On-Trend Hairstyles for Men Over 50

Miriam Herst | 29 May 2019
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Figure out how to be on-trend and age appropriate at the same time. 

If there’s anything we know definitively, it’s that it’s never too late to take a risk in the hair styling department and try something new. We also know that for guys who are looking for hairstyles for men over 50, it can be daunting trying to find trendy hairstyles that are age-appropriate. We’ve got you covered: we’ve created a collection of hairstyles for men over 50 that will help you make the latest trends work for you in a way that’s both comfortable and appropriate.

Ready to wear the latest styles with confidence? Read on for all the inspiration you need:

1. Cleanly Trimmed

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Pair a trimmed beard with a neatly styled haircut.

Keeping up with your haircut and shaving schedule is key to maintaining a clean and neat look. A short beard gets a modern and clean twist when it’s neatly trimmed and groomed. Use a quick spray of TRESemmé TRES Two Freeze Hold Hairspray to hold your clean haircut in place.

TRESemmé TRES TWO FREEZE HOLD HAIRSPRAY

2. Subtly Styled

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Keep the styling to a minimum.

You’ll want to stay away from over-styling in order to maintain a sophisticated look. Run a little bit of water over your comb before you brush through your hair to streamline your style and keep it fresh.

3. Clean Lines

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Use hair gel to create a clean look.

With the right styling skills and a strong dose of confidence, you can take your style a step further by incorporating hair gel into your look. Run Dove Men+Care Control Gel through your strands for a slightly cleaner alternative to the previous style.

DOVE MEN+CARE CONTROL GEL

4. All Slicked Back

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Slick all your hair straight back.

Similar to the subtle styling routine we ran through above, all this look takes is a bit more water and running your comb through your hair to create this slicked back look. One of our fave hairstyles for men over 50!

5. Lightly Combed

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Hair pomade is about to become your right hand man.

Use a drop of hair pomade like Bed Head for Men by TIGI Slick Trick Firm Hold Pomade and comb your hair back into a slightly styled look.

BED HEAD FOR MEN BY TIGI SLICK TRICK FIRM HOLD POMADE

6. Ordered Chaos

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A clean haircut is key for balancing a messy style.

This style is the most ideal of hairstyles for men over 50 who are still holding onto their thick strands. Show them off with a messy and windblown style. The key to keeping this look age-appropriate is to pair it with a clean haircut.

7. Effortless Style

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It doesn’t get any more laid-back than this.

Keep it effortless and easy with a laid-back and messy style.

8. Cropped Short

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Keep it closely cropped.

You can always count on a cropped short style to be the most sophisticated and on-trend of hairstyles for men over 50.

9. Combed Over

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Use your fingers to comb your hair over to one side.

This style doesn’t require any products at all. Simply use your fingers to comb your hair off to the side for an effortless look.

10. High Contrast

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Pair a cleanly shaved head with a full beard.

If you’ve found that your hair has been thinning, then we suggest going all in with a high-contrast bald look paired with a full, on-trend beard.

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