Short shag haircuts always move your style to another level because they are the most versatile looks out there. They are very sexy, sassy, fun and a great shag hairstyle will help to boost your hair’s volume and add something funky and edgy to your overall style. Short shag haircuts work with any texture and broaden the possibilities of what you can do with your hair. It’s a great way to liven up thin hair and give you instant control of thick hair. With that in mind, here are 45 short shag hairstyles you should consider trying to expand your horizons.
# 1 Lob Haircut with Bangs
The lob haircut is a modern day trend because is gorgeous. Shagging it up and throwing in some bangs make the style even sexier. This particular cut is made even more interesting by the balayage highlights.
This shag haircut is definitely bold and sassy. This look is unique and is especially great if you have dark hair. This is sure you to make you look edgy. It is razor cut and the ombre makes it even more fun and interesting.
# 3 Layered Platinum Blonde
This shag look is gorgeous. It’s soft, simple, and platinum blonde. The hair sweeps gently in soft bleached layers. This look is sharp and shapely and is a great one length haircut.
# 4 The Mullet
This is a bold look. It’s a messy mullet with bowl cut bangs. The bangs have playful longer accents. This look is especially great if you have dark hair or if you choose to dye your brightly colored hair black.
# 5 Teal Pink Purple Riot
As far as bob haircuts go, this androgynous shag haircut is bomb. It’s colorful and fun and the cut is easy to maintain. It’s a gorgeous look if you have dark colored hair or you’re looking to play with color.
# 6 Soft Blonde Mullet
You should consider this super simple blonde bob look. It’s a one length cut so it works really well if you're growing out your hair. It's funky and simple and great even if you have dark colored hair.
# 7 Curly Wet Look
The best thing about shag haircuts is that they are unique and fun. This particular wet curly look is perfect. It carefully accentuates your facial features and is relatively easy to maintain especially if you have dark colored hair.
# 8 Blunt Platinum Bob
This style is super chic as far as short shag haircuts go. It's fun and simple and the super bright blonde brings out your eyes and skin tone. It's a simple shag haircut and is ideal for people with brighter colored hair.
# 9 Silver Cut
Shag haircuts are great because they can be super creative and playful. This particular look is exactly that. It's fun, easy and enjoyable to style. The color is gorgeous and it works regardless of your natural hair color.
# 10 70’s Pin Up
Try this gorgeous 70's shag haircut for a vintage look. It's really pretty and has a mullet shape. It works really well to accentuate your facial features and to elevate your style.
# 11 Coral Blush Shag
Pairing this fun color with this fun cut add up to this gorgeous shag cut. It's an amazing pastel color to add even more fun to the funky cut. It’s easier to achieve with brightly colored hair but sometimes it’s great for brunettes to go for a brighter look.
# 12 Hipster Dark Bob
This messy bob is an excellent shag cut. It's perfect for dark colored hair and it shapes the face perfectly to portray your attractive facial features. It's an ageless style that works for pretty much anyone.
# 13 Chic Grey Shag
A fun way to incorporate your natural hair color into an incredibly funky style is this look. It's super simple with a 70's vibe. It's easy to maintain and is a great look regardless of your age.
# 14 Dark Haired Bob
This look combines an excellent shag haircut with a gorgeous texture. The texture adds volume to the hair, so this look will work even if you have fine hair. It's very well shaped to bring out your gorgeous facial features.
# 15 Curly Brunette Shag
If you're looking for something more toned down, then this is the look for you. The fun curls add volume and tame the length, but the cut is still funky and simple.
# 16 Bits of Blue
This look plays subtly with color which is an excellent way to rock a shag haircut. The cut is simple and is accentuated by the soft curls and the bits of blue highlight.
# 17 Shag Cut with Bangs
This look is super cute. The soft waves add volume and movement to the look. The bangs are softly cut just above the eyebrows, which is subtle. It's a super cool and chic way to rock the shag look.
# 18 Rainbow Shag
This pastel pink hair is accentuated by the funky styling and the rainbow colors in the back. It's a great way to make a statement while rocking the funky hairstyle. This is a bold way to add fun colors to the short shag haircut.
# 19 Red Brown Shag
This look is great for dark colored hair. It's a great androgynous hairstyle and the highlights combined with the bangs will bring out your gorgeous facial features. It's a simple and fun style that you should try if you're going for a short shag haircut.
# 20 Messy Balayage Bob
This textured bob is gorgeous and super simple. It is one of the best short shag haircuts you should go with if you're going for simplicity. The bob cut plus the bangs shape your face perfectly and the balayage coloring adds more funk and fun to the style.
# 21 Thick Hair Shag Cut
This look is a must have if you have thicker hair. It accentuates the thickness of your hair and brings a funky vibe to your style. It's super simple and the bangs help to shape your face to highlight your facial features.
# 22 Grey Razorcut Shag
This is a super funky look if you're going for something really bold and different. The color is gorgeous because it borders on lavender and it's super short. This look is easier to achieve if you have bright colored hair.
# 23 Bob Meets Shag
This look combines the trendy and gorgeous bob haircut with the funky shag cut and gorgeous balayage coloring. It's super soft and subtle as far as short shag haircuts go. It's easier to achieve if you have dark colored hair.
