Are you ready to take your short pixie to an even sassier level? A long pixie cut still keeps your hair flirty but provides a little more options if you’re looking for length as well as versatility. From hair accessories to fashion colors, a long pixie is a cute 2024 hairstyle for the girl who’s trendy, on the go, and not afraid to make the cut.
Classic Long Pixie
Even celebrities, who can spend hours getting various hairstyles, can’t resist the charm of a long pixie cut. For example, Jennifer Lawrence finds this type of short haircuts to be the most suitable for her image. The reason for that is pretty simple: it follows her face shape perfectly while having a versatile, low-maintenance look.
Long Pixie Pompadour
Having changed all the lengths and colors possible, Miley Cyrus made a pixie cut her front-runner. It’s not only about bold appearance; it’s about styling freedom that girls can’t live without. In this way, you can turn the top of your sexy pixie into a hot and sassy pompadour at any time, without visiting a salon.
Scarlett Johansson seems to have tried all the pixie variations people could ever see. And this long-on-top idea is probably one of the most elegant and sophisticated cuts she’s ever rocked. The longer top allows her to enhance the texture, giving her a pleasant lifted shape, which looks great with the smart outfit.
Keira Knightley's Choppy Ends
If you come to your hairstylist and ask for Keira Knightley’s choppy ends, he or she will instantly understand what type of pixie you want. When the iconic celeb first got herself such a piecey pixie, she simply blew up the whole world, making all women want to cut their hair. Well, not for nothing! It’s edgy, distinctive, and face-flattering.
Straight Long Pixie
Anne Hathaway is another actress who appreciates stylish comfort. We’ve seen her with a long mane, as well as with shoulder-length hair. And while those two options looked equally awesome on her, when she got a pixie, she showed her appearance in a new light. A long straight pixie has a power to emphasize the beauty of your face, slightly framing it and adding some oomph.
Long Pixie With Undercut
Playing with contrasts is a fascinating idea when it comes to long pixie cuts. As showcased by fantastic Katy Perry, longer pixies get more voluminous and full when spiced up with an undercut. Whether you want to volume up your locks, to make a statement, or go both ways, just say ‘yes’ to an undercut.
Unlike most celebrities that jump from one length to another, Emma Willis has always been loyal to short hair, especially to pixies. By brushing the pixie back, she adds a punky character to her look. Besides giving a great visual impact, the look tells something significant about the cut. A pixie always knows how to express your personality.
Side-Parted Style For Longer Pixie
Jenna Elfman also never misses an opportunity to rock a short cut. The actress’s stylists know that nothing can flatter her face better than short layers gently falling on it. Despite being a bit messy, this side-parted pixie has a very effortless appearance, which is so cool these days.
Slicked Down Long Pixie
Paz Vega who flaunts with an enviably thick and lush mane couldn’t help herself but cut it short. Yes, we weren’t joking when we said that pixies are irresistible. Here the celeb tames her naturally thick texture to get a sleek and exquisite look. Focusing on perfectly straight, shiny silhouette has fantastic results.
Long Pixie With Side Bangs
Rihanna did a great job contributing to the art of hair styling with her spectacular angular bob. Of course, it’s wasn’t the highest point of her hair career, so one day she showed up with a long pixie. As you can see, it’s absolutely different. Long messy bangs, upswept top, and shaved sides - this is so Rihanna. If you want to go 100% bold, steal this look.
Long Pixie with Thick Bangs
Celebrity hairstylist Kristan Serafino believes that cuts with voluminous tops work fine for people with diamond-shaped faces. What adds to the popularity of this long pixie with thick bangs is that it frames the face and accentuates your eyes.
For celebrity hairstylist Kristan Serafino, “If you have a round face, it is advisable to avoid angular styles, tight curls and thick fringes as they make your face appear shorter.” Instead, the stylist recommends going for a short haircut with a full top like a long shaggy pixie.
Asymmetry is a key trend in modern hairstyling, and the asymmetrical pixie bob is no exception. We’ve seen stars like Rihanna and Zoe Kravitz spot very short classic pixie cuts and we want you to look just as gorgeous as them! If you don’t mind short hair length styles, join the train now!
Long Pixie Mullet Cut
The long pixie mullet cut features shorter sides and a longer, flowing top and back. Your hair texture takes center stage just like other long pixie hairstyles and if you can’t get enough of the attention, dye your pixie bob in a tone that shows off your sense of style.
