There is a myth going about, surrounding the idea of the pixie cut. The myth says that the pixie cut does not flatter everyone and that you must have a particular face shape or certain features. We believe that myth is inaccurate. Consequently, this is the idea we are here to prove today. Therefore, we have rounded up 60 pixie cut examples for you to choose from and get inspired by.
1. The Simple Pixie Cut
The first idea is always the simplest. Here is a traditional pixie cut that leaves the whole of your neck exposed but that also keeps a tuft of hair in the front. Go for a tousled and messy look to style it.
2. The Slick Pixie Cut
At the other end of the messy pixie cut we’ve shown above is the very slick and shiny one. This pixie cut is more of a very short bob, borrowing that hairstyle’s trademark features. In addition, you can part your hair sideways to create the illusion of bangs.
3. The Cute Pixie Cuts
In case you want to go for a supermodel look, the likes of Twiggy and her company, this is the pixie cut for you. It’s incredibly short, yet not short enough to make you look like a teenager boy. In other words, it’s perfection in a haircut!
4. The Pixie Cut with Bangs
You may also add a touch of flair to your short pixie by letting some bangs survive the scissors. Tousle them around with some mouse for a mess head effect.
5. The Textured Pixie Cut
Here is another one which borrows heavily from the bob. Evidently, we don’t mind, as the bob is beautiful as well. Therefore, this haircut is caught somewhere between a bob and a pixie cut. Ask your stylist to layer it for you. In this way, you will manage it better on your own.
6. The Army Pixie Cut
This lovely lady shows us what army glamour looks like with her metallic grey hair and shorter than short pixie cut. Therefore, if you want to replicate the look, you can get a buzz cut in the back and some short bangs in the front.
7. The Two-Colored Pixie Cut
Do you know what is a great way of showing off just how proud you are of your new pixie? Dying your hair in two separate colors. Add a darker tone for the under hair and back side and a lighter, fun one on top.
8. Volume on Top
A pixie cut can also help add some inches if you’re not entirely satisfied with your height. When you get your hair cut, you can leave some longer strands on top of your head and then puff them up with some mousse.
9. Gun Metal Grey
Go one step further and dye your hair a lovely gun metal grey color. It will add depth and texture to your pixie cut. In addition, it will make it look even more fresh and stylish than it already is.
10. The 2000s
Even though right now we are going through a revival of the 90s, that doesn’t mean you cannot borrow from the 2000s too. Here is a pic of the teen idol Mandy Moore sporting her famous chocolate pixie cut.
11. Pixie Cut and Braid
One way of looking like a real fairy is by also braiding your hair, on top of your pixie cut. The lovely lady in the picture looks absolutely stunning in an icicle blonde shade, pixie cut, and messy braid at the front.
12. The Long Pixie Cut
No, this is not a bob, as one might think. In fact, it’s a long pixie cut. It’s also layered and straightened with an iron to give it a retro vibe. In addition, the makeup is on the same lines, with an electric purple eyeshadow as the focal point.
13. The Asymmetrical Pixie Cut
Nothing says youth and fun like this asymmetrical pixie cut. It comes in a fantastic deep chestnut color, but you can dye yours any way you want. Put a comb through the bangs for a slick finish.
14. The Shaggy Pixie Cut
Our use of words here is not accidental, as the lovely lady is holding the cutest dog. Take a cue from her and sport your very own shaggy pixie cut in a natural color.
15. Frozen to Perfection
Here is another cute youngster who has decided to turn to frozen white blondes. She is also donning a mesmerizing pixie cut complete with scruffy bangs and smoky eye makeup.
16. The Pixie Cut for Thick Hair
A pixie cut is, in fact, perfect if you happen to have very thick hair. Not only will you lose all the length of the strands, but the haircut will also take away much of the hair’s body and volume.
17. Ash Blonde Pixie Cut
Blonde cuties can’t seem to get enough of the pixie cut. Therefore, here is one more sporting a very messy and relaxed updo.
18. An Attractive Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts of this sort are very alluring and becoming. They have sharp edges which frame the face perfectly leaving the length of your gracious neck exposed.
