October 6, 2022

When it comes to my hair, I tend to fluctuate between two lengths: just above my shoulder or just above my boobs (both technical terms). Yet there always comes a time with both lengths when I start to feel like I want to either chop it all off and start again or indulge my inner Rapunzel and grow it out super long.

Short hairstyles for women: Alyssa Coscarelli with short hair

Keep your short hair in tip-top condition with these editor-approved products and styling tools. 

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder
Bumble and Bumble
Pret-a-Powder
£23

A light dusting of this not only helps to diminish greasy roots but also gives a big hit of volume. 

Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector
Olaplex
No. 3 Hair Perfector
£26

Nourish dry ends and make bobs seriously sleek with this super-hydrating mask. 

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Redken Rough Clay 20 Matte Texturizer
Redken
Rough Clay 20 Matte Texturizer
£20
£16

Add some depth to your pixie cut with this texturising paste. 

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Omorovicza Scalp Reviver
Omorovicza
Scalp Reviver
£69

It’s likely that your scalp is feeling a little worse for wear with all of the excess styling and general exposure. This treatment helps to reduce flakiness, soothes irritation and reduces greasiness.

Best Short Hairstyle for Women: Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray
Moroccanoil
Dry Texture Spray
£17

Ideal for those with drier hair, this texturising spray contains argan oil to help nourish strands without forgoing refined texture.

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Davines OI Shampoo
Davines
OI Shampoo
£22

This shampoo is ideal for those needing to inject their strands with moisture and shine but who don’t want to add any extra weight. 

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Happi Scalp Scrub
Drunk Elephant
T.L.C. Happi Scalp Scrub
£30

Keep your scalp in tip-top condition with this exfoliating scrub.

Best Short Hairstyles for Women: Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
Oribe
Dry Texturizing Spray
£45

This is one of the very best hair products out there, even if just for the smell alone. 

Larry King Hair Care Flyaway With Me Kit
Larry King Hair Care
Flyaway With Me Kit
£19

Tame, tidy, or style any frizz or baby hairs with this lightweight formula and brush. 

GHD Mini Styler
GHD
Mini Styler
£139

Shorter hair lengths call for more agile heat styling. 

Amika Hair Round Blow Dryer Brush
Amika
Hair Round Blow Dryer Brush
£70

If the idea of having to blow-dry your bob or lob is a bit daunting, this clever brush dries your hair and helps you style it out all at once.

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This story was published at an earlier time and has since been updated.