Really Cool Hairstyles for Long Hair Men

Serena Norr | 01 August 2016

Rock your long hair with some of these cool hairstyle ideas.

During the hippie era of the ’70s, we saw many iterations of hairstyles for long hair men on some of our favorite rock stars. Since then, long hairstyles have come and gone throughout the years where it’s now seen as a widely-acceptable way to wear your hair. From long haired braided hairstyles to man bun updos, it’s clear that many guys want to leave their long hair but also want ideas on how to style it. We think that’s so awesome! Whether you want to go long, or need some inspiring ideas on how to rock this look, we are here to help. Read on to check out our gallery of hairstyles for long hair men that are sure to inspire your next look.

Cool Hairstyles for Long Hair Men 

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1. Curly Hair

Go for an updated take on grunge hair by rocking your natural curls. The key to this look is to regularly wash and condition your hair to keep it nourished and hydrated. Try the Dove Men+Care Thick & Strong Fortifying 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner whose formula works to help your hair look full and healthy-looking.

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2. Braided Updo

Want to rock the braided hair look but don’t know how to maintain it? No problem! Why not try a cool braided updo that you can rock in the boardroom or wherever else life takes you. Just be sure to invest in a good hair tie (no rubber bands, please) that won’t rip or tug at your long hair.

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Go for a party in the front look with a long beard. Photo credit:

3. Long Beard

Who says that long locks is only reserved for your hair. Long hair can also apply to facial hair where we have seen tons of cool long beards and mustaches on the scene. The key is to maintain and groom your beard and to get regular trims to avoid overgrown hairs and split and coarse strands.

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4. Afro

Rock your long hair with an afro. With this look, you’ll need some pomade like Axe Smooth Look: Classic Pomade whose formula can help you to create structured hairstyles that stay put all day long.

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Long locks are a lot of work but also look amazing if you know how to take care of your hair. Photo credit:

5. Really Long Hair

If you want to go really long, you’ll need to take care of your hair by getting regular trims and washing and conditioning your glorious mane. Just like with women’s hair, you may also find that your hair needs some extra nourishment from a weekly hair mask. Try the Suave Professionals Moisture Mask with Almond + Shea Butter whose formula can hydrate your long hair and make it really soft and manageable.

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A braided style for men showcases your style as it gets your hair off your neck. Photo credit: Indigital

6. Classic Braid

If you have long hair (or want long hair), you also need an array of hairstyle options to break up wearing it down all the time. Go for a classic braided hairstyle, or maybe you’re daring and up for trying something more intricate! Our braids section is a good place to start to discover the right braided look for you.

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Love your long by rocking a cool braided hairstyle.

7. Braided Half Up Style

Another style to master is this cool braided half up hairstyle. Not only can you still rock your long hair, you’ll also be able to showcase a cool accent braid -all while getting your hair out of your face. That’s quite the win-win hairstyle idea.

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A man bun for your long hair is always a good idea. Photo credit: Faraz Essani Photography

8. Man Bun

In the summer, the man bun really wins as a style to help long haired guys get their locks of their necks. Check out our full man bun tutorial to master this cool hairstyle.

After checking out these fun hairstyles for long hair men, which looks are you going to try this summer?