How To Fake An Edgy Side Shave (Without Cutting All Your Hair Off)

19 August 2014 by

Maybe you’ve been wanting to rock the side shave (aka, the undercut) for a while, or perhaps you’ve been recently inspired by the swarm of edgy hairstyles sweeping across the red carpet- from Natalie Dormer to Jessica Alba to Cara Delevingne and most recently, Ashley Benson- there’s no denying that this style is causing quite the, ahem, buzz in Hollywood right now.

However, there are a couple of things you should know about the side shave - number one is that it’s a pretty huge commitment, and unless you’re totally ready to part with one whole side of your hair, it’s high time you realised that faking it has never been so easy- and so chic- and that’s without going anywhere near the clippers. Who would have thought?

The faux undercut is causing quite the buzz in Hollywood (Getty)

Just like the faux bob, you can pretend to have a side shave without actually losing any hair - all you need is a baby plait (or two). Want in? Click through the gallery above and check out our simple steps to nailing the look at home…


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