The undercut is a natural choice for short hair but what about long? Yes! This bold hairstyle has been on seen on fashion forward celebs like Scarlett Johanssen, Rosario Dawson, Demi Lovato, and many more. Check out more ways to wear the undercut for long hair from these latest Instagram photos.
While the undercut is known for being bold, edgy, and boundary pushing it can also be beautiful, glamorous, and sexy. Just look. The shaved side emphasizes long flowing locks, delicate cheekbones, and vamp lipstick.
Undercut hairstyles for long hair can be darker and edgier too. It’s all about your sense of style. Shaved hair stands out more when it’s cut extra short, or even down to the skin like The Hunger Games’ Natalie Dormer. You can also highlight the contrast by dying or bleaching the undercut or long hair.
The undercut can be combined with your favorite haircut, whatever that is. Here is transforms the long bob, one of our all around favorite hairstyles from the classic cut it is to something modern and sassy.
Thanks to the celeb styles, we’ve seen how the undercut works on the red carpet. The shaved sides enhances the volume of formal and updo hairstyles and provides a contrast to curls. If you have a dance coming up, this half up hairstyle is a gorgeous choice. Or book an appointment with a stylist and get a professional opinion about the right updo for you. The undercut would also look great with the side braids that are so on trend right now.
Last but never least, an undercut is an opportunity to add in a hair design at the back of the neck or above the ears. It’s a low commitment way to get a unique look. After a few weeks, just return the undercut to one length again.
This back of the neck undercut is by far the easiest to grow out because wearing hair down just covers up shorter hair. If you’re concerned about what to do when you’re done with this trend, here’s how to grow out an undercut.
Ready to try the undercut for long hair? If you see someone with a style you like, ask them where they got it done! Not every stylist will have experience with this style so check first. Some ladies like to hit up a female-friendly barbershop because they have mad clipper skills.