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Short hairstyles for men: 6 looks to try

/ 10.27.2014
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Do you have a long or even just longish haircut right now? Are you thinking about trying a new style? If so, you might be thinking about going for something a little shorter. The good news is that there are several different options to try that go beyond a buzz cut, and won't look boring.

In the gallery above, you'll find six short styles, all of which are incredibly easy to style and maintain.

The big question is, which one will you be most tempted to try on your own hair?


Short hair is generally easier to manage, mostly because there's less of it and therefor requires considerably less effort than something longer. As such, your styling time will be mercifully reduced once you make the cut.

For a basic short cut that gives you enough room for a couple of different looks, you need to ask your stylist to keep it tight on the sides with an extra inch or so left on top.

Styling tips for a short cut

After washing your hair, towel-dry it to remove as much excess moisture as possible. Then, to create a smooth, slick look, apply a small amount of shaping pomade throughout, then comb your hair into a groomed side part.

For a more textured look, apply a mattifying clay or putty to damp hair, then ruffle with your fingers. Shape as desired with your hands and smooth down the sides to finish.

What do you think? Is it time for a new short haircut?

Read more: If you're in the market for a new haircut, why not go for an edgy undercut? It could be the new signature style you didn't know you needed!


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