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7 Most Popular Buzz Cut For Men

If you want a shorter hairstyle, then buzz cut is your ideal choice. Buzz cut is a popular hairstyle at all time.

The top of a buzz cut style may be clipped a uniform short length, producing a butch cut, or into one of several geometric shapes that include the crew cut, flattop, and other short styles. The back and sides are tapered short, semi-short, or medium. Therefore, buzz cuts can make the face look more defined and are popular with men and boys who want a short, low-maintenance hairstyle, as well as those with thinning or receding hairlines.

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If you’re looking for the popular buzz cut, please watch our complete guide.

1. High and Tight Buzz Cut

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It is a very short hairstyle, characterized by the back and sides of the head being shaved to the skin and the top blended or faded into slightly longer hair.

2. CR7 Buzz Cut

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We rarely see Cristiano with an extremely short haircut, cropped close to the scalp. But he still looks handsome.

3. Fade Buzz Cut

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A buzz cut with a skin fade is one of the most common haircut styles because it cuts the sides short enough to create contrast for the buzzed top. A skin fade haircut on the sides and back tapers the hair down to the skin.

4. Burr Buzz Cut

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This haircut requires constant maintenance. You can still administer it yourself, and should leave the guard on a 1 or 2 setting. You will get a cool hairstyle.

5. Crew Cut Buzz Cut

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These two hairstyles blend perfectly together. Not only it has blending on the sides, but also can ensures a balanced and well-aligned look.

6. Induction Buzz Cut

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This hairstyle is commonly seen in the army. Because it’s easy to take care and manage. Therefore, itvery popular in the army.

7. White Buzz Cut

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The difference in this hairstyle is that the hair color is white. But it must be admitted that this is a cool hairstyle.

Tips

  • Keep your buzz cut maintained. Most people with this cut trim their hair again every 2 weeks or so.
  • Take your time when buzzing your hair. Rushing through it could lead to an uneven cut.
  • Have a friend or family member help you if possible, especially when buzzing the back of your head.
  • If you mess up, don’t panic. Go to your local barber or salon to have your buzz cut fixed.

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18 Best Undercut Haircut For Men

The undercut haircut is a hairstyle that was fashionable at all time. The hair on the top of the head is long and parted on either the side or center, while the back and sides are buzzed very short.

With the right tools and some product, you can easily style your undercut. So it’s brushed up, slicked back, or brushed back as a pompadour.

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Whether you have thick hair, curly hair, wavy hair, straight hair, fine or thinning hair there is a cool undercut haircut for you in this set of photos.

1. Undercut Fade

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Historically undercuts have had fully buzzed sides but if that’s too daring for you, you don’t have to write off the whole undercut trend completely. This Instagrammer’s faded undercut has all the appeal of the classic style but with a more subtle finish.

2. Men’s Bun + Undercut

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Combine two of the hottest men’s hairstyles for one spectacular look. If you have spent the last few years growing out your hair to work the ever popular man bun, the last thing you may want to do is cut it all off.

So why not team your longer locks with a discreet undercut cuffing the ear? You wonst have to sacrifice any of your hard-earned length and will give your mane a fresh edge.

3. Braided Undercut

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Are you a Game of Thrones or a Vikings  fan? Then this braided version of the men’s undercut might just be for you.

To nail this look, you’ll need to keep the top relatively long, as it’ll make braiding that much easier. And heads up, practice does make perfect for this one, so be patient if you’re not yet a braiding pro. 

4. High Fade + Short Quiff

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Want something a little bit edgier than the refined men’s undercut? Then why not try a similar look, but with a high fade? Not only is it a totally hot style for almost anyone, but it makes the ideal style for guys going grey gracefully.

5. Classic Undercut + Slicked-Back Hair

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While you might not be brave enough to emulate Brad Pitt’s iconic Fury slicked-back undercut, you can ease into the cut by opting for a medium fade undercut.

6. Long curls with undercut

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Are you currently rocking long curls that have the tendency to be unruly? Then this undercut update is all you need to try to make your curls manageable. Half the hair, half the hassle, right?

7. Precision undercut

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With its sharp lining, this is a perfect example of a precision undercut with a slight fade. We like to hink of this as the modern “Shelby cut” from TV series Peaky Blinders, because it still holds the distinctive undercut trademark but with a softer tapered finish.

