9 Stylish Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

Serena Norr | 22 May 2016
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Options abound for thick-haired dudes.

Having a thick mane may seem like an impossible look to style. Do embrace your naturally thick hair or chop it all off? Or do you place all sorts of hair care products in your hair and hope for the best? With the ever-changing landscape of hair, you always have to keep your eye out for the latest cuts and styles that work well for your particular hair type. And good news! There are so many hairstyles for men with thick hair that taps into your style and personality while also being contemporary and easy to maintain. Read on to discover some of our favorite hairstyles for men with thick hair.

Cool Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

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Embrace your natural thick curly hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Thick Curly Hair

Men with thick curly hair have three options: Chop it, embrace it, or contain in. We think that this luscious and very unique style should be embraced. With a few core products, like a styling cream, you may find yourself a proud member of the big hair, don’t care fan club.

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Love your long, thick hair with a cool braided style.

2. Long Thick Hair

If you went long, you are definitely one dude that’s up for a hair adventure. While the man bun or top knot is bound to mix up your look, we also think adding  a man braid to your look can open up the hairstyles possibilities for your thick hair. Test out this style in a half-up, half-down look or as an all-over braided hairstyle.

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Create waves in your thick hair.

3. Thick Wavy Hair

Those who have straight or wavy hair can have fun with the texture by creating beachy hair waves. Use some mousse as you work with what you have by creating irresistible and touchable hair.

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Rock the male top knot with your thick hair.

4. Thick Medium Length Hair

‘Often thought of as that in-between hair length, thick medium length hair has a ton of styling possibilities, including the easy male top knot. For a polished look, slick back the sides with some pomade.

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Rock the messy look with your thick hair.

5. Messy Thick Hair

Messy locks are in. Embrace your incredible texture by playing with its thickness and your natural length. Use some paste like the Dove Men+Care Sculpting Paste whose formula can help create a texurized finish.

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Embrace your thick hair by getting dreads.

6. Dreads

Another option for thick hair is to get dreadlocks. What started out in the Rastafarian culture has quickly made its way to the mainstream where we have seen this look on men and women. For men, this could be a way for you to try a new style while containing your thick hair.

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Get an all-over scruffy look to complement your thick hair.

7. All Over Scruff

Those with thick hair can also embrace their look by opting for all-over scruffy look. This will take some time to grow out the desired length for your beard and hair, but once you have that done you basically just have to maintain your look by taking following a wash and care regimen. Try the Dove Men+Care Thick & Strong Fortifying 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner whose formula can cleanse your hair as it helps to make it thick and full.

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Tight curls are a great way to style your thick hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Tight Curls

If your hair has tighter curls, you’ll need to get some key products to embrace this look. A leave-in conditioner is a great way to tame frizz as it moisturizes your hair. Also, opt for some pomade like the Axe Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade to help you to define your bouncy curls.

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Thick straight hair can be worn with the proper products.

9. Thick Medium Length Hair

Those with thick medium length hair can create their own signature hairdo by playing with their part. Consider going for the classic look down the middle or go for a dramatic part towards your left or right side.

Looking for more hairstyles for men with thick hair? Check out our feature onAsian Men Hairstyles.

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