100+ Short Hairstyles and Haircuts You Need to Try in 2020

Cut off those dead ends for the new decade.

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If you've always wanted to go short, may I just say: The time is now. Nothing says freedom like a breeze blowing against your bare neck. And any time of the year, fewer sweaty hair moments mean you can style and go, no worries. You see, what I'm really saying is, the perfect moment to lop off your locks and go for a jaw-skimming (or shorter) cut is...whenever. To get you inspired to make the chop—and to help you figure out what to do with your hair once you've gone short, I've hand-picked 100+ totally gorgeous, varied celebrity looks that will act as your spiritual hair guide.

Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' 11th Annual Governors Awards - Arrivals
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Jodie Turner-Smith

Allow Queen & Slim breakout actress Turner-Smith to take your breath away. In case you needed further confirmation, this constructive cut shows that natural curls can be worn in endless ways.

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Katie Holmes

Elegantly styled finger waves will make your hair look like its been touched by an angel. Holmes owned the red carpet with this classic style.

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Rowan Blanchard

This might be a hard ask, but I never want Blanchard to grow out her again. Short hair is made for the actress. If you don't feel like fussing with your hair at all, try this back-swept style to let your makeup steal the show.

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87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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Margot Robbie

Feast your eyes on Robbie at the 86th Academy Awards, which should have featured a "Best Lob of the Night" award. This bright blonde, blunt cut lob accentuates her neckline so beautifully.

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Vogue Fashion Festival 2019 : Photocall At Hotel Potocki In Paris
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Bella Hadid

This fall called for a bobbed-up Bella. Although everyone was saying this style is very KKW, this sultry dark chocolate shade and chin-grazing cut looked incredible on the supermodel. Another takeaway: your part doesn't have to be perfect. Let it go!

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It's impossible to forget 2015 Ciara because no one else wore a bob with bangs better. Peep the way her bangs seamlessly blend into her cascading layers, making this one of the most photogenic cuts ever.

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Kim Kardashian West

The cool-girl code: wear a bone-straight bob, cut asymmetrically, with hater blocker shades inside for extra points. Leave it to KKW to make us all want to go out and buy more hairspray.

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Ashley Benson

Benson's been known to move on from hairstyles quick, but one thing she's kept consistent the past year is a short cut. Team MC has kept up with her ever-changing hair in 2019, but these golden mermaid waves reign supreme. Case in point: figuring out the shade that complements your skin tone the most should be a priority.

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A Sense Of Home's First Ever Annual Gala - The Backyard Bowl
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Kaia Gerber

18-year-old Gerber shocked the world when she made clear she wasn't attached to her long hair anymore, which she shared in an interview was once the only style she felt beautiful in. Since the big chop, she's gone even shorter, and I'm so here for grown-up Kaia!

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Of course J.Lo can rock this sopping wet texture with a sparkly gown and look iconic. Play up this style with softly flipped ends for even more swagger.

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Regina King

Marie Claire's 2019 cover star Regina King is a classic beauty, and proves that these off-duty waves, especially when cut into a shoulder-grazing lob, looks good on a fancy carpet (and a beach).

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91st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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Irina Shayk

Long hair Shayk is no longer, and the dramatic change to a sleek, angular bob is for the better. TBH, when you have a breathtaking bone structure like this do you even need hair to begin with?!?

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2019 American Music Awards - Arrivals
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Selena Gomez

Warm shades of caramel peeking through is the reason Gomez's graduated bob doesn't look juvenile curled under. You can revive and modernize this '90s style with color.

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Jonathan Simkhai - Front Row & Backstage - September 2016 MADE Fashion Week: The Shows
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Ashley Graham

What's not to love about Graham's stop-you-in-your-tracks, shine-blinding lob? Everything from her rich mahogany color to her immaculately tousled texture is on-point.

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Reese Witherspoon

Witherspoon's girl-next-door curtain bangs look less typical with this ever-so-slightly angled lob. Even the smallest dimension in a cut adds major edge.

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amfAR Gala Cannes 2018 - Arrivals
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Ruby Rose

What sets Rose's salt and pepper pixie a part from the rest is her shaved sides. Sure, it's badass, but you're a badass too.

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Naomi Watts

Crooked lobs are a lewk, okay! Take Watts' masterpiece of a cut for example. A gentle bend will add a touch of softness to this bold cut.

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AFI FEST 2019 Presented By Audi – Indie Contenders Roundtable Presented By The Hollywood Reporter
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Cynthia Erivo

Erivo showcases the most tried-and-true way to jazz up a buzzcut: color (but make it fun). The gradient effect of this platinum shade is eye-catching in the best way.

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Sean Combs 50th Birthday Bash Presented By Ciroc Vodka
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Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner

These sisters stepped out twinning for Diddy's 50th birthday celebration with short, sleek, dramatically rounded bobs to remix the most popular style of the season.

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Eva Riccobono

Believe it or not, supermodel Riccobono is not standing in front of a fan. This is what you call windswept, layered curls at their best.

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Mila Kunis

Kunis' deep side part stylizes this cut so easily by adding structure. If you're sick of a straight-edge lob, get a little risqué with a shorter cut on one side.

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Jaimie Alexander

Want a style that practically shouts "I'm the shit"? Same. Then, we both need to take a page out of Alexander's book and try a sleek angled bob—sexy stunna shades included.

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Bottega Veneta Fall Winter 2018 Fashion Show in NY
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Arizona Muse

British-born supermodel Muse has the dreamiest, bouncy crown of curls. Face-framing layers add the right amount of shape to this free-flowing style.

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Michelle Weaver

OWN's Love Is actress Weaver is giving us '90s Halle Berry vibes with close-cut curls. The answer is no, this pixie style will never get old.

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Saoirse Ronan

There's nothing much more minimalist than a sleek, center-parted, blunt cut bob. Ronan is proof that this classic cut is peak elegance.

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Leighton Meester

Some extra styling, like a half bun à la Gossip Girl's Meester, takes the guesswork out of how to make a look your own. Plus, it'll show off your hair color if you also have ombré dip-dyed ends.

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Chanel : Photocall - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2018
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Clémence Poésy

Harry Potter's Poésy, all grown up, serves up an undone bob like nobody's business with a gorgeous wash of auburn to set her color off. Use your hands, water, and a bit of texturizing spray to simply scrunch your hair wherever you want an "I-woke-up-like-this" bend.

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Demi Lovato

Lovato's layered all the way up, which breathes life into an otherwise shapeless lob. The motto: the piece-ier, the messier, the better.

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2019 MTV Movie And TV Awards - Arrivals
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MJ Rodriguez

Pose star MJ Rodriguez makes me want to add a bunch of spiral curls to my chin-length bob because a little extra drama changes up the whole lewk.

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World Premiere Of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures "Avengers: Endgame" - Arrivals
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Evangeline Lilly

Although Lily is rocking a completely shaved head now, which she cut herself and documented for the world to see, this side-swept short style still deserves some shine. Sweep a dollop of shine spray through your hair to replicate this glossy finish.

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