20 Inspiring Pixie Undercut Hairstyles

From the catwalks to Pinterest and Instagram, the pixie undercut continues to be a favorite amongst style-savvy women. Brave, bold and full of fun, it’s the epitome of low-maintenance and cool hair. At its core, this hairstyle combines a cute pixie cut and a fearless shave. But don’t be fooled, this style still gives you plenty of versatility too, from tousled coifs to buzz cut designs and flirty bangs.

The Undercut Pixie for Low-Maintenance Mornings

Hate having to dedicate extra time to styling your hair early in the morning? Enter the undercut pixie. It’s beloved by the time-poor and perfect for those who simply wake up, wash and go! Browse our inspiration for a style to suit you.

#1: Feminine Pixie Cut with Asymmetrical Undercut

Tempted to wave goodbye to your lengths? A pixie cut with long bangs looks feminine and gives you more styling options, while a small undercut on just one side is the perfect introduction to super-short hair.

Long Choppy Pixie With Temple Undercut

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#2: Edgy Undercut with Side Fringe

If you already have a pixie cut with undercut, go one step further by trying an edgy design feature! Ask your hairdresser to add a shaved stripe or play with length by keeping one section of the undercut slightly longer and fading the other.

Half Shaved Long Pixie

Instagram / @heymissmandy

#3: Low Maintenance Pixie with Sleek Undercut

A sleek, androgynous pixie style is ideal when time is of the essence on those busy mornings. Just run a little styling product through the lengths as you rush out the door!

Undercut Pixie For Fine Hair

Instagram / @shagboston

#4: Razor Cut Pink Pixie with Edgy Undercut

Kaleidoscope colors can transform your hair. Shades of baby pink and light purple will last well on blonde hair, while razor cut ends and a side undercut keep the hairstyle from becoming too cutesy.

Long Pastel Pink Undercut Pixie

Instagram / @samkanehair

#5: Extreme Curly Coif with Segmented Undercut

Take your style to the extreme with a full, curly coif and segmented undercut. A skin-close shave can include an interesting design element to customize your pixie cut undercut. The only rule? Stay on top of your salon appointments to keep it looking sharp.

Curly Pixie Undercut

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#6: Blonde Pixie Cut with Long Bangs

Contrasting a short undercut with bangs enhances the femininity of your look. Plus, you’ll have enough hair to play with if you decide to style it in a different way for a special occasion.

Long Asymmetrical Undercut Pixie

Instagram / @erinvromanhair

#7: Classic Pixie Cut with Undercut

If the thought of an extreme undercut scares you, start small. Have your hairdresser shave just a small section into one side and keep your longer layers intact so you can disguise your buzzcut beneath whenever you wish so.

Undercut Pixie With Side Bangs

Instagram / @justbhairbyvon

#8: Pastel Pixie Hairstyle with Undercut

Pinterest-worthy pastel shades look amazing on an undercut pixie haircut. Just be ready to commit to regular coloring as these on-trend tones tend to fade fast!

Asymmetric Lavender Undercut Pixie

Instagram / @ladylee.looks

#9: Grey Fauxhawk Hair

Achieve ultimate cool-girl vibes with a fauxhawk. Longer wavy lengths look great teased up into a mohawk style, revealing the cropped hair below. Be sure to work plenty of product into the roots to maintain your fauxhawk through the day.

Half Shaved Brown And Gray Pixie

Instagram / @alipike709

#10: Sleek Coif with Double Sided Undercut

Crave a style with an effortlessly cool back view? A modern rockabilly meets pixie cut is the way to go. Forgo a parting and style the longer hair back into a sleek coif with a root lift, setting in place with a lightweight hairspray.

Long Top Short Sides Hairstyle For Women

Instagram / @dillahajhair

#11: Short and Choppy Graduated Pixie Cut

A choppy pixie with undercut looks cool, bold and fun. By keeping more length at the top of your head and pairing with a bold color, you’ll have a hairstyle that’s minimum effort, maximum effect.

Pixie With Shadow Fade

Instagram / @kasdoeshair

#12: Blue Pixie Hair with Undercut

Tap into the rainbow color trend and transform your short hair with hues of icy blue. So stylish, it’ll have you seriously re-considering your current color!

Choppy Pixie Bob With Temple Undercut

Instagram / @hairdesignby_tay

#13: Grey Pixie Cut with Graduated Undercut

Beautiful in its simplicity, a super-short pixie undercut with fade can do no wrong. This style suits those with naturally straight hair, helping it effortlessly fall into place every time it’s washed.

Women's Short Ash Blonde Undercut

Instagram / @art.with.sara

#14: Contrasting Undercut with Textured Coif

If you’ve got plenty of hair to play with, a pixie with undercut is for you! Choose a close cut at the nape of the neck and above the ears, leaving hair tousled and full on top. Be sure to style with a texturizing spray for added oomph.

Messy Pixie Bob With Undercut

Instagram / @cierra.fremont

#15: African American Two-Tone Undercut

Thick black hair is perfect for pulling off a confident undercut – you’ll have great coverage on the cropped section below. If you’re feeling bold, experiment with shades of grey, blue and even pink on top!

Black And Blonde Pixie Undercut

Instagram / @hairbiz1

#16: Coral Mohawk with Design Undercut

Reveal your edgy side with a modern Mohawk. Thin hair is perfect for pulling off this edgy shape as it’s light enough to defy gravity all-day! What’s more, it will show off your expertly designed undercut beneath.


#17: Asymmetric Pixie Cut with Pops of Color

If you prefer sleek hair, the asymmetrical pixie undercut has it all; style, attitude and class. We love that this style suits both thick and thin hair, with pops of color keeping it fun and playful.

Long Pixie Undercut With Highlights

Instagram / @justbhairatl

#18: Tapered Pixie Style with Extreme Undercut

Go bold with the half-shaved head, an extreme undercut that starts at the neckline and works its way up to the side part. With minimal need for styling, this tapered look lets your cheekbones take centre stage!

Side Undercut Pixie For Fine Hair

Instagram / @hairbyharley

#19: Tousled Pixie with Super Short Undercut

Who says an undercut can’t be glam? This daring undercut keeps a feminine edge with tousled bangs. A small curling iron will help you achieve the look, and regular hair appointments will maintain that jaw-dropping extra-close shave!

Half Shaved Pixie

Instagram / @williamroscoe

#20: Pixie with Designed Undercut for Thick Hair

One of the best things about the pixie with undercut is that as it grows, you can experiment with different designs! Thick hair works particularly well with undercut designs, and you get a defined shape every time it’s trimmed.

Pixie Undercut With Shaved Designs

Instagram / @kxthrynrxsehair

Are you ready to wave goodbye to those lengths for a showy and low-maintenance hairstyle? If so, the pixie undercut is a beautiful way to give your hair a new lease of life!

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