Pixie cut

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Pixie cut

A pixie cut is a short hairstyle worn by women, generally short on the back and sides of the head and slightly longer on the top. Pixie cuts were popularized first in the late 1950s when Audrey Hepburn wore the style in her debut film Roman Holiday, and later in the 1960s by actress Mia Farrow and British supermodel Twiggy, then even later by Laugh-In star Goldie Hawn.[1][2] Jean Seberg also sported a pixie cut.

The pixie cut has been or is being worn by women of all ages today. Celebrities such as Alyssa Milano, Anne Hathaway, Ashlee Simpson, Beyonce, Carey Mulligan, Charlize Theron, Dannii Minogue, Elisha Cuthbert, Emily Browning, Emma Watson, Evan Rachel Wood, Frankie Sandford, Ginnifer Goodwin, Halle Berry, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jessie J, Jennifer Lawrence, Judi Dench, Katie Holmes, Keira Knightley, Lauren Holly, Léa Seydoux, Mandy Moore, Mariska Hargitay, Mia Wasikowska, Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman, Nena, Olivia Thirlby, Rihanna, Sandy Duncan, Victoria Beckham and Winona Ryder have all sported, or are currently sporting pixie cuts.

Depending on the style, pixies range from as short as a half inch in some places to two or three inches long in others. Pixies are very easy to maintain and can be worn casually, or dressed up for special occasions.[3]

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  1. ^ "A gallery of pixie cut". shorthairstylescuts.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Emma Watson Debuts Pixie Cut". StyleList. 5 August 2010. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "short pixie cut, short spiky fringe and layered sides". Short-Hairstyles.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012.