100+ Best Men’s Haircuts & Hairstyles (2021 Update)
A better head of hair starts here.
If you’ve been looking to change up your look a new hairstyle will certainly do it. From pompadours to taper fades, undercuts and more, you’ll be glad to know the options for men’s hair are quite endless. There’s no better way to refresh your style than by treating yourself to a new haircut.
The question is, what style do you get? You could part it down the middle, shave one side, grow it out or get yourself a military cut and shave it all off. The possibilities are endless with men’s haircuts.
To help with your decision, we’ve collected 100 of the best hairstyles for men in 2021. Have a browse and pick one that suits.
1 Middle Parted Curtain
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As the name implies, a curtain hairstyle is parted down the middle to give the illusion of having curtains on your head. It sounds stupid but is in fact a popular and easy way to wear your hair. This style best suits people with a symmetrical face and mid-length hair.
2. Off Center Parted Curtain
If you can’t be bothered getting your hair exactly parted down the middle, go with the off center part. It creates a more natural and casual look and is great for those with little time to style their hair. Ideal for those with a widows peak.
3. Messy Undercut With Quiff Haircut
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The quiff is a highly underrated men’s hairstyle and one that’s kept Scott Cann in business for years. Pair it with an undercut for this awesome look. Keep the sides short and the quiff overflowing with hair to create a messy “just got out of bed” style.
4. Messy Undercut With Spiky Hair
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I know what you’re thinking, “spiky hair?” Well the hairstyle of most teenage boys in the 90s is back in style, so why not get ahead of the game and visit your local barber for this retro cut. Undercuts and spiky hair pair well together, with the contrast creating an attractive, if boyish, look.
5. Cornrows With Bun Braid
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If you’ve got long hair and want to change it up without losing your locks, give cornrows a try. These top of the head braids look fab, but are even better when put into a bun.
6. Blond Highlights With Dark Facial Hair
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As we’ve seen over the past few years, bleached hair never really goes out of fashion. Justin Bieber anyone? Instead of just changing the color of your hair, why not grow a healthy dose of facial hair? The contrast between the light and the dark accentuates your facial features and is another unique way to style yourself.
7. Man Bun
No men’s haircut has been more divisive in recent years than the man bun. Loved by hipsters and loathed by just about everyone else, the man bun is a fantastic way for anyone with long locks to style their hair. The best thing is it’s super easy to maintain.
8. Top Knot
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Similar to the man bun, the top knot is for those with short to medium length hair. Pull the hair into a mini-ponytail at the top of your skull to achieve this style. Made famous by the Samurai of Feudal Japan, it’s another hip look that’s a big hit with the cool kids.
9. Short Hairstyle With Ponytail
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It’s not just men with long locks that can take part in the ponytail trend. All you need is a decent handful of hair you can put a hair tie around and you’re in business. Short hair ponytails can be worn in many ways and add a touch of difference to your appearance.
10. Undercut Ponytail
I had an undercut in school but was never cool enough to attempt to put it in a ponytail like many men do today. This is now a very popular men’s hairstyle that is convenient when you want to keep your hair in one place or show off your shaved sides.
11. Box Braids
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Originating in Africa over 5000 years ago, box braids have made a come back of late. Best suited for those with tightly curled hair, box braids offer an alternate to normal braids and are big with hip-hop culture.
12. French Crop
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Popularised by British gangster series Peaky Blinders, this simple yet menacing men’s hairstyle will give you an edge. Basically short back and sides with a small fringe, this cut will goes well with a thick moustache and a flat cap.
13. Blunt Fringe French Crop
Instead of the unruly look of your normal French Crop, why not make the fringe blunt. This creates a square, masculine shape to your face and is another fantastic way to accentuate your facial features.
14. Bald With Beard
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Shaving your head is great, but for many men it brings attention to areas of your face you’d rather nobody notice. The best way to combat this is by growing a lush beard. Not only does it look cool, but the bald/beard combo is also very popular these days and sure to impress the ladies.
