The undercut for men: Hair inspiration for autumn

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One cut, three different ways…

Have you ever considered the undercut for men? No? Then fellas, you need to pay close attention! We know that the thought of shaving the sides of your hair can be daunting, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The truth is, this hairstyle is far more versatile that you think – and to prove this point, we’ve pulled together 3 amazing undercut looks to show you just how adaptable this hair trend really is. So, whether you’re looking for a new ‘dos this autumn, or just want to update your existing undercut, scroll down to discover man’s (new) best friend!

Try the undercut: Men hair-inspiration for autumn


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Undercut for men: The smart undercut

The smart undercut

Contrary to popular belief, the undercut for men can be a rather dapper hairstyle. And for those of you that are partial to classic crops and fades, this smart undercut is perfect! Keep the length on the top, but remember to request a slightly longer undercut, as retaining more hair will still allow you to tap into the undercut trend, just without showing any skin.

Editor’s tip: Keep your smart undercut looking slick and cool by styling it with some TIGI Bed Head for Men Slick Trick Firm Hold Pomade, for a non-greasy hold that provides plenty of shine.

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Undercut for men: Long and casual

Long on top

Love the undercut for men, but feel super attached to the lovely length of your mane? Don’t worry, with this medium undercut, you can keep hold of your precious hair! The key to nailing this ‘do is to keep the top casual and tousled, for a perfectly undone finish. And if you have really long hair on top, you can always try styling it into a relaxed man bun.

Editor’s tip: For casual hair that just screams surfer-dude, try the Toni&Guy Men’s Messy Salt Spray. Because when it comes to this hairstyle, texture is definitely your friend.

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Undercut for men: Colourful


Are you a daredevil at heart? Then this statement undercut is a must for any brave souls out there! To enhance the contrast created by your undercut, try dyeing the top of your hair with an ultra bold colour. And if you’re stuck when it comes to hair hues, check out the celebrities who are rocking bright new colours, here!

Editor’s tip: Whenever you dye your mane, don’t forget to swap your regular shampoo and conditioner for a wash-and-care set specially formulated for coloured hair. Try the TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Colour Vibrance Protection Shampoo and Conditioner to help maintain your colour’s vibrancy for longer.


Have these hot undercut looks got you craving more cool hairstyles? Then don’t forget to check out our Men’s Haircuts & Hairstyles page, for tonnes of buns, quiffs and other styling tips to inspire your next ‘do!

18 October 2016