Short hairstyles for men come in different varieties. When someone mentions short hair, it applies to all possible cut with a minimal length. From time to time, you will see hairstyles which are above the ears or otherwise some prefer cuts that are below the chin. Keep in mind though that a hair within chin length is not categorized as short. In selecting the short haircut suitable for you, it gives you the reward of effortlessly styling it every day.
Short Hairstyles for Men
Here we gathered the best short hairstyles for men in 2020 so you can get easily manage your different styles and cuts based on the last trends of this year.
1. Spikes Men’s Short Hairstyle
The spikes are achieved by applying wax or gel on the hair.
2. Fade Taper Undercut
This hairstyle cuts hair on the sides and back very short and tapered upwards. Then beginning on the ears, the hair is cut longer.
3. Slicked Back Haircut
The haircut is brushed up from the front and is styled by using hair gel or creme.
4. Side Part
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Part refers to the division of the hair. It is the natural division of the hair.
5. Ivy League
On this very short hairstyle for thin hair, the sides and back are cut short and tapered across the top of the hair. Then it becomes longer and fuller toward the crown and front. The longer hair on top can be styled, gelled or parted.
6. Caesar Cut
On this haircut, the hair on top of the head or crown is layered while back and sides are tapered. Short bangs are also combed forward.
7. Brushed Up Hairstyle
This hairstyle is good for all short hairstyles which is at least an inch long. Apply gel or pomade to retain the look longer when brushing the hair up.
8. Side Part Pompadour
To illustrate, this is a modern take on the classic pompadour style. You can copy this look by applying a pomade, sweep your hair, then comb to the sides.
9. Short Back and Sides
Incidentally, this haircut is compatible with any face shapes. All corners are shaved and trimmed allowing you to freely style the crown.
10. Brush Cut
On this men’s haircut for thin hair, the back and sides are cut and tapered white the crown is cut longer following the shape of the head. The top hair will resemble the bristles of a brush.
11. Burr Cut
This haircut is also called induction cut for short hair. The hairstyle is achieved by cutting the hair 1/8 inch which will give the scalp a sandpaper-like texture.
12. Businessman’s Cut
This cut is not too short. It can still be worn in an office setting. This is usually tapered on the back and sides while the crown is left long for brushing and parting.
13. Butch Cut
‘This hairstyle cuts hair 1/4 inch and is created by taking a clipper and cutting all the hair to the same length.
14. Crew Cut
Crewcut is tapered on the side, back, and top.
15. Flat Top
Others pertain to this cut as horseshoe flat top. This style aims to give your crown a flat image. In case you have longer hair, apply styling gel to keep hair standing.
16. High and Tight
The hair on this hairstyle is shaved on the sides and back leaving short hair on the crown.
17. High and Tight Recon
This hairstyle looks like a small mohawk. The sides and back are shaved.
18. Landing Strip
This is a very short version of a flat top where the middle crown scalp is already visible to still achieve the flat top look. Do you think this short hairstyle for men will come back in 2020? We definitely hope so.
19. Layered Cut
Meanwhile, the layered cut shown above gives off a rebel look. You can achieve various short looks with it while having thick hair.
20. Regulation or Military Style Cut
There are many different haircuts that can adhere to the rules and regulations of a military haircut. There can be low regulation, medium regulation, and high regulation.
21. Taper Cut
This is a classic short hairstyle for men. It is cut short on the sides and back and it becomes shorter downwards. It has good and even blending on the haircut.
Whitewalls are common with men. Basically, it describes parts of the head where you can already view the scalp. You can achieve the look by shaving or clipping the hair on your sides and back.
23. Buzz Cut
This haircut is also very short. It requires little maintenance. It looks great and enhances the masculine look.
24. Faux Hawk
With Faux Hawk, notice that the hair is not too shortened. The crown is long while the sides and back have enough length.
25. Blunt Cut
On the other hand, if you have thick hair. You can go for this blunt cut style. Sides are shaved while the crown is long.
26. Brit-Rock Indie
Those guys from a British band started this hairstyle. You can achieve it too with your long bangs swept forward.
