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Popular Mens Hairstyles For Modern Day Men

Updated on July 23, 2011

In the past, women were seen to be the individuals that obsessed over their appearance. However, times have definitely changed and these days men have joined the ranks of women that are interested in ensuring that they are always looking their best at all times. The internet is loaded with various images of some of the most popular mens hairstyles.

Short men hairstyle.
Short men hairstyle.

How To Pick The Right Hairstyle

However, when it comes to picking out a style that suits you, this decision will all be based on your personal perspective. Remember, that appearance is an odd thing. There are some things that may look decent on some people, while other people may not be able to adorn the same exact styles as others.

Before picking out a hairstyle for yourself, it is important to consider a few things about your unique appearance. You will need to be able to gauge what type of style will suit your personal style. While, some men prefer to wear shorter hair, there are other men that choose to wear their hair in a longer style.

But, be aware that if you are going to keep your hair at a long length there are a lot of things that you must do in order to ensure that it remains healthy and vibrant. Frequent washes, trimmings and trips to your local barber shop will help you maintain your long locks if you decide to keep them at a fairly longer length as opposed to other popular male hairstyles.

If you are unsure what type of hairstyle will suit you best, you can try virtual hairstyles makeover.

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Fade Hairstyle

One of the most popular short styles that males simply adore portraying is referred to as a fade hairstyle. The term fade refers to the blending and tapering from short lengths of hair to longer lengths of hair. Fades can be done on a male that has longer hair, or on a male that has shorter hair.

In the past, most African American men would choose to adorn their hair in a short fade style. These days, race has stepped out of the picture when it comes to this hairstyle, and males from all different nationalities are adopting this hairstyle as their favorite way to adorn their mane.

Ludacris fade hairstyle.
Ludacris fade hairstyle.

Ivy League Haircut

A hairstyle, commonly referred to as the Ivy League has also become an extremely popular hairstyle for men to opt to adorn. The thing that makes this particular style unique is the fact that a male is able to obtain a short length of hair along the sides and back portion of their heads. The top section of their head does not contain a massive amount of hair either.

Anderson Cooper ivy league hair.
Anderson Cooper ivy league hair.

Spiky Bangs

However, the bang section of a males head will have a little bit longer hair than the rest of their mane. Generally, men that opt to adorn this particular type of hairstyle will choose to spike their bang area in an upward motion like faux-hawk hairstyle, by using some type of gel or mousse to hold their mane in place.

David Bekham hairstyle.
David Bekham hairstyle.

There are so many different popular mens hairstyles that males can choose from these days as you can see the pictures below. As time continues to progress, there are a lot more men that are beginning to take notice of their personal appearance to the exact same caliber that females have been doing for years. To see more hairstyles, you can visit's mens hairstyles gallery.

Emo Hairstyle

Pete Wentz emo hair
Pete Wentz emo hair

Buzz Cut

David Beckham buzz haircut.
David Beckham buzz haircut.

Formal Hairstyle

Chris Hemsworth formal hairstyle.
Chris Hemsworth formal hairstyle.

Short Curly Hairstyle

Cristiano Ronaldo hairstyle.
Cristiano Ronaldo hairstyle.

Shaggy Hairstyle

Ben Barnes hairstyle.
Ben Barnes hairstyle.


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