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50 Cool Asymmetrical Haircuts for Every Face Shape, Hair Length, and Hair Type

What asymmetrical haircuts are the hottest in 2023? What face shape are they best for? Check out the fullest guide on the asymmetrical hair women are wearing this season.

What is an asymmetrical haircut? We aren’t talking about math when we describe a haircut as asymmetrical. We just mean that one side of your hair is longer than the other. An awesome thing about asymmetrical haircuts is that they’re for both long and short hair, and they work for all face shapes, even for full or somewhat disproportionate faces. They’re also great for adding an instant spark to your style.

50 Asymmetrical Haircuts That Always Look Cool

Take a look at our 50 favorite ways to wear an asymmetrical haircut!

1. Two-Tone Asymmetrical Hairdo. Silver locks are so fascinating! Your hair will look even more gorgeous if you dye it different shades of gray. It’s one of the best short asymmetrical haircuts for older ladies as well as young girls.

What asymmetrical haircuts are the hottest in 2023? What face shape are they best for? Check out the fullest guide on the asymmetrical hair women are wearing this season.

What is an asymmetrical haircut? We aren’t talking about math when we describe a haircut as asymmetrical. We just mean that one side of your hair is longer than the other. An awesome thing about asymmetrical haircuts is that they’re for both long and short hair, and they work for all face shapes, even for full or somewhat disproportionate faces. They’re also great for adding an instant spark to your style.

50 Asymmetrical Haircuts That Always Look Cool

Take a look at our 50 favorite ways to wear an asymmetrical haircut!

1. Two-Tone Asymmetrical Hairdo. Silver locks are so fascinating! Your hair will look even more gorgeous if you dye it different shades of gray. It’s one of the best short asymmetrical haircuts for older ladies as well as young girls.

2. Textured Asymmetrical Pixie. Pack your personality into funky short asymmetrical haircuts that feature texture everywhere.

3. Piece-y Patchy Pixie. Ask your stylist to do an asymmetric cut with piece-y layers for instant texture. Frosted tips or short hair balayage highlights are a must for this look.

4. Asymmetrical Pixie Bob with Waves. Get a luscious, touchable asymmetric haircut by going pixie-short and adding in lots of waves for texture. Or leaving your natural curls almost intact.

5. Asymmetrical Layered Bob with an Undercut. Undercuts will make anyone look younger and fresher. Add more layers to create texture and tease the back of your hair for a messier look.

6. Curly Asymmetrical Pixie. The asymmetrical curly hair gets an edge from the undercut side. The curls and shortness combine for an amazing style.

7. Asymmetrical Undercut Pixie Cut. It’s one of the trendiest asymmetrical haircuts 2023. Challenge yourself by cutting your hair short and leaving a longer side to create a modern and timeless haircut.

8. Asymmetrical Short Hair with a Zig-Zag Part. This short hair with one side longer looks very elegant, and it immediately lets people know what kind of person you are – daring, confident, and eager to try out new things.

9. Funky Short Asymmetrical Pixie. A short asymmetrical hairstyle has always been considered bold and risky, so definitely go for it if you feel the confidence. Adding curls or waves to your asymmetrical cut makes it look like a brand-new hairstyle.

10. Asymmetrical Bob Haircut with a Short Temple. Need to ‘lift’ your hair a little? Get your hairspray and add volume to your hairdo by teasing your crown layers. Just don’t forget to take your hairspray with you and make sure to check on your hairstyle throughout the day.

11. Long Asymmetrical Pixie Cut in Jet-Black. This sassy style combines shorter hair on the bottom with longer pieces at the top and goes super-long in the front while oozing razor-cut texture all around.

12. Jet-Black Asymmetrical Pixie Cut with Undercut. Girls with an undercut look cool and sexy, and the solid black only adds to the boldness, but the best thing is how seamlessly the swoop balances the narrowness of the face.

13. Summery Short Asymmetrical Pixie Bob. When the warmer season comes around, give your locks a big chop and level up to a soft wavy asymmetric cut.

14. Short Asymmetrical Haircut. If your hair has a lot of volume but you want to go short, try a heavy side part to emphasize your hair’s thickness.

15. Sassy Blonde Pixie. Older women can still sport their sass – just try on a blonde asymmetrical pixie. Plan regular trims to keep this haircut in shape and invest in a good hairstyling product.

16. High-Contrast Asymmetrical Haircut with Highlights. This is, basically, a longer version of a pixie, but its chin-grazing side creates a striking contrast, which makes us believe that another side is shorter than it actually is.

17. Creamy Blonde Bob with Short Hair on One Side. This shimmering short bob with a stacked back gains even more volume around the perimeter thanks to the lifted and rounded sides.

18. Sleek Stacked Pixie-Bob with Tapered Nape. While short asymmetrical haircuts with buzzed napes may seem too rebellious, this bixie hairstyle is so neat and clean that it brings to mind Vidal Sassoon’s perfectly geometric cuts.

19. Elegant Asymmetrical Hair with Textured Finish. Probably, this dimensional cut wouldn’t lose its elegant feel if done without a bit of asymmetry, but it would definitely lack the texture that comes with the tresses swept to one side.

20. One-Sided Cut in Black and Blonde. We can admit going crazy over asymmetrical haircuts that allow girls to play with their hair, and this cute pixie is not only straight and wavy but also blonde and brunette at the same time.

21. Funky Stacked Bob with Lengthy Side Bangs. We cannot decide what we like more about this bold bob — the strikingly mismatching lengths on the sides or the movement and texture created throughout the perimeter.

22. Short-to-Long Asymmetrical Bob. Try this inverted haircut to make it look as if you’ve just got out of bed, which is really charming and sexy. Tease your hair now and again throughout the day to freshen it up a little.

