Short and straight hair is a very popular cut and style for women. Short is the most popular length by far (see charts below the photos). However, straight is quite a bit less popular than curly (see charts below).
This extensive photo gallery showcases a wide variety of women with short curly hair. Enjoy. FYI, we add new hairstyles weekly, so be sure to check back regularly.
Gone are the days when feminine beauty meant having long and beautiful hair. Be it celebrities or your own fiends, women nowadays are crazy about getting their hair cut short and for the right reasons too.
Short hair is not just easy to manage and style, but also looks super chic and modern. A short haircut exudes beauty, boldness, and confidence. It shows that you are proud to embrace your individuality rather than sticking to stereotypical norms. So, if you have decided to trim your hair or have short hair, kudos to you!
To truly rock the new style, expert hairstylists suggest that you straighten them out because it makes the short strands stand out and take center stage. Check out our gallery featuring various celebrities and countless examples of stunning short straight hairstyles and cuts for women. Gain some inspiration and get great ideas to up your hairstyling game.
Straightforward and trouble-free, this hairstyle for women with short straight hair is sported by the legendary Sandra Bullock. Notice how a slightly tilted lob coupled with soft caramel highlights in ultra-sleek deep brown hair make her look effortlessly stylish.
While she is mostly spotted in her signature lob, here we see the charming dancer and Holywood star Julianne Hough in a much shorter haircut. Displaying her hair in a pixie cut, we see how she has used the balayage hair to her advantage. The neat and tidy lines of dark brown in over pale blonde base, grab attention to her silky straight hair from afar.
Taylor Swift is without a doubt, the undeclared queen of short hair and bangs. Notice how her wispy, choppy bob combined with deep, eye-skimming and airy separated bangs make her look exquisite beyond words. This hairstyle for short straight hair will look best if you get some dull baby lights just as the sweet singer has done here.
No one can beat Anne Hathaway when it comes to rocking short straight hair. But you can surely take some tips from the gorgeous actress on how to look attractive. Here we see her rocking a baby bird pixie cut with short, uneven bangs that despite being asymmetrical look really fabulous.
When it comes to short straight hairstyles and cuts for women, this iconic style sported by the equally iconic Victoria Beckham just couldn’t be ignored. The businesswoman/ fashion designer set a new trend when she went for this short but prominent angular bob. This style is time-saving because you wouldn’t require any further styling and thus, great for working women who are always rushing to get one thing done or another.
This hairstyle for women with short straight hair is sported by the beautiful Julianne Hough. What’s fascinating about this style is that a choppy lob with a striking balayage makes a good combination for professional settings as well as for weekend parties.
This hairstyle for short straight hair will no doubt require you to dye your hair, but if you really are a lively, jovial woman who loves experimenting with her hair every now and then and embraces her individuality with style, then this look is surely worth considering. An angular bob frames the face gently while a hair color as lustrous as this cobalt-slash-lagoon blue is bound to turn heads wherever you go.
There’s no denying that Rachel McAdams is a true fashion and style guru. So take it from her when she says that the best style to sport if you have short straight hair is to simply wear it down with some fascinating highlights. It is easy and uncomplicated yet loaded with style and sophistication.
If you are a brunette who doesn’t want to be bothered much with hairstyling when attending any formal event, then take notes from the lovely Tina Fey. Side-swept angular bangs with babylights take the front stage while the rest of her hair has been clipped back to achieve this graceful, sophisticated look.
Designer Felicia Persaud lends some great hairstyling tips for women of an older age. Confidently wearing her hair down in a neat bob cut, she has opted for some baby fringes to slightly cover her forehead. Not only does this help avoid a bare, broad-looking forehead but it also cuts down on her age significantly by giving a young and lively appearance.
Notice how wearing short hair in a side-parted style can make you look truly elegant. The actress has neatly pinned her deep bangs to a side while sporting a pixie cut with confidence and style.
Use a hair accessory to create a voluminous look or pull your hair up into a chignon to achieve this faux short hairstyle – but rest assured you will look really stunning if you opt for uneven baby bangs like Lily Collins has done here.
Malin Akerman’s perfect teeth and smile paired well with her straight and simple bob hairstyle at the 2012 Environmental Media Awards last September 29, 2012, in Burbank.
Gwyneth Paltrow wore a loose long bob paired with a black tube dress at the photocall for her new movie “Two Lovers” held last May 20, 2008.
Supermodel Tyra Banks wore a sexy purple dress and a lovely makeup to go with her straight short bob hairstyle with highlights at the 2001 Blockbuster Awards in Los Angeles on April 10, 2001.
Emilia Clarke at the 91st Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles, USA on February 24, 2019.
Taylor Swift attended the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2016 held at The Forum on April 3, 2016. She wore a tousled bob cut with full-bangs making her look very chic and sexy along with her black sequined jumpsuit.
Lady Gaga was at the press conference of the IFA 2009 on September 07, 2009, in Berlin. She showed off her lovely detailed black and white dress with a short white-blond hairstyle with blunt bangs for a symmetrical finish.
The singer was spotted at Ellie Goulding’s Wedding in New York last August 31, 2019, with her side-parted blonde hair paired with a pink headband.
Selena Gomez wore a simple and lovely blouse that she paired with her short bob hairstyle with side-swept bangs at the A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival to Benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation in Los Angeles, California on June 7, 2009.
