10 Easy Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair

Rebecca McCann

Posted on October 09 2018

Recently had the chop? Or thinking about braving the chop? Short hair is super stylish and entirely practical. From those gorgeous pixies to bouncy bobs, here are the best easy hairstyles we’ve found for short curly hair.

Woman with curly pixie cut

1. Curly Pixie Cut, Full of Volume

Get that retro vibe that's back this season. A simple pixie cut with plenty of volume on top. Make sure you rock this look with some amazing fashion to not appear outdated.

Woman with tight ringlet afro

2. Tight Ringlet Afro

One of our favourites here at HQ are those gorgeous, thick tight ringlets. We think those natural curls deserve to be shown off. However they should be worn slightly loose, to avoid that over-powering effect of too much hair. To prevent this issue, opt for a stylishly short Afro cut.

Woman with curly hair and bangs

3. Curls with Bangs

Need a refresh for your shoulder length hair? Why not consider adding bangs for a cool and contemporary look. This will add some serious shape and texture, while giving your face a lovely frame.

Woman with the wavy lob

4. The Wavy Lob

Bang on trend this season and a super easy way to rock your curly locks. Take the chop into a textured stylish lob. You can always build up this look by adding some blunt ends or bangs for a fresh and youthful feel.

Woman with voluminous hair and side parting

5. The Deep Side Part

Curls high volume and a deep side part are the perfect match and will suit any face shape. Whether you’re heading to work or out with friends this hairstyle will work perfectly. Plus it’s so easy to maintain with some root boost spray.

Woman with curly bob and side braid

6. Curly Bob with Side Braid

Just because you have short hair doesn’t mean you need to miss out on the braid trend. It’s all about making them work for your hairstyle and length. If your hair is thick why not try a side braid to add texture and depth to your bob.

Woman with messy curly crop

7. Messy Curly Crop

If you can’t decide between a pixie cut and a bob, why not go halfway and rock the best of both haircuts in a stylishly messy crop? Those thick full curls will look amazing after a fresh chop. This would be easy to maintain and not too short for those worried about facing the scissors.

Chrissy Teigen sleek waves

8. Sleek Waves

We took some serious inspo from this year's Emmys. Chrissy Teigen has smoothed out her naturally curly hair making some ultra-glam waves. Simply smooth out your curls with a smoothing oil.

Woman with loose curly layers

9.Loose Layers

If you have curls that are on the looser side, try a short shaggy cut with several layers, including super-short bangs for major texture and bouncier curls.

Short curls with temple shave

10. Short Curls with Temple Shave

Curls can often appear soft and feminine so if you are looking for a more edgy masculine look why not try a unique temple shave. Simply add some texture spray to your curls and you’re good to go. So why not brave the shave?

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