Short Hair For Summer: Chop It Like It’s Hot

Are you feeling the heat already? Here at BLU Salon in sunny Monrovia, CA, we know summer is right around the corner, and that means more than just sunshine and pool parties (although we love those too!). It’s also prime time to switch up your look with a fresh, breezy haircut. And what’s breezier than short hair?

That’s right, short hair is back in a BIG way this summer, and it’s not just for edgy pixie enthusiasts anymore. Whether you’re a seasoned short-hair pro or contemplating a daring chop, there’s a trendy short style out there waiting to unleash your inner summer-bronzed goddess.

So, is short hair for you? Let’s break down the myths and explore the amazing world of short haircuts!

Who Can Rock A Short Cut? You Can!

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Gone are the days when short hair was seen as a one-size-fits-all look. The beauty of modern short styles is their versatility. They can be tailored to any face shape, hair texture, and personal style.

Here’s why we love short haircuts:

  • Low Maintenance: Short hair means less time blow-drying and styling! Perfect for busy mornings or those who prefer a wash-and-go routine.
  • Cool and Comfortable: Beat the summer heat with a haircut that keeps your neck and ears cool.
  • Endless Styling Options: Don’t be fooled! Short haircuts offer a surprising amount of versatility. From sleek bobs to tousled pixies, the possibilities are endless.
  • Confidence Booster: There’s something undeniably empowering about a bold short haircut. It shows you’re confident and ready to take on the world (or at least the pool party!).

Short Hair Trends Stealing the Show in 2024

Now that you’re on board with the sizzling short hair revolution let’s explore the hottest trends for summer 2024:

  • The Bixie: The Pixie’s Playful Cousin

This trend combines the classic pixie cut with the blunt edges of a bob. It offers a cool, textured look with longer bangs that can be swept to the side or styled into a curtain fringe. Perfect for those who want a touch of edge with some versatility.

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Layer Forward Bixie w/Bangs
  • The Swoony Shag: Texture Takes Center Stage

The shag is back, baby! This layered cut adds tons of volume and texture, making it ideal for all hair types (especially fine or wavy hair). It’s effortlessly cool and can be styled smooth or tousled, depending on your mood.

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Wavy Layered Shag
  • The Airy Bob: A Timeless Classic

The bob is a chic and sophisticated option that never goes out of style. There are so many versions of this short-hair timeless classic! But what we think is hot for 2024 is a little more airy and a little less perfect. You can add some texture with a slight wave or keep it sleek and straight.

Airy Bob
  • The Tapered Fro: Bold and Beautiful

This short, tapered afro is a statement cut that celebrates natural texture. It’s perfect for showing off your curls and coils in a cool and refreshing style.

Short Tapered Afro
  • The Buzz Cut: The Ultimate Summer Shortcut

For those who truly want to beat the heat, the buzz cut is the ultimate low-maintenance option. It’s a bold and confident look that’s perfect for showing off your facial features.

Buzz Cut for the Ladies

Ready to Chop It Off? Here’s How We Can Help!

At BLU Salon in Monrovia, we’re passionate about helping you find the perfect short haircut to flatter your face shape, hair type, and personal style. Here’s what you can expect when you book your short hair transformation:

  • Consultation: We’ll discuss your hair goals, lifestyle, and maintenance preferences to recommend the perfect shortcut.
  • Expert Stylists: Our experienced stylists are highly trained in cutting shorter styles and will ensure a precise and flattering cut.
  • Styling Tips and Tricks: We’ll show you how to style your new short hair to achieve your desired look.
  • Add a Splash of Color: We can guide you to the perfect color to highlight your best features and the key points of your new short haircut!

Embrace the Short Hair Life!

Short hair isn’t just a trend; it’s a lifestyle choice that empowers you to feel confident and cool all summer long. So, if you’re ready to ditch the heat and look hotter than ever, book an appointment with us and get ready to sizzle!

P.S. Looking for more short hair inspiration? Follow Kim Hansen on social media for daily hair trends and tips! She’s BLU’s master hairstylist, skilled in various techniques to create your hot new look.

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