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50 Screenshot-Worthy Short Layered Hairstyles

37. Gorgeous A-Line Bob. If you’re looking for a hairstyle that’s a little more extravagant, then you’ll love this stunning A-line bob with apricot highlights. There’s nothing quite so glamorous!

Deciding to go for one of the current short layered haircuts is a brave move – you can’t just hide your hair in a messy bun if you don’t like it! That’s why it’s important to be clear on how you want it to look. Yes, you can get ideas from your stylist, but without having done your homework, you may end up with a hairstyle that’s not what you wanted – and then there’s no turning back! Lucky for you, we have compiled an extensive list of short layered hairstyles that are very trendy right now to inspire you for your next cut!

Why to go for layers? Layering is an effortless way to shape and add fullness to fine thin hair, but it can also remove bulk from the ends, distribute and reduce volume in thick wavy hair. Layers can also be adapted to flatter almost any face shape, building a universal cut many modern women embrace. Plus, they add a youthful vibe to the look – and who could say no to looking younger?!

1. Layered Pixie with Bangs. No list of short layered haircuts would be complete without a layered pixie! The long, side swept bangs are ideal for adding dimension – and are perfect for round faces.

2. Beautiful Bangs. There’s nothing we don’t love about short hair and bangs – it’s the perfect combo! Especially if the hair is layered and tastefully textured.

3. Wispy Layered Bob Cut. Classic but still on-trend short layered hair. This effortless-looking style gives your hair texture and creates a smooth flow of each strand. It’s especially flattering for ladies who have thin or fine hair.

4. Long Layered Pixie Cut. Growing out your pixie doesn’t have to be painful. This super cute cut is stylish and easy – and will look particularly good on fine curly hair.

5. Edgy Feathered Bob. Making the ends of the layers thinner and fluffier, the feathered cut results in an edgy textured style. It’s one of the most sought-after short layered hairstyles because it can flatter any face shape and hair type.

6. Cute Short Bob. We’re huge fans of this modern look. Blonde highlights add more texture, and create an illusion of fullness, which is ideal for fine hair.

7. Neck-Length Wispy Bob. Similar to the regular A-Line, this type of short layered bob introduces the look of crisp straight hair with volume. Short layered haircuts for women bring more attention to your face, highlight your features, and make you look younger.

8. Short Layered Bob. When it comes to semi short bobs, making them angled can produce a look that’s both stylish, and playful!

9. Short Medium Blunt Bob. Feel weightless with one of the top picks of short layered haircuts in 2023. Style it sleek straight or tease some sections to create the illusion of airy hair tousled by the wind.

10. Shaggy Short Pixie. Thanks to the messy short layers throughout, this pixie boasts a jazzy feel that makes it a great hairstyle for both the young and old. The style is low-maintenance too.

11. Stacked Layers. Stacked bobs are so on-trend right now! They look particularly flattering on wavy hair – and we’re in love with the bold, silver hair color.

12. Layered Undercut Pixie. Hairstyles with undercut are notably edgy. Layering an undercut pixie makes it appear even edgier with a sassy feel. The highlighted feathers of the bangs give the short layered hair a classy chic look.

13. Platinum Pixie. Are you after low-maintenance haircuts? Then pixies will never disappoint! Pick layered haircuts for short hair to give it volume and stand out with this edgy yet elegant cut. Choose a platinum shade to make it more stunning!

14. Striking Red Layers. We’re strong believers that everyone should dye their hair red at least once in their life. Take a look at this front and back view – and tell us you’re not tempted to go for a chop with a full fringe, everything in a striking red?

15. Rounded Short Layered Bob. Add extra swag and sway to a classic bob by layering your hair towards the back. The layered short bob hairstyle looks more classy and less rigid. The layers also make your bob appear fuller.

16. Razored Pixie. Razor cutting leaves the ends looking thinner and sharper as the opposite to the blunt look performed with scissors. Razoring is perfect for creating slightly messier looks.

17. Medium Layered Wavy Cut. If you’re not keen on trying very short-length haircuts, go for neck-length ‘dos that cover your nape and almost touch your shoulders. Don’t forget about some trendy bangs if you want to balance your face shape – soften an angular jawline or make a round face slimmer.

18. Sleek Layered Blonde Pixie Bob. If you have naturally soft and sleek hair, this beautiful layered cut will look stunning on you.

19. Cute and Quirky Layered Pixie. There’s a common misconception that pixies are best on blonde hair. Check out this super cute layered pixie with a side fringe on brown hair. Charming!

20. Short Curly Haircut. One of the most adorable ways to style short layered hair is to curl the ends upwards. The “flipped” short layers will hold great when the strands are cut short. If you want to get some inspiration from the 1960s and make it modern, go for this coif!

21. Delicate Feathered Pixie-Bob. This short layer cut shapes your head in a graceful, dainty manner. You can also choose to get wispy cuts to make the strands appear lighter. Dye your hair blonde or pastel to complete the look.

