While the women’s hairstyles industry is brimming with styles and trends of many different types, it is interesting to note that the men’s hairstyles are also making quite a growth in terms of fashion adaptability and trends. A list of hairstyles is introduced each new time and while most are creative and new hairstyles, many of them are an updated version of old classic styles. However, they may have originated, they all look amazing and this list has the 25 top modern hairstyles for men in 2021.
25 Modern Hairstyles for Men to Look Awesome
Messy Waves and Low Fade
The messy waves hairstyle is great for youngsters who are looking to get a cool and stylish hairdo without spending too much money or putting in too much effort. The hair here is maintained in a messy and wavy pomp hairstyle at the top and a low faded undercut accompanies this as the hair recedes down to the bottom. The clean look of the fade goes well with the kind of messy hair making it a perfect combination hairstyle. The style looks very natural too and can be worn without any worry for your whole day.
Slick Pulled Back Hairstyle
A slick and pulled back hairstyle is great when you need to have that classy and gentleman look. It’s quite a charming look that most men love, and if you have straight and thick hair, this hairstyle should definitely be tried out. The hair has been maintained in a natural style in its original texture itself so that it doesn’t look too made up. A good hair gel or setting spray can help to ensure that your pulled back hair stays in style for the entirety of the day.
Slick Hair with Side Part and Undercut
Here is another classic hairstyle for those who love to keep their hair short, neat, and trimmed. A very low maintenance look that doesn’t show off too much, this would be the perfect hairstyle for those who love to keep a clean and low-key look. The hair has been styled by parting it to the sides. Keep the hair short on one side and has been accompanied by a fading undercut, while the longer layers of hair on the opposite side are simply swept over in a fashionable manner.
Long Hair with a Thick Beard
There is no better combination than the classic long hair and thick beard combo. It makes you look like a true gentleman and gives out the impression that you are not someone to be messed with. The longer layers of hair on the top has also been paired with a fading undercut to make this look even more impressive and manly. The layers on the top really help to add in volume and texture to the look and this hairstyle would have been boring if it was styled in the normal manner.
Pompadour Undercut Hairstyle
This pompadour hairstyle used to be a huge hit only a few years ago and now it looks like the trend is making its way back even in this year where it is the beginning of an entirely new decade. The upper middle section of the hair has been styled in a medium-length pompadour hairstyle that is firmly pulled back. This helps to accentuate the forehead and make it look more attractive. The rest of the hair on the sides has been styled in a slightly fading undercut style.
Long Slicked Back Hairstyle
Here is another slicked back hairstyle in which the hair has been pulled back in along a slicked-back style and cut in layers. The sides have been styled in a zero fade undercut style with the strands of hair neatly trimmed so that it contains enough texture and thickness. This hairstyle is also usually known as a quiff hairstyle but the basic idea is to style the longer layers of hair on the front in a quiff hairstyle while the sides are cropped short.
Side Brushed Thick Hairstyle
Zac Efron looks stunning in this hairdo, which really accentuates his round face and eyes. The hairstyle is a pretty basic one that can be made your go-to look when you have no time for extra styling or maintenance. It’s as simple a hairstyle as it can get and you only need to have thick hair with some significant texture to effortlessly rock this hairstyle. The hair has been messily side-swept thus making it look a very relaxed hairstyle.
Long Hair and Thick Pomade
the long hairstyle trend is one that many men are fond of because long hair looks just as good on men as they do on women. This hairstyle looks very messy and unkempt and maybe the whole charm of this look lies in that messiness. The hair is unruly and has been combed backward, sidewards and in all possible directions. the long hair trend is all the rage these days and more and more men and trying it out to get that cool look for themselves.
Short Clean Hairstyle
Now many men do not fancy such dramatic hairstyles and instead would like to keep it as simple as possible. As we do all the time, we also have the right hairstyle for all kinds of hair types and people’s interests and we have such a short, clean hairstyle listed here. The hair has been cropped very short and in choppy layers on the front portion, whereas it has been complemented with a gradually fading undercut on both sides. This crop definitely speaks for itself and is a style statement in its own way.
Long Wavy Hair
the classic wavy and long hairstyle that men love but most men can’t keep because of their hair types, lack of texture and thickness, and many such other factors. So if you are someone who is naturally blessed with such thick and wavy hair, nothing should stop you from getting a good and clean hairstyle like this one. it is sure to make you look very charming and all you need to do is to style your long strands of hair in messy beach waves or layers as shown in the picture.
Spiky Quiff Hairstyle for Men
The quiff hairstyle is always a favorite trend among men and is also one of the most popular hairstyles. Making your hair stand out on the upper part and cropping the rest of the hair is really a cool hairstyle that simply changes the entire structure of your face when styled like this. It lets go of any imperfections and also helps to make your hair look more defined, thus making you all the more attractive. The quiff hairstyle here has been paired with spiky layers of hair on the top.
Cool Curly Top Hairstyle
The curly hairstyle is just as good as the wavy layered hairstyles and in fact, looks more natural than it. The loosely curly locks of hair are great at framing the face and making it look more pleasant. The curly hairstyle has been styled by making it look messy on the top while the sides have been similarly trimmed messily in a zero faded style. This hairstyle is great for men who have medium thickness hair and significant texture. This is also an adorable hairstyle that men should definitely try since it is sure to make them look younger and cooler.
