There are so many hot and popular haircuts f0r men circling around the net at the moment. There were actually so many that it was extremely difficult to narrow down our top list of best haircuts for men. We know you’re eager to try a new look this season, so we carefully handpicked the best male haircuts that are both stylish and functional at the same time. And, we did keep in mind that many of you like a haircut that allows minimal styling. Read on to check out some of our favorite popular haircuts for men:
Best Haircuts for Men: 42 of the Most Popular Haircuts
1. The Layered Cut
Get this textured cut by having your barber cut your hair into layers to create movement. To style the look, rough-dry and go!
2. High Fade Pomp
Pompadour styles are one of the most popular men’s hair trends at the moment. We love how the high guards blend with the long beard in this style above. Get this look at home by styling your hair with a blowdryer to create lift.
3. Sexy Pompadour
Create this fashionable style with a sleek and clean deep side hair parting. Use a gel like Dove Men+Care Control Gel to keep your style smooth and shiny.
4. Afro High Top
We love the laid-back appeal of this style which is why we feel it is one of the best hairstyles for men. Wear it picked out using an afro pick, or wear it super defined to show off your natural hair texture.
5. Clean Shave
Can’t be bothered with the many men’s haircut options out there? A bald shave works for just about anyone. Give it a try!
6. Bleach Blonde Cut
In the mood for a fun and bold hair color to change up the look of your cut? Give bleach blonde a spin.
7. Temporary Hair Color
Need a new look just for one day? Switch up your haircut by updating it with a temporary hair color.
The bowlcut, also known as the mushroom cut, is one of the most popular cuts of the season. Try this shape out during your next haircut appointment.
9. Undercut Braids
There are many ways to update your braided look. Update your style with an undercut to try something new for a change.
10. Brushed Back Cut
Try this brushed-back haircut idea for work or play. To create a fancier version of the look for special events, opt for styling with gel that gives your hair a shiny and clean finish.
11. Fringe Haircut
Style it back, to the side or gelled down. There are so many ways to style a fringe haircut.
12. Angular Combover
To style this look on finer hair types, be sure to use a thickening shampoo, like AXE Daily Thickening Shampoo, to achieve a fuller look. After washing, blow-dry your hair in the direction you want it to fall.
13. Coiffed Haircut
Clean cuts don’t always have to be low-shaven looks. Achieve this coif style by asking your barber to shave your sides and leave about two inches at the top. Create your coif with a pomade.
14. Combover High Fade
This combover style can be complemented with a low, mid or high fade. It’s all up to your personal preference or whatever cut matches your face shape.
15. Rounded Cut
This combed forward look is easy to style using a pomade. One caveat: You must keep up with your trims to make sure the look stays neat.
16. Blonde Curly Cut
Not only are we in love with the contrast against dark skin tones, can we talk about the curl definition here? Use a gel, like Dove Men+Care Control Gel, to create defined curls like this.
17. Curly Cut
Need a low maintenance look that allows you to embrace your curly texture? Go for this simple curly cut.
18. Ombré Dreads with Undercut
Looking to update your dreads with a new look? Try this ombré and undercut mix.
19. Edgy Haircut
Get inspired by this edgy runway look. Recreate it at home by using a firm hold gel to ensure some serious style.
20. Low Fade Cut
Keep it simple and classy with this low fade cut. For maintenance, brush your hair daily and keep your scalp clean.
21. Wavy Combover
This is a fashionable way to style a combover cut. It’s best to create this look on hair that’s naturally wavy. If you don’t have waves, don’t be afraid to use a curling iron to create the look. Nope, not just for the ladies.
22. Gray Hair and Undercut
If you’re looking for a cool hair color trend to try, go for this and pair it up with a clean undercut. The gray hair trend isn’t dying anytime soon.
23. Mid High-Top
Thinking of channeling looks from the ’80s with a modern spin? Try out this classy mid high-top (mid-top?) haircut.
24. Textured Hightop
If you want a haircut that allows you to embrace the beauty of your texture, opt for this look. Need help styling? Check out our Instagroom on how to style a high top fade.
25. Professional Combover Cut
This simple invisible part combover style is perfect for the professional. Not to mention it takes about five minutes or less to style in the morning.
26. Pink Buzz Cut
Not only the buzz cut a popular men’s cut at the moment, add millennial pink to the mix and you have got a stylish look.
27. Hot Pink Curly Cut
Style your curly hair into this fauxhawk-inspired curly cut and add a long fringe for a unique spin on the look. Want something a little cooler, add a fun hair color to make your style stand out.
28. Dapper Pomp Cut
To turn this simple pomp haircut into an edgier look, opt for adding a spiky effect. Use a molding paste or gel to hold the look in place.
29. Rainbow Undercut
What’s not to love about this haircut and color idea? The braid is the cherry on top!
30. Recedo Cut
Who says a receding hairline can’t work in your favor? There are so many stylish haircuts for men that work well with receding hairlines. We are huge advocates of embracing your receding hairline and making it work for you. If you need another idea, here’s how Adrian styles his receding hairline.
31. Brushed Back Recedo Style
If the previous look isn’t your look, you can also style your recedo with this cool and simple brushed back look.
32. Simple Short Cut
This simple short cut one of best haircuts for men, especially for guys who want a low maintenance look. To style, play up your hair texture by applying a texturizing product or using your hands to rough style.
33. Smooth Cut
Need a look that’s requires minimal styling and want to keep most of your length? Opt for this smooth look. Use a pomade like AXE Smooth Look Shine Pomade to smooth hair back.
34. Spiky Cut
If you have a hair texture that naturally stands up, this look is a no-brainer. There isn’t much to it, just leave it in the hands of your barber.
35. Sponge Curls
To create this style at home its all about your technique and your tools. Learn how you can create these sponge curls on your natural hair with a sponge brush.
36. Side Bang Cut
To get this look, ask your barber to keep your top length a little longer than your guards so you can style your bangs to the left or to the right.
37. Mohawk Man Bun
We love the idea of this mohawk/man bun style. Such a cool spin on the trend.
38. Undone Quiff
Try your hand at the undone look with hairstyles like the quiff or even pompadour styles.
39. Voluminous Pomp Haircut
If you’re looking for best haircuts for men that have a super fashionable look, give this voluminous pomp a shot. Get the height with the help of a blowdryer.
40. Mohawk-Inspired Haircut
Try a mohawk-inspired look and give it a fun and stylish spin with curls. Finish with a messy effect to add edge to the final look.
41. Shaggy Bangs
Kick straight and sleek bangs to the curb and switch them out for shaggy undone bangs. The look makes your haircut even more interesting.
42. Super High Top
Want to try one of the best haircuts for men inspired by hip-hop culture? There are so many ways you can wear the high top look. Go for a mid-top cut or opt for a juice haircut instead.
Need help getting one of these best haircuts for men? Here’s how to ask your barber for exactly what you want.