20 Super Easy Layered Cuts for Short Hair

We all want that effortless wind-in-our-hair look. You know, the kind that has been seen on the face of Jennifer Anniston and just about every other A-list celebrity out there. It makes thick hair feel lighter. It adds volume to thin hair. Most important it looks great. Most seem to think this is a hairstyle reserved for those with long hair. I’m here to tell you that is incorrect. Whether you are rocking a Bob or a Pixie, layered looks come in shapes an sizes. Here are some layered styles for those of you with shorter hair.

1. Choppy Layers

Choppy Layers
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Completely casual, this look receives full marks for looking naturally messy.

2. Sleek and Stylish Hairstyle for Short Hair

Sleek and Stylish
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A perfect example of a short, thin hair, that is layered. You can’t say it doesn’t look great!

3. The Grunge Appeal: Shaggy Short Haircut

The Grunge Appeal
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Layers are fun because you have more flexibility. Mess them up to receive this hip grungy look.

4. Wavy Layers Hair Styles for Women Short Hair

Wavy Layers
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You really can’t go wrong with sultry waves like this.

5. Chic Hairstyles with Fringe

Chic Fringe
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These waves and thick blunt bangs are a definite style statement.

6. Blunt and Ruffled: Layered, Blunt Short Bob Cut

Blunt and Ruffled
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Bluntly chopped layers is a perfect wave to add some texture to your hair.

7. Classy and Soft

Classy and Soft
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Layers don’t need to always be rough and messy. This shows us their softer and more elegant side.

8. Jagged Layers

Jagged Layers
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Here we see that roughly cut layers can be styled in a chic and timeless fashion as well.

9. Shaggy and Playful

Shaggy and Playful
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Or, they can be seen as a youthful symbol, as seen here on a young Reese Witherspoon.

10. Uneven Layers

Uneven Layers
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Don’t go by the book if you are looking to be edgy. Get wild and let your hair show it.

11. Thick Bangs

Thick Bangs
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A stunning mix of orderly and disorderly, blunt even bangs and wavy layered hair is a great combination.

12. Short Layers

Short Layers
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Stay short and stay chic. No need to have long hair in order to get layers.

13. Pointed Layers

Pointed Layers
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A definite look for those living life on the edge. These pointed layers are risky and stunning.

14. Layered Long Pixie Haircut

Layered Pixie
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Of course Pixie’s are layered. It gives them volume and texture.

15. The Thick Bob

The Thick Bob
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Perfect for those with thick hair, this layered bob is gorgeous.

16. Finger Curled Waves

Finger Curled Waves
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Alternatively, these layered waves look amazing on those with thin hair by adding volume and texture.

17. Gorgeous Big Curls

Gorgeous Big Curls
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These awe inspiring curls are extremely flattering and wouldn’t be nearly as stunning if they weren’t layered.

18. Long Layers

Long Layers
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Long layers on short hair? It’s a thing and it looks fantastic.

19. Twisted Layers

Twisted Layers
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Sometimes a simple twist is all it takes. This look proves it.

20. Messed Pixie

Messed Pixie
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Again, we see the benefit of layers on this stunning pixie.

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