Long hair remains a men's fashion staple in 2024, popular on runways and celebrities alike. Selecting the right long hairstyle is key for daily wear. Consider a few essential tips to ensure your efforts in maintaining a splendid long mane don't go unnoticed.


Firstly, choose a hairstyle that complements your natural hair type. Those with strong, healthy locks can aim for shoulder-length or slightly shorter styles. Layered cuts work well, and for a punk look, consider some spiky edges style. Remember: straight hair particularly suits this edgy aesthetic.

Long Hairstyles For Men Guide: Wear Your Long Hair The Right Way

And one last thing to remember: don’t overuse the styling products. They can weigh hair down, ruining the voluminous look you’re going for.

Man Bun

Man buns have been in for a while now, and they seem not to go anywhere any time soon. There is no wonder why in fact, the thing is that buns are universally flattering and easy to style among long hairstyles for men. Besides, there are many options to experiment with, and we will have a closer look at them right now.


High Man Bun

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Your man bun will surely depend on the length of your hair, and the longer it is, the higher you should make the bun. It is safe to say that when it comes to the question of what is a man bun – it is the easiest way to deal with your long hair and to look super hot and stylish!

Styling Tip: All you need to do a man bun is to gather up your hair, pull it through the hair tie and then secure it with it.

Low Messy Man Bun

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There are many man bun styles and it is up to you to choose which one to pull off today. When it comes to how to make a man bun, you need to come up with how high you wish to take it. If you want an easy-going and a little messy look, then low bun is the best option to go for.


Low Sleek Man Bun

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Many men with longer hair prefer straight hairstyles. In case that is all about you, we may have a perfect bun option for you! The thing is that sleek bun is the best one for a classy man bun guy! See for yourself one of the most elegant and stylish long hairstyles for men!

Updo Style For Wedding

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The wedding, even if it’s your own, isn’t the reason to get rid of your luxurious long mane, on which you have spent so much time and effort. You can style it in an elegant and sophisticated manner that perfectly suits the dressy ambiance of the event.

Styling Tip: Try to pull your hair in an updo with a couple of strands framing loosely your face for a breezy and carefree vibe of the look.


Low Bun With Cap

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Caps are so much on trend these days. But, what to do if you want to sport a cap but are reluctant to hide your long locks under it? You can wear them both without impeding each other. Tie your hair in a low men bun, and any cap or hat will sit flawlessly on your head!

Dreadlocks In A Bun

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Another classic style which works for most hair types and requires very little styling. Again, pick your hair ties carefully so as not to snag fragile hair.


Very often it is said that there are some hairdos that are entitled to women only. Well, we are going to prove otherwise today!


High Ponytail

Men ponytail styles are somehow left out or incomplete without a high pony. However, not all the men will go as far as to pull it off. The thing is that high ponytail hairstyles are thought to be the women style only. One look at this high man ponytail may change your mind for.

Low Messy Ponytail

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When you browse through all the ponytail long hairstyles for men, it is easy to come to a conclusion that low ponytail is the one that is the most requested for. There is no wonder why, since this hairstyle is easy to come up with not to mention its low-maintenance. And, it looks hot and sexy with some messy vibe!

Braided Viking Style with Shaved Sides

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This man sports a striking Viking-inspired hairstyle with shaved sides, accentuating the contrasting texture and volume of the braids on top of his head. The intricately woven braids contribute to the hairstyle's warrior-like aura. Ideal for men with thick hair, this style demands confidence.

Styling Tip: Regularly shave the sides and apply a firm-hold product to the braids to keep them well-defined and in place.


Half Updo Knot Styles

The top knot is the hairstyle that lies somewhere in-between man bun and an undercut, which makes it even more required for. With a top knot men can forget about all the troubles that long hair can come with!

Knots & Braids Faux Hawk Style

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There are times when you want to give it all up and go for a mohawk on your head. Don’t be so reckless though. The times will pass by and you will be left with nothing but regrets. For these instances, turn to such a tonsorial ploy as knotting and braiding. With the help of these two techniques, you can achieve a hairstyle that pretty much resembles what is known as a faux hawk.

Updo Knot

Whether you want to take your hair away from your face or pull off a trending look, such as a Samurai hair style, tie your hair in an updo knot. Although this hairstyle looks relaxed and laid-back, it doesn’t mean you can’t don it to a dressy event. Just switch your Hawaiian shirt to a well-tailored tuxedo!


