Undercut hairstyles are very trendy and although they have always been popular with men they are now also a modern hairdo for ladies. They are usually a very simple design that involves cutting the hairs at the temple short or shaving them completely to add some edge to your look. What makes them unique is that they can be part of other headdresses such as updos and pixie cuts. You can have them on short, medium or even long hair and so your length will never restrict you from trying this lovely design. To keep up with the trend, you should consider this idea and look through the following 50 shaved hairstyles for women to get different options on what you can try.
# 1 Twisted Bun with Simple Undercut
This headdress is a perfect example of a simple undercut for long locks. It involves shaving a small section at the back to create some cute razor patterns and a small heart shape. You should then twist and pin the rest of the locks into a bun, and you can also leave them flowing if you wish to conceal the shaved section.
The effect of cutting a small section of your hair is immense, and it is what transforms this headdress into something very sexy. Here the strands are razor cut very low on one side, and you should pull the rest back and finish by tying then into a loose pony.
# 3 Gorgeous Purple Pink Roll Up
Although the color in this style is magnificent, the haircut makes all the difference. Here the locks have a smooth side shave that adds an edge to the look. The long purple, pink locks should then be rolled up inventively and finish the look by sweeping them sideways to expose the undercut.
# 4 Innovative Peek-a-Boo Undercut
With hairstyles, it is always about creativity, and you cannot achieve an elegant look without this. In this design, the long straight strands have an amazing dark tone, but the artistic peek-a-boo styling is what makes them look incredible. Styling involves a simple center part that flows all the way to the back to not only exposes the shaved pattern but also help to create a relaxed style.
# 5 Fierce and Layered
This style is a perfect example of a short haircut that gets everything right. It starts with a simple chop for some texture and to create the right length and then the hairs are shaved (on the side) to create a soft undercut. You should then finish the look by layering the strands from a side part.
# 6 Trendy Under Shave
Different things make this headdress distinct, but the main ones are the fact that the shaved section is longer than in most other designs. The pattern in this area is also more detailed than in others, and it has a perfect buzz cut. Apart from this the long tresses also have a lovely tone and volume, and so you can conceal your undercut if you wish.
# 7 The Intricate Pyramid Design
An undercut is not just about leaving a section of your hair short since you still have to give it a stylish appearance. In this particular style, the short section has a pyramid shape and some intricate patterns that make it look outstanding. The smoothness of the strands and their styling that involves brushing them to the front also adds some beauty to the look.
# 8 Sleek Faux Hawk
This headdress is more popular with men, but it still looks marvelous on a woman. It is a traditional faux hawk design that involves buzzing the sides and back while leaving a long chunky hair in the middle. You should then sweep back the long locks to create a V shape, and it also helps if you have a lovely color like the silver gray on black in this style.
# 9 Stunning Copper Braids and Undercut
The copper tone of this headdress is magnificent, and it makes the wearers long locks look outstanding. However, the styling and cuts are still what makes this an elegant hairdo. And they involve weaving two neat side braids and a simple under shave below them.
# 10 Free Hand Undercut Design
You should get fancy with your undercut and try something eye-catching like this as it will make you stand out. The beauty of this style comes from the edginess of the shaved section. It is subtle and soft, and it resembles the rays of the sun with a cross below them.
# 11 Choppy and Blunt Haircut
You do not have to shave everything because even if you leave an inch or less of hair, it will still qualify to be an under shave. In this design, the choppy strands have some graceful blunt cuts, and a section of one side is reduced but not completely cut. You should then style the strands with a side part and by sweeping them to the back and sides.
# 12 Fancy Girly Mohawk
A Mohawk is one of the most widespread undercut patterns, and this is rightfully so because it seems to enhance the appearance of most girls. This design also has a fancy look that comes from shaving the sides close to the skull. You should then style your textured locks with a brush back.
# 13 Tapered and Asymmetrical Pixie Cut
If you want to go with a sharp style, this one is perfect for you. It is a pixie cut that involves decreasing the back and designing the rest of the strands with subtle layers. Apart from this the design also has an under shave on the sides and pretty natural highlights.
# 14 Adorable and Fly Curls
You can still create a beautiful shaved pattern with your curly locks, and you only need to cut them inventively. In this design, they have a charming tapering on one side and back while the curls are on the other. You should style with a side part and by sweeping the curls diagonally over the forehead.
# 15 Tapered Frohawk
This style will always guarantee you of a stylish look if you cut it right. It involves some afro textured curls that you should taper to make the sides and back short. Apart from the tapering and texture, the subtle curls also have a smooth, dark shade with a few highlights.
# 16 Braided Intricacy
The reverse French braid in this headdress looks very intricate, and it also has a knot to give the design some elegance. However, there is still much to the look than this since the design also has a simple undercut at the back and a shiny dark tone.
