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Top 5 Ways You Can Protect Your Hair From Sun Damage This Summer

July 8th, 2019

Summer might be the season of yellow mellow and smiling sunshine but it also comes along with adversities like scorching heat and sweaty bodies. As pleasant as the season sounds, the scorching heat drains out the smiles at the end of the day and makes you feel lifeless. Amidst these complications, there’s a prominent one that is the effect of the harsh sunlight on the human body, especially the hair. Since the hair is in direct contact with the sunlight, the harmful rays always take a toll on hair. Considering how important hair is in a man’s personality, here are the top 5 ways to protect your hair from sun damage this summer

1. Shampoo Daily or alternatively :

One thing that summer brings along and we don’t like is excess sweating. Dirt accumulation on hair is directly proportional to the amount of sweat. Hence, it is suggested to shampoo your hair daily. In case you are afraid that you might damage your hair with regular shampooing, using a shampoo alternate days will also work. However, it is suggested to use a shampoo that suits your hair type specifically.

 

Courtesy: GQ
Courtesy: GQ

 

2. Keep It Short :

Every summer, getting a haircut is of utmost importance. Those long strands of hair and the large volume increase heat and cause irritation. Well trimmed short hair are not only essential during summers but also become the fashion of the season due this basic reason. After a haircut, it is necessary to maintain your hair by getting a trim at least once in 4 weeks. Summer also calls for necessary protection like using a cap.

 

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Courtesy:Pinterest

 

3. Oiling is a must :

Many people avoid oiling owing to heat and uneasiness it causes but oiling your hair at least three times in a week provides your hair with the necessary moisture and also nourishes your scalp. Along with this, it also makes your hair strong and keeps them well conditioned. Oil your hair 30 minutes prior to washing to keep them supple.

 

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Courtesy: Health Magazine

 

4. Chlorine Water Is Hurtful To Your Hair :

Taking a dip into the pool is the best way to beat the scorching summer heat. However pleasing and cooling it seems, chlorine water of the pool can cause extensive damage to your hair. It turns your hair dry and can also have other adverse effects on your hair. Hence, it is always advised to wear a cap before you take a dip into the pool in order to reduce hair damage.

 

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Courtesy: DHgate

 

5. Sunscreen Is Also Essential :

Just like your skin needs a sunscreen to protect it from the harmful UV rays from the sun, your hair also needs some viable protection. Applying sunscreen lotion to your hair is the best way suggested. Applying sunscreen when there’s harsh sun outside can be very useful to save your hair, and not let the UV rays cause any damage.

 

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Courtesy: Mankind

 

With so many things to take care of, the summer season can be hectic and tiring but with these easy hacks be assured of having a hassle free and smooth summer.

7 best hairstyles to land you a date at the party

June 4th, 2019

First impressions do last forever. Especially, when you are at a party and have been making flirty eye contacts, it’s your style that does half of the talking and boosts your appeal exponentially. When it comes to men, hairstyles become an inseparable component that constitutes one’s personality, look and appeal. A good hairdo or style will hide the minor flaws like hair texture and volume with utter ease. So, here are the 7 best hairstyles bearing the highest probability to land you a date at the party

1. The Racy Side Sweep :

This is especially for people who have long hair and find it difficult to part their hair but still refrain from having a haircut. The Racy Side Sweep has been in vogue for a while as it cleans up your shabby look to blend it into a classy one. Master the look with some hair wax or pomade by slicking your hair mess to one side and you are all set to rock this style.

 

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Courtesy: Hair Cut Inspiration

 

2. The Shiny Slick Back :

If you are looking for something smart and sophisticated, this hairstyle is just the perfect one to try out. For a smooth dapper look, this hairstyle works best in combination with formal attire. Easy to nail, slick your hair back and use some wax or gel to achieve a strong hold. Add some shine to your hair with some pomade and to keep your hair in place throughout the night.

 

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Courtesy: Variety

 

3. The Sharp Fade :

The fade cut might just be the haircut of the century with almost one out of five people having this hair cut, but when styled right, this style can make one a head turner with utter ease. The Sharp Fade requires a deep fade on the sides with some length on the top which creates a distinction of hair lengths.

