Men’s hairstyles are all about the shaved sides now. With shorter sides, the hairstyle as a whole just looks better, giving you a bigger license to do something impressive with the top. From the military-inspired buzz cuts to hipster-inspired man-rolls, a cut with shaved sides give you a style that’s both smart and edgy.
If you are looking for inspiration before the next cut, we have put together 16 cool shaved sides hairstyles and haircuts for men.
1. Slicked Back with Shaved Pages
Keep a little more length on top for this style, which borrows inspiration from different eras. Slicked back to suggest hairstyles, a man, business is made. The shaved sides say he still has parties on the weekend. Opt for a length that is quite short and (as with most shaved side styles) you will be sure to make regular trips to the hairdresser. This is a hairstyle that will benefit from some extra product. The wet look works best, so go for a medium-hold gel or pomade.
2. Short length with bevelled sides
This hairstyle is one of the most masculine, neat cuts on the entire list. It’s also a cut that works very well on a bearded face, and the conical, short sides in concert with facial hair for a masculine look. Shorter styles are a safe option for those who are starting to gray with hair. It is also an attractive cut for the lazy people, the care is minimal and the short, messy hair looks great.
3. Short slicked back with shaved sides
This is an option for those people who do not want to spend too long at the top. The shorter length on the top also gives you the license to shave down to a shorter length on the sides. The short slicked back hairstyle works best with hair gel or pomade.
4. High and tight
In short, on the top with even shorter sides. The high and tight haircut also takes his inspiration from the military; have you heard of people with these hairs referred to as ‘jarheads’. The transition in length from the sides to the top of the head is steep and ensures a defined look.
5. High and tight with fade
Similar in design to the traditional ‘high and tight’ haircut, except it has conical length on the sides. While the haircut still has a defined transition in length from the tip to the sides, the sides taper towards the ears. For the most beautiful picture, you opt for a skin fade, tapers down to not erase any hair.
6. Classic Undercut
The undercut is so popular right now, as ever. The classic version of this style offers a safer option for those people who want to avoid seeing some of the most extreme looks in this guide. It’s a simple and versatile haircut to style, just need a little product. Products with a matte finish look best, especially for those with fine hair.
7. Slicked back undercut with fade
This style combines the classic undercut with short oil spray back appearance. To pull this one off, you will want to grow your hair a little longer. The cone sides provide less jarring transition to the length to the top. Choose a product with a matte finish for a modern take on this style.
8. Modern Bowl Cut
You probably shake when you hear the words’ bowl cut ‘, but do not worry, we are not famed for reviving this style in all its’ 90s years. Elements of the shell cut were reimagined for 2016, and may be a bold choice. The main feature of the cut is the sudden shift in length, which takes place further down the side of the head. For the best version of this cut, keep the length at the top rather short.
9. Separately low shaving
If the men go to the hairdresser for a haircut with shaved sides, you will assume that the shave must start at the part line. The height of your shave should not be accepted. By relocating the shave, you can cut the whole look of yours. The modern gentleman you combine a slight shave with a classic hairstyle (like this oil spray back appearance).
10. Hi-top fade
If you’re lucky enough to get thick and workable hair you might be able to pull off this’ classic of the 80s. The hi-top fade is a bold cut that symbolizes the golden age of hip hop. Today, the style has reappeared and looks as good as ever.
11. Crew Cut
Another conservative option for the guys who want to shave their pages is the crew cut. Although there are a few different types of crew cuts, it is essentially a short cut that tapers down, shaving sides. The cut often contains a little more length at the front. It’s low maintenance, though a little texturing or wet-look product may bring a bit more character to this cut.
Relying on its popularity in the 1950s, the pompadour is still a stylish look for the guys wanting to make an impact with their hair. To maintain the look, take on more length and weight in the front of the hair. You can also include your stylist or barber a bland on your pages. Use a wet-look, strong-hold product for a classic take on the pompadour.
13. Long hair with shaved sides
Another style, often dismissed too quickly as a hipster straw fire. The combination of long hair and shaved sides has gained popularity for a reason, and it looks damn cool. Pair the length with a beard and you will look incredibly masculine.
14. Structured Hair With Shaved Pages
For people with medium length hair, one way is to use a product that adds texture for more interesting results. Use a product with a dry finish and style your hair with a touch of chaos about you. This option is best suited for guys with wavy curls.
15. Curly hair with shaved sides
If you have curly hair, a cut with shaved sides can be a fantastic option for celebrating your natural curls. For a more subtle look, keep the hair on top on a length that allows the curls to be noticed without becoming overwhelming. Stay away from too much product as this style grows your hair as it naturally grows.
16. Top knot
It’s the combination of man buns and undercut that hipster has gone into a rage a few years back. Today, however, it’s a style that has been adopted by the mainstream, and that’s because it can look great on the right person. Combine this style with a bland, or just a length on the sides. Remember, the shorter the sides, the more you pull eyes on your bun. For that reason, this cut can make faces top-heavy, so consider your face shape before opting for the top knot.