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50 Sexy and Sassy Short Wavy Hairstyles

Serena Piper

49. Wavy Bob with Short Bangs. This blonde swirly-curly cut is the adult version of Shirley Temple. With body like this, you can easily shape your hair into a playful or professional hairstyle.

In the past the only choices for women with short wavy haircuts were to leave it down or pull it up into a small pony. However, with a perfect product and the right amount of inspiration, you can take your look to the next level.

Take a chance and go super short, adding an undercut; go just above the shoulders to stay close to a length you’re comfortable with; or choose something in the middle and opt for a cute bob! Short wavy hair doesn’t have to be complicated or take up a lot of time in the morning. If you like to spend less than 10 minutes on hair and makeup when getting ready, there are plenty of solutions for you. Check out below!

1. Neck-Length Wavy Bob. If you prefer to keep your lengths even, this low maintenance style with wavy curls is perfect for you.

2. Wavy Bob with Big Curls. Wish to spend less time doing your hair in the mornings? Try a short wavy bob with curls big enough to do their own body work.

3. Shaggy Wavy Hairstyle with Bangs. The sexy shaggy bob with bangs makes the eyes pop and elongates the neck.

4. Neck-Length Layered Wavy Lob. Create a healthy-looking curly style with the right layered haircut. Then use a hair mousse to enhance your curls’ shine, bounce, and shape.

5. Asymmetrical Wavy Lob. Rock your natural shoulder-length short wavy hair in a bob haircut. Keep your hair color or add babylights for a sun-kissed effect.

6. Short Wavy Bob. One of the classic short wavy haircuts that are always trendy. These beach waves are light and playful to match casual and formal outfits. You can also insert some babylights to add sparkles to your hair.

7. Curly Bob with Curly Bangs. This is one of the best short hair waves styles if you’re after a charming messy vibe. It can hide a large forehead and flatter a long face with neat face-framing bouncy curls.

8. Caramel Bob with Dramatic Side Parting. Short wavy hairstyles with lots of volume on the sides work a balancing marvel on narrow faces, especially if their volume is maximized with big curls and a dramatic comb-over.

9. Wavy Hairstyle for Thinner Hair Types. Brushing out some strands of wavy hair around her temple is a smart move of her stylist. Such wavy hairstyles are a perfect way for women over 50 to cover a receding hairline and give the head fuller coverage.

10. Wavy Comb-Over Bob. Ladies with wavy ginger hair would appreciate this styling. After all, not many short hairstyles for wavy hair create so much volume while looking classy!

11. Short Hair with Scrunched Curls. A tasteful pick among short wavy hairstyles that don’t make your bedhead look like one. Your curls will be off your face creating a flattering halo for any face shape.

12. Asymmetrical Short Wavy Bob. Style your short wavy hair into a side-parted bob to give it a fresh, charming take. The asymmetrical cut lends a touch of glamour to this chic wavy short hair.

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13. Layered Wavy Bob. Your curls cut in layers will frame your face gently, making this style one of your favorite short wavy hairstyles. Highly recommended to women with copper and caramel hair!

14. Nape-Length Charcoal Wavy Crop. If you want hairstyles for short wavy hair that are more uniform, go for this one. The wavy strands will give your hair more volume, and the length will offer you a soft yet edgy vibe.

15. Tousled Curly Bob. Are you in search of short haircuts for wavy hair with that summer-ready feel? This one is shorter in the back and slightly longer towards the front. It also works for any face shape and whatever wavy hair type you might have.

16. Short Wavy Hair with Bangs. Bring in bangs to take your hair from basic to sultry. Bangs draw attention to your face, and on wavy hair, they add playful, flirty vibes. Spritz on a volumizing shampoo to give more body to your hair.

17. Short Fine Wavy Hairstyle. Feel pretty with these low-maintenance curls that will never get out of style. Choose a shorter layered cut to flaunt your bouncy waves with added volume and movement.

18. Gray Wavy Hairstyle. Short wavy hair with bangs fits ladies of all ages. It will look aristocratic with a gray or salt-and-pepper hair color, making heads turn your way.

19. Short Wavy Bob. Do you have dark hair? Work it into a short wavy bob with piece-y locks parted to the side.

20. Muted Pink and Purple Waves. Colorful curly hair is how you should start the new year or a new month. A short hairstyle with tons of body can help you amp things up.

21. Center-Parted Short Wavy Hairstyle. To get this romantic look, part your hair in the middle and brush it out to frame your face on both sides. Tease up the hair at the crown of your head to give it volume. The scintillating effect of her red curls isn’t lost on us.

22. Short Layered Wavy Hair. Layering adds texture to your short wavy hair even if it’s on the thinner side, making it especially appealing. Add short bangs for a lovely touch to your look.

23. Wavy Pixie Cut. Wavy hairstyles come in a variety of lengths and shapes, but this one is among our top picks. A long pixie cut with bangs adds personality and sass to your look, so be ready for extra attention.

24. Short Rounded Wavy Haircut. Go for the elegant short wavy hair that balances your facial features. Layered wavy hairdos are excellent for short-to-medium hair and work for all face shapes, even the trickiest ones.

