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2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Updated on February 3, 2013
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Short hairstyles for women have been around since the 1920s, when the status of women was changing politically and socially. Women who fashioned short hairstyles at the time were called flappers. In 1922, women short hairstyles were called a bob where hair fell below the ears. In 1925, flappers favored the shingle haircut, where hair was cut very short at the back of the neck and covered their ears. The conventional flapper hairstyle as that of Josephine Baker's Eton cropped haircut became in fashion in 1926.

Since then, short hairstyles for women got shorter and shorter. And as women became bolder, politically active, and too busy being a wage earner, wife, mother and housekeeper, short hairstyles have become a necessity for women.

Josephine Baker and her Eton sleek short hairstyle - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Josephine Baker and her Eton sleek short hairstyle - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Short hairstyles for women continue to be a big hit in 2012. Celebrities, such as Emma Watson, Michelle Williams and Ginnifer Goodwin, have carried over their very short hair style to 2012. Short hairstyles is more dominant this year, as more and more celebrities are getting on the short hair bandwagon.

Women these days are on the go. They need hairstyles that are easy to manage and don't require too much effort. Short hair is popular among women of different ages as it needs less care, and they always look hot and sassy.


Emma Watson - 2012 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Emma Watson - 2012 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Emma Watson

In 2010, Emma Watson sent shockwaves across the internet with her short sassy hairstyle. After shooting the final Harry Potter installment, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," Emma wanted to do something to mark a new phase of her life.

Emma was nine years old when she rose to prominence playing Hermione Granger, one of three starring roles in the Harry Potter film series. Now 22, Emma has been reported to be attending an exchange program at Worcester College in Oxford, and that she is completing her final year at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Although Emma is now growing her hair to get more parts, she says her short hair style is liberating. We say she looks sensational!


Michelle Williams, 31 -  - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Michelle Williams, 31 - - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams, 32, started her career in television in the 1990s by making guest appearances on shows such as Home Improvement. Her career took off when she landed the role of Jen Lindley in Dawson's Creek (1998-2003).

Her role as Ennis's wife Alma in the box office hit Brokeback Mountain (2005), starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, gained her public and media recognition. As a result, Michelle was nominated for several awards, including an Oscar Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

This year, Michelle won the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, for her outstanding performance as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn. For her critically acclaimed performance, Michelle also got the 2012 Oscar Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Michelle had a three-year relationship with the late Australian actor Heath Ledger (2004-2007). In 2005, Michelle and Heath, welcomed their daughter, Matilda Rose Ledger. Heath Ledger died of accidental overdose in January 2008.

Five years ago, Michelle made headlines when she cut her long blonde hair. She said that although most men prefer long hair, Heath loved her short hair. Michelle keeps her short hair style in memory of Heath Ledger. She looks absolutely adorable in short hair.


Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin, 34, stars as Snow White in the new ABC hit television fairy tale show Once Upon A Time.

Ginnifer first caught media's attention in the 2009 movie He's Just Not That into You, where she starred as Gigi. She received a nomination for the People's Choice Award for Breakout Movie Actress, for that role.

Ginnifer also received the "Face of the Future" award in 2008 MaxMara.

Ginnifer Goodwin's cropped pixie hair style totally rocks. Her hair has long pieces in front with shorter pieces on the side, and cropped short in the back. This short hair style is so versatile that allows Ginnifer to have so many different looks.

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Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Gennifer Goodwin, 34 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Victoria Beckhan - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Victoria Beckhan - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham, 38, rose to fame with the late 1990s girl pop group the Spice Girls. She is the wife of English footballer David Beckham and they have three sons: Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz.

Victoria is a fashion trend-setter and her short hairstyles have been copied by thousands of women around the world. She has become better recognized as an international style icon, rather than a music artist. Her numerous fashion achievements include walking the runway for Roberto Cavalli at Milan Fashion Week 2006 and becoming the fashion edition for the March 2006 issue of Harper's Bazaar.

On June 5, 2007, Victoria won two British Glamour Magazine Awards, one for "Woman of the Year" and another for "Entrepreneur of the Year," which celebrated her fashion achievements.

Victoria Beckham sealed her status as a fashion icon by appearing on the cover of different editions of Vogue Magazine three times in a the space of a year.


Alyssa Milano - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Alyssa Milano - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano, 40, grew up in front of millions of people as Samantha Micelli in the television sitcom Who's the Boss? - the role that made her famous. Her eight-year stint as Phoebe Halliwell on the supernatural series Charmed brought her a new round of fame.

Being a sports enthusiast and a die-hard Dodgers' fan, Alyssa writes a regular baseball blog on the Major League Baseball's website. In 2007, she launched her signature "Touch" line of team apparel for female baseball fans, selling it through her blog and Major League Baseball's website. She has an interest in the Los Angeles Kings, a National Hockey League team, and is involved with a related clothing line. In 2008, she expanded that to NFL football, as a New York Giants fan.

Alyssa has been happily married to CAA agent David Bugliari for almost two years. On February 22, 2011, it was announced Alyssa and David are expecting their first child, a baby boy. On August 31, 2011 she gave birth to a son named Milo Thomas Bugliari.

