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.