25. Comb-Over Wavy Gray Bob. Get the best out of your short curly hair with this chic, modern pick. This haircut will give you some extra volume, and the trendy coloring will make you feel very special.

Trendy Short Curly Gray Hair
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26. Wavy Messy Pixie Haircut. Sometimes long curly hair gets in the way and requires much maintenance. But this doesn’t mean you should settle for anything less stylish! Showcase your pretty curls with this hip and contemporary ‘do!

27. Thick Wavy Round-Shaped Bob. Wavy curls from roots to tips for work during the day can be transformed into sleek and smooth hair for an evening look.

28. Short Wavy Brunette Haircut. For thick wavy hair, the all-over shaggy-chic ‘do is perfect. Keep curls for a soft, romantic vibe or straighten them for something edgier and cleaner.

29. Short Wavy Hair with Soft Bangs. Spiced up with honey pieces around the ends, this brunette bob is also nicely structured by layering in the back and adorned with a deep, feathered fringe to give the face a soft frame.

30. Short Wavy Hairstyle for Thick Hair. Ask your stylist to cut longer layers towards your crown and shorter ones in the back. This offers better movement to short haircuts for wavy hair. It’s also a good way to tame thick wavy hair.

31. Chin-Length Stacked Wavy Bob. The stacked bob with wavy curls is both structured and soft. Subtle balayage highlights flatter it with a more natural look.

32. Short Wavy Layered Haircut. This is a fantastic hairstyle for short wavy hair. Tumbles of soft wavy locks framing your face add an intriguing, quirky feel to your haircut. Moreover, it gives your hair a fuller look.

Short Haircut for Wavy Hair
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33. Icy Blonde Short Wavy Hair. This brings back memories of the sexy screen goddess, Marilyn Monroe. To style short wavy hair to look like this, flip it to one side of your face and tuck the locks on the other side behind your ear.

34. Wavy Bob with Front Bangs. Most short haircuts for wavy hair can’t compete with the classic bob. However, if you wish to spice it up, add trendy curly bangs and look cute at all times!

Cute Bob for Wavy Hair
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35. Curly Inverted Pixie Bob. Angled haircuts for wavy hair, such as this jaw-length bob with natural silver threads in the brown base, produce a good lift on the crown and feel fuller in the front due to the smart weight distribution.

36. Tousled Waves with a Swoop. This soft, just-above-the-shoulder bob is cut blunt on the bottom yet complemented with subtle layers in its face-framing pieces to create cascading side bangs, which can be worn middle-parted as well.

37. Chocolate-Colored Wavy Bob. Those with brown hair and wavy curls will appreciate this rounded medium-length bob with a glossy finish.

38. Shaggy Bob for Short Wavy Hair. This chic haircut does it for thick wavy hair. To recreate this showstopper, your stylist will snip layers throughout your hair. Of course, don’t miss the signature face-framing pieces oozing messy chic vibes.

39. Short Waves with Burgundy Highlights. When taking your hair inspiration photo to a salon in order to make sure you are keeping the length you want, have your stylist cut the hair while it’s dry. It will be easier to see where the layered wavy curls will fall.

Short Layered Hairstyle with Wavy Curls
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40. Classic Wavy Bob. Short wavy haircuts always look amazing, with or without layers. The hairstyle below is a wavy version of the classic bob hairstyle. We are tempted to say wavy bobs are more captivating. Highlight your wavy locks to add extra glamour to your hair.

41. Wavy Hair with a Curly Fringe. Want to try a hairstyle with bangs? This sweet ‘do encourages a messy fringe and curly body.

42. Short Wavy Bob. A short rounded bob for wavy locks is a classy hairstyle that never goes out of fashion. With bangs or without any, it will be a sure stunner.

43. Elegant Short Wavy Hairstyle. Tuck your hair behind one or both of your ears for a fascinating elegant look that exposes your face to advantage and draws attention to your delectable short wavy haircut.

44. Short Wavy Hairstyle with Straight Bangs. You can trust bangs to give your short wavy haircuts a striking edge. This short blunt fringe on short wavy hair is a beautiful detail.

45. Super-Wavy Short Hair. You can add extra definition, texture, and shine to your short wavy haircut using a curling wand or suitable hair products. Try not to go overboard with them, though. Too much product can overload your wavy hair.

46. Side-Parted Short Wavy Hair. Slicing your wavy hair short yields the healthiest, merriest, and springiest look for your locks. Part your hair to the side to create a short wavy hairstyle that is a treat to the eyes.

47. Dark Red Dry Cut. Who runs the hair world? Curls. Redheads unite and gush over this beautiful angled bob.

48. Bronze Stacked Bob with Messy Waves. Here is one of the voluminous wavy hairstyles that take inspiration from the stacked bob, and this version adds a mass of effortless bends to the formula, making it even more dimensional with highlights.

49. Wavy Bob with Short Bangs. This blonde swirly-curly cut is the adult version of Shirley Temple. With body like this, you can easily shape your hair into a playful or professional hairstyle.

50. Low-Maintenance Short Wavy Curls. What can we recommend for thick wavy hair with bangs? Try this well-structured angled bob with plenty of curls. It’s full of character and femininity.

As you can see, short wavy hair is anything but boring. The next time you’re looking for a change, take one of these photos with you to the salon and see what happens!