortless bedhead look. The choppy layers create the perfect amount of texture and movement. Tell your stylist how long you want the long pieces to be. Because, on an average wolf cut, there is a slight disconnection between those pieces and the rest of your hair.
#21: Shorter Layers on Sliced Pixie Hair
The shorter layers of sliced pixie hair mix in a soft feminine finish on a masculine shape. When looking to get the best of both worlds, layered haircuts for short hair will allow you to tune into the vibe you’re feeling. The amount of texture within this cut gives a messy feel. This makes it easy to style. Look for a wax or styling paste to emphasize the tousled look without leaving your hair greasy.
#22: Wedge Cut with Lavender Highlights
Try a wedge cut with lavender highlights for a short layered cut. It will bring your look back to life. The contrast of the natural depth of your hair and pastel shades creates dimension. It also fades softly with every wash. Fashion colors such as lavender require extra at-home care. So wash with cool water and use quality products.
#23: Ash Blonde Pixie Crop with Crown Layers
An ash blonde pixie crop with crown layers is an ideal short layered haircut for women. Depending on your natural hair texture, you can air dry with a curl-enhancing product. Or, use a round brush to create even more volume. Complete your look with a flexible hold hairspray. Superfine Hairspray by Oribe works well.
#24: Highlighted Short Messy Hair
When trying a short, layered cut, try to brighten it up with highlights. The beauty of highlights on short hair is that it can frame certain features on your face based on how your hairstylist does their placement, especially when it comes to bobs. Since a shorter cut will naturally always frame the face regardless of your face shape.
#25: Soft Shaggy Pixie with Piecey Layers
Consider a soft shaggy pixie with piecey layers. Do this if you love a hairstyle with movement and texture that requires little effort. This cut is perfect for ladies with fine hair if you’re daring enough to rock it. You’ll want to make sure your hair is all one length. And not too short when cutting any layers because that gives your pixie the “shaggy” look and feel. Of these hairstyles, a soft shaggy pixie is the best for the most texture and volume.
#26: Short Wispy Layered Hair with Jagged Ends
Rock a short wispy bixie to get the most out of your fine hair. It’s the perfect way to blend a classic bob and a razored pixie together to form an ideal undone hairstyle. Ask your stylist for a razor cut with a small stack in the back and rounded wispy layers all over. Make sure to ask them to keep your neckline soft with jagged edges.
#27: Airy Brown Bob with a Center Part
Try an airy brown bob with a center part if you want a fuss-free styling routine. Feathering around your face gives a vintage 90s feel to your layered brown bobbed hair. Round brush your layers away from your face. Then, add a little dry wax spray to this cut for that tousled, next-day style.
#28: Choppy Bixie Cut with Messy Layers
Choppy bixie cuts with messy layers are short layered haircuts that are easy, funky, and fun. A bixie is a cross between a bob and a pixie. With this cut, the bangs are heavy, your hair towards the front and sides is longer, and the crown is short and spiky. I style this with a pomade or a dry texture spray for hold.
#29: Pastel Lilac on Short Feathered Hair
Try a pastel lilac on short feathered hair for a fashion-forward look. This color is great for girls that can handle the effort this color takes to maintain. This pastel lilac will require frequent salon visits for a touch-up. You will also want to use a color-depositing shampoo or conditioner at home. Enhance your new cut by coloring your hair a vivid color.
#30: Short Edgy Haircut with Razored Layers
If you love short hair, you’ll be head over heels for this short edgy haircut with razored layers. It adds a special touch to leave a slight disconnect at the front of this haircut for a more dramatic effect. You’ll want to be mindful to keep shorter face-framing pieces around your face. So cut only a little into the actual shape of your overall length and longer pieces in the front. I like to add a bunch of shorter, disheveled layers with a razor. It creates depth and volume to your short edgy haircut.
#31: Tapered Bixie with Highlights
A tapered bixie with highlights has the shortness of a pixie in the back and keeps the bob’s length in the front. The mash-up of styles can help with ideas on how to get the most out of your haircut. The extra texture and layers add sass while keeping everything from getting bulky. Changing parts of short hair, with different colored highlights, can showcase your style.
#32: Short Curled Haircut for Women Over 60
We love a short curled haircut for women over 60. Not only is this a cut that makes it easy to style, but it gives great volume by being cut to the natural curve of your head. Short hairstyles can help you get a classy look. You can air dry if you have a natural curl, or air dry and add curls with a small curling iron. If you choose to blow dry, it will be simple. Use your hands to rough dry and a small round brush to finish.