8. Long Disconnected Undercut Hairstyle

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The undercut is popular for guys with long hair. Do I need to see why?

10. Back Of Disconnected Undercut

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Here’s an undercut from the back. This version has a fade that drops down along with medium length hair but most disconnected undercuts are one length all around or have a fade that tapers hair straight down.

11. Undercut Fade + Taper

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This fresh look contrasts a boxy line up with a pompadour that ends in a curl and and blurry fade.

12. Disconnected Undercut Quiff Hairstyle

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Guys are often looking for easy-to-wear haircuts that are appropriate for work as well as active lifestyles. Well, this is it. The sides couldn’t be cleaner while short hair is pulled up into a quiff.

13. Matte Slick Back

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The slick back is a commonly worn with an undercut, whether it worn shiny or matte. The combination looks as good, maybe better, with a fade.

14. Mohawk Hairstyle

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Styling hair all the back creates the look of mohawk with the commitment of a haircut. The bald burst fade works perfectly with the lines of this unexpected hairstyle. A super cool hairstyle for long hair.

15. Pomp-Hawk Undercut

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It’s a pompadour with the attitude of a mohawk fade.

16. Messy + Spiky Disconnected Undercut

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This messy meets spiky look is on trend. It’s even easier to style with second-day hair.

17. Smooth and Sleek Undercut

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Because this look is all about height (which will help create a distinct contrast between the top and bottom sections of your hair), it’s important to use a cleansing shampoo that will help hydrate the hair without weighing it down.

18. High Pomp Fade

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This high volume and textured pomp blends seamlessly into the undercut fade.

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How To Use a Blow Dryer For Perfect Hair

We talk to a lot of people who don’t know the secret powers of the blow dryer. They think that a blow dryer is only for long hair or is just used to dry hair in a hurry. Guys, in general, seem to dismiss the idea of using a blow dryer for lots of reasons, one of them being that they think it will make their hair too fluffy or fuzzy.

The truth is, a blow dryer is where hair styling should always start if you are trying to achieve a specific look. When your hair goes from wet to dry, it locks into place wherever it dries. So, if you just towel dry your hair in the morning, comb it, and walk out the door, your hair will probably be frizzy and poofy by lunchtime.

There are 3 key steps to using a blow dryer effectively:

  1. Use a pre-styler
  2. Get the settings & technique right
  3. Use a brush

Use a pre-styler

In our barbershops, we use our matte clay pomade as a pre-styler most of the time. The point is to get a light coat of product in the hair to protect it from heat damage and also to aid the blow dryer in sealing the hair. This also helps keep the hair from getting frizzy and it makes the final product application 10 times easier. 

I recommend applying a pre-styler or a bit of the product you’re using while the hair is still damp. It’s best to let your hair air dry most of the way before you start drying. Once you have the pre-styler worked through your damp (not wet) hair, go to town with the blow dryer.

Get the settings & technique right

There are settings on your blow dryer for a reason. That’s because each hair type responds differently and heat levels affect how much the hair bends.

For thin to medium thick straight hair, stay in a mid to low heat setting. For extra coarse hair, you may need to bump it up a notch to see the results. A curly hair, use a high heat setting with low airflow or a diffuser so that the curls aren’t straightened by the airflow.

As you use the blow dryer, keep it pointed at the hair and moving consistently. It’s important you don’t stay in one place because too much heat can damage the hair. Keep drying until every strand of hair seems to separate from its neighbor. That’s how you know the cuticle is almost sealed.

Use the “cool” button. Yes, there’s actually a reason this is on your blow dryer. When you finish drying the hair, flip to the cool setting and it will lock the style into place. The cool air helps the cuticle seal which means the hair will be strong and smooth, staying exactly where you told it to go with your blow dryer.

Use a brush

If you don’t use a brush when you dry your hair, you can’t give it any direction. The result is a big bushy ball of poofy hair that doesn’t respond to product.

Grab a brush and use it to direct your hair in the direction you want it to lay. This is the simplest way to immediately improve your blow drying results. 

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How To Moisturize Your Beard

Why it’s important to moisturize your beard with a natural beard oil.

Most people think growing a beard is low maintenance. You just let it grow, leave it alone, and it’s all good — right? Wrong! Along the way, moisturizing your beard is key to getting through the awkward, itchy phase.

