Think Captain Marvel in Avengers: Endgame, or Penny in Season 8 of The Big Bang Theory, Cameron Diaz or Kristen Stewart in Charlie’s Angel’s roles, and Scarlett Johannson in The Marriage Story. Is it any wonder why short blonde hairstyles are the biggest craze in haircuts?
If you want to jump in on the blonde party, scroll down to check out the trendiest short hairstyles for blonde hair. But before that, here are some pointers to help you pick the best look!
- Bleach can cause hair damage, which makes post-bleach hair care necessary. Ask your hairstylist for the best shampoo and conditioner to maintain your hair color and health.
- Short hair is perfect for summers and is low maintenance. However, appropriate styling is required according to your face shape and hair texture.
- Keep in mind your natural root color to avoid mismatched hair shades once new hair starts growing out.
- Use gels, mousse, foams, and hairsprays, along with styling tools, to keep your hair in place.
- Frames and bangs are perfect for drawing attention to your high cheekbones or sharp jawline.
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How To Do Blonde On Short Hair
Dyeing your hair blonde can be a bit of a train wreck if not done right. This is especially true if you are naturally dark-haired. Going blonde when you have black or brown hair involves bleaching your locks. There are a lot of factors to think about before you go blonde.
There are many shades of blonde to choose from, which may seem great, but it also increases the chances of picking a shade that is bad for you. Pick a shade that goes with your skin’s surface tone and undertone.
Your choice of clothing and makeup also needs to be factored in. Your best bet is to consult a professional hairstylist to figure out what blonde shade to go for.
Let’s check out the 34 stunning short blonde hairstyles that are trending right now!
34 Stunning Short Blonde Hairstyles
1. Ombre Bob Short Hairstyle
One can never go wrong with bobs. And this golden blonde bob is perfect for fine hair. The thin side-combed fringes take this beautiful bob to the next level. Try this glamorous hairstyle and rule instagram!
Katherine Rose, a YouTube vlogger, shared how she styles her straight, short blonde hair. She explained, “The first hairstyle I’m doing, I’m taking my hair and parting it in a basic side part…brushing it out a little bit, making sure there are no tangles, and then tucking it behind the ear (i).” She sets the hair with some hairspray and reveals a sleek, straight bob.
2. Curled Short Blond Hairstyle
Curls are the best way to add volume and glamorize a growing out short haircut. Style your luscious blonde locks in curls that almost look like twists. Whether you have layers or not, this hairstyle will work. And the best part is that it suits most face shapes!
3. Layered Bob
Bobs have always been stylish. They are chic and are practical for all seasons. But if you want to take your hairstyle up a few notches, opt for a layered bob. Feather out the ends of the layers to make your hair look thicker.
4. Full Bangs Blunt Cut
Blunt haircuts are tricky. This is true, especially with short hair. To go for a safe but chic look, opt for full bangs as well. This will make your face look slimmer, and your hair look thicker.
5. Cute Pixie
When in doubt, go for a pixie cut. This cute pixie cut works for women of all ages. Its sharp layered bangs draw attention to your eyes and cheekbones.
Celebrity hairstylist, Julien Farel says, “A big factor in making an edgy cut like the pixie look good is having individual lengths and angles work together to maximize the features of your face that you love and minimize the ones you don’t.”
A versatile haircut that can be customized to cater to everyone. There is minimal scope for an unsatisfactory look with this one.
6. Pulled Back Hair
Sometimes, a small tweak can go a long way in transforming your hairstyle. Whenever you leave your short blonde hair loose, keep brushing it back with your fingers. If you want a sleek look, comb your hair back with some mousse. You can add more height to it by backcombing the hair at the crown.
7. White Blonde
If you want to look edgy, go for a completely platinum look. The platinum blonde shade will contrast beautifully with your natural brown roots. This color combination works well with cool undertones.
8. Fluffy Pixie
This fluffy pixie look is one of the most sought-after hairdos of 2019. It’s got style and edge, while also staying true to the elfin pixie look. This hairstyle will give you an adorably tousled look, however, keep in mind that it only works well with thick hair.
