The decision to cut off more than an inch of your hair or get bangs should not be undertaken lightly. To do both at once seems almost masochistic. But sometimes you just need a change, damn it, and after (careful) thought, if you're ready to go for it, we wholeheartedly support that decision. Especially when there are so many ways to wear short hair with bangs. Let these photos of short hair with bangs inspire you. There's everything from pixie cuts to bobs, with tiny bangs to eyelash-grazing bangs and everything in between.
Basically, the possibilities are endless. Keep reading for major hair inspo.
Mullets are cool again. The proof: this cut by Sal Salcedo.
Celeb stylist Mara Roszak created this sparkly 'do on Cara Delevigne, and it's the perfect party inspo for short hair with bangs.
This pixie cut with a soft undercut by Ahn Co Tran features tousled, choppy bangs.
The epitome of sexy bedhead hair: tousled, messy, and throwing just woke up vibes.
Sideswept bangs and layers add volume and depth to a short haircut.
Pictured: another flawless It-girl haircut from Salcedo.
Cara Delevigne's pixie cut with bangs is proof how versatile a short hairstyle can be.
A layered haircut with bangs looks especially great when paired with the Huji filter.
Zendaya captioned this photo of her short hair with bangs "Halle Berrrrrrryyyyyyy Halle Berry" and tbh, that feels incredibly accurate.
A soft bob and bangs go together like coffee and oat milk.
Super short bangs look super chic when paired with closely-cropped hair.
Piece-y side bangs are the perfect accompaniment to a layered bob.
We're getting major Parisian vibes from this short bob with bangs.
Channel the '80s in a modern way.
Salcedo brought out the natural texture of his client's hair using a texturizing spray and his hands.
Can we talk about how perfect these blunt, tousled bangs are on Haley Bennett?
But srsly, the short hairstyle with bangs Selena Gomez wore in her Back to You music video is all kinds of perfection.
When your hair looks sexy pushed back.
Celeb stylist Ted Gibson created this deep-side-part plus swoopy bangs look.
Excuse us while we daydream about this stunning '60s chop on Zooey Deschanel.
Pro tip from Katy Perry: A pixie cut with bangs looks incredible when you're platinum blonde.
If you're not ready to commit to full-on bangs, take a cue from Evan Rachel Woods' haircut with side bangs.
Brow-grazing bangs work wonderfully with naturally curly hair.
Bangs that just barely brush the tips of your eyelashes are undeniably sultry.