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How to style short hair for men

short hair for men

More men are breaking barriers, wanting to stand out from the crowd and show off some personality through their hair. This trend is no exception where men’s short hairstyles are concerned; a perfect way to avoid the hassle that often comes with longer hair, giving your scalp a chance to breathe, and achieve that all important tailor made do.

Your barber; one of the most important people in your life, someone you can trust, and always has your best interests at heart. You know that when you put your haircut in the God-sent hands of your barber, you’ll be leaving with a look that’s perfectly styled; not a strand out of place. So now, you’re feeling good, and looking great, but the problem becomes; how do you recreate this look at home? Try as you might, you may soon realise it’s harder than you think. We’re here to let you know it doesn’t have to be – here are our top tips on styling short hair for men.

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Short haircuts are the go-to styles for most guys

Understand Your Comb
A good comb can take your styling game to new heights, so it’s important to make sure your using the right type to get the look you’re after. If you want a sleeker look, a fine-toothed comb should be your right-hand man. Wider combs are best for creating crisp side partings, and combing strands back and away from your face. The other type of comb we can’t leave out, are your fingers! If you prefer a more tousled style, try finger-combing your hair. Pick up the comb of your choice, and have a try at combing your hair in all different directions; to work out which style’s most natural to you.

At Home Product, Same Salon Look
Hair products are great as they allow you to manipulate your hair, and style with ease. There are so many products on the market, which can make it hard to make the right choice for you. Talking to your barber or stylist is a great way to find out what products you’ll need to maintain your look. In the meantime, remembering this simplified guide will ensure you stay clued up.

Pomades – Designed to give you versatility, whilst leaving you with some hold. This is a perfect styling tool for sleek short styles, helping you achieve a salon shine finish. One of the best on the market is this one from The Bluebeards Revenge.

Gels – Perfect for creating a wet look; with options for a light or more firm hold, choosing the right kind, and quality is essential. Lighter hold gels allow you to comb your hair after it dries; maintaining structure without breakage. Where thicker or more coarse hair is concerned, a light hold gel just won’t do, using a firm hold gel will ensure your hair stays in place.

Hair Sprays – Hair sprays work best for those with thinner hair. A light formula hair spray can give the illusion of volume where your hair might lack.

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Get the barbershop quality finish at home

Keep it Clean
Keeping your hair clean between barbering appointments, is key, in maintaining your salon fresh look. Washing your hair every 2-3 days will remove excess oils, dead skin flakes, and dirt, that may have built up from your last hair wash; leaving you with a model-like healthy mane.

So now you know exactly how to get that barbershop finish from the comfort of your own home. your probably feeling inspired, and ready to take your short hair cut to the next level. All this confidence, but still without the do? Look no further, Book Your Lifestyle have a range of top men’s grooming spots, ready to cater to your haircut needs; you’re just a click away from your next appointment.