During that phase, your beard is soaking up the oils from your face and leaving the skin dry, causing itchiness. Another reason your beard itches in that phase is because the short hairs start to curl back and poke your skin.

Using a beard oil is the best way to combat an itchy beard.

I recommend using a beard oil every morning, or even twice a day, if you feel the itching continue. You’ll notice after the first few days that your beard is soft, smells great, and doesn’t itch or hurt.

To apply, take a few drops and spread the oil into your palms. Rub the oil into your beard making sure it gets all the way down to the skin. Then, use a comb or a brush to style the beard into place and evenly distribute the oil.

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This Natural Beard Care Kit has everything you’ll need to keep your beard looking strong, healthy, and Moisturize your beard better!

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Best Short Hairstyles of Summer

This year has seen too many buzzed heads and botched quarantine haircuts, so let’s talk about some of the best short hairstyles in Summer.

A lot of people have stayed true to the side parts and slick backs and we’re here for it! Since those aren’t newly emerging haircuts, I won’t cover them here. The haircuts and styles that are on the way in are forward, messy looks and short crops.

Summer in South Carolina starts in April so I know I’m a bit late to the topic but this will be helpful for you nonetheless.

Forward & Messy

Summer (especially in the south) is all about low maintenance and keeping the hair short so you don’t have a fur coat trapping in heat.

This cut is low maintenance because it takes two seconds to fix your hair. You grab some matte clay pomade, run it through your hair and mess it up, and you’re out the door.

 With Cole’s hair, we did a bald fade on the sides to give the scalp some breathability. The top is short and square with tons of texture added. Cole bleached it himself a couple of weeks before the appointment.

To get this cut, tell your barber you’d like the sides faded to bald skin and you want the top short and textured.

To style this one, blow dry (optional) the hair back first to add volume. Then go forward as you run your hands through it to get the hair to separate. Add some matte clay pomade and scrunch / twist the hair to accentuate the texture.

The Crop

The crop is a look I’ve wanted to migrate here from the UK for a long time. It’s slowly starting to happen and people who’ve tried it are loving it. The crop makes it into our best hairstyles of summer list. Because it’s the lowest-maintenance haircut aside from a buzz cut.

The distinctive feature of the crop is its harsh, blunt fringe. Sometimes people add texture or length to the fringe to create variation but for the most part. A crop is a crop if the fringe is down and has a hard line on the forehead.

The squareness of the edge up is what makes this cut look so masculine. I don’t like to think of haircuts in terms of “mens” and “womens” but rather in terms of masculine and feminine.

Each haircut contains a combination of both aspects and the person’s particular style expression and features dictate where masculine or feminine qualities are used.

Generally, round and soft shapes are perceived as feminine while square and harsh shapes are seen as masculine.

The crop is boxy and crisp from the front profile which is what makes it so masculine.

To style, use a texture product or wear it natural. Have fun with it. You can spend half an hour styling a crop or you can wear it with no styling at all. I personally like to use a styling powder or salt spray in combination with a blow dryer to make the texture pop.

In conclusion, you known two short hairstyles and try it.

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Truth About Balding And What You Can Do About it

Thinning hair can be a frustrating, seemingly hopeless appearance change for people of any age.Wonder how to prevent balding and keep health hair.

The first step in regaining control of your hairstyle is accepting that some things are out of your control. Embrace your new look and try to see that thinning hair isn’t the end.  It’s the beginning of a more seasoned chapter in your style.

Instead of losing your sanity over thinning hair, let’s take a look the facts about hair loss and see what we can do to help you reclaim your style.

The Facts

Balding is genetic, and your genetics are the most common indicator of whether balding will happen to you. There’s a ton of research on what chemical changes in your body lead to balding, as well as which medial conditions may be a cause of hair loss.

There are also other factors to consider – like age, high stress levels, poor diet, medications, smoking, and, drinking – that may contribute to balding.

But ultimately, if a bunch of people in your family are bald, chances are it’ll happen to you too. And your first thought might be, “Isn’t there something I can take to get my hair to grow back?”

The truth is, miracle hair growth formulas and magic pills that promise to miraculously give you a full head of hair are hit or miss. So much so that we’re reluctant to recommend any as a long-term solution to balding. 

Okay, so what can I do about it?

