Embrace Your Inner Rockstar With These 35 Short Shags with Bangs

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: May 23, 2024

The classic 70’s shag may have been a rockin’ do, but this year, it has a new look that’s so popular, it could go double-platinum. 

Introducing the short shag with bangs. The short style with all of the It-Factor. 

Short shag hairstyles have all those too-cool vibes, bringing playful texture and a whole lot of attitude for a head-banging hairstyle that also creates a super-complementary face frame. The short shag with bangs really has it all, which is why you need to try out this mega fan-favorite!

It’s time to take center stage and embrace your inner rockstar with these short shags with bangs! Let’s get into it!

#1. Textured Short Shag with Choppy Bangs

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Looking for something vibrant and versatile? You’ve got to try a textured short shag with choppy bangs! The delightful do pairs dynamic texture with a flawlessly flattering shape and thick, choppy bangs to top it all off with a cheeky charm.

#2. Short Shag with Long Side Bangs

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Going for something chic and stellar? You need a short shag with long side bangs! Graceful shaggy texture creates robust volume and movement. Plus, the relaxed frame of the short shag effortlessly contours any face shape, enhanced by the long side bangs.

#3. Messy Short Shag with Wispy Bangs

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The messy short shag with wispy bangs is captivatingly carefree. The messy texture electrifies hair with full-bodied volume and dimensional movement to create the perfect bedhead look. You can also tousle with texturizing spray for that perfect “I woke up like this” aesthetic.

#4. Short Shag with Layered Bangs

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Are you looking for that effortless blowout look with a little bit more of a relaxed aesthetic? We’ve got you covered! The short shag with layered bangs brings delightful volume and playful texture, paired perfectly with the layered bangs for a little extra something.  

#5. Short Shag with Side Swept Bangs

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The short shag with side-swept bangs is flawlessly elegant with a tiny fun flair. This style features the classic and sophisticated shape of the shag, enhanced with side-swept bangs that finish the frame to highlight your eyes.

#6. Short Shag with Curtain Bangs

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Curtain bangs and short shag hairstyles are two iconic retro-inspired looks that are red-hot right now. And combined, they make a truly jaw-dropping style. The shaggy texture creates graceful movement, complemented by the sweeping curtain bangs for that extra contour and charm.

#7. Short Shag with Blunt Bangs

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If you’re all about that chic aesthetic, you need to try a short shag with blunt bangs. This style brings the beloved volume and texture of the trendy shag with bold, blunt bangs to finish the look off with a bang.

#8. Short Shag with a Layered Fringe

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Want a high-voltage and high-fashion hairstyle? Look no further than a short shag with a layered fringe. The layered fringe adds even more energy to the short shag’s vivacious volume and texture. You can give your hair another zap with dimensional highlights or even just with texturizing spray.

#9. Short Shag with Micro-Bangs

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Need something vibrant but versatile? You need a short shag with micro bangs! As always, the short shag brings that laidback texture to give any hair type maximum movement. Then, micro bangs bring that flashy French girl chic to the look while accentuating the shag’s shape.

#10. Short Shag with Asymmetrical Bangs

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Old meets new in the stylish short shag with asymmetrical bangs. This style features the classic short shag’s volume and texture that gives flair to even the thinnest of hair, while the asymmetrical bangs bring that modern edge and a sultry side-swept look.

#11. Short Shag with Bold Accented Bangs

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If you’re all about those show stopping styles, you’ve got to try a short shag with bold-accented bangs! You get all that beloved body and movement of the short shag, while the bangs’ bold color accents bring a vibrant contemporary element to bring focus to your eyes. 

#12. Short Shag with Subtle Balayage and Bangs

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If you thought the short shag with bangs couldn’t get more energy, you’ve got to see it with some subtle balayage! This balayage gives soft dimension to intensify the short shag’s texture for a little extra zap of zest.

#13. Short Shag with Highlights and Textured Bangs

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The short shag with highlights and textured bangs is a high-energy triple threat style, blending light and airy texture that packs your hair with movement with highlights to enhance the depth and dimension for even more life. And finally, the textured bangs complete the look with a sparky charm.

#14. Short Shag with Feathered Bangs

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Looking for a soft and charming look with a playful flair? Try a short shag with feathered bangs! This shag’s lightweight volume and airy texture with windswept movement for straight or wavy thin hair. Then, feathered bangs amp up that breezy style while bringing attention to your eyes.

#15. Short Razored Shag with Choppy Bangs

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Going for those edgy-chic vibes? You need a short, razored shag with choppy bangs. Razor cuts bring this shag intense texture, cranked up by the choppy bangs for a grungy-glam style for any hair type.

#16. Pixie Shag with Long Side Bangs

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The pixie shag with long side bangs is a bold and chic look that pairs two cool and confident short styles. This combo brings the pixie’s cute shape with the shag’s long laidback layering. Then, the long side bangs come in to finish the look off and frame your face.

#17. Shaggy Bob with Layered Bangs

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Want something fun and fashion-forward? Go for a shaggy bob with layered bangs! This combination cut is highly versatile, with a shaggy-textured bobe frame that looks outstanding on any hair type and complements any face shape enhanced by the layered bangs. And even better, styling this cut is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

#18. Chin-Length Shag with Side Bangs

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Simple and chic. That’s how we describe the chin-length shag with side bangs. This shag’s outline contours all the right facial features, while the rest of the cut gives even the finest, flattest hair some volume and body for defined movement.

