Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

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This razor cut has plenty of layers to create height and texture which makes it perfect for those looking for a style that will turn heads. The bold color work also makes it best suited for the brave.


  • Hair Category: Alternative
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Hair Elasticity: Straight


  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Round, Oval, Square, Heart, and Triangular
  • Hair Density: Thin/Medium
  • Hair Texture: Fine/Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Without glasses suits best


  • Styling Time: 20 minutes
  • Products: Wax and Hair Spray
  • Styling Tip: Using the wax, piece out sections with your fingertips to achieve this look.

Styling Steps

1 . Wax the Back of Hair Out

Using wax and your fingers grab the mid-lengths of your hair and then drag it out and upwards for a full and messy result. Remember not to overdo the wax or your result will be a flat and greasy style.

2 . Style Sides Down Using Wax

Using a small amount of wax, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward, pinching motion. For added texture, apply more pinching and more wax.

3 . Style Bangs to the Right Using Wax

Apply wax to your fingertips then drag through your bangs, sweeping the hair to the right as you go. Pinching the ends will create soft texture.

4 . Lift Roots Using Wax

Apply some hard wax to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for soft volume.

5 . Pinch Hair for Texture Using Wax

To finish the look, apply wax to your fingertips, making sure to smooth the wax over all of your fingers, then simply pinch the wax onto the ends of your hair, applying as much or as little as needed.

6 . Apply Hairspray

To finish, apply a minimal amount of hairspray from an arms length distance to the top, sides and back. Take care not to use too much or you will end up with a white, flaky residue which looks like dandruff.

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