Young Asian woman with short hair against blue background

It’s being dubbed as the haircut of 2022. A throwback from the ’90s, the bixie cut is for those who want either a shorter bob or a longer pixie cut This combination of two trendy and classic hairstyles hails from the era of icons such as Princess Diana, Winona Ryder, Gwyneth Paltrow circa Sliding Doors, and Meg Ryan. They all wore this effortlessly cool style both onscreen and in real life, spawning bixie armies across the globe.

The New Bixie

The latest iteration of the ‘90s hairstyle is chockfull of attitude — messy instead of sleek, chunky instead of wispy, and punk rock rather than girl-next-door. It follows the tradition of Gen Z-revived hairstyles before it, such as the mullet and the , in being a radical departure from the well-loved yet — TBH — unattainable longer hairstyles.

Now seen on young, cool actors such as Florence Pugh, Rowan Blanchard, Emma Corin, and Kristen Stewart, it comes off as a fearless expression of style. It’s also a fitting and practical hairstyle for the times, embracing the in-between stage of hair growth fully as many people still avoid going to the salon.

How to Rock a Bixie Cut

There are two ways to style the bixie cut: sleek or . A sleek style would entail creating a deeper side-part and smoothing the over to one side. You can achieve this with a hair gel for hold or pomade if you want a little bit of softness and movement. You can try using a straightener to smoothen your cuticles and add sleekness.

On the other hand, a textured bixie starts with a volumized base. Even if you have , you can give it a boost with Dove Nourishing Secrets Thickening Ritual Shampoo. Lavender and rosemary will take care of nourishment, giving it a lively bounce and a fuller look.

You can also try Sunsilk Naturals Coconut Hydration Shampoo. It will give your hair the moisture that it needs without leaving it flat and limp. Embrace a textured, messy vibe with a hair mist or wax to separate and hold your hair in chunky sections.

Jump on the short hair trend with a fresh new bixie cut. This cool and effortlessly chic hairstyle will raise your style quotient as well as your confidence for the new year.