#19. Short Shag with Face-Framing Bangs

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Looking for an instant boost for your whole aesthetic? Try a short shag with face-framing bangs. The short shag brings full-bodied volume and texture to your hair, while the face-framing bangs work with it to flawlessly frame your face.

#20. Voluminous Short Shag with Textured Bangs

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Need some extra height? No problem! All you need is a voluminous short shag with textured bangs. This shag puts the focus on volume to give fine and thin hair a lift and some life, with the textured bangs to turn it up a notch.

#21. Gray Short Shag With Soft Bangs

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A gray-colored short shag hairstyle is a vigorous way to give your grays some spunk or try the trendy gray and silver hair fad. This color makes the relaxed shag much more refined while still giving any hair texture the perfect amount of movement. Then, soft bangs top it off with a chic charm.

#22. Short Shag with Bangs and a Tapered Nape

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All about those edgy looks? You need to try a short shag with bangs and a tapered nape. This style features the short shag’s beloved bold texture with slightly softer bangs to match and a tapered nape for that crisp contemporary element while making styling that much easier, especially for thick hair

#23. Shag with an Undercut and Long Side Bangs

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Looking for a short and spunky statement style? Go for a short shag with an undercut and long side bangs! This classic and confident style brings serious energy to any hair type, while the undercut brings a modern edge. Plus, it creates a slight visual contrast to make the top layers look fuller and thicker. Then, the long side bangs finish the look by framing your face.

#24. Tousled Short Shag with Bangs on Beachy Waves  

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Beach babes, it’s your time to shine! The tousled short shag with bangs on beachy waves is the essential summer-ready style, bringing a tousled texture intensified by beachy waves and flawlessly finished with bangs.

#25. Short Shag with Arched Bangs

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Want something fine, fab, and feminine? You need a short shag with arched bangs. This style features an adaptable and alluring short shag hairstyle that complements any face shape, with arched bangs to give the illusion of even more volume and body to the cut.

#26. Shag with Subtle Volume and Soft Bangs

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Easy-going elegance. That’s the aesthetic you get when you go for a short shag with subtle volume and soft bangs. This shag’s subtle volume keeps the look a little more lowkey than the typical shag while still giving your hair a lift, and the soft bangs complete the refined look.

#27. Shaggy Bob with Graduated Bangs

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The shaggy bob blends two exquisite short styles with serious star power to create an unbeatable look. Revived volume, texture, movement, and graduated bangs complete the frame with a flirty flair.

#28. Windswept Short Shag with Piecey Bangs

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Want an easy-breezy way to an absolutely exquisite look? You need a windswept short shag with piecey bangs! This airy shag creates dynamic windswept texture with natural flowing movement, even on pin-straight hair, while the piecey bangs top this look off like a chic cherry on top.

#29. Polished Shag with Soft Blended Bangs

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A polished shag is ravishingly refined but not quite sleek. It’s the perfect middle ground of texture, with low-key shaggy layered and a polished finish paired with soft blended bangs to create a more subtle (but still flattering) frame for your facial features.

#30. Short Shag with Choppy Fringe and Tapered Back

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If you’re looking for an edgy and eclectic style, you’ve got to try a short shag with a choppy fringe and tapered back. This shag has a striking texture that energizes lifeless hair, amplified by the choppy fringe. Then, the tapered back gives an extra grungy flair while making the cut simpler to style.

#31. Short Shag with Delicate Peekaboo Bangs

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Gentle and enchanting. That’s how we describe a short shag with delicate peekaboo bangs. The short shag gives all that dramatic volume and movement, with the delicate peekaboo bangs slightly softening the look while highlighting your eyes.

#32. Textured Short Shag with Wispy Layered Bangs

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The textured short shag with wispy layered bangs is a snazzy style practically made for waves and curls. The intense texturizing brings powerful movement that revives your natural wave or curl pattern texture waves and curls particularly well but can even give straight hair a dose of razzle-dazzle. Then, the wispy layered bangs complete the look with a softer, airy finish.

#33. Shaggy Pixie with Elongated Bangs

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The shaggy pixie is one of the most versatile and vibrant short shag hairstyles, blending the bold shape of the pixie with shaggy layers for a little bit more adaptability for styling, as well as a more flattering face frame, enhanced by the elongated bangs.

#34. Short Shag with Bangs and Subtle Sideburns

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Forget the contour kit! All you need is a short shag with bangs and subtle sideburns. The short shag brings that delightfully daring texture and volume it’s famous for, while the subtle sideburns intensify the contour of the shag’s jawline-accentuating frame and carve out your cheekbones. Finally, the bangs finish the look, magnifying the facial frame and bringing focus to your upper features.

#35. Two-Tone Short Shag with Bold Contrasting Bangs

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Go all out with something big, bright, and beautiful, like a two-tone short shag with bold contrasting bangs. The dual tones create captivating contrast with energetic depth and dimension, boosting the short shag’s playful movement and robust volume. Then, the bold contrasted bangs are the flawless finishing touch.


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