Looking for a change in hairstyles and can’t decide on what you want? Browse through the article for some of the more popular hairstyles for men.

Popular Male Hairstyles

Have you ever walked into a barber shop and asked for a trendy haircut that you felt would help you attain the latest look, having to end up only walking straight to another barber shop to compensate for the damage done to your hair at the first salon? Getting a hairdo of one’s choice is as important as being able to explain the same to the barber of your choice. If possible carry a picture of a particular style that you were hoping to achieve, after showing him/her the picture, be sure to explain what you want with your hair. Be firm but polite and stop him/her if you don’t like the way it is being cut and explain how to go about it. The popularity of hairstyles keep changing, so here a few ones that you can choose from depending on your taste or the shape of your head and type of hair.

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Latest Hairstyles For Men
Traditionally an African hairstyle, cornrows have become one of the most sought after hairstyles after being seen on the heads of hip-hop artists, basketball players, and actors. This hairstyle looks great on certain people and takes skill to achieve. It can be left on the hair for weeks at a time without removing and re-braiding. It is wise to apply oil to the scalp beforehand itself to prevent dryness.
Long Hair 
Long hair has been in vogue for a couple of years in a row now, with actors and fashion models all keeping it long and fashioned. It has been seen on Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, David Beckham, and a host of rockstars. Most men, who have not worn their hair long, find the process of maintaining it a bit tedious at first. Long hair also requires the occasional visit to the barber for a slight trim.
For the more daring, Mohawks have been in fashion for a couple of years, riding on the wave of success that punk rock experienced. However, it is not recommended for those having business appointments and th6se wh6 show up at work in a suit routine. The Mohawk usually sits well on the heads of musicians, students, sportsmen, etc.
Most synonymous with George Clooney, the fringe or “bangs” have been popular for a long time. Sophisticated and classy, anyone ranging from college graduates to entrepreneurs can carry off this hairstyle. Extremely popular on the fashion walkway, it goes well for people who maintain a clean cut image on and off the work place.
The classic hairstyle immortalized on the head of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond still continues to have women swooning over men classy enough to sport it. This hairstyle is a layered kind with hair cut at a medium length, left longer in the centre and shorter at the edges and the front swept to the side to give a sophisticated and classy look.
Whenever going for any hairstyle always make sure your sideburns are also cut at the same length as the hair on the sides of the head. Unless you want to look like the Gallagher brothers from ‘Oasis’ keep the length of the sideburns limited to the midpoint of the ear.

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