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26 Pixie Cuts on Wavy Hair Transformative Ideas

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During my years of snipping and styling, I’ve seen a surge of love for the pixie cuts on wavy hair. A pixie isn’t just a haircut; it’s an attitude, a statement. Here’s my firsthand guide on rocking it.

Fun Fact: The name "pixie cut" was popularized in the 1950s, but the style dates back to the roaring 20s, inspired by flappers who challenged societal norms.

The Best Pixie Varieties for Wavy Tresses

  • Layered Pixie Cut: One of my favorites! Perfect for adding volume. I often recommend this for those with thicker hair as it lightens the hair’s weight, making it more manageable.
  • Asymmetrical Pixie Cut: Edgy and perfect for those who like a bit of an edge. One side longer than the other, and oh, the fun we have styling it!
  • Pixie Bob Cut: Think of it as the rebellious sister of the bob – shorter yet with just enough length to play with. It frames faces beautifully and adds volume.
  • Edgy Pixie Cut: This screams confidence! Often accompanied by an undercut or spiky top, it’s for the bold at heart.
  • Feminine Pixie Cut: It’s sleek, elegant, and often requested by my clients heading to classy events.
  • Pixie with Bangs: A dash of mischief! From side-swept to curly bangs, they add an extra oomph to the already stylish pixie.
  • For the Curly-Haired: The curly pixie is heaven-sent for those wanting to flaunt their curls without the length. It’s all about embracing those natural spirals.
  • Colored Pixie: Make a statement with a splash of color! From fiery red to icy silver, coloring adds an extra layer of personality to your pixie.

My Stylist Tips for Wavy Pixies

Having styled countless pixies on wavy hair, here are my golden nuggets of wisdom:

  • Embrace the Waves: Honestly, some days, the best style is letting those waves do their thing. A quick spritz of texturizing spray, a scrunch here and there, and voila!
  • Layers, Layers, Layers!: I can’t stress enough how layers can transform a pixie, especially for wavy hair. Just ensure the length is just right. Remember, balance is key.
  • Dare to Go Blonde: Once, on a whim, I went platinum blonde, and guess what? It looked divine on my wavy pixie! But if platinum isn’t your thing, perhaps a pastel shade might tickle your fancy.
  • Products Matter: Always invest in quality products. For my wavy-haired clients, I recommend lightweight products to maintain that natural bounce.
  • Mix it Up: Variety is the spice of life. Sometimes, I slick it back for a glossy finish or let it flow freely. And accessories? A chic headband or barrette can redefine your look.
Pro Tip: For wavy hair, always dry your pixie using a diffuser. It minimizes frizz and accentuates your wave pattern. Trust me; it's a game-changer.

So, whether you’re a pixie veteran or contemplating the chop, remember this: it’s not just a style, it’s an experience. Embrace it, flaunt it, own it!

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#1 Blonde Highlighted Pixie with Side-swept Bangs

The Blonde Highlighted Pixie showcases vibrant highlights that breathe life into the classic cut. With chic side-swept bangs, it adds a touch of elegance to the daring style. If you’re considering a fresh look, this hairstyle offers both boldness and sophistication in one.

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