18 Irresistible Long Pixie Cuts

Do you want a pixie cut but aren’t committed to a full chop? A longer pixie may be just the hairstyle that you’re looking for! You’ll love these 18 different effortlessly stylish and approachable hairstyles.

A long pixie cut is the ideal short haircut because hair is still easy to maintain but doesn’t come at the sacrifice of color or texture. The long pixie is an adorable way to keep hair styling to a minimum while still showing off curls, waves, or even dynamic color and highlights. Plus, without much length, it’s the perfect way to display your beautiful face and cheekbones.

Long Pixie Cut Styles

A long pixie cut magically makes the wearer look young and fresh. When chopping that perfect pixie cut, think about how you want to frame your face for the best slimming and enhancing effects. Decide how much daily styling you want to commit to and, most importantly, how you want to express yourself through your pixie cut!

Let’s see all of the beautiful long pixie cuts we have in store!

Pixie for Straight Hair

Pixie for Straight Hair
Pixie for Straight Hair (Photo by Kassia/Instagram)

The beauty of a pixie isn’t just in the swoop. The sweet style can work with any hair texture, especially if your hair is straight and sleek rather than textured.

Go with a choppier cut and experiment with short and stacked layers. Even without some playful mousse, this style is an effortless winner for straight hair.

Thick and Shaggy

Thick and Shaggy
Thick and Shaggy (Photo by Amy Wronski/Instagram)

If your craving a cropped cut and your hair is gorgeously thick, a shaggy pixie will add style to volume. When you have a lot of hair, it’s easy to get weighed down, even your hairstyle is short.

A beautiful, tousled mop with a thick fringe and ends that dust the outer edges of the cheekbones is youthful and fresh if you have lots of hair to work with. Not big on styling? Run shine spray through your shaggy pixie for a casual, tousled look.

Gorgeous Layered Pixie

Layered Pixie
Layered Pixie (Photo by Jenna Skaret/Instagram)

It’s easier than you think to rock a pixie cut while still maintaining length. A longer layered pixie is perfect for showing off any dimensional highlights.

Long, side swept bangs bring a layered pixie to life. Fortunately, all this style needs is a two-minute blowout to bring it to life!

Perfectly Stacked Pixie

Stacked Pixie
Stacked Pixie (Photo by Amy Spencer/Instagram)

Bring out your inner Audrey Hepburn with a stacked pixie. High, short layers starting at the nape of your neck creates a beautiful stacked effect at the back of the head.

To avoid any bulky texture, a stacked long pixie works best on straight hair textures. The look works perfectly if you’re going for an air of glamour and sophistication.

Retro Pixie for Textured Hair

Retro Pixie
Retro Pixie (Photo by Hedy Waters/Instagram)

If you’re looking for a fashionable way to wear your bob, consider soft, retro curls for a fun night out or special event. By adding waves at the temple, this retro pixie leans out rounder face shapes.

To achieve this retro look, give your hair a deep side part. Set your hair with small sponge or hot rollers and pin them while you’re doing your makeup. Before you head out, remove the pins, give them a quick brush through, and set with hairspray.

Icy Purple Undercut

Icy Purple Undercut
Icy Purple Undercut (Photo by Courtney/Instagram)

An undercut is the ultimate long pixie cut compromise. The hair on the sides of your head is shaved for easy maintenance while the top of your head can display any beautiful color or texture you’re working with.

This look is often for the playful and fearless gal, so don’t be afraid to try out a beautiful color like this smoky lavender. To keep hair silky and healthy, use a deep conditioner at least once a week.

Breathtaking Balayage

Breathtaking Balayage
Breathtaking Balayage (Photo by Jean Claude/Instagram)

Show off your beautiful balayage with this long pixie cut. Lots of length and layers keep this hairstyle from feeling too short still while staying out of your way.

Wispy bangs and short layers on top, as pictured here, give this look movement and excitement. Ask your stylist for that perfect balayage tone and you’re in business!

Swooping Bangs

Swooping Bangs (Photo by Turquoise/Instagram)

If you love wearing your hair parted to the side, then lustrous swooping bangs will complete your perfect long pixie cut. This style is very versatile, but has a smoothing effect on thick hair.

Swooping bangs are low maintenance if your natural texture is straight, but any curl can be smoothed with a round brush and a smoothing serum when you blow dry.

Feathered and Fabulous

Feathered and Fabulous
Feathered and Fabulous (Photo by Jill/Instagram)

Whoever said that fine hair couldn’t have volume has clearly never rocked a feathered pixie cut! High volume and high shine is what this look is all about.

