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.
#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.
#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!
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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!
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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!
#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.
#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.
#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!
#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.
#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!
#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!
#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.
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!