33 Funky Short Hairstyles For Kids(Girls & Boys)

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A bad hair day is dreadful. You feel so off your game because you are worried about how you look. Now imagine your little girl or a pre-teen having a bad hair day! You will never hear the end of it. All you get is “you ruined my life with this haircut” for days, even weeks.

Not a good situation to be in, right?

If your child has short hair, MomJunction has the styles, which will never make him see a bad hair day. Read on to know more about hairstyles for kids with short hair.

Pretty Short Hairstyles For Girls

You’d think that managing short hair is easy. Well, it is not always the case if it is your little girl who has short hair. Worry not. We have a list of easy-to-manage hairstyles for short hair girls right here, for you.

1. Street Style Messy Bob

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Short bob cut may not look like something you can style. But it is. Read to get surprised. This style gives your little girl a ‘just-got-out-bed’ look, something you may not want for school days.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and comb it to a side.
  2. Apply some organic styling gel or hairspray and brush the hair using your fingers to get the messy look, while you blow dry it.
  3. A significant portion of the hair should be towards the back once set, giving the child a casual look.

[ Read: Hairstyles For Little Girls ]

Occasion: Everyday, casual
Face type: Best suits kids with round faces
Hair type: Short, slightly wavy, or straight
Celebrities: Scarlett Johansson, Kaley Cuoco, Kristen Wiig
Expert tip: Avoid using flat or curling irons when trying this on kids. A curling wand would be a better choice to style.

2. Short Layered Bob

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We all love the classic bob. The layered bob is a slight variation of it, and a welcome break for those tired of the classic bob cut. This style gives the hair a cool texture and is easy to manage too.

How to:

  1. Ask the hairdresser for a layered bob cut. You can make the hair very short or keep it at medium length.
  2. After a wash, use a hairspray or a hairstyling gel and comb through.
  3. Use a paddle brush when drying the hair and comb it forward, towards the face.
  4. You can use a flat iron to straighten any stubborn curls at the bottom.
  5. Piece out the layers to show off the textured cut. You can use some pomade to achieve this.

Occasion: Casual, informal, everyday
Face type: Round and heart shaped faces
Hair type: Medium to think straight or wavy hair
Celebrities: Cameron Diaz, Helene Fischer, Kate Mara
Expert tip: You can create a rounded shape by flicking layers of hair towards the face. You can apply the pomade more than once to get the desired output.

3. Super Straight Bob

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A blunt bob cut with bangs can be a great style to don if your little girl has super straight hair. Here is a simple and quick way to style a bob cut with bangs, or short hairstyles for kids with bangs.

How to:

  1. After a hair wash, use a full brush to comb the hair straight. Comb while the hair is still wet.
  2. Use a flat iron to curl the root ends in. You can also use a rounded brush to do that if you do not want to use a flat iron.
  3. Brush the bangs towards the face and part them slightly in the center to complete the look.

Occasion: Everyday, formal or school days
Face type: All face types
Hair type: Thin or thick straight hair
Celebrities: Michelle Obama, Anna Faris, Taylor Swift
Expert tip: You can apply some hairspray to the front hair to add volume to the crown.

[ Read: Hairstyles For Kids With Long Hair ]

4. Short Ponytail

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Even the slightest touch of hair on the neck can be irritating during summers. When your little girl has short hair, long enough to be tied back, it calls for a mini or short ponytail. It looks adorable and makes summers bearable.

How to:

  1. Dry the hair after a wash.
  2. Use a comb or brush to pull the hair back and hold it.
  3. Secure it with a hairband or scrunchie to make a tiny ponytail.
  4. You can use bobby pins to secure the excess hair, which could not be pulled into the ponytail, on the sides.

Occasion: Everyday, school days for toddlers
Face type: Oval, square, heart-shaped, diamond, and round
Hair type: Straight, curly thin or thick
Celebrities: Christina Applegate, Emma Watson, Cameron Diaz
Expert tip: You can use styling gel or pomade to keep the pulled hair in its place, without having to use bobby pins or clips.

5. Side Braids For Short Hair (Without Bangs)

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Give your little girl a chic, old-fashioned look with the French side braids. You will need a couple of hairbands and nothing else to achieve this neat look.