To create this look, have your stylist part your hair to whichever side you prefer and create soft layers. It will add dimension to hair that doesn’t have highlights. This style can work with other hair types, but it adds appealing body to otherwise fine or thin hair.

The Classic Bob

The Classic Bob
The Classic Bob (Photo by Cat Morales/Instagram)

Bobs are the probably the most versatile of hairstyles, from shoulder-length to pixie cut. As a long pixie, the classic bob is as easy to manage as it is refreshing on the eyes.

Any hair texture can rock a pixie cut bob, but it’s a wonderful option if you have thin, fine, or straight hair. Keep it effortless with a chic side part and a light blow dry.

Long and Textured Fringe

Long and Textured Fringe
Long and Textured Fringe (Photo by katie/Instagram)

This raspberry ‘do is the pixie cut of dreams! The long fringe adds romance to an otherwise edgy look. You might prefer to keep your color natural, but these textured layers provide the perfect opportunity for colorful highlights.

If this pixie is for you, the textured fringe will soften your facial features and can balance out a longer face shape. A long pixie cut like this is simply divine.

Shaved Asymmetrical Pixie

Shaved Asymmetrical Pixie
Shaved Asymmetrical Pixie (Photo by Melanie Astill/Instagram)

Show off your creative side with a longer pixie with a cute shaved detail. This look is especially bold on beautiful dark hair.

You can incorporate a shaved detail wherever your heart desires, from the sides of your face to brighten your look or all around for a ‘high and tight’ cut. Wherever you decide, you are sure to attract attention with this subtle and sexy ‘do.

Spunky Pixie for Fine Hair

Spunky Pixie for Fine Hair
Spunky Pixie for Fine Hair (Photo by Kathryn/Instagram)

Thick hair doesn’t deserve all of the fun! There are plenty of ways to pump up the volume on fine hair, and this precious long pixie style provides the perfect opportunity.

This look is all about texture spray and body. Give yourself an off-center part and curl the pieces that sweep across your forehead and graze the bottom of your cheekbone. Don’t worry about perfection with this look; it’s all about bed-head beauty!

Icy Pompadour

Icy Pompadour
Icy Pompadour (Photo by Kaitlyn/Instagram)

Pompadours are a fun and playful way to bump up the glam on your long pixie cut. Whether you keep the ends wispy and energetic or smoothed for a more polished appeal, the pompadour is as versatile as the pixie!

Any hair color will suit a pompadour style, but something about this icy blond is just stunning!

Ultimate Volume

Ultimate Volume
Ultimate Volume (Photo by Rambutpixie/Instagram)

There is still plenty of room to play with a short pixie cut! Long layers on top provide ample opportunity for creating texture and volume regardless of your hair type.

To achieve this eye-catching style, apply a texturizing crème or pomade before you blow your hair out for gravity-defying lift.

Wispy Pixie for Fine Hair

Wispy Pixie
Wispy Pixie (Photo by Cybele/Instagram)

Whatever your hair may lack in body you can make up for in an amazing long pixie cut. If you hair is fine, consider this wispy style.

Sweeping and piece-y bangs across your forehead add interest to otherwise straight hair. Frame the other side of your gorgeous face with some cropped pieces stopping at the end of your cheekbones to polish up this chic cut.

Luscious Curly Pixie

Luscious Curly Pixie
Luscious Curly Pixie (Photo by Esther/Instagram)

The shorter hair gets, the less you have to show off any unique texture. With a long pixie cut, you never have to sacrifice beautiful curls for the sake of a hairstyle.

By cutting the length just above the collar, hair is still easy to maintain while never losing any of those curls. Consider soft, staked ringlets that frame the face and a rich fringe.

Tousled Waves

Tousled Waves
Tousled Waves (Photo by Truth Sprincz/Instagram)

This look isn’t just for long hair! Effortless waves are not only possible with a long pixie but have a soft and beautiful effect on whoever wears them.

A deep side part with hair length dusting your chin provides enough length to display tousled waves. Pull out your hair wand and polish up that long pixie cut by creating envious movement.

Finding The Perfect Long Pixie Cut

And there you have it! These 18 long pixie cuts offer stunning versatility and style. There is a cut to suit every mood and personality, so which one will you choose?

There is no such thing as a basic pixie cut. Each style comes with its own look and feel. It’s only a matter of finding the cut that will suit your daily needs and your natural texture. Regardless of which pixie cut is your favorite, you are sure to reveal your beautiful face underneath!

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