Blowout Haircut Style Ideas for Black Men

Alyssa François | 23 February 2018

Try this look on any hair length. 

What many don’t seem to know is that for a lot of  black dudes, the secret styling tool behind big and fluffy afros is the blowdryer. There are some guys that prefer to freestyle the look with picking hair out with a comb or an afro pick until they get the blowout haircut style they desire, but that can be a long process depending on your hair length. However, it doesn’t hurt to learn how to use a blowdryer to help you achieve the look much faster.

Once you’ve mastered how to use the blowdryer, you’re going to get addicted to using it to create your favorite hairstyles. Below, we’ve rounded up a few blowout haircut looks you should try once you’ve got the hang of the tool. Read on, guys:

Blowout Haircut Style Ideas to Try with Your Blowdryer

blowout haircut: afro
Blow your hair out into a big afro style. Photo credit:

1. The Blowout Afro

Take your look to new heights with a fresh blowout. This is also a great way to make sure your barber gets an accurate cut on your hair.

blowout haircut: undercut
Sleek proportions. Photo credit:

2. Undercut Blowout

Try complementing your clean shaven undercut with a long blowout style. Keep hair sleek and smooth with AXE Smooth Look: Shine Pomade.

blowout haircut: combover
Keep it sleek with a blunt cut. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

3. Combover Cut

Style your medium length or long hair into a sleek blowout style. To update the cut, comb it over to the side to create this combover style.

blowout haircut: feathered blowout
Create the piecey effect with your curls.

4. The Feathered Blowout

Blow your hair up and out to recreate this look. Use a styling paste like AXE Urban Messy Look: Flexible Paste to create the piecey effect.

blowout haircut: sponge curl
Add texture with sponge curls.

5. Messy Sponge Curl Cut

Want to add more life to your blowout style. Add sponge curls with a sponge brush to add more texture.

blowout haircut: flat top
Shape-shifter. Photo credit:

6. Flat Top Blowout Haircut

Sport your fresh flat top haircut with a blowout style. Wash hair with Dove Men+Care Thick & Strong Fortifying 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner to start your hairstyle off with a thick and full base.

blowout haircut: huge afro
Try this style when you don’t have time for a cut.

7. Afro Blowout

No time to get a fresh haircut? Or simply rather grow your hair out? You can try this massive afro blowout.

blowout haircut: round afro
The perfect dome.

8. Round Cut

Round haircuts create cool shapes on afro styles. Blow out your hair to put your perfectly rounded afro on display.

blowout haircut short afro
Keep it short and cool. Photo credit:

9. Short Afro

Opt for a mini blowout on your short haircut. Use a blowdryer with a comb attachment to create your style.

blowout haircut: short hair
Blowout your short high top.

10.Short Blowout

Create an edgy blowout hairstyle with your fresh cut.

blowout haircut: undercut
‘Fro goals! Photo credit: Dvora

11. Undercut Afro

Blow your hair out at the top to recreate this fluffy undercut afro style.

Need more hightop hairstyle ideas for your haircut styles? Try one of these juice haircut styles.

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