How to:

  1. Brush the hair with a comb, and remove any knots or tangles.
  2. Make a side-parting and comb the hair on each side.
  3. Take a few strands of hair from the top right side and make a small braid. Secure it with a hairband.
  4. Now take some hair on the other side, slightly towards the back, and braid it. Secure the braid using a hairband.

Occasion: Party, holidays, festive
Face type: Oval, heart-shaped
Hair type: Short, straight or wavy
Celebrities: Carey Mulligan
Expert tip: If you have short hair in the front that cannot be braided, you can use snap clips or bobby pins to hold them in place.

[ Read: Grey & White Hair In Kids ]

6. Twisted Side Ponytail For Short Hair

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The side ponytail is a great summer do for kids with short hair. Girls with short and fine hair, who do not want the regular pony at the back, can try this.

How to:

  1. Wet the hair and part it to a side. If your child’s hair is thick, you can go for the center-parting.
  2. Comb the hair back and from one side, roll a few strands of hair to the opposite side.
  3. Pull more hair to one side with each roll and secure all of it with an elastic hairband.

Occasion: Party, holidays, festive
Face type: Round, heart-shaped
Hair type: Short, straight, or wavy
Celebrities: Emma Stone (longer hair)
Expert tip: You can deck the pony, in the end, with a flower or other hair accessories to make it cute.

7. Easy Updo For Shorter Hair

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When your little girl has short hair that is soft and wavy, but thin, this stylish updo can make all the difference in how she looks. This keeps the hair above the nape of the neck.

How to:

  1. Comb the hair to the sides, with a middle or side parting.
  2. Use a curling iron or curling pins to twist the side and rear locks into small curls.
  3. You can leave the side locks as they are, but use a fancy looking hair pin or clip at the back to keep the hair from falling.

Occasion: Casual, outdoor
Face type: Round, square
Hair type: Soft, wavy blonde hair
Celebrities: Rachel McAdams, Stana Katic donned wavy bobs that support this peristyle
Expert tip: Twisting the side locks and the short hair at the back can also add volume to the hair.

8. High Pony Puff For Curly Hair

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Ideal for African American girls with thick black, super curly hair, a high ponytail increases the kid’s cuteness quotient by a mile! And it keeps your baby comfortable on hot summer day.

How to:

  1. Use a detangler spray to untangle any knots in the hair. If you have the time, wash the hair and untangle it when it is wet.
  2. Apply some curl milk to moisturize the hair.
  3. Comb the hair from the back and the front and pull it back, ensuring that no loose strands are left out.
  4. Pull the hair back to the crown, and secure it with a hair tie to make a ponytail. Spread the hair on top like a fountain or add a bow to make it prettier.

Occasion: School, everyday
Face type: All face types
Hair type: Black, coarse, and thick hair
Celebrities: Teyonah Parris
Expert tip: If the hair is too thick and coarse for one ponytail, you can make two ponytails and make them look like one.

9. Mini Pigtails

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Little girls and pigtails go hand in hand. If your kid has fine, wavy, or straight hair which is too short for a pony or braids, mini-pigtails can be a great idea. They are cute and keep the hair from falling to the sides or front.

How to:

  1. Part the hair in the center and comb it finely, to the sides.
  2. While combing, bring the hair up to the sides, a little above the ear. Brush the hair one more time before securing the pigtail with a hair tie.
  3. Repeat the same steps for the other side.

Occasion: Everyday
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: Straight, fine hair
Celebrities: Miley Cyrus, Blue Ivy (Beyonce’s daughter), Zahara Jolie-Pitt
Expert tip: You can use colorful scrunchies to make the hairdo look cute.

10. Short Curly Hairstyle With Headbands

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Short and very curly hair gets tangled easily and is hard to manage too. Using a headband will prevent the hair from falling on the forehead and blocking the kid’s vision.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and dry it with a towel.
  2. Use a hair brush to comb the hair and untangle any knots.
  3. Brush the hair with your fingers to retain the natural curls.
  4. Set a headband to match your kid’s dress, and she is ready for a school day, party, or an outing with friends!

Occasion: Casual, everyday
Face type: Oval, heart-shaped
Hair type: Curly
Celebrities: Arielle Kebbel, Keira Knightley
Expert tip: Use colorful headbands to match the outfit: that makes a style statement in itself.

