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Short Choppy Hairstyles

Pragya T
There are many ways to cut your hair into short choppy hairstyles. This information will help you in selecting a good hairstyle and explain the ways to style it.
If you're bored with your plain hair and seeking a bold and trendy haircut, choppy hairdos are the way to go. They provide an edgy and unique look, and the cut requires minimal maintenance.
You can combine your choppy hairstyle with some other hairstyles, which will add more to the style, but also need to maintain the hairstyle more.
Whenever going for any choppy hairstyle it is important that you first select a good base hairstyle. Here are the various base hairstyles out of which you can choose the one that suits you the best.
Hairstyles for Women
When it comes to selecting a base hairstyle for choppy haircut, there are many options. Some popular ones are graduated bob, layered haircuts, and scene hairstyles.
Opt for a short asymmetrical bob hairstyle by cutting the hair shorter at the nape of the neck and longer at the sides of the face. Alternatively, try layered short haircuts and flip the hair ends outwards.
Don't forget to pair your choppy bob hairstyles with side bangs for a balanced look. Simply part your hair at the sides, cut them layered, and add some side bangs for extra flair.
Consider a short haircut with longer strands framing your face for a fresh look. While scene hairstyles offer an edgy vibe, they require diligent maintenance.

Hairstyles for Men

Guys can go with the popular layered haircuts with side bangs and the hair length can be maintained a little longer at the nape of neck.
You can also go with a faux hawk haircut, cut the hawk real choppy and style it with gel. Or simply cut your existing hair choppy and accompany these hairstyles with bangs, that are also cut choppy.

Hair Cutting Tips

After you are done selecting a good base hairstyle, follow these steps to cut your hair choppy. If you have no experience in hair cutting, then approach a stylist.
  • Shampoo and condition your hair. Then towel dry them, make sure you don't blow dry , as wet hair should be maintained so that cutting them becomes easier. You can keep a spray nozzle bottle near you, in case your hair go dry.
  • To cut your hair choppy, work on all the strands of your hair. To make your style look more choppy select smaller sections of hair.
  • So, take a strand of your hair and hold it at a 45 degree angle. Then tilt your scissor and make a cut near the end of the hair. Keep the crown hair shorter in length while cutting them choppy and the hair near the nape of the neck longer. This way work on all hair strands.
  • While defining your bangs, select very small hair strands and cut them choppy at the edges.
  • This way finish cutting all your hair choppy to create variation of different choppy hair strands that give a layered short haircut look.
To keep your hair looking good, make sure you keep conditioning them. Choppy hairstyles are not difficult to maintain, here are some tips to style short choppy styles. Hairstyles like faux hawk or very short hairstyles might need some styling gel. The rest of the hairstyles just need to be set properly, which can be done using a comb and hairspray.