Meet the 'Wolf Cut' – the hottest hair trend of summer 2021 – and you'll see why
TikTok – and Gen Z – is obsessed.
The Wolf Cut is the latest hair cut trend to sweep the globe thanks to the influence of social media – with Pinterest alone reporting a whopping 75 percent increase in the search term over the past couple of months.
As the name suggests, this haircut is a little bit on the 'wild' side, and sort of a mash up of a shag cut and mullet (for those of us old enough to remember these).
And it seems people are loving it – with the hashtag #wolfcut racking up thousands of posts on TikTok and Instagram.
@daniellemarcanhad a breakdown so i got a wolf cut ##wolfcut ##mullet ##haircut
In fact, it looks like the Wolf Cut is set to dominate summer 2021, and it's easy to see why. This cut has got tons of attitude – but be prepared to invest in some styling products too, as texture is key here.
@romane_spaaaamI did it !!!!!! Ignore my face please ##fypシ ##wolfcut ##wolfcuthair
What to ask for
Having clicked my way through hundreds of social media images, it seems the key to the Wolf Cut is plenty of shorter mullet-style layers at the front, the chunkier the better – for texture.
As for the sides, more weight is left in for extra volume, and these lengths then taper off to feathery strands at the ends of the hair.
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The best bit is that this cut pretty. much suits everyone, as length and detailing can be altered for all hair types and face shapes.