They say when a woman changes her hair, she is about to change her life.
This is definitely the case for singing superstar Tamar Braxton.
After nine years of marriage, the 40-year-old filed for divorce from her husband Vincent Hebert in October.
The ‘Blind’ singer was ready for a fresh start and shaved her head in poignant an Instagram video.
The reality star debuted her new buzz cut in a pic with the caption: ‘I’m over feeling captive to a wig, weave, people, people’s comments & opinions!’
‘Hell…even my OWN feelings!,’ she wrote.
If you’re thinking of taking the plunge it can be quite daunting.
If your considering a short hair, never fear, there are a million ways of styling it. Having a buzz cut like Tamar is an excellent way of expressing your personal style and attitude.
Short hairstyles are completely eye-catching and the best part is that it is low-maintenance. There are so many superb short hairdos.
Short hair is flattering on almost everyone, which is great news.
Some cuts are more universal, while others are better for certain face shapes and hair textures. It may be daunting to find the perfect hairstyle for you.
There are wavy, punk, and edgy hairstyles to name just a few.
Check out this perfect style guide for your incredible, show stopping short hairstyle!
#1. Curly On Top, Edgy On The Side
When considering cutting your hair you’re often unsure about how low you should go.
If you go too short will it be too out there for your conservative job?
Or if you’re going for a job interview you may feel it’s unsuitable.
But it’s all about the way you carry yourself and keeping up with a trim.
This sassy and gorgeous style is sexy and stylish and will keep all eyes on you for all the right reasons.
#2. Low and Sexy
When you’re talking short styles it doesn’t come more daring and beautiful than the big chop.
You may decide to go this short to rid your hair of years of chemical relaxers.
Or maybe you just want to embrace a short sexy ‘fro.
Either way it’s both classic and beautiful.
#3. Auburn Afro
When you go through that transitional period, you wonder if you should maybe braid your hair or have a weave.
But dying your hair is also an option.
You can experiment with a range of colors using semi-permanent dye like Dark and Lovely.
#3. Short, Bouncy Curls
This short and curly ‘fro is gorgeous and easy to pull of.
To achieve voluminous, bouncy curls use hair rollers or bendy rollers.
To achieve well-defined spiral curls use a professional curling iron.
Try AG Hair’s Curl Trigger Curl Defining Spray to keep these gorgeous curls for longer.
#5. Ash Blonde Mohawk
Women with mohawks rock!
Nothing says edgy and stylish like short hairdos and a no nonsense attitude.
Jazz up this cute fauxhawk by making it your own! Adding color will not only compliment your black hair, but skin tone as well.
A mohawk offers a will definitely make you stand out in the crowd – especially if you dye it ash blonde.
#6. Blonde Pixie Cut
As you can see, you can see you can absolutely positively look feminine and sexy even if you’re rocking a pixie cut.
You can even dye your locks platinum blonde if you’re feeling extra daring.
#7. Long, Straight Pink Bob
Bright pink shades work pretty well with darker skin tones.
The transition of dark brown into dark and light looks cute and flirty.
#8. Straight Grey Bob
A edgy graded bob is given is given an extra ounce of sass with this lovely grey color with blue highlights.
You can rock it curly, wavy or bone straight.
#9. Bald Blonde
Social media star Amber Rose inspired many women to go bold, blonde and bald.
It’s the ultimate low-maintenance style.
Use a good scalp conditioner like SoftSheen Carson’s StaySofFro’s Hair & Scalp Conditioner to keep you short ‘do always looking its best.
We must admit that it takes a lot of self confidence to wear this look.
But as you can see this hairstyle is both soft and sassy.
#10. Grey Pixie Cut
This shade isn’t just for old ladies.
Many women opt the pixie hairstyle in grey.
#11. Short Box Braids
This stunning sexy, short box braids bob is a winner.
This hairstyle is not only fabulous but also keeps your hair protected.
Braids are a great way to protect ends and promote growth. Tell your stylist to keep your braids on the thinner side.
This will keep the braids from pulling on your roots and tearing out your edges.
#12. Short Bob + Side Swept Bangs
This cute short bob with side swept bangs will emphasize your flawless facial features.
#13. Auburn & Gold Curls
These auburn and gold highlights will compliment your natural skin tone.
You can achieve this hairstyle using the crochet braids method.
This style is super easy to maintain, all you need to do to keep it neat is olive oil spray.
At night the pineapple method is the best way to make sure your tossing and turning doesn’t ruin the curls.
All you have to do is bend all the way forward and gently gather your hair on top of your head.
Use a scrunchie around the base of your ponytail. Then, lastly add a scarf or bonnet to maintain your luscious curls.
#14. Classic Bob With Highlights
This classic bob features side-swept bangs that are accented by blonde highlights.
This short bob had natural shine and bounce and is perfect for black skin tones.
To recreate this color, try Dark and Lovely’s Fade-Resistant Rich Conditioning Hair Color in Honey Blonde.
#15. Platinum Blonde Mohawk
If you decide to dye your hair in platinum blonde, then high five to ya!
It will require more frequent touch-ups but is totally worth it!
Try Long N’ Strong’s Anti-Frizz Leave-In Texturizing Serum to achieve this style and to keep it looking fresh.