What is a wolf cut? The no.1 hairstyle taking over your FYP

New trim, who dis?

Written by Liv Grady

July 2, 2021

billie eilish wolf cut

What is a wolf cut? The hairstyle taking over your FYP, is the 70s inspired wolf cut, also known as a Shag Cut or Shullet. Named after its untameable animal counterpart, the Wolf Cut has quickly become a favourite amongst singers, models and influencers

This new trend is taking the internet by storm, with searches for the term ‘Wolf Cut’ being up on Pinterest by 75%. It features loads of shaggy layers and is a modern take on the shag cut and mullet styles. The blueprint of this haircut is basically loads of volume on top which tapers down towards the bottom It is completed with a heavy fringe. It is just the perfect amount of messy to give off those chilled girl vibes.

The wolf cut – as styled by celebs

Take a look at our fave celebrities styling the trend right now.

debby ryan with wolf cut hair
@debbyryan on Insta
billie eilish with blonde shag cut
@billieeilish on Insta
miley with wolf cut
@Mileycyrus on Insta

Where it all began – TikTok

Discover some top transformation videos from the trend and get inspired to go for the chop.


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♬ good 4 u – Olivia Rodrigo

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If you have just gone for the wolf cut, discover our fave styling products to keep it looking messy and voluminous all day long.

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