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21 Best Layered Undercut Hairstyles for Men

When we talk about the modish haircut, layered undercut hairstyle comes first in the mind. Men’s layered undercut is the most versatile and fresh one. It can work on thick as well as thin hair. Not just that, whether you have straight hair, curly hair or wavy, this undercut works amazingly on any of these types of hair.

If you have thin hair, then this undercut would probably be your first choice as it adds a wonderful depth to your thin hair causing it to look voluminous.


How to Do a Layered Undercut

The best part of this haircut is that you can try the layers by your own self. But for the better result and professional look, we recommend you to go to a barber. For beginners, it will be difficult to cut short hair for the first time.

Just Wet your hair and make sections of your top hair. Hold hair between two fingers and cut the bottom of the hair. Then again take another section of hair between the fingers and cut bottom. Continue this step until you get all the hairs done.


Men’s Hairstyles with Layered Undercut

In this article, we will discuss the best types of men’s layered undercut that will definitely make you stand out at any event or place.

1. Taper Fade Layered Undercut

 Layered Undercut with Taper Fade

This undercut has a classic combination of a comb-over, part, and beard. It works fine on any type of hair(curly, coarse, fine or straight).it is a big problem solver for those men who have a big head as it contours the shape of your head as well.


2. Pompadour Layered Undercut

Pompadour Layered Undercut

This undercut is a combination of layered pomp cut providing the clean, neat and sharp look. The top of the head has a bunch of layered hair and the sides are of short length. Layered hair is slick to back giving an elegant look to men.

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3. Layered Undercut with Spiky Hair

spiky layered hair with undercut for men

This is the most impressive one, among layered undercut hairstyles for men. Spikes are always “in” if we talk about the rocky look. The layered cut adds an additional cool factor to this hairstyle.


4. Men’s Layered Undercut with Side Quiff

layered undercut with side quiff

It is undoubtedly the stylishly layered undercut for men. If you want to have a promising personality among your fellows or friend circle you can try this undercut without any fear. Messy quiff also looks good as shown in the image.


5. Simply Layered Undercut for Men

layered undercut for men

This simple men’s layered undercut provides the fresh and youthful look to men. The top of hair on the head is cut into layers with a combination of a short undercut. It is the smartest and easy way to give a stylish look to your hair.


6. Short Layered Side Swept Undercut

The top of the hair is cut in shorter layers and swept on the side of the head to give a mature look to men. You can also highlight these short layers to make them prominent. It will add a cool effect to your personality. With a beard, it looks more ravishing as shown in the image.


7. Layered Undercut+Fringe

layered undercut with fringe

The top is cut into long layered fringes with the combination of undercut as shown in the image above.


8. Layered Cut + Long Curly Hair

men's long layered hair with undercut

A long layered hair will create such a great contrast if you also get an undercut on one side. Show that shortly trimmed area by tossing your hair on one side, revealing that perfectly styled trim. 


9. Side Swept Hairstyle

layered side swept undercut for guys

A layered side-swept hairstyle with a sexy undercut is the best option for guys who want to get any girl’s heart. Get a short jawline beard and a short mustache if you want a more masculine but sexy look. 


10. Blonde Highlights

layered hair with disconnected undercut

A layered hair with a disconnected undercut will certainly transform you into a real badass. Opt for a short trim for the sides and the beard and create some blonde highlights for the combed-over top. 


11. Fluffy Quiff + Tapered Undercut

layered hair with undercut for men

Tapering are a sure way to keep layered undercut hairstyles for men looking modern. Make it look even better by having a noticeable curve shape on the side of the hair.

Style the hair on top of the head upwards, forming a curved quiff with the very front parts.


12. Short Twists

layered undercut for black men

Sometimes it can be a little difficult to show off an undercut when you have a lot of highly textured hair.

This is why forming a few twists can help black men keep their hair controlled and on top of your head. People can easily see the faded sides this way.


13. Undercut Ponytail

man ponytail with layers and undercut


Is your hair not long enough for a man bun? Try a little ponytail instead. Keep the top of your hair long enough to sweep back and secure at the back of your head.

Keep the undercut layers long enough to blend seamlessly into your beard.


14. Messy Waves + Skin Fade

messy layered undercut for men


Skin fades with undercut stark contrast scream “youthful” and are perfect for men in their 20s. Keep the hair on top long, with the longest layers at the hairline and the shortest at the crown.

Add some loose, messy waves for an effortless effect.


15. Low Fade + Curved Design

layered undercut with design for men


Do you like it when you stand out? Then get a design added to your undercut. Brush the long section of your hair to one side.

Get a low temple fade, then add a pattern shaved into the side of your head. Ones with curves always look good.


16. Man Bun and Undercut

man bun with layers and undercut


Not all undercuts have the entire sides shaved. Here a small portion just above the ears and by the nape of the neck is shaved. You can show it off by forming a man bun with the rest of your long locks.


17. Taper Fade

men's messy layered undercut

A messy layered undercut will suit all men who want a careless look. Style a taper on sides and back and use hair mousse to define each strand and create that unkempt appearance. 


18. Short Undercut

short layered undercut for men

Such a short layered undercut will highlight the top and make your features seem elongated. If you like a sharp, neat look, go for a stubble beard that you can easily pull off at home. 


19. Slicked Back Hairstyle

layered slick back undercut

A layered slicked back top with an undercut will perfectly work with a mustache with rounded and a beard. You will look masculine and trendy and no girl will be able to resist your charms. 


20. Curly Hairstyle for Thick Hair

men's layered thick hair with undercut

Any men’s layered thick hair will look so much better with an undercut that draws all the attention to the top. You can also go for some mild blonde highlights if you want some glow. 


21. Undercut for Blonde Hair

blonde layered undercut for men

A blonde layered undercut will suit all men who want to look sharp. Taper the sides and flip the top on one side and slightly on the back. Shave your face daily if you want that gorgeous babyface. 


Read these frequently asked questions to learn more about a layered undercut.

Can I get layers with an undercut?

Yes, you can get layers with an undercut. Layers on an undercut give your hair movement and body instead of being all one length and stagnant.
Communicate this hairstyle preference with your barber when you get your haircut. It is best to layer the undercut in the same session as the initial styling.

Will layered undercuts make my hair thinner?

Layered undercuts do not make your hair look thinner. But enhance the movement of your hairstyle. If you already have thin hair, layering an undercut hairstyle is a good idea because it makes your hair look like it has more volume.

What face shape will look good with a layered undercut?

Undercuts look best on face shapes that do not have harsh features like defined cheekbones or chiseled jawlines. Oval face shapes and round face shapes work best for this hairstyle.

If you do not have an oval or round face shape growing a beard will help soften your chiseled lines and match the undercut style better.