Updos for Short Hair – Making the Impossible Possible

2011 Wanda Badwal updos for short hairGone are the days when an updo was only possible if you had long below shoulder length hair. There are numerous ways to updo short hair into an elegant coiffure. Whether you have short straight hair or wavy curly hair, there numerous hair products and accessories that can be used for an updo. Short straight hair is easier to manage than straight silky hair. Hairspray can be used to make fine straight hair a bit more manageable, or else use the natural style of your hair to make the updo style.

For extremely fine hair, a braid hairstyle can work well. Make pigtails on both sides and roll them into buns and secure them above your ears. Loosen a few strands of hair for a casual and cool look. Having your front hair in a fringe can accentuate the updo. Do not use heavy accessories as your fine hair will not be able to support them and your coiffure might loosen and become untidy. However small ornamental hair grips work really well for Updos for short hair.

Short limp hair can be upswept by using backcombing to add body. Make sure that hair in front is not flat and lifeless, backcomb it, pin it and then use hair spray to help it maintain its form. Avoid any partings as they emphasis thin hair in Updos for short hair. When securing the rest of the hair use plenty of hair spray to ensure that the booby pins stay fixed.

Sophie Falkiner updos for short hair
2011 Sophie Falkiner updos for short hair

A short hair updo of curly or wavy hair can achieve a soft romantic look. You can arrange your natural wavy hair in a relaxed, unkempt look by loosening a few strands from the sides. This type of updo look good on people who have a round shaped face, as the strands on the sides will highlight your eyes, nose, lips and chin and take away the attention from the cheeks. Long dangling earrings can add a perfect finishing touch.

Natasha Bedingfield updos for short hair
2011 Natasha Bedingfield updos for short hair

If your short hair is thick, it can be arranged in a half updo for a casual look. Use half the hair to form a puff with hairspray, and secure it with hairpins. Leave the rest of the hair to hang loose. With thick hair it is possible to add hair decorations to match your dress. An Updo for short hair can also use a high pony to form a bun while leaving a few strands loose at the nape.

Kate Bosworth updos for short hair
2011 Kate Bosworth updos for short hair
Emily Blunt updos for short hair
2011 Emily Blunt updos for short hair
Dianna Agron updos for short hair
2011 Dianna Agron updos for short hair

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