Let’s face it. No matter how much we want to believe that character is our most important attribute, our first impression is most often established by our appearance. Humans are visual creatures, and we use our looks to convey our personalities. This is equally true for men and women.
Most of us take pride in our looks. It’s important to look our best and to show the world that we are comfortable in our own skin. For a man, one of the most effective ways to show off his inner self is through his haircut.
But what does your haircut say about you? Below are some popular men’s hairstyles, and the image they create.
The Buzzcut: A Go-To Classic
This cut has probably been around since clippers were invented. Easy to care for, this cut is perfect for the no-nonsense man who is confident in his appearance, and is too busy with his life to be burdened down with hair styling. This guy likes the convenience of going for a run or hitting the gym without the worry of hair getting in the way.
Top Knot (AKA the Man Bun)
This cut is long on top, short on the sides and is the mark of a carefree spirit. This guy is also very aware of his image and works hard to keep up his style. This cut strikes the perfect balance between casual and serious.
Instagram is full of images of this cool style. This cut was named for Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV of France, but was most famously worn by celebrities such as Elvis, and became synonymous with the rock and roll attitude of the fifties. This classic brings to mind James Dean, West Side Story, and all the cool rockabilly music you can handle. Men who choose this style are old souls with an edgy new vibe and are willing to put in the care this style demands.
This style may look simple, but it’s the definition of style and confidence. With so many ways to style this cut, the sky really is the limit. The man who chooses a fade is comfortable at the office or at the bowling alley with the guys.
Long hair brings to mind romance. We imagine poets and artists with long flowing locks. Don’t let long hair fool you, though. Men who are confident enough to wear long hair are sure of themselves. They know what they want and how to get it. If you are brave enough to show your sensitive side, this style may be just the thing you’re looking for.
Men have so many choices in hairstyles today. So many choices that deciding to change up your look may seem intimidating. Why not let us help you find the style that’s just right for you? Hier and Haines can update your look and get you ready for the new season. Visit us here to check out our men’s services, read about our awesome stylists or request an appointment. We can’t wait to hear from you!