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You may have short, thick, heavy hair but that doesn’t mean your choices are limited when you want to work a chic new ‘do. When it comes to quick, easy-to-manage hair, a short style should be your go-to option. Sure, you’d be forgiven for thinking you have fewer styling options than your long-haired sisters, but you’d be wrong. Sweep your locks to the side, add angled bangs or play around with your hair part for a seriously sexy side-swept look.
The pixie crop is a super-stylish way to wear your short hair. Ask your stylist for a choppy pixie cut, with angled bangs that sweep over to one side. Keep the top section of your hair and your bangs long, and be daring with closely cropped sides. Celebs including Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Williams have proven that short styles don’t need to be dull and drab. Not only will your heavy locks feel lighter in this style, but the extra layers will give your ‘do extra definition, too!
Chic Cropped Bob
OK, so you may think a bob should be chin-length or longer, but the latest super-cropped bobs that fall around ear-length are a seriously cute way to wear your locks. Wear your short, choppy bob with a deep side part and side-swept bangs to bring your look up-to-date. Add textured layers throughout to remove bulk and heaviness and make your locks oh-so easy to manage. This ‘do looks effortlessly chic when worn tousled, so grab your curling iron when you want to pump up the drama.
Sleek and Sexy
Prefer your locks to look a little smoother? Then opt for a short, sleek 'do. Heavy hair is easier to manage when it’s short, but that doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style and sophistication. Ask your stylist for a sleek and short gamine cut with tapered, wispy ends. Wear your part deep to one side and let your choppy bangs sweep across your forehead for super-sexy results. Wash and wear your favorite routine? Then a short and sleek style should be your go-to, fuss-free ‘do.
Tips and Tricks
Just because you’re rocking a shorter crop, doesn’t mean you need to wear your 'do just one way. Shake up your side-swept crop with a few clever styling tricks. Apply mousse to your locks and let your hair dry naturally to rock a seriously sexy bed-head look. Try sweeping your bangs over to the opposite side or parting your hair differently to transform your style in seconds. Hair feeling super-thick and heavy? Ask your stylist to cut into your tresses with shearing scissors to remove extra bulkiness for lighter-feeling locks.