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Best 9 Short Haircuts & Medium Length Hairstyles for Women

This is the ultimate guide to the best short haircut and medium hairstyle trends in Asia this 2021. (i.e. Bob and Pixie haircuts). We have sorted them by face shape, facial feature, personality, image, hair texture and density. So, it's easy for you to know which hairstyle suits you best. Warning: You might be tempted and inspired to get a new-do after reading this article.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #1: Korean Lob Hairstyle

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #1: Korean Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Luis Wee | Services: Digital Perm, Root Perm, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #1: Korean Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Luis Wee | Services: Digital Perm, Root Perm, Haircut


About Korean Lob Hairstyle:

This medium-length hairstyle is spotted in countless Korean youth dramas, worn by the main actresses and her side-kicks. The key feature of this age-defying haircut is the Korean semi-airy fringe blended onto the sides. And it’s usually softened with both round and square layers to create a feminine impression for the wearer.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Highly-approachable, Pleasantly sweet, Comfortable, Youthful, Cheery.

Face Shapes & Features:

This hairstyle can be highly-customised to suit all face shapes and features. Many customers love it thanks to the face contouring and slimming effect this hairstyle has.

Hair Texture & Density:

Can be tailored to different hair texture & density with the help of Soft Rebonding, Root Perm or Body Perm.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Dark Cool Brown, Dark Brown (near black), Bambi Brown, Milk Tea Brown, Ash Brown, or Earloop Highlights for a playful twist.

Enhanced by:

Body Perm (without curls), C-Curl Perm, Root Perm.

Maintenance:

Apply Oribe Supershine Moisturising Crème on wet hair before blow-dry for a neat finish. Also, secure and blow-dry fringe with rollers on for body and volume.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #2: Modern Shag Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #2: Modern Shag Haircut | Designed by Chief Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Serene Tan | Services: Lightening, Colour, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #2: Modern Shag Haircut | Designed by Chief Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Serene Tan | Services: Lightening, Colour, Haircut


About Modern Shag:

Modern Shag is a haircut style that has been layered to various lengths. It is characterised by the longer lengths at the back vis-à-vis the sides and the layers are often texturized at the front, sides and back. This medium-length hairstyle is popularized by many streetwear and fashion-forward influencers in all major cities in China.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Bold (not for the faint-hearted), Edgy, Cool, “Rebellious”, Non-mainstream, Slightly Androgynous.

Face Shape & Features:

Well-suited for women with oval or long face shapes. Highly defined facial features will be needed to pull off this look.

Hair Texture & Density:

Suitable for most hair texture and density.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Ash Grey, Ash Violet, Ash, Creative Colours.

Enhanced by:

N.A.

Maintenance:

Use Oribe Dry Texturising Spray on blast dried hair for incredible volume and texture.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #3: Modified French Bob Hairstyle

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #3: French Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Victor Liu | Services: Body Perm, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #3: French Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Victor Liu | Services: Body Perm, Haircut


About Modified French Bob:

A French bob is a form of cropped bob that’s cut at chin or lip length and paired with bangs sitting at the brow line. In Asia, many hairdressers have modified this classic short haircut to suit our clienteles’ liking better.

The Modified French Bob is modernized by certain characteristics, including Curtain Bangs or Fringe, weight concentrated at cheek-length coupled with tapered ends and back for easy maintenance. Bonus: This hairstyle gives the wearer fuller-looking hair!

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Fashionable, Dignified, Classy, Steadfast.

Face Shape & Features:

Well-suited for oval, diamond, heart and long face shapes. Defined cheekbones and chin will best bring out the full “flavour” of this hairstyle.

Not the best option for women with round and square face-shapes, or harsh jawlines.

Hair Texture & Density:

Can be tailored to different hair texture & density with the help of Soft Rebonding, Root Perm or Body Perm.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Dark Brown, Mocha Brown, Medium Ash Brown, Medium Ash Blonde, Lavender or Rose Brown, Medium Matt Brown, Milk Tea Brown, or Earloop Highlights for a playful twist.

Enhanced by:

Fringe Perm for movement, Root Perm, Body Perm.

Maintenance:

Spray Oribe Maximista Thickening Spray on wet hair before blow-drying it for greater lift and natural-looking texture.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #4: Blunt Bob Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #4: Blunt Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Wai Kan | Services: Highlights and Underlights, Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #4: Blunt Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Wai Kan | Services: Highlights and Underlights, Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut


About Blunt Bob:

A Blunt Bob is a short hairstyle that’s cut into a straight line at the ends. It’s usually coupled with minimal layers at the front to add texture and movement to the look. This is for women who are willing to embrace imperfections (due to the hairstyle’s bluntness).

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Edgy, Slightly Androgynous, Fashionably Casual, Cool, Trendy, Fashionista.

