As 2023 progresses, men's hair trends are getting even more diverse and exciting than ever before. From timeless and classic cuts to bold and daring styles, men are experimenting with all sorts of hairstyles that reflect their personality and lifestyle. If you're wondering “what's on-trend” this year and looking for some inspiration to refresh your look, then read on. We’ve put together a guide on the top 9 hair trends for men.
The '90s are back in full swing, and with it, comes the iconic "Leo" haircut. This style features layered hair with a center parting that pays homage to Leonardo DiCaprio's famous look in the movie Titanic. To achieve this look, your hair needs to be medium or long at the top, with the front hair touching your top lip. Use a wide-tooth comb to create a middle parting and apply a frizz-free product like Victory barber brand Dry Grooming Cream. You can either air-dry or blow-dry your hair using a brush to keep the look smooth.
Fades have always been popular, and this year is no different. With their versatility, fades can be customized to suit any style, from professional to bold. This haircut features longer hair on top, gradually fading into shorter lengths on the back and sides. Clippers are used to create a seamless fade with perfectly blended sections. Fades can flatter every face shape and work with every hair type.
Piecey Texture with Fade
If you're looking for a little more texture, then a tapered look with plenty of natural texture is the way to go. This style features a fade cut on the back and sides with longer hair on top, creating endless styling possibilities. To achieve this look, spritz a small amount of Reuzel Spray Grooming Tonic onto your hair, comb the sides and back into place, and tussle the top with your fingers. You can use Reuzel Extreme Hold Matte Pomade for a stronger textured top or Reuzel Matte Styling Paste for a softer, more natural look.
A Little On The Top
This style is perfect for those who can't decide whether to chop their hair or let it grow. A trendy chop with longer hair on top that can be dressed up or down to match any aesthetic. If the cut and texturizing are done correctly, styling this should be a breeze. Allow your hair to dry naturally, and then apply Reuzel Grooming Cream for fine hair or Reuzel Fiber Cream for thick hair. Use your hands to massage the product into your hair to lift it and emphasize the jagged texture that has been cut into the hair.
The Horse Tail
The horse tail is the rugged version of the classic ponytail, mullet, and fox hawk from the early 2000's. This style features long hair at the back and short hair at the sides and front, creating a mullet-like look. To achieve this look, use a hair blow-dryer with Reuzel Surf Tonic to straighten and add volume, textured flow to your hair add Reuzel Texture Powder. Finish it off with some Reuzel Grooming Surf Tonic for extra hold.
Mullet haircuts have made a huge comeback in 2023. This cut features shorter hair on the sides and front and longer hair at the back. The key to this style is to keep the top of the hair shorter and the back longer. Use a hair blow-dryer to blow dry your hair straight and apply some Reuzel Grooming Cream to add volume and hold.
Mid-length Natural Texture
A mid-length natural texture is a timeless style that exudes effortless cool. This look embraces the messy, skater hair vibe and is perfect for the guy who want that just-rolled-out-of-bed aesthetic. Whether you have shaggy layers, s-waves or curls, this cut is designed to look lived-in and easy to style, so you'll always look great even between appointments.
If you want to take your natural texture to the next level, try using GRIT Hair Styling Powder from Victory Barber & Brand. This powerful styling powder adds density and volume to fine or limp hair while amplifying texture for a salty, wind-swept look. Its composite clay formula allows you to add soft texture and fullness to dry hair without weighing it down, making it perfect for hairstyles that need some added volume without any stickiness or oiliness. Simply sprinkle a few dashes of GRIT directly onto the areas of the hair where you want more volume, then rough it up with your fingertips to activate the powder. With GRIT it will make tired, limp locks some serious lift and light flexible hold with an ultra-matte finish.
Move over, classic bowl cut! The Edgar cut is a fresh and modern take on this beloved style. Featuring a strategic fade on the sides and back, as well as a blunt edge between the top and sides, this edgy look is sure to turn heads. And if your client can't decide on just one hairstyle, the Edgar cut can be paired with other trendy favorites like the mullet, the horse tail, and the ducktail. It's versatility at its finest!
If you're looking for a hairstyle that's both classy and sassy, look no further than the pouf & swoop pompadour. This bold and voluminous look can be tailored to fit most hair lengths, textures, and face shapes, making it a great choice for any client who wants to add a touch of elegance to their everyday style. To achieve this look, start by applying Reuzel Grooming Tonic Spray to clean, towel-dried hair. This will make it easier to control and give it a pleasant scent. Then, use a 7-9 row Denman-style brush to direct the hair while blow-drying it. The sides should go backwards, while the front should go up and then back over the crown. Once the hair is dry, scoop out a knuckle's worth of Reuzel Blue Pomade for a clean, high shine. Comb the mid fade pompadour into place, lifting the bangs up and back for even more height in the front. For a looser, more natural look, finish by running your hands through the hair.
To add a modern twist to the classic Elvis look, try a looser, drier texture. Begin by spritzing a generous amount of Reuzel Grooming Spray Tonic onto clean, towel-dried hair to thicken it up and give it a fresh scent. Use a vent brush to blow-dry the hair at the sides in an upward direction, and then use your fingers and a blow- dryer to style the modern pomp from the front and build volume. Apply Reuzel Extreme Hold Matte Pomade throughout the hair for hold and lift, and then use a brush or your fingers to place the hair for a natural-looking finish. This style works best on shorter lengths and is perfect for clients who want a modern and stylish look.
Pouf & Swoop:
Looking for a perfect mix of class and sass? Look no further than the tried and true pompadour hairstyle. This bold and voluminous look can be adapted to most lengths, textures, and face shapes, making it an excellent option for any client looking to add elegance to their everyday style.
Start by applying Reuzel Grooming Tonic Srpay to clean, towel-dried hair to make it easier to control and smell amazing. Next, blow-dry your hair while using a 7-9 row Denman-type brush to direct your hair. The sides should go backward, while the front goes up and then back over your crown. Once you're done drying, scoop out a knuckle's worth of Reuzel Blue Pomade for a clean, high shine. Comb this mid-fade pompadour into place, lifting your bangs up and back for even more height up front. For a looser look up front, finish by running your hands through your hair.
The Elvis classic can be styled with a looser, drier texture. Spritz a generous amount of Reuzel Spray Grooming Tonic onto clean, thoroughly towel-dried hair to thicken it up and get it smelling great. Use a vent brush to blow-dry the hair on the sides in an upward direction. Use your fingers and a dryer to style this modern pomp from the front and build volume. Apply Reuzel Extreme Hold Matte Pomade throughout your hair for hold and lift, and use a brush or your fingers to place your hair for a more natural look.
There are a wide variety of hairstyles and products available to help you to achieve your desired look. Whether you prefer a messy and lived-in texture, an edgy and modern cut, or a bold and voluminous pompadour, we can provide you with the expertise and tools needed to achieve your hair goals. By staying up-to-date with the latest trends and products, we will continue to offer you the best possible services and keep you looking and feeling your best.