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50 Best Short Hairstyles and Haircuts for Women to Shake Things Up in 2022

18. Choppy Short Pixie. It’s one of the short hairstyles known for its functionality and timelessness. Getting this means you can now experiment with whatever color you want so you can find the best hues for you!

If you want to make a hairstyle change in 2022, look no further than these 50 short haircuts for women. They will fill you with inspiration for the new year!

At the same time, in case you already have short hair but feel bored with the same old hairstyle, you may avoid a dramatic change but get a new exciting look. Something as simple as highlights or even a few inches cut off can make all the difference. For women with longer hair planning a crop we also have some interesting ideas – bobs, shags, choppy hairstyles, etc. Scroll down for the freshest pictures!

1. Curly Gray Tapered Hairstyle. There are a lot of statement pixies among the most popular short haircuts for women in 2022. When you start going gray, a voluminous curly haircut with a tapered nape knows how to show off the color.

2. Messy Curly Hairstyle. Longer curly pixies get tons of texture and volume from thick curls defined with mousse or texturing creme.

3. Two-Tier Choppy Bob. For a bright trendy look, a platinum choppy bob with bangs is the way to go.

4. Short Blonde Hair with Dark Nape. Do you want to have an interesting ‘do without going overboard? You can add dimension to your short hair and feel effortless with this style. Go for an undercut to avoid dealing with fuzzy upkeep. Look cool and chic wherever you go!

5. Classic Short Haircut. The great thing about hairdos for short hair is they’re usually all low maintenance. This crisp brunette pixie just needs a quick wash and comb-through!

6. Short Pixie Hair. Are you a busy woman who’s running low on time because you need to work on your coif every morning? Pick this very versatile and bold super-short hairdo to simplify your morning routine. Showcase your fashionable side with a hairstyle that fits almost any face shape, age, and hair texture.

7. Short Cut with Feathered Layers. Hairstyles for short hair are especially flattering on women with oval faces. The longish bangs keep this cut chic and sophisticated, perfect for those of us with office jobs.

8. Layered Bob Haircut. Need short hair ideas that won’t break the bank? A fresh layer of youthful color, such as pearl blonde, will give your layered bob a healthy glow.

9. Short Feathered Hair. For fine hair, a short pixie with feathered layers flatters any face shape. Make sure to include textured sideburns and bangs, otherwise, this cut will look too cropped and bold.

10. Gray-Blonde Highlighted Crop. Whatever haircuts for short hair you’re considering, make sure your choice will feature a unique wearable color. In this crop, texture and color work in tune for an eye-catching look.

11. Swoopy Layers for Thick Hair. One of the best 2022’s short haircuts for women is a neck-length cut with highlighted layers. This hairstyle would also look beautiful with a dark hair color and contrasting highlights.

12. Tousled Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs. Women with long faces would appreciate this short haircut because it covers the forehead and creates flattering volume around the face. Look charming with those wispy bangs using hairspray for texture and tousling your mane for a “Woke Up Like This” vibe!

13. Curled Pixie with Nape Undercut. An excellent choice among short hairstyles that beautifully reveal your neck. Leave longer bangs and style them differently to fit any outfit and occasion.

14. Short Curly Haircut. Cute short haircuts for women like curly pixies are always in style and look even better with highlights bringing out your beautiful hair texture and skin tone.

15. Disconnected Pixie. It’s one of the perfect short haircuts for women with fine hair types as it gives locks more volume. It’s also easy to style because all you need is a root-lifting spray and a blow dryer.

16. Textured Haircut. A textured pixie is an easy way to avoid boring hair. With texture, shape, and fashionable color, you’ll have no bad hair days. Two-tier bangs and feathered layers make your hair look fuller and more dynamic.

17. Wispy Longer on Top Pixie. Are you wondering what hairstyles for short hair to choose if you have unruly hair? This option is great to flaunt your hair’s natural volume and rich locks.

18. Choppy Short Pixie. It’s one of the short hairstyles known for its functionality and timelessness. Getting this means you can now experiment with whatever color you want so you can find the best hues for you!

19. Gray Feathered Pixie. Want to style short hair to achieve an effortless and elegant aesthetic? Try this. Razoring helps you to get wispier strands with varying lengths that give the illusion of your strands almost floating.

20. Short Pixie Bob. Stay true to your feminine side and select this soft and graceful ‘do. Add highlights to create more facets that’ll elevate your overall look.

21. Voluminous Purple-Gray Pixie. This is done with choppy, textured layers to make your coif appear thicker than it is. The cropped strands offer maximum lift and volume. Pick gray shades to show off your edgy and fashion-forward style.

22. Short Undercut Hairstyle for Thick Hair. Check this shiny, touchable pixie. The undercut makes thick hair seem even fuller. The pretty and easy-to-maintain style lets your ‘do look fluffy all day long.

23. Razored Pixie Bob. Cute short hair styles feel their best with layers and balayage highlights. Switch the part to the other side for a quick and easy style change.

24. Short Haircut for Thin Hair. Pixies will dominate among the trendiest short hairstyles for women in 2022, as their different types can be adjusted to flatter all face shapes. Dress up your new cut easily with a favorite pair of dangly earrings.