#33: Modern Nape-Length Pixie
A modern nape-length pixie is a softer cut, and you’ll love it. The stacked short layers give you a perfect round shape with a shaggy outline. I think the best short layered hairstyles are dried closer to the head. It provides a modern and easy finish. For a cut that looks piece-y, try applying Pureology’s Mess It Up before you blow dry.
#34: Razored Shaggy Layers on Short Purple Hair
Razored shaggy layers are an awesome style for sprucing up your short style. When I have clients wanting a funky, unique color, I ask them to think of their personality first. You want it to suit your new look. This haircut is enhanced by the purple color. It adds so much spunk to your style.
#35: Vibrant Copper Hair with Short Layers
You can try a vibrant copper haircut with short layers at your next salon visit. One of the most common ways to enhance your short layered hair is a vibrant color. Ask your stylist to cut your hair with lots of layers as a way to wear it.
#36: Long Pixie Cut with Dimensional Layers
When considering a pixie cut, start with a longer length that ends around your jawline to frame your face. Add in dimensional layers to create body. But also to take weight out if you have thicker hair density. Your short layered look is styled best with a dry texture spray. Try IGK’s Beach Club to give volume and enhance the texture in your layers.
#37: Sleek Wavy Pixie with Short Bangs
It would be best if you tried a sleek wavy pixie with short bangs. Ask your stylist for a full-bodied cut at the top and tapered at the nape. You can cut the sides short or leave them long and tucked behind your ear. Leaving a piece out in front of the ear is an exciting option. Try blow drying the roots closer to your head to fullness avoid too much. It will give you a flatter finish.
#38: Golden Blonde Bob with Swoopy Ends
If you like to wear your hair down but often find it back in a ponytail, try a golden blonde bob with swoopy ends. Your tresses will thank you. The shape of this cut adds fullness to the back of your hair. Yet it is still long enough to frame your face beautifully.
#39: Textured Pixie Bob with Stacked Layers
For a chic look, try a textured pixie bob with stacked layers. If your haircut is weighing you down, a pixie bob is just what you need. Stacked layers will bring volume to your crown. It will give you a beautiful-looking silhouette. A pixie bob’s classy and sassy style will make you look and feel your best.
#40: Short Feathery Layers on White Hair
If you struggle with thinner hair, try short feathery layers on your white hair. This hairdo will add body and movement to your hairstyle. Use a curling iron or set hair in hot rollers for a voluminous look that will last for days.
#41: Chin-Length Layered Hair
On thicker hair types, an ideal style is a chin-length layered hair cut. The shorter messy layers break up your density and soften the strands. They are giving you much-needed volume. Avoid blunt layering on a thick chin-length haircut. That style can be heavy and unflattering.
#42: Pixie with Top Layer Platinum Balayage
Go for a pixie with top-layer platinum balayage. Pixies are an amazing haircut. But throwing on a platinum shade takes your hair to another level. Having a longer layered top means you can be creative with styling. Mix up your looks each day. Also, keep it disconnected so the sides can be tapered short and still give a feminine feel.
#43: Short Layered Blunt Bob with Blunt Ends
A short layered blunt bob with blunt ends is excellent for straighter hair types. The blunt ends work perfectly with finer hair to ensure a structure in length. The layers add a soft movement, enhancing your hair’s life. This neck-length cut also works great for those who love an effortless, undone style.
#44: Short Hair with Wispy Layers
Effortless short hair with wispy layers is the perfect undone hair. While the bob’s length is kept blunt for fullness, enhancing the shape with some soft wispy layers adds texture to your style. Try Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo in your hair once styled. It will give you a lived-in effect.
#45: Trendy Short Layered Cut
The sweeping layers of this short layered bob with a side part make it wearable for most women. The blunt ends with minimal textured layers give this look a sharp, stunning shape. You’ll want to use a curling iron for that perfect beach wave.
#46: Modern Pixie with Hidden Undercut
A modern pixie with a hidden undercut for straight hair is an excellent option for a short pixie. Short layered hairstyles for women create movement and texture in fine hair. This pixie cut with layers can add lots of volume to your thin hair. If you have thicker hair, this style can also work for you as the undercut reduces bulk.
#47: Layered and Textured Short Shag for Thick Hair
This jaw-length cut is a short shaggy haircut with lots of layers. The shape is effortless and beachy. And this short cut is very versatile and can be worn smoothly or with texture. Short layered haircuts like this are great for medium to thick hair. It’s perfect for women who don’t want to spend time styling. Short shag haircuts can work for many face shapes, like round and oval.
#48: Layered Pixie Bob Cut with Side Bangs
A short layered pixie bob cut with side bangs has volume built onto the crown. Short layered bob hairstyles have a charm with feathered side-swept bangs. Try R+Co Trophy shine and texture spray to finish the short cut with layers.