Curly Pixie with Undercut
We all loved how Cara Delevingne gave her pixie a chocolate-tone makeover but we’ve decided to spice things up with an undercut. Whether it’s a shaggy pixie that accentuates your natural texture or a curl-themed pixie, what’s important is that it suits your face.
In the words of stylist Michelle Sultan, “A good hairstylist will trim your hair and create a pixie cut that highlights your face shape.” Adding to that, Ryan Richman says “Other than a good cut, you need a quality texturizing spray to create movement and add volume to your hair.”
Pixie Cut In The Front And Back
Before walking into a salon and telling your stylist, ’I want this!’ it is important that you look through pictures of pixie cuts front and back. Women who have dark hair can sometimes pull off a closer cut than lighter-haired women can, but specific cuts work better for certain hair styles, types, and colors.
Long Pixie Cut For Fine Hair
This is an excellent long pixie cut for fine hair. This model’s messy waves add volume to her fine hair type. The model’s long top length is accentuated by the side part that also plays a role in volumizing fine hair. This side-parted style allows the tousled waves to cascade, giving an illusion of thicker hair.
Long Pixie Cut For Thick Hair
I think this is the ideal long pixie cut for thick hair. It can also work well for various hair colors but really stands out with lighter shades like silver and platinum blondes. This is due to the lighter colors catching the light. With that being said, even highlights look great with this cut.
Long Pixie Cut For Thin Hair
A textured haircut is a very popular choice for brunettes.The choppy layers give definition to what can sometimes be a boring hairstyle. Oftentimes women are afraid to leap into the edgy side of hairstyles preferring a safer, softer look. And in reality, the edgy look would be much more flattering for them.
Messy Asymmetrical Long Pixie Haircut
Check out the dramatic front and back variations and kick your asymmetrical cut up a notch with highlights, balayage or pastel color to add some interest when your hair is parted.
Longer Pixie Styles – Almost Bob Cut
Do you want options for longer pixie cuts for thick hair? Take a look at these longer pixie styles for inspiration. This 2024 bob variation can be made sleek and smooth with a flat iron and a serum for a sweeping style that gently frames the face.
Feathered And Tapered Pixie Style
Revamp the basic pixie long cut with a tapered edge and take your feathered pixie style from basic to bombshell. Ask your stylist to razor in some texture, and your cut will gain movement and interest.
Asymmetrical Pixie Cut With Long Bangs
How about a pixie cut with long bangs? There’s no rule that pixie cut hairstyles have to be short in the front. This banging style is especially flattering for square face shapes or for the girl whose eyebrows are always on-point.
This disconnected pixie cut is long on top. The international pop icon P!NK has rocked a similar version of this cropped cut, and we already know how cool she is.
Unstructured Long Pixie Cut
Trendy and asymmetrical, this long pixie cut pairs extended sweeping bangs while removing all the volume from the back of the style. Not only will a pixie cut with long bangs, short sides draw attention to your cheekbones and your eyes, it has the added benefit of slendering the face.
Textured Long Pixie With Shaved Side
This long pixie is flexible and can be varied to flatter nearly any face shape depending on where the layers begin and end. Why not go bold and employ some peek-a-boo designs to add visual appeal to the long top pixie cut?
Face Flattering Long Curly Pixie Cut
A curly pixie cut is a cute option for the girl who likes a classic hairstyle but’s ready to take the cut into a shorter terrain. Be realistic and work with your stylist for a pixie cut that works effortlessly with your natural curl pattern.
Regular trims are a must to maintain the shape of this style. Bear in mind curly hair tends to shorten in length when it’s fully dry, so don’t go too short. No natural curls? A small barrel curling iron is your new best friend as well as a few good styling products, such as a styling cream or mousse for added volume.
Extra Long Side Pixie Cut
Keep your pixie pretty and glam by opting for a pixie cut with long bangs. Whether you rock shaved sides or just sweep the bang to the left or right, long pixie cut hairstyles like this variation are just plain elegant and ooze confidence.
Silver Pixie Cut With Long Bangs
This long pixie cut with bangs has layers and edges to frame the face. The bangs draw attention to the eyes. This cut tapers up to a desirable top length, and the various edges of the cut provide volume and depth to this model’s hair.
If you choose to get a silver hair color, it is suggested that you use purple shampoo to extend the life of your color.
Long Pixie Cut
This colored pixie is a piece of art with perfectly blended colors. The volume and lift provided by the length on top compared to the short sides is astounding. This side and back length can be altered as can the top length, but this hairstyle is heart-stopping.
