12 Tall Men's Hairstyles


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One male grooming trend of late is what some might call an updo (or, more simply put: hair that has some height).

For men, a taller head of hair is a bit retro, a bit alternative and very current. Fashion models, celebs and hipsters alike are donning this upwardly mobile hairdo.

Below, we rounded up a dozen tall hair looks that might just inspire a new hairstyle.

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Thick and Curly Hair


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Singer-songwriter Khalidl has thick curly hair and this higher hairdo frames his face well, especially with the sides kept short. It also shows off the curl.

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Straight & Up

Henry Golding

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With straight hair like actor Henry Golding, styling it up keeps it tidy while still showing off the volume. Utilize a product like Kenra Professional Shine Spray ($13) to get a similar glossy look.

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Men's Updos - David Beckham

David Beckham

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David Beckham has had many hairstyles both short and long. For a formal event, he often gels his hair up, as seen here.

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Straight & Spiked

Adam Levine

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Musician Adam Levine always looks stylish. His hair worn in this style complements his square jaw line.

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Side Part

Oliver Jackson Cohen

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English actor Oliver Jackson Cohen gives his hair some texture with subtle highlights and a messy, but still put-together style. Here, his side part allows him to maneuver the 'do in a way that it adds even more height up top.

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Harry Styles

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Harry Styles' long hair is messily slicked back, with additional hair on the top of his head adding height and volume.

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Widow's Peak

Jude Law at the Captain Marvel European Gala

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With his hair worn up like this, Jude Law's widow's peak is more prominent. This style also frames his face well, especially with the sides kept short. To mimic the textural look, try Ouai Texturizing Hair Spray ($26).

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Singer Miguel's pompadour sees the sides of his hair shorn very short, while the top is worn with plenty of volume. His modern take on the pompadour blends natural texture with a 1950s style.

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Gabe Saporta

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Uruguayan punk rock musician Gabe Saporta sports an extra high hairdo. His overall look seems to lend itself well to this men's hair trend. A lot of styling product must have been used to achieve this look.

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Men's Updos - Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

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Bruno Mars is no stranger to wearing his hair in a pompadour style or flamboyant updo as seen here. His retro look goes with this mod hairstyle regardless whether it's a current fad.

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Squared Off

Stephan James

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Stephan James shows that a squared-off do can still look textural and casual — but also suave, as seen here.

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Ross Butler

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Ross Butler shows that a mussed-up style doesn't have to look messy at all. In fact, when paired with a suit, it looks downright modern. The best part: This look doesn't require a lot of time to fix nor does it require particularly long hair on top.

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