11. Afro Frizzy Hair With Bow Ribbon

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When you do not have time to braid your little girl’s short but frizzy hair, a simple headband can do the trick of keeping it neat. A polka dotted bow ribbon headband, a comb, and some hair moisturizer is all you need to get this hairdo.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and pat dry it.
  2. Comb the hair to untangle any knots. Comb it back using a soft brush.
  3. Set the headband such that the bow is to the right side of the forehead.

Occasion: Party, festive
Face type: All face types
Hair type: Frizzy, curly hair
Celebrities: Ben Wallace,
Expert tip: You can use a detangler or a curl gel to get rid of knots easily.

12. Tiny Pigtails With Bangs

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If your little girl has hair as smooth as silk, you can style it any way you want. But pigtails with cute little bangs are an excellent choice for toddlers and younger girls. If Baby Spice can, Rashida Jones can, so can your girl, even if she has short hair!

How to:

  1. Use a wide-toothed comb to brush the hair and untangle any knots.
  2. Use your hands to part the hair in the center, or even to a side.
  3. Comb the hair on each side and gather the hair to the side and secure it with a hair tie.
  4. Repeat the steps to make a pigtail on the other side.
  5. Use your hands to brush the loose strands of hair to the front, to make a fringe that covers the forehead.

Occasion: Everyday, school
Face type: Round, oval
Hair type: Straight, wavy hair
Celebrities: Rashida Jones, Zooey Deschanel, Emma Bunton
Expert tip: To give the hair a more textured look, brush it with the fingers instead of a comb.

13. Braided Ponytails For Fine Hair

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A ponytail may seem like the only option when your little girl’s hair is soft and short. But it is not. Here is an interesting way to style your daughter’s hair, with a little effort.

How to:

  1. Comb the hair with a brush and get rid of any knots.
  2. Divide the front, crown portion of the hair into four parts for four ponytails. Secure each ponytail with a small hair tie.
  3. Braid them all, or two of them.
  4. Comb the rest of the hair at the back, till the end.
  5. Gather all the hair, including the four ponytails, to make one big ponytail at the back.

Occasion: Festive, Party
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: Straight, soft
Expert tip: Braid only halfway to the length of the hair for a neat ponytail.

14. Pulled Back Half-ponytail

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When you cannot pull back the entire hair into a pony, half-a-ponytail should do.

How to:

  1. Use a soft brush to comb the hair back.
  2. Gather half the hair and secure it with a hair tie.
  3. Brush the hair at the bottom and it is done!

Occasion: Everyday, summer style
Face type: All face types
Hair type: Straight
Celebrities: David Beckham
Expert tip: You can add a bow at the top where the hair tie is, to make it look pretty.

15. Bantu Knots For Short Hair

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Bantu knots can take time but can be cute if your baby daughter has black, fine hair. Bantu knots are ideal for longer hair, but you can try it with short hair as well.

How to:

  1. Wash the child’s hair and use a conditioner to give it a smooth texture.
  2. Let it dry completely, use a towel to pat dry it.
  3. Comb the hair with a soft brush and detangle any knots in the hair.
  4. Use the comb’s end to separate the hair into different sections. For short hair, ensure that these sections are no more than half inch in width.
  5. Apply pomade or moisturizer to the hair in each section.
  6. Twist the section of the hair closely, but not too tight. Now coil the twisted hair on the scalp and twist the rest of the hair around it.
  7. You can tuck the ends of the twisted hair under the coil or secure it with a hair tie.
  8. Repeat the steps for the remaining sections of the hair.

Occasion: Everyday, outdoor or sporting
Face type: Round face, oval
Hair type: Straight, frizzy
Celebrities: Rihanna, Halle Berry, Lauryn Hill, Bjork
Expert tip: If you want to sport wavy curls on a day, create Bantu knots the night before and sleep. The next morning when you untangle, curly hair loose, curly hair is ready in seconds.

16. Dutch Braid Ponytail

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Braids are not for girls with short hair, right? Wrong. Even if your little girl has shoulder-length hair, you can braid it. Dutch pigtail braids can be a cool way to style overgrown pixie cut or a straight blunt cut.

