A well styled curly pixie cut is one of 2018’s cutest haircuts around. Pixie hairstyles blew up around the time Twiggy, iconic model of the sixties, chopped off her hair. The problem with that hairstyle for women? Her hair was straight. Lots of people think you have to be Twiggy (or maybe Natalie Portman) to pull off this cute hairstyle, but honestly, this style can be universally flattering. If your stylist understands how to cut curly hair, a curly pixie cut might be just what your hair needs. It’s easier to maintain and cuts down on the time you spend pleading with your curls to behave.
47+ Cute Curly Pixie Cuts That You Can Pull Off
You think there’s still no way you could pull off a curly pixie cut. This style is for girls with board straight hair that never frizzes in humidity. Not even close. So many girls wish they had your curly hair, so it’s time to embrace it. If it’s time for a change from straightening your curly hair into a long style that takes forever, maybe you should break out of the mold and try out one of the most classic looks of all time, the curly pixie cut or short weave style. It’s bold. It’s romantic. It’s a little playful, and it’s definitely flattering on just about anyone.
Curly pixie cuts don’t require a lot of maintenance or upkeep. If you’re fighting with your curls every morning, it might be time to give them a rest with cute easy hairstyles for girls. A well-styled cut or short weave hairstyle encourages curls to fall into place because of carefully constructed layers that provide curls breathing room. Instead of trying to tame them, curls can be their natural wild selves (and you’re out the door in five minutes flat). We’ve put together a list of our fifty favorite curly pixie hairstyles and hair ideas for some serious inspiration. They cover a range of hair textures, types, and thicknesses as well as different face shapes.
1. Tight and Bouncy Chin-Length Curls
Chin-length bobs look super cute with natural curls. In this case, the gravity-defying ‘do is defined by a side part and asymmetrical layers. These elements help to pull the hair away from the face. Since the front strands are long, they can be pinned behind the ears. The tapered layers help puff up the top layers of curls.
2. Rejuvenating Pixie with Lots of Texture
Renew your tired, split curls with this charming crop cut. Tapered sides give way to a nest of long layers. This look is perfect for anyone with coarse, curly, or frizzy hair. Just scrunch a little product in your still-wet tresses, and you should be ready for action. If you’re looking to recover from heat damage or a dye-job gone wrong, short hair is always a good fallback.
3. Short and Curly Undercut in Neon Orange
Short hair is a great excuse to experiment with color. This layered undercut looks super hip in this vibrant shade of orange. We love that the thick, wavy locks are all swept to the front. That uplifting faux-fringe is super endearing.
4. Perky Yet Professional Pixie with Natural Texture
This short, tapered look will make your morning routine so much easier. The adorable cut looks flattering on all face shapes. Plus, it works well with both natural and relaxed locks. You can let your head do its own thing, or mix up your look by adding some colorful highlights.
5. Sweet and Super Short Black Pixie
This natural pixie is a whole vibe. It allows you to showcase come of your natural texture without going overboard. You can rock this look straight out of bed. There’s absolutely no need for heat treatments or relaxants.
6. Soft And Natural Pixie Cut Curly Hair
Our first look relies on thick natural curls for a romantic pixie style. Soft curls frame the face and beg for fingers running through it. It’s an effortless and cool style that works well for both casual and evening activities.
7. Wet Style Natural Curls With Face Framing Strands
This look is an edgy upgrade to the first style. A little more product helps the curls draw up for a rebellious yet simple hairdo that stays put all day. Pair it with bold makeup and a sweet leather jacket for a look channeling old rock and roll.
8. Trendy Silver Curls With Shaved Undercuts
Didn’t think the gray hair could be a bold choice? This trendy hair color gets an upgrade with a mop of soft curls on top and tightly shaved underneath. The close cut draws the eye upward to the shock of silvery locks. We are huge fans of bold silver earrings to match the tone.
9. Shock Of White Pixie Style Faux Hawk
The bright white shock of curls on top creates the look of an edgy faux hawk. Wrap large curls around big barrel rollers or other types of equipment so that you create a towering frame of bold, large curls. Tightly cropped hair underneath completes the look for a bold, unexpected choice.
10. Soft Blond Asymmetrical Pixie With Side Sweep
A pixie cut doesn’t always mean shaving your head. This side-swept pretty hairstyle is longer on top and short in the back. It sweeps dramatically over your eyes for a playful, flirty look that doesn’t render you completely exposed. If you love tucking hair behind your ear flirtatiously, you can still do that.
11. Curly And Straight Red Tone Short Weave Style
This look is beautiful if you like to change up the texture of your hair. In the first, a straight style and deep side part create a sleek, professional look for the day. Adding a pile of curls is a great weekend or evening alternative when you need something with a little more fun and play.
