For men, short hairstyles are nothing unusual since the majority of men in this planet sport this style. These hairstyles are popular for many reasons, such as religious principles (most Christian denominations require a man to have short hair so that his head is not covered when he prays) and one's profession (e.g. athlete, military personnel, or businessman).
A well_cut short hairstyle can draw the eye to your best features and make you feel and act sexy and full of confidence. Add to that the numerous styles one can experiment with, using styling products effectively, and it is obvious why more women opt for short hair. Because it is easy to maintain and work well on different types of hair, short hairstyles have been fashionable the last few decades and will be for decades to come.