If there was ever a time to cut your hair into a pixie crop, that time is now. Not only is the style a great way to keep cool during the dog days of Summer, but the pixie is having a serious trend moment in Hollywood. Not sure where to begin? We've rounded up 20 celebrities who have all tried the crop in various lengths, styles, and colors for your ultimate pixie inspiration gallery.
Formal events for short hair can be an uphill battle. Since updos are out of the question, how do ladies who have committed to the crop pull off hair that's party-ready? The answer is actually much easier than you think. "Formal hair for women with short hair is all about texture," says celebrity stylist Mark Townsend, who has done hair for Christina Aguilera and Natalie Portman. "Go for a style that's a little bit more than your natural hairstyle." Get some easy styling tips for your next formal event when you keep reading.
What short hair lacks in length, it makes up for in style. But if you happen to have a cropped coif, you might get stumped on how to wear your hair for dressier occasions. Not anymore, with these three ways to dress up short hair.
Ever since Audrey Hepburn made the pixie cut an iconic style, celebrities have been adopting this easy cut. Lately, it seems as if this cropped look has been popping up everywhere. From Michelle WIlliams to Zoe Kravitz, the women who brave the short hair prove that there are fun and flirty ways to personalize this style. Keep clicking to see five ways to own your pixie.
Cameron Diaz lopped her hair off a few weeks ago and has already proven just how versatile a short coiffure can be. In fact, in the past week alone, Cameron has worn her freshly shorn crop in an impressively varied amount of ways. At a Golden Globes afterparty on Sunday, she went for casually cascading waves, but then earlier today at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, she tried a sleeker look, donning a high-fashion pompadour at the Versace show. Later on in the day for Dior's show, she switched things up with a pinned-back updo. All looks are fun and fresh, but if you had to pick your favorite, which one would it be?
Vanessa Hudgens is known for her long hair, but now she's gone for a brand-new, shaggy crop. Appearing yesterday on Access Hollywood Live, Vanessa said, "Honestly, I kind of feel like a soccer mom. There's nothing wrong with soccer moms, but I'm only 22."
As for the dramatic change, she joins a list of many actresses who have changed their hair for a flick. She's currently filming Gimme Shelter and explains of her role, "I play this girl, who's like homeless and she doesn't care about her look very much. I kind of look like a boy throughout the whole movie." Vanessa even chopped her hair herself, with the assistance of the movie's director, Ron Krauss. Vanessa seems to be on the fence about her new look, but what do you think?
Evan Rachel Wood showed up to the season four True Blood premiere with an entirely different look. In the past, she's typically had long, strawberry blond or red hair, but now she's sporting a pompadoured short crop in a dark blond hue. She's even gone from her usual pale and delicate skin to a more Hollywood-style tan. It's a big switch for her, but do you approve of the change?