Massive Low Bun

These gentlemen's hair is slicked back into a long ponytail and tied in a low bun, offering a clean, refined look that highlights their strong forehead and pronounced features. Ideal for men with longer locks seeking a professional yet relaxed style.

Styling Tip: To perfect this look, use a smoothing serum before tying the hair back and secure the bun loosely to avoid tension.

Man Braid

Man braids are very versatile, and the options are close to being unlimited, however not all the men are daring enough to pull such a hairstyle off. If you are bold and daring, then these hairstyle ideas with braids involved will surely come to your liking!

Dutch Braid With Man Bun

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Braided man bun is a perfect way to stand out from the crowd! Man bun hairstyles are on the top these days, but a really unique personality has to be unique in every possible way. So, pay attention to this man braid and bun combination. Hopefully, you will get as inspired as we are!


French Braided Ponytail

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Braid styles for men can look both stylish and brutal at the same time. If you are one of those men inspired by Viking style, this French braid ponytail will steal your heart!

Braided Sides Faux Hawk For A Party

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There are many simple updos for long hair for men, but when it comes to the party look, you are bound to look your absolute best. That is why this Faux hawk braid hairstyle may come in handy when you are in search for fancy and unique braided ideas!

Box Braids

Among simple updos for long hair should be mentioned box braids. With braids like that, you will kill two birds with one stone since it will become even easier to look after your hair and you will always look stylish and sleek, no matter where you are headed!



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Cornrow braids, especially like these ones, done by the expert braiding artist from Australia, Bec, are another way to deal with your long hair once and for a while. Besides, you can also experiment with the coloring while wearing your cornrows.

Styling Tips:

  • Moisturize your braids daily with natural oils to maintain scalp health.
  • Choose bold colors for a personalized, standout look.

Long Ombre Braids With Undercut

Long Ombre Braids With Undercut Men's Hairstyles
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Regardless of your hair type, braids can give long hair structure while keeping styling time to a minimum. For a young, fun look stick to shades of deep orange ombre and remember to use a color-protecting shampoo and conditioner to keep your locks vivid.

Faux Hawk Braids

Faux Hawk Braids Men Hairstyles
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Edgy yet easily styled, hawk braids suit most hair types, and once done, can easily be left in for several weeks to cut down on maintaining hair.


Half-Up Braided Bun

Half-Up Braided Bun For Men
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A low maintenance option for those with braided hair, this surfer-style look keeps hair off the face, making it practical for sporty types.

Styling Tips:

  • Secure the top braids into a bun for a controlled, yet very stylish look.
  • Let loose braids hang freely to showcase your hair texture.

Dutch Braids

Men's Hairstyle with Dutch Braids
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One of the most complicated styles to replicate, Dutch braids look seriously sexy, when done properly, however. Suitable for most hair types, they also need very little maintenance once done.


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Dreadlocks aren’t precisely braids, but that does not make them any less stylish. What is more, it takes some courage to try this hairstyle out. In case you are feeling adventurous enough then this is something you should try out at least once!


Hair Down

When you are feeling like not styling your hair into any hairdo, it is time to wear your hair down. However, there is much more to this hairstyle option than it sounds and today we are going to prove it to you! Check out our lovely down long hairstyles for men!

Long Straight Hair

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For those with naturally straight hair, this style is a classic one. Just make sure to use plenty of deep conditioners to keep your strands looking healthy.

Side Part Hairstyle

When you let your hair down, we suggest that you play around with the part a little. A side part will add some more charm and mystery to your look, not to mention that sexy vibe that all the women around you will not dare to miss!


Slick Back Hair

Slick back hair will suit those of you who are not that fond of your hair getting in your face. If you are wondering how to sleek back hair – it is easier than easy! All you need to do is to work some hair product in the front and leave all the party at the back.

Long Straight Hair With Middle Parting

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There are many guys with long hair who like their hair down and straight. That is why we think that most of the straight hair men will appreciate the middle part option. So simple and so natural!

Shoulder Length Surfer Hair

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Shoulder length hair may be a little too annoying to play around with since there is a high chance that it will get into your face too often. That is why we suggest you try out this surfer hair style, just a little bit of hair product will keep your hair in place.


Long Curly Hair

Long hairstyles for men with curly hair are numerous. It is ok to experiment with curly hairstyles for men, but wavy hair that is loose has its unique charm. Great for thick hair types, curly long hair has body and volume and looks great for most occasions.

