Most Iconic Pixie Haircuts Of All Time

Pixie Haircuts Feature

The pixie haircut was the rage in new and exciting hairstyles in the late 1960s and is still going strong today! The look is super chic while being one of the easiest-to-maintain hairstyles there are.

Here you will find photos of classic pixie haircuts from their creation through today’s latest red carpet looks. We also share insider information including which celebrity hairstylists created the look and the tools and products used to create the style.

Click on the link with the celebrity name and event to find out more about the hairstyle, including stylist and makeup artist info and social media feedback about the look.


Twiggy – Original Pixie Cut

Twiggy's 1967 Pixie
Twiggy’s 1967 Pixie

Twiggy – Original Pixie Cut

English model Leslie Hornsby, known professionally as Twiggy, was an iconic fashion model of the 60s who showcased the very first pixie cut in 1966, created by her hairstylist Leonard Lewis.


Mia Farrow – New Version Pixie

Mia Farrow's Pixie Cut 1968
Mia Farrow’s Pixie Cut 1968

Mia Farrow – Pixie Cut

Mia Farrow’s iconic pixie in the 1968 film Rosemary’s Baby altered the original slightly by featuring bangs/fringe.


Goldie Hawn – Shaggy Pixie

Goldie Hawn's Shaggy Pixie Cut - 1969
Goldie Hawn’s Shaggy Pixie Cut – 1969

Goldie Hawn – Shaggy Pixie Cut

Goldie Hawn sported a pixie for several years in the late 60s. Her version is more wild and free, featuring mussy layers and bangs.


Winona Ryder – Choppy Pixie

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Winona Ryder’s Choppy Pixie

Winona Ryder – Choppy Pixie

Edward Scissorhands actress Winona Ryder brought the pixie back to the red carpet in 2009.

[Pictured: Winona Ryder’s Choppy Pixie – “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion” Costume Institute Gala – The Metropolitan Museum of Art]


Anne Hathaway – Side Sweeping Pixie

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Anne Hathaway’s Side Sweeping Pixie Cut
[Hairstylist: Adir Abergel]

Anne Hathaway – Side Sweeping Pixie Cut

[Pictured: Anne Hathaway’s Side Sweeping Pixie Cut – 85th Annual Academy Awards – Hollywood & Highland Center – Hollywood, CA – [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel]]

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Kate Hudson – Textured Pixie

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Kate Hudson’s Textured Pixie Cut
[Hairstylist: Riawna Capri]

Kate Hudson – Textured Pixie

Goldie Hawn's Shaggy Pixie Cut - 1969
Goldie Hawn’s Shaggy Pixie Cut – 1969

Hairstylist: Riawna Capri

Almost Famous actress Kate Hudson attended the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with a textured pixie that was cut, colored, and styled by celebrity hairstylist Riawna Capri. Flashback to Goldie Hawn’s pixie days in the late 60s early 70s to see how much they look alike!

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[Pictured: Kate Hudson’s Textured Pixie Cut – 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards – The Shrine Auditorium – Los Angeles, CA – [Hairstylist: Riawna Capri]

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Ruby Rose – Textured Spiky Pixie

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Ruby Rose’s Spiky Pixie
[Hairstylist: Riawna Capri]

Ruby Rose – Spiky Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Riawna Capri

John Wicke actress Ruby Rose attended iHeartRadio’s KIIS FM Wango Tango By AT&T with a chic spiky pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Riawna Capri.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

  • None specified.

[Pictured: Ruby Rose’s Spiky Pixie – iHeartRadio’s KIIS FM Wango Tango By AT&T – Banc of California Stadium – Los Angeles, CA – [Hairstylist: Riawna Capri]]


Zoe Kravitz – Super Short Pixie with Baby Bangs

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Zoe Kravitz’s Super Short Pixie
[Hairstylist: Nikki Nelms]

Zoe Kravitz – Super Short Pixie with Baby Bangs

Celebrity Hairstylist: Nikki Nelms

The Batman actress Zoe Kravitz surprised fans when she stepped onto the red carpet at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards with her super long hair cut into a very short, very chic pixie cut created by her hairstylist Nikki Nelms.

