Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

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This short and funky do is so versatile it's great for all ages depending on the way it's styled. Wear it smooth and flat, it'll be great for the more mature and conservative. Wear it up and spiked and it's great for the young and wild at heart. The brilliant color adds contrast to the over-all style for a perfect finish.


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


  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Oval, Oblong, Square, and Diamond
  • Hair Density: Thin/Medium
  • Hair Texture: Fine/Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, 51 - 60, and Over 60
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Suits with and without


  • Styling Time: 10 minutes
  • Products: Wax and Hair Spray
  • Styling Tip: Fluff the styling products into the ends of your hair and pinch as you go to create textured edges.

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 . 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.

4 . 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.

5 . 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.

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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