 

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Courtesy: Pinterest

 

4. The Casual Messy Look :

For the lazy lads out there, who don’t want to spend much time on their hair and specifically not much money, roll your hair with a hair brush while using a hair dryer to get a rusty and messy look as desired.

 

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Courtesy: haircuts and Hairstyles 2019

 

5. The Quiff :

A vintage hairstyle that never fails you and has been popular since Elvis Presley. The quiff can do wonders for men with long hair. Hair wax, hair brush and a blow drier are the essentials required to pull off this look. You can also make variations with the quiff as desired by pushing it backwards or sideways.

 

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Courtesy: Ape To Gentleman

 

6. The French Crop :

With popular celebs like Zayn Malik donning this style, The French Crop has become a cult. With short faded sides and backs, it is a classic style but also requires frequent visits to the barber. This hairstyle suits those with a perfect sleek jawline and high cheekbones the most.

 

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Courtesy: Haircut Inspiration

 

7. The Disconnected undercut :

Another variation of the classic undercut, this hairstyle requires minimal effort and can be appropriate for multiple occasions. With longer length at top and proportionate short sides this hairstyle can help you make a style statement at the party smoothly, getting you attention from the ladies! Swoosh the hair back and keep it a little messy. M

 

Courtesy: British GQ
Courtesy: British GQ

 

Make a strong style statement at any party with these easy 7 hairstyles.

Here’s what you need to do when you spot your first grey hair

May 14th, 2019

So we guess, you just spotted your first grey hair and are currently traumatized about it. Relax! It’s not the end of the world. We know you didn’t see this coming so soon. But consider yourself lucky that you at least have hair that can turn gray in the first place. A lot of bald guys would die to be in your position. Here are some tips on what you can do when you spot your first grey hair.

1. Do not pluck it! :

Even though the statement – “Plucking grey hair makes them multiply” is a myth, plucking the greys really is a bad idea. Pulling out unwanted hair can damage your follicles and cause bald patches. Go for dyeing instead. Alternatively, you can snip it shorter if you want it to be out of sight. It’s the follicle you want to be good to, since the ultimate goal is not to have less hair.

 

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Courtesy: The Globe and mail

 

2. Switch you shampoo and conditioner :

Now is the good time to give your hair a change and switch your shampoo and conditioner. Go for hair products that have brightening qualities. Shampoos and conditioners with brightening qualities will ensure your greys, even those that are far and behind, stay vibrant.

 

Courtesy: GQ
Courtesy: GQ

 

3. Go subtle when dyeing :

Even though it’s too soon for a dye job, it is still an alternative that you can consider. If you have small patches of grey hair, you can dye them by matching the colour with your original hair colour. Make sure your dye blends well with the original colour. You do not want to make your dye job very obvious.

Once you have more greys, it becomes a good time to embrace them or dyeing is an obvious option if you are content with people noticing it.

 

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Courtesy: Men’s journal

 

4. Oil your hair :

Oil is a highly underrated hair styling product. Oil tends to soften and relax your hair and gives you a healthy sheen. It prevents dullness in your already existing greys and makes them appear healthy and silver. You can always add a drop or two to your existing hair styling product if you have short hair or use it as a taming agent for your longer locks.

 

Courtesy: Hair Magazine
Courtesy: Hair Magazine

 

5. Take care of your hair :

Even though you cannot totally stop your hair from greying naturally, you can always take precautions to make sure it doesn’t happen because of less hair care. Avoid using products with heavy chemicals. Products like dry shampoo and other hair sprays tend to contribute in the greying. Taking proper care of your hair and not taking it lightly will surely help you have the kind of hair you desire.

We know it’s too soon for your locks to turn grey. But it’s always better to project optimism. Embrace you greys and the new personality that comes with it. Carry yourself with confidence and own the change.

 

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Courtesy: Cinthol

 

Looking for a trendy hairstyle? Check out these 5 types of buzz-cuts!