How to:

  1. Use a pomade or gel: apply it thoroughly to the hair and brush it with the fingers, to give it a wavy look.
  2. Brush the hair neatly, using a soft comb. Pull the hair back using the comb and make sure no loose strands are left in the front.
  3. Use the brush to divide and gather some hair on the one side of the head, closer to the forehead and start braiding. Push the rest of the hair back using a comb. Braid only three-fourth of the hair and secure it with a hair tie.
  4. Repeat the steps to braid the other side.
  5. Braid the two pigtails together and secure them together with one hair tie.

Occasion: Casual, outdoor
Face type: Oval, heart-shaped
Hair type: Thick to medium density straight or wavy hair
Celebrities: Kylie Jenner, Shailene Woodley (medium length hair)
Expert tip: You can leave the two braided pigtails as they are instead of securing them together.

17. Side Swept Hair With Headband

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This is a pretty simple hairstyle for little girls with thin hair. You can set this in less than five minutes.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and let it dry completely.
  2. Brush the hair using a soft-toothed comb to untangle any knots.
  3. Part the hair to a side, close to the temple, and brush to the opposite side.
  4. Put a headband, and your little girl is all set.

Occasion: Casual, party, festive
Face type: Round
Hair type: Straight, smooth, and thin density
Celebrities: Charlize Theron, Keira Knightley
Expert tip: If the hair is incredibly silky, apply a bit of pomade to keep it in place.

18. The Fountain Hairdo

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Imagine a child with a tiny pony that looked like a fountain on her head. The very thought makes you smile, doesn’t it? The fountain hairdo is a simple and easy hairstyle for toddlers and young kids.

How to:

  1. Brush the hair using a soft comb.
  2. Separate the hair on the crown and make it into a top ponytail using an elastic hair tie.
  3. Brush the remaining hair at the back neatly, and brush the top ponytail up with your hands to make it look like a fountain of water.

Occasion: Everyday, casual
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: Straight, wavy with medium to thin density
Celebrities: Alyssa Milano
Expert tip: You can also try pulling all the hair into a ponytail for the perfect summer hairdo.

19. Shirley Temple Curls

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Shirley Temple used 48 curlers every night to get that perfect hairstyle that made her an adorable star back then. Thankfully, you can achieve this with fewer curling rolls for short hair.

How to:

  1. Brush the hair with a soft comb to untangle it and remove any knots.
  2. Pull out a two inch wide section of hair and brush it straight and spray hairspray.
  3. Put a sponge roller at the end of the section of the hair and roll it up, back towards the scalp. Roll the hair tightly, but not so tight to hurt the child.
  4. Take another two inch section of the hair right below the curled hair and repeat the steps, using the hairspray and the roller.
  5. Put as many curlers as you need to roll all the hair.
  6. Let it stay for at least half-an-hour or if possible, overnight, to get that naturally curly look.
  7. Unroll the curls and brush the hair using your fingers or brush it gently for the desired style.

Occasion: Casual, everyday
Face type: Round, heart-shaped
Hair type: Straight, wavy
Celebrities: Shirley Temple
Expert tip: Avoid using heat curling irons for kids.

Short Hairstyles For Boys

Styling hair for boys can seem like a no-brainer. But is it as easy as it seems? You may think that there aren’t many short hairstyles for boys. Well, get ready to be surprised with these cool and easy hairstyles for boys with short hair.

[ Read: Cute Hairstyles For Boys ]

20. Side Part Business Tycoon Style

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When your child has hair that is at least one to one-and-a-half inches long, you can style it to give the child a classy, businessman like look.

How to:

  1. Apply pomade to dampen the hair a little.
  2. Use a comb to part the hair fully, at the sides. The parting should be closer to the temple, just above the left eye.
  3. Apply a little more pomade and brush the hair neatly to each side. Pull any loose strands away from the forehead, and into the sides.
  4. Your little businessman is ready.

Occasion: Everyday, school
Face type: Oval, heart-shaped
Hair type: Straight, wavy with medium density
Celebrities: Ryan Gosling, Wille
Expert tip: You can even try this hairstyle with a middle parting for a Johnny Depp look.

21. Messy Geek Look

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Little boys are cute when they are naughty. This messy, geeky look is a cool hairdo for four to eight-year-old boys with slightly wavy hair.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and dry it with a towel, while brushing the hair with your fingers.
  2. Apply a little moisturizer to all the hair and brush it again with your fingers.
  3. This will make your boy’s hair slightly curly, and give the hair an unkempt look.