# 24 Foxy Bob
This is a great way to incorporate the shag haircut into a super trendy modern day bob. It's a very young and fun look. The soft waves give the hair movement and accentuate the fun cut. Parting it roughly on the side helps you side sweep the hair to shape your face.
# 25 Radical Pixie Cut
If you're going for something really intense and radical, then this is the look for you. It's both bold and easy to maintain. It's super short meaning it will definitely take time to grow out but it's a great androgynous hairstyle.
# 26 Pixie Mullet
This look is great if you want super short hair. It has asymmetrical bangs and a subtle mullet shape. It's appropriate for any age and hair texture and is very easy to maintain. This look is great for darker colored hair and it helps to shape your face.
# 27 Chopped Blonde Bob
This super fresh look is chic and simple. It's a subtle way to rock the short shag haircut. The soft waves give the hair volume and movement and the gorgeous blonde color makes the look fun, airy and vibrant.
# 28 Red Shag Bob
This is a gorgeous color. It's fiery, fun and funky. The bangs are cut well above the eyebrows for more facial exposure and the waves add volume to this gorgeous bob cut. This look is great for redheads and people with darker hair colors.
# 29 Messy Funky Shag
This is a great look for fine hair. The waves fluff up the look giving it volume and movement while the bangs softly shape the face. It's a great look for dark colored hair and it incorporates a trendy style with a funky cut.
# 30 Wavy Bob with Bowl Cut Bangs
The waves give volume to this look while the bowl cut bangs add a funky accent to this look. It's simple and chic as far as short shag haircuts go and it's a fun way to ease into the sassy style.
# 31 Side Swept Pixie Bangs
This is a fun way to play with the pixie cut. Combing the bangs into your face helps you hide your hairline and shape your face. It's a funky look that's both fun and easy.
# 32 Scattered Messy Waves
Try this super messy look and play with colors while you're at it. Not only is it a great way to work highlights into your look, it's a trendy way to incorporate the timeless shag haircut. This look is easy to maintain and works with any hair color if you don't mind highlights.
# 33 Dark Roots Balayage
This look is super simple. The cut is subtle and soft to give you a very trendy bob and the dark roots add character to the look. This look is great for people with dark colored hair who're looking to play with platinum blonde hair.
# 34 Bright Roots Balayage
This is a fun way to play with color where the brighter color is near the roots. It's a great look for any age. The shag haircut is super simple and the soft curls add volume to the hair.
# 35 Pink Shaggy Look
Pink is a gorgeous hair color and this shag look is a fun funky way to combine the two styles. It's an easy style to achieve if you have brightly colored hair. The curls add volume and movement to the funky style.
# 36 The White Pixie
With short shag haircuts you can achieve an artsy look. This white pixie is one of them. It's easy to achieve if you have brightly colored hair and the long and short cuts give you a funky shaggy look.
# 37 Fiery Red and Pink Mullet
This look is fiery, funky, and fun. The colors are bright and they complement each other. The pink, purple, orange, and blonde highlights are artsy, sassy, and funky. The bangs are cut high in a classic shag cut.
# 38 Richly Textured Pixie
This is a very flattering style. It's voluminous, dramatic, and sassy. The flick and flip of the razored ends creates detailing and drama. Its side layers are great for framing the face.
# 39 Super Blonde Bangs
This gorgeous pixie cut focuses greatly on the sweeping bangs. It's a super chic fun way to rock the short shag haircuts. It's a lot easier to achieve if you have brightly colored hair, but it's an excellent cut for framing your face.
# 40 Asymmetrical Front Back Pixie Cut
This is a simple flick and flipped style with highlights and mullet accents. It's very funky and fun. It's a unique way to personalize the shag style because it's very dramatic.
# 41 Shag Balayage Bob
This look is very young, trendy, and chic. It's a subtle way to rock the shaggy style. The intense blonde color is soft and fun. It's a great style whether you have bright or dark colored hair.
# 42 Crimson Cut
This is a bold cut. It frames the face pretty well and it's a fun way to change things up if this is your first shag hairstyle. The color is fun and easy to achieve regardless of your hair color.
# 43 Bowl Cut Mullet
This is a super edgy style. It has textured fringe, shaved sides, ombre tips with waves, and a mullet accent. This is a great style for you if you want something completely outside the norm. It's funky, fun, and bold.
# 44 Little Color Short Cut
This is a subtle yet fun way to play with short shag haircuts. There's a little bit of color but the ends are razor cut and shaggy for this great funky look.
# 45 Soft Platinum Pixie
This is a very soft and airy look. It's dramatic and easy to achieve if you have blonde hair. It has a weighted bang to frame your face.
Whether you’ve been rocking this style for years or you’re looking for something fun, bold and sassy to try out, you now have 45 great ideas to start you off. Short shag hairstyles are one way to change things up and try something new, different, and life changing. They can range from soft, airy, and subtle, to bold, intense and edgy and everything in between. There are styles for darker hair or bright hair and even work great if you color your hair. There are plenty of options, you just need to decide what you're most comfortable with and dive in.