Use the right hair products: Tossing out those mass produced shampoos, gels, and hairsprays that contain harsh chemicals are a good place to start. Use an all-natural balancing shampoo and a balancing conditioner, and other natural styling products, that will not only give you the style you’re striving for but will promote healthy hair maintenance.

Research shows that ingredients commonly found in commercial shampoos and chemical hair treatments often do more to increase the rate of balding, rather than reverse it. For example, many products on the market contain harsh chemical such as sulfates, parabens, and sodium chloride.

Sulfates are also found in car wash soaps and engine degreasers, and are designed to strip away the protective oils and proteins needed for healthy hair growth. Parabens are a type of preservative that can negatively affect the hormones that support hair growth. And sodium chloride is literal table salt – which can  lead to a dry, itchy scalp and make your hair brittle. Brittle hair can eventually snap off.

Condition, always: Condition your hair every time you wash it. It helps replace the natural moisture that may have been stripped during shampooing. A good conditioner will work to rebalance your hair.

Change your daily diet: A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong and shiny. Essential fatty acids, especially Omega-3s, play a key role in the health of your skin and hair. Protein is also critical for keeping your hair healthy. Foods high in protein and essential fatty acids in your daily diet will do wonders for your hair.

Live healthier: Research shows that regular exercise and stress reduction can slow the process of hair thinning. Get outside for some vitamin D (which encourages hair growth) and take time to destress when you can. This includes dropping tobacco, vaping, and alcohol from your daily intake also.

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Don’t Shave Your Beard Itches

Most people think growing a beard is low maintenance because you just let it grow and leave it alone. But it’s wrong.

The second you encounter the itchy phase, you give up and shave your beard off.

During that phase, your beard is soaking up the oils from your face and leaving the skin dry. The other reason your beard itches in that phase is because the short hairs start to curl back and poke your skin.

Here’s a secret that everyone using Beard_Oil knows:

There doesn’t have to be an itchy phase.

Using Beard_oil is the best way to combat the itchy phase.

It will moisturize and nourish the beard but most importantly it will moisturize the skin underneath. There’s nothing quite as itchy as dry skin, especially on your face, so you absolutely have to use an oil or the itch will drive you crazy.

I recommend using a Beard_Oil every morning or twice a day if you feel the itching continues. You’ll notice after the first few days that your beard is softer, smells great, and doesn’t itch or hurt.

To apply, take a few drops and spread the oil into your palms. Rub the oil into your_beard making sure it gets all the way down to the skin. Then, use a comb or a brush to style the beard into place and evenly distribute the oil.

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Moisturizing your_beard is key to getting through the awkward, itchy phase. If you are trying to go rogue and tough it out, I commend you but I strongly suggest using at least a Beard_Oil to survive that first phase and grow a strong, healthy_beard.

Take care!

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How To Tame Your Cowlicks

Everyone with hair has cowlicks. Most men have a clockwise cowlick on the back left side of the head. Almost every client I have has trouble styling this area of their hair.

Fighting against your crown or cowlicks, especially if you have very thick hair, will most likely be futile. The hair will stick straight up or spread all over the place and it seems like it has a mind of its own.

No amount of product seems to work and so what a ton of people do is cut it short to keep from having to deal with it. Don’t do that. Do this instead:

Let’s talk about how to tame your cowlick.

The secret to controlling these monsters is actually to go with their natural flow. Find the direction your crown or cowlick wants to lay and comb it in that direction.

A good rule of thumb is if the hair is sticking straight up, you have it combed the wrong way. There is a center to every cowlick, sort of like the eye of a hurricane. If you find that center point, let the hair swirl around it so that it can lay naturally.

  1. Step one: Figure out where the center of the cowlick is.

2. Step two: Blow the hair dry and apply a product that will keep the hair in place.

3. Step three: Comb the hair in a spiral pattern around the center. If the hair sticks up, comb it the other way.

Side note: don’t ask your barber to cut your cowlick off unless you visit the barber weekly and keep an extremely short haircut.

A big mistake I see new barbers and stylists making is chopping off your crown if you’re having trouble getting it to lay down.

Having long enough hair for it to lay naturally is the only way to keep it from sticking up, so when you cut that cowlick super short, you are guaranteeing that you will have a spikey cowlick until you see the barber again to have it mowed back down.

Don’t even get me started on what crown crop does to your overall haircut proportions and head shape.

