64 Short Hairstyles That Will Make You Want to Chop It All Off

by Stacia Affelt
May 2, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. ET
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It's true that many of us have some kind of emotional attachment to our long hair — but it's also true that taking the plunge and going for a new short 'do is totally refreshing. There's no quicker way to break out of a rut and completely change up your look.

Thinking of taking the leap and going short? These hot celebrity short cuts might push you over the edge.

Originally published July 2016. Updated May 2017.

1 /64: Lucy Hale

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1/64 :Lucy Hale

Hale's textured short hair is at the top of our envy list.

2 /64: Taylor Swift

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2/64 :Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift rocks a long bob (a "lob") that's messy yet chic. This style is perfect for an effortless feel.

3 /64: Miley Cyrus

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3/64 :Miley Cyrus

Miley's short hairstyle proves that your roots don't always ruin your look. 

4 /64: Gwen Stefani

4/64 :Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani bumps up the volume by sweeping her hair up and back.

5 /64: Kat Graham

5/64 :Kat Graham

The Vampire Diaries actress showcased a straight-edged cut without bangs.

6/64 :Beyoncé

Don't be afraid of short hair when you've got curls. Channel your inner diva and go for that bob. 

7/64 :RaeLynn

Country singer RaeLynn's short cut is flirty and fun.

8 /64: Jourdan Dunn

8/64 :Jourdan Dunn

The supermodel stuns in a dramatic short cut.

9 /64: Anna Wintour

9/64 :Anna Wintour

Be bold with blunt bangs and a bob, like this iconic Anna Wintour style.

10 /64: Jennifer Lawrence

10/64 :Jennifer Lawrence

Award-winning actor Jennifer Lawrence recently made her hair shorter and blonder.

11/64 :Mindy Kaling

The star of The Mindy Project dip-dyed her short ends for a modern look.

12 /64: Julianne Hough

12/64 :Julianne Hough

The Dancing With The Stars performer rocks a choppy, wavy hairdo.

13 /64: Lily Collins

13/64 :Lily Collins

The British actress rocks a chin-length bob.

14 /64: Hayden Panettiere

14/64 :Hayden Panettiere

The actress chopped off her long blond locks for a shorter style.

15 /64: Zendaya

15/64 :Zendaya

The singer's hair is always a topic of controversy, but she pulls off this bob effortlessly.

16 /64: Sophia Bush

16/64 :Sophia Bush

The One Tree Hill alum embraces a shorter, lighter cut than she's used to.

17 /64: Lucy Hale

17/64 :Lucy Hale

The Pretty Little Liars star styles her shoulder-length hair with soft waves.

18 /64: Hilary Duff

18/64 :Hilary Duff

Not only did the former Disney star experiment with a short hairdo, but with a pop of color too.

19 /64: Vanessa Hudgens

19/64 :Vanessa Hudgens

The actor-turned-Broadway star join the short-haired club and wears it well.

20 /64: Adele