Occasion: Casual, everyday, holiday
Face type: Heart-shaped, oval, and angular faces
Hair type: Slightly wavy, straight black hair
Celebrities: Orlando Bloom, James Franco
Expert tip: For very straight hair, use a blow dryer to get a naturally curly look.

22. Short Dreadlocks

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When you think of dreadlocks, you think of long hair. But what if we told you that you could make dreads for short hair as well?

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and pat it dry with a towel. Brush it with a comb to remove any knots.
  2. Divide the hair into sections. Each section of the hair will expose a small square of the scalp. The bigger the square, the thicker the dreadlocks will be.
  3. Apply pomade or hair gel to each section of hair. You can use hair gel, wax or cream, whichever makes the hair moist.
  4. Twist each section of hair clockwise. You can use a comb to do this. Also, make sure that the hair is wet or damp enough when you twist the dreadlocks, so that they stay in place.
  5. Dry the locks with a blow dryer to set them in place.

Occasion: Everyday, casual, summer
Face type: Oval, angled face shapes
Hair type: Curly hair, medium density
Celebrities: Chris Brown, Jamie Foxx
Expert tip: Apply a generous amount of moisturizer to the hair and massage it gently. Making locks would be easier and less painful for the kid.

[ Read: Anti Dandruff Shampoos For Kids ]

23. Brushed Up Hairstyle

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When your boy’s hair is so small that you can’t even hold it, can it be styled? Absolutely! Here is how.

How to:

  1. Apply gel or pomade to the hair.
  2. Use your fingers to brush the hair upwards, starting from the scalp.
  3. Brush the side-locks to the sides, such that only the hair in the center is brushed up.

Occasion: Casual, everyday
Face type: Oval, angular
Hair type: Straight, Slightly wavy
Celebrities: Justin Bieber, Adam Lambert
Expert tip: Apply wax or pomade to the sides to get a smooth, combed look.

24. Flat Top Hairstyle

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Want military-style hair for your boy? A flat top hairstyle is a good option then!

How to:

  1. Getting the right haircut is important to get this hairstyle right. The sides are neatly trimmed, with some volume on the top of the head.
  2. The hair on the top should be of equal length.
  3. Apply some amount of pomade or styling gel and comb it up. This will keep the hair from standing and form a flat base, like that of a table.

Occasion: Casual, funky college style
Face type: Oval, angular, heart-shaped
Hair type: Straight, coarse
Celebrities: Will Smith (Bel-Air)
Expert tip: You can try this even when you have equal-length hair all over, and not just in the center.

[ Read: Treatments For Hair Loss In Children ]

25. The Matt Hairstyle

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The Matt pushes up a little bit of hair in the front, increasing the volume on the crown and the top.

How to:

  1. Apply hair gel or pomade to dampen the hair a bit.
  2. Part the hair to a side, and comb the hair downwards on the sides.
  3. Blow dry the hair at the top while brushing it backward with your fingers. This lifts the hair up and adds volume in the center.

Occasion: Casual, informal
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: All hair types
Celebrities: Taylor Lautner, Ryan Gosling
Expert tip: Use a medium-hold styling gel for a natural, matte look.

26. The James Spiked Up Hairstyle

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Spikes are fun and cool for boys. This spiked up hairstyle looks like a pompadour with a defined side parting.

How to:

  1. Apply pomade on wet hair to add volume.
  2. Blow dry the hair while brushing it back, upwards with a brush.
  3. Use a blow dryer while brushing the hair on the sides with your fingers.
  4. Use a brush to press the hair in place. You can detail the hair on top with a comb.

Occasion: Casual, holiday
Face type: Oval, heart-shaped
Hair type: Straight, wavy
Celebrities: Ryan Reynolds, Zayn Malik
Expert tip: You can comb all the hair, in the front and the sides, towards the back for a neat look.

27. Textured Hair With Fringe

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Boys aren’t fond of fringes. But this one, your kid is going to love! The hairstyle is ideal for long and medium hair, but surprisingly suits boys with short hair as well.