So, to truly tame your crown, find the way it wants to lay and comb it in that direction. If you have a hard time seeing what you’re doing, grab a handheld mirror to easily see the back. Keep moving it from side to side until you figure out which pattern it wants to lay in and obey it.

Heavy hold products for cowlicks

Another way to get those swirls to stay in place, assuming you’re going with their natural flow, is with a strong-hold product. 

I recommend using a blow dryer to help direct the hair so that it dries in the right place. Hair stays where it dries so make sure you are drying it in the direction it actually wants to lay. 

After your hair is dry, I would use a heavy hold product like our Natural Pomade – XXX.

The XXX pomade will keep your hair in place all day without a doubt. It is a very waxy product so you’ll need to scoop the top layer with the back of your thumbnail but from there it’s smooth sailing.

I hope you find this helpful and that you can take control of your cowlick once and for all!

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Don’t Shampooing And Conditioning Every Day

Our Barbers questions all the time about shampooing and conditioning, and if it’s a good idea to do it daily. Our answer, No.

Your scalp is not a stainless steel kitchen sink, so don’t scrub it every day with heavy detergents!

Your scalp produces an oily substance called sebum that has many roles but it mainly protects your hair from microbes and the elements. When you use a strong shampoo daily, you wipe out your scalp’s natural protection, its first line of defense.

In response, your scalp activates the sebaceous glands to replenish the desert wasteland that was your scalp. This causes excess oil buildup which leads to you washing your hair more frequently and the cycle continues.

My suggestion is to switch to a natural shampoo that is much kinder to your hair than generic, store-bought shampoos. Wash your hair every 2nd-4th day and always condition afterward. You may notice your scalp remains in over-production mode for a couple of weeks but stick with it and it will balance out.

If you shower daily, it’s okay to rinse your hair and even use conditioner on those no-shampoo days.

And if you decide to stick with washing you hair daily, use a natural shampoo and conditioner that will be more kind to your scalp!

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Your Shampoo Is Bad For Your Hair

If you experience problems like oily hair, dandruff, dry scalp, tangling, breakage, and frizz, you can blame your shampoo.

Most shampoos on the market are made with heavy detergents, often resembling the same type of detergents used for washing cars and dishes.

The scalp simply can’t handle those tough chemicals.

They do a great job of removing dirt and grime but they kill everything else in their path. They strip the hair and scalp of their natural oils which leaves the hair dry and fragile. 

Your scalp produces an oily substance called sebum that has many roles but it mainly protects your hair from microbes and the elements. When you use a strong shampoo daily, you wipe out your scalp’s natural protection, its first line of defense.

In response, your scalp activates the sebaceous glands to replenish the oils that are now missing from your scalp. This causes excess oil buildup which leads to you washing your hair more frequently and the cycle continues. Big shampoo brands are aware of this. That’s why they make such strong shampoo in the first place!

These shampoos also leave the PH of the hair and scalp unbalanced, causing further issues.

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You need a natural shampoo

You need a shampoo and conditioner that are designed to balance the hair and scalp without stripping it of the natural oils.

A natural shampoo will make your hair softer, less oily, and dandruff won’t have a good environment to grow. We saw this was a huge need among our clients and customers, so we decided to make a PH balancing shampoo & conditioner! 

Check out our PH balancing shampoo and conditioner here!

Your hair will be healthier and easier to style because we designed the new shampoo & conditioner to gently cleanse the scalp using all-natural ingredients while restoring the PH balance of your hair and scalp. The scent is sage and mint which is super clean and refreshing.

They are free from parabens, silicones, gluten, sulfates, and all the other nasty stuff big cosmetic brands put in their products.

Also, you need to use conditioner

This one seems simple but it is truly shocking how many guys didn’t pick up on the conditioner memo. I was one of them. No, conditioner is not just for long hair. 

Your scalp has a delicate PH balance. When you use shampoo, especially generics, the PH balance is thrown off and the hair is left raw and exposed. The conditioner comes in and cleans up after the shampoo, restoring the PH balance and sealing the hair to protect it.

Ever wondered why most women have smooth, luscious hair that isn’t a frizzy mess? Yep, you guessed it, conditioner has a huge role to play in that.

Note: 2 in 1 shampoo & conditioners are a lie. Don’t buy them.

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