12 Best Asymmetrical Haircuts For Women

Our top edit of asymmetrical hairstyles to inspire your new look. Scroll through to find your favorite!

If you’ve been scrolling through social media lately, you’ve probably noticed how hot short hair is these days. It has quickly become the length of the season. If you’re thinking of making the big chop, why not consider one of the hottest looks of the season with an asymmetrical haircut! Once dubbed as an ‘old school style, asymmetrical hairstyles have quickly made a resurgence, becoming a super versatile and adaptable style that works well for virtually any hair type and face shape.

Keep scrolling to check out some of our favorite short asymmetrical haircuts and hairstyles.

12 Asymmetrical Haircut Ideas

To help inspire you to try out an asymmetrical cut, we’ve collected some of the top ways to wear this look:

1. Classic Asymmetrical Hair

model with long asymmetrical haircut style on blonde hair
Use long asymmetrical cuts to accentuate your face shape. Photo credit: Indigitalimages.com

Let’s kick things off with a classic asymmetrical haircut. Easily distinguishable by the varying lengths on either side of the head, the hair is often also stacked at the back to emphasize the angular cut, providing loads of extra depth and dimension, too!

Bonus: You’ll also be pleased to know that this look requires minimal effort when styling making it great for girls wanting to just get up and go.

2. Edgy Undercut

woman with asymmetrical pixie cut with undercut side shave
Undercuts give asymmetrical haircuts an edgy touch.

Do you feel that asymmetrical haircuts are a bit ‘been-there-done-that? Here’s an easy fix: Give the look a modern and fun update like adding an undercut into the mix. What makes this look so great is that you can get the best of both worlds. When you want to hide your undercut, you can use the longer section of your hair to conceal the shaved section. That’s pretty smart styling if you ask us!

3. The Curly Crop

young woman with dark brown wavy asymmetrical haircut
Asymmetrical hair looks with waves are curls are great styling ideas for fancy occasions.

Asymmetrical hair ideas aren’t meant to be only worn with straight hair. If you have naturally curly hair or prefer to wear asymmetrical short hair looks with curls, opt for a style like the above. Ask your stylist to cut your hair long enough that you’re able to try out different curly looks without compromising too much length.

Don’t forget to safeguard your precious strands from heat damage before curling using TRESemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray.

4. The Subtle Asymmetrical Haircut

woman with accent twisted style on asymmetrical short hair
Update asymmetrical hairstyles to fun accent braids or twists. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Bold short asymmetrical hairstyles aren’t quite for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the fun with a slightly more subtle take on the trend! This long bob has been gently graduated at the back with only a small distinction in length on either side of the look—it may be a tiny change, but it certainly packs a punch in the style department! What’s more, you can definitely spruce up the look when you want to try something new. Add a twist like above, or a fun accent braid.

5. The Asymmetrical Platinum Short Cut

woman with asymmetrical haircut on platinum blonde hair
Pair up an asymmetrical haircut with bold hair color. Photo credit: Dvora

Love asymmetrical hairstyles, but find yourself as a bit of a hairstyle chameleon and want to work multiple trends in one look? Then gather around, dear trendsetters, because this one was practically made for you! Featuring an on-trend platinum blonde hue and an undone texture, this look will earn you endless style points this coming season. So what are you waiting for? Book that salon appointment, now!

If you decide to add in some colorful shades to your cut, be sure to invest in a good wash and care set specifically formulated for dyed manes. We recommend trying Nexxus Color Assure Shampoo and Conditioner to help keep your hair color looking fresh and vibrant.

6. Asymmetrical Pixie with Bangs

asymmetrical haircut bangs
A fierce look that’s all about its sharp edges.

For even shorter hair, opt for the asymmetrical pixie cut complete with sharp and edgy bangs. This is a look that’s bound to turn heads.

7. Layered Asymmetrical Cut

layered cut with Asymmetrical haircut
A multi-layered look that screams stylish.

This look is all about style as you rock both a short and long cut, complete with full bangs. Go for a swopped style to complete this on-trend look.

8. Sleek Asymmetrical Haircut

girl with long straight asymmetrical bob
Opt for a sleek look.

On the hunt for a fierce haircut? Look no further than this sleek asymmetrical lob. This long bob style keeps strands longer in the front while gradually shortening them towards the back. Plus, this style creates a sharp angle, giving off all the powerful vibes.

To help create that super sleek look, use Nexxus Clean & PureNourishing Detox 5-in-1 Hair Oil. We love this oil because it helps smooth frizz nourishing your hair and even protect the color if it’s dyed.

9. Curly Asymmetrical Style

girl with curly asymmetrical curly pixie
Try a textured pixie cut.

Does your hair have a bit of texture? Try an asymmetrical style to add even more interest to the look. Even the slightest difference in length can make a huge impact, there doesn’t need to be a drastic change between the two lengths.

10. French-Inspired Bob and Micro Bangs

girl with micro bob and short bangs
Try a French-inspired bob.

This asymmetrical look takes inspo from the popular French bob hairstyle. Try out an ultra-short bob with baby bangs, and make your look stand out even more by including varying lengths in the front and back.

11. Asymmetrical Textured Bob

girl with very short asymmetrical bob
Try an ultra-short textured look.

Have fun with your asymmetrical bob by playing around with the texture. We love using TRESemmé Dry Texture Finishing Spray to give our strands that natural bounciness and texture along with light hold.

12. Asymmetrical Haircut Sided-Parted Lob

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Try out a subtle asymmetrical look.

Just because you’re trying out an asymmetrical look doesn’t mean you need to have a drastic change in the length differences of your hair. Go for a more subtle transition like this wavy lob.

Whether you’re going for a sleek powerful look or a more daring shaved style, there are so many ways to incorporate the asymmetrical haircut into your style.

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