March 26th, 2019

Men’s hairstyle has evolved over the years. The time when all the men went for one mainstream haircut are now long gone. Men nowadays are opting for bold hairstyles. A taper fade, the spiky flat top, textured haircuts are just a few to name. It seems like different haircuts never existed but with today’s men opting for newer styles, these haircuts have made it to the list of latest fashion for men.

The best hairstyle for men is difficult to define from the numerous trends that have come in, but, one particular style that is gaining popularity amongst men is the buzz-cut. If you are looking for a short and trendy hairstyle, the buzz-cut is the perfect one you can go for. However, the work is not done yet. It is not just a buzz-cut, further there are variations to it and each one can opt according to their preferences.

But before we have a look at the different types of buzz-cuts, let us understand the meaning of the term ‘number’ in this context. The number means the guard on the clipper/trimmer. Each buzz-cut has a numerically recognized guard to it which determines the result of the trim.

1. The Induction Cut :

It is the shortest haircut and is inspired from the family of military recruits. To get the induction buzz-cut, instruct the hairstylist to get rid of the guard on his trimmer. This haircut helps you achieve a uniform length of hair throughout without shaving your head off completely.

 

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Courtesy: gq.com

 

2. The Burr Cut :

This one goes one-step ahead of the induction cut. This requires the guard to be of the number #1 or #2. You can always sport this look with a little stubble for a mature look with this Sandpaper style.

 

Courtesy: London Festival of Cabaret
Courtesy: London Festival of Cabaret

 

3. The Butch Cut :

The butch cut is a haircut to go for if you want to play safe. With the guard of thee number #3 or #4 this haircut gives you a length of half an inch of hair all throughout. You can also go for a slight fade on your sides for an extra stylish look.

 

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Courtesy: Haircutinspiration

 

4. The Crew Cut :

A perfect crew cut is trimmed with #4 or more. It is usually slightly longer in the front and in most cases tapered on the sides and the back. It is the right haircut for people who have big foreheads.

 

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Courtesy: London Festival of Cabaret

 

5. The High and Tight Cut :

This is one other bold haircut to go for. The high and tight style works well for shorter lengths of hair. The back and sides are trimmed using the #3 or#4 and the rest of the scalp is trimmed with #1 or #2. This haircut plays around the contrasting lengths of the hair and is the most versatile style of buzz-cut. It is the perfect hairstyle for people with shorter face shapes.

 

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Courtesy: Men’s hairstyle trends

 

Now that you have the 5 best types of buzz-cuts, trim your locks and go all bold!

6 short beard styles that suit men of any age and body type

February 28th, 2019

Love your beard but busy schedules and tiring work days makes you avoid taking the responsibilities of following all the numerous beard growth tips to be found online? Don’t worry, short beards are cool too. With varied new styles adding to the old classics, they are the new in thing for the working male. So, here are 5 short beard styles for men that you must try out:-

1. The Circle Beard :

The classic Circle Beard is a simple yet efficient style. It basically involves trimming away all the whiskers in your cheeks while keeping the moustache and chins intact, forming a circle shaped beard around your lips. It is suitable for all face types.

 

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Courtesy: Live Enhanced

 

2. The Box Beard :

The Box Beard is probably the most “here for royal matters” looking beard style of all time. To get the perfect look, first form a well defined border from your sideburns to your moustache. Then wait for the beard to fill out a little under your chin and make a fading border there. Trim at regular intervals depending on your beard’s growth rate to maintain the borders from then on. This style is suitable for all face types.

 

Courtesy: GQ
Courtesy: GQ

 

3. The Balbo Beard :

Rapidly rising through the ranks of the latest fashion for men is the Balbo Beard. To get this look, trim away your sideburns and form a well defined line of beard on the chins. Trim your moustache and make sure it stays floating on the face. The Balbo is perfect for professionals and looks incredibly smart if you have a well defined and slim chin.

 

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Courtesy: Pinterest

 

4. The Stubble :

The stubble is the most versatile of beard styles. It can look eloquent and artsy as well as smart and professional at the same time. This style needs no special care, but, just make sure you trim away stray whiskers that might look unkempt. And if opting for the rugged look, just let them be as they are. This style has no rules!

