Side Swept Undercut Hairstyles: 6 Looks Worth Trying

Make the cut!

Here’s one thing you may not know about  side swept undercut hairstyles. It’s one of those styles that are much more versatile than you actually think. That’s right: There’s more than one way to wear the look, and if you’re really creative you can totally come up with a slew of versions for each day of the week. One day you can style your hair in a way that reveals the side shaven part; on another day, you can choose to conceal it. Whatever your reason to try your hand at this look, we fully support it. Below we’ve rounded up a few of our most coveted side swept undercuts to help you out while you’re on the quest to finding the look that suits your style preferences the best:

Editor-Approved Side Swept Undercut Hairstyles for the Girls

side swept undercut platinum
Make a striking statement with this bold color and cut.

1. Platinum Side Swept Undercut

We love the look of this barely-there undercut style on a pixie cut. The striking color of the platinum blonde hue gives the look an edgy finish.

side swept undercut blonde hair
Add layers for natural movement.

2. Layered Side Swept Undercut Style

Here’s another take on the platinum blonde undercut style, but this one has a nice layered effect to it. If you’re looking to create volume or movement, ask your stylist to add subtle layers to your cut.

side swept undercut: cascading curls ombré
Add cascading curls to style your undercut ombré.

3. Textured Curls Side Swept Undercut

Want to give your edgy side swept undercut style a glamorous look? You can opt for a polished curls, or you can elevate the look just a bit by adding texture. To recreate this style, simply tease the ends of your hair after adding your curls and set with a flexible hold hairspray like Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.

side swept undercut: designs
Create an even edgier twist with undercut designs.

4. Side Swept Undercut with Designs

In our opinion, if you really want to go all out with the undercut style, you’re selling yourself short if you don’t add some fun designs. Take it a step further by adding a contrasting color to make the look really stand out.

side swept undercut: black hair
Tired of your jet black hair? Shave the sides to update the look.

5. Side Swept Undercut, Long Black Hair

Let’s face it, long hair is fun and all, but sometimes a girl just gets bored. If you find yourself in this situation and you’re down for a side swept undercut style, take the plunge. Whenever you want to hide it, you sweep your hair over to cover your shaved side… no one will ever know.

side swept undercut: long hair
When you’re tired of the look, sweep your hair over to cover your sides.

6. Side Swept Undercut, Long Hair

Want to give your long hair a fun and edgy update? Pair up the undercut style with an ombré and some cascading curls. Wear this look for formal events or just a night out on the town.

Look for more short hair inspiration? Here are some short hairstyle ideas we’re currently swooning over.