27. Slicked Back Undercut
This cut has saved sides and back while the hair on top is gelled and brushed to the back.
28. Design Haircut
If you want to see artful or geometric designs etched on your hair like the one shown above, see to it to head to a shop that has professional artists or stylists.
29. Textured Cut
This hairstyle is achieved by cutting the sides short white the top us point cut with shears or razor for texture.
When you opt for the bald look, ensure to keep scalp shiny and polished.
31. Short Textured Haircut For Men
A short hairstyle can make you look cool and neat too!
Creating different looks for short hair can prove to be difficult at times, unlike long hair which has numerous styling options. If you are therefore experiencing some challenges in achieving a good style for your short hair, you need to relax as this article provides some simple ways on how to style your short hair.
Styling Short Hair as a Man
Taking care of your hair as a man can prove to be rather difficult without proper guidance, that is where this comprehensive article comes in. Quality styling products are needed for a better short-hair look. The direction in which you style your hair and how you dry the locks play an essential role in achieving the perfect result. The right oils and creams are needed for proper hair maintenance. One needs to be aware of their hair texture as well as natural looks in order to best take care of their hair.
How to look Good with a Short Hairstyle
Various procedures exist and when correctly followed a man can spot a good look with their short hair. First, you need to wet your hair. Mousse can then be applied evenly to add volume. A blow drier is used (low drying) at the top of the head while using a brush to achieve the required backward motion style.
The motion should be straight to avoid parts. The sides are later on dried flat using a blow-drier. Styling mud is applied carefully when the hair is dry, this is to avoid any formation of parts. At this stage, Pomade instead of mud is highly recommended for fine hair and for rough hair, the wax is recommended. Any additional element of style can then be applied using a comb. Once one is finished, hairspray is sprayed over to hold the style in position.
In order to achieve a smooth stunning look with short hair, one starts off with the application of styling cream on hair that is slightly wet. The cream should be light to allow easy hair movement. The hair is then part on the crown edge by a regular comb towards either direction. A lowly set hair drier is used on the top hair while placing the drying hair together against the part side direction. The part-side hair is also pushed in the opposite direction. The sides are directed downwards, after which Paste application is done for rough hair in order to hold the elegant style in position. Hairspray can be used lightly for light hair.
Another method one can use to look good in short hair is to apply putty on your hand then rub it on your hair for even distribution. If an even distribution is achieved, you can now use a blow dryer to dry it.
Use your figures to push your hair upward and straight towards the middle of the crown as you dry it. You do not need to work on the hair at the sides and the back if you have already pushed it backward toward the crown. If a good styling is achieved, then you can use a flat iron to sharpen the hair ends and later apply some mud.
Pomade use for best hair care
Pomade is extremely good for short hair, especially for those with fine hair texture. The following procedure can be used to put pomade application to good use for short hair.
Pomade is first applied to damp hair. This is so that there is added texture. A regular comb is then used to part hair on either side of the head. Resulting in a part at the distant crown edge. The fingers are then used to place the top hair up and backward slightly leaning in a direction against the part side. The palm is then used to make the side hair flat in a backward motion with a natural flow. Lastly, the hair should be left to dry without the use of a blow-drier.
Getting a Short Hairstyle
With the proper understanding of one’s hair type and natural features of the face and head, a man can always spot a wonderful look with their short hair. Experimental methods can always be practiced depending on the individual’s needs. Short hair has proved to be convenient especially during summer. Why don’t you try out these tips and see how you achieve a good style for your short hair?
There are many perks of having a short hairstyle. You will be needing lesser effort to style them and there is not much need for styling products which can be great for your pocket. We hope this inspiration has helped you in choosing your next hairdo. If you want to learn more about short hairstyles for men, you can check out the history of hairstyles.
Started with cutting his brother’s hair when he was 7 years old, Joseph always wanted to become a famous hairstylist. After graduating college that’s exactly what he did, traveling the world while working in salons in the most diverse cities, learning from the best hairdressers of our time. Now he shares his knowledge with us by inspiring articles, photographs, and hairstyle advice.