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[[caption-width-right:225:It's short for [[{{Tomboy}} "all]] [[ActionGirl business".]]]]

Because LongHairIsFeminine, when a girl has short hair it tends to mean she's decidedly ''less'' feminine than the average girl, perhaps even a {{Tomboy}} or ActionGirl. This choice of having short hair usually indicates a girl has a more masculine personality, is tough and aggressive, or is lacking in vanity, perhaps being business-like and brainy. Girls may cut their hair short because they don't want to put up with the maintenance that longer hair requires. Other times it's short so no one can easily grab it in a fight, which BraidsOfAction are sometimes prone to be.

The contrast of a short haired girl with a long haired one can sometimes be used to portray a TomboyAndGirlyGirl. If taken to extremes, a girl with Boyish Short Hair could be a ButchLesbian, many of whom have this as an indicator. May be the result of an ImportantHairCut, with the new short hair being an indicator that the girl is ready to take action. Also sometimes necessary for a girl to go undercover as a SweetPollyOliver.

When an IronLady or other woman in power wears short hair, it's usually not this but the much more carefully styled PowerHair, which says ''feminine but no-nonsense''.

Compare TomboyishPonytail and LongHairedPrettyBoy, the direct opposite of this trope. Contrast LongHairIsFeminine. Also, compare its ancestor, the TwentiesBobHaircut, and possible successor, the SciFiBobHaircut. A subtrope of ExpositoryHairstyles.
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* Kino in ''LightNovel/KinosJourney'' has boyishly short hair. She is a {{Bokukko}} variant of {{Tomboy}} and often uses masculine pronouns to refer to herself.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** Tatsuki has short, dark spiky hair and is the class tomboy. She's a karate expert who trained Orihime to black-belt level. Chizuru once comments that she would have found Tatsuki attractive if not for the masculine vibe Tatsuki always gives off. [[spoiler: After the time-skip, she grows out her hair.]]
** Soifon is the Gotei 13's top {{ninja}} and neither gives quarter nor asks for it. She's a grim, aggressive personality who has worked hard to build a ruthless reputation. Although she spends much of the story as a ShortHairWithTail example, after the time-skip, she loses the braids and switches to this trope instead.
** Rukia is a short-haired action girl. She's had a rough life, and possesses the rough, aggressive personality to match.
** Jackie Tristan is X-Cution's only physical fighter, whose power centres around improving her kick-boxer attacks and morphs her clothing into a BadassBiker theme. Although appearing to be quiet and aloof, she becomes very rough and aggressive in battle.
* ''PrincessMononoke'' has [[NubileSavage San]], whose appearance is justified since she was literally [[RaisedByWolves raised by wolves.]]
* Casca from ''{{Berserk}}'' had short hair back when she was a tomboyish and extremely capable ActionGirl. After the Eclipse, she [[GoMadFromTheRevelation was driven insane]] and now has long MessyHair due to her status as TheOphelia.
* Irma, of ''QueensBlade'', would be this, plus, a white-haired pretty girl if she weren't so tomboyish and set to {{tsun|dere}}-tsun all the time. But considering her upbringing in an assassin's guild, and having been betrayed by her SexyMentor/love interest, who abandoned her, leaving her hurt and bitter over it.... [[http://manga.animea.net/bleach-chapter-159-page-16.html Wait, does this remind you of anything?]]
* ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' has Kagura, a tomboyish superstar athelete and UnknownRival to [[HugeSchoolgirl Sakaki]], who is a naturally gifted ShrinkingViolet. Bonus points for having HotbloodedSideburns! Her coach, Minamo Kurosawa also has short hair, is a strong all-around athlete, and tomboy tendencies.
* ''Anime/RODTheTV''
** Anita King combines BoyishShortHair with {{tomboy}}ish behavior and [[{{Odango}} Chinese-style hair buns]]. She's also an ArtificialHuman and strong enough to hold her own in a fight with adult men several times her size.
