19 Short Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

All Things Hair | 17 June 2019
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We’re keepin’ it short and sweet this season.

If you have thick hair, then you probably know how much time and effort it takes to style. Thick locks usually have a mind of their own and can get pretty unruly when grown out. If you’re sick of having your thick hair all over the place, then try out a fresh, new short haircut. Short hairstyles for men with thick hair are usually very manageable and can be styled in tons of ways. If you don’t know where to start with your short hairstyle, then check out some of these hot, trending haircuts.

1. Grown Quiff With Low Fade

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Upgrade your short haircut by switching up your side length.

This hairstyle is perfect for men with thick hair. It plays with different lengths so you won’t have to say goodbye to your long hair, and it’s easy to style. Just use some AXE Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade when styling, and you’re ready to go!

AXE CLEAN CUT LOOK: CLASSIC POMADE

2. Shaggy Style

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Get a tousled, care-free look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

A shaggy haircut is one of the simpler, more modern styles for men with thick hair to try. It’s effortless to style and makes your hair look really voluminous without any effort.

3. Faded Buzz Cut

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This classic style just got a major upgrade. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

The original buzz cut just got a major twist with these faded sides.

4. Bowl Cut

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This ’90s hairstyle is making a major comeback. Photo credit: Dvora

This timeless look is making a big comeback this year, and it’s one of the perfect short hairstyles for men with thick hair.

5. Side Part

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Side parts add extra volume and style.

A side part is a perfect way to get a boost of style, without actually having to go the extra mile in terms of styling your hair. Create this look by combing Dove Men+Care Sculpting Paste to create some messy definition.

DOVE MEN+CARE SCULPTING PASTE

6. Faux Hawk

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The faux hawk is a style that’ll last through the decades.

The faux hawk style was big in the early 2000s, and now it’s making a huge comeback. Style your faux hawk with a little bit of AXE Messy Look: Matte Gel to give your faux hawk a lasting style without adding any crunchy texture to your hair.

AXE MESSY LOOK: MATTE GEL

7. Dyed Hair

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Give your short cut a pop of color with some hair dye.

It might be time to grab a bottle of bleach and change up your short haircut with a pop of blonde hair color.

8. Messy Crew Cut

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Get the bed head look.

Giving a classic clean-cut style some texture will give your haircut a modern spin.

9. Wet Look

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Just wash, style and go.

This straight-out-the-shower look is extremely simple to create. Give your hair this runway-inspired feel by combing Dove Men+Care Control Gel through your strands while they’re still wet from the shower.

DOVE MEN+CARE CONTROL GEL

10. Buzz Cut

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Go clean-cut.

This classic look is definitely the easiest of the short hairstyles for men with thick hair. it’s a bold, boss and timeless style anyone can rock.

11. Tousled Quiff

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Have an effortlessly styled short, thick haircut all the time.

Nothing says easy-going more than a messy quiff. This look gives your thick hair extra fullness and body while looking effortlessly styled.

12. Short Pompadour

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A short twist on a classic style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

This short hairstyle is a fun spin on the original pompadour haircut.

13. Facial Hair

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Upgrade your normal short cut with some facial hair.

Growing out a beard or mustache (or even both!) is a great way to add extra style to simple short hairstyles for men with thick hair.

14. Classic Quiff

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Nothing beats a classic cut.

A classic quiff is a timeless style that has lasted through the decades. Create this styled quiff with AXE Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade for a soft, all-day hold.

AXE CLEAN CUT LOOK: CLASSIC POMADE

15. Short Curls

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These short curls are great for work and happy hour.

Naturally curly hair is the ideal base for a style full of extra volume and fullness – especially if your curls are naturally thick.

16. Middle Part

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A simple middle part cans witch up your whole style. Photo credit: Dvora

This signature style of 1990s heartthrobs will forever be a favorite in our hearts.

17. Loose Short Pompadour

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Get a laid-back look with this playful spin on the original pompadour.

A messy pompadour is a great transitional cut from long to short hair. Thick locks give this look extra volume.

18. Long Caesar Cut

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Give your short Caesar cut some extra volume by giving it a little more length. Photo credit: Dvora

This blast from the past cut is one of our top short hairstyles for men with thick hair. Gel back your long tresses with AXE Natural Look: Understated Cream for a matted, fixed up look.

AXE NATURAL LOOK: UNDERSTATED CREAM

19. Classic Short Cut

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A classic, subtle short cut is all you need.

Sometimes the best choices are the simplest ones. This short, subtle haircut is perfect for styling minimalists who just want to wake up and go without worrying about taking time to style their strands.

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