2012 Short Hairstyle Trends: The Quiff

The quiff is the short hairstyle trend for summer 2012. Whether you want to wear if soft and girly or shaved and sassy, this short hairstyle gives you lots of options. The best part of the quiff hairstyle is extra long fringe that can be styled high and spiky or combed back sleek and smooth. Check out these pictures of quiff short haircuts to get style inspiration.

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The quiff can be styled as tough or sweet as your personality. Tousled and spiked bangs are soft and ultra feminine. This polished look is suitable for work or fabulous for evening. This short hairstyles puts lots of attention on your face, so play up the look with dramatic eyes and a shiny lip.

short quiff hairstyle

This high quiff has been seen all over the runaways. To mimic the look with longer hair, slick sides of your hair back with hairspray.  Add some product to the top of hair and get the height with back-combing.

quiff shaved sides

Always the trendsetter, Rihanna has rocked this hot shaved side look. Get the same profile with super close cropped sides and by spiking bangs sky high. One of the benefits of short hair is how easy it is to grow out, so enjoy playing with hair colors! This pink tint adds a feminine touch to this rocker look. To get this look without committing to to a haircut, check out these quiff-inspired updo.