Hairbrained: What’s Up Undercut?

Once the bastion of punks, surfers and skater-rats, the undercut has become a staple technique for the modern #crafthairdresser.  Many credit legendary stylist Christiaan with bringing this provocative concept to mainstream fashion, others believe it just evolved naturally from the need to expand beyond “connected” haircuts.

Whether buzzed off, technically graduated for support or layered to flatten and deconstruct, the undercut is no longer a rule-breaking concept. It has become a daily necessity that helps us give clients incredible hair that moves in fresh ways and opens the door to endless styling possibilities. We see them daily in uploads to Hairbrained.me and on #hairbrained and are sharing a few of our current faves plus a (Randy Taylor) video, of another legend, Tim Hartley undercutting:

About: Hairbrained is a community of hairdressers that share a deep passion and desire to celebrate the craft of hairdressing, online socially.The community was founded by two hairdressers, Randy Taylor, a photographer / hairdresser; and Gerard Scarpaci, a world-class educator/platform artist. Both have love for our industry; its people, and the craft of hairdressing. For more information visit www.hairbrained.me.

YOUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - FREE

Enjoying this story? Subscribe to the American Salon Newsletter

Get inspirational trends, techniques, tips, education and the latest beauty news delivered right to your inbox! To read on the go, sign up today to get weekly beauty news and updates.

Suggested Articles

Tracy Ftacek, award-winning stylist and Paul Mitchell National Educator, gives her tips for running a successful salon or chair during trying times.

Don’t wait until you’re in crisis mode to get prepared. Start now with these six tips to set yourself up for financial stability unstable times.

We're here to help you get a jumpstart on your holiday marketing and cross this year's finish line with a bang.