40 Fabulous Long Pixie Cut Hairstyles To Upgrade Your Look

If you've made it here, that means you are debating whether or not you are ready to commit to a long pixie hairstyle. Allow us to tell you that it's totally worth it. They might seem scary and intimidating at first, but pixie cuts are practical, require very little effort and time to style, and are the perfect look to experiment with different hair colors. Plus, they are super chic and stylish, and can be rocked by women of any age!

Not only are longer pixie cuts easily manageable, but they also frame your face shape and are incredibly versatile — there are still so many fresh ways you can style pixie haircuts. If you really want to have the ability to curl and straighten your locks, that's no problem! Although your hair is shorter, you can still spice up your 'do it in any which way you please. 

Still feeling on the fence about making such a big decision? Lucky for you, we've put together a list of some celebs we all know and love who have been rocking this hairdo for years. Here are 40 fabulous long pixie cut hairstyles that will for sure upgrade your look!

Zoë Kravitz

In July 2012, Zoë Kravitz appeared at the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in a stunning sheer black dress with a long brown pixie haircut (via Daily Mail). Her hair was textured, layered, and highlighted for the special event in a way that delicately shaped her facial features and rosy cheekbones.


Halsey looked breathtaking in her blond pixie cut, blue dress, and dangling silver earrings at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party (via Just Jared). If you have a long pixie cut hairstyle and don't want it styled across your face, this blown-out curled look is the perfect alternative.

Rachel Wood

Pixie hairstyles can be rocked with any hair color — trust us! Rachel Wood looked glamorous with her light gray 'do and sleek black suit at the 2017 Critics' Choice Awards (via PopSugar). This style is perfect for those looking to be bold and express themselves, so grab a new color of hair dye and experiment with a different look!

Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner, the momager of the beloved Kardashian and Jenner clan, has been rocking this pixie cut hairdo for quite some time now. Paired with choppy bangs, this longer pixie look is a classic for those who don't want to want to spend a lot of time consistently styling their hair in different ways.

Bella Hadid

From long hair to short hair, Bella Hadid has rocked plenty of trendy hairstyles that are as glamorous as ever. The model stepped foot on the 2019 Met Gala runway with a bejeweled dress and slicked-down hair (via Elle). If you want to make a statement like Hadid did, wearing a pair of bold earrings with your sleek pixie cut will do the trick!

Joey King

Who says you need to get rid of your curls? Joey King took her pixie cut to the next level at the 2019 Emmy Awards by having an iconic curly hair moment (via PopSugar). With the help from her hairstylist Dimitris Giannetos, her look was achieved with some curl-defining mousse, a diffuser, and a curling wand.


Whether your bangs are long or short, there is a long pixie cut hairstyle that will look flawless for you. We seriously love Ciara's shaggy short bang style! The layered hairdo makes a statement and makes her entire ensemble appear effortlessly chic.

Shailene Woodley

"The Fault in Our Stars" actress Shailene Woodley had one of the most recognizable pixie cuts back in 2014. Just look at her red carpet look at the Film Independent Spirit Awards (via MTV News). Although she eventually ditched her short hair for some longer locks, we still think this style looks incredible on her.

Katy Perry

"Dark Horse" singer Katy Perry attended the MusiCares Person of the Year event in 2019 (via Daily Mail), where she made a huge statement on the red carpet with her matching floral dress and boot 'fit. Not only does this pixie cut hairstyle frame her facial features, but it also clearly and effortlessly helps show off her beautiful makeup!

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson debuted her blond pixie cut at the 2017 Tony Awards (via The Hollywood Reporter), where she strutted the red carpet in a bright white striped suit. Although she's had many iconic hairstyles over the years, this highlighted blond pixie 'do is definitely our favorite.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington looked glamorous as ever at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscars Party and showed off her pixie cut with long soft bangs. If you are thinking about cutting your hair short, show your hairdresser this exact picture to replicate her look because we are obsessed with how much volume is in this style. 

Anne Hathaway

Who could ever forget Anne Hathaway's short hair moment at the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards with her long layered bangs and deep side part (via The Hollywood Reporter)? Not only is this style easily manageable, but it also gives a very sophisticated and elegant look to any outfit. 

Eliza Cummings

Eliza Cummings turned heads at the 2018 Elle List event with her dark hair in a longer pixie cut (via Elle). She's proof that this hairstyle will have you looking classy, elegant, and red carpet-ready.

Maggie Grace

Want to try a different way to style your pixie cut, but you're not sure what to do? Maggie Grace ditched the short straight hair for a big curl swerved over her forehead, and, we've got to say, it's serving a major vibe. Curl the bangs in one direction and use hairspray to keep the hair in place to replicate the hairstyle. 

Cardi B

"WAP" rapper Cardi B is well known for rocking plenty of different hairstyles and hair colors throughout her career. So, it was no surprise that she rolled up to the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards with a new shorter 'do — not to mention a glittery makeup look and classic long manicure (via Teen Vogue). 

Viola Davis

If we ever win an Oscar in the future, we want to look as good as Viola Davis! At Vanity Fair's 2017 Oscars after party (via E! News), Davis stepped out in a lavish white pantsuit, dangling silver earrings, and highlighted pixie cut. Talk about looking empowered! 


Zendaya's blond pixie haircut was seriously a vibe. The "Dune" actress shook the internet when she dropped a video on Instagram in 2016, showing off the look. Naturally, her comments were full of love for the new 'do. Zendaya looks great with any hair length or color, but this short bowl cut with long wispy bangs frames her face so well! 

Sarah Paulson

"American Horror Story" actress Sarah Paulson looked stunning at the 2016 Emmy Awards when she won her first Emmy in the Outstanding Actress category (via Vanity Fair). Her blond pixie — which looked perfect with her green gown that had a plunging neckline — shined bright on the red carpet.  

