20 Side Swept Undercut Styles for Men

All Things Hair | 06 February 2018

A look you don’t want to miss out on this season.

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 20 of the best ways to wear the look this season:

20 Side Swept Undercut Hairstyle Ideas for Men

side swept undercut: barber
The right cut begins in the barber’s chair.

1. The Fresh Cut

Try a side shave undercut style with a clean-shaven look.

side swept undercut: fringe style
A little bang action.

2. The Fringe

Pair your side undercut with a sleek and straight fringe.

side swept undercut: blowdry
Use the blowdry trick to create volume.

3. The Blow-Dry

Want to play up the look of your long hair at the top of your head? Use a blowdryer to help create a super straight yet voluminous effect.

side swept undercut: brown hair
Add a few highlights to lighten up your look.

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.

side swept undercut: brushed effect
Brush your hair out for a disheveled look.

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!

side swept undercut: fringe
Tired of the combover? Switch to this look.

6. The Comb-Forward

Let’s face it: After wearing the combover look over and over again, it gets tired. If you’re looking to try something fresh and new with your undercut, try combing it forward instead.

side swept undercut: hipster style
Your go-to undercut style for any occasion.

7. Hipster-Inspired Look

This look is one of the classiest iterations of the side swept undercut style.

side swept undercut: mohawk
Proof that you can style your mohawk in different ways.

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.

side swept undercut: office style
Step into work in style with this clean cut.

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.

side swept undercut: sharp side part
Want a prominent side part? Try this look.

10. Sharp Side Part

Into hair partings? Style your cut into a side part undercut with a sleek hard part or clippings.

side swept undercut: brushed waves
The perfect lived-in look.

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 Dove Men+Care Oxygen Charge Fortifying Shampoo to thicken your strands.

side swept undercut: side brush
Brush your hair slightly to the side for an easy everyday look.

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 look.

side swept undercut: fade
Create a natural blend with a fade.

13. Side Part Undercut Fade

Blend your side part with a natural-looking fade.

side swept undercut: side part
Add a side part to create a stylish touch.

14. Curved Side Part Undercut

This side part has a curve to it that helps give your style a bit of a rounded shape.

side swept undercut: pomp
Go for a more fashionable spin with this look.

15. The Pomp Undercut

Channel the ’70s by creating a modern spin on the pompadour.

side swept undercut: sleek
Clean and classy combover with undercut.

16. Sleek Combover

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.

side swept undercut: spiked
The edgy style.

17. The Spiked Undercut

Not into clean and neat undercut styles? Try this spiky effect for an edgier look.

Portrait of stylish handsome young man with bristle standing outdoors and leaning on wall. Man wearing jacket, sunglasses, shirt and holding cup of coffee

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.



side swept undercut pink curly hair
A pop of pink adds a fun element to your look. Photo credit: Dvora

19. Curly Pink Undercut with Curls

Give the look a fun style statement with a fun hair color.

side swept undercut dreadlocks
Create a man pony to the side with your locs.

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.

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