It seems that early on, the year 2010 is again witnessing the grand comeback of shorter designs. It is once again invading the fashion scene, the result of which you can see so many people (famous or otherwise) sporting much shorter hair than what they - or the people around them - are used to.

And as these popular new "dos" made their way to the Internet, a lot of women are beginning to realize how much more convenient it is to have short locks; perhaps because besides being trendy, short hairstyles are easy to manage. The big plus is - it looks so sexy and is definitely IN.

If you imagine that shortened cuts simply imply a single specific cut or length, you can start rethinking now.

There are actually three categories by which you can classify short hair:

  • super shorta
  • jaw length
  • and chin length short hair styles.

The versatility of these styles goes well with added color and the chic and feminine effect is simply amazing. You'll know what I mean when you go over these hot short hair styles for 2010.

The Bob

This is one of the hottest items in the hot short hair styles for 2010 list. Bobs are so versatile it suits every shape of face. If your face is round, you can go for the longer cut. The effect is stunning because it elongates your face just a wee bit; and give it a slimmer look.

Do you have straight hair? Then Bob is ideal for you. To achieve that that appealing combination of girl-street-urchin-boyish, face hugging outcome, make sure that the longest strand of hair is just about one inch above the chin. If your texture tends to be on the wavy side, you will have to use a good straightener to achieve the desired effect because the Bob requires the hair to be very, very straight.

If you have very fine tresses, try blunt Bob as it will make volume seem thicker. Ask your stylist to create a few bangs and provide a blunted line just right above your brows. Watch that you don't get a more severe fringe because it can sharpen the overall appearance. Have a trim every six months and keep it in shape. You can always use a flat iron after you blow-dry.

Overall this design does not require long hours to manage and style. A simple blow dry and brushing (or combing) is so quick it only takes about 20 minutes or so, and you're done! Although the upkeep is quite minimal, you do still have to visit the hair salon at least once a month to ensure that the glow and enhanced appearance of your hair stays that way.

The Pixie

This hot short hair style for 2010, also known as "pixie cut" is trendy and on the rise this year. Its a distinct cut is named after a fabled mythology creature. It can only be achieved by trimming the hair very thinly alongside the ears; choppy layers are then snipped on the crown and the nape. This usually goes well with bangs or fringes swept to the side, which may be either short or long depending on preference.

Its not exactly a requirement but this type of hair style looks more fantastic on women with flawless skin. Acne and uneven skin tend to get more obvious as exposes the face and shows off the skin with the "open-face" style. It also looks better on heart-shaped face.

There are two ways you can go about this style.

Many women opt for the sleek and straight look, keeping the cut simply flat and make use of shine serums for extra gleam and enhanced body. Others choose a more natural air, letting their hair show its true texture sometimes with curls or waves.

For look enhancement, wax or gel is used to get the favored look. Whichever type of pixie cut you finally decide to have; they are both considered gorgeous, properly and appropriately styled. Another plus factor: it is a low-upkeep hair style that you can easily fix yourself; perfect for women on the go because of its manageability. However, it's not as convenient as bob hair in that it still requires styling, albeit minimal. You need put some hair product for pixie cut to really show off how much of a hot short hair style for 2010 it is.

Everything considered, this is one great shortened style to pick; still, ask yourself a million times if you really want to parade the "do" because once you decide to crop that long or medium length hair, it's going to take some time before it grows back!

Razored Punk

This is much more casual than the others. It is cropped so close to the sides while leaving longer strands of hair at the top, so that it gives an "edgy" touch to the style. You can get creative and do your own styles with the help of some extra mousse to hold it - you can even flaunt that "wild" look you've been dreaming to don! You can have any shape you want depending on what hair product you apply. One interesting styling option that those who are not much into punk look may prefer is the messy razored style. Some not-so-young women favor this style as it provides a youthful look.

Edgy Short Hair Styles

Don't confuse this with the razored punk. The most edgy versions of this hair style are slashed asymmetrically or cut in strong geometrical lines and goes well with bright colors. Because of its uniqueness, it seems to carry a personality of its own. Your hair needs to be really, really straight with this style though. Natural curls may work but will require a very meticulous cutting to achieve the desired effect. With just a little amount of styling products and a tweak here and there; you're good to go!

Just like the old adage say, your hair is your crowning glory. So make a smart, ingenious choice before you get the style you think will suit you. Because there's no going back once you cut your hair; not for a few years, anyway. But considering that hot short hairstyles for 2010 are the in thing today; they may just be the kind of perk you need to look sizzling HOT!

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