** And then there's Maggie Mui, who, while not as much a tomboy as Anita, could [[{{Bifauxnen}} actually pass for a guy.]]
* Inverted in ''Manga/StrawberryShakeSweet'', short-haired, boyish-looking Ran is the [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl Girly Girl]] to Julia's TomBoy.
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'',
** Zoey easily the most tomboyish of any of Dawn's female rivals and has short, spiky and fiery red hair.
** As well as Misty, mixed with a TomboyishPonytail. Being a [[FieryRedHead fiery redhead]] tomboy who [[OneOfTheBoys hangs out with guys]].
** Sapphire from ''PokemonSpecial'' won't be winning any awards for femininity anytime soon and her hair isn't particularly long; the bangs are rather exagerrated though. [[spoiler:{{Averted}} in the past where she was a big girly-girly and sported the same haircut]].
* ''Anime/DirtyPairFlash'': [[http://www.animepaper.net/art/34360/takahiro-kimura-29 Kei]] makes up the tomboy half of the LovelyAngels. Though she and Yuri are among the 3WA's top trouble consultants, she's better known for her hair trigger temper and her itchy trigger finger. Which often spells disaster since she packs a friggin' hand canon! She's also a {{Ladette}}.
* Mariya from ''VisualNovel/OtomeWaBokuNiKoishiteru'': Every character, including the male lead, is TheOjou. Mariya is less ladylike than the rest of the cast, including the male lead, and she drops her facade only when she's alone with him. While still feminine (a true tomboy would be very out of place at a high-class all-girls school) she occupies the {{tomboy}} role.
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Kallen is a MsFanservice version of this. She is the Black Knights AcePilot and Lelouch's bodyguard. Her short hair indicates that she is not to be trifled with.
* PrincessNine: At least four, and possibly five or six, of the girls have Boyishly Short Hair. This is a show about girls playing baseball on even terms with boys so tomboys are to be expected.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon''
** Haruka Tenou/Sailor Uranus is a short-haired {{Bokukko}}, [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl in explicit contrast]] to her lover, long-haired and feminine Michiru Kaiou/Sailor Neptune. She often wears masculine clothes in real life -- not because she's specifically crossdressing, but just because she likes them. (Though it should be mentioned that this happens more in the [[Anime/SailorMoon anime]] than the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]]).
** Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury is also known for her short hair (although it's worn in a bit more feminine style) which is used to highlight her intelligence. When a possible future version of her was shown with long hair the fandom had a collective fit.
* Toyed with in the case of Ukraine from ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'', who has extremely short hair and dresses like a boy, but is more of a NiceGirl in personality.
** Played straighter with Belgium, who's quite straightforward and has wavy hair that reaches to her neck.
** Nyo!Germany, who probably has many of the drill-sergeant-esque mannerisms of her male counterpart.
* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'':
** Subaru Nakajima, tomboyish GenkiGirl CuteBruiser martial artist who fights by punching enemies [[SuperStrength really, really hard]].
** Minor character Alto Krauetta, resident mechanic and helicopter pilot who actually went through a portion of her childhood thinking she was a boy since she was raised in a mostly male environment.
* Nozomi, from ''Manga/CentaurNoNayami''. Her boyish appearance is frequently commented, due to her hair and figure.
* Haruhi Fujioka of ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' sports one of these. The fact that it allows her to [[SweetPollyOliver pass for a guy]] helps to kick off the plot.
* Allenby from ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' has very short blue hair and a boisterous, fun-loving and fight-loving attitude. Ironically, her Gundam has a very girly aesthetic with very long blond "hair," which actually serves as radiator fins for her [[TheBerserker Berserk Mode]].
* In ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'', Yui ''did'' once have long hair, but cut it short in 8th grade to avoid all the attention she was getting from boys. She is noticeably more hot-tempered and considerably less ditzy than Miaka.
* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Both [[OneOfTheBoys Kirie]] and [[PsychoLesbian Kosame]] keep their hair cropped short, though Kosame's keeps hers neater and frames it with TomboyishSidetails. Both are tough as nails, with Kirie regularly [[PervertRevengeMode dispensing justice on perverts]] with [[MegatonPunch haymakers]] and [[WrestlerInAllOfUs suplexes]] - while Kosame is a professional covert operative .
* ''Anime/VariableGeo'': Satomi's hair is always [[UnkemptBeauty short and mussy]], since she can't afford to take care of it because she [[PerpetualPoverty barely earns enough to support herself and her brother]], [[IllGirl Daisuke.]] Which pains her, 'cuz she's a tomboy at heart, [[SpiritedCompetitor who longs for the chance to compete in the ring]]... if only she had the time.
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[[folder: Fan Works]]
* Commander Tess Phohl of ''Fanfic/BaitAndSwitchSTO'' wears her hair this way. This is a Starfleet tactical officer who has BloodKnight tendencies and favors a {{BFG}} in ground combat.
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[[folder: Film - Animated]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'', Ellie has short, messy hair as a kid and she also used to be a {{Tomboy}}.
* TheSquadette Sergeant Calhoun from ''Disney/WreckItRalph.''
* IntrepidReporter Roxanne Ritchi from ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}.'' Combined with BrainyBrunette.
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[[folder:Film - Live-Action]]
* In ''Film/SomeKindOfWonderful'', tomboyish teen Watts only wears masculine clothes and has a short haircut.
* Tomboy Scout Finch has short hair in the film version of ''Film/ToKillAMockingbird'' (in the book, her hair length is not mentioned).
* The main character in ''Train'' is shown to have cut her hair short in the end, after [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge killing]] all the villains. It also probably symbolizes how she's serious about being on the wrestling team now, since witnessing your teammates being horribly tortured to death will apparently do that.
* In ''Film/{{Tomboy}}'', Laure's haircut is sufficiently boyish that no one sees any reason to doubt her when she introduces herself as "Mikael".
* Of all the {{Action Girl}}s among the [[GirlOfTheWeek Bond Girls]], only [[http://jamesbondmm.co.uk/bond-girls/carey-lowell Pam Bouvier]] from ''Film/LicenceToKill'' sports this, trimming it down from EightiesHair after an (offscreen) ExpositoryHairstyleChange.
** There's also [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/39/Halle_Berry_in_%22Die_Another_Day%22_(screenshot).jpg Jinx]] from ''Film/DieAnotherDay''.
* In ''Firefighter'', a biopic of Cindy Fralick - the first woman to become a fire fighter at the Los Angeles County Fire Department. She is informed that she must cut her long hair above her ears and above her shoulders to conform to the safety regulations - which of course were written for men. Her superiors are unhappy with it and insist she cut it even shorter. On seeing the new result she cries that she looks like a boy.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Heroines [[Literature/SongOfTheLioness Alanna]] and [[Literature/ProtectorOfTheSmall Keladry]], both female knights, wear their hair short in the ''Literature/TortallUniverse'' books, being tomboys. Alanna went undercover as a SweetPollyOliver, but Keladry didn't, she just keeps it short because it's practical. Subverted by a later (but chronologically earlier) heroine, Beka, who despite being boyish and knowing that short hair is better in combat, keeps her long hair (as her one vanity), but braids a strip of spikes into it so anyone who grabs it in a fight will get a nasty surprise.
* Most women above a certain age in ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'' have short hair; the Whistlers in particular, whose grandmothers were soldiers, keep short military-cropped hair, and Eldest disapproves when Corelle starts growing hers out. In this world, it's [[LongHairedPrettyBoy the men]] who have long hair.
* [[ActionGirl Vin]] in ''Literature/{{Mistborn}}'' starts out with this; it's quickly established that she wears her hair so short, and male clothing all the time, because she's very frightened of appearing feminine (and therefore, she thinks, weak) in front of other thieves and criminals. She grows it out a bit as she gets more comfortable with her femininity later in the series, but never so long that it would get in the way in a fight.
