Whether you’ve rocked short hair for years or are easing into a new bob or lob, styling your chin-grazing chop should always be at the top of your to-do list. Cute short hairstyles embody a modern sensibility without being limited by length. In fact, the shortness lends itself to a low-maintenance versatility that easily adapts to a multitude of styles, from casual beach waves to a glamorous short updo.
No matter which short haircut you choose, the end result is sure to be effortlessly cool and instantly elevate your beauty look. We’re drawing a little bit of inspo from some of our favorite short-haired celebrities, including Lily Collins’ pixie style and Beyonce’s short-lived bob (pun intended), and we’ve found something for everyone. Here are 40 cute short hairstyles for women to inspire your look this season and prove that short hair is anything but boring.