19. The Long and Stacked Pixie
In this context, stacked means layered taken to the next level. In fact, you have a pixie cut, but with layers upon layers upon layers of your luscious locks.
20. Turquoise and Dream Catchers
This is the definition of fashionable and hip. A relaxed and beautiful young woman sporting a fantastically turquoise pixie cut, dream catcher earrings and tattoos.
21. The Bourgeois Pixie Cut
Here is an example that the pixie cut truly does fit anyone. As you can see, it’s a lovely ash blonde shade cut into a pixie, with a bit of volume on top and splendid pearl earrings. In addition, the makeup is demure and classy.
22. Curls and Shaving Cream
How does that work? Firstly, you shave just a little bit off one side. Secondly, you move all the hair to the other side. Finally, use a small length curling iron to get some beach waves in place.
23. Under the Sea
Nothing works better with a pixie cut than bright, neon colors. A inky shade of blue will remind one of the deep, blue sea on an icy morning.
24. Going Punk Rock with a Pixie Cut
In case the above example where we advised you shave off a little bit off one side wasn’t enough, here’s this. Shave it all off. As a consequence, you will be left with a lot of hair on one side, none on the other, and a truly outstanding haircut.
25. The Chunky Pixie Cut
We called this the chunky one as this is how the edges of the hair appear. It’s also close to a bob, as far as haircuts go. Therefore, you can pass it off as one, in case you get tired of the pixie cut.
26. The Spiky Pixie Cut
And we called this one the spiky, since we’re on that subject. We do believe the reason is quite clear. With this hairstyle you get a lot of spikes on top of your head, for a true messy bed head situation. As a consequence, you can look relaxed and poised at the same time.
27. Chestnut Red and Electrics
Going out for a night on the town has just been solved. Evidently, we have the pixie cut and this wonderful idea for a makeup to thank.
28. The Undercut
Believe it or not, when it comes to the pixie cut hairstyle, the undercut is just as important as the strands on top. Pay special attention to it and choose a style that fits the shape of your head.
29. The Wavy Pixie Cut
Leaving some longer strands of hair on top of your head when you get your pixie cut will allow you to curl it up with your iron. Consequently, you get the best of both worlds.
30. The Undercut Pixie
The rocking look may be obtained by cutting your hair very short in the back and on the sides and leaving the outer strands as long as you want them. Apart from that, you may also cut the underneath hair to an edge.
31. The Icing on the Cake
We loved this do so much that we called it ‘the icing on the cake.’ It is very short on the sides and in the back. In addition, the top is longer and has been styled to look like a bit of delicious whipped cream.
32. The Mohawk Pixie
Who said mohawks are out? You can help bring them back into the mainstream by donning this fabulous haircut. Moreover, the lady is sporting a lovely light copper hue to her locks.
33. The Goth Pixie Cut
Well, it’s not goth per se, but it surely does remind one of that style. As a matter of fact, what it does make us think of is being fierce, proud of who you are, and bravest of them all.
34. The Pixie Cut with Long Bangs
This type of pixie cut is all about the bangs. They do say that one shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. However, we cannot help but admire this young lady for her front looks.
35. The Short and Blunt
Keep it short. Also, keep it blunt. Keep it messy. And, of course, keep it pixie. Consequently, you will be the belle of the ball.
36. Snowed Under
This lovely lady has such an amazing polar blonde hue to her locks that it looks almost natural. Consequently, you can start getting ready for winter as well with a new hair color and, of course, a pixie cut.
37. Undertones of Grey
When your hair color matches your silver earrings, you just know you’ve found a golden ticket. As a matter of fact, the many shades of gray in this pixie cut give it an almost regal look.
38. The Pixie Cut for Round Face
As we mentioned in the beginning, there is no face shape that the pixie cut cannot flatter. Part your hair sideways and create an illusion of long bangs. In addition, you may also sweep it across the head in a faux mohawk.
39. A Boyish Charm
This is the type of pixie cut which will highlight your cheekbones. As a consequence, even your makeup will look better, provided you use a contouring palette, of course.
40. The Snow Queen
You’ve guessed it. We have chosen a lot of white blonde examples because, as we all know, winter is coming. There’s just something about a pixie cut and blonde hair, isn’t it?
