By Jennifer Velez
Jul 08, 2014 @ 8:29 am
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The pixie craze isn’t over yet! There are still plenty of stars proving the power of the cropped cut. So if you’ve been toying with the idea of going short, here are a few reasons why you should take the plunge: The gamine style will put your face front and center and will make a fun, bold statement at any age. Plus, now that summer’s here, it’s a much-needed defense against heat and humidity.

Celebrities like Helen Mirren, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Kaley Cuoco (who recently braved the chop) have shown that the iconic hairstyle is more versatile than ever before.Need more convincing? Browse our favorite pixies and short crops before you hit the salon.