 

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Courtesy: The Shaving Emporium

 

5. The Soul Patch :

The Soul Patch can be a risky move. But when done right can appear striking and make you stand out in the crowd. Suitable for different face types; a dense one can hide a small chin while a thin one can pronounce a well shaped long one. To get the look: trim away all whiskers and only leave a small patch under your lips. Trim regularly to maintain the shape and define borders well.

 

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Courtesy: Ties.com

 

6. Chinstrap beard :

With the same floating moustache as the Balbo, the chinstrap defines a chin and jaw-line very well. To achieve this style, trim away all hair from cheeks while leaving a thin line from your sideburns to the chin hugging your jaw line. Keep the moustache floating and thin. The style fits seamlessly into corporate to leisure depending on what you are dressed for.

 

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Courtesy: AtoZ Hairstyles

 

7 simple hacks to enhance the appeal of your hairstyle

February 11th, 2019

One of the most important assets of a man as far as his looks are concerned is his hair. Hairstyles, if done right, boost your overall look. They uplift your fashion quotient, giving you that debonair appeal, and a lot of head tilts and turns too. But solely getting the right cut is not enough; you need to maintain it and style it right for the right occasions to accentuate the look further. Here are seven beauty tips for men to enhance the appeal and the look of some of the best hairstyles:

1. Hair products :

This is one known to all. Products are a must haves for accentuating your hairstyle. But they do not exhibit versatility, i.e. one hair product does not cater to all looks. You need to use the right product for achieving the right kind of look. Paste and clays, for instance, are recommended for achieving the casual, messy look. Gels are the best for the slick hair look that you would want to sport for office or any other formal gathering. Use the paste, wax or clay in dry hair, else they clump the hair together. Work your fingers to achieve that combed yet messy look.

 

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Picture courtesy: uk.businessinsider.com

 

2. Less of shampoo :

Contrary to popular hair care tips, washing your hair daily does not do you any good in the looks department. Restrict it to once every two to three days. You are allowed to extend it further, as long as it doesn’t look too oily or greasy.

 

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Picture courtesy: Vanissa

 

3. Giving the hair volume :

If you have thinning hair, giving it some volume adds substance to it which is achieved through the pompadour look. This look is often accompanied with a fade or a taper in the contemporary times, which makes it the highlight of your hairstyle. In order to add volume, use a blow dryer and a comb. Simultaneously combing up and drying your hair ensures that it stays up. Using a hair spray helps in maintaining its shape. Blow drying your hair upside down is another method to achieve the same, and a preferred one too.

 

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Picture courtesy: New York Magazine

 

4. Use two different stylers :

As mentioned before, do not bank on one product to give you all you desire. That is too much of an ask. Keep and use different products for the different looks that you wish to maintain. Having variety is always good.

 

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Picture courtesy: Winsight Grocery Business

 

5. Clean up around the edges :

Do not rely on your hairstylist as far as maintaining your looks are concerned. Even the best hairstyle for men requires maintenance from your end. Owning those small electric razors is a must. They help in keeping your hairstyle neat by cleaning up around the edges of your hairline, and also saves your money and time. This tip works for your beard as well.

 

Picture courtesy: Winsight Grocery Business
Picture courtesy: Winsight Grocery Business

 

6. Dry Shampoo :

A very popular product, it is quite handy to maintain your hair when you’re travelling, if you could not manage a quick hair shower due to your packed schedule, or if you’re lazy.

 

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Picture courtesy: Amazon

 

7. Combatting humidity :

The biggest enemy of hairstyles. Humidity causes frizziness which we all hate. Using an anti-humectant pomade and hair serum are some ways to fight the battle.

 

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Picture courtesy: Beardo

 

Latest Healthcare Trends That You Should Know About

May 16th, 2018

Healthcare is one industry that that touches everyone. With the onset of digital age, technology is affecting not just the latest men’s fashion trends and men new style but also the healthcare industry where there is a massive transformation on track, we present the top five upcoming trends in the healthcare industry.