15. The Viking
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Made popular due the success of shows such as Vikings and The Last Kingdom, the Viking style of cut is achieved by pairing a long, often braided ponytail with shaved sides. This is a dynamic look that will have people asking if you come from Nordic blood.
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If long hair is your thing but you can’t be bothered looking after it, the shaggy look is for you. Shoulder length is ideal, but you can grow it longer if you like. You only need to wash it once or twice a week. Add a trimmed beard for European chic.
17. Mid Temple Fade
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The fade is a timeless men’s hairstyle with many variations, but the mid temple fade is the pick of the bunch. It allows the fade to be more blended as the hair grows back and doesn’t dominate the face.
18. The Quiff
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If you have a thick head of hair this might be the style for you. The quiff is a voluminous cut with a defined fringe that’s usually swept to one side or styled up. Use a good amount of hairspray and blow dry if enough time.
19. Disconnected Comb Over
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The edgy cousin of the classic comb over has a more defined line where the hair is combed over. It might look jarring at first, but the clear straight line complements the rest of the hairline and also allows for a great fade.
20. Slicked Back
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Seen in countless gangster epics, the slicked back style is a manly looking cut. Short on the sides with the length on top pushed back with product, it has a 40s feel to it and is another men’s haircut finding a resurgence thanks to Peaky Blinders.
21. Spike Blowout
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Keep it short on the sides and longish on top to achieve this look. Use a blow dryer to enhance the hair, then once dry, style with wax or gel to create a truly unique style.
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Named after Madame de Pompadour, a mistress of King Louis XV of France, this recognised cut involves a large volume of hair swept high over the face. You can keep it neat or messy and combine with an undercut fade for extra cool points.
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As the name suggests, this style is basically hair that’s been twisted into small knots on the top of the head. Favoured by men with thick hair as it’s easier to twist, this is a simple style that’s requires little to maintain it.
24. The Mullet
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The mullet never seems to truly go out of fashion. Often sported by those who live in the South, it’s all about business in the front and party in the back. The original mullet, as worn by many in the 80s, features a good amount of boofed up hair at the front and long locks at the back going past the shoulders.
25. The Modern Mullet
What sets this apart from the traditional 80s mullet is the absence of fringe and faded sides. This new interpretation of the mullet with super short sides means the hair down the back flares out, giving the mullet a different texture.
26. Combination Mullet
This is essentially a mullet at the back with a different hairstyle at the front. There are many different combinations, from a mullet/quiff combo to a mullet/spiked fringe. The main thing is the hair at the back is unruly and longer than the rest of cut.
27. Mullet With Tattoo Hair
No, this doesn’t mean you have hair tattooed on your head, but a design shaved into the side of your head. Usually reserved for hipsters and athletes, this style keeps the traditional mullet while introducing a fun design. The only downside is if your hair grows fast the hair tattoo is sure to disappear within a few weeks.
28. Undercut Mullet
If you really want to turn heads then why not grow out a mullet and shave the sides? This eye-catching style really accentuates the long hair at the back of the head and has a real rockstar feel to it.
29. High and Tight
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Favoured by those in the military, the high and tight is as short as you can get without going bald. The sides are shaved extremely short while the top is a few millimetres higher to give it lid-like appearance, with those in the military sporting this short men’s haircut often referred to as “Jarheads.”
30. Crew Cut
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An American classic, almost everyone looks good with a crew cut. Tapered on the sides with a slightly longer length on top, it’s another favourite of those in the military or for anyone who wants a no fuss cut that requires zero maintenance.
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For those not confident in sporting a full mohawk, the buzzhawk is for you. While the sides are short, the hair on top of your head is a slightly longer buzzcut that mimics a mohawk. Easy to look after without the in-your-face intensity of a normal mohawk, this is another easy to master look.
32. Short Haircut With Spiked Fringe
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Add a bit of flavor to your crew cut by adding a short spiked fringe. Grow your hair out a little and use your favourite product to push the hair up into a vertical style. You can combine this with a fade for a slick looking cut.