41. The Edgy Pixie Cut
Speaking of which, here is another one. Evidently, this one is a bit different. It’s a lot edgier, thanks to the chunky pieces and straight lines. Apart from that, the angles of the cut are so sharp that they manage to elongate her face perfectly.
42. Black and Red
Keeping the undergrowth in its natural hair color and dyeing the rest in a contrasting hue is a fantastic idea. As a consequence, it gives you a fierce and cool look, which so many covet.
43. Ash, Blonde, and Black
Here is another spin on the idea we presented above. Only that, in this case, the lovely lady has chosen to add not two, but three colors to her beautiful pixie cut. She has dark hair in the back, an ash blonde in the middle and light blonde in the front.
44. The Claw
We endearingly called this one ‘the claw.’ The sharp edge of the cut takes on a whole new meaning with this pixie cut. In addition, you can follow the lines of your face and cut away at your bangs at will.
45. The Chic Pixie Cut
As far as pixie cuts go, there’s nothing chicer than this. Apart from that, watch how chic turns into downright cool when you side sweep your bangs into perfection.
46. A Deep Brunette
This shade of intensely dark brunette will highlight just about anything. From your skin tone to your eyes, to your cheekbones and the earrings you wear. In addition, you can use makeup wisely so as to highlight those features even more.
47. The Feathered Pixie
Why is this one called ‘feathered?’ Because the upper strands of hair have been chopped off in such a way that they now look like feathers. In addition, it will give you an airy and fresh look.
48. The Famous Pixie
Here is Michele Williams, one of the most famous ambassadors of the pixie cut. Apart from that, she even sported a longer and curly one when she notoriously portrayed diva Marilyn Monroe.
49. The Most Beautiful Colors
We’ve said this before, but it’s worth mentioning again. If you decide to go for the pixie cut, we see no reason why you shouldn’t go all the way. Here is an amazing rose gold hair color, combined with just a touch of lilac. As a result, you now look like a true pixie.
50. Curling Irons and Dark Roots
Take a curling iron to your top locks to add some texture into your pixie cut. If you dye your hair ice blonde, make sure to leave the roots a bit darker, for a more natural feel to it.
51. Do You French?
You will now because this pixie cut can almost make you hear the crowds chattering away on Champs Elyse. In addition, the long faux bangs simply ask for a little polka dot bow to be added to the look.
52. The Messy Pixie Cut
We’ve talked about messy before but this one takes the cake. The very long sandy bangs drape the face while the short brown back complements the length of the neck.
53. Silver Shades and Purple Lips
Silver and purple have a way of going together like nothing else. Dye your pixie cut silver and paint your lips purple. In fact, why not dye your hair purple and paint your lips silver?
54. Pixie in the Front, Bob in the Back
This haircut is so well executed and such a great idea that it truly looks as if it’s a pixie from the front and sides and a bob from the back. As a consequence, you get a truly unique look.
55. The Curly Pixie
Don’t worry if your hair is curly. In fact, when it comes to a pixie, the curlier, the better. Keep it short on the sides and in the back and let it run in wild curls on top of your head. A perfect makeup will complement the look.
56. Golden Hair and Flowered Shirt
The styling here is impeccable. Her golden blonde hair pairs incredibly well with the flowery shirt. As a consequence, it makes it look like the sun has come out from a field of blue flowers. Just look at what a pixie cut can do!
57. Black and White
This is as simple as simple gets. The magic of the pixie cut lies in the fact that it can make you look feminine beyond anything you’ve ever imagined. Who would have guessed you can get that with short hair?
58. The Young and the Bold
Here is the faux mohawk we referenced to a few examples ago. The ash blonde cut into a rocking pixie pairs off nicely with a powerful brow and a statement lip.
59. The Delicate Pixie Cut
Here is one type of pixie that will make you look elvish enough to be accepted into a fairytale. The dark color softens the features rather than to harden them, mainly because of the short hair.
60. Sea Foam Green on a Messy Head
If you want to make a statement this fall and you don’t know which of the examples above to choose, you can always go for the messy pixie cut in a pastel color. Here is a sea foam green combined with just a little bit of turquoise to make you stand out of the crowd.