Man Ponytail Hairstyles in 2022 That You Can Create at Home

Swept back or loose and flowy, learn how you can rock these man ponytails to go with your long, healthy hair.

Sexy, mysterious, artsy, and alluring. Men with long hair tend to be associated with art, music, and other creative pursuits. Nowadays, any man can pull off long hair because hairstyles have gone beyond the conventional ponytail or simply leaving hair down.

Today’s trends allow men to play around and flaunt their long hair in a variety of ways. You’ve heard of the man bun, but have you heard of the man ponytail? Check out these ways you can start wearing your long mane today.

1. Half Up Bun Ponytail

Man ponytail: Side view of a man with long brown hair in a half ponytail
Men can rock half up, half down hairstyles, too. Credit: Shutterstock

Want to sweep some hair away from your face, but still want to highlight its length? Go mid-way. Gather half of your hair into a ponytail then simply tuck the ends into a hair tie and tug to create a half-bun.

2. Curly Bun Ponytail

Closeup shot of a man with beard and mustache and with curly hair in a ponytail
Go for this quick and easy hairstyle when you’re in for a busy day. Credit: Shutterstock

Work with your hair’s volume, texture, and shape by simply twisting your hair and gathering it into a ponytail. Letting some strands dangle freely will also create a laidback vibe.

Editor’s tip: Get ready in seconds. Increase texture and create that rough look with TONI&GUY Mattifying Putty for Men.

3. Low Tail

Closeup side view shot of a man with brown hair in a low ponytail wearing a blue suit
A low tail can go well with your corporate attire. Credit: Shutterstock

Whether at work or at play, this ponytail gives you a neat and clean profile. Comb your hair back and tie it just above your nape. It’s a look that you can wear easily from day to night.

Editor’s tip: Men’s scalps secrete more oil, making them more prone to dandruff. Washing hair with CLEAR Deep Cleanse Anti-Dandruff Shampoo can help prevent dandruff. This shampoo helps get rid of dirt and excess oil while leaving a minty, refreshing feel on your scalp. 

4. High Tail

Caucasian guy sitting on a chair with dark brown hair in a hair tie
Let this be your go-to hairstyle when going for a jog or when working out at the gym. Credit: Shutterstock

The higher the tail, the artsier the look, especially when worn with a well-manicured beard. Gather hair into a ponytail and secure tightly with a hair tie at the back of your head. Use a fine-toothed comb to gather hair and create a neater hairstyle.

Editor’s tip: The key to this look is keeping stray strands in place. Keep them locked in style by spritzing TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray after tying your hair.

5. Undercut Dreadlock Braided Ponytail

Profile shot of a man with undercut dreadlock ponytail against a dark background
Dare to try this look? It may not be for the faint of heart, but it’s worth giving a try. Credit: Shutterstock

This look is for the more adventurous, long-maned gents. If you’re looking for a hairstyle that makes a bold, striking statement, then this one’s worth trying. It marries the undercut, dreadlocks, and braided ponytail, giving you multiple elements to flaunt. The contrast of sparse to super thick, voluminous hair is a definite head-turner.

6. Messy Low Man Ponytail

man with messy long blonde hair looking sideways
Messy hairstyles are getting more popular these days: Credit: Shutterstock

When you feel like styling your hair is too much of a task, you can go for this messy low man ponytail. All you basically need is an elastic band to tie your hair and you’re all set. This is an easy hairstyle for your long hair when you’re staying home all day.

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair healthy as it grows longer by using CLEAR Anti-Hairfall Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men. Make each strand strong to resist pulling and hair trauma. 

7. Two-tone Shaven Head with Man Ponytail

Back shot of a man with two-tone shaven head
Your imagination is the limit to how you can style your man ponytail. Credit: Shutterstock

Feeling experimental with your hair? Try a shaven head combined with a man ponytail. Hey, there’s no written rule about hairstyles, so feel free to express yourself and prioritize comfort, especially now that temperatures are soaring because of summer heat.

8. Man Ponytail with Beard

Guy with beard and sunglasses smiling while facing sideways.
The sleek man ponytail looks neat and masculine. Credit: Shutterstock

If you haven’t gotten the chance to get a haircut or a good shave, you can still look neat by tying your hair up into a man ponytail or a man bun. It’s also a great way to feel presko this summer.

9. Long and Curly with a Semi-Undercut

Caucasian guy with long tied curly hair
Even men can wear a voluminous ponytail and they can rock it too. Credit: Shutterstock

Who says voluminous ponytails are only suitable for women? A man ponytail can be just as full and voluminous, especially if you have naturally curly hair.

Manageable, wearable, and easy to style, the man ponytail is a hairstyle that’s worth your time (and a little bit of effort). With the help of reliable hair products to give shape, texture, and shine, any long-haired man can easily rock this look and give off an artsy, youthful, and creative vibe.


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