As somebody who has had short hair on several occasions, I can attest to how annoying it is to try and figure out new ways to wear it. It always just sort of fell flat or poofed up, and for years, I assumed that that had to be the reality of short hair. But I thought wrong! There are actually a ton of great hairstyles for women with locks less than Rapunzel-length, no matter what kind of cut you’ve got. If you’re looking for a fun new look to try this weekend, check these out.

1. Messy Top Knot For Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairThought short hair couldn’t do top knots? Ma Nouvelle Mode is here to save the day! It looks lovely, plus it gets your locks out of your face and off your forehead–excellent for going to the gym, park or beach.

2. How To Sass Up Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairThis tutorial from The Modern Roost is perfect for anybody whose chin-length hair is causing them serious style boredom. Her hair looks fuller and has more movement, body and texture.

3. Braiding Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairOne of the most frustrating things about having short hair in 2014 is the fact that braids are wildly in right now, both on celebrities like Blake Lively and us normals. Fortunately, The Beauty Department has got that covered with these beautiful braids for short hair.

4. Quick Pixie Tutorial

Annoyed with your short haircut? This easy video how-to from TheHaiRazorTV YouTube channel will whip your cute crop into picture perfect shape!

5. Shortcut To Style: Victory Roll

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairFirst of all, how beautiful is this woman’s hair? Second, how gorgeous is this style by ModCloth? Definitely give it a whirl–especially for the Fourth of July!

6. Chignon Hairstyle With Side Waves

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairIf you want to achieve that “old Hollywood glamour” look, this is the perfect style for you. Pair it with a pencil skirt, pretty blouse and heels for an office style, or grab yourself a figure-hugging LBD for date night.

7. Easy Waves For Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short Hair, Because Why Should Repunzel Have All The Fun?Waves are a great way to add texture and energy to your hair without a ton of effort, bobby pins or hairspray. Try this easy tutorial to get beachy waves, even for short hair!

8. Multi-Pineapple For Short Hair Tutorial

Pinappling is a technique for women with natural hair who wish to elongate their curls by “securing a loose-ish ponytail right at the top of your head so you look line a pineapple.” For women with shorter hair, this can be more difficult, so this tutorial by the Quest for the Perfect Curl YouTube channel has got all the steps covered for short styles so you can still get beautiful results!

Click to the next page to see a quick twist for short hair, the smoothest pale pink pixie cut ever, and tiny chignon twists!

9. Quick Twist

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short HairEven if your hair is short, you can still get a fancy style that rests at your neck and looks beyond elegant. If you are about to head to an important job interview or want to network with new folks, this is a ‘do that will give you both poise and confidence.

10. Pixie Perfection

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short Hair, Because Why Should Repunzel Have All The Fun?Another stunning pink hairstyle, oh my goodness. I wish I had known about this tutorial when I had my pixie cut; this is exactly what I wanted it to look like at the time. It’s smooth, defined and incredibly chic.

11. How To Curl Short Hair

Curling short versus long hair is actually pretty different, so if you have just chopped off all your locks and are feeling a little perplexed by the process, check out this video from Kelly (HairGirl247) to figure it out.

12. Faux French Twist

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short Hair, Because Why Should Rapunzel Have All The Fun?I love how elegant and pretty this faux French twist is. It would look wonderful accompanied by a high-waisted skirt and pastel blouse, plus perhaps a flower clip if you’re feeling extra fresh.

13. High Bun Tutorial For Short Natural Hair

This easy tutorial from Holldroid on YouTube is a great how-to for girls looking to revamp their look while staying pretty simple. The end result is carefree in a polished way that could be either dressed up for a night out or dressed down for a day at the park.

14. Chignon Bun For Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short Hair, Because Why Should Rapunzel Have All The Fun?Fancy, fresh, and always appropriate for work!

15. Updo For Short Hair

16 Fancy Hairstyle Tutorials For Short Hair, Because Why Should Rapunzel Have All The Fun?If you like to tease your hair a bit and make it big, this is a fun style that you can do even if you don’t have Dolly Parton-sized blonde locks.

16. Mini Chignon Twists

Short hair updo pinsThese teensy twists are entirely too cute!