Hairstyles for men with curly hair you’d want to try

Embrace your curls and look good while doing it with these stylish hairstyles for men with curly hair!

Managing curly locks is easier said than done, and it must be doubly frustrating if you’re a guy. But sometimes it’s just a matter of finding the right hairstyle. If you don’t know what to do with your curls, we’re here to help. We’ve put together hairstyles for men with curly hair to help you pick a style that would complement your hair type. Whether you’ve got loose waves, tight curls, or anything in between, you can consult our inspirational gallery and pick something that would match your vibe!

Try these hairstyles for men with curly hair

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Slick it all back for a polished, perfectly put-together look. Credit: Raquel Brust

1. Wavy slicked-back

This hairstyle works with medium length hair that’s wavy or just loosely curled. It gives you a perfectly put-together, handsome look. It’s also a style that you can wear everyday and to fancier, more formal occasions, as well. Imagine how dapper you’d look with this hair and a gorgeous tux to match!


Editor’s tip: It’d be nice if you’re both looking good AND dandruff-free. To keep the flakes at bay, wash your hair with CLEAR Deep Cleanse Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men. It has Activated Charcoal and mint that deeply cleans & leaves scalp fresh & healthy.

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Keep it cool with a textured bed head look and curly fringe.

2. Curly bed head with fringe

Who knew the “woke-up-like-this” hashtag we women have popularized can be appropriately used by guys? This disheveled look is stylish and cool, and at the same time, has the potential to look effortlessly hot on curly men.

Editor’s tip: You need some great texture for this look, and to achieve that, use TONI&GUY Mattifying Putty for Men. This product gives you texture with long-lasting hold for that bed-head vibe.

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Grow your curly hair out. Credit: Raquel Brust

3. Loose and longish

Grow out your thick, natural curls, then ask your stylist to add texture and layers. It’ll help keep you looking stylish and your long locks manageable.

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Opt for this hairstyle if you want a modern, stylish look. Credit: iStock

4. Curly taper fade

The taper fade hairstyle leaves the top long which allows you to show off your curls, with the sides cut short. It’s a really trendy style, so if you’re looking for a modern, stylish look, you can go with this one. You can also make the top shorter and thinner for easier styling.

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Use your natural waves and texture to your advantage. Credit:

5. Curly shag

Make the most of your hair’s natural waves and textures. If you have strong, angular features, this hairstyle can also lend softness to your looks.

These hairstyles for men with curly hair are really interesting; and if you’ve been going crazy trying to manage your locks and finding the look that’s really for you and your waves, we bet you’ll find one in this list.