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    Posted on Mar 6, 2014

    In Appreciation Of All The Ladies Rocking An Undercut

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

    Singer Demi Lovato recently joined the "LWU Club": Ladies With Undercuts.

    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.

    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!

    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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    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.

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

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

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    *Takes a moment*

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

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

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

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    * angelic music plays *

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

    *Yet to be proven.

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

    *also not proven.

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

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

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    Much better.

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    Look up "versatility" in the dictionary and you will find Jada Pinkett Smith's locks.

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    Tim P. Whitby

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

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    Vittorio Zunino Celotto

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

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

    Pink's hair should be considered an architectural wonder.

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    Jason Merritt

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

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

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

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

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

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