* In the ''Literature/DresdenFiles'' novels, we have 5' tall Lt. Karrin Murphy who wears her blonde hair short. She is the epitome of BadassNormal (is a master of firearms and a wide variety of martial arts) and works on an X-files style job of the Chicago police department. According to Harry, "she is so cute I want to put her in my pocket, but she'd break my arm if I ever said that." She and Harry have so much {{UST}} that several people in-universe have commented on it.
* In the ''DragonridersOfPern'' novels, we have some female dragonriders who keep their hair cut short. This is a [[BoringButPractical practical]] choice, since they a) wear helmets and b) fly freaking dragons. Long hair would get in the way.
%%* George from TheFamousFive series.
* Cat from the book [[TakeBackTheSkies Take Back The Skies]] dons one after escaping from her father so that she can pass as a boy amongst the commoners.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* Mary Margaret Blanchard, aka. Literature/SnowWhite, from ''Series/OnceUponATime''.
* Gabrielle, Xena's sidekick on ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' is a perfect example, with her [[AdrenalineMakeover impromtu haircut]] being a symbolic conclusion to her ComingOfAgeStory, and of her maturing from being Xena's young sidekick and protegee, to a mature, independent, ''strong'' woman, and fighter, with skills on par with Xena's own.
* Marcy had a short haircut in a large part of ''MarriedWithChildren'', demonstrating her lack of femininity (she was [[LadyLooksLikeADude mistaken for a boy]] several times).
* Djaq from ''Series/RobinHood''. The first series involved her as a SweetPollyOliver with cropped hair; by the second series she was no longer hiding her gender, but kept the short hairdo.
* Captain/Major/Lieutenant Colonel/Colonel Samantha Carter of ''Series/StargateSG1'' is a good example. She's definitely brainy (an astrophysicist) and an ActionGirl (she didn't get all those ranks for nothing.) However, she doesn't have much of a stereotypically masculine personality (though she is a StrawFeminist for the first couple of episodes) and she is definitely portrayed as super hot, though not sexualized. This is in large part {{justified|Trope}} by Air Force dress codes, and the show's [[BackedByThePentagon military advisers]] were known to complain if Sam's actress Creator/AmandaTapping let it get too long.
* Major/Lieutenant Colonel Sarah [=MacKenzie=], the SemperFi HelloAttorney in ''Series/{{JAG}}''.
* Starbuck, TheLadette and AcePilot from ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined''. She tends to reject many staples of femininity (for example she has little to no interest in having kids) in favor of trying to outdo the boys: fighting better, being tougher, drinking more, sleeping around more, etc. Notably, the only time when she in a position of helplessness for a prolonged period of time, (being a Cylon prisoner on New Caprica during the entire occupation) is also the only time that her hair grows out.
* Arya, the feisty tomboy from ''Series/GameOfThrones''. She loathes medieval female roles such as sewing, cooking, and dreaming of marrying a prince, and instead prefers beating her older brother at archery, learning how to fence, and so on. Cemented in season 2, when [[OddFriendship Tywin]] notes her unusual passion for history and [[ActionGirl warrior women]] from the past, and says that most girls prefer romantic tales about maidens with flowers in their hair and such. Arya's response? "Most girls are idiots."
* Tasha Yar, the first Security Officer in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' certainly had this trait and the attitude to match.
* Alina, a member of the [[LaResistance Polish Resistance]] from the German World War II drama ''[[Series/UnsereMuetterUnsereVaeter Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter]]''.
%%* Vod from ''FreshMeat''
* Meg's original vessel had pretty short hair in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''.
** Actually, Meg's vessel originally had longer hair (up to shoulder length) and wore girlish clothes. When Meg possesses her, she cuts her hair and "dressed [her] like a slut". Her boyish short hair is a plot point to show how [[AndIMustScream horrifying it is when demons possess and control humans]].
* In ''Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack'', Pennsatucky gets a haircut in the second season so that she can get in on "the gay agenda". Healy doesn't approve.
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[[folder:Pinball]]
* Seen on the unnamed woman on the backglass of Creator/{{Stern}}'s ''Pinball/IronMaiden''.
