Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

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This bold hairstyle is best suited for the brave and those who are looking for a funky hairdo to stun onlookers. The back is shaved short with choppy layers cut into the sides and crown to create a "mind-blowing" shape. The top layers are textured to sit flat and swept over to one side for an asymmetric finish.


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


  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Oval, Oblong, and Diamond
  • 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: 10 minutes
  • Products: Hair Spray and Moulding Cream
  • Styling Tip: Spray a small amount of hairspray into your roots for extra volume and hold.

Styling Steps

1 . Style the Back Out Using Moulding Cream

Using moulding cream and your fingers grab the mid-lengths of your hair and then drag it out and upwards for a full and messy result.

2 . Style Sides Down Using Moulding Cream

Using a small amount of moulding cream, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward motion. For added texture, pinch the ends as you go sparingly.

3 . Lift Roots Using Moulding Cream

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for added body. Be sure not to use too much moulding cream at the roots as this can result in a glugy and thick uncomfortable feel.

4 . Use Moulding Cream for Texture

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips and then pinch small clumps of hair in an up and forward motion. Pinch the clumps in different directions for a messier look.

5 . 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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