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Men's hair tutorial: bad boy waves

/ 11.06.2014
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Hairstyles are important because they say a lot about your personality to the outside world and the very least, they're an indicator of your personal style. This means that if you like to switch things up from time to time, a versatile cut is essential.

Generally speaking, a part styled, part disheveled look is a great way to keep things interesting, it's easy to take care of, and it'll give you a bad boy, rockstar edge, too.

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This kind of hairstyle looks more polished on shorter cuts, so if your job requires some semblance of formality, avoid a lengthy cut. That said, you can keep the length, sweep it back during the working day, then reshape when you're out from under the boss's gaze.

Ask your stylist to keep the top a little longer, but not to cut too much off the sides in order to maintain a consistent texture all over.


Starting with a small amount, warm some pomade, then work it evenly through all of your hair and add more as needed. Use your fingers to rake the hair forward, allowing it to fall over your forehead. It should look a bit like a set of heavy-ish bangs.

To amp up the volume, massage the roots with your fingertips where necessary, then ruffle and tousle as desired to finish.


The great thing about this style is that, compared to something like an undercut or fade, it's fairly low maintenance. You should still be getting regular trims, but you can leave 4-6 weeks between them.

Would you try a seemingly devil-may-care hairstyle like this one?

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