Indian men have different sort of hair. Most Indians have black hair which has a different texture to other types of hair. Indians are also pretty good at taking care of their hair through oil treatments and such that gives them luscious thick hair.
The hairstyles for Indian men in the past has been limited to a few, but now there is a big hairstyle trend and craze with many young Indian men sporting different hairstyles and looking sharp.
Here are few of the popular haircuts for Indian guys.
#1 – Classic Spikes with Fade
Ever since David Beckham made the spikes popular, ever Indian boy had wanted spikes. But most Indian mothers wouldn’t approve of this hairstyle. The classic spikes with a fade is a hairstyle that is stylish and also mother-friendly.
It’s characterized by having short hair throughout and the top of the hair has a bit of spike. This is a super smart hairstyle that one can wear in the office as well.
The sides are faded meaning, the hair on the back and the sides get shorter and shorter. This is an easy to maintain hairstyle without too many hassles. Looks super stylish for the office and outside as well.
#2 – Long Hair
A lot of Indian men actually don’t have long hair and they consider it feminine. But long hair is super stylish and especially let loose can be super attractive. It helps to have straight hair as long hair that is wavy can be hard to control and maintain. Long hair might be seen as inappropriate for work by many, but it actually can be quite professional if it is tied together. If you are in college or quite young, this is a perfect opportunity for having long hair, as men when they grow older they tend to cut their hair shorter for easy maintenance.
#3 – The Classic Slick Back
The Slick Back is one of the most popular styles going around. It is characterized by having long hair that is pushed back and combed to the back. This is a hard look to achieve with wavy or curly hair and this might not be a style that suits young boys, but it’s a perfect look for grown men.
The classic slick back is not that hard to achieve as it requires conditioning your hair regularly. Which is, you need to comb your hair backwards and then apply the gel for it to stay. If you are looking for a movie like look like the picture below, then you need to use a hair gel and a hair set that will make your hair sit back.
The classic slick back is a perfect hairstyle that pairs well with a beard like in the image below, otherwise, it might look odd.
#4 – The Side Slick
If you are looking for a trending hairstyle for Indian men in 2019 is the side slick. This is a pretty impressive hairstyle that will make heads turn. It is characterized by your hair is combed and slicked towards the side. This is a super amazing look and looks stylish in any occasion. At the work or even for a casual evening.
The side slick is pretty easy to achieve. You need to grow the top hair long and start combing it from the side. So come to think of it, it is a side partition with the hair long. This is a style that won’t work too well with wavy or curly hair.
#5 – Crew Cut
The Crew Cut has been around for a long time and has an interesting backstory.
The Crew Cut is a popular hairstyle worldwide and its the perfect hairstyle for Indian guys because of the hot summers. This is super easy to maintain, you reduce the visits to the barbershop and it looks good on any occasion. It’s also a look that makes you look cut and defined.
The crew cut by itself is a pretty boring style, so if you want to spruce it up a bit, then the crew cut with an interesting facial hairstyle would be the way to go.
#6 – The Messy Style
Kartik Aryan has been a big heartthrob of India in recent times and he has a signature style that is the boy next door look. This is primarily achieved by the messy look. The messy look is to have a lot of hair on top and not really combed. You can’t plan for this look. You need to let your hair grow in any direction you want and naturally go with that style.
This might not be a great look in the workplace, but perfect for younger men. This is a type of hairstyle that girls love as well.
#7 – The Small Pompadour
The Pompadour’s origins are pretty epic. This hairstyle has been around for centuries!
The Pompadour is basically a raised slick back. Your hair is combed upwards and then slicked back. This is one of the most popular hairstyles for men in 2019 and its a perfect style for Indian men. Although the pompadour is a good look, it’s pretty hard to maintain and is a hairstyle that should be restricted for only major events. Why it’s hard to maintain is because all the hair should stay in one place and under Indian weather it can go wary.
Also, the pompadour style suits straight hair and not so much for wavy and curly hair. There is a slick back wavy style that will suit wavy haired guys better.
#8 – The Under Cut with the Faux Hawk
The Ex-Indian cricket team captain loves to play with hairstyles and the one below is a super stylish hairstyle that can suit a man of any age as long as you maintain yourself. MS Dhoni is 37 years old and he is rocking the Under Cut with the Faux Hawk.
So What is a Faux Hawk?
It is basically a mohawk but the spiked hair is only for a stretch of hair, but the entire hair on top. Also, the undercut is for the sides and the back of the head. The Undercut is very very short hair on the sides and back that gives a clean look.
This is a super stylish hairstyle and perfect hairstyle for 2019 for Indian guys.
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