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Top 31 Hairstyles For Men You Must See

Hair is an extension of your personal style and attitude. Show it off with ease with some proper styling. You got the fly haircut, so check out these looks for new styling inspiration!

Learn some tricks on how to thicken fine hair, tame unruly strands and shape your style. Any of these men’s hairstyles will have you looking sharp and ready to take on the world.

#1 Messy Casual

Written by Sarah Nitz

Give off the vibe that you are carefree yet still in style with this messy cropped look.

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Style by Amanda Mitchell, Blaze Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

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Style by Amanda Mitchell, Blaze Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a texture spray to damp hair.
  2. Using your fingers as a comb, blow dry hair up and back.
  3. Mist your fingers with the texture spray and pinch the top layer to give it a more distressed and messy look.
  4. Finish with a light hairspray if needed.

Recommended Product:

For great texture, give Pravana’s Invisable Control a try. It provides buildable texture that never gets sticky and it washes out easy.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Hair that is naturally straight with a slight wave is best for this look, and any face shape can pull off this casual messy cut.

Tip:

Don’t try to get this look too perfect, it’s supposed to be messy!

#2 BEACH WAVE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Sleek sides with a waved fringe combines a classic look with a relaxed finish.

Hairstyle for Men with Sleek Sides and Waved Fringe

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair lightly using just your fingers to enhance the wave pattern.
  3. Run your fingers up through the fringe and crown area for light separation.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Davines Defining WONDER WAX to shape, sculpt and set your style with a shiny finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Wear this style straight or wavy to change up the look.

#3 BOHEMIAN HERO

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Neatly tucked sides allow this full, wavy fringe to garner all the attention.

Hairstyle for Men with Wavy Fringe - Copy

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a curl enhancing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using fingertips as you scrunch hair for a look that’s soft and relaxed.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy MOTION.LOTION to enhance waves and fight frizz.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to thick hair.

Tips:

Use a sculpting spray for extra definition and great hold.

#4 STREET STYLE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This cool guy has it all! We love how this look rocks short sides and high volume without looking too stylized.

Short Hairstyle for Men with Volume

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush or a vent brush for control and volume.
  3. Run your fingers up through the fringe and crown area for light separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Andrew Does Hair ADH Dry. It is a creamy wax used to texturize hair with minimal shine. (ADH DRY is only available online and at select retailers.)

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Keep this look neat with frequent clean-ups along the perimeter.

#5 TEXTURE TAMER

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Work your hair this way and that for an unkempt finish that will make anyone look twice.

Short Hairstyle for Men with Texture

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style sides and back in a downward motion. Style the fringe up and back with the crown area sticking straight up for maximum volume.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Andrew Does Hair ADH WET, a medium weight pomade with minimal shine. (ADH WET is only available online and at select retailers.)

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Apply product to hair once dry for wet-appearing finish.

#6 WEEKEND WARRIOR

Written by Tanya Ramirez

You work hard, so scruff your hair a bit and just let it be.

Short Hairstyle for Men

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style the sides, back and front hairline in a downward motion. Rough up hair in the crown area for a bit of volume.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse to boost hair with flexible fullness and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

For extra hold, rub a tiny amount of wax onto your fingertips and work it through your ends.

#7 ROCKSTAR APPEAL

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This textured cut is a great way to create a slimming silhouette for thick hair.

Rockstar Hair Maroon 5 Men's Hairstyles

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style sides, back and front hairline in a downward motion. Sweep up the fringe and crown area for soft volume with light movement.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Flex Hold SCULPTING SPRAY for a full-bodied textured style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

For a stronger hold with subtle shine, try finishing this look with TiGi Bed Head HARD.HEAD. For extra hold, rub a tiny amount of wax onto your fingertips and work through ends.

#8 THE RIGHT NOTE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Go classic. This look offers a vintage feel with slicked back sides and a shiny finish.

The Right Note Rylan Clark Men's Hairstyles

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light thickening lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush for volume with a controlled finish.
  3. Slick both the sides and back area. Sweep the fringe and crown area up and over for soft volume.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Matrix Men CLEAN SHINE POMADE for clean, flexible control with a high-gloss finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

For extra hold, rub a tiny amount of wax onto your fingertips and work through ends.

#9 SUPER CURL

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Super-fine hair gets a boost with texture definition for a polished finish.

Super Curl "Man of Steel" Men's Hairstyles

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a curl enhancing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using fingers to lightly scrunch for wavy movement and separation.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy MOTION.LOTION to enhance curls and fight frizz.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to thick hair.

Tips:

Use a sculpting spray for extra definition and great hold.