Actress Emma Stone attended the ‘Birdman’ premiere during the 71st Venice Film Festival at Palazzo Del Cinema on August 27, 2014, in Venice, Italy. She was quite the stunner in her dark green dress and short tousled red hairstyle with bangs.
Emma Watson was at the world premiere of her movie “This Is The End” at the Regency Village Theatre on June 3, 2013, in Los Angeles, CA. She paired her short side-swept pinned half-up hairstyle with a fashionable patterned outfit.
Kim Kardashian looking sleek in her bob cut that’s complemented with black shades and a pink dress at the Christie’s X 25th Anniversary Auction Preview at the What Goes Around Comes Around on August 21, 2018.
On April 12, 2015, Scarlett Johansson wore a lovely pink dress with fashionable details to pair with her simple make-up and side-swept tousled pixie hairstyle with highlights at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre LA Live.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence’s fashionable and stylish dress worked quite well with her tousled blond pixie hairstyle with a slight spiky finish at the premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CA on November 18, 2013.
Rihanna wore an edgy and casual military jacket with her short bob hairstyle incorporated with long side-swept bangs at the press conference for the 33rd Annual AMA American Music Awards Nominations in Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, CA on September 20, 2005.
Kristen Bell pulled off a center-parted bob during the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony honoring Kristen Bell & Idina Menzel held last November 19, 2019.
Margot Robbie wore a colorful floral dress along with her short blonde center-parted hair at the Disney/ABC Television Group Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2011.
Kate Hudson’s bold dark lipstick went quite well with her black leather dress and straight blond hairstyle with a side-swept finish at the premiere of “Wish I Was Here” at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater on July 14, 2014, in New York City.
On October 09, 2018, Vanessa Hudgens wore a charming pink dress that she paired with her straight, layered and loose raven bob hairstyle that has flippy tips at the 2018 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, CA.
Demi Lovato paired her gorgeous pink patterned fit dress with her raven slicked back short hairstyle and confident smile at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on August 30, 2015.
Actress Reese Witherspoon attended the Apple TV+’s “The Morning Show” World Premiere at David Geffen Hall on October 28, 2019, in New York City. She wore a gorgeous black sequined dress to pair with her slick and straight short blond hairstyle.
Carrie Underwood wears a cute bob that adds charm to her face during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards Arrivals on April 3, 2016.
Sienna Miller was polished in a cerulean blue gown and her oval face is flattered by her wavy bob hairstyle with a few pieces center-parted and twisted at the top as she attends the closing gala for the 68th Festival de Cannes on May 24, 2015.
Penelope Cruz chopped off her volumized, dark locks into a bob during the 58th International Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2005.
Keira Knightley graces the TIFF red carpet on September 13, 2011, at the screening of “A Dangerous Method”. She wore a sparkling champagne dress with her loose and tousled brown bob hairstyle.
On November 14, 2015, Sarah Hyland attended the premiere of Disney Channel’s ‘The Lion Guard: Return Of The Roar’ at Walt Disney Studios. She came wearing a simple black dress with a sandy blonde shoulder-length hairstyle with flippy bangs on one side.
Rose Byrne was at the 84th Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA. She wore a black sequined dress with her chin-length straight hairstyle with blunt bangs.
On May 20, 2020, Milla Jovovich attended the ‘The Last Face’ Premiere during the 69th Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2016, in Cannes, France. She was stunning in a black dress and a chin-length raven hairstyle with long side-swept bangs.
Christina Ricci attended the DKNY Delicious Night Fragrance Launch Party held at 711 Greenwich Street, New York, NY on November 07, 2007. She paired her lovely red dress with a chic chin-length brunette bob hairstyle with blunt bangs.
On March 1, 2014, Shailene Woodley attended the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica, CA. She paired her green outfit with a highlighted brunette pixie hairstyle with long side-swept bangs.
Aubrey Plaza was at the 20th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on January 31, 2016. She paired her sexy black sequined dress with a shoulder-length silky straight bob hairstyle with side-swept bangs.
Brittany Snow attended the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Studios, Culver City on April 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. She wore a sexy black dress with her chin-length straight blonde bob hairstyle.
Emily Browning was at the Nylon Magazine 12th Anniversary Issue Party at Tru Hollywood on March 24, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA. She paired her black strapless dress with a pixie highlighted brunette hairstyle that has long side-swept bangs.
Jennifer Hudson attended the 2016 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies Luncheon on December 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA. She was seen wearing a dark smart casual outfit with her layered and tousled raven pixie hairstyle.
On April 24, 2014, actress Emma Roberts attended the ‘Palo Alto’ Premiere during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater in New York City. She was charming in a black and gray dress that she paired with her straight chin-length bob hairstyle with side-swept bangs.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal attended the premiere of “White House Down” at the Ziegfeld Theater on June 25, 2013 in New York City. She paired her strapless dress with a short and sexy side-swept pixie hairstyle.
Who says that women with short hair have to bid farewell to braids and plaits? Whether you use a synthetic hair accessory or turn the side locks into a braid-cum-headband like this, this exquisite hairstyle for women with short straight hair is simply beyond gorgeous. Be it a wedding party or Sunday lunch with friends, this style is fit for various occasions.