25 Great Short Red Hairstyles for Women (Photos)

Having red hair puts you in an exclusive group of people of 2% of the people in the world.  Yup, only approximately 140 million people worldwide are natural redheads.  Of course, not all of them have short red hair, some grow it out so those of you with a short red style is in a very small exclusive group.

When it comes to hairstyles, redheads are, without a doubt, the most envied amongst women of all ages – and all for the right reasons too.

Redheaded women not only demand attention at first glance but also look extremely gorgeous regardless of various other factors that women with other hair colors often need to take into consideration when styling their hair. For instance, face shape and skin tone, as well as the length of your hair, do not matter much if you have red-colored hair because the alluring shade is likely to look stunning no matter what. Plus, you can style it in versatile ways by going for a feathered cut, a layered cut, different types of bangs or several other styles. But rest assured you will rock them all.

Women with naturally red hair usually love to flaunt this gift by letting their hair grow all the way down the back. However, not everyone loves long hair. If you prefer shoulder-length hair or like to keep your hair even shorter and are looking for some ideas on great short red hairstyles for women, then you have come to the right place.

Whether you are a born redhead or someone who’s so mesmerized with the color that you plan to dye your hair to a similar shade, check out our gallery featuring various celebrities with short red hair and gain some inspiration to up your hairstyling game.

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This short red hairstyle for women is best for all those free-spirited ladies who want to reflect the same liveliness in their physical appearance as well. The hairstyle comes close to a pixie cut but has rather long, tousled strands that look impressive despite the messy waves.

This short red hairstyle for women is best for all those free-spirited ladies who want to reflect the same liveliness in their physical appearance as well. The hairstyle comes close to a pixie cut but has rather long, tousled strands that look impressive despite the messy waves.

This short red hairstyle for women is oozing beauty and style. With hair pulled up in a neat bun, Isla Fisher lets sleek and silky bangs adore her face to evoke an aura of grace and elegance.

This short red hairstyle for women is oozing beauty and style. With hair pulled up in a neat bun, Isla Fisher lets sleek and silky bangs adore her face to evoke an aura of grace and elegance.

This short red hairstyle for women features a chin-length cut. Notice how Debby Ryan manages to let the beauty of red hair shine even in a short length by sporting thick bangs at the front.

This short red hairstyle for women features a chin-length cut. Notice how Debby Ryan manages to let the beauty of red hair shine even in a short length by sporting thick bangs at the front.

A prim and proper haircut eliminates the need for further styling and this short red hairstyle for women illustrates this statement perfectly. A wispy bob with a pointed side-swept bang is bound to look extraordinary.

A prim and proper haircut eliminates the need for further styling and this short red hairstyle for women illustrates this statement perfectly. A wispy bob with a pointed side-swept bang is bound to look extraordinary.

Love the ‘90s? Feel like going retro? If you answered yes, then this bold and elaborate but superb hairstyle for women with short red hair is the ultimate style to consider. However, note that you will definitely need some hairspray to keep those waves blown back dramatically.

Love the ‘90s? Feel like going retro? If you answered yes, then this bold and elaborate but superb hairstyle for women with short red hair is the ultimate style to consider. However, note that you will definitely need some hairspray to keep those waves blown back dramatically.

Here we see the undeclared redhead queen of Hollywood wearing her hair down in a tousled manner. Short baby bangs that line the forehead are another great way to let the catptivating color radiate.

Here we see the undeclared redhead queen of Hollywood wearing her hair down in a tousled manner. Short baby bangs that line the forehead is another great way to let the captivating color radiate.

If you have or love a wavy texture, then take a good look at this easy-going red hairstyle for women.

If you have or love a wavy texture, then take a good look at this easy-going red hairstyle for women.

Considering a really short red hairstyle for women? Then a rocker pixie might just be the ideal style for you.

Considering a really short red hairstyle for women? Then a rocker pixie might just be the ideal style for you.

This wispy-wavy look combined with a tapered bob is one of our favorite hairstyle for women with short red hair that Emma Stone has ever rocked.

This wispy-wavy look combined with a tapered bob is one of our favorite hairstyle for women with short red hair that Emma Stone has ever rocked.

Alyson Hannigan perfectly demonstrates how wonderful having red hair can be because a hairstyle as simple as this can look really great. If you want short red hair that doesn't require much styling, then go for a chin-length cut and wear your hair down to look effortlessly stylish.

Alyson Hannigan perfectly demonstrates how wonderful having red hair can be because a hairstyle as simple as this can look really great. If you want short red hair that doesn’t require much styling, then go for a chin-length cut and wear your hair down to look effortlessly stylish.

This might not be suited for everyone, but if you feel like chopping all those long locks off, then you can gain some inspiration from Tilda Swinton.

It might look plain at a first glance, but this hairstyle for women with red hair is a timeless one that will never go out of style. Be it a formal or a casual event, bouncy curls like these will always make you look effortlessly elegant.