Styling Tip: To style long men’s hair, remember to keep locks healthy with regular conditioning and serums.

Curly Afro

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Among afro hairstyles for men curly ones prevail, and when you have a look at this photo, you will understand why. So elegant and stylish that it is hard to take the eyes off!

Side Styling For Special Occasion

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There are a great many other fancy events in our lives when we need to look our absolute best. If you don’t want to go for something overly elaborate, look at these locks styled by the US-based hair artist Matthew Bengtson, and push all of your hair to the side. This hairstyle looks so sophisticated and classy!


Slicked Back Long Curls

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If you are lucky enough to have naturally curly ringlets, then Mother Nature provided you with a multitude of styling options. Although this hairstyle is simple and effortless, it expresses your easy-going personality like no other.

Styling Tip: To both emphasize your exquisite sense of style and accentuate the boldness of your hair texture, just slick back the locks with a generous amount of hair gel.

Messy Side Styling With Long Beard

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The majority of the most popular long hairstyles for men, like this messy hair crafted by the world-known hair artist and influencer, Salvador Salcedo, are messy and tousled. This is because in this way your hair looks much more natural hence attractive than when slicked and polished.

Styling Tip: In case you’re afraid that long locks impede your virility, pair them with another ongoing men trend – a long full beard.

Half-Up Hairstyle

Half-Up Hairstyle For Long Hair Men
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Whether your hair is straight or curly, all hair types can look great in a half-up half-down style. Keep the look casual opting for a hair tie that is a similar colour to your own hair. And remember to choose a non snag tie to avoid damaging those long strands.


Long Textured Waves

Long Textured Waves For Men With Long Hair
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The ideal style for natural fuller curlier hair, textured waves offer a chic yet summery look. Remember that curls will straighten the longer your hair is, so for tight curls opt for a chin length style, while for looser waves keep hair shoulder length or longer.

Curly Bob

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This man's chin-length bob is defined by its natural waves that add texture and frame his face with a casual elegance. His black curls highlight his eyes and cheekbones, making it an ideal style for men with wavy hair seeking a low-maintenance yet stylish look.

Styling Tip: To enhance the look of this bob cut, use a lightweight mousse and let it air-dry to preserve the waves' integrity.

'70s-Inspired Shag

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This man's shaggy cut harks back to the 70s with its curly layers that create a voluminous, carefree style. His curls soften his features, while the thick bangs lend a touch of creative disarray. Ideal for gentlemen with natural curls seeking a retro yet effortless vibe.


Surfer Hair Men

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Styled by the internationally-known barber and grooming educator at Reuzel, Robert-Jan Rietveld, this man's sun-kissed, sandy blonde hair cascades with an effortless surfer vibe. The laid-back hair length and natural waves frame his face, highlighting his rugged features.

Styling Tip: Use sea salt spray for that perfect beachy texture.

Rock 'n Roll Hair Men

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This man's long, straight hair channels a classic rock 'n roll aesthetic, flowing freely past his shoulders. The natural chestnut hue enhances the depth of his locks, complementing his serene expression. This style is best for men with straight or slightly wavy hair who prefer laid-back yet striking looks.

Styling Tip: Use a nourishing oil to keep your long hair sleek.

Layered Beach Waves Men's Style

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These gorgeous dark chin-length curls are cut into layered beach waves that contour his face, highlighting his sharp features. Thus, this man's tousled look exudes a carefree yet magnetic charm, perfect for those with natural curls, who seek for a manageable yet striking style.


Long Wolf Cut

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This man's shoulder-length wolf cut is marked by choppy layers that cascade effortlessly, giving him a nonchalant allure. The platinum blonde hair shade brings a cool contrast to his slightly unshaven face, softening his jawline and drawing attention to his eyes. This haircut suits men who carry a mix of laid-back attitude with an artistic sensibility.

How to Choose the Best Men’s Hairstyle for Every Day

As a starting point, look at the natural texture of your own hair. If it is completely straight, or even slightly wavy, consider a longer style with few layers for a sleek look that will have plenty of volume at the roots. For curlier hair types, think about more of a surfer look by embracing your natural curls and even adding definition with products like texturizer.

We hope you fall in love in our collection of long hairstyles for men. Try out some of this sexy and stylish hairstyles and all attention be on you!

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