12. Deep Edgy Pixie Cut Curly Hair
This is our most drastic hairstyle yet. If you’re ready for a super bold look, shave the underneath of your hair and create a deep side part of free-flowing, luxe curls that remain soft and pliable. It looks great with a few well-placed tattoos though we’d never recommend you get a tattoo to match your hair (but do comment if you do)!
13. Spiky Curly Pixie Riot Grrrl ‘Do
Riot Grrrl was a movement of women’s empowerment, and this hairdo brings their influence right to the top of your head. It’s a little spicier and a little more dangerous. Shave the underneath close and revel in your newfound identity as a strong, dangerous woman.
14. Soft Blond Pixie Cut With Bold Eyebrows
Curly pixie cuts bring your style to the forefront. Eyebrows can make or break this bold choice because there’s nothing to hide behind. Pair this soft, blond curly cut with a bold dark brow for the best of both flirty and edgy worlds. It’s an unexpected twist on the clean face and hair.
15. Multi-Colored Mermaid Inspired Faux Hawk
Sometimes you need to go all out with your bold statements. This hairdo is a full-on fashion statement worthy of the fashion runway. It uses tones of silver, turquoise, and purple in a wavy tone to mimic the shimmer of a mermaid’s tail. Spike the longer top locks for maximum height and impact.
16. Shaggy Red Country Diva Pixie
Country women during the eighties were some of the most rock and roll characters that ever were. Continue their legacy with this shaggy Reba-inspired red curly pixie cut that’s easy to maintain and never fussy. It looks fantastic with some worn-in denim for a decidedly fun weekend look.
17. Tight Micro Curls With Close Shaved Neck
This pixie works with the natural texture of your hair for an easy to maintain style. You won’t have to worry about using a bunch of unhealthy product or heat tools. Just wash and let your curls bounce into their natural place. It’s a great look for someone who doesn’t have time for straighteners.
18. Romantic 90s Inspired Pixie With Curly Bangs
This super soft modern hairstyle is a beautiful way to spend the weekend. It looks great with a small vintage hat and a romantic 90s throwback tank. Keep in mind that the less you do to your curls here, the better they’ll turn out. Hands off the merchandise.
19. Slightly Longer Pixie With Face Framing Curls
We’ve talked a lot about shaving the underneath but this time let your hair grow out just a bit for a soft, face-framing pretty hairstyle. It’s a very simple hairdo that doesn’t require constant maintenance and trims. This one is all about the softness of the curls and the face-framing style. Pair it with all the flowy fabrics or maybe some fuss-free overalls.
20. Ultra Short Pixie With Side Swept Bangs
This asymmetrical pixie is very short overall, but it allows for some length in the front to tuck away behind your ear. It softens your face and gives you a little more play in how you can style your hair. Here, it’s swept to the side, but you could also sweep your bangs back for a faux hawk style.
21. Long Front Farrah Inspired Pixie
Love the sexy look of Farrah Fawcett’s hair but can’t stand the thought of so much hair on you all the time? Leave the front of your pixie longer so you can curl them back for that same sexy look with way less weight. It’s light and infinitely more comfortable than a full head of hair.
22. Pink And Blonde Ombre Pixie
Pink will never go out of style. Use it to your advantage as a pink to blonde ombre pixie for something with high impact but low maintenance. The soft pink goes really well with the platinum blonde, and keep the edges wavy for a more casual look. Pink will always be the new black.
23. Red Tips With Natural Tight Curls
This bold hairstyle is one of the easiest of them all. Work with the natural texture of your hair by keeping the top slightly longer and shaving underneath very close. The curved detail of the upper shave accentuates the impact of the entire hairstyle and takes it from blah to bomb.
24. Dramatically Soft Curls With Bold Purple Tint
Purple is the color of royalty. Use the latest royal wedding as inspiration for this bold yet soft pixie. Tint your hair a dark purple so that it can be seen in the light. Keep the curls light and mostly product free so there’s plenty of movement for the light to catch. /p>
25. Cute Curl Flips With Side Part
When you need a more styled hairdo, you can still incorporate some of your curls. Use ombre to accentuate a few accent curls in this sweet, side-parted pixie. Keep most of your hair a sleek straight, but curl the front for a flirty, unexpected style. Add some extra impact with highlights and lowlights for a more exciting color tone.
26. Super Sweet Mop Of Natural Curls
Soften your look at bit without having hair annoying you this summer season with sweetly romantic short curly hair. It’s perfect for the summer heat but allows your natural curl to frame your face. Pair it with a boyish white tank and a classic watch for a cute take on unisex.
