48 Sexy and Sassy Updos For Short Hair


If you are looking for a change this year and are thinking about cutting your hair short, then you have come to the right place. Many women hold back from getting their hair cut because they’re not sure how to style short hair. We have all the answers you’re going to need.

Short hairstyles are very popular these days because they can be sassy and sexy, cute and amazing all rolled into one. These short styles are eye-catching and they will make you wish you would have cut your hair a long time ago. Actresses like Katie Holmes and Kate Hudson have been chopping their hair to get a breezy and fresh look.

There are plenty of things you can do with your short hairstyle that includes wavy styles and even punk rock styles. It all depends on your personality and sense of style. Some women want a casual look that is easy to manage while other women want an edgy look that makes them feel like a badass. Regardless of the style that you are looking for, we’re confident that you will find it here.

Check out these 48 Sexy and Sassy Updos For Short Hair:

  1. Braided Styles

Braids are always a popular hairstyle and you can still wear them even with short hair. We adore this wavy look with the loose braid. Braids will never go out of style, so if you want a cool look, then go for this one.

2. White Styles

Pin curls are the best way to feel like a glamorous goddess; the color sure doesn’t hurt either. Pin curls used to be a style of the past, but many celebrities like Rihanna have been bringing it back. It’s more than acceptable to wear pin curls to your next event.

3. Updo Styles

If you thought it was impossible to have an updo with short hair, then you couldn’t be more wrong. What a difference! It looks as if each piece was pinned into place to create this magnificent updo.

4. Cute Styles

This is another great example of a stylish updo for short hair. The bun in the back is quite small, so it’s likely her hair is very short. Either way, it’s a cool style for an event if you need it.

5. Cool Braided Crowns

If you have a formal event that you need to go to, then this would be a beautiful style to try. She also has a bright accessory that makes the whole look pop as well.

6. Braided Crown

Another great braided crown that will give you that romantic look. The style is short, but it’s a beautiful one. We love the crown in the front, it’s our favorite part. You really can’t go wrong with a goddess style like this one.

7. Celebrity Style

Scarlett Johannson is showing us that short styles can truly be fashionable. She is one girl that always looks good so she would be a great choice to follow for any style ideas. We think she looks awesome in this braided style.

8. Beautiful Styles

You won’t find an updo more stunning than this one. It’s elegant and well put together. It’s the kind of style that people will be talking about all night. Isn’t that what you’re looking for when it comes to a wedding style.

9. Tight Styles

This updo is a tighter style than most. If the hair is too short, it can mean that you have to have a tighter style because you don’t have enough hair to make it loose. It gives a very different look but one that is no less beautiful.

10. Loose Braids

A stunning style that you will want to wear wherever you go. This unique braided bun is a style that you can wear to the beach to keep your wet hair in place or you can even wear it to an event. It’s a very versatile look that you will love to wear.

11. Sweet Styles

This updo is sure to make you feel like you were born in another era. It’s simple and it’s a style that would be easy to put together. We love just how elegant it looks and it will look wonderful at your next formal event.

12. Beautiful Styling

If you have a formal event to go to, then you can’t go wrong with this lovely style. It’s loose and flowing and we just love the floral accessories that are added to the style. This is a beautiful design that you can be proud of at the end of the day.

13. Sweet Steps

Nine steps are all it takes to turn your short hair into a beautiful updo. If you have an event coming up then give this style a try. You probably never thought you could create a formal style when you have short hair, but there are so many options that you can choose from.

14. Mohawk Styles

This sexy style combines a mohawk and an updo all in one. It’s edgy and truly beautiful. We love the fact that even for a red carpet event she doesn’t mind having an edgy style. This actress is showing off her sense of style with her hairdo as well.

15. Soft Styles

A shoulder length style that is soft and pretty. This is another romantic look that is perfect for an event. It would be easy for you to even put this style together, no need to go to a salon. You can have a beautiful style for your event without going over the top.

16. Bountiful Curls

Halle Berry has curls for days with this short hairstyle. It’s okay to let your natural curls be wild. She looks gorgeous no matter what she does with her hair and we can’t help but love this glamorous style she has created.

17. Messy Styles

This hairstyle is a lot shorter and it’s pulled up out of her face. It’s a casual and messy look that you can wear anywhere. This is the kind of sassy and spunky look that will make you love your short hair. We adore this style.

