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Haircut Trends: Blunt Haircuts for Long, Medium and Short Hair

Blunt bangs with long hair and creative color

Blunt Haircuts are Hot

Layered, texturized, blunt, or razored . . . all these haircutting terms can leave a girl’s head spinning. How do you decide what haircut you want, or what cutting technique is best for your hair? Some of the hottest haircuts of the season feature a straight form or blunt haircut. This look is an awesome option for creating fullness and shine. For some people, layers are the way to go, but for our fine haired friends, the blunt haircut could be a new favorite. Check out these blunt haircuts for hairspiration.

Tyra Banks: long hair with blunt bangs and caramel highlights

Blunt bob and bangs and color blocking

Blunt Bangs

While side bangs have always been a go-to option to add extra movement and style to a look, Tyra Banks among other celebs, are stepping up their hairstyles with bold, blunt bangs. (For more great pictures of bangs check out our Bangs Pinterest Board)

Ideal Hair Types:  Fine to Medium Textures; Straight Hair

Ideal Face Shapes:  Oval; Heart; Oblong

Long straight hair with ombre color

Demi Moore straight long hair

Long blunt hairstyle

Long blunt hairstyle

Long Luxurious Lengths

Go for an understated and sophisticated hairstyle with a long, blunt haircut. This clean and simple look is not only a great option for every day, but the look has been popping up on the red carpet too. (For more great pictures of long hair checkout our Long Hair Pinterest board)

Ideal Hair Types:  Medium Texture (Fine hair can look stringy if too long!)

Ideal Face Shapes:  Oval; Round; Heart; Square

Long blunt bob hairstyle

Long bob hairstyle with ombre color

Long blunt bob hairstyle

Bombshell Long Bob

The long bob offers the perfect compromise between long and short hair! Not to mention, it’s a great way to amp up the volume. Take a cue from celebs like Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow for a sleek, sexy blunt haircut. (For more great pictures of bobs checkout our Bobs Pinterest board)

Ideal Hair Types:  Fine to Medium Textures

Ideal Face Shapes:  Oval; Round; Heart; Square

Blunt pixie haircut

Blunt pixie haircut

Blunt bob with bangs and red haircolor

Perfect Pixie

A look that’s not for the faint of heart, the perfect (blunt) pixie haircut is a bold, statement hairstyle that is sophisticated and fashion forward. Wear it smooth and sleek, or add volume and texture for a flirty style. (For more great pictures of short hairstyles checkout our  Sassy Short Pinterest board)

Ideal Hair Types:  Fine to Medium Textures

Ideal Face Shapes:  Oval, Square, Oblong, Heart

For fuller, shinier hair, look no further! The straight form blunt haircut offers a sleek, easy style that helps to create volume and sheen. Whether you want to make a statement with bold bangs or sexy length, blunt haircuts can be a great option for fine to medium hair.

Hairstyle Blog contributing author Lindsay Hausch
Contributing author Lindsay Hausch has provided clients with professional cutting edge color and cutting techniques at exclusive Paul Mitchell and Bumble and Bumble Signature Salons for the past seven years. She co-founded Sedona Beauty Team, which represents a team of artists that offer luxury, on-location beauty services. She enjoys writing articles that share her expertise. You can follow Lindsay on Twitter and FaceBook.


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15 Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair

messy updo for short hair, twists

Express Your Personal Style with a Hot Short Style for Prom

Don’t be fooled into believing that prom hairstyles are only for long hair. There’s a ton of fun, flirty, and even glamorous hairstyles for short hair that are perfect for prom! So make an appointment with your trusted hairstylist, or your talented girlfriend, or with yourself, and plan on rocking one of these hot prom hairstyles for shorter hair lengths.

messy updo for bob with side bang and braid and sleek updo for short hair

cute updo for short hair with curls

Dress it Up: with an Updo!

Personal Style: If you love tradition and have been dreaming up your prom hairstyle since you were a little girl, then embrace all that prom has to offer with a sweet updo. You can also show off your flirty side with braids or twists.

Ideal Face Shapes: Oval, Oblong, & Heart

Hair Type: Fine and Medium Hair Textures, Straight or Wavy Hair

Ginny Goodwin, messy pixie haircut

blonde messy bob with side bang

short brown messy pixie

Mess with Tradition: with Messy Tresses

Personal Style: If you have an offbeat style and like to be a trend setter,  a messy hairstyle is a great way to express your personality with a fun style that stands out from the crowd.

Ideal Face Shapes:  Oval, Oblong, Round, & Heart

Hair Type: Medium to Thick Hair Texture, Straight or Wavy Hair

red hair with side bang smokey eye and flower headband

Emma watson short pixie haircut with gold clip accessory

Ashlee Simpson: sleek blonde bob with side bang

 Access Your Girly Side: with Accessories

Personal Style: If you’re a girly girl at heart, nothing is more feminine than a pair of sparkly earrings, a floral headband, or a sweet barrette. Dress up your style and feel pretty with one of the adorable accessories in style this spring season.

Ideal Face Shapes: All Face Shapes

Hair Texture: All Hair Types

finger wave short hair

Katherine Heigl Hollywood wavy hair and red lipstick

fingerwave on bob length hair

Wave it Like Hollywood: with Glamorous Waves

Personal Style: If you love red carpet style and Hollywood glamour, nothing says glamorous more than a sleek vintage wave. Pair it with a dramatic lash and bold lipstick, and you’ll have award winning style.