27. Pretty Red With Orange Faux Hawk
Instead of using curls to create your signature faux hawk look. Darker red curls frame the top and gradually fade into orange in the middle. The result is a visually appealing, slightly edgy look that complements day and night activities. It’s simple to maintain and will turn more than a few heads.
28. Fresh Face And A Head Full Of Curls
Don’t spend your entire weekend messing with your hair and trying to get your natural curls to straighten. Weekends call for fresh faces and fun. Pair that aesthetic up with a head of soft curls and a set of simple gold hoops. A tee-shirt has never looked so good or stylish.
29. Curly Hair Undercut Mohawk With Slicked Tips
Short curly hair can be tough. If you only think about Shirley Temple, you’re missing out. Muscle tees look fantastic with a tough as nails almost mohawk. Slick the tips of the curls into place, so they stand up on their own. Keep the sides and back ultra short so that you can accentuate the curls.
30. Easy To Maintain Summer Time Short Pixie Cut
Take advantage of that beach salt with these slightly wet, textured curls. The texture is perfect for summer when you don’t have time to spend in front of the mirror drying your hair or making perfect curls. This is a simple hairstyle for easy, worry-free fashion all summer long.
31. Funk Inspired Natural Curls With Texture
The less time you have to spend fighting your hair, the better. Take some inspiration from the seventies with this funk inspired natural pixie. It works with the hair’s texture for a classic look that never goes out of style. Pair it with a leather jacket in an unexpected color to finish the look.
32. Pinup Curls In A Classic Lucy Red
Channel the great comedienne with these sweet, bright red curls. Embrace your inner Lucille Ball mixed with some of the best pinups of the era with these fuss-free curls. Leave them the same length all around to soften them. No need to tone down your natural curls or color. Being yourself is always in fashion.
33. Long Pixie Cut For Wavy Hair
When the front of your pixie is longer, you have more flexibility. You can sweep it to the side, you can tie it back, or pin it up. It gives a short haircut more choices than just one style. Here, the front is left long and wavy for a fuss-free daytime style.
34. Unicorn And Rainbows Statement Modern Hairstyle
Take your inspiration from everything mystical creatures have to offer. This style isn’t for the timid. It’s a bold, multicolored style that takes chunks of hair and dyes them pastel colors of the rainbow. It looks great with platinum blonde hair and messy curls. Make sure to leave the colors in big sections so you can clearly see the color.
35. Longer Curls With Texture And Definition
If you let your super short pixie grow out a little bit, you’re left with a sweet, fuss-free layered design that transitions well from day to night. It uses a small amount of product to help shape and define your natural curls. Get your stylist to create layers so your curls will lay naturally on your head regardless of what the weather’s like.
36. Trendy Gray Pixie With Cropped Sides
Gray was one of the biggest hair color trends in recent years. Up the rock and roll factor with this side swooped style. Keep the sides very short but leave the top a little longer. Gently swoop the hair to the side to give it plenty of volumes. Leave any natural waves to keep it from being too done.
37. Multiple Clips And Short Sides With Long Fringe
If you’ve clipped the sides short or shaved them completely, show off the texture clips with this curly undercut. Use them in threes for a bolder look and leave the top ultra wavy. It’s an introspective rock and roll style that gives in to the fun. Even better if you’ve got sweet glasses to complete the look.
38. Ultra Luxe Natural Curls With Bangs
If you’ve got ultra curly hair, you can use the natural volume for this slightly longer, sculptural Pixie. Leave the bangs in the front a bit long for some visual interest in the front and cut the back into small layers, so it lays well despite humidity or dry weather.
39. Ombre Curly Hair Undercut With Geometric Lines
First, you cut your sies and back ultra short and leave the top a little longer. Next, you ombre the tops red. Finally, use the clippers to cut a minimal geometric design into the base of your hair at the nape of the neck. The result? A bold, dramatic shortcut with no shortage of rebel.
40. Ultra Short Ultra Curly Pixie With Texture
Ultra short hair is easier to keep up. Curly hair doesn’t need a lot of encouragement to curl. The shorter you go, the more it curls. This style is simple and elegant with plenty of personalities. Let your curls do most of the talking here with a fresh face and minimalist fashion.
41. Soft Pastel Pixie Cut For Wavy Hair
Pastel pink is an on-trend hair color, and you can really highlight it with this wavy, short hairdo. The pink shimmers as it catches the light while the longer layers have plenty of movement. Keep it bob-like so that the curls have structure and dimension.