9. Spiky Pixie
Revamp your pixie cut with some spikes and blonde hair color. Accentuate the golden tips with some light ash or white blonde hair color. If you have hazel eyes, the golden tips are sure to bring out the golden flecks in your eyes. This hair color goes really well with neutral-toned skin and works with all surface skin tones.
10. Curly Bob
Blonde hair and curls go hand in hand to create an ethereal hairstyle. There are many ways you can achieve these curls, both with and without heat. You can use heat styling tools like a curling iron or hot rollers, or you can roll and pin up your damp hair and sleep on it.
11. Classic Lob
Blondes are said to be the life of the party. This is because the color blonde is lighter than any other hair color, which leads people to believe that it is less stressful.
12. Slick Bob
Question: How do you get your hair to look this shiny? Answer: Keeping it blonde, of course!
To add intensity to your hair color, go for a champagne gold tinted blonde shade. If you have a square or diamond face shape, this will help soften those sharp facial outlines.
13. Curly Mohawk
Curls are always in fashion, and nothing is edgier than a mohawk. Why not combine their forces to create this stunning hairstyle? It is perfect for women who love to take risks with their hair.
14. No Parting Pixie
Celebrate yourself with this stunning pixie sans a parting. Without a parting, your facial features will appear more symmetrical, and the focus will be completely on them and your jawline.
15. Rose Gold Deep Side Parting
Rose gold – the color that has every woman in the world asking for more. It looks even better on dirty blonde hair as the two colors blend well. Opt for a deep side parting with heavy layers to finish off this look.
16. Asymmetrical Bob
Blonde is a very versatile color, and it looks good with everything. The asymmetrical bob, on the other hand, is not as versatile. It looks good on thin faces. If you have wide cheeks or a round face, get the bob cut just above your chin.
17. Shadow Rooted Bob
If you have light brown hair, adding some blonde to the mix can give you a whole new hair color like this surreal blend. While dyeing your hair, add more dye to the roots and lessen it as you reach the ends. This will give you a gorgeous dark-rooted blonde ombre dimension.
18. Spiked Ends
Blonde is the trending punk color right now! Apply some gel to your hair and spike it up. You can also add in some blonde highlights to add more dimension to your look.
19. Layered Ends
Layers look stunning on blonde hair. Go for a dark blonde shade – like a deep dirty blonde. A bob cut with heavy layers done up in this color will look stunning in the sun.
20. Gelled Back
Nothing looks cooler than a gelled-back hairstyle. Apply mousse to your comb and comb back your hair. Yes, it is that easy to achieve. Talk about perfect work hairstyles!
21. Red Highlights
Subtle red highlights can add oodles of texture to your hair. This means that they make your hair look thicker and deeper than it is. Red highlights done on a spiky pixie make for a stunning punk hairstyle.
22. Gelled Mohawk
P!nk is the queen of punk looks. We love this ashy white blonde hair color, though it suits people with cool undertones more than warm ones.
23. Victory Roll
Victory rolls are vintage but punk. They look chic and edgy, especially when they are done on short blonde hair. Instead of trying multiple victory rolls, why not go for just one big one?
24. Curly Pompadour
Add a light pink shade to your blonde locks to infuse some life and color into your hair. Style the top of your undercut in curls. This will add style and make you look like a queen. Once you’ve curled your hair, mess them up with your fingers to make them look more natural.
25. Gelled Back With A Lift
All you need is some ash and golden blonde highlights, and you’re good to go. Keep your roots lighter to make the colors blend better and use cool tones to give your hair that metallic feel.
26. Fine Bangs
Instead of going for an all-out contrast, consider this lovely light blonde dimensional look. The honey blonde highlights blend well with the lighter blonde tips effortlessly. The combination of the highlights and the side-swept bangs frames your face beautifully.
27. Pointed Mohawk
If you are petrified of coloring your hair but want to try something new, opt for highlights. Contrasts always grab attention, so go for a sandy blonde color at the top of your dark blonde tresses.
28. High Rise Mohawk
There’s a reason blonde hair is associated with goddesses. It is because it’s shiny and looks heavenly. But if you are a badass, show off your blonde locks like Miley does with an edgy mohawk!
