Work with Confidence: 13 Professional Mens Hairstyles

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

Work-appropriate hairstyles can be tricky to nail now that you’re working from home. Even though this may be the case, you still want to look presentable, depending on the type of company you work for. 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, then you’ve come to the right place.

This collection of professional mens looks is easy to nail and will look great on camera during a Zoom call. All of these styles will give you the confidence that only comes with rocking one of these trendy yet professional mens haircuts:

1. Embrace the Classics

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

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.

2. Combed to the Side

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

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.

3. Gelled Fade

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

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.

4. Light Styling

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Sometimes less is more.

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 so you can nail all of the professional mens hairstyles.

5. Long and Wavy

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This is one of the only ways to professionally rock longer hair.

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. Add a medium hold texturizing cream like AXE Texturizing Cream to keep your style looking fresh all day.

6. Long and White

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Proof that going gray doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to longer strands.

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

7. Cropped Close

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Go for a short haircut and beard for a style that’s easy to keep up with.

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

8. Streamlined

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Pair a short spiked style with a carefully trimmed beard for a streamlined look.

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, a perfectly balanced professional mens hairstyle.

9. Slicked Back

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

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.

10. Spike to the Side

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

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.

11. Closely Shaved

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

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

12. Brushed Up

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This is a great solution for guys who are dealing with hair loss.

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

13. Almost Bald

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Looking for mens professional hairstyles that inspire confidence and boldness? Look no further.

It takes confidence to rock an almost (or completely) bald look like this. It’s definitely one of the sleekest of the mens professionals hairstyles. Let that confidence set the tone for each workday and work feeling bold and ready to kill the game.

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