The past few years have seen a sudden resurgence of the fantasy genre, with epic movies such as Lord of the Rings, the Chronicles of Narnia and the Harry Potter series taking over the box office as well as huge television shows such as Game of Thrones and Grimm topping the viewing lists. It’s not set to change any time soon as the fantasy genre will be going strong throughout 2012-2014 without any signs of slowing down.
When watching these movies you may be struck by the amazing hairstyles on offer. Of course many of these support the super-long, super-unpractical Arthurian hairstyles, but others provide their female protagonists and their elfin features with pixie hairstyles that instantly update their overall sex appeal.
The truth of the matter is that those who are thinking about getting a pixie hairstyle should realise that it means going very short, which is hard to pull off if you’re the wrong person. We’ve always maintained that anyone can suit a hairstyle depending on the styling but it is much harder with a cut this short and pixie hairstyles really do limit themselves to a certain group of people with certain features.
You’ve pretty much got to have a moderately well-defined jaw and petite facial features, otherwise it doesn’t have a lot of hope of working. In addition, without meaning to sound harsh, the pixie look generally looks better on those who are of an average to slim build. This is mainly due to the removal of the length around the face, as this can exaggerate features and make your face look plump.
Whose look can I copy ?
There are tons of celebrities who have sported the pixie look over the years and it’s always a cut that’s on trend. It is so easy to maintain due to the tiny length and it suits any hair colour. Amongst the most favoured and copied celebrity do’s include Natalie Portman’s mid-stage pixie cut, an after-effect of having shaved her head for a movie role. Natalie was lucky to have had such amazing bone structure, as she carried off all lengths of hair impeccably and this as one of the most favoured haircuts amongst the public. In addition, Victoria Beckham’s hair caused a stir, as did Emma Watsons more recent, dramatic cut, which highlights her beautiful cheekbones and dainty nose, something her long hair hid from viewers. Sticking with the ethereal trend, Winona Ryder’s pixie cut was coveted amongst people during the nineties as well as Halle Berry’s. They are quite versatile in their appearance, which is something many people don’t realise at first. Pixie hairstyles can look sleek and sweet like Katie Holmes’ or Audrey Tatou’s or a bit more rock’n’roll as seen on the likes of Pink, Rihanna and Keira Knightley.
Fashion trends are becoming more and more in favour of extreme cuts and very short hairstyles are as much a part of that as fantastically long locks. Many women aren’t confident enough to go for a short cut, but if you work with a stylist to ascertain the best way to work this cut so it suits you completely, you can end up with an edgy, fashion-forward cut that is sure to turn heads on the street.
Having short hair is incredibly practical. It doesn’t get in your way when you are working or exercising and you don’t have to spend too much time washing and styling it. Due to this, you often end up using less styling products on your hair meaning you save money too. So there are a lot of positive reasons to have short hair, but there are still less people opting for the cropped cut, but it really can look amazing.
Very Short Haircuts
Though there are some people who deem an extremely short cut as being androgynous, there are many different styles that ooze femininity. The trend for short hairstyles originated in the late 1910s largely due to the beginning of WWI and the changing roles of women. As women entered the work house they began to cut their locks in order to avoid painful traps in machinery and the style became increasingly popular thanks to Coco Chanel and other Parisian fashion houses and has been updated with layers, bangs, curls and straighteners over the subsequent years.
There are several different styles when you consider very short hairstyles so you don’t necessarily have to stick with the same style as everyone else. There is the boy cut that has enjoyed a rich history from the Eton crop in the twenties, the pixie cut epitomised by many elfin-like celebrities since the 1960s, the short flick as sported by Meg Ryan and Kate Winslet or the curled short bob that oozes 1940s glamour. There are so many choices there is one to suit every face shape and body type. Continue reading »
Recently, the spiky short styles are quite popular and chic. If you are fed up with maintain your long locks and want to create a new short look, the short hairstyles can be your ideal option. In this text, I will introduce you some splendid and chic spiky styles for your short hair.
In the past, people think that long hair is a great symbol of charm, beauty and grace. Nowadays, the short hair is getting more and more popular and there are more and more women are creating short styles which are quite simple to create and maintain and look quite cool and stylish. There are a great number of short hairstyles for you to choose. In addition, you can also opt for various kinds of bangs and hair accessories to pair it. Such short hairstyles can make you much younger and more attractive.
Short spiky haircuts can enhance your face features. So it is vital to pick up an ideal hairstyle that suits your face shape and personality. Keep on reading.
Spiky Short Haircuts 2012
Short spiky hairstyles appear quite charming and graceful. If you want to opt for a complete change look, the styles will meet your need. The spiky look can match the closely cropped, pixie and bob styles.
Spiky Short Pixie Haircuts 2012
The spiky pixie hairstyles suits younger girls and mature women. It can make the younger girls cuter and lovelier; and it can make the mature women younger and more graceful. Such styles can also frame your face excellently. If you bear a heart-shaped face, the pixie styles with spiky bangs can make you more charming and attractive. For more dramatic look, you can highlight your hair excellently. Continue reading »
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