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* GLOW girls Col. Ninotchka and Major Tanya, both of whom were typical 80's anti-American Russians.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'': In one scene , when Garnet/Dagger cuts off much of her hair it signifies her having TookALevelInBadass and also becoming a bit more boyish.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'': Ashe is less feminine than other princesses in the series and has shorter hair.
* Kairi in the original ''KingdomHearts''. Likewise Xion in ''KingdomHearts358DaysOver2''.
* When ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIII: 3rd Strike'' originally debuted, gamers had a hard time telling whether Makoto was a boyish looking girl or a girly looking boy. At least, until they saw [[AbsoluteCleavage her dizzy animation.]]
* ''VideoGame/ArtOfFighting''[='s=] King (pictured above) is a {{bifauxnen}} kickboxer, whose prowess nearly rivals that of dueterognist [[SharpDressedMan Robert]] [[CulturedBadass Garcia.]] She becomes a TeamMom in ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'', since she's usually in charge of the All Womens Team.
* Chie Satonaka from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' has shorter hair than her friend Yukiko, and is into more "boyish" things like martial arts. This trope is later taken to its logical conclusion when [[spoiler: Naoto Shirogane is revealed to be a {{Bifauxnen}} SweetPollyOliver... with, naturally, boyishly short hair.]]
** Although their Personas invert this. Tomoe Gozen and Suzuka Gongen have long hair while Konohana Sakuya and Amaterasu have short hair. Sukuna Hikona and Yamato Takeru don't appear to have hair at all.
* ''[[VideoGame/BloodyRoar Bloody Roar: Primal Fury]]'': Jane Gado, bka [[http://www.fightersgeneration.com/characters2/shina-ex4.jpg 'Shina']], is a highly trained mercenary and the adopted daughter of [[RetiredBadass Alan Gado.]] She's known for her frankness and tenacity both on and off the field of combat. Her most striking feature is her spikey blonde hair, which resembles a lion's mane.
* ''[[VideoGame/SoulSeries Soul Calibur II]]'': [[http://www.fightabase.com/images/chars/game/cassandra-4.jpg Cassandra Alexandra]], is another example. Unlike her sister, Sophitia, she's brash and somewhat impulsive, but usually means well. In the fourth game, she's determined to destroy SoulEdge and free her sister once and for all. The length and style of her hair varies depending on the costume the player selects, but it's usually kept short.
* Mostly averted in FireEmblem, since many of the {{Action girl}}s there have long hair. Among the few ones with short hair ''and'' a tomboyish or straightforward attitude we have Lakche and Phee from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Seisen no Keifu]]'' (alongside their expies Radney and Femina); Tania, Machua, Princess Miranda and Mareeta from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]''; Vaida from ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Rekka no Ken]]''; arguably, Amelia from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones''; and Sully and Kjelle from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''.
* Kumatora from ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}'' has this. Likewise, she hates wearing dresses and other girly clothes, often uses less-than-elegant language, and is overall depicted as a tomboy. Interestingly enough though, her Boyish Short Hair is ''pink''.
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'' gives us [[VideoGame/BlazBlueContinuumShift Makoto Nanaya]] and [[Characters/BlazBlueChronoPhantasma Bullet]]. Both have short hair in a series ''rife'' with RapunzelHair, and both are fist-fighting {{Action Girl}}s.
* ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta2}}'''s titular witch sports a haircut like this, in stark contrast to [[VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}} the previous game]]. [[http://zombiesatemygames.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Bayonetta-Hair.jpg Read 'em]] [[http://images.vg247.com/current//2013/06/Bayonetta-2-7.jpg and weep]].
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'': Female Shepard's hair can only go past about chin length with modding; most options range somewhere between "short ponytail" and "recently shaved". Also, of your female teammates in ''2'' - those that have visible hair, anyway (which discounts Samara, Tali and Kazumi) - the more conventionally feminine (although still badass) Miranda has long hair, while TheLadette Jack has a recently shaved head, and her CharacterDevelopment into a more well-rounded and less AxCrazy persona is marked by [[ExpositoryHairstyleChange letting her hair grow out a bit]].
