A lot of people use their long hair as a safety shield they can hide behind, but if your heart is screaming for short hair, then go for it. We took a stroll through Instagram and found some of our favorite, dramatic, before and after cuts that will make you want to say goodbye to your long hair and hello to a short, sassy style.

1. Styled Pixie

Kiss super long hair goodbye and instead embrace a short, styled pixie with a fab new color. This cut shows that although long hair is great, a pixie can really accent your facial features perfectly.


2. Short to Shorter

Sure you may think your mid-length hair is doing that job but once you cut a few more inches off and add some layers, you will fall in love with your short hair.


3. Volumized Pixie

The downside to long hair is frizz and how uncontrollable it can be. Chop it down to a pixie cut, keep some length on top, and add a nice side bang to complete a tailored and gorgeous look.


4. Rounded Bob

You don’t have to go dramatically short if your cut if you’re worried. Instead, try out this beautifully rounded bob for a little longer still but that short feel.

5. Boyish Pixie

Coloring your hair can damage it and sometimes the only solution is cutting your hair and starting new. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing, check out this gorgeous boyish pixie that hair a lot of texture and layers to it.


6. Lob

A lob is a great idea when it comes to going short. A lob is in style and still offers a little longer if you’re making a dramatic cut. Trust us once you go for a lob you will fall in love with it.


7. Rocker Pixie

This pixie cut screams style, rocker, and drama. The style shows off your facial features perfectly and can help you look super confident.


8. Girly Pixie

Just because you decide to cut your hair short doesn’t mean it needs to look boyish. This pixie has all the fun with bangs, layers, and amazing color.


9. Layered Pixie

Take your hair from boring and ordinary to something stylish and amazing. Add a lot of layers into your pixie with some beautiful highlights to really show it off.

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