12 Long Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

Take advantage of your thick hair, gentlemen! Style and care for it while you have it. Here are long hairstyles for men with thick hair to inspired you. 

Beautiful thick hair isn’t just for women. Men with thick hair can count this among their blessings, especially when they can express their gratitude in long hairstyles that can take them from professional to fashionable occasions. Whether your hair is straight or curly, having thick hair allows you to play with lengths and textures to diversify your look. We stuck to some classic, workplace-safe hairstyles that you can just spruce up with some hair products when Happy Hour strikes!

1. Natural and voluminous

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Grow your curly hair out. Credit: Raquel Brust

Let your long, thick hair down on your shoulders and revel in its natural glory. Wear it loose and tame it with a blow dryer, or simply air dry it properly before you head into the office or a meeting.

Editor’s tip: Keep a cool head (quite literally!) by washing your thick hair with CLEAR Ice Cool Menthol Anti-Dandruff Shampoo. Give your scalp a refreshing menthol sensation that can help make you feel fresh all day.

2. Layered thick hair

Man with long layered dark hair wearing eyeglasses and a dress shirt
A layered style works perfectly with long and medium-length hair. Credit: iStock

You can simply let your long, thick hair down if you want a fuss-free look. If you love wearing your hair this way, you can add some layers to help enhance your hair’s natural volume and bounce.

Editor’s Tip: Men’s scalp produces more sebum than women’s, that’s why men can be more prone to dandruff. Make sure to keep your hair clean and free from product residue by using CLEAR Deep Cleanse Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men

3. Man bun

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Hold your long locks with a low bun. Credit: iStock

Of course, a list of hairstyles for long, thick hair isn’t complete without the man bun. You can easily whip up this hairstyle even when you’re in a hurry. It also goes well with any kind of outfit⁠—whether a smart and dapper business suit or a street, casual get-up.

4. Man ponytail

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Tie your hair for a perfectly put-together look. Credit: Raquel Brust

You can also go for a simple man ponytail if you want to keep your hair off your face. It keeps your strands in place on a busy day so you don’t need to restyle it.

5. Man bun with fade haircut

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Combine your fade cut with a trendy man bun. Credit: Dvora

Here’s a cool trick: When you combine a long hairstyle with a fade haircut, you can end up with an undercut-like hairstyle, too. It’s a unique ‘do that can help you stand out and create your signature style.

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6. Thick brushed back hair

Best haircut for men on the go: Brushed back
The brushed back hairstyle is great for formal events. Credit: iStock

How about simply brushing your hair back? If you’re sporting a medium to long length, just apply some pomade or hair wax to brush back your hair for a smooth and polished look.

7. Modern quiff

Asian man with modern quiff for men wearing a jacket
Whip the modern quiff. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Another hairstyle that you can try when you want to look smart and neat is the modern quiff. This simple hairstyle can make you look <i>presko</i> even on a hot and humid day.

8. Thick blowout

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Play up your hair’s volume with a thick blowout. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Wanna flaunt your hair’s natural volume? Blow dry your hair while brushing it upwards. Finish your hairstyle with a pomade or hairspray to make it last from day ’til night.

Editor’s tip: Nail this hairstyle with the help of VO5 Mega Hold Styling Gel. Its 5/6 Hold Level can make your hairstyle last even in high humidity. 

9. Thick hair with taper fade

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Brushed-up textured undercut. Credit: Dvora.

The trendy taper fade haircut is essential among long hairstyles for men with thick hair. You’ll recognize the haircut as it gradually gets shorter on the sides and towards the lower back. It is used interchangeably with the classic fade haircut, which just starts out short and then gets shorter. With thick hair, you can play with the taper fade to accentuate the length and thickness of your hair.

Editor’s Tip: With short hair on the sides, you won’t want to bare your scalp and any unsightly dandruff that might be on it, would you? Use CLEAR Cool Sport Menthol Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men to activate the scalp’s natural protective layer from dandruff.

10. Classic pompadour

Pinoy haircut: Asian man with short black pompadour hair smiling
A slicked-back pompadour can make you look dapper any day. Credit: Hariono Halim

Send your kudos to Elvis when you don the pompadour on your crown. The retro hairstyle is characterized by the full volume of a pomp towards the top and front of your head. It has even evolved to incorporate a number of modern variations today, so you can get playful and experiment with this look.

11. Modern mohawk

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Quiff + mohawk. Credit: Shutterstock

There’s a lot of potential (and success!) to wearing a mohawk these days without being mistaken for a member of a punk or emo band. Pair it with non-leather accessories and you’ll be surprised to see how fresh the modern mohawk can be.

12. Textured and tousled

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Sport a “messy hair, don’t care” look with tousled thick hair. Credit: Shutterstock

A little bit of mess might be all you need to add oomph to a basic hairstyle. The textured and tousled look for men is perfect when you’re in the mood for something relaxed and low-key yet stylish.

With these long hairstyles for men with thick hair, you have more reasons to love your thick mane. Just make sure you keep your scalp dandruff-free and healthy and you stock up on the right styling products so you can rock any long hairstyle you want.

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