Finding punk hairstyles for men to rock this Halloween is easier than ever. From the resurgence of the undercut to the mohawk, and even the glorious mullet, there’s no shortage of rebellious references for your costume this year. Runway shows and street style inspiration have given us a lot of unique looks to draw inspiration from. Whether you’re planning to make the actual chop or simply donning a wig for Halloween night, the possibilities are endless for you!
In case you’re still shopping around for some inspiration, we scoured the internet and found some of our favorite music-inspired and punk-inspired looks you and your buds can rock this Halloween. Plus, they’re super easy to recreate! Read on to check out some of our favorite punk hairstyles for men.
4 Easy Halloween Punk Hairstyles for Men
1. East Village Tattoo Artist or Biker Mohawk
This is for all the dudes out there who’ve always wanted to try a mohawk, but never had the chance to live out their dream. Since Halloween is the one night a year you can go buck wild with your ‘hawk, it’s time to break out that extreme-hold gel!
Guys with short to medium hair can rock this look the easiest—no haircuts or shaving necessary, just a generous amount of gel and attitude. You can also add some wash-off colored hair spray to your ends for an added touch. Accessorize the style with a leather jacket, temporary tats on your neck, and a ton of spikes. Clueless on styling? Check out our mohawk tutorial for tips on how to create a budge-proof look. Also, make sure to stock up on essentials, like AXE Adrenaline Spiked Up Look: Extreme Hold Gel.
2. ’50s Greaser Ducktail Punk Hairstyle for Men
Calling all city slickers and general neighborhood rebels, this one’s for you. If you’ve ever fantasized about cruising down the boulevard in a souped-up Thunderbird (then getting some milkshakes for the drive-in—maybe that’s just us), it’s time to try your hand at the ducktail greaser look for Halloween.
The ducktail isn’t exactly a punk hairstyle for men, but it was a favorite among the bad boys of the era. The hairstyle is easy to achieve, which makes it a perfect last-minute costume idea that also looks super stylish. This style is called the ducktail because of the V-shaped look the back of the hair gets from combing each of the sides down. All you need to complete this look is Bed Head for Men by TIGI Slick Trick and a fine-toothed comb wielded with some swag. Oh, and bonus points for cuffed jeans, a bomber jacket, and an actual Cadillac.
3. Long ’70s Hippie Mullet
Missed Woodstock the first time around? No worries! You can easily recreate this far-out look with TRESemmé Climate Protection Mousse and some faux bangs. Create your faux bangs by pinning longer strands of hair across your forehead to the side then secure with a bobby pin. Guys with medium to long hair wear this style the best. If your mullet is on the shorter end, simply add texture to it with a Dove Men+Care Sculpting Paste. Next, flick the ends out for an authentic backwater feel and you’re good to go!
Going for the glam-rock mullet route? Slap on some bellbottoms, neon-mirrored sunglasses, and lightning bolt face paint. If you’re not, go with an all-denim outfit, sling on your acoustic guitar, and some round-eye specs. Now you’re ready to live like a soulful crooner who just wants to give peace a chance.
4. Punk Mohawk Hairstyle for Men
Since it’s Halloween, opt for an even more dramatic mohawk. To achieve this nontraditional style of mohawk, use AXE Adrenaline Spiked Up Look: Extreme Hold Gel to stick pieces of hair straight up and straight to the side. This gel is great to use because it will give you the ultimate staying power you need to achieve a spiky look like this. After your hair is secured in place, use a colored hair spray or hair chalk to add crazy colors to your new ‘do.