Messy hairstyles are a go-to for guys for a reason: They’re easy to create and have that effortless ‘I woke up like this’ vibe that’s so sought after. That said, we’ve created a collection of 20 messy hairstyles men can create in five minutes or less. We’ve included many different variations of messy hairstyles men can quickly and easily make their own. So there’s no question about whether or not you’ll find something that suits you. Read on:
1. Windblown Hair
This messy style gives the impression that you just climbed off your motorcycle and ran your fingers through your hair. Irresistible, right?
2. Messy White Hair
There’s no age limit when it comes to this style. Pair your messy white strands with a trimmed beard to give the look a more youthful spin.
3. The Thick Hair Solution
The only thing better than a classic messy style is the same look created on thicker hair. The more messy hair you have, the better, right?
4. A Styled Mess
5. Spiked Up Front
Use a little bit of Suave Professionals Firm Control Sculpting Gel to spike up the front of your hair and keep the messy look to a minimum.
6. Messy Fade
Pair a messy style with a fade to nail two trends at once.
7. I Woke Up Like This
The ultimate ‘I woke up like this’ style, all you have to do is sleep on damp hair and run your fingers through your strands when you wake up. Easy enough, right?
8. The Messy Man Bun
The women in your life are no doubt big fans of the messy bun. Get in on the love and create one of your own.
9. Loose Curls
Grow your curls out and wear them loose and messy for a slightly longer messy style.
10. Wet Hair
Brush your hair forward and spritz it with a flexible hold hairspray like Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray to keep it in place without making your hair hard and crunchy.
11. Sweep it to the Side
Streamline your messy look just a bit by sweeping it over to the side.
12. Effortlessly Styled
This style allows you to work with your natural texture rather than against it. Skip the hair products and let your hair do its thing.
13. Messy Style for Thinning Hair
14. Embrace Your Cowlick
Use your cowlick to add a touch of easy volume to the front of your messy style.
15. Combed Over (In a Good Way)
Comb all your strands over to one direction for the ultimate messy look.
16. All Combed Back
Amp up the volume by teasing your hair at the roots and combing it back.
17. A Grungy Messy Style
Messy meets grunge in this trendy and edgy style.
18. Classic Bowl Cut
Revive a classic bowl cut by embracing a messy texture and make the look more current by incorporating this messy trend.
19. Business Casual
Concerned that you won’t be able to find a messy style that’s appropriate for work? Use this clean-cut look for inspiration.
20. Modern Messy Bangs
Did you think that bangs would never be on trend again? You thought wrong. Brush them to the side for a messy modern style. Of all the messy hairstyles men need to try this season, bangs are a must.