[Pictured: Zoe Kravitz’s Super Short Pixie – [Hairstylist: Nikki Nelms] – 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA]


Michelle Williams – Traditional Pixie

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Michelle Williams’ Traditional Pixie Cut
[Hairstylist: Chris McMillan]

Michelle Williams – Traditional Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Chris McMillan

Blue Valentine actress Michelle Williams attended the 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival with a traditional pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Chris McMillan who described the cut as inspired by Twiggy meets Mia Farrow. Because Michelle is growing out her short hair, her hairstylist advised regular trims and shaping up as the keys to a successful grow out. “Minimal effort on a good haircut goes a long way,” he added.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

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[Pictured: Michelle Williams’ Traditional Pixie Cut – 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival – Palais des Festivals – Cannes, France – [Hairstylist: Chris McMillan]]


Charlize Theron – Sleek Side Part Pixie

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Charlize Theron’s Short Pixie Haircut
[Hairstylist: Adir Abergel]

Charlize Theron – Short Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

Mad Max: Fury Road actress Charlize Theron attended the 92nd Annual Academy Awards with a super short pixie style haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.

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[Pictured: Charlize Theron’s Short Pixie Haircut – [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] – 92nd Annual Academy Awards – Hollywood and Highland – Hollywood, CA]

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Cynthia Nixon – Layered Pixie

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Cynthia Nixon’s Choppy Pixie Haircut
[Hairstylist: Rebekah Forecast]

Cynthia Nixon – Choppy Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Rebekah Forecast

The Gilded Age actress Cynthia Nixon attended the ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ with a short choppy pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Rebekah Forecast.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

  • None specified.

[Pictured: Cynthia Nixon’s Choppy Pixie Haircut – ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ – the Ed Sullivan Theater – New York City, NY – [Hairstylist: Rebekah Forecast]


Rebecca Hall – Wispy Bangs Pixie

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Rebecca Hall’s Pixie Haircut
[Hairstylist: Daya Ruci]

Rebecca Hall – Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Daya Ruci

The Night House actress Rebecca Hall attended the EE British Academy Film Awards 2022 Nominees’ Reception with a short choppy pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Daya Ruci.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

  • None specified.

Positive Feedback: Rebecca Hall’s fans gave her hairstylist plenty of compliments for this look on social media. Here’s what they had to say.

[Pictured: Rebecca Hall’s Pixie Haircut – EE British Academy Film Awards 2022 Nominees’ Reception – London, England – [Hairstylist: Daya Ruci]]


Daisy Ridley – Wispy Pixie

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Daisy Ridley’s Pixie Haircut
[Hairstylist: Daya Ruci]

Daisy Ridley – Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Daya Ruci

Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley attended Paris Fashion Week 2022/2023 with a short pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Daya Ruci.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

  • None specified.

[Pictured: Daisy Ridley’s Pixie Haircut – Paris Fashion Week 2022/2023 – Paris, France – [Hairstylist: Daya Ruci]]


Maggie Gyllenhaal – Brushed Forward Pixie

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Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Super Short Haircut
[Hairstylist: Renato Campora]

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Super Short Haircut

Hairstylist: Renato Campora

Secretary actress Maggie Gyllenhaal attended the 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival with a fresh new haircut courtesy of celebrity hairstylist Renato Campora.

Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

  • None specified.

[Pictured: Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Super Short Haircut – 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival – Cannes, France – [Hairstylist: Renato Campora]]


Natalie Portman – Super Short Pixie

Natalie Portman's Pixie Haircut - [Hairstylist: Mark Townsend] - 2006
Natalie Portman’s Pixie Haircut
[Hairstylist: Mark Townsend]

Natalie Portman – Pixie Haircut

Hairstylist: Mark Townsend

V for Vendetta actress Natalie Portman attended the InStyle & Warner Bros. 2006 Golden Globes After Party with an adorable pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Mark Townsend.

[Pictured: Natalie Portman’s Pixie Haircut – [Hairstylist: Mark Townsend] – InStyle & Warner Bros. 2006 Golden Globes After Party – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Halsey – Super Short Red Pixie

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Halsey’s Super Short Red Pixie
[Hairstylist: Anthony Perez]

Halsey’s Super Short Red Pixie

Celebrity Hairstylist: Anthony Perez

Halsey attended the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival with a super short red pixie styled by hairstylist Anthony Perez.

[Pictured: Halsey’s Super Short Red Pixie – [Hairstylist: Anthony Perez] – 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival – T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV]

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