To burst the bubble of those who think that people with thick hair are blessed, let us tell you that with thick hair also comes a raft of problems, e.g., dryness, frizz, and the inability of hair ties to hold the hair.

Summers and exhausting work routines make the situation worse. In such a scenario, it is only natural to despise your thick hair and want it cut short. If you’re struggling with these issues, too, here are a lot of simple and cool pixie haircuts to tame your thick hair.

Pixie Haircuts

A pixie cut is a variant of a crop cut. This hairstyle is generally short on the back and sides of the head and comparatively longer on the top with small bangs. It’s a versatile cut with reasonably low maintenance.

Curly Pixie Cut

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Curly Pixie Cut

For all the curly-haired people who want to embrace their natural hair but face difficulty handling it, the pixie cut is an ideal solution. While keeping the sides cropped, gather all the curls at the top. This free-spirit look does not need special handling and gives you a stunning appearance.

Front Fringe Pixie Cut

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Adding a fringe to your typical pixie cut can spice up your look.

A soft feathered front fringe creates a defined and flattering frame of your face.

Modernised Retro Pixie

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This hairstyle shows a strong and beautiful contrast between shaved sides and sleek retro S-waves. However, a strong-hold styling gel is necessary to create and maintain this look.

Fringe Pixie Cut

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Fringe Pixie Cut

This particular style looks great on round face shapes as it provides angles, thus offsetting the face’s roundness.

Asymmetric Pixie Cut

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Asymmetric Pixie Cut

This trendy haircut doesn’t have a symmetrical look. Instead, it is designed with one side shorter than the other. It is best styled when you do a deep side part with a lengthy bang on one side while the volume is on top. While drawing attention to your eyes and jawline, the hairstyle makes your face look slimmer and longer.

Undercut Pixie

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Undercut Pixie

This is a clean and super cool haircut that is eye-catching. The undercut pixie is a fusion of two bold and sporty haircuts that involves the sides and back of the head being shaved and disconnected from the short hair on top. The stylist can leave your pixie cut longer on top to add more volume and texture.

Lived-In Pixie

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Lived-In Pixie

This hairstyle is an excellent choice if you want a bit of length and do not want to commit to a full pixie cut. Though the sides and back of the head are still disconnected from the hair on top, the sides are no longer shaved.

Pixie Bob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Pixie Bob

This short hairstyle combines classic bob and short pixie elements. Ideal for round faces, this style gives a fresh and feminine look. It is typically shorter on the back with a longer top. Unlike most pixie cuts, they do not always feature short sides.

Shaggy Pixie

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Shaggy Pixie

It is a short haircut created with choppy and textured layers at the crown, which deliberately gives a messy look. It is a style that is perfect for flaunting your boldness.

Side-Slicked Pixie

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Side-Slicked Pixie

Side-slicked take is an attractive option to tame your thick hair while wearing a pixie cut. It is also an efficient way to show off your collarbone. 

Pixie Cut Faux Hawk

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Pixie Cut Faux Hawk

It is an excellent option for people with a long pixie cut looking for a new way to style themselves without further cutting their hair. To get the desired look, comb the sides flat while teasing the center section.

More Pixie Bob Haircuts

A pixie-inspired bob cut is a decent option to take advantage of your thick hair. It is also low maintenance and can be styled in different ways.

Stacked Chin Pixie Bob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Stacked Chin Pixie Bob

This haircut draws attention to your neck. While keeping the front hair angled and long, you give a shorter and rounded shape to your back hair with graduated layers, thus adding more volume and texture. To add more drama, keep the length shorter and the slant of the angled bob bigger.

Concave Pixie Bob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Concave Pixie Bob

The term ‘A-line’ is often used for this cut. This refers to the hairstyle where hair is shorter in the back and angles to a longer front. There will be no layering or stacking in the back.

It is a ready-to-go look, perfect for someone who doesn’t like to spend much time on hair styling.

Layered Pixie Bob

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The layered pixie bob looks like a conventional bob cut with layers incorporated into the style to add more depth and flair. It can be your go-to look when you want short and manageable hair.

Asymmetrical Pixie Bob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Asymmetrical Pixie Bob

Like any other asymmetrical haircut, this style, too, doesn’t have a left-right symmetry. It can either be non-layered or stacked in the back. This style is similar to the asymmetrical pixie cut but also incorporates the bob. Asymmetrical pixie bobs mainly look good on people with thick textured hair.

Blunt Curtained Bob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Blunt Curtained Bob

The blunt curtained bob is a style without layers where the hair is cut into a straight line at the ends.

Blunted ends of the hair focus on the jawline and create a flattering look. It is even better for people with oval, square, or heart-shaped faces.

Other Short Haircuts

If you don’t want to go for pixie haircuts, here are other short haircuts that can help tame your thick hair.

Straight Lob

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Straight Lob

It is a modern version of a classic bob with a length between the chin and collarbone. This hairstyle is perfect for women working in a corporate setup, giving a sleek and polished look. However, this cut demands commitment considering frequent trims are necessary to keep it in shape.

Classic Crop Cut

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Classic Crop Cut

This is a conventional short hairstyle where most of the hair is chopped. It’s chic, long-lasting, and has a very easy-to-handle look.

Caesar Cut

Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Caesar Cut

This hairstyle features a horizontally straight cut and very short bangs. The hair is not layered more than 1-2 inches all over. It is a clean cut with hair on top styled, usually forward.


Pixie Haircuts For Thick Hair - Buzzcut

If you are brave enough to go all out, the buzzcut is a smart option for summer, especially for thick-haired people.

Read also: 16 Ideas For Short Choppy Haircuts


Finding the right hairstyle that fits your personality can be challenging. As a result, one may stick to a typical haircut forever. We encourage you to be experimental this season and try something different for a change. And while you do that, own your hair. Flaunt your style with confidence and boldness, which makes a person truly attractive.

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