Ponytail hairstyles for short hair aren’t just for the school or gym workouts. They are the easiest hairstyle to achieve because all it needs is a rubber band. Despite being a convenient option ponytails are versatile and certainly not privy to people with long hair.

9 Cute Ponytail Hairstyles for Short Hair:

Here’s a look at the nine best ponytail hairstyles for short hair.

1. The Messy Bouffant Ponytail:

A ponytail need not always be prim and proper to look stylish. Also, it need not disappear behind the head just because one has short hair. Taking a cue from the famous Bardot style is this messy bouffant. A lot of back brushing is involved to get this look. In case you don’t want to add too much volume then just a poof over the forehead is all it takes to add a hint of drama to your style.

2. The Pulled Back Short Ponytail:

If one has really short hair which doesn’t all gather up into a ponytail, and then add some texture to your hair to create some movement. After a blow dry, pull back the hair into a ponytail. Whatever hair does not reach let them fall. Now for all this loose hair, twist them in bunches and secure them with bobby pins. Then neatly finish all fly-aways with hair spray. It’s cute yet completely stylish.

Read: Messy Ponytail Hairstyle

3. Cute Slick Ponytails:

This ponytail hairstyle look has been carried out effortlessly by Rooney Mara at the Golden Globes. Very simple yet extremely polished, this look proves that one does not need long hair to look sophisticated on the red carpet. For this look simply side part your hair and gather it into a ponytail. If your hair is not poker straight use a flat iron on medium heat.

4. Spiky Ponytails:

Style is all about attitude. In this picture Cameron Diaz adds oomph and edge to the humble ponytail. It’s spiky at the end and the front is textured to add some volume. Fuss free and neat, this style accentuates your neck and shoulder blades. Make sure the front portion looks rounded and not strained.

Read: Low Pony Hairstyles

5. Inverted Ponytails:

Inverted Ponytails can be stylish at work and not just the sign that you’re in line for the next coffee break. So it should balance between structured and rigid. Gather all your hair into a ponytail and invert it through the middle. Best for blunt cut short hair as it keeps loose hair to minimum.

6. Ponytails with Bangs:

Some stylists say that ponytails are a lazy girl’s answer to a cute hairstyle. In that case, one would have to deliberately make it look like it was pulled up in the last minute. In this picture Reese Wither spoon achieves just that. Her irresistible charm just makes it cuter. Bangs take care of all the layering and texturing in the crown portion. Just let them carelessly loose and use some hair spray to keep it that way.

Read: Half Ponytail Hairstyles

7. Twisted Messy Crown Tails:

Want to up your cute quotient? Try these twisted messy crown tails. It’s a fun take on the original pigtail hairstyles. Just twist them and secure them with colorful hair accessories. You don’t have to be neat to get this fun look.

8. The High Afro:

This look suits those with a perm or naturally curly hair. Just gather your hair into a high ponytail. It’s cute, fun and extremely convenient. This can be a perfect beach hairstyle.

9. The Mini Ponytail:

This is another hot look at the red carpet. It’s stylish and practical and really takes 5 minutes to pull it off. It helps create the illusion of heavy side bangs with the hair that is outside the ponytail. It frames the face while adding feminine grace and sophistication.

Read: Fake Ponytail Extensions

Short hair has a lot of options in hairstyles. So start experimenting and be stylish.

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