1. Medical Treatments through Augmented Reality:

Doctors are now actively using the AR (Augmented Reality) procedures to analyze and accordingly diagnose various ailments. The AR training is now actively being imparted to medical professionals that are helping them to integrate, populate and visualize the patient history and the diagnostic representations right in front of their eye screens.

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2. Personalization of the Healthcare:

As the detailed information of the patients is readily available to the healthcare professionals, inefficiencies in the healthcare procedures have been massively reduced. Doctors are now consulting the patients on a real-time basis, irrespective of the physical location. Doctor to patient and Doctor to Doctor remote communication has become fast, transparent and precisely ‘real-time’.

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3. Online Health Communities:

With the emergence of social media, thousands of online health communities have been formed either by the patients or by their peers. In these OHC’s (Online Health Communities) patients and peers share their experiences on real-time basis helping others like them who are intending to undergo the treatments or are suffering from the similar diseases. Patient experiences, ratings of doctors and even feedback related to their treatments at the healthcare institutions are shared on a real-time basis.

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4. Wearable Devices for Health-Conscious people:

People can now track their health themselves, on real-time basis just by wearing “health-tracking devices” that monitor their heartbeat, calories, sugar level, eyesight, anxiety levels and much more. They can accordingly take the preventive and the corrective measures, without waiting for the services to arrive.

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5. Smart Hospitals are on-ground:

Right from smart patient beds to robotic surgical procedures, everything has undergone a change. Monitoring health of a patient is just not limited to hospital nurses, smart machines are tracking and diagnosing the patients 24X7, minimizing the chances of human lapses and errors.

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5 Vedic Secrets Of Longevity That You Should Know

May 14th, 2018

1. If you want to live more, you must refer to ancient Indian scriptures that hold the secrets to extend one’s life not only in terms of longevity but also on ways to be disease-free forever. The ancient system of medicine, Ayurveda has answers to most of the problems that we face today. Modern research is perplexed by the accuracy of the solutions recommended by Vedic literature for most of these modern-day ailments.

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2. Vedas advocate not only to maintain strict diet chart for men but also suggested an exercise for men, as they suggest that the three pillars of life are diet, sleep, and self-mastery. These three pillars are supposed to be the very foundation of having good health and longevity.

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3. To a long, happy life, you should eat the right food to live, in Sanskrit “Aaharah Praanah” means, food is like a synonym for life. Right food if taken moderately with right feelings act like a direct blessing from the nature that nourishes and ultimately determine the quality of our consciousness. So, next time when you eat, reflect on what are you eating, how you are cooking, when and in whose company are you eating. As claimed by Vedas that if you remain alert on all these aspects, your overall health will improve thereby increasing your lifespan. If you want to know more about what to eat then you can refer to Ayurveda diet charts that recommend the use of ghee, fresh butter, spices and herbs in cooking.

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4. An undisturbed and restful sleep is highly recommended by Vedas, as it is believed that the disease and disorders are the manifestations of accumulated toxins or ‘ama’, in the human body. Accumulation of physical ama results is physical ailments and diseases, the buildup of mental ama results in various mental illness including stress, anxiety, and depression. According to Ayurvedic science, good quality sleep is nature’s best cure for relieving mental and physical ailments of the body as it infuses vital life energy ‘ojas’ into the systems and cleans the body from accumulated physical toxins. rating high levels of mental ama. Ayurveda recommends having warm milk mixed with honey before going to bed at night.

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5. The last and the most important pillar that Vedas recommends is the self-mastery, absolute control over your senses. Vedas emphasize the value of regularity in everything, be it rest, play or work. Adherence to daily routines, punctuality, and self-control is the essence of living richer, longer and fulfilling life. Vedas expect you to adopt a lifestyle that is rhythmic like nature itself, observed in the daily and seasonal rhythms of life.

