Gallery of short haircuts
Chin-length hairstyles, including bobs and shags, are very popular these days, including among black women. In this gallery, you'll see photos of gorgeous chin-length cuts on actresses, singers, models and other black celebrities. Some of these styles are wavy, some straight, but all share one thing in common: They are stunning.Samir Hussein/Getty Images Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images
NeNe Leakes is the second woman on this list proving that it's possible to rock blonde hair with brown skin. Here, the reality TV star has a long bob, or lob. A curling iron and extensions likely contributed to the fullness of the look.
Actress Tisha Campbell-MartinMaarten de Boer/Getty Images
Actress Tisha Campbell-Martin's hairstyle is a dark, slightly more crinkly version of Leakes' lob.Dave Hogan/Getty Images
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson manages to pull off a chin-length bob despite having a round face. Unlike some of the women on this list, Hudson's hair appears to be the most natural-both in coloring and in that appears to be free of extensions.Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
"Empire" star Taraji P. Henson sports a classic bob here that would flatter everyone from a soccer mom to a top executive to a mature woman with some edge.Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Veteran actress Diahann Carroll's two-toned hair and black-rimmed glasses really flatter her.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Supermodel Iman looks lovely with this sleek, multicolored bob.Charley Gallay/Getty Images
"Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson's hair do is slightly longer on one side.Barry King/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Actress Angela Bassett sports the same blunt bob that Mary J. Blige does earlier in this slideshow. However, the darker color is truly flattering on Bassett. That's not all the two women have in common. They starred in a Lifetime film "Betty & Coretta" about the wives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King.
Singers Tina Evette Atkins and Erica MoniqueCharley Gallay/Getty Images
Both singers rock asymmetrical hairstyles with side-swept bangs.Araya Diaz/WireImage/Getty Images
It looks like veteran actress Alfre Woodard is rocking a wavy wig here.Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Kristolyn Lloyd's waves create a halo effect around her long face. Women with long faces should follow suit by wearing their hair in styles that add volume and de-emphasize their face shape.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Oprah's bestie, Gayle King, has had her hair in this style and color for years now. She anchors the CBS morning news, and this look is suitable for an anchorwoman.Earl Gibson III/WireImage/Getty Images