Long Pixie Cut For Round Face
Women with a round face shape can often get by with a much shorter pixie cut than women with other face shapes. However, the pixie on the model above is accentuated beautifully with the soft wheat blonde color with slightly darker roots.
Silver Long Pixie Hairstyle
This is one of my favorite long pixie hairstyles that I have come across recently. It may be a bit drastic for some, but the silver hair color absolutely pops! The top is blow dried out straight, and it lays neatly in place. The side shaved effect compliments the cut so well it is hard to overlook it.
Pushed Up Pixie
The secrets to beautiful pixie haircuts for women are layers, layers, and more layers. The whole point of a pushed-up hairstyle is to add volume and height to your hair. If you fail to use the proper hair care products, all your work will be in vain.
Long Layered Pixie Cut
This long-layered pixie cut is one that is preferred by women who don’t have a lot of time to style their hair. The layers add just enough volume to keep the hair from falling flat, and the long bang effect leads to a stylish flair without seeming too plain.
Pixie Cut For Thick Hair
Purple hair has become extremely popular recently and is all the rage along with silver and gray tones. This pixie cut actually borders on the edge of being a short bob, but the tight stacking in the back allows it to remain classified as a pixie cut.
Texture + Layers + Side Bangs
When getting ready for a cut, it is always a good idea to search the Internet for various pixie haircut galleries to know your options. You may think you want something sleek and sassy, but actually, a textured cut may flatter your facial features in a much better manner.
Messy Pixie Cut
The messy pixie cut like the one pictured above has become excessively popular. Add the on-trend gray hair color, and you are really rockin’ your style. The layers and a long fringe play well with the messy look and give an almost carefree attitude.
Asymmetrical Messy Wavy Long Pixie
Here are styling idea for a wavy asymmetrical pixie. Keep your pixie at a longer length to let more waves into your life, wave the top, setting it to one side with a good texturizing product!
Coral Messy Pixie
Since pixie short, edgy, and hip it has the power to enhance all color plays you have on your hair. Bottom line? If you want to let some colors and mess into your life, don’t make it without a pixie - it’s the only way to steal the show.
Black Feathered Pixie
Here, pixie cut it features feathers on the back, creating a sharp and textured finish for a dramatic long top and tightly shaped sides.
Volume Pixie Hairstyles
Volume is key to making a pixie cut stand out. To achieve Kerry Washington's side swept pixie haircut, you’re going to need a bit of texturizing cream on your fingers to arrange your bangs and give it that tousled messy layers.
"It makes your hair look great without much effort," says Johnson. For celebrity stylist and Dyson global styling ambassador, Matthew Collins, anyone can wear a layered pixie. He further added, “What cut to get should depend on your hair type or face shape.”
One Side Pixie
Celebrity star, Michelle Willimas is popularly known for her short choppy haircuts and a one side pixie is one of the many hairstyles she has worn. The asymmetry of this long pixie haircut adds a touch of edginess and individuality to the hairstyle.
“Wearing side swept bangs can help in softening square faces and making a short haircut look less serious,” says Tim Rogers, NYC-based hairstylist.
Vanilla Pink Side Pixie Cut
An vanilla pink side pixie cut is not only ultra-stylish, it is also perfect for ladies with square faces. Its ability to soften all the unnecessary angles is fascinating. And that color is breath-taking!
Textured Long Pixie Cut
Long pixies have that particular ability to be worn any way you like it. You can sweep it to the side, braid it or even add some lovely waves for a softer and even more feminine look.
Textured Long Wavy Pixie
Embrace your naturally wavy hair or use styling tools to create soft waves for a beachy, effortlessly chic appearance.
“The long pixie is just an extension of the traditional pixie cut,” says K18 stylist Amber Maynard Bolt. "It is short at the back and sides like a regular pixie cut, but with longer layers or bangs at the front. So you can see it as a low-maintenance alternative and a great change in personal style,” Amber added.
Long Side Pixie Cut
The longer the better: that is the rule of those who like to look cute. Make your pixie longer on the one side for a cute look and shorter on the other for an edgy look. Finish everything with a stunning blonde, and you are ready to win the staring gazes!
Long Shaved Pixie
In case you wish your new image to have a jaw-dropping effect, why not add a really bold color to your already bold pixie with an undercut?
Curly Pixie with Shaved Sides
While it's not so common to see natural curls rocking a pixie cut, it sure is very possible to slay the look. Your pixie bob will allow you to not only embrace curly textures but also give you an elegance that stands out among other long pixie haircuts.