Ideal Face Shape: Oval, Square, Oblong, Round, Heart

Ideal Hair Texture: Fine to Medium Hair Texture, Straight or Wavy Hair (doesn’t work for curl resistant hair)

Anne Hathaway: Smooth short pixie cut

smooth bob hairstyle with bang

Be Chic: with Chic Smooth Hair

Personal Style: If you have a simple sophisticated style, consider going with an understated, smooth hairstyle. Bring out your natural beauty with smooth shiny hair and understated makeup for a gorgeous, natural style.

Ideal Face Shape: Oval, Heart, Round, Square

Ideal Hair Texture: Medium to Thick Hair Textures, Straight or Wavy Hair

Don’t feel limited, just because you have short hair! Whether you’re style is traditional, playful, girly, glamorous, or natural, there are a ton of short hairstyles that work great for prom! So now that you’ve got the hair covered, it’s time to go shopping for a fabulous dress . . .

Hairstyle Blog contributing author Lindsay Hausch
Contributing author Lindsay Hausch has provided clients with professional cutting edge color and cutting techniques at exclusive Paul Mitchell and Bumble and Bumble Signature Salons for the past seven years. She co-founded Sedona Beauty Team, which represents a team of artists that offer luxury, on-location beauty services. She enjoys writing articles that share her expertise. You can follow Lindsay on Twitter and FaceBook.


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5 Hot Medium Length Hairstyles

Medium length layered  hairstyle ombre style

Find the Best Style for Your Hair!

Do you find yourself ever saying, “if my hair was longer, then I could . . .” or “if I cut it shorter, my hair would . . .” with medium lengths it’s common to feel like you’re in-between styles, but take heart, there are some super hot hairstyles for medium length hair! Whether you’re style is chic and sophisticated, or relaxed and flirty, there’s a modern, feminine look for you.

wavy bob hairstyle

Go Wavy

Who Does it Work For:  This hairstyle works great on fine, medium, and thick hair types. Its ideal for oval, heart, and square face shapes.

How to Style:  If your hair is naturally wavy, apply a curl cream to towel dried hair and use a diffuser attachment on your blow-dryer for maximum volume and texture.  For straight, wavy or curly hair, use a 1″ to 2″ curling iron on dry hair.  Spray lightly with a flexible hold hairspray and comb your fingers through it to break up the curls.

Recommended Product: Tigi Catwalk Curls Rock, Paul Mitchell Worked Up

Tips: For an easier style, try loosely French braiding damp hair and allowing to dry naturally. Voila! Easy, natural looking waves.

Kirsten Dunst: side messy pony tail with bang

Pull it in a Pony

Who Does it Work For: The pony is ideal for medium and thicker hair, fine hair can tend to look stringy. It’s flattering for oval, heart, and round face shapes.

How to Style: Apply a dry shampoo on dry hair for a matte texture. Tease at the crown and smooth over with a comb. Tie it in a pony at the nape of the neck or to the side.

Recommended Products: Big Sexy Dry Shampoo

Tips: For a dressier look, wrap a strand of hair around the base of the pony.

chocolate brown long bob

Get the Long Bob

Who Does it Work For: This style works for fine, medium, and thick hair textures. It’s most flattering for oval, round, heart, and square face shapes.

How to Style: Blow dry section by section using a flat brush. Touch up with a flat iron and finish with a shine spray for a smooth and chic look.

Recommended Products: Kenra Shine Spray

Tip: For an edgier look, ask your hairstylist if a razor cut would work for you.

blonde messy bun with bangs for medium length

Do a Messy Bun

Who Does it Work For: This style is easiest on fine and medium hair types and is flattering for oval, heart, and oblong faces.

How to Style: Pull hair in a pony at the nape. Use a second elastic to tie hair in a loop. Pin pieces of the loop to the base of the pony. Use fingers to tug at pieces to create fullness and texture. Allow pieces to fall naturally around your face. Lock in the look with a firm hold hairspray.

Recommended Products: Paul Mitchell Extra Clean Hairspray

Tips: To dress up your look, try adding an accessory, like a headband, hair comb, or hair flower.

medium length hair with side swept bangsRachel McAdams mid length hairstyle with bangs

Try a Side Swept Bang

Who Does it Work For: A side swept bang works best for medium and thicker hair. It’s ideal for oval, oblong, and heart faces.

How to Style: Apply a smoothing serum on towel dried hair and blow dry with a flat brush. Finish off the look with a flat iron. For extra wispiness, apply a small amount of dry wax.

Recommended Products: Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum, Bb Styling Wax

Tips: For round and square face shapes, try a side bang.

Medium lengths are not only flattering, but they are super stylish this year! Not to mention, there’s a variety of hairstyles for medium hair lengths. It’s time to stop lusting over long lengths and embrace your hair now, whether it’s a razor cut, wispy bang, or relaxed pony, there’s a variety of hot medium hairstyles to update your look today. For more great mid length looks check out our Pinterest Medium Hairstyles Board.

Hairstyle Blog contributing author Lindsay Hausch
Contributing author Lindsay Hausch has provided clients with professional cutting edge color and cutting techniques at exclusive Paul Mitchell and Bumble and Bumble Signature Salons for the past seven years. She co-founded Sedona Beauty Team, which represents a team of artists that offer luxury, on-location beauty services. She enjoys writing articles that share her expertise. You can follow Lindsay on Twitter and FaceBook.


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