23. Sleek Asymmetrical Bob with a Zest. Isn’t it a great way to add angles to the round-shaped face? The lifted crown and the longer side give it elongation, and the tapered undercut helps to define the cheekbones.

24. Asymmetrical Short Hairstyle with Curls. Another bold haircut for true fashionistas. But this one has a more feminine vibe: it’s cool but looks very romantic and will definitely suit the girliest girl out there.

25. Champagne Blonde Asymmetrical Haircut with Face Framing. Sparkling with the shades of pink champagne, this pixie cut adds a tuft of long hair to the usual choppy pieces to beautifully hug the face and soften the facial contour.

26. Lovely Rounded Pixie-Bob with Closely Cut Temple. Despite its obvious smoothness, this charming bixie hairstyle comes with a couple of sassy angles while hugging the face flatteringly to show off all its beauty.

27. Short Layered Bob with Closely Cropped Temples. Girls with narrow faces and pointy chins will definitely need more volume down the cheekbones, and this is perfectly achievable with asymmetrical haircuts like this cute bob.

28. Short White-Blonde Asymmetrical Haircut. What do you do if you want to get a classic bob and a shaved haircut at the same time? You do both! That would be a perfect union of your tomboyish and feminine sides.

29. Asymmetrical Two-Tone Crop with Layers. Want a cut that has movement and depth? Ask your hairdresser for a short nape with rather long tresses on the top and spice up the crop with some choppiness and color play.

30. Wavy Asymmetric Hair with a Side Undercut. The undercut certainly makes the haircut stand out, providing a more dynamic look and showing off your long, thin neck.

31. Clean and Polished Cut with Deep Side Part. Here is a great tip for girls with straight tresses: you don’t need layering and texturizing to enjoy volume and add interest to your hair as long as you wear it asymmetrical and thrown to one side.

32. Elegant Bob with Asymmetrical Bangs. This bob haircut is universal, suiting women of all ages. Add some waves and enjoy stealing glances of every person passing by.

33. One-Sided Pixie Bob for Thick Hair. If you are looking for short asymmetrical haircuts that will work for a thick mane, this cool style that combines the layered short back of a pixie with the length of a bob on the sides will show it to the best advantage.

34. Funky Snow-White Hairstyle with Purple Accents. When your hair features a daring undercut and ultra-long bangs, you need to make sure both of them get noticed. And what can be more attention-grabbing than bright spots of purple against pure white?

35. Layered Asymmetrical Hairstyle with Beachy Waves. If you need to spice up your asymmetrical bob for a moment, add layers and waves to it for more texture and dimension. The hairstyle brings amazing summer vibes that are so needed during winter.

36. Feathered Layers for Thick Hair. A girl with an unruly head of hair will be glad to debulk it and make it more manageable, which can be achieved through layering and thinning out.

37. Honey Blonde Side-Swept Pixie. This clearly outlined cut doesn’t boast plenty of choppiness, but it is still handsomely textured and volumized thanks to the piece-y finish and stacked back.

38. Heavily Layered Cut with Wispy Bangs. Older women transitioning to their natural grays should steal such a classy silvery look packed with texture and dimension.

39. Icy Blonde Pixie with Piece-y Bangs. You don’t need to commit to a dramatic imbalance for rocking asymmetrical hairstyles, and this chic crop with a focus slightly shifted to one side sets an example.

40. Edgy Magenta Lob with Layers. What can better produce the wow effect than a killer combination of bright color and eye-catching asymmetry complemented with bounce and volume?

41. Angled Straight Cut. Medium-length asymmetrical haircuts look best on perfectly straight locks. Add shine to your hair with a small amount of serum.

42. Choppy Asymmetrical Short Hair. This lady knows how to add interest to her look with a daring textured pixie and how to soften mature features with some longer front pieces.

43. Top-Heavy Cut with Streaky Highlights. Getting a long pixie that can be easily side-parted to sweep most of the hair to one side is half the work, but spotlighting the asymmetry with pops of color — that’s the talk!

44. Asymmetrical Stacked Bob. For thick and fine hair, a stacked asymmetric cut is a great solution to enhance and distribute the volume of your hair properly.

45. Accentuated Pixie with Asymmetrical Bangs. Not only does this flamboyant cut blend the piece-y bangs with the longer side tresses, but it also accentuates the choppiness with a mix of blonde and ginger shades.

46. Wavy Asymmetric Short Hair. Combine light blonde streaks in the front and a dark brown base shade with waves and a short asymmetrical haircut to get the true money piece look.

47. Pixie ‘Updo’ Imitation. By using a product to emphasize the texture of your asymmetrical pixie with a side undercut, you can make your look truly elegant on that special day.

48. No-Frills Bob with Peekaboo Undercut. While the deep side parting gives a little extra zhuzh to this effortless bob, the side strands tucked behind the ear to show off the shaved temple make the style stand out.

49. Burgundy Style with a Punk Rock Touch. Looking like a regular layered bob from one side, this wine-colored cut really knocks us down when showing the part that is shaved close to the scalp.

50. Asymmetrical Jagged Bob. Your fine hair is a perfect match for an asymmetrical bob with bangs. Mix shadow roots with blonde highlights for the perfect look.

As you can see, there’s no shortage of unique, edgy, and just plain beautiful ways to wear asymmetrical hairstyles. Whether your hair is short or has a little more length, a simple change in the way you have it cut can do wonders for your overall look. Which one will you try?

by Serena Piper
Serena graduated from the University of Oregon where she majored in magazine journalism. She is a published writer both in print and online. She currently lives in Daytona Beach where she works at the Early Learning Coalition, an organization supporting children of low-income families. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, country music concerts, exploring Florida, and of course, the beach.