Face Shape & Features:

Well-suited for women with small oval, heart or diamond face shapes. Not suitable for square face shapes or women with harsh jawlines in Asian context.

Hair Texture & Density:

A versatile cut that can fit any type and texture of hair as long as hair is smoothened chemically or via treatment, or with a flat iron.

Hair Colour Options:

Ash Blonde, Ash Brown, Pastel Colours, Rogue Fringe Highlights, Moneypiece Highlights, or Underlights.

Enhanced by:

Soft Rebonding, Keratin Treatment or Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination for a sleek and blunt finish.

Maintenance:

Apply Oribe Straight Away Blowout Smoothing Blowout Cream on wet hair before blow-dry for greater control and manageability.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #5: Lisa Bob Hairstyle

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #5: Lisa Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Khim Toh | Services: Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #5: Lisa Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Khim Toh | Services: Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut


About Lisa Bob:

This medium-length hairstyle is a modern take on the classic A-line Bob haircut. Moving forward, the type of Bob or Lob Hairstyles that will be trending in Asia are:

- Not overly concave with minimal graduation
- Semi-soft finish with face-framing layers
- Slightly imperfect without clean lines 
- Not exceptionally sleek
- Low degree of bluntness

* The reason why we call this a Lisa Bob Hairstyle is because Bob haircuts have taken Asia by storm (especially amongst the younger generation) thanks to Lisa from Blackpink.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Casual, Youthful, Comfortable, Neat, Work-appropriate.

Face Shape & Features:

For anyone and everyone!

Hair Texture & Density:

A highly versatile cut that can fit any hair type and texture.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Darker Hair Colours Preferred, Ash Colours, Ash Brown, Matt Brown, Bambi Brown, or Underlights for a playful twist.

Enhanced by:

Soft Rebonding, Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination or Keratin Treatment for easy maintenance.

Maintenance:

This is a fuss-free medium-length hairstyle that requires almost no maintenance.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #6: Layered Bob Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #6: Layered Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Joyce Wan | Services: Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #6: Layered Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Joyce Wan | Services: Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #6: Layered Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Joyce Wan | Services: Root Perm, C-Curl Perm, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #6: Layered Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Joyce Wan | Services: Root Perm, C-Curl Perm, Haircut


About Layered Lob:

This medium-length hairstyle is popularized by Chinese actress, 辛芷蕾. The crux of this haircut lies in the layers framing the face and at the hair ends. Many top Chinese influencers and celebrities love it because it gives the wearer greater hair volume and body, while making them look “effortlessly” chic.

Contrary to popular opinions, Layered Lob requires some form of styling effort to accentuate the haircut.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Chic, Cool, Edgy, Assertive, Empowering, Fashionable.

Face Shape & Features:

Well-suited for most face shape and features.

Hair Texture & Density:

Not suitable for extremely hard, unruly and frizzy hair texture.

Hair Colour Options:

Black (if you have the “attitude” to pull it off), Dark Brown (close to black) with Babylights, Dark Ash Brown, Ash Brown, Earloop Highlights for a playful twist.

Enhanced by:

You will need Soft Rebonding or Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination to let the layers “fall-in-place”. In some cases, Perm will help enhance the flow of the haircut.

Maintenance:

This medium-length hairstyle is not suitable for women who prefers a wash & wear cut as it requires daily blow-styling unless your hair is smooth, straight and “obedient”.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #7: Sleek Doll Bob Hairstyle

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #7: Sleek Doll Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Readen Chia | Services: Colour, Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #7: Sleek Doll Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Readen Chia | Services: Colour, Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination, Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #7: Sleek Doll Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Wai Kan | Services: Roots Retouch, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #7: Sleek Doll Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Wai Kan | Services: Roots Retouch, Haircut


About Sleek Doll Bob:

The name Sleek Doll Bob gives us the impression of a short haircut that’s cute and girlish, but nothing can be further from the truth. Sleek Doll Bob coupled with blunt cut is extremely high-fashion, “fierce”, and difficult to pull off unless you are a true fashionista.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Edgy, Fashionista, Trendy, Cool, Artsy.

Face Shape & Features:

Well-suited for women with oval face shape, along with defined sharp chin and facial features. That said, if you have the X-factor and attitude to pull it off, then the face shape is no longer a determining factor. Go ahead! Rock this look today.

Hair Texture & Density:

Not suitable for extremely hard, unruly and frizzy hair texture.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Dark Brown (close to black), Ash Brown.

Enhanced by:

You will need Soft Rebonding or Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination to maintain this sleek look unless you have ultra-neat hair.

