Anxiety-inducing videos of a viral haircut are taking over TikTok

A viral TikTok haircut is spreading like wildfire and your fave celebs are totally on board.

Known as the wolf cut, it’s a soft, shaggy combination between a classic shag haircut and a severe mullet. The #wolfcut hashtag has 207.2 million views featuring TikTokers’ before and afters. 

What is a wolf cut? 


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“This is your sign to get a wolf cut,” @noordabassh captioned a video.

She flexed her glossy wolf cut from a 360-degree view. Like, hers, wolf cuts tend to be emblematic of untamed wildness. The hair is cut into layers, like a mullet, but the locks are free, soft and more organic like a shag. 

When Billie Eilish ditched her signature dark hair with green streaks, she opted for a bleached blond wolf cut that sent the media into a tizzy. 

Actress Debby Ryan opted for a wolf cut when she “cut a bunch of hair off” her head. 

You can give yourself a wolf cut at home (if you dare)

Much of the #wolfcut hashtag features people giving themselves the haircut. All you have to do is tie your hair into a high ponytail and cut the ends. Then your hair should instantly be cut into layers like @yagrill_sienna. But do so at your own risk.

There are some caveats about wolf cuts too



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The user @coolmadsgames has a wolf cut, so she is well aware of the ups and downs. 

“Everyone wants a wolf cut until they realize your hair will be flat unless you style it,” she said. 

If you’re considering a wolf cut, you should know all that texture and volume comes from hair products. 

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