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A pixie haircut is a feminine and youthful hairstyle that is easy to care for. It is usually short on the back and sides of the head and a little longer on the top. This is a classic style that has been around for years. It's versatile enough to be worn casually or dressed up for special occasions.
This carefree cut can be combed without a part in the center or side of the head. Celebrity stylist Jonathan Joseph applies hairspray to wet hair. Use your fingers to mold the hair into shape. Blow dry the hair downward on the side, nape of the neck and top with the nozzle. Use your fingers to bring the hair forward and to the side without forming a definite part. Spritz with a light-hold hairspray. You don't want the hair to look stiff.
Side bangs frame the face. Apply sheen oil to wet hair, tousle with your fingers and blow dry. Use a bristle brush to bring the hair forward and create thickness. Style bangs to the side of the head. Celebrity stylist Caroline Wiseman recommends using a flat iron for the bangs to create a silky sheen.
Bring out your inner rocker with this style. NYC stylist Marie Townsend says the top layers are approximately 2 to 3 inches long. The hair around the sides is left an inch longer than the cropped pieces. The haircut is a mixture of edge and femininity. A scissor must be used to snip the ends. Otherwise, when the style grows out it will look frizzy.
This haircut with heavy bangs is called the modern bowl cut. Ask a stylist to cut the hair the same length all around the head. Celebrity stylist Ursula Stephens gives the bangs a blunt cut. Add a shine serum for extra sheen. Use a flat iron on the bangs to bump or curl the ends. The bangs are not flat in this style.
The pixie cut works well on anyone with strong facial features such as a sharp jawline. If you have fine hair this style will add height to the crown and make it appear thicker. Hair accessories such as thin headbands, clips or faux flowers can be worn in the hair for glamour when attending a special function.