# 17 Beautiful Razor Pattern
The undercut in this design is top-notch, and the attention to detail will make you want to try it out. Although it is a typical buzz cut, the design makes it look very distinct, and the long strands also have a unique style that involves pulling them into a knot on the crown.
# 18 Fishtail Braid Bun and Under Shave
The pink hue in this style is what will catch most people's attention because it is dazzling and perfectly done. However, the style also has a fabulous fishtail bun that makes the wearer look classy and a simple under shave with a razor pattern at the back that takes the appearance a notch higher.
# 19 Sweet Rose Gold Pixie
This pixie looks very edgy due to the attractive undercut on the side, but it also has a beautiful shade and a neat styling that gives it some class. The shade is a blend of rose gold and blonde, and you should style the short pixie with a simple side part and sweep the strands to the side over the forehead.
# 20 Short and Textured
Although the undercut in this design is growing out, it is still clean, and the taper is also perfect. And this is what makes these short strands look this elegant, but they also have a nice texture and some sweet dark brown highlights.
# 21 Dimensional and Messy Mohawk
African American hair has a lovely texture, and this is what makes this headdress look fabulous. The Mohawk design is also top notch, and it involves shaving the sides short and introducing simple razor patterns. You should then finish by styling the long textured middle section with a slightly messy design.
# 22 Double Knots with Razor Cut Back
Double knots are a common headdress for little girls as they help to tame the flow of their locks, and they are also stunning. In this headdress, the knots also have lovely razor lines at the back that help to spice them up and to make the design trendy.
# 23 Two Toned and Tapered
The contrast between the light brown and black shade in this design is amazing, and it helps to make this style very trendy. However, the short strands also have a lovely cut and styling that involves tapering the back and then styling the long strands on the crown into a messy pattern.
# 24 Cropped and Sexy
The numerous shades in this design give an incredible tone, but this is not enough to make it a classy hairdo. These short strands also have a fantastic crop cut that makes the wearer look very sexy, and she also enhances the appearance by tapering the sides and back.
# 25 Undercut and Styling Sophistication
Many ladies will shy away from this headdress because it looks very complicated but it is a very easy style to create once you figure it out. The first step is to shave the back into a faded triangular undercut. You should then create a reverse braid and then pull it and the rest of the strands to the center of the head where you should tie them into a knot.
# 26 Stylish Tapered Undercut
When the locks in this design flow freely to the back, you can hardly tell that the hairdo has an undercut. And this is one of the things that make this a fabulous haircut since you can conceal the under shave if you wish. However, the simple razor lines in the short tapered section at the back are also very attractive.
# 27 Trendy Tribal Art
If you prefer to go with a large undercut section, then this is a perfect headdress for you. It involves shaving the sides and back to an almost skull level and then leaving the long dark toned strands in the middle. You should then introduce some tribal patterns on the short sides and then style the long locks with a knot.
# 28 Braided Redhead
Redheads make a lovely style, but this design takes the look a notch higher by shaving one side and then introducing a medium size twist. The rest of the strands should have a simple brush back to complete the elegant look.
# 29 Short Pixie with Side-Shave and Sweep
This headdress maintains a small chunk of hair on the crown, but it still looks fabulous. It involves shaving the sides and back and fading them to create a lovely design. You should finish the look by sweeping the long chunky hair to the sides.
# 30 Delightful Bun with Shaved Nape
Even if you want to create an undercut you still have to make it look stylish like in this headdress. Here it is not only shaved short, but it also has some fancy razor patterns. However, the braided bun also helps to enhance the overall appearance. And it involves braiding two diagonal braids from the back and then finishing them with a massive loose bun.
# 31 Curly and Slicked
Although this is an undercut design, you will not need to do a lot of cutting. If you have some curly locks, you only have to cut the sides slightly and then brush them so that they appear shorter than the top. You should then finish by sweeping the curly top locks sideways.
# 32 Pigtail Buns with an Edge
The two pigtail buns in this style are adorable and also very easy to create provided you have some medium or long locks. Despite their elegance, they also have a simple undercut with some attractive razor patterns that give them some extra beauty. When styling the pigtail updo, you should also leave a few strands to flow freely.
# 33 Pixie with Fantasy Colors and Undercut
This headdress is a pixie cut, but it can also be a Mohawk or faux hawk depending on how you style it. It maintains some long smooth strands in the middle section and the sides have a marvelous high fade. You should style the longer strands with a side sweep but also make sure that they have a blend of fantasy colors if you want to look this attractive.
# 34 Remarkable Redhead
You do not have to keep a lot of hair to look beautiful since a few strands with a lovely cut and style can still give you an outstanding look. In this style, the short red strands are only on the crown but they look very exquisite, and this is thanks to the smooth side and back that create a lovely under shave. You can leave the red strands messy or layer them like in this particular style.
