Just when you thought the undercut hairstyle was out the window, a not-so-new way to wear the look suddenly is trending. Say hello (or hello again) to the side-swept undercut style. Like many of your other favorite ways to style your hair, this look can be worn in several different styles on different hair types.
If you’re looking for some fresh and new ideas, we rounded up the best ways to wear the look this season:
30 Side Swept Undercut Styles
1. The Fresh Cut
Try a side shave undercut style with a clean-shaven look.
2. The Fringe
Pair your side undercut with a sleek and straight fringe.
3. The Blow-Dry
Want to play up the look of your long hair at the top of your head? Use a blow-dryer to help create a super straight yet voluminous effect.
4. Brown Highlights
Looking for making a subtle statement in terms of color? Go for this ombré effect, or lighten up with a few highlights.
5. Brushed Effect
If lived-in styles are your thing, you can’t go wrong with this disheveled look. Rough dry after washing your hair and you’re good to go!
Go for a simple side-swept quiff style to add volume to your look. The contrast between your voluminous top and shaved sides will add more drama to the look.
This look is one of the classiest iterations of the side-swept undercut style.
8. Side-Swept Undercut and Mohawk
There’s no rule that says your mohawk must stand tall at all times. Smooth that bad boy over to the side with AXE Smooth Look: Shine Pomade to recreate this look.
9. The Side-Swept Undercut Office Style
This wavy side-swept undercut look has a very dapper style to it. Sport this to the office with a fresh work suit.
10. Sharp Side Part
Into hair partings? Style your cut into a side part undercut with a sleek hard part or clippings.
11. Short Brushed Waves
Layers create movement throughout your hair, so if you have thin/thinning hair, this can be the perfect cut for you. When it comes to washing, try using SheaMoisture Men Bay Laurel & Shea Butter Bourbon Commodore 4-in-1 All-Over Wash to thicken your strands.
12. The Side Brush
Want to try your hand at an undercut style that’s appropriate for everyday, as well as being easy to style? Try this gently brushed up look.
13. Side Part Undercut Fade
Blend your side part with a natural-looking fade.
14. Curved Side Part Undercut
This side part has a curve to it that helps give your style a bit of a rounded shape. Add a fun element to the look with the addition of undercut designs.
15. The Pomp Undercut
Channel the ’70s by creating a modern spin on the pompadour.
16. Sleek Comb-Over
Want a clean, side-swept look? You can use a gel or pomade, like AXE Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade, to recreate this sleek style.
17. The Spiked Undercut
Not into clean and neat undercut styles? Try this spiky effect for an edgier look.
18. The Wavy Side-Swept Look
Want to create a look that puts your hair texture at the forefront? Go for this side-swept undercut style with curls or waves. Use a gel like Dove Men+Care Control Gel to add definition.
19. Curly Pink Undercut with Curls
Give the look a fun style statement with a fun hair color.
20. Side Swept Undercut Dreads
We believe that any hair type can achieve any look, with the right tools and effort. With that said, if you have dreads you can sweep your locks over to the side to style your undercut.
21. Side Bang Effect
The perfect style if you can’t commit to an undercut or your long locks you’ve been growing out!
Go for a more subtle and clean undercut and let the top grow over for this look.
Have fun with your look and make your side swept style a little more chaotic.
24. Add a Beard
Create a subtle side swept look and finish it off with some Grade A facial hair.
A clean pompadour is the perfect way to make this look even classier.
We highly recommend this style for those who might be experiencing some hair loss.
27. Over Exaggerated
This is a bold look, not for the faint of heart.
Focus on creating some volume for your side-swept undercut style.
29. Groomed Man Bun
A groomed man bun, just slightly to the side.
30. Short and Sweet Side Swept Undercut
Keep this look short and sweet. Gel your short hair to the side and you’ve got yourself a clean look.
Thinking about trying out a side swept undercut? Be sure to snap a picture and tag us @AllThingsHairUS!