5 Hairstyles for men with long hair to try this summer

Arianna | 21 July 2016

Show off your long locks with these super stylish hairstyles.

Guys! Got long hair and need ideas on how to style it? Great news: you’ve come to the right place. Because the All Things Hair team know a thing or two about the ‘it’ men’s hairstyles for 2016, and it just so happens that we’ve narrowed it down to 5 super stylish hairstyles for men with long hair for you to try this summer. Read on to find out what they are…

5 Stylish hairstyles for men with long hair


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Hairstyles for men with long hair: Dreadlocks. Credit: Indigitalimages.com


Have long, natural black hair and not sure what to do with it? One word: dreadlocks. While locs have been around forever, we’ve seen numerous male models flaunting their dreads at several men’s fashion week shows this year (check out Rag & Bone’s autumn/winter 2016 show for proof!), meaning they’re still very much in style today.

One of the biggest bonuses of rocking dreadlocks is that you hardly need to style your hair in the mornings, so it really is a lazy guy’s dream ‘do. So, what are you waiting for?

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Hairstyles for men with long hair: Straight and sleek. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Straight and sleek

Just because you have long hair doesn’t mean a sophisticated, grown-up look is out of the question. This super sleek, straight ‘do – seen on the men’s ready-to-wear runways everywhere – is the perfect case in point. Because, well, if you’ve got long hair, you may as well flaunt it right? So we reckon you should wear your hair down in this polished style with pride. And don’t worry if you’ve not been blessed with naturally straight strands, you can fake them: just use a hair straightener to smooth down any unwanted kinks.

Editor’s tip: apply a little bit of Dove Pure Care Dry Oil Nourishing Treatment (£6.99*) to the lengths and ends to give your hair that healthy-looking shine. (Yes, we know it’s not technically a men’s product, but if you want to keep your long locks in tip-top condition, we suggest making hair oils your new best mate, pronto.)

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Hairstyles for men with long hair: Wavy hair with a centre-parting. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Wavy with a centre-parting

Not a fan of neat, straight hair, or just after something a little bit more casual? Why not embrace your natural waves! For this catwalk-worthy style, part your hair right down the middle to create a trendy centre-parting, and spritz some Toni&Guy Men’s Messy Salt Spray (£7.49*) on your hair for a perfectly dishevelled, undone look. Trust us, you’ll have heads turning in no time!

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Hairstyles for men with long hair: Dreadlocks bun. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Dreadlocks bun

Buns aren’t just for girls, you know. Over the past year, man buns have become a sure-fire favourite for men all over the globe, and we can see why: they take seconds to style, they keep the hair off your face when it’s hot during the summer and they look super cool. Currently, we’re loving this epic dreadlocks bun, which has been styled high up on top of the head for an extra edgy look.

Want more man bun inspiration? Find out 3 other ways to style your mun here.

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Hairstyles for men with long hair: The man braid.

Man braid

First came the man bun, now meet the man braid! Trust us, this hipster hairstyle will take your long mane to a whole new level of cool. If you’re a dab hand with plaits, try French braiding your hair for an utterly stylish look. But if you’re not a braiding pro yet, don’t worry: there are lots of simpler variations (such as the half-up, half down man braid) that you can try. Remember: practice (and patience) makes perfect!

Want to see the A-list celebs pulling off hairstyles for men with long hair? Read here!

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