10 Stunning Short Hairstyles for Thick Hair

Rachel Krause
6 Shares
10 Stunning Short Hairstyles for Thick Hair
10 Start slideshow

When it comes to inspiration for sexy cropped haircuts, short hairstyles for thick hair can often feel like trying to solve a particularly complicated math equation. Do you cut it short and run the risk of looking like a runaway hedgehog, or do you leave it a little longer and suffocate your scalp under a layer of crazy-thick locks?

The struggle is real—and yes, we know, because we’ve been there. So if you’re looking for a cute crop that works with your hair instead of against it, you’re in the right place: We’ve rounded up the very best short hairstyles for thick hair of all time. Look through, feel inspired, call your stylist ASAP. Because after all, short-haired babes have the most fun.

0 Thoughts?
1 of 10

Audrey Tautou
The textbook definition of Parisian chic, Audrey's short, wispy layers and volume on top are perfect for thick, wavy-to-curly hair.

Photo: Getty Images

Charlize Theron
Pomade will help stubborn hair to stay in place, especially when it comes to a deep side part in need.

Photo: Getty Images

Ginnifer Goodwin
Healthy hair like Ginnifer's needs little more than a good styling cream and a drop of shine serum to make a statement all on its own. You lucky thing, you.

Photo: Getty Images

Gretchen Mol
Shorter hair can pull off beachy waves, too—just look at Gretchen's easy side flip and loose, face-framing curls.

Photo: Getty Images

Keira Knightley
An angled bob like Keira's is sexy and easy to style (and relatively painless to grow out, should you change your mind).

Photo: Getty Images

Halle Berry
Halle's mussed-up, just-rolled-out-of-bed look is edgy and adventurous. Use a generous amount of a good texturizing spray or cream and tousle to your desired effect.

Photo: Getty Images

Jennifer Lawrence
Use a strong gel or matte-finish cream to push hair up and away from the face at the front and sides.

Photo: Getty Images

Karlie Kloss
Karlie's long bangs and blunt ends make this look youthful and super versatile.

Photo: Getty Images

Julianne Hough
Ask your stylist for long pieces in the front and shorter layers on the sides for an edgy, flattering cut like Julianne's.

Photo: Getty Images

Rose Byrne
Rose's classic, chin-grazing bob looks great tucked behind one ear for an asymmetrical effect.

Photo: Getty Images

Next slideshow starts in 10s

What I'd Bring to Summer Camp Today

What I'd Bring to Summer Camp
Today

Promoted Stories

share