Although cropped cuts were fashionable long before Miley Cyrus traded her cowboy boots for booty shorts and hacked off her hair, there’s a noticeable lack of styling tips for ear-length locks out there. Even Alex Estrada, our model for this story, has been feeling deprived. “I’ve been wanting a pixie tutorial because I never know what to do with my hair. I usually just mess it up with my hands and go,” she says. Well, Alex, all of that is about to change.
Photographed by Winnie Au; Hair and Makeup by Bethany Brill; Styled by Jennifer Steele