Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Easy Faux Short Styles

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We know long hair can be fun but we also know every now and then you get that urge to chop off those long locs and live life on the wild side of blunt bobs and pretty pixies.

What if I told you that you too can ‘Live The Cut Life’ sans shears? Keep reading for a selection of easy, faux short styles that will help you live out your wildest short hair fantasies.

1. Faux Bob

A popular short hair dupe that has graced red carpets time and time again, the faux bob. Grab your bobby pins, a curling wand and some hair spray then follow along as the gorgeous Jackie Aina shows you how to pull off this look in her tutorial.


2. Faux Bob – Part 2

For you ladies with naturally curly hair, you too can rock the faux bob. Disco Curls serves up a fabulous tutorial to achieve an ethereal, goddess-like bob with ease.


3. Pixie

Oh, you didn’t think you could rock a pixie with long hair? Think again. Check out Sasha Dahl’s tutorial to channel your inner Rihanna for a bold short cut without a single snip.


4. Tapered Fro Cut

It is hard to not fall in love with a good tapered cut but if you’ve had the experience of donning one, you know the grow-out phase can be tough. Should you find yourself longing for your tapered cut of the past or simply want to give one a faux go, try this tutorial from Naptural85.


5. Try them all!

When in doubt, wig it out. Wigs are probably the easiest way to experience pretty much any short hairstyle. Not only do they allow versatility but they’re also a great option for protective styling. Peep Brittany’s lookbook for short wigs to help point you in the right direction.


What short cut are  you dying to try? Comment below and let us know!




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