# 35 Faux Locks with Shaved Sides
These faux locks are very lovely, and they look like some neat dreadlocks. They are set perfectly and also have an excellent color, but the shaved side is what gives them an edge. It is also very simple since you only need to cut the hairs on the sides and back without doing any fading or patterns.
# 36 Sun Kissed Natural Locks
Almost everything about this style is natural and this shows that if you keep a natural hair, you will not have to do much to create an elegant headdress. The sun kissed color of the long free flowing locks is fantastic, and the only thing you should do is to make a simple undercut that adds an edge to the look.
# 37 Classy Ginger Pixie
You can never go wrong with a pixie cut and if you give it an under shave you can be sure of a top-notch headdress like this one. However, this one also has a lovely ginger shade and a fabulous styling that involves styling up the front to give the design a lift.
# 38 Long Orange Mohawk
Orange is a dazzling bright shade that is also not a widespread hair hue, and so you can be sure of an unequaled headdress. In this style, it spices up a lovely Mohawk that comes from leaving some luscious locks in the middle of the head. The long orange locks in the Mohawk have a knot and some flowers that accentuate their appearance.
# 39 Side Swept Lavender Purple Locks
The color in this design is unique and very trendy, and it plays a vital role in creating this classy look. It is a blend of purple and lavender, and it gives the medium length textured locks some dimension. The smooth undercut and the simple side sweeping of the strands are also marvelous, and it is what makes this elegant design.
# 40 Extended Undercut with a Braid
You can never have too much of an undercut because it all depends on how you create and style it. Although most ladies with long strands prefer to go with a small undercut, this design extends it all the way to the back. It also has a beautiful braid on the short side that makes the overall appearance very trendy.
# 41 Hard Part and High Fade
A modern undercut is not just about leaving a shorter section in your head and so you should have an inventive styling on the under shave. In this style, the short section has a hard part line and high fade that makes the style look incredible. The long hairs at the top also have some cute curls and a highlighted tone.
# 42 Short and Sweet Shaved Head
Keeping things simple is also a good way to create a top notch headdress. In this style, the strands have a natural black shade and texture, but the under shave and styling makes them look fabulous. The under shave pattern comes from tapering the sides and back while the long strands on the crown have a soft side sweep from a part line.
# 43 Super Cool Bangs
These bangs have a lovely texture and some nice swirls that make them look marvelous. They also have a beautiful asymmetrical shape, and you should style them by stacking them to the side. However, their fresh look comes from the faded undercut at the back and the lovely hint of purple on the locks.
# 44 Smoky Blonde Under Shave
Shaved hairstyles for women come in many shapes and sizes, and so this gives you the freedom to wear anything that you wish. This particular one has a fabulous blonde hue, and it has a pixie design. It maintains locks that are a couple of inches long on the crown while the back and sides are faded. The faded sections also have some attractive razor lines to enhance the beauty of the design.
# 45 Bronde with Shaved Side and Lines
The color melt between blonde and brown on these shoulder length strands is fantastic as it makes them look marvelous. The design also has a lovely shaved side that you should spice up with some artistic razor lines to create a luxurious look. You should then slick back your stands to show off the pattern on the under shave.
# 46 Dark and Lovely Undercut
Rihanna sets the trend for others to follow but in this style, she keeps thing very simple. Here she has some free flowing locks with a charming dark tone. Although they look good, they are very ordinary and so she spices them up with an undercut on the sides. She also side sweeps the locks slightly to add some flavor to her look.
# 47 Cute Multi-Tonal Tresses
The various tones in this headdress are fantastic, and they seem to go well with Avril Lavigne’s light skin tone. They are also in an ombre pattern where they transition to a sweet dark pink hue that makes the long straight locks look outstanding. Avril also introduces a simple under shave on the side that makes her overall appearance very trendy.
# 48 Under Shave and a Braided Side Sweep
Natalie Dormer is one of those ladies that would look good in anything even a bald head. And this is because she knows how to transform simple hairdos to go with her looks. In this headdress, she has a simple under shave design that comes from cutting one side and then leaving the other with long locks. She also has a simple French braid between her under shave and the long locks.
# 49 High and Messy Blonde Locks
This headdress is very simple but also very inventive, and it makes Tilda Swinton look very elegant. It is very easy to replicate as you only need to shave the sides and back of your blonde locks and leave some long bangs on the crown. You should finish by styling up the bangs and making them messy.
# 50 Victory Rolls with Tapered Sides and Back
This modern version of victory rolls gives Scarlet Johnson a very charming look. However, there is still much more to her style than the rolls on her crown. She also has some tapering on the side and back. The contrast between the light brown shade and dark tone of the tapered section is also fabulous.
Undercut hairstyles are very fashionable, and the best thing is that you can have them with any length, and so nothing should prevent you from wearing one. The 50 designs above will give you numerous examples of the different looks that you can create with an under shave. You should try out a few that conform to your personal preferences or use them as inspiration to create your original looks.