Maintenance:

Apply Oribe Straight Away Blowout Smoothing Blowout Cream on wet hair before blow-dry for greater control and manageability.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #8: Japanese Pixie Bob Haircut

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #8: Japanese Pixie Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Readen Chia | Services: Lightening, Colour, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #8: Japanese Pixie Bob Haircut | Designed by Associate Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Readen Chia | Services: Lightening, Colour, Haircut


About Japanese Pixie Bob:

This tucked-behind-the-ear short haircut is perfect for working professionals who want to look classy without looking overly serious. This cheery-looking hairstyle is a crossbreed between a Bob and a Pixie haircut. Hair is texturized with layers at the crown for greater body and lightness.

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Classy, Feminine, Chic, Affable, Soft.

Face Shapes & Features:

This short hairstyle can be highly-customised to suit almost all face shapes and features.

Hair Texture & Density:

Not suitable for overly thick and “hard” hair texture.

Hair Colour Options:

Medium Brown Hair Colours with Babylights, Ash Colours, Ash Brown, Rich Warm Brown, Copper Brown, Matt Brown, Blonde, Ash Blonde.

Enhanced by:

Cold Perm, Root Perm or Body Perm.

Maintenance:

Apply Oribe Curl Gloss on wet hair before blow-dry for a slightly glossy finish. Style with Oribe Rough Luxury Soft Molding Paste for greater texture and hold.


Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #9: Korean Pixie Bob Hairstyle

Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #9: Korean Pixie Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Luis Wee | Services: Colour, Haircut
Best Short Haircuts & Medium-Length Hairstyles Trend #9: Korean Pixie Bob Hairstyle | Designed by Director of Chez Vous Hair Salon, Luis Wee | Services: Colour, Haircut


About Korean Pixie Bob:

This next tucked-behind-the-ear hairstyle has become the go-to short haircut in Seoul. If you’re a fan of Korean dramas, you would have seen countless Korean actresses sporting it as well. It is similar to the Japanese version but with lesser layers and texture (i.e. heavier and fuller).

Personality & Image Portrayed:

Self-assured, Sophisticated, Neat, Professional, Classy.

Face Shapes & Features:

This short hairstyle can be highly-customised to suit almost all face shapes and features.

Hair Texture & Density:

Neither does it suit overly thick and “hard” hair texture, nor does it suit hair that is highly frizzy or unruly.

Hair Colour Options:

Black, Dark Browns, Ash Colours, Ash Browns, Matt Brown, Ash Blonde.

Enhanced by:

Root Perm, Body Perm (without curls), Soft Rebonding or Advanced Sugar Hair Lamination (if the hair is frizzy & unruly).

Maintenance:

Apply Oribe Supershine Moisturising Crème on wet hair before blow-dry for a soft and healthy-looking finish.


Keen to change up your look and put the much-dreaded past year behind? Make a reservation with us at [email protected] today. Never underestimate what a brand-new hairstyle can do for you. Bonus: Get a 25% Off Promo Code from us today when you participate in the Vote, Tag & Win Contest on our Instagram page! Simply click here to find out more: Chez Vous 2021 Contest Link

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ABOUT CHEZ VOUS

Chez Vous: Main Salon

Many medias have labelled Chez Vous as one of the leading names of luxury hair salons in Singapore and the topmost innovator in professional hair services. Since their inception in 1995, Chez Vous has distinguished itself with top-notch, dedicated and bespoke hair services - courtesy of their "Only Hair Directors Allowed" policy - where all stylists have either a minimum of 12 years’ experience or are exceptionally skilled in their area of expertise. Rumours have it that the salon has one of the most gruelling entry interview, assessment and recruitment process - where only 1 out of 30 is hired - guaranteeing them an unparalleled roster of beauty experts. The brand has also consistently topped the list of most positively-reviewed and top-rated hair salons online, in Singapore.

Chez Vous is well-known for its first-in-the-world Fix You Programme. The salon offers assistance to the public - to fix hair that has been mismanaged by other hair salons in Singapore (subjected to availability). With hundreds of success stories, this salon has secured itself as the go-to expert and "Fixer" when it comes to hair woes.

Many Caucasian Expats in Singapore are pleased to know that Chez Vous Hair Salon has a team of Caucasian Hair Specialists that particularize in treating, colouring and cutting Caucasian hair - a feat not many Asian salons can claim. For the past 7 years, Chez Vous has also been repeatedly nominated as one of the best hair salons for Caucasian expatriates by the authoritative media guide - Expat Living Singapore.

With more than 30 hair awards under its belt and multiple nominations for the best hair salon in Singapore for haircut, colour, perm and treatments, it is not surprising to find their customers equally illustrious. From socialites, artists, lawyers to doctors, bankers, managing directors and their families, many of the Who's Who in Singapore go to Chez Vous regularly for a trendy change in style.


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