It's a new season and Halloween is right around the corner, so if there's ever a good time to fake a new style, it's now. Whether you want to see what you'd look like with a trendy bob or want to fool all your friends with an edgy undercut, I've got tutorials that make switching up your look easy regardless of your current length and cut. Read on to see how you can fake it for a day.
Ombré highlights may be all the rage in the hair coloring world, but as far as haircuts are concerned, the undercut is the style that's having a moment. Worn by stars like Alice Dellal, Rihanna, and Cassie, along with the always-daring Melanie Brown, the look is not for the faint of heart.
If you like the cut, but don't want to shear away half of your hair to get the edgy effect, you can easily fake it. Get tips on how you can rock the latest trend — without going under the razor — when you read more.
When you hear the term undercut, your mind might wander back to that decades-ago style where the top layers of hair cascaded over shaved layers underneath. You might also think of the goofy bowl style of Jim Carrey in Dumb & Dumber.
In today's terms, however, undercutting is more about sculpting beautiful texture and movement by shortening layers underneath the hair. And it's not just for funky styles, either. While many undercuts are razored for a shattered effect, more conservative styles can benefit from the bulk-removing benefits of hidden shorter layers, which actually coerce the hair to hang more gracefully. Call it haircutting magic, if you will.