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5 Best Haircuts You Should Try In 2018

February 6th, 2018

Fashion they say is always on the move, so in the year of 2018 your hairstyle style should also change, it is now time for you to try out the best hairstyle for men in India. You already have grown beard according to the new fashion trends for men, but have you given a thought about the new hairstyle that you can host on your head especially for the valentine day is drawing close and it is time for you to rap up your style, looks and appearance. So, it will just not be clothes that will help people judge about you but your hairstyle will play a crucial role. At least for men, hair styling is the most important factor of presenting yourself to the outside world. You must be over with messy style and the long hair style, now it is the time to carve out something new, something astonishing. We present you the best of the best latest hairstyle for men that you must embrace. You need to check them out, talk it out with your hair stylist today, if possible!

 

1. Sweep Side Part :

You need to grow your tresses little longer, as it is the latest trend so that you can easily sweep it over, it is the perfect look for 2018! You can achieve this look in few minutes simply part the hair on the side of your head, and sweep it over to one side. Use either a right or left part – whatever works best for your natural part!

 

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2. Side Part Pompadour :

Extend the numero uno and trim the sides you will land up at the new trendy style of side part pompadour, that has definitely made a comeback. Pompadours have commonly been seen throughout mens fashion history because they can be done with hair of various lengths – keeping it either long or short on top.

 

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3. The Caesar Haircut :

The reverse of first two but a hugely popular buzz cut, across European men, this haircut is spreading fast like wild fire. The short length of the style makes it easy to maintain, and incredibly simple to spike. Just ensure you are using a dab of cream or styling gel for that spiked look, you will get it in a matter of seconds, and you will not require any maintenance!

 

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4. Angular Fringe :

This is an emerging trend among male fashion models and is widely popular trend among American men in 2017. You can achieve it by tapering the sides, but keep the top layer long and cut only at angles. This hairstyle is ideally for all face shapes!

 

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Top 6 Soccer Stars With The Coolest Hairstyle Ever

January 17th, 2018

From setting the latest fashion trends for men to cool new hairstyles, football stars are the trendsetter of fashion and style all over the world. There have been many iconic soccer players who had an astonishing skill set and were famous for their trendy haircuts, but we have compiled a list of top six footballers who are famous globally for their talent and marvellous hairstyles.

1. David Beckham’s short spikes :

This superstar from England has got to be one of the most popular soccer sensations ever. David Beckham was incredibly famous for two things his free kicks and hairstyles. Over the years Beckham experimented with numerous hairstyles but his short spike cut was arguably one of his best looks ever.

David Beckham's short spikes

 

2. Andrea Pirlo’s side part with long layers :

This gifted Italian professional footballer was one of the best playmakers in his time. Famous for his passing and ball control Pirlo was one of the greatest players Italy has ever produced. Besides his astounding technique, he was also famous for his hairstyle. Although he didn’t believe in experimenting much with his hair, his classic side part style with long layers still became iconic and is preferred by many.

Andrea Pirlo's side part with long layers

 

3. Cristiano Ronaldo’s head spikes :

Cristiano Ronaldo is a special talent from Portugal with an amazing set of skills, and for many, he is the best player in the world right now. Besides his abilities, the Portuguese superstar is also very famous for his hairstyles, one of his best and longest kept hairstyles are the head spikes.

Cristiano Ronaldo's head spikes

 

4. Lionel Messi’s faux hawk :

The Argentine forward who plays his club football for Fc Barcelona is one of the most talented players ever to play the game. Although more famous for his lightning-fast dribbles, he is also quite popular worldwide for his adorable appearance and trendy haircuts. One of his trendiest hairstyles ever is the faux hawk.

Lionel Messi's faux hawk

 

5. Neymar’s mohawk :

Neymar is a rising superstar who is widely regarded as the next big thing in the Brazilian football today. Although still very young in this short span of time, Neymar has tried many different hairstyles with his mohawk look being the best.

Neymar's mohawk

 

6. Antoine Griezmann :

The golden boot winner of the UEFA euro 2016 Antoine Griezmann is a French sensation who plays his club football for Atletico Madrid. Famous for his goal-scoring ability and innovative hairstyles Griezmann has become a fashion icon globally. One of his famous mens new style haircut is the classic side part.

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