One of the most recognizable things about the fashion of any particular time is the hair. Many people can identify the 20’s, the 60’s, the 80’s, and 90’s, just by the haircuts that people from those decades wore.
But hair is a fickle thing. While you can go out and buy yourself new clothes any day of the week, hair takes time to grow out. You’re going to need to plan ahead to find yourself the right cut.
Wondering what the right hairstyle for you is? This article will walk you through some of the best hairstyles for men in today’s day and age.
1. Classic Slicked Back Hair
Don’t fall victim to the styles of the day that will go obsolete in a couple of years. Whereas undercuts and fades are similar to the mullet trend of the ’80s, a classic slicked back haircut is perfect, and will always stay in style.
This haircut represents professionalism, integrity, and maturity, where others represent the worship of youth.
Slicked back hair was worn throughout the 20th century, and it’s become one of the most universal haircuts you can wear. If you want to look stylish without calling too much attention to yourself, go with a classic slicked-back haircut.
2. Side Part
One of the most iconic haircuts a man can rock is the side part. The way the hair is cut is simple: it’s cut short on the back, and the front is left a little long, so it can be parted to the side. This is a haircut that’s been worn for centuries, and it always remains in style.
Almost anyone can rock a good side part. Head to your local hairstylist, and have them cut your hair a bit shorter, so you can wear the style. If you have trouble growing hair, it might be time to contact a scalp micro pigmentation artist.
A scalp micro-pigmentation artist (or SMP artist), is someone who works with people’s scalps, to help them stimulate hair growth.
3. Long Hair
Long hair is a bit of a gamble. Since the 1960s, many men have been able to rock a variety of long-hair cuts in a variety of settings, from professional to rock-and-roll.
Some people just view this is as a trend since long hair wasn’t popular in the first half of the 20th century. Almost no old films or pictures of grandparents (most people’s connection to the past) feature people with long hair.
However, if you go back even farther, you’ll find an abundant long-haired culture. Everyone from Benjamin Franklin to Sir Isaac Newton, to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Shakespeare, to Oscar Wilde rocked long haircuts. The way we see it, the trend of men not wearing long hair in the early 20th century was the passing fashion trend.
Wear One of the Great Hairstyles for Men
While men often buzz the hair first and ask questions later, there are many great hairstyles for men. Consider classic slicked-back hair, the side part, and long hair, and you’re far more likely to have a great haircut.
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