Pixie haircuts for women are flattering, manageable, and ultra-trendy. Having a cropped pixie cut cuts your morning styling time down to just a few minutes and basically guarantees that you’ll always look like you put more time and effort into styling your hair than you really did.
One of the biggest misconceptions about pixie cuts is that they look “boy-ish”. If you’re worried about a pixie cut undermining your femininity, check out the pixies in this post to quell your concerns. These 10 pixie haircuts are teeming with femininity and trendy detailing that makes them some of the hottest cropped hairstyles for women to rock right now.
1. Forward-Swept Blonde Pixie with Shaved Sides and Side-Swept Bangs
This forward-swept pixie cut is bold and edgy with shaved sides, but it is also undeniably feminine with face-framing side-swept bangs and a dark brown shadow root that blends seamlessly into bright white blonde ends.
Styling this ultra-manageable pixie cut is easy and takes just minutes out of your morning. Start by rubbing a small amount of lightweight styling product–gel, mousse, pomade–between your palms. Run your fingers forward through your hair from roots to ends, starting at the back of your hair toward the front of your hairline. Sweep your bangs to one side, using additional styling product or a small amount of hairspray if needed.
2. Auburn Pixie with Cropped Side-Swept Bangs
Keep it simple and stylish with this classic auburn pixie. This cropped cut is ideal for women with naturally wavy, thick, or textured hair.
Styling this pixie cut couldn’t be easier. Just comb your fingers through your hair from roots to ends. Use a bit of texturizing spray or serum and/or a lightweight styling product for a more secure hold if needed.
3. White Blonde Pixie with Micro Fringe and Shaved Side Detailing
This pixie cut has plenty of edgy style and femininity to spare. It combines daring, ultra-trendy shaved side detailing with subtle and sweet super-short micro fringe in front.
If you have naturally thin and/or fine hair, this pixie is an ideal style for you. Its shaved back and sides and micro fringe in front make it ultra-manageable. Just finger-comb the longer layers on top into place with a bit of texturizing spray or serum to add volume.
4. Blonde Pixie with Long Front Layers and Side Bangs
If sleek and smooth is your style, check out this elegant honey blonde pixie. Its long front layers and smooth, pin-straight finish give it plenty of dimension and femininity.
Depending on your hair type and texture, you can either use a round brush and blow dryer or a thin flat iron to style this pixie pin-straight. Add smoothing serum for an extra shiny, sleek finishing touch.
5. Silver Pixie with Shaved Back and Sides
Silver is currently one of the most on-trend hair colors for women. Rock silver hair with this bold, stylish pixie cut that features a shaved back and sides and bright silver layers on top.
It takes no more than a minute or two to style this pixie cut. Just rub a liberal amount of texturizing spray or serum between your palms. Use your fingers to comb through your hair, sweeping your top layers forward from roots to ends
6. Short Spiky Brunette Pixie with Shaved Sides
Who says spiky hair can’t be feminine? This spiky brunette pixie cut defies stereotypes with its bold, edgy shaved sides and longer spiky top layers. Pair it with red lipstick, and you’ve got yourself an ultra-manageable style that is both bold and feminine.
To achieve volume and top layers that stay spiky all day long, use your fingers to comb a lightweight, secure-hold styling product through the top layers of your hair. Comb through your hair vertically from roots to ends to get the perfect spiky, messy-on-purpose finish.
7. Wavy Blonde Pixie with Shadow Root and Side-Swept Bangs
This long pixie cut is super feminine and is ideal for women who have naturally wavy hair. Its long layers frame your face and its darker shadow root fades into a warm honey blonde hue at the ends for a bright, effortlessly trendy finish.
Styling this pixie cut is super quick and easy–especially if your hair is naturally wavy. Just scrunch a small amount of texturizing spray or serum through your top layers to add volume and dimension. If needed, use a mini flat iron to smooth your front layers and side-swept bangs for a sleek, pin-straight finish in front.
8. Cropped Rosy Pixie with Shaved Back and Sides
This cropped pixie cut is all about super short layers–which make this cut very low-maintenance–but its subtle rosy hue adds femininity to this style.
With a shaved back and sides and super short layers all over, this pixie is a get-up-and-go cut that doesn’t require much active styling. If you want to add some volume to your cut, use your fingers to comb a small amount of texturizing spray or serum through your top layers.
9. White Blonde Straight Pixie with Deep Side Part and Side-Swept Bangs
A deep side part and sleek side-swept bangs add feminine style to this eye-catching white blonde pixie.
If you don’t have naturally straight hair, use a round brush and blow dryer or a thin flat iron to get your pixie smooth and pin-straight. Apply smoothing serum to your top layers for added shine and a sleek finishing touch.
10. Wavy Brunette Pixie with Honey Blonde Balayage and Shaved Back and Sides
A shaved back and sides add edgy style to this bold pixie cut, but wavy layers and honey blonde balayage give this cut feminine style.
If you have naturally wavy hair, this universally manageable pixie cut becomes even more low-maintenance. Just use a fine-tooth comb to create a deep side part in your hair. Then, add volume and a neat finishing touch to your style by finger-combing texturizing spray or serum through your top layers from roots to ends.