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Headphones and hairstyles that can handle them: men's hair advice

/ 07.18.2014
Ramp up the volume... and keep it that way!
Ramp up the volume... and keep it that way!

You may have noticed that we live in a world where headphones are basically a staple accessory which can, unfortunately, wreak all kinds of havoc on your hair. You can use earphones instead but sometimes you just can't compromise and it's your style that takes the hit. The good news is that with the right products, you can prevent this from happening.

Stay flexible

To avoid irreversible headphone dents in your hair, you need to apply a product that will help your strands bounce back. A wax or a gum won't set hard like a gel so, if your headphones crush your style, you can quickly reshape it when you take them off.

The Studio Line Deconstructing Cream Wax and Shaping Pomade by L'Oréal Paris are both great products for this and they'll give you plenty of long-lasting hold once you've reworked your hair.


If you have straight hair that is easily dented, incorporating some texture into your look can help to make it way less obvious. All you need to do is apply a small amount of Deconstructing Cream Wax evenly throughout then muss your hair with your hands. Don't be afraid to really go for it, the messier the better!

Smooth operator

If you need a really well-groomed hairstyle, keep a fine-tooth comb on hand to smooth down the top and sides of your hair after you're done with your headphones. Simple styles like a slick side part styled with Studio Line Grooming Clay by L'Oréal Paris can be easily repaired this way.

There you have it! With a few simple styling tricks, you can have perfect surround sound without worrying about what it's going to do to your hair.


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