Short Wedge Angle Hair Cuts

Frankie Sanford rocking an asymmetrical cut in London.

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Short wedge haircuts come in all sorts of flirty variations that will get you noticed wherever you go. Take it above the ears, keep it hovering around your jawline or let it creep a bit longer with an angled bob, messy bob, asymmetrical haircut or classic wedge, or get inspired to merge two styles together into your own look. Your short hair can help you stand out for all the right reasons.

Angled Bob

The angled bob slopes down with shorter hair near the nape of your neck and longer locks that frame your face. As Jennifer Aniston knows, it's a definite do. The layers create movement and swing that keeps this angled style classic yet modern. The length up-front softens your face and works well to femme up a strong jaw line like Jen's. Incorporate bangs with this look to add extra dimension.

Asymmetrical Cut

Modern, edgy and totally on trend, asymmetrical cuts features angles by design. They can go as long or short as you want. Celebs to cop to this trend include Gwenyth Paltrow, Queen Latifah and Frankie Sanford. Asymmetrical wedge angle cuts can be dramatic like Frankie's or have a few strands left longer like Gwenyth's. They can be longer up front or longer in the back for a chic style that won't be read as "mullet."

Classic Wedge

The classic wedge hairstyle features plenty of movement and angle all on its own. Shallow layering underneath adds volume and body to the hair. This cut tends to run short, falling around the chin. It works well for divas of all ages, but looks best on straight to wavy hair.

Messy Bob

ScarJo's messy bob combines sexy and casual for a big 'do. The angles here are worked into the layering for more of a seamless style, with less of an edgy vibe. Because the style is naturally inexact, it blends well with wavy or curly hair textures. It can also work for sleek strands, too. Try this style with or without bangs. ScarJo wore it medium-length, between her chin and shoulders, but you can take it longer or shorter.

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