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The best men’s hairstyles from the 89th Academy Awards

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These dapper gents stole the limelight…


There’s no denying it: last night’s 89th Academy Awards had the All Things Hair team jumping for joy at all the amazing hair looks Hollywood’s leading men and women put on display. And while you probably already know which celebrities scooped up an award, we bet you’re wondering which male A-listers got our seal of approval for their hot red carpet manes, right?

Luckily for you, we’ve picked the coolest styles from the night, and predict these ‘dos are going to be massive this coming season. So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down below to get the lowdown on the looks that made us swoon.

Men’s hair looks from the 89th Academy Awards we can’t get enough of


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Mahershala Ali’s cool South of France cut at the 89th Academy Awards. Credit: Mike Nelson for Rex by Shutterstock

Mahershala Ali’s South of France haircut

For anyone who missed the ceremony last night, let us fill you in. Moonlight won a bunch of awards throughout the night (including best picture), yet it was lead actor Mahershala Ali‘s dapper mane that really stole the show for us!

Sporting a cool South of France haircut – AKA the gentleman’s mohawk – Mahershala’s cut was the perfect balance of sophistication and on-trend edge, making it ideal for the formal event.

chris evans with slick side part and blue suit with bow tie
Chris Evan’s sported a slick side part at the 89th Academy Awards. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Chris Evans’ slick comb over

Captain America star Chris Evans proved that a slick-back look is still top of the trends list, rocking this side parted ‘do on the Oscars 2017 red carpet. This no-fuss, timeless look never goes out of style and works a treat with those with fine or unruly locks! The key to perfecting comb over hairstyles, is investing in a great styling wax (like the Lynx Signature Clean Cut Look Definition Wax), so choose wisely.

Want to give your mane a more refined finish this season? Looking to create the perfect slick side part at home? Then check out our quick comb over tutorial, here!

lions actor dev patel with curly hair and white suit and black bow tie
Dev Patel’s lived-in curly mane at the 89th Academy Awards. Credit: Buckner for Rex by Shutterstock

Dev Patel’s curly mane

Thought that red carpet styles meant rocking an ultra styled look? Well, think again, because Lion star Dev Patel oozed casual surfer dude vibes with his lightly tousled curls last night. If you’ve got medium-length or long hair, and want to get this effortless look, just spritz some of the Toni&Guy Men’s Messy Salt Spray into your damp hair and leave it to dry. Et voilà, a low-maintenance bed head hairstyle that’s perfect for the office and the red carpet!

justin timberlake with short hairstyle in black suit and bow tie at the 89th Academy Awards
Justin Timberlake’s daring Caesar fade at the 89th Academy Awards. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Justin Timberlake’s Caesar fade

Want a ‘do that’s classy, yet contemporary? Then take a leaf out of Justin Timberlake’s book, whose lightly tousled short crop is the perfect example of how to work a classic short cut in an utterly modern way! Draw inspiration from the singer and refresh your Caesar cut by pairing it with an edgy skin fade.

To add some texture to the top, work a little bit of the VO5 Extreme Style Matt Clay into your mane. It’s great for adding definition, while boasting a barely-there matte finish.


Enjoyed catching up with our men’s hair favourites from Oscar awards 2017? Don’t forget check out our Men’s Hairstyles and Haircuts page, for more real life and A-list inspiration, like learning how to rock an undercut hairstyle, no matter your age!

Until next time
27 February 2017