Short Fringe Hairstyle
Here is a style that is hugely popular in Korea and is making its way as a big trend in the whole world itself. The hair on the upper front portion has been maintained in short fringes like the style with the fringes being super straight that makes the forehead look more accentuated. The hairstyle is very simple and clean and also has enough edge to it that makes it stand out from the rest of the crowd. The sides have been styled in a gradually fading undercut with the hair trimmed thickly at the beginning of the undercut.
Long Messy Hair with Highlights
Long layers of hair on men simply look irresistible and when you combine such a look with highlights that really suit your skin tone, you are bound to look extra amazing. The highlights colors are an almost toned down version of the natural golden blonde, with the color being so faded that it almost looks like a silver-blonde shade. The hair has been maintained messily but even that mess is a perfectly messed up look that has been carefully created. A simple and effortless hairstyle to make you look amazing.
Middle Parted Vulture Hairstyle
We have all heard about the Mohawk haircut and nowhere is yet another hairstyle that has obviously been named after a bird. And this time it’s the mighty vulture. Well, the hairstyle in itself looks very powerful and mighty so maybe the name does go well with the style. Best suited hairstyle for those who have medium length and textured hair. The hair has been middle-parted very neatly in order to create that vulture effect. The back and sides gave been neatly and very shortly trimmed making it look very clean.
Medium Length Blonde Hair
Chris Hemsworth is famous for his blonde golden locks of hair that simply makes him look dashing. He has styled it in a variety of different killer hairstyles and the truth is that every single time, he has nailed his look. This is a classic look that was popularized by Hemsworth and if you look at it, the hairstyle is a simple one and doesn’t require too much effort too. Simply part your hair to both the sides and make sure you have cut your hair in a layered style to perfectly recreate this look.
Wide Mohawk with Fade
Most Mohawk hairstyles is about faux hawks that are huge and large and simply pop out of your head. But this hawk style is a toned-down version of the classic Mohawk style as it has been styled in a wider perspective thus making the head look really flat and round. The sides have then been neatly cropped in fading undercut style that simply looks great. The Mohawk has then been blended in very nicely with the entire hairstyle and to make it a better combo, the clean-shaved beard also looks amazing.
Cristiano Ronaldo Hairstyle
The king of football is also the king of fashion, and when it comes to hairstyles, no one wears them better than him and with such class every single time. This is a hairstyle that has been hugely popularized by Cristiano Ronaldo which made almost all his fans even his non-fans get this hairstyle due to its adaptability since it goes very well with thick, thin, textured, curly and all other kinds of hairstyles. with a huge fan following in the entire world, it is only predictable that people are out there to copy his every move and style.
Salt and Pepper Look
The salt and pepper hairstyle used to be mostly worn by older men who wanted to look stylish even at any age and this style factor is what made this trend a hit not only among older people but also among the youngsters as well. This hairstyle is now very popular and is worn by men and women alike due to its versatility and uniqueness. The hair here has been styled in medium-length layers and parted to both sides in a kind of messy way. Doing the same for the rest of the hair.
Short Spiky Hairstyle
a short cropped hairstyle like this one is ideal for men who like to keep things simple and low key. usually, such hairstyles are styled in the normal cropped style, but here instead the hair has been done in short spiky styles that almost resemble a buzz cut. The style has then been done by very neatly and cleanly shaving the undercut which also has a shaved design on the bottom part. the drop fade hairstyle on the sides makes this hairstyle look all the more interesting.
Man Bun Hairstyle
even men love tying up their hair in a bun style and not just women, and this is one such perfect style you should try out if you have long hair. Simply pull back your hair in a slick style and then take it and tie it up in a bun. The sides and the back of this style have been done with a neatly shaved look that gets completely faded as it reaches the bottom. This is a perfect look that also looks manly as well.
Cool Hairstyle for Thick Hair
A variety of hairstyle that can be tried out on thick hair. It’s super cool and will make you look very charming and like a gentleman. The hair has been styled by parting it to the sides. The hair on the longer side has been maintained in longer layers almost resembling a part quiff hairstyle whereas the hair on the shorter side has been cropped very short in the style of short choppy fringes. The rest of the hair on the back and the sides has then been shaved into a neat undercut completing the overall hairdo and making it look very gorgeous as a style for men.
Long Messy Hair
a classic and iconic hairstyle by Justin Bieber, this is a very simple hairstyle that can be tried out by men to get that cool and effortlessly sexy look. It has a boyish charm to it that simply makes it irresistible. This is a great hairstyle for when you need something as you go-to look and it can also be worn with different types of outfits. It’s cool and laid back and the face-framing layers of hair on the front look great. To spice up the look, you can try it out by highlighting your hair in different colors.
Temple Fade Blonde Haircut
A temple fade style deserves to be on any men’s hairstyles list due to its versatility and brilliants. It’s a very simple hairstyle for men and doesn’t need much effort to be put in. A good style to be tried out when you are simply bored with your everyday hairstyles and would like to try out something new. Then look no further because this style would definitely be your best choice.
Blonde Wavy Hairstyle
Adam Levine is quite popular not just for his songs that capture our hearts but also for the fashion statements he makes with his different hairstyles and outfits. This is a classic blonde hairstyle that is very popular because of how simple and cool the hairstyle is. The hair has been dyed in a rich shade of golden blonde that simply radiates light onto the whole look. It has been styled in wavy layers that have been pulled to the sides and swept back nonchalantly.
All of these modern styles for men listed above have been carefully picked out to suit your personal hair need and also meet your hair goals; however different they may be. These are the best styles that have been predicted to be the biggest trends this year so go ahead and give it a try and we are sure you will be feeling like a new version of you in this new year.