5 Short Haircuts for Thick Hair (They Exist!)
One of the easiest ways to tame a super thick mane is by cutting it short. Check out these short haircuts for thick hair and try our styling tips.
Having thick, is every woman’s dream, at least until summer comes around and makes you want to chop it all off. Contrary to popular belief, cute short haircuts for thick hair do exist! You just need to find the right style that suits your personality. If you’re looking for hairstyles that are easy to style and manage, here are some of our favorites.
Choppy Rockstar Bob
The choppy bob is the most low-maintenance short haircut on this list– and it amps your cool girl vibe. The hair falls below the jawline, softening your features and elongating your facial features. If you have an oblong face, pair it with to balance the proportions.
The MVP of this style is the layers, which remove some of the weight from the ends. If you have textured hair, the cut also adds bounce and movement. You can literally roll out of bed and look ready to party with this haircut. When you have more time on your hand, use texturizing spray or dry shampoo and tousle the hair until you get that messy-chic look.
Apple Cut with Babylights
Before you protest, this is the modified version of the apple cut every first grader rocked in the 2000s. Just look at Song Hye Kyo’s hairdo in Encounter – it exudes old money aesthetic. It’s also very versatile. You can either go fringeless or have it as a . Styling this haircut is a breeze, too. If retro is your mood for the night, flip the ends with a hair straightener. Or do the classic C-curl to give your bob an elegant flare.
Want to take it up a notch? Give more dimension to your haircut with babylights. The accents make the old-school apple cut more grownup. Be sure to take care of with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Smoothing Mask. It helps repair damaged areas in the hair cuticles. Plus, it makes your hair feel softer, look shinier, and free from , tangles, and .
Classic Lob with Hime Cut
While is one of the most polarizing short haircuts for thick hair, it instantly transforms your look from blah to wow. The full fringe and lip-length side part nicely frame your face. Besides, who wouldn’t want to look like a kickass anime character?
You’ve probably seen the hime cut on long lengths all over your social media. But let this article be the first to show you that the “princess cut” looks just as stunning on short hair, maybe even more. However, this edgy Japanese haircut requires some serious maintenance.
Since it favors sleek, straight hair, you might need to rely on heat styling tools to get the look. You can also wash your hair with Sunsilk Expert-Perfect Straight Shampoo to keep it straighter as it dries. It helps cut down your styling time and minimizes damage.
Can’t decide between a mullet and a ? Rejoice because the mixie is here to save you from a bad hair day. It’s edgy and manageable, the perfect combo for gals with everywhere.
The upper part of the hair is cut short with mid-length bangs grazing the temples. The fun is around the lower part, which is shaped like a mullet that stops a few centimeters above the shoulders. Depending on your , the hair stylist will adjust the lengths and layers.
When it comes to styling, you can use a texturizing spray or add textures with a flat iron. If you ever get bored with the mixie, you can spruce it up and turn it into a chic !
The Sharming Cut
If you’re active on K-Pop stan Twitter, you must be familiar with the sharming. For context, the “shaggy” and “charming” hairstyle went viral when had it in 2019. It became viral again and was dubbed the Wendy Cut 2.0 after she flaunted the shorter version in 2022, proving once again that thicker hair can be shorter!
The sharming embraces your by balancing out the volume. The layers also slim down the face and cast attention toward the cheekbones. For day-to-day styling, dry the hair with a , and you’re ready to go!
Which of these short haircuts for thick hair calls out to you? The magic is in smart layering. Avoid blunt cuts and go wild with textures. Gals with fuller hair deserve to feel the breeze on their necks, too!