29. Neat Bob
This blonde dimensional bob is perfect! Getting highlights near your face helps frame it beautifully and soften your features. If you have wide cheeks or a sharp jawline, adding blonde highlights near your face can dampen their harshness.
30. Wavy Lob
If you are not one for the pinks, reds, and blues of hair color trends, try this subtle yet bright blonde shade. For this lob, Instead of coloring all your hair, go for blonde highlights and keep your roots dark.
31. Dark Roots
Light strawberry blonde is a color that works well with brown roots. It is the best blonde transitional shade. If you are a brunette thinking of going blonde, opt for a blend like this one. What I mean is, go all out!
32. Platinum Bob
Platinum blonde hair has the whole world reeling. It is that one shade that all women, no matter what their skin tone, want to try out at least once. So, try it! Pair it with a chic bob so that if it does not suit you, you can always transition it to a blonde dimensional look.
33. Choppy Blonde Bob
The choppy blonde bob haircut with dark roots ombraying to lightened ends is definitely one for the keeps! This hairdo makes for a minimalist yet modish look that can be styled for any occasion. It frames the face for an illusion of an elongated and slimmer one, making it ideal for oval and round face shapes.
34. Blonde Shaggy Bob
This disheveled blonde shaggy bob hairstyle is perfect for all the intrepid hearts out there. The hairdo takes inspiration from classic haircuts and lets you play around with its multiple layers for a personalized look. The hairdo can further be spiced up by using a texturising spray to give it a controlled messy look that will make the hair appear bouncier and playful for a sexy appeal.
Now that you know all the gorgeous ways that you can style your short blonde hair, here are are some tips you can follow to maintain it.
Tips To Maintain Blonde Hair
- Use shampoos and conditioners that are meant for colored-treated hair. They contain specific ingredients that cater to the needs of colored hair and rejuvenate it.
- Apply a leave-in conditioner after washing your hair. This will help nourish your hair right from the roots.
- Use a protein-based hair mask to restore all the nutrients lost when coloring and bleaching your hair.
- Oil your hair right after coloring your hair and keep oiling it every week.
- When you first color your hair, don’t tie it in tight hairstyles. Allow it to hang loose.
- Keep your hair protected at night if you have curly hair. Follow the pineapple method to maintain the definition of your curls.
Infographic: How To Take Care Of Short Hair
Short blonde hairstyles are fun and trendy, and it is important to take good care of them. While they may not be high maintenance, they do need your attention. Check out our infographic below and learn the tips to take of your short blonde hair:
Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy, Scarlett Johannson, and Brie Larson have shown us the power of short blonde hairstyles. And we agree, they look badass! If you have ever thought about taking the plunge and cutting your blonde hair short, let these hairstyles propel you towards taking that plunge. And for our brunette-haired friends, if you want to change up your look, you should color your hair blonde and opt for one of these looks. From versatile layers to cool pixie and bob cuts, these 32 hairstyles show how incredibly stylish short blonde hair can be!
Frequently Asked Questions
How can short blonde hairstyles enhance facial features?
Short Bob and pixie haircuts help draw focus on your neck and cheekbones and jawline. If you want to accentuate these facial features a short blonde will suit you perfectly.
Can short blonde hairstyles be versatile and accommodate different occasions?
Of course, a short blonde will suit any occasion whether formal or casual. For a funky look, you can go with an asymmetrical cut. For a more formal look, you can style them smoothly and with a side part.
What are some ways to add texture and dimension to short blonde hair?
Use a volumizing shampoo and try to backcomb technique at the roots. To add the texture you may use salt spray or try our hairstyles with short waves or curls. Highlights are another popular way to add dimension to the hair.
How can you add some personality to a simple short blonde hairstyle?
Blonde color reflects a relaxed personality. You can try different parts and hairstyles to see which one makes you feel more confident and expressive. You can add highlights and lowlights like in a balayage or ombre style to give definition. You can also use hair accessories like bobby pins, a headband, and a scarf to create your own iconic look.
What are some tips for transitioning from long hair to a short blonde haircut?
Avoid drastic changes to your hairstyle. A gradual shortening of hair will help you get the best results.
Transform your short hair with icy blonde highlights! Watch this video tutorial to learn to do your own blonde highlights easily.