22. Messy Layered Pixie. Short spiky layers are what bring out the beauty of a messy pixie. Brush the hair towards your face at the crown to create a lovely bangs hairstyle. A short layered haircut like this one takes on an edgier flair when an ombre or highlights are introduced.

23. Layered Curls. Naturally curly hair is an asset! It means your hair naturally has texture and all you need to do is guide it in the right direction. We love this awesome, subtly messy pixie for curly hair. It’ll look equally good permed!

24. Tapered Pixie with Jagged Layers. Looking for a hairstyle that stands out? How about these quirky and stylish razor cut layers? We love the contrast between the long bangs and hair that’s short on top.

25. Feathered Long Pixie. If you’re looking to cut your hair short without going really short, throw in some longer razored layers throughout the cut. They’ll add length while still keeping the haircut visually interesting and edgy.

26. Dimensional Blonde. Brightening mid-shaft highlights, wispy layers, and the perfect beach waves. Don’t you love it?

27. Asymmetrical Pixie. Another gorgeous pixie cut that looks awesome on dark hair. Keep some of the length, while officially joining the pixie club!

28. Warm Brown Textured Bob. We can’t get enough of these beautiful warm tones. The color combination brings this layered haircut to life!

29. Two-Tone Layered Short Bob. Thin hair looks much fuller and thicker when it is cut short, layered, and highlighted. If you have fine hair, going for short hair with layers is one of the best hair decisions you can make.

30. Effortless Multi Layered Waves. The balayage is beautiful. It looks good on any hair length – especially when paired with breezy beach waves!

31. Asymmetrical Layered Bob. Three words: major hair envy.

32. Layered Asymmetrical Bob. Asymmetrical bob hairstyles are cute and classy. Make your bob stand out from the pack by giving it a layered cut. The layers contribute an elegant ruffled finish to your bob.

33. Burgundy Layered Pixie. Burgundy deserves to be added to your wish list of hair colors to experiment with!

34. Short Messy Layered Bob. Cute and sexy at the same time, this bob is an appealing option for anyone looking to go for short layered hair.

35. Graduated Bob for Thick Hair. Inverted bobs will never go out of style! Plus, it’s one of the best hairstyles for square faces.

36. Short Layered Wavy Hair. If you’re wondering whether a short layered haircut will look good on your wavy hair, hesitate no more. Short layers on wavy hair leave the ends with a curly flip. These flipped ends are really beautiful and make your hair look full.

37. Gorgeous A-Line Bob. If you’re looking for a hairstyle that’s a little more extravagant, then you’ll love this stunning A-line bob with apricot highlights. There’s nothing quite so glamorous!

38. Short Layered Bob on Dark Hair. Razored layers are the best way to create movement in hair – and make the look lighter and more interesting.

39. Short Layered Hair with Bangs. Layers and bangs often work hand in hand. Bangs are really fantastic and do make a great accompaniment for short layered hairstyles. Layer the bangs too for a stunning look.

40. Messy Baby Bangs. Creating short layers around the crown to blend with face-framing bangs helps to reshape your face. Like in these before and after images, the hairstyle covers the big forehead and slims down the lower part of the face. Such a short layered haircut also adds volume and texture to your hair.

41. Pink and Silver Highlights. The perfect color combination to please those looking for a sweet hair makeover!

42. Pixie Shag with Layered Bangs. Got a pixie haircut and are at a loss on how to style short layered hair? Here is an idea – give your pixie a foxy twist by brushing the short top layers to a side. Throw in highlights to make your hair more glamorous.

43. Chic Bob for Thick Hair. For women with thick dark brown hair, a similar look with a layered back would add sophistication, and help distribute the thickness. It’s a classic short layered hairstyle!

44. Airy Blonde Layered Bob. The stunning style pictured here will flatter heart-shaped and oval faces.

45. Collarbone Shag with Messy Layers. Struggle to make your hair appear fuller and don’t want a very short hairstyle? Try cutting your hair into a shoulder-length shag with lots of short layers. It will look voluminous and textured as you can see in this picture.

46. Layered Platinum Blonde Bob. It’s hard not to admire the icy blonde look. If you’re considering a short-to-medium cut and want to experiment with cool blonde shades – this one’s for you.

47. Short Layered Haircut for Fine Hair. Soft fine hair can be quite difficult to manage. Short layered hairstyles are the best choice for fine tresses. Wispy short layers offer your fine hair the texture and volume it needs. Use a texturing spray to give it extra hold.

48. Edgy Undercut Pixie. This pixie cut is super easy to style, a nice find for ladies on the go.

49. Textured Piecey Bob. Whether you’re growing out your pixie or just considering a shorter hairstyle – the following short piece-y bob is undeniably gorgeous!

50. Inverted Bob with Highlights. Last but not least, check out this dreamy blunt bob. Major hair inspiration!

Short layered haircuts are absolutely stunning! Whether you decide to go for a pixie or a bob, bangs or no bangs – layers will add fun and movement to your new hairstyle, and help create a customized look that’s ideal for your face shape, hair type and figure. Finally, not only will you be sporting one of the trendiest haircuts of today – but you’ll also be able to style it in under 10 minutes! Ideal.

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