The wolf cut trend is a TikTok trend that catches up with one and all pretty fast. What’s amazing is how hair stylists give the trendy hairstyle their interpretations. While there is no denying the fact that the wolf haircut is quite vibrant and eye-catchy, it is flexible enough to suit all kinds of hair lengths and textures.

What is a Wolf Haircut?

This shag haircut style is not new, as it belongs to the 70s and 80s. Short chopped layers begin right from the crown to lengthy bottom layers. This heavily layered style tapers at the ends. The slight mullet shape of the tresses is typical of the mane of the wolf and hence the name.

1. On Short Hair

If you have fine short hair, this hairstyle is for you. It is less precise, but that’s fine. The short layers give the style an extra choppy look. What is interesting is the cool look nudging you to experiment with more colors.

Short Wolf Haircut on Brown Hair

via @ __k_vu__

2. On Long Hair

Treading on the lines of the multiple chops, the wolf cut on long hair looks amazingly elegant and chic. Let’s say that it takes the shag to a newer level. The secret to achieving the perfect look is to build in numerous chunky layers through the heavily layered hair.

Wolf Cut on Long Black Hair

via @brianaguilarhair

3. Naturally Curly

On curly hair, the hairstyle is characterized by volume. The curly cut is an ideal hairstyle when you want movement in your hair. One of the brilliant cut ideas for thicker hair is to let the curls accentuate your facial features.

Wolf Cut on Curly Hair with Money Piece

via @breezy_dbsalon

4. With Face-Framing Bangs

All wolf-cut hairstyles are about highlighting your facial structure, and curtain bangs help this. The shaggy style has the finesse to it.

Wolf Cut with Thick Bang on Dark Brown Hair

via @sanni_hairstylist

5. On Straight Hair

Shaggy layers on straight hair are ideally suited for thick hair craving texture. It can also make thin straight hair look fuller and luscious.

Wolf Cut on Short Straight Hair

via @xelamack

6. On Wavy Hair

The wavy hair type seems to look its best with this haircut. Undoubtedly, the look is thicker while the natural texture of the tresses is enhanced. It is an effortlessly cool cut for younger women requiring minimal maintenance.

Wolf Cut on Thick Wavy Hair

via @erika.king_

7. Platinum Blonde

This is a one-of-its-kind look for blonde hair. The bright tresses with an edgy cut are a must for girls who love to play with the flame – look hotter. With the bleached blonde shaggy mullet, you will surely raise the mercury a few levels higher.

Short Blonde Wolf Cut

via @andy_doesyourhair

8. With Short Choppy Layers

Choppy layers that blend a mullet with a shag are giving your personality a cool touch. Good for hair of all lengths, the heavily textured haircut should be used to flatter your face, taking you back to the 70s and the 80s.

Choppy Layered Wolf Cut on Short Black Hair

via @tonytony1226

9. With Block Colored Bangs

One of the most interesting medium-length haircut ideas is the medium wolf cut with shaggy bangs. It is a hybrid where the layered chops from the shag blend stunningly with the mullet.

Medium Length Hair with Two-Toned Wolf Cut

via @hair_slayerz

10. Rainbow Colored

Wish to show your creative personality? Go all out for the expressive rainbow hair — the typical punk color from the 70s. Take it a step further with heavy rocker bangs!

Short Rainbow Wolf Cut

via @jenthehairmagician

11. With Shaggy Crown

This is for a bolder you. With your hair red, the choppy shorter layers are admiringly noticeable. Use this volumizing choppy haircut idea with bangs, adopting it to your features.

Wolf Cut on Long Red Hair

via @hollygirldoeshair

12. With Wet Styling

A face-framing haircut that turns your thick brown tresses into a masterpiece as the strands cling to your cheekbones, chin, and forehead. As you can see, you can style a wolf cut without bangs.

Wolf Cut on Brown Hair with Wet Styling Effect

via @cos____

13. Razored

For different hair textures, highlights in the bangs or around your face can give a perky look. Thin or thick-looking hair, your hairstylist can work on it.

Short Wolf Cut with Blonde Highlights

via @craphairclub

14. On Straight Asian Hair

To achieve the cut on fine straight texture, go for short top layers and extra choppiness. With many celebrities adopting this style recently, everyone’s going ga-ga with a bang.

Asian Short Blonde Wolf Cut

via @livedinhair

15. Soft

If you are shy to have the overtly choppy wolf cut, go in for a softer cut. This shaggy cut on thin hair is definitely recommended.

Soft Blonde Wolf Cut on Fine Hair


16. With Short Sides

The sleek blonde wolf hairstyle involves ironing the layers and twisting them at the ends. The shag cut is also highly recommended for those with curls or waves.

Sleek Blonde Wolf Cut with Long Bang

via @kristinn.oli

17. With Short Bangs

You can have different types of bangs to pick from. Your heavily textured hair gets a fashionable look with choppy baby bangs. Of course, remember it is a low-maintenance haircut. Your elfin micro fringes can be straight or curled, as per your wish.

Wolf Cut with Messy Micro Bang

via @spellbound_manes

18. Feathered

The feathery shaggy cut has a touch of royal feather bangs. If you love longer face-framing layers, this one blend rocky and feminine vibes.

Feathery Cut on Thick Black Hair

via @your_hairmana

19. With Butterfly Styling

This is a two-toned hairstyle with money pieces forming tendrils to frame your facial bones. A new hair trend that looks extremely smart and purposeful.

Messy Wolf Cut with Money Piece

via @christiandomingos

20. Pixie-Short

Choppy layers look extremely attractive on razor-sharp cuts. Try this style with any hair type and texture, and it is suitable to allure even people with a longer mane to chop them off and go with shorter hair.

Short Razored Cut on Copper Hair

via @badgirltaytay_

21. With Temples Undercut

Shaggy hair set off by undercut sides grabs maximum attention. The cut is all about layers, volume, and thickness.

Wolf Cut with Side Undercut on Curly Dark Hair

via @v.yankel

22. With Blunt Micro Bangs

Red and black coloring and straight across micro bangs make a powerful statement. A bold take on the popular trend!

Red Wolf Cut with Straight Micro Bang

via @v.yankel

Create a messy, shaggy effect by first air-drying your hair or srcunching while using a diffuser attachment. The technique adds volume and also creates a softer, lived-in look for your hair. Happy styling!