17 Pixie Cuts That'll Inspire You To Go Short

The start of a new year is the perfect motivator to boldly change up your look. If you've been eyeing pixie cuts for a while but have always been to afraid to take the plunge, let these pixie cuts photos give you the encouragement you need to head to the salon this 2016! With the right stylist, anyone can pull off this super sexy and bold style.

I'll be the first to admit I'm one of those girls that has a million pixie cuts saved on her Pinterest boards, but always chickens on actually cutting off all my hair. Last year I tried to make it happen, but once my hair hit chin length I was like "STOP!" I don't know what I'm so afraid of, but I'm hoping this is the year, I muster up the courage to see it through. If you're in the same boat, know that I'm totally rooting you on to chop it off with me this year.

Whether you're into shaggy pixies with lots of strands to curl and style or more interested in a tight buzzcut vibe, the celebrity looks below might just be the tipping point for you to call up a salon and make an appointment.

1. Maria Borges

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This supermodel stunner looks amazing and then some with her close-cropped pixie.

2. Kate Mara


Kate Mara keeps things super sleek with her deep side part pixie.

3. Charlize Theron

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Theron wasn't afraid to add some serious volume to her pixie, and the courage totally paid off.

4. Tavi Gevinson

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Gevinson is nailing the baby bang pixie.

5. Ruth Bell

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Skip scissors and go straight for the razor with this buzzed look!

6. Lily Collins

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Side-swept bangs add a soft touch to this actor's look.

7. Ruby Rose

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Can we stop and appreciate how cool it is that Rose incorporated braids into her pixie?

8. Miley Cyrus

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Hands down, my favorite pixie look on Cyrus is definitely the faux hawk.

9. Lupita Nyong'o

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Volume like whoa. And that blue lipstick!

10. Ginnifer Goodwin

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Goodwin's been totally owning the pixie look for awhile, but this shock of silver adds a fun boost.

11. Carey Mulligan

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Mulligan's soft pixie was definitely the first one that had me craving the look.

12. Halle Barry

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One of the first celebs to take the pixie plunge, Barry's will forever be iconic.

13. Jennifer Lawrence

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I can't even get over how perfect Lawrence's tapered edges are.

14. Lena Dunham

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Dunham's pixie strikes the ideal balance between punky and elegant.

15. Anne Hathaway

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I so wish Hathaway had rocked her dreamy platinum pixie forever and ever.

16. Rihanna

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This pixie is Rihanna's fiercest look yet IMO.

17. Emma Watson

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After years of long locks for Harry Potter, I'll always love that Watson opted for a super short pixie afterward.

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