5 Trendy, Natural Ways to Style Man Curls This Season

Allison | 05 January 2016
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Five handsome curly hairstyles that you’ve got to try.

We’re big fans of everyone embracing their natural hair texture. That means you too, dudes! Curly hairstyles for men in 2017 are going to be a collection of hairstyles that’ll show off your curls, as well as feature ways for you to experiment with creating a new style. Ready to try something new for your curly hair? Read on to check out some of our favorite ways to style man curls this year.

How to Style Man Curls: 5 Handsome Trends to Try

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Rock a half-up man bun in 2017.

1. Half-Up Man Bun

If you’ve got long, curly hair, try this sexy half-up man bun. For curly-haired dudes, we always recommend that you start with clean, defined curls for the best look. Start off by washing your hair with the Axe Max Hydrate 2-in-1 Shampoo + Conditioner. It’s extra-hydrating, which curly hair always needs. After drying your hair, follow our tutorial for the man bun half-updo.

AXE MAX HYDRATE 2-IN-1 SHAMPOO + CONDITIONER
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Play with the texture of your hair in 2017 by rocking an afro. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

2. High Fade Curly ‘Fro

If you’re rocking a curly afro and want to shake up your style, try adding in a high fade undercut. This curly hairstyle lets you keep all your curls but gives a new, clean-cut look to your hair. The high fade haircut is super popular because it looks so sharp, and it grows out really nicely. To get the truly faded look, make sure your barber gets a really fine angle to the hair, then have it blend down to the skin.

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Create a low hairstyle for 2017 with a twisted low man bun.

3. Twisted, Low Man Bun

We love the look of this twisted man bun! It adds a lot of style to an otherwise same-old, same-old man bun. To get this style on curly hair, start by creating a part and slicking down the top of your hair. This gives the look more contrast and gives you a really handsome, well-groomed appearance. Use the Dove Men+Care Sculpting Paste to help tame down your curls. Then, follow our hair tutorial for twisted man bun style.

DOVE MEN+CARE SCULPTING PASTE
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Take your hair to the side for a new way to wear your curly hair.

4. Side-Parted

Want a curly hairstyle that’s positively dapper with limited effort on your part? Try a side part! Most curly hairstyles for men don’t include a side part; but it’s a look we really like, so we think you should give it a shot. If you’ve got longer curly hair, talk to your barber about changing your style to add in a side part. You can shorten up a few inches, too, if you like the tapered look of this cut. Then, use the Dove Men+Care Control Gel to define your curls.

DOVE MEN+CARE CONTROL GEL
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Define your ringlets in 2017 for a chic way to wear your curls. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Defined Ringlet Fringe

If the side-part look isn’t for you, try this forward angled look to get a defined ringlet fringe. This is a look best suited for medium-length curly hair. Simply style your curls down and in front to give you the cool fringy look. We like this style for dudes because it shows off your soft, springy curls while still keeping the cut nice and masculine.

Need more curly hairstyles for men 2017 to peruse? Look at these 10 curly hairstyles for men in their twenties.