#49: Undercut Long Pixie
Opt for an undercut long pixie that’s layered. I love how edgy and fun all of the texture created sits above an obvious shaved area; it makes such a bold statement. This razored pixie is excellent for women with a lot of hair. Thick layered hair tends to look puffy and big when shorter. And this cut eliminates that problem by removing all the weight from the bottom of the head. This saves a woman with thick hair a ton of time getting ready in the morning. And gives an airy effect that thick hair can rarely achieve! You should try a short layered hairstyle if you have shorter thick hair.
#50: Flippy Short Layers
Short layers are a great way to get lots of movement and width into your hair. This cut works best on medium/fine hair. Short hair cuts with layering keep fullness in the base but allow more layering to give a flippy effect. The short haircut with short layers does require some styling. When blow-drying, use a medium round brush to curl your hair under the brush.
#51 Chin-Length Stacked Bob for Fine Hair
This textured, short layered stacked bob gives a very stylish look. It still offers a lot of versatility with all the layered textures. Consider adding blonde balayage lowlights to show off all the layers and add depth to your short blonde hair. This chin-length, short layered bob cut is for women who like a natural, undone look. And for those who only spend a little bit of time styling their layered hair. The beauty comes from the natural look of all the texture in the layers. While still keeping a polished style of the short bobs angle. A cropped layered cut on short hair is excellent for women with fine to medium hair. It keeps the weightless look of the shorter layers.
#52: Back View
The back view of this graduated bob with short layers is trendy yet sophisticated. The best thing about this short layered hair is that you can customize the bob to your preference. This look is for women that are okay with more high-maintenance haircuts. And for those that don’t mind using products in their hair. Straight to wavy medium hair with an oval face is ideal. But a woman with a round face shape could keep more length at the front to help elongate the face.
#53: Flirty A-Line Cut with Short Layers
A short bob with short layers looks a lot of texture and movement without heavy layers. For this style, use Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam, Super Skinny, and Mirror Smooth Primer. Blow-dry your hair dry and then create the waves using a smoothing iron. When creating the waves, use Paul Mitchell Neuro Style-Protect as a heat protector.
#54: Get Up and Go Pixie Cut
A layered pixie cut is an easy, free-flowing look. Soft pixie cuts with fringe do not require a lot of product. But use Argan Oil and a little holding spray if needed. This look is for heart-shaped or oval-shaped faces. Short layered hairdos are a style for women who don’t have much prep time in the morning.
#55: Bold Short Layered Hair
Bold short layered hair is perfect for women who have thick tresses. The layers on short hair can help soften the shape, removing the feeling of weight. Adding a blonde hair color would be a great idea as it enhances its chic style.
#56: Messy Layered Stack Cut
Consider a modernized stacked and texturized bob for layered hair. This short and layered hair cut feels so on-trend with its messy texture. The best thing about this cut is the edgy disconnected layered hair. Once dry, mist your hair with Davines No Gas Hairspray. Then comb through before creating flat iron waves. Use Davines Invisible Serum to piece out and define the layered hair waves and calm any frizz.
#57: Layered Shaggy Bob Hairstyle
One of the best short layered haircuts is a shaggy bob. A layered shaggy bob with a loose curly texture is an effortless cut that’s easy to prep and maintain. Layered and short shaggy bobs have soft interior layers that will still show off the full tresses. To style a cute short haircut, try Haze by Evo. Add one or two pumps and rub them into your hair to create texture within this short hairstyle.
#58: Black Short Feathered Bob
A short feathered bob with layers is perfect for women with medium to long hair. The best thing about this layered style is you can wear your hair in many ways. You can use a flat iron for a perfectly polished straight look. For a slight curl, curl with a one-1/2-inch curler or flat iron, along with a rattail comb. This look is great for the get-up-and-go black woman with layered hair!
#59: Brown Layered Feathered Bob
A brown layered feathered bob is a short layered haircut. It’s perfect for fullness and medium density. Throw in a heavy part on one side and some feathered layers that lay away from your face. They give your cute short hairstyle a soft sweeping style. Hold it in place with a little medium-hold hairspray.
#60: Graduated Bob with Blonde Highlights
Short hair styles with blonde highlights are versatile looks that suit any woman of any age. For a more mature age group, the style can be blow-dried into a round shape to give the effect of a short, sleek style. It’s a fun, modern style that allows the layered hair to feel full. And it doesn’t require much styling. The layered short hair is versatile and can be used on any hair type. But it works miracles for ladies with fine hair. As the layered hair is cut from the back and angled, it creates the effect of thicker hair on the top. This creates a more full look rather than long and stringy.