Tyra Banks

Making a statement with shorter hair isn't as difficult as it may seem! In 2015, Tyra Banks debuted her pixie cut look with short, choppy bangs on Instagram for the world to see. This hairstyle is fierce and looks so sleek on her with a pair of dangling earrings and winged eyeliner. 

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson appeared at the 2016 March of Dimes' Celebration of Babies event (via The Hollywood Reporter) with a choppy cropped pixie cut, and we just have to say, this style looks so good! This versatile haircut can be rocked with wavy or straight hair. Why settle for bangs one length when you can have some fun and add layers!

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is the queen of testing different fun hairstyles. For example, this shaggy half-pixie, half-mullet look is honestly iconic and giving us major '80s vibes, and we would expect nothing less from the "Prisoner" singer. Live life on the edge with this super bold, edgy, and layered look!

Emma Watson

Emma Watson rocked short hair for a while after wrapping the "Harry Potter" movies. When she arrived at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards (via Just Jared Jr.), she glowed on the red carpet in her white dress and golden highlighted hair. Adding highlights into your longer pixie is the perfect way to upgrade your style!

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes stepped foot at the Delta Airlines 2018 pre-Grammy's celebration and her hair looked amazing (via Just Jared). If you want to replicate her hairstyle, ask your stylist to chop off your longer locks a couple of inches above your jawline. If you are really feeling risky, ask for some longer bangs, and style how you please!

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams came out to the 2017 SAG Awards rocking her classic blond pixie haircut with a deep side part (via The Hollywood Reporter). This hairstyle is nothing new to Williams, as she's had plenty of different pixie moments and has evolved her look over time. Seriously, this 'do will never go out of style!


Nothing screams 2008 aesthetic more than Rihanna's short hair moment at the BET Awards (via Just Jared). This face-framing style looked so elegant with her bright yellow dress on the red carpet. If you are looking to spice up your everyday look, go for this longer pixie cut.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence rolled up to the 2013 "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" premiere with a shaggy hairstyle that had the perfect amount of messiness and volume for the red carpet (via The Hollywood Reporter). Her look was classy and casual and featured long side bangs.

Lily Collins

This is an easy and stylish haircut for people who are brave enough to keep their hair a bit shorter than the typical pixie cut. At the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival, Lily Collins parted her pixie down the middle and rocked some short bangs across her forehead (via Just Jared Jr.). 

Julianne Hough

Just because you cut your hair short, it doesn't mean you have to fully give up your side part! This heavy swept-to-the-side pixie haircut would look so sophisticated with straight or curly hair. If you are inspired to add some extra texture, ask your stylist for layers to add more depth to the look. 

Charlize Theron

A short bowl cut with bangs? This look couldn't get any more bold! Charlize Theron is a prime example that bowl cuts aren't as scary as they may seem. With a few layered wispy bangs and some golden highlights, this blunt cut can be an iconic statement in itself. 

Keira Knightley

If you are going for the punk-rock, messy look, you definitely need to try out this haircut. This pixie cut with long bangs is a fun, effortless hairstyle, and it doesn't require much to manage on a daily basis. It's also a great option if you want to eventually grow your hair out to a longer length.

Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor turned heads at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards when she recreated Janet Jackson's VMA look back from 1995 with a cropped white V-neck shirt and a choppy, long pixie cut hairstyle (via MTV). Taylor looked almost identical to the "Scream" artist and looked like an actual queen. 

Tilda Swinton

If you are looking for a chic haircut that doesn't require you to spend hours blow-drying and styling, then this one is definitely for you. Tilda Swinton's layered pixie cut is so easy to maintain but still looks so classy and put together. 

Halle Berry

Let's be honest, Halle Berry can rock quite literally any hairstyle. At the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2013 (via HuffPost), she turned heads in her plunging metallic gown and high voluminous pixie cut 'do. Her cut is styled upward in a mohawk with some edgy frosted tips, and she was truly a force on that red carpet.

Cynthia Nixon

"Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon proves that this look is effortlessly elegant, especially with thicker, longer hair. Although it could potentially give the shape of a bob haircut if it's grown out, this long pixie cut hairstyle is still short enough to highlight her cheekbones while adding extra volume.

Kristen Stewart

"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart appeared at the 2019 Venice Film Festival with a wavy, deep-parted 'do (via Elle). Not only did have loads of volume on top, but underneath, the hair was slicked back giving the rest of the look an edgier vibe.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is really giving "I woke up like this" energy, and honestly, we are totally here for it! Her hairstyle at BAFTA's 2019 Britannia Awards (via Daily Mail) had lots of texture and cute little curls. She looked beautiful with this longer style and her bangs swept to the side. 

Rowan Blanchard

Rowan Blanchard looked stunning with this long, layered hairstyle that she had at the Coach's Spring 2020 Show event (via PopSugar). Her short bangs are split down the center and her pixie is messy and tussled on top for a super unique and chic look. 

Ruby Rose

Talk about making a statement! Ruby Rose appeared at the 2017 People's Choice Awards (via Just Jared) with an iconic bright orange suit and deep dark lipstick and eyeshadow looking absolutely iconic. Her long 'do is heavily parted to the side, framing her face and accentuating her jawline so well. 

Kristen Wiig

"Bridesmaids" actress Kristen Wiig went with a more sleek pixie cut look at the 2017 premiere of the film "Downsizing" (via Just Jared) with slicked-down hair parted on the side and an off-the-shoulder black and white gown. 

Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin has rocked a short look for quite some time now, but she looks absolutely stunning with this long pixie cut hairstyle! With long bangs swooping over her entire forehead and shorter hair parted on the side, this look is edgy and gives a very modern vibe with the choppy and textured layers and highlights.