33. Ivy League
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If you went to a private school you probably had your hair styled like this at some stage. Very similar to the crew cut, the main difference is the hair is a little longer and can be parted or styled to the left or right. This one is timeless and often favoured by Matt Damon.
34. Flat Top
As made famous by Will Smith in The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, this square haircut was big in the late 80s/early 90s and has made a comeback in recent years. It takes a little looking after this is a great style of haircut if you want to standout from the crowd.
35. Crew Cut with Highlights
The crew cut is common amongst men, so for a touch of difference, why not add highlights? Commonly known as the Californian Crew, this take on the classic cut provides some welcome colour, creating a sun kissed appearance.
36. Curly Crew Cut
Another variation of the crew cut, this one is for men with a particular hair type: curly locks. Instead of keeping them super short, let your curls grow while maintaining a fade on the side. Allow your curls run wild on the top of your head and add product if you want to style them.
37. Asymmetrical Crew Cut
If you find yourself with an irregular hairline look no further. The asymmetrical crew cut doesn’t require much styling – just push the hair to one side and forget your hairline problems. Looks great when paired with a beard, as most haircuts do.
38. Slicked Back Platinum Haircut
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The slicked back style of cut is often worn by men with thick black hair, so why not change people’s perspective by rocking this style with platinum colored hair. It’s a striking choice and not for everyone, but if you can pull it off the compliments will be forthcoming for days.
39. Slick Comb Over
Not just for people with a bald spot or thin hair, the slick comb over is all the rage these days. Similar to having your hair slicked back, this style is all about getting your hair pushed to one side. Use a little product and it’s easy to have your hair stuck in place without too many problems.
40. Highlighted Spikes
Spiked hair might not be as popular these days as when I was in high school, but it’s still a regular style that’s great for anyone who doesn’t have a heap of time on their hands. Whack in some product, push your hair up and you’re good to go. Add highlights for something a little different.
41. Short Dreadlocks
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Dreadlocks are back in vouge these days. No longer only associated with weed smokers, this bob style haircut is more common than you’d think. Easy to maintain, short dreads only take a few months to grow and don’t require any styling. Great for those who want to spend less time in the bathroom getting ready.
42. Mid-Length Dreadlocks
If you want to rock long dreads but can’t be bothered growing them all the way down your back, why not go for a mid-shoulder length? This is great for people who want thinner styled dreads. Add hair accessories to change up your look on the daily.
43. Long Dreadlocks
If you’re not prone to getting your haircut often this might be the style for you. Long dreadlocks often reach waist height and can be rocked a number of ways, be it in a ponytail or left free. The only problem is they do require a bit of maintenance so they don’t become one massive knotted entanglement of hair.
44. Mohawk Dreadlocks
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This wild look combines two different styles that are sure to catch the eye of everyone you come in contact with. Create some short dreads on top and pair with shaved sides for a fresh look best styled at the barbershop by your local barber and not yourself.
45. Braided Dreads
You braid dreads the same way you would a normal hairstyle, except your hair is much thicker in appearance and holds its style better. This hairstyle is reminiscent of the Viking style of cut, especially with shaved sides.
46. Caesar Haircut
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Named after Emperor Tiberius Julian Caesar, this cut first became fashionable in the 50s and has continued to be a staple of modern barbers. Essentially a riff on the short back and sides cut, the hair on the top is left slightly longer and brushed forward to give a sophisticated look.
47. Buzz Cut
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If you’re going bald but don’t want to completely shave your head than settle for a buzz cut. This way it still looks like you have a little hair left that’s easily styled and takes no time to look after. Best thing is you can do it yourself and save a trip to the barber.
48. Completely Bald
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Going bald might be scary but you shouldn’t worry. Some of the biggest celebrities have made being bald sexy. Just look at Jason Statham or The Rock. The razor shave is a neat and unique style that will make you stand out and looks much better than a receding hairline.
