Women going for shorter looks or shaved sides is nothing new, but recently celebs and everyday folk have started sporting sneakier undercuts.

If anyone will bring light to a trend, it's a Kardashian; Kylie Jenner recently debuted her under-the-radar edge on Instagram.

TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut

But MODERN has been noticing this trend for a while. At Lollapalooza 2014, Andis hosted a Barber Authority booth in the Artists Village. One woman went in to get a carefully crafted design underneath her hair, and like wildfire, more and more women popped up in the booth to receive the same treatment on their hair.

TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut

More dramatic undercuts started appearing in 2012 and 2013 when a few brave celebrities started shaving one side of their head and left the other side long. For those not quite ready for such a big commitment, a tight braid (or two or three) could serve as a faux-undercut for a red carpet event or evening out.

TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut
TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut TREND ALERT: Women's Undercut

Some of the undercut designs are pretty inspired and take a whole lot of skill to pull off. Plus, the you can show it off or hide it depending on your mood, an event, etc.

What do YOU think—hot or hmm?

 

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