#10 SOFT ‘N FULL

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Boost fine strands for full-looking hair with a soft, matte finish.

Soft and Full Style for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a thickening cream.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush to boost up those crown layers and gently smooth down the back and sides.
  3. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Every Man Jack THICKENING GROOMING CREAM to thicken hair with a natural, touchable hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

For a stronger hold with subtle shine, try finishing this look with TiGi Bed Head HARD.HEAD.

#11 SKY HIGH CROP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This short and tight cut takes your look to the next level with max volume.

Sky High Crop Style for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Rough up hair in the crown area for volume.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumising Mousse to boost hair with flexible fullness and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine hair.

Tip:

For extra hold, rub a tiny amount of wax onto your fingertips and work through ends.

#12 BOHO WAVE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Let those curls loose with a softly brushed set that’s relaxed and easygoing.

Boho Wave Stylish Look

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a shaping gel/creme.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Create a slight side part and sweep the fringe up and over to one side.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Bumble & Bumble TEXTURE HAIR (Un) DRESSING CREME for a free-hand, tousled look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Wear a wet look for an elegant evening style.

#13 CLOSE-UP CHARM

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Take charge of your curls by hydrating with extra moisturizing ingredients.

Close Up Charm Short Style

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com

How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a moisturizing serum.
  2. Allow hair to air dry.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Davines FINEST OIL Non Oil for Wizards No.1 for delicate definition, softness with exceptional sheen.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Keep coarse hair moisturized with natural oil-based products for healthy hair and scalp.

#14 FINELY TUNED

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This shape can take you from the office to the beach, or out for a night on the town.

Finely Tuned Professional Style for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep dry hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush or a vent brush for a bit of volume with a controlled finish.
  3. Smooth the sides back and down while creating separation using fingertips. Sweep the fringe up and separate lightly for a piecey effect.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy NIGHT.RIDER matte texture paste for short or choppy textured looks.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

For a lighter finish, try Kevin.Murphy SESSION.SPRAY hairspray.

#15 EVENING EDITION

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Thick, glossy hair gets some shape and control with a simple side parting and relaxed finish.

Evening Edition Style for Thick Hair

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush or a vent brush for control and volume.
  3. Run your fingers up through the fringe and crown area for light separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Flex Hold SCULPTING SPRAY for a full-bodied textured style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Keep the sideburns on the long side to create a soft transition to any facial hair.

#16 HIPSTER CRED

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Create dynamic shapes and play up your texture for a freestyle look.

Hipster Cred Wavy Style for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a curl enhancing cream.
  2. Allow hair to air dry. Twist and shape your style as desired.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Enjoy CREAMY POMADE for moveable texture with a soft-hold to help smooth and control frizz.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Keep this cut fun and short on the sides with exaggerated lengths through the crown area.

#17 SILVER FOX

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Let your natural color shine with this short crop that’s great for taming coarse hair.

Silver Fox Natural Color Short Crop

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a thickening lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush. Keep the sides and back area down and sleek.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Bumble & Bumble GROOMING CREME for an elegant finish with a soft, satin glow.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

Give fine hair a boost and promote hair growth with Bumble & Bumble BbTONIC, a tea tree oil-infused styling primer.

#18 GLAM GOLDMINE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

If your style is on the decadent side of life, you can’t go wrong with this glam rock look.

Glam Goldmine Smooth Layered Look

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a thickening cream.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush to smooth down the fringe, back and sides.
  3. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Every Man Jack THICKENING GROOMING CREAM to thicken hair with a natural, touchable hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

For a stronger hold with subtle shine, try finishing this look with TiGi Bed Head HARD.HEAD.

#19 WINDSWEPT WINNER

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Amp up the volume with this swept up look featuring a natural finish.

Windswept Winner Smooth Swept Up Look

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com

How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Create a slight side parting and feather hair back using your fingers.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy UN.DRESSED for a loose, undone, natural look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Switch up your style by combing hair forward and detailing some strands.

#20 BOSS MAN

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Closely cropped sides and perimeter accentuate longer lengths in the crown that can be softly styled back or to the side.

Boss Man Tousled Look

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a shaping gel/creme.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Style fringe up and back using your fingers.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Bumble & Bumble TEXTURE HAIR (Un) DRESSING CREME for a free-hand, tousled look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Go retro with this look and set the fringe into a fingerwaved pattern then brush out to shape your wave.

#21 AMP IT UP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This asymmetrical style features a daring color choice that’s a total eye catcher.