49. Surfer Shag Haircut
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While most surfers rock the classic long locks, why not try this shaggy style for something difference. Great for those with naturally wavy hair and who don’t like to wash their locks often, the surfer shag is swept across hair that requires little maintenance.
50. Short and Messy
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Keep the sides nice and trim and grow the hair out on the top of your head for this playful style. Apply some gel to the longer hair for a messy look, creating a natural style that’s easy to maintain.
51. Jheri Curl
Created by legendary barber Jheri Redding, this classic cut became a staple throughout the 80s, especially for African American men. Everyone from Ice Cube to Rick James and Lionel Ritchie has sported this look. You’ll want a professional to sort this one though, with the cut requiring the use of a number of hair products to create permanent curls that can be styled numerous ways.
52. The Greaser
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Coming to prominence in the 50s, rockabilly gave birth to a new hairstyle known as the greaser. Simply put, this rock and roll inspired style involves using a heap of product to slick back your hair in various styles. Pair with a black leather jacket and straight-legged jeans for the ultimate rockabilly look.
53. The Side Part and Greaser
This style combines the classic slicked back greaser style with a side part. Instead of slicking the hair all the way back towards the back of your head, a part is created to give the style its distinctive look.
54. Big Hair
Re-live the 80s by making your hair the dominant point of focus with this hilarious look. Glamorised by hair metal acts of the 80s, big hair is essentially long layered hair chock full of hair product to make it look larger than it really is. Think Bon Jovi in his prime.
55. Wet Style
There are a number of styles involving wax or gel to slick back the hair, but the wet style takes things onestep further. In essence, your hair looks like it’s still wet thanks to the use of product. You can push the hair back or to the sides, with the more product you use the more chance the of the illusion of having wet hair there is.
56. Side-Parted Bleached Blond
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A favourite of K-pop fans, this modern hairstyle involves bleaching your hair blonde and parting it at the side. You’ll need mid to long length hair and a willingness to experiment with your hair color.
57. Tousled Bleached Blond
Another for those who don’t mind coloring their hair, this style requires a nice length on top that is tousled to create a messy appearance. This is another popular hairstyle amongst K-pop stars and fans.
58. Half-Up Half-Down
If you have a decent amount of hair this is an interesting way to style it. Create a small ponytail that uses only some of your hair, with the rest kept untamed. It’s an easy to fix style that is great for those who like long hair but want to try something different.
59. Modern Rounded Haircut
This reminds me of a bowl cut. The hair goes all the way around the head, covering the fringe and slightly across the eyes. The distinguishing feature is the many layers of hair, creating a blend between the sides and top. Great for those who love My Chemical Romance.
60. Asymmetrical Two-Shaded Cut
This is another style for those with a bit of adventure. Another cut big amongst the K-pop community, this style involves coloring the hair different shades.
61. Artistic Coiffure
You have to have balls to pull this one off. This typical side-swept cut includes some artistic designs shaved into the side and back of the head. It’s a creative style that certainly stands out, although it’s certainly not for everyone.
62. Modern Elephant Trunk
It’s obvious where this haircut gets its name. You need to have long hair that is swept to the front and hangs over your face, resembling an elephant trunk. It looks like something out of Cyberpunk 2077 and looks great when paired with a beard.
63. Side-Swept Taper Fade
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This popular modern style is great for those with mid-length or fine hair. The hair on top of your head can be swept to either side and the tapered fade gives it a naturally cool vibe that doesn’t require much product, unless you want it to stay in one position.
64. Combed Back Undercut With Beard
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A hipster staple, this sleek looking style is all about the beard. Keep the hair super short on the sides, sweep back the long hair on top, and grow out a full beard to create this Viking themed look.
65. Bro Flow
The Bro Flow came to prominence a few years back thanks to Bradley Cooper. It’s basically hair that appears to flow backward and is ideal for those with naturally wavy hair. You can use a blow dryer for a fuller look or just casually use your hands to push back the hair when wet for a more natural appearance.