42. Sky High Extreme Length Platinum Blonde Curls
Keep the top of this modern hairstyle extra long so that it stands up for dramatic length. It’s an ultra rock and roll, rebellious way to style a short, curly hairdo. Tease the ends for some texture and to add to the wild “I don’t care” attitude that makes this style so refreshing. Even better if your blonde is a shocking transformation.
43. Ultra Cool Gray Hair Twist With Curly Undercut
Take that gray hair up a notch with this ultra-glossy style. It takes the gray hair trend and turns up the shine. Sculpted curls top the head and flow down reminiscent of 40’s bombshell style. It’s a bit old Hollywood mixed with modern hair art. Visually, it’s stunning.
44. Curly Pixie Cut For Thick Hair
Thick curls deserve love too. Letting them grow out just a little bit longer gives the curl body and definition. It’s dramatic, but also very classy and very easy to maintain. Style the hair with just a bit of conditioner to keep the curls healthy and love your pretty head of hair.
45. Surfer Chic Inspired Short Hair With Sun-Kissed Blonde
Use the sun to your advantage with this simple beach inspired short hairdo. It’s close-cropped on the sides so that the hair sweeps over the top in a carefree wave. The blonde is the perfect California girl tone with a slight spike in the back. Nothing to get in your eyes out in the surf.
46. Thick Pixie With Full Side Pieces
If you’ve got nice thick straight hair, you’ve got the makings of the supermodel sideburns. This is an updated Twiggy cut with thicker side pieces and bangs that embrace their natural wave. It’s a cute easy hairstyle, and transitions from day activities to evening.
47. Super Soft Curls Messy Pixie Cut
This is our longest short hairstyle with soft, touchable curls and a ton of body. Tease the back up a little to give the curls definition and get maximum volume. Thick layers give this messy pixie cut an edge. Keep some longer pieces around the face to tuck behind your ear.
48. Simple Pixie Hairstyle With Blonde Highlights
Give your natural curls some interesting definition by allowing some pieces to grow longer and lightening a few pieces for highlights. The compact shape of the curl is a fun, flirty look in this cute easy hairstyle. Pair it with sleek earrings and simple fashions to let the hair stand front and center. It’s a fun, everyday look.
49. Cute Pixie Style With Long Bangs
Bangs soften a short pixie and give it a lot of quirky character. When you have curly hair, it’s even more adorable. This is a low maintenance look for your curls. Keep the bangs longer (preferably past your eyes) so that they add high drama.
50. All Out Glam Red Curls With Length
Red curls with a little length are a dramatic look that goes with day and night looks. Deepen your red with an auburn tint and let the bangs sweep back from your face. Put it with a full face of classic Hollywood siren makeup and get ready to turn heads with this easy hairstyle.
51. Unique Curly Pixie Cut With Bangs
Curly bangs keep a pixie haircut carefree and versatile. The bangs of this cute easy hairstyle have personality and visual interest, but you don’t have to deal with long hair on your neck all the time. It’s a great hairdo for simple mornings and rarely has a bad hair day.
52. Longer Soft Pixie With Pretty Movement
Softly rounded ends make this cut a wonderfully flattering cut for a variety of face shapes and hair types. It’s nice for thicker hair and tighter curls, but could easily be adapted for a different kind of hair. The softness of the shape is flattering for a range of face shapes.
53. Cool Curly Short Pixie Cut With Textured Pieces
Keep your short hair sophisticated. Close-cropped around the ears and a pile of thick curls. The look is sleek for daytime and pairs well with your work suits and heels. To transition to evening, tousle the curls a bit for somebody and definition.
54. Soft Waves With Face Framing Bangs
Instead of completely curling your short hair, keep it wavy for an awesome twist for short, curly hair. The softness of waves around the face is excellent with a bold eyebrow and long earrings. If your brow game is always on point, this easy hairstyle puts them in the spotlight.
55. Awesome Wet Curls With Accent Pieces
Accentuate your springy curls with some definition and let them shine with this cute hairstyle. An accent piece pulled down over the eye keeps the look from being too structured. Curls were meant to be a little wild, and this short look lets them do their weekend thing without being too much to handle on a Monday morning.
47+ Curly Pixie Cut That Will Make Your Morning Better
You can pull off a pixie haircut or short weave hairstyle. You’ll spend less time in front of the mirror and more time out doing what you love to do with our hair ideas. This hairstyle for women is suitable for evening and daytime activities. It gives you a bit of freedom without loading you down with a bunch of hair on the neck. We especially love bold colors with short hair like the mermaid and the bold reds in some of these cute hairstyles for girls. The colors add visual impact to an already bold style. Stop cursing your hair and let it be its natural dramatic self without adding hours to your morning routine.
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