As a very busy young woman and soon to-be mother, short hair is the best style for Alyssa. Doesn't she look perky and sassy in short hair?


Jennie Garth, 41 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Jennie Garth, 41 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Jennie Garth

Jennie Garth, 41, is best known for her role as Kelly Taylor in Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. She appeared in Season 5 of Dancing with the Stars, where she and her partner Derek Hough reached the semi-finals.

In 1996, she met Peter Facinelli and they married on January 20, 2001. They have three daughters: Luca Bella (born on June 30, 1997), Lola Ray (born on December 6, 2002), and Fiona Eve (born on September 30, 2006).

Sadly, on March 13, 2012, Jennie and Peter Facinelli announced that they were divoicing, and Peter filed for divoice a couple of weeks after the announcement.

Jennie's straight hairstyle is short, but not too short. This is great hairstyle for those who are growing their hair from short to medium. Long layered side swept bangs makes this short hair cut chic and trendy.


Halle Berry, 46 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Halle Berry, 46 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Halle Berry

Halle Berry, 45, is an academy award winning actress, former fashion model, and beauty queen. She has received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image Award for "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge" and won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in "Monster's Ball," becoming the first African American woman to win Best Actress. As of 2012, Halle still stands as the only woman of African American descent to have won the Oscar for Best Actress.

Halle is one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood. She is a spokeswoman for Revlon.

Before becoming an actress, Berry entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant in 1986, and coming in 6th place in the Miss World Pageant in the same year.

Halle has been married twice: first to former baseball player David Justice, and second to musician Eric Benét. Both marriages ended in divorce.

On March 16, 2008, Halle gave birth to her daughter Nahla. Halle's custody dispute with Nahla's father, French-Canadian supermodel Gabriel Aubry, has finally been settled.

Halle Berry may not be lucky in love, but she is definitely drop dead gorgeous in short hair.


Jamie Lee Curtis on AARP Magazine Cover - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Jamie Lee Curtis on AARP Magazine Cover - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis, 54, is not only an actress but also a bestselling author. Her 1998 book, "Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day," made the best-seller list in The New York Times. She has appeared in advertisements for Activia since 2007, and is a blogger for The Huffington Post online newspaper.

Jamie is married to actor, screenwriter, and director Christopher Guest, becoming Lady Haden-Guest when her husband inherited the Barony of Haden-Guest in 1996, upon the death of his father.

Curtis appeared on the cover of the May/June 2008 issue of AARP Magazine, with gray hair and in water up to her chest.

Doesn't Jamie look fabulous in short hairstyle with gray hair?


Sharon Stone, 55 -  2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Sharon Stone, 55 - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone, 55, started her career as a fashion model. She is best known for her role as Catherine Tramell in Basic Instinct (1992). Sharon received her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination for the role.

In 1995, Sharon received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture, for her role as Ginger in Casino (1995). She also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for the role.

In 2003, Sharon received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, for her appearances in three episodes from the eighth season of The Practice.

Sharon was listed by People magazine in 1992, as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. She was chosen by Empire in 1995, as one of the 100 sexiest stars in film history. And in 1997, Sharon was ranked among the top 100 stars of all time, again by Empire.

Sharon has three adopted sons.

Sharon Stone's short hairstyle has the fun devil-may-care look. It's wispy layers caps her face softly, and the back hugs her neck in a casual way. This not too short hairstyle is fun and flirty, and very easy to care.


Helen Mirren - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends
Helen Mirren - 2013 Short Hairstyles for Women - Hair Cuts Styles Trends

Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren, 67, is a recipient of The Order of the British Empire (DBE). She has won numerous awards including an Academy Award for Best Actress, four SAG Awards, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards, and two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards.

Helen Mirren has been married to American director Taylor Hackford since 1986, a ceremony that took place at the Ardersier Parish Church near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. It is her first marriage, and his third. Mirren has no children.

Helen Mirren proves that short hairstyles are absolutely stunning for older women.


The above celebrity short hairstyles for 2013 show that short hair can be fabulous at any age.



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    Dolores Monet 3 years ago from East Coast, United States

    I am in sore need of a haircut so was glad to see this hub. I appreciate the fact that you included some of the older gals!

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    Rosie Rose 3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

    Hi Becky, sorry or the very late reply. I'm glad to hear that you found my hub on short hairstyles helpful. Have you cut your hair yet? When my husband passed away, my sister and my sister-in-law had my hair cut short to make me look younger. Now I love it... didn't make me look any younger, but I love it anyway. lol Cheers!

    Have a nice day,

    Rosie

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    Becky 4 years ago from Oklahoma

    I've been thinking of having my hair cut in a shorter style and was looking for ideas. I think Dame Helen Mirren's style is about what I want. Thanks for the ideas. Nice hub about short hairstyles.

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    Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

    Great hub thank you, I'm going with Helen Mirren's look really because we are around the same age and both have the British fine hair, which is a darn nusiance.

    Voted up and awesome, Joyce.

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    fabuloushairtoday 5 years ago

    I really love the pictures. I've had my short haircut for about 2 years now and I love it. It is so easy to manage. My hair is not as short as Halle Berry's. I sure do wish I could rock her short haircut. Great hub.... keep up the good work!

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