66. Mushroom Haircut With Undercut
The ultimate bowl cut. This style was big in Asian countries a few decades back and has had a slight resurgence of late. As the name suggests, this cut looks like someone has placed a bowl on your head and cut around it before shaving the sides, giving a mushroom effect.
67. Swept Back Quiff
This is a great look for people with a round face. It compliments your facial features while shining a light on your hair. It’s basically a quiff at the front with the rest of the hair swept to one side.
68. Side Part
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Here’s a style of haircut that never seems to go out of fashion. The side part, as the name suggests, involves combing your hair to one side and can be done with long or short hair. For a short haircut it’s best to shave the sides. This is a style for any occasion.
69. Vertical Cut
Similar to the pompadour, this haircut is all about volume. It’s ideal for those with thicker hair. It’s best to use some form of men’s grooming product such as wax or matte pomade to style the hair to keep it in place.
It’s not just the ladies who can rock a fringe, with the cut becoming increasingly popular with men over the last decade. While a straight fringe is risky, maybe try one that’s choppy or messy at first to see how it looks. A great style when paired with shaved sides and a little stubble.
71. Curls & Bangs
Those blessed with curly hair might one to give this cut a try. Similar to a fringe, naturally curly hair looks great when styled into an extended fringe. These textured bangs bring attention to your eyes and create an angular face shape.
72. Man Bun & Beard
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The hipster calling card, this trendy combo is one of the most popular styles of the modern era. Style your long locks into a bun and grow out a decent beard to create this rugged look. Add a flannel shirt and you can pass as a lumberjack.
73. Casual Shag Cut
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Similar to a fringe, this look has a slightly longer length that covers the sides as well as the front. Notably worn by Ashton Kutcher during his time on That 70’s Show, the casual shag cut creates a versatile and laid back look.
74. Layered & Wavy Shag Cut
If you’ve got a bit of growth and are not sure what to do, try this cut on for size. The long hair is layered to create waves and can be pushed to either side of the face for this casual style. The big difference between this and the casual shag is the hair covers the ears and flows down the nape of the neck.
75. Shag Cut & Beard
Everything looks better with a beard. Combing a messy shag cut with a thick beard gives off a rockstar vibe. It’s very masculine and empowering and is sure to bring you a lot of positive attention.
76. Twists in a Man Bun
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Twists are a great way to standout, but if you want to make even more of an impression, why not put them in a man bun? This stylish fashion statement creates a bold, modern look that goes well when paired with a beard.
77. Twists Paired With a High Top
This take on the classic 90s high top style gives it a modern feel. Instead of the high top being trimmed flat, turn your hair into twists to create this imaginative look. Best for those with thick hair.
78. Bleached Twists
Made famous by Odell Beckham, bleached twists are another inventive way to style your hair. You can either bleach just the end of the twists or go the whole hog and bleach everything; with either style making sure you’ll get noticed.
79. Blond Mohawk
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While on the topic of bleaching hair, turning your mohawk blond is another great way to standout from the crowd. You can bleach the tips or the entire Mohawk, leaving the high taper fade natural to create a contrasting effect.
80. Messy Textured Haircut
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Ideal for men with curly hair, messy textured hair is not as messy as the name implies. The style involves creating a naturally ruffled look using product.
81. Modern Textured Fringe
There’s a fair few angles with this cut. The style involves keeping the sides short and texturing the hair on top so it’s different lengths, resulting in the different lengths of fringe. Can be swept to the side or worn across the forehead.
82. Page Boy Cut
Although named after the pageboys you see in church on a Sunday, this cut is a favourite amongst mods. To achieve this look, grow your hair into a bob, cut a short fringe and add a lot of texture.
83. Loose Curls
This is a super easy style to achieve is ideal for those with curls. Shave the sides and crop the top and you have a super easy to maintain style that looks fantastic. As they say, curls get the girls.
84. Mid Fade with Slick Back
A fairly easy style to maintain, this cut involves your barber giving you a mid fade you then pair with slicked back hair. The hair on top is cut to complement the fade so it seamlessly combines. Great whether in the office all day or on a boys night out.
