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8 Trendiest Asymmetrical Haircuts To Try In 2018

21 February 2018
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Jelani Addams Rosa

Jelani Addams Rosa

Associate Editor, Hair.com

As an employee of L'Oréal, Jelani brings her knowledge and passion for hair care to Hair.com. Before joining the Hair.com team, she spent time at Celebuzz, Seventeen, and Cosmo for Latinas.

In a world where symmetry is synonymous with beauty, your haircuts might begin to blur together. If you’re looking to shake up your style with a fresh new cut, look no further than an asymmetrical haircut. Instead of a single length, your stylist will cut one side of your hair shorter than the other.

Not sure how to pull off asymmetrical haircuts? We’ve rounded up eight styles that look great on everyone.

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Asymmetrical Pixie

The pixie is the quintessential asymmetrical cut. Ask your stylist to cut the sides and back very short, but keep your bangs long enough to sweep across your forehead. Side swept bangs look flattering on everyone, but they look particularly so on women with round faces.

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Asymmetrical Lob

This eye-catching style is one of the trendiest cuts of the year. By combining two trends—the lob and the asymmetrical cut—you’ll end up with a style that looks like it came right off the runway.

For a subtle asymmetrical look, have your stylist cut one side of your lob 1 to 2 inches shorter than the other side. If you’re looking for a more dramatic style, have your stylist cut off 4 to 6 inches.

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Asymmetrical Bob With Bangs

With a style as distinct as an asymmetrical haircut, you might feel apprehensive about adding another visual element to your style. If you’re seeing a trusted stylist, rest assured that he or she will bring balance to the final look.

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Asymmetrical Graduated Lob

Ask your stylist to give you a graduated or stacked haircut to add movement to your style. Combine that with an asymmetrical cut and you’ll have an on-trend style with tons of movement.

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Asymmetrical Graduated Bob

Much like the asymmetrical graduated lob, the bob offers the same movement with just a bit less hair. This cut is perfect for people who want their haircuts to be not only fashion forward but also low maintenance.

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Asymmetrical Bangs

Slaying asymmetrical bangs is as easy as sweeping them to one side of your face. If you’re looking for an edgier style, ask your stylist to cut your bangs on an angle. This technique has the same face flattering effect as side swept bangs, but the look is much more rock n’ roll.

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Graduated Lob With Shaved Side

It doesn’t get more asymmetrical then completely shaving off one side of your hair. If you want to take your graduated lob to the next level, ask your stylist to shave off for an on-trend undercut. If you want to add another visual element to your ‘do, have your stylist shave a geometric design into your undercut.

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Bob With Shaved Side

Much like a lob with a shaved side, a bob with a shaved side is about as asymmetrical as you can get. If you’ve grown bored with your bob and are ready to shake things up, ask your stylist to shave off one side of your hair.

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