22 Short Blonde Hair Ideas to Inspire Your Next Salon Visit

Hair Color Ideas for Short Hair - Blonde Bob
Amanda Montell

There's something alluring about platinum locks. Admit it, if you haven't gone blonde before, you've at least looked in the mirror and imagined what it'd be like to trade your normal tresses for lighter, brighter ones. Recent Pinterest trends are proof. Searches for icy blonde hair have gone up 216%, and we can't help but wonder if it has to do with the celebs who've gone blonde recently. Kylie Jenner, Emilia Clark, and Lucy Hale are just a few of the many celebrities that have made the switch to blonde this year, and we're totally on board. Looking to join the club? We've rounded up 22 of our favorite short blonde looks to bring to your stylist ASAP.

Taraji P Henson

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Try a chic, chin-grazing bob like this one donned by Taraji P Henson.

Keyshia Cole

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Keyshia Cole's tousled pixie is serious hair goals—and one of the best short blonde hair ideas we've seen as of late.

This multidimensional blonde color made us do a double-take. 

Opt for a layered, asymmetrical bob like this one if you're on the hunt for less-expected short blonde hair idea. 

Raven Symone

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We have one word for this icy blonde undercut by Raven Symone: obsessed. 

An effortless, chin-grazing platinum bob? Yes please. 

We can't get enough of Zoë Kravitz's golden pixie.


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Our jaws dropped when Zendaya debuted this stylish pixie with bangs. 

We're envious of Emeli Sandé's blonde coils—the ultimate short blonde hair vibe. 

Jourdan Dunn

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Add some blonde lowlights to really make these strands pop. 

Cynthia Erivo

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We fully support Cynthia Erivo's decision to go platinum.

Honey blonde with bleached ends is a welcomed twist on the traditional blonde bob. 

Mary J. Blige

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The bowl cut of our dreams.


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Warm blonde with side-swept bangs looks stunning on Ciara. 

Cara Delevigne has been rocking this choppy blonde pixie for a while now, and we're still fans. 

Our features editor Amanda showcases her chin-length beachy waves. 

The sleek, icy blonde bob is so in. 

Try out a cropped bob with side-swept bangs. 

Jasmine Sanders

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We're dying to experiment with Jasmine Sanders' curls. 

Anh Cotran nailed this red-to-bright blonde style. 

Kylie's center-parted golden lob makes us want to call our stylists immediately. 

This dark-to-light blonde ombré bob will definitely turn heads. 

Want more blonde inspiration? Check out six of the most flattering blonde hair colors for cool skin tones.

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