How to:

  1. Apply pomade or styling gel to the hair.
  2. Brush the hair downwards from the center of the head.
  3. Detail the front hair using the fingers to get a slight fringe.

Occasion: Casual, everyday
Face type: Triangular face
Hair type: Medium density hair
Celebrities: Brad Pitt
Expert tip: When styling the fringe, comb the hair sideways on the forehead to prevent it from obstructing the child’s vision.

[ Read: Dandruff In Kids ]

28. Side-Brushed Hair

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This is a pretty simple hairstyle for anyone. All you need to do is pick a side to which the hair points.

How to:

  1. Apply styling gel or pomade to hold the hair in place.
  2. Use a soft-toothed comb to part the hair to the side.
  3. Brush the hair on top to a side, so that it does not point backward.
  4. Use a comb to flatten the hair on the opposite side and the back.

Occasion: Everyday, casual
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: Straight, wavy hair
Celebrities: Zac Efron, David Beckham
Expert tip: You can use a hairspray to keep the hair in place.

29. Short Tapered Hairstyle

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This hairstyle will add more volume to the hair. So if your kid’s hair looks thin when combed, you can switch to this hairstyle.

How to:

  1. Wash the hair and pat dry with a towel.
  2. While the hair is still damp, apply pomade or hair styling gel evenly over the hair.
  3. Use your fingers to style the hair in the front, pushing it slightly upwards.
  4. Flatten the hair on the sides using a comb. You can either push it backward or downward, to the sides.

Occasion: Casual, party, holiday
Face type: Square face, oval shapes with small foreheads
Hair type: Medium to thick density hair, coarse
Celebrities: Zac Efron
Expert tip: If your boy has a wide face or a wide forehead, avoid this hairstyle.

30. Asymmetrical Faux Hawk

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This is a variation of the faux hawk popularized by the likes of David Beckham and Messi.

How to:

  1. For this, your child should have short hair on the sides, and one-inch long hair in the center.
  2. Apply pomade evenly to the hair.
  3. Use your fingers to brush up the hair in the center to make a faux hawk, slightly diagonal, and not pointing straight to the top.

Occasion: Casual, sporty
Face type: Round and wide faces
Hair type: Medium density, coarse hair
Celebrities: Xavier Samuel, Zac Efron
Expert tip: If the faux hawk is not diagonal, it might end up like the regular faux hawk hairstyle. Using hairspray can help you keep the hair in place.

31. Short Spikey Hair

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This spiky hairstyle is a very short hairstyle for boys that extends to the entire hair, not just the center or top of the head.

How to:

  1. Apply styling gel or pomade to the hair and massage it thoroughly.
  2. Use your fingers to brush up the hair randomly.

Occasion: Casual, fun, or party
Face type: All face shapes
Hair type: Short, coarse, and thin to medium density
Celebrities: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Matt King
Expert tip: This style looks especially good for very short hair, not more than 3/4th of an inch in length.

32. Freestyle Curls

Your boy has curly hair and does not want you to mess with it? Then how about free-styling them? We are sure he won’t mind that!

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How to:

  1. Apply curl gel to the hair and let the hair dry.
  2. Use your fingers to twist the hair into curls and shape them as you want.
  3. Use a hairspray to hold it in place.

Occasion: Casual, beach look
Face type: Oval, square, triangular shaped faces
Hair type: Medium to thick density hair
Celebrities: Orlando Bloom
Expert tip: You can curl the hair all over, or just curl the front hair into a super curl, by twirling it, and leave the rest of the hair wavy.

[ Read: Natural Hair Care Tips For Kids ]

33. Short Defined Curls

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Does you boy have naturally curly hair? This hairstyle can make them look better.

How to:

  1. Apply pomade or styling gel evenly to the child’s hair.
  2. Use your fingers to twist and curl the hair with your fingers.
  3. Let the hair dry and stay naturally curly.

Occasion: Casual, beach look
Face type: Oval, square, triangular shaped faces
Hair type: Medium to thick density hair
Celebrities: Orlando Bloom
Expert tip: You should try this for naturally curly hair, not wavy or straight hair.

Do you see in how many ways you can style your kid’s short hair? When you pick the right hairstyle that suits the hair type and face shape of the child, there is no way you can go wrong. Try out these short hairstyles for kids: girls or boys and we promise they’ll love the way they look!

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