Amp It Up Funky Asymmetrical Style

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style sides and back in a downward motion with light texture. Style the fringe way up with the crown area sticking straight up and over for maximum volume.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FRESH.HAIR for perfect next-day hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

For long-lasting lift, cocktail this look with Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER.

#22 GREASED UP POMP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Control thick hair with this sleek style that goes to great heights.

Greased Up Pomp Full Style

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush for a voluminous yet controlled finish.
  3. Smooth the sides back and down. Style the fringe up and over for a soft, full effect.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Flex Hold SCULPTING SPRAY for a full-bodied, textured style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Mist hair with TiGi Bed Head HEAD RUSH shine spray for a shiny finish.

#23 MULTI-TEXTURED MANE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This style offers versatility with short sides and full fringe that can be worn down or swept up for a new look.

Multi-Textured Mane

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a thickening cream.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush to smooth down longer lengths and control short layers.
  3. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Every Man Jack THICKENING GROOMING CREAM to thicken hair with a natural, touchable hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

For a stronger hold with subtle shine, try finishing this look with TiGi Bed Head HARD.HEAD.

#24 PREPPY POMP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

A modern take on a classic tailored cut provides versatile options for styling your fringe.

Preppy Pomp Modern Take on Classic Style

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a curl enhancing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a Denman or vent brush for a swept back look that’s soft and relaxed.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy MOTION.LOTION to enhance waves and fight frizz.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to thick hair.

Tips:

Use a sculpting spray for extra definition and great hold.

#25 SIMPLY SIDE-SWEPT

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Here’s a relaxed, easy look for fine, straight hair that’s great for any occasion.

Simply Sideswept Relaxed Style

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with an argan oil treatment.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Create a deep side parting and smooth and shape hair.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic LEAVE-IN TREATMENT with argan oil for control plus high shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Have the fringe cut asymmetrically to maximize the versatility of this cut.

#26 FLARED FRINGE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Play up your look with an exaggerated fringe and super tight sides.

Flared Fringe Cool Look for a Man

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com

How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style sides and back in a downward motion. Style the fringe way up and back with the crown area sticking straight up for maximum volume.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FRESH.HAIR for perfect next-day hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

For long-lasting lift, cocktail this look with Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER.

#27 HEARTTHROB HAIR

Written by Tanya Ramirez

A great head of hair says it all, especially when it’s styled just right.

Heartthrob Look Style for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush or a vent brush for control and volume.
  3. Run your fingers up through the fringe and crown area for light separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Andrew Does Hair ADH Dry, a creamy wax, to texturize hair with minimal shine. (ADH DRY will be available online soon. For now, you can find it at Delaine’s in Corona, CA.)

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Keep this look neat with frequent ‘clean-ups’ along the perimeter.

#28 SURF ROCK CROP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Take a bit of the beach home with you with this roughed-up, wind blown look.

Surf Rock Crop Look for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a shaping gel/creme.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Create a side parting and feather fringe up and back using your fingers.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Bumble & bumble SURF SPRAY for a great hold with a clean, matte finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Go big! Scrunch your base and lightly backcomb for maximum volume.

#29 OFFICE CHAMP

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This style is great for the guy that’s calm, cool and collected under pressure.

Office Champ Professional Style

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light texturizing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair with a Denman brush or vent brush for a bit of shape and volume.
  3. Run your fingers up through the fringe and crown area for light separation.
  4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Davines Defining WONDER WAX to shape, sculpt and set your style with a shiny finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or triangular face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Wear this look sleek and wet for a classy evening look.

#30 READY, STEADY, GO

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This natural look will have you revved up and ready to tackle the day ahead.

Ready Steady Go Natural Look

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a light volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry hair with a vent brush or your fingers for a controlled finish.
  3. Style sides, back and front hairline in a downward motion. Rough up hair in the crown area for a bit of volume.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse to boost hair with flexible fullness and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine hair.

Tip:

For extra hold, rub a tiny amount of wax onto your fingertips and work through ends.

#31 EURO STYLE

Written by Tanya Ramirez

The sleek, clean cut is great for a special occasion.

Euro Style Look for a Man

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How to Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with an argan oil treatment.
  2. Blow dry hair using a vent brush. Create a deep side parting and smooth and shape hair.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic LEAVE-IN TREATMENT with argan oil for control plus high shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for triangular, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

For a stronger hold with subtle shine, try finishing this look with TiGi Bed Head HARD.HEAD.

Test out new looks by playing with different textures and styling products. Amp up the volume or wear it sleek for a simple change. Versatility is key when it comes to the hottest men’s hairstyles.