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The 20 cutest toddler haircuts

Let’s be honest here. Toddlers really don’t need anything extra to be positively adorable — it’s just their natural state. But even with their built-in delightfulness and charm, there’s no denying the fact that cute toddler haircuts take things to the next level. From toddler fades to mini faux hawks, here are 20 toddler haircut styles that will make your little one even more irresistible — if that’s possible, of course. 

1. Blunt Bangs

Image via Nicole Fabian-Weber

For kiddos with straight hair, blunt bangs are a cute option — and they’re especially great for toddlers who refuse to keep clips or rubber bands in their hair so they can, you know, see.  

2. The Messy Shag

Image via Nicole Fabian-Weber

Whether your kid’s got straight, wavy or curly hair, a shag-type ‘do is always a cute choice. And it fits every toddler’s personality — wild!

3. The Shaved Side Sweep

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Looking for seriously cool toddler haircuts? Look no further than this sweet ‘do, courtesy of Kristina from Life as KMG.

4. The Long Side Sweep

Image via Teri Rose

Baby Brad Pitt, is that you? This toddler haircut, courtesy of Teri Rose, is great for when you want your little one to look a little more put together, but can’t bear to part completely with their tresses.

5. The Toddler Fade

Image via G Law/Instagram

That awkward moment when your toddler has a cooler haircut that you. We can’t get over the adorableness of this toddler fade (compliments of Faded by Hugg) that was shared by G Law on Instagram. Looking good!

6. The Mermaid

Image via Mary Ragazzo

You can never go wrong with a long and wavy haircut for your little one. Not only is it super cute, it lends itself to so many fun toddler hairstyles!

7. The Lightning Bolt

Image via Justine Fruzetti

When your toddler is too cool for school they need a haircut to match. May we suggest shaving a lightning bolt into your little one’s hair for a super fresh look? Look out, Mom and Dad!

8. The Classic Mohawk

Image via Brayden Cruz

It stands the test of time for a reason — the toddler mohawk, like this sweet one from Brayden Cruz, is one of the coolest haircuts out there.

9. The Bob

Image via Kristen Mosier

Another look that never goes out of style. The toddler bob haircut — iconic! 

10. The Pixie 

Image via Michele Lee

When your toddler is on the younger side, but you want to give them a little bit of a style with their hair, the toddler pixie cut is always a good — adorable — idea. 

11. The Side Hawk

Image via Ali Moore/Instagram

While slightly different from the classic toddler mohawk, the side mohawk, like this one from Ali Moore, is neck-and-neck for cuteness.

12. Controlled Chaos 

Image via Jaclyn Santos

There aren’t too many people that can get away with having hair that’s this perfectly messy when they’re grown, but toddlers seriously nail it. 

13. The Burst Mohawk

If you can handle having your kid looking cooler (and sweeter) than anyone you know, the Burst Mohawk is a good choice. 

14. The Mod Fade

The Mod Fade is great for toddlers with thicker hair — and it’s perfect because it looks even better when it’s messy (a style toddlers do best!).

15. The Curly Mop

As far as curly hair toddler haircuts go, it’s hard to top the curly mop — a total classic!

16. The All Natural

One of the best toddler haircuts out there? No haircut! Going all natural will show off your little one’s beautiful hair and sweet face. 

17. The Skater Shag

Just because your toddler isn’t old enough to skateboard yet, doesn’t mean they can’t rock the skater shag haircut!

18. The Edgy Bob

A little funkier than the classic toddler bob haircut, the edgy bob is great for kids with longer hair.

19. The Old Fashioned

Image via Lisa Roche

Toddlers with anything grown up-looking — especially haircuts — are always guaranteed adorableness.

20. The Bowl

A little bit hipster, a little bit 70s chic, the bowl is one seriously stylish toddler haircut.