* ''VideoGame/RivalSchools'' has [[HugeSchoolgirl Natsu Ayuhara]], the captain of Gorin High's volleyball team. According to her character bio, her teammates look up to her as both a CoolBigSis and a role model, because of her natural athleticism and because they know [[AFatherToHisMen she'll protect them.]]
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ActionGirl Captain Jordan Lee from ''Webcomic/{{Skins}}'' has short boyish hair. Coupled with her toned build and pretty yet somewhat androgynous features, she looks a bit like a {{Bifauxnen}}.
* In ''Webcomic/SlimyThief'' one of the recurring characters is a [[http://slimythief.com/enter-the-amazon/ tall, muscular, amazonian warrior with short hair to boot]].
* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' Haley's hair is cut down to this style due to the petty cruelty of her spiteful rival, Crystal, who also sports such a cut. While Haley does become more action orientated around the same time, (she receives a major upgrade to her bow, making her even more TheArcher than she was before, gets a wicked melee weapon rather than being helpless in close quarters combat, concludes her rivalry with Crystal, etc.) she's also rather uncomfortable with the look and buys a new, [[ChainmailBikini somewhat skimpier set of armor]] to show off that despite the haircut, yes, she is a girl. And while the cut lasts awhile, (about 140 strips) she also takes advantage of the first chance she finds to magically grow her hair back out.
* ''WebComic/EerieCuties'': 14 year old [[PunnyName Brooke Lyn]] is another {{bifauxnen}} example. She also happens to be [[CuteMonsterGirl a Melusine]] though she tries to hide it... with good reason. [[spoiler: [[WebComic/MagickChicks Ash]]]] learned this the hard way, when he [[BullyingADragon made the mistake]] of [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/then_do_something_about_it pushing her too far]] and [[http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/do_you_feel_him_breathing nearly paid for it with his life.]]
* Adrestia from ''[[{{Webcomic/Morphe}} morphE]]'' is a burly tom-girl with short blonde hair.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* [[DarkSkinnedBlond Pattie Mayonnaise]] fills this spot in Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}''. She's best friends with Doug and Skeeter and often participates in sports. One episode even has her pull a SweetPollyOliver in order to try out for the school softball team, which didn't work out for her. [[StartMyOwn So she made her own team to challenge the school's!]]
* BrainyBrunette Velma Dinkely has short hair that reaches up to her chin in most continuities of Franchise/ScoobyDoo, excluding [[ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated Mystery Incorporated!]], which gives her [[GirlinessUpgrade slightly longer hair]].
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* Michelle Williams keeps it short InMemoriam of her late boyfriend, Heath Ledger, whom apparently liked her hair short like that.
* Ginnifer Goodwin adopted this kind of hairstyle in more recent years, on the grounds that she's a self-proclaimed lazy person, and that managing her long hair was a hassle, between cowlicks, frizz, split ends, among other issues.
* AnneHathaway has grown her hair out into this following [[DyeingForYourArt having her hair cut almost to the scalp]] for ''Film/LesMiserables''.
** Similarly, NataliePortman for a time sported this following [[BaldWomen having her head shaven]] for ''Film/VForVendetta''.
** JenniferLawrence has done this a little differently for the same reason - [[DyeingForYourArt dyeing her hair brown]] for ''Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire'' fried her hair and as a result she chopped it off to this.
* {{Rihanna}} sported this hairstyle from around 2008-2010, and has been rocking this style again as of 2012, most recently [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair dyeing her pixie cut pink]].
* EmmaWatson did this after finishing up Harry Potter, possibly to avoid [[IAmNotSpock I Am Not Hermione]], although she grew it out eventually. She said having short hair makes it more difficult to get certain roles.
* Anime and Video Game voice actress Creator/CristinaValenzuela (aka Cristina Vee) currently sports a pixie haircut.
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