Everyone loves a good updo. They’re a great style to help minimize the time it takes to get ready, make yourself look a little more elegant, or just get your hair out of your face. It might seem impossible to do a nice updo with a shorter style, but it is completely possible and very easy to do.
We took some time to look through Instagram and find some of our favorite short updos that you can easy try at home. Here is what we found.
If you just need to get your hair out of your face, this mini bun is the perfect solution.
Even with shorter hair you can get a stunning elegant hairstyle.
This textured bun is perfect for a date night out and easy to do.
Give the back of your head a little volume and create a stunning wedding look.
This messy twist is perfect for anyone who just wants a little jazz to their style.
Dutch braids are perfect for the gyro a nice summer look.
Even with a short style you can get stunning braids and a lot of volume for your updo.
Pull your shorter hair back and add a braid for a bit of texture.
Go a little edgier with your updo, like this braid that goes into a mess of curls.
A small low bun is perfect for a wedding style or minimal style.
A pinned up style with a bunch of curls will totally change your short hair.
Have some fun with your bun by tousling your hair and leaving a few pieces down at the sides.
Even with a pixie cut and a little hair, you can have a lot of fun with updos and get creative.
Jazz your ponytail up by adding a little braid to the center of your hairline.
Have a little fun with your updo and let the creative juices fly.
Twist and Braids
Add a few twist and braids throughout your hair to give it a lot of texture and dimension.
Fishtail braids are stunning and perfect to add a little drama to your hair.
Short hair can be rocked in a high bun with dramatic bangs.
You can get a gorgeous updo with volume even if your hair is short.
Accessories are perfect to add to your updo to spice it up a little.
Half Pin Up
You can get a stunning pin up look and let loose curls fall for a stunning updo style.
Even with minimal hair you can make waves and a perfect updo.
This easy twist is perfect for anyone who wants to change their look up without all the drama.
Even with shaved sides and short hair you can get a style that is stunning and has a ton of volume.
If you don’t want to go full ponytail, don’t. Try out this textured look instead.
Bow on Top
Create this adorable bow style for something unique.
Space buns are super popular, easy to do, and great with short hair.
Medium length hair is perfect to recreate this stunning updo.
Let your curls fly free with a lot of volume and some bobby pins.
This simple pin back with accessories is great for school, work, or hanging with friends.
As you can see even with shorter hair there is a variety of stunning and gorgeous updos that you can wear. Some are simpler than others to try out but no matter the length of your hair, you can get a beautiful style.