So What Is a Pixie Cut?A pixie cut is a short hairstyle where hair is cropped into layers, usually to create a tousled effect. The pixie cut hit the scene in the 1930’s but became popular in the 1950’s when the actress Audrey Hepburn wore the style in her debut film Roman Holiday. The hairstyle is shorter on the sides and back of the head, while more substantial and longer on top. Pixie haircuts range from a half of an inch to three inches long in other areas of the hairstyle. Pixie cuts are easy to maintain and can be worn casually, or dressed up for special occasions. There are considerably different ways to wear this hairstyle to make it your own!
What Pixie Cut Works Best for Your Face Shape?
The OvalOval shaped faces are the ideal shape. They can pretty much wear any haircut and style with no issues. Get creative with your pixie wig, experiment with messy textures, and your fringe options!
The RoundTo offset the roundness of your face, use angles. Try a pixie haircut utilizing an angled side-swept bang. Also, wearing a straight pixie cut will keep your face from looking round.
The LongTo be sure we don't emphasize the length of your face, part your pixie haircut to the side for balance. Wavy hair can also give more width and balance.
The SquareThe shag is back! The piecey texture will help balance out your jawline and add great definition.
The HeartBangs will make your pixie wig stand out. Framing your eye with a swooping bang is the way to go. Going short in the back and sides is ideal.
The DiamondLots of volume at the top of your cut is ideal. Side cropping will fatter you also. Let's refurbish that wig! Most times, once the wig gets old, we tend to trash is. But, I am here to show you a way to refurbish your wig and get longer wear out of your hair extensions! Let's start off by being sure you have all the items needed to cut your wig into a short pixie style.
Items You'll Need
- Styrofoam head/blockhead
- Hair clips
- Comb and brush
- Spray bottle with water
- Flatiron/hot tool
- Preferred hairstyling products
How to Measure your Head
- Forehead to Nape
- Ear to Ear
Temple to Temple