18. Twisty Braids

This short and choppy style can make for a great updo. This style makes it look like you have a lot of hair when you really don’t. It gives you the appearance of long braids when really you don’t have it.

19. Gorgeous Styles

If you have a fancy event coming up, then this is the formal style you are looking for. A polished look is not impossible with short hair. You can wear an updo just as easily as someone with long hair.

20. Casual Styles

This is a casual style that you can wear to work or even just running errands. If you like to keep things casual, then you are sure to love this style. It’s messy in all the right ways and you will love sporting it wherever you go.

21. Colored Braid

A short style that has some pretty magnificent colors to it. We love the above braid as well. It’s loose and very cool. Sometimes all you need to change up your look is a new color. We are a big believer in color and this is an amazing look. Pair pinks and purples together to create a look that will blow people’s minds this summer. We love these gorgeous colors.

22. Simple Styles

A look like this one can be completed in a matter of minutes. So try it out.

23. Tight Braids

If you want a polished look that will keep the hair out of your face, then this is the one for you.

24. Pinned Styles

Bobby pins are great for short styles because you can pin up your hair pretty easily.

25. Romantic Styles

If you have a wedding to attend, this would be a great look for it.

26. Messy Looks

Another great messy look that can be worn anywhere. This is a simple style that can be put together in minutes.

27. Pretty Braids

Between the braid and the waves, this becomes one stunning style.

28. Polished Looks

Taylor Swift is showing off a stunning polished updo that was created with short hair.

29. Partial Styles

These partial styles are truly unique. They can be worn in a relaxed way, or they can be worn to a summer wedding.

30. Unique Styles

Just because you have short hair doesn’t mean that you can’t have an amazing updo as well.

31. Creative Mohawk

If you want a mohawk that is sure to turn heads wherever you go, then this is the look for you. We love the shaved sides and the braid itself is elegant even though it’s a very edgy style.

32. Cool Bun

This bun style is a really easy one to complete.

33. Warm Red

If you are looking for a cool style, then this is it. Between the color and the braid on top, it’s certainly very eye-catching.

34. Simple Bun

Even if you have short hair, you can still pull it up, that is unless you have a pixie cut.

35. Creative Styles

Kristen Stewart loves edgy looks, she sports them all the time. This one has the hair pulled tightly to one side giving the impression of a shaved style. Why bother shaving your hair at all when you can use a creative style like this one.

36. Stunning Mohawks

This is a pretty amazing look mohawk and one that has a lot of edge to it. The top is colored white and left long while the rest is shaved.

37. Curly Styles

This curly style makes for an amazing updo. The braid frames the front of the face.

38. Classic Pixie

This longish pixie style is unique and beautiful. We love her hair accessory as well, it just completes the look.

39. Formal Styles

A formal updo like this one is sure to turn heads wherever you go. If you want a classic look, then you can’t go wrong with this style. It’s elegant and beautiful.

40. Hair Accessories

Sometimes the best thing that you can do for a formal style is to add some accessories. It just seems to complete the look. This glamorous updo is made complete with the sparkling accessory attached to the back.

41. Tight Braiding

The tight braid in the front of the style gives this an edgy look. The rest of the style is loose and wavy. If you have an event coming up, then this is the perfect style for you.

42. Sleek Styles

This is a very modern look but one that is very popular these days. If you have an event to go to this would be an easy look to put together.

43. Cool Braided Styles

Another loose braided style that is going to please you. It’s a great look for a wedding or even a beach look. It’s a style that can be both casual and dressy.

44. Stunning Styles

A great formal look that has a ton of curls with it and a loose braid. The braid crowns the front of the head to give you a very elegant style.

45. A Sweet Look

These braided styles are all so beautiful. We can’t help but love a style like this one. It has all the elegance and beauty you are looking for.

46. Fro Styles

It’s a lot of hair for such a short style, but it’s no less beautiful. Who says you have to tame those curls, just let them be wild.

47. Gorgeous Bobs

If you have a bob or are thinking of getting one, then this is the style for you. It’s polished, elegant and super cool. We love the tight braid on the side, it’s a gorgeous style that will have heads turning all night long. If you are looking for an unforgettable style for your event, then this is the one for you.

48. Pretty and Soft

When it comes to a wedding, whether it’s yours or you are attending one, you usually are looking for a soft look. This style has gorgeous waves that are pulled into a partial updo. It’s the kind of style that’s pretty and romantic all in one.


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