Work with Confidence: 13 Professional Mens Hairstyles for Day to Night

Swagger into the office wearing some confident business hairstyles men love.

Work-appropriate hairstyles can be tricky to nail depending on your office environment. If you’re working at a startup where every day is casual Friday then a more relaxed hairstyle will definitely work for you. If you’re working in a more corporate environment and you’re on the lookout for professional mens hairstyles to inspire you then you’ve come to the right place. This collection of professional mens hairstyles are all office-appropriate and are all easy to nail. All of these styles will give you the confidence that only comes with rocking one of these trendy yet professional mens haircuts:

professional mens hairstyles combed back
A killer hair gel and a great comb are a match made in hair heaven.

1. Embrace the Classics

Grab a little bit of AXE Spiked-Up Look: Extreme Hold Gel and run it through the front of your hair. Then, use your comb to brush it backward to give your hair that classic combed feel.

professional mens hairstyles combed to the side
Grab your comb for some light styling.

2. Combed to the Side

Follow the same directions with a little bit of hair gel and your favorite comb, but this time brush your hair to the one side of your head for a shift in perspective.

professional mens hairstyles gelled fade
You’re never too old to get in on a classic style.

3. Gelled Fade

Upgrade your fade by gelling your hair into a gravity-defying spiked up look. Use a powerful gel, like Bed Head for Men by TIGI Power Play Gel, to lock your style into place.

professional mens hairstyles light styling brown hair
Sometimes less is more.

4. Light Styling

Use just a touch of Bed Head for Men by TIGI Press Up Styling Foam to accentuate your volume and streamline your hair into a lightly styled ‘do. Ed’s note: Want a bit of guidance on blow-drying men’s hair? Click here for a tutorial.

professional mens hairstyles long wavy hair
This is one of the only ways to professionally rock longer hair.

5. Long and Wavy

Filed under: ways to rock longer hair without looking messy. Keeping your wavy strands cropped just two to three inches from your roots will keep your look streamlined and classy.

professional mens hairstyles long white hair
Proof that going gray doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to longer strands.

6. Long and White

Maintain a little bit of your youth while embracing your gray hair by leaving your locks a little longer. A style like this looks crisp on silver strands and requires nearly zero product to hold it in place.

professional mens hairstyles short gray hair
Go for a short haircut and beard for a style that’s easy to keep up with.

7. Cropped Close

Not into a lengthy grooming and styling routine? This is the look for you.

professional mens hairstyles short spiky beard
Pair a short spiked style with a carefully trimmed beard for a streamlined look.

8. Streamlined

A small section of spiked up strands in the front will give your look some personality while a carefully trimmed beard will balance this look and keep it streamlined overall.

professional mens hairstyles slicked back
As far as professional haircuts for men go, this is one of our favorites.

9. Slicked Back

Looking for a trendy way to wear slicked back hair? Pair the look with a tight fade and a little bit of scruff to avoid looking greasy.

professional mens hairstyles spiked side scruff
It doesn’t get easier than this.

10. Spike to the Side

Consider this the men’s version of an ‘I woke up like this’ style. Run your fingers through your hair, then style it off to one side for an easy an laid-back look.

professional mens hairstyles closely shaved
A closely shaved option is an instant route to a professional style.

11. Closely Shaved

Looking for an easy hair routine that will still look intentional and professional? Opt for a closely shaved style that screams confidence without being overdone.

professional mens hairstyles balding brushed up brown hair
This is a great solution for guys who are dealing with hair loss.

12. Brushed Up

Mask thinning strands by adding volume and brushing your hair up and away from your face.

professional mens hairstyles almost bald black hair
Looking for mens professional hairstyles that inspire confidence and boldness? Look no further.

13. Almost Bald

It takes confidence to rock an almost (or completely) bald look like this. Let that confidence set the tone for each workday and go into work feeling bold and ready to kill the game.