#61: Wavy Choppy Bob with Undercut
If you are looking for a short layered cut, consider a wavy choppy bob with an undercut. Undercuts are a dramatic style that can be cut shaved or left slightly longer for a softer look. The layered waves in the top portion add movement. This stylish cut would look great on women of any age group. Just determine how bold you would like the undercut to be.
#62: Layered Ombre Bob with Beachy Waves
Try a layered ombre bob with beachy waves if you have fine hair. The lighter pieces will create instant texture, while layers create movement and body. Layers also give the illusion of thicker, fuller hair. To protect your hair, prep it with a heat protectant such as It’s a 10 with Keratin.
#63: Cute Layered Pixie with Bangs for Over 50
A cute layered pixie with bangs for women over 50 is a great option for short hair with layers. Short layered haircuts are excellent at softening the look. They create a pixie with bangs that is easily stylized.
#64: Broken Layered Curls
This short and layered hairstyle is a perfect example of a layered bob with beachy waves. You can wear this cut smooth and sleek or in broken curls with a light wave to it. The best way to recreate this look is to use Bedroom.Hair from Kevin Murphy. It’s a moveable wax spray that works without the stick.
#65: Fun & Creative Short Layered Hair
Creative short hair with layers is always in style. Short-length hairstyles with layers are beautiful on all face shapes. The added choppy layers make it more fun!
#66: Slightly Angled Layered Hair with Dark Balayage
A slightly angled textured layered bob hairstyle with a deep brown dark color is a stunning combo. Use a curling iron to create a slight wave to make it playful. Show off your short hair with long layers and dimensions. Use Oribe Apres Beach Wave Spray on the outside and Oribe Dry Texturizing spray at the roots to give your hair body. A short look is extremely versatile for most hair types. It’s an effortless style that doesn’t require a lot of maintenance. So it’s great for women on the go or for women that don’t like to spend a lot of time fixing their hair.
#67: Soft Layered Bob
A soft layered bob has everything I love about a bob without harsh lines. It can be styled flirty and wavy, as in this photo, but it can also be worn sleek and smooth. To recreate this look, you want to start with a light mousse-like Redkin Aerate. Use a 3/4-inch iron to curl strands away from your face. Leave the ends out to give it more of a wave look. Do a little backcombing in the crown with Big Sexy What a Tease spray. Finish the look with a light to medium spray like Kenra’s medium-hold hairspray. This cut also works with any face shape. Your stylist can customize the type of layering to what your face shape needs.
#68: Very Short Disconnected Haircut with Layers
This conservative disconnected short layered hair cut is one of the best hairstyles. With the texture of layered hair styled up on top of the head, it appears more voluminous. When styling your very short cut, try Eufora Beautifying Elixers. Also, the Bodifying shampoo and conditioner to help moisturize and add volume. The Eufora Elixer 1 leave-in treatment is a miracle for pre-lightened short hair! To finish, try Eufora Boost for volume and Piece Works for a flexible hold.
#69: Classy Textured Bob with Volume on Top
A textured short haircut with layers is classic and sassy. You can wear this look sleek or with lots of layered volume. It provides you with lots of movement. When it comes to layers with short hair, it’s essential to use products that provide flexible hold. Before blow-drying, use Pureology Clean Volume Levitation Mist and Clean Volume Weightless Mousse. This combo gives you heat protection and fullness without getting sticky. Short hair with layers looks nice on ladies with strong cheekbones. The cut works best on fine to medium textures. But it can be personalized to any texture. Expect to spend some time styling in the morning.
#70: Straight Layered Bob with Bangs
You can try a straight, short, and layered haircut. It’s trendy with its short choppy layers, soft lines, and flirty movement. A layered bob with bangs hairstyle is a classic with a twist by adding layers. Use Savannah leave-in conditioner two inches from your scalp to get a smooth finish. Also, use a large barrel brush to smooth and straighten. Heavy leave-in conditioner keeps flyways at bay. And it adds needed protection for flat iron heat.
#71: Triangular Graduated Bob with Layers
Go for a short, layered graduated bob with a triangular shape. It will complement your bone structure. A very short blunt bob is a classic haircut that meets the modern aesthetic with layers.
I recommend short layered hair with bangs for women that want to be bold and self-confident. It’s ideal for the woman who prefers sleek over messy. A triangular shape complements the face. This cut works well with medium/fine hair texture. It builds weight rather than removes it.
#72: Layered Crop Cut with Face-Framing Pieces
A layered crop cut paired with face-framing pieces is a beautiful short-length haircut to try. The soft, wispy face-framing makes it ideal for women with heart-shaped faces. If you have an oval or round face shape, you can also rock this haircut. To style this haircut, I use a round brush to blow dry. Use a little bit of Redken Rough Paste to add texture and volume. It will also help add to your face-framing pieces.