In Appreciation Of All The Ladies Rocking An Undercut

Warning: You may feel the impulse to grab some clippers after reading this.

2. She certainly isn’t the first lady to rock the short-buzzed look, and she most certainly won’t be the last.

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Sing it, Riri.

3. For those not in the know : An undercut is when the sides and back sections of your head are buzzed or cut short.

UNDERcut, get it? There are also about one million different takes on this style – there is not right or wrong way!

 

4. It’s time to take a moment and give it up for all the fearless ladies rockin’ half-shaved heads out there.

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5. It’s pretty much the bravest thing you can do, because cutting a whole chunk of hair off the side of your head sounds frankly terrifying.

6. But when you do it? Quick, get yourself to a museum – your ENTIRE HEAD just became a work of art.

7. Take a moment to admire Rosario Dawson single-handedly proving this look isn’t just edgy – it’s glamorous.

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8. *Takes a moment*

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9. And be sure to thank Cassie for reminding us that it’s all about the little details.

10. Natalie Dorman’s head is downright breathtaking from every damn angle.

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11. Meanwhile, Ellie Goulding’s cut seems to transcend both space and time.

  • angelic music plays *

12. Rumor has it that when you get an undercut, Robyn bestows mystical dancing abilities upon you.

*Yet to be proven.

 

13. Or you could instantly become as fly as the one and only miss Raven-Symoné.

*also not proven.

 

14. Tilda Swinton’s been working on taking the style to impressive new heights. For real.

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15. And frankly, Kelly Osbourne’s black tresses seem a little too perfect for this world.

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16. Much better.

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17. Look up “versatility” in the dictionary and you will find Jada Pinkett Smith’s locks.

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Tim P. Whitby

 

18. And I’m pretty sure Willow Smith has been taking notes.

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19. A fresh cut can make you feel like an entirely new person.

… wait, seriously who is that chick in the middle?

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20. Pink’s hair should be considered an architectural wonder.

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Jason Merritt

 

21. Basically an undercut makes anyone feel like an instant rock star or supermodel.

In the case of Alice Dellal – it’s both.

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22. Are there even words to describe what Grimes has going on up there?

23. How about flawless, ethereal, and awe-inspiring – just to name a few.

 

24. To all the ladies rockin undercuts: Please, never change.

*Because growing it out sounds like it’s going to be a complete nightmare

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