Pixie With Side Swept Bang
Pixie hairstyle can be cooler and more stylish for people with straight hair. These short-cropped and sleek pixie haircuts with a subtle side part and wispy bangs can beautifully frame the jaw-line showing off the jagged cut layers throughout the sides and back which enhances shape to the simple length.
Pixie With Long Side Bang
It is safe to say that most ladies know their best facial angles whether it’s their left or right side. So show off your best angle like Anne Hathway did with these long side bangs on a blonde pixie cut.
“Wearing a cropped pixie that accommodates natural hair textures always compliments a woman’s features,” says celebrity hairstylist, salon owner and brand founder Ted Gibson to Cosmopolitan.
How To Style A Long Pixie Cut
Clean short hair will do nothing but fall flat. You will also use totally different types of hair products. This model’s white blonde hair is styled in a beautiful side swept fashion. The color contrast of her hair with her darker complexion creates an interesting combination.
Top Reasons Why You Should Try A Long Pixie Cut
Yes, we know, a pixie may seem like a commitment at first sight. You’re no longer able to wear a pony when you want your hair to be out of the way. At the same time, you can’t hide up with your hair when you feel unconfident. However, having discovered how a long pixie can change your life for the better, you will dispel the misconception of short-hair commitment once and for all!
- With a pixie, you don’t need to spend a lot of time styling your hair. In fact, it’s a wash-and-go that always looks great.
- Despite being pretty short, a long pixie allows for various styling experiments so you can look different every single day: just get some styling products!
- Although many women claim that a pixie looks good on certain face shapes, it’s far from being true. As a matter of fact, you can customize your pixie with layers, bangs, and lots of textured details to create a haircut that will perfectly suit your facial features.
- It has a lot of variations, so you will never get bored wearing short hair.
FAQ: Long Pixie
What Are The Different Types Of Pixie Cuts?
There’s a pixie cut for every hair type, face shape, and taste. Here’s a shortlist of options that women can discover today.
- Long pixie with side-swept bangs for round and oval faces.
- Layered pixie-bob for thin hair.
- Pixie cut with feathers and wispy bangs for fine hair.
- Short pixie cut with long bangs for all hair types.
- Classic short pixie with a textured finish for thick hair.
- Piecey pixie with side bangs for thick hair.
- Undercut pixie for daring women.
Would I Look Good With A Pixie Cut?
When choosing a new haircut, you should consider your hair type, face shape, and styling preferences, of course. Technically, a pixie has an approach to every texture and face, as you can always design your own pixie with your stylist. Also, since this cut is low-maintenance, you will look great even when it grows out. And last but not least, if you simply love how pixie cuts look, you will definitely look good with a pixie cut!
Do Pixie Cuts Make You Look Older?
Even though pixies are adorable and stylish, a wrong picked one may make you look older than you are. The fun fact is, super short pixies look ravishing on women of a certain age: they make them look elegant while giving easy styling routine. On the other hand, the shortest version of a pixie cut may draw too much attention to every imperfection on your face, as well as make it look bigger. So, if you haven’t reached your certain age yet, you’d better go with a long pixie with a long fringe or a pixie bob.
How Long Does It Take To Style A Pixie Cut?
One of the greatest perks about rocking a pixie is that it takes little time to style it! For a sleek and polished or wavy and textured look, you need to dedicate no more than 10 minutes to style your freshly washed pixie. The best thing is, a pixie is a haircut that allows you to wake up and have a nice look without any styling.
Pixie Cut Considerations
No matter your hair type, there’s a pixie cut that’s just right for you. These coveted short styles prove they are the perfect option if you want to stand out from the crowd. The right length, texture and color can be customized to highlight your facial shape and your best features while providing endless styling options that make your hairstyle anything but boring.
The most important consideration before opting for a pixie cut is, of course, how long you want to go with it. Layers can add tons of volume for fine hair types, and a few well-placed highlights can really make your eyes pop. Move the focus up to your face and draw attention to some of your best assets with a pixie cut that’s versatile, playful, and oh so cool.
Take a few of your favorite pixie cut pictures to your hairdresser and have them create a short style that works with your hair type for best results. And remember, short hair takes maintenance. Book regular cuts with your stylist, and your long pixie cut will always turn heads.REFERENCES:
- A pixie cut is a short hairstyle generally short on the back and sides of the head and slightly longer on the top and very short bangs. Source
- Here is your guide to everything hair! Get hair color advice, inspiration for your next haircut, and keep up on the latest hair trends. Source
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