25. Super Short Haircut for Women. To style short hair, comb it back with just a small amount of mousse to create natural tousled waves for a final chic style.

26. Super-Short Stacked Bob. This cute hairstyle is excellent for any face shape and all hair textures. The layers are stacked to deliver more volume and an eye-catching shape. Add bangs if you have a strong jawline to balance out your facial features.

27. Feathered Pixie with Long Side Bangs. Any short hairstyles for women can be softened by side-swept bangs that complement short hair. Additionally, they are suitable for any face shape. Go for a striking color like red or copper if you want to turn heads.

28. Crop with Short Bangs. The copper pixie gets a cool update with loose curly tendrils in the back and asymmetrical baby bangs.

29. Wavy Razored Bob. Women’s short hairstyles with fun colors, such as purple, are a great way to express your personality.

30. Medium Short Bob with Curled Ends. This bob is soft and date-night-ready with a little curl at the ends. A bob is perfect for you if you’re transitioning from long hair to shorter lengths but don’t want to go drastic right away.

31. Short Fauxhawk. If you’re looking for edgy short cut hairstyles for women, the tapered pixie with a spiky top is a great option.

32. Wavy Highlighted Hairstyle. Well-placed highlights on short female haircuts can take even the simplest tapered bob from blah to beautiful! Bonus, this makes a gorgeous hairstyle whether worn down or up for a formal event such as a wedding or baby shower.

33. Short Curly Cut with Soft Face Framing. When your naturally curly hair starts going gray, get a refreshing tousled look. Prim and proper hairstyles on graying hair often add years.

34. Short Feminine Bob. The short bob is youthful and bright but not over-the-top. A simple side part and long bangs will make you slim down if necessary.

35. Haircut with Frosted Ends. Ready to go really short? Highlight a pixie and give it angled sideburns for a chic and modern take.

36. Women’s Undercut Mohawk. For an edgy short haircut, try a straight or curly Mohawk with an undercut in any color you like. Mohawk suits all ages, hair types, and face shapes.

37. Short Straight Haircut for Women. If you have straight hair, a platinum pixie is edgy and always in fashion. It doesn’t draw too much attention but the color is bright and noticeable.

38. Piecey Short Hairstyle. The popular pixie is customized with muted purple roots. Note that “Gem roots” need frequent touch ups.

39. Shaggy Textured Pixie. Short hairstyles for women always look better with a touch of highlights, like a dark blonde balayage that complements your eye color. Blowdry lifting your hair roots to show off those angled layers.

40. Long Messy Pixie. Looking for unique short haircuts for women? A long blonde pixie is chic and sophisticated so you can wear it to the office and feel good about it on the weekends. When you want the front longer pieces out of the way, clip them back or experiment with half updos for short hair.

41. Short Messy Shag. Cute hairstyles for short hair include shaggy neck-length haircuts with bangs framing the face and making you look younger.

42. Shaggy Angled Bob. These days, in many pictures of female short haircuts, you’ll see pops of color peeking through a natural base color. On this angled bob, burgundy highlights are a gorgeous contrast to dark hair.

43. Shaggy Mullet Haircut for Women. We love the edgy layered haircut for fine or thin hair and with a solid white color, it’s super refreshing.

44. Messy Bob with Highlights. Some women prefer short hairstyles that look 100% female. A choppy bob with lots of movement and well-placed highlights will make you feel your best.

45. Short Sides and Long Highlighted Bangs. Put your personal touch on a pixie cut with long bangs and bright blonde highlights. Set off by a dark base, this haircut is super edgy and cute with glasses!

46. Curly Crop for Women. For women with curly hair, short hair styles with bangs and textured layers throughout let you show off your unique texture and enjoy the easy styling and low maintenance of shorter hair.

47. Accurate Two-Tier Bob. A smooth blonde bob will shine in the sun and brighten a dull day. It will also look super cute pulled up into a tiny messy bun when you’re running errands.

48. Women’s Haircut with Crown Volume. Another nice pixie to rock if your dark hair is going gray is the one with lots of texture. It’s a wake-up-and-go style that only requires your fingers and a bit of mousse.

49. Short Spiked Hairstyle. To add height to a short haircut, use a bit of gel or mousse to spike hair up and over to one side.

50. Short Funky Haircut. Slim and pretty ladies should consider a pixie hairstyle with a contrast of lengths and volumes.

As you see, short haircuts for women are very versatile and unpredictable. Do you feel inspired? Hopefully, these 50 ideas for short hairstyles will help you look your best! Leave your comments below!

by Serena Piper
Serena graduated from the University of Oregon where she majored in magazine journalism. She is a published writer both in print and online. She currently lives in Daytona Beach where she works at the Early Learning Coalition, an organization supporting children of low-income families. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, country music concerts, exploring Florida, and of course, the beach.
  • Helen

    You still haven’t found the perfect short haircut for your face? This list will put an end to the search!

    • Maria santana

      I have a round face tight perm and Iam55 years old

  • Lou

    I love number 38. What is the length of her hair? How is this styled?

  • Tracie

    My hair has been terribly damaged due to chemicals, which resulted in breakage have to get it cut shorter to even it out but can’t find much to choose from. Any suggestions?