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Thick hair inspiration for men: 10 hairstyles to try

/ 12.01.2014
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  • Brushed forward curls
  • Textured and controlled
  • Undercut
  • Brushed forward
  • Short curls
  • Voluminous waves
  • Lengthy curls
  • Messy hair with a beard
  • Voluminous side part
  • Short side sweep

When you have thick hair, keeping it under control can be something of a challenge. As such, it's really important to have the right cut. To help you decide exactly what that might be, scroll through the gallery above and get inspired. Who knows, you might just find your new signature look!

Show your hair who's boss

If your strands can be unruly and hard to manage, you need to tell your stylist about it. Once they know exactly what they're working with, they'll be able to give you a cut that removes the bulk from all the right places, leaving you with a manageable style that works with your daily grooming routine.

To make sure that awesome salon hair feeling isn't a one-time event, ask your stylist to walk you through recreating the finished look at home.

Styling tips

1/ Volume

Thick hair has a lot of natural volume so why not make the most of it with a style that's longer on top? You could try a voluminous side part, a faded cut or even an undercut if you're feeling really brave.

To add height, apply some pomade to damp hair, then blow-dry your locks while lifting them with a comb. Dry the hair from the roots up to make sure the extra height stays put.

2/ Slick

If your hair is thick and relatively straight, try a cut that has enough length to create a few different styles with. You can sweep your hair back or comb it into a slick side part for a smooth, Don Draper kind of look.

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