It might look plain at a first glance, but this hairstyle for women with red hair is a timeless one that will never go out of style. Be it a formal or a casual event, bouncy curls like these will always make you look effortlessly elegant.

Whether it’s a wedding or a weekend party, this imposing hairstyle for women with short red hair will definitely wow all the guests present. Note that the key to balance (and also further accentuate) the blown-back upward hairdo is to sport some long and pointy earrings.

Whether it’s a wedding or a weekend party, this imposing hairstyle for women with short red hair will definitely wow all the guests present. Note that the key to balance (and also further accentuate) the blown-back upward hairdo is to sport some long and pointy earrings.

You might not have a daredevil act going on but if you are a strong-headed woman who embraces the challenges of life boldly and confidently or just someone who loves being impulsive every now and then, try going for a rocker pixie. You will surely love the new look.

You might not have a daredevil act going on but if you are a strong-headed woman who embraces the challenges of life boldly and confidently or just someone who loves being impulsive every now and then, try going for a rocker pixie. You will surely love the new look.

Like we mentioned earlier, redheads need not worry about several ‘beauty’ aspects since they look stunning no matter what. But if you are still conscious about having a round face profile, then a deep angular bob like this can ease your worries. This is because the slant strands that are longer at the front give a sharp and pointy look, thereby balancing a fuller face.

Like we mentioned earlier, redheads need not worry about several ‘beauty’ aspects since they look stunning no matter what. But if you are still conscious about having a round face profile, then a deep angular bob like this can ease your worries. This is because the slant strands that are longer at the front give a sharp and pointy look, thereby balancing a fuller face.

Short hair shouldn’t stop you from going for such coily hairstyle. Besides, it will also give you a youthful, playful look.

Short hair shouldn’t stop you from going for such coily hairstyle. Besides, it will also give you a youthful, playful look.

Braids and bunds are too mainstream. Go for this unique hairstyle for women with short red hair instead to turn heads and drop jaws at a wedding party.

Braids and bunds are too mainstream. Go for this unique hairstyle for women with short red hair instead to turn heads and drop jaws at a wedding party.

This short red hairstyle for women is simple yet alluring because it has details enhanced in it with the wavy texture and a subtle step cut.

This short red hairstyle for women is simple yet alluring because it has details enhanced in it with the wavy texture and a subtle step cut.

The straight wispy fringe added to this short wavy hair totally looks cool. Perfect for slaying in a party!
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A punk vibe results in a sassy look and an active and fun-loving personality for women over 50. An uneven tapered pixie cut is the best match for this style.
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A simple pixie cut in a youthful, crimson red hair.

Thick, voluminous curls dyed with copper red tones and cut in a short, cropped style.

A collision of orange and red tones in this wavy hair defines the true meaning of glamour and vibrancy.

Short bob permed to perfection and dyed with a rich burgundy tone for that gorgeous, bold finish.

Thick and curly bob made extra special with some burgundy highlights. The curls look voluminous enough so maintenance of this hairstyle will never be a problem.

Plum hued and pointed. A sharp bob and beautiful color for @karalee710

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An asymmetrical and angled bob cut with sharp edges. This hair is dyed with a plum shade that lies between dark violet and deep red tones.

Typical bob cut in an exquisite blend of red shades. Feathered layers are also incorporated to create a sophisticated flow to the overall look.

Loving the contrast underneath my sunset-inspired creation 🌅🌅🌅 // #HAIRXJOJO #HAIRBYJOANNECHUNG

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Sunset-colored bob with dark tones underneath.
Burgundy red pixie cut with sharp layers. This hairstyle is definitely for the brave and bold souls only.
Solve your thin hair dilemma by having feathered layers on a pixie cut. This hairstyle will make you look like a character on a vampire series.
This dark brown hair with red and orange tones creates a totally vibrant look. Perfect hairstyle for your summer getaway!
This hairstyle looks edgy, fierce and sweet, all at the same time.
Red side bangs in a pixie cut, nice way to style a simple black hair.Woman With Edgy Pixie And Short, Centered Bang
Woman with edgy pixie and short, centered bang. A short pixie can be difficult to style. Make sure to play with bangs. In this case, a short bang is strategically styled at the center of the forehead to balance the forehead's size and give an illusion of a heart-shaped face which works perfect for pixies.Woman With Voluminous Bob And Blunt Bang
Woman with voluminous bob and blunt bang. The best way to style a short bob for women with thick hair is to do it in layers. This creates a short bob full of volume. Add a blunt fringe to soften an angular face.Woman With Short Bob And Brow Skimming Bang
Woman with short bob and brow skimming bang. Soft bangs covering the brows and short bobs can frame the face perfectly emphasizing its shape. To lessen the effect, you can add wispy bangs and make the hair look a little tousled just like in the photo.Woman With Short Bob And Uneven Bangs
Woman with short bob and uneven bangs. There is beauty in imperfection which is perfectly shown in this photo. A proper short bob can be boring so why not add some eccentricity in the form or uneven bangs?

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