85. Mid Fade with Design
The mid fade is sported by many men these days, so to standout, add a design shaved into the side and back of your head. It’s certainly an eye-catching style that will have people talking and can easily be erased by a pair of clippers if not to your liking.
86. Faux-Hawk Bald Fade
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Unlike a normal fade that’s a seamless transition between short and longer hair, a bald fade or skin fade starts at skin level and slowly combines with the hair on top of your head. It’s a great style that goes with almost any cut, such as the faux-hawk, creating a very manly looking hairstyle.
87. Top Knot Bald Fade
Part surfer, part city dweller, this is a great option for men with shorter hair who still want something a little different. It’s easy to maintain and allows a variety of other styles that can be worn with your hair down.
88. Bowl Cut Fade
Commonly referred to as an undercut, this is what I and most of my friends rocked during our teenage years. It’s essentially a mop of hair on top that looks like it was cut using a bowl, with the sides shaved. Despite what you think, this style is making a comeback and is once again big with the kids.
89. Bald Fade Comb Over
This one looks a little radical. While your standard comb over is usually worn by older men trying to cover their bald spot, there’s no escaping the shortness of hair on the sides of your head. It can be styled with short or long hair and is another great hairstyle to rock in 2021.
90. The Overgrown Perm
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A favourite of rockstars and models, this is the most popular style of perm with modern men. It’s a simple style that doesn’t require much up keep and creates a very natural look and oozes coolness.
91. Shoulder Length Locks
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One hairstyle that never goes out of fashion is long hair. From the long flowing locks of the 60s to the shoulder length cuts of the 70s, long hair has always been a trend amongst men. These days shoulder length hair is the way to go. You don’t have to do any maintenance besides washing it once a week and getting it trimmed every six months.
92. Geometrical Haircut
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Big in the 70s, this style requires a lot of confidence to pull off. It involves styling shoulder length hair with creative triangle and angular cuts into the hair, creating geometrical shapes. It’s strange and a little eccentric, but will help you standout in a crowd.
93. Long Straight Hair with Bangs
This is the look perfected by the Beatles and copied by millions of men worldwide. It’s basically long hair with bangs that cover the forehead. It looks a little dated now, but is a classic 60s hairstyle still rocked by many.
94. Bald with a Moustache
A shaved head or skinhead style come often come across as menacing. To soften this masculine look try growing a moustache. Whether it’s a porn star ‘tache form the 80s, a Tom Selleck number or a trimmed caterpillar, the addition of a moe is a great way to balance your facial features.
95. Braided Mohawk
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Inspired by the recent release of Cyberpunk 2077, this futuristic style takes the common mohawk to the next level. Instead of shaving the sides, the hair is braided, resulting in a wild look that certainly appears to be from another time.
96. Straight and Sleek
Essentially long hair, straight and sleek is hair that goes way past the shoulders and sits at chest level. Favored by skaters and 90s rockers, long hair is once again a popular style amongst the youth.
97. Blond Beach Perm
This is the best type of perm for men with medium hair length . Even if you don’t surf, this style will have everyone thinking you’re a pro who loves to hang 10. If you’re not blonde, add some highlights to create the natural effect of beach hair and have the ladies swooning.
98. Blowout Temple Fade
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Also known as the Brooklyn fade, this style gives the appearance of your hair being windswept. Using a mixture of products and a blow dyer, the blowout temple fade does take some time to get right, but once complete, looks fantastic. Best suited to those with a triangular face.
99. Bleached Blond Buzz Cut
The best thing about a buzz cut is it’s a no fuss style that’s easy to maintain. It’s also pretty boring. To spice things up, bleach your hair blonde. This is a simple yet effective way to give this military cut some spark.
100. Mod Haircut
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This iconic haircut was made famous by British men of the late 50s who were considered modernists because they listened to jazz music. The subculture extended to fashion, music, scooters and hairstyles, with many sporting a short fringe with longer hair over the ears, like UK musician Paul Weller.