5 Ways To Style Short Hair

Finally! Someone is showing some love to the short-haired ladies out there. We know you love our how-to galleries, but who else has been noticing that we always neglect the pixies, bobs and short crops? (Totally our fault.)

But that's all about to change. Going short is becoming a huge hair trend (we think this celeb started it), and it's about time we dedicated a gallery to it.

Here are some of our fave celebs who rock their short hair -- we even included the step-by-step tutorial for all of the looks. Click here to see all 13 ways to style your short hair and tell us how you like our first ever gallery of short-haired celebs in the comments.

Sleek and straight
Carey Mulligan's old-school hairstyle is ultra-sweet and has soft edges -- and works best on super short hair. How to get it:

1. Apply a small amount of smoothing cream to damp hair and comb through.
2. Blow dry your hair straight, and use a flat iron to touch up any parts that might need extra smoothing.
3. Use the end of a tail comb (or even a bobby pin) to evenly sweep your hair across your forehead.






Wavy bob

Ginnifer Goodwin's girly bob is perfect for someone with a chin-length bob. How to get it:

1. Create a mid to deep side part and apply texturizing cream to damp hair. Blow dry your hair straight with a round brush.
2. Use a 1-inch curling iron to curl just the ends of your hair -- simply wrap small sections of hair around the barrel, and release after about five seconds.
3. Put some styling wax on your fingertips and separate your curls to loosen them into barely-there waves.




Sleek updo
Jessica Stroup's sleek updo is an elegant way to style super short hair. How to get it:

1. Right when you get out of the shower, apply a generous amount of styling gel to wet hair and comb through.
2. Since you want a slick, almost "wet" look, don't let your hair dry. Instead, immediately gather your bangs (or a small section near the top of your head) and pin them back using bobby pins. This will help you avoid unwanted frizz.
3. Brush the rest of your hair back and tie it with an elastic. If it's not long enough, secure it up in pieces using bobby pins. Mist hair generously with anti-humidity hairspray to keep flyaways under control.




Rocker-esque bangs
Selma Blair's eye-grazing look works best if your hair is straight and falls below your ears and above your chin. How to get it:

1. Apply smoothing cream to damp hair and blow dry straight using a flat paddle brush.
2. Run a flat iron over the bottom half of your hair to get it super straight. Then use a round brush to blow dry your bangs, and curve it inward for the slightest bit of volume.
3. Apply a few drops of shine serum to your palms and run them gently over your hair to add a gorgeous sheen.




Retro waves
Katharine McPhee's gorgeously retro hairstyle works best on hair that falls below the ears. To get it:

1. Part your hair above the ear on one side of your head. Bring the rest of your hair over to the other side.
2. Use a 1-inch curling iron to curl the tips of your hair outward. Use your fingers to shape them as they cool.
3. Mist all over with strong-hold hairspray, and push down on the top of your hair to flatten it a bit.






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