42 Beautiful Scarlett Johansson Hairstyles You Need To Check Out!

Allow yourself to be inspired by this fashionista's hairstyles and get ready to be complimented.

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Scarlett Johansson is one of the most talented actresses in the world and is known for her timeless beauty and glamor. With so many movies under her belt right from the age of 9, it is no wonder that we want to go down memory lane with famous Scarlett Johansson hairstyles. After all, who does not love Lost in Translation, Bo and Manny, and Black Widow? Her mysteriousness is intriguing and makes her the ultimate celebrity hair influencer. She is well-known for all her red carpet looks and fashion trends– from her dresses to makeup to hairstyles.

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protip_icon Before You Get Started
  • Chunky cuts and piecey bangs enhance the appearance of Johansson’s prominent cheekbones and soften her sharp jawline and chin.
  • Wavy hairstyles work wonders in framing the strong angles of her face.
  • Johansson’s light browns and warm blonde hair shades make her green eyes sparkle. They also complement her cool skin tone nicely. Ashy blondes and auburn hair shades are great alternatives for pale, cool skin tones.

42 Beautiful Scarlett Johansson Hairstyles You Need To Check Out!

1. Subtle Pouf

Subtle Pouf
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Scarlett Johannson beautifully sports a subtle pouf hairdo with a light blonde ombre. If you aren’t the type to indulge in extravagant hairdos and gravitate more toward humble hairstyles, then this one’s for you! The minimalist pouf adds a subtle height to your frame and creates an elongated illusion. Sport the hairstyle with muted makeup, and get ready to bedazzle everyone!

2. Curled Quiff

Curled Quiff
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Don’t have the word boring in your dictionary? Take a leaf out of Scarlett’s book and opt for this hairstyle that will perfectly match your bohemian spirit. The curled quiff exudes a playful look that is guaranteed to bring you the attention and can be donned on any occasion. Don’t forget to notice the dark roots and blonde hue in the hairdo that further complements her stunning skin tone.

3. Gelled Bubble Knot

Scarlett Johansson's gelled bubble knot hairstyle
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Scarlett Johansson is a goddess who can pull off any hairstyle! She looks absolutely stunning in this gelled bubble knot. A gelled updo like this brings her face shape and features to the forefront. Apply some gel or mousse to your hair and comb it back. Using a hair tie, gather your hair and wrap it in a bubble knot at the nape of your neck.

4. Gelled And Pulled Back

Gelled And Pulled Back
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This is a great way to flaunt your new bob cut. Scarlett’s facial features are on full display with this hairstyle that is simple and easy to recreate. Apply lots of gel to your hair and comb it back. Flick the ends out to finish off the look.

5. Light And Curled

Light And Curled
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Scarlett’s hair here has been volumized with a twirl of curls. Adding curls to the ends makes her hair look bouncier. It adds texture and style, as well. This look really complements her face shape.

6. Textured Updo

Textured Updo
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This updo is textured with waves. It looks beautiful on Scarlett Johansson. It is paired well with the soft blonde highlighted side bangs at the front. The bangs make her eyes pop beautifully.

7. Twisted Updo

Twisted Updo
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This is a more formal version of the gelled bubble updo. It is sleeker and neater. The bubble is placed vertically with some stray hair sticking out. If you want to make an impression at a business meeting, try this hairstyle!

8. Loose Top Knot

Loose Top Knot
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If you have short hair, take some updo ideas from Scarlett Johansson. This hairstyle is easy to achieve. Gather all your hair at the back of your head and loosely wrap it in a bun. Then, give your hair a hit of hairspray. That’s it!

9. Classic Heightened Bob

Classic Heightened Bob
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A lot of women think that a bob is too playful for them. Scarlett shows us how to flaunt a bob like a queen! The dark roots and lift add depth and height to her hair, and the layers accentuate her jawline.

10. Watered Back Bronde

Watered Back Bronde
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Who says you can’t use gel to create a loose look? Tease your hair at the front to add height. Then, apply gel to your hair and comb it back. The added lift will make your face looking slimmer while the flicked-out ends accentuate your jawline.

11. Lifted And Back Bob

Lifted And Back Bob
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If you have short hair, chances are you often sport the same hairstyle. You can add subtle changes to it to shake things up. Adding some lift at the front or a trim with layered ends can set a common hairstyle apart from the rest.

12. Heavily Layered Pixie

Heavily Layered Pixie
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If you have thick hair, flaunt it like Scarlett Johansson. Get a bob cut with long bangs. Add heavy layers and light highlights at the top to highlight your face shape and facial features. This is a very Princess Diana-esque look!

13. Highlighted Tips

Highlighted Tips
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Another great way to accentuate short, thick hair is by adding some highlights at the ends  of your hair. The highlights need to look subtle and natural. Then, style your hair in some light curls to accentuate the highlights.

14. Spiky Bangs

Spiky Bangs
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If you want a mohawk but are not a fan of spiky hair, try this look. To add some softness to your pixie apply gel to your hair and brush it up towards one side. Comb down the hair at the sides of your head and brush it down to prevent it from sticking out.

15. Curly Half Updo

Curly Half Updo
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Scarlett looks like a Southern belle with this hairstyle. The springy curls draw attention to her jawline and lend her a girl-next-door look. The light pouf adds height to her hair. The height, coupled with the curls, adds volume and bounce to her hair.

16. Braided Band

Braided Band
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This is another wonderful hairstyle for women with short hair. Scarlett’s hair is always styled to perfection. Here, it is styled in a crown braid. It makes her hair look chic without taking any attention off her face.

17. Side Cut Pixie

Side Cut Pixie
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So you just got a new pixie cut, but now everyone is talking about the side cut. What do you do? Try the faux side cut! Go the Scarlett way with this look. Apply mousse to your hair, brush the pixie to one side, and comb down the hair on the sides of your face.

18. Slick Pixie

Slick Pixie
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The best hairstyle to sport on the red carpet is a slick look! Scarlett Johansson flaunts this gelled down pixie cut flawlessly. It accentuates her cheekbones, jawline, and neck quite beautifully.

19. Retro Glam Curls

Retro Glam Curls
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No one does retro hairstyles like Scarlett Johansson! The hair tucked behind her ear on one side makes this hairstyle look even more classic. This hairstyle frames her face really well. The curves of the curls add volume, texture, and style to her hair.

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You can achieve this look by setting your hair with hot rollers. Use a hair spray to hold the curls and finish off with a hair mist to keep them bouncy all day long.

20. Choppy Ended Lob

Choppy Ended Lob
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One of the best ways to enhance a lob is to get it cut in some layers. Keep the layers halfway down and near the ends. Cut them choppy so they stand out. Add some texture to the look by styling your hair in wavy curls.

21. Heightened Updo

Heightened Updo
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This heightened updo looks swell on Scarlett Johansson. It adds height to her face, making it look younger and slender. The highlights and messy texture complement her skin tone gorgeously.

22. The Side Sweep

The Side Sweep
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Scarlett pulls off the side sweep gracefully. Her curled hair adds bounce, texture, and elegant style to the sweep. Her hair is swept loosely over to one other side and pinned in place. Her blonde hair looks beautiful with her skin tone and lip color.

23. Big Pouf Half Updo

Big Pouf Half Updo
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Scarlett looks like a vision here. Her hair was teased to achieve the volume in the crown area for a big pouf. The ends of her hair have been texturized by styling it in slight waves. The cool, dirty blonde hair color brings out her skin tone.

24. Voluminous Curls

Voluminous Curls
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If you have thin or fine hair, this is a great way to make it look voluminous. It adds texture to your hair as well. Scarlett looks like a fierce warrior with this hairstyle. It also streamlines the lower half of her face.

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Scarlett Johansson sported this hairstyle for the 49th Grammy awards in 2007. She went for tousled and voluminous curls with smokey eyes.

25. Teased Updo

Teased Updo
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To recreate this look, you will need to tease your hair. Gather your hair and tie it in a high ponytail. Backcomb the ponytail in sections to make it look big. Then, comb down the top of the ponytail neatly and pin the sections in place to create the bun.

26. Classic Half Ponytail

Classic Half Ponytail
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This classic half ponytail looks great on Scarlett. It is a simple hairstyle that takes just two minutes to recreate. Just gather the top and sides of your hair and tie it in a half ponytail. This hairstyle is perfect for work!

27. Vintage French Twist

Vintage French Twist
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Scarlett Johansson must be a time traveler. I mean, just look at  how timeless  she looks in this hairstyle! She has paired a classic French twist with side-swept bangs. The style draws attention to her shapely cheekbones.

28. Heavy Twirled Curls

Heavy Twirled Curls
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These twirled curls add a youthful vibe to any look. They look like something out of a Jane Austen novel. The side parting and bangs balance the hairstyle and face shape. Scarlett expertly paired an open-neck gown with this hair look.

29. Twisted Updo

Twisted Updo
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Scarlett sported this beautifully messy hairstyle at her Star Walk of Fame ceremony. The twisted messy hair is curled and then pinned in place. The rest of her hair is teased and wrapped in a bun to finish off this look.

30. Dark Brunette Locks

Dark Brunette Locks
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Scarlett flaunted dark brunette locks at the premiere of He’s Just Not That Into You. And, it comes as no surprise that she looked stunning! The layers in the lower half of her hair give an added depth and dimension. Styling this hair straight was the perfect choice.

31. Side Curled Updo

Side Curled Updo
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Curls look great on Scarlett! You can recreate this look with the help of rollers or a curling iron. Her hair has been parted on one side and tied in a bun at the back. This is a great hairstyle to wear to a fancy restaurant or any formal event.

32. Face-Framing Side Curls

Face-Framing Side Curls
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Notice how Scarlett’s curls here are curved away from her face? That is to draw attention to her face. Scarlett has a fine jawline, and this hairstyle makes it more prominent. The curls and height accentuate her jawline too.

33. Side Barrette With Curly Ends

Side Barrette With Curly Ends
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The curled hair at the end adds bounce to Scarlett’s hair and draws attention to her neck. The side barrette is an elegant touch. It changes up the regular Hollywood glam curls look and even takes it up a notch.

34. Braided Low Bun

Braided Low Bun
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Here, Scarlett’s hair was teased and then braided at the top. The rest of her hair was wrapped in a low bun. The hair is teased to add lift to the hair and make her face look long. The deep red hair color looks stunning on her.

35. Side Low Bun With Deep Side-Swept Bangs

Side Low Bun With Deep Side-Swept Bangs
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Scarlett looks so cute in this hairstyle! To recreate this look, part your hair and bangs deeply on one side. Pin the bangs neatly in place. Gather the rest of your hair and wrap it in a low side bun. Then pancake your bun to spread it out.

36. Red-Haired Half Updo

Red-Haired Half Updo
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This is a simple hairstyle that looks oomphalicious with curls at the ends. The curls are big and spread out, which brings Scarlett’s jawline and neck into the spotlight. The red hair looks great with the nude pink lip color.

37. Red Volumizing Curls

Red Volumizing Curls
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This fiery red hair color brings out the gray-green in Scarlett’s eyes. The curls add the needed movement and body to the style. The red lip color is the icing on the cake here!

38. Black Widow

Black Widow
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My favorite Black Widow look is from Captain America: Winter Soldier. Her straight auburn locks looked fabulous in that movie. It brought out her eye color and complimented her skin tone.

39. Glossy Light Curls

Glossy Light Curls
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Scarlett’s hairstylist and makeup artist are great at their job. Her strawberry blonde hair here pairs well with the nude makeup. Her hair shines and brings out the light curls at the front. The curls accentuate her jawline beautifully.

40. Choppy Sharp Waves

Choppy Sharp Waves
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This was the hairstyle Scarlett flaunted at the Avengers: Endgame premiere. She looked like a goddess in this look! This haircut is shaped into a layered bob on long hair. It is texturized with waves and choppy ends. The layers add tons of dimension and movement to this look.

41. Curly Bob

Scarlett Johansson in tousled curly bob hairstyle
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Sport the high-school look with this curly bob hairstyle. The rounded curls frame the face, and the side-swept bangs add definition to it. Its tousled curls bring out the natural beauty of her layered hair. To achieve a similar relaxed look, curl your hair with a curling iron and run your fingers through it.

42. Blonde Pixie

Scarlett Johansson sporting a gradient blonde pixie
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Scarlett Johansson nailed the pixie look and proved that short hair does not limit one’s styling options. She looked all formal in this pixie cut paired with Michael Kors. This layered side-parted pixie gave a lifted and voluminous look while the color gradient enhanced her appearance.

A blogger confessed her penchant for longer styles but expressed curiosity about shorter cuts, particularly shoulder-skimming ones with minimal styling needs. Her inspiration? Scarlett Johansson, whose hairstyles served as a reference for her desired look. She said, “As you can maybe tell from EVERY set of pictures thus far, I have a little bit of Scarlett Johansson hair envy, haha. Every time I looked up a different variation of “long blunt bob”… there she was again. Eventually I gave up and embraced the fact that she just really pulls off this hairstyle (i).”

Infographic: 5 Best Short Hairstyles Of Scarlett Johansson

If there is anyone who knows how to flaunt their short hairstyle, it is Scarlett Johansson. She knows how to carry her short hair in the most fun and stylish ways possible. Her hairstyles are elegant, playful, classy, and quirky. The infographic below lists some of her short hairstyles that you can try the next time you decide to chop off your locks. Check it out!

5 best short hairstyles of scarlett johansson (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Scarlett Johansson, one of the most talented, beautiful Hollywood actresses, has experimented with her gorgeous locks over the years. This lovely lady can pull off any hairdo. Whether it is flaunting her golden curls or fiery-red Black Widow-esque hair, she has tried many styles. Johansson’s hairstyles have captured every era of her acting journey and, in a sense, hold many stories behind them. Take inspiration from her style and recreate one of her many iconic looks. Of course, you can add your twist to it and make it your own.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Scarlett Johansson’s natural hair color?

Brown. While Scarlett Johansson is able to pull off a range of hues from blonde to red, she is a natural brunette.

Why is Scarlett Johansson’s hair short?

According to reports, Scarlett Johansson was tired of wearing a ponytail and stuffing her tresses under a wig. She opted for a shorter hairstyle as a refreshing change.

Did Scarlett Johansson dye her hair or wear a wig?

She wore a wig. Scarlett Johansson’s iconic role, the Black Widow or Natasha Romanoff, has iconic red hair. The Hollywood actress did not dye her mane red but chose to wear a wig.

Key Takeaways

  • Scarlett Johansson usually goes for classic, elegant hairstyles.
  • Be it a classic heightened bob or textured updo, she can pull off any style effortlessly.
  • Most of her hairstyles help accentuate her cheekbones, jawline, and neck beautifully.
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Get inspired by Scarlett Johansson’s stunning hairstyles and haircuts! She has sported everything from short and edgy to long and glamorous. Discover her latest looks in this video.

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Quarita Futrell
Quarita FutrellLicensed Master Cosmetologist
Quarita Futrell is a Licensed Master Cosmetologist, trichologist practitioner, transformation specialist, and the founder of On the RUNNN salon and